Green Waste

Solid Waste Authority offers end-of-summer cleanup tips

UTICA – As the summer season draws to a close, many are starting to clean yards and homes to prepare for the cold months ahead. The Oneida-Herkimer Solid Waste Authority reminds residents of Oneida and Herkimer counties that the regional household hazardous waste facility on Leland Avenue will close in …

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Plant these foolproof natives this fall

Question: I want to grow more native plants for a habitat garden. Can you suggest five easy-to-grow natives? Answer: First of all, we applaud your interest in native plants for your garden! The natives are adorable, durable, and ideal for creating habitat and increasing the biodiversity in your garden. They …

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5 takeaways from Canada’s official electoral debates

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to call an election two years ahead of schedule did not work out as planned. Polls have always followed a drop in voter support for his Liberal Party and an increase in support for his closest rivals, the Conservatives, leaving parties in statistical …

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Online guide to going green

?? Information on how to live sustainably is now easier to find thanks to an upgrade to Wellington Shire Council’s online resources for residents and local businesses. The Council’s website update includes an in-depth review of all things sustainability and the environment. This is part of a commitment made by …

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Save food scraps from the landfill

Residents will be able to recycle leftover food in their green bins, with the establishment of a food and garden waste service in 2023. Knox City Council Mayor Cr Lisa Cooper said the new service will save valuable organics from landfill. “Over 41% of our general household waste is food …

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Firefighters lift burning restrictions for Las Cruces

The Las Cruces Fire Department will lift restrictions on open burning beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, August 4. At that time, residents of Las Cruces could obtain burning permits at seven of the city’s fire stations. The fire station at Las Cruces International Airport does not issue a burning …

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Boxborough transfer station adds composting service

Boxborough citizens can now bring their food waste to the town’s transfer station, 550 Codman Hill Road, for composting. Back Earth Compost Company has placed new green bins in front of the transfer station trash compactors to collect food, which can now become valuable compost instead of ending up in …

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Green Meadow acquires Riverbend Environmental Services

FAYETTE, Mississippi – Green Meadow Sustainable Solutions, an environmental services company run by veterans in the waste industry, has acquired Riverbend Environmental Services LLC of Mississippi. The purchase was finalized in November 2020. Owned by a group of investors led by Bernhard Capital Partners, Green Meadow assumed ownership of the …

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What’s open, closed for July 4, 2021 around Herndon

HERNDON, VA – With COVID-19 measures improving from early 2021, many July 4th celebrations will return. The Town of Herndon will once again celebrate July 4th with fireworks, starting at 9:30 p.m. on Sunday July 4th. Fireworks will be launched from the Herndon Centennial Golf Course. Viewing is available at …

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Special collection of tree branches for storm events

Thank you for your patience as we continue to clean up the masses of tree debris following the June storm. We understand the devastation and frustration this storm has created in terms of fallen trees and debris left behind. As Council faces its own challenges in terms of removing tree …

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Getlink presents its 2025 environmental plan

PARIS–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Regulatory news: Getlink (Paris: GET), leader in low-carbon transport, has defined its new 2025 action plan to meet environmental challenges. A 30% reduction in direct CO21 emissions by 2025, an environmental strategy in line with the trajectory of the 2 ° C Paris Agreement, a commitment to …

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Big facelift for the waste station at Oistins Bay Gardens

The Oistins Bay Gardens waste treatment plant, Christ Church, has received a major facelift by the Barbadian company ProSource Limited. Not only does the waste station where garbage generated by vendors is stored before it is removed by the Sanitation Service Authority (SSA) now has new doors to prevent the …

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What does a circular economy mean to you?

The language used in the announcement of the Ministry of the Environment on Tuesday evening was not one of the headlines, with speeches on a general regime, a circular economy and a “whole-of-government” approach. However, the Circular Economy Bill 2021, once it becomes law and begins to be implemented, will …

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New global e-scrap standard in preparation

Supporters of a global e-waste recycling effort say it can help ensure high-quality end-of-life treatment processes. | scientific photo / Shutterstock The International Electrotechnical Commission has launched a process in recent months to create a global standard for the management of electronic waste. IEC, a Geneva-based non-profit organization that focuses …

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Rubicon Expands Lexington Presence with New Global Headquarters

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ / Press Release) – Rubicon®, a software platform that provides intelligent waste management and recycling solutions to businesses and governments around the world, today announced the opening of a new office space in Lexington, which will now serve as headquarters global social enterprise. The location extends the …

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UMass Amherst researchers create intelligent, autonomous microsystems from green materials. UMasse Amherst

AMHERST, Mass. – A research team from the University of Massachusetts Amherst has created an electronic microsystem that can intelligently respond to information input without external energy input, much like an autonomous living organism. The microsystem is built from a new type of electronics capable of processing ultra-weak electronic signals …

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New user-pays system for green waste depots in Mildura

From July 1 of this year, landfills and transfer stations at Mildura Rural City Council will switch to a user-pay service for green waste deposit, in line with the majority of Victoria’s advice. The move is part of the Council’s Garden Food and Organics department, which provides residents with 240-liter …

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Kentucky Street Urban Greening Project Debuts | New

Mariachi music filled the air on Friday, when the city of Bakersfield proudly unveiled Kentucky Street’s latest renovations and upgrades. “Today is a day to celebrate people,” Mayor Karen Goh said at a press conference under the elevated Beer Avenue. “These are the people who live in this beautiful part …

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Samsung Electro-Mechanics’ factory in Busan certified zero waste

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Factory in Busan (Samsung Electro-Mechanics) Samsung Electro-Mechanics, an electronic parts manufacturing subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, said on Friday that the company’s Busan plant had received international certification for its efforts to minimize industrial waste. Underwriters Laboratory, a global safety certification institution, has validated the Busan plant of the …

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Circular Cleveland is looking for 10 ambassadors

CLEVELAND – There is still time to apply to become Circular Cleveland Ambassador and help the city shift from a “take-do-throw” business model to one that reduces waste and pollution and creates local and green jobs. Circular Cleveland is a two-year initiative recently launched by the City of Cleveland and …

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Closure of the Belconnen green waste facility

After 31 years, the West Belconnen green waste repository will close at the end of this month. ACT government will not renew Canberra sand and gravelthe Parkwood Road lease, which expires this month. Instead, the site will be turned into a park as part of the Ginninderry development. Residents of …

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United States: The Game Changer? | World of waste management

The hopes placed on Joe Biden are high. With the United States joining the Paris climate deal, environmental organizations, many Democratic voters, and not least the international community expected the Biden administration to step on gas when it s There are other environmental issues: more recycling, legislation for better waste …

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Recycling site co-owner said drought made the blaze worse

A fire at MW Horticulture Recycling in southern Lee County, which went out early Sunday morning, reignited hours later, calling firefighters back to the Thomas Road site. Firefighters from the San Carlos Park Fire Department worked Saturday and into the early hours of Sunday before handing control of the recycling …

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Reduce waste in the chemical industry

How can companies mutually benefit from each other’s success? Why is it better to pay for the performance of the chemical rather than paying for the product itself? And how the chemical leasing model improve production by reducing the amount of chemicals? Chemical rental model does not mean chemical rental …

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