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Guam targets youngsters in recycling push

Micronesia – The island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean managed a recycling rate of 29% last year, according to…

Younger Americans not as ‘green’ as older generations

United States – While conventional wisdom dictates the young are more environmentally-conscious than older generations, latest research suggests this might…

‘Frantic’ scrapping of younger vessels

Global – ‘Cash-strapped ship owners will scrap younger and younger ships this year as the dry bulk market wallows in…

Celebrations for 50-year-young Bollegraaf

The Netherlands – Hundreds of dignitaries have helped Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions, the Dutch specialist in high-tech waste sorting systems, to…

Dallas Zoo saves the gorillas, one phone at a time

With Spring upon us, nature is awakening. Dallas Zoo in the US has just welcomed its first new-born gorilla of…

It’s raining initiatives for Global Recycling Day

Do you know what makes next Monday special? It will be Global Recycling day. The organisers of Global Recycling Day,…

Kenyan recycling centre to become ‘waste to wealth’ model

The charity WasteAid has been awarded a grant from UK Aid Direct, the Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) fund,…

Coffee from Berlin has a unique recycling signature

Over 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed worldwide every day. The popularity of coffee to go has resulted in…

13-year old from Peru wins award for recycling bank

Sometimes, children set a great example for recycling entrepreneurs. This is certainly true for the 13-year-old José Adolfo from Peru,…

Robot spiders from Togo promote e-scrap best practices

The Togolese Republic in West Africa imports roughly 500 000 tonnes of e-scrap every year. Local entrepreneur Ousia Foli-Bebe is…

Done chewing? Try on some gum shoes

About 1500 tonnes of chewing gum finds its way onto the streets in the Netherlands every year. Cleaning it up…