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  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • Mounds of Improperly Dumped Medical Waste to Be Microwaved

    SAN JOSE, California (ENS) - Sanitec Industries, Inc. has been hired to dispose of medical waste and patients medical records improperly dumped in a San Jose area landfill last month. The company says over 100,000 pounds of medical waste was improperly dumped – several hundred times more than was reported. Hundreds of pounds of confidential patient medical and financial records and ...

  • WasteCare Corporation Introduces Innovative Red Bag Waste Equipment Solution

    WasteCare Corporation, a company that specializes in waste recycling solutions has added a new product that significantly reduces the waste processing and disposal costs associated with red bag waste... a burdensome waste profile that is common to hospitals, medical centers, clinics and healthcare facilities in general.   WasteCare Corporation proudly introduces a new product that is ...


    By WasteCare Corporation.

  • Put a plastic bag in your tank

    Researchers in India have developed a relatively low-temperature process to convert certain kinds of plastic waste into liquid fuel as a way to re-use discarded plastic bags and other products. They report full details next month in the International Journal of Environment and Waste Management. Many pundits describe the present time as the “plastic age” for good reason and as such we ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Plastic Bag Collection Events Tip the Scales on America Recycles Day

    Plastic bag recycling took on an educational and festive flair in schools, village squares, college campuses and retail store parking lots during America Recycles Day 2011, as community groups in 35 states embraced the message that plastic bags should not be treated like trash. In all, more than 130 plastic bag collection activities were held to celebrate the annual event sponsored by Keep ...


    By Marketwire

  • Great River Energy Passes 10 Year Bag Life Milestone at Elk River Plant

    Great River Energy (GRE) in ELK River, MN operates a 1000 tons per day refuse-derived fuel fired waste-to-energy facility. The plant produces approximately 32 Megawatts (gross) from three boiler units with traveling stoker grates. In November of 1996, they installed 2,592 GORE® Filter Bags with acid-resistant fiberglass backers and expanded PTFE membrane in their baghouse.  Over ten years later, ...


    By W. L. Gore & Associates

  • Ireland's Green Bag Company Builds Out US Infrastructure as Sales of Sustainability Products Grow

    Ireland's Green Bag Company (Green Bag), a pioneer of the now ubiquitous recyclable bag, today announced that it is staffing up in the US. The company recently appointed a product developer in San Francisco and is actively recruiting in other US locations. Green Bag was established more than a decade ago in Australia. Last year they relocated operations to Ireland for greater proximity to the ...


    By Marketwire

  • `Duped` Brazil waste shipping company awarded £730,000

    The shipping company involved in exporting and repatriating ‘illegal’ waste sent to Brazil, has won £731,615 in damages and costs. Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) brought the claim in the High Court against Worldwide Biorecyclables, its director Julio Da Costa and its previous co-director and company secretary Andre Oliveira. The money was awarded becuase the shipping company suffered ...

  • SlydEater

    An all-in-one solution to eliminate the cost and hassle of microscope slide disposal! The SlydEater is the first machine to exclusively pulverize glass slides and obliterate any identification affixed to those slides. The unrecognizable mound of glass dust can be tossed into regular trash, not in medical or red bag waste or expensive sharps ...


    By S&G Enterprises, Inc.

  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces Execution of an Agreement to Acquire SharpsMD, Incorporated and 2000 Plus Consulting, Inc.

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) is pleased to announce it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SharpsMD, Incorporated and 2000 Plus Consulting, Inc., two Florida based Medical Waste Disposal and Management Companies. Together they offer medical waste and pharmaceutical waste pickup, removal, transportation, mailback and disposal. Gex "Jay" F. ...


  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces New Rental Program

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCQB: BMTL) is pleased to announce a revolutionary medical waste disposal system rental program for its Demolizer® II machine. The rental program will provide a cost effective way for healthcare providers, dental offices, veterinarians, and others producers of medical waste to dispose of up to 80 gallons per month right in their own ...


  • Recovinyl grows PVC Recycling Rates across Europe

    The UK was again a star Recovinyl performer, contributing just over 20% - or 95,525 tonnes – to the total recycled through the PVC industry’s recycling scheme in 2014. A total of 474,411 tonnes of waste PVC was recycled through Recovinyl last year across its 16 European member countries. The Recovinyl network currently comprises 160 companies. Recovinyl is an ...

  • BioMedical Technology Solutions, Inc.`s First Quarter Results Show Dramatic Improvement

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) is pleased to announce that under the new management of Founder Jon Bricken and President and Chairman Gex "Jay" F. Richardson, the company's 2011 first quarter net loss has decreased 81% over the same period in 2010. Revenues experienced a 13% increase and cost cutting was responsible for the remainder of the savings. Company ...


  • Former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., DVM, PhD, MPH Joins the BioMedical Technology Solutions Scientific Advisory Board

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS," "the Company") (OTCBB: BMTL) announced today the addition of former Assistant U.S. Surgeon General Roscoe M. Moore, Jr., DVM, PhD, MPH to its Scientific Advisory Board. "We are honored and excited that Dr. Roscoe Moore will be joining our esteemed Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Moore's experience and expertise with both national and ...


  • Recovinyl Continues to Increase PVC Recycling Across Europe

    PVC recycling continues to grow across Europe, with the UK contributing more than 20% - or 88,648 tonnes – to the total recycled through Recovinyl, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, in 2013. A total of 435,083 tonnes of waste PVC was recycled through Recovinyl last year across its 16 European member countries. To date, the Recovinyl recycling network comprises 141 ...

  • Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092427/Global-Biodegradable-Polymers-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Biodegradable Polymers Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p092427/Global-Biodegradable-Polymers-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic This ...


    By ReportLinker

  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces a Thirteen Million Dollar Sale to Brazil

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCBB: BMTL) has received a ($13,100,000.00) thirteen million one hundred thousand dollar order for Demolizer II units and Collectors from a distributor in Recife, Brazil including customer orders from the Government agencies of ADAGRO and LACEN. The first units will be delivered within 90 days and the remainder over the course of the next ...


  • EPA selects Illinois students for the president’s Environmental Youth Award

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has selected middle school students Dana Gattone, Angel Loizzo and Maggie O’Brien from St. Philip the Apostle School in Addision, Ill., as regional winners of the 2010 President"s Environmental Youth Award. Winners from each of EPA"s 10 regions were recognized today at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. "The work of these motivated students shows ...

  • Using advanced filtration technologies to do more with less

    Advances in filtration technologies in the healthcare industry help to improve indoor air quality and increase cost savings The healthcare industry has made great progress in implementing strategies that lower risks, improve building efficiency, and reduce carbon footprints. Many measures are geared toward reducing heating and cooling system energy consumption, and recent advances in air ...

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