Entries by Suhas Dixit

Waste Management Key to Regaining Public Trust in the Arab World- Suhas Dixit Review

The municipal management of household garbage or solid waste is one of the simplest, most common signs of a working relationship between the state and its citizens. Lebanon’s recent problem—of municipalities leaving garbage to pile up uncollected—has caused public outcry and public demonstrations. It is an example of a failed social contract between the state […]

Combatting food waste with effective waste management

Food waste is a major issue throughout the UK, highlighted by campaigns from the government’s waste advisory body, Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), along with the Global Commission on the Economy & Climate. Recent findings show that one-third of all food produced in the world ends up as waste, valuing more than £259 billion […]

New rules for biomedical waste management released

The Ministry of Environment and Forests’ new Biomedical Waste Management Rules 2016 “will change the way the country used to manage biomedical waste” and “make a big difference to the Clean India Mission,” Union Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, said, while releasing the rules recently.

Moving beyond waste management towards a green economy

Our current resource use is not sustainable and is putting pressure on our planet. We need to facilitate a transition towards a circular, green economy by moving beyond waste policies and focusing on eco-design, innovation and investments. Research can foster not only innovation in production, but also in business models and financing mechanisms. The European […]

Oil ends down 2 percent on technicals, U.S. stockpile worry

Oil settled 2 percent lower on Tuesday as the market yielded to technical pressure and worries that U.S. crude stockpiles were still growing amid falling output and refinery maintenance. Uncertainty over how the U.S. Federal Reserve will word its policy statement on Wednesday also fed jitters in financial markets and pushed oil down for a […]