waste management

sydney's 552,500 tons of waste

Sydney waste-power incinerator blocked over air quality fears

Planning commission finds ‘uncertainty’ around the massive project’s emissions — A plan for a massive waste-to-energy incinerator in western Sydney has been blocked, after the New South Wales Independent Planning Commission ruled there was “uncertainty” over human health and environmental impacts. The plant – the largest planned in the southern hemisphere – would have burned …

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no more plastics

No more plastic bags in San Carlos City

If they can do it, other cities surely can, too — (NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, Philippines) Welcome to San Carlos City where plastic bags are no longer welcome. In the city’s public market, bundles of colorful sando bags have been replaced by bunched leaves, old newspaper, and reusable net bags. Even in the wet section of the …

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