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  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • £800,000 a year bill to move waste

    The closure of a waste transfer station will leave Exeter City Council facing a bill of £800,000 a year to move its residual waste to another site. The Exeter Transfer Station at Marsh Barton will be shut on Monday evening to make way for a new energy from waste facility, provided by Viridor, which is expected to take around three years to construct. In the interim, Exeter City Council which is ...

  • Call to move waste management into a `virtuous circle`

    The UK must develop an integrated policy framework that locks conservation, production and waste management into a “virtuous circle” to work towards a resource efficiency economy, according to an environmental lobby group. The Aldersgate Group published a report entitled Beyond carbon: Towards a resource efficient future (February 1). ...

  • Ministers must move on waste mountain reduction

    Defra’s Waste Strategy has left England’s waste mountain with no clear targets for its reduction, and leaves 90% of waste without specific recycling targets. Government knowledge of commercial and industrial recycling rates is patchy and outdated. Instead, Defra’s Waste Strategy concentrates its efforts on achieving improved recycling rates in the domestic sector which accounts for only 10% of ...


    By UK Parliament

  • Tories plan move away from waste regulations

    A Conservative Party Government will move away from seeing regulation as the principal option for dealing with waste and introduce a voluntary agreement among producers to cut back on waste called a ‘responsibility deal’, according to the party’s 2010 manifesto. The party’s proposal ties in with Shadow Environment Secretary Nick Herbert’s waste vision that he launched last year. He said that ...

  • Zero Waste Europe – Moving towards a circular economy

    The European Commission has presented a policy package that aims to start Europe moving towards a ‘circular economy’. The circular economy centres on an economy that produces almost no waste and where products, materials, and other forms of value are reused or recycled. The legislative proposal: Increased waste targets Waste policies and targets are a key ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Polish biomass market on the move

    Poland plans to introduce a new law on renewable energies. Today, co-incinerating biomass in coal power plants is dominating. In the future, however, the support of smaller mono-incinerators and the use of CHP technology should be strengthened. This will lead to new opportunities to develop projects at industrial locations that produce large amounts of biomass. This is the result of an analysis ...


    By ecoprog GmbH

  • Life Technologies Moving

     Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced it will use a fuel cell system to self-generate electricity for its company headquarters, along with its manufacturing and distribution center in Carlsbad, California. ...

  • EU moves a step closer to stopping the oil waste from cars

    Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the outcome of a key vote today to make passenger cars more fuel-efficient in 2020 and beyond. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament confirmed that new cars sold in 2020 should achieve an average fuel economy of around 3.9 litres/100km [1]. Parliament also recommended fuel consumption of new cars should fall to below 3 litres/100km by ...

  • EU moves a step closer to stopping the oil waste from cars

    Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the outcome of a key vote today to make passenger cars more fuel-efficient in 2020 and beyond. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament confirmed that new cars sold in 2020 should achieve an average fuel economy of around 3.9 litres/100km [1]. Parliament also recommended fuel consumption of new cars should fall to below 3 litres/100km by ...

  • Axion Consulting: helping councils move waste up the hierarchy

    Tighter budgets and the need to increase recycling rates are prompting more local authorities to seek expert help to extract more value from the household waste they collect, according to Axion Consulting, a leading resource recovery specialist. Axion, which regularly provides support to local authorities, says demand for its range of waste evaluation services is rising as councils look for ...

  • Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

    Significant steps were agreed upon early this morning by parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, as the 2015 Triple COPs drew to a close. Staged under the theme "From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow" from 4 to 15 May 2015, almost 1,200 participants from 171 countries converged on Geneva to push forward the chemicals and waste agenda at this biennial event. A ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference – moving from waste to resource

    Moving from waste to resource will be the key focus at Carpet Recycling UK’s fifth Annual Conference which opens in Birmingham on June 19th with a wide-ranging programme covering latest developments and innovations across all sectors of the carpet waste supply chain. Preceding the one-day event at the city’s Institute of Engineering and Technology will be a networking dinner on June ...

  • GEEP Calgary moves to a new location

    Geep Calgary (Global Electric Electronic Processing) is pleased to announce that we have moved to a new location as of May 30th, 2012. Geep Calgary was established in 2008. “To keep pace with the changes in our industry the move into our new facility will allow GEEP Calgary to streamline our processes to better meet our customers’ needs. With our new footprint we have customized our ...

  • A1 Pressure Washing, Inc. is moving

    Tennesse’s  A1 Pressure Washing opens new location Knoxville, TN - June 21, 2013 – The veteran-owned A1 pressure washing machine company in Knoxville is announcing that they will be moving on to a new and improved location on June 25, 2013, so that they can serve you better in your cleaning problems. A1 Pressure Washing, Inc. has served a lot of ...


    By A1 Pressure Washing, Inc.

  • From noxious to precious - moving phosphorus

    The International Institute for Sustainable Development has issued a report today looking at ways to keep phosphorus on the land and out of waterways as part of an overall plan to address issues associated with the health of Lake Winnipeg. The problem of excessive phosphorus loading is affecting water bodies in all parts of the world, including Lake Winnipeg, which is the tenth ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Paris – Time to move beyond words

    COP21, the UN summit on climate change now unfolding here, declared Saturday a “day of action.” Inevitably, it was a day of words: words that called to action, words that outlined the ideals of action and – in some cases – accounts of action already launched. At the close of the first week of COP21 delegates finally agreed the words of the ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Dynamic Energy Alliance Moves to Dallas

    Dynamic Energy Alliance Corporation (OTCQB: DEAC), today announced that it has relocated its corporate headquarters to 10000 North Central Expressway, Suite 400, Dallas, Texas 75231. The Company was formerly located in Memphis, Tennessee. Charles R. Cronin, Jr., Chairman, stated: "Relocating to Dallas is a practical move for Dynamic Energy as it is close to our future energy campus in Ennis, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Are we moving to a resource efficient future

    Ladies and gentlemen, I am glad to open this conference on targeting a more resource efficient Europe. I would like to thank Friends of the Earth for organising such an event which is well timed to support the reflexions and recommendations of the European Resource Efficiency Platform. The question you have asked me to address is "Are we moving to a resource efficient future?" Well if you have ...

  • EU Biowaste Directive moves a pace closer

    European Union Member States have asked the European Commission to table a directive on biowaste in 2010 “if appropriate” and consider local conditions when drafting the new law. In December 2008, the Commission published a Green Paper on biowaste management in the EU and launched a consultation process to gather opinions on the possibility of a new Biowaste Directive. The EC defines biowaste ...

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