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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 ...

Waste Management Announces Strategic Investment in the Peninsula Compost Company

by Waste Management Inc.  (May 3, 2011)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced a strategic investment in the Peninsula Compost Company, LLC (PCC), which owns and operates the Wilmington Organic Recycling Center (WORC). WORC is the only fully operational and permitted in-vessel organics processing center in the Delaware, ...

EPA to Team with Kansas City Chiefs for April 20 Recycling Drive

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Apr. 8, 2013)

EPA to Team with Kansas City Chiefs for April 20 Recycling Drive Lenexa, Kan. EPA Region 7 and the Kansas City Chiefs today announced Extra Yard for the Environment, the football club’s sustainability initiative. The program is designed to devise and implement new green policies for the Kansas City Chiefs while raising awareness for green ...

Electronic Recyclers International and AISWMD Celebrate 125 New Green Jobs

by Electronic Recyclers International, Inc (ERI)  (Oct. 3, 2012)

The Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts (AISWMD) joined Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronics and e-waste, at ERI’s Plainfield facility today to celebrate the completion of an expansion project that created over 125 new local jobs and retained 20 more jobs. ... publishes an interview with Professor Georgios Pilidis at University of Ioannina in Greece talking about their Big Hanna Composter.

by Susteco AB  (Mar. 24, 2014)

Listen to the interview with Professor Georgios Pilidis at University of Ioannina in Greece talking about their Big Hanna Composter at Or read the transcript below: Prof. Georgios Pilidis: EM: So Georgios, Ioannina is the fourth ...

2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open Surpasses Sustainability Success of 2012 Tournament

by Waste Management Inc.  (Feb. 19, 2013)

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has surpassed the record-setting 97 percent waste diversion success achieved at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open and it is on track to divert 100 percent of 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open waste away from landfills and into recycling and composting facilities, as part of the ...

NYC aims to require composting of food scraps

by Associated Press  (Jun. 17, 2013)

Legions of apartment dwellers will soon be asked - and may eventually be ordered - to start collecting food scraps for composting, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest bid to make the Big Apple greener. After launching a test program recently in 3,500 Staten Island homes and some Manhattan apartment buildings, city officials said Monday they ...

Benefits of home composting


Like many households we were always looking for an environmentally friendly way to dispose of our food waste. Being eco-friendly we also wanted to keep our trash cans odor free and reduce our household waste. Like death and taxes, composting happens - whether we want it to or not. Though all organic matter will eventually decompose (despite ...

New England Institutions Honored for Food Waste Recycling Efforts on America Recycles Day

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 15, 2013)

In honor of America Recycles Day, two colleges in Massachusetts and a senior living facility in Connecticut were honored this week by EPA for their success in keeping extra food out of landfills and getting it to people who are hungry. In addition, regional achievement awards were given to 12 other organizations in three New England states. ...

Recycling the Pacific – building a new green world at sea

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jul. 7, 2010)

It is an intriguing idea - bordering on the audacious; but it might just work and it might help solve a growing environmental disaster in the Pacific Ocean. Recycled Island is a research project launched by Rotterdam-based WHIM architecture designed to assess the feasibility of creating a habitable floating island from plastic wastes in the ...

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