Waste

BP forks out $400 million to curb pollution

BP will spend more than $400 million to significantly reduce noxious air pollution from its massive refinery in northwest Indiana (US), the company announced on 23 May, in a settlement with federal authorities and environmental groups that could...

Alarming tariff increases announced for Tshwane

The 2012/2013 budget speech for the City of Tshwane (CoT), which was delivered today by Executive Mayor, Councillor Kgosientso Ramokgopa, proposed increased tariffs for the city’s 2012/13 medium-term revenue and expenditure framework (MTREF)....

Water disasters: Mombasa faces wrath of nature

Mombasa City, the gem of Africa’s Coastline and the dream travel destination of many tourists worldwide, is not just facing the threat of ‘drowning’ over rising sea level. The ground on which this Coastal city is sitting on is also swaying under...

Grass to gas: saving money and soil

Michigan, US, banned throwing away yard waste in neighborhood trash bins 17 years ago because of concerns about landfill space. Now, though, both Democrats and Republicans are trying to limit the ban to allow for the creation of alternative energy....