Brightmark Opens National Site Search For $1B Advanced Plastic Recycling Facilities
Brightmark, a San Francisco-based waste and energy development company, announced today that it is launching a nationwide site search for U.S. locations suitable for its next set of advanced recycling facilities, which will convert hundreds of thousands of tons of post-consumer plastics into new products, including fuels, wax, and other products
Construction Begins On Milestone’s Upton County Landfill, Marks Largest Capital Expansion In Company History
Milestone Environmental Services, LLC (Milestone), an industry leader in oilfield waste disposal services, announced recently that the company has begun construction of an RCRA-exempt oilfield waste landfill in Upton County, about 34 miles south of Midland, Texas.
Plastics Environmental Council To Develop Biodegradation Standard For Plastics Additives And New Certification Seal
The Plastics Environmental Council (PEC) recently announced the sponsorship of a research study to produce the first standard specification for the landfill biodegradation of petroleum- and natural gas-derived plastics that have been treated with additives that enhance biodegradation
Crucial.com Honored With Environment At Work Award
Lexar Media, a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, today announced that Crucial.com was awarded the first annual “Environment at Work” award by the city of Meridian, Idaho.
New Green Technologies Enters Bid For Wood Waste To Energy Project
New Green Technologies, Inc., announces that it has entered a bid to turn wood waste into energy via its CAVD technology in Alberta, Canada.
Solid Waste Industry Launches Major Environmental Program
The National Solid Waste Management Association (NSWMA) today announced the launch of Environmentalists
Freedom Environmental Services, Inc Selected By McDonald’s Franchisees To Collect Liquid Waste Destined For Biofuel Production
Freedom Environmental Services, Inc. announced today the execution of a contract with McDonald’s Corporation franchisees that provides for FESI to collect and dispose of liquid waste products, including grease, from multiple franchise sites beginning in Florida.
California State Fair To Feature First Known Amusement Ride Powered Solely By Cows
Move over horse power, cow power could be the next big thing! The California State Fair today announced that the event will host the first known amusement ride powered entirely by cow manure
BlueFire Ethanol Awarded Final Permits To Construct The Nation’s First Commercial Cellulosic Ethanol Production Plant
BlueFire Ethanol Fuels, Inc. (OTC: BFRE.OB), a leader in cellulosic ethanol production technology, was granted a conditional-use permit (“CUP”) from the County of Los Angeles, Department of Regional Planning, to permit the construction of the nation’s first commercial facility to convert biowaste into ethanol