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 […]
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 […]
Pittsboro, NC – Computer equipment and televisions will be banned from disposal in North Carolina landfills as of July 1, as required by NC Session Law 2010-67 passed last year by the General Assembly. This means, as of July 1, these items cannot go in the trash. The law provides that televisions and computer equipment, […]
TAMPA — An ambitious plan to build a huge shopping, office and housing complex on top of an old landfill in St. Petersburg has been scrapped, the developers acknowledged Tuesday. >> A group called Florida Gateway Development I LLC had proposed buying the Toytown landfill along Interstate 275 from Pinellas County. There, it planned as […]
21 June 2011 Last updated at 17:25 This juvenile great crested newt will grow spines on its back in adulthood Endangered newts are thriving at a landfill site in Suffolk which has a legal requirement to protect them. The BBC’s Springwatch has been looking at the wildlife that lives on rubbish dumps, which also includes […]
Waste for landfill reduced by 3.1% since last year. How much is truly related to increased recycling and how much to the recession is not known.
Dedicated ECU body wanted to guarantee enforcement of European waste law, announces Commission study A European Commission study published on 1 February 2010 counsels setting up a dedicated European body to oversee the execution and enforcement of ECU waste law. The study is a part of a collection of steps being taken by the Commission […]
Landfill compactors can be seen on all landfills, but what features make them so popular, are there any problems with reliability and what about the use of other plant. It’s all here! Visit now!
In the UK we throw away our cheap clothing so quickly that it is a major burden on the landfill industry. Much of this material can be resold and re-used. The UK Government is seeking to encourage this with better awareness of clothing recycling among the public, but will it be enough to meet EU […]