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Clique para acessar Design Plans For Low Cost Rotary Drum - 26/02/2020

A low-tech rotary drum composting unit to compost food waste is in use at several schools. The design is free to download.

Clique para acessar Perfecting the picture for PET bottles - 26/02/2020

On average, Americas top beverage companies produce about 100 billion plastic bottles every year, according to estimates from the American Beverage Association. While an estimated 35 billion bottles are collected and recycled annually, the majority of these bottles end up in the waste stream, according to that association.

Clique para acessar European Union opens anti-dumping investigation - 26/02/2020

Investigation into aluminum extrusions from China follows complaint by European Aluminum association.

Clique para acessar ISRI Report: Volume of recyclables processed in the US on the rise - 26/02/2020

ISRIs annual Recycling Industry Yearbook includes statistical view on scrap production and recovery, exports and the global flows of selected scrap commodities.

Clique para acessar Ashes to ashes, dust to compost: human bodies could be potting soil in just 30 days - 16/02/2020

An American firm has an answer for those worried about the damage that cremation and interment cause to the environment

Clique para acessar Veteran Compost Hits 10-Year Milestone - 16/02/2020

Compost manufacturer collects commercial and residential food waste in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas.

Clique para acessar Imagine there are no dump sites - 16/02/2020

When we start romanticising a solution that had been engineered under desperate conditions to solve a stubborn problem, there is always the dangerous possibility that may take our eyes off the problem, as also the factors that caused it (the problem) in the first place. This would be a particularly unfortunate situation to have, if the problem was largely avoidable in the first place.

Clique para acessar Biomining of solid waste begins at Vendipalayam compost yard - 16/02/2020

The civic body has begun works to biomine the 4.45 lakh cubic metre of garbage accumulated in the Vendipalayam compost yard.

Clique para acessar Human composting could be the future of deathcare - 16/02/2020

Washington becomes first US state to legalise practice as interest in green burials surges in UK

Clique para acessar Sustainable businesses positive change Nominate one today - 16/02/2020

If you want to see change, you support organizations that put their money where their business is. The South Central Solid Waste Authority and the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce are once again opening up the nominations for the 2020 Sustainable Business Recognition Program.

Clique para acessar Five Practical Tips for Composting - 16/02/2020

The rich nutrients and minerals formed in compost are the perfect addition to your organic garden. For best results, follow these five guidelines.


Scientists have figured out a way to recycle plastic hundreds of times without losing the quality of the material. Currently, most plastics can only be recycled twothree times before the quality degrades so much that it becomes unusable.

Clique para acessar Japan to study growing problem of plastic waste in Southeast Asia - 09/02/2020

BANGKOK (The Japan News/ANN): To help Southeast Asia address a growing problem with marine pollution from plastic waste, a Japanese research group is planning to launch a full-fledged investigation into the issue in April.

Clique para acessar Valuable metals go to waste in a tsunami of discarded electronics - 09/02/2020

More than a million electrical items are being incineratedsent to landfill each week, according to new figures, creating a tsunami of electronic waste.

Clique para acessar Four mini waste-to-compost plants to come in south Kolkata - 09/02/2020

KOLKATA: The civic solid waste management department has decided o set up small compost plants across the city, where biodegradable garbage will be converted into fertilizer.

Clique para acessar Recycling center stops collection of books and magazines - 09/02/2020

About a month after the city of Owensboro announced it was no longer accepting cardboard at the recycling center at 1401 W. Seventh St., Owensboro stopped collecting magazines and books on Thursday.

Clique para acessar Revolutionary New Recycling Method for Plastic and Waste is Killing Two Birds With One Stone - 09/02/2020

Carbon capturing and carbon sequestering, meaning the uptake and storage of CO2 molecules in a solid object, like a buildinga tree which it cant escape from, is one of the many tools for entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and businessmen, who want to do their part to combat the climate crisis.

Clique para acessar New York City Isnt Doing Great When it Comes to Recycling, Heres Why and How You Can Help! - 09/02/2020

New York Citys Department of Sanitation reported that New York City recycles 18 of trash from homes and 25 of trash from businesses. The city isnt doing as well as SeattleSan Francisco, according to the New York Times.

Clique para acessar Ball Corp. touts aluminum bottles as sustainable option - 09/02/2020

Packaging firm says its infinitely recyclable containers provide an alternative to plastic in several packaging applications.

Clique para acessar UK universities develop biopolymers recycling technique - 09/02/2020

Researchers from the Universities of Bath and Birmingham claim progress on recycling plant-based plastics such as PLA.

Clique para acessar Composting: Benefits and Tips - 09/02/2020

MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - In the United States alone people send more food to the landfill than any other type of waste. Participating in city composting is a way to turn that waste into compost, a valuable material for soil for growing food.

Clique para acessar Food (waste) for thought - 09/02/2020

It doesnt have to smell, it doesnt have to draw flies, and it doesnt have to draw rodents. Food waste, according to Glenn Gilbert, director of facilities, doesnt have to be gross.

Clique para acessar How to Make Vermicompost at Home Check Step-by-Step Process - 09/02/2020

Composting is a great option to reduce environmental impact and prepare a natural and beneficial soil additive. But, many of you may not have sufficient outdoor space at home for a traditional compost heap.

Clique para acessar Lee launches biodegradable jeans that can be thrown in the compost bin when youre done with them - 09/02/2020

Despite sustainable clothing developments in recent years, the fashion industry is still having a substantial negative effect on the environment.

Clique para acessar Businesses launch sustainability partner program - 09/02/2020

Responding to the simultaneous growth of community environmental stewardship attitudes, growing mountains of landfill pollution and emergence of services to help people recycle and compost, two local businesses have formed a partnership to promote sustainability in an easy and affordable manner.

Clique para acessar Bengaluru to soon get 200 more leaf-composting units - 09/02/2020

BENGALURU: With spring round the corner, thousands of trees across the city are already shedding leaves, littering roads and private/public spaces.

Clique para acessar Turning waste into wealth - 09/02/2020

Aiming to reduce the waste right at the sourceat the households and also to awareness about environment-friendly methods, the Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has been encouraging home composting methods among the citizens in the city.

Clique para acessar The steps to sustainability begin at home - 09/02/2020

At Norfolk Botanical Garden, were constantly looking for ways to expand our environmental efforts. But, the best thing we can do is educate others on their potential impact.

Clique para acessar Project reveals measures to increase recycling in London flats by 26 per cent - 02/02/2020

Resource London has today (29 January) revealed a list of measures that could increase recycling rates in London flats by 26 per cent through simple solutions such as providing residents with clear information and ensuring that bins are emptied and cleaned regularly.

Clique para acessar Local authorities should switch to electric refuse vehicles, says report - 02/02/2020

Switching the UKs diesel-powered refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) for electric trucks could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 290,000 tonnes of CO2 each year, according to a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting.

Clique para acessar Compostable packaging infrastructure can solve the plastic packaging issue - 02/02/2020

Daphna Nissenbaum, CEO and Co-founder of compostable packaging producer TIPA, calls for a significant investment in facilities capable of dealing with compostable packaging to address the problems posed by plastic packaging

Clique para acessar Bengaluru Society Cleans up Right, Turns Garbage Pile Into Organic Veggie Garden - 02/02/2020

Every Friday, residents of Good Earth Malhar Footprints harvest fresh veggies like leafy vegetables, radish, chillies, etc. Awesome!

Clique para acessar Eight-year-old inspires with her composting activism - 02/02/2020

Budding environmental activist Olivia Ryan took the seed of an idea to compost food scraps, planted it at her school and it has blossomed into accolades.

Clique para acessar How About Making Organic Compost All By Yourself? - 02/02/2020

Few benefits of using organic compost instead of fertilizers laden with chemicals 1) It improves soil structure and helps it holds just the right amount of moisture for the plants to grow. 2) It helps control weed growth and ensures all the nutrients of the soil reach the plant. 3) Organic compost contains the right amount of nitrates to improve soil fertility.

Clique para acessar Meet the First (And Only) German City to Commit to Zero Waste - 02/02/2020

Germans are world leaders in recycling, but one city has decided more needs to be done to protect the environment.

Clique para acessar UK universities develop biopolymers recycling technique - 02/02/2020

Researchers from the Universities of Bath and Birmingham claim progress on recycling plant-based plastics such as PLA.

Clique para acessar Recycling is not new - 02/02/2020

An emergency situation these days is when the battery runs low on the Smart phone.

Clique para acessar Car seat manufacturers urged to launch recycling schemes to stop 90 of them ending up in landfill - 02/02/2020

Having to treat child car seats as waste is scandalous and is extremely frustrating for councils and parents."

Clique para acessar NKDA installs 2 composting machines to process organic waste - 02/02/2020

Kolkata: The New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) is contemplating to find out the effectiveness of manures produced from compost. The NKDA has installed two machines at two of its markets in this regard.

Clique para acessar Watch: Is composting the cure for T&T‘s food waste problem? - 02/02/2020

Trinidad and Tobagos blazing landfill fires which cause toxic smoke and fumes may actually have their origins in our very own kitchen bins.

Clique para acessar Is China about to roil the global plastic market? - 27/01/2020

Commodity analyst says single-use plastic ban there would have sizable ripple effects on the polymers and recycling markets.

Clique para acessar BIR responds to Chinas new nonferrous specifications - 27/01/2020

New standard would recognize aluminum, brass and copper scrap imports as raw materials rather than waste.

Clique para acessar Lightfoot to launch waste management study, hopes to find way to improve Chicagos dismal recycling rate - 27/01/2020

Its not clear if the study will look at replacing Chicagos 9.50-a-month garbage collection fee with a volume-based fee that gives people a financial incentive to recycle. But one of the mayors closest City Council allies said it should.

Clique para acessar Myanmar waste management start up brings positive change - 27/01/2020

RecyGlo, a waste-management and data analytics startup based in Yangon, Myanmar is planing to expands further into other ASIAN countries.

Clique para acessar Some organic-based material you can add to help your soil - 27/01/2020

If one of your New Years resolutions is to move toward more organic-based fertility for your soil and therefore the way you garden, here is some information that might help.

Clique para acessar Letter to the editor: Starbucks food packaging goal also about food waste - 27/01/2020

Rhodes Yepsen, executive director of the Biodegradable Products Institute, says a broader materials management discussion is key to understanding the shift toward new waste reduction targets.

Clique para acessar Climate change initiatives waste management challenges - 19/01/2020

MARINA Local residents can expect a temporary reprieve from rising garbage fees brought on by new state regulations, but officials say waste management is currently undergoing dramatic changes that will eventually drive up waste management prices.

Clique para acessar Madrid on the way to getting organic waste right - 19/01/2020

By 2020 all of Madrids 1.6 million households and 3.2 million inhabitants will be sorting their organic waste ready for collection.

Clique para acessar Where your recycling REALLY ends up: Mountains of rotting rubbish go to landfill after sitting in limbo for TWO YEARS - 18/01/2020

Recyclables left rotting for more than two years will be dumped in landfill

Clique para acessar Madrid on the way to getting organic waste right - 18/01/2020

By 2020 all of Madrids 1.6 million households and 3.2 million inhabitants will be sorting their organic waste ready for collection. The stakes are high: if the city succeeds in diverting all their organic waste from landfill, they will avoid CO2 emissions in the region of 2.4 million tonnes each year the equivalent of taking half a million cars off the road.

Clique para acessar New technique could accelerate waste-to-methane production - 12/01/2020

In a recent study, environmental engineering master‘s student Bappi Chowdhury and his colleagues found that adding conductive materials to the waste products could potentially turn them into a reliable feedstock, allowing for a production rate of up to 70 percent more biomethanea renewable energy sourcefrom a mixture of fat, oil and grease and ordinary food waste in an anaerobic digester.

Clique para acessar Danish company Too Good To Go eyes new American front against global food waste - 12/01/2020

App has saved more than 5,000 bags of Starbucks leftovers in Poland

Clique para acessar How student, 19, is empowering women and tackling Indias industrial waste crisis at the same time - 12/01/2020

A Loughborough student is balancing her university life with helping women cross cultural barriers and get jobs in her home city of Mumbai.

Clique para acessar This Finnish start-up is making shoes from waste coffee - 12/01/2020

Clique para acessar Your next pair of sneakers could be made from coffee - 12/01/2020

Coffee is a big deal. While just a handful of countries dominate production, its consumed in vast amounts almost everywhere on the planet: around 2 billion cups are drunk every day.

Clique para acessar Identifying the modern slavery risk in the waste industry - 12/01/2020

Its not happening in a land far away, its not condemned to the past slavery is here in the 21st century, happening in organisations around the country, and could be closer than you think.

Clique para acessar Plans submitted to resurrect 70m energy from waste plant blueprint - 12/01/2020

Binn Group seeks approval for Perthshire facility it says would prevent landfill of non-recyclable rubbish

Clique para acessar We averted an economic crisis by turning food waste into black gold - 12/01/2020

Few foresaw the waste crisis that plagued Massachusetts in the 2030s. By 2029, global recycling markets had collapsed, and every Massachusetts landfill was closed. All state waste was exported to distant places like Alabama and Mississippi, at exorbitant prices. For mainland municipalities, the cost of disposal doubled, and transportation costs went through the roof.

Clique para acessar What happens to your old laptop? The growing problem of e-waste - 12/01/2020

Monday morning, and a sorry bunch of tangled cables, a broken coffee machine and a single clip-on light is all there is inside the metal crates at Veolia, a noisy recycling depot where residents of the London borough of Southwark off brokenunwanted electrical devices.

Clique para acessar Tokyo 2020 bed makers reassure athletes recycled beds wont collapse during sex - 12/01/2020

Australian basketball player Andrew Bogut questioned whether the sustainable eco-friendly beds being used in Japan this summer will withstand the athletes late-night antics

Clique para acessar Seattle will soon get world‘s first human composting site - 12/01/2020

Seattle, Washington, will soon become home to the world‘s first "human composting" site, a place where individuals can have their postmortem remains slowly decompose into soil.

Clique para acessar Sustainable Funerals, Water Cremation, Human Composting: Colorado Is All About Alternative Burials. - 12/01/2020

Ed Gazvoda is not a fan of the idea of being buried in the ground after he dies.

Clique para acessar Less food waste in 2020 - 12/01/2020

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), food waste refers to the decrease in the quantityquality of food resulting from decisions and actions by retailers, food service providers, and consumers (

Clique para acessar These two friends have produced 11 lakh tiles from 340 tonnes of plastic waste - 12/01/2020

Shayna EcoUnified founded by Paras Saluja and Sandeep Nagpal partners with scrap dealers and NGOs to procure plastic waste, which is then used to produce tiles.

Clique para acessar Chennai residents resist waste management facility in their areas - 12/01/2020

Elangovan E.V. filed a complaint with the Chennai Corporation about public health issues caused by a decentralised waste management facility in a residential area of Kilpauk on December 30, 2019.

Clique para acessar When recycling fails, how will we deal with the tonnes of plastic waste we produce? - 12/01/2020

Recycling may feel good, but in practice, it often just means dumping plastic in Southeast Asia for other countries to deal with. And when they cant, plastic often ends up in landfill anyway. So how to remedy the situation?

Clique para acessar Recycling robot ‘Daisy‘ part of Apple‘s effort to end mining for resources - 12/01/2020

Apple‘s efforts to improve its recycling has an end goal of becoming a "closed-loop" manufacturer in the future, an extremely difficult goal to accomplish, and one that would end the need to mine for new materials if achieved by the iPhone maker.

Clique para acessar Recycling is becoming so expensive that some towns dont know what to do - 12/01/2020

WESTFIELD On a recent afternoon here, with urgency in the air, local officials huddled to consider what until recently was unthinkable. Should they abandon their popular curbside recycling program? Or spend millions to build a plant to process plastic and paper on their own?

Clique para acessar Composting Roundup - Applying Compost To Sequester Carbon - 11/01/2020

A thin layer of compost was applied on a 10-acre sloped section of rangeland in early December in the Altamont Hills east of Livermore, California, kicking off a carbon farming study.

Clique para acessar Youre Invited to Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park to See MBT, AD & Gasification Technologies - 11/01/2020

Milton Keynes in the UK is a town with a unique waste treatment facility, featuring mechanical treatment, anaerobic digestion and gasification of municipal waste. At this year‘s Energy from Waste Conference you‘ll have a chance to see it for yourself.

Clique para acessar Waste-to-Energy Sector Welcomes New Ambitious Standards for Health and Environmental Protection - 11/01/2020

After a 5-year review process, the Best Available Techniques Conclusions for Waste Incineration were published in the Official Journal of the EU.

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Aviation Fuel - Time for Take-off? - 11/01/2020

While a previous project didnt quite achieve take-off, the airline has now teamed up Altalto Immingham, a subsidiary of Velocys, and Shell on a plant to turn 500,000 TPA of MSW into jet fuel.

Clique para acessar Indian Government to tighten restrictions on the import of mixed papers - 11/01/2020

The Indian Government is set to enforce restrictions on imports of mixed paper in a crackdown on the import of contaminated and illegal waste.

Clique para acessar Mobile QUBE Renewable Anaerobic Digestion Tech to Tackle Delhis Air Quality Crisis - 11/01/2020

Somerset, UK based transportable anaerobic digestion specialist, QUBE Renewables, is working on a project in India with Haryana University to install fifty QUBES in the paddy fields of the Punjab in a bid to tackle Delhis air quality crisis.

Clique para acessar Five myths about recycling - 23/12/2019

From the kitchen table to the editorial pages, people have been debating the merits of recycling for decades. Does it really save energy and money? Can I recycle that yogurt cupjuice box? At the same time, recycling technology and global markets have evolved quickly, leaving some consumers confusedstuck in old, outdated ways. A lot of myths persist about those blue bins. Here are some of the most common.

Clique para acessar BP forms consortium to tackle plastic waste - 23/12/2019

Leading companies operating across the polyester packaging value chain have formed a new consortium to help address the issue of plastic waste by accelerating the commercialisation of BP Infinia enhanced recycling technology

Clique para acessar Kalyan residents take green steps for zero-garbage city - 23/12/2019

About 30 families of a housing society in Annapurna Nagar, Kalyan (West) have set an example for encouraging and adopting waste management techniques.

Clique para acessar Editorial: Compostable plastic? Not so much - 23/12/2019

Most people know by now that the disposable plastic used for take-out food is an environmental hazard. Containers, cups, utensils, straws very little of it gets recycled and very much of it ends up polluting the oceans, lakes and rivers of the world.

Clique para acessar How Solid Waste and Lack of its Segregation Destroying Ecologically Sensitive Himalayas - 23/12/2019

According to Niti Aayog, more than 60 of the water supply in Uttarakhand is spring fed and garbage dumping in storm water drains can pollute all the water sources.

Clique para acessar How Solid Waste and Lack of its Segregation Destroying Ecologically Sensitive Himalayas - 23/12/2019

According to Niti Aayog, more than 60 of the water supply in Uttarakhand is spring fed and garbage dumping in storm water drains can pollute all the water sources.

Clique para acessar The downsides of recycling (yes, really it‘s not all good) - 23/12/2019

Last week we wrote about the many advantages of recycling.

Clique para acessar Sustainable Missoula: Consider composting to help fight climate change - 23/12/2019

Less than a month ago, a UN report came out saying we need to reduce our emissions by 7.6 per year on average beginning in 2020 to meet the 1.5 degrees Celsius warming limit.

Clique para acessar The Race for Plastic Waste Innovation - 22/12/2019

Moving the needle on plastic waste reduction requires innovation, and its spurring Morgan Stanleys Multicultural Innovation Lab to search for and accelerate founders whose startups help address the problem.

Clique para acessar Can Loop disrupt society‘s packaging habit? Inside TerraCycle‘s grand experiment - 22/12/2019

The reusable shopping platform, which launched with big hype and is now eyeing retail, has already raised one key question in its early days: What are the true costs of convenience?

Clique para acessar Waste incinerator plan at quarry ‘totally unnecessary‘ - 22/12/2019

A large waste incinerator planned for near Welshpool will be totally unnecessary under the Welsh government‘s newly-published zero waste strategy, it has been claimed

Clique para acessar Worlds First Human Composting Facility for Funeral Services Will Open in 2021 - 22/12/2019

Thanks to changes to Washington state law, people will soon have a new option when it comes to how their bodies are treated after theyve passed. Recompose is a company that will begin offering an alternative to traditional burialcremation called natural organic reduction.

Clique para acessar Turn your Christmas Tree into Compost! - 22/12/2019

Lets make this holiday season green. After the holidays, take advantage of the Citys free Treecycle program by dropping off your real tree at the permanent Yard Waste Depot, next to the Landfill, from December 27, 2019 to January 31, 2020.

Clique para acessar Putting an end to plastic waste - 22/12/2019

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a group of more than 40 companies along the supply chain, was formed in an attempt to help eradicate plastic waste in the environment.

Clique para acessar Waste management in the modern world - 22/12/2019

NORTH OF THE THAMES, between Barking and Dagenham, a new town the size of Windsor is springing into life. When Barking Riverside is complete, it will bring a new river walkway, a linear park, shops, offices, schools, an overground railway station and more than 10,000 new homes to the east of London.

Clique para acessar Ankara wastepickers struggle to be formally incorporated into the legal waste collecting framework, Turkey - 22/12/2019

New technologies and economic structures led to increases in Turkeys recycling rate but 500.000 wastepickers are excluded from commercial gains in the recycling and waste collection sector.

Clique para acessar Residents Protest Israeli Government‘s Waste-to-energy Incinerator Plan - 22/12/2019

Incinerator is part of larger plan aiming to have a quarter of the country‘s waste to be used for generating energy by 2030

Clique para acessar Montreals Top Chefs Join Forces to Fight Food Waste and Feed the Homeless With the Citys Leftovers - 22/12/2019

The initiative, founded by husband-and-wife restaurateurs Massimo Bottura and Lara Gilmore in 2016, sources surplus food from local restaurants, supermarkets, farmers, and suppliers to prepare meals for the homeless and hungry.

Clique para acessar Ford will upcycle McDonald‘s coffee waste into car parts - 08/12/2019

Ford Motor Company and McDonald‘s partnered to turn the fast food chain‘s used coffee grounds into car parts, according to a press release.

Clique para acessar Island composting program a great idea - 08/12/2019

The goal of the program is to utilize organic matter that would otherwise be dropped off at the Transfer Station and turn it into usable loam for island gardens.

