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  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • MillerCoors leads with waste reduction achievements

    MillerCoors today released its 2010 Sustainable Development report, titled "Great Beer, Great Responsibility," which details progress across the company"s corporate social responsibility commitments. The brewer succeeded in exceeding its 2015 goal for waste reduction, by eliminating 20 percent of the amount of waste sent to landfill. In total, the company reuses or recycles nearly 100 percent of ...

  • TOMRA Leads conference highlights waste-management reform

    The first two day ´TOMRA Leads Global Conference´ was held on the Greek island of Crete from 16-17 June. Jointly hosted by TOMRA Sorting Recycling and Helector S.A., waste management specialists, this first annual global event was established to share knowledge and expertise about the management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • WRAP to lead single recycling and waste delivery body

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme is to become a single super delivery body for Government-funded  recycling and waste programmes for businesses and householders. Over the next year, WRAP will begin leading programmes currently run by the likes of the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme and Envirowise. Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Hilary Benn said: ...

  • Bristol to lead the way with waste incentive scheme

    Bristol City Council has become the first authority in the country to apply for the Government’s financial waste incentive scheme. Following a series of discussions and meetings with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and the Waste & Resources Action Programme, the city council is taking a formal proposal to Defra on 8 March to seek funding and support for a pilot incentive ...

  • Leading the way in wastewater management

    Australian leader in sewage treatment technology, Suncoast Waste Water Management is also the manufacturer of Ozzi Kleen Sewage Treatment Systems. Suncoast Waste Water Management has served the needs of isolated communities, mining locations and various other projects not connected to the municipal sewage treatment system for more than two decades. During that time, Suncoast Waste Water ...

  • Nepal leads biogas collaboration

    Nepal is looking to scale up its flagship household biogas programme, which has made forays into other developing countries in Asia and Africa.   Initiated in 1992 with support from the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), Nepal has installed over 240,000 household biogas plants with a thermal ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Leading Anaerobic digestion firm calls for ban on food waste to landfill

    Localised collection rules are hampering the plans to build 40 anaerobic digestion plants, warns Tamar Energy. The UK government has been called upon by the UK’s first large-scale anaerobic digestion developer, asking to ban food waste from landfill to help the UK meets its 2020 renewable energy targets. The government were called upon after they unveiled its second annual progress report ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

    Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for Tetronics which has been firmly established in ...

  • All roads lead to Rome

    Global leading recruitment consultancy supports an employee as he runs the Rome Marathon in March in the efforts to raise money for cancer charities.Allen & York - specialists in the Natural & Built Environment, Energy, Waste, Health & Safety and Engineering sectors – are helping to support ‘Sophie’s Legacy’.Sophie Drury, an inspirational lady now known nationwide, fought ovarian ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Successful waste contracts lead to record May Gurney order book

    Infrastructure service provider May Gurney has reported a record order book of £1.7 billion, which has been significantly impacted by its waste management services. Reporting on trading for the year ended 31 March 2010, the firm is on track to deliver results for the year in line with expectations. Additionally, it continues to generate significant cash, with a strong position in excess of £27 ...

  • GPT wins total waste management contract for a leading European Generics Manufacturer

    GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers GPT ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Idea could lead to cheap solar cells using plant waste

    Remote communities could eventually make their own solar cells using waste vegetation, thanks to a design developed by researchers in Switzerland and the United States. The technology is inspired by photosynthesis. In plant cells, sunlight separates electrical charges with almost 100 per cent ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Leading Companies from Waste Management Industry will Participate in ‘Save the Planet’ 2014

    Coference Registration Early Bird Fees - till 7 February Taking into account the current challenges, the Exhibition & Conference ‘Save the Planet’ will stimulate the technological progress in waste management and recycling ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • New engineering recruit sought at leading waste shredder firm

    Industry-leading waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK is on the lookout for a qualified electrical/mechanical engineer to join the ever-expanding team. As the number of UNTHA UK clients grows, the after sales team is receiving more service and maintenance requests from organisations seeking to achieve the greatest possible return on investment ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Idea could lead to cheap solar cells using plant waste

    Remote communities could eventually make their own solar cells using waste vegetation, thanks to a design developed by researchers in Switzerland and the United States. The technology is inspired by photosynthesis. In plant cells, sunlight separates electrical charges with almost 100 per cent ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • GPT wins total waste management contract for a leading European Generics Manufacturer

    GPT Waste, the largest UK independent provider of waste management solutions and sustainable waste services has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers GPT - The Waste Solution has been employed directly by the client who manufactures and distributes prescription medicines throughout ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Leading UK retailers pledge to stop selling energy wasting TVs

    The least energy efficient TVs will be taken off the shelves of some of the UK’s leading electrical retailers as part of a new commitment to reduce energy waste. Eight leading retailers - Best Buy UK, Comet, Co-operative Electrical, DSGi (Currys and PC World), John Lewis Partnership, Home Retail Group (Argos), Marks & Spencer, and Sainsbury’s - have voluntarily joined a new ...


  • UL Environment Leads and Educates Marketplace with Zero Waste Validation

     UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today that it has collaborated with a number of organizations to co-promote its landfill waste diversion claim validation ...


    By UL LLC

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