Rappler's latest stories on recycling
'The EU must find circular and climate-friendly ways of managing its plastic waste e.g. by increasing reuse and recycling,' the European Environment Agency says in a statement
This garden of 30,000 'tulips' might be Basilan's next most Instagrammable spot
An hour-long bus ride with unlimited stops costs 3 large bottles, 5 medium bottles or 10 plastic cups. But they must be cleaned and cannot be squashed.
A Kamikatsu town official says: 'We thought: If we can't burn waste in the town, then let's recycle. It's cheaper to recycle waste than burn it'
Coca-Cola's bottling arm in the Philippines says it recognizes that 'there is a packaging waste problem in the world today,' and it wants to be 'part of the solution for the long haul'
The phones are rigged to a metal frame and synchronized so their screens will flash in various colors
'While we're doing Build, Build, Build, we can't catch up with the infrastructure with the growing population of the Philippines,' says Philippine Alliance for Recycling and Materials Sustainability founding president Crispian Lao
'We cannot recycle our way out of this problem,' says Abigail Aguilar of Greenpeace Philippines
As with all matters environmental, it’s essential that we have the right knowledge to make informed decisions
Greenpeace says some 12 million tons per year of plastic, mostly in the form of single-use packaging, are dumped into the world's oceans, creating an ecological nightmare
'There's a dirty side to our tech obsession: trainloads of e-waste trundling out of our cities and towards hellish waste dumps in Africa and Asia,' the EEB network of environmental groups say in a statement
The United Nations has said that salvaging materials for recycling provides income for more than 64 million people in the developing world
Here are the winners for the 4 categories in this year's two-day ideathon, Hack Society
The drop in expenses is attributed to the local government s environmental programs according to the Commission on Audit
With the expected growth in population how much more of this waste will be left in the streets in coming years?
Only 4 out of the city s 182 barangays maintain a materials recovery facility which is required under the Ecological Solid Waste Management Act
The Bayong Ordinance – a local law prohibiting businesses from giving plastic shopping bags and containers to customer – was passed in 2007. The new batch of councilors now has just passed its amended version.
The blast in Arganda del Rey sends up a huge column of black smoke but emergency services say several air quality measuring stations in the area showed normal readings easing concerns about toxic pollution
Police find human flesh mixed with waste on Monday after plant officials tell police an employee working near a conveyor is missing
The chief of PDEA says they want to be able to destroy seized drugs faster to lessen recycling
Police can confirm that 5 men have died after an industrial accident at a recycling site at Nechells this morning the police statement says
The fashion competition challenges students to create clothing footwear and accessories which make use of recycled materials
The absence of a citywide recycling scheme and limited public awareness of going green means the tip – already one of the world s largest – is growing by an estimated 6 500 tons per day
As California s historic drought drags on experts and politicians are taking a serious look at toilet to tap options to guarantee long term water supply
China, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are responsible for more than half of all plastic waste in the ocean
The recycling project of a women’s group is not only providing livelihood it is also helping Tawi tawi s green sea turtles thrive
Imagine when Leyte s 40 municipalities and one component city submit their thousand page budget documents – that would be about 656 000 sheets of paper
Shifting to stainless steel water bottle replanting vegetables in pots and other practices that will do you your family your neighbors and the environment good
Gingoog City officials and residents join hands and succeed in reducing their trash from 22 tons to 6 tons per day
At the first Philippine Zero Waste Fair experts and entrepreneurs teach you how to live sustainably
The promise comes at a time when lawmakers and government agencies are touting waste burning as the solution to unmanageable garbage in Philippine cities
A unique clinic set up by a 24 year old Indonesian allows the poor to bring recyclable garbage in exchange for check ups and medicine
A woman throws a shoe at Hillary Clinton during her address at a meeting of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries in Las Vegas
Lead mercury cadmium and brominated flame retardants found inside laptops television sets and smart phones present health threats
We can celebrate the Yuletide season and save the environment at the same time
A group of Berlin designers is resisting fast fashion to create their own style of recycled chic
An online platform lets users offer each other unwanted but usable items as a way to lessen generated garbage
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