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Installation of a Big Hanna composter in a block of flats for young students and workers in Besançon, France.

by Susteco AB  (Dec. 12, 2014)

SYBERT is a regional waste management company covering 198 local councils with 230 000 residents. SYBERT's strategy is focused on waste minimization and a variety of measures have been introduced to change peoples habits regarding waste.  In order to be able to offer solutions that makes it possible to avoid or minimize waste at source an ...

Reusing water for industrial processes and irrigation in Saudi Arabia

by Kemira Water Solutions, Inc.  (Dec. 9, 2014)

Water is a scarce resource in Saudi Arabia and the public administration and private companies implement water reuse whenever possible. A reverse osmosis plant installed in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia helps to treat industrial waste water streams to quality levels that permit water reuse for industrial applications and irrigation. Kemira ...

Is Green (Tech) the new Black(berry)?

by GLOBE Foundation  (Dec. 17, 2014)

What will it take to remain competitive in a rapidly changing global economy? There are likely many answers to that question, but one is certain: innovation. It is a key factor of success in the world’s most competitive economies. This is a challenge for Canada. We currently fall near the bottom of the stack of competing ...

Infectious Diseases and Ozone

by OZONATOR Industries Limited  (Nov. 21, 2014)

OZONE kills all known Virus & Pathogens.There is a lack of information on the proper handling and disposal of the medical waste associated with diseases like Ebola, which is a level 4 bio-hazard. The quantity of medical and biohazard waste that is generated during a outbreak in a hospital can increase five fold and during the treatment of ...

How to communicate the risks of population growth?

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Nov. 13, 2014)

We need a better understanding of how the public perceive the risks of population growth, a new discussion paper argues. Research into public perceptions of the environmental and social challenges of population growth could guide behavioural-change communications to help limit growth and manage the difficulties. Specific communication issues ...

Question of the Month: What are the benefits of producing your own dry ice?

by IceTech A/S  (Nov. 3, 2014)

Every year thousands of temperature sensitive shipments are wasted due to broken cold chains. When it comes to these deliveries sustaining an efficient cold chain strategy is essential. The best way to make sure the shipment temperature is maintained is to protect it with a plan that allows for more control. The best way to gain flexibility with ...

Case study - JJO wood waste – biomass

by Mawera (UK) Ltd  (Dec. 8, 2014)

A UK leading producer of kitchens and bathroom furniture invest in the future of no costs for the disposal of wood waste and no oil or gas bills for heating of the total company site premises. J J O PLC – manufacturer of Colonial Kitchens, Colonial Bedrooms, eco Kitchens and eco Bathrooms. Founded over 100 years ago and now the leading ...

UK Waste Management: market insight

by ReportsnReports  (Oct. 16, 2014)

In this report we review the UK waste management market, covering the collection, treatment and disposal of municipal, commercial and industrial waste. We look at the market size and growth, macro-economic, regulatory and commercial drivers. We review the competitive landscape, and analyse competitive differentiation of the main operators in the ...

Arsenic waste from water treatment systems: characteristics, treatments and its disposal

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 15, 2014)

As with other water treatment systems, arsenic treatment creates not only quality water but arsenic waste as well. Management of arsenic waste is now becoming a major public concern due to its harmful effects on the surrounding environment, including serious health problems such as skin cancers and various internal carcinomas. The main aim of ...

Food Waste and Obesity A UK Epidemic on more than one scale

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Dec. 4, 2014)

Ever since definitions of a ‘healthy’ bodyweight changed in the 1990s, the world seems to be facing an obesity epidemic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) convened an expert consultation in Geneva that formed the basis for a report that defined obesity – not merely as a coming social catastrophe, but as an ...

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