The PLAEX Blog
The Problem With Cross Contamination
5 January 2023
The quality of the recyclable waste is diminished or lost if a contaminant is present. In simple terms, mixing different types of waste and disposing them and or sorting correctly trash in different categories, not throwing it all away in a bag.
As a result, recycling has less of a market value, which could harm the neighborhood recycling program. In the end, this can lead an increase in waste management costs for businesses and corporate organizations.
The European Union produces more than 2.5 billion tons of waste every year and that amount keeps growing annually. Less than half of it is recycled or composted. The European Union has set a target that 70 % of all the waste has to be recycled by 2030 which is compared to only 44% by today. How can we revolutionize waste management? Read more to find out!
The 1st Monday of every October is designated as the World Habitat Day by UN. In the year 1986 was the 1st World Habitat Day celebrated. Each year there is new theme and is celebrated in different host cities. This year the theme of the world habitat day is “ Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind.”
The EBF conference is the largest student conference conducted in Netherlands. PLAEX will also be a part in this wonderful experience.
This year they have various speakers, and we are taking up the entrepreneurship Q & A.
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Can you live without water? The obvious answer is “NO”. Water makes up to 50% to 70% of your body weight. Every human on average consumes up
to 3 to 4 liters of water every day.
According to NRDC it might be very shocking that around 80% of the world’s wastewater is dumped back into the environment which lands in water bodies and ends up polluting lakes, ponds, rivers, and oceans. Read more to learn about World Rivers Day.
Nobody loves a messy and stinky office isn’t it? Nobody loves to spend more money on waste management and we also don’t need landfills. So look for a smart solution to sort your waste in a very efficient manner and get rid of the excess money you spend on waste management.
Relax and read the following on what you should know while buying the ultimate smart bin.
When we talk about ZERO emissions everyone focuses on CO2 emissions. But global warming is caused by greenhouse gases. Hence it’s very important that we prevent the emission of any type of greenhouse gases. By increase in the concentration of these gases, we are magnifying the process of global warming.
At present, waste management is a critical crisis that has to be dealt with immediately. According to the World Bank, the earth generates 2.01 billion tons of municipal waste annually with at least 33% of the waste not managed in an environmentally safe manner.
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