Environmental Protection


States, EPA Enforce Fluorescent Recycling Laws

Residents may not be aware of bans on fluorescent lamp disposal in nine states.


A Thought for World Environment Day

Engineer asks why consumer waste is not treated onsite.

Ecology Rule Targets Transport, Handling of Recyclables

The state of Washington has a new rule that requires those that transport recyclable materials to register with the Department of Ecology.

GRC Demos Microwave Technology for Waste Conversion

Global Resource Corporation's Patriot-1 has transfomred scrap tires into diesel fuel, methane, pentane, butane, and propane.

EPA Plans Public Meetings for Hazardous Waste Rules

The agency will discuss possible revisions to the Definition of Solid Waste rule and the possibility of withdrawing the Emission Comparable Fuels rule.

AIHA Expands Green Initiatives at Annual Meeting

The conference and expo will raise awareness, conserve resources, and keep attendee costs down.

Is the Lack of Green Guilt Fault of the Economy or Awareness?

A survey by Opinion Research Corporation says only about 1 in 10 consumers say they feel guility about their environmental behavior.

EDF Recognizes, Shares Winning Company Strategies

Models of innovation from successful companies are showcased in a new report from the Environmental Defense Fund.

NDA, CSDA Become Information Allies

Demolition and concrete groups set up an agreement to promote safety and professionalism in their industries.

The Green Build-out Begins

Spurred by the Obama administration's call to reduce the country's dependence on foreign oil by adopting alternative energy sources and increasing energy efficiency, green is rapidly becoming the color of choice across all facets of the federal contracting community.

Recycling Power Tool Batteries Can Be Profitable

DeWALT, a power tool manufacturer, will give a discount on purchases to those who recycle power tool batteries at its service center.

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