Call to protect rivers from encroachment, pollution CAG Brand Audit: Who’s the biggest plastic polluter in the city? Wildlife in ‘catastrophic decline’ due to human destruction, scientists warn Bangladesh takes another step towards tackling global climate change Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19 The remarkable floating gardens of Bangladesh ESDO initiates ‘Zero Waste’ project on waste management কঠিন বর্জ্য হ্রাসে ‘জিরো ওয়েস্ট’ প্রকল্প ESDO launches zero waste project for a cleaner environment ESDO organized an Project Inception Workshop for the project “Building Zero Waste Community for a pollution free environment in Bangladesh”
Category archives for: Zero waste

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 […]

Plastic Free July in 2020

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Dhaka, 3 July, 2020: Are you ready to take the Plastic Free July challenge? Hawkesbury City Council is proud to join in the international Plastic Free July event, and the Mayor of Hawkesbury, Councillor Barry Calvert is encouraging Hawkesbury community members to join in too. Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions […]

Plastic Free July – there are alternatives to single use packaging

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Dhaka, 3 July, 2020: The world is marking Plastic Bag Free Day on July 3 alongside Plastic Free July awareness campaign which teaches us that in parallel with global efforts, each individual should learn to make small changes and choose to refuse single plastics we use every day. At the same time, it teaches us that […]

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues in Buriganga

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Dhaka, 20 June, 2020: A floating waste island is developing at Baganbari point of the river From domestic to industrial, all kinds of waste are being dumped indiscriminately in the Buriganga River, polluting the river during the lockdown. A whole body of citizens, including industrialists, traders and government agencies are contributing to the contamination of the […]

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought – 2020

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Dhaka, 17 June, 2020: Each year, on 17 June, the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is celebrated to encourage public understanding of international efforts to combat desertification. This year’s observance is focused on changing public attitudes to the leading driver of desertification and land degradation: humanity’s relentless production and consumption. The day provides an opportunity […]

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