Purdue University civil engineers are working with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) to perfect the use of recycled concrete for highway construction, a strategy that could reduce material costs by as much as 20 percent.
At Sandia's largest cafeteria, a leftover burrito will be sent off to eventually help some backyard garden bloom. When someone leaves a bit of lunch behind at Thunderbird Café, employees send it out for composting.
RecycleMania wrapped up its 11th annual recycling competition in early April. It is an eight-week challenge that ignites classic college rivalries, rallying students, faculty and staff to increase on-campus recycling rates beyond their collegiate competitors.
As more businesses are seeing the advantages of "going green" the Virginia Recycling Association would like to be a resource for businesses that want to find out more about how and what they can recycle.
The Justice Department says Eagle Recycling defrauded the United States and violated clean water and wire fraud laws.
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.
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.
The Lima, Ohio, company will collect mercury and mercury-containing devices, following discontinuation of a similar program by Bowling Green State University.
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.
A coalition of volunteer environmental engineers provided input to update and make this document organizing tool more useful.
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.