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Taiwan’s Circular Economy: A Model for Global Sustainability?

Dec 10, 2018
TheNewLens - The world’s largest economies may do well to follow Taiwan in making strides towards a circular economy.

The blight of Tetra Paks covering Vietnam's beaches and towns

Dec 10, 2018
The Guardian - More than 8bn Tetra Paks are sold every year in Vietnam – and only a few percent are recycled. It’s having a devastating effect on the environment.

Urban mining: In search of Europe’s valuable waste

Nov 26, 2018
Euractiv - Each year Europe wastes millions of tonnes of valuable metals by landfilling or exporting them. How can policy measures increase the recovery of these materials?

Brussels plans new EU packaging rules to cut waste

Nov 26, 2018
Euractiv - The European Commission has started gathering views from EU member states, the packaging industry and online retailers ahead of a comprehensive review of EU rules on packaging waste, part of efforts to boost reuse and recycling rates by 2030.

A sea of voices: Trends and perspectives in marine plastic pollution

Nov 19, 2018
Packaging Digest - A key theme in this year’s conversations on sustainable packaging has been what to do about the (mostly) plastic packaging that ends up as marine litter.