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Diamond Packaging Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill Status

by Diamond Packaging  (Sep. 18, 2014)

Diamond Packaging today announced that it has achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, an important milestone towards meeting its future goal of zero waste to landfill. The recovery and recycling program is a natural evolution of the company’s greenbox sustainability initiative and one which will provide long-term environmental ...

Oil and Gas Companies Join Partnership to Capture Methane

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Sep. 30, 2014)

In the last two decades, natural gas has become the fuel of choice for power generation, because electricity produced with gas has half the carbon dioxide emissions of coal power. Many see it as a "bridge" to a low-carbon energy future; in 30 countries, it already fuels more than half the electricity. But to the extent that gas isn't burnt for ...

Zero Waste Europe – Moving towards a circular economy

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Aug. 8, 2014)

The European Commission has presented a policy package that aims to start Europe moving towards a ‘circular economy’. The circular economy centres on an economy that produces almost no waste and where products, materials, and other forms of value are reused or recycled. The legislative proposal: Increased waste targets Waste policies ...

Eaton Honors 39 Facilities for Achieving Zero Waste-to-Landfill

by Eaton Corporation  (Jun. 26, 2014)

Power management company Eaton in 2013 reduced its landfilled wastes by about 18 percent, or 4,900 metric tons, as part of a global zero waste-to-landfill program. During World Environment Month in June, Eaton is honoring 39 manufacturing facilities around the globe that have achieved this milestone. Since 2010, these facilities have eliminated a ...

WasteZero Selected as Official Bag Provider for BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors and Recycling Units

by WasteZero  (Jul. 16, 2014)

WasteZero, the leading provider of municipal solid waste reduction programs and supplies in the U.S., announced today that it has been selected as the official provider of specialized bags for BigBelly Solar's nationwide network of solar-powered trash compactors and recycling stations. BigBelly systems can be found in many major cities-including ...

Businesses can save Money through proper Waste Management & Recycling

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Aug. 13, 2014)

Businesses can help their bottom line, and their public image, by improving the way in which they manage waste and recycling. The process of sending waste to landfill harms the environment and is not a solution that can continue far into the future. Doing nothing to improve your company’s waste management is also not financially or ethically ...

San Diego, Calif. Students Receive Environmental Education Award For Reducing Food Waste Going to Landfills

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 12, 2014)

Today, students from San Diego, Calif., received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA) for their contributions to environmental protection. In a ceremony at the White House, teachers and students from across the nation, including San Diego, Turlock and Guam were honored for their work ...

Scotland`s Circular Economy ambitions on show at Scottish Resources Conference 2014

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Aug. 20, 2014)

The role of innovation, leadership and policy in creating a sustainable circular economy in Scotland will be the overarching theme at this year's Scottish Resources Conference, taking place in Glasgow on the 28th and 29th October. Scottish Resources Conference 28th & 29th October 2014 Glasgow Hilton Hotel The two-day event will ...

Zero Waste Program Initiative by EnviroSolutions, Inc.

by EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)  (Jan. 10, 2014)

According to the EPA, 250 million pounds of waste are generated every year in the United States alone. With this in mind, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is proud to announce its “zero waste” initiative to promote practical and effective waste management ...

Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks

by PE International AG  (Oct. 30, 2013)

By exchanging industrial by-products, energy, water and materials between sectors, waste from one industry becomes raw material for another. Businesses are encouraged to emulate the sustainable cycles of nature, minimising the burden imposed on the earth and using its resources more efficiently. Developing new technologies for resource-use ...

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