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BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will ask India to join its push for a global treaty on plastic pollution, according to a draft statement prepared for a virtual summit on Saturday and seen by Reuters.
STRICTER enforcement — both at the landfill sites and ports — are needed to tackle the illegal dumping of waste in Malaysia, a health and environment expert opines.
BEIJING (China Daily/ANN): The global economy would not exist without the ocean. Ocean-based industries contribute US$1.5 trillion annually and hundreds of millions of jobs in fishing, shipping, marine tourism, and renewable energy. These economic services, however, are at risk due to unsustainable marine practices and overexploitation of ocean resources.
Local authorities and international organisations discussed ways to reduce plastic waste and marine litter in Vietnam at a workshop held in Hanoi.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and South Korea's Sungkyunkwan University have created an environmentally friendly sponge from sunflower pollen to tackle water pollution such as marine oil spills.
PUTRAJAYA: Starting June, plastic waste importers must pay RM20 for every tonne of scrap brought into the country for recycling in a move by the government to regulate the recycling industry and curb plastic pollution.
From MOHIDEEN ABDUL KADER, President, Consumers Association of Penang.