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  • Increase your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and ...

  • Unilever hosts event to educate companies on adopting zero waste to landfill policies

    Having recently achieved its goal of sending zero waste to landfill across its entire factory network, Unilever hosted an event last week attended by companies such as Mars, GSK and Sainsbury's, as well as academics and NGOs, as part of a campaign to educate firms on waste issues. The event, held on June 11 ,was called ‘The zero waste mindset - ...


    By Unilever

  • Tekserve eWaste recycling event

    New Yorkers Help Make Tons (More Than 125, To Be Exact) of Difference Recycle Your Unwanted Electronics at Tekserve's Recycling Event on Saturday, October 9th Since 2007, Tekserve and the Lower East Side Ecology Center have collected more than 125 tons of electronics for recycling, helping to keep toxic materials out of landfills and incinerators. Several times a year, New Yorkers bring their old ...

  • New Zealand Customer Event

    Clarke Energy will be holding a special event for our customers in New Zealand on the 14th May 2014. The event will be held at the Auckland Viaduct Events Centre on the water front of Auckland Harbour and will be followed by a dinner at the Hilton Hotel. Presentations will be given by ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Zimbabwe considers landfill biogas

    Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, shows determination in reducing its share of GHG emissions damaging the environment by planning a waste-to-energy plant. In southern Africa, the Zimbabwean capital has announced that it’s seeking an investor for the establishment of a waste energy plant at Pomona landfill as the city looks to generate energy ...

  • TITECH finds alternatives to landfill

    This week (28th & 29th April) TITECH are holding their Demolition Day 2010 event in Bad Ems in Germany. A forum of European experts will discuss how we can prepare to meet the challenge of reducing C&D waste sent to landfill and see a live waste sorting trial. Thousands of tons of recyclable materials from construction and demolition (C&D) activities are sent to landfill every day. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Tekserve hosts eWaste recycling event

    Tekserve Hosts Lower East Side Ecology Center for Free eWaste Recycling Drive July 10th Bring your electronic recyclables to Tekserve on Saturday, July 10th, from 10am to 4pm to be responsibly recycled; and while you"re there, receive a coupon for $25* and register in a raffle to win a new Apple Mac mini. Since 2007, Tekserve and the Lower East Side Ecology Center (LESEC) have teamed up to host ...

  • Maharashtra energy development agency event

    Clarke Energy will be participating in the Maharashtra Energy Development Agency’s (MEDA) exhibition on Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation in Nanded between the 3rd and 5th of December 2012. Come visit Clarke Energy to learn how gas-fuelled power plants can be used to deliver reliable supplies of power. GE’s Jenbacher gas engine can operate on a range of renewable and low carbon ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Maharashtra Energy Development Agency Event

    Clarke Energy will be participating in the Maharashtra Energy Development Agency’s (MEDA) exhibition on Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation in Nanded between the 3rd and 5th of December 2012. Come visit Clarke Energy to learn how gas-fuelled power plants can be used to deliver reliable supplies of power. GE’s Jenbacher gas engine can operate on a range of renewable and low carbon ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Gadgets dumped in landfills unleash toxins

    Old computers, cell phones and TVs shoved aside by more glamorous gadgets that are incessantly updated -- iPhones, game systems and flat-screens -- have unleashed a growing tide of unwanted electronics. But these e-waste castoffs contain toxins, among them lead, mercury and arsenic. They can poison groundwater or pollute the air when products are ...


  • 2007 Earth Day Computer/Electronic Collection event

    WITS, St. Louis Community College at Forest Park and St. Louis Earth Day have teamed up to host the 4th annual Household Electronic/Computer collection event. Monitors/Video Screens are $5 and Tv's are $10 but all other items are accepted free Event Will be in Lots A and C of the colleges Parking lot off Oakland. Event will run from 10am to 6pm All fees and materials donated are tax ...


  • Feeling peckish? Join Recofloor at the ‘Bacon Butty’ events

    Join the Recofloor team at this year’s popular ‘Bacon Butty’ events where you can find out more about the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme while enjoying welcome refreshments. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro in 2009 to divert waste material from landfill, Recofloor has 63 drop-off sites throughout the UK and Ireland at ...

  • Recofloor’s ‘Bacon Butty’ events on the road again

    Recofloor’s popular ‘Bacon Butty’ events are taking to the road again in a nationwide mission to recruit more flooring contractors and distributors to the UK’s award-winning vinyl flooring recycling scheme. Three June roadshows at Birch Distribution (Recofloor’s Distributor of the Year) sites in Leeds, Sheffield and Hull kicked off the ...

  • Recovinyl recyclers support BPF PVC sustainability event

    Recovinyl-accredited PVC recyclers will again be exhibiting at a British Plastics Federation one-day seminar on October 3rd, in support of the UK forum’s emphasis on sustainability within the UK PVC industry. Innovative applications for recycled PVC, including its use in new windows, flooring and building products, will be presented by VEKA Recycling Ltd, part of the VEKA UK Group, ...

  • Subaru announces third annual share the Love Event

    Subaru of America, Inc. has announced its third annual Share the Love Event The company, which recently set an all-time sales record, will continue its mission to give back to charities in need. "Over the last two years, Subaru of America, Inc. is proud to have donated nearly US$10 million to 5 great charities. Now we are bringing in two new charity partners; Ocean Conservancy and Big Brothers ...

  • 11 More GM Facilities Become Landfill-Free

    Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. “Our landfill-free movement is part of our culture of continuous improvement embraced by teams globally,” ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...


    By Geotech

  • Renewable Energy From Waste Management: Lockwood Landfill to Produce 3.2 Megawatts Of Electricity Using Landfill Gas

      RENO, Nev., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's need for renewable energy increasing, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) opened northern Nevada's first and only Gas-To-Energy power plant at its Lockwood Landfill, which will use landfill gas produced onsite to generate electricity. The project will create ...


  • I + G Cohen and Axion Consulting textile event, 13th November 2012

    Recycling specialists I&G Cohen Ltd and Axion Consulting are co-hosting a key event on November 13th 2012 for local authorities, recyclers and waste management companies to explore innovative ways of diverting used clothing and textiles from landfill. Entitled 'What a Waste!', the one-day seminar at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester aims to raise awareness of how textile ...

  • E-Scrap Events Net Nine Tons of Used Electronics

    More than nine tons of used electronics will be recycled instead of going to landfills, EPA and partners announced today. Employees of EPA, other federal agencies in the Kansas City metro area and the Unified Government of Wyandotte County/Kansas City, Kan., donated old and unwanted computers, laptops, monitors, cell phones, keyboards, VCRs, telephones and other electronics. “Employees of ...

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