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  • Allianz Madvac introduces the Madvac 61 vacuum litter collector

    Allianz Madvac introduces the Madvac 61 vacuum litter collector. The Madvac 61 operates virtually dust free, cleaning hard-to-reach areas. This portable vacuum litter collector fits on a pickup truck, removing windblown trash from landfill fence lines, parking lots and parks with a 40 foot hose. One Madvac 61 does the work of 4 or 5 manual pickers, increasing productivity by 400%! Easy to ...


  • Madvac Inc. introduces the new LT500 high capacity litter collector

    The LT500 provides high volume litter collection in hard to reach areas, virtually transforming the traditional manual litter picker into a highly automated litter collection system, leading to increased productivity. By significantly reducing fatigue causing injuries, litter picking has never been safer than with the LT500. The LT500 vacuums trash and litter from trash cans, landfills, highways, ...


  • Madvac Inc. increases litter capacity by 33% to the Madvac 101 vehicle

    The new high capacity 80-gallon litter container results in less handling and higher productivity. Designed to meet the needs of high volume litter collection in today’s busy streets, Madvac introduces an increased 80-gallon litter container to the Madvac 101 vehicle. The Madvac 101 vehicle can vacuum up approximately 120 gallons of uncompacted litter through its patented vacuum compacting ...


  • Munro Distributing Now Offers Solar-Powered Waste & Recycling Collection System

    Munro Distributing announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with BigBelly Solar, allowing the company to offer BigBelly Solar’s intelligent waste & recycling collection system to its customers. Munro Distributing is a distributor of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies with locations throughout Massachusetts and in RI, NY, ...


    By Bigbelly Solar Inc.

  • Global Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags

    For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise. Some 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, representing a 4 percent increase over 2012. Recovery and recycling, however, remain insufficient, and millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year, writes Gaelle Gourmelon, Communications and Marketing Manager at the Worldwatch Institute, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Cortec® Corporation Launches Biobased Film Products for Marine and Anaerobic Digestion Markets

    Cortec® Corporation, a leading bioplastics producer located in Minnesota, USA, is pleased to announce the launch and commercial availability of EcoOcean™. This new bioplastic offers a unique combination of environmental and performance benefits previously unattainable—flexibility and strength; commercial and low-temperature backyard ...


    By Cortec Corporation

  • Statement by Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik on his participation at the clean-up action in Brussels organised in the context of Let`s Clean Up Europe initiative

    "It is a real pleasure to take part in this initiative and to contribute actively to cleaning up Europe! The action fits well with the fact that the European Commission actively implements EU Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS) to improve its environmental performance and connect with stakeholders in the process. Through EMAS, the Commission has already decreased its waste generation per ...

  • Plastic found in stomachs of over 1 in 6 large pelagic fish sampled in Mediterranean Sea

    Plastic pollution in the ocean is a growing problem. This study, which is the first to investigate the presence of plastic debris in large pelagic fish in the central Mediterranean Sea, found that over 18% of fish had ingested plastics. Marine litter, defined by the European Commission as any persistent manufactured or processed solid material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in the marine ...

  • Axion helps launch retail giant`s beach toy

    United Kingdom: Thanks to support from recycler Axion Polymers, leading British retail chain Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched Beach Clean Frisbees - flying discs made from recycled plastic, some of which was collected on UK beaches. 'We've managed to take waste off beaches where it threatens marine life and transform it into a brand new product that is fun for our customers ...


    By Recycling International

  • CORRECTION FROM SOURCE: Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Data Reveals Cleanest and Dirtiest Shorelines Across the Nation

    This release corrects and replaces the release that was disseminated at 7:00 AM ET on Wednesday, August 17. Please note that Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup's recent media release on Canada's cleanest and dirtiest shorelines is based on data from the 2010 Shoreline Cleanup. In this release, Sydenham Lake was identified as the shoreline in Canada where the most litter was collected. More ...


    By Marketwire

  • The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup Kicks Off National Fall Cleanup Week, Sept. 15-23, 2012

    Beginning Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 23, more than 45,000 Canadians at over 1,500 sites are banding together to fight shoreline litter, a key threat to our waterways, by participating in the 19th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. A conservation initiative of the Vancouver Aquarium and WWF, the Shoreline Cleanup is the largest ...


    By WWF UK

  • Leafield success at RWM

    Leafield are recently returned from the RWM show and are pleased to say that judging from the flood of visitors to their stand, it seemed busier than ever. The stand got more than its fair share of compliments and the new ...


  • Plastic bag recycling coming to Big Apple stores

    New York City Council Wednesday passed new legislation that would encourage recycling of single-use plastic bags at large supermarkets and other retail outlets throughout the city. The legislation, sponsored by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and others, would require large retail outlets in New York City to establish in-store plastic bag recycling programs, inform consumers of the ...

  • Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnership Category

    The Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP) will receive a Second Place 2015 Gulf Guardian Award in the Partnerships Category. The awards ceremony will be held on July 30, 2015, at the Texas State Aquarium in Corpus Christi, Texas. “The Gulf of Mexico is a precious natural resource not only to the communities that thrive on its shores ...

  • GBB to Provide Independent Review of City of Charlotte’s Solid Waste Services Department

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by the City of Charlotte, NC, to perform an independent review of the City’s Solid Waste Services (SWS) Department. With the objective of identifying potential opportunities for improved efficiency and effectiveness, the GBB Project Team will review and analyze operations, consult with stakeholders, ...

  • Countrystyle awarded £16m New Spitalfields Market waste contract

    Countrystyle Group has been awarded a £15.8m contract to manage waste, recycling and cleansing services at New Spitalfields Market in Leyton, East London. Countrystyle Group will assist market tenants while a new segregated waste collection strategy is implemented, which will require them to segregate various waste streams into separate bins. ...

  • New Zealand public to have say on improvements to recycling strategy

    Wellington City Council is to conduct a wide-ranging review of its recycling strategy. A draft paper of suggested improvements will go before the Council’s Strategy and Policy Committee in December, before going out to the public for consultation early in 2009. The Council's Environment Portfolio Leader, Councillor Celia Wade-Brown, says recycling is an issue close to the heart of many ...


    By New Zealand Government

  • Scientists: Great Lakes teeming with tiny plastic fibers

    Scientists who have reported that the Great Lakes are awash in tiny bits of plastic are raising new alarms about a little-noticed form of the debris turning up in sampling nets: synthetic fibers from garments, cleaning cloths and other consumer products. They are known as "microfibers" - exceedingly fine filaments made of petroleum-based materials such as polyester and nylon that are woven ...


    By Associated Press

  • Plastic: let’s keep the Fantastic and get rid of the Drastic

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I don't know if any of you ever saw the film "Recipes for Disaster”. It shows a family trying to live for a year without petrol-based products. I don’t think I’m giving away the plot by telling you that they find it virtually impossible. it particularly shows just how much we have come to depend on "fantastic plastic". To the extent that we have used as ...

  • Ministers must move on waste mountain reduction

    Defra’s Waste Strategy has left England’s waste mountain with no clear targets for its reduction, and leaves 90% of waste without specific recycling targets. Government knowledge of commercial and industrial recycling rates is patchy and outdated. Instead, Defra’s Waste Strategy concentrates its efforts on achieving improved recycling rates in the domestic sector which accounts for only 10% of ...


    By UK Parliament

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