The company has agreed to pay a $4.6 million penalty, allowed as an unsecured claim in its bankruptcy proceeding, and improve controls at 15 plants at a cost of about $4.2 million.
Samsung Electronics is named second best in Greenpeace International's June 2009 "Guide to Greener Electronics."
Safety-Kleen motor oil, which is recycled, expands its reach to New England.
Texas company agrees to use low-mercury fluorescent bulbs and recycle bulbs as a member of the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities.
A polyethylene terephthalate trade organization is concerned that recycling both plastics together will affect quality and costs.
CEA and ITI claim door-to-door e-waste collection is "costly, burdensome, and environmentally harmful."
MIT project hopes to make people think about what happens when they throw away razors and water bottles, among other things.
July 30 is last day to turn in an application to present at the 10th annual Renewable Energy Roundup & Green Living Fair in Fredericksburg.
Managers at a petroleum refinery in Kenai, Alaska, wanted to recycle over 36,000 tons of sulfur but a depressed sulfur market ($100 a ton) made the recovery effort unfeasible. When the price increased to $500 a ton at the end of 2007, the refinery contacted AIMM Technologies, Inc., a Texas-based petroleum service company.
- By Keith Simpson
- Jul 09, 2009
The amount of food scraps and animal bedding Cornell University processes makes the university the second largest recycler in Tompkins County.
LG Electronics MobileComm U.S.A., has joined forces with the Bay Area Rapid Transit to redefine convenience in mobile device recycling.
Keep America Beautiful affiliates will use the funds to encourage plastic beverage bottle recycling.
Baltimore will host the symposium on Sept. 29-30.