ZenRobotics AI-powered robotic sorters herald the next generation of MRF

Each year, around 90 million tonnes of recyclable materials are sent to landfill. Much of this has to do with the challenges facing the recycling industry, including plastic contamination. For recycling plants, purity is essential. Poorly discarded items (for example, a non-recyclable product thrown into a recycling bin) or items with food scraps stuck on them are enough to contaminate …

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Penetron helps clean up sewage treatment in Atyrau, Kazakhstan

Cleaner Outcome: Atryau’s new wastewater treatment plant in Kazakhstan features microfiltration and an activated sludge process for a cleaner effluent that can be reused for irrigation. With increased treatment capacity that provides cleaner effluent, the Atyrau plant will require reduced concrete-related maintenance – extending the life of the treatment plant and lowering repair costs for the city. SETAUKET EAST, NY …

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Oregon OSHA plans to “aggressively” enforce new heat rules and offers training tools

SALEM, Oregon (KTVZ) – Following the adoption of the country’s most stringent requirements to protect workers from heat stress, Oregon OSHA offers educational and training resources to help employers comply. At the same time, the division said it would apply the rule aggressively over the next few months by reassigning inspectors, approving overtime and tackling heat issues in tandem with …

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Denver Water files lawsuit against Boulder County in Gross Reservoir expansion case

Denver Water filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court on Monday alleging Boulder County is trying to delay the Gross Reservoir expansion project. “Boulder County is putting the project at risk with delays, repeated and increasing requests for information – requests for information that duplicate the already completed federal clearance process in which Boulder County participated – the potential months …

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Compology named in B Lab’s “Best for the World” list

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, Compology, the leading sustainable waste metering company, announced that it has secured a spot on B Lab’s Best for the world list, which rewards companies that demonstrate the highest level of social and environmental responsibility. Each year, the global nonprofit B Lab publishes its Best for the world list to …

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EQT Infrastructure to acquire Covanta Holding Corporation, a global leader in waste-to-energy solutions, for 5.3 billion USD

Wed Jul 14, 2021 02:01 PM GMT Energy recovery from waste is a vital segment of the waste disposal value chain by providing sustainable disposal solutions for wastes that would otherwise go to landfill The transaction highlights EQT’s commitment to partnering with specific-purpose companies that are an integral part of the ongoing energy transition and the growth of the circular …

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Three Bay Watershed Cities Ask Virginia for $ 1.4 Billion in Sewage Repair

The American Rescue Plan Act that President Joe Biden enacted on March 11 could offer infrastructure financing solutions to the major pollution problems that have plagued Richmond, Alexandria and Lynchburg, Va., For more than a century. Together, the three cities are asking Governor Ralph Northam to allocate $ 1.4 billion to support these complex reconstructions, $ 883 million for Richmond, …

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Nonprofit tutoring center set to reopen after numerous setbacks

Like many places, the Delta Learning Center has been hit hard by the pandemic. But despite a long period of no scholarships or tuition fees, Antioch’s oldest non-profit tutoring center plans to reopen on Monday. Founded in 1976, the tutoring center has been supported over the years by grants from local foundations and businesses, donations from service clubs and individuals, …

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Use less electricity and water

David R. Baker, Brian K. Sullivan and Mark Chediak | Bloomberg Californians once greeted hot summers by blowing up air conditioners and filling the swimming pool. Not anymore. Beaten down by drought and heat waves straining the power grid, the Golden State is asking residents to settle for less water and electricity, just when they really want to use both. …

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Three entrepreneurs in South Africa, Ghana and Uganda beat over 1,000 applicants to win prestigious SEED award

A company that distributes virtual money in exchange for waste, a start-up that converts faecal sludge into fuel briquettes and a company that offers smart metering solutions for solar mini-grids, won the award PLANT Low carbon price (PLANT Price) (www.SEED.uno). PLANT was founded as part of a global partnership between the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the United Nations Development …

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Residents Can Help Keep Waste Carriers Safe

In Franklin County, we often talk about what we can do collectively to effectively manage our waste stream to create a healthier, more sustainable community for all. But just as important as the residents who take steps to properly recycle, compost or reduce their overall carbon footprint are the esteemed men and women who collect and transport our waste and …

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Pittsboro hit with another dose of 1,4-dioxane from Greensboro, Shamrock Environmental

Pittsboro’s drinking water received another 1,4-dioxane hit last week, which the city attributes to an “additional contamination mouth from Greensboro” on July 6, according to a press release released today. . As reported by Policy Watch, on June 30, the city of Greensboro illegally released 1,4-dioxane levels 20 times higher than the EPA’s recommended levels from its TZ Osborne wastewater …

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When school is voluntary – The New York Times

Over a century ago, American states put in place laws requiring children to attend school. The guiding principle was that school mattered too much in children’s lives to be a matter of individual choice. Helping out on the family farm or getting a paid job was not a sufficient excuse to give up. Convenience or parental preference either. And students …

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UK needs tougher policies and greater public awareness to achieve zero emissions, report says

A support vessel is seen alongside a wind turbine at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off Blackpool, Britain September 5, 2018. REUTERS / Phil Noble / File Photo LONDON, July 12 (Reuters) – Britain must introduce stricter policies to make residential heating more efficient and consumers must reduce their energy use to meet the national goal …

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Food Waste Management Market Size, Share 2021-2028

New Jersey, United States, – the Food Waste Management Market The study provides details of market dynamics affecting the market, market size, and segmentation, and casts a shadow over major market players by highlighting the favorable competitive landscape and successful trends over the years. This market report presents the detailed profile of major industry players and their upcoming market strategies …

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