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2012-08-06 02:22:11

LAS VEGAS, August 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: EWRL), a developer and operator of municipal solid waste processing and recycling facilities announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to form a joint venture with Landfill Solutions, LLC of Puerto Rico, to remediate and manage the Yabucoa municipal landfill that has been closed since 2011. The remediation plan is designed to bring the landfill up to current operating standards and...

2012-06-27 10:21:10

LAS VEGAS, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Energy Renewable Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: EWRL) announced today that it has signed a long term contract with Disposal Specialties, LLC of Birmingham, Michigan that will guarantee up to 1,000 tons per day of construction and demolition waste for recycling operations at its Highland Park, Michigan facility. Green Energy will process the incoming waste to recover and process valuable recyclable materials for re-introduction to the manufacturing...

2012-04-26 10:21:31

EUGENE, Ore., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eugene, Oregon based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has acquired National Recovery Technologies (NRT), a Nashville, Tennessee based company that designs and manufactures optical sorting equipment for the solid waste and recycling industries, among others. "We're pleased to add NRT to the BHS family," says BHS CEO Steve Miller. "NRT was founded by some of the brightest scientific minds in the industry and its values have been based on technology...

2012-04-16 10:22:19

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) WasteMap website (www.wastemap.org) gives Florida residents, and businesses across the state the opportunity to answer an ever-annoying question with regard to managing waste materials: "What can I do with this?" WasteMap Florida is actively compiling a list of facilities, ranging from recycling centers to household hazardous waste disposal facilities and everything in between. It's...

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...

2011-12-23 08:00:00

Four Waste Pro garbage truck drivers pick-up $40,000 in Safety Awards for flawless performance over the last three years. Each driver was presented a $10,000 check at the December 23, 2011 ceremony held at Waste Pro´s regional facility in Bradenton. Drivers receiving the awards were Jose Martinez-Mendoza, Monnie Braxton, Mark Hammonds and Lewis Brown. (PRWEB) December 23, 2011 “While providing garbage and recycling services in Manatee, Sarasota, Pinellas and Hillsborough...

2011-12-13 07:45:00

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nice-Pak/PDI, the global leader in wet wipe product manufacturing and a founding member of the Sustainability Consortium, has announced the transformation of its Orangeburg, New York manufacturing plant into a "zero landfill" facility. The plant now sends its more than 2,000 tons of non-recyclable waste per year to a waste-to-energy facility in Peekskill, New York, where it provides fuel for electricity generation. "Over the past...

2011-11-17 14:34:00

PHOENIX, Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management today announced that it will launch its Zero Waste Challenge - an initiative aimed at educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of waste, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill - at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open. This year, Waste Management's goal is to divert 90 percent of tournament waste away from landfills and into recycling and composting facilities. In addition, the company hopes to recover...

2011-09-15 12:16:00

DALLAS, Sept. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- City of Dallas Sanitation Director Mary Nix has changed her story. After telling council members that the waste disposal industry would absorb the cost of the city's proposed flow control tax she recently told council members that "the hauler will naturally pass that cost along to their customers." Nix said customers most heavily impacted will be those north of the LBJ Freeway, while she claimed that customers in Southern Dallas would save money...

2011-09-14 10:07:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has taken multiple steps to expedite the cleanup of flood- and storm-related debris. The requirement for a waste hauler to display an authorized Act 90 sticker on the hauling vehicle has been temporarily waived statewide to allow facility operators to accept flood and storm debris waste from vehicles without Act 90 authorizations. Act 90 requirements...