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Waste Management and Renmatix Announce Agreement to Explore Conversion of Urban Waste to Low-Cost Cellulosic Sugar

by Waste Management, Inc  (Aug. 23, 2012)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, and Renmatix, the leading manufacturer of biobased sugar intermediates for global chemical and fuel markets, today announced they have entered into a joint development agreement (JDA) to explore the feasibility ...

Wheelabrator Awarded Broward County Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Contract

by Waste Management, Inc  (Aug. 28, 2012)

The Broward County Commission today awarded Wheelabrator Technologies an exclusive, five-year contract for disposal of the county’s municipal solid waste and bulk trash. Effective July 2013, the agreement extends Wheelabrator’s long-standing relationship with Broward County. In addition, the commission approved an ...

Waste Management Celebrates Opening of New Single-Stream Recycling Facility in Houston

by Waste Management Inc.  (Aug. 8, 2011)

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today joined with the City of Houston, local and state officials and WM customers to celebrate the launch of its Houston Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located in Southwest ...

Waste Management and Recyclebank Announce Green Choices Recycling Challenge

by Waste Management, Inc  (Jul. 2, 2012)

Americans recycle only one-and-a-half pounds of the more than four pounds of waste they generate daily, adding unnecessary waste to our nation's landfills. In an effort to help slow this trend and further inspire waste reduction efforts in the St. Louis area, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced today the City of Bellefontaine Neighbors has been ...

Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Greenstar, LLC from NTR plc

by Waste Management, Inc  (Jan. 31, 2013)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its subsidiary, WM Recycle America, L.L.C., has acquired Greenstar, LLC from NTR plc. The acquisition will provide Waste Management’s customers with greater access to recycling solutions by adding the operations of one of the nation’s largest private recyclers to Waste ...

Rising costs of wastes

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 6, 2012)

A new, far-reaching report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now and 2025. The report estimates the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year, with much of the increase ...

Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge: Transforming Waste into Valuable Resources

by Waste Management, Inc  (Nov. 13, 2012)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today released its 2012 sustainability report. The report is called “Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge,” and documents the company’s progress toward increasingly transforming waste into valuable resources. “Five years ago, we announced four aggressive sustainability goals to improve our ...

Recycling and Composting Drive Success of Diversion and Recovery Goals at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open

by Waste Management, Inc  (May 18, 2012)

  TEMPE, Ariz., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management officially announced today the final diversion and recovery percentages as part of the Zero Waste Challenge from this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO) PGA TOUR tournament. More than 97 percent of waste generated by the tournament was diverted from ...

In Celebration of Earth Week, Large-scale Philly Recycler Joins EPA Program to Reduce U.S. Waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 24, 2013)

At today’s signing ceremony Revolution Recovery joined approximately 1,500 businesses nationwide to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in reducing industrial waste. Today, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin welcomed Revolution Recovery Partner/Owner Avi Golen into the agency's WasteWise program, and both formally ...

Energos appointed technology partner for Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park

by ENER-G  (Jun. 29, 2013)

Energos has been appointed as technology provider for an advanced thermal conversion facility as part of AmeyCespa's proposed Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park. The proposed Waste Recovery Park comprises a three-stage waste treatment process to treat household waste, using ...

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