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  • Strautmann Umwelttechnik compacts Styrofoam® up to 700kg/m³

    Make money out of your waste with balers from Strautmann Umwelttechnik. Week by week, there are many thousand of tons of waste which arise from packaging material and insulation material, which comes from expanded polystyrene, short EPS, like Styrofoam®. In the 90s the disposal of this very voluminous material was very expensive for many companies. Nowadays many progressive enterprises earn ...

  • Continental Disc Corporation initiates green packaging effort utilizing recycled materials

    Continental Disc Corporation has instituted a plan to maximize the amount of recycled material used in their product packaging and shipping containers. Currently, recycled material is being used on Continental Disc Corporation’s popular ICON rupture disc and SANITRX® rupture disc product packaging, but plans are underway to replace other existing product packaging methods with more ...

  • Plastic identification codes for recycling

    All over the world, many types of plastic is commonly used. Plastic has been given a numbering category or identification code for the different types so it can be sorted accordingly. Each type of plastic melts at a different temperature and displays different properties. The identification system divides plastic into seven distinct types and uses a number code generally found on the bottom of ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • INTCO Recycling Will Participate in CHINAPLAS 2015

    CHINAPLAS 2015 (Twenty-Ninth China International Plastics and Rubber Industry Exhibition) will be held on May 20 to 23, 2015. And the exhibition is held in China Import & Export Fair Pazhou Complex. The exhibition area is expected to reach 2.3 square meters, and the number of exhibitors will breakthrough 3100. In addition, new trends of the plastics technology showcase and comprehensive ...


  • Shipping Containers: Another Green Opportunity for Eco-Wineries

    Erich Brandt, Senior VP of ACH Foam Technologies, thinks wineries on the green radar need to take a second look at the containers their wine bottles are shipped in. WineLoc EPS wine shippers, designed to protect wines from temperature fluctuations as well as breakage, offer ...


    By Marketwire

  • Xerox Employees Use Green Tactics to Boost Savings, Earn Earth Awards

    NORWALK, Conn. - Just how small is small? It’s the question Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) employees asked themselves when they set out to develop the smallest package possible for ColorQube® solid ink. The result: a smaller package made primarily of recycled material, and one of many green, employee-driven innovations that saved the company $10.2 million, and eliminated 2.6 million ...


    By Xerox Corporation

  • Consumer voices focus on improving McDonald’s climate leadership from the ground up

    Climate Counts Blog First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in revenue last year. That’s more restaurants than any other company in the world, and $24 billion is…well, it’s a lot of money. Moving beyond that ...


    By 3BL Media

  • GXT Green Announces 2013 Earth Day Honor Roll Finalists

    Billerica, April 10 2013- Every year, in celebration of Earth Day, GXT Green recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to sustainability efforts in their individual companies, their communities, or to the global community. We are proud to announce ...


    By PRWeb

  • NYC foam food container ban plan gets hearing

    A potential ban on plastic foam food containers in a city that thrives on takeout proved a piping-hot topic among lawmakers Monday, as they debated the material's pros, cons and prospects for recycling. An environmental bane to some, a food-service staple to others, the familiar foam to-go cups, plates and cartons already are prohibited in San ...


    By Associated Press

  • GXT Green Announces 2013 Earth Day Honor Roll Champions

    Every year, in celebration of Earth Day, GXT Green recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to sustainability ...


    By PRWeb

  • GXT Green Is Now Accepting Nominations for The 2013 Earth Day Honor Roll

    Earth Day is on April 22nd, 2013. Every year, in celebration of Earth Day, GXT Green recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to sustainability efforts in their individual companies, their communities or to the global ...


    By PRWeb

  • CA Technologies Commits to Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 35 Percent by 2020

    CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) announced its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 35 percent by 2020, from a 2006 baseline, in its new Sustainability Report released today titled “Moving Together.” The report highlights the company’s advances in sustainability over the past year, and profiles its commitment to people (employees ...


    By CA Technologies

  • Life technologies releases global citizenship report with product sustainability information

    Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), a provider of innovative life science solutions, has released its 2009 Global Citizenship Report, highlighting Life Technologies" organization-wide initiatives to be a leading corporate citizen and balance environmental and ...

  • Polls: Water, Warming, Travel, Youth and Green Guilt

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - Earth Day is a trigger for all kinds of public opinion polls on the environment. In recent weeks, Americans have had their attitudes surveyed on everything from water pollution to global warming, from recycling to travel. Here we survey the pollsters to find out what Americans really think about protecting the planet. Gallup Poll: Americans Worry More ...

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