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Fees on packagers for recycling urged

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 03 Aug 2021
PORTLAND, Maine -- Some states are looking to adopt new recycling regimes that require producers of packaging to pay for its inevitable disposal -- but industry is digging in to try to halt the movement ... The fund will be used to reimburse municipalities for recycling and waste management costs.

Sustainability startup Ecotone Renewables wants to eliminate food waste — or at least make it useful

Hastings Tribune 03 Aug 2021
PITTSBURGH — Ecotone Renewables, a startup by students and graduates of Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, wants to change the way the world thinks about food waste — and it wants to use a seahorse to do so ... Ecotone is working to find ways to reuse the food after it's gone to waste.

HCMC collects 78 tons of Covid-related waste each day

The Saigon Times 03 Aug 2021
The three firms are Moc An Chau Logistics Corporation, which has two industrial waste incinerators with a daily capacity of 1,000 kilograms each; Green Saigon Company with two waste incinerators and Tam Sinh Nghia Investment Development JSC, which has 14 solid waste incinerators.

EDMC ties up with firm to collect e-waste

The Times of India 03 Aug 2021
To ensure eco-friendly management of electronic waste in residential and industrial areas, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday tied up with a company that will ...

Parker Commits to Achieving Carbon Neutral Operations by 2040, Advances Technologies that Enable a Sustainable Future

Process and Control Today 03 Aug 2021
Parker delivers technology solutions that enable the adoption of cleaner and more efficient energy, electrification, light-weighting and other innovations with a positive, global environmental impact to hundreds of thousands of companies across the industrial, mobile and aerospace markets, including.

Yoodlee Films to back Malayalam project ‘Padavettu’

Live Mint 03 Aug 2021
Unlike the Hindi film industry which did not take the plunge to release new movies in theatres for over four months since the government allowed them to re-open, cinema owners had pointed to the enterprising regional movie industries that wasted no time in scheduling a bunch of films and even registering decent occupancies.

New material offers ecofriendly solution to converting waste heat into energy

Science Daily 03 Aug 2021
A key application target of thermoelectric devices is capturing industrial waste heat, with ...

In reversal, EPA won’t allow radioactive fertilizer byproduct in roads

Tampa Bay Times 03 Aug 2021
In October, at the request of an industry group, it changed a decades-old policy to allow limited recycling of phosphogypsum, a waste product stored in piles called stacks around Florida ... “This is really an industry problem that needs to have an industry solution,” said Glenn Compton, chair of the local environmental group ManaSota-88.

UC Berkeley School of Public Health student Laura Diaz named a ‘Student of the Year’ ...

The Daily Californian 03 Aug 2021
Despite the industry leaving, a legacy of impaired water and hazardous waste remains ... “There’s no way it would have ever been permitted and sited in Walnut Creek, but because there was already a foundation of the polluting industry being in Pittsburg, it’s, unfortunately, kind of the case study of how things go.” ... The Daily Californian .

Ben & Jerry’s Israel diplomacy no reason for punishment | Letters

NJ dot com 03 Aug 2021
The recent request by the state to have the lower Hackensack River designated as a federal Superfund site is certainly valid and worthwhile, considering the industrial waste and pollution dumped into that body of water over the years ... the accumulated chemicals and waste there.

EGA, Gulf Extrusions sign agreement on industrial by-products

Gulf Daily News 02 Aug 2021
The agreement is another step by EGA to re-use waste streams as feedstocks by cooperating with other industries, EGA said in a statement. EGA recycles around 100,000 tonnes of its own waste each year, including sending major waste streams as feedstock to industries including cement manufacturing.

That recycling symbol doesn’t always mean what you think it does

East Bay Times 02 Aug 2021
Allen’s legislation is part of a bigger 12-bill package targeted at reducing plastics and waste that lawmakers are considering this year ... Opponents in the plastic industry believe the bill could pile waste in the landfill and raise packaging costs ... But many other plastic reduction bills have failed in recent years in the face of industry opposition.

Loop Industries and SK global chemical Close $56.5M Strategic Equity Deal, Provide Further Update on ...

Beijing News 02 Aug 2021
Combined, these facilities are expected to process approximately 400,000 tons of PET plastic and polyester fiber waste annually ... About Loop Industries ... Loop Industries is contributing to the global movement towards a circular economy by preventing plastic waste and recovering waste plastic for a more sustainable future for all ... Loop Industries.

A closer look at liquid air energy storage

PV Magazine 02 Aug 2021
Currently, all existing projects are being developed for grid support but decarbonization targets will likely push this technology closer to industrial processes that waste a lot of heat,” Sciacovelli stated. The ideal location of cryogenic storage is at a grid node with a high share of renewables or an industrial park with large waste of heat.

Memorial University Derives Biodegradable Plastic Alternative from Fish Waste

Power Technology 02 Aug 2021
Researchers at Canada’s Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) have developed a greener alternative to plastic from fish waste which would otherwise be discarded ... Moreover, fish waste can be easily sourced as salmon farming is a big industry on the coast of Newfoundland where the university is situated.

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