2023

06 Feb 2023

ALERTAN DE LA ELEVADA PRESENCIA DE MICROPLÁSTICOS EN LAS AGUAS ESPAÑOLAS

Tras analizar más de 200 ríos, arroyos y playas diferentes desde 2019, la Asociación Hombre y Territorio y el proyecto Libera destacan la presencia generalizada de microplásticos en estos entornos y ...

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03 Feb 2023

UN INFORME PIDE A LAS AUTORIDADES EUROPEAS MÁS MANO DURA CON EL ‘GREENWASHING’

El documento, elaborado por expertos en ESG, presenta cinco recomendaciones clave para atajar esta práctica, entre ellas reforzar la supervisión del «lavado verde» empresarial o un régimen normativo ...

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03 Feb 2023

LAS BACTERIAS REALMENTE COMEN PLÁSTICO

Una investigadora del NIOZ demuestra que las bacterias pueden comer y digerir el plástico convirtiéndolo en CO2 y otros productos.La bacteria Rhodococcus ruber come y digiere el plástico. Así lo ha ...

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01 Feb 2023

EGYPT: $3,2m from Jica to step up plastic pollution control

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a $3.2 million grant agreement with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) in Egypt. The organisation will use the ...

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01 Feb 2023

UNDP India and HUL announce partnership to drive circularity in plastics

To promote an end-to-end plastic waste management and support the social inclusion of 20,000 waste-pickers across the country.United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hindustan Unilever ...

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31 Jan 2023

An ambitious global treaty is a crucial step in solving the plastic crisis

Governments, businesses and civil society must seize this pivotal moment and call for a meaningful framework to enable the transition to a circular economy.Last month, representatives from over 160 ...

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31 Jan 2023

Soft plastics crisis hits Sydney council

Hornsby Shire Council, based in north-west Sydney, are asking people for proof of residency if they want to drop off soft/hard plastics and styrofoam at its Thornleigh Community Recycling Centre. ...

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30 Jan 2023

EL REMOTO ORIGEN DE LOS RESIDUOS PLÁSTICOS QUE SE ACUMULAN EN LAS PLAYAS DE SEYCHELLES

Un nuevo estudio muestra que las Seychelles y otras islas del Océano Índico occidental no son responsables de la mayor parte de los desechos plásticos que llegan a sus playas y resalta la necesidad ...

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30 Jan 2023

Balkan river known for its breathtaking scenery becomes floating rubbish dump

The Drina River in Bosnia-Herzegovina has been left crammed with rubbish following wet weather. Waste from poorly regulated riverside landfills has left a vast carpet of pollution which stretches ...

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27 Jan 2023

Export ban ‘will not cut waste crime’, RDF group claims

The RDF Industry Group has claimed that a blanket ban on waste exports would “in many scenarios cause more environmental damage” than the movement of international waste.Calls for a ban on exports ...

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