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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 ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

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 ...

Captains of industry add voice and vision to the circular economy debate at RWM 2014

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Industry leaders from the automotive, retail, construction, IT and other key sectors will join other influencers from across the resource management spectrum to share their vision, experiences and methodologies at the inaugural Circular Economy Connect zone. This event takes place at RWM (Resource Efficiency and Waste Management) from 16 to 18 ...

New `Circular Economy Connect` launching at RWM 2014

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jun. 11, 2014)

Introducing a new theatre, daily workshops, hospitality suites and networking zones to help you connect with peers, and advance your understanding into the benefits and challenges of adopting circular practice. A new event running at RWM in partnership with CIWM, called Circular Economy Connect, will provide businesses with vital tools to develop ...

Recreational Recycling Boosts Local Economy

by Leafield Environmental  (May 29, 2014)

Leafield is working round the clock to keep ahead of orders for their top-selling, high volume outdoor recycling unit the Envirobank 240L. Leafield MD Phil Maddox said: “Britain still has a long way to go to increase its recycling rates to meet the target to recycle 50% of waste by 2020 under the European Union’s Waste Framework ...

European Commission`s plans on waste are welcome but challenging, says CIWM

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jul. 2, 2014)

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed the adoption today by the European Commission of the Communication 'Towards a circular economy: a zero waste programme for Europe' to establish a common and coherent EU framework to promote the circular economy, including legislative proposals on EU recycling and other ...

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 ...

Waste Issues on Local Council Elections

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (May 13, 2014)

177 million tonnes of waste is generated in the UK alone each year. In 2011 an review of England’s waste policy presented 13 commitments designed to address issues including energy recovery, food waste and waste collection, with the goal being to lead the UK towards a ‘zero waste economy’. Despite these commitments, the ...

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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