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Landfill Mining

We first posted about landfill mining quoting from a CIWM Press Release in October 2008. As below, and now, almost 10 years later we have added our update. So what has happened to landfill mining since 2008? Almost nothing in Europe it seems, but since then, some landfill mining has been implemented, especially in the […]

Clear And Unbiased Facts About Recycling During A Flat Economy

The things we all should really be doing in order to reuse and recycle our own garbage, including when money is tight.

Zero Waste Disadvantages – Is Not Sending Any Waste to Landfill Really Such a Good Idea?

Ending Landfill sounds great! But, there are  the Zero Waste Disadvantages. We decided to answer the question: “Is the goal of not sending any waste to landfill really such a good idea?” The idea of “zero waste” has now become very popular with the public around much of the world, but is it really so […]

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How UK Landfill Problems Led To Action And A Plea For More Recycling In YOUR Kitchen

Still millions of people and companies all over the world that have yet to understand the potentially highly negative impact of landfill problems. Plus a plea for YOU to Recycle at home.

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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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Chatham County Landfill Ban on TVs and Computers

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, […]