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2014-10-27 16:25:22

PHOENIX, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, will distribute $7,061,282 to local charities through proceeds raised from the 2014 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Tom King announced today. This marks the first time since 2008 that The Thunderbirds have raised more than $7 million from tournament proceeds and is the third highest charitable donation in a single year in tournament history, behind only the 2008 ($8.8 million)...

2014-10-27 08:23:48

SHANGHAI, People's Republic of China, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Enerkem Inc. (www.enerkem.com), a waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer, today announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with Shanghai Environmental Group Co. Ltd., a municipal solid waste management company and a subsidiary of Shanghai Chengtou Holding Co. Ltd., to develop a project partnership to jointly build municipal solid waste-to-biofuels and chemicals facilities in China. The MOU was...

2014-10-20 12:20:43

BURNABY, Canada, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TechSci Research Announces New Publication Report on 'India Solid Waste Management Vehicles Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019 In India, municipal corporations are the main governing bodies responsible for complete handling and regulation of solid waste management in cities. On an average, around 135,000 MT solid waste is generated daily in the country's urban regions. The top six metro cities in India that...

2014-10-16 23:11:10

The VA Focuses on Diverting Waste from Harmful Landfills Chestnut Ridge, NY (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 BioHitech America, the most innovative and sustainable solution to food waste removal, is pleased to announce that they will providing their food waste disposal solution to The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) for their multiple facilities located across the US. The Veterans Canteen Service (VCS) operates the retail, food and vending for these facilities; and they will be utilizing...

2014-10-16 23:01:17

Ultramodern Facility Features Solar Power, Optical Sorting & Diversion Technology Sun Valley, California (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 City of Industry, Calif.-based Athens Services announces the opening of a new 80,000-square-foot Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Sun Valley that is designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed-waste per year. Construction of the facility began in October 2013 and the facility began accepting materials this week. The Sun Valley MRF represents a...

2014-10-16 12:23:39

John Klett recognized by the society's Materials and Energy Recovery Division for contributions to the advancement of solid waste processing technology NEW YORK, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of Mechanical Engineers' (ASME) Materials and Energy Recovery Division (MER) recently honored retired Covanta Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer, John Klett with the Medal of Achievement Award. John has over 40 years of hands-on experience in power-plant...

2014-10-14 23:13:12

E-recycling firm aims to promote environmental health through Energy Day and community recycling drive. (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 R.A.K.I Computers Recycling is kicking off the fall season with a slew of exciting events. Beginning with October 18th, R.A.K.I will be attending Houston’s 4th annual Energy Day Festival, an event celebrating STEM careers, technology, and energy conservation. According to their official website, the Energy Day Festival is estimated to have attracted over...

2014-10-14 08:23:51

DUBLIN, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Waste Management Market in India 2014 - 2025" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The new Indian Government is launching Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India Mission which aims to mobilize masses and seeks to create a clean India. The aim of this mission is to motivate Indian citizens to devote at least hundred hours every year i.e. two hours every week to...

2014-10-13 16:21:53

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Environmental Protection Agency's Central Valley Water Board ("Water Board") approved Oro East's Carson Hill Mining Waste Reclassification Project in a memorandum issued by the Water Board on September 24, 2014. The waste management unit stockpiles of gold concentrates (WMUs) at Carson Hill, one of the company's current gold production projects, consist of spent gold ore currently classified by the Water Board as "Group B...

2014-10-09 08:21:21

WALNUT, Calif., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC: VSPC) today issued an update regarding the progress of the Tibbar Energy USVI, Giant King Grass fueled, 7-megawatt biogas power plant on the island of St. Croix in the US Virgin Islands. The power plant will provide the only base load renewable electricity in the USVI. The majority feedstock is from VIASPACE Giant King Grass (GKG). Tibbar will sell power for 25 years with a 5 year option to the Water and Power Authority...


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