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2011-10-24 03:30:00

True Green Energy Group http://www.tgeg.asia, ISIN number CA8724191066, Cusip number 872419106 trading on Deutsche Borse AG under the stock symbol TGG.F confirmed today that the multifaceted agreement between TGEG and CJ consortium finalized the one billion euro (1,000,000,000.00) line of credit to fund TGEG Bio green Power plants. (PRWEB) October 23, 2011 True Green Energy Group http://www.tgeg.asia, ISIN number CA8724191066, Cusip number 872419106 trading on Deutsche Borse AG under the...

2011-10-06 10:42:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Daily Life Solutions, is making a play to sack concession waste at Ohio Stadium with its partner The Ohio State University. After three games this season efforts have diverted nearly 60,000 pounds of waste - the equivalent weight of about 300 college football players - away from landfill. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111006/NE82023) "Sodexo is proud to support Ohio State in finding a...

2011-10-04 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today cemented its leadership in landfill energy production with the dedication of a solar energy cover on its closed Hickory Ridge landfill near Atlanta. The innovative flexible solar cover technology that increases renewable energy output at landfills will generate 1 megawatt (MW) of electricity and meet the needs of 224 homes. The 45-acre closure system, which includes 10 acres of solar panels, is the world's...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE:LLY) today announced that it is improving its environmental footprint by achieving two of the company's three environmental goals ahead of schedule. Through the end of 2010, the company reduced the amount of waste sent to landfills by about 50 percent and has reduced its water intake by more than 30 percent. Lilly remains on track to meet its energy goal. Lilly has improved the energy efficiency of its operations by...

2011-09-27 07:00:00

The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina has initiated one of the most comprehensive public space recycling programs in the industry utilizing T2 Site Amenities "Upscale" Recycling Bins. (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 The Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina has initiated one of the most comprehensive public space recycling programs in the industry utilizing T2 Site Amenities "Upscale" Recycling Bins. According to John Ford, Hotel Manager at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina,...

2011-09-27 18:43:00

DALLAS, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) is asking Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings to hold firm to his pledge not to raise the cost of doing business in Dallas. Rawlings has repeatedly said he wants to support local businesses and not raise their costs during these difficult economic times. "We were extremely disappointed to learn that Mayor Rawlings is supporting flow control a law that would require all commercial waste in Dallas be...

2011-09-22 13:37:00

SANFORD, Fla., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc., the industry leader in biogasification systems for the wastewater treatment industry, was recognized on stage yesterday at the Clinton Global Initiative's (CGI) Seventh Annual Meeting in New York City for its Commitment to Action, "Landfill Reduction through Biosolids Processing." MaxWest's commitment was selected as an exemplary approach to addressing challenges in environment and energy. The company is...

2011-09-22 10:45:00

ORION, Mich., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management announced today that the company has completed construction of its new gas-to-energy facility at Eagle Valley Recycling and Disposal Facility in Orion, Michigan. With the state-of-the-art facility now fully operational, green energy is helping power more homes across southeast Michigan through an agreement between Waste Management and DTE Energy. "Creating this facility ensures the waste we generate will be converted into a...

2011-09-20 16:06:00

DALLAS, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What is Resource Flow Control? It's the ability of the city to mandate its garbage be brought to its landfill. What is an exclusive franchise agreement? It's the ability of a private company to mandate the garbage be brought to its landfill. Quite simply, there is absolutely no difference between Resource Flow Control and an exclusive franchise agreement between a City and a private NSWMA company. The NSWMA uses "flow control" with every exclusive...

2011-09-19 09:54:00

DALLAS, Sept. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A news release touting a proposed $100 million recycling facility at the McCommas Bluff landfill makes it clear that the developer does not require a flow control ghost tax to build the project. "This supports our position that a flow control ghost tax is unnecessary," said Tom Brown, Texas Chapter Chairman of the National Solid Wastes Management Association. "A flow control ghost tax will cost Dallas businesses $19 million a year and make the city...