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The Sustainable Australia Report 2013 advises that global trends such as population growth and growth of the middle class in Asia will place increasing demands on energy, water and food systems. In Australia one such impact, caused by population growth within its major cities, is the increased cost of waste landfill as sites reach capacity

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July 29, 2013, a sperm whale was stranded on Tershelling, a northern island in the Netherlands. A rescue attempt was attempted, but unfortunately the whale died. A young adult at 13.5 meters was taken for a necropsy at the port of Harlington. The sperm whale had plastic in its stomach, an increasing common phenomenon say

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A COMPANY which developed technology used across four continents to turn waste into energy and fuel is an example of a local firm at the cutting edge of the sector. Chinook Sciences, based at the Nottingham Science Park, has developed advanced thermal treatment end-stage recycling technology for clean renewable energy generation. The system enables full recovery of

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FT. KNOX, KY (WAVE) – Imagine paying nothing at all for your electric bill! It sounds like a big dream, but it’s the goal of Ft. Knox. By this time next year, officials hope to be able to unplug the entire post from the grid, and use only the electricity they’re generating. It won’t be

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There are major changes underway in the energy sector, and coal-dependent utilities are getting decidedly nervous. We may be on the cusp of a disruptive paradigm shift toward smarter, more distributed and cleaner energy. But how do we make it happen? Installing solar panels or wind turbines is, of course, one way to accelerate the shift

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By Marthinus Joubert – Currently, the waste management sector in Oman is in a transition phase. Up till now all waste management operations for non-hazardous (municipal and industrial) waste was the responsibility of the municipalities. They are currently still fulfilling that role. Hazardous Waste is regulated through legislation (Ministry of Environment) and is mostly currently

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High temperature steam reformation (SR) waste to energy technology has helped Columbus, Ohio based research organisation, Battelle secure one of its two awards in the 2013 Defense Energy Technology Challenge/Utility Technology Challenge (DETC/UTC). The organisation, which is claimed to be the largest not-for-profit research and development organisation in the world, explained that the DETC/UTC challenge

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KARACHI: Instead of the scenic view of the beach with sea breeze from the Arabian Sea and its mangroves, there was heavy fog of smoke emitting from the enormous piles of garbage – dumper trucks were unloading trash – increasing height of the already giant waste mountains. At the site, everyone looked busy: trucks unloading

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