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New $130m project aims to cut food waste

More than a third of the world's food goes uneaten, and many crops harvested in Africa are discarded rather than sold, according to an initiative announced on Thursday by the Rockefeller Foundation to cut food waste and loss by half.

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Rice wastage in Saudi hits $532m

About SR2 billion ($532.5 million) worth of rice is wasted every year in Saudi Arabia, according to a report.   Putting a control on the 700,000 tonnes wastage will help the economy in a big way, said the Ara

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Emerson to help Dubai villas cut waste by 40pc

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson, the inventor and the world's largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use, said it has deployed its waste disposal solutions at more than 500 villas at the Sustainable Cit

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Emerson to help Dubai villas cut waste by 40pc

InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson, the inventor and the world's largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use, said it has deployed its waste disposal solutions at more than 500 villas at the Sustainable Cit

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Power from human waste could light millions of homes

Biogas from human waste has the potential to generate electricity for millions of homes while improving health and protecting the environment, a United Nations University institute said on Tuesday. The biogas potentially available

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Recycled food waste to power Bahrain

Methane gas collected from rotting food waste can be used to help power Bahrain, a leading councillor has proposed. Northern Municipal Council vice-chairman Ahmed Al Kooheji wants to see biodegradable rubbish used to make compost and electrici

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Recycled food waste to power Bahrain

Methane gas collected from rotting food waste can be used to help power Bahrain, a leading councillor has proposed. Northern Municipal Council vice-chairman Ahmed Al Kooheji wants to see biodegradable rubbish used to make compost and electrici

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Creative use of unwanted things to go on show in Bahrain

Art made from rubbish, by-products and other useless or unwanted things will be featured at a charity exhibition set to be held in Amwaj Islands, Bahrain next month. The ‘Create Beautiful Things’ exhibition aims to showcase art mad

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Stricter laws to open up waste management market

Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific hazardous waste management market vary across the region as many countries continue to send most of their locally produced hazardous waste to non-sanitary landfills. While the challenge is vast, t

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Stricter laws to open up waste management market

Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific hazardous waste management market vary across the region as many countries continue to send most of their locally produced hazardous waste to non-sanitary landfills. While the challenge is vast, t

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