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Dec 29, 2020

Eighty percent of discarded garments end up in the trash. However, Taiwan can help. Far Eastern New Century’s recycling technology is so groundbreaking that orders from big brands are piling up even though construction on their factory has yet to start. What new trick does Far Eastern New Century have up its...

Dec 28, 2020

A mobile app which tells the inhabitants of rural China if their water is safe to drink, has won a young woman from Beijing a top UN environmental award.

Xiaoyuan Ren has developed MyH2O, a data platform that provides information about the quality of groundwater in villages across the country, so residents...

Dec 03, 2020

SUEZ today announced the official opening of the SUEZ Circular Polymer Plant in Bang Phli, Thailand – the Group’s first plastic recycling plant in Asia. It underscores SUEZ’s ambition to commit to improving the environment and building a more sustainable society despite the unprecedented times we are in due to...

Dec 02, 2020

SUEZ has entered into a strategic partnership with Chemicals Business, SCG, a key industry player in integrated petrochemical companies in Asia, to address the growing demand for high-quality post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic in Southeast Asia. SUEZ produces 30,000 tonnes of PCR from its SUEZ Circular Polymer...

Oct 11, 2020

SUEZ has signed a new contract with Manila Water for designing and building a wastewater treatment plant in Metro Manila, the Philippines. The plant will serve the three cities of Mandaluyong, San Juan, and Quezon in the capital region of Metro Manila as part of efforts to reach 100% sewer coverage by 2037.

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...