Càng mua hàng online, càng làm hại môi trường?

BY TỊNH ANH  – 14.08.2019, 16:58
TTCT – Mua sắm qua mạng trước giờ vẫn được cho là giúp bảo vệ môi trường. Nhưng khi thương mại điện tử bùng nổ, những yếu tố từng là ưu điểm trong việc giảm ô nhiễm lại phản tác dụng.
Càng mua hàng online, càng làm hại môi trường?
Nguồn: dailydot.com

Khi bàn đến tác động xấu của thương mại điện tử (TMĐT) tới môi trường, ta thường nghĩ ngay đến khâu giao hàng vì liên quan đến xe cộ chạy trên đường và khí thải. Tiếp tục đọc “Càng mua hàng online, càng làm hại môi trường?”

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How can development cooperation address ocean plastic pollution?

23 January 2018

In the first weeks of 2018 there were (for me) unexpected announcements from both the EU and the UK Government on the urgent global issue of ocean plastic pollution. The EU intends to make all plastic packaging on the European market recyclable by 2030 and in her speech announcing the UK’s 25 Year Environment Plan, Prime Minister Theresa May committed the UK to eliminating all “avoidable plastic waste” by 2042. The Prime Minister also said it would direct UK aid to help developing nations reduce plastic waste, which could indicate a new direction for the UK’s and other countries’ aid programmes.

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Beyond recycling: solving e-waste problems must include designers and consumers

theconversation_Agbogbloshie, an area in the city of Accra Ghana, is usually portrayed as an e-waste dump. A more accurate picture would include the repair and refurbishment economy. Agbogbloshie Makerspace Platform

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E-Waste in East and South-East Asia Jumps 63% in Five Years

  • 2017•01•15     BONN

    unu.edu

    The volume of discarded electronics in East and South-East Asia jumped almost two-thirds between 2010 and 2015, and e-waste generation is growing fast in both total volume and per capita measures, new UNU research shows.

    Driven by rising incomes and high demand for new gadgets and appliances, the average increase in e-waste across all 12 countries and areas analysed — Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Province of China, Thailand and Vietnam — was 63% in the five years ending in 2015 and totalled 12.3 million tonnes, a weight 2.4 times that of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

    China alone more than doubled its generation of e-waste between 2010 and 2015 to 6.7 million tonnes, up 107%. Tiếp tục đọc “E-Waste in East and South-East Asia Jumps 63% in Five Years”

HCM City vows to reduce waste landfill, replace with recycling

Last update 08:10 | 13/06/2017
VietNamNet Bridge – Sorting waste at the source and recycling are two of the solutions being implemented in HCMC to control issues posed by garbage dumping.


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A report shows that the city produces 7,500 tons of waste, while the figure is expected to increase to 10,000-12,000 tons by 2020.

Hazardous solid waste is around 150,000 tons per year, including 6,300 tons of hazardous healthcare waste per year.

Dumping waste remains the major solution to waste treatment. However, experts say the technology, which was considered suitable many years ago, is no longer reasonable. Tiếp tục đọc “HCM City vows to reduce waste landfill, replace with recycling”

Japan’s ‘zero waste town’ is so good at recycling that it is attracting foreign visitors

Residents of Kamikatsu diligently sort their waste into 45 different categories so it can be recycled, reused or composted

A small town in western Japan has become so good at recycling that it has been attracting foreign visitors, after its efforts became widely known via YouTube.

The documentary video, titled How This Town Produces No Trash with English narration and captions, explains how the 2,000 or so residents of town of Kamikatsu in Tokushima Prefecture diligently sort and recycle their waste according to 34 designated categories, peeling off labels and removing bottle caps as they go. Since the video was produced in late 2015, the categories have been increased to 45.

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