Pollution & Waste Management
It changes a medium such as air, water or soil in a way that can make it harmful to people or nature. Waste management is an important element of environmental protection. Sustainable waste management systems incorporate feedback loops, are focused on processes, embody adaptability and divert waste from disposal to reduce and/or eliminate the introduction of pollutants into the atmosphere, soil or water system
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The transition to a net zero economy, according to the former US president Barack Obama, requires an ‘all of the above’ approach. Part of this is increased reliance on lithium batteries, enabling the electrification of consumer goods like cars, bicycles and scooters. The relatively recent popularity of lithium batteries, which is partly due to their flexibility in applications, has extended to reusable and disposable vapes or e-cigarettes.
The IEMA South West Regional Network joined up with Keep Britain Tidy to deliver five beach clean events across Somerset, Devon and Cornwall last September, which was our first face to face event for 2021. The Beach Clean events were a success and IEMA South West Steering Group Members represented their local event to promote IEMA and network with the South West members.
The UK's clean air zones (CAZs) will slash nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution by almost a fifth and inject millions of pounds into local economies, analysis by CBI Economics suggests.
The world's heavy industry sectors are failing to align their CO2 emissions with the Paris Agreement, presenting a $856bn (£619bn) market risk for investors, the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI) has revealed.
Adopting low-emission fuels for vehicles and machinery now could save more than 1,250 lives in the UK every year, analysis by Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) suggests.