Environment

Oregon loses major recycler of electronic waste

July 10, 2018 ecodaily 0

In another blow to Oregon’s beleaguered recycling sector, the second-largest company processing electronic or “E-waste” here has shut down, after a forced liquidation in bankruptcy court. ECS Refining had been handling 41 percent of the […]

Asia

V Care aims for a waste-free city

July 9, 2018 ecodaily 0

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: When it comes to waste management, several startups and organisations have mooted innovative ideas to find viable solutions. But, Bengaluru-based ‘V Care Environment Solutions Limited’ has gone a step ahead by handling around 20 […]

Environment

Mount Everest, the high-altitude rubbish dump

June 18, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Decades of commercial mountaineering have turned Mount Everest into the world’s highest rubbish dump as an increasing number of big-spending climbers pay little attention to the ugly footprint they leave behind. Fluorescent tents, discarded […]

Environment

Who is to blame for marine litter?

June 16, 2018 ecodaily 0

  Members of the public are more likely to blame the global marine litter crisis on retailers, industry and government, according to new research led by the University of Plymouth. However, they have less faith […]