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International Waste Summit–Striving for Net Zero Construction by 2030 to prevent of polluting Water and Soil

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 7, 2014)

The Construction Resources Initiative Council (CRI Council) is hosting an International Waste Summit in Ottawa, Ontario as part of a global initiative to reduce waste in the construction sector. Globally, the construction and operation of buildings consumes 40% of all ...

Poland’s Search for Sustainable Growth

by GLOBE Foundation  (Nov. 20, 2014)

Strolling through the high end shopping malls and office towers of downtown Warsaw one is struck by the vitality and prosperity of this vibrant progressive city. Construction cranes abound and the flow of people and traffic suggests this history rich city of almost two million is on an accelerating path to greatness. What ...

ANDRITZ to supply pressurized refining system to MDF customer in Mexico

by ANDRITZ Separation - a division of the Andritz Group  (Nov. 12, 2014)

International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Maderas y Sintéticos de México to deliver a chip washing system and a 54”-1CP pressurized refining system to the MDF production site in Las Morales, Mexico. Start-up is scheduled for the first half of 2016. Maderas y Sintéticos de México is a ...

FMs need to look at the bigger picture when it comes to Waste Management

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 31, 2014)

The forum which is supported by the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management and sponsored by GHS, brought FM and waste management together to discuss how business can move closer to a circular economy. The group concluded that more could be done on both parts in order to drive waste management further up the corporate agenda and ensure that ...

Preparation Environment Council, 28 October 2014

by Europa Press Room  (Oct. 27, 2014)

The first formal Environment Council under the Italian Presidency will be held in Luxembourg on 28 October. Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik and Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will represent the European Commission. The Council will deal with environment points in the morning before moving on to climate issues over ...

DOE, Washington Closure complete recycling project at Hanford

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 28, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently teamed with contractor Washington Closure Hanford to complete a major recycling effort during cleanup of the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State. The work involved removing an electrical substation in the 300 Area, a former industrial complex about a mile north of the city of Richland that was ...

Communication with householders is ‘missing piece of the recycling jigsaw’, claims Axion Consulting

by Axion Group - Axion Consulting  (Nov. 2, 2014)

Recycling rates in England are stalling because around half of all householders fail to recycle properly due to confusion and misunderstanding over what goes in which bin, claims Axion Consulting. Spending more on communicating with them could generate significant behaviour change and lead to improvement in the quality and quantity of ...

Sofscape 3rd Generation Tire Recycling Molding System

by Sofscape Caribe Inc.  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Sofscape is taking the tire recycling industry to a whole new level with the introduction of its 3rd generation molding system.  The Sofscape patented molding line converts crumb rubber, produced from waste tires, into high quality rubber products in 25 seconds.   Sofscape Caribe doesn’t follow the traditional molding process that ...

Radical rethink needed to maximise UK recycling rates

by Axion Group - Axion Consulting  (Sep. 15, 2014)

Conflicting opinions in the debate over future UK recycling rates are clouding the issues of what is realistically achievable and how challenging targets could be met, claims a leading resource recovery specialist. Commenting on industry concerns that England may miss its 50% by 2020 recycling target, Keith Freegard, Director of Axion Consulting, ...

Eaton’s Aerospace Facility in Titchfield Honored for Reducing Waste Through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

by Eaton Corporation  (Nov. 14, 2014)

Eaton is honoring employees at its aerospace facility in Titchfield, U.K., for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through strategies such as recycling, re-use and new work processes. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management ...

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