Election season is in full swing, so how green is it

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — According to Waste Sense, a Melbourne-wide independent waste management service provider, many election posters are made from corflute. Sold by plastic manufacturer Corex, corflute is a lightweight, inexpensive, and durable plastic, which is why it’s preferred for election signs that battle the outside elements. As Waste Sense explains, the corflute is made …

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Why Missouri scientists are looking for clues to COVID variants in sewage | KCUR 89.3

Ramifications of the omicron coronavirus variant pushed a peak in cases in the United States Some scientists believe that clues to how these subvariants emerge can be found in wastewater, and their research could help prevent the next dangerous strain of the virus. Mark Johnson, a professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at the University of Missouri, is one of …

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Hundreds of swimming pools face closure as energy bills mean it’s too expensive to heat the water

Now hundreds of public swimming pools are at risk of closure as rising energy bills mean it’s too expensive to heat the water Pool operators plan to cut opening hours and lower temperatures Nearly nine in ten public school operators say they need to cut service UK swimming pool heating could hit £1.25bn in 2022, up from £500m By Neil …

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Georgia’s primary went well. Voting supporters worry about November.

Placeholder while loading article actions LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. — Turnout set modern records for a midterm primary. Ballot rejections plummeted. And Republican leaders were quick to say Tuesday’s relatively trouble-free election in Georgia provided evidence that concerns about the state’s new election law, passed last year, had been overblown. “The incredible turnout we’ve seen demonstrates once and for all that Georgia’s …

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Sustainable fashion for the post-COVID world -Sirish Kumar Gouda

Apart from fashion brands, the textile industry also has the label of being one of the most polluting and resource-intensive industries. The figures are multiple and staggering, such as the emission estimated at 1.2 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent per year (more than the airlines and maritime industries combined)1 and the 10,000 liters of water needed to manufacture just one …

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Meriden officials hope to expand food waste diversion program

MERIDEN — The city recently ended a four-month co-collection program to divert food waste from state landfills and asked to expand it to 2,300 additional homes. About 1,000 households in Meriden were the first in the state to participate in a food waste co-collection program in hopes of demonstrating how waste diversion solutions can help solve the disposal crisis in …

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Puyallup wastewater to be tested for COVID-19

There’s a new way for health officials to detect COVID-19 infections, and it’s starting in the homes of Puyallup residents, specifically in their bathrooms. The Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department recently announced its partnership with the state health department as well as local sewage treatment facilities to test raw sewage for COVID-19. . The state Department of Health is funding the …

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In this bargaining season, will teachers’ salary increases meet expectations?

Some teachers already know what kind of increase they can expect this year. In Nampa, administrators and union negotiators are just beginning to talk about dollars. School districts and charters in Idaho have a boon for teacher salaries: In Nampa, the new money amounts to just over $4 million. At the request of Governor Brad Little, the 2022 Legislature added …

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Solar energy heats up on the ‘continent of the sun’

Africa is sometimes called the continent of the sun, warmed by more hours of bright sunshine than anywhere else on earth. Yet solar penetration, despite its obvious potential, is low: the World Bank estimates installed solar power capacity in Africa to be half that of the UK. Spotting an opportunity, entrepreneurs have braved regulatory hurdles, high import tariffs and an …

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Biohazard Waste Bag Market Future Prospects of Industry Growth Statistics

“The new report entitled Biowaste Bag Market The report helps clients better understand how to make smart and informed decisions about the Biohazard Waste Bags industry. The report includes a detailed list of major players dominating the Bio-Waste Bags market by providing feasible data sources of the market and then further analysis. The comprehensive and quality reports are prepared with …

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Smart Waste Management Market Size and Forecast

New Jersey, USA – Smart Waste Management Market The 2022-2029 report has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with input from industry experts. The Smart Waste Management market study sheds light on the significant growth momentum that is expected to prevail during the assessment period 2022-2029. The study offers statistics on key segments in important geographies, along with …

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Sewage Treatment Systems Market Size, Scope, Forecast to 2029

United States, New Jersey– The Global Wastewater Treatment System Market The 2022-2028 research report is a valuable source of insightful data for business strategists. It provides an overview of the industry with growth analysis and historical & future cost, revenue, demand and supply data (as applicable). Research analysts provide an elaborate description of the value chain and its analysis of …

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Davos 2022: how to bring nature-based solutions to our cities

Key leaders shared an overview of the steps and work that needs to be done to bring nature-based solutions to cities. Key priorities include a clear implementation agenda, just transition with the most vulnerable communities in mind, comprehensive policy measures and smarter investments. The session entitled “Returning Nature to Cities” took place during the 2022 Annual Meeting of the World …

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Cooler Master MasterBox NR200P MAX equipped with power supply and AIO water cooling

Cooler Master said that it will begin to handle the domestic market of the Mini-ITX MasterBox NR200P MAX case equipped with an all-in-one power supply unit and water cooling unit. The MasterBox NR200P series we detailed earlier, comes standard with an SFX 850W V850 SFX certified PSU with 80PLUS GOLD certification and an all-in-one water cooling device with …

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US Department of Energy awards $2.1 million to Solidia Technologies to develop CO2 capture and utilization technologies for building materials

Published 2 hours ago Proposed by Solidia Technologies Testing of Solidia’s synthetic and carbonated SCM made possible in part by a US DOE grant PISCATAWAY, NJ, May 23, 2022 /CSRwire/ — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is providing $2.1 million in funding to Solidia Technologies® to develop and test Solidia Cement™ carbonation methods, expanding applications Solidia’s low-carbon manufacturing technologies …

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