Israel’s Energy Industries Wins Power From Garbage Contract in Ghana

Green Prophet

that created eyesores like the Tel Aviv Garbage Mountain , where Israel hopes to build the Middle East’s largest recycling plant will also be used to create power from natural gas. Israel to Build Largest Middle East Recycling Plant.

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Why Is Recycling Important?

Greentumble

Recycling is more important today than ever before. On the other side of the scale are the poorest countries of Africa, such as Ghana, producing only as much as 0.1 Why should we recycle? Similarly, one ton of recycled paper saves cutting down 17 trees [9].

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The Dangers of E-Waste

Green Blog

When e-waste is disposed of, it is often sent overseas where people in struggling developing nations take apart the products to recycle the e-waste and attempt to salvage parts with any value. Some recycling companies that appear to be reputable engage in this careless practice as well.

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Companies we love: The Base Project (and a Giveaway!)

Green Living Ideas

The Base Project has generously supplied Green Living Ideas with FOUR giveaway items for our awesome readers: three bracelets and one handmade bag from another collective in Ghana! Activism Conservation Eco Friendly Fashion and Beauty Green Lifestyle Africa fashion PVC recycle upcycle

Stop Being Plastic

Greentumble

million metric tons of plastic are produced each year and only 9 percent are recycled, a 2017 study revealed that 79 percent of all plastic ends up in the landfills or floats around in our oceans. Despite having the best waste recycling or management system, Norway couldn’t protect its seas.

Call for Applications: NatureNet Science Fellows

Nature Conservancy - Science

NatureNet Fellows 2016: Climate-Smart Ag, Recycling Rare Earth Metals & More. The Nature Conservancy is seeking early career scientists and engineers for the 2017 cohort of NatureNet Science Fellows.

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End the dumping of toxic E-Waste in Third World nations

Green (Living) Review

We all, but especially businesses must, therefore be most wary of all so-called e-waste recyclers and demand proof of valid certification and of documentation as to how and there the materials are being recycled.

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Modavanti: Hot Summer Sustainable Style

Eco Chic

This skirt comes in a variety of fun and vibrant prints to match anyone’s style.Ethically made in Ghana. Two recycled tin bangles stacked together with leather and wrapped with imigwegwe, this bracelet is the ultimate fair trade conversation piece.

Is Using Waste Water For Farming A Dangerous Practice?

Eco Friendly Daily

The data released by the institute estimates that nearly 200 million farmers rely on recycled water to sow 20 million hectares, an area ostensibly twice the size of Hungary. Thanks to recycling of urban water drought ridden lands and parched farms have this recourse at least.

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Human waste could be fertiliser and power source

The Green Changemakers

Here is the what, why and how of green manure BLOG Atlantic Rising: Ghana's slums recycle Western waste The slums of Accra in Ghana are being used as a dumping ground for Western consumer waste, including toxic electrical components.

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Heroines for the Planet: Laura Turner Seydel

Eco Chic

Laura: It is so important to realize that what we do today – recycling, choosing environmentally-friendly products and reducing our energy consumption – affects our children tomorrow. Laura Turner Seydel is one of the most powerful women in the environmental movement.

Feeding the Sustainable City

The Green Changemakers

A research team made up of staff and students from several Ghanaian universities, studied three cities in Ghana and determined urban waste composting really does offer a win-win situation for urban farmers and municipalities.

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Resource Center for Urban Agriculture and Food Security

The Green Changemakers

In many places urban agriculture is also closely linked with recycling and use of urban organic wastes and wastewater. Otchere Larbi (IWMI Ghana) and G. Drechsel Improving agricultural productivity in the rural-urban interface through recycling of urban waste (2003) O.

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