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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

Featured Pollution & Waste Management articles

Willing participants for waste commitments

Are voluntary commitments enough to make the private sector act on waste? David Burrows explores the issues

28th May 2021

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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.

15th April 2021

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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.

18th February 2021

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Approximately 15% of deaths worldwide from COVID-19 could be attributed to long-term exposure to air pollution, an international team of scientists has found.

27th October 2020

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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.

2nd November 2020

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Simon Bullock assesses the possible decarbonisation of the shipping industry

2nd November 2020

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Approximately one in five deaths are due to breathing air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels like coal and oil, new scientific research suggests.

10th February 2021

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