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2014-07-31 23:17:23

Landfill Features All in One Final Landfill Cap for Erosion Control and a Gas Collection System Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 After combating nearly a decade of erosion control issues, Tangipahoa Parish Waste Facility (TPWF) of Independence, LA finally found long awaited success in covering the state-owned (parish-owned) landfill known as Cell 10 ( and 11) by installing ClosureTurf, an innovative three component final closure system. Prior to the closure, the 22-acre landfill was a...

2014-07-31 23:00:49

The BOMAG BC472RB refuse compactor offers the performance and durability of the company's larger machines, but in a more compact package. Kewanee, Illinois (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 The BC472RB refuse compactor from BOMAG offers the performance and durability of the company’s larger machines, but in a more compact package. Ideal for smaller landfills, the 52,900-pound compactor offers a sealed frame design, outstanding operator comfort, easy maintenance access and superior compaction...

2014-07-31 08:27:41

Eight Individuals Recognized for Innovative Presentations in Orlando NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penton's Waste360 Group--which serves the $85-billion solid waste and recycling industry through WasteExpo and Waste360--has announced eight award-winners from the 2014 Global Waste Management Symposium, held June 22-25 in Orlando, Florida. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140730/130975 "This year's Symposium was a great success, with a 35% increase in participation...

2014-07-29 23:14:50

Saufley Field Landfill completes year by withstanding 22'' rainfall event and winning SWANA Silver Award for Landfill Remediation by using ClosureTurf™. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) awarded Escambia County’s effort to remediate a variety of major issues at Saufley Field Road Construction and Demolition Landfill with the Silver Award for Landfill Remediation. As a result of the award, SWANA is recognizing the...

2014-06-30 12:24:32

Landfill project expected to exceed $815 million; developer currently unable to pay for processing of its permit applications and has failed to pay its property taxes SAN DIEGO, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An analysis by the national environmental consulting firm, SCS Engineers, for the Pala Band of Mission Indians estimates that the cost of constructing, operating, and closing the proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill in northern San Diego County would exceed $815 million, raising...

2014-06-26 08:22:55

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that John G. Waffenschmidt, vice president of environmental science and community affairs, has been reappointed to the Pennsylvania Environmental Justice Advisory Board (EJAB) by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary E. Christopher Abruzzo. The EJAB is charged with overseeing the implementation of DEP's Enhanced...

2014-06-25 08:24:30

BOSTON, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new agreement with the City of Boston for sustainable waste disposal. The five-year contract will send approximately 140,000 tons of waste per year to Covanta's Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities in Massachusetts. The new agreement begins July 1, 2014. "We're very pleased to have been chosen yet again by the City of Boston to provide...

2014-06-19 12:23:49

IRVINE, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ENER-CORE, INC. (OTCQB: ENCR), whose proprietary Gradual Oxidation technology and equipment generates clean electric power from low quality and waste gases, is pleased to announce that on June 5(th) the company and Attero, the waste management company in the Netherlands, convened a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the operation of its first installation in the Netherlands. A video of the installation highlighting interviews of...

2014-05-21 23:13:08

While polyethylenes are prone to wrinkles and waves, the flexible LiteEarth synthetic grass and EPDM composite remains in a wrinkle free state. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 When closing landfills and other earth reclamation projects, waves and wrinkles in the material can lead to long-term structural and environmental damage. Due to its low coefficient of thermal expansion, as well as its unique components, LiteEarth will remain in a wrinkle free state when used in interim or long-term closure...

2014-05-21 12:22:24

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers are in and they are impressive. eForce Compliance diverted in excess of 550,000 pounds of electronic waste from Tri-State landfills during their celebration of Earth Day 2014. eForce Compliance hosted a series of free electronic recycling collection events during the month of April. Businesses in the Tri-State area were given the opportunity to responsibly dispose of obsolete items including computers, televisions and other...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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