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  • New laser lab on wheels to reduce emissions

    The Environmental Measurement Group and the Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have launched a new mobile laboratory to detect and measure emissions that are harmful to the environment. The DIAL (Differential Absorption Lidar) facility is a sophisticated laser-based system that provides rapid, accurate measurements of airborne emissions. It is a completely ...

  • BigBelly and Water Wheel to Clean Baltimore`s Inner Harbor

    BALTIMORE, Maryland (ENS) - The Baltimore City Board of Estimates has conditionally approved funding for new garbage and debris collection technology which promises to improve sanitation in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. 'I am very excited that Baltimore is going to benefit from the Water Wheel and BigBelly,' said Mayor Sheila Dixon. 'Millions of people visit the Inner Harbor ...

  • EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at GKN Armstrong Wheels in Estherville and Armstrong, Iowa

    EPA Region 7 compliance evaluation inspections at two GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc., facilities in Iowa revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste at each facility. In a settlement filed recently in Lenexa, Kan., the company agreed to pay a $150,031 civil penalty to the United States. Independent inspections at the ...

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites Phoenix Industrial Cleaning after worker dies while cleaning storage tank at Wheeling, Ill., chemical manufacturer

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Phoenix Industrial Cleaning for 28 serious safety violations following the death of a worker who fell from ladder inside of a storage tank, apparently after being overcome by methylene chloride vapors at a chemical manufacturing facility in Wheeling on Nov. 29, 2012. "No job should cost a person's life because ...

  • 1600 Watt Telescoping Self-Contained Towable LED Light Tower Released by Larson Electronics

    With over 40 years as a leader in the industrial and commercial lighting industry, Larson Electronics continues its commitment to providing high grade lighting equipment to specialty markets with the release of a towable, self-contained LED light tower powered by a water cooled diesel engine. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Alpha Bin Care sets new standard in commercial bin cleaning services with its unique vehicle technology

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading waste management and wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance company, is redefining the industry standards in commercial cleaning with its pioneering vehicle technology, that cleans and sanitises wheeled bins whether full or empty with maximum efficiency. With over 10 years’ experience in the wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance industry, Alpha Bin Care has ...


  • US manufacturers and retailers balance tires and the environment

    Tire companies, big box stores, and the government are putting the brakes on the use of lead wheel weights. Through EPA's National Lead-Free Wheel Weight Initiative, partners have agreed to phase-in the use of lead-free alternative wheel weights and reduce the amount of lead released into the environment by 2011. 'Our partners have pledged to reduce or eliminate their use of lead wheel weights,' ...

  • Straight response to daily mail wheelie bin campaign

    The Daily Mail’s campaign against wheelie bins is irresponsible, says a leading industry expert. The newspaper is calling on its readers to ask their local council to be given a choice between a wheeled bin, a dustbin or a biodegradable plastic bag.The Daily Mail also claims that councils have achieved high recycling rates ...

  • Straight acquires Helesi for GBP 1.65m

    Waste and recycling container supplier Straight has acquired the business and some assets relating to the UK manufacturing operations of Helesi for £1.65 million in cash. Straight has acquired assets, including moulds and presses, relating to the manufacture of Helesi’s most popular wheeled refuse and recycling containers in the UK. It will be the first time the firm has sold its own brand of ...

  • GREEN OFFICE ATTAINS HIGHEST EVER BREEAM RATING

    Fläkt Woods has helped to meet the exacting ventilation demands of Britain’s greenest building, the Innovate Green Office, Leeds, which has attained outstanding environmental credentials including the accolade of the building with the highest ever BREEAM score. Working for the Nottingham & Ossett based M&E contractor, Goodmarriott & Hursthouse Ltd, Fläkt Woods has supplied mounted ...


    By Flakt Woods Group SA

  • Are you still calculating, or are you already optimising?

    „Efficiency means to do things the right way, effectivity means to do the right things.“ From: Peter F. Drucker in „The Practice of Management“, New York 1955 Is it feasible to optimise material transport and intermediate storing during the sorting process? Yes, definitely! Materials sorted out by pickers are thrown into collecting containers placed underneath the sorting ...


  • Straight reveals 11% revenue increase for 2009

    Waste container supplier Straight has revealed an 11% increase in revenue for the year ended 31 December 2009 in its preliminary results. Group turnover has risen to £28.3 million up from 2008’s figure of £25.4 million. Straight chief executive  Jonathan Straight said: “I am delighted. I think we worked very hard in 2008 to fix problems in 2007 and 2008, so 2009 has ...

  • Air pollution control helps remove VOCs

    Air pollution control manufacturer AirProtekt has supplied turnkey air pollution control equipment to abate volatile organic compounds (VOC) fumes and odours from three solvent-based spray painting booths and baking ovens at an aircraft component finishing facility. The equipment supplied was AirProtekt’s Honeycat® concentrator catalytic ...

  • June 2010 sees the launch of the new Alpha Waste Supplies website dedicated to cleaning, waste and recycling products

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading waste management and wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance company, has launched its new website, www.alphawastesupplies.co.uk. This online shop offers customers a comprehensive selection of sustainable environmentally friendly janitorial, cleaning, waste management and recycling products at competitive prices. The wide range of products are perfect for commercial or ...


  • From curbside recycling bins to recycling carts – making the move to single stream recycling

    What’s a curbside without a traditional-looking curbside recycling container sitting on the edge?  With many cities making the switch to single stream recycling and distributing 2-wheeled carts, the curbside container may become a thing of the past.  Single stream recycling allows all materials, whether it is paper, plastic or glass to be ...

  • Blocked pumps?

    If your waste water gravity drains to a pump well for collection prior to pumping for further treatment and you are suffering from pump blockages, Huber has a screen that can solve this problem. This vertical screen can be retrofitted into an existing pump well and collects the solids prior to passing to the pump chamber. The vertical auger then elevates these screenings to ground level, ...


    By Huber SE

  • Satrind shredders achieve compliance for maritime installations

    We proudly inform that two shredders manufactured by SATRIND have recently obtained, by an International Body, the Declaration of Compliance at MARPOL 73/78, Annex V. Satrind shredders mod. S3/3 and F410/360, after a meticulous checks both on technical and safety requirements, have successfully passed the compliance test and they are now suitable to be installed on commercial and cruise ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Electric Scooters in Asia Pacific Will Increase Nearly Tenfold from 2012 to 2018, Forecasts Pike Research

    The difference between electric scooters and electric motorcycles is that the former have a top speed of between 20 and 50 kilometers per hour (kph), while e-motorcycles can reach speeds greater than 50 kph. While the latter have a healthy and growing customer base in the Asia Pacific region, consumers tend to consider e-motorcycles a luxury, rather than an essential mode of transportation, and ...


  • Electric Moto Corporation Begins Talks With Dominican Republic

    Electric Moto Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EMOT), a developer of state-of-the-art electric vehicles, announced today that it has begun conversations with government and industry leaders in the Dominican Republic regarding the manufacture and sales of its vehicles. "The recent spike in the cost of fuel oil and gasoline has had a profoundly negative impact upon the economic development of many ...


  • Electric Moto Merger Talks Include New Vehicle Line

    Electric Moto Corporation (PINKSHEETS: EMOT), a provider of state of the art electric vehicles, revealed today the name of one of the cutting edge vehicle companies with which a potential merger or acquisition was being investigated. According to Robert Lancellotti, Chairman of Electric Moto: "Engineering Institute, LLC of Farmington, Arkansas, has a lengthy history of design innovation and ...


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