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Waste & Recycling

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BY Sam Colyer ·
26·03·21
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, ideas, and inspiration from across the world, demonstrating how real action can accomplish a positive social impact. This time we’re talking about recycling; the good, the bad, and the ugly. Let’s talk trash It’s worth kicking off with some recycling facts from around the […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
19·02·21
Plastic bottles and bags are usually single-use items; people use and dispose of them without little or no thought of recycling. Plastics are rapidly expanding as a section of municipal solid waste. It is a fact that plastic is not great for the environment; therefore, reducing how much plastic we […]
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BY Selva Ozelli ·
19·02·21
While protecting lives and recovery of livelihoods are at the core of national and local policies and actions, proper management of waste stemming from this pandemic – such as the use of single-use disposable medical masks, gloves, containers-- is an essential civic service to minimize possible secondary impacts upon health […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
13·11·20
Take a closer look at your trash can. Is everything in there really waste? It is most likely that you could still use much of what goes in your trash for purposes other than what you acquired them for. We can renew the life of some materials by recycling them. […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
31·10·20
As we move towards a more environmentally aware society, we keep making efforts to introduce more eco-friendly products into the mainstream. One important factor we consider before classifying a product as eco-friendly is its material composition. When trying to understand biodegradable vs compostable - what's the difference?
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BY Sam Colyer ·
30·10·20
#TRVSTLOVES curates news, ideas and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish positive social impact. This time we’re taking a look at recent news around waste initiatives and startups looking to tackle the problem.
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10·10·20
Describe Ecoboats for Fishermen - what makes your project unique? Madiba & Nature has launched its programme to involve fishermen in the sustainable management of coastal fisheries through community mobilisation around the recycling of marine plastic waste since 2017. The organisation focuses its program around three major projects in order […]
Food WasteFood Waste
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12·09·20
Food waste may occur at any stage of the food supply chain, such as processing, retail, and consumption. It is, now more than ever, evident that food waste has become a global issue. Beyond the food product, we also waste resources such as fuel and water through the entire supply […]
Plastic PollutionPlastic Pollution
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12·09·20
Fish and sea mammals, including whales and seagulls, suffer from complications every year due to plastic ingestion. Around the world, countries are imposing bans and tight restrictions on plastic use to curb this waste. Beyond ocean plastics, the plastic pollution facts show us the magnitude of this (growing) problem.
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12·09·20
Where does our trash go after we empty it into a garbage truck? Some recycling facts (as we will see below) reveal that the bulk of our waste ends up in incinerators and water bodies such as rivers and oceans. The rest will likely end up buried hundreds of feet […]
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BY Jennifer Okafor ·
07·08·20
Many of us find comfort in the vague knowledge that somewhere out there, someone is recycling our waste. But have you ever asked, “what happens to my recycled food waste?” Food waste is a major issue. Each year, people around the globe throw away vast quantities of food.
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