Kanu Priya Jain

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Five Facts About Sustainable Ship Recycling

By Kanu Priya Jain 2018-04-16 19:24:10

Despite recycling a majority of tonnage annually, South Asian countries have been repeatedly questioned about the environmental viability of such activity. This is despite the fact that almost everything on an end-of-life and the ship itself is recycled and reused, which adds to the sustainability of our natural resources.  Below, five facts are shared which exemplify the meaningful contribution of the ship recycling industry towards the environment and the society. 1. Boost to Local Economy The ship recycling industry in...

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Ship Recycling: The Relevance of the Basel Convention

By Kanu Priya Jain 2018-02-20 18:22:11

The Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and Their Disposal, also known as the Basel Convention was adopted in 1989 and came into force in 1992. The Convention was aimed at controlling the movement and disposal of hazardous wastes from the developed countries to the developing countries, so that the illegal dumping of wastes by the operating companies could be prevented. The Convention does not prohibit the export of hazardous waste within the member states....

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