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2013-05-16 08:22:22

LARGO, Fla., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive Exclusive Rights Agreement to acquire a renewable energy company that turns landfill gas into electricity and creates a Refuse Fuel Derived pellets (RFD) from a bio mass waste product utilizing the waste heat from the burning of the landfill gas. The RFD pellets are then sold to electricity companies that can burn the pellets in lieu of coal to create...

2013-05-10 23:26:31

OWARECO, LLC, an organic and food waste management company, will partner with Westchester County´s Department of Environmental Facilities to pilot an innovative NET Zero food waste management project to be located at the County´s H-MRF Facility in Valhalla, New York. Valhalla NY (PRWEB) May 10, 2013 During the April 30, 2013 “Food Rescue Forum for Westchester-Based Schools & Campuses” hosted by the Food Bank for Westchester, Mr. Robert Astorino, Westchester County...

2013-05-09 08:23:54

The Company's Hanover, Pa., injection molding plant achieves gold-tier award status by going landfill free HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that Sonoco's Hanover, Pa., is the first Sonoco Plastics (injection molding) facility to receive a gold-tier Sonoco Sustainability Star Award for going landfill free. (Logo:...

2013-05-07 23:21:09

A recently added market report by Transparency Market Research on “Waste Treatment And Disposal Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast, 2012 - 2018” is now available for pre-order. To browse the report, visit http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/waste-treatment-disposal-services.html Albany, NY (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 Waste treatment refers to activities that are carried out in order to ensure proper disposal of waste materials....

2013-05-06 08:23:08

LARGO, Fla., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK), is pleased to announce their acceptance by the EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) as an Industry Partner with the Environmental Protection Agency by entering into a LMOP Industry Partner Memorandum of Understanding. LMOP's goal is to help promote economically and technically sound landfill gas (LFG) energy projects, LMOP teams with a range of companies interested in the utilization of LFG. These companies include...

2013-05-02 12:22:54

HOUSTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically-integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, has recently announced that waste industry veteran David Ginapp has been appointed as WCA's Regional Maintenance Manager. Ginapp joins WCA from Waste Connections in Colorado where he had served as Regional Corporate Maintenance Manager since 2010. Before working with Waste Connections, David worked for Waste Management in a number of roles throughout the...

2013-04-26 08:24:51

LONDON, April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Online printing store, printed.com (http://www.printed.com) has achieved total recycling or reusing of all its waste, with none of it going to landfill sites. The company, which provides business card printing services and other key online printing services, has followed an industry-leading environmental policy since its launch in 2011, when it was shortlisted for the Print Week Environmental Company of the Year award. The firm has a Forest...

2013-04-22 16:22:02

Company Recycled 4.5 Million tons of Material in 2012 PHOENIX, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), one of the nation's largest recycling companies, is committed to employing the best environmental practices as it expands the Company's recycling operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/RSLOGO) Recycling plays a critical role in creating a sustainable future and Republic is proactively expanding and modernizing its infrastructure across the...

2013-04-22 12:24:44

BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Just Born, Inc. is proud to announce that its headquarters and primary production plant in Bethlehem, PA is now a Landfill Free facility. This means that all waste generated by the company is reused, recycled or processed as a renewable fuel at an Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility. The company has been certified as a Landfill Free enterprise by Sustainable Waste Solutions (SWS). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130422/PH98821) SWS...

2013-04-18 20:21:57

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The waste and recycling industry is continuing to reduce its release of greenhouse gases - even as waste volumes increase, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory released by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "Our industry has been diligent and has invested in new equipment and facilities to reduce emissions of methane and other gases from landfills. Furthermore, we have turned potential emissions into an important...