Extracts of cigarette butts in water protected steel that is widely used in the oil industry from rusting, even under harsh conditions.
Annual Waste Expo provides venue for the latest technologies and applications
The National Solid Wastes Management Association's local chapter commented that reducing the rate cap will not have the desired effect.
Disposing of outdated IT not only helps mitigate environmental risks but also delivers energy cost and productivity benefits.
- By Steve Suesens
- May 03, 2010
Both environmental groups and corporations back the e-Stewards initiative, according to the Basel Action Network.
Sandia National Laboratories recycled 124,333 pounds of electronics scrap through permitted electronics scrap recycling facilities while Oak Ridge National Laboratory
developed net zero energy and sustainability initiatives.
Companies take grassroots measures until ROI emerges, Consortium says.
Employees and other volunteers will be planting trees, cleaning communities, and recycling materials as well as watching for random acts of greenness.
Glass Packaging Institute says it is trying to increase awareness to meet its goal of using 50 percent recycled content in glass containers by 2013.
The 10-week challenge, sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, engaged students at 607 colleges and universities to vie for the national reduce, reuse, and recycle title.
Bristol University researcher and his colleagues heated a microemulsion that separated into layers and one of these contained nanoparticles that could be recovered and reused.
Last year's 24th annual International Coastal Cleanup saw 500,000 volunteers around the world remove debris from oceans, lakes, and rivers.
New building material offers sustainable solutions to meet housing market needs
Wind Simplicity is a finalist in the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' Design for Recycling Award.
Notifications should be submitted at least six weeks before the July 7 deadline.
EPA, Plug-In partners are promoting cell phone recycling this week at collection centers across the United States.
Company is trying to show how easy cell phone recycling can be and offers up a VIP concert and green grants as incentives.