Clique para acessar The role of waste to energy - supporting the move to a low carbon and circular economy - 08/12/2019

There is no doubt that the waste management industry can play a positive role in the drive against climate change, and with thoughts of the discussions going on at COP25 in Madrid, it seemed timely to look at an event which explores the role of waste to energy in the drive to a low carbon future.

Clique para acessar Labour plan to bring 1,100 jobs to Teesside at new steel recycling plant in Redcar - 08/12/2019

Labour say the transformational project will place Teesside at the heart of a Green Industrial Revolution - but the Tories say it‘s old news

Clique para acessar Study of waste stream could help increase recycling - 19/11/2019

Composting could help address largest percentage of trash

Clique para acessar Recompose, the human-composting alternative to burial and cremation, finds a home in Seattles Sodo area - 19/11/2019

One evening last week, around 75 people gathered in a vast Sodo warehouse for an event that may have been the first of its kind in human history: a housewarming party for a funeral home where bodies would not be burnedburied, but laid in individual vessels to become clean, usable compost.

Clique para acessar Chicago Recycling Rate Gets Even Worse At 8.8. New Laws, More Composting Could Change That, Report Says - 17/11/2019

For comparison, cities like San Francisco and Seattle have recycling rates of 60 to 80 percent.

Clique para acessar Amsterdam compost initiative schedules second public meeting - 17/11/2019

Through Compost Works, Grow Amsterdam NY is establishing a food scrap collection program in Amsterdam NY to divert organics from the waste stream and compost. Compost is a valuable community resource made from items that are typically thrown away.

Clique para acessar From Waste to Resources: Reducing food waste is everyones responsibility - 10/11/2019

From Waste to Resources: Reducing food waste is everyones responsibility

Clique para acessar Micro-composting yard opened - 10/11/2019

Madurai: A micro-composting yard to dispose waste collected from Menendal and its surrounding areas was inaugurated

Clique para acessar A good landfill is an empty landfill, compost advocates say - 10/11/2019

Composting came easily to Matt Turov. Growing up in the 60s, his family was focused on throwing away less trash before doing that was even a thing.

Clique para acessar Recycling technologies that add value to waste - 10/11/2019

India generates close to 410mt of plastic waste every year. At the IFCA conference, Kelvin Davies, Australian project manager at Nextek Technologies discussed the recycling problem in-depth. He presented strategies for ensuring that a recycled product has an upscale value, which is vital to achieve a circular economy

Clique para acessar Waste export ban revealed by environment ministers but ‘devil in the details‘ - 10/11/2019

A ban on the export of waste glass, plastic, paper and tyres will be phased in from mid next year after environment ministers agreed to a timetable for changes in the way Australia deals with recyclable material.

Clique para acessar Plastic Atlas a guide as world grapples with the waste crisis - 10/11/2019

Plastics have become a hot topic. News stories about plastic on beaches and in the oceans abound, and policymakers have begun to respond with banslimitations on plastic bags and single-use plastic items.

Clique para acessar Eco India, Episode 48: Why integrated waste management systems are the need of the hour for India - 10/11/2019

Every week, Eco India brings you stories that inspire to build a cleaner, greener and better tomorrow.

Clique para acessar WASTE2TRICITY: Innovation turns dirty plastic waste into clean fuel and electricity - 10/11/2019

UK developer Waste2Tricity (W2T) is ready for a clean energy revolution as the project it has helped pioneer, to turn dirty plastic waste into electricity for the grid and low-cost hydrogen road fuel, prepares for commercial production.

Clique para acessar Britain faces ‘waste battery mountain‘ as electric car use surges - 10/11/2019

Britain faces a new waste crisis from a battery mountain caused by the growing use of electric cars, according to an academic study.

Clique para acessar Sea Change in the Ganges - 10/11/2019

Flowing 1,560 miles&8239from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges River, locally known as Ganga, is one of the worlds greatest, longest and most polluted waterways in the world. On its journey from the mountains to the sea, the sacred river considered by Hindus to be the personification of the goddess Ganga collects untreated sewage, trash and an estimated 1.2 billion pounds of discarded soft and hard plastic each year.

Clique para acessar ‘Turkey‘s regulation aims to stem waste, not recycle‘ - 10/11/2019

Over 26,000 institutions, more than 2 million people across Turkey were educated on zero waste, says expert

Clique para acessar Plastics industry needs policing - 10/11/2019

Plastics have become a hot topic. News stories about plastic on beaches and in the oceans abound, and policymakers have begun to respond with banslimitations on single-use plastic items.

Clique para acessar The world is stuck with decades of new plastic it cant recycle - 10/11/2019

Clique para acessar This device captures a greenhouse gas, and just won a tech-startup competition - 10/11/2019

Greg Chrin deals firsthand with the problem of methane escaping from landfill gas control systems.

Clique para acessar Amsterdam group awarded grant for compost initiative - 02/11/2019

An Amsterdam organization has planned a smashing start for a grant-funded effort seeking to educate community members about the benefits of composting.

Clique para acessar Think vegware will solve our plastic crisis? Think again. - 02/11/2019

In todays world, the desire to move away from conventional plastic packaging that is clearly harming our oceans and marine life has been accelerating.

Clique para acessar Dont trash that Halloween pumpkin. Compost it and give the soil a treat - 02/11/2019

Feed the soil, and the soil feeds you thats the idea behind composting, says urban farmer Jacob Zeairs.

Clique para acessar Matthew Wilson: How composting changed my life - 02/11/2019

Waste disposal can be made more efficient with kits such as worm farms and hot bins

Clique para acessar Forget fast fashion, would you wear food waste fashion? - 02/11/2019

Corn husks, mushrooms and even potatoes are being converted into green clothes and accessories

Clique para acessar Argentina could become ‘sacrificial country‘ for plastic waste, say activists Argentina could become ‘sacrificial country‘ for plastic waste, say activists - 02/11/2019

Argentina has changed its definition of waste in a move that could allow it to import millions of tonnes of plastic waste discarded in the US.

Clique para acessar Malcolm Rands: The art of compost - 02/11/2019

The key to a successful organic garden is a friable soil full of compost. If you want to do it at home, gere are the simple principles.

Clique para acessar Know the Importance, Advantages and Different Methods of Composting - 31/10/2019

COMPOSTING in general is a natural process of rottingdecomposition of organic substance by microorganisms under controlled conditions. Various raw organic materials like food garbage, crop residues, animal wastes, municipal wastes & suitable industrial wastes, improve their suitability for application to the soil as a fertilizing resource, after having undergone composting.

Clique para acessar Main Brook-based entrepreneur developing innovative composting method - 31/10/2019

An economist and an entrepreneur with an environmental conscience, his modus operandi involves acquiring byproducts from other businesses, so it doesn‘t go to waste, and turning it into a new product for the market.

Clique para acessar Mary Lowther column: Secrets of the compost pile - 31/10/2019

If youre an organic gardener, youve heard a lot about composting.

Clique para acessar Leaf composting in New York - 31/10/2019

The New York City Sanitation Department wants your fallen leaves. The city collects leaves to turn into compost.

Clique para acessar A Glossary of Plastic Packaging - 31/10/2019

From its onset, the sustainability era has posed a dilemma for users of plastic packaging: how to retain the benefits of plastics and yet be regarded as environmentally responsible.

Clique para acessar Reuse and recycling are key to tackling Europes waste problem and to foster a more circular economy - 29/10/2019

Improved circular and climate-friendly business models and policies to boost reuse and recycling, plus improved consumer awareness will help the European Union tackle the growing problem posed by plastic, battery, electronic and textile waste, according to two European Environment Agency (EEA) briefings published today.

Clique para acessar Vermicompost gaining popularity - 29/10/2019

Vermicomposting, the natural process of converting organic wastes into fertilisers using earthworms, is bringing extra income to many farmers in Rangamati.

Clique para acessar MRF Operations Forum: Improving the MRFwith no money - 24/10/2019

Several ways MRFs can improve throughput and uptime without making investments in new equipment.

Clique para acessar Plastic reduced as hort industry looks at compost wraps - 24/10/2019

WASTE packaging could be reduced within the horticulture industry with the release of a fully compostable shrink-wrap for cucumbers.

Clique para acessar Bird control best practices for landfills - 24/10/2019

Birds can be unwelcomed guests at landfills, but solutions exist to keep them from becoming permanent residents.

Clique para acessar Norfolk uses new compost machine for residential use - 20/10/2019

The Norfolk Transfer Station has made use of a new composting machine this year that turns yard waste into a beneficial organic compost for residential use.

Clique para acessar Singapore Is Only Recycling a Tiny Fraction of Its Plastic Waste - 13/10/2019

Just 4 of Singapores plastic waste was recycled last year Singapores total recycling rate decreased to 60 in 2018

Clique para acessar Turkish DRS could increase recycling rates by 253 per cent, says report - 13/10/2019

The introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) in Turkey could increase drinks container recycling by 253 per cent, according to a new report from Eunomia Research and Consulting.

Clique para acessar Big business ‘avoiding eco- friendly packaging due to cost‘ - 13/10/2019

Consumers must be willing to put more pressure on the big food firms, according to those already using eco-friendly packaging.

Clique para acessar Whats next with waste management? - 13/10/2019

THE EDITOR: The global climate strike from September 20 to 27 was a call to action for people to make the problem of climate change and global warming impossible to ignore this call rippled across the globe with over 7.6 million participants.

Clique para acessar Save money by composting, Powell River its easier than you think - 13/10/2019

A little bit of effort to compost properly can produce great fertilizer for plants

Clique para acessar Make your own compost at home to help the environment - 13/10/2019

THE COUNCIL is encouraging residents to make their own compost at home to help the environment.

Clique para acessar Most organic waste ending up in landfills, not suitable as compost - 13/10/2019

Contrary to popular belief, and also contrary to the Wasteserv website, organic waste which is transformed into compost-like material is not being used as such.

Clique para acessar New Marinatex wins award for solving many plastic problems - 13/10/2019

Lucy Hughes from the University of Sussex has won the James Dyson Award for designing MarinaTex a bioplastic made of organic fish waste ordinarily destined for landfillincineration, and locally sourced red algae. Unlike many other bioplastics it will degrade harmlessly in a garden compost bin after just four to six weeks.

Clique para acessar A look at efforts in New Jersey to combat climate change - 13/10/2019

With climate change becoming a global focus, many people here in New Jersey are doing their part to protect the planet.

Clique para acessar Implement complete ban on plastic usage, officials told NGT - 13/10/2019

Kurnool: National Green Tribunal state committee chairman Justice B Seshasayana Reddy directed the officials to ensure complete ban on the usage of plastic.

Clique para acessar UVic alum creates a solution to smelly compost bins - 13/10/2019

BinBreeze make composting a more user-friendly experience by reducing odor and fruit flies

Clique para acessar Eco-tip: Focus of composting may change from backyard to business - 13/10/2019

Compost happens, said a bumper sticker I saw, twisting a similar, less optimistic phrase.

Clique para acessar Waste-to-energy tech in Iloilo eyed - 12/10/2019

ILOILO CITY The Iloilo provincial government is exploring a possible partnership with the city government here for a joint solid waste management program and adoption of waste-to-energy technology.

Clique para acessar Indias first e-waste clinic to be set up in Bhopal - 12/10/2019

The Bhopal Municipal Corporation (BMC) and the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) have joined hands to set up the countrys first e-waste clinic here, that would enable segregation, processing and disposal of waste from both household and commercial units.

Clique para acessar Plastic has a problem is chemical recycling the solution? - 07/10/2019

Under public pressure, plastics makers are increasingly looking to partner with companies to develop chemical recycling processes

Clique para acessar A diverse approach improves waste reduction and recycling - 07/10/2019

I asked my 84-year-old grandmother if she was going to start composting again at her new house. She stared back at me as if I was speaking another language. You see, it wasnt that my grandma didnt know what composting was, she just didnt use that term.

Clique para acessar The art of making brown gold - 07/10/2019

Tree shaded parks, roads and houses, flowing lawns, a profusion of flowering and flamboyantly foliaged shrubs Walla Walla is green.

Clique para acessar The art of making brown gold - 07/10/2019

Tree shaded parks, roads and houses, flowing lawns, a profusion of flowering and flamboyantly foliaged shrubs Walla Walla is green.

Clique para acessar Corporations micro composting units turn mini dumping sites - 07/10/2019

The Chennai Corporation initiated its zero waste management drive a few months ago by setting up mini compost yards in city parks. However, persistent civic issues have led to residents in various areas complaining about problems caused by the units set up as part of decentralised waste management.

Clique para acessar New Technologies Driving the Energy from Waste Industry - 07/10/2019

Energy from Waste is playing an increasingly important role in the move to a more circular economy. Key topics in this move will be discussed at the 12th annual Energy from Waste Conference in London from the 3rd 4th December this year.

Clique para acessar These Israeli Are Finding Alternatives To Plastic, Heres How Their Efforts Can Inspire Indians - 07/10/2019

Its high time that 1.3 billion Indians should be on a war footing against plastic. There are debates about who should begin first. Should the government impose banshould the people change their habits to end dependence on unnecessary single-use plastic.

Clique para acessar Turning waste into wealth - 07/10/2019

How does one turn waste to wealth? How can you become a millionaire just by collecting and processing waste? In this article, I will share with you some businesses you can start to wealth from waste.

Clique para acessar Japan to launch waste management support program for developing countries - 07/10/2019

The Japanese government will launch a waste management support program for developing countries, said Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the opening of the annual International Forum of Science and Technology in Society in Kyoto.

Clique para acessar Unilever to Halve Use of New Plastic as Uproar Over Waste Grows - 07/10/2019

Unilever pledged to halve its use of newly made plastic by 2025 as the consumer-goods industry wrestles with growing criticism of the environmental impact of throwaway packaging.

Clique para acessar Chinas Ban on Importing World Waste Has Caused a Major Bottleneck in Global Recycling - 07/10/2019

As the materials used in plastic, paper and other recycling gets more complicated, so does the method to recycle it. The change from self-sorting to single stream has made the notion of recycling change as well. And now that China has stopped importing recycling, effects are being felt in multiple countries.

Clique para acessar Ingenuity talks: Is waste-to-energy part of a sustainable future? - 07/10/2019

In a world with a growing population and increasing consumption, there is a pressing need to use our resources in the best possible way. This involves reducing waste generation, ensuring high-quality recycling, and using residual waste for efficient and clean energy generation at waste-to-energy facilities. Listen to Rambolls podcast about ideas that help solve global problems.

Clique para acessar Food Waste Composting Machine Market 2019 By Advancements, Application, Challenges, Trends, Top Key Players, Growth & Forecast Till 2025 - 06/10/2019

The Food Waste Composting Machine Market research report added by Market Study Report, LLC, provides a succinct analysis on the recent market trends. In addition, the report offers a thorough abstract on the statistics, market estimates and revenue forecasts, which further highlights its position in the industry, in tandem with the growth strategies adopted by leading industry players.

Clique para acessar Kiwi brewery launches carbon zero beer in a bid to cut emissions - 06/10/2019

With industry across the country challenged to cut carbon emissions, breweries are making moves to reduce their footprint.

Clique para acessar 12,000 pounds of Kaladi coffee grounds head for composting project - 06/10/2019

Coffee grounds can really add up for a business that specializes in making coffee. Michele Parkhurst, chief operating officer of Kaladi Brothers Coffee, says their cafes typically generate between 200 and 300 pounds of coffee grounds every day.

Clique para acessar Hyderabads first bio-methanisation plant inaugurated in Serilingampally Zone - 06/10/2019

Hyderabads first bio-methanisation plant was inaugurated at Deepthisri Nagar garbage transfer station in Chandanagar of Serilingampally Zone.

Clique para acessar LG inaugurates SDMC‘s two waste management machines - 06/10/2019

New Delhi: Anil Baijal, Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, on Saturday inaugurated South Delhi Municipal Corporation‘s (SDMC) two TPD aerobic composters in East of Kailash and Chirag Dilli respectively.

Clique para acessar Protests erupt against proposed waste plant in NW Russia - 23/09/2019

MOSCOW Several thousand people took to the streets across northwest Russia on Sunday to protest a controversial plan to build a major waste plant there.

Clique para acessar Conservation Conversation: Bioplastics to the rescue? - 22/09/2019

From the depths of the Mariana Trench to the salt on our tables, plastic pollution has infiltrated our planet. Plastic is a material designed to be thrown away without considering the fact that away does not exist. Due to this fundamental design flaw, over 270 species of mammals, reptiles and fish, many of which are rare and endangered, have been harmed by plastic in some way.

Clique para acessar Where have all the flowers gone? Gone to compost, every one - 22/09/2019

To everything there is a season, and the season of Edmonds colorful hanging flower baskets has come to a close. The baskets have been looking increasingly tired as autumn settles in, and the once-colorful annuals take on a withered look and complete their life cycle by setting seed and dying back.

Clique para acessar More plastics recycling in Europe - 22/09/2019

Alliance of 100 organizations and companies / Target: 10 million tons of recycled plastics per year starting 2025

Clique para acessar Lifting the lid on the mysteries of recycling - 22/09/2019

One of the few positives from Victorias recycling crisis is that more people are looking for ways to less waste and recycle more. So our patchwork of recycling options is growing, but you have to be motivated and organised to use it.

Clique para acessar Exposing The Myth Of Plastic Recycling: Why A Majority Is Burned Or Thrown In A Landfill - 22/09/2019

Many Americans go through great pains to recycle plastic. But much of that plastic isnt recycled at all. In fact, the idea that plastics are refashioned into new products is largely a myth, Sharon Lerner writes in The Intercept.

Clique para acessar Five recycling myths consumers get wrong - 19/09/2019

Recycling can be confusing for many consumers, from recognising different symbols to understanding the current state of recycling infrastructures in the UK. To help make this clearer, Packaging Gateway has assembled some of the top recycling myths that need to be debunked.

Clique para acessar Stop Pretending Your Trash Is Recyclable - 19/09/2019

If youve ever stood in front of your recycling binunsure if the trash in your hands is recyclableand threw it in anyway, this article is for you.

Clique para acessar The Minimalist Beauty Company Tackling The Industrys Waste Problem - 19/09/2019

The beauty industry is far from pretty when it comes to its impact on the environment.

Clique para acessar Whats the future of waste-to-energy facility in the Philippines? - 19/09/2019

Many investors are becoming more interested in investing in waste-to-energy (WTE) facility, after the Department of Energy (DOE) approved the countrys first WTE facility last year in Palawan.

Clique para acessar Tender dispute disrupts City of Cape Towns waste recycling - 19/09/2019

City still to appoint managers of drop-off facilities

Clique para acessar Mumbai Woman Is Showing India How To Recycle Tetra Pak Cartons & Turn Them Into School Benches - 18/09/2019

Depending on whom you ask, Mumbai generates around an average 10,000 metric tonnes of waste every day, of which 73 is biodegradable food, vegetable and fruit waste which can easily be recycled. Only about 3 of the total waste is actually plastic, according to a BMC report.

Clique para acessar Jumping worms identified in Monroe County - 18/09/2019

An aggressive, invasive type of earthworm known as a jumping worm has been identified in Monroe County. These are no ordinary worms. When they are disturbed, jumping worms thrash violently, slither like snakes and even jump into the air.

Clique para acessar Draft National Norms and Standards for Organic Waste Composting - 18/09/2019

On 4 September 2019, the Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries published the Draft National Norms and Standards for Organic Waste Composting under the National Environmental Management Act: Waste Act, 2008 (NEMWA) and National Waste Management Strategy (NWMS) for comment.

Clique para acessar The science behind composting - 18/09/2019

We have all surely crossed paths with those orange-capped garbage cans that decorate Concordias campuses. Little hubs for our biodegradable waste, the list of things we can put in them is particular but easy!

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Berkeley Labs Infinite Loop for Recyclable Plastics - 18/09/2019

Researchers at Berkeley Lab in California have developed a next generation plastic which can be recycled indefinitely on a molecular level, allowing it to be formed back into new products of any shapecolour with no degradation.

Clique para acessar Is Compost the Secret to Making Ag Climate Friendly? - 18/09/2019

A new study finds that adding compost to farmland can offer deep benefits for storing carbon and building healthy soils.

Clique para acessar Research reveals vital clues about recycling in the evolution of life in our universe - 18/09/2019

New research by Kent astrophysicists reveals vital clues about the role recycling plays in the formation of life in our universe.

Clique para acessar London‘s recycling rate well below national average: report - 18/09/2019

LONDON, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) Just a third of domestic waste generated by homes in London is currently being recycled, City Hall said Tuesday on the eve of a major summit to discuss recycling in the British capital.

Clique para acessar Recycling old tyres to make sandals in Ethiopia - 18/09/2019

Cobblers in Ethiopia‘s southern region are making shoes and sandals in a unique way... by recycling used tyres.

Clique para acessar Waste incineration levels double over five years - 18/09/2019

The amount of municipal and commercial solid waste being incinerated in England has more than doubled since 2013 and has been increasing every year for 10 years, according to data released by DEFRA.

Clique para acessar Plastic-free, edible flight meal trays designed to reduce airline waste - 18/09/2019

Partially edible, plastic-free in-flight meal trays have been designed to reduce airline waste and encourage businesses and travellers to address the issue.

Clique para acessar Waste Warriors - 18/09/2019

Dutch fresh produce supplier Spica is focused on sustainability and reducing food waste with its soft fruit venture Oberries. Michael Barker caught up with team lead Omar Ehab to find out more

Clique para acessar How to Reduce Single-Use Plastics in Your Office - 15/09/2019

At Glandore, we know green. In fact, our Cork location was the first flexible workspace in Ireland to provide a plastic-free initiative, which you can read more about here. Glandore has written on the benefits of an eco-friendly officebefore, but this time were taking a deeper dive into one of the most important issues facing our planet today: the threat of non-biodegradable, single-use plastics. Weve compiled some comprehensive (and relatively cost-effective) ways to reduce the amount of single-use plastics in your office.

Clique para acessar Noida Authorities Begin Using Plastic Waste In Construction Of Roads - 15/09/2019

The construction work began along both the lanes of the expressway on a 2.5-km-long stretch between Sector 14A and the Filmcity Flyover.

