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  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • 2-ram baler reduces charity costs

    Wastesavers Recycling is a community group based in Newport, South Wales which runs recycling services for the local area. Previously, plastic waste collected by the group was processed into 200kg bales and collected three times a week. Now, the installation of an IPS 2-Ram baler has allowed 600kg size bales to be produced, thus reducing the need for collection to just one per week. With the ...


  • MeWa introduces new machine and plant solutions at the Entsorga-Enteco 2009 in Cologne, hall 6, A30/B35

    MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH will introduce the latest product innovations of the current year at the Entsorga-Enteco: For pre-crushing of mixed domestic and commercial waste, the powerful UNI-CUT® AC AlphaCutter was launched onto the market, the SmashBoomBang has proven to be the ideal solution for disintegration of small electric appliances and, in the meantime, the patented ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • John Brown University Receives EPA Grant for Solar Water-Purification Project

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $14,520 to John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, for a drinking water disinfection project in Guatemala under the People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) program. Every year, the P3 program helps student teams pursue projects that deliver sustainable, alternative methods to address environmental challenges. The project ...

  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

  • Torqing sense for process plant control

    Plant monitoring and control is particularly vital in the continuous process industries, where multiple machines must act in harmony day after day and failure of a single machine can lead to massive consequential losses of production. With most machines driven through a rotating shaft, torque monitoring can identify problems before they become critical. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology considers ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • JCPenney achieves lEED(R) distinctions for green building design and operations

    J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has been awarded a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Existing Buildings Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Home Office campus located in Plano, Texas. The 1.9 million square-foot building serves as a workplace for more than 5,500 associates and is the third largest campus facility in the nation to ...

  • AT&T adds battery charger partially made from recycled water bottles to product line-up

    Key Facts 25 percent of the plastic in the external housing of the Motorola P793 Back-Up Battery Charger is made from recycled post-consumer water-cooler bottles. The Back-up Battery Charger shuts itself off automatically once fully charged, reducing wasted energy. The Back-up Battery Charger is a portable back-up power accessory that is compatible with all USB ...

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 248 decisions, including 58 reasoned ...

  • A*STAR Showcases 17 Innovative Solutions for Tackling Urban Living Challenges at World Cities Summit 2010

    Singapore, June 28, 2010 - (ACN Newswire) - Seventeen innovative solutions from the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), that hold promise of enhancing lifestyle, improving healthcare delivery and making urban living more sustainable and liveable, will be showcased at the World Cities Summit (WCS) from 28 June 2010 - 1 July 2010, at Suntec Convention Centre.Among the A*STAR ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim at ensuring proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has taken today 199 decisions, including 48 reasoned ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

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