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Sep 11, 2019

SINGAPORE, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Planet Environmental Solutions Pte. Ltd. ("Blue Planet") announced today that it has acquired Indian organic waste processing company, Xeon Waste Managers LLP ("Xeon"), the latest in a string of acquisitions that cements its position as a leader in sustainable waste...

Sep 08, 2019

HCM CITY — The HCM CITY authority has turned landfills into public parks and recreational sports areas in some districts in the city.

The People’s Committee of Trường Thọ Ward in Thủ Đức District, for example, has recently opened a playground.

The area used to be a landfill, which caused environmental...

Aug 14, 2019

Competition to serve as a platform for clean-energy startup ecosystem players to share innovations that transform energy for the future, with shortlisted startups to be featured at ACES 2019

Aug 12, 2019

A Hong Kong-developed textile mill system is dedicated to upcycling waste.

As clothing consumption continues to increase globally, sustainability solutions have been developed to deal with textile waste.

Aug 06, 2019

Mandalay is about to become Myanmar’s first smart city with authorities planning to modernise a number of sectors including power and water networks, traffic management and utilities by using social media and deploying new technologies such as artificial intelligence software and drones to revamp an inefficient...

Aug 01, 2019

If most of us were pushed to give examples of IoT, we might come up with something vague like network-connected devices or personal tech, without being able to get too specific. Maybe that should be no surprise, because a lot of the advances in IoT are happening behind the scenes, in the industrial sector—in the...

Jul 30, 2019

—Verification Testing at the Japanese Experiment Module “Kibo” to Start in 2019—

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kurita Water Industries Ltd. (Head Office: Nakano-ku, Tokyo; President: Michiya Kadota) announced today the delivery to the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (below, JAXA) of a flight model of its water...

Jul 16, 2019

The tournament has introduced several environmentally friendly initiatives to boost its eco credentials.

Since 1877, when the first Gentlemen’s Championship took place at Wimbledon, the annual tennis event has been characterized by manicured grass courts, pristine tennis whites and a sense of tradition.

Jul 12, 2019

Taiwan began banning plastic straws in July, but Starbucks in the United States was already shipping in biodegradable plastic straws from Taichung last year. Why have Starbucks, Apple and Formosa Plastics all gravitated to this under-the-radar Taichung supplier?

When CommonWealth Magazine first meets...

Jul 04, 2019

River Ganges: The lifeline of India

If early settlements and modern civilizations have anything in common, it’s their proximity to water. From Mesopotamia that flourished around the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, to Egypt that thrived along the banks of the river Nile, rivers have always been the lifeline of...

Jun 25, 2019

Veolia Water Technologies (Veolia), a leading water and wastewater solutions provider, exhibits at the inaugural IE Expo Chengdu 2019 from 27-29 June. Veolia’s participation at Asia’s flagship environment protection expo affirms its commitment to provide sustainable water and wastewater management solutions to best...

Jun 20, 2019

SINGAPORE --( ASIA TODAY )-- Veolia Water Technologies, a leading solutions provider for both water and wastewater treatment, is pleased to announce the formation of its regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. The move from Singapore comes as a response to accommodate a growing workforce, and to strengthen...

Jun 13, 2019

Waitrose aims to make all its own-brand packaging either reusable or compostable by 2023.

Single-use plastic bags are steadily being ditched around the globe, with Tanzania the latest in a list of 91 to bring in some form of plastic bag ban.

In another move away from plastic, some supermarkets are...

Jun 12, 2019

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, in partnership with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) announced that for the first time in Olympic and Paralympic Games histories, all medal podiums will be created entirely from recycled materials...

Jun 09, 2019

Coca-Cola’s Philippine branch will pioneer with an investment of one billion pesos ($19.3 million) to construct a recycling facility in the country, its first major investment in a recycling plant within entire Southeast Asia.

Gareth McGeown, president of Coca-Cola Beverages Philippines Inc. (CCBPI) said...

May 23, 2019

- Proposes final dividend of 0.25 cent per share for FY2019
- Net asset value per share increased to 9.9 cents as at end FY2019
- Myanmar expansion progressing well, helped by its established track record and strong expertise

May 22, 2019

SINGAPORE, May 22, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - ACROMEC Limited ("ACROMEC"; SGX: 1CH1), an established specialist engineering service provider in the field of controlled environments serving mainly the healthcare, pharmaceutical, biomedical science, research and academia sectors, today announced that its 80%-owned...

May 18, 2019

The world wastes more than 1.3 billion tonnes of food each year. The planet’s 1 billion hungry people could be fed on less than a quarter of the food wasted in the US and Europe.

In a recent report, the World Economic Forum identified cutting food waste by up to 20 million tonnes as one of 12 measures that...

Apr 22, 2019

Muscat, Oman, 22 April 2019—The 2019 edition of Oman Energy & Water Conference & Exhibition, Oman’s biggest annual event for the energy and water sector, will be the most comprehensive yet, welcoming 160 local and international companies from 15 countries — Czech Republic, France, Germany, India, Iran,...

Apr 04, 2019

CHIANG RAI, THAILAND (4 April 2019) — Southeast Asian governments, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and major development financiers today launched the “ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility”, a new initiative to spur more than $1 billion in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The launch...

Apr 01, 2019

29 March 2019 – Embracing the new theme of “Less Carbon, Less Waste • Green Innovation”, the 14th Eco Expo Asia will showcase a wide range of environmental products and solutions from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Asia and the global green tech community. The expo, running from 30 October to 2 November 2019 at...

Mar 04, 2019

A physical checkup three years ago changed the life of Innolux honorary chairman Tuan Hsing-chien, who had just retired at the time. He was told he had lung cancer, and the diagnosis spurred him to take up the charge against air pollution in Taiwan.