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Kinshasa cleanup: plastic means money and a mission

Urdu Point 18 Oct 2021
A basin of plastic waste on her head, Jeanne Bopena places it on the scales ... Kinshasa, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Oct, 2021 ) .A basin of plastic waste on her head, Jeanne Bopena places it on the scales ... "Since this factory opened, I come to sell them all kinds of plastic waste.
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Swedish envoy urges for sustainable living standards in society

Urdu Point 17 Oct 2021
He said that the present government of Pakistan has taken important steps to address the negative effects of climate change and to maintain quality of life in the country ... He informed that Pakistan's total waste and 36 million tonnes of food are discarded each year.
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Over 1K sanitary workers to perform duty on Eid Milad U Nabi(SAW)

Urdu Point 17 Oct 2021
RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Oct, 2021 ) .Rawalpindi Waste Management Company(RWMC)would deploy over 1000 sanitary workers in the city areas on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi(SAW) ... were being cleaned, besides the waste containers were also being emptied.
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Rice necessary human food crop feeding millions: Gardezi

Urdu Point 17 Oct 2021
He said that such wet environments are abundant across Asia particularly in Pakistan ... Chief Executive Officer RPL said that water infrastructure in Pakistan is outdated and in poor condition, which wastes even more water, while little is stored because of a lack of reservoirs and sediment build-up in existing facilities.
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7-day challenge launched in Pakistan to encourage sustainable lifestyle

Gulf News 16 Oct 2021
Encouraging people to adopt a sustainable lifestyle, the Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan, Henrik Persson, said ... Despite this, plastics account for 65 per cent of the total waste in Pakistan and 36 million tonnes of food go to waste every year” said WWF-Pakistan’s director general, Hammad Naqi Khan.
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Swedish Embassy launches ‘Seven-Day Challenge’ campaign in Pakistan

The News International 16 Oct 2021
Henrik Persson, Ambassador of Sweden to Pakistan, welcomed the participants and said ... WWF-Pakistan’s Director-General, Hammad Naqi Khan said ... “Despite this, plastics account for 65 percent of the total waste in Pakistan and 36 million tons of food go to waste every year.
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Food for thought to end hunger

The Wire 16 Oct 2021
Almost 36 million tons are wasted every year in Pakistan ... “And in a country like Pakistan which is food insecure and fighting malnourishment, this is nothing less than a crime,” Aamir said. According to the 2020 Global Hunger Index, Pakistan ranks 88 out of the 107 countries ... Later on, we continued and today we have expanded to 23 cities in Pakistan.
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Cleanliness plan chalks out on Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW)

Urdu Point 16 Oct 2021
SUKKUR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Oct, 2021 ) .Municipal Corporation Sukkur has chalked out a special cleanliness plan on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi ...
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Global Hunger Report: India ranked down from 63rd to 101

International Business Times 16 Oct 2021
Neigbours like Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh are consistently ahead of India. In Child Wasting (extremely malnourished kids below age 5) category, India has been the worst performed for the past five years," he said ... Also Read. Condition 'serious' ... Fact Check ... India falls behind Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh in Gobal Hunger Index report.   ... .
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New Zealanders to have their say on plan to reduce waste

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
New Zealanders are invited to have their say on proposals for a new waste strategy and options for new waste legislation. WELLINGTON, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Oct, 2021 ) .New Zealanders are invited to have their say on proposals for a new waste strategy and options for new waste legislation.
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French trains ditch plastic water bottles

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Oct, 2021 ) .French national train operator SNCF has announced it will no longer sell water in plastic bottles on its services, saying the move would reduce the waste from roughly two million drinks.
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Fakhar Imam stresses production of sustainable quality food production

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Oct, 2021 ) .Minister for National Food Security and Research Syed Fakhar Imam Friday stressed the need to increase awareness about safe and nutritious food, and encourage the stakeholders to produce more nutritious food sustainably, and manage food waste.
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Special cleanliness arrangements being made for Eid Milad un Nabi

Urdu Point 15 Oct 2021
LAHORE, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Oct, 2021 ) .The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) is making special cleanliness arrangements in the provincial capital in ...
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JICA to install weather surveillance radars in Multan, Sukkur

The News International 14 Oct 2021
The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) is planning to cooperate with Pakistan for installation of state-of-the-art weather surveillance radars in Multan and Sukkur ... He highlighted need for further enhancement of collaboration between Pakistan and Japan in flood control, water supply and solid waste management, etc.
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Spain: Andalusia's farms feed Europe, but are drowning in plastic waste

France24 13 Oct 2021
... plastic waste every year. Until two years ago, this waste was exported to countries such as China, Pakistan and Turkey.
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