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.
Xebec Adsorption's innovative biogas technology was used to launch the first renewable energy project in California to purify biogas from a wastewater treatment facility, to meet California's stringent natural gas quality standards.
Find out who was hired, what companies were acquired, and which smart bidders won contracts since the start of 2011.
E-waste recycler moves over to polystyrene with high-volume extruder technology.
BMI+ImageNet helped the bank adopt a reduce, reuse, and recycle attitude in its print environment.
- By Herb Stebbins
- Jan 21, 2011
Southern Waste & Recycling will provide recycling services for the offices and processing plants of Fieldale Farms in Georgia.
New survey findings are released; WhitePages and its Ban The Phone Book initiative announces $10,000 research grant to examine the environmental and economic impact of printing, distributing and disposing of the phone book.
Recycling all the materials we use is the key to saving the Earth and humans from an apocalyptic future, according to a new book by scientists at the University of East Anglia.
The facility will process clean demolition wood, food and yard waste from South Florida residents and businesses to create organic compost products.
The Environmental Integrity Project says EPA overstated the value of coal ash recycling by more than 20 times.
The American Chemical Society has selected a few simple ideas culled from its journals on how to be sustainable, including stop wasting food, try working out outside, and take the bus instead of driving your car.
Pennsylvania communities collected a record 5.48 million tons of recyclable materials in 2008, according to Gov. Edward G. Rendell.
This is the seventh Sims Recycling Solutions facility in North America to be certified to OHSAS 18001, the international occupational health and safety management system standard
Oil-soaked plastic boom material used to soak up oil in the Gulf of Mexico is finding new life in auto parts for the Chevrolet Volt.
A University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues have created the first methane-producing microorganism that can metabolize complex carbon structures, which could lead to microbial recycling of waste products and their transformation into natural gas.