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Archive | December, 2010

Christmas – How to Go Green This Christmas – Top 7 Eco Friendly Christmas Tips!

Going green is much easier than most people think plus is has enormous benefits for us personally as well as environmentally. Each one of us can make a difference this Christmas festive season if you commit to not contributing to un-earth-friendly acts such as excessive energy consumption and waste generation. According to the eco friendly […]

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Incinerator gets green lights – Oshawa Express

Burning garbage. It’s a topic that has caused much debate among the residents of the region. And while many were hopeful the project would get the stamp of disapproval, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) has given the proposed Energy-from-Waste (EFW) facility a green light. >> The minister granted the project’s Environmental Assessment (EA) approval early […]

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How to Green Up Your Lifestyle and Save Money

Unless you live in a cave on a remote island, without any method of communicating with the outside world, you will know that global warming and resource depletion are environmental issues that are not about to go away. >> The environment has steadily moved its way up everyone’s agenda as we are more conscious about […]

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From Cradle to Grave–Laboratory Waste Management [VHS]

Muckraker reporter Corey Hazard is sure that he will find examples of shoddy hazardous waste management practices in Elise McMillan’s lab. But the only thing he uncovers is how scrupulously Elise and her lab technicians observe hazardous waste management regulations-and reduce disposal costs to boot! Topics What Federal Regulations Govern Handling and Disposal of Hazardous […]

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Ever Wondered What Happens to Your Waste? The Shocking Truth About Landfills and Global Warming!

The United Kingdom produces 434 million tons of waste each year. That will fill the Albert Hall each 2 hours. >> Householders produce about 30,000,000 tonnes about annually. 73% of this waste goes to landfill, although ninety percent of it actually is recoverable and may be recycled, reused or composted. Landfill remains the principal way […]

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Cheaper alternative to incinerator called for – Kidderminster Shuttle

8:39am Tuesday 23rd November 2010 >> AN action group in Hartlebury is calling for a cheaper alternative to a planned incinerator, after Worcestershire County Council revealed it must save up to £70 million by 2015. Worcestershire Residents Against Incineration and Landfill (WAIL) was formed in opposition to plans to build a £120 million waste processing […]

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City incinerator plans rejected – BBC News

17 November 2010 Last updated at 16:40  The incinerator would have been built near the centre of Perth Ministers have dismissed an appeal against the refusal of plans for an incinerator near the centre of Perth. Grundon Waste Management had applied to build an incinerator with a 90,000 tonne capacity, but councillors rejected the bid […]

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