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
Featured Pollution & Waste Management articles
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.