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Waste Methane Turned Into Biodegradable Plastic
2014-05-28 03:11:06

National Science Foundation Scientists are making PHA (a biodegradable polymer similar to the polypropylene used in yogurt containers) from waste methane What if we could make the Great Pacific Garbage Patch just disappear? What if plastics didn't accumulate in our landfills? What if we could reduce greenhouse gas emissions while replacing up to 30 percent of the world's plastics with a biodegradable substitute? Researchers have tried for decades to achieve these goals. One approach...

2014-05-27 12:27:03

LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Waste to Energy (WtE) Market Forecast 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/environmental_services/waste_management/waste_energy_wte_market_forecast_2014_2024.html Report DetailsThe Waste-to-Energy (WtE) market has grown considerably since incineration first started in 1874. Large markets were established in Europe as well as parts of Asia. However, concerns over harmful...

2014-05-26 12:23:02

DUBLIN, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dbkj93/medical_waste) has announced the addition of the "Global Medical Waste Management (Activity Type - Collection, Processing and Disposal; Waste Generators - Large Quantity Generators and Small Quantity Generators) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Continuously expanding healthcare industry supported by growing...

2014-05-24 23:00:47

Most of people’s old furniture and equipments end up in landfill sites, creating problems for the Earth’s environment. Student Works Disposal now offers sustainable discarding of household junk at http://www.studentworksdisposal.com/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Student Works Disposal has recently announced that it will be accepting household garbage, including old furniture and electronic goods, from customers in Vancouver to recycle and reuse. This initiative is taken in...

2014-05-23 23:05:05

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Global Medical Waste Management Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Medical Waste Management Market (Activity Type - Collection, Processing and Disposal; Waste Generators - Large Quantity Generators and Small Quantity Generators): Global...

2014-05-23 12:21:58

Benjamin N. Cardozo High School wins grand prize in Spring 2014 Made by Milk contest for Alice in Wonderland Themed Carton Creation MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Benjamin N. Cardozo High School from Bayside, New York has been named the grand prize winner in Evergreen Packaging's Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest. Evergreen Packaging, a leader in paperboard carton manufacturing, has sponsored the competition since August 2012. The contest theme for Spring 2014 was...

2014-05-22 23:03:19

The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 Compost is an earth-friendly natural fertilizer that improves the quality of soil helping lawns and plants grow. The Grounds Guys have a step-by-step process for creating and building a compost pile. Get the right spot Compost piles should be in dry, shady spots near a water source. Avoid putting your compost pile near your home or garden. Compost piles tend to attract...

2014-05-22 12:23:09

JAMESVILLE, N.Y., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covanta Onondaga and the Southwood Fire Department recently collected over 2,000 pounds of electronic waste (e-waste) from local residents and businesses at a collection event and open house at the Southwood Fire Department in Jamesville, NY. Items collected included cellphones, televisions, laptops, PCs, tablets and cameras. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140522/90496 The collection was held in an effort to increase the amount...

2014-05-21 23:15:03

Sunshine Recycling of Orlando is currently providing construction dumpsters, regular hauling and debris recycling for the construction of a new Altis apartment community in Orlando. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 Orlando dumpster rental company Sunshine Recycling is currently providing both 20-yard and 30-yard construction dumpsters on the site of a new apartment community located at 7001 Palm Parkway in Orlando. Sunshine Recycling is hauling metal and concrete to be recycled, and is...

2014-05-21 12:22:24

PHILADELPHIA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The numbers are in and they are impressive. eForce Compliance diverted in excess of 550,000 pounds of electronic waste from Tri-State landfills during their celebration of Earth Day 2014. eForce Compliance hosted a series of free electronic recycling collection events during the month of April. Businesses in the Tri-State area were given the opportunity to responsibly dispose of obsolete items including computers, televisions and other...


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