Clique para acessar Philippines joins Southeast Asian nations rejecting plastic waste - 15/09/2019

Government enlists companies‘ aid as it readies 3-month halt on rubbish imports

Clique para acessar How families are making zero-waste parenting a way of life - 15/09/2019

A growing tribe of eco-conscious parents are leaving a smaller carbon footprint by switching to sustainable alternatives for their kids

Clique para acessar Government approves draft law to regulate waste management in Egypt - 15/09/2019

According to the draft law, the new Waste Management Regulatory Authority also aims to boost Egypts relations with countries, regional and international organisations in waste management

Clique para acessar Waste management in primary school curriculum? - 15/09/2019

Educational material for promoting waste management education is being developed and will be ready within three months. The material is expected to encourage students understand the importance of lifestyle based on the concept of circular economy and 4R principles- reduce, reuse, recycle and responsibility.

Clique para acessar Thank God all our household waste gets recycled. - 15/09/2019

It does get recycled, doesnt it? Or is recycling a scam? Are we wasting our time separating things into coloured boxes? Does it just end up in landfill?

Clique para acessar The plastic people still recycle incorrectly and does it really matter? - 15/09/2019

Find out which plastic item most people are incorrectly putting into recycling and whether that‘s a problem. Plus, find out what common packaging symbols mean

Clique para acessar Human composting entrepreneur to speak on island - 14/09/2019

I just started thinking about and being curious of what friendsloved ones would do with my body, said Spade, the founder of Recompose, a company that will offer natural organic reduction for human remains by transforming bodies into compostable soil about 1 cubic yard per person,about as much as can fit in a standard wheelbarrow.

Clique para acessar Recyclingcomposting? - 14/09/2019

Using less plastic is a hot topic at the moment. Where possible, and if the product allows for it, papercardboard can replace plastic. Flow packs are a form of packaging where the packaging material weighs relatively little.

Clique para acessar Opinion: How California can a future free of unnecessary plastic waste - 14/09/2019

Our planet is being overwhelmed by single-use plastic waste. Its most visible as litter that pollutes our streets, parks and beaches.

Clique para acessar End-of-waste review: Why waste recyclers could be in for significant cost increases - 14/09/2019

Firms who turn waste into new products could be in line for significant extra costs as a result of the Environment Agencys review of end-of-waste criteria. Conor McGlone investigates

Clique para acessar End-of-waste review: Why waste recyclers could be in for significant cost increases - 14/09/2019

Firms who turn waste into new products could be in line for significant extra costs as a result of the Environment Agencys review of end-of-waste criteria. Conor McGlone investigates

Clique para acessar Ways to handle fall yard waste - 14/09/2019

Fall is a beautiful time in Kentucky gardens, but it can also be a messy time. Tree leaves turn from green to vibrant fall colors and then drop, creating big piles. Then there are the leaves and spent shoots from our flower beds.

Clique para acessar Smart waste treatment - 14/09/2019

The eco-friendly process of management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is achieved by composting the degradable waste, recycling polythene, plastic, metals and glasses, and disposal of the residual waste in the engineered sanitary landfills.

Clique para acessar Viridor to process all plastic recycling in the UK - 14/09/2019

Recycling and waste management company Viridor has announced that from next year it will be processing all of its plastic waste domestically.

Clique para acessar Biodegradable plastics could actually INCREASE sea pollution because they are dumped in rubbish tips - 14/09/2019

Biodegradable plastics could well per chance no doubt INCREASE sea air pollution because theyre dumped in rubbish guidelines the attach they dont ruin down, MPs warn

Clique para acessar Moving to compost: Floral waste turns fertile ground for innovation in Bengaluru - 14/09/2019

More than 40 temples have started turning flowers and kitchen waste into compost.&8203

Clique para acessar How San Francisco turned its waste problem into a climate solution - 14/09/2019

If every city in California launched food composting programs like the citys, it would generate enough compost to pull millions more tons of carbon out of the atmosphere every year.

Clique para acessar Canoe believe it: Plastic waste could be used to make kayaks and milk bottles - 14/09/2019

The Queen‘s University in Belfast is developing innovative ways of converting single-use plastics.

Clique para acessar Waste on the roof of the world - 14/09/2019

In February, China closed its Everest base camp on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau due to waste accumulation (1). Improper garbage disposal and related hazards are not limited to Mount Everest.

Clique para acessar Compost Turning Machine Market 2019 Size, Business Opportunity, New Trends And Outlook By 2025 - 14/09/2019

Compost Turning Machine Markets 2019 Global Industry Research Report provides market size, industry growth, development trends, investment plans, business ideas and forecasts by 2025.

Clique para acessar Entsorga Touts Facility That Turns Municipal Waste Into Coal Substitute - 14/09/2019

Burning coal to generate energy pollutes the air. Burying trash in landfills doesnt improve water quality, either.

Clique para acessar No time like the present to start composting - 14/09/2019

October is usually the time of year that our temperature changes from warm to cooler, if not frost. This in turn signals a change in the look of most gardens, from full-on bursting with foliage and flowers to slimmed downbare boned, even somewhat skeletal.

Clique para acessar Recycling necessary despite new challenges - 14/09/2019

Local environmental activists have been sharing through Facebook and forwarding via email an article published by a British newspaper about a month ago. In the inflammatory style of a controversial expos, The Guardian newspaper titled its article, Americans plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows.

Clique para acessar 46 battery operated vehicles for waste collection - 14/09/2019

The government has sanctioned battery operated vehicles for waste collection in town panchayat areas.

Clique para acessar Compost Turning Machine Market 2019 Size, Business Opportunity, New Trends And Outlook By 2025 - 13/09/2019

Compost Turning Machine Markets 2019 Global Industry Research Report provides market size, industry growth, development trends, investment plans, business ideas and forecasts by 2025. Scenarios and useful business decisions. The report cover a first-hand study of subjective comprehensive research and quantitative perspectives of top key family pioneers for an in details understanding of other industry experts, markets and industry practices.

Clique para acessar Diet of worms has to be right for compost success - 13/09/2019

Along with, no doubt, many other vermophiles, Id like to reassure Adrian Chiles that wormeries do work and that his worms will handsomely reward his efforts if he persists (The worm has turned but wheres my compost?, G2, 12 September).

Clique para acessar Diet of worms has to be right for compost success - 13/09/2019

Along with, no doubt, many other vermophiles, Id like to reassure Adrian Chiles that wormeries do work and that his worms will handsomely reward his efforts if he persists (The worm has turned but wheres my compost?, G2, 12 September).

Clique para acessar Whats new in waste conversion technology? - 08/09/2019

Shifting markets and changing demand might help some waste conversion technologies finally gain more widespread acceptance.

Clique para acessar From trash to cash: These investors have made a killing by betting on a waste management company - 08/09/2019

Waste Connections, a waste management company based in Canada, has the largest weight in the Wells Fargo Asset Management Discovery fund (WFDAX).

Clique para acessar You throw out your trash. What happens to it? Grand Central landfill explains (PHOTOS) - 08/09/2019

It‘s one of those chores most people don‘t even think about: Tie up the kitchen trash bag every so often and wheel, carry, pushpull the trash container out to the curb on pickup day.

Clique para acessar UNDP aims at recycling plastic waste - 08/09/2019

As Plastic waste chokes biodiversity it has become an albatross across the worlds neck. Not only does it degrades land, it also seeps through the seas, making marine plastic pollution a dreadful scenario. UNDP in association with private organizations has taken up the task of recycling plastic waste.

Clique para acessar City readies for single stream recycling - 08/09/2019

VENICE A new era is set Tuesday for the Venice recycling program when it is set to sign a piggyback contract with Sarasota Countys new recycling processor.

Clique para acessar Reduce. Reuse. Adapt: Changes to recycling cause uncertainty - 08/09/2019

After Chinas sudden decision to no longer take on the majority of the worlds trash and recyclables, residents and governments are left scrapping to find clever solutions.

Clique para acessar Recycling rethink: Victorians getting to the bottom of their bins - 08/09/2019

Grant Brooker is no eco-warrior. But over the last few months, he has set up four old Australia Post sorting tubs outside his back door. When time comes to discard a newspapertin can, instead of putting it into his homes yellow-lidded bin, he puts it into one of the tubs out back.

Clique para acessar What‘s the future for recycling? - 08/09/2019

PHOENIX, AZ (3TV/CBS5) More and more cities across the country are cutting recycling because it‘s getting too expensive.

Clique para acessar How good are the UKs councils at explaining their recycling systems? - 08/09/2019

27 of people think their council‘s communication on recycling is poor. Find out what you can do at home to clear up the confusion.

Clique para acessar These Comfy T-Shirts Made From Wood and Algae Can Be Composted Once Youre Done With It - 08/09/2019

For the first time ever, a clothing company has come up with a sustainable way of making tee-shirts out of wood pulp and algae so they can be composted at the end of their life.

Clique para acessar School in Australia Gets Rid of Garbage Bins to Encourage Reusing and Recycling - 08/09/2019

The issue of plastic pollution has become so destructive and severe that we have to make changes to stop using as much as plastic as we do. Slowly but surely, we are making changes across the world to decrease the amount of plastic we use.

Clique para acessar Environment File: Plastic bags banned for leaves - 08/09/2019

Plastic bags banned from fall leaf collection, and one last chance to dump your oversized junk

Clique para acessar Businesses divert food waste into KI‘s new in-vessel composting system - 06/09/2019

Four Kingscote businesses participating in the FOGO diversion project have successfully kept 1.4 tonnes of food waste going to landfill.

Clique para acessar European Plastics Converters Launches 3rd Edition of Recycling Survey - 06/09/2019

Trade association, European Plastics Converters, decided to conduct the third edition of its survey on the use of recycled polymers by plastics converters in Europe in cooperation with Polymer Comply Europe.

Clique para acessar Agenda to Halve Food Waste by 2030 Published at World Food Summit in Copenhagen - 06/09/2019

A new report has found that momentum is building to address the 1.3 billion tonnes of food that is lostwasted each year but not yet at a pace needed.

Clique para acessar California-based manufacturer launches tree-free paper cold cups for the foodservice industry - 06/09/2019

California-based manufacturer World Centric has announced the addition of tree-free paper cold cups to its NoTree collection of 100 compostable hot cups and bowls for the foodservice industry.

Clique para acessar Know the Importance & Benefits of Vermicompost and Complete Process of Making It - 06/09/2019

Many of you may have already heard about the term Vermicompostvermiwash but may not be aware of its incredible benefits in farming and agriculture. While India has a rich history in organic farming but manipulation of different chemical fertilizers product in our farming has resulted in a very hazardous situation both for human health and Mother Nature.

Clique para acessar Israel shows compost manure the best - 05/09/2019

People dont grow plants, they grow the soil which grows plants.

Clique para acessar Recycling, Energy from Waste & AD Facility Officially Opened in Glasgow - 05/09/2019

Susan Aitken, the leader of Glasgow City Council, has officially opened the Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre at Polmadie on the south side of the city.

Clique para acessar Planning Application for Europes First Commercial Scale Waste to Aviation Fuel Facility - 05/09/2019

A planning application to develop what is expected to be Europes first commercial scale household and commercial solid waste to sustainable fuels plant has been submitted in North East Lincolnshire.

Clique para acessar Australian Trade Body Calls for Unified Voice on Importance of Waste to Energy - 05/09/2019

The Australian Industrial Ecology Network has urged State Governments, the resource recovery industry, and all stakeholders to find a unified voice on the issue of Energy from Waste in Australia and its importance in the context of a circular economy.

Clique para acessar Neighbors: Volunteerism makes you feel good while helping others - 05/09/2019

In my 20 years covering the news, events and people of our beloved Franklin County, Ive heard over and over again that many of the wonderful things people and agencies do wouldnt be successful without the work of volunteers.

Clique para acessar The ins and outs of composting - 05/09/2019

This past week I have had the pleasure of attending the Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans as part of a grant I was awarded. I met all sorts of amazing people and have really great ideas that Im bringing home to figure out how to implement them in our area, but the one thing that we are already doing amazing with is composting.

Clique para acessar Three Tips on Reducing Food and Beverage Waste at Events - 05/09/2019

The USDA estimates that 30 to 40 percent of the countrys food supply ends up in landfills, while the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) reports that food waste is responsible for roughly the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as 37 million carsone in seven on the road today.

Clique para acessar In the circular economy, one man‘s waste becomes another man‘s flowers - 05/09/2019

You have just finished your morning coffee and avocado on toast and your friend‘s pineapple smoothie is done and dusted.

Clique para acessar Green Lights initiative raises awareness on lightbulb recycling - 05/09/2019

LEDtronics launches 60-day initiative to help raise awareness on how citizens can properly recycle lighting devices.

Clique para acessar California bill promotes dual-stream recycling - 05/09/2019

AB 815 would incentivize the implementation of dual-stream recycling programs in California.

Clique para acessar Sustainability alert: Nespresso launches capsule recycling program in China - 05/09/2019

Customers of Switzerland-based Nespresso can now recycle their coffee capsules through a new doorstep recycling program, which leverages Waukesha, Wisconsin-based JD Logistics in-house logistics network.

Clique para acessar Inside Cooper Recycling‘s new C&D recycling facility - 05/09/2019

Managing high volumes of material is a challenge for every construction and demolition (C&D) recycler, but when youre located in one of the most populated cities in the world, space constraints put an even greater premium on efficient operations.

Clique para acessar Sorting trash before collection to improve waste management - 25/08/2019

Every morning since February 1980, Udin Samsudin, 62, has been collecting garbage dumped by residents of community unit (RW) 09 in Sukaluyu subdistrict, Cibeunying Kaler district, Bandung. He starts at 6 a.m. with his handcart, going from door to door to gather household waste.

Clique para acessar Clothing Makers Push for Zero Waste - 25/08/2019

The way cloth is made, and what it is made of, is changing.

Clique para acessar Bandung on its way to zero waste - 25/08/2019

Breathe with caution: Passersby cover their noses as they walk past mountains of garbage at an intermediary dumpsite on Jl. Puter in Bandung, West Java, on Nov. 9, 2005. The garbage had not been collected for months following the collapse of a landfill facility at the Leuwigajah dumpsite in February 2005.

Clique para acessar Best make-up brand options that don‘t waste plastic and are kinder to environment - 25/08/2019

From Ethique to Lush, these are the brands fighting back against plastic pollution and huge carbon footprints one product at a time

Clique para acessar BRICS nations come together for Urban Environmental Management - 18/08/2019

Sao Paulo [Brazil], Aug 16 (ANI): Acknowledging the importance of urban environmental management for improving quality of life in cities, the Environment Ministers of BRICS countries on Friday agreed to work together to resolve the multifaceted environmental issues faced by BRICS cities.

Clique para acessar 10 things you cant put in your household recycling - 18/08/2019

Recycling household products can be a simple way to help the environment - but it‘s not always straightforward.

Clique para acessar How this Bellandur apartment saves Rs 25,000 a year composting garden waste - 18/08/2019

Many apartment complexes and layouts in Bengaluru have large gardens with flowering plants and trees. A lot of yellowingdry leaves fall to ground everyday in such gardens, and these are swept away regularly.

Clique para acessar 167 million facility will turn compost into power source for Montreal homes - 18/08/2019

They say one persons trash is anothers treasure but the city of Montreal is hoping that one persons compost can help generate energy for parts of the city.

Clique para acessar Turn food waste into nutrients for plants with composting - 18/08/2019

Composting is a way to divert waste from landfills and turn it into naturally nutrient-rich soil matter to be applied to a garden, potted plants, and lawns.

Clique para acessar 11 waste plastic-to-hydrogen plants proposed for UK - 18/08/2019

A 130m collaboration contract between three companies has been signed, confirming plans to open up 11 new plastic recycling sites across the UK using pioneering technology to convert unrecyclable plastic into hydrogen.

Clique para acessar Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling - 18/08/2019

BANGUN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesias crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields.

Clique para acessar Q&A: Tetra Paks Gavin Landeg - 18/08/2019

MRW talks to global packaging giant Tetra Pak about its recycling concerns.

Clique para acessar IPCC 1.5C Report: Reducing Short-Lived Climate Pollutants necessary to achieve 1.5C climate goal - 18/08/2019

The special report Global Warming of 1.5C says emissions of methane and black carbon need to be reduced by 35more by 2050

Clique para acessar Strengthening Nationally Determined Contributions to Catalyze Actions That Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants - 18/08/2019

Actions to reduce these highly potent pollutants help avoid crossing important thresholds, such as a 1.5C temperature rise above pre-industrial levels, and potential climatic tipping points, which will affect poor and vulnerable communities first and worst.

Clique para acessar Can Condoms Be Recycled? - 18/08/2019

We live in a time where we are trying to be more environmentally conscious than ever before. Every choice that we make can have an impact on our environment. And every day, people are pledging to do their part to help protect the Earth. Perhaps you may want to live a "greener" lifestyle. Could that include your choice of birth control? You bet it does! Another huge proponent of going green is recycling. So this begs the question, can condoms be recycled?

Clique para acessar Nestle Waters launches Instagram recycling hotline - 18/08/2019

STAMFORD Fewer than 30 percent of plastic bottles are recycled in the United States. The maker of one of the most-popular bottled-water brands says it has identified one of the main reasons: customer confusion.

Clique para acessar The ‘supersite‘ recycling tip where you‘ll be able to buy what other people throw away - 18/08/2019

It‘s going to be four times larger than the older site

Clique para acessar Asia Minute: Australias Recycling Shift - 18/08/2019

One of the worlds most ambitious recycling programs is getting underway in Australia. A new government policy aims to cut the export of plastic waste and at the same time boost local business.

Clique para acessar New Poll: Despite uncertainty over recycling, consumers aren‘t backing down - 18/08/2019

Just 35 of respondents believe materials actually get recycled, yet report high participation, especially among younger generations

Clique para acessar Cash for trash: Indonesia village banks on waste recycling - 18/08/2019

BANGUN, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesias crackdown on imported foreign waste has upset the village of Bangun, where residents say they earn more money sorting through piles of garbage than growing rice in once-lush paddy fields.

Clique para acessar Household recycling bins: How to get rid of plastic waste in your home in London - 18/08/2019

Did you know that crisp packets are made partially of plastic and yet putting them into your recycling bin is futile because they cant be recycled? Were you aware that film lids from items like yoghurt pots cant be recycled either, and neither can salad bags?

Clique para acessar All you need to know about composting garden waste - 18/08/2019

In Part 1 of this series, I wrote about how we, at Sobha Quartz apartment in Bellandur, have been composting garden waste. Our compost pits are not just an ideal way to dispose of garden waste, they also yield high-quality manure for the entire garden.

Clique para acessar NYC program collects 100,000 e-scrap items - 17/08/2019

New York Citys curbside e-scrap program has collected more than 100,000 electronic items from residential homes since the start of the program less than three years ago, the city reported at a press conference hosted by the New York City Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo and the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Commissioner Kathryn Garcia last week.

Clique para acessar Compost Turning Machine Market to Witness Heightened Revenue Growth During the Forecast Period 2026 - 12/08/2019

A recent market report published on the Compost Turning Machine Market MarketResearchExpertz announced an addition of new research report on Worldwide Compost Turning Machine Market Research Report | Technology Innovation, competitive analysis, Compost Turning Machine market Emerging Growth Factors, Future Scope, Analysis, Compost Turning Machine market Size, Status, Rising Trends, Top Players, Outlooks and Compost Turning Machine market Forecast to 2025.

Clique para acessar Garden State Gardening: How-To Composting Tips - 12/08/2019

Our Garden State Gardening series offers tips on gardening and details how you can start homesteading whether youre trying to take small steps towards self-sufficiencyalready have your very own farm. Its all about trying to make less of a footprint on the Earth. Once youve taken the first step, next up is learning about composting.

Clique para acessar Green revolution boosting in Government school of Aligarh district - 12/08/2019

A growing awareness about pesticides and wax in vegetables and fruits is turning more and more people towards organic food. The idea of a kitchen garden and Urban Bagiya is fast catching up, with schools and individuals practising it with a lot of success.

Clique para acessar ‘Post Time: Seminar Tips Help Gardeners Use Kitchen Scraps, Yard Waste to Enrich Soil - 12/08/2019

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - Composting, confusing for novices but ultimately an easy and convenient way to transform kitchen scraps and yard waste into a beneficial addition to soil in the garden, was itself transformed from mystery to utility through a free seminar at the Trailside Nature and Science Center that offered helpful tips for home gardeners and educators.

Clique para acessar Zanzibar passes new regulation developed by CSE on solid waste management - 12/08/2019

The first of its kind in East Africa, the regulation will help Tanzania‘s semi-autonomous archipelago to tackle its burgeoning waste problem

Clique para acessar Green revolution boosting in Government school of Aligarh district - 12/08/2019

A growing awareness about pesticides and wax in vegetables and fruits is turning more and more people towards organic food. The idea of a kitchen garden and Urban Bagiya is fast catching up, with schools and individuals practising it with a lot of success.

Clique para acessar Compost may be the most romantic form of recycling. - 12/08/2019

Sure, your aluminum can of LaCroix can be crushed, melted and remolded into another aluminum can of LaCroix. But your banana peel can feed thousands of critters, from worms and insects to bacteria and fungi, that slowly turn it into a nutritious soil amendment that will make your garden happier and healthier.

Clique para acessar From the Garden: How to upgrade your composting system - 12/08/2019

I DECIDED RECENTLY that it was time to pimp up my composting system. For the last five yearsso, Ive been composting in a three-bay composting system down the end of the garden.

Clique para acessar 3 groups eye waste-to-energy project in Iloilo City - 12/08/2019

ILOILO CITY Three groups are interested in setting up a waste-to-energy system in this city.

Clique para acessar Use of wheeled bins linked to lower absence rates among waste collection workers - 12/08/2019

Research by the University of Greenwich examines the relationship between the use of recycling and waste management systems and absence rates among Local Authority waste collection workers due to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs).

Clique para acessar Time to look beyond the dump - 12/08/2019

With the growing emphasis on waste reduction, environmental protection and sustainability, the sector demands more hands to carry forward the mandate

Clique para acessar Stop ‘wish-cycling‘: China says no more to recyclables, so now many discards stay closer to home - 12/08/2019

Recycling has become the norm throughout the United States. Blue recycling bins are as common as trash cans in schools, parks, businesses and homes. Curbside recycling, which began in earnest in a few California cities in the 1980s, now captures 25 of the waste stream.

Clique para acessar South Africa Recycling of Waste and Scrap Market Report 2019 with profiles of 32 Companies Including Collect-a-Can - 12/08/2019

South Africa recycles approximately 75 of all of its used steel beverage cans, 40.6 of glass and 30 of plastic packaging.

