"If people want to see us as the rubbish dump of the world, you dream on," Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin told the press.
Each week, students at the Akshar Foundation School in Assam are asked to bring in 25 recyclable plastic items, which are then transformed into low-cost, durable construction material.
He was fined €45,000 (about $50,000) and ordered to collect the fridge and dispose of it correctly.
Thousands of tons of plastic "recycling" have been sent to Malaysia from the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Europe, Japan and elsewhere. It's time these nations stepped up to help deal with their own waste.
The innovative Recycled Park Project aims to catch plastic waste before it enters the sea and convert it into floating island parks that are run by local communities.
Authorities seized 27,860 pounds of empty beverage containers.
The new method offers a way to recycle one of the leading greenhouse gases responsible for climate change.
The total is approximately 25,000 times the weight of the Empire State Building.
Liam, who can slash through a few million phones per year, is attempting to crush criticism that Apple's materials can't be refurbished and reused.
So think twice before chucking them in the blue bin.
Beyond reusing and recycling, the COP 21 talks should focus on changing the concept of ownership.
This Christmas, e-waste levels are likely to be higher than ever.
Most laptop batteries have enough energy to power an LED for four hours a day for a year
With consumers buying more electronics on Black Friday, it's time we start disposing of our old ones responsibly
Rich economies including the EU and United States lack initiatives to curb use of lightweight plastics