Michelle Williams

Recycling Around the World A-Z: Oman

Waste management in Oman is a challenge due to the limted land, it produces around 1.7 million tonnes per year and most solid waste is sent to official and unofficial dumpsites for disposal, and some of these are near waterways and residential aras.  The future looks bright though with the country due to open 13 sanitary landfills and 36 energy recovery facilities.

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Recycling Around the World A-Z: Poland

The rates of recycling in Poland have risen from 5% in 2004 to around 21%, even though this is still below the EU average of 40%.  The waste management has changed since the 1990's, local authorities had no obligation to run any programme, instead this lay with the householders, residents had to arrange a contract with a company of their choice and when money was tight people went for the cheaper option.  

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Green Celebrities - Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt is quite well known for all of his charity work, and he has a fair repertoire of organisations which he has funded.  One of the most well known is the organisation him and his then wife set up called the Jolie-Pitt Foundation which helped with displaced Pakistani refugees and this is just one that he supports. 

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