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Sharqiya governorate removes 43,800 tons of waste
Environment

Sharqiya governorate removes 43,800 tons of waste

Sharqiya Governor Mamdouh Ghorab announced on Friday that 43,800 tons of waste have been removed from the city of Zagazig…
Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life
World

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

A group of tourists sip water at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, unaware that the green glasses in their hands…
Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles
Environment

Marriott hotels ditching small plastic toiletry bottles

Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it was ditching single-use toiletry bottles as part of plans to…
Shrinking glaciers and rockfalls point to climate change in Alps
World

Shrinking glaciers and rockfalls point to climate change in Alps

High in the French Alps on the famed Mont Blanc mountain range, it is not hard to find evidence of…
Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash
Environment

Shanghai leads battle against China’s rising mountain of trash

Nie Feng used to toss his rubbish outside his Shanghai flat without a thought while rushing to work, but saving…
Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears
World

Eternally stinky city? Rome garbage crisis sparks health fears

Landfills in flames and rats feasting on waste in the streets have sparked health fears in Rome, as doctors warn…
The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?
World

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

Three rovers, six US flags, dozens of probes that either landed successfully or crashed, tools, cameras and trash: the Moon…
Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash
World

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash

As the world slowly wakes up to the scale of the plastic pollution problem, an increasing number of countries and…
Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis
Middle East

Burning trash and factories belching smoke choke Iraqis

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – As if life was not bad enough for Adnan Kadhim – he lives in a slum where…
‘Waste Free AUC’ environmental campaign aims to achieve waste-free living in Egypt
Features/Interviews

‘Waste Free AUC’ environmental campaign aims to achieve waste-free living in Egypt

Like many other countries around the globe, Egypt has been in a constant battle with waste.  However, a crucial part…
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