Seventy-eight percent report electricity cost savings, two-thirds indicate heating/cooling and paper savings, and 60 percent are cutting costs on water.
Recycling, and to a greater extent tolling, decouples used solvent generators from the high cost and volatility of virgin solvent prices.
- By Paul DeVeau
- Apr 11, 2011
GE's zero liquid discharge wastewater recycling system will be installed at the first U.S. power plant to be built with stricter federal, state emissions limits.
The funds will go toward improving water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure as well as watershed, landfill, and recycling projects.
The state agency says that burning trash and landfilling or burning recyclable materials are prohibited by state law.
A major focus of the consortium is to develop Sustainability Measurement and Reporting Standards that will define, for a particular product type, what product manufacturers should measure, how to measure it, and how to report it to a common database.
Here's a snapshot of personnel moves, recognition, contracts awards, partnerships, and new company names that were announced in March.
Bill Massa also worked alongside a centrifuge operator to separate water from solids and helped dredge and clean a lagoon for the television program.
"There are just over 1 million employers in California and of those, only 42 are current SHARP recipients," said Cal/OSHA Area Manager Kelly Howard.
Stella Middle Charter Academy will implement environment-based education in science and history/social science from California's Education and Environment Initiative.
Regardless of the incentive type, experience shows that incentives are most effective when implemented within a regulatory structure that already exists and functions well, according to the company's white paper.
The Lima, Ohio, company will collect mercury and mercury-containing devices, following discontinuation of a similar program by Bowling Green State University.
A coalition of volunteer environmental engineers provided input to update and make this document organizing tool more useful.
- By Kevin O'Beirne
- Mar 21, 2011
The company purchased Device and egoTrade to further its electronics recycling.
The certification is based on the e-Stewards Standard, which prohibits the export of hazardous waste from developed to developing countries, the disposal of toxic waste in solid waste landfills and incinerators, and the use of prison labor in the recycling of electronics.
Industry-wide effort recycled about 140 million aluminum cans and raised $150,000 for charity.
Electronics recycler meets quality, environmental, health and safety criteria set forth by the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries.
UL Environment put the laptop to test for sustainable lifecycle design.
A study by researchers at the Jaume I University in Castellón shows that the legal minimum recycling requirement is only exceeded in the case of glass.
According to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, more than 24 million pounds of computer equipment was collected in 2010.