Saving e-waste scraps

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Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Momentum Technologies have piloted an industrial-scale process for recycling valuable materials in the millions of tons of e-waste generated annually in the United States. Circular economy E-waste Publications

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Waste Management Acquires Avangard Innovative to Increase Plastic Recycling

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The deal will help Waste Management with processing post-consumer resin, which includes many commercially used plastics. The post Waste Management Acquires Avangard Innovative to Increase Plastic Recycling appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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UK Coalition Studies Compostable Packaging to Tackle Plastic Waste

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The post UK Coalition Studies Compostable Packaging to Tackle Plastic Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & RecyclingThe two-year project aims to increase recycling through existing bio-waster and treatment processes.

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Home Biogas Digesters Turn Waste Into Green Energy

Earth 911

Many of us pay to have our organic waste removed, but home biogas digesters offer. The post Home Biogas Digesters Turn Waste Into Green Energy appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Home & Garden biogas Energy organic waste

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Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions

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The post Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Air Distributed Energy Energy Management Environmental Management Reporting Solar & Renewable Energy Waste & Recycling Carbon Offsets/RECs net zero recycling Waste Reduction

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Danone North America Works Toward Zero Waste

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Danone North America works with local partners and updated procedures to move toward its zero waste to landfill target. The post Danone North America Works Toward Zero Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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UK Coalition Studies Compostable Packaging to Tackle Plastic Waste

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The post UK Coalition Studies Compostable Packaging to Tackle Plastic Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & RecyclingThe two-year project aims to increase recycling through existing bio-waster and treatment processes.

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20 Staggering E-Waste Facts in 2021

Earth 911

The post 20 Staggering E-Waste Facts in 2021 appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech e-waste e-waste-factsIt feels as if electronics were made to be thrown out every year, right?

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Virginia Ritz-Carlton Achieves 100% Food Waste Circularity

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The Ritz Carlton in Arlington, VA has closed the loop on food waste. The hotel, along with BioGreen360 and Garick, announced the successful 12-month collaboration that has resulted in the development of a 100% circular food waste solution for the hotel.

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Tech’s e-waste problems

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Consumer electronics E-waste Green lifestyleRead the full story at Clean Technica. Tech surrounds us and beckons us to the newest and best products that companies have to offer. What we don’t consider in our upgrades is the damage to people and the environment these devices involve.

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Coke Florida Earns GreenCircle’s Zero Waste to Landfill Certification

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Coca-Cola Beverages Florida, LLC (Coke Florida) announces that its Broward Manufacturing Facility has obtained GreenCircle’s Zero Waste to Landfill certification. The post Coke Florida Earns GreenCircle’s Zero Waste to Landfill Certification appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Apps to Rescue Food From Waste

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Food waste is a big problem – about one-third of the world’s annual food production. The post Apps to Rescue Food From Waste appeared first on Earth911. EcoTech Food & Beverage Home & Garden apps food rescue Food Waste

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Danone North America Works Toward Zero Waste

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Danone North America works with local partners and updated procedures to move toward its zero waste to landfill target. The post Danone North America Works Toward Zero Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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Eliminating food waste through repurposed products

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Many commonly wasted products (and by-products) have significant second-life potential. Circular economy Food and beverage manufacturing Food service and restaurants Food wasteRead the full story from Griffith Foods. It’s time for consumers and brands to put those products to work.

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Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions

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The post Best Buy Excels at Carbon and Waste Reductions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Air Distributed Energy Energy Management Environmental Management Reporting Solar & Renewable Energy Waste & Recycling Carbon Offsets/RECs net zero recycling Waste Reduction

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FOOD ‘WASTE’ (AND IT’S HIDDEN OPPORTUNITIES) 

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As a person who’s been raised in urban areas, I am always baffled by the amount of food waste we produce. Food waste (and food scraps) are posing a great solid waste problem in many cities and towns. Most waste collection companies only end up dumping the waste in unregulated landfills which have become another health hazard by themselves. It is one of the ways to manage the food waste problem we face day in day out.

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Analog Devices Focuses on Reducing Emissions, Water, and Waste

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The post Analog Devices Focuses on Reducing Emissions, Water, and Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Analogue Device’s manufacturing facilities make up 92% of its greenhouse gas emissions. Therefore, it is focused on using 100% renewable energy at those sites by 2025.

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California Passes Nation’s Toughest Plastic Waste Law

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The post California Passes Nation’s Toughest Plastic Waste Law appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Leaders Leading Waste & RecyclingCalifornia passes a law that requires plastic to be recycled at a rate of 65% by 2032.

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Stop the Burn, Save Lives: The case for a community-led zero waste model in Baltimore

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Science and Democracy community decision making community engagement compost Inequitable Exposure to Air Pollution public health Science For Justice zero wasteThe Baltimore region ranks among the worst in the U.S. for air pollution.

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Toronto Zoo facility codigests manure and food waste

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A unique project in Toronto’s Rouge National Urban Park is recycling manure and inedible food waste into renewable clean energy and fertilizer. Welcome to ZooShare, Canada’s first zoo-biogas plant that generates power from zoo manure, preprocessed green bin waste, produce from grocery stores, and grease trap waste from local … Continue reading Toronto Zoo facility codigests manure and food waste. Food waste Waste to energy Zoos

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Report: Alliance to End Plastic Waste’s Progress Slow, Clearer Targets Needed

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The Planet Tracker analysis finds the group is significantly short of its initial waste diversion and recycling goals and says it needs to be more transparent with its results. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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Apple Is Tackling Climate Change by Using Renewables, Increasing Recycling, Limiting Waste

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The post Apple Is Tackling Climate Change by Using Renewables, Increasing Recycling, Limiting Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Apple's goal is carbon neutrality by 2030 and to create products that are also net zero by the same time.

