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  • Environment trials electronic waste tracking system

    The Environment Agency has begun a pilot project that allows businesses and industry to electronically track the collection, transfer and final destination of their waste to help clamp down on fly-tipping. The three-month Electronic Duty of Care trial is being run by six waste companies in south east England, using mobile computer technology and a web-based tracking system to create and maintain ...

  • London waste`s journey to be tracked

    The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is to trial its new Trash Track technology in London. Working in conjunction with New Scientist magazine, the Institute will be attaching special electronic tags to parts of the city’s rubbish in an attempt to find out exactly where people’s household rubbish goes. The major project is also being trialled in New York and Seattle. Head of the MIT ...

  • Tracking trash

    What if we knew exactly where our trash was going and how much energy it took to make it disappear? Would it make us think twice about buying bottled water or 'disposable' razors? A team of MIT researchers have announced a major project called Trash Track, which aims to get people thinking about what they throw away. Trash Track relies on the development of special electronic tags that will ...

  • DOE Seeks Small Businesses for Waste Tracking Contract

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking Small Business Administration certified (8(a)) small business firms to provide DOE Transportation Tracking and Communications (TRANSCOM) Technical Support Services. A Requirements Contract will be awarded as a result of this RFP. The contract period of performance will be one year with four one-year option ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Tracking largest industrial spill

    At about 1 a.m. last Dec. 22, James Schean awoke with a start. He heard what sounded like a furious thunderclap and a staccato of snapping trees. Then his house shuddered and heaved. Swept up by some mighty force, it tore clear of its foundation and rumbled off like a derailed freight car. "I could hear everything breaking," he says, "the rafters cracking, Sheetrock falling off, the furniture ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Enterprise asset tracking

    Do you know the precise location of your assets globally? It is difficult for an organization to operate efficiently, let alone have any competitive advantage, if it does not have direct control over all its assets at any one time. As a business embraces the myriad technological advances of modern times so it seems that items of equipment and necessary tools swell the corporate ...


    By Verisae

  • DOE Selects 8(a) Small Business to Provide Waste Tracking Services

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive small business set-aside contract to Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe Enterprises Inc. (Ma-Chis) of Kinston, Alabama to provide DOE Transportation Tracking and Communications (TRANSCOM) Technical Support Services. This Requirements Contract has a value of up to $7.9 million, with a one-year performance period and four-one year ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Commission helps Member States to get on track with sustainable waste management

    Every year, each European citizen generates over 500 kilos of municipal waste, more than one third of which goes directly to landfill. Whereas some Member States manage to put those resources to productive use, recycling or composting around 60% of their municipal waste, others struggle to manage it. Today Environment Commissioner Janez Potočnik is participating in a high level seminar in ...

  • Fast-Track Packaged Plant Systems - First for Gee in Northern Ireland

    Gee & Co has recently supplied three packaged plant systems for the dosing of Ferric and Glycerol at Ballynacor & Armagh Wastewater Treatment works – including an innovative Glycerol plant which was designed, constructed and installed in less than twelve weeks. The three packaged plant systems were delivered as part of Northern Ireland Water’s Project Omega, a £122 million capital investment ...

  • Fast-Track Packaged Plant Systems - First for Gee in Northern Ireland

    Gee & Co has recently supplied three packaged plant systems for the dosing of Ferric and Glycerol at Ballynacor & Armagh Wastewater Treatment works – including an innovative Glycerol plant which was designed, constructed and installed in less than twelve weeks.The three packaged plant systems were delivered as part of Northern Ireland Water’s Project Omega, a £122 million capital ...

  • Pulp and Paper Mills to Track Environmental Footprints

    OLYMPIA, Washington, August 8, 2007 (ENS) - How does a pulp and paper mill measure its impact on the surrounding community? And with a commitment to sustainable practices, can it improve its environmental, economic and social footprint over time? These are the questions the Washington Department of Ecology and Grays Harbor Paper, GHP, will explore under a new partnership ...

  • 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.

  • Intelex releases greenhouse gas emissions tracking software

    Intelex announces the release of its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting System, expertly designed to enable mid-size and enterprise organizations to improve their environmental performance through effective carbon footprint tracking and reporting.With this new sustainability solution, users can collect, track, and report their current carbon footprint as well as their progress toward ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • UK on track to meet packaging recycling targets

    The UK looks largely on track to meet its packaging recycling and recovery targets by the end of 2009, according to industry experts. But achieving the steel target may be difficult. According to figures published last week by the Environment Agency via the National Packaging Waste Database for the second quarter of 2009, more than 1.59 million tonnes of packaging was recycled. This was up from ...

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010 on the right track

    Six months ahead of IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010, which takes place between 5 and 7 May in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), many important companies in the sector have already applied to take part. The list includes for example Siemens AG , WILO China Ltd., Danfoss (Shanghai) Automatic Controls Ltd., Shanghai Centrifuge Institute Co. Ltd., VAG Water Systems (Taicang) Co. Ltd., ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • IFAT CHINA 2008: Tracking Down Pollutants

    Sources of pollutants can only be discovered and processes made more environmentally compatible using a reliable data. There is an enormous need for setting up corresponding measurement stations in China. The environment trade fair IFAT CHINA in Shanghai from 23 to 25 September 2008 provides international manufacturers with the chance to become familiar with the (in part) difficult framework ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • EMC, EDF and InnoCentive Announce Winners of Eco-Challenge to Improve Tracking of E-Waste

     InnoCentive, Inc., the pioneer in open innovation, crowdsourcing, and prize competitions, EMC Corporation, and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today announced the ...


    By Environmental Defense Fund

  • Cogeneration, a Track To Reduce Healthcare Energy Bills

    Cogeneration allows to simultaneously produce electricity and heat at a lower cost, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It is a high efficiency solution for decentralised energy production using onsite gas engines. Today the (French) power purchase obligation rate is favourable to these ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Intersolar North America to Feature Latest Innovations in High-Growth Market Segments: PV Balance of System and Mounting and Tracking

     Intersolar North America, the most attended industry exhibition and conference in North America for solar professionals to exchange information and develop business opportunities in the U.S. solar market, will feature a variety of new products that boost system efficiency and lower costs on its 2013 exhibition floor of the Moscone Center in San ...

  • OPEL Solar Inc. Coming to Solar Power International 2011 Showcasing Its Hallmark TF-800 Solar Tracking Systems

    OPEL Solar Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels and solar tracker systems, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today that it will be exhibiting at Solar Power International Conference (the "Show") in Booth 6219 next week in Dallas, Texas. ...


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