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Cambodia probes Chinese firm over illegal waste imports

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PHNOM PENH (Reuters) – Cambodia is investigating a locally based Chinese firm for illegally importing around 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste from the United States and Canada, the Southeast Asian country’s customs chief told Reuters on Friday. Southeast Asian nations have emerged as some of the top destinations for plastic waste exporters in the West Read More

Cambodia will send back 1,600 tons of trash to US and Canada, govt says country is ‘not a dustbin’

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Cambodia will return 83 shipping containers loaded with plastic waste to the United States and Canada, the country’s Environment Ministry has announced. The move comes as Southeast Asia tires of accepting the west’s refuse. The shipping containers were discovered on Tuesday in Sihanoukville, once a sleepy fishing village and now an overdeveloped, rubbish-strewn port city Read More

Solaris Water launches expanded New Mexico recycling operations

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7/17/2019 HOUSTON– Solaris Water has launched operations at its expanded Lobo Ranch Produced Water Recycling and Blending Center, a large-scale produced water recycling and non-potable water blending facility in Eddy County, New Mexico. Solaris Water also has started the development of its Bronco facility, an additional recycling and blending facility in Lea County, New Mexico. Read More

Bye bye Bond: The new 007 is a black woman, but does everything old need to be fixed?

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The James Bond franchise will shake things up completely for its 25th instalment, casting a black actress to take over from Daniel Craig as the new 007 – since re-doing old stories with a PC angle is easier than writing new ones. The UK’s Daily Mail reports that British actress Lashana Lynch will take over Read More

Decommissioning in Shetland expands with the arrival of more North Sea structures

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7/15/2019 WEST SUSSEX — The Dales Voe decommissioning facility in Shetland is one step closer to becoming a center of excellence for recycling offshore structures from the North Sea with the arrival of two new installations for decommissioning by strategic partners Veolia and Peterson. The structures from Spirit Energy’s ST-1 arrived in the dedicated port Read More

S&P 500 near flat as healthcare in spotlight

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The S&P 500 was little changed in afternoon trading on Thursday, with healthcare stocks mixed after the Trump administration withdrew a rule that would kill rebates. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Shares of pharmacy benefit Read More

Indonesia sends 210 tons of ‘dirty’ waste back to Australia

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The trend of southeast Asian nations rejecting being used as dumping grounds for Western waste has continued with Indonesia declaring that it will ship eight containers of trash back to Australia. The shipment landed in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, in mid-June after being sent from Brisbane. It was supposed to contain only paper waste Read More

Charity begins at the pub: London bar seeks ‘most ethical’ title

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LONDON (Reuters) – Employing the homeless and offering beer brewed from leftover bread, “The Green Vic” in London’s trendy Shoreditch district is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub. Naomi Chester, DJ and helper at the Green Vic, which is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub, poses for a photograph in Shoreditch, Read More

Indonesia to send back ‘toxic’ trash to US, Australia & Germany – local media

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Several Western countries attempted to send toxic waste to Indonesia in containers, according to local media. Indonesia’s Customs Office has announced that it will be sending the waste back to its countries of origin. The country’s Environment and Forestry Ministry advised the Customs Office in a letter on Monday that the containers of disallowed material Read More