Landfills NewsUpdated 09:02:33 UST, 11 Jun 2012
RIO de JANEIRO (Scrap Monster): Rio De Janeiro May Eduardo Paes and Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira closed down Jardim Gramacho, Latin America’s largest landfill that processed processed 8000 tonnes of waste a day.
The closure comes a few days before Rio de Janeiro is to host a major UN conference on sustainable development. The closure move was initiated on environmental…
SITA UK plans to recycle road sweepings from across the Midlands , rather than sending it into landfills, following the installation of a road sweepings and gully arisings recycling plant in its Neatchell's Lane facility in Wolverhampton.
Keep America Beautiful Inc, nations largest educational organization,announced the winners of its first inter school recycling competition, Recycle-Bowl.
In connection with the National Environment day, a residential recycling program has been launched in Sharjah on Monday.
The recycling competition held annually between 600 colleges and universities in the United states and Canada has officially started on February 5th and will go up to 31st of March.
Abu Dhabi plans to divert 90% of the 10 mn tonnes of waste generated from moving to landfills to recycling. The target has been set by the Centre of Waste Management. Presently, the waste generated fills 1800 hectares of land for landfills.
Waste Management of Arizona and Arizona State University (ASU) announced today their collaborative program "Roadmap to Zero Solid Waste" that aims to eliminate 90 percent or more of ASU's solid waste by 2015.
The forty year old Palo Alto Recycling Center will close down on February 1 as the landfill that was located very close to the facility was closed last July.
The Residential Recycling Conference will convene for its third annual gathering at the Gaylord Texan on March 28-30, 2012. The nation's premier recycling conference features municipal recycling leaders, executives from privately owned recycling companies
Waste Wise Trust (WWT), a solid waste management organization, based in Bangalore in partnership with The Electronics City Industries' Association (ELCIA) has announced the inauguration of the first of its kind recycling facility at Electronics City Bangalore.
For the second year in a row, Stater Bros. has received a Waste Reduction Award for its many environmentally friendly programs from California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP).
GFL, already one of Canada's fastest growing full-service waste management companies, announced today that it has officially purchased TIR, one of Southern Ontario's largest recycling and waste management companies.
The Local Birmingham Dumpster Man, Michigan has dedicated some time to explain that even people who care about the earth and love to recycle can do their spring cleaning and throw everything out, without worrying about harming the environment. They explain that almost every waste material can easily be recycled with the proper recycling procedure.
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