IT asset disposition trends report shows that about 84 percent of respondents have controls in place to handle end-of-life materials.
2009 WasteWise and NPEP partners reported they eliminated or recycled 11 million tons of material.
Waste separation, community buy-in, and high solids anaerobic digestion are key ingredients in turning table scraps and yard debris into a renewable resource recipe.
- By Meredith Sorensen
- Mar 10, 2010
Since 2006, the university has informed its employees about environmental initiatives and opportunities for involvement and now is focused on making waste reduction and recycling a habit.
From March 1 through May 31, Keep America Beautiful hopes to rally thousands of communities to declare "Green Starts Here."
An Institute for Transportation and Development Policy report factors in economic and environmental consequences of driving to "free parking" spots.
The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board recently approved two agreements with the City of San Jose to build a new advanced water treatment facility that will produce highly purified recycled water.
ResponsibleShopper.org gives out grades on the airline industry's performance and United and US Airways don't pass.
The new irrigation water will be used to maintain two 18-hole golf courses, 15 tennis courts and landscaping.
The second video town hall meeting of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. EST on Feb. 23.
The Convention Industry Council is working with ASTM to produce best practices for creating green meetings and has invited interested parties to contribute.
Going fluorescent is a no-brainer, much like using lamp crushers to recycle and safely dispose of the small amount of mercury in each bulb.
- By Aaron Griffith
- Feb 17, 2010
The Web site helps participants in seven states find alternatives to the disposal of valuable materials.
Cascade Sierra Solutions says 59 truck owners have turned in pre-1994 trucks for a $5,000 scrap credit and about 85 percent of the trucks are being replaced.
A new Web site provides a platform for companies to list unwanted chemicals and to negotiate their exchange.
This worldwide market for electronic waste recovery growth represents money generated through reclamation of valuable materials from e-scrap.
The Water Environment Federation and the National Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association will leverage resources to support integrated water resource management.
Green Works and Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program will recognized great ideas and hard work to those individuals, organizations and schools that are making their communities a greener place to live.