Top Tips for Creating Less Waste

The Environmental Blog

It is undeniable that the waste crisis on our planet today has gone to an alarming level. How do we create less waste ? Here are some top tips for creating less waste you can do now and can do at home. Minimalist and Zero-Waste Living. Lesser stuff means lesser waste.

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IMechE recommends rethink of UK waste policy

Envirotec Magazine

A radical rethink of recycling and waste policy is required to put the UK on a more sustainable path, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Not producing the waste in the first place has by far the most beneficial effect on the environment.

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This company is turning food waste into a cleaning spray

GreenBiz

97 percent of the cleaning product is made from the water, acids and alcohol from the food waste. Circular Economy Waste Waste Management Food Waste

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SEPA opens healthcare waste consultation

Envirotec Magazine

All those who collect, transport, store treat and dispose of healthcare waste are being encouraged to respond to a consultation on its storage and treatment from Scotland’s environmental regulator. SEPA’s initial focus will be on sites primarily dealing with healthcare waste.

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Is advanced recycling the answer to plastic waste?

GreenBiz

Waste into materials not just once but continuously: It’s the brass ring of the circular economy. Can it work

How can composting become a viable waste management solution?

GreenBiz

How Quito’s garden waste can unlock a circular future

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Waste Management Checklist: 26 Tips For Minimizing Waste

Green Business Bureau

Achieve zero waste with our waste management checklist. The ultimate goal of this waste management checklist is to achieve zero waste. A zero waste program should avoid burning and eliminate discharges to land, water, or air that threaten the environment or human health.

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Reduce food waste with processing and packaging solutions

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Food loss and waste has a measurable impact on greenhouse gas emissions; the food and beverage industry has a role to play in reducing both loss and waste.

How to Reduce Your Business Waste In 2021: Top Tips

The Environmental Blog

If you want to make your business more sustainable in 2021 and bounce back from the current economic crisis, reducing your business waste is a great place to start. Here are five great ways to reduce your business waste and help protect our planet for future generations.

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A Panacea for Biomedical Waste Management?

The Environmental Blog

Conspectus of Biomedical Waste Management. Although the economy is restoring to an extent but an exponential escalation in the biomedical waste generation has posed severe persisting health hazards and environmental threats. Smart Waste Management: PWC& AWCS.

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How Hazardous Waste Removal Works

Green Living Guy

One of the most important aspects of environmentalism and ensuring a safe and healthy planet for future generations is the proper removal, treatment, and disposal of hazardous waste.

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3 smartphone apps helping reduce food waste around the globe

GreenBiz

About a third of the world’s food is wasted or lost — but new apps to buy, redistribute and share surplus food can help

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Waste and recycling: taking a proactive approach to fire safety

Envirotec Magazine

As we enter the warmer months, waste and recycling sites are increasingly vulnerable to fire. Such risks are amplified by the presence of batteries in waste streams and in the vehicles and machinery used on waste sites. Case study one: Battery in the waste stream.

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Turning fish waste into carbon-based nanomaterials

Envirotec Magazine

The new synthesis procedure can seemingly convert fish scales obtained from fish waste into a useful carbon-based nanomaterial. This is remarkably difficult to achieve in processes that use biomass waste as a starting material. Bio-waste Recycling and Reuse

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Global Waste Index 2022 highlights leaders and laggards

Envirotec Magazine

There are still major differences in the amount of waste generated across the world, and how it is disposed, a finding confirmed by a 2022 Global Waste Index compiled by waste management technology firm Sensoneo to mark Global Recycling Day (18 March).

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The problem with zero-waste goals is the word 'waste'

GreenBiz

The problem with zero-waste goals is the word 'waste'. We know that circular economy strategies can create profits, cut waste and reduce emissions. The most obvious answer is that it’s cheaper to simply send waste to landfills. Food Waste.

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Combatting Climate Change by Transforming Waste into Value

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Pentair’s sustainable gas technology is helping partners across industry minimize waste and emissions to help achieve a carbon neutral future

New service to help businesses manage small volumes of waste including hazardous waste, says Veolia

Envirotec Magazine

Resource management company, Veolia, has launched a new service specifically designed to help businesses that produce small volumes of waste which may include hazardous materials. Hazardous Waste Waste Management

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“Be a waste hero,” suggests tech startup

Envirotec Magazine

Tech start-up AnyWaste.Com says it is creating a platform to fight the problem of where our waste goes and what happens to it. The system is “a standout option to help waste processors, brokers and producers of waste by simplifying the process,” says the firm.

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How companies — from automotive to apparel — can transform waste into resources

GreenBiz

One key is to design out waste in the first place. Circular Economy Recycling Waste Waste Management Water Reuse

New EPA report highlights climate impacts of food waste

GreenBiz

The food waste reduction strategy with the greatest environmental benefits is not recycling, it is prevention.

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Anaerobic digestion: Turning America’s food waste into RNG

GreenBiz

Sponsored: Anaerobic digestion is an eco-friendly waste management solution, producing renewable energy and healthy soils. How can this technology grow in the United States

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Closing the loop on commercial textile waste

GreenBiz

Fabric is one of the hardest materials to recycle because it is usually a blend of many types of materials

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Will the Future Be Zero Waste? What It Could Look Like in a Decade

The Environmental Blog

If the whole world made a commitment to a zero waste lifestyle today, where could we be in 10 years? Join us as we look at six visions of a zero waste future that will give you hope, inspiration and motivation to be the change you want to see! The post Will the Future Be Zero Waste?

