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2014-03-24 12:26:43

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Strategic Analysis of the Australian Waste-to-Energy MarketOpportunities Abound Due to Rising Landfill Cost and Proven Energy Conversion TechnologiesResearch Objectives-To understand the status and potential of waste-to-energy (including municipal solid waste, biomass, and biogas) in Australia-To understand the challenges facing waste-to-energy project developments-To outline the...

2014-03-11 23:31:06

A team of specialists have created a breakthrough program to convert garbage waste and tires into energy and food. The world population has now passed 7 billion, but productive farm land is diminishing making food, water and energy the biggest issues facing the world population. Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 A group of experienced experts in waste composting, irrigation, agronomy and bio gas energy have formed a team which aims to create practical programs to convert waste into food...

2014-03-10 12:22:42

Recycling steady, waste stream gets lighter as paper and packaging waste continue to decrease WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Waste & Recycling Association (Waste & Recycling) today offered additional insight into the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on municipal waste generation and recycling rates, noting that the latest statistics, based on 2012 data, show a continual decline in per capita waste generation and an evolving waste stream...

2014-03-10 08:22:13

At 40 percent below current processing methods, CRT glass recycling solution is most cost effective in the US PEORIA, Ill., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since opening its Peoria, Illinois, cathode ray tube (CRT) glass crushing plant five months ago, Kuusakoski Recycling US, has received and processed several million pounds of CRT glass and added 20 new green jobs to the Peoria economy. At over 40 percent of the e-waste stream, CRT devices, such as old computer monitors and...

2014-02-18 12:24:08

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is fining Halliburton Energy Services $1.8 million for 255 violations of the Solid Waste Management Act between 1999 and 2011. DEP became aware of the violations in 2011 during an inspection of the facility, and further investigation revealed violations dating back to 1999. "Our regulations are in place to protect the health and safety of our residents and to preserve our...

2014-01-08 08:21:15

Majority not OK with waste management cost increase to support composting WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data suggests that Americans would be open to composting in their homes if it were more convenient. However, the same national survey found that they don't want to pay additional fees or taxes to support such services. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131120/DC21142LOGO) While 72 percent of Americans do not compost their food waste, 67 percent of...

2013-12-18 23:00:51

Hydrocore chooses Pilot Travel Centers to purchase fuel Nashville, Tennessee (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Hydrocore, Inc. is contracting with Pilot Travel Centers to purchase diesel fuel produced from an East Tennessee County waste using its proprietary plasma arc gasification technology. Hydrocore’s Elemental Recovery process utilizes the source material to make products and offers any municipality a single source, waste disposal solution. The Hydrocore Elemental Recovery process...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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