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  • U.S. EPA finds Exide Technologies a source of harmful lead emissions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today notified Exide Technologies of federal violations at its Vernon, Calif. lead smelting facility. EPA’s investigation, prompted by community concerns as well as ongoing investigations by state and local agencies, found that Exide violated the Clean Air Act’s lead emissions standards on more than 30 occasions. EPA’s investigation of ...

  • Survey reveals children’s environmental future is greatest incentive for consumers to be more environmentally conscious

    What motivates you to do more to protect the environment? A survey by the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a nonprofit, public service organization dedicated to recycling used rechargeable batteries, identifies driving forces behind Americans’ “green” practices and attitudes and reveals that concern for one’s children is an important part of Americans’ motivation to protect the ...


    By Call2Recycle

  • Cornish company shortlisted for design and innovation award!

    A Cornish, family-run business have recently returned from a Recycling Exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC with a growing list of enquiries about their latest innovation ‘KerbyCan’. The brainchild of Advanced Recycling Systems Ltd, Brian Hattam, ‘KerbyCan’ and ‘KerbyPlastic’ have been the result of a combination of expertise and over 30 years experience in the design and manufacture of high quality ...

  • How to Deal With Electric Waste

    E-waste is the toxic legacy of our digital age. Many factors have resulted in the fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe like rapid update of technology, falling price and serious damage of products itself. Some 41.5 million tons of electronic waste is generated in 2011, and that number is expected to rise to 93.5 million by 2016. USA is the world lead in producing electronic ...

  • GM’s Lockport Plant Achieves Landfill-Free Status

    SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:LOCKPORT, N.Y., Novmeber 29, 2012 /3BL Media/ - General Motors’ Components Holdings Lockport plant is the automaker’s 103rdfacility to achieve landfill-free status, reusing, recycling or converting to energy all waste from its daily ...


    By 3BL Media

  • ARCA Advanced Processing, LLC (AAP) Receives Pennsylvania 2012 Governor`s Award for Environmental Excellence

    Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCI) today announced that ARCA Advanced Processing, LLC (AAP) has received a Pennsylvania 2012 Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence for the installation of the first UNTHA Recycling Technology (URT) plant in the United States. The Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence are presented each year by the ...

  • EPA releases 2008 Report on the Environment Highlights

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its 2008 Report on the Environment Highlights, a valuable resource citizens can use to easily understand broad trends in the condition of the air, water, and land and related changes in human health and the environment in the United States. In the Pacific Southwest, state-wide measures have in many cases shown improvement, but these changes ...

  • Tirex remains optimistic for its technologies future

    The Tirex Corporation (TXMC: OTCBB) - owner of a patented tire recycling technology, called the TCS System – announced today that its Joint Venture Agreement with Wyoming Corporate Headquarters LLC (WCH) of West Columbia, SC, to recycle scrap tires in Tennessee, announced in January 2012, remains in good standing. ”While the financing needed to support the conditions of tire ...


    By The Tirex Corporation

  • Lack of end-of-life vehicles: Experts present possible solutions at IARC 2017

    The biggest problem facing end-of-life vehicle recycling for years continues unchanged, as recognised end-of-life vehicle dismantling companies are still suffering from illegal and uncontrolled management of hazardous components within OECD, illegal and uncontrolled dismantling of spare parts for reuse (including safety relevant components) and the illegal export of used vehicles. However, there ...


    By ICM AG

  • U.S. EPA honors federal agencies for water conservation, waste reduction

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today recognized six federal agency offices in California with its prestigious Federal Green Challenge (FGC) program award for reducing their operations’ environmental impacts. EPA Regional Administrator Jared Blumenfeld presented the awards to the Northern California agencies at a ceremony hosted by the Federal Executive Board in San ...

  • Oil spray reduces greenhouse gas emissions from pig finishing barns

    Animal feeding operations are an important emission source of air pollutants including methane and carbon dioxide—known greenhouse gases. Recent inventories suggest that animal manure makes a significant contribution to global methane emissions. As a consequence, greenhouse gas emissions can potentially become a limiting factor in the development and sustainability of animal production and ...

  • Entsorga-Enteco gives a strong impetus to the environment industry

    Cologne’s environment trade fair will be refined under the name ENTECO in 2011 After four successful days, Entsorga-Enteco, the international trade fair for recycling management and environmental technology, closed its doors in Cologne today. 784 companies from 30 countries presented their broad range of products and services from the environment sector. About 36,000 trade visitors from 90 ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Don`t repeat the same mistakes with nanotechnology

    Nanotechnology is the key technology of the 21st century, and in the not so distant future will influence every sphere of daily life. Whether in industry or medicine, new methods make possible the manufacture of new materials with new properties, which will help medical science fight disease. The technology is still in its early stages, and little is yet known of possible negative effects on the ...


  • DNV opens doors to new `green` headquarters in US

    DNV today announced the formal opening of its new 90,000 square-foot eco-friendly building in Katy, TX., that will house many of the global organization's North American businesses. The new facility is another step in DNV's increasing presence in US and Canada, with diverse business offerings in vital markets such as Energy, Healthcare, Climate Change, Food Safety, Maritime and ...

  • New generation of pumps and skimmers ideal for landfill market

    Abanaki Corporation (www.abanaki.com), the world leader in oil skimming solutions, announces a new technology added to its groundwater remediation systems line. This new product line will include the PetroXtractor Active Membrane Skimmer, PetroXtractor Passive Membrane Skimmer, and Leach-Aid Landfill Pump, intended for use in remediation and leachate ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • California microbiology testing laboratory now offering legionella testing

    EMSL Analytical, Inc., a worldwide leader of laboratory testing services and sampling products is pleased to announce the addition of Legionella testing services to their San Leandro, California laboratory to serve health care facilities, indoor air quality and environmental health and safety and professionals. The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends routine monitoring of for ...


  • Largest LDPE /HDPE bottle processing facility installed in France

    Holzmag AG Recycling Technology, based in Dornach outside Basel, announced the start-up in April 2007 of a recycling facility for LDPE /HDPE bottles to be operated by the French firm Desjoyaux in St. Etienne. Desjoyaux, one of the world’s largest swimming pool manufacturers, produces prefabricated pool elements and uses granulate pellets to strengthen and support pools. The challenge was to ...


  • California Utility Customers Get New Choices for Earning, Being Green When Replacing Clunker Appliances

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/29/10 -- Customers of Southern California Edison (SCE) and Southern California Gas Co. (The Gas Company) have new options and can earn more money in energy rebates following the California Energy Commission's decision Wednesday to offer additional incentives for purchasing energy-efficient appliances and recycling old energy-guzzling models. The expanded ...


  • Cooling without climate warming: Environment MEPs recommend F-gas bans

    Use of climate-unfriendly fluorinated gases should be banned in new air-conditioning appliances and refrigerators by 2020, according to a vote on draft legislation in the Environment Committee on Wednesday. Overall use of potent hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) greenhouse gases should be reduced 84% by 2030, MEPs say. Following bans on chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in the 1980s to stop depletion of ...


    By European Parliament

  • Ground Zero Neighborhood Welcomes New York`s First Green School

    New York City is poised to build its first green school near the site of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, now the fastest growing residential neighborhood in New York. The environmentally sustainable school will be constructed in the Battery Park City area of Lower Manhattan on land donated by the state, officials said Tuesday. The state is providing the last vacant ...

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