News tagged with waste

Recycling plastic—Japan style

At a recycling plant outside Tokyo, workers in face masks pick through an unending torrent of plastic rubbish, fuelled by a national obsession with pristine packaging—and famously strict rules that ensure much of it is ...

dateJun 05, 2018 in Environment
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Less food wasted in South Africa than in Europe

Food waste in South Africa is lower than that in Europe but greater than in the rest of sub-Saharan Africa. Households in South Africa dispose of less food into the municipal bin than European households do, but more than ...

dateMay 30, 2018 in Environment
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