Groups Oppose NH’s Solid Waste Management Plan | New Hampshire

CONCORD – Working on Waste, a citizens’ initiative focused on safe alternatives to incinerators and landfills, has added its voice to groups who say the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services’ draft solid waste management plan is not aggressive enough to embrace change. “The 25% diversion target under Project DES is troublesome and reflects deference to a waste industry that …

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Down the drain, where?

NEWBERRY — Wastewater is water that leaves toilets, dishwashers, sinks and industrial businesses after being used, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Town of Newberry uses the Bush River Wastewater Treatment Plant to treat water produced by the town and surrounding businesses. This plant started operations in 1981 and currently has five employees who oversee operations. …

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City of Oakland | How We Can Help Oakland Thrive

Download the Oak 311 app 311 is an easy-to-remember phone number, website, and mobile app that connects you to highly trained City of Oakland call center representatives ready to assist you with maintenance inquiries. routine and urgent infrastructure issues. Learn more here Subscribe to the Mayor’s weekly newsletter. Mayor’s Weekly Briefing Home Page Link to subscribe The Mayor’s Bulletin includes …

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Authorities recommend boiling water in areas around Lake Eufaula and Checotah State Park in rural eastern Oklahoma

The City of Checotah first notified customers of the water from the leak on Sunday. That same morning, McIntosh County Rural Water District No. 9 posted on Facebook that the district relied on water stored in its tower. The tower held 230,000 gallons of water Sunday, enough to last three days in the water district with careful preservation. “Please conserve …

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Kinderhook carves out $323 million tank and pump

Private equity firm Kinderhook Industries is sizing up Gulf Tanks Holdings, which does business as Tank and Pump, after acquiring the Baytown, Texas-based company from WillScot Mobile Mini Holdings for approximately $323 million. dollars. The transaction, which is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval, is expected to close in the third quarter, Kinderhook said. Tank and Pump provides …

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Ray’s Trash Service Acquired by Waste Management – Indianapolis Business Journal

Ray’s Trash Service, the largest family-owned recycling and waste collection company in central Indiana, has been acquired by Houston-based giant Waste Management Inc.. Waste Management confirmed on Thursday that it had acquired “key assets” from Ray’s and integrated them into its operation. “We look forward to the integration and value this acquisition will bring to expand and advance WM’s environmental …

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More and more children are repeating. Is it good for them?

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — As Braylon Price remembers, he struggled with just about everything the first full school year of the pandemic. With minimal guidance and frequent disruptions, he struggled to keep up with his homework and complete his assignments on time. It was so difficult that his parents asked him to repeat sixth grade – a decision they credit …

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Energy bills: Engineer shares cheapest way to boil water to save money – ‘surprised me’

Kettles and hobs are two of the most used appliances in the kitchen, used to prepare hot drinks and food. However, with rising energy costs, many are looking for ways to lower their bills. A TikTok user, who goes by the name @dinosaurdannyx, recently helped some Brits and did an experiment to find out how much energy and how much …

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Waste Sense explains how companies can take action to

MELBOURNE, Australia, Aug. 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Waste Sense, supplier of waste management service Businesses large and small in Melbourne must play their part to help minimize their contribution to the waste crisis. Green consumerism is on the rise, and Waste Sense says companies should think about innovative, eco-friendly ways to package products. Many people now expect …

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Scientists harvest resources from wastewater

A team of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO has been awarded over $1 million to develop technology that recovers valuable resources from wastewater. The technology is inspired by breakthroughs in biological research, including mimicking the way plants extract nutrients and adapt to toxic molecules in the soil. The project will address a growing need to ensure …

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Kelly Sparks, OSU-Cascades Expansion, Finance Manager, Resigns and Takes Job at University of Maine

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) Kelly Sparks, associate vice president for finance and strategic planning at Oregon State University – Cascades, is moving on, as she was named chief business officer and vice president of finance at the University of Maine. Sparks, who has held his current position since 2013, played a significant role in the creation and expansion of the OSU-Cascades …

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Southern Company Partners with General Services Administration to Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Sustainability of GSA Federal Buildings in Georgia

Innovative solutions will focus on lighting, HVAC, water conservation and more ATLANTE, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Southern Company System Partners with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) to Increase Energy Efficiency at 12 Federal Buildings Across Georgia, reducing GSA’s carbon footprint and improving overall sustainability. Southern Company’s innovative system solutions will focus on three key areas: energy efficiency, …

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Wisconsin agricultural manufacturer sets environmental goals

Climate change has taken center stage in many discussions around the world, with many shifting gears in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint. A Wisconsin manufacturing company sets environmental goals to help several industries become more efficient. There are simple ways for businesses to go green, but what about the manufacturing industry, where livelihoods depend on longevity? “Our goal …

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Chesterville voters to consider money for playground equipment

CHESTERVILLE — Voters will make four money-related decisions at a special town meeting on Thursday, including one for playground equipment and another for waste management services. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at Dave Archer’s Town Hall. The first article asks whether to appropriate up to $25,000 to build a playground at the municipal office next to the basketball courts …

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Revealing the fate of microplastics in a coastal wastewater treatment plant thanks to an integrated membrane system

Microplastics (defined as smaller than 5nm) are a growing environmental pollution problem. The increase in plastic waste from the plastic industry or personal care products could lead to the accumulation of microplastics in various ecosystems and environments. Microplastics are ubiquitous and have been detected in over 2,000 marine organisms. The large amount of chemicals released by microplastics can affect living …

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