FROM THE WIRES

Pier 15 garbage-to-gas pitch raises concerns

20/04/2014 A controversial garbage-to-gas project pitched for Pier 15 spurred lineups of people Thursday who waited to get inside a crowded open house.More th...

Embracing the Earth; Here is what you can do to reduce your footprint in the Upstate

20/04/2014 Tuesday is the 44th anniversary of Earth Day. The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970. It was the idea of Gaylord Nelson, then a U.S....

SENA Waste Services wins contract to operate MRF for City of Edmonton

20/04/2014 The new contract covers one of the earliest single-stream recycling plants in North America, which is capable of processing 55,000 tons per year fo...

MSU art encourages friending the Earth; Design project aims to promote recycle bin use

20/04/2014 One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, especially in the art world. A discarded newspaper might become part of a collage or vintag...

Emeco and Nendo launch new SU Collection of stools and tables

20/04/2014 The Japanese concept of 'su' comes from traditional Japanese culture, and means simple, plain, minimal. Nendo brought the design aesthetic of 'SU' ...

Shurooq discusses ways to develop investment partnerships between Sharjah and China

20/04/2014 The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has begun its roadshow in Beijing with a series of intensive B2B meetings with investmen...

Get on the right road to an eco-friendly plot

20/04/2014 If your planting is attracting bees, butterflies and other wildlife, your shed is devoid of pesticides and your fruit and veg are strictly organic,...

Advocates and critics examine field of biomass energy; Emissions continue as point of contention

20/04/2014 WESTMINSTER — Michael Buckman points to the white stream rushing out of the 180-foot-tall tower of Pinetree Power Fichburg power plant off Ro...

Legislatively Speaking - Earth Day

20/04/2014 By Senator, Lena C. TaylorState Senator Lena C. Taylor Spring is in the air! Unfortunately, as I am writing this a fresh dusting of snow is falling...

U'hage waste site expands services

20/04/2014 Company now offers full range of services at treatment plant prellerc@timesmedia.co.za HANDBAGS, cabbages and tyres are some of the items recycled ...

How to waste less food in your home

20/04/2014 How much food do you throw out each week? Do you cringe when you have to scrape half a tray of week-old lasagna into the trash or vow to "do better...

Mountain of trash not

20/04/2014 For decades, garbage trucks climbed the switchbacks of the hills just north of Whittier to Puente Hills Landfill - the country's largest - adding ...

Municipal services for Easter and Anzac Day

20/04/2014 Australian Capital Territory, The Government of Australia has issued the following press release:Territory and Municipal Services would like to ad...

Council introduces new glass recycling policy

20/04/2014 Antrim Borough Council, as part of the arc21 waste management group, has made it even easier for you to recycle as you no longer have to remove ca...

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

19/04/2014 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...