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Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia Open This Month

by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd  (Oct. 14, 2014)

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia open on 29 October at AsiaWorld-Expo with a wide range of green tech products, building materials and new innovations on show. A number of industry networking and knowledge-sharing events are scheduled to take place during the event which runs until 1 November. About ...

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 ...

Shortlist announced for CIWMs Sustainability & Resource Industry Awards 2014

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Oct. 8, 2014)

The shortlist has been announced for the UK Sustainability & Resource Industry Awards, organised by CIWM on behalf of the industry. The Industry Awards recognise and reward innovation, achievement and best practice in the sustainable management of waste and resources, both within the waste sector and across a range of client sectors including ...

11 More GM Facilities Become Landfill-Free

by General Motors Corp  (Oct. 16, 2014)

Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. “Our landfill-free movement is part of our culture of continuous ...

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 ...

Top-Novelty at the IZB Wolfsburg: H2O GmbH presents the VACUDEST XXL

by H2O GmbH  (Oct. 14, 2014)

From October 14 to 16 the highly appreciated international suppliers fair (IZB) takes place in Allerpark Wolfsburg. The IZB is suitable for suppliers of the Automotive Industry and is highly respected by the international professional community. The H2O, too, will be attending the trade fair with a stand. As a special highlight the brand new ...

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 ...

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 ...

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