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  • Scotland unveils zero waste plan

    The Scottish Government has launched its first “ambitious” zero waste plan. The draft plan details the steps Scotland needs to take on the journey towards a zero waste society and invites stakeholders to respond to its zero waste plan consultation. It proposes a number of approaches to reduce waste and increase recycling including: A ...

  • Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks

    By exchanging industrial by-products, energy, water and materials between sectors, waste from one industry becomes raw material for another. Businesses are encouraged to emulate the sustainable cycles of nature, minimising the burden imposed on the earth and using its resources more efficiently. Developing new technologies for resource-use optimisation and adapting existing software tools to ...


    By thinkstep

  • Asia`s First Zero-Waste, Zero-Emission Business Forum in Singapore

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Global Initiatives, Singapore will welcome over 600 business & sustainability leaders, senior government officials, UN agencies and NGOs from across the globe for the Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development (RBF) in Singapore on 22-24 November 2016. Large-scale conferences tend to be highly resource-intensive with ...


    By Global Initiatives

  • 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

  • Zero waste farming presentation at bioenergy markets conference

    The inaugural Bioenergy Markets West Africa conference and exhibition will bring together key players from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) region with global industry experts. This event is a new edition to the Bioenergy Markets Series which is now in its 4th year and has been attended by over 6000 high calibre delegates to date.Energy is essential to development and ...


    By BioGasPower

  • Caterpillar facilities achieve Zero waste to landfill in 2010

    PEORIA, IL- In line with Caterpillar Inc.’s global commitment to sustainable development, two Caterpillar facilities achieved zero waste to landfill in 2010. The Caterpillar Remanufacturing & Components Division United Kingdom Hose Assembly (UKHA) plant in Leicester, England and the Caterpillar Logistics Services (Cat Logistics) Desford, England operations have reached 100-percent ...

  • GM BeyondNow: The Business Case for Zero Waste

    SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:Today, GM released a downloadable ...


    By 3BL Media

  • New Zero Waste Reaining and Certification Partnership

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the California Resource Recovery Association (CRRA) have announced a strategic partnership to develop and offer a Zero Waste Principles and Practices courses and certification program throughout the United States and Canada. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Procorp Introduces Cost-Effective, Zero-Waste Wastewater Treatment System

    MILWAUKEE, WI – Procorp Enterprises LLC introduces the Targeted Phosphorous Extraction Pellet Reactor System for wastewater treatment. This sustainable system quickly and safely extracts high purity calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate or Struvite pellets directly into a recycle bin to minimize sludge disposal and related costs, eliminate phosphorous loading and run off issues, and reduce ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • GM Makes the Business Case for Zero Waste

    Blueprint summarizes waste-reduction strategies and global landfill-free program SOURCE: General Motors DESCRIPTION:DETROIT, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  General Motors is offering a ...


    By 3BL Media

  • CM installs first, new CM2R Liberator – zero waste system

    Columbus McKinnon Corporation, Sarasota, Florida is pleased to announce the sale and installation of a new and unique “Zero Waste” system. The system was installed in Charles City, Virginia and is operated by Green Zone Investments, LLC /dba Tire Recyclers, Inc. The system consists of a CM Dual Speed Tire Shredder and a newly designed CM2R Liberator. As a result of the enormous ...

  • Briones Says The Patented Batch Oxidation System (BOS) Is A Zero Waste Technology

    “The Batch Oxidation System is the most environmentally sound method for waste disposal at the same time as alternative source of clean energy that are allowed under Philippine Environmental Laws and the Renewable Energy Law.” Ruth P. Briones, the Lead Convenor of the Zero Waste Movement and Chair of Greenergy Solutions ( ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • TRUE ZERO-DISCHARGE POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEMS

    Untitled Document In the spring of 1989, Beale Air Force Base (AFB), California, was issued a Cease and Desist Order from the California Regional Water Quality Control Board (CRWQCB) to halt all ...


    By HF Pure Water

  • Webinar: The Journey to a Zero Waste Water Footprint with Climate, Inc.

    At work and at home, we use water every day. Rainwater Harvesting enhancement practices solve potable, non-potable, stormwater and energy challenges throughout the world. Each time it rains, what water practices are you putting in place to optimize water input? Join the webinar to learn practical ways to close the loop by harvesting rain water for both residential and commercial efficiency of the ...


    By Climate, Inc.

  • Briones’ Action Plan, Acosta’s Paradigm Shift on Zero Waste Movement

    “That waste is a ‘resource’ to counter the impression of waste as rubbish in the normal course of life. The potential of reduced costs, increased profits, and reduced environmental impacts are found when returning these “residual products” or “resources” as food to  either natural and industrial systems.”    “To eliminate ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Neric Acosta Calls For Paradigm Shift Towards Zero Waste Philippines

    “You have to deal with the reality that every one of us, every single day of our life we generate garbage, refuse,” said   Neric Acosta, the author of two (2) milestone environmental laws in the Philippines in his keynote speech delivered during the  launching of the Zero Waste  Forum held  at the L.S. Virata Hall, Development Academy of the Philippine’s ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Powerday kicks off renewed Chelsea contract with zero waste to landfill status

    Waste management company Powerday has celebrated the signing of a renewed waste collection contract with Chelsea Football Club, with the news that the club has reached zero waste to landfill status. Food, bottles, packaging and office waste from the Stamford Bridge stadium and the Cobham training grounds are collected by Powerday and taken to the company’s nearby Old Oak Materials Recycling ...

  • Briones says Philippine Zero Waste Project Employs Clean Technologies

    Ruth P. Briones,  Lead Convenor of the Zero Waste Philippines’ Project and Chair of  Greenergy Solutions said on October 20, 2010 before the Cebu City Solid Waste Management Committee that the country’s Zero Waste Program  will employ and install clean technology facilities  that comply with the Clean Air Act and ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • P&G Achieves Zero Manufacturing Waste at 45 Sites Worldwide

    Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG), the Company behind consumer brands including Gillette®, Ariel®, Tide® and Pampers® today announced that 45 of their facilities have now achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill, which marks a major step towards the Company’s long-term vision of sending zero manufacturing and consumer waste to landfills. Over ...


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