The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Ibrahim Odumboni, has urged engineers to design bailing machines for plastic materials to make recycling more attractive and less capital intensive. He flayed the use of brown pet bottles for packaging of plastic drinks, urging firms doing so to stick to white ones. Odumboni stated these at a stakeholders’ consultative forum for plastic recycling, organised by Giz, a German firm, at the Sheraton Hotels, Ikeja, Lagos.
A review of 14 major U.S. clothing companies found “room for improvement” on transparency, chemical, waste and water management and labor.
Dezeen partnered with flooring brand Tarkett to host a live discussion with Perkins and Will about how architects and suppliers can support the circular economy and help create carbon-neutral buildings.
Titled The circular economy: a journey towards carbon-neutral buildings, the talk explored why the industry should be moving towards a circular model.
A circular economy is a model that minimises consumption, overuse of finite resources and the destruction of ecosystems, by instead continually reusing materials.
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Enel has announced its sustainability plan in which the utility will increase investments in low-carbon technologies by 11% compared to previous plan…