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Zero Waste - Zero Waste - Zero Waste

by ABCOV Companies  (Jul. 26, 2012)

The Planning Group of the Zero waste International Alliance defines zero waste as: “Zero waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, efficient and visionary, to guide people in changing their lifestyles and practices to emulate sustainable natural cycles, where all discarded materials are designed to become resources for other use.” I ...

Waste Management Solutions for Business

by Environmental Services by Daniel L. Theobald  (Jan. 12, 2014)

How to win the race for everyone Waste Management Solutions for Business Industry will always lead the way in the adaptation of new technology, and especially the technology of conservation. This is not necessarily for any ideological reason, but because the people who manage water use better understand the economic incentives for adopting new ...

Need a swifter, safer way to mop up toxic waste? Blue goo may do.

by CBI Polymers DeconGel  (Dec. 7, 2011)

Scouring radioactive waste usually means just that. Scrub with soap and water, pails and brushes. Repeat. If it sounds messy, it is—and dangerous too for those exposed to dust and contaminated wastewater.  Hawaii-based CBI Polymers says it's come up with a better way to clean up nuclear waste. The firm's blue goo may not look ...

Understanding price and cost of hazardous wastes

by ABCOV Companies  (Dec. 16, 2013)

The first line of defense for companies is they don't have any hazardous, toxic or regulated wastes. And if they do, it is minimal, gets cleaned up and sent to a safe landfill (if there is such a thing). So they believe they are safe. You may be safe, but our environment is not and our children for sure are not and your future stockholders ...

Toxic metal ions in water and their prevalence in Uttarakhand, India

by IWA Publishing  (Oct. 19, 2012)

Developmental activities, geological reasons and mixing of industrial wastes are responsible for the deteriorating quality of surface and ground water in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand. The drinking water sources of 13 districts of Uttarakhand have been assessed for the presence of four toxic metal ions (arsenic, cadmium, chromium and lead). ...

Mercury recovery from industrial waste and toxic residues of natural gas drilling

by econ industries GmbH  (Oct. 12, 2009)

econ's client in the east of Germany is one of the few specialised companies in Europe for the treatment of mercury contaminated waste. Typical input material for this type of treatment is sludge from the natural gas industry or other residues from chemical processes, i.e. contaminated filter cake from waste water treat-ment. Among their most ...

The toxic legacy of Thailand’s ‘Great Flood’ will remain long after the waters have receded

by SLP Environmental Co., Ltd - An ASEAN Environmental Consultancy  (Nov. 8, 2011)

This year’s unusually long rainy season has left many part of Thailand, Lao and Cambodia inundated and resulted in the worst flooding crisis in Thailand for at least 50 years. The provinces of the central plains and many districts in the north, east and west of metropolitan Bangkok are now effectively under water. The huge volume of ...

Making Sense of e-Waste

by Respose Waste Management & Research Pvt. Ltd,  (May 4, 2012)

Have you ever wondered where your old PC goes? The growing utilization of electronic goods in industrial and consumer applications, fast technology obsolescence, new computer technologies such as virtualization, cloud computing, etc are resulting in a lot of electronic waste. Multiple entities are taking efforts to increase consumer awareness ...

Kinetic study of toxic pollutants decomposition by ozone in landfill leachate using a numerical adaptive method

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jul. 21, 2011)

This study describes a new method to perform the kinetic study of toxic pollutants decomposition by ozone in landfill leachate using a novel numerical adaptive method based on the classical least square method. The leachate was obtained from the Mexico City waste sanitary landfill (Bordo Poniente) and was treated by ozonation after a coagulation ...

How to Turn Waste Paper into Biomass Pellets

by Zhengzhou Allance Machinry  (Sep. 9, 2013)

How to Turn Waste Paper into Biomass Pellets Along with the development of human civilization, the number of waste paper has a gradually increase trend every year. It is seen everywhere. Many ways have been researched to recycle the waste paper, while the waste paper has been polluted and there are many toxic substances contained, so it is not ...

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