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2012-03-06 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GDT TEK (OTC: GDTKD) today announced that the first Ultrasonic Cascade Reactor has been shipped from Steriwave GDTTEK Ltd/ Steriwave Hungary Ltd in the UK to California. The Cascade Reactor is a device designed to process liquid biological and liquid chemical wastes using ultrasonic waves that convert the hazardous waste into an insert environmentally safe liquid waste. The Cascade Reactor has been fitted with dozens of transducers and UV...

2012-02-08 06:50:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif. and BUGA, Colombia, Feb. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- New Logic Research (NLR) announced today the successful commissioning of another VSEP landfill leachate treatment system. The vibrating membrane system is operating at a landfill in Buga, a city of 100,000 people located in western Colombia. The 20-hectare landfill receives 570 tons of household trash daily from eighteen municipalities in the area. Landfill leachate is highly contaminated water that collects in the landfill...

2012-02-06 08:00:00

Kokomo, Indiana to be First Green Technology Hub for FirmGreen Labs Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 06, 2012 FirmGreen announces the launch of FirmGreen Labs, its Green Energy Research & Development facility in Kokomo, Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis – host city to Super Bowl XLVI. Kokomo, known as the ℠City of Firsts´ because of the large number of patents awarded its citizens over the last 100+ years, continues that history of innovation as home to...

2012-02-03 16:00:00

Anaerobic Digestion Says: According to Bloomberg New Energy Finance, “Investment in biomass and waste-to-energy is projected to increase from $14bn in 2010 to $80bn by 2020”. Among the greatest beneficiaries are processes such as Anaerobic Digestion (AD) and other innovative waste conversion technologies that can manage organics sustainably and achieve a greater rate of landfill diversion. London, UK (PRWEB) February 03, 2012 Cascadia Capital, specialist investment bankers,...

2012-01-28 16:06:00

SAN FERNANDO, Philippines, Jan. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The much-awaited green energy giant, True Green Energy Group announced today in San Fernando Pampanga along with CJ Consortium, and channel 2 ABS-CBN latest Philippine breaking news, along with TV 36 ACQ-Kingdom Broadcasting Network all witnessed and reported about the inauguration of the MRF facility and pelletizing operation that will now solve the closure of many landfill sites in the Philippines, not to mention the...

2012-01-26 11:00:00

PHOENIX, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Arizona and Arizona State University (ASU) announced today their collaborative program "Roadmap to Zero Solid Waste" that aims to eliminate 90 percent or more of ASU's solid waste by 2015. The program is being developed in three phases including waste assessment, roadmap development and program implementation. It includes all four ASU campuses - Tempe, West, Polytechnic and Downtown Phoenix. Waste Management already is working...

2012-01-26 07:00:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today a pilot program that will introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its waste collection operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) The pilot program will first rollout in Houston, Texas, followed by pilot projects in San Diego, Calif., Sacramento, Calif., Milwaukee, Wis. and Camden, N.J. One...

2012-01-18 13:42:00

WHITTIER, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Managing products in closed loop systems to eliminate waste and reduce costs will be the overarching issue of a meeting that will connect Greater Los Angeles community leaders with experts in waste reduction and recycling. The Future of Solid Waste Management Forum will be held on January 23 at the Los Angeles County Sanitation District in Whittier, 1955 Workman Mill Road. The forum starts at 9:15 a.m. and will include a tour of the...

2012-01-07 08:00:00

Pike Research studies show rising proportions of end-of-life electronics are causing huge problems in terms of disposal. Buying refurbished electronics from Belmont Technology Remarketing is a cost-effective and healthy way to combat the issue. Elk Grove Village, IL (PRWEB) January 07, 2012 As the old year is finished and a new year is upon us, many eyes are set upon shiny new phones, cutting edge notebooks and ultra-fast laptops. Out with the old and in with the new! It is undeniable that...

2012-01-05 19:05:00

Being more eco-friendly is in the top ten most popular New Year´s Resolutions, with people citing re-using carrier bags, recycling and upcycling and looking for reduced packaging when buying goods as eco-goals, according to our research. But with a third of landfill attributed to nappy waste, gNappies is urging parents to make 2012 a green year by switching to hybrid nappies. London, UK (PRWEB) January 05, 2012 Being more eco-friendly is in the top ten most popular New Year´s...