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2013-01-08 08:23:07

PHOENIX, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GlyEco, Inc. (OTCBB: GLYE)(OTCQB: GLYE) inventors of cutting-edge technology for cleaning waste glycol, today announced it has closed on its asset purchase of Evergreen Recycling, Inc. Evergreen Recycling is a leading glycol recycler based in Indianapolis, Indiana. The transaction closed on December 31, 2012 and is expected to be immediately accretive. GlyEco acquired the assets of five profitably operating recyclers during 2012 GlyEco is aggressively...

2013-01-07 08:23:17

CLEVELAND, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SAI Global has certified St. Elizabeth Hospital of Appleton, Wisconsin, part of Affinity Health System, to ISO 14001. This environmental management system certification represents Affinity's environmental commitment. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111109/MM03609LOGO) ISO 14001 is an international standard developed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) through dedicated technical committees representing...

2012-12-14 05:03:32

Committed to reducing Arizona´s landfill waste. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Arizona based electronic recycling company, E-Waste Harvesters, is making a big impact here in the valley of the sun. Since opening their doors in July 2007 E-Waste Harvesters has been committed to recycling and reducing landfill waste based on their approach developed on the principles of economic and environmental sustainability. Their ongoing efforts to make Arizona a better place has not...

2012-12-04 05:02:06

Telecommunications and Electronics Remanufacturer Partners with the Plastic Disclosure Project and EarthPeople on Corporate Citizenship Initiative Bolton, Massachusetts (PRWEB) December 03, 2012 Paragon Communications, Inc., one of the nation´s largest remanufacturers of enterprise and consumer electronics, has partnered with the Plastic Disclosure Project (PDP) to track and improve its plastic waste stream. Building on a foundation of environmental stewardship as a telecommunications...

2012-11-28 12:24:45

GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Institute, a non-partisan, transdisciplinary collaborative space working to transform finance to serve a more just, regenerative, and sustainable economic system, today published the fourth field study of its Field Guide to Investing in a Regenerative Economy initiative. Although there is much public discussion about how to reduce the stubbornly high rate of unemployment in America, we seldom hear about the 600,000 high quality...

2012-11-21 04:21:58

WAALWIJK, the Netherlands, November 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exeter Business School, ranked 2nd for business studies by the Sunday Times and creator of the innovative One Planet MBA programme with the World Wildlife Fund, has published its in-depth study of Desso's Cradle to Cradle(R) strategy[1]. This case study, 'Desso and the Cradle-to-Cradle(R)Challenge: Rethinking Carpet as a Closed-loop Supply System' examines the challenges encountered by Desso after its decision...

2012-11-14 16:21:40

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a new era for the Cradle to Cradle Certified(CM) program. Today at Greenbuild the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute announced details on version 3.0 of the certification, as well as a new Product Innovation Challenge with $250,000 to be awarded to three winners. Partnering with Make It Right, the Institute's goal is to drive innovation in safe and healthy building materials based on Cradle to Cradle principles. (Photo:...

2012-11-14 12:24:15

BRUSSELS and WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhesa, the leading global environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance assurance firm, has announced the launch of a unique tool to help companies navigate and manage the ever changing landscape of global product compliance. The "Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) Product Fact Sheets" for 50+ countries guide a Product Stewardship Advisor or Product Manager through EPR product requirements worldwide. Why are EPR Fact...

2012-11-06 08:22:27

PHOENIX, Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GlyEco, Inc. (OTCBB: GLYE) (OTCQB: GLYE), an innovative green chemistry company, announced today it has closed on its asset purchase of Renew Resources, LLC., based in Rock Hill, SC. This accretive acquisition closed on October 26, 2012 and includes the waste antifreeze recycling division of the business. Purchase Agreements to acquire seven profitably operating recyclers have been announced for 2012. GlyEco is aggressively buying capacity to meet...

2012-11-06 03:31:45

Spanish legislation on waste management changed in July last year. Until then, the consumer was responsible for the disposal of products. According to Mr Unai Tamayo, economist at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), the new laws “foment the construction of closed systems, such as in taverns: the container being taken out and subsequently returned. Moreover, when a manufacturer launches a product on to the market, once consumed, the packaging is considered waste, and the...