Showing posts with label recycling. Show all posts
Showing posts with label recycling. Show all posts

Friday, July 13, 2018

Trash wars: US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’

US drowning in its own waste, blaming China for rejecting ‘recycled commodities’
Hundreds of tons of waste that Americans believed they were recycling is now piling up in processing plants or being dumped into landfills, as China’s decision to stop buying garbage for environmental reasons begins to bite.

Saturday, December 30, 2017

China no longer dumping ground for foreign waste

China no longer dumping ground for foreign waste
The fear that the United States and European countries may soon face their own piles of waste plastics should not be blamed on China. If anything, the developed world should be grateful that China has been, to the detriment of its own environment and people's health, taking their garbage for years.

Friday, October 20, 2017

China's ban on foreign waste may greatly impact the world's recycling

China's ban on foreign waste
The dominant position that China holds in global manufacturing means that for many years China has also been the largest global importer of many types of recyclable materials. Last year, Chinese manufacturers imported 7.3 million metric tons of waste plastics from developed countries including the U.K., the EU, the United States and Japan.

Friday, July 28, 2017

China says no to 'foreign garbage'

foreign garbage china
China's cabinet said Thursday "foreign garbage" will be entirely banned from entering the country as authorities plan stricter management on solid waste imports.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Billions of tonnes of plastic accumulating on Earth

Billions of tonnes of plastic
More than 8.3 billion metric tonnes of plastic has been produced since 1950 according to the first major global analysis of mass-produced plastics.

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Video: Successfully launched SpaceX rocket reaches orbit, places satellites

The company’s first rocket since an accident in September lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base Saturday morning, has replaced Iridium Communications’ entire satellite network.

Monday, January 02, 2017

SpaceX concluded accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

SpaceX has identified the anomaly responsible for the explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1, 2016, and is now ready to resume its launch schedule starting Jan. 8.

Thursday, November 03, 2016

Russia and Japan discuss options for recycling wasted nuclear fuel from Fukushima

Russia and Japan are discussing options for removal of spent nuclear fuel from the reactors of the Fukushima nuclear power plant and its recycling, a source with the Russian nuclear industry told TASS.

Friday, September 02, 2016

SpaceX rocket explosion setbacks for commercial space

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket exploded Thursday on its launch pad at Cape Canaveral, Florida, dealing a blow to the California-based company's ambitious space exploration project, and even America's commercial space industry.

Thursday, September 01, 2016

SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral ahead of launch

A rocket operated by the aerospace company SpaceX has exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral where it was being test-fired ahead of a launch.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SpaceX to conduct first launch with used rocket this year

 U.S. space firm SpaceX has reached an agreement with Luxembourg-based SES to launch a commercial communications satellite on a used Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, the two companies said Tuesday.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

African nations appeal for funding for drought mitigation

A week-long drought conference ended Friday in Namibia's capital Windhoek, with a call for international help for funding as 200 million people in Africa are food insecure.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

With the help of rocket Falcon 9 successfully launched the satellite JCSAT 16

In the night of Sunday, August 14, the American company SpaceX, with the help of rocket Falcon 9 successfully launched a Japanese telecommunications satellite JCSAT commercial purposes 16.

Saturday, July 02, 2016

Plastic shopping bags in France are now history

A ban on plastic bags distributed at cashiers in French shops came into force Friday, as the country makes the environmentally-friendly shift to recyclable and reusable biodegradable bags.

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Space X successfully for the third time put the rocket on a sea platform

The American company Space X announced that for the third time in a row carried out a successful landing of the lower stage of the rocket Falcon 9 on a sea platform.

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Dragon cargo spaceship successfully docked to ISS - NASA

The crew of the International Space Station (ISS) has successfully docked the Dragon cargo spaceship, the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Sunday.

Sunday, April 03, 2016

Recycling program launched to clean migrant waste trail on Greek island

The huge "mountains" of life jackets and dinghies left behind by thousands of refugees on the beaches of the Greek island of Lesvos over the past year bring hope and possible job opportunities for recession-hit locals as authorities have launched a recycling program this spring to protect the environment and generate revenues.

Saturday, March 05, 2016

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket with communications satellite

American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) on Friday launched a Falcon 9 carrier rocket carrying Luxembourg-based company SES’ communications satellite.

Friday, February 26, 2016

SpaceX postpones rocket launch again

Just minutes before liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida, SpaceX on Thursday scrubbed the launch of its Falcon 9 rocket to propel a communications satellite into orbit, its second delay in as many days.

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