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VIDEO: E.T. Found in New Mexico Landfill – Official Atari Game Over Documentary Trailer

Jul 30, 2014

The official trailer of the Atari: Game Over documentary, in which a team of treasure hunters excavate a New Mexico landfill site in search  of millions of dumped cartridges of the 1983 E.T. game – dubbed the worst game ever made.

Additional Leachate Treatment System at EPA Superfund Landfill Site in New York

Jul 22, 2014

An additional treatment technology will be added to the existing leachate treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York.

Florida Recycling Rate Rises to 49% But Business Must do More to Hit 75% Target

Jul 21, 2014

The official recycling rate in Florida, which includes waste diverted from landfill and into waste to energy facilities,  hit 49% in 2013, according to Florida’s Department of Environmental Protection.

ACC Study: Waste to Energy Could Meet 12% of U.S. Electrical Demand

Jul 11, 2014

The U.S. could power 14 million homes and heat a further 10 million if it moved from landfill to waste to energy, according to a new study published by the American Chemistry Council (ACC).

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Environmentally Speaking: Fayetteville Landfill First to Use Landfill Post-Closure Trust Fund

Oct 19, 2013 The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The former C&L Landfill, which operated between 1972 and 197...

Kindersley, Sask., declares state of emergency due to smoke from landfill fire; Saskatchewan town declares state of emergency

Oct 12, 2013 KINDERSLEY, Sask. - A community in west-central Saskatchewan has declared a state of local emergency due to health concerns about smoke from a land...

Response to landfill fire in Kindersley, Sask., has been scaled back; Response to landfill fire scaled back

Oct 12, 2013 KINDERSLEY, Sask. - Officials are scaling back their response to a fire at the landfill in Kindersley, Sask.Town officials have lifted an advisory ...

Wyoming fire season far less expensive than last year

Sep 7, 2013 bkmWyoming fire season far less expensive than last yearMead says state has only spent $1 million to date, instead of last year's $50 millionAt a g...

Sanitary landfill project opposed by tribal chieftains

Sep 4, 2013 Shillong, Sept. 3 -- Traditional chiefs and villagers from over fifteen villages today expressed their stiff opposition against the proposed settin...

HC allows CS to procure additional LTPs as an exceptional case

Aug 31, 2013 Srinagar, Aug. 30 -- After what it described as an 'alarming situation', the High court today directed the Chief Secretary to go ahead as one time ...

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Recovery, Recycling and Revenues

Simon Potter of DHL Envirosolutions explains why taking waste out of the supply chain is not just about ticking boxes – it’s about reaping financial rewards too…

Implications of a New Guideline for Tougher Sentencing on Environmental & Waste Crime

The way people committing waste and environmental offences in England and Wales are sentenced is changing with a new Guideline for judges and magistrates from the Sentencing Council coming into force today.