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Travel Company Grupo Piñero Pushes Sustainability with Energy, Waste Plans

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The post Travel Company Grupo Piñero Pushes Sustainability with Energy, Waste Plans appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Environmental Management Solar & Renewable Energy Transportation Waste & Recycling

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Evrnu Launches Recyclable Lyocell Material Made from Cotton Textile Waste

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Textile company Evrnu is launching the world’s first high performance, recyclable lyocell material made entirely from cotton textile waste. The post Evrnu Launches Recyclable Lyocell Material Made from Cotton Textile Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Stop & Shop Expands Flashfood Food Waste Program

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A grocery store chain in New England is increasing its use of an app designed to reduce food waste. The post Stop & Shop Expands Flashfood Food Waste Program appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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Xerox Takes Hacksaw to Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Waste Streams

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The post Xerox Takes Hacksaw to Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Waste Streams appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. In 2020, Xerox moved up its net-zero goals from 2050 to 2040.

Testing curbside food waste collection

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Residents in Ohio city who don’t compost at home or use the drop-off sites noted they would be more willing to participate in food waste diversion if there were a curbside option. Food waste RecyclingRead the full story at Biocycle.

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REMADE announces new technology license for e-waste recycling

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The innovation, developed with REMADE … Continue reading REMADE announces new technology license for e-waste recycling. Circular economy Consumer electronics E-wasteRead the full news release at Waste360.

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Increasing E-Waste Boosts IT Asset Disposition Market

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Increasing amounts of electronic waste and the need to properly dispose of it is helping grow the IT asset disposition market. The post Increasing E-Waste Boosts IT Asset Disposition Market appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics

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The post E-Waste: What Happens When We Fail To Recycle Electronics appeared first on Earth911. Earth Watch EcoTech How To Recycle e-waste e-waste-fail Electronics recyclingToday, the average person owns three to four electronic devices. But what happens after these.

Report: Alliance to End Plastic Waste’s Progress Slow, Clearer Targets Needed

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The Planet Tracker analysis finds the group is significantly short of its initial waste diversion and recycling goals and says it needs to be more transparent with its results. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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Amgen’s Sustainability Track Record Includes Reducing Carbon, Water, and Waste

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Amgen's “Road to Net Zero” not only includes carbon neutrality by 2027 but also involves reducing water use by 40% and waste disposal by 75%. The post Amgen’s Sustainability Track Record Includes Reducing Carbon, Water, and Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Tyson Foods Facilities Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill Validation

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Six Tyson Foods plants have achieved zero waste status by implementing these initiatives. The post Tyson Foods Facilities Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill Validation appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Plants & Buildings Waste & Recycling

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Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets

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The company has been striving to reduce its environmental footprint by setting bold energy, emissions, waste, and water targets. The post Mandarin Oriental Sets Energy, Emissions, Waste, and Water Reduction Targets appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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Dow Is Buying Renewables and Cutting Waste In Its Environmental Quests

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The post Dow Is Buying Renewables and Cutting Waste In Its Environmental Quests appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Dow says it will reduce CO2 releases by 2 million metric tons a year while growing its earnings by an estimated $2 billion by 2025.

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2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

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Presented by ReFED, the Food Waste Solutions Summit is the premier food waste event of the year, bringing together food businesses, funders, solution providers, innovators, policymakers, nonprofits, and more to drive the adoption of solutions to reach our collective goal of a 50% reduction in food waste by 2030.… … Read more → Events Food wasteMay 10-12, 2022, Minneapolis, MNRegister here.

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California Passes Nation’s Toughest Plastic Waste Law

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The post California Passes Nation’s Toughest Plastic Waste Law appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Leaders Leading Waste & RecyclingCalifornia passes a law that requires plastic to be recycled at a rate of 65% by 2032.

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Travel Company Grupo Piñero Pushes Sustainability with Energy, Waste Plans

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The post Travel Company Grupo Piñero Pushes Sustainability with Energy, Waste Plans appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Environmental Management Solar & Renewable Energy Transportation Waste & Recycling

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E-Waste Management Market Expected to Grow at 15% Rate through 2027

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The post E-Waste Management Market Expected to Grow at 15% Rate through 2027 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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Unilever Focuses on Eliminating Waste from Manufacturing, Operations

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Unilever aims to recycle and reuse waste everywhere it can in its manufacturing processes as it continues to push sustainability in its operations. The post Unilever Focuses on Eliminating Waste from Manufacturing, Operations appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

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After COP26 – Wasted Time or Time Well-Spent?

Union of Concerned Scientists

People blocking progress need to get out of the way. Science Communication climate-change

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Pennsylvania Food Waste to Renewable Energy Assessment

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The specific objectives of this study were to: quantify current industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) food waste generation and diversion within Pennsylvania (the Commonwealth); compile a comprehensive inventory of anaerobic digestion (AD) and compost facilities accepting ICI food waste and the current quantities of food waste being processed; identify any additional food… Read more → Food waste Publications Waste to energy

Amazon Researching Net Zero, Biodegradable Plastics to Reduce Packaging Waste

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Amazon is investing in and researching sustainable plastic materials as part of its efforts to reduce packaging waste. The post Amazon Researching Net Zero, Biodegradable Plastics to Reduce Packaging Waste appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.