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Waste prevention: decoupling waste generation from economic growth

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 17, 2014)

Preventing waste is a top priority of waste policy in the European Union with potential economic and environmental benefits. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report reviews the state of play in the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The EEA report ‘ ...

Axing of Waste Proposals and Uncertainty about Air a Colossal Strategic Blunder

by European Environmental Bureau  (Dec. 16, 2014)

This is a reaction from the members of the Green 10 whose members are the European Environmental Bureau, Transport&Environment, Birdlife, Greenpeace, WWF, CEE Bankwatch Network, Climate Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Health & Environment Alliance, Naturefriends International. The Green 10 [1] condemn in the strongest possible terms ...

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 ...

USDA Announces Support for Producers of Advanced Biofuel

by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)  (Dec. 2, 2014)

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA is making $5.6 million in grants to 220 producers across the nation to support the production of advanced biofuels, and is awarding more than $4 million in additional grants that will advance the bioeconomy and reduce the nation's dependence on foreign oil. "Producing advanced biofuel is ...

Decommissioning is a significant part of nuclear power’s GHG impact

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Dec. 11, 2014)

The greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced during the decommissioning phase of nuclear power plants may have been underestimated in previous assessments, new research suggests. The study estimated that the decommissioning process for a German plant resulted in 1 651 265 tonnes of CO2 (or equivalent) emissions, or 0.825 tonnes of CO2 equivalent ...

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 ...

AERZEN TURBO convinces with the new concept for oxygen introduction at Wansdorf sewage plant

by Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH  (Dec. 15, 2014)

The company operating the Wansdorf sewage plant, which was completed in 1998, is a co-operation between Berliner Wasserbetriebe, four municipal authorities and a special-purpose association in Brandenburg. More than half of the waste water purified in Wansdorf comes from Brandenburg, and the rest comes from Berlin. The plant was designed for a ...

`A real blockbuster`

by UNTHA shredding technology  (Dec. 2, 2014)

Recycling experts among themselves. Whenever UNTHA distributes invites to a live demonstration of one of its product innovations, industry experts are eager to accept. Most recently, attendees were bravely encouraged to: "Test the best!" The location: .A.S.A. Abfall Service AG in Himberg/Lower Austria; the focal point: The revolutionary new UNTHA ...

India – Industrial growth through cogeneration

by Clarke Energy  (Dec. 11, 2014)

Indian woman in warehouse The surge in investor’s confidence since the Modi-led government took centre stage shows optimism of the new government towards trade and aspiration to improve the macro indicators. Largely attributed to Modi’s ‘Make in India’ campaign, the initiative is of due importance to increase ...

Global Chemical Control Handbook Published by ABA SEER

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Dec. 16, 2014)

The attorneys, scientists, and regulatory professionals of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to have authored Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide to Chemical Management Programs, recently released by the  ...

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