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  1. Brewer Science Closer To Zero-Landfill Status With 'Big Blue' Compactor That Turns Waste Into Electricity
    4/21/2015

    It's big, it's blue, and it's preventing approximately 30 tons of waste materials from winding up in a landfill every year. Brewer Science today announced its latest initiative to achieve and maintain zero-landfill status: a giant blue trash compactor that turns garbage into electricity

  2. Covanta Partners With RecycleForce For Jobs To Operate Advanced Recycling Center In Indianapolis
    4/20/2015

    Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, and RecycleForce, an innovative provider of recycling services for residents and corporate clients, today announced a partnership to staff operations at the Covanta Advanced Recycling Center in Indianapolis set to break ground in 2015 with a planned opening in 2016

  3. Stricter Regulatory Enforcement Will Open Up Asia-Pacific Hazardous Waste Management Market
    4/20/2015

    Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific hazardous waste management market vary across the region as many countries continue to send most of their locally produced hazardous waste to non-sanitary landfills

  4. Hilton Worldwide Deepens Global Commitment To Waste Solutions And Recycling Through Partnership With Clean The World
    4/17/2015

    Partnering with Clean the World, Hilton Worldwide today reaffirmed its global commitment to the recycling and redistribution of used soap and hygiene products to millions of people around the world

  5. TRC And Waupaca Foundry Win ACEC Awards For Wisconsin Beneficial Reuse Project
    4/14/2015

    TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR), along with its client Waupaca Foundry, Inc. (WFI), announced today that they have won an American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Award in the state of Wisconsin, as well as a National ACEC Engineering Excellence Recognition Award for their project, which promotes the re-use of by-products to enhance the sustainability of WFI's landfill

  6. Cargill Hazleton Meat Plant Spurns Garbage Trucks; Becomes Company's First Verified Landfill-Free Facility
    4/13/2015

    Garbage trucks no longer stop at the Cargill meat processing facility in Hazleton, Pa., because the 225,000-square-foot plant that sits on a 40-acre site, employs 600 people and produces more than 10 million pounds of beef, pork and ground meat products monthly, sends nothing to landfills

  7. Upstate Renewable Energy Project To Power 1,800 Homes
    4/2/2015

    Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today its newest landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at the Upstate Regional Landfill in Union County. The renewable energy project consists of two reciprocating combustion engines that generate 3,200 kilowatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough electricity to power more than 1,800 area homes

  8. WCA Waste Corporation Announces Recent Core Market Acquisitions
    4/1/2015

    WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically integrated, non-hazardous solid-waste services company, announced today it has completed several acquisitions in its core markets and divested of its waste-by-rail business in Ohio and Massachusetts

  9. Global Payments' OpenEdge Division Integrates Secure Payments Solutions With Carolina Software's WasteWORKS Software Suite
    3/31/2015

    Global Payments Inc., a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, is pleased to announce a partnership between OpenEdge, its integrated payments division, and Carolina Software, Inc., developer of the industry leading WasteWORKS software suite for the municipal waste market

  10. NCKU Professor Develops Technology To Turn Silicon Waste For Steel Production
    3/31/2015

    Solar power is a clean alternative energy; however, the silicon sludge will be generated from the silicon crystal slicing process inevitably. Professor Wei-Sheng Chen from the Department of Resources Engineering in National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Tainan, Taiwan, has developed a technique to recover reusable silicon and silicon carbide from waste sludge

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