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Letters to the Editor: Ways to cut down on fashion waste

The Telegraph India | 2023-01-28, 00:33

Fatal fashion Sir — The average cotton shirt produces 2.1 kilogrammes of carbon dioxide and a polyester shirt produces over twice as much. It might come as no surprise, then, that the fashion industry is responsible for around 5% of global CO₂ emissions. But

Mass. legislators working across the aisle to address beverage container waste

no EC Worcester Telegram | 2023-01-27, 22:55

BOSTON — Massachusetts residents could be leaving more than a few nickels a week in their recycling bins if lawmakers opt to enact any of the proposed measures seeking to revise the state’s bottle bill by increasing the deposit price and extending it to most

Thunberg, UN urge quick action on climate migration

The Hill | 2023-01-27, 22:35

Climate activist Greta Thunberg and United Nations officials called on Friday for immediate action to address environmental impacts on individuals forced to flee their homes. About 20 million people are displaced every year due to climate change,

Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Films Market Report 2022: Featuring KopafilmElektrofolien, SRF, Chemosvit, Taghleef & More

PR Newswire | 2023-01-27, 22:28

DUBLIN, Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) Films Market Size, Market Share, Application Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Trends, Key Players, Competitive Strategies and Forecasts, 2022 to 2030" report has been added to

Regional mattress recycling program sees strong response

The Recorder | 2023-01-27, 21:52

Two and a half months after the launch of a regional mattress recycling program, it’s reported that 165 mattresses have been recycled. “It’s been really quite successful and amazing,” commented Jan Ameen, executive director of the Franklin County Solid Waste

Rosatom Hopes to Reach Agreement With Argentina on Safe Nuclear Waste Management

Sputnik | 2023-01-27, 21:01

BUENOS AIRES/MONTEVIDEO (Sputnik) - The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom is in talks on safe nuclear waste management with Argentina and hopes to strike an agreement in 2023, the president of Rosatom Latin America, Ivan Dybov, told Sputnik. ...

Final Regulations signed on burning of agricultural green waste (Department of Environment, Climate Change and Communications of Ireland)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 20:16

) Regulations were signed today to provide for an extension to the exemption which allows for the onsite burning of agricultural green waste in certain limited circumstances. These Regulations* were drafted by the Department of the Environment, Climate and

Global Radioactive Waste Management Markets Report 2023-2027: Technology Assessments, Impact of Russia-Ukraine War, Patent Analysis, Competitive Analysis

PR Newswire | 2023-01-27, 18:16

DUBLIN, Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Radioactive Waste Management: Global Markets" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The radioactive waste management technologies and service global market study has been undertaken with a

Freight terminal spanning nearly 2M square feet on Route 309 is up for review

Lehigh Valley | 2023-01-27, 16:40

A massive freight facility in the works for years along Route 309 in Upper Saucon Township is the focus of reviews that could finally pave the way for construction. Kay Lehigh LLC, sharing a Lower Macungie Township address with Kay Builders, proposes the Route

Russia's Rosatom Hopes to Reach Agreement With Argentina on Safe Nuclear Waste Management

Urdu Point | 2023-01-27, 16:35

The Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom is in talks on safe nuclear waste management with Argentina and hopes to strike an agreement in 2023, the president of Rosatom Latin America, Ivan Dybov, told

The 'levelling up' bidding process wastes time and money – here's how to improve it

The Conversation | 2023-01-27, 16:09

The UK government recently announced the results of the second round of successful bids for for its £4.8 billion Levelling Up Fund. This money is provided to local governments with the ambitious (but pretty unspecific) aim of “ creating opportunities for

Medical Cannabis in Mississippi: A New Year, A New Regulated Industry

no EC Mississippi Business Journal | 2023-01-27, 16:04

Bea Tolsdorf Gittings Photography Christina Marie Nunez Gittings Photography The new year has kicked off with the long-awaited start of medical cannabis sales in Mississippi. The first legal sales of medical cannabis to qualifying patients have taken place.

Minister McConalogue issues call for Food Waste reduction ideas (Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine of Ireland)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 16:04

) Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Charlie McConalogue T.D. has issued a call for proposals for Food Waste Reduction Initiatives. Minister McConalogue said "Tackling food waste is one the most effective solutions in tackling our global

Free weekly kerbside battery recycling service launches (King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 16:03

) From 30 January residents will be able to recycle used household batteries. The collections will be weekly, so residents just need to place their used household batteries in a freezer bag, or similar sized clear bag, on top of either their black or green bin

Energy Capital Partners (ECP) Completes Acquisition of Biffa

no EC Longview News-Journal | 2023-01-27, 16:03

SUMMIT, N.J., Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- ECP, a leading energy transition-focused investor with a nearly two-decades-long track record of investments in the electricity, clean energy, renewable and sustainable solutions sectors, today announced it has

Global Thermal Hydrolysis Technology Market Report to 2027: Thermal Hydrolysis Technology Drives the Circular Economy ...

