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Regulation or “Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” [LIVE COVID-19 & the Law]

Regulation or “Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” [LIVE COVID-19 & the Law]

During the COVID-19 crisis, government has assumed new powers that no one would claim it has except in an emergency. Will government cease exercising all these powers when the emergency passes? Historically government has almost always increased its power during crisis and then kept some of that power afterward. Will …

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World Environment Day 2020: Waste Management and Sustainable Living in Covid/ Post-Covid Times

World Environment Day 2020: Waste Management and Sustainable Living in Covid/ Post-Covid Times

Covid19 pandemic could actually be an opportunity in terms of making our country’s waste management system better! Mr. Ashish, Jain, Founder President of Indian Pollution Control Association explains how, even as he answers questions such as: – How do we dispose off our waste safely? – How should biomedical waste …

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Royal Commission into summer's bushfires ‘at risk of being a complete waste of time’

Royal Commission into summer's bushfires ‘at risk of being a complete waste of time’

Sky News host Chris Kenny says it has been worrying and “depressingly predictable” that the public hearings of the royal commission into the summer’s bushfires started with the topic of climate change. On Monday, the royal commission into Australia’s bushfire crisis commenced after hearing its first witness give evidence on …

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INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE (PART 3) MITIGATION: TRANSPORT, WASTE; ADAPTATION: WATER, RWH

INTRODUCTION TO CLIMATE CHANGE (PART 3) MITIGATION: TRANSPORT, WASTE; ADAPTATION: WATER, RWH

EVER WONDERED WHAT IS CLIMATE CHANGE? HOW CAN IT IMPACT US? WHAT CAN WE DO ABOUT IT? U CAN FIND OUT HERE! FAIR-USE COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMERWe make these videos with the intention of educating others in a motivational/inspirational form. We do not own the research content we use in most cases, …

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ZERO WASTE Zero Waste. The name speaks for itself: The idea is to live without …

ZERO WASTE
Zero Waste. The name speaks for itself: The idea is to live without ...

???? ZERO WASTE???? Zero Waste. The name speaks for itself: The idea is to live without generating garbage, i.e. all waste that ends up on a landfill or in the incinerator. Resources are reused and disposable products are avoided. There are five words that describe the principles of life with …

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Plastics industry supports waste pickers during lockdown

Plastics industry supports waste pickers during lockdown

South Africa has close to 60 000 waste pickers who play a substantial role in the country’s waste management industry. As part of the country’s informal waste sector, they help recover recyclables from household waste streams, as well as waste materials sent to landfill sites. With the country in a …

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‘Human beings have overrun the world’: David Attenborough calls for an end to waste in impassioned plea to address climate change

‘Human beings have overrun the world’: David Attenborough calls for an end to waste in impassioned plea to address climate change

David Attenborough has warned that “human beings have overrun the world” and are sending it into decline, in a new documentary detailing his vision for how the world can stop climate breakdown. “This film is my witness statement and my vision for the future – the story of how we …

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Did you know that 8 million tons of plastic waste enter our oceans every year? T…

Did you know that 8 million tons of plastic waste enter our oceans every year? T...

Did you know that 8 million tons of plastic waste enter our oceans every year? This is the same as a truckload of plastic every single minute. It’s not that surprising anymore that our oceans look like this is it? ???????????? . . Join @solidarify to fight the war on …

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New inquiry to tackle electronic waste in the UK

New inquiry to tackle electronic waste in the UK

The Environmental Audit Committee has re-launched an inquiry into the disposal and recycling of electronic waste.  E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world, it has surged in recent years due to rising consumer demand and decreasing costs for electronic devices. An estimated 50 million tonnes of electric …

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