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  • Turning Waste into Green Industry

    ‘Waste’ is one thing, for which we don’t pay attention on it. We think that a particular item or thing is not in use for us, so it is a waste material. But these waste materials are posing threat, not only to one or two country, but to the entire world. These waste things are posing threat to the environment as well it also has an adverse effect on the health also. This waste ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • Green waste fermentation

    Strict rules mean that manure and green waste cannot be used together to produce green electricity, concludes a report on 'Profitable fermentation - the future of biomass', published jointly by Courage, the Innovation Network (Innovatienetwerk), and the SIGN Foundation (innovation in greenhouse cultivation), three organisations which are working towards sustainable agriculture. According to the ...

  • Defra confirms green waste target

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reconfirmed that green waste will count towards the 50% target for municipal waste set out in the revised European Waste Framework Directive (WFD). Defra’s clarification came in a letter sent in December 2008 to County Surveyors’ Society Waste Panel chair Julia Barrett, who raised concerns expressed at the panel’s meeting on ...

  • Green Travel & Green Conferences

    Untitled Document Environmental Experts create Environmental Conferences. Did you eat off plastic plates at an alternative transportation conference, and rent a car by yourself getting to a recycling ...


  • EU targets could apply for business and green waste

    Business waste and green waste could be included within the overall 50% recycling target set earlier this year by the European Parliament and EU Environment Council, for EU member states to achieve by 2020. Speaking to delegates at the annual Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) conference last week, MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for waste Caroline Jackson conceded that ...

  • The waste-LESS waistline: levi’s launches green jeans

    Legendary denim brand Levi’s launch an incredible range of waste-friendly denim. Legendary fashion brands to do everything in their power to advertise their products as imperceivably perfect, almost mythical garments that are made from only the finest materials and designed by genius designers. Levi’s, however, are taking the opposite approach; their new line of jeans will bear the ...

  • Lean and green: 2011 plan for waste reduction

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Did you know that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year? About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills. One way to avoid garbage ending up in landfills is to reduce waste. Oftentimes, when visiting with a client in our sustainability ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Green Alliance has vision to `design out waste`

    Environmental charity Green Alliance has announced its strategy for the next three years including a movement to ‘design out waste’. It has six themes that it will be assessing from now until 2012 including: political leadership, the sustainable economy, the third sector, climate change and energy futures, green living and designing out waste. Green ...

  • EU targets could apply for business and green waste

    Business waste and green waste could be included within the overall 50% recycling target set earlier this year by the European Parliament and EU Environment Council, for EU member states to achieve by 2020. Speaking to delegates at the annual Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) conference last week, MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for waste Caroline Jackson conceded that ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Green light for Cheshire waste fuelled power station

    A new 95 Mega Watt power plant capable of turning 600,000 tonnes of waste each year into electricity and heat, to be built at Ince in Cheshire, was approved by the Government this week. The waste, which would have otherwise gone to landfill, will instead be used to generate electricity to power a new Resource Recovery Park. Excess electricity will also be exported to the National Grid. The ...


  • Shanks gets green light to build waste facility

    Cumbria County Council has granted planning permission for waste management firm Shanks to build a £20 million mechanical biological treatment plant. The facility will be built at Hespin Wood near Carlisle and will process up to 75,000 tonnes of waste per year. Last November, the council agreed to a 25-year private finance initiative deal with Shanks to help the council cut the amount of waste it ...

  • Green Roof for waste water treatment plant

    The waste water treatment plant in the Csepel precint of the city of Budapest, Hungary, one of the largest and most advanced in its kind, which is being built within the ‘Living Danube' project for the health of the river is now protected by a high-performance green roof, using the properties of DuPont Typar geosynthetic to deliver long-term reliable functionality. "Living Danube" is an EU ...

  • UK ‘first’ for green energy from waste plant

    Isle of Wight residents will be the first in the UK to benefit from pioneering government-backed technology that enables the creation of green energy from waste. Construction of a new gasification plant – the first of its type in the UK - will generate 2.3MW of electricity, which is sufficient to provide Island residents with enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes. Gasification is an ...


    By ENER-G

  • Waste Management Geneva Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Geneva Landfill's gas plant is designed to generate 6.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 6,000 homes. The plant will be operational by ...


  • Waste Management Mahoning Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Mahoning Landfill in New Springfield, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Mahoning Landfill is designed to generate 4.8 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 3,500 homes. The plant will be operational by the ...


  • Greening the military

    A significant piece of the massive $787 billion stimulus package recently enacted by President Obama - around $20 billion - has been earmarked for renewable energy projects. Of this $3.6 billion dollars will go to green energy projects and energy efficiency upgrades in the U.S. Military.   The funds are to go for "improvements in energy generation and efficiency, transmission, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The greening of the gulf

    The growing number of green’ projects in the Persian Gulf represent lucrative business opportunities for investors and renewable energy developers around the world. But according to the panel of experts at the GLOBE 2008 special session Greening the Gulf, Canada has been slow to take advantage of the opportunities. The growing abundance of green technology in the Middle East has ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Going green saves MIT green

    When it comes to changing the ways energy is produced and used, MIT has long been at the forefront of research. Now, in addition, students, faculty and staff are working hard to put improvements in energy efficiency into practice on campus. The efforts are the focus of Energy Futures Week, an annual set of events coordinated by the MIT Energy Initiative to educate, inspire and engage the MIT ...

  • Green capitals – spreading the green message

    Ladies and gentlemen, I am delighted to be here with you and to have the opportunity to announce the winner of 2016 today. I know that Copenhagen has already done a lot during these past months to promote its green activities as European Green Capital and I hope that in the future these will give tourists an additional reason – of course in ...

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