Biomass Pellets Offer a Carbon-Neutral Alternative to Coal
An innovative European Union–funded Arbaflame project is aiming to produce 70,000 tonnes of biomass-based combustibles per year to enable clean power generation.
Top Plant: Kajang Waste-to-Energy Plant, Semenyih, Malaysia
At Malaysia’s first waste-to-energy plant, municipal solid waste (MSW) is converted into refuse-derived fuel for use in an integrated steam power plant. This facility was designed to achieve the twin objectives of environmentally friendly MSW disposal and generating renewable power.
What is Sustainability in Business?
The ongoing consumption and production due to industrialization has become a threat to our planet. Industries are encouraging climate change through over usage of the land, water, and non-renewable resources.
6 Ways Your Business Can Cut Commercial Waste Management Costs
Most companies do not think about trash and recycling. Furthermore, they usually get into a long term contract with Waste Management Services or local haulers with fixed prices for waste management.
Greenhouse gas levels hit record; world struggles to curb damage
Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is “way off track” in capping rising temperatures, the United Nations said on Monday in a stark illustration of the tasks facing UN climate talks in Scotland.
EU commits €4 billion more to climate vulnerables, calls on the US to step up
The EU will commit an additional €4 billion ($5bn) by 2027 to support low-income and climate vulnerable countries, EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has said.
The Singapore Carbon Tax: Where To Next?
Introduced in 2019, the Singapore Carbon Tax (SCT) marked an ambitious move toward controlling emissions in a systematic, scalable manner. Now after 2½ years in operation, the scheme looks set for dramatic change to deliver accelerated climate action for Singapore and the globe.
Southeast Asia Takes Action against Plastic Pollution
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has adopted a regional action plan to reduce marine plastic debris ahead of World Environment Day on June 5 and World Oceans Day on June 8.
Designing the circular economy
Today most of the things we use are designed for a linear model. Our ambition is to engage designers and creators to rethink the design process and make designing for the circular economy the new normal.