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Pets

Increasing the Circularity of #1 Plastic (PET) Recycling

Here’s a trick question. Can #1 plastics — otherwise known as PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastics — go in the recycling bin? Bet you thought the answer was yes. That’s only half right. It’s a trick question because the answer’s complicated. Most curbside recycling programs accept #1 plastics for recycling, but only certain forms of it. […]

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UK

Norway procures ‘cradle to grave’ IT solution : Waste & Recycling

10 March 2022 Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning (NND) has awarded a NOK123 million (USD13.7 million), 12-year contract to the ICCircle consortium for the design, development and maintenance of a bespoke integrated software system to support nuclear decommissioning and waste management. The JEEP-II research reactor at Kjeller, which shut down in April 2019 (Image: IFE) Established as […]

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UK

Recycling ‘myth’ exposed – expert pinpoints ‘91%’ household plastics that are NOT recycled

Britons are told to recycle their household waste, but unlike paper, metal and other recyclable materials, 91 percent of plastics are not recycled. Only certain items with specific are effectively recycled. Sian Sutherland, the co-founder of Plastic Planet told Express.co.uk: “We’ve been swallowing this placebo pill that we’re doing our bit and recycling because that’s what […]

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Science

Environment Minister visits recycling factories

HE the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Sheikh Dr Faleh bin Nasser al-Thani along with a number of the ministry officials on Thursday visited various recycling factories across the country. A statement from the ministry said the aim was to review their workflow, the most important challenges and learning about the efforts made by […]

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Science

Environment Minister lauds recycling initiatives in Qatar

Minister of Environment and Climate Change H E Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani during a visit to a recycling facility. Doha: Minister of Environment and Climate Change H E Sheikh Dr. Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali Al Thani has praised the advanced level of recycling initiatives in Qatar, […]

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Technology

Cloud Computing Data Center IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Market – Major Technology Giants in Buzz Again | Arrow Electronics, Sims Recycling, IBM – Shanghaiist

A New Research Published by JCMR on the Global Cloud Computing Data Center IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) Market (COVID 19 Version) in various regions to produce more than 250+ page Cloud Computing Data Center IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) report. This Cloud Computing Data Center IT Asset Disposition (ITAD) study is a perfect blend of qualitative and quantifiable information highlighting […]

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Science

Nearly One Million California Residents Living With Contaminated Drinking Water Deemed Dangerous to Human Health

Nearly 1 million residents in California are living with contaminated drinking water that is considered unsafe for consumption and harmful to human health. Source: KCRA News/Youtube The California state auditor, Michael S. Tilden, issued a report addressing the state’s officials, including Governor Newsom. The report identified over 370 failing water systems across the state that […]

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Science

Experts urge recycling e-waste to save environment, boost economy

ISTANBUL Environmental experts have stressed the need to recycle electronic waste — as in 2019 alone — the world produced 53.6 million tons of e-waste, with a projected increase of 21% in five years. “When you throw these wastes in the garbage at random, you are really throwing away a valuable raw material. You endanger […]

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Technology

Google Cloud Announces Solutions to Help Companies Fight Climate Change

Google Cloud has introduced solutions that are designed to form a sustainability platform for companies and governments to set goals, compare publicity and internal data, and visualize and understand how they’re doing with sustainability goals. Source: Google Cloud/Youtube Google introduced its new initiatives at its first Sustainability Summit, which brings together top industry change-makers to […]

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Science

5 Steps to Take When Starting a Lucrative Recycling Business

The United States recycles around 69 million tons of waste every year. You can take advatnage of the growing need for recycling services by starting your own recycling business. Starting a recycling business is a great way to earn an income while promoting sustainability. However, while it might seem like a simple venture, a recycling […]