My Twitter feed
Top read: Shanghai compulsory waste sorting begins. “The wet/dry terminology can easily create confusion … we should explain how the different types of waste are handled, and then residents will be better able to cooperate.” eco-business.com/news/shangha…
RT @stuhhigh_suezUK @AdamRead74 @JamesRSKay Minimisation (buy less), be clever about what we do buy and how we buy it. Recycling seeks to minimise the impact of consumption and is valuable in that context, as is the recovery of energy from what cannot be recycled, but it’s a change in consumption that’s vital.
RT @JamesWakibia Pollution from plastic waste, acknowledged as a major environmental problem of global concern, has reached epidemic proportions with an estimated 100m tonnes of plastic now found in the oceans, 80-90% of which comes from land-based sources.@UNEnvironment bit.ly/2W1YS3S
RT @UKinGambia Climate change across Africa will have profound impact on lives &livelihoods. In #Gambia 🇬🇲UK🇬🇧is helping to build resilience through the #Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance🌊@WasteAidUK recycling project in Gunjur & AfDB Green Mini-Grids prgm @DFID_UK #GlobalGoals #ClimateAction pic.twitter.com/JII7K9Qilz
RT @michaelgwebster I think this is a potentially huge finding. Up to 10% of global CO2 eq emissions from black carbon - basically soot caused by burning waste. Shows decent solid waste mgt is *fundamental* to addressing climate crisis: sciencedirect.com/science/art…
RT @dr_fcmihai #Airpollution related to open burning of household #waste in rural areas @miketregent @amavrop @ZoeLenkiewicz @DiscardStudies @GulTucaltan @clara_salina pdf file at tinyurl.com/y38626u2 #WasteManagement #pollution #environment #publichealth pic.twitter.com/JuErGw3bTq