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  1. Study: Restaurants Could Capture More Food Waste And Reduce Climate Impact
    11/18/2019

    A new study finds restaurants can play a crucial role in diverting tons more food waste away from the nation's landfills. One way to accomplish this: offering durable or compostable plates, cups and utensils, which the study proves makes it easier for customers to compost their food scraps and sort their waste into the right bins.

  2. Deep Learning Expands Study Of Nuclear Waste Remediation
    11/8/2019

    A research collaboration between Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Brown University, and NVIDIA has achieved exaflop performance on the Summit supercomputer with a deep learning application used to model subsurface flow in the study of nuclear waste remediation.

  3. Waste Control Specialists’ Unparalleled Geological Characteristics Reflected In Latest Performance Assessment
    11/8/2019

    Waste Control Specialists announced that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has approved the WCS Updated Performance Assessment (PA) for its Compact Waste Facility and Federal Waste Facility.

  4. Xebec And Asja Announce A Construction Milestone On Genoa Landfill Site
    11/6/2019

    Xebec Adsorption Inc. (TSXV: XBC) (“Xebec”), a global provider of clean energy solutions today announced that renewable energy project developer and operator Asja Ambiente Italia SpA is in the final construction phase of its 11.2 MW landfill gas (LFG) to Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) plant in Genoa, Italy.

  5. Scientists Develop Adhesive Which Can Be Unstuck In A Magnetic Field, Reducing Landfill Waste
    11/6/2019

    Researchers at the University of Sussex have developed a glue which can unstick when placed in a magnetic field, meaning products otherwise destined for landfill, could now be dismantled and recycled at the end of their life.

  6. Upcycling Polyethylene Plastic Waste Into Lubricant Oils
    11/6/2019

    Plastics pervade almost every aspect of modern life, but once they have served their purpose, it’s tough to get rid of them. That’s because the polymers degrade very slowly in landfills or the environment, and recycling is inefficient.

  7. Brightmark Opens National Site Search For $1B Advanced Plastic Recycling Facilities
    11/5/2019

    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

  8. Eastman To Recycle Discarded Carpet Into New Materials
    11/5/2019

    Eastman has reached an agreement to give new life to one of the most problematic waste materials in U.S. landfills. Post-consumer carpet will now be recycled through Eastman's carbon renewal technology and converted into new materials to serve new and useful purposes.

  9. Badgerland Disposal Signs Two Exclusive Southern Wisconsin Municipal Waste, Recycling Contracts With City Of Waterloo, Town Of Waterloo
    11/5/2019

    Badgerland Disposal, Wisconsin’s leading independent waste diversion and recycling provider, today announced two exclusive municipal contracts with the City of Waterloo and the Town of Waterloo both in Jefferson County.

  10. Now Recyclers Can Empty An Entire Bag Of Drink Containers In Seconds: Introducing TOMRA R1
    11/5/2019

    Global reverse vending leader TOMRA has today unleashed the highly-anticipated TOMRA R1, which enables recyclers to pour over 100 empty beverage containers into the machine in one go – rather than inserting them one by one.