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2020/07/03 | Deutsche Welle

Electronic Waste: When Billions in Gold, Other Precious Materials Are Discarded

Record levels of e-waste were produced globally in 2019, weighing the same as 350 mega cruise ships, a UN report shows. The surge in global e-waste is not only a major environmental risk but also a health hazard.

2019/04/17 | Stefan Simon

Taipei Trash and Recycling: A Quick and Easy Guide

Wondering how Taiwan's garbage and recycling systems really work? Look no further.

2018/11/02 | Taiwan Business TOPICS Magazine

OPINION: Time for Taiwan to Get Serious About Reusing Its Food Waste

Taiwan should embrace technology that will convert food waste to energy and fuel the circular economy, writes Tim Heberlein, founder of TS Edgewater Consultants.

2017/10/30 | Mark Stocker

Taiwan Must Own its Global Leadership in Recycling

Taiwan is second only to Germany when it comes to recycling, but the country and its ambassadors are too humble when it comes to marketing leadership in the sector.

2017/10/19 | Chen Ronggang

China's Cities Are Drowning in Takeout Trash

Every day, tens of millions of food containers, plastic bags, and disposable chopsticks eat away further at the environment.

2016/08/18 | ZiQing Low

Taiwanese Student Takes On Global Problem with Paper Straw Design

A video of a plastic straw being extracted from the nose of a sea turtle pushed Cheng Wang-tung to design an award-winning foldable paper straw.