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An explanation for why Canada's waste ended up in Asia

With criticism of plastic waste exports mounting in many developed nations, most countries have had very little to say about the problem.

What will we do with all those worn-out Lithium-ion batteries?

Technology is a wonderful thing and with man's search for better products and innovations that enhance our lives, there is often one little issue that is overlooked - What do we do when the product wears out? Such is the case with Lithium-ion batteries.

Managing Waste: Goa Shows a Profitable Way Special

Panjim - Waste is often nothing but misplaced resources, and in Goa – India’s most popular tourist destination, the rate of the misplacement is clearly higher than anywhere else.

Waste Watchers, the latest breed of fighters in the war on terror

Chicago - A program called Waste Watch, at least in Chicago, enlists especially trained garbage collectors as eyes and ears in order to detect and report suspicious activities of American citizens - ranging from terrorists to Peeping Toms to pot smokers.

Vancouver's garbage: dumps full, recycling not enough Special

The first of four sessions called "Solid Waste: Options for the Region" took place in Coquitlam, B.C. on November 18. About 100 people turned out on a rainy night to have their say on measures that will impact over 2.25 million people in Metro Vancouver.
 

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U.S. hospitals are not prepared to handle the biohazardous material Ebola patients would produce  bi...
U.S. hospitals are not prepared to handle the biohazardous material Ebola patients would produce, biosafety experts told Reuters, because waste management contractors are refusing to handle material tainted with the virus.
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A Veolia employee working at a waste management centre
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