Clique para acessar Letter: No recycling centersbut California still collects CRV fees - 12/08/2019

Without RePlanet and any other recycling center, you sold it, you take it back approach to recycling is needed

Clique para acessar How eliminating food waste can help the fight against climate change - 12/08/2019

‘People need to be aware and learn how their choices contribute to the problems that we face,‘ expert says

Clique para acessar Australian leaders agree to ban exporting recyclable waste - 12/08/2019

SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG, AP) - Australia has signaled its commitment to stop exporting recyclable waste amid a pushback by regional neighbours including Indonesia and Malaysia.

Clique para acessar How can the problem of waste be solved? - 12/08/2019

Over the last 10-20 years the waste industry has changed radically. In Western world weve generally attempted to stop throwing everything into landfill and tried to take responsibility for collecting recyclable materials. Yet, despite our best intentions, the true value of recyclable materials is not being realised. Cross-contamination of plastics and dirty packaging means that over half of the items going into the recycling bin arent recycled.

Clique para acessar Lebanon: No Quick Fixes to Trash Crisis - 12/08/2019

Open Burning Endangers Health Urgently Find Rights-Respecting Solution

Clique para acessar Signs of the garbage crisis prolonging - 12/08/2019

Colombo (News 1st): Garbage accumulated within Colombo city limits continues to be disposed at Aruwakkalu. Another 17 trucks carrying accumulated garbage were dispatched to the Aruwakkalu Sanitary Landfill site at around 11.30 last night.

Clique para acessar Secrets of Backyard Composting Revealed - 12/08/2019

Backyard composting is an easy, convenient way to transform kitchen scraps and yard waste into a beneficial addition to soil in the garden.

Clique para acessar Compost returns nutrients to soil - 12/08/2019

Compost a natural fertilizer that provides many essential nutrients for plant growth and overall healthy plants involves decomposed organic material such as leaves, grass clippings and, if you wish, kitchen waste.

Clique para acessar Turning Kitchen Scraps into Rich Compost - 12/08/2019

Fruits and vegetable scraps, coffee grinds, egg shells... These are all common things found in a kitchenrestaurant, but once they‘re usedhave gone bad, more often than not, they end up in landfills.

Clique para acessar Good demand for manure produced by micro compost centers - 12/08/2019

Trichy: The manure produced by Trichy City Corporation at it micro compost centres (MCC) is much in demand.

Clique para acessar Plastic, poverty and paradox: experts head to the Ganges to track waste - 07/08/2019

Indias most sacred river is also its most polluted, with plastic a major culprit. Now moves are afoot to monitor the flow of rubbish and assess its link to poverty

Clique para acessar Imported waste found in Bekasi village - 07/08/2019

Sea of trash: A scavenger collects trash at a dumpsite in Burangkeng village in Bekasi regency, West Java, on Thursday. Some 500 meters from the dumpsite locals have discovered a pile of what they suspect is imported waste.(JP/Budi Sutrisno)Dadang, 35, a scavenger living in Burangkeng village in Setu distict, Bekasi regency in West Java was puzzled when he found unusual trash during his regular search in the village, located some 41 kilometers away from the capital city Jakarta.

Clique para acessar Recycling crisis escalates as another Victorian recycling firm gets waste ban - 07/08/2019

Phoenix Environmental Group banned by EPA from accepting rubbish at its Coolaroo facility

Clique para acessar Californias largest recycling center closes, shuttering 300 redemption sites - 07/08/2019

The states largest operator of recycling redemption centers has closed all 284 of its centers, leaving 750 employees without jobs and many who rely on income from redeeming bottles and cans without options.

Clique para acessar The ultimate guide to buy Best indoor compost bin in 2019 Top 6 indoor compost bin Reviews - 04/08/2019

Choosing a Best indoor compost bin is a challenging task. Theres a world of difference between a good, and a bad product. One looks like theyre begging for change on the street,straight out of the woods, and the other looks more at place on the red carpets of Hollywood. Well detail some of the factors to consider when shopping for a quality indoor compost bin.

Clique para acessar VIDEO: Four ZenRobotics Heavy Pickers Installed at California C&D Recycling Plant - 04/08/2019

Finnish robotic waste sorting specialist, ZenRobotics, has installed four of its four Heavy Picker robot arms at Zanker Recyclings C&D waste recycling facility In San Jose, California.

Clique para acessar DRS Could Keep 31,000 Waste Bottles from Scottish Beaches & Streets - 04/08/2019

Figures published by Zero Waste Scotland show the dramatic scale of litter reduction of nearly 31,000 plastic bottles from Scotlands streets, beaches and green spaces every single day, thanks to the forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme.

Clique para acessar E-waste Management Market Size, Benefits, Advancements and Growth Opportunities 2019 to 2026 - 04/08/2019

Verified Market Research has recently published a new report, titled E-waste Management Market size and Forecast 2026. The report has been put together using primary and secondary research methodologies, which offer an accurate and precise understanding of the E-waste Management market.

Clique para acessar New apartments may have to do composting - 04/08/2019

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is planning to make it mandatory for all new residential apartments to set up composting machineryelse building permissions will not be issued.

Clique para acessar Global Plastic Waste Management Market Analysis By Top Key Players - 04/08/2019

Plastic Waste Management is a collective term for various approaches and strategies used to recycle plastic materials that would otherwise be dumped into landfills,bodies of water,otherwise contaminate the environment. The idea behind this type of waste management is to utilize those discarded materials to manufacture new plastic products without the need to actually generate additional plastic materials. Doing so can help lower production costs as well as protect the environment.

Clique para acessar Global Mining Waste Management Market Key Regions and Competitive landscape To 2028 - 04/08/2019

New research by MarketResearch.Biz on Mining Waste Management gives complete guidance which provides the most recent Mining Waste Management market patterns like market development openings, size, share, and drivers. This market report offers a realistic view based on key vendors, region-wise market and sales revenue. Mining Waste Management is predicted to conflict enormous development because of technological development and advancements.

Clique para acessar Waste-to-Energy Facilities: A Potential Solution to Moroccos Waste Management Problem - 04/08/2019

Rabat As the worlds population increases, countries are facing growing environmental challenges. A big issue is waste, and what to do with all of the unwanted products that are being generated by human consumption.

Clique para acessar Seabirds eating plastic. Recyclers struggling. This is what Californias waste crisis looks like - 04/08/2019

With China no longer a market for our disposables, the stuff we recycle increasingly winds up in landfills anyway. Localities across California are struggling to copeand hoping not to undo the decades of work that made household recycling a habit.

Clique para acessar Here‘s how airlines are fighting against the 6.7 million tons of cabin waste passengers produce every year - 04/08/2019

With a 15 billion market for airline catering in 2017, it‘s more important than ever to start working on improving planning and logistics with regards to waste.

Clique para acessar We are not your waste dumping ground, Asean tells world - 04/08/2019

BANGKOK: The 10-member Asean bloc has reiterated its readiness to work with the international community to stop the illegal trans-boundary traffic of hazardous chemicals and wastes, in line with agreed international frameworks.

Clique para acessar "I like plastic": Pakistan‘s toxic ‘love affair‘ with waste - 04/08/2019

From the once pristine rivers of Hindu Kush to the slums of Islamabad, Pakistan is being smothered by plastic due to a lack of public awareness, government inertia and poor waste management.

Clique para acessar Eco-tip: Contrasting European, American recycling - 04/08/2019

On vacation in Europe over the past two weeks, I photographed some amazing sights. As my pictures show, even in crowded cities where cars line up for parking spaces, city planners have cordoned off extensive curbside space for the exclusive use of recycling collection.

Clique para acessar Mexican workers find a livelihood in recycling - 04/08/2019

Recycling is an increasingly important topic in a world faced by global warming and waste issues. And in Mexico, one group is beginning to look at ways to encourage proper waste management, through the very people who already depend on it for a living.

Clique para acessar Now‘s the Time To Invest In Recycling And Circular Economy in India - 04/08/2019

With India about to close loopholes to its ban on importing trash following the implementation of Chinas National Sword policy ban on trash imports, parts of the global recycling industry are in flux. (I have previously written about the impact real and perceived of Chinas ban on trash imports on the U.S. recycling market and what we should do about it.)

Clique para acessar Susntainability Tip: Composting helps reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change - 03/08/2019

Did you know that food waste and yard scraps that end up in the landfill break down into greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change?

Clique para acessar Want a cleaner kitchen and a cleaner world? Get a composter for your food scraps - 03/08/2019

Composting plant-based food waste is an easy way to keep your kitchen smell free while reducing your impact on climate.

Clique para acessar Dog poo biofuel to power Berlin buses - 03/08/2019

The city of Berlin announced on Wednesday plans for a large-scale urban dog waste composting pilot programme to deal with the growing health hazard posed by lazy dog owners who refuse to clean up after their pets.

Clique para acessar Republic Services executives discuss M&A activity, recycling contracts and more - 02/08/2019

Republic Services of Phoenix announced its second-quarter financial earnings July 25, reporting revenue of 251.5 million for the three months ended June 30.

Clique para acessar Why you should be recycling - 02/08/2019

Recycling has innumerable advantages.

Clique para acessar Israeli recycling technology aims to revolutionize global waste - 02/08/2019

Producing one ton of UBQ material is equivalent to stopping the melting of 35 square-meters of arctic ice.

Clique para acessar Whats that hairy crab doing in your recycling? Shanghai residents struggle with new trash rules. - 02/08/2019

SHANGHAI Luo Qi used to be part of the problem. He would zip around Shanghai on a motorbike delivering some of the 3.3 million containers of takeout food and drinks that people here order every day.

Clique para acessar Este podra ser el gigante de los mares que elimine nuestros plsticos los prximos aos - 02/08/2019

The Manta Project empezar a recoger residuos en el ocano en 2023

Clique para acessar Este podra ser el gigante de los mares que elimine nuestros plsticos los prximos aos - 02/08/2019

The Manta Project empezar a recoger residuos en el ocano en 2023

Clique para acessar La cooperativa que funciona en el CEAMSE y recicla 15 toneladas de residuos por da: La basura recupera a muchos chicos de la droga - 02/08/2019

La organizacin tiene ms de 15 aos. De ella participan 100 trabajadores que van todos los das a al predio de Jos Len Surez y aseguran ganar 12 mil pesos por mes. Se acaba de estrenar un documental que cuenta su historia

Clique para acessar Things to do today in Bengaluru - 02/08/2019

Your kitchen waste is full of nutrients, so dont chuck it a chuck it away in bins just yet.

Clique para acessar Let‘s Talk Trash: Are disposable cups garbage? - 02/08/2019

Do you have your reusable water bottlepersonal coffee mug today? Many of us have converted to the sanity of bringing these with us wherever we go, but apparently not all.

Clique para acessar Waste management potential looms large in China - 31/07/2019

Roughly US29 billion will be needed if the Shanghai trash-sorting program is implemented across nation

Clique para acessar Free travel tickets for Romans who recycle plastic bottles - 31/07/2019

Commuters in Rome are exchanging used plastic bottles for Metro and bus tickets under a scheme the citys mayor has called a first for Europe.

Clique para acessar For these Dubai siblings, recycling is a way of life - 31/07/2019

Siblings in Dubai have recycled around 15,000 kg of paper and 460 kg of plastic

Clique para acessar Ugandan entrepreneurs cook up eco-friendly dryer to cut food waste - 29/07/2019

KAMPALA, July 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At their workshop in a Kampala suburb, Lawrence Okettayot and his business partner, both in their mid-20s, drilled holes and screws into a steel-lined, green wooden box designed to dry food in an eco-friendly way.

Clique para acessar Shanghai‘s waste scheme may spark recycling revolution - 29/07/2019

Trash sorting initiative, if successful, would point way for rest of China after past failures

Clique para acessar Waste management potential looms large in China - 29/07/2019

Roughly US29 billion will be needed if the Shanghai trash-sorting program is implemented across nation

Clique para acessar Waste Management CEO Says Recycling Prices Down, Economic Strength Making Hiring Difficult - 28/07/2019

Jim Fish, Waste Management Inc. chief executive officer, discusses recycling prices, the company‘s buyback and acquisition strategies, and the overall macroeconomic environment with Bloomberg‘s Vonnie Quinn on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

Clique para acessar Recycling In Rome For A Free Ride - 28/07/2019

When in Rome, do as the Romans do... And get free subway commuter credits every time you recycle. (Source: TicToc)

Clique para acessar 180,000 tonnes of recycling heading to landfill as Victoria‘s SKM teeters on the brink - 28/07/2019

The company, which handles about half of the states recycling, is in financial crisis and has told local councils it can no longer accept material

Clique para acessar This common plastic packaging is a recycling nightmare - 28/07/2019

The enormous variety and abundance of plastic packagingincluding tough-to-open clamshellsis a big headache for the recycling industry.

Clique para acessar Children learn the importance of compost - 28/07/2019

MIDLAND, TX. (KOSA) - Some children got to get their hands dirty as they learned how to make compost.

Clique para acessar Local composters hope to help heal planet, people - 28/07/2019

Carbon emissions from cars and factories often are blamed for creating the climate crisis, yet food waste contributes the most greenhouse gases in the world.

Clique para acessar Compostable bioplastics make inroads with consumers - 28/07/2019

Looking for an eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastics especially single-use items like bags, straws and picnic tableware many supermarkets and vendors are offering an array of compostable alternatives made from plant fibersstarches.

Clique para acessar By Opting For Bioplastics, Are You Really Making The Greener Choice? - 28/07/2019

Not all bio-based plastics are biodegradable, and not all biodegradable plastics are bio-based. And even biodegradable plastics might not biodegrade in every environment. Sounds confusing? It certainly is.

Clique para acessar Thiruvananthapuram: Lens on decentralised waste - 28/07/2019

As part of its efforts to enforce solid waste management rules, 2016 in the state, the Kerala State Pollution Control Board has decided to assess the Ente Nagaram, Sundara Nagaram/ My City, Beautiful City (decentralised waste management project) taken up by the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation.

Clique para acessar Southeast Asian nations say "no" to waste shipped from developped countries - 28/07/2019

A number of Southeast Asians nations have in recently months intercepted and sent back containers of solid waste that were shipped from developped countries including the United States and Canada.

Clique para acessar EA to investigate UK export of contaminated waste to Sri Lanka - 28/07/2019

The Environment Agency has said it intends to launch a formal investigation over a cargo of contaminated waste that was exported from the UK to the Sri Lankan port of Colombo.

Clique para acessar Commercial waste management in London - 28/07/2019

If youre a startup owner based in London, read our guide to help you find the best ways to manage your commercial waste, including providers, services and more

Clique para acessar Indonesia plans new rules to curb jump in imports of plastic waste - 28/07/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia plans tighter rules to combat a surge in imports of plastic waste, such as a registry of trash exporters and tougher border checks, officials said on Friday.

Clique para acessar Mum aiming to open eco-shop selling reusable items including nappies and sanitary products - 28/07/2019

Shoppers will also be able to take along containers to fill up with food such as pasta and rice

Clique para acessar The recycling crisis doesn‘t mean your rubbish needs to go to landfill. Here‘s how you can help - 28/07/2019

So, if you‘re worried it might end up in landfill, what are the alternatives to putting your recycling in the yellow-lid bins?

Clique para acessar No part wasted from the garden - 28/07/2019

We are picking cucumbers, broccoli, all kinds of greens, squashes, no lettuce. The chickens ate the second planting of lettuce. How could they help it? It looked so delicious springing up from the ground.

Clique para acessar Environmentally friendly tips for coffee lovers - 28/07/2019

Drinking coffee and saving the environment do not have to be mutually exclusive passions. In todays go-go-go culture, convenience often tops both judgement and efficiency, giving caffeinated beverage drinkers more opportunities than not to contribute waste for the sake of time. Here are a few environmentally friendly and wallet-friendly tips for coffee lovers.

Clique para acessar Composting And AD In California - 28/07/2019

Recent survey of large, operating composting and anaerobic digestion facilities sheds light on the states capacity to process the increasing flow of diverted organics.

Clique para acessar State Of Play In Renewable Fuels Market - 28/07/2019

New report projects sharply increased biogas demand and supply that could benefit anaerobic digester (AD) developers amid tensions that may undercut its forecasts.

Clique para acessar Looking Back To Look Ahead - 28/07/2019

Reading Editorials written by BioCycle founder Jerry Goldstein over a five decade period reveals how so much of what is taken for granted today came to be.

Clique para acessar Ghana Europe‘s electronic waste ends up at this toxic landfill in Ghana - 28/07/2019

It arrives in places like Ghana in vehicles from Europe that have been exported for re-use in Africa.

Clique para acessar Trade plastic bottles for a metro ticket in Rome - 28/07/2019

Commuters in Rome can now earn public transport credits by recycling plastic bottles.

Clique para acessar Councils urge residents to think of alternatives amid recycling collapse - 28/07/2019

Victorians are being urged to keep up their recycling efforts despite the collapse of kerbside collections for dozens of councils around the state.

Clique para acessar Vic recycling crisis slammed as ‘tragedy‘ - 28/07/2019

Local councils are pushing Victorian residents to be waste-smart and reduce the "environmental tragedy" of massive quantities of recyclables headed straight for landfill, following the closure of a major waste company.

Clique para acessar America is drowning in garbage. Now robots are being put on duty to help solve the recycling crisis - 28/07/2019

The U.S. is facing a recycling crisis that is burying cities and towns in tens of millions of tons of garbage a day. The problem began last year when China, the worlds largest recyclable processor, stopped accepting most American scrap plastic and cardboard due to contamination problems, and a glut of plastics overwhelming its own processing facilities.

Clique para acessar How melting plastic waste could heat homes - 21/07/2019

Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissions

Clique para acessar FANTASTIC, LESS PLASTIC Six brilliant hacks to cut down on your beauty packaging - 21/07/2019

While almost 90 per cent of Sun readers worry about pollution, more than a fifth say they do not know enough about how to be more green with their beauty products and kit.

Clique para acessar From trash to cash: Recycling arrives in Perth with reverse vending machines - 21/07/2019

A trial reverse vending machine that could form the backbone of a Perth-wide container deposit scheme has taken off in Bull Creek, giving customers a feel for the technology before the state government rolls out its recycling initiative next year.

Clique para acessar Vatican doubles green effort with waste recycling - 21/07/2019

Vatican City has its own system of collecting and recycling its sorted waste, much of which goes into making compost.

Clique para acessar Experts call for fully-functional system in Poland to recycle better - 21/07/2019

WARSAW, July 20 (Xinhua) The European Union (EU) has asked member countries to recycle 50 percent of municipal waste by 2020. While Poland has made some progress towards this goal, there are fears it may not reach it.

Clique para acessar How establishing the Shanghai model of waste disposal can be revolutionary - 21/07/2019

Regulations on the Administration of Domestic Waste in Shanghai came into effect on July 1, 2019. This shows that Shanghai is carrying out the most ambitious garbage revolution in history, with the topic "Garbage Classification Revolution" in Shanghai becoming a major point of public discussion, attracting media attention at home and abroad.

Clique para acessar Green expo begins - 21/07/2019

Madurai Corporation organised man manakkum thuimai Madurai, a three-day green exhibition, along with Madurai chapter of Soroptimist International and Mahatma Group of Schools, at Tamukkam grounds here on Friday.

Clique para acessar Global Compost Market Huge Growth Opportunity by Trend and Key-players 2018-2023 - 21/07/2019

Global Compost Report presents the fastest developing industry chain structure, growth opportunities, development status of the market. Latest trends, revenue analysis, potential development, and eminent Compost Industry players are analyzed. In-depth analysis of Compost Market is gathered from various reliable sources to present the latest market trends and business tactics.

Clique para acessar Waste disposal options reviewed - 21/07/2019

When you travel around the country you realise there are some issues that affect every town and city, writes Peterborough City Council leader cllr John Holdich.

Clique para acessar Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade Backs Plastic Waste to Hydrogen Tech - 21/07/2019

The Japanese Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) has formally endorsed UK technology firm, Powerhouse Energys, DMG plastic waste to hydrogen and electricity process.

Clique para acessar VIDEO: Freestyle Skier Takes on Copenhill Waste to Energy Plant - 21/07/2019

Prior to the opening of an artificial ski slope on the Amager Bakke waste to energy facility in Copenhagen this summer, Swedish freestyle skier, Jesper Tjder, was allowed to test the new mountain at The Audi Nines event.

Clique para acessar The world‘s first zero-waste flight - 21/07/2019

This spring, passengers on a Wednesday morning flight from Sydney to Adelaide, Australia, were greeted in the usual way the flight attendant telling them to place larger bags in overhead compartments, smaller ones under their seats.

Clique para acessar Bengaluru Economics professors terrace floor organic garden solves household wastage problem - 21/07/2019

With an organic garden on the terrace floor of his house that meets 50 of his vegetable requirements in the kitchen, a garden that led him to reduce household waste by creating compost and utilising it as organic manure for his plants and a garden that let him save water, Bengaluru professor Dr Rajesh shares his experience of creating an organic garden in Pulikeshi Nagar in the city.

Clique para acessar Five things we can do to take care of our planet - 21/07/2019

In order to make the world a better place to live in, we should good environment. Changing the world is not one persons task - it involves every one of us.

Clique para acessar Share Waste offers solutions for cities without composting programs - 21/07/2019

KAMLOOPS - The backers of a new app are hoping it will change the way we deal with kitchen scraps. Share Waste is a program that has residents in B.C. and all over the world connecting over compost.

Clique para acessar Exporting waste to England could affect island ferries, Tories warn - 21/07/2019

Island ferries could face a real problem as a result of sending rubbish to England to meet a Scottish ban on landfill.

Clique para acessar Plastic waste from foreign nations dumped in East Java village - 21/07/2019

Since last year a small rice farming village in East Java called Bangun has become a dumping ground for global waste. Piles of recyclable waste cover the streets and hide houses from view. Whole paddy fields are blanketed in huge heaps of rubbish which grow higher and wider each day as delivery trucks from Surabaya offload tonne after tonne of foreign shipments.

Clique para acessar Waste plastics poison the food chain and contribute to global warming - 21/07/2019

A growing body of research shows that waste plastic is becoming a major source of environmental pollution, including as a potentially significant contributor of greenhouse gases, a principal cause of global warming. As has long been the case with fossil fuels, the plastics industry is attempting to suppress knowledge of the problem.

Clique para acessar Learn about composting at Vernon library - 21/07/2019

An environmental group called Go Green Illinois and the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County will host a public talk about food waste and composting on July 31 in Lincolnshire.

