FROM THE WIRES

Crack the Easter egg waste problem

16/04/2014 West Sussex County Council, UK Government has issued the following news release:As every supermarket in West Sussex fills its shelves with hordes ...

Bord na Mona launches new landfill-gas power plant in County Kildare, Ireland

16/04/2014 The resource recovery project will use landfill gas from the Drehid site, using a household waste byproduct to produce 5.6 megawatts of renewable p...

US Patent Issued to Caterpillar Motoren on April 15 for "Exhaust gas waste gate system with charge pressure control" (German Inventors)

16/04/2014 ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 15 -- United States Patent no. 8,695,336, issued on April 15, was assigned to Caterpillar Motoren GmbH & Co. KG (Kiel, G...

Sculptures ask thoughtful questions

16/04/2014 It has been a busy spring for Letterkenny sculptor Redmond Herrity, with his new work finding audiences at home and abroad.For the past four month...

Old stuff, new ideas

16/04/2014 Jay Brenner doesn't want to recycle old ideas for his new company, Green Gearheads. He wants to invent new machines and come up with new ideas that...

Waste ManAGement rises 1.4% on high volatility 15 April, 2014 20:00 CEST

16/04/2014 GERMAN DAILY STOCK REPORTWaste ManAGement Inc (FRA:UWS) traded between an intraday low of EUR29.89 and a high of EUR30.15. The price range has expa...

The issue of circular economy

16/04/2014 In recent days, economic and environmental analysts have argued that capitalism is tentatively moving away from making things that damage nature. M...

Incinerator concerns

16/04/2014 OPPOSITION is mounting to plans to build a waste incinerator on the edge of Nuneaton community.As featured in the News, Crown Demolition has applie...

Residents asked not to put plastic bags in their recycling bins

16/04/2014 Aylesbury Vale District Council, UK Government has issued the following news release:The council is aware that some plastic bags carry messages cl...

Plant turns food waste into green electricity

16/04/2014 FIRST Minister Carwyn Jones yesterday opened a £6m food waste recycling plant at Llwyn Isaf near Caernarfon.Prosiect Gwyriad is Wales' first ...

Company touting garbage-to-gas plan for Pier 15 takes heat

16/04/2014 Councillors and residents are trashing public consultation efforts for a waste-to-energy incinerator pitched for port lands at the north end of She...

Intellectual Property India Publishes Patent Application for 'Microwave Enhanced System for Pyrolysis and Vitrification of Adioactive Waste' Filed by Kurion

16/04/2014 MUMBAI, India, April 16 -- Intellectual Property India has published a patent application (8318/DELNP/2012 A) filed by Kurion Inc., Tennessee, U.S....

Hertfordshire’s waste site allocations document approved by

16/04/2014 Hertfordshire County Council, UK Government has issued the following news release:Hertfordshire County Council’s Waste Site Allocations docu...

Recycle tins? Yes we can

16/04/2014 GLASWEGIANS have been urged to recycle more of the almost 300million metal items they use each year.A new campaign, backed by the council, will sen...

World Bank Approves to Launch Sanitation Improvement Projects in Gaza

16/04/2014 WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 - Two projects in the Gaza Strip will respond to health and environmental threats and provide long-term solutions to the...