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Category archives for: Zero waste

Illegal plastic waste affects Bay of Bengal ecosystem

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Dhaka, 15 February, 2021: Huge transboundary movements and trading of illegal plastic waste into Bangladesh is hampering the ecosystem of Bay of Bengal and ultimately the sustainable development of the country. Around 1.2 million tonnes of plastic wastes were shipped to Bangladesh in three years from the US and the UK, according to a study […]

1.2 million tonnes plastic waste imported in 3 years: study

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Dhaka, 15 February, 2021: Around 1.2 million tonnes of illegal plastic waste was shipped to Bangladesh in three years from the United Kingdom and the United States while agencies concerned remain indifferent over such illegal imports, unveiled a study on Thursday. Environment and Social Development Organisation in cooperation with the International Pollutants Elimination Network conducted […]

Zero-waste community can ensure proper waste management: Experts

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Dhaka, 9 February, 2021: Building 'zero-waste' community is an ultimate solution to address the crisis of waste management and ensure a waste-free environment in the country, experts said on Saturday. Every day Bangladesh generates 35,000 tonnes of solid waste in urban areas. And it is expected that waste production will increase to 47,000 tonnes per […]

Dhaka’s messy medical waste handling puts public health in danger

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Dhaka, 19 October, 2020: A scandalous disconnect between the government agencies to streamline and manage clinical waste is posing serious hazards to the public health and environment of Dhaka. But as the health emergency caused by the coronavirus pandemic has taken centre stage, the battle to dispose of infectious waste appears to have been sidelined […]

CAG Brand Audit: Who’s the biggest plastic polluter in the city?

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Dhaka, 24 September, 2020: We’ve likely seen coloured garbage bins in malls, airports and so on. The bin colour indicates, of course, what kind of trash we should put where, based on whether it’s food waste or recyclable waste. Many a time, I have stood in front of these bins and wondered where to put the […]

ESDO initiates ‘Zero Waste’ project on waste management

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Dhaka, 16 September, 2020: The Environment and Social Development Organisation (ESDO) has started work on a project to make Lalmatia Block B and C in Dhaka, a ward of Rangpur City and a village of Rangpur waste free initially. The initiative was made for proper waste management as most of the waste generated in Bangladesh […]

কঠিন বর্জ্য হ্রাসে ‘জিরো ওয়েস্ট’ প্রকল্প

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ঢাকা, ১৪ সেপ্টেম্বর, ২০২০: বাংলাদেশে শহরাঞ্চলে প্রতিদিন গড়ে প্রায় ২৫ হাজার টন কঠিন বর্জ্য উৎপন্ন হয়, যার মধ্যে বেশিরভাগ বর্জ্যই সংগ্রহ করা হয় না। ২০২৫ সাল নাগাদ দৈনিক এই বর্জ্যের পরিমাণ প্রায় ৪৭ টনে গিয়ে দাঁড়াবে বলে ধারণা করছে এনভায়রনমেন্ট অ্যান্ড সোশ্যাল ডেভেলপমেন্ট অর্গানাইজেশন (এসডো)। তাই বর্জ্য হ্রাস এবং দৈনন্দিন অভ্যাসের পরিবর্তন এনে যাতে সম্পদের […]

ESDO launches zero waste project for a cleaner environment

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Dhaka, 14 September, 2020: The project aims to achieve its goal by establishing partnerships and links between the target communities, local government, and other relevant agencies The Environment and Social Development Organization (ESDO) has launched a project to turn three different localities into zero waste zones. The pilot project, “Building Zero Waste Communities for a […]

ESDO organized an Project Inception Workshop for the project “Building Zero Waste Community for a pollution free environment in Bangladesh”

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Dhaka, 12 September, 2020: ESDO organized a project inception workshop entitled “Building Zero Waste Communities for a Pollution-Free Environment in Bangladesh” on 12th September 2020 with the relevant stakeholders along with the officials of the Government. Mr Md. Atiqul Islam, Respected Mayor of Dhaka North City Corporation. Besides, Dr A.K.M. Rafique Ahammed, Director General, Department […]

BeyondPlastic Presents Awards to 13 Companies for Genius Plastic Alternative Innovations

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Dhaka, 3rd August, 2020: Innovators are constantly coming up with exciting new alternatives to plastic packaging — so why not reward them for their efforts to curb plastic pollution? A group called BEYONDPLASTIC just announced the winners of the BEYONDPLASTIC Awards — and all of the winners listed have created some seriously innovative plastic alternative products and campaigns. BEYONDPLASTIC is an initiative […]

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