Clique para acessar Why Nairobi River cleanup has stalled - 21/07/2019

Dead foetuses, used syringes, raw human waste and hazardous industrial waste have clogged the river

Clique para acessar Composting program to continue in Athens - 01/07/2019

This is one of the buckets used in the curbside compost pilot program. It holds 5 gallons and has a list of acceptable and unacceptable materials on the side, and is also marked with the house number.

Clique para acessar Adi inspects Chikkanagamangala solid waste management plant - 01/07/2019

Subhash B. Adi, who heads the State chapter of the National Green Tribunal, inspected the solid waste management (SWM) plant at Chikkanagamangala, on Sunday. Residents living around the plant have for long been complaining about foul odour and alleged improper management of the plat as the reason for it.

Clique para acessar UK composting: From table to farm - 30/06/2019

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) This week, the University of Kentucky took another step in their goal towards reducing their waste in landfills.

Clique para acessar UK Turns Food Waste Into Useable Material - 30/06/2019

The University of Kentucky took another important step toward its sustainability goals with the launch of a food waste composting program earlier this week. The effort will reduce the amount of material going into the landfill and produce an organic, nutrient-rich soil amendment for use on campus farms and landscaping.

Clique para acessar PETRONAS Deal for Plastic Energys Chemical Recycling Tech in Malaysia - 30/06/2019

PETRONAS Chemicals Group has signed a MoU with PLASTIC ENERGY, a UK based chemical recycling company, to collaborate in addressing plastic waste that cannot be recycled by conventional means in Malaysia.

Clique para acessar WSU Researchers Melt Waste Plastics with Carbon Catalyst to Produce Jet Fuel - 30/06/2019

Scientists at Washington State University have described a new way to recycle plastic waste products into jet fuel in a paper published in the journal Applied Energy.

Clique para acessar UN Backed Project to Cut Environmental Damage from E-Waste in Nigeria - 30/06/2019

A new project to reform e-waste recycling has launched in Lagos, Nigeria, to put an end to the toxic toll improper management of electronic waste is taking on Nigeria.

Clique para acessar Compost Turners in Agriculture Market 2019 - 30/06/2019

Compost Turners in Agriculture Market 2019 to Showing Impressive Growth by 2024, Industry Trends, Share, Size, Top Key Players Analysis and Compost Turners in Agriculture Forecast Research

Clique para acessar Boston Announces Zero Waste Plan - 30/06/2019

BOSTON This week, the Mayor‘s office announced Boston‘s first-ever zero waste plan, which is exactly what it sounds like. This comes after an in-depth report from WBUR earlier this week where MA trash processors said they were close to facing a trash overflow crisis.

Clique para acessar Benefits of Biomethane & Biogas for Decarbonising Transport Highlighted by ADBA - 30/06/2019

The potential for biogas and biomethane from Anaerobic Digestion to further cut carbon emissions from the transport network has been highlighted on Clean Air Day by the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association.

Clique para acessar Circular Economy Part III: Make recycling part of life - 29/06/2019

In Mikko Tanners home in Helsinki, there are different bins for paper, cardboard, plastics, metal, cans, food waste and mixed waste. When the bins are filled up, he then takes them to the recycling site at their apartment building that has a few larger bins with clear instructions on what goes where.

Clique para acessar Is burning trash a good way to handle it? Waste incineration in 5 charts - 23/06/2019

Burning trash has a long history in the United States, and municipal solid waste incinerators have sparked resistance in many places. As an environmental justice scholar who works directly with low-income and communities of color, I see incineration as a poor waste management option.

Clique para acessar Chinese Ban Leaves Plastic Waste with Nowhere to Go - 23/06/2019

An announcement by China, formerly a major importer of plastic waste, that it would be banning imports, has dramatically reduced options for disposing of it.

Clique para acessar Asia Stands up to ‘Waste Colonialism‘ - 23/06/2019

Developing nations in Asia are no longer willing to receive metric tonnes of untreated, unsorted rubbish.

Clique para acessar The Good News About Plastic Waste - 23/06/2019

People, globally, are innovating, creating new processes to use waste plastics and making new objects and art forms.

Clique para acessar Among world‘s worst polluters, Asean vows to tackle ocean waste - 23/06/2019

With Southeast Asia awash in rubbish, from plastic-choked whales to trash-clogged canals, leaders are planning to push through a deal to fight maritime debris at a regional meeting this weekend.

Clique para acessar Make Waste World our new tourist attraction - 23/06/2019

Today I caught a glimpse of the future, and it involves some very large rotating drums.

Clique para acessar Best Buy Recycles 2 Billion Pounds of E-Waste and Appliances - 23/06/2019

Best Buy reported that it has collected 2 billion pounds of e-waste and appliances for recycling since launching a consumer electronics takeback program in 2009. Now the retailer is expanding the consumer program, and working to increase waste diversion for all US operations.

Clique para acessar Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches - 23/06/2019

SAN FRANCISCO A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii.

Clique para acessar New Sustainable Fiber from Bottles at High Risk of Entering the Ocean - 23/06/2019

North Carolina based recycled fibre specialist, Unifi, has launched a new sustainable product dubbed REPREVE Our Ocean which is made from bottles collected within 50 kilometres of coastlines in countriesareas that lack formal wasterecycling systems.

Clique para acessar 3.6m Non-Military Order for Land-Based Waste to Energy System for PyroGenesis - 23/06/2019

Canadian plasma torch and waste to energy technology developer, PyroGenesis Canada, has received a 3.64 million purchase order for a non-military land-based waste treatment system, together with the first payment.

Clique para acessar VTT to Add New Methods to the Plastics Recycling Chain - 23/06/2019

VTT is developing technology to complement a variety of mechanical recycling methods for plastics with chemical recycling based on pyrolysis.

Clique para acessar Peer Reviewed CEWEP Calculations Show 42mt Residual Waste Gap in 2035 - 23/06/2019

New peer-reviewed CEWEP calculations show that 142 million tonnes of residual waste treatment capacity will be needed by 2035 in order to fulfil the currently set EU targets on municipal waste and assuming that recycling targets are achieved.

Clique para acessar The Good News About Plastic Waste - 23/06/2019

People, globally, are innovating, creating new processes to use waste plastics and making new objects and art forms.

Clique para acessar Nigeria turns the tide on electronic waste - 23/06/2019

The Nigerian Government, the Global Environment Facility and UN Environment have announced a 15-million initiative to kick off a circular electronics system in Nigeria.

Clique para acessar Food Waste Composting Machine Market by Major Players, Development, Opportunities, Market Driving Forces & Forecast 2024 - 23/06/2019

The Food Waste Composting Machine market report provides a unique, first-time market and competitive analysis of the size, segmentation, competition, trends and outlook in the manufacture and supply of Food Waste Composting Machine in the world.

Clique para acessar Large-scale CO2 capture installation on the way - 23/06/2019

The Dutch Waste-to-Energy company AVR announced on 29 May 2018 that they will start construction of a large-scale CO2 capture system in their Duiven plant. Once operational in 2019, the system will save 60,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions yearly (15 of the citys CO2 emissions).

Clique para acessar European Waste-to-Energy plants continue to run at full capacities - 23/06/2019

As in the years before, CEWEP supported ecoprog in conducting a survey regarding the Waste-to-Energy (WtE) industry barometer 2018 and has encouraged its members to actively participate.

Clique para acessar ECLUSE steam network officially opened - 23/06/2019

The very first large-scale industrial steam network at the Port of Antwerp, ECLUSE, is operational. On 15th March 2019, in the presence of around 200 invited guests, Flemish ministers Philippe Muyters and Lydia Peeters started the supply of steam over the network with a symbolic press of a button. ECLUSE will supply steam generated during waste incineration to five chemical companies at the port. That means these companies no longer have to generate the steam they need for their production processes in their own steam boilers, which will reduce CO2 emissions by as much as 100,000 tonnes a year.

Clique para acessar Zoomlion to build waste treatment plants across Ghana - 23/06/2019

The Executive Chairman of Jospong Group of Companies, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyapong has affirmed the commitment of Zoomlion Company Limited, a subsidiary waste management firm, to drastically reduce the practice of landfill method of waste disposal in Ghana by ensuring that waste generated are treated, recovered, converted to organic fertilizer while plastics are recycled.

Clique para acessar Boston Announces Zero Waste Plan - 23/06/2019

BOSTON This week, the Mayor‘s office announced Boston‘s first-ever zero waste plan, which is exactly what it sounds like. This comes after an in-depth report from WBUR earlier this week where MA trash processors said they were close to facing a trash overflow crisis.

Clique para acessar Compost your trash right in your garden - 23/06/2019

Just like other composting methods, use only plant-based materials since meat, dairy and fat can attract animals. And this is no place for perennial weeds, annual weeds gone to seedinvasive plants that can survive and take over the garden.

Clique para acessar Connections: Soil Health Indicators - 22/06/2019

It is pretty easy to tell if you are healthy. You go to the doctor and they test your blood pressure, weight and every couple of years you get a blood panel. There are even tools to make sure you stay healthy. I recently read that if you eat well and not too much, stay active, dont smoke and only drink in moderation you get 12 to 14 extra years. That suggests that if I continue (pretty much) following all five, I have a chance of lasting past 85.

Clique para acessar Connections: Carbon Intensity - 22/06/2019

It is all a question of intensity. If I have a leisurely stroll around the park, spending an hour on the 2-mile loop looking at leaves and the lake, I will have brought peace to my soul but not burned enough calories to justify eating a pint of ice cream. If I had run a few laps around the same park during that hour, I might have missed a few of the trees but would have earned the right to relish the ice cream.

Clique para acessar Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program - 22/06/2019

SBIR solicitations currently openplanned for 2018 can be found below. The list may change periodically and should only be used as a guide to assist potential applicants. Please check back for updatessign up to receive notifications of new funding opportunities.

Clique para acessar Composting in America - 22/06/2019

A Path to Eliminate Waste, Revitalize Soil and Tackle Global Warming

Clique para acessar Microbes to help Salem Corpn. in waste management - 22/06/2019

Among various methods civic bodies across the State adopt for solid waste disposal, micro composting centres is the most common one as these can be decentralised. But, this method has run into stiff protests from the public.

Clique para acessar Biodegradable packaging made from crustaceans - 22/06/2019

CARAPAC was born out of the University of Sydneys Inventing the Future program, which calls on highly capable graduate students from various disciplines to come together to find solutions to pressing world issues.

Clique para acessar Editorial: Composting of human remains an idea to consider - 16/06/2019

By the sweat of your brow you will eat your food until you return to the ground, since from it you were taken for dust you are and to dust you will return, the Book of Genesis says. But what if instead of dust, your remains were composted into dirt?

Clique para acessar First worlds chance to rethink how it deals with waste - 16/06/2019

Over the last few weeks, the leaders of several Southeast Asian nations have taken unusually strong measures to protect the environment of their countries. Almost in unison, leaders and senior government officials have threatened and then carried out the threat of returning illegal exports of garbage, most of it very hazardous to humans and the environment.

Clique para acessar Homes built by toxic waste site set to be filled with families - 16/06/2019

Dozens of empty affordable homes built next to a hazardous waste site are now set to be filled with families on the housing list.

Clique para acessar Minimal waste shop celebrates first anniversary - 16/06/2019

Waste Not offers customers packaging free food and cleaning product refills into their own containers, alongside a wide range of every day alternatives to help them lead a minimal waste lifestyle.

Clique para acessar How big brands can lead on tackling the global plastics waste epidemic - 16/06/2019

BVRios Pedro Moura Costa explains how the 3R initiative, backed by Danone, Veolia, Nestl and Tetra Pak, and launched at this weeks Responsible Business Summit Europe, will put a value on the environmental services provided by waste pickers in countries like Brazil, India and Indonesia

Clique para acessar South-East Asian countries are banning imports of waste for recycling - 16/06/2019

Too much of it is ending up in landfillsfurnaces

Clique para acessar Smart Waste Management Market Report Examines Latest Trends and Key Drivers Supporting Growth - 16/06/2019

Smart waste management market is growing rapidly across the globe especially in urban regions. There has been a significance rise in waste management technology in the past few years in order to collect, dispose and manage the waste coming from various end-use industries.

Clique para acessar Waste management in Sabah to go hi-tech - 16/06/2019

KOTA KINABALU: All landfills in Sabah will use cell technology and leachate treatment methods under a RM130 million allocation to improve and enhance solid waste management in the state.

Clique para acessar EU, France, World Bank, and the Palestinian Authority inaugurate Al-Fukhari sanitary landfill site in Gaza - 16/06/2019

The European Union, France, the World Bank, and the Palestinian Authority celebrated today the inauguration of Al-Fukhari (Sofa) sanitary landfill site near the city of Khan Younis. This strategic infrastructure project is the second largest landfill in the Gaza Strip. It will benefit almost half of Gaza population and will have major positive environmental implications there.

Clique para acessar Human composting a revolting practice (letter) - 15/06/2019

A news brief in the May 22 LNP informs us that Gov. Jay Inslee, of Washington state, signed legislation making Washington the first state in the nation to approve human composting as an alternative to buryingcremation.

Clique para acessar Covanta: Waste and Treasure - 15/06/2019

Many waste mangement companies have a solid business model, a high rate of return and a substantial dividend for investors. Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA) is one of them and has the best dividend of all of the major trash companies.

Clique para acessar Gardening with James Vaughan: How to make the perfect compost - 15/06/2019

know that some people would not agree with me, but the recent spell of rain and low air pressure were badly needed. Several established shrubs in my garden were beginning to flag. I needed to resort to watering in the evenings with watering cans. As you can imagine this is a time consuming and laborious task.

Clique para acessar Compost is part of the circle of life in gardens - 15/06/2019

The season for fresh fruits and vegetables grown right in the backyard is upon us. Warm weather breathes life into fresh berries, tomatoes, eggplant, cucumbers, and many other delectable fruits and vegetables.

Clique para acessar Recycling Won‘t Be Enough To Save The Planet - What We Need Now Is The Right Recycling - 15/06/2019

While there are still a significant number of died-in-the-wool deniers out there, it does seem that most of us have now got the message that we cant keep treating the planet as if its resources were inexhaustible.

Clique para acessar En tres meses, la Argentina import 40 mil toneladas de basura - 15/02/2020

El Gobierno nacional derog este viernes el decreto que permita la importacin de residuos, firmado durante la gestin de Mauricio Macri - que permita importar desechos de otros pases y poda convertir al pas en el basurero del mundo -, y advirti que durante los tres meses que estuvo en vigencia "ingresaron 40 mil toneladas" de desechos.

Clique para acessar Del campo leons al plstico del futuro - 09/02/2020

El Inbiotec trabaja en el proyecto demostrativo ‘Bipolrex‘ junto a la Universidad de Alcal de Henares y el Centro Tecnolgico del Plstico de Valencia, donde se busca generar bioplsticos a partir del residuo de la paja del maiz y la remolacha

Clique para acessar El problema de la basura en Quito visto desde otra perspectiva - 09/02/2020

Uno creera que los plsticos son el nico o el principal problema de la basura en la capital. Pero el asunto de los orgnicos es como para que venga Greta a enojarse con todos nosotros.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje textil aumenta un 23 - 09/02/2020

La Asociacin Humana Fundacin Pueblo para Pueblo ha recogido 36.934 kilos de textil usado en Alboraya durante 2019, que equivalen a 83.000 prendas, para darle una segunda vida a travs de la reutilizacin o el reciclado.

Clique para acessar Estos son los "seores del papel" que manejan el millonario negocio del reciclaje en Espaa - 09/02/2020

La operacin ‘Hartie‘ de la Guardia Civil ha puesto de manifiesto el lucrativo negocio ilegal que se mueve en torno a la recogida de papel y cartn en Espaa. La investigacin dio con 42 rumanos que fueron detenidos, pero que trabajaban para una empresa oficial de manera ilegal.

Clique para acessar Doleiros movimentaram R 5 bi em fraudes na limpeza urbana de SP - 09/02/2020

Os doleiros Hlio Aparecido Xavier da Mota, Vinicius Paes de Figueiredo, o Vini, e Lung Tien The, o Jack foram os responsveis por gerar o dinheiro que abasteceu o esquema de emisso de notas frias descoberto pela Polcia Federal na Operao Chorume, fase 7 da Operao Descarte, investigao sobre fraudes nos contratos de limpeza urbana de so Paulo.

Clique para acessar La UIS impulsa programa para dar valor a los residuos del cacao - 09/02/2020

Se trata de Nextcoa, un proyecto realizado desde las aulas universitarias, para mejorar los ingresos de los productores.

Clique para acessar Vecinos de Vallecas marchan hasta la incineradora de Valdemingmez para exigir al Ayuntamiento su cierre en 2025 - 09/02/2020

Vecinos de Vallecas han exigido este sbado al Ayuntamiento de Madrid el cumplimiento del Plan de Estrategia de Residuos Municipal para el cierre de la incineradora de Valdemingmez en 2025 con una marcha de nueve kilmetros hasta la planta de tratamiento de residuos.

Clique para acessar Las importaciones de residuos estn inundando asia - 02/02/2020

Tailandia es uno de los peores contaminadores plsticos del mundo, pero las empresas locales estn tomando medidas para cambiar eso. Numerosos minoristas, incluidas las tiendas de conveniencia, han dejado de entregar bolsas de plstico de un solo uso a los clientes este ao.

Clique para acessar El primer mundo no sabe dnde echar sus residuos. Filipinas se niega a ser su vertedero - 02/02/2020

Canad se ha comprometido a recoger este jueves las 2.450 toneladas de basura que envi a este pas entre 2013 y 2014. Pese a que este ltimo pas recibe plsticos reciclables sin trazas de materiales txicos, muchos de los contenedores de residuos en sus puertos estn atestados con desechos sin clasificar.

Clique para acessar Las importaciones de residuos estn inundando asia - 02/02/2020

Tailandia es uno de los peores contaminadores plsticos del mundo, pero las empresas locales estn tomando medidas para cambiar eso. Numerosos minoristas, incluidas las tiendas de conveniencia, han dejado de entregar bolsas de plstico de un solo uso a los clientes este ao.

Clique para acessar En Sinaloa: es imposible vivir sin plstico - 02/02/2020

Dos ambientalistas aseguran que el principal factor para el sobreuso de materiales contaminantes es el extremo consumismo que aqueja al sinaloense

Clique para acessar Se vierten en ocanos hasta 12 millones de toneladas de plstico al ao - 02/02/2020

"Por cada cinco kilos de peces que habitan el mar hay un kilo de residuos plsticos"

Clique para acessar Uruguayan project uses virtual money to encourage plastic recycling - 02/02/2020

On a hot summer‘s day in southern Uruguay, Graciela Martinez weighs her plastic waste before dropping it in a designated container by the beach.

Clique para acessar [VIDEO] Campaa para reciclar plstico en las playas de Chile - 02/02/2020

12 Toneladas de botelllas plsticas busca recolectar durante este verano una campaa ambiental en 4 balnearios del pas. Puntos de reciclaje que hoy se encuentran en las comunas de El Quisco y La Serena y con los que se busca que estos envases puedan ser reciclados.

Clique para acessar Se podra llamar a esto reciclaje? - 02/02/2020

En los ltimos tiempos, a pesar de que desde las administraciones y grupos ecologistas se insiste mucho en el reciclaje de productos, vemos como no todo el mundo est por la labor de hacerlo.

Clique para acessar Una joven tucumana transforma paquetes de yerba en billeteras para "salvar" al planeta - 02/02/2020

Luz Villafae forma parte de un grupo de 500 jvenes que participar de una reunin convocada por el Papa Francisco.

Clique para acessar A dnde va la basura del mundo? - 02/02/2020

Asia se convirti en el basurero del mundo. Los pases del primer mundo no dejan de enviar contenedores llenos de sus desechos con destino a pases en va de desarrollo. El problema es cada vez ms difcil de detener, y en lugar de cambiar hbitos, ahora se generan an ms desechos.

Clique para acessar Prohibir las bolsas de plstico de un solo uso genera ms emisiones de CO2, segn un estudio - 27/01/2020

Tres aos despus de prohibir por ley el uso de bolsas de plstico de un solo uso en California, ya hay un 72 menos contaminando las playas

Clique para acessar Lanzan la mayor alianza privada de gestin de residuos slidos en el pas - 27/01/2020

SANTO DOMINGO.- La mayor alianza privada para la gestin eficiente de los residuos slidos en Repblica Dominicana, fue lanzada en una actividad en la que se destacaron sus objetivos, las empresas y las instituciones participantes.

Clique para acessar Cientficos sudcalifornianos inician campaa contra las colillas de cigarro - 27/01/2020

Sumndose a Eco Filter, la Asociacin de Cientficos del Mar busca evitar la contaminacin por colillas en Mxico, enfocndose en los mares de BCS

Clique para acessar Europa quiere un cargador electrnico comn - 27/01/2020

La estandarizacin favorecera a todos los usuarios y servira para reducir las toneladas de residuos que generan estos cables cada ao

Clique para acessar La recogida neumtica, entre las mejores prcticas en la gestin de residuos urbanos identificadas por la CE - 19/01/2020

Un documento encargado por la Comisin Europea sobre las mejores prcticas ambientales en la gestin de residuos valora las ventajas de este sistema de recoleccin subterrnea, especialmente en los nuevos desarrollos urbanos y en reas densamente pobladas.

Clique para acessar Empresa transformar residuos plsticos en energa - 19/01/2020

La compaa tecnolgica Waste2tricity busca producir hidrgeno a partir de residuos plsticos no reciclables, podra procesar hasta 35 toneladas de residuos y producir 3.8 megawatts.

Clique para acessar Mxico no quiere ser verde - 19/01/2020

Hoy son las bolsas de plstico en las tiendas hace un ao fueron los popotes y pronto veremos ms legislacin con foco medioambiental. La constante: nuestro consumo debe cambiar.

Clique para acessar Pinamar sustentable: as son los balnearios, casas y decks construidos con materiales eco-friendly - 19/01/2020

La cooperativa Reciclando Conciencia comenz a producir tablas de madera plstica, eco bloques de telgopor, adoquines de polietileno, entre otros, en un intento de fomentar una produccin y un consumo responsable con el medioambiente

Clique para acessar La ineficacia del actual modelo y las nuevas normativas europeas sobre residuos hacen necesario un cambio en el sistema de gestin de la basura - 12/01/2020

Comproms celebr una charla sobre gestin de residuos en la que participaron el Director General de Calidad y Educacin Ambiental, Joan Piquer Huerga, y la educadora ambiental del municipio de Orba (Alicante), Neus Donet

Clique para acessar Reciclaje: un aluvin de oficinas busca ser sostenible y deja sin existencias a Ecoembes - 12/01/2020

La empresa se ha quedado sin stock de las papeleras azules y amarillas que reparte gratis y tiene ms de 350 peticiones en cola.

