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In Kosovo, Roma's recycling work is unsung, underpaid

Sep 29, 2019 - 10:34 PM

Scavenging in the European state of Kosovo is often left in the hands of marginalized Roma, Ashkali, and Egyptian communities, who earn as little as 8 euros on a good day

WASTE COLLECTORS. Bujar Maksuti arrange items that he found in the containers as his children look on, in Pristina, Kosovo, on September 10, 2019. Photo by Armend Nimani/AFP

Indonesia returns containers of waste to France, Hong Kong

Jul 30, 2019 - 1:37 PM

The containers are loaded with a combination of garbage, plastic waste and hazardous materials in violation of import rules, according to customs officials on Batam Island near Singapore

RETURNING WASTE. An Indonesian customs officer examines a process as they prepare to return containers full with hazardous waste to their original countries in Batam on July 29, 2019. Photo by Sei Ratifa/AFP

SONA 2016: Mixed reactions to Duterte's environmental plans

Jul 26, 2016 - 7:45 PM

What do advocates have to say about President Rodrigo Duterte s statements on different environmental issues during his first State of the Nation Address?

ENVIRONMENT. President Rodrigo Duterte talks about different environmental issues during his first State of the Nation Address. Duterte photo by Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Working wonders in PH waste disposal

Jul 09, 2015 - 6:15 PM

Any small action can help our country because when put together it makes a big difference says campaign manager Dann Diez