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Are you looking for low-cost and lucrative small-business ideas? Starting a business in the waste management industry is a profitable opportunity that does not need any special skills. With increasing awareness to preserve the environment and protect it against global warming and hazardous wastes, t...
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Children are often told by parents not to waste food and finish every morsel on their plate. And, when children and adults waste food, it is an utter shame. This said, some amount of food waste is inevitable. Things such as teabags, eggshells and vegetable and fruit peelings are part and parcel of a...
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The U.S. federal government is the nation's largest consumer and disposer of electronics. Considering the number of federal employees—about 2.7 million at last count, not including the military or courts—U.S. government employees contribute a massive portion to the approximate 2.4 million tons of el...
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Federal agencies would be prohibited from throwing out electronic waste under a March 6 proposed rule. Monitors, computers, smart phones and other electronics would need to be sold, donated offered to other agencies or recycled through a certified electronic waste recycler, the proposed rule&n...
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A new plant in Glendale, Arizona promises to triple the amount of trash the city recycles each year when it begins operations in April. The facility, which is being built by Chicago-based company, Vieste, will be located on 6 acres of Glendale's landfill, just a few miles west of the University...
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California has become an interesting test-case for both approaches to one plastic problem.Back in 2006, California passed a law that mandated a system for recycling plastic shopping bags. Today, supermarkets and other large stores have receptacles where plastic bags can be returned for recycling. H...
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The company that operates the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry is fueling more and more trucks with so-called trash gas. On Tuesday, Houston-based Waste Management Inc. will add its 1,000th truck fueled with natural gas. Powered with captured and converted methane gas from the company's ...
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