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Kenyan students plant bamboo to help offset huge trash dump next door

Beijing News 12 May 2024
The Dandora Secondary school in the capital Nairobi, Kenya, April 22, 2024 ... The Dandora dump occupies about 50 hectares (123 acres) of land and receives more than 2,000 tons of waste daily from around Nairobi, home to 4 million people.
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They study next to one of Africa's largest trash dumps. They're planting bamboo to try ...

Newsday 05 May 2024
NAIROBI, Kenya — Armed with gardening ... The Dandora dump occupies about 50 hectares (123 acres) of land and receives more than 2,000 tons of waste daily from around Nairobi, home to 4 million people.
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Developed countries accused of bowing to lobbyists at plastic pollution talks

The Observer 30 Apr 2024
But two years on from a historic agreement in Nairobi to forge a global treaty to cut plastic waste, delegates said countries were just wasting time ...The world is burning and member states are wasting time and opportunity.
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Countries consider pact to reduce plastic production by 40% in 15 years

The Observer 29 Apr 2024
As the world attempts to make a treaty to cut plastic waste at UN ... Countries agreed at UN talks in 2022 in Nairobi, Kenya, that a treaty to cut plastic waste must address the full life cycle of plastic.
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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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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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783 million people face chronic hunger. Yet the world wastes 19% of its food, U.N. says

Telegraph Herald 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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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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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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'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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