self-emptying litter bin Articles

  • Hammarby Sjöstad - case study

    Every year thousands of visitors come from all corners of the globe to study the sustainable solutions in Hammarby Sjödstad. The vacuum waste collection system by Envac is a critical part of the district’s sustainability program. When the district was planned the environmental objectives for the waste management were: to reduce the total amount of household waste to ...

    By Envac AB

  • Minimizing Festival Trash

    The Whole Earth Festival at the University of California-Davis is a student-organized event that takes place annually in early May. The weekend attendance is approximately 30,000 people, with 16 food vendors and 100-plus craft booths. One major emphasis of the festival is environmental sustainability. To minimize waste generation, an integrated solid waste prevention strategy was conceptualized ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Finding the Best Organics Collection Systems

    Untitled Document AS HOUSEHOLD organics programs ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 63 Percent Diversion and Rising

    Untitled Document The City and County of San Francisco is making great strides towards ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Composting Advances in Oregon and Washington

    Over the years, different forces have served as drivers to help grow the composting industry. For example, in the late 1980s and early 1990s, it was the perceived landfill crisis that led to state bans on disposal of yard trimmings. Composting also has benefitted from a push to meet recycling goals, which has prompted states and local governments to go beyond yard trimmings and into such ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Source separated residential composting in the US

    THE Field of Dreams movie theme, “if you build it they will come,” is definitely à propos to source separated residential organics composting. While conducting this year's survey, we asked program managers what they think the key ingredients are to offering households the ability to divert more than just yard trimmings at the curb - a practice that is widely adopted in some Canadian provinces and ...

    By BioCycle Magazine

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