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Green jobs becoming a reality: Progress and outlook 2013
Document on 2nd Green Jobs progress report with interesting highlights of 2012 about the promotion of green jobs at national level as well as outlook for 2013
Recycling incentive schemes yet to gain widespread support
Even as the Government considers a pay-as-you-throw system, the use of financial incentives to get Singaporeans to cut waste and recycle more has been a mixed ...
Staples brings responsible e-waste recycling across the
Staples becomes first electronics retailer to sign up to ambitious new eWaste recycling standard
Regional Learning and Planning Meeting
The overall goal of the team meeting is to facilitate knowledge sharing and joint programme planning and implementation for Green Jobs-AP. This is deemed ...
Waste-to-energy revolution boosted by biobattery idea
Climate News Network, 04 Mar 2015 - New processes to turn waste products into renewable energy that can power cars, planes and turbines are rapidly being ...
Summary of e-discussion on Green Jobs for Youth
The summary of online discussion on Green Jobs for Youth hosted by the ILO Green Jobs programme and Youth Employment Programme at the Regional Office for Asia ...
The Little Green Data Book 2013
The Little Green Data Book is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings ...
World’s largest, most eco-friendly ship embarks on maiden voyage
Maersk’s first Triple-E container vessel, which boasts of economy of scale, energy efficiency and environmentally improved capabilities, sets sail from ...
Report of the Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference
The Green Jobs in Asia Regional Conference from 29 to 31 August 2012, hosted by the Government of Indonesia at Surabaya, was convened by the ILO through the ...
Online session on Effective e-Waste Management
The session will be organized ONLINE by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on 26 July 2013.
Urban Wastewater and Agricultural Reuse
Urban wastewater management has become a challenge in India as infrastructural development and regulations have not kept pace with population growth and ...
Ford CFO’s sustainability call emphasises greener profit
“We have strategies in place, particularly as we put down all these new facilities in Asia-Pacific, to make sure that we’re also applying a lot of the ...
Country Papers by Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam used as input for Fourth Regional 3R Forum in Asia, Hanoi
It consists of Country Papers prepared by Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam as an input to Fourth Regional 3R Forum in Asia at Hanoi. It summarizes ...
Introduction to policies and programs for green jobs
This guide to green jobs has been developed to address some of the new and specific needs for information sharing and general understanding of the complex ...
Patent Landscape report on E-waste Recycling Technologies
"The report aims at providing patent based evidence on the available technologies and the patenting trends in the area of electronic waste (E-waste) recycling ...
China proposes double taxes on excess emissions.
Eco-Business, 11 Jun 2015 - The State Council, China’s cabinet, on Wednesday released for public opinion a draft law on environmental taxes, which proposes ...
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
London's cooking waste to fuel power station
Cooking waste from thousands of London restaurants and food companies is to help run what is claimed to be the world's biggest fat-fuelled power station.
The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E-waste Management in China
This research paper examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal ...
ILC 2013 - Background notes of the Report V (ILO ROAP, 2013)
The presentation on Background notes of the Report V - "Sustainable Development, Decent Work and Green Jobs" prepared for the Discussion on Agenda item V of ...
Green tech for growth
Green Tech Malaysia is drawing up a low-carbon city framework outlining the steps needed to grow a green city and to measure its environmental impact
Government seeks ties with European nations on hazardous waste management
The Times of India, 25 Feb 2015 - While India was "cleaner than other countries" in term of climate change impact at this stage of economy, there is concern ...
Northern Ireland launches plastic bag levy
The Northern Ireland Executive has introduced the Carrier Bag Levy, in a move designed to significantly reduce the 250 million carrier bags distributed in the ...
Adidas unveils shoes made from ocean plastic trash
Eco-Business, 07 Aug 2015 - adidas has introduced the world’s first shoes whose “upper” is made entirely out of plastic trash and illegal fishing nets.
Chicago approves plastic bag ban
Plastic News, 30 Apr. 2014 - “Paper or plastic?” will no longer be a choice in Chicago, starting next year.
Regional Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) Review Conference for SEA countries
The conference took place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 21-23 May 2013. to review and assess progress regarding GHS implementation within the region. Other ...
Singapore discovers world’s first water treatment method using apple and tomato peels
The National University of Singapore (NUS) announced a scientific breakthrough that purified water using the peels of apples and tomatoes.
Sri Lanka becomes first country in South Asia to recycle compact fluorescent lamps
Down to Earth, 12 Aug 2015 - At a time when developing countries are struggling with safe disposal of compact fluorescent lamps, Sri Lanka is leading by ...
ISAP 2013 - The Fifth International Forum for Sustainale Asia and the Pacific
Theme: Paving the Way for a Sustainable Asia-Pacific : Regional Perspectives on Green Economy
Waste-to-energy industrial cranes in Singapore
Sustainable Business, 12 May 2015 - Konecranes recently received an order from Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co Ltd and Hyundai Engineering Co Ltd JV, who ...
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Technical webinar: Mapping environmental initiatives and tools in the garment sector in Asia

The increasing social and environmental impacts of the garment supply chain are well known and have resulted in the development of an array of initiatives, tools and assessment platforms to assess and enhance the sustainability of the sector.

Posted by GreenJobs Admin at Sep 01, 2020 12:00 AM |
Sri Lanka becomes first country in South Asia to recycle compact fluorescent lamps

Down to Earth, 12 Aug 2015 - At a time when developing countries are struggling with safe disposal of compact fluorescent lamps, Sri Lanka is leading by example. Swati Singh Sambyal reports.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Aug 12, 2015 10:47 PM |
Adidas unveils shoes made from ocean plastic trash

Eco-Business, 07 Aug 2015 - adidas has introduced the world’s first shoes whose “upper” is made entirely out of plastic trash and illegal fishing nets.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Aug 07, 2015 12:25 AM |
Treasure trove of trash.

Down to Earth, 27 Jul 2015 - One man's trash is another man’s treasure, so goes the saying. For some entrepreneurs in India, this has become the new business mantra.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Jul 27, 2015 07:59 PM |
Global call seeks end to plastic bags, even 'green' ones.

Eco-Business, 27 Jul 2015 - Environmental campaign groups worldwide have urged governments to adopt policies regulating single-use plastic bags, including the ‘degradable’ type.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Jul 27, 2015 07:52 PM |
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