Clique para acessar Bolsas de plstico y su relacin con la basura - 12/01/2020

Bolsas de plstico y su relacin con la basura. En Veracruz las bolsas de plstico continan siendo la forma principal en que la poblacin recolecta su basura.

Clique para acessar Realizarn una colecta de residuos plsticos para intervenir el vestuario del Carrusel - 12/01/2020

Los elementos se recibirn desde el 14 de enero al 8 de febrero.

Clique para acessar Mara Ros, la migrante emprendedora que conquista a EEUU con la industria de desperdicios - 12/01/2020

La empresaria migr de El Salvador cuando tena 13 aos. Desde entonces, tuvo como objetivo crear una empresa y liderarla. Ahora es una de las mujeres ms poderosas Fortune y Nation Waste es la punta del iceberg de su imperio que ya cuenta con cinco divisiones.

Clique para acessar Punto Verde, programa de reciclaje en Yucatn - 12/01/2020

En los 200 Puntos Verdes se pueden llevar 11 tipos de desechos, separados desde casa, ah, un responsable los recibe para luego llevarlos a lugares de reciclaje y basureros que no contaminan el subsuelo

Clique para acessar Miln exporta bosque vertical y quiere bosque urbano con 3 millones de rboles - 12/01/2020

Fue durante un viaje a Dubai en los Emiratos rabes Unidos en 2007 que el arquitecto italiano Stefano Boeri tuvo la idea de su proyecto ms famoso. Todos esos rascacielos revestidos de vidrio en el desierto estn locos. El vidrio refleja el calor al espacio pblico, sin mencionar el uso de aire acondicionado. Bosco Verticale naci all ", dijo Hoja.

Clique para acessar Microplsticos: cientficos observan que son millones de veces ms abundantes en el ocano de lo que se pensaba - 23/12/2019

Un trabajo realizado por el Instituto Oceanogrfico Scripps, de EEUU, sugiere que podra haber un milln de veces ms piezas de plstico en el ocano de lo estimado previamente

Clique para acessar Sociedad de slida a lquida - 23/12/2019

Los fenmenos inherentes a la sociedad lquida son abordados en la obra: Vidas desperdiciadas, de Zygmunt Bauman este intelectual afronta una de las paradojas ms inquietantes de la modernidad: la produccin de una cultura de residuos humanos, que comprende, segn este autor, todas poblaciones superfluas de emigrantes, refugiados y dems parias.

Clique para acessar Los residuos de Gibraltar, otra incertidumbre que sumar al temido Brexit - 23/12/2019

Una empresa pblica del Campo de Gibraltar gestiona los residuos slidos urbanos del Pen, unas 30.000 toneladas al ao, un servicio por el que percibe 1,2 millones de euros anuales

Clique para acessar Plsticos biodegradables, solucin falsa a contaminacin: Greenpeace - 23/12/2019

Medidas individuales como el uso de recipientes desechables o bolsas de plstico biodegradables no son efectivas en el combate a la contaminacin, pues representan una solucin falsa, afirm la organizacin Greenpeace Mxico.

Clique para acessar Gracias al compostaje se redujeron ms de 130 mil kilos de basura en la ciudad - 23/12/2019

La direccin municipal de Desarrollo Sustentable, dependiente de la Secretara de Desarrollo Econmico, realiz el jueves pasado el encuentro de fin de ao del taller de compostaje.

Clique para acessar Juez le pone de nuevo fecha al cierre definitivo de El Carrasco - 22/12/2019

Para que el plazo fijado cambie, la Anla debe autorizarle a la Emab la etapa seis y siete de la celda de respaldo uno, sin que esto pueda ocasionar algn derrumbe en el relleno.

Clique para acessar Ya no ms bolsas de plstico de un solo uso - 22/12/2019

La idea sera impulsar Basura Cero y una Economa Circular, es decir, que no haya desperdicios

Clique para acessar Empresa busca resolver reciclaje de vidrio con productos de este material - 22/12/2019

El director de "Cerrando el Ciclo", Jos Luis Prez, explic que al no tener un valor en el mercado, la mayora de la gente prefiere reciclar otros tipos de residuos

Clique para acessar 500.000 euros para una planta de biogs - 22/12/2019

La Lapa ha sido el lugar elegido por AGF Procesos Biogs para crear una planta capaz de gestionar, de forma descentralizada, residuos orgnicos contaminantes para transformarlos en energa.

Clique para acessar Francia reciclar todos los residuos de plstico en 2025 - 22/12/2019

Hace dos noches el pas europeo aprob su ley contra el derroche y por una economa circular". Entre sus objetivos est reducir al 50 la comercializacin de embalajes plsticos de uso nico para 2030 y disminuir de aqu a 2030 la venta de botellas de plstico de uso nico.

Clique para acessar Recolectarn residuos plsticos para fabricar bancos para plazas - 22/12/2019

Hoy y maana desde las 15 distintas organizaciones ambientales convocan a la comunidad a reunirse en el acceso al basural de Rada Tilly para juntar material reciclable.

Clique para acessar La nueva economa de los residuos - 22/12/2019

Las materias primas de las que nos aprovechamos tienen una existencia limitada, misma que cada ao disminuye rpidamente debido al crecimiento poblacional y a un mal diseo para recuperar o reutilizar estos recursos

Clique para acessar A la cola de Espaa en residuos recogidos por habitante al ao - 08/12/2019

Galicia recolect 1,1 millones de toneladas de basura urbana// Anota 414 kilos per cpita

Clique para acessar Ford reciclar los residuos de caf de McDonald‘s para crear piezas de coches - 08/12/2019

Ford va a unirse a McDonald‘s en un proyecto que busca reciclar las cscaras de los granos de caf.

Clique para acessar La Orquesta de la Msica del Reciclaje de Ecoembes ha inaugurado la Award Ceremony Global Youth Video Competition celebrada en la COP25 - 08/12/2019

La Orquesta de La Msica del Reciclaje de Ecoembes ha inaugurado el acto Award Ceremony Global Youth Video Competition 2019 enmarcado dentro del Young And Future Generations Day, que se ha celebrado en la zona azul del IFEMA de Madrid con motivo de la de la XXV Conferencia de las Partes de Cambio Climtico de la ONU (COP25), ofreciendo un mensaje esperanzador y motivador en torno al reciclaje, la sostenibilidad y las nuevas oportunidades a todos los asistentes.

Clique para acessar COP25.- Reciclaje o viajes con menos emisiones, consejos de la ASMP en el marco de la cumbre - 08/12/2019

La Asociacin del Secretariado Profesional de Madrid (ASPM) ha mostrado su apoyo a la Cumbre del Clima (COP25) que se celebra en la capital de Espaa hasta el 13 de diciembre difundiendo, desde sus puestos de trabajo como ayudantes de direccin, una serie de medidas y consejos para que sus empresas sean ms sostenibles.

Clique para acessar Abrir en 2021 el primer sitio de compostaje humano funerario - 08/12/2019

Estar ubicado en el estado de Washington y convertir cadveres en compost que traer nueva vida en forma de vegetacin.

Clique para acessar Toneladas de plstico de Occidente envenena a Indonesia - 08/12/2019

La cadena alimentaria de Indonesia se ha visto afectada, tras convertirse en el basurero de Australia, Europa y Norteamrica

Clique para acessar Muerte masiva de cangrejos ermitaos atrapados por los residuos de plstico - 08/12/2019

Un nuevo estudio cientfico publicado en la revista Journal of Hazardous Materials por expertos de Tasmania, Australia y Reino Unido aporta nuevos datos sobre los efectos probablemente devastadores que los residuos de plstico estn causando en poblaciones de cangrejos ermitaos. Estima que [en los ltimos meses] han muerto ms de 560.000 cangrejos ermitaos en las Islas Cocos (Keeling) en el Ocano ndico y la Isla Henderson en el Pacfico, despus de quedar atrapados en desechos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Toneladas de plstico de Occidente envenena a Indonesia - 08/12/2019

La cadena alimentaria de Indonesia se ha visto afectada, tras convertirse en el basurero de Australia, Europa y Norteamrica

Clique para acessar La orquesta que quiso dar una segunda oportunidad a la basura llega a Santander - 08/12/2019

La Orquesta de Instrumentos Reciclados de Cateura vuelve a Espaa esta Navidad para ofrecer un concierto solidario en Santander junto con los cantantes Cepeda, Nando Agero y el Coro Infantil Halane Junior

Clique para acessar Acuerdo nacional para promover una economa circular en Mxico - 08/12/2019

Bepensa como parte de la Industria Mexicana de Coca-Cola, se une al Acuerdo Nacional para la Nueva Economa del Plstico en Mxico

Clique para acessar Espaa lidera en el reciclaje de plsticos y suspende en acumulacin de residuos en vertederos - 08/12/2019

37 millones de ciudadanos afirmaron separar sus residuos para el reciclaje en 2018.

Clique para acessar Mxico a nada de volverse basurero mundial de desechos peligrosos - 25/11/2019

De no ratificar el tratado de Basilea, el gobierno de Mxico evitar permitira la entrada de residuos, principalmente de Estados Unidos.

Clique para acessar Cincuenta asociaciones preguntan a Almeida si mantiene el cierre de la incineradora de Valdemingmez aprobado para 2025 - 16/11/2019

La Alianza Incineradora de Valdemingmez &161No!, que engloba a ms de 50 colectivos y asociaciones, ha preguntado al Gobierno municipal madrile&241o si mantiene el cierre ordenado de la incineradora de Valdemingmez la prxima caducidad de la concesin, programado para 2025.

Clique para acessar El contenedor marrn llega a Espaa: cules son los residuos que se deben tirar en l? - 10/11/2019

Comunidades autnomas y entidades locales de toda Espaa debern implantar este contenedor antes de enero de 2024

Clique para acessar Mxico: crean plataforma digital para medir impacto ambiental de basura electrnica - 10/11/2019

El progreso tecnolgico, aparte de sus beneficios sociales, conlleva diversos problemas ambientales como la generacin de basura electrnica y las emisiones de dixido de carbono.

Clique para acessar La economa circular generar en el mundo ms de 4.500 millones de euros - 10/11/2019

Est basado en la sostenibilidad y el aprovechamiento de los recursos. Un ejemplo es el biometano, un gas renovable producido a partir de los residuos orgnicos e inyectado en la red. Podra representar una oportunidad para impulsar la descarbonizacin y crear riqueza en el medio rural

Clique para acessar Ministro de agricultura: no podemos seguir siendo el basurero de Centroamrica - 10/11/2019

El Ministro de Agricultura de El Salvador, Pablo Anliker, asegur que los pases de Centroamrica exportan las migajas de sus productos hacia nuestro pas.

Clique para acessar La triste realidad tras el reciclaje de las bateras de los coches elctricos - 10/11/2019

Las bateras de litio son uno de los elementos ms importantes actualmente para... bueno, para prcticamente cualquier dispositivo. Es el componente que permite que los dispositivos que tenemos en el bolsillo gocen de cierta autonoma, y aunque hay mucho margen de mejora en las bateras (con la llegada del grafeno se espera que mejore la autonoma), la industria se enfrenta a un ‘‘problema‘‘, el del reciclaje de las bateras de los vehculos elctricos.

Clique para acessar De basurero a excavacin arqueolgica - 10/11/2019

Es el segundo hallazgo de bestias prehistricas en la regin a dos kilmetros de distancia de la aparicin de la osamenta de un mastodonte en 2015.

Clique para acessar Natural y rentable: avanzan grandes proyectos de biogs en el mundo - 02/11/2019

Una empresa de Inglaterra compr cuatro camiones que funcionan con el biometano que produce para recolectar residuos de alimentos y de cosecha que procesa su biodigestor en Durham

Clique para acessar Andaluca apuesta por un modelo de gestin de residuos sostenible, rentable y que genere empleo - 02/11/2019

La Junta de Andaluca apuesta por un modelo de gestin de residuos sostenible, rentable y que genere empleo y que, junto a la `ley de economa circular, sustente la revolucin verde que est impulsando para situar a la regin como referencia en Europa en economa verde.

Clique para acessar Unilever promueve en Mxico economa circular del plstico - 02/11/2019

Unilever se comprometi a tomar acciones en Mxico para reducir su huella medio ambiental e impulsar la generacin de una economa circular del plstico.

Clique para acessar Mxico se ha convertido en el basurero automotriz de EEUU: AMDA - 02/11/2019

El Senado de la Repblica rechaz esta iniciativa, sin embargo contina la insistencia por parte de los diputados de regular los autos ilegales, expres.

Clique para acessar Residuos que se transforman - 02/11/2019

Una cooperativa de reciclado de Pinamar y la Facultad de Arquitectura de la UBA desarrollaron ladrillos a partir del telgopor recuperado. Adems de evitar la contaminacin, son materiales ms livianos y tienen mejor aislacin que los convencionales.

Clique para acessar Los madrileos reciclan un cuarto de los residuos de papel y cartn - 02/11/2019

Madrid, 30 oct (EFE).- En la Comunidad de Madrid cada madrileo genera una media de 58 kilos de papel y cartn al ao de los cuales tan slo algo ms del 25 son recogidos a travs de los contenedores de reciclaje habilitados para ello en la va pblica, segn el Gobierno regional.

Clique para acessar Mxico, 50 de pescados con residuos plsticos - 02/11/2019

CIUDAD DE MEXICO, 30 OCT - Residuos de plstico fueron hallados en la mitad de los pescados capturados en Mxico, de acuerdo con un anlisis realizado por dos conocidas organizaciones ambientalistas, lo que comprueba el grado de contaminacin que registran los mares del pas.

Clique para acessar Valladolid incorpora nuevos camiones hbridos de recogida de residuos - 02/11/2019

Con los cuatro nuevos vehculos, que generan menos ruido, comienza un proceso de restructuracin de las rutas de recogida

Clique para acessar El ltimo hito ecologista de Copenhague: una pista de esqu verde sobre una planta de residuos - 02/11/2019

Un paso ms para convertirse en la primera ciudad libre de emisiones de carbono en 2025

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola, Nestl y PepsiCo, las empresas con ms residuos de envases plsticos abandonados en el medio ambietne - 27/10/2019

Coca-Cola, Nestl y PepsiCo son las tres compaas ms identificadas en las auditoras de marcas globales que por segundo ao consecutivo ha llevado a cabo la alianza internacional Break Free From Plastic para conocer a las empresas con ms residuos de envases plsticos de sus productos abandonados en el medio ambiente.

Clique para acessar Per solo recicla el 1.9 de residuos slidos - 27/10/2019

Anualmente el Per produce cerca de 7 millones de toneladas de residuos slidos y de esta cifra solo el 1.9 se recicla, de acuerdo a cifras del Ministerio del Ambiente (Minam).

Clique para acessar La recogida selectiva de materia orgnica llegar al 70 de los valencianos este ao - 27/10/2019

Trece barrios de Valencia se sumarn durante los meses de noviembre y diciembre al servicio de recoleccin separada de biorresiduos, que en 2020 se extender ya a toda la ciudad.

Clique para acessar Recicladores ponen de cabeza a estados protestan contra ley de residuos - 27/10/2019

Recolectores acusan que la norma afectara a miles de familias que dependen de la basura

Clique para acessar Barcelona sin plstico, por favor - 27/10/2019

Las tendencias ‘eco‘ han llegado con ms determinacin que Greta Thunberg a la ONU. Entre cazar plsticos, el ‘plogging‘ y los anticolillas no hay excusa para no unirse a la cruzada medioambiental

Clique para acessar Ingeniera: estudian un cemento compuesto con residuos de vidrio - 27/10/2019

El estudiante de Ingeniera Qumica, Agustn Laveglia, investiga la posibilidad de reemplazar parte de los aditivos con los que se crea el cemento, por vidrio.

Clique para acessar Demandan cancelacin definitiva de incineradora de Valorsum en Tizayuca - 20/10/2019

Aseguran que continuar con este proyecto es ir contra algunas polticas mundiales que buscan dejar de producir energa mediante la termo valorizacin para 2022, por la peligrosidad que esta prctica conlleva

Clique para acessar El Voluntariado Ambiental recolect 40 mil colillas de cigarrillos en una maana - 20/10/2019

La actividad se realiz este sbado en el parque de las Colectividades, dnde se visibiliz la problemtica y se concientiz sobre la importancia de no tirar estos residuos en los espacios pblicos

Clique para acessar Cmo hacer composta casera fcil y rpido - 20/10/2019

La composta es un tipo de tierra hecha a base de desechos orgnicos que se obtiene a partir de un proceso llamado compostaje en el que los microorganismos descomponen la materia orgnica hasta generar un tipo de abono que contribuye a mejorar el ambiente y enriquecer los cultivos.

Clique para acessar Un durangarra idea un sistema que reduce los plsticos en el ro - 20/10/2019

Rai Bikandi propuso la colocacin de unas redes en las salidas de aguas pluviales que recogen basura, papeles y colillas

Clique para acessar Nodo Tau inaugura Planta de Gestin de Residuos Informticos en Argentina - 20/10/2019

Nuestra organizacin Nodo Tau presenta su Planta de Gestin de Residuos Electrnicos que adems, tiene como objetivo, generar empleo particularmente para la poblacin joven de Barrio Luduea, en convenio con Nueva Oportunidad. Siete jvenes ya han realizado la capacitacin durante el ao 2018 y siguen ahora su formacin para que en el futuro sean quienes gestionan esta empresa social.

Clique para acessar Del basurlogo al gestor de residuos: medio siglo de travesa hacia Europa - 20/10/2019

Cinco dcadas han pasado desde que unos "visionarios" espaoles importaron de Europa una forma de trabajar con los residuos cuando en Espaa slo se conoca al "basurlogo", una figura administrativa que trabajaba "en la ltima puerta del pasillo, casi pidiendo perdn y avergonzado de su actividad".

Clique para acessar La crisis es ahora: 9 acciones que puedes realizar para combatir el cambio climtico - 13/10/2019

"La principal amenaza de nuestro planeta es la creencia de que otro lo salvar".

Clique para acessar Lo que Mxico puede aprender de Europa en gestin de residuos - 13/10/2019

Cerca de 3.5 millones de toneladas de basura son generadas diariamente a nivel mundial y se estima que esta cifra crezca al ritmo de 1,300 millones de toneladas por ao.

Clique para acessar Olas Vivas: El 71,5 de los residuos encontrados en las playas espa&241olas son plsticos - 13/10/2019

Cada vez generamos ms residuos y ms basuras y es necesario concienciarse para llevar a cabo prcticas de reciclaje, apostar por un sistema de vida ms sostenible y que impacte de manera ms positiva en el medio ambiente. Cuando acudimos a zonas de naturaleza como puede ser el campo, pero sobre todo las playas, es necesario ser muy conscientes de no dejar basuras ni residuos que contaminen el entorno en estos lugares tan importantes para todos.

Clique para acessar Ecomondo convierte Rmini en la capital europea de la economa circular - 13/10/2019

Organizada por el Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), en colaboracin con la Agencia de Comercio de Italia, Ecomondo, que tendr lugar en la ciudad de Rmini durante la primera semana de noviembre, es la feria referente de Europa en materia de economa circular. Cuatro van a ser los puntos cardinales de esta su 23 edicin: los residuos los riesgos hidrogeolgicos y la regeneracin de espacios degradados la bioeconoma circular y el ciclo integrado del agua.

Clique para acessar Fomentan el reciclaje de plstico a cambio de billetes de metro gratis - 13/10/2019

Dicen que Italia es uno de los pases que ms recicla de toda Europa pero su capital, Roma, tena una asignatura pendiente con esta misin. El Parlamento Europeo declar que Roma generaba casi 40 kilos de basura por persona y era la ciudad que ms generaba de todo el pas... y la que menos reciclaba.

Clique para acessar Una aplicacin impulsa el reciclaje con recompensas - 13/10/2019

La iniciativa de reciclaje 5.0 Reciclos premia a los vecinos que depositan correctamente los envases con sorteos y donaciones a proyectos de mejora de la ciudad

Clique para acessar Pepenadores e IP frenan ley de reciclaje - 13/10/2019

Consideran que daba control de residuos a municipios y quitaba empleo a recolectores de basura

Clique para acessar Reciclaje de bateras ser clave para vehculos elctricos, afirma ganador de Nobel de Qumica - 13/10/2019

Reciclar bateras es la clave para asegurar suficientes materias primas para impulsar el aumento de la demanda de vehculos elctricos, segn un ganador del Premio Nobel de Qumica.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola fabrica su primera botella de plstico reciclado de basura marina - 12/10/2019

A partir de 2020, tiene previsto eliminar 1.380 toneladas de plstico de los packs de latas del mercado ibrico, que sern sustituidos por cartn con certificado PEFC

Clique para acessar Industria Reciclaje de residuos plsticos 2019 el crecimiento global del mercado - 07/10/2019

De Reciclaje de residuos plásticos Industria 2019 El informe de Investigación de mercado global presenta un análisis en profundidad del tamaño del mercado de Reciclaje de residuos plásticos, crecimiento, participación, segmentos, fabricantes y tecnologías, tendencias clave, impulsores del mercado, desafíos, estandarización, modelos de implementación, oportunidades, hoja de ruta futura y previsión para 2025 .

Clique para acessar Cinco firmas almerienses trabajan en la reduccin de residuos inorgnicos - 07/10/2019

Se trata de CASI, Parquenat, Cortijo Cuevas, Coprohnjar y Caparrs Nature, que ya han puesto en marcha los trabajos del proyecto Reinwaste

Clique para acessar Bilbao acoge la cita mundial de referencia sobre residuos y economa circular - 07/10/2019

Ms de 1.200 expertos de 70 pases se dan cita a partir de maana en Bilbao en el 29 Congreso Mundial de la Asociacin Internacional de Residuos Slidos (ISWA por sus siglas en ingles), en la que se analizarn las estrategias para avanzar en la gestin sostenible de los desechos slidos.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje y la economa circular estn de moda - 07/10/2019

Solo para la creacin y elaboracin de una polera bsica se requieren 3 mil litros de agua, los cuales son utilizados en la formacin del material algodn, en el proceso de tinte, lavado, procesos que de acuerdo a la experta en marketing y diseadora que lleg desde Santa Cruz a la ciudad de Tarija, Cinthia Zeballos, son altamente destructivos para el medio ambiente.

