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Plastics Composting at Home

by ASTM International  (Feb. 23, 2015)

As landfills continue to expand, many consumers continue to look for ways to recycle. A proposed new ASTM International standard, WK35342, Specification for Home Composting of Biodegradable Plastics, will educate consumers on the process of home composting these materials. The proposed standard will illustrate great potential ...

UNIVALOM installs a Big Hanna Composter in a community composting site in a housing area in Les Semboules, France.

by Susteco AB  (Feb. 26, 2015)

UNIVALOM - an association controlled by a number of local councils with the objective to recycle household waste just finished their eleventh composting facility which can be used by the residents nearby.  In the area UNIVALOM just opened the recycling center and a collection place for organic waste from households and companies. The ...

Eaton’s Serres-Castet Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero

by Eaton Corporation  (May 8, 2015)

Power management company Eaton is recognizing its Serres-Castet facility near Pau, France, for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San José tour composting and biogas facility turning food waste into renewable energy

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 21, 2014)

On Tuesday, November 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator and City of San José officials will tour the city’s Zero Waste Energy Development anaerobic digestion facility where food scraps are turned into renewable energy and compost for local farms. The facility’s ...

US Composting Council Announces the 2015 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Contest – Call for Entries for Poster Design

by US Composting Council  (Aug. 28, 2014)

The US Composting Council (USCC) is seeking entries for the annual International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) poster contest, incorporating this year’s theme, Be Loyal to Your Soil– Compost! The contest runs September 1 through November 15, 2014 and is open to anyone who wishes to share their artistic interpretation of compost and ...

New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative ...

Eaton’s Tczew Plants Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

by Eaton Corporation  (May 4, 2015)

Power management company Eaton is honoring its two facilities located at the Tczew campus for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its ...

EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 25, 2014)

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour of the nation’s first large-scale commercial anaerobic digestion facility, privately owned and operated by Zero Waste Energy Development Company. “Thanksgiving is a great time to focus ...

EPA Honors Pa. Environmental Resources Consortium For Food Recovery Challenge Achievement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 23, 2015)

The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today honored the Pennsylvania Environmental Resources Consortium (PERC) for recruiting 22 Pennsylvania colleges and universities to participate in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and help reduce, donate, and recycle excess food from more than 100,000 students. “As a Food Recovery Challenge ...

Kick-start to Compost Awareness Week 2014

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (May 7, 2014)

Compost awareness week kicked off on Monday 5th May and will be running until Sunday (11th May). Local authorities and businesses alike are taking part by organising awareness events, free compost giveaways or discounted compost containers. Despite there being no UK coordinator for the week, composting charity Garden Organic has been helping to ...

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