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  • 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

  • How to Deal With Electric Waste

    E-waste is the toxic legacy of our digital age. Many factors have resulted in the fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe like rapid update of technology, falling price and serious damage of products itself. Some 41.5 million tons of electronic waste is generated in 2011, and that number is expected to rise to 93.5 million by 2016. USA is the world lead in producing electronic ...

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Motor manufacturer boosts recycling agenda with Riverside waste baler

    And thanks to the quality and volume of bales it can produce, this world-leading engineering firm looks set to achieve a return on investment in as little as 15 months. With a global and varied client-base, Mellor Electrics buys in a wide range of component parts to fuel its diverse production. Each delivery presents multiple packaging ‘wastes’ which are difficult to store and ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Eaton’s Auburn, Indiana Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its clutch manufacturing plant in Auburn, Indiana, for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • DOE Awards Carlsbad Technical Assistance Contract

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that Portage, Inc., the incumbent contractor, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been awarded a $42.4 million contract to provide technical support services to the DOE Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) in all program areas. The contract includes a three-year base period of performance with one two-year option period. This contract includes the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Casella Waste Systems Names William P. Hulligan to Board of Directors

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST) ("Casella" or the "Company"), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, today announced the appointment of waste management industry veteran, William P. Hulligan, to Casella's Board of Directors (the " ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • Eaton’s Bedhampton Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its aerospace facility in Bedhampton, England for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s Serres-Castet Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its Serres-Castet facility near Pau, France, for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to reduce the ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Eaton’s Berea, Ohio Plant Recognized for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is recognizing its hydraulics facility in Berea, Ohio for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. The Berea plant is the first Eaton facility in Ohio to be recognized for zero waste to landfill. Together, more than 50 Eaton sites around the world ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • National Audit Office points to CHP as NHS carbon saving champion

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that the NHS can achieve the largest carbon and cost savings in building energy use by installing combined heat and power (CHP) in acute trusts. In its new 'NHS and Sustainability' report to the House of Commons ...


    By ENER-G

  • Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup

    Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted about a fifth of the 350 billion yen ($3 billion) it has spent to clean up the plant after it was destroyed by a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. A Board of Audit report described various expensive machines and untested measures that ended in failure. It also said the cleanup work has been dominated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Eaton`s Mississauga Ontario Electrical Distribution Centre Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Power management company Eaton is honoring its Mississauga Distribution Centre facility in Ontario, Canada, for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • EUROPELEC has been certified by UVDB Achilles organism for its full range of products in WasteWater

    After being audited on financial, quality, security and environmental aspects, Europelec has been certified:  "EUROPELEC Supplier number: 166741 are now fully registered as a supplier on UVDB for the following products/services: Waste Water Scrapers Mixing units ...


    By EUROPELEC

  • A Ten Minute Energy Audit Could Save Your Small Business A Small Fortune

    Winter is the perfect time to give your small business an energy health-check. At Utility Helpline we are experts in helping small businesses to moderate their energy usage and slim down their energy bills. With shorter days and colder weather threatening balance books, businesses must take action to battle Jack Frost. A DIY energy audit takes ...


    By Utility Helpline

  • Eaton’s Aerospace Facility in Titchfield Honored for Reducing Waste Through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

    Eaton is honoring employees at its aerospace facility in Titchfield, U.K., for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through strategies such as recycling, re-use and new work processes. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste management program and also as a means to reduce the release of ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Diamond Packaging Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill Status

    Diamond Packaging today announced that it has achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, an important milestone towards meeting its future goal of zero waste to landfill. The recovery and recycling program is a natural evolution of the company’s greenbox sustainability initiative and one which will provide long-term environmental and economic benefits. Zero ...


  • Ending the Throwaway Society

    Lower taxes for businesses that repair or re-use goods; mandatory municipal waste separation systems; longer warranty periods for consumer goods; banning food waste from landfills; increased funding for agencies that promote transitioning to a circular economy. These are a few of the recommendations of a far reaching report just released by the UK  ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee on the Circular Economy

    CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee Third Report "Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society" as a valuable contribution to the debate on the circular economy and resource efficiency. CIWM CEO Steve Lee said of the report, "We were pleased to have had the opportunity to provide both written and verbal evidence to the Committee and many of our key points have been ...

  • Carbon Trust welcomes new UK Parliament report on growing circular economy

    Linking taxation to the environmental impact of products, a more consistent approach to recycling across Local Authorities, and investment in innovation, could all help to grow the circular economy according to a new report from the House of Commons’ Environmental Audit Committee. Linking taxation to the environmental impact of products, a more consistent approach to recycling across Local ...


    By Carbon Trust

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