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World must come together to tackle plastic pollution, says chair of UN talks

AOL 23 Apr 2024
Previous negotiations in Nairobi stalled last November when oil-producing nations proposed to focus on waste management rather than scaling down production of plastic ... agreement on plastic waste.
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What to know about the pivotal UN plastics negotiations

The Hill 23 Apr 2024
... an agreement on reducing waste ... that the problem with plastic is insufficient waste collection and recycling — and that production limits will in fact hurt the environment and lower-income communities.
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War in Sudan: Why displaced people can’t go home

Oman Observer 15 Apr 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya — The forces of two rival generals have laid waste to Sudan for a year now, unleashing a wave of violence that has driven 8.6 million people from their homes. T ....
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Explained | Why over 8 million displaced by war in Sudan can

Deccan Herald 15 Apr 2024
<p>Nairobi, Kenya. The forces of two rival generals have laid waste to Sudan for a year now, unleashing a wave of violence that has driven 8.6 million people from their ...
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783 million people face chronic hunger. Yet the world wastes 19% of its food, UN says

West Hawaii Today 28 Mar 2024
NAIROBI, KenyaThe world wasted an estimated 19% of the food produced globally in 2022, or about 1.05 billion metric tons, according to a new United Nations report ... Most of the waste — 60% — came in households.
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UN: World wastes 19% of its food

TimesDaily 28 Mar 2024
NAIROBI, KenyaThe world wasted an estimated 19% of the food produced globally in 2022, or about 1.05 billion metric tons, according to a new United Nations report ... .
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UNEP says food waste is derailing economic growth, green transition

Xinhua 27 Mar 2024
NAIROBI, March ... The UNEP Food Waste Index Report 2024, the second edition of this kind, was launched in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, ahead of the International Day of Zero Waste which falls on Saturday.
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Turkish first lady urges global action on zero waste at summit

Anadolu Agency 27 Mar 2024
Türkiye's first lady on Wednesday delivered a powerful address at an International Day of Zero Waste event in Nairobi, Kenya, stressing the urgent need for collective action to address environmental challenges and advance sustainability efforts.
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Households across all continents wasted over 1 billion meals a day: UN report

TeluguStop 27 Mar 2024
Nairobi, March 27 . Households across all continents wasted more ...
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'Just staggering': UN says households waste 1 billion meals a day

Khaleejtimes 27 Mar 2024
Households around the world threw away one billion meals every single day in 2022 in what the United Nations on Wednesday called a "global tragedy" of food waste ... "Food waste is a global tragedy.
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Recycling cannot keep pace with e-waste increase: UN

Taipei Times 21 Mar 2024
At the Dandora dumpsite where garbage collected from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi ends up — even though a court declared it full more than a generation ago — scavengers try to earn a living by ...
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E-waste from trashed electric devices is piling up and recycling isn't keeping pace, UN says

Newsday 21 Mar 2024
At the Dandora dumpsite where garbage collected from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi ends up — even though a court declared it full over a generation ago — scavengers try to earn a living by picking ...
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E-waste from trashed electric devices is piling up and recycling isn’t keeping pace, U.N. says

Asahi News 21 Mar 2024
At the Dandora dumpsite where garbage collected from the Kenyan capital of Nairobi ends up — even though a court declared it full over a generation ago — scavengers try to earn a living by picking ...
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Federal Reserve still foresees rate cuts; French bulldogs remain remain on top; MLB season opens in South Korea

Madison 21 Mar 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.N. agencies have warned that waste from electronics is piling up worldwide while recycling rates remain low and are likely to fall even further ... It does not include waste from electronic vehicles.
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UN says e-waste from trashed electric devices is piling up and recycling isn’t keeping pace

The Virginian-Pilot 20 Mar 2024
18, 2014, workers unload and sort through a container full of electronic waste that was collected from a Nairobi slum and brought in for recycling, at the East African Compliant Recycling facility in Machakos, near Nairobi, in Kenya.

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