no EC Enid News & Eagle | 2023-01-27, 16:00

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 27, 2023-- The "Thermal Hydrolysis Technology Market - Global Industry Size, Share, Trends, Opportunity, and Forecast, 2017-2027 Segmented By Type (Biothelys Thermal Hydrolysis, Exelys Thermal Hydrolysis), By End Use, By Solution,

EPA rejects DTE's continued use of coal ash basins at Monroe, Belle River plants

no EC The Monroe News | 2023-01-27, 15:39

Federal regulators have rejected DTE Energy's method of storing polluting coal ash at its Monroe and Belle River power plants, saying that the utility's monitoring of potential groundwater contamination is inadequate and that DTE hasn't proven its unlined coal

A guide to the Minnesota DFL’s 100% carbon-free standard

MinnPost | 2023-01-27, 15:34

The DFL bill that would steer utilities toward a carbon-free electric grid is simple in concept: All electric utilities in the state would be asked to use 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. But the proposal — which Democrats have advanced through the

Dole Packaged Foods Announces Two $10,000 Prizes to Propel Nutrition, Sustainability or Food waste, Shining ...

no EC Longview News-Journal | 2023-01-27, 15:32

Dole's new "Let Your Glow Show Contest" honors individuals making a difference in their communities in line with the Dole Promise WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Dole Packaged Foods, LLC today announced the "Dole Let Your Glow Show

Free weekly kerbside battery recycling service launches (North Norfolk District Council)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 15:15

) Date published: 27th January 2023 North Norfolk District Council, Breckland, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk Council are delighted to be launching a new free weekly kerbside collection service to residents in partnership with Serco. From 30 January residents

Dole Packaged Foods Announces Two $10,000 Prizes to Propel Nutrition, Sustainability or Food waste, Shining a Light on Those Making the World a Better Place

PR Newswire | 2023-01-27, 14:04

Dole's new "Let Your Glow Show Contest" honors individuals making a difference in their communities in line with the Dole Promise WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Dole Packaged Foods, LLC today announced the "Dole Let Your Glow Show

NearMe Directory Provides A List Of Local Plumbing Services In Virginia Beach

The Associated Press | 2023-01-27, 13:57

Save time by visiting Near Me to find certified and affordable plumbing companies in Virginia Beach. Compare reviews and select a reliable plumber easily. VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA, UNITED STATES, January 27, 2023/ EINPresswire.com / -- Having a reliable

Environmental Sustainability in Embention (Embention Sistemas Inteligentes SA)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 13:18

) Due to the concern for sustainability derived from the growing respect for the environment and legislative advances to protect our planet, many companies are betting on changes in their activities that allow a balance between economic growth and the

Official apathy alleged in dumping of waste at Maruthamalai foothills in Coimbatore

The Hindu | 2023-01-27, 13:03

Locals suspect that the panchayat employees themselves set the garbage on fire as they do not have any other option to dispose of the waste ...

We live in England’s SMELLIEST town – the horrendous stench makes us sick… we can’t ...

The Sun | 2023-01-27, 12:03

RESIDENTS have revealed what life is like in England's smelliest town, where a horrendous stench hangs over their homes. Locals say the fumes from a nearby landfill site leave a foul odour of "bad eggs", making them ill and seriously affecting

Business model innovation accelerates circularity

GreenBiz | 2023-01-27, 11:42

This article is an excerpt from GreenBiz Group's 16th annual State of Green Business, which explores sustainable business trends to watch in 2023. Download the report here. Supply chain shortages, a hunger for critical minerals and a planet stretched to its

Switzerland is becoming the global center for innovation to decarbonize construction

Fast Company | 2023-01-27, 11:33

This is the third part of a series of articles on concrete.  The first installment appeared on December 3, 2022; the second on December 10, 2022. What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of Switzerland? The Alps, sure. The

Town where child cancer rose blasts deal over polluted site

Phys Dot Org | 2023-01-27, 09:00

In hindsight, it's clear that something was very wrong in this suburban town at the Jersey Shore, where many people worked at or lived near a chemical company that was flushing toxic waste into waterways and burying it in the ground. Men would come home from

Nestlé Malaysia’s Community Recycling Programme Reaches 112,000 Households in Selangor (Nestlé (Malaysia) Bhd)

Public Technologies | 2023-01-27, 08:14

) Back to Press releases Read this in: ▪ ▪ Company's Waste Collection Expands to Rural Areas with Kita Recycle (KitaR) Initiative Shah Alam, January 25, 2023 - Ramping up its ongoing efforts to shape a waste-free Malaysia, Nestlé Malaysia has further expanded

From the archives: Setbacks on the world’s first underground railway, 1860

Building | 2023-01-27, 07:22

A deadly boiler explosion, half-built tunnels flooded by sewage and an “interminable tangle of timber”: In our latest archives piece to mark Building’s 180th’s anniversary, here’s howwe reported on the construction of the Metropolitan line, the first

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