Kazakhstan aims to improve water and waste management

The Government of Kazakhstan has joined forces with a London-based bank to improve the standards of water and solid waste management in the country. The Ministry of Environmental Protection signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to cooperate on reforms and projects in waste and water management sectors. […]

China gets $200m for waste-to-energy plants

China is getting loans worth $200 million (£131m) to turn its cities’ waste into a sustainable source of renewable energy. The cash from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will help small and medium-sized cities build at least nine plants capable of converting up to 6,300 tons of municipal solid waste daily into energy. The plants […]