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  • Alleged terrorist caught using domestic truck shipments

    Discovery of suspicious package alerts FBI to bomb plot, leads to arrest U.S. authorities say a Saudi national arrested in Texas for allegedly plotting terror attacks was caught shipping explosive chemicals through domestic trucking networks. Law enforcement officials arrested Khalid Ali-M Aldawsari, a 20-year-old student, this week and charged him with attempted use of a weapon of mass ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • A nationwide review of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste collection charges in Ireland

    This study funded by the EPA research programme, ‘A Nationwide Review of Pay-By-Use (PBU) Domestic Waste Collection Charges in Ireland’, investigated the implementation of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste charges in Ireland in order to discern their impact on domestic waste-management activities, such as waste presentation, waste recycling and illegal waste diversion. Key Points On a ...

  • Demystifying the dis-domestication of consumer products

    Prolonging the lifespan of products is vital in order to decouple economic success from environmental impact, according to Marie Hebrok of the National Institute for Consumer Research (SIFO) in Oslo, Norway. Writing in the Journal of Design Research she is developing a theory of dis-domestication of products that should help inform designers and manufacturers as to the social perspective on how ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Comprehensive testing program for `Nutrient & Ammonia Removal` from domestic wastewater using EEC package plant

    To Simplify On-Site Treatment. A new unique modular containerised MBBR wastewater treatment system Called the 'High-Speed Bio Tec' designed by EEC Global Operation LLC and EEC (EUROPE) LTD South Cambridgeshire. The system is now installed for trial at Blackburn Meadows STW Sheffield, one of Yorkshire Water's prestigious sites. See right hand picture, 'New Testing System in England'. The ...


    By EEC Global Operation LLC

  • WRc launches online domestic water calculator

    WRc are launching an online water calculator which follows the methodology provided in CLG’s ‘The Water Efficiency Calculator for new dwellings’ for assessing water efficiency in new dwellings in support of The Code for Sustainable Homes and the new Part G of the Building Regulations. From October 2009 all new dwellings will be required to prove the water using products installed in the home meet ...


    By WRc plc

  • BRC calls for domestic appliance scrappage scheme

    VAT should be removed entirely from energy efficient appliances and a car-industry-style scrappage scheme considered. This would help households cut their fuel bills by switching to low emissions-generating products. As the Chancellor begins drafting this autumn's Pre-Budget Report (PBR), the British Retail Consortium (BRC) is today (Monday) writing to Alistair Darling setting out its priorities ...


    By British Retail Consortium

  • World carbon markets at a turning point

    The world's carbon markets are at a turning point according to the latest Thomson Reuters Point Carbon annual survey of carbon trading. While the volume of carbon credits traded globally will grow by an estimated 14 percent this year, reaching roughly 12 gigatons of carbon dioxide equivalents, concerns remain about depressed market prices in certain markets and uncertainties abound over the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Genesis Water Technologies Secures New Contracts With Release of New Municipal Domestic Wastewater Reuse Video Using Advanced 3D Animation

    MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a USA-based global leader of innovative and sustainable water treatment solutions for drinking water, process water, and waste water applications, is proud to have released this week its new municipal domestic wastewater reuse video. It has already been instrumental in securing contracts for the firm. This video ...

  • U.K. Water Companies Address Domestic Water Shortage

    The current water shortage in southeast England is having a marked effect on water resource strategy. Many water companies are reviewing what can be done to address potential shortfalls that are predicted for the years to come. This has taken the form of both demand and supply side measures including changes in U.K. water metering policy and plans for alternative methods of water supply. ...

  • Guidance on re-using and recycling used carpet

    A practical interactive guide has been published to encourage more re-use and recycling of used carpet arising from all types of refurbishment schemes. Best practices for extending carpet lifetime and for refurbishment specification are also highlighted in the user-friendly document. Carpet Recycling UK was commissioned by WRAP, the UK’s resource efficiency experts, to write the report, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Points of light recognizes extraordinary achievements in service

    As our nation struggles with continuing crucial challenges, Points of Light Institute last night honored inspirational achievements from individuals and organizations who have significantly transformed communities for the better. They were recognized at the 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service in New York City Four Daily Point of Light award-winners were recognized for creating ...

  • Report of the national roundtable points the way to change

    A report tabled this week by the National Roundtable on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE), states Canada can achieve its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction targets of 20% by 2020 and 65% by 2050 by implementing a strong, clear, consistent and certain GHG emission price signal across the entire Canadian economy as soon as possible. The report, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bruel & Kjaer’s totally un-PC domestic noise monitors

    Leading sound and vibration expert, Bruel & Kjaer UK has launched a ‘PC-less’ version of its domestic noise monitoring systems, MATRON-3 and MATRON-Light, to help local authorities avoid the resources drain of IT support. Many businesses and councils use external IT support teams, but each visit to install software costs money and is likely to entail management approval, which is time ...

  • British Retail Consortium calls for domestic appliance scrappage scheme

    The British Retail Consortium has called on the Government to introduce a domestic appliance scrappage scheme similar to the car industry scrappage scheme in the UK. The BRC wants the Government to waive the 15 per cent VAT on white goods such as fridges and washing machines when customers trade up. The body claims it will encourage consumers to replace old energy consuming appliances with ...

  • The First Domestic High Technology PET Bottle Recycling Line

    Zhejiang Haili Holding Group signed the contract with us for TL-3000 PET bottle recycling line on July 5th 2010.So far, Haili Group extends the business scope with our company from material to equipment field and begins to develop a complete cooperation. Zhejiang Haili Holding Group was established in 1992, is a modern enterprise with seven holding subsidiaries, involved in manufacturing, IT ...


    By Zhejiang Boretech Co., Ltd.

  • The future is not what it used to be says US intelligence report

    Report projects U.S. as "first among equals," but the "unipolar moment" is over. The world of 2030 will be radically transformed from our world today, according to projections in a quadrennial report by the Intelligence Community's top analysts. The report, Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds, prepared by the National Intelligence Council of the Office of the Director of National ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • U.S., Japan Consider Co-Benefits of Domestic and Global Environmental Programs

    Washington, D.C. - EPA and the Japanese Ministry of Environment (MOEJ) held a Washington workshop this week to expand their efforts on climate change and sustainable development in developing countries. 'Climate change knows no borders. The U.S. and Japan play vital roles in global economic progress as well as global environmental protection" said Bill Wehrum, EPA acting assistant administrator ...

  • The future of carbon trading in the US

    An analysis by New Carbon Finance concludes that a carbon trading scheme in the US is inevitable within four to five years. Currently the US favors a domestic market, however linking into international schemes could significantly reduce the price of carbon, impose less cost on US industry and consumers and help make the US a climate change ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EPDM rubber liners for a wide range of industrial and domestic water containment applications

    Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer (EPDM) synthetic rubber liners are very effective for outdoor functions requiring long-term weathering properties. The flat sheet liner can be fabricated for lining water storage tanks, domestic garden ponds, irrigation and slurry lagoons, lakes and reservoirs. EPDM liners are also used for bespoke projects such as ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Viability, LLC Project Achieves First Domestic Voluntary Carbon Standard Validation

    Viability, an economic development firm centered around renewable energy and energy efficiency projects recently had its project design document for the fuel switch from natural gas to renewable biomass for thermal purposes validated under the Voluntary Carbon Standard (VCS). This project is the first US based project to become validated under the VCS using UNFCCC approved methodology AMS-I.C. ...


    By Viability, LLC

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