Clique para acessar Plsticos biodegradables compostables representan menos del 1 de la demanda - 06/10/2019

Los plsticos biodegradables compostables representan menos del 1 de total de la demanda, dijo el director del Instituto Nacional de Tecnologa Industrial argentino (INTI), Alejandro Ariosti, este viernes 4 de octubre de 2019.

Clique para acessar Espa&241a no cumplir los objetivos marcados por la UE en materia de reciclaje textil ni en 2020 ni en 2025 - 06/10/2019

La Comunidad Valenciana y, por extensin, otras CCAA del resto de Espa&241a no estarn en condiciones de alcanzar los objetivos fijados por la UE en materia de reciclabilidad del textil "ni en 2020 ni en 2025", de acuerdo con el ltimo estudio publicado por la Asociacin Ibrica de Reciclaje Textil (ASIRTEX) en el marco de Ecofira en Valencia.

Clique para acessar Se puede reducir la basura con energa solar? - 06/10/2019

La idea es emplear esta energa renovable para secar residuos urbanos y el lodo resultante de la depuracin de aguas residuales.

Clique para acessar Todo preparado para ISWA 2019, el gran congreso mundial de gestin de residuos - 06/10/2019

Con el lema Circular Economy, what are you doing? y bajo la organizacin de ATEGRUS, en colaboracin con ISWA, se celebrar entre los das 7 y 9 de octubre en el Palacio Euskalduna de Bilbao, habiendo confirmado ya su asistencia ms de 1.200 personas de 70 pases.

Clique para acessar Upcycling: la tendencia de transformar residuos en objetos de valor - 06/10/2019

No slo se conformaron con separar sus desechos, sino que decidieron levantar un emprendimiento con ellos. Esta es la historia de tres innovadores que llevaron el reciclaje a un paso ms all.

Clique para acessar Declararon nula la ley sobre incineracin de residuos - 06/10/2019

La jueza Elena Liberatori declar la nulidad de la ley 5966 que autoriz la incineracin de residuos en la ciduad de Buenos Aires a la vez que exhort al Gobierno a extremar el cuidado del medio ambiente y la selud integral. La ley aprobada en 2018 fue denunciada en su momento por cooperativas de trabajo y ONGs.

Clique para acessar El plstico perfecto fabricado con pieles y escamas de pescado - 06/10/2019

El adis al plstico est ms cerca! El MarinaTex, una alternativa innovadora, orgnica y biodegradable al plstico tradicional fabricado con los subproductos de la industria pesquera.

Clique para acessar Casi la mitad de lo que se echa al rechazo es materia orgnica - 06/10/2019

El Consistorio est desarrollando una campaa para mejorar lo que los hernaniarras depositan como rechazo

Clique para acessar Qu es la termovalorizacin? - 06/10/2019

Las modificaciones a la ley de Basura Cero, aprobadas en 2018, permiten someter los residuos urbanos no reciclables a un tratamiento conocido como termovalorizacin, un proceso para quemar basura y recuperar la energa de la combustin. Las plantas de termovalorizacin aprovechan el calor de los residuos mediante una combustin controlada en un sistema cerrado en donde las emisiones se tratan qumicamente.

Clique para acessar ONU propone mejor gestin de residuos en el marco del Da Mundial del Hbitat - 06/10/2019

New York, EEUU.- El prximo 7 de octubre se celebrar el Da Mundial del Hbitat, promovido por la Organizacin de las Naciones Unidas (ONU), que este ao propone la gestin de residuos como el principal tema a atender para mejorar la calidad de vida de los habitantes del mundo, as como las propuestas para su disminucin.

Clique para acessar El Everest, cada vez con ms residuos - 23/09/2019

Cuando la japonesa Junko Tabei coron el Everest la nieve era blanca y sin residuos. Esto contrasta con la actualidad.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje de residuos: crnica de un fracaso - 23/09/2019

El programa que arranc en 2015 no prosper y hoy los miembros de la ARB deben trabajar sobre el manto de basura. La cinta transportadora nunca funcion.

Clique para acessar Busca UE reciclar 10 millones de toneladas de plstico - 23/09/2019

Alrededor de 100 socios pblicos y privados que cubren toda la cadena de valor de los plsticos firmaron una declaracin a fin de promover acciones voluntarias para que el mercado de plsticos reciclados funcione bien en la Unin Europea (UE).

Clique para acessar No ms plstico en Guatemala - 22/09/2019

El sbado 22 de septiembre de 2018, hace un ao exacto, en esta columna del Diario La Hora fue publicada la nota Exijamos bolsas de papel y no plstico y el Artculo dice as en su prrafo de entrada: Cito. Se lleg el momento en que los guatemaltecos realicemos una labor eficaz individual y colectiva en favor de nuestra patria y de nuestro planeta, en virtud de que nuestra patria es nuestro hogar, as como nuestro Planeta Tierra es el nico hogar verdadero que tenemos en el universo.

Clique para acessar Doa Juana, relleno de irregularidades segn Personera - 22/09/2019

Esa entidad le puso el ojo al lugar donde se depositan 6.900 toneladas de residuos de los bogotanos cada da.

Clique para acessar La supuesta importacin de residuos al pas - 21/09/2019

Se intenta politizar arteramente un tema del que el mundo ya acredita sobrada experiencia en el fomento de la economa circular y el desarrollo sustentable

Clique para acessar Tratamiento trmico de residuos contra el cambio climtico - 21/09/2019

La produccin de residuos ganaderos en la Unin Europea supera los 1,4 billones de toneladas anuales, donde es la principal utilizacin su aplicacin a suelos agrcolas como enmienda orgnica.

Clique para acessar Los mviles usados recogidos en Lorca se convierten en rboles para recuperar el monte El Madroo y Los Alhageces - 21/09/2019

Los ms de 2.400 mviles en desuso recogidos en Lorca, a travs de la campaa 1rbolx1Mvil, han comenzado a convertirse en pinos, encinas y otras especies autctonas del monte lorquino El Madroo y los Alhageces.

Clique para acessar Seat participar de un proyecto europeo para convertir residuos urbanos en biometano - 21/09/2019

Life Landfill Biofuel tiene 4,6 millones de euros de presupuesto y estar financiado en un 55 por la Comisin Europea

Clique para acessar Los materiales reciclables son el futuro del plstico? - 20/09/2019

Pone en prctica la economa circular: nada se crea, nada se desperdicia, todo se convierte.

Clique para acessar El 96,4 de los ciudadanos recicla sus residuos - 20/09/2019

Poner remedio a la grave crisis climtica requiere de una actuacin inmediata y proactiva de todas las partes implicadas: entidades, administraciones y ciudadanos. Como consumidores es fundamental que tengamos informacin suficiente y veraz sobre las consecuencias de nuestros actos y qu podemos hacer al respecto.

Clique para acessar Indonesia repatra 547 contenedores de basura a pases ricos (Espaa incluida) - 20/09/2019

En los ltimos dos meses han sido intervenidos ms de 2.000 contenedores llegados irregularmente a puertos de este pas asitico

Clique para acessar Gestin integral de residuos: todos por el mismo camino? - 20/09/2019

Empresas de servicios pblicos tienen la oportunidad de ser protagonistas en el cierre de brechas entre esquemas tradicionales y la economa circular.

Clique para acessar Plantean que ciudadanos canjeen sus residuos slidos por entradas a museos - 20/09/2019

La iniciativa legislativa sugiere la creacin de una tarjeta denominada "Ecobonus", en la cual los ciudadanos podrn acumular los puntos bonus que se les otorgue a cambio de sus residuos slidos

Clique para acessar La industria plstica disea su poltica para el reciclaje - 20/09/2019

Los industriales elaboran junto al Gobierno, una propuesta de ley. Buscan que la norma reemplace la ordenanza municipal que regula el plstico de un solo uso.

Clique para acessar Europa se fija en el Plan Revitaliza - 20/09/2019

La agencia europea Zero Waste Europe lanzar este viernes en toda Europa su publicacin monogrfica sobre el Plan Revitaliza de la Diputacin Provincial tras considerarlo una "experiencia ambiental relevante" y asegurar que es un "caso de estudio" en la gestin de la basura aplicable en muchas zonas de la UE.

Clique para acessar Empresa antioquea inventa sistema inteligente para cambiar residuos slidos por dinero - 20/09/2019

Saba usted que cada segundo que pasa se producen ms de 190 kilos de desperdicios en el mundo? Esto equivale a mas de 6 millones de toneladas de material contaminante por ao, en su mayora residuos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Burger King y McDonalds reducirn sus juguetes de plstico en Reino Unido - 20/09/2019

El medio ambiente necesita que se tomen medidas a su favor de forma urgente. Poco a poco las acciones para reducir los residuos van desarrollndose. La ltima que conocemos viene de la mano de dos de las cadenas de comida rpida ms populares del mundo, McDonalds y Burger King.

Clique para acessar Klean Kanteen presenta ‘Classic‘, una botella de acero, reutilizable sin residuos plsticos para deportistas - 20/09/2019

La empresa familiar estadounidense Klean Kanteen presenta la botella de agua ‘Classic‘, de acero inoxidable, ligera, resistente, reutilizable y sin residuos plsticos (BPA) para hidratarse durante la vida diaria y la prctica deportiva, informa en un comunicado.

Clique para acessar Del granero del mundo al basurero del mundo - 20/09/2019

Semanas atrs, en el Boletn Oficial apareci un decreto que nos sobresalt a muchos, el 591/2019, que parece ser el huevo de la serpiente de un problema medioambiental que tendremos los argentinos en algunos aos.

Clique para acessar Presentan en Barcelona el primer edificio de Espaa basado en la economa circular - 19/09/2019

Los materiales utilizados en su construccin se pueden extraer del edificio para ser transformados y reutilizados en el futuro sin apenas generar residuos.

Clique para acessar Con residuos tecnolgicos reciclados, crean dispositivos para personas ciegas e hipoacsicas - 19/09/2019

Este martes se llev a cabo una nueva edicin de la Feria Zonal de Ciencia y Tecnologa, y entre los ms de 30 proyectos presentados por alumnos de las diversas instituciones educativas participantes, se encuentra Adaptados con-ciencia RAEE.

Clique para acessar Siemens eliminar el plstico y otros residuos en sus oficinas - 19/09/2019

La compaa pondr en marcha una serie de medidas como la eliminacin de las botellas de plstico y las latas y el uso de vasos biodegradables o de otros materiales como cristal o cermica.

Clique para acessar El tratamiento trmico de residuos ayuda a luchar contra el cambio climtico - 19/09/2019

Un equipo de cientficos, con participacin espaola, ha comprobado que la utilizacin de biochar (biocarbn) e hidrochar (carbonizacin hidrotermal) puede reducir hasta un 97 las emisiones de CO2 con respecto al uso de residuos ganaderos. Adems, tras el tratamiento trmico estos materiales se convierten en fertilizantes de liberacin lenta que pueden aumentar el rendimiento de los cultivos.

Clique para acessar Entendiendo la Ley de Gestin Integral de Residuos. - 19/09/2019

La abogada analiza cmo cambia la gestin de residuos en Uruguay con la ley aprobada recientemente por el Parlamento.

Clique para acessar Recolectores de residuos marcharn contra el nuevo decreto del gobierno - 19/09/2019

La resolucin permitira la importacin de "residuos valorizados" y desde el sector local reclaman la falta de polticas pblicas para reconocer su trabajo.

Clique para acessar Ms de 200 familias comen en el basural de Paran. - 15/09/2019

Los alimentos que Vctor Jacobs consume no llegan a sus manos a travs de un recorrido lgico. Empiezan en la gndola de los supermercados de Paran, Entre Ros, y pasan a ser parte de la dieta de alguna familia que luego tira lo que sobra en el cesto de basura.

Clique para acessar El &8220basural&8221 de la 9 de Julio: as qued despus de 40 horas de acampe - 15/09/2019

Los movimientos sociales levantaron este viernes por la ma&241ana el acampe que realizaban desde el mircoles en la avenida 9 de Julio, pero detrs suyo dejaron toda la basura que se fue acumulando durante el corte y la protesta.

Clique para acessar Cmo se debe reciclar correctamente? Recicladores explican - 15/09/2019

En Bogot se producen 6.300 toneladas de residuos al da. Cerca de 23.000 personas se dedican a separarlos, pero la poca disciplina de los ciudadanos dificulta su labor.

Clique para acessar Cmo es el proceso del reciclaje? - 15/09/2019

De toda la basura que se genera en Mxico, solo el 15 por ciento se recicla, por lo que es importante fomentar esta actividad. Te presentamos cul es el procedimiento.

Clique para acessar Compostaje comunitario: guas de implantacin y seguimiento - 15/09/2019

El compostaje aprovecha los residuos orgnicos generados por las actividades domsticas. Su beneficio ambiental y econmico es considerable, porque obtiene nuevos recursos con valor aadido como el compost, cuya aplicacin al suelo mejora su fertilidad, calidad y salud.

Clique para acessar Conoc la impresionante isla de basura, formada por residuos plsticos - 15/09/2019

La isla est ubicada entre Hawi y California y ya es tres veces ms grande que Francia. Un estudio puso en evidencia que est formada por plsticos y que crece ao a ao.

Clique para acessar Nueva sentencia de la justicia europea sobre el concepto de residuo - 15/09/2019

Mediante esta sentencia aclaratoria del Tribunal de Justicia Europeo se aplica la doctrina consolidada sobre el concepto de residuo, en un caso de condena por traslado de residuos de una partida de artculos electrnicos desde Pases Bajos hasta Tanzania, incumpliendo el Reglamento 1013/2006. Esta partida estaba compuesta por pequeos electrodomsticos que fueron retirados por el vendedor.


800 paneles diarios para la construccin producir la primera planta de economa circular del rubro en el pas, la cual procesar cuatro toneladas por da de residuos textiles, la mayora de ellos mermas provenientes de esta actividad en galpones del sistema franco iquiqueo.

Clique para acessar Fuerte oposicin a iniciativas de ley de reciclaje en California - 15/09/2019

Grandes recicladores sealan que leyes de empaque no logran diferenciar los artculos en funcin de la capacidad de reciclaje y el desempeo ambiental general

Clique para acessar Rescatan una tortuga rodeada de plsticos y residuos en la Malvarrosa de Valncia - 15/09/2019

El animal ha sido trasladado al Oceanogrfic para su recuperacin

Clique para acessar Ciudadanos que recolecten mayor cantidad de residuos inorgnicos sern premiados con un viaje - 14/09/2019

Con el objetivo de contribuir al medio ambiente y la disminucin de residuos slidos en la ciudad de Juliaca, se viene organizando el concurso nacional denominado RECICLATON.

Clique para acessar En Colombia, por cada 10 botellas plsticas que salen al mercado solo se reciclan 3 - 14/09/2019

En el pas hay dos empresas transformadoras de PET que procesan al ao unas 31.200 toneladas de estas botellas, mientras la industria demanda alrededor de 49.000 toneladas. El llamado es a aumentar las tasas de acopio.

Clique para acessar Cmara de Diputados aprob la creacin de la ley integral de residuos - 14/09/2019

Esta ley establece un marco regulatorio para el manejo de los residuos tanto para las empresas como para el consumidor.

Clique para acessar Que Argentina no sea el basurero del mundo: piden la nulidad de la importacin de residuos - 14/09/2019

La Federacin de Cartoneros junto con Greenpeace y la Asociacin de Abogados Ambientalistas presentaron un recurso de revocatoria A su vez, avanza en el Congreso un proyecto de ley. El objetivo es la derogacin del decreto que modific la ley de Residuos Peligrosos para permitir el ingreso de reciclables sin el certificado de inocuidad.

Clique para acessar La ONU avala las plantas de valorizacin energtica - 14/09/2019

La ONU ha reconocido la utilidad y la importancia de la actividad de las plantas de valorizacin energtica por todo el planeta, as como su papel clave en las polticas de gestin de residuos locales y en la reduccin de las emisiones de gases invernadero.

Clique para acessar Piden la nulidad del decreto que habilita la importacin de residuos - 14/09/2019

El decreto que modific la ley de Residuos Peligrosos para permitir el ingreso de reciclables sin el certificado de inocuidad ya enfrenta dos pedidos de nulidad.

Clique para acessar En un 43 se increment el reciclaje en el ltimo ao en Bogot - 14/09/2019

En un ao se han entregado 10.000 millones a la poblacin recicladora en Bogot.

Clique para acessar Dnde va la basura que producimos a diario en nuestros hogares? - 14/09/2019

Conoce el proceso al que se someten los residuos domiciliarios en el relleno sanitario Colihues La Yesca, el sitio de disposicin final donde llega la mayor parte de estos desechos en la Regin de OHiggins.

Clique para acessar Cubanos "bucean" para sobrevivir en el gran basurero de la Calle 100 en La Habana - 14/09/2019

El grupo opositor cubano Frente de Accin Orlando Zapata denunci en sus redes sociales la creciente cantidad de personas que han convertido el vertedero de la calle 100, en Marianao, en un medio de supervivencia.

Clique para acessar De Basura Cero a importar residuos - 14/09/2019

De Pobreza Cero a 1 milln de nuevos indigentes en slo un ao. El decreto que permite importar residuos peligrosos es anticonstitucional y descuida a los trabajadores sociales del reciclaje.

Clique para acessar Carretoneros no quieren modelo motorizado - 08/09/2019

Optan por solicitar prrroga bajo sus condiciones

Clique para acessar Industria Reciclaje de residuos plsticos 2019 el crecimiento del mercado global, tamao, demanda, las tendencias, penetraciones y Previsin 2025 - 08/09/2019

De Reciclaje de residuos plásticos Industria 2019 El informe de Investigación de mercado global presenta un análisis en profundidad del tamaño del mercado de Reciclaje de residuos plásticos, crecimiento, participación, segmentos, fabricantes y tecnologías, tendencias clave, impulsores del mercado, desafíos, estandarización, modelos de implementación, oportunidades, hoja de ruta futura y previsión para 2025 .

Clique para acessar Qu son los envases del futuro? - 08/09/2019

Empresas como Coca-Cola reciclan miles de toneladas de PET en Mxico, sin embargo, en el pas se generan 300 millones de toneladas de plsticos al ao.

Clique para acessar Se inaugur una muestra de figuras de caucho reciclado en Guayaquil - 08/09/2019

Son esculturas elaboradas a base de neumticos.

Clique para acessar Alba, la mquina que promueve el reciclaje: da dinero por cada botella de plstico reciclada - 08/09/2019

Se pretenden instalar hasta 29 mquinas de este tipo por todo Ecuador

Clique para acessar Las cooperativas cartoneras van contra el basurero del mundo - 08/09/2019

Artigos relacionados em outras fontes.

Clique para acessar "No tenemos ninguna necesidad de importar residuos" - 08/09/2019

Argentina importar basura?, Seremos el basurero del mundo?. De qu va el reciente Decreto mediante el cual nuestro pas comprara importara residuos, incluidos los "peligrosos".

Clique para acessar La Era del Plstico: expertos creen que los residuos fluyen libremente hacia los ocanos - 08/09/2019

Investigadores de la Universidad de California en San Diego en EE.UU. sugieren que las capas de plstico presentes en los sedimentos podran ser usadas para marcar el antropoceno, era geolgica caracterizada por la intensa actividad humana, que podra incluso ser denominada Edad del Plstico. La investigacin, publicada esta semana en la revista Science, se bas en el anlisis de capas anuales en las costas de California que datan de 1834.

Clique para acessar El decreto para importar basura reactiv las crticas a la gestin de residuos en el pas - 08/09/2019

Los especialistas advierten sobre el riesgo potencial de que ingresen residuos peligrosos y sealan que el Gobierno decidi traer de afuera lo que ac no se trata en vez de invertir en infraestructura de reciclado.

Clique para acessar Clasificadores apoyan "Ley de residuos" y exigen eliminar zonas de exclusin - 08/09/2019

El prximo 11 de setiembre se votar en diputados la ley de gestin integral de residuos, tambin llamada Ley de residuos que ya tiene media sancin en el Senado.

Clique para acessar Un inexplicable decreto de Macri - 04/09/2019

Estuve varias horas intentando comprender qu se le habr pasado por la cabeza Mauricio Macri, Marcos Pea y Dante Sica la semana pasada cuando, en medio de la crisis socioeconmica ms grave desde 2001 tomaron una lapicera y firmaron el decreto 591/19 [N. de la R: referido a importacin de residuos]. Se les habr escapado la tortuga en el vasto ocano de su incompetencia, estarn pergeando algn negociado o en verdad son tan despiadados como para hacer una cosa as en este momento?

Clique para acessar Convierten residuos en abono - 04/09/2019

Ingeniero de la UPAPEP cre un producto para transformar los desechos de las mascotas

Clique para acessar Basura, monstruo de mil cabezas - 18/08/2019

Entre la ignorancia de cmo separar los residuos, una generacin excesiva de basura y la quema de sta

Clique para acessar El Gobierno no descarta una planta incineradora de basura como solucin para Ceuta - 18/08/2019

El Gobierno de la Ciudad est atento a la evolucin de las nuevas tecnologas de valorizacin de basura domstica como solucin a los problemas de Ceuta, obligada, por la Unin Europea como todos los municipios espaoles a reducir la generacin de residuos y aumentar el porcentaje que se recicla.

Clique para acessar Reciclado en manos cartoneras: un trabajo que viaja en tren a carga - 18/08/2019

Desde la ciudad de Tandil, provincia de Buenos Aires, la Cooperativa de Recicladores Urbanos realiz el primer envo de materiales reciclables hacia la Capital Federal tras un acuerdo con la empresa Ferrosur.

Clique para acessar La botella plstica que descarts puede convertirse en un termotanque solar - 18/08/2019

Lo que se necesitan son ms botellas, dicen desde la Ong Por el Silencio, ese grupo de jvenes de entre 20 y 25 aos que tiene como premisa generar un cambio en un barrio de Concordia en el cual el abandono y la marginacin social se encuentran naturalizados.

