Also in this week’s round-up of top stories: fighting cybercrime and the 11 EU countries that have already met their renewable energy targets.
The Circular Economy model is steadily gaining momentum around the globe, doing away with a linear and wasteful mindset.
Residents in Dhaka are quite familiar with informal buyers of obsolete computers, laptops, batteries of Instant Power Supply and other malfunctioned home appliances. These collectors buy obsolete or damaged electronic and electrical items from residents at nominal prices and sell those items to informal traders who are engaged in recycling. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel.
And frequent visits by these collectors in the neighbourhoods to buy wasted devices indicate that recycling of obsolete electronics and electrical items is growing.
This post is rather long. For the tl;dr, read the final two paragraphs. Football as played in America is not the same sport as the football they play in the rest of the world. Actually, that is an oversimplification, as a wide range of very different games are called “football” around the world.
Photo Courtesy of Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Across the five boroughs, approximately 36 million pounds of single-use plastic foodware is collected from NYC’s residential waste stream. Tens of millions more pounds are collected from commercial establishments. By Forum Staff Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday signed an executive order that will end the direct City purchase of unnecessary single-use plastics in favor of compostable or recyclable alternatives.