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  • Milk bag sales on the increase for Sainsbury’s

    Customers have demonstrated their commitment to reduce packaging waste as sales of Sainsbury’s ‘milk bags’ have risen dramatically. The bags, which were introduced as part of a drive by the supermarket to reduce packaging, use 75% less packaging than the standard plastic milk bottle, and now account for one in 10 sales of the two-pint size of milk. Initially introduced by Sainsbury’s in 2008, the ...

  • Guaranteed Water Containment and Waterproofing Solutions

    The real trick to guaranteeing longterm water containment or waterproofing solutions is to invest in material that will withstand the forces of nature over a life time. A type of synthetic rubber membrane known as EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) has proven success in a number of application types by offering outstanding resistance to heat, UV rays, ozone and extreme weather ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • The trick to guaranteed water containment and waterproofing solutions

    The real trick to guaranteeing longterm water containment or waterproofing solutions is to invest in material that will withstand the forces of nature over a life time. A type of synthetic rubber membrane known as EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) has proven success in a number of application types by offering outstanding resistance to heat, UV rays, ozone and extreme weather conditions. ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Women’s Handbags may Contain Dangerous Levels of Lead

    Earlier this year, ABC News reported that several big chain retailers have agreed to limits of lead found in handbags and wallets.  The agreement came about after the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) had tested these products for lead from 100 of the nation’s top retailers.  The handbags and wallets were tested for total lead content and lead that came off the product from a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EnviroSolutions, Inc. Describes Unique Difficulties with Recycling Plastic Bags

    It is common knowledge that plastic bags are bad for the environment. In an ideal world, consumers would opt for either paper bags or the even more preferable option of reusable bags when checking out at the grocery store. While it is true that plastic bags are recyclable, it turns out this concept is easier said than done. The plastic bag recycling debate is not new. However, an article recently ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • Study: Over Seventy Percent of Americans Can Recycle Plastic Bags and Wraps Locally

    A new study released today provides encouraging news about the state of plastics recycling in the U.S.: More than 91 percent of the U.S. population can recycle their plastic bags locally, and additionally, nearly 75 percent of people living in the U.S. can recycle other types of flexible plastic wraps in their own communities.  The study, which looked at flexible polyethylene film – a ...

  • Oil cleanup absorbents: absorbent rolls and pads available

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has GEI absorbent rolls  and pads available. 84,000 linear feet absorbent rolls can be shipped out daily. Check out GEI YouTube ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • EPA and municipality of guaynabo removing 1,500 toxic drums and containers from abandoned warehouse

    Removing a significant threat to public health and safety, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the municipality of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico are proceeding with an emergency cleanup of improperly stored hazardous materials at a storage facility in Barrio Vietnam, Guaynabo. EPA is working closely with Guaynabo fire, police and hazardous materials personnel on the removal of over 1,500 drums ...

  • Oil spill absorbent rolls for gulf of Mexico oil spill cleanup

    Granite Environmental, Inc., has 1.5 truck load of oil spill absorbent rolls available and further truck load quantities (20,000 square yards/truck) on a weekly basis to help clean up the crude oil spill in the Gulf Of Mexico. The absorbent roll is made from polypropylene fibers and provides an economical solution to have a large quantity of absorbent pads on hand that can be cut to length to ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Absorbent rolls for oil spill gulf of Mexico: most economical and ready to ship

    Granite Environmental, Inc. , located on the East Coast of Florida, has the most economical hydrocarbon absorbent roll  in stock and ready to ship out. 84,000 linear feet are daily available. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GEI) is a leading international ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • 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

  • Chemistry council shares 10 ways to reuse plastic

    According to experts, most of us will generate 25 percent more waste during the holidays compared with the rest of the year ─ resulting in an extra 5 million tons of garbage. To encourage consumers to "trim their trash" while trimming their trees, Plastics Make it Possible(SM), an initiative sponsored by the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council, offers a list of ways to ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Sellafield mistakenly dumps low-level radioactive waste in landfill

    Nuclear decommissioner Sellafield mistakenly dumped five bin bags of low-level radioactive waste at a local landfill site on 12 April. Although an initial analysis has found no environmental implications, as a result of the incident Sellafield has suspended the disposal of bagged process wastes until further investigations have been carried out. According to Sellafield, the 30kg of waste were ...

  • Community Recycling Wins Montgomery County, MD Textile Bid

    Community Recycling, a for-profit recycler of textiles with a focus on reuse, today announced that they held the winning bid as the vendor for textile recycling in Montgomery County, Maryland from April through June 2013. Montgomery County residents, one million strong, can now drop off their reusable clothes, shoes, ...


    By PRWeb

  • Daily Mail launches campaign against `monstrous wheelie bins` - update

    The Daily Mail newspaper has launched a campaign to “stop monstrous wheelie bins engulfing our streets” called Not in My Front Yard. In today’s edition (18 June) of the Daily Mail, it devotes seven pages to the campaign and says that there is a “bin explosion” blighting ...

  • Coated fabric for oil boom production available

    Granite Environmental has 60,000 yard coated PVC to manufacture oil booms in stock and ready to ship out. The coated PVC is made of 22 oz fabric and 61 inch wide. Manufactured in the United States of America. Also available are 14 oz, 16 oz, and 18 oz laminated PVC. Granite Environmental, Inc. (GE) is a leading international contract manufacturer ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • EPA wraps up $200,000 marshall township cleanup (MI)

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 this week wraps up a $200,000 cleanup of Midwest Metallurgical Laboratories, a shuttered iron-casting business at 15290 15 Mile Road, Marshall Township, in Calhoun County near Battle Creek, Mich. Work at the site began May 11. The Calhoun County Treasurer’s office brought the site to EPA’s attention. A Grosse Ille, Mich.-based Superfund ...

  • Plaster silica removal project completed by The Mack Group, LLC

    The MACK Group, LLC Completes Plaster Silica Removal within Active Laboratory FacilityThe MACK Group, LLC, a premier asbestos abatement, mold, lead, biological, chemical and demolition contractor recently completed the removal of plaster silica ceiling and walls within an active laboratory facility in New Jersey.A large Fortune 500 pharmaceutical client needed 15,000 square feet of former ...


    By MACK Group, LLC

  • Having nine bins is driving up recycling rates

    Recycling rates in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire are currently at an all-time high, despite reports that some residents are finding the recycling system difficult to cope with. An article published in the Daily Mail last Saturday said that some residents were struggling with up to nine different bins for all of their waste and recyclables, although the council insist that the majority of ...

  • 2009 Oscar gifting suites

    Celebrities Adrien Brody, Anil Kapoor and Katie Price were just some of the stars that showed up at the GBK Oscar suite at the SLS Hotel. They picked up several skin and body lines including Pur lisse, which is based on Chinese herbal remedies like white tea, all natural products from ...


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