Latest Industrial ecology Stories

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...

2012-11-06 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...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.