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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.

Feb 16, 2019

PASAY CITY, Philippines, Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In support to the country's commitment towards water sustainability and energy security, the 5th edition of Water Philippines Expo and 2nd edition of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RE EE) Philippines 2019 are coming back on 20-22 March 2019 to once...

Jan 30, 2019

Kuala Lumpur, January 30, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Veolia Water Technologies launches AQUAVISTA™ Plant, a holistic digital solution composed of a suite of intelligent software solutions for real-time optimization of process performance. It provides a state-of-the-art auto-pilot to optimize the whole wastewater...

Dec 18, 2018

Shanghai, December 18, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Kraft Heinz China has selected Veolia Water Technologies to provide the multinational food manufacturer with a wastewater treatment solution for its new soy sauce plant in Guangdong, China. The implementation of Veolia’s technologies at Kraft Heinz’s new plant in...

Oct 22, 2018

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: Vitrification proven technology may be part of the solution for waste treatment on the Fukushima nuclear site. Since April 27th 2018, ANADEC, the CEA and Orano are working on a project to evaluate the compatibility of the In-can vitrification process developed by the CEA,...

Oct 18, 2018

Taiwanese LCD display makers generate large volumes of scrap screens that have been buried in landfills or crushed into pellets for use in construction. But Taiwan’s ITRI has stunned the world by finding a way to bring discarded panels back to life.

“Global liquid crystal suppliers are all really wondering...

Oct 16, 2018

Melbourne, October 16, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Veolia Water Technologies Australia is proud to announce its latest contract with Goulburn Valley Water in Northern Victoria. Spanning three years, the contract program for the renewal of water mains will be managed by Veolia’s Network Services Division. Having...

Oct 09, 2018

9 October 2018 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the 13th edition of Eco Expo Asia will run from 25 to 28 Oct at AsiaWorld-Expo, featuring some 330...

Oct 07, 2018

Sydney, October 5, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Veolia Water Technologies Australia is pleased to announce the award of a contract for the design, supply, and commissioning of 20 Hydrotech™ Drumfilters for mechanical primary treatment at two of Sydney Water’s treatment plants — St Mary’s Water Recycling Plant and...