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  • Poop to plastic? how what`s in your dumpster is suddenly a resource

    If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch ...


    By 3BL Media

  • EnviroVantage performs demolition of four structures completing entire project with only 1 dumpster of trash

    The Elliott Rose Farm in Dover, NH included 4 greenhouses; 3 at 800 feet in length and 1 at 400 feet. Due to age and snow pressure, it was necessary to re-enforce the metal framing with wood. The only way to secure the wood, glass and frame was to use caulking that, unfortunately in the 1970’s, contained asbestos. In 2003, the rose farm shut down but the land was still very valuable. ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • ELP Fuel Is Grabbing Attention of the Aviation Industry

    LP fuel has been a topic of great argument in the Aviation Industry. This ELP fuel is an outcome of the plastic waste. In order to come to a conclusion, a trip from Sydney to London has been planned. Pilot Jeremy Roswell is going to fly a Cessna 182 in a single- piston engine using this plastic waste fuel. If he completes the trip successfully, this fuel from waste would gain a considerable ...


    By Zorba Industries

  • The yin and yang of trash

    In a conversation with a design executive at PopTech, I realized the inner truth that lies within our dumpsters. Yes, I mean the big bins tucked out of sight behind your office building or loading dock. None of us like delving into our dark sides, existentially or physically . But, like the Yin and Yang of trash, you must push through the dark to get to the burst of innovation and "light" we all ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New Jersey recycles, saves money and reduces waste going to landfills

    Municipalities and counties are collecting and recycling hundreds of tons of plastic covering used to protect boats from winter weather under a new program introduced by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson. 'While shrink-wrap is a cost-effective and convenient way to protect boats from the elements, it presents a serious waste disposal challenge because the ...

  • EnviroVantage is environmentally conscious

    Today all of us are inundated with information about Leadership Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) construction techniques, LEED certification and sometimes, even the advantages of LEED. We, like many contractors, are taking courses, training our employees and working towards the goal of ensuring that our customers have the benefits promised by LEED. Our customers are demanding it. ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • The MACK Group, LLC completes industrial mold remediation project

    The MACK Group, LLC recently completed a large mold and moisture remediation project for a Fortune 500 industrial client. The work was performed in response to moisture infiltration of building components which subsequently produced mold. The MACK Group, LLC (MACK) was selected to perform the project based on their expert level of mold remediation and removal contractor services, their ...


    By MACK Group, LLC

  • Find Out How Green Your Medical Facility Is With Free Web-Based Waste Calculator From Megadyne

    Megadyne releases its Green Sheet Waste Calculator, a free web-based tool developed for hospitals and surgical centers to compare the medical waste produced by disposable electrodes and pencils and the waste savings from using reusable electrosurgical products. The calculator requires only the number of operating rooms and number of electrosurgical cases completed per O.R. per day. Using these ...


    By Marketwire

  • Safeplay Systems Receives 2009 Evergreen Award From U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently presented a 2009 Evergreen Award to Safeplay Systems (www.safeplaysystems.com), the company that manufactures EcoPlay Playgrounds, designed for commercial use. EcoPlay® is manufactured from post-consumer, recycled HDPE plastic (milk jugs). An average EcoPlay Playground play structure keeps approximately 30,000 milk jugs out of local ...


  • GaiaRecycle Introduces Small-Volume Onsite Food Waste Recycling System

    Designed for Elementary Schools and Small Restaurants PALO ALTO, CA – GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced the new G-30H modular model to address the food waste processing needs typically found in small restaurants and elementary schools. The GaiaRecycle G-30H system, featuring 66 lbs per day ...


  • GM Renaissance Center Sends No Waste to Landfill

    The General Motors Renaissance Center – the six-tower office complex that dominates the city’s skyline and has its own ZIP code – now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, diverting 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfill. That is the equivalent of 200,000 full garbage bags. The drive to make the Renaissance Center, home of GM’s Global ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Demolition: Where power meets precision

    Demolition involves plenty of noise, big machinery and a lot of dust. But today’s demolition contractor offers more than just brawn. Being a top choice demolition contractor means having multifaceted skills in just about every aspect of jobsite preparation, from remediation and abatement to materials recycling.“It’s not just about getting in and smashing stuff,” says Scott Knightly, president of ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • Sonoco CorrFlex`s Rural Hall Plant Achieves 95 Percent Landfill Diversion

        HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • 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 ...


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