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Company Disposes of Waste Fish Using Bio-Digester Machine

by PRWeb  (Dec. 1, 2012)

Big River Fish Corporation (BRF) has acquired a Liquid Food Composter (LFC) machine from Power Knot LLC to digest waste fish on site and save sending the waste to the landfill. The LFC is a biological high technology digester that is totally green and saves the mess, cost, and inconvenience of dumping the waste on a landfill. The LFC reduces the ...

Best options for disposing construction waste

by Science for Environment Policy - European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service  (Apr. 16, 2010)

A recent study investigated the environmental impact of the disposal of construction waste in Catalonia, Spain. The study suggests that the best options are to recycle construction waste where possible, incinerate the rest and landfill when there is no other option. These findings are in line with the waste hierarchy specified in the Waste ...

Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility Processes 10 Millonth Ton Of Waste Into Renewable Energy

by Covanta Energy  (Dec. 5, 2013)

The Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility (RRF), operated by Covanta Montgomery, Inc., is celebrating the milestone of processing 10 million tons of post-recycled municipal solid waste into clean, renewable energy. The energy-from-waste facility is owned by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority and began commercial operation in ...

InSinkErator – How to dispose 34 mio tons of food waste?

by PE International AG  (Sep. 22, 2011)

Food waste is a large component of our solid waste problem. And the question of what to do with it is a challenge for communities worldwide. Most of the food waste ends up in landfill, contributing to greenhouse gases. PE INTERNATIONAL Inc. conducted a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to help InSinkErator, a North American producer of disposers, to ...

New machine disposes of all types of waste

by Power Knot LLC  (Apr. 1, 2013)

Power Knot today announces the availability of the Disertater, a new machine that digests all types of waste. With the new machine, a business can stop sending its trash to the landfill and instead can capitalize on the output from the Disertater. Along with the release of the new product, Power Knot is releasing its new web site which provides ...

The Green Grid Introduces First-of-its-kind Metric To Help Organizations Measure The Responsible Disposition Of Decommissioned ICT Assets

by The Green Grid  (Mar. 5, 2013)

The Green Grid, the global authority on resource efficient information technology and data centers, has launched a new metric to help organizations measure how their electronic equipment is managed once it reaches end-of-current-use. The Electronics Disposal Efficiency (EDE) metric is the first universal metric launched by The Green Grid to help ...

Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

by The Environment Agency - England and Wales  (Dec. 17, 2013)

Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal Yesterday, 16 December 2013, Martin Pugh of Leominster, was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to one charge relating to the illegal disposal of waste. He pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing. In sentencing, the judge felt the offence was one of a very serious ...

Weather Station Customization for Hazardous Waste Disposal

by Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.  (Sep. 16, 2013)

Columbia Weather Systems offers software and hardware customization for applications whose weather monitoring requirements aren’t met by our standard systems. US Ecology Idaho is just such a case. The company’s Grand View, Idaho facility treats and disposes hazardous waste, non-hazardous industrial waste and low-activity radioactive ...

Communities consulted on radioactive waste disposal site

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Sep. 12, 2013)

Government today launched a consultation on a revised proposed process for working with communities in order to agree a site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). The multi-billion pound facility would be used to dispose of higher activity radioactive waste safely underground. This would provide a permanent solution for the disposal of ...

Odour and environmental concerns of communities near waste disposal facilities

by European Commission, Environment DG  (May 2, 2013)

A recent study has investigated how waste disposal sites in southern Italy have affected residents living nearby. Villagers reported being annoyed by odours, but the perceptions of residents living in the village closest to the facilities were possibly influenced by receiving financial compensation for the presence of the facilities. Public ...

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