Nuclear Waste Could Be Stored under National Parks, say MPs

They believe the safe disposal of nuclear waste is more important than environmental concerns. Radioactive nuclear waste could be stored in vaults and tunnels located deep underground in national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty (AONBs) in the UK. MPs on the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee …

These 5 Countries Account for 60% of Plastic Pollution in Oceans

Roughly 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into the world’s oceans every year, and according to a new study, the majority of this waste comes from just five countries: China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It’s projected that by 2025, plastic consumption in Asia will increase by an …

Food and Drink Giants Unite in Promise to Wage War on Plastic Waste

The government may have promised to wipe out avoidable plastic waste in the UK by 2042, but today large swathes of the UK’s food and drink sector went a leap further, in a bid to convince the British public they are serious about tackling the plastic waste crisis afflicting the …

Free RENEXPO Tickets for Our Reads

From the 24th to the 26th of April this year, in BelExpocentre, Belgrade will be held 5th RENEXPO® Water & Energy, International  fair trade, which will bring together producers and distributors of product representatives of scientific institutions, design firms, water companies, local self-governments, public utility companies , ministries as well …

U.S. Asks China to ‘Immediately Halt’ Ban on Foreign Waste

Last year, China—the world’s largest importer of waste—announced it no longer wanted to take in other countries’ trash so it could focus on its own pollution problems. This unexpected policy shift, which took effect Jan. 1, has left exporters in the U.S., Canada, Ireland, Germany and other European countries scrambling …

Eating Toast Bread Straight from the Freezer to Avoid Waste

Around 24m slices of bread are thrown away every day in the UK – more than a million an hour – because people do not get around to using it in time and worry it is stale. Now a new campaign from the anti-waste charity Love Food Hate Waste is …