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Honda Sends Zero Waste To Landfill from North American Factories

SustainableBusiness.com News Honda (NYSE: HMC) announced today that 10 of its 14 North American manufacturing plants are now operating with zero waste to landfill, while the remaining four plants are functioning with “virtually zero” waste to landfill. >> The announcement marks a significant milestone on the company’s “Green Factory” initiative. Honda has dramatically reduced the […]

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Landfill Mining

SOURCE: CIWM, OCTOBER 2008 With commodity prices rising at unprecedented rates the viability of landfill mining is now being looked at seriously, with landfills regarded as untapped mines of valuable resources, such as plastics and metals. >> Their exploitation will raise interesting legal issues. The concept of waste remaining waste until recovered or disposed of […]

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California Leads in Landfill Gas-to-LNG Projects – MarketWatch (press release)

SUGAR LAND, TX, Jul 15, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) — Most states have government-backed incentives and regulations regarding air quality. Many of these are aimed at increasing the use of renewable energy. >> California focuses on meeting ambitious environmental goals every year. The state’s environmental goals […]

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Old Landfill Bill Continues to Soar - Manawatu Standard, New Zealand

Old Landfill Bill Continues to Soar – Manawatu Standard, New Zealand

JANINE RANKIN Another $300,000 is likely to be sunk into Palmerston North’s old Awapuni landfill, New Zealand, to rescue gas generation and recycling projects. The redevelopment of the city’s dump, closed in 2007, has already run $4.1 million over budget. City council water and waste manager Chris Pepper resigned when the overspending scandal broke in March. […]

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Carbon Offsets Pay for Landfill Gas to Fire Bricks in Oklahoma – Waste Management World

A project in Wewoka, Oklahoma will use landfill gas to fuel a nearby brick factory, reducing approximately 30,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas pollution per year in the process. >>The project is being financed by eBay, Esurance, Designtex, Ceres, Brighter Planet, and College of the Atlantic through the purchase of NativeEnergy’s Help Build carbon offsets. The […]

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