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Long Beach, CA, USA, Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today at the virtual Ignition Community Conference, Waste Management (WM) is accepting the 2020 Firebrand Award for its landfill technology and automation platform advances. The Company designed an internal solution then contracted with SCS Engineers’ RMC Practice, and Vertech Industrial Solutions to deploy WM’s new …

Image copyright Catherine Gemmell MCS The government has been urged to do more to get people to switch from disposable masks to reusable coverings. The Liberal Democrats said single-use surgical masks caused “enormous” plastic waste and that environmentally friendly alternatives must be promoted. And the Green Party wants ministers to push the media to show …

Debate continues about nuclear power’s role in electricity production, particularly as it revolves around climate change. As a zero-emissions source of power, nuclear is seen by many as a complement to renewable energy in the transition away from coal-fired generation. Nuclear power, though, has detractors, who point to nuclear accidents and say the risk is …

Image copyright Getty Images UK households and businesses produce 1.45 million tonnes of electrical waste each year, research shows. The e-waste research organisation Material Focus calculates that at least 500,000 tonnes of the waste were thrown away, stolen or hoarded. Its latest study suggests un-recycled household electricals cost the UK over £370m a year in …

  The Durham York Energy Centre is one of the destinations for waste after it finds its way through the mixed waste technology coming with the region’s new anaerobic digester. By Chris Jones/The Oshawa Express As the region delves deeper into the process of bringing an anaerobic digester to Durham, regional councillors are seeking to …

VANCOUVER, BC, July 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. (“Micron” or the “Company“) (CSE: MWM) (OTC: MICWF) (Frankfurt: 7FM2) (OTCQB “MICWF”) is issuing this news release as a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (the “BCSC“) with respect to certain statements in Micron’s promotional materials and news releases dated April …

Griffith University researchers have pioneered a revolutionary new technology with multiple applications – fast-tracking disease diagnosis, such as COVID-19, reducing plastic waste and for use in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Published in AIP Advances, the technology encapsulates tiny droplets with a diameter smaller than a hair strand. These microcapsules for the storage and delivery …

By Natalie Andersonnatalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A total of 39 new positions were requested for the upcoming county budget, but only three have been recommended by County Manager Aaron Church in what he described as “tight, conservative” county budget. The budget, first presented to county commissioners last week, is set to be adopted by July 1, …

Wenzhuo Wu, the Ravi and Eleanor Talwar Rising Star Assistant Professor of industrial engineering in Purdue’s College of Engineering, is an innovator focused on finding solutions across multiple disciplines. (Image provided) Download image WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – An innovation turning waste material into stretchable devices may soon provide a new option for creating self-powered biomedical …

Food Waste and New Technology Food Waste and New Technology Food waste is a huge global issue. We’re not just talking about not finishing a meal at home. It’s a $2.6 trillion dollar a year global issue. A relatively new company is taking on that issue – it’s called Treasure8. It’s a company focused on …