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In a time when society – and nature itself – are threatened by climate change, it seems fair to ask: Does recycling still matter? Two Swedish scientists say it does. Seemingly insurmountable threats like global warming and toxic emissions make an idea like recycling sound almost quaint – a throwback to the era of disco

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Greek environmental officials said they have discovered more than 20 tons of hazardous hospital waste was dumped in the Fylis landfill, Athens’ main dumping ground outside the city, earlier in December, leading the government to set up an emergency plan to deal with medical refuse. For January at least, there will be monitoring and sorting

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House Republicans have scheduled work on legislation next week aimed at easing environmental regulations and forcing federal facilities to comply with state-level rules. Members will consider H.R. 2279, the Reducing Excessive Deadline Obligations Act. The bill is a compilation of three environmental bills that were approved in 2013 by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. The

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A&M Green Power just announced it is merging with Barker Implement. The combined companies will be named AgriVision. According to a company press release, “The merger will crate a company well positioned to bring next generation solutions for our customers.” AgriVision will represent over 100 years in the agriculture industry and employ more than 400

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The director of West Midlands company Refuse Derived Fuel Ltd has been handed a six-month prison sentence for failing to clear piles of waste stored at the firm’s Brierley Hill site. On December 23 2013, Birmingham High Court Judge, Mr Justice MacDuff, found that director Robert McNaughton had failed to comply with a court order

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Video on Glendale Waste 2 Energy plan and technology http://bcove.me/8lu3lz1m

Glendale could triple the amount of trash recycled at its landfill when a privately run facility takes over operations in April. Further out, the Chicago company intends to convert trash to energy at the landfill located a few miles west of University of Phoenix Stadium. Glendale officials say the facility that will more carefully sort recyclableswill be a

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Singapore based energy, water and marine group, Sembcorp Industries (SCI:SP) has achieved financial close for its new 49 MW waste to energy development in Wilton International industrial site in Teesside, UK. The project involves the development of a facility for the Merseyside and Halton Waste Partnership through a 40:40:20 joint venture between Sembcorp, SITA UK,

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