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2014-10-21 08:26:31

TORONTO, Oct. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Totally Green is proud to have won the Green Product Award from the Greater Miami & the Beaches Hotel Association for its unique and environmentally friendly Organic Refuse Conversion Alternative (ORCA) machine. The ORCA converts food waste into harmless water onsite at the business establishment. This cuts waste disposal costs, while eliminating pollution from landfill sites and garbage trucks. "We're pleased to be recognized as a leading-edge...

2014-10-17 23:07:10

Partnership offers a unique solution providing closure to landfills while creating renewable energy. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 ISM Solar Solutions, part of the ISM Group of Companies, providers of utility-scale solar site development services announced today that they have partnered with Atlanta based WatershedGeo™, who offer permanent closures for landfills and brownfields using their patented products, including ClosureTurf™. Together, ISM Solar Solutions and...

2014-10-16 23:01:17

Ultramodern Facility Features Solar Power, Optical Sorting & Diversion Technology Sun Valley, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 City of Industry, Calif.-based Athens Services announces the opening of a new 80,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Sun Valley that is designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed-waste per year. Construction of the facility began in October 2013 and the facility began accepting materials this week. The Sun Valley MRF represents a...

2014-10-13 16:21:43

DTE Biomass, Landfill Energy Systems partnership completes development of 20-MW power plant SYLMAR, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunshine Gas Producers, a joint venture between DTE Biomass Energy and EIF Renewable Energy Holdings through its subsidiary Landfill Energy Systems, has started generating electricity from landfill gas at its recently constructed renewable energy facility at the Sunshine Canyon Landfill in Sylmar....

2014-10-01 23:06:08

Legislative Trends Continue To Enforce Eco-Friendly Alternatives To Landfills Chestnut Ridge, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 BioHitech America, the most innovative and sustainable solution company for food waste disposal, endorses the Massachusetts commercial food waste ban which went into effect today. The ban, which is the strictest food-waste legislation to date, requires that businesses and institutions producing one ton or more of food waste per week must divert it from...

2014-09-26 16:21:35

Newest LGTE Projects Combine to Generate Enough Energy to Power 5,100 Homes in Bay Area Community MANTECA, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today its latest Landfill Gas-To-Energy (LGTE) projects involving its Forward and Vasco Road Landfills, both located in the Bay Area. The combined projects will generate 8.6 megawatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough energy to power more than 5,100 area homes annually....

2014-09-25 23:11:14

EPA Superfund (EPA ID: CA2570024453) Site LF-14 George Air Force Base in Victorville, CA utilizes 4 acres of HydroTurf™ as its landfill closure method Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 WatershedGeo recently closed EPA Superfund Site LF-14 at George Air Force Base with HydroTurf™ as its landfill closure medium. This site received all the Air Force base’s wastes (lube oil, paint, lacquer, naphthalene, PD-680, TCE, cleaning fluids, batteries, fire-fighting foam, hydraulic...

2014-09-20 23:00:26

A large proportion of waste generated by households and businesses continues to be treated and disposed of in landfill. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on Waste Treatment and Disposal Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 Increases in household, construction and commercial waste levels are contributing to greater waste treatment volumes. However, government regulations and higher landfill disposal costs...

2014-08-29 23:09:16

Berkeley County’s Landfill showcases the multiple benefits of ClosureTurf™ for improving stormwater quality, reducing odor, reducing cover maintenance and improving landfill gas collection over a traditional Subtitle D vegetative cap. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Berkeley County Water and Sanitation recently announced the completion of a 10-acre long-term cover system at its landfill site in Moncks Corner, South Carolina. The site is the first application in the state to use...

2014-08-27 08:22:52

SHENYANG, China, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NF Energy Saving Corporation (NFEC) ("NF Energy" or the "Company"), a leading energy saving services and solutions provider for China's power, petrochemical, coal, metallurgy, construction, and municipal infrastructure development industries, today announced that the Company has developed a new solution to the disposal of landfill leachate. It has entered a new market in environmental protection. Leachate Concentration Harmless Dryer,...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.