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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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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Medical Waste: Sustainable Management Practices

U.S. Green Technology

Hospitals, clinics, diagnostic laboratories, and other healthcare institutions produce specialized kinds of medical wastes that need to be treated and managed correctly. The increase in the volume of medical waste has become a growing concern as more healthcare institutions are established; more people seek healthcare services; and more medical devices, materials, and technologies are used. The post Medical Waste: Sustainable Management Practices appeared first on U.S.

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The Many Benefits of Smart Green Waste Removal

U.S. Green Technology

The post The Many Benefits of Smart Green Waste Removal appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Living, Living Green Green Waste Green Waste Removal

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Sustainable Waste Management for Businesses

U.S. Green Technology

If you are looking to make your business greener, one of the ways to do so is through sustainable waste management. Sustainable waste management is not only about recycling as it is about managing waste from the time it is created to the time it is deemed to have little to no impact on the.

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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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5 Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Waste in Large Commercial Buildings

U.S. Green Technology

The post 5 Effective Ways to Manage and Reduce Waste in Large Commercial Buildings appeared first on U.S. Featured Posts Featured Stories Green Business, Green Business News Business commercial buildsings Waste Management

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This company is turning food waste into a cleaning spray


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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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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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 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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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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Anaerobic digestion: Turning America’s food waste into RNG


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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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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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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“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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German startup digitizes restaurant orders to address food waste


Startup Choco, which recently raised $111 million, has created a platform that hones in on food waste in the hospitality industry, connecting food suppliers directly to restaurants and cafes

New EPA report highlights climate impacts of food waste


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

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IoT, Sensors, & Smart Waste Management: The Urban City Avatar We Need

U.S. Green Technology

The post IoT, Sensors, & Smart Waste Management: The Urban City Avatar We Need appeared first on U.S. Smart Waste ManagementWhat’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about a smart city?

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


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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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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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.

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


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

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


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


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

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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Circular Electronics: Designing Out Waste


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

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


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

“Powerchips” speed the digestion of organic waste, says firm

Envirotec Magazine

The medium comprises chips that are about 1 cm (0.4”) cubed and they remain in the drum along with the food waste. The LFC® biodigester is a machine that digests food waste. Powerchips Green provides a medium in the drum of the LFC biodigester to speed the digestion of the waste food.

The electronic waste collection conundrum


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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Reducing e-waste and connecting the disconnected: Campaign marks milestone

Envirotec Magazine

Hubbub says it is planning to extend campaigns to tackle e-waste helping local communities and collecting evidence that will help to inform the development of DEFRA’s Extended Producer Responsibility policies seeking to reduce e-waste. WEEE (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment

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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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What is wishcycling? Two waste experts explain


The gist: Just because you wish to recycle something doesn't mean that you can

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


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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Strategies for the war on waste


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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New Technology Reduces Waste in Wind Industry, Improves Sustainability

U.S. Green Technology

The post New Technology Reduces Waste in Wind Industry, Improves Sustainability appeared first on U.S.

How China and the U.S. can innovate on plastic waste


Circular Economy Plastic Waste RecyclingThe world's two biggest producers and consumers of stuff stand to play a pivotal role in creating a circular economy, but they'll both have to get out of their own way.

How Waste Metering Powers Environmental And Financial Responsibility


Waste, on the other hand, remains out of sight and out of mind for most businesses with no way to accurately and consistently measure how much waste is actually being produced. At Compology, we know that you can’t manage what you don’t measure.

£1.2m funding for waste vision start-up

Envirotec Magazine

Waste sorting at a recycling plant in Sterlitamak, Russia, in 2019. Intelligent waste management start-up Recycleye has secured £1.2 Recycleye’s vision system is said to be capable of detecting and classifying all items in waste streams – broken down by material, object and even brand.

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