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2012-12-14 05:03:32

Committed to reducing Arizona´s landfill waste. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Arizona based electronic recycling company, E-Waste Harvesters, is making a big impact here in the valley of the sun. Since opening their doors in July 2007 E-Waste Harvesters has been committed to recycling and reducing landfill waste based on their approach developed on the principles of economic and environmental sustainability. Their ongoing efforts to make Arizona a better place has not...

Sweden Turns Garbage Into Energy
2012-10-29 18:17:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online At 96 percent, Sweden has one of the highest rates of recycling. So when the country began generating heat and energy from its trash, it should have come as no surprise they would eventually run out of garbage. “We have more capacity than the production of waste in Sweden and that is usable for incineration,” Catarina Ostlund, Senior Advisor for the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency told Public Radio...

2012-10-25 04:03:25

In the past few years, high Btu landfill gas (LFG) recovery and treatment has received renewed attention because the process converts large amounts of methane from waste into a viable, renewable fuel. While this process upgrades landfill gas to specifications for natural gas pipeline transport, it also significantly reduces the environmental impact from the largest source of man-made greenhouse gas pollution. In partnership with IESI, a subsidiary of Progressive Waste Solutions, and the US...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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