Clique para acessar La industria todava no ha encontrado la mejor solucin para reciclar las bateras usadas de los coches elctricos - 18/08/2019

Con el crecimiento de las ventas y flotas de coches elctricos, la problemtica sobre qu hacer con las bateras usadas que han llegado al final de su vida til en los vehculos elctricos se hace cada vez mayor. Una asociacin de importadores de vehculos en Suiza, Auto-Schweiz, est trabajando en encontrar una solucin de reciclaje apta para toda la industria del coche elctrico.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola busca desmitificar al reciclaje - 18/08/2019

La Industria Mexicana de Coca-Cola busca erradicar uno de los ms grandes mitos del reciclaje.

Clique para acessar Basura: un da seremos Delhi - 18/08/2019

Cerca de la Universidad Islmica de Delhi hay un mercadito donde se pueden comprar cosas bsicas: papel higinico, agua, vino (en la tienda oficial), galletitas para el hambre de medianoche.

Clique para acessar Santos avana com projeto para usina piloto de compostagem de resduos orgnicos - 17/08/2019

Prefeitura j aprovou uso de trecho da Alemoa, e tambm definiu empresa responsvel pela instalao do equipamento

Clique para acessar Brasil negocia crdito de 500 mdd con el banco de los Brics para acciones de calidad ambiental urbana - 17/08/2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, 15 ago (Xinhua) El gobierno brasileo anunci hoy que negocia un crdito de 500 millones de dlares con el banco de los Brics (NDB) para realizar acciones de calidad ambiental urbana en varios municipios del pas.

Clique para acessar De qu manera la basura plstica acelera el cambio climtico - 17/08/2019

Segn la ONU, hay 300 millones de toneladas de residuos plsticos que se producen cada ao. Adems de la grave contaminacin que implica su quema, la exposicin solar de los que no son tratados, tambin genera gases de efecto invernadero

Clique para acessar La industria cementera andaluza evita que 168.705 toneladas de residuos acaben en vertederos en 2017, un 6 del total - 17/08/2019

La industria cementera andaluza evita que 168.705 toneladas de residuos acaben en vertederos en 2017, un 6 del total.

Clique para acessar Insiste Valorsum en incineradora suspendida en 2016, dice OSC - 12/08/2019

Patricia Gonzlez Escalona, integrante del Frente de Comunidades Unidas de Tizayuca, acus que presuntamente se retom la construccin de la planta incineradora de basura en Tepojaco, perteneciente a Valorsum, pese a haber sido suspendida hace casi tres aos por no tener licencia ni estudios de impacto ambiental.

Clique para acessar Admite Ayuntamiento contaminacin de mantos freticos por basurero - 12/08/2019

La contaminacin de una laguna ubicada a unos metros del basurero municipal, fue reconocida por la dependencia a travs de la direccin de Proteccin Civil Municipal, sealando que se hizo el acordonamiento para evitar ms daos al manto fretico.

Clique para acessar Infraestructura agro-plstica para uso en la industria silvoagropecuaria - 12/08/2019

El uso de la madera en la construccin de infraestructura en los campos est siendo cada vez menos utilizada, debido a su escasez y una tendencia alcista en los precios que hacen repensar en otras alternativas.

Clique para acessar Cuatro millones de personas sustentan su vida en el reciclaje - 12/08/2019

En Amrica Latina y el Caribe, cuatro millones de personas obtienen su sustento de vida mediante la recoleccin, transporte, separacin y venta de materiales reciclables, tales como cartn, papel, vidrio, plstico y metal.

Clique para acessar El Dagma y recicladores de oficio buscan darle una nueva cara a los ros de Cali - 12/08/2019

Durante tres meses se realizaran intervenciones de limpieza en causes y riberas de ros para darle mejora a la calidad del agua del municipio.

Clique para acessar Australia no exportar ms residuos a pases pobres para proteger los ocanos - 12/08/2019

No habr exportacin de plsticos, papel y vidrio a otros pases pues corremos el riesgo de que luego floten en nuestros ocanos", ha indicado el primer ministro australiano

Clique para acessar Aduanas chinas interceptan 36 toneladas de residuos importados - 12/08/2019

DALIAN, 8 ago (Xinhua) Funcionarios de las aduanas de la ciudad costera de Dalian, en la provincia nororiental china de Liaoning, interceptaron 35,74 toneladas de desechos a principios de esta semana.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de papel en Espaa: cifras clave del sector - 12/08/2019

Uno de los mayores retos en cuanto al reciclaje en Espaa es, sin duda, la industria del papel. En la actualidad, se trata de una de las ms complicadas y con mayor campo de trabajo, dado el incremento de desechos de papel que se han acumulado en el pas, y en el resto de Europa.

Clique para acessar 4 millones de personas en el mundo sustentan su vida del reciclaje - 12/08/2019

Coca-Cola present en un foro empresarial modelos de reciclaje inclusivo y casos de xito de programas desarrollados en Mxico y Brasil.

Clique para acessar Chile se une en la primera gran cruzada de reciclaje electrnico - 12/08/2019

Ms de 10 mil kilmetros y ms de 50 localidades en 90 das recorrer el Retruck, una solucin mvil de gestin de residuos que espera recolectar unos 20 mil kilos de norte a sur del pas.

Clique para acessar Madrid estrena papeleras de plstico para los grandes eventos - 12/08/2019

Son peculiares y, como tal, estn llamando la atencin de muchos vecinos y paseantes porque estn prcticamente de estreno. Se trata de las nuevas papeleras de Madrid: grandes bolsas de plstico traslcidas que cuelgan de farolas y seales en diferentes calles del centro, que celebra estos das sus fiestas, San Cayetano, San Lorenzo y La Paloma.

Clique para acessar Empresarios y gobierno en guerra por toneladas de residuos de envases plsticos - 12/08/2019

La Dinama impulsa una ley para estatizar la gestin de envases. Esto puede llevar a que las empresas pasen de pagar US 4 millones a US 80 millones al ao. Desde la Cmara de Industrias se advierte que el cambio se trasladar al precio de los productos, y que la mayora son de la canasta bsica.

Clique para acessar Humus: qu es? cmo se genera? - 12/08/2019

Hoy los huertos urbanos nos permiten cultivar vegetales en el balcn y el compostaje urbano nutrir estas plantas al mismo tiempo que reducimos nuestros residuos. Hemos hablado largo y tendido sobre el compostaje estas ltimas semanas pero aun nos queda un tema por tocar: el humus.

Clique para acessar Lombricomposta, una actividad para producir menos residuos en casa - 12/08/2019

La prctica es antigua, y no demanda grandes cuidados, en cambio, los beneficios son considerables. Se pueden llegar a reciclar hasta 40 kilos de basura orgnica por mes

Clique para acessar LIndonsie en action contre la pollution plastique - 09/08/2019

Deux mois descale en Indonsie sachvent pour les quipes de Race for Water qui repartent avec des images trs fortes en tte, submerges par de grandes motions face la dure ralit qui touche des enfants, des femmes et des hommes qui passent leur vie sur des monceaux de dchets.

Clique para acessar Terrible quotidien dans un village plastique en Indonsie - 09/08/2019

Deux films marquants avec des images douloureuses dune population innocente qui croule sous les dchets du monde Race for Water nous emmne en Indonsie, proche de Surabaya, la deuxime plus grande ville aprs Jakarta, dans le Plastic Village , symbole du dsastre environnemental li la pollution plastique mondiale qui nous menace !

Clique para acessar El Ecoparque busca salida a 36.200 toneladas de basura - 07/08/2019

Lo que hasta el ao 2011 era calificado como compost y fertilizante agrario, ha pasado a ser producto bioestabilizado sin uso definido claro. El cambio legal ha generado una montaa de desechos en Cortes


Este pequeo animalito es el nico que se come el plstico, por lo que es una excelente oportunidad para biodegradar el plstico de la Tierra.

Clique para acessar El 96 de los espa&241oles reclama ms puntos de reciclaje en las playas - 07/08/2019

Casi un 35 de los espa&241oles opina que las playas no estn limpias, aunque un 32 reconoce que no hace nada cuando encuentran residuos

Clique para acessar Compostagem alternativa para transformar lixo orgnico em adubo - 07/08/2019

Este biolgo mexicano dio con un mtodo que desintegra las colillas sin dejar residuos txicos y creando un material que se puede volver a usar.

Clique para acessar Pilas orgnicas con residuos de pltano, aguacate y caa - 07/08/2019

Algunos componentes de la cscara del pltano, la pepa de aguacate y el bagazo de la caa de azcar seran una materia prima idnea para reemplazar los elementos contaminantes de las pilas o bateras de celulares, computadores y algunos electrodomsticos.

Clique para acessar La casa de plstico reciclado - 04/08/2019

Tiene el aspecto de una casa normal, pero tambin algo que la hace nica: puede resistir huracanes y est fabricada con ms de 600.000 botellas plsticas recicladas, dando una innovadora solucin al exceso de residuos contaminantes.

Clique para acessar Dejan de entregar unos 2.200M de bolsas plsticas en Chile desde 2018 - 04/08/2019

Santiago. Un total de 2.200 millones de bolsas de plstico se han dejado de entregar desde agosto de 2018 en todo Chile, cuando entr en vigor la ley que prohbe la distribucin de este tipo de empaques en los comercios, inform este viernes la ministra chilena de Medio Ambiente, Carolina Schmidt.

Clique para acessar Ahogados por el plstico: la contaminacin en mares y ocanos crece de forma alarmante - 04/08/2019

Cada segundo, las personas arrojan ms de 200 kilos de plstico al agua. El 70 se va al fondo marino y el 15 se queda flotando. Amenaza a las especies marinas y a la salud humana

Clique para acessar La revolucin de la vida sin plstico - 04/08/2019

Acciones cotidianas como utilizar bolsas de tela o comprar productos frescos no envasados contribuyen a producir menos residuos de este material

Clique para acessar Los participantes a la iniciativa Let‘s Clean Up Europe recogen una tercera parte ms de residuos que en 2018 - 04/08/2019

Los participantes en la edicin 2019 de la iniciativa Let‘s Clean Up Europe (LCUE) han recogido 2.922 kilos de residuos retirados del medio natural, un 31,5 ms que el ao anterior, cuando se recogieron unos 2.000.

Clique para acessar Pases del sudeste asitico piden terminar con el vertido de residuos a escalas continentales - 04/08/2019

La Asociacin de Naciones del Sudeste Asitico expres su consternacin por el movimiento transfronterizo de residuos peligrosos

Clique para acessar Basura que se transforma en arte - 04/08/2019

Cualquier elemento de desecho se puede convertir en una obra de arte si cae en las manos adecuadas. Con ingenio y habilidad, se puede sacar de unas botellas de plstico una llamativa lmpara de pared o de unas cmaras de aire de bicicletas una escultura mural.

Clique para acessar Con material reciclado se elabora mobiliario - 04/08/2019

Ecuaplastic hace productos con componentes que vienen del tetrabrik reutilizado. El 80 lo importa, pues no hay cultura de reciclaje en Ecuador.

Clique para acessar La Ciudad estudia transformar las algas en compostaje para las zonas verdes - 04/08/2019

Ante la cantidad que llega a las costas, se realizan pruebas para obtener utilidad de esta invasin

Clique para acessar ‘La mejor basura es la que no se genera‘ - 02/08/2019

Cd. de Mxico, Mxico (28 julio 2019).- Con menos de 250 gramos de residuos en su departamento, el ambientalista Arnold Ricalde genera, en una semana, menos de una cuarta parte de lo que un capitalino promedio genera al da.

Clique para acessar Proyecto suizo para mejorar sanidad ambiental en Bolivia - 02/08/2019

La cooperacin suiza desarrolla un proyecto de gestin ambiental en Bolivia, donde 339 municipios conviven an con vertederos de basuras al aire libre y retenciones de aguas servidas que ocasionan daos en el medio ambiente y en la salud, sobre todo, diarreas o insuficiencia respiratoria.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje, una leccin no aprendida - 02/08/2019

Mara Taco ha dedicado 18 aos de su vida a recuperar lo reusable. Diariamente se toca con la incultura ciudadana de no separar la basura de lo que an sirve

Clique para acessar La separacin de basura en la Ciudad de Mxico va a la baja - 02/08/2019

En dos aos, tanto los habitantes de la ciudad como sus servicios de limpia han bajado la guardia

Clique para acessar Europa en alerta: Oriente Medio se ahoga en su propia basura y amenaza al Mediterrneo - 02/08/2019

Los pases rabes han optado por las polticas de parches en la gestin de los residuos con basureros temporales y la quema incontrolada de la basura al aire libre en zonas residenciales

Clique para acessar Tecnologa de reciclaje de Israel est revolucionando los residuos slidos a nivel mundial - 02/08/2019

Para 2050, se espera que la produccin mundial de desechos slidos municipales aumente de 2.010 millones de toneladas anuales a 3.400 millones de toneladas colosales.

Clique para acessar Mares Circulares: el ambicioso proyecto para hacer frente a los residuos en costas y fondos marinos - 02/08/2019

Gracias al proyecto de Coca-Cola el ao pasado se limpiaron 82 playas de Espaa y Portugal y se contribuy a la conservacin de varios entornos marinos protegidos.

Clique para acessar El compostaje de residuos ganaderos - 31/07/2019

El tratamiento que combina los residuos pecuarios con las hojas recolectadas en la limpieza de espacios verdes, genera oportunidades econmicas a los productores hortcolas y a la vez reduce los riesgos de contaminacin cruzada.

Clique para acessar Cambio residuos por entradas al cine. - 28/07/2019

La Municipalidad de Colonia Caroya sortear tickets entre las familias que cumplan con la separacin diferenciada de residuos.

Clique para acessar Consultora en Estrategia de Valorizacin y Disposicin Final de Residuos de Construccin y Demolicin para Montevideo - 28/07/2019

Consultora en Estrategia de Valorizacin y Disposicin Final de Residuos de Construccin y Demolicin para Montevideo Diagnstico y Lineamientos de propuestas de transformacin

Clique para acessar Ni de arroz ni de papel: por qu prohibir las bolsas de plstico no acabar con el problema - 28/07/2019

Estudios y expertos alertan de que la mera sustitucin de las bolsas de plstico por otros materiales tiene impactos negativos y abogan por cambios ms profundos

Clique para acessar La reina Sofa ayuda en la recogida de basura del Mediterrneo - 28/07/2019

A bordo de un velero cientfico, Doa Sofa vuelve a concienciar para encontrar soluciones a la contaminacin martima

Clique para acessar Residuos de pltano, aguacate y caa serviran para crear pilas orgnicas - 28/07/2019

Buscan minimizar el problema de la contaminacin y que esta sea una forma de aprovechar los recursos naturales de la Regin Cafetera.

Clique para acessar Haz tu lombricomposta con residuos de caf - 28/07/2019

En el pabelln de caf que se ubica al interior de la Feria del Mezcal, se realizan diversos talleres y conferencias

Clique para acessar Mares Circulares: un proyecto para eliminar toneladas de residuos - 28/07/2019

La iniciativa de Coca-Cola en Espaa, que se enmarca en su transicin hacia la economa circular, cuenta con el apoyo de 170 organizaciones, alcanza los 15 puertos pesqueros y persigue la preservacin de 20 hbitats y reservas marinas

Clique para acessar Nuestro planeta Tierra sin residuos es posible gracias a la economa circular - 28/07/2019

Europa genera ms de 2,5 millones de toneladas de residuos al ao. Una cantidad excesiva, fruto del actual sistema productivo de usar y tirar, que hace que debamos replantearnos ese modelo, especialmente en materia de envases.

Clique para acessar Barcelona se une a la tendencia de Residuos Cero - 28/07/2019

La gastronoma, la moda y hasta el deporte se unen bajo una sola consigna: reutilizar todos los materiales

Clique para acessar Esta ciudad recompensa el reciclaje de plstico - 28/07/2019

Roma se suma a la lucha ambientalista con un novedoso proyecto que promete recompensar a quienes desde ahora se preocupen ms por el planeta. Se trata de unas mquinas que pagarn hasta 5 monedas por cada botella de plstico que se ingrese al contenedor.

Clique para acessar As son las medallas olmpicas de Tokio 2020, fabricadas con mviles reciclados - 28/07/2019

Las medallas que se entregarn en Tokyo 2020 estn fabricadas con materiales electrnicos reciclados, como mviles y ordenadores

Clique para acessar Ellos intercambian tu basura por plantas - 28/07/2019

A travs de una iniciativa, un colectivo de ambientalistas busca que en Mexicali se reduzca los desperdicios que termina en el relleno sanitario y a su vez promover la cultura de los huertos, parques y jardines en la ciudad.

Clique para acessar Recicladores urbanos encuentran un medio de vida en las montaas de basura de Buenos Aires - 28/07/2019

Decenas de personas abren bolsas de basura que pasan por una cinta mecnica, mientras con delgados guantes separan restos de frutas, verduras y otros residuos orgnicos de materiales que puedan reciclar, compactar y vender para subsistir en Argentina.

Clique para acessar Miles de toneladas menos de plstico: Todos los efectos del primer ao sin bolsas - 28/07/2019

Miles de toneladas menos de plstico, cambios de hbitos en los consumidores y nuevos envases sustitutos. La ley que prohibi las bolsas plsticas cumple el 3 de agosto un ao.

Clique para acessar Ecosistemas marinos: biodiversidad ocenica, complicada como en la tierra - 21/07/2019

As como hay grandes concentraciones de contaminacin en tierra firme, los ocenos tambin estn amenazados.

Clique para acessar Plantan rboles en el Relleno Sanitario - 21/07/2019

Previamente se realizaron trabajos de conformacin de las terracerias, para as poder lograr que los rboles crezcan y se mantengan con vida, y adems se cuente con una barrera natural en el basurero

Clique para acessar Ministerio del Medio Ambiente avanza en Estrategia Nacional de Residuos Orgnicos Domiciliarios - 21/07/2019

En poco tiempo, los residuos orgnicos generados en Chile tendrn que ser separados y dispuestos en contenedores especiales para que un camin los retire y lleve a una planta de compostaje.

Clique para acessar Europa no sabe qu hacer con millones de toneladas de papel y cartn para reciclar - 21/07/2019

Los recicladores aseguran que el exceso de este material por las restricciones chinas a los residuos europeos coloca al sector al borde del colapso

Clique para acessar San Martn no termina de resolver el tema de la basura - 21/07/2019

El vertedero regional de Alicur ya fue habilitado pero ahora el problema es el predio donde se construir la planta de transferencia. Debe estar cerca de la localidad ya que es el lugar donde se compactan los residuos para poder trasladarlos 150 kilmetros.

Clique para acessar Qu pases latinoamericanos han tomado medidas para reducir el plstico? - 21/07/2019

(CNN Espaol) Cachalotes con kilos de bolsas plsticas en el estmago, tortugas con partculas de plstico en sus intestinos, tiburones con anillos plsticos incrustados en sus agallas: el ocano se est ahogando en plstico. Segn el Foro Econmico Mundial, para 2050, habr ms plstico que peces en el mar.

Clique para acessar Sustentabilidad. Dnde empiezan los residuos textiles y cmo terminar con ellos - 21/07/2019

Mientras en el mundo se discute qu hacer con el excedente que genera la industria de la moda, tambin surge el interrogante de cmo terminar con ellos la economa circular da respuesta.

Clique para acessar Alambres de pas ecolgicos, a partir de residuos plsticos - 21/07/2019

Una novedad en Agroexpo 2019 es el alambre hbrido que reemplaza los viejos y peligrosos alambres para cercados.

Clique para acessar Shanghi: la ciudad ms poblada del mundo decide reciclar - 12/07/2019

Shanghi, la ciudad ms poblada del mundo con ms de 24 millones de habitantes es tambin una de las que ms basura producen, con nueve millones de toneladas al ao, de las cuales slo el 20 se recicla. Lanz un importante programa de reciclaje el 1 de julio, con cuatro botes de basura diferentes y reglas un tanto complicadas. Muchos residentes todava tienen dudas: la carne va a parar a los residuos "hmedos" es decir orgnicos pero a dnde van los huesos? Respuesta: los huesos de los animales pequeos como las aves de corral pueden pasar a los residuos orgnicos, porque se descomponen ms fcilmente, pero los huesos de cerdo o de ternera van a la incineradora. Ahora, hay cuatro contenedores en las residencias de Shanghi: reciclables, residuos hmedos, residuos secos no reciclables y, por ltimo, residuos peligrosos como las bateras elctricas. La principal novedad es el contenedor para residuos orgnicos, que deben ser transformados en compost o producir biogs. Los otros contenedores ya existan antes, pero no funcionaban. Esta vez, la ciudad est determinada a cambiar las cosas. Formar a 24 millones de personas a separar residuos Con el fin de dotarse de los medios para alcanzar su meta, Shanghi ha contratado a 1.700 instructores y ha organizado 13.000 sesiones de formacin. Pero adems, la ciudad puede contar con una slida red de voluntarios de los comits de barrio, que estn all para explicar a los residentes cmo separar los residuos. Probablemente se necesite algo de tiempo para que todo el mundo juega el juego, pero algunas residencias formaron parte de las zonas piloto, donde el sistema se puso en marcha un ao antes, y ya se puede hacer un primer balance. Recompensas y multas Al principio, segn los residentes, es un poco molesto porque ya no se puede tirar la basura en cualquier momento: los contenedores estn abiertos slo tres horas por la maana y tres horas por la tarde y se tira los desechos en presencia de los voluntarios. Eso, incluso despus de un ao, lo que significa que las autoridades todava no confan en la gente. Pero uno se acostumbra y termina funcionando bastante bien. Para fomentarlo, tambin existe un sistema de recompensas: los residentes ganan puntos cada vez que clasifican bien, puntos que pueden convertirse en jabn y pauelos. Para los que clasifican mal, sin embargo, la ciudad prev hasta 200 yuanes de multa, es decir 25 euros, para los particulares. Una sancin que puede ir hasta 60.000 euros para las empresas.

Clique para acessar Amics de la Terra pone el foco en el compostaje como "aliado" contra la crisis climtica Ver ms en: - 12/07/2019

PALMA DE MALLORCA, 10 (EUROPA PRESS) La entidad Amigos de la Tierra Espaa se ha referido al compostaje como una actividad "aliada" para combatir la crisis climtica al combatir la desertificacin y evitar la emisin de "millones de toneladas" de Gases de Efecto Invernadero (GEI), segn se desprende de la investigacin ‘El compostaje, un aliado contra la crisis climtica‘ difundida este lunes por la entidad ecologista. El estudio, realizado por Amigos de la Tierra junto a la Universidad de Santiago y enmarcado en el proyecto ‘Aplicacin de compost procedente de residuos municipales a suelos agