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Jul 09, 2020

For more than 20 years, professor Huang Huan-chang has been tracking illegal dumps of industrial sludge and heavy metals, exposing the dark side of Taiwan’s economic prowess. Yet despite his best efforts, strong incentives remain for the illicit practices to continue.

A delicious feast was laid out on a red...

May 15, 2020

At Eco Expo Asia 2020, exhibitors can benefit from the Hong Kong SAR Government subsidy scheme, which offers companies a 50% discount on booth fees. The show will return to AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong from 28 – 31 October to showcase the latest solutions and products within the environmental protection industry....

May 06, 2020

Bangkok (ESCAP News) – (ASIA TODAY) -- The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), in partnership with the Government of Japan, today launched a new project which aims to reduce the environmental impact of cities in South East Asia by addressing plastic waste pollution in...

Mar 26, 2020

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – There is overwhelming evidence that the Asia-Pacific region needs to accelerate action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and substantially reverse current negative trends, especially those which are depleting and degrading its environmental resources, according to a new report...

Mar 20, 2020

A team of NUS researchers has achieved a major technological breakthrough by converting waste rubber tyres into super-light aerogels that have a wide range of applications. This is the first time that aerogels are made from waste rubber tyres. The new rubber aerogels demonstrate remarkable properties — they are...

Mar 10, 2020

SINGAPORE, March 10, 2020 -- The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a global not-for-profit organization with a bold vision to end plastic waste in the environment, announced five companies joining its membership ranks. The new members are Ampacet Corporation, Esenttia S.A., Honeywell UOP, INDEVCO sal., and Red Avenue...

Jan 08, 2020

Waste is a design flaw. It is leftover raw material that could still have some use, but is instead trashed. This causes a massive ecological failure, both at home and abroad, but it is also a huge waste of potential. To save money, businesses today might look towards incineration, but even incinerators with the...

Dec 26, 2019

Hong Kong, 16 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- China Everbright Greentech Limited (“Everbright Greentech” or the “Company”) (Stock code: 1257.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company has recently secured Jiangsu Lianyungang Hazardous Waste Incineration Project (“Lianyungang Project”) Phase III and Shaanxi Yulin...

Dec 05, 2019

Beirut, Lebanon, 5 December 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Lebanon Expo, one of the leading event organizers in Lebanon, is all set to hold the second edition of Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition and Conference(RAWMEC) from June 23 to 25, 2020 at the Seaside Pavilion, Beirut, Lebanon.

Dec 02, 2019

Global warming is having an increasingly damaging impact on our environment - polar ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising, and average temperatures are rising all around the globe. In response to this, many people are becoming more eco-conscious and looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint....

Nov 26, 2019

Singapore has launched a trial of turning municipal solid waste into construction material for footpaths and roads, the city state’s minister for environment and water resources, Masagos Zulkifli, said at a press conference on November 25.

The project, called NEWSand, follows another, NEWater, a successful...

Nov 14, 2019

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Eco Expo Asia was held in Hong Kong from 30 October to 2 November at AsiaWorld-Expo, welcoming over some 10,600 visitors from 93 countries and regions. With 51% of visitors coming from...

Nov 04, 2019

COLOGNE, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On October 29th, TÜV Rheinland Group and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL) signed a global framework cooperation agreement. Ralf Scheller, Chief Operating Officer of TÜV Rheinland Group and Yushun Wong, CEO and President of TÜV Rheinland Greater China, led the...

Nov 01, 2019

F&N and NEA embark on recycling programme with the nationwide launch of smart reverse vending machines

Oct 17, 2019

17 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from 30 October to 2 November at AsiaWorld-Expo. Attracting some 300 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, this year’s fair will embrace the...

Oct 02, 2019

Seoul (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- An annual start-up competition has brought together 175 young entrepreneurs from 35 countries to offer innovative solutions for pressing sustainable development challenges facing Asia-Pacific’s cities around healthy and inclusive ageing, skills development, and green...

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...