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  • Dell Commits to Waste-Free Packaging Stream by 2020

    Dell today announced ambitious sustainable packaging initiatives, including goals for a waste-free packaging stream by 2020 and a new wheat straw material that turns agricultural waste into boxes. The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues: Ensuring that 100 percent of Dell packaging is sourced from sustainable materials, including recycled and ...


  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Announces Plan to Bring a Single Stream Recycling Facility to Metro Detroit

    Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Proposal would allow shale gas waste on barges

    The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comments on a proposal that would allow barges to transport shale gas wastewater, a drilling byproduct that can include chemicals, radioactive material and heavy metals. Some states, such as Texas, have large numbers of underground wells where the wastewater can be disposed. But Pennsylvania - where a recent boom in shale gas drilling is producing tens of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • FlexEnergy Inc to Show Waste Gas to Clean-Energy Systems at Marcellus Shale Gas Conference

    FlexEnergy Inc, a clean tech company with the breakthrough solution to generate clean energy with near-zero emissions from waste gas streams, will showcase its advanced technology for producing electricity from natural gas, tail gas, and associated gas in varying concentrations at the Marcellus Shale Gas Conference in ...


    By FlexEnergy Inc

  • Get Schooled on Waste-to-Energy

    At ABUTEC, we’re always learning and staying up to date on the newest advances in all the industries in which we operate. But sometimes, WE’RE the ones doing the teaching! That’s why we’re excited about our upcoming webinar, “Waste Gas-To-Energy Projects.” We’re partnering with Venture ...


    By ABUTEC LLC

  • Sustainable waste gas treatment using a combination of ozone-based advanced oxidation process and a wet scrubber

    ESCO International supplied an advanced oxidation system (AOP) to treat an industrial gas effluent in a refinery plant Both the public and local regulatory authorities are highly sensitive to odour nuisance. Odour problems originate from the use of chemicals and solvents in industries such as foundries, electronics, chemicals, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals but also from ...


    By ESCO International

  • On Gas Watch 24/7

    Biogas produced by the United Utilities anaerobic digestion sludge plant at Lancaster (Stodday) waste water-treatment runs a brand new 525kW combined heat and power (CHP) engine generating electricity and now operating 24/7. It joins an existing 325kW engine already in service for three years. In addition to biogas from the Stodday mesophilic anaerobic digester, a new enzymic hydrolyser increases ...


    By Geotech

  • Equipment highlight: water recycling facility turning human solid waste into natural profitable gas

    A San Antonio water recycling facility is the first plant of its kind to turn methane gas from human solid waste into clean burning natural gas for profit. What gas was once being burned off using a standard flare is now turned into useful energy and being sold on the open market.   They do this with customized air pollution control equipment from Catalytic Products International. The ...

  • Carbon trust to take on waste

    The Carbon Trust today announces plans to launch the world’s first international standard for organisations to certify that they are managing and reducing waste. The announcement coincides with the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Standard, which has helped hundreds of organisations take a more stringent approach to managing and reducing carbon. This ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Renewable Energy From Waste Management: Lockwood Landfill to Produce 3.2 Megawatts Of Electricity Using Landfill Gas

      RENO, Nev., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the nation's need for renewable energy increasing, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) opened northern Nevada's first and only Gas-To-Energy power plant at its Lockwood Landfill, which will use landfill gas produced onsite to generate electricity. The project will create ...


  • New technologies needed for wastes in London

    Technologies such as gasification and anaerobic digestion will deliver a maximum reduction in climate change emissions while still meeting London’s recycling and renewable energy targets, according to a new report. Greenhouse Gas Balances of Waste Management Scenarios, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge: Transforming Waste into Valuable Resources

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today released its 2012 sustainability report. The report is called “Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge,” and documents the company’s progress toward increasingly transforming waste into valuable resources. “Five years ago, we announced four aggressive sustainability goals to improve our impact on the environment and our business,” ...


  • Scotland introduces zero waste plan

    A new waste plan which proposes landfill bans and stringent waste reduction targets has been introduced in Scotland. The ‘Zero Waste Plan’ policy framework, is designed to provide a direction for future waste legislation in the country. The plan includes a target for 70% of Scottish waste to be recycled by 2025, with a maximum of 5% of waste sent to landfill, plans to ban ...

  • Waste Management to open Toronto`s most advanced facility for waste materials

    Waste Management (WM) has announced that it will establish the most technologically advanced facility in Toronto dedicated to processing waste materials from building construction and demolition (C&D) sites. Scheduled to be in operation this Fall, the plant, which was acquired in late 2011, will undergo extensive upgrades. The total investment is expected to be $16 million, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

    A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover 2% of the world’s surface, but ...

  • LanzaTech and Baosteel`s 100,000 Gallon/Year Waste-Gas-to-Ethanol Pre-Commercial Facility Exceeds Productivity Expectations and Hits Major Milestones in Advance of Commercialization

    LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Baosteel, a leading steel producer in China, have announced the success of their 100,000 gallon per year (300 tons) pre-commercial plant located at one of Baosteel's steel mills outside Shanghai, China. This plant operates at significantly larger scale than LanzaTech's pilot facility and test results have shown that the ...


    By LanzaTech

  • What is the best way to manage urban waste?

    Towns and cities generate huge volumes of waste that are often disposed of as landfill. In a new study, researchers explain that sorting urban waste into organic and inorganic streams, which can be turned into energy and fertiliser, offers a much more efficient and environmentally friendly solution. Each year, 1.3 billion tonnes of waste is thrown away in the EU. In several European countries, ...

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