Post Tagged with: "waste"

BSG Alumni, Governance, cooperation and law

China’s ban on foreign waste imports is a wake-up call for developed countries to rethink sustainability

China’s ban on foreign waste imports is a wake-up call for developed countries to rethink sustainability

On March 23, a U.S. representative raised concerns at the World Trade Organization, claiming that “China’s import restrictions on recycled commodities have caused a fundamental disruption in global supply chains for scrap materials.” His concern related to China’s decision in mid-2017 to impose a ban on the importation of 24 […]

by × 30 April 2018 ×

BSG Students, Health, welfare and well-being

Photo by Michael Stern (source: Flickr Creative Commons)

Tasting the benefits of reducing food waste

Canadians could save a lot of money, help the environment and make food more affordable for the poor with a national food waste strategy. As a resident family physician, I often encounter patients whom I cannot help. Sometimes, the most I can do is give them a sandwich from the […]

by × 04 August 2015 ×