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Centara Grand Beach Resort Krabi is first in Thailand to get Gold Certification from EarthCheck
Eco-Business, 10 Jul 2015 - For the past five years, Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Krabi has been working with EarthCheck to improve their sustainability ...
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
Skills and occupational needs in renewable energy 2011
The studies build understanding of how to embark on a skills anticipation exercise for the low-carbon economy, which is relevant for national, sectoral and ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Why is recycling important? You asked Google – here’s the answer
Guardian, Nov. 2015 - Every day millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Writer Adam Vaughan answers some ...
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 ...
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 ...
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Role of Bank Indonesia to support GREEN INVESTMENT
Sustainable Low-Carbon City Development in China
The book offers practical lessons to policymakers in China to organize and coordinate sustainable low-carbon urban development. The document suggests a ...
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.
Solving Asia’s e-waste problem
"Asia Pacific is producing more than half of global electronic waste or e-waste, yet worldwide, only 10 per cent of it is recycled"
Estimating Green Jobs in Bangladesh
Report of a study assessing the scale and distribution of green employment in Bangladesh, within the UNEP/ILO joint 'Green Jobs Initiative'.
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.
IKEA: Going 100% renewable makes “good business sense”
Eco-Business, 07 Aug 2015 - Ikea, the Swedish furniture giant, has committed to producing as much clean energy as it consumes at its retail stores and ...
Chicago approves plastic bag ban
Plastic News, 30 Apr. 2014 - “Paper or plastic?” will no longer be a choice in Chicago, starting next year.
5 ideas every city should steal from Singapore.
CNN, 19 Jun 2015 - Singapore is small, hot and heavily populated but also among the most liveable and economically successful cities in the word. How have they ...
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
Indonesian Green entrepreneurship Forum
The Green Entrepreneurship Forum will be organized on 8 May 2013 in Jakarta to promote and advocate green entrepreneurship to relevant stakeholders in ...
Green jobs Asia and the Pacific background brief No. 3
The document features main achievements and impacts of green jobs interventions within Asia and the Pacific region over the period of June and August 2012.
30 countries from Asia & Pacific adopt the Ha Noi 3R Declaration (Reduce, Reuse, Recycling) on Sustainable 3R Goals for Asia and the Pacific for 2013‐2023
"Representatives from the Governments of 30 countries from Asia & the Pacific, international organizations, bilateral and multilateral agencies, research ...
GREEN ECONOMY : Developing Countries Success Stories
The economic analysis in the Green Economy Report builds in part on the encouraging signs and results of many initiatives around the world. A number of these ...
Da Nang tackles waste treatment
Japanese experts yesterday urged central Da Nang City to apply advanced technology for waste treatment to help the city deal with overloaded dumps, fulfilling ...
ILO co-organizes green jobs workshop in Bangladesh
On 9 December 2015, the International Labour Organization (ILO) co-organized a workshop with Waste Concern, a Bangladesh-based social enterprise geared towards ...
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 ...
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Why is recycling important? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Guardian, Nov. 2015 - Every day millions of internet users ask Google some of life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Writer Adam Vaughan answers some of the most common queries!!

Posted by Shristee Lamsal at Nov 12, 2015 08:40 AM |
Filed under: Recycling
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 |
IKEA: Going 100% renewable makes “good business sense”

Eco-Business, 07 Aug 2015 - Ikea, the Swedish furniture giant, has committed to producing as much clean energy as it consumes at its retail stores and factories. Eco-Business speaks to Ikea's chief sustainability officer Steve Howard about the company’s renewable energy policy.

Posted by Narissara Chandravithun at Aug 07, 2015 12:28 AM |
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 |
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