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  • 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

  • Green leadership in corporate Canada remains up for grabs

    As reported in a companion GLOBE-Net article, Canadians do not walk the talk when it comes to their commitments to greener living according to findings from the second annual Canadian Green Gap Index released by Optimum Public Relations and Summerhill. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Smash & Grab reduces the volume of glass waste in licensed retailers by 80% and diverts it from landfill

    Disposing of used glass bottles has always been an expensive and irksome problem for licensed retail establishments (LRE). Smash & Grab Glass Recycling approached this problem by tackling glass waste where it is created. It has a solution that makes the waste problem for LREs 80% smaller and collects the glass for recycling. Smash & Grab has developed a compact glass bottle smashing machine ...


    By LRS Consultancy

  • Opposition Grows to California`s AB 1178 Over Statewide Power Grab

    Opponents of AB 1178 announced today that the coalition of public agencies and non-profit organizations lining up against the bill is expanding as momentum grows for its defeat. AB 1178 (Ma – San Francisco) would create a new statewide law to override local laws aimed at limiting waste imports into a community. The bill is opposed by ...


    By Sierra Club

  • Research and Markets: Analyzing the Biofuel Industry in Australia - 2012: Grab a Copy of This Report and Get Up-To-Date On A to Z of the Australian Biofuels Industry

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7crqk5/analyzing_the) has announced the addition of the "Analyzing the Biofuel Industry in Australia" report to their offering. Although biofuels are mainly used to ...


    By Research and Markets

  • Companies fined for illegal waste activities

    Two companies have been fined a combined total of £26,000 following a major Environment Agency investigation into the illegal handling, storage and export of hazardous waste. Chemson Ltd, of Northumberland Dock Road, Wallsend, near Newcastle, and the Empress Green Trading Company Ltd, of Woods Lane, Oldham, were sentenced today at Bradford Crown Court, along with Joanna Potts, 46, an ...

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • MeWa introduces new special shredder for cable waste

    Accordingly cable waste promises high output quality, this recycled content is a sought-after commodity. MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH in Gechingen, Germany, introduces for the first time with the CableCutter CC 1200 a machine that is completely geared towards breaking down cable waste. Especially the plant efficiency of the treatment process can be decisively increased by this new ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • In Seattle waste heat is being recovered to heat buildings

    David Ferris reports in EnergyWire on creative waste heat recovery in Seattle Wash.. First he updates the progress of Amazon’s new campus in the Denny Triangle, which will be heated by otherwise wasted heat generated by a data center in the Westin Building across the street; then he describes the use of waste heat from the air conditioning system ...

  • US and UK authorities clamp down on packaging waste

    With Wal-Mart mandating reductions in packaging, the cost of fuel for freight shipments increasing every day, and everyone realizing that the “other” petroleum product—plastic—should be used more efficiently too, the past year has brought a sudden interest not only in product ingredients, but in how products are packaged. At a very basic level, the more packaging there is on a product, the ...

  • UNTHA’s turnkey package supports Avanti’s expansion into Waste to Energy market

    Avanti Environmental is no stranger to the recycling and waste management sector. The business has been trading for more than 20 years, operating mainly in the North West but with facilities from as northerly as Scotland, down to the South West of England. However, as is often the case with progressive companies in the evolving resource sector, the team couldn’t suppress a hunger to do ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Australian Charity OzHarvest to Highlight Global Food Waste at UNEP Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP20 in Lima, Peru

    OzHarvest, Australia's leading food rescue charity, in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Action, is taking the message of stopping global food waste to the international stage at this year's Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF) in Lima, Peru as part of the global Think.Eat.Save campaign. Following the recent release of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's report ...

  • Highly Commended by Judges at the 2015 Building Better Healthcare Awards – Financial Efficiencies

    The Building Better Healthcare judges highly commended us in a room of 600 people spanning across FM companies, other private healthcare organisations and public sector trusts. We were delighted to be accompanied by Ramsay Healthcare to the awards and are extremely proud of this achievement. Plus, it was a great event, most enjoyable and very well organised by the @BBHAward team! GPT’s very ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • STS SMF4 Goes Global

    STS Instruments Ltd have seen demand for their novel portable fluorimetry instruments, for investigating organic pollutants in water bodies, expand rapidly into international markets. Since first sales in the home UK market STS has now expanded into global markets including the USA, Australia, South Africa, France and Romania and shortly to include India. The battery operated, small & ...


    By Safe Training Systems Ltd

  • Regional technical advisory board members express dismay over conservative party plans to axe RTWABS

    The UK will find it difficult to plan for new waste management facilities if the Conservative Party goes ahead with plans to ditch Regional Technical Waste Advisory Boards, say Regional Technical Advisory Board members. The Conservative Party will scrap Regional Technical Waste Advisory Boards if they come to power under plans in its Green Paper Control shift returning power to local communities ...

  • `Green Is Universal` kicks off its annual `Earth Week,` April 19th

    NBC Universal kicks off its annual Earth Week today, as part of the company's ongoing environmental initiative, 'Green is Universal.' This marks the company's sixth green-themed week since the initiative's launch in 2007, when once again more than 40 different NBCU brands will produce over 100 hours of green-themed content. Complete programming details can be found at: ...

  • Wavin Launches 6 Boss Soil Manifold

    To meet the need for a smaller more versatile soil manifold, Wavin Plastics has developed the first 6 Boss version. Available now, the 6 Boss has been designed in response to the changing requirements of today’s market and research carried out among plumbing contractors. The new compact design fits easily into 200mm drilled or formed holes. Six horizontal bosses with dual 40/50mm spigots ...


  • SSI PRI-MAX™ reducer on track in New Jersey

    SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. (Wilsonville, OR) delivered a PR-4000T, track-mounted reducer, to a New Jersey landfill for shredding construction and demolition debris (C&D). Rounding out at 100,000 pounds, this machine is maintenance friendly and built to endure harsh operating environments like C&D processing. The cross-belt magnet is adjustable for optimal ferrous recovery, a debris ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Man crushed to death by scrapyard claw

    A Southampton scrapyard has been fined £50,000 after a man was crushed to death by a grab claw. The incident happened when 24-year old Barry Collins and his brother visited a site run by metal recyclers James Huntley and Sons to look at car parts. As Mr Collins sat in the vehicle parked onsite, the crane operator began working and when Mr Collins’s brother Joey, tried to explain to the driver ...

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