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ILO sounds the ‘death knell for asbestos’

A statement from a United Nations body confirming its desire to see the end of asbestos use worldwide is the ‘death knell’ for a substance which claims one life every five minutes around the clock, the global union confederation ITUC has said. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) this week warned in an official position statement […]
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It’s good to reuse the green, green glass….

Discarded beer and wine bottles can help build a greener future, a Hong Kong union has demonstrated. The Hong Kong Dumper Truck Driver Association (HKDTDA) launched an innovative Green Glass Green pilot project in June. Drivers collect used wine and beer bottles from designated disposal areas three times a week. From there, the green glass […]
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