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  • New house - old house - Canadian homes are going green

    Just outside of Ottawa, real estate developer The Minto Group has opened one of the greenest houses ever built in Canada. At the same time, a collaboration of designers, architects, engineers, homeowners and sustainable building experts in Toronto is turning wartime houses in Canada into green homes. Both projects, spearheaded by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), offer up blueprints ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DevilWash Gets Noticed at The White House

    Zach Hamilton is your everyday college student. Except before his 19th birthday he started two successful businesses, the most recent being DevilWash. Which has recently made its name known on Capitol Hill. When most business-savvy students are actively seeking the next Facebook, 21 year old student entrepreneur Zach ...


    By PRWeb

  • Electronic Recyclers International’s Massachusetts Facility to Host White House Business Council (WHBC) Round Table

    Officials from the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the State of Mass. will gather at Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, for a White House Business Council (WHBC) Round Table discussion this Friday (tomorrow). The meeting is part of the Obama Administration’s ...

  • BMRA launches new agenda at house of commons

    A campaign lobbying Government support to develop the UK’s metal recycling sector was launched yesterday (24 Nov) by the British Metals Recycling Association. At the House of Commons meeting which Environment Minister Dan Norris and Shadow Minister Anne McIntosh attended, the BMRA outlined four key areas in its Agenda for Change where it hopes to win ...

  • House passes another bill to stem California drought

    The House on Thursday passed GOP-led legislation designed to bring more water to California's farm belt amid a severe and lengthy drought. Similar efforts have faltered in the last two congressional sessions after initially passing the House, and the White House and Democrats remain opposed. The four-year California drought has forced communities to cut water use. Some rural areas have been ...


    By Associated Press

  • LUMENHAUS - the responsive architecture, zero energy house

    Imagine waking up on a cold winter"s morning to light streaming in through your bedroom window and the smell of fresh coffee. The concrete floor is warm and your favorite music starts to play as you eat your breakfast. As you drive away the house automatically locks, the thermostat reduces and the insulation panels close as the house goes into hibernation until you return. Welcome to LUMENHAUS, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Knives recycled into artwork

    A youth project in Canning Town, London, has used amnesty knives and recycled them into creative artwork. Canning Town South Detached Youth Project at Youth House has been working with a local blacksmith to take knives off the street and find a positive use for them. The police have collected a large number of blades including kitchen knives and meat cleavers which have been given in as part of ...

  • Aluminum Association Testifies Before House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy

      "The U.S. aluminum industry is a great example of an industry providing a positive economic impact while mitigating negative environmental impacts."  WASHINGTON, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vice President for Environment, Health and Safety, Charles Johnson ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • World First for Water Recycling

    Sunshine Coast based business leads world with new domestic water recycling technology With the subject of water supply very much on every local and state government agenda and the minds of every Australian, an award winning Sunshine Coast company, EcoNova, has achieved a world first in domestic water recycling technology. Their patented water recycling system NovaClear™ is the first ...


  • Leeds` social housing huge £2.5m refurbished furniture deal

    A furniture refurbishment firm has been awarded a £2.5m contract to supply Leeds social housing with furniture over the next two-and-a-half years. Liverpool’s Furniture Resource Centre Group along with its associated company, Bulky Bob’s, have been awarded, what is thought to be the largest contract of its kind by Jack Lunn Construction. ...

  • Recycling Our Way to Recovery

    The following statement has been issued by Joseph Cattaneo, President, Glass Packaging Institute. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Over the past year, there have been promising signs that the United States is recovering from the so-called "Great Recession." In recent quarters, the country's Gross Domestic Product has been in positive territory. The ...

  • HMHP Expands Recycling Programs

    Humility of Mary Health Partners continues to reduce its impact on the environment, recycling more than a million pounds of cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and other materials in 2012 and the organization is on track to exceed that this year. “Our goal,” says Matthew R. Waggle, HMHP regional director of environmental services, “is to foster a culture of environmental stewardship consistent with ...


    By PRWeb

  • Cut Green House Gas Emissions through Biomass Briquetting

    Increasing pollution and green house gases are some of the major concerns for environment. People are looking for effective tools and techniques to cut down these hazardous factors in the air. Biomass briquetting through waste recycling is one of the effective techniques to reduce green house gases. Economic development is the prime objective of any county and one of the major contributors in ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • TSCA Reform: House Committee Passes Amended TSCA Modernization Act

    On June 2-3, 2015, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a markup hearing on the TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2576). Representative John Shimkus (R-IL), Chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, formally introduced the bill on May ...


    By Acta Group

  • New services from Celtic Recycling

    New tanker for de-oiling. Our new tanker gives us the in-house capability of de-oiling ('oil drain-down') smaller plant items containing up to 10,000 litres of insulating oil (or more if multiple visits). We can also pressure wash oil-contaminated transfomer plinths and cable troughs and recover the oil/water washings for disposal off site. Being a de-mountable unit, we can drop it off ...


    By Celtic Recycling Limited

  • 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 ...

  • VACUREMA – THE PET recycling technology of the future

    A unique process has become the world's most successful PET recycling technology within only a short space of time: the patented VACUREMA technology from Austria's plant engineering specialists EREMA. Since it was launched, the patented VACUREMA process has become established as the global standard in processing not only post-consumer PET bottle flakes but also in-house PET waste. Over 140 ...

  • Wales on target for better recycling figures

    Wales is reducing, re-using and recycling more and sending less and less household waste to landfill, Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing Jane Davidson announced today (30 July). In the final quarterly figures for 2007-08, local authorities across Wales are recycling 5% more than in 2006-07 – at 32% they are on track to hit the 40% target set for 2009-10. In 2006-07 the annual ...


    By Welsh Assembly Government

  • Eldan Recycling A/S acquired Redoma Recycling AB - 90 years of joint experience in cable recycling

    As of January 1st 2016, REDOMA Recycling AB is a part of the ELDAN Group, forming the world’s largest manufacturer of cable recycling equipment with 90 years of joint experience. Eldan Recycling has during the last 60 years been active in the field of manufacturing cable recycling equipment. Eldan has sold and installed several thousands of cable recycling lines around the world. The ...


    By Redoma Recycling AB

  • Redefinition of waste should increase recycling

    Classifying a host of waste products as raw materials could break down the administrative barriers that currently make them difficult to reuse. Cutting red tape will make it easier to turn millions of tonnes of industrial and commercial waste into usable materials, according to the Environment Agency and Government-funded recycling champion WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme). The ...

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