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  • New Philips LED Lighting System on Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge Helps Illuminate Path to Economic Recovery

    After over a decade in the dark, the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge has come alive with a new advanced LED lighting system from Philips Color Kinetics (PCK). Inspired by the 2010 United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) where he learned about the benefits and applications of LED lighting, forward-thinking Corpus Christi Mayor Joe Adame has worked with Philips, ...


  • Test Results Green-Light New Oil Spill Recovery Vessel for the Canadian Coast Guard

    Editors Note: There is a photo associated with this press release. Maritime-based Extreme Spill Technology, Inc. (EST) today announced the successful conclusion of tests on its 12m oil spill recovery vessel built for the Canadian Coast Guard, featuring an innovative proprietary oil recovery system. Tests culminated at the Ohmsett tank-testing facilities in New Jersey on September 14th, ...


  • Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

    Enval's pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes. The project is being conducted in partnership with Anthesis LRS, SUEZ environnement, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises. ...


    By Enval Limited

  • Phosphorus shortage solved through sewage recovery

    Phosphate is a key component in food production and an important element in fertilisers. The expectation is that easily extractable reserves of phosphate will be exhausted within fifty to ninety years due to the growing demand. Grontmij is working on finding a solution and on the more effective use of phosphate. The recovery and reuse of phosphate from waste water plays an important role in this. ...


  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of oil ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • 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 ...


  • Puget Sound Salmon Recovery: Coordinating the Efforts of Many

    Earlier this year the Puget Sound Partnership adopted a common monitoring and adaptive management framework for their Chinook Salmon Recovery Plan. Now they’ve licensed Miradi Share to support the massive collaboration required to update and implement the plan by incorporating the work of no less than 15 lead ...


  • New efficiencies for single-vessel oil spill recovery

    DESMI has introduced a new oil spill recovery product, RO-Vane, combining it with a DESMI SpeedSweep boom and RO-Skim skimmer to make cleaning up spills with just one vessel far easier, faster and more cost-effective. One system does it all Every now and then, something comes along that makes a real difference to the way an industry works. The latest addition to the portfolio of ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • De Nora signs agreement with Liquid Light

    De Nora and Liquid Light are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint technology development agreement to accelerate the development of Liquid Light’s innovative technology for the production of chemicals using CO2 as a feedstock. Liquid ...

  • De Nora signs agreement with Liquid Light

    De Nora and Liquid Light are pleased to announce that they have signed a joint technology development agreement to accelerate the development of Liquid Light’s innovative technology for the production of chemicals using CO2 as a feedstock. Liquid Light’s technology, which ...

  • Federal buildings go green with $4 billion in recovery act funds

    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently reached the milestone of investing $4 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for energy efficiency in federal buildings nationwide. Since the passage of the Recovery Act in 2009, the GSA has awarded construction projects to more than 500 companies, creating jobs in all 50 states, two territories, and the District of ...

  • Berkeley lab to receive US$115.8m in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will receive US$115.8 million from President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The funds are part of $1.2 billion announced by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today from funding allocated under the Recovery Act to DOE’s Office of Science. The funds will support an array of ...

  • Auto Mercury-Recovery Programs Up and Running in All 50 States

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 27, 2007) Mercury air emissions will continue to decline thanks to a voluntary national program to remove mercury-containing switches from vehicles headed for scrap. In its first year, more than 635,000 switches have already been removed from end-of-life vehicles. Collectively, those switches represent 1,400 pounds of mercury – more than the average coal-fired power ...

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • OriginOil Successfully Treats Produced Water for Reuse in Enhanced Oil Recovery

    OriginOil Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), developer of Electro Water Separation™ (EWS), the high-speed, primarily chemical-free process to clean up large quantities of water, announced today that independent third-party testing by Zalco ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • DOT awards US$742.5m in recovery act funds to 11 transit projects

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced on May 7 that it will award $742.5 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to 11 transit projects located in nine states. The awardees include light rail projects in Phoenix, Arizona; Los Angeles, California; Denver, Colorado; Portland, Oregon; Dallas, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; and Seattle, Washington. Other ...

  • HandsOn network and UPS partner to aid gulf region recovery effort

    UPS, the world's largest package delivery company, and HandsOn Network, the country's largest volunteer network, are joining forces to keep delivering volunteer services and relief efforts in the Gulf region, which faces a long term recovery from the oil spill and natural disasters. This Saturday, to celebrate Make A Difference Day, the largest day of national service, UPS employees will help ...

  • BP’s New Core Flood Robot Enhances Oil Recovery Techniques

    BP announced today that it is now operating the world’s first robotic coreflooding system. The Core Flood Robot is the most recent addition to BP’s programme of enhanced oil recovery (EOR) research facilities. Coreflooding is one of the most important techniques used to identify and evaluate EOR technologies.  It measures the effectiveness of water or gas injected into an ...


    By BP - British Petroleum

  • City of Yonkers launches fluorescent light bulb recycling program

    Under the terms of an enforcement agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the City of Yonkers has initiated a program to recycle fluorescent light bulbs, as well as light ballasts and electronic waste, known as E-waste. Fluorescent bulbs contain mercury, which can be released if the bulbs are broken. Mercury can lead to a variety of health problems, including nervous system ...

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