Recycling sector calls for mandates to drive demand for recycled material | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Recycling sector calls for mandates to drive demand for recycled material | ABC News” – below is their description. It’s a rubbish problem that’s piling up… as a ban on shipping our recyclable waste overseas looms. The federal government’s throwing a quarter of a billion budget-dollars at … Read more Recycling sector calls for mandates to drive demand for recycled material | ABC News

In full: Wales introduces new ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “In full: Wales introduces new ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown” – below is their description. A two-week “fire break” lockdown which will cover the whole of Wales has been confirmed by Mark Drakeford, the Welsh First Minister. “Everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home,” he told a press … Read more In full: Wales introduces new ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown

‘Stay at home’: Wales announces two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdown

The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “‘Stay at home’: Wales announces two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdown” – below is their description. A two-week “fire break” lockdown which will cover the whole of Wales has been confirmed by Mark Drakeford, the Welsh First Minister. “Everyone in Wales will be required to stay at home,” he told a … Read more ‘Stay at home’: Wales announces two-week ‘firebreak’ lockdown

Bandages, body parts and hazardous waste: The illegal waste returned to the UK | ITV News

ITV News published this video item, entitled “Bandages, body parts and hazardous waste: The illegal waste returned to the UK | ITV News” – below is their description. When it comes to recycling, the UK just doesn’t have the infrastructure to deal with the volume of waste we produce. Millions of tonnes of rubbish are … Read more Bandages, body parts and hazardous waste: The illegal waste returned to the UK | ITV News

Off with their hair at Versailles … for a cause

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Off with their hair at Versailles … for a cause” – below is their description. The Palace of Versailles staff got free haircuts for a cause by hair recycling start-up Capillum. The hair being collected is used to extract keratin, which can replace plastics in agriculture and can also … Read more Off with their hair at Versailles … for a cause

Chinese peacekeepers help clear 60,000 square meters of explosion ruins in Beirut

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Chinese peacekeepers help clear 60,000 square meters of explosion ruins in Beirut” – below is their description. For more: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2020-10-11/China-helps-clear-60-000-square-meters-of-explosion-ruins-in-Beirut-UuZ6jjVSBG/index.html The Chinese peacekeeping force in Lebanon joined counterparts from France, Spain, Cambodia, and other nations in completing the demolition of damaged buildings and recycling of nearly 60,000-square meters of … Read more Chinese peacekeepers help clear 60,000 square meters of explosion ruins in Beirut

French designer Marine Serre eyes a fashion revolution

FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “French designer Marine Serre eyes a fashion revolution” – below is their description. Fashion’s up-and-coming generation knows it has the power to have an impact on the world around it. Leading the pack is French designer Marine Serre, who’s working towards nothing less than a fashion revolution. … Read more French designer Marine Serre eyes a fashion revolution

Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste

With global concern over plastic waste at an all-time high, scientists appear to have stumbled over an apparent solution… with “super enzymes” according to this report published by Bloomberg’s QuickTake: Now. Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste” – below is their description. (AP) Plastic waste … Read more Scientists Create ‘Super Enzymes’ to Fight Plastic Waste

In Malaysia, ocean-bound plastic waste is transformed into furniture

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “In Malaysia, ocean-bound plastic waste is transformed into furniture” – below is their description. In Malaysia, volunteers are working with a recycling plant to transform the ocean-bound plastic waste they collect into products ranging from auto parts to home appliances and furniture. South China Morning Post … Read more In Malaysia, ocean-bound plastic waste is transformed into furniture

Malaysian recycler transforms ocean-bound plastic

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Malaysian recycler transforms ocean-bound plastic” – below is their description. Every weekend, volunteers gather on Malaysia’s resort island of Tioman to gather ocean-bound plastic that can eventually be transformed into pellets and made into a range of products including auto parts, home appliances and furniture, with help from a … Read more Malaysian recycler transforms ocean-bound plastic

If Australia bans rubbish and recycling exports, will it just end up in landfill? | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “If Australia bans rubbish and recycling exports, will it just end up in landfill? | ABC News” – below is their description. Australia will soon ban exporting rubbish and recycling overseas if a bill currently before parliament is passed. The proposed laws are being examined by a … Read more If Australia bans rubbish and recycling exports, will it just end up in landfill? | ABC News

Fire at Recycling Plant Sends Large Plume of Smoke Over Oklahoma City

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Fire at Recycling Plant Sends Large Plume of Smoke Over Oklahoma City” – below is their description. A fire at a recycling plant sent a large plume of smoke over Oklahoma City Tuesday morning. The fire department says the fire was reported at 4:15 a.m. at the … Read more Fire at Recycling Plant Sends Large Plume of Smoke Over Oklahoma City

Meet the Women Fighting the Global Surge in Plastic Waste

Bloomberg Technology published this video item, entitled “Meet the Women Fighting the Global Surge in Plastic Waste” – below is their description. Dr. Jenna Jambeck and Dr. Christine Cuomo are discovering innovative ways to keep plastics out of our oceans developed from their research on HP’s recycling program in Haiti last year. What they learned … Read more Meet the Women Fighting the Global Surge in Plastic Waste

Face mask recycling: French firm finds way to re-use Covid waste

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … Face masks have become a key tool in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic but they are also proving a major new source of pollution, with used masks seen littering streets, countryside and waterways across the world. … Read more Face mask recycling: French firm finds way to re-use Covid waste

Beirut’s shattered glass finds new use

Following the massive explosion that hit the Lebanese capital, a recycling initiative is transforming glass shattered across Beirut into jugs, jars and other glassware. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ … Read more Beirut’s shattered glass finds new use