waste and recycling

Amelia Womack's week without plastic

Amelia Womack
| 19th December 2017
Green party deputy leader AMELIA WOMACK tried to cut plastic out of her life after witnessing haunting images of a bird struggling because its stomach was lined with waste. But the ingrained nature of plastic in modern society made the task much harder than expected. This is her story.

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Grace Lee

Why Aren’t My Fellow Americans Doing More Recycling?

Grace Lee
| 27th July 2012
Grace Lee has just spent a month in Seoul, South Korea working as an intern for the Resource Recirculation Management Division under the Climate Change and Environment Bureau of Seoul City Hall. Here’s what she has to say to her fellow US citizens about their domestic waste…

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Pollution

Burned: Merthyr's fight for clean air and green jobs

The Ecologist
| 27th June 2011
What would you do if an American company planned to site a huge incinerator - bigger than the Millennium Stadium - above your town? How would you feel if you knew that no existing technology could prevent that incinerator pumping out toxic chemicals?

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