Category: Children of the Landfill

The Chinese blockage in the global waste disposal system

The Chinese blockage in the global waste disposal system

Image copyrightEUROPEAN PHOTOPRESS AGENCYImage captionIn Hong Kong, 2,500 tonnes of waste paper are piling up at its docks every day   By Jamie RobertsonBusiness reporter, BBC News Imagine the world as a global waste disposal system. Now imagine it with a blockage. And what if that waste is backing up around the world, reappearing in…

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Startling Facts About Ocean Pollution You Need to Know Right Now

Startling Facts About Ocean Pollution You Need to Know Right Now

Startling Facts About Ocean Pollution You Need to Know Right Now One of the major environmental issues that we get to hear about today is about ocean pollution, and how it is taking its toll on marine life. This problem is no more a thing of tomorrow. The denial mode might seem comforting, but the…

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Plastic Ain’t so Fantastic

Plastic Ain’t so Fantastic

Plastic Ain’t so Fantastic It is now believed that there are 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean. Of that mass, 269,000 tons float on the surface, while some four billion plastic microfibers per square kilometer litter the deep sea. (1) Shoppers worldwide are using approximately 500 billion single-use plastic bags per year. This translates…

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America is in for a Rude Awakening in January

America is in for a Rude Awakening in January

BY JAMES RICKARDS POSTED  SEPTEMBER 8, 2017 Dear President Trump: America is in for a Rude Awakening in January Dear President Trump, Over the last couple of years I’ve been all over TV… from Fox News to CNBC, CNN and Bloomberg. I’ve been telling our fellow Americans that the financial global elite was planning to issue…

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Please allow me to remind you

Please allow me to remind you

Please allow me to remind you … (self.Bitcoin) submitted 10 hours ago by brahim789 Guys, please allow to me remind you that any innovative idea is almost always welcomed with skepticism/hostility by those who have much to lose from its success. Take the example of cars. In the past, when the first cars were created, the railway and stagecoach…

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China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System – Crude Oil for Gold

China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System – Crude Oil for Gold

By Paul Ebeling on September 6, 2017 China Begins Resetting The World’s Reserve Currency System $GLD, $OIL, $CNY It is a strategic move swapping Crude Oil for Gold, rather than for US Treasuries, which can be printed at will. A report released by the Nikkei Asian Review indicates that China is prepared to release a RMB Yuan denominated Crude Oil futures…

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Role of landfill pollution in global warming matrix

Role of landfill pollution in global warming matrix

Role of landfill pollution in global warming matrix August 28, 2017  When issues of pollution are discussed, reported and presented, it’s normally the discourse of air pollution that supersedes that of landfills. Without undermining the role of air pollution in the global warming matrix, I’m convinced that landfills are equally demonic in nature, scope and…

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Next Level Africa – Humanitarian Project Crowd Funding

Next Level Africa – Humanitarian Project Crowd Funding

GreenFire is happy to announce its choice for project crowdfunding, Next Level Africa – NLA The crowdfunding platform for the future. Welcome To The Most Unique Crowd Funding Platform On The Internet For Humanitarian Projects Only “Crowd Funding is the best way to get funds for your project, and also earn and receive the best…

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A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon

A Tsunami Hits the Recycling World, and We’ll All Feel it Soon  August 22nd, 2017  David Baggs Whether you felt it or not, the earth shaking actions that unfolded recently will ultimately have an impact on every one of us. Late last month, China notified the World Trade Organization that by the end of 2017…

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TM – Trash Mafia and Lack of Responsibility

TM – Trash Mafia and Lack of Responsibility

Sunday, August 20, 2017 TM, Trash ‘Mafia’ and Lack of Responsibility People all over Iran have long witnessed waste pickers going around cities carrying huge, filthy bags on their backs, diving in bins to salvage whatever they can sell or reuse. Though dirty, it is a well-paid job for bin divers and a lucrative business…

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