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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 ...

New regulations promoted by Zero Waste Scotland

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 9, 2013)

Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) has launched a Scotland-wide campaign to raise awareness of the change in the up and coming waste regulations. On January 1st 2014 The Waste (Scotland) Regulations come into force, after which all businesses and organisations will need to recycle metal, plastic, glass, card and paper or pay a fine. The regulations 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 ...

Covanta Announces New Partnership With Western Massachusetts Municipalities for Bundled Sustainable Waste Services

by Covanta Energy  (Apr. 14, 2014)

Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new partnership with nine Western Massachusetts municipalities for bundled sustainable waste management services. Covanta will provide sustainable waste disposal at the Covanta Springfield Energy-from-Waste facility, in addition to other ...

Finalists announced for the 2014 Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management

by Environment Media Group  (Apr. 9, 2014)

The Environment Media Group has revealed the finalists for its eleventh annual Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management which will take place at The Landmark Hotel, London 1 May 2014. Winners will be revealed at the awards ceremony, which will be hosted by award-winning journalist, ...

EPA Honors UCI for Zero Waste and Food Recovery Achievements

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 27, 2013)

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator, Bob Perciasepe honored the University of California, Irvine on its zero waste and food recovery efforts. UC Irvine’s zero waste program diverts from landfills 83 percent of the campus’s total waste materials by recycling, reusing and composting. In addition, the ...

Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 18, 2013)

A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover ...

UL Environment Leads and Educates Marketplace with Zero Waste Validation

by Underwriters Laboratories Inc  (Jun. 13, 2013)

 UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today that it has collaborated with a number of organizations to co-promote its landfill waste diversion claim validation ...

Zero Waste Challenge Returns to 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

by Waste Management, Inc  (Nov. 27, 2012)

Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it will continue the Zero Waste Challenge for the second year at the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open. The initiative is aimed at controlling materials brought into the event and educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of materials, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the ...

Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge: Transforming Waste into Valuable Resources

by Waste Management, Inc  (Nov. 13, 2012)

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today released its 2012 sustainability report. The report is called “Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge,” and documents the company’s progress toward increasingly transforming waste into valuable resources. “Five years ago, we announced four aggressive sustainability goals to improve our ...

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