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Sustainable Food waste management

Sustainable Food waste management

About 30 to 50 percent of the world's food is lost through waste, and all of the agricultural technologies of the past 20 years have only given us a 20 percent increase in crop yields. Reducing food waste has not wedged much attention. Even cutting waste in half would be a huge step toward global food security and a boon for the environment. Billions of dollars are currently invested in genetic modification, advanced agricultural chemicals and f ...
Created on: Monday, 09 September 2013
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E-Waste Management

E-Waste Management

E-waste management at informal setting raises issues of health and environmental hazards, but is one of the lucrative recycling related (& profit-making) living opportunities to the informal sector. In such case, banning the informal e-waste recyclers does not seem totally right. Formalizing the informal E-waste recyclers by bringing in many individual small-scale E-waste collectors and recyclers as an association or a network, and eventually ...
Created on: Monday, 13 May 2013
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Material Recycling and/or Energy Recovery?

Material Recycling and/or Energy Recovery?

Waste to resources (WTR) and Waste to Energy (WTE) are usually the two most common forms of waste management. Even though energy recovery falls below the material recycling in a typical waste hierarchy, trend has been such that energy recovery from waste is increasing. For bustling cities, WTE looks a better option to kill two birds with one sword- manage waste and generate energy. But the question arises: is the energy from waste is really renew ...
Created on: Thursday, 07 February 2013
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