Browsing: Waste

We facilitate solutions that support a zero-landfill future based on the 4Rs – reduce, reuse, recycle and recover.

0 Reducing Coal Use in Energy-Intensive Industries Just Became A Bit Easier in Ontario
The Government of Ontario has revised its regulations relating to reducing coal use in energy-intensive industries. The changes allow those industries, such as cement, lime, iron and steel, to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions by switching from coal and coke to alternative low-carbon fuels, including biomass and non-recyclable residual waste. Facilities seeking to take advantage
0 One Man’s Garbage is Another Man’s Gold
Each year, we throw out 42 million tons of electronic and electrical equipment – known as e-waste – the components of which are estimated to be worth $63 billion, according to a recent report by the United Nations University (UNU). Among the discarded resources are 300 tons of gold valued at $13 billion; 1,000 tons
0 Waste Nut, Want Nut!
Why send nutshells to landfill when they can be a valuable resource? Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, is in the process of turning its waste hazelnut shells into packaging for its chocolates. Japanese technology firm NEC is breaking down cashew shells to make heat- and water-resistant bioplastics for use with electronics. Parts of sub-Saharan Africa