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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

Pollution & Waste Management articles

Plastic bottle return scheme to be introduced in England in 2025

A deposit return scheme for plastic bottles and cans will be introduced in England, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2025 – one year later than planned – the government has confirmed today.

20th January 2023

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David Burrows delves into some of the issues with lifecycle assessment – and how brands are misusing results

24th November 2022

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The world’s militaries are major contributors to global warming, but little is known about the exact scale of the problem. Huw Morris reports

24th November 2022

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A new ISO standard could help to tackle greenhouse gas emissions from the freight sector, says Rick Gould

24th November 2022

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Myles Allen, director of the Oxford Net Zero initiative, talks to Chris Seekings about the best way to decarbonise the world’s economy by 2050

24th November 2022

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Anglian Water has been fined £1,221,000 following two court cases relating to pollution incidents that occurred in 2019.

24th November 2022

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The Environment Act 2021 requires the government to set at least one long-term target in four areas: air quality, biodiversity, water quality and waste.

24th November 2022

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Carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) technologies must grow by 120 times by 2050 for countries to meet their net-zero commitments, according to McKinsey.

24th November 2022

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