Egypt’s Red Sea Governorate is to introduce a ban on single-use plastics that are destroying marine life, the province’s top official said Wednesday.
If you could design waste out of your business, would you? Increased sustainability, cost savings and reduced consumption of natural resources … these are just a few of the benefits companies see when they convert waste to energy rather than use traditional waste disposal methods like landfills and fuel blending. For companies that generate hazardous waste, in particular, keeping their dangerous waste out of landfills helps protect the environment while giving them a competitive edge. These companies aren’t few and far between. In fact, the push toward a waste-free economy is catching on as more companies are embracing a circular economy, an economic system that focuses on eliminating waste and the unnecessary use of resources.
The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have set out a roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by 2030.
This year’s Ecomondo exhibition in Rimini from 6-9 November will showcase European projects financed via four different programs by means of the European Union’s agency Executive Agency for Small and Medium Enterprises.