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MEXICO CITY — Dr. Emmett Brown takes banana peels, leftover beer, and some other pieces of garbage from the trash to charge his car — a DeLorean equipped with the Mr. Fusion Home Energy Reactor. Although in this scene from the movie Back To The Future (1985), the technology was invented in 2015, energy generated from garbage can

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HERSHEY, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–October 22, 2013– The Hershey Company (NYSE: HSY) announced two more of its plants have achieved Zero-Waste-to-Landfill (ZWL) status. The company now has six U.S. plants that no longer dispose routine waste into landfills. With the addition of the Y&S Plant in Lancaster, Pa., and the Robinson Plant in Robinson, Ill., The Hershey

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With a projected 58 million tonnes of Commercial & Industrial (C&I) waste likely to be generated by 2020, unless new projects are put forward in the next 12-24 months there is likely to be a shortfall in waste treatment capacity in the UK and Ireland of up to 15 million tonnes, according to a new

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Draft waste management plan proposes new land fill and waste minimization programme. The identification of a new landfill is among the main goals set by the draft waste management plan, covering the 2013-20 period, environment minister Leo Brincat said. Speaking during the launch of the consultation document Waste Management Plan for the Maltese Islands: A

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By Paul Brown, Climate News Network LONDON – A vast program of financing solar, wind and other renewable electricity technologies for developing countries using the UN’s new Green Climate Fund is proposed this week. The Fund is currently being set up by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change to “provide support to developing countries to limit or

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SHARJAH: Bee’ah cemented its position as an industry leader at the Green Middle East Awards, beating off strong competition to win two awards on the final day of the region’s premier exhibition for the environment industry, Green Middle East Exhibition and Forum. The Sharjah based company was bestowed with the Best Solid Waste Management Company

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By Tim Radford Renewable energy sounds like the obvious solution for a power-hungry planet. It would mean fewer greenhouse gases, certainly – but also a vastly bigger appetite for many minerals. LONDON, 30 October – Humankind could be about to exchange one kind of energy crisis for another. The switch from the finite store of fossil

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Thirty-four million tonnes of waste – that’s the mountain of garbage Canadians generate each year. Over three-quarters of the material goes into landfills or Waste-to-Energy facilities at an annual cost of $2.6 billion. With skyrocketing costs and detrimental environmental impacts, this scenario must change. Undoubtedly, the best way to reduce waste is to avoid generating

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