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2010-10-21 00:00:41

During its first month of operation, the fast-growing network of convenient e-waste drop-off locations has established 112 locations, providing consumers and businesses an easy, safe and free place to recycle their unwanted electronics. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2010 Two weeks since its launch, ecollective has established 112 e-waste drop-off locations throughout California. For the 68 percent of households that have unwanted and unused electronics piling up in their closets,...

2010-09-01 07:07:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will accelerate the expansion of Waste Management's organics recycling services and development of value added organic products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO)...

2010-08-19 14:10:00

EDMONTON, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ - WHAT: Enerkem Alberta Biofuels, along with the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for its municipal waste-to-biofuels plant. For Enerkem, this symbolizes its commitment to providing advanced transportation fuels locally and globally. This world's first municipal waste-to-biofuels facility will provide Edmonton the opportunity to reduce GHG...

2010-06-08 08:36:00

PHOENIX, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WM Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced that it has acquired a medical waste processing facility and certain other medical waste business assets located in Phoenix, Arizona, from Milum Textile Services Co., a provider of linen services and medical waste collection and treatment services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) The...

2010-04-27 07:37:00

MONTREAL, April 27 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuel and advanced chemical company, today announced the expansion of its board of directors. Timothy J. Cesarek, managing director in the Organic Growth Group of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), joined the company as a Director. As announced last February, Waste Management became a strategic investor in Enerkem during the company's last financing round. The addition of Mr. Cesarek was announced at the Advanced Biofuels...

2010-04-26 15:12:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Orange County's (WMOC) Sunset Environmental Transfer Station received notification from the California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) that it has achieved Star Certification as part of the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), the highest safety achievement offered by Cal/OSHA. WMOC's Sunset Environmental Transfer Station is the first transfer station in the United States to be recognized as a Cal/VPP...

2010-03-29 07:40:07

A new tool developed to measure stability in organic wastes The number of waste treatment facilities using biological processes to biodegrade waste has been increasing over the years. These installations receive municipal and industrial organic wastes with the common main goal of reducing their biodegradable organic matter content. Composting, anaerobic digestion, and mechanical-biological treatment plants contribute to organic matter recycling and energy recovery, and avoid landfilling. The...

2010-03-11 08:00:00

BEIJING, March 11 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Tri-Tech Holding Inc. (Nasdaq: TRIT), a premier Chinese company that engineers, manages and monitors municipal sewer systems, natural waterways and other water resources, announced today that it has received a RMB25.4 million (approximately US$3.7 million) Build-Transfer (BT) contract for construction of a residential solid waste sanitary landfill for Xinle City, Hebei province. Tri-Tech will build the plant and transfer ownership to Xinle...

2010-02-16 14:12:00

Intends to Work with Legislature on Fee Extension to Preserve Popular, Effective Program HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local recycling and compost programs in 40 counties across Pennsylvania received a boost today as Governor Edward G. Rendell announced $20 million in grants to help support these efforts that employ tens of thousands of people and contribute billions of dollars to the economy. The 113 recycling development and implementation grants the Governor...

2009-12-28 16:43:00

CLEVELAND, Dec. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management of Ohio announced today it has acquired Metro Waste Disposal, a solid waste services company serving primarily business customers in the Cleveland, Akron and Canton area. Waste Management of Ohio is a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc., (NYSE: WM) a North American leader in the recycling and waste services industry. "It's a privilege for Waste Management to join with Metro Disposal to create an expanded service oriented...


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