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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector

GreenBiz

Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North. Circular Economy Books Waste Waste Management GreenBiz Reads

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Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste

GreenBiz

Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste. . Can waste be designed out of consumer electronics? Hold the phone!

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31 significant waste crime sites targeted by SEPA as BBC Disclosure spotlights waste crime

Envirotec Magazine

Scottish Environment Protection Agency staff and their work tackling waste crime were featured as part of investigative journalism programme BBC Disclosure on Monday 31 January at 7pm. Waste crime is best tackled on a preventative level and this involves a ‘Team Scotland’ partner led approach.

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Consortium to assess the future of packaging waste sorting

Envirotec Magazine

Addressing an urgent need to enhance packaging waste sorting in Europe, FMCG giant PepsiCo has announced a new project aiming to assess how technology – especially AI – can close some of the gaps. A consortium to assess the opportunity of using AI for packaging waste sorting.

How to Ensure you are Properly Disposing of your E-Waste

The Environmental Blog

The latest threat to health and the environment is the disposal of electronic e-waste. It’s a global problem that is increasing the release of toxins, losing precious metals and wasting resources that could otherwise be part of a circular economy. What is E-Waste?

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Bexley council launches app-based anti-food-waste campaign

Envirotec Magazine

Household food waste project will see Council partnering with two food waste apps – OLIO & Kitche. The Bexley Household Food Waste Project launched on 2 March and will run through to the summer. Bio-waste News

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Scots’ views sought on mandatory digital waste tracking

Envirotec Magazine

A consultation setting out plans for a mandatory digital waste tracking service in the UK was launched on 21 January 2022. What current waste reporting will be replaced by the new service. Alternative provisions for digitally excluded waste holders. News Waste Management

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How Vape Waste Generates Single-Use Plastics?

Green Living Guy

The post How Vape Waste Generates Single-Use Plastics? Eco Friendly Products Environment plastic pollution sustainability Waste Plastic pollution single-use vape vape products wasteVaping is doing very well as a fun activity.

The electronic waste collection conundrum

GreenBiz

The electronic waste collection conundrum. Quite simply, I had become obsessed with the tech industry’s then-blasé attitude about the seemingly intractable problem of electronic waste. . E-Waste. Heather Clancy. Thu, 07/16/2020 - 01:15.

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Generating Energy from Waste: How to Make it Happen

U.S. Green Technology

However, The post Generating Energy from Waste: How to Make it Happen appeared first on U.S. Alternative Fuels Featured Posts Featured Stories Energy Waste Waste EnergyThe world is growing old, and the conventional energy forms are becoming extinct.

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Demo plant produces industrial sugars from mixed household waste fractions

Envirotec Magazine

A UK-based demonstration plant that generates industrial biotechnology sugars and other recycled material streams from the paper and card in mixed household waste has come online in May 2022. Bio-waste

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10 Tips for Recycling E-Waste

U.S. Green Technology

The unfortunate answer is that electronic waste, known as e-waste, ends up in landfills when not properly disposed of. The post 10 Tips for Recycling E-Waste appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Tech, Green Products recycling e-waste

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4 ways to cut campus food waste, from colleges to corporates

GreenBiz

From data to design, there are ways that we can take a bite out of food waste in the restaurant sector. Food & Agriculture Waste Management Food Waste

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Waste report makes recommendations to the London mayor

Envirotec Magazine

The London Assembly Environment Committee has published a report on waste management in the capital and the need to move to a circular economy. Only 33 per cent of London’s local authority-collected waste is currently recycled – the lowest of any region in the UK (the England average is 43.8

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Prague to pilot large-scale, dynamic waste collection

Envirotec Magazine

The city of Prague is to pilot dynamic waste collection via automated collection routes. Along with the above, the project also includes the real-time monitoring of 550 containers for electronic waste with Sensoneo sensors. Prague (photo credit: Anthony Delanoix).

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Which cities are leading the way in zero waste?

Envirotec Magazine

Bogotá has 176 flea markets, according to Google, one criteria contributing to its top place ranking in Savoo’s zero-waste-cities analysis (image credit: Pedro Szekely , CC BY-SA 2.0 And by this reckoning, Bogotá takes the crown as the world’s zero waste capital. Waste Managemen

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Planet vs. plastic: Three steps to solving the global plastics waste crisis

GreenBiz

Here's how innovators at Circularity 22 are dealing with the scourge of plastic waste mismanagement

Strategies for the war on waste

GreenBiz

Strategies for the war on waste. What would happen if the United States enacted a comprehensive plan to combat food loss and waste? Keep organic waste out of landfills and incinerators . Some of this waste is perfectly good food. Food Waste.

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Indoor ag and alternative protein win big, food waste and ag-tech diversify

GreenBiz

Indoor farming, food waste, regenerative agriculture and alternative proteins caught the attention of investors this quarter