Marine Plastic Pollution: From the Land to the Sea

Marine Plastic Pollution: From the Land to the Sea

The amount of waste we produce is expected to DOUBLE in the next 15-20 years. Where is it going to go?A growing population, increasing urbanisation, and a shift to a consumer lifestyle are leading to the generation of ever great volumes of solid waste around the...
Single-use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability

Single-use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability

To ban or not to ban? That is the question! The United Nations Environment Programme has released a detailed report on tackling the challenge of single-use plastics around the world. Victoria Manning, Director at Vitaka Consulting, has kindly summarised the report to...
Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Help turn the tide on plastic pollution

Anyone who’s been watching Blue Planet 2 will have seen the devastation caused by plastic pollution in the oceans. Evidence suggests that most of the plastic entering the oceans comes from 10 rivers in Africa and Asia, where communities have no option other than...
Waste and the Sustainable Development Goals

Waste and the Sustainable Development Goals

Now is the time to recognise waste management is vital for global sustainable development There are more than 7 billion of us, and we’re producing waste every day. A staggering half of that waste isn’t collected, treated or safely disposed of, and it’s causing a...
Responding to the Global Waste Management Crisis

Responding to the Global Waste Management Crisis

by WasteAid’s Patron, Professor David C Wilson Solid waste management is a key utility service and a critical element of the infrastructure that underpins society. Despite being rated in the top three priorities faced by many cities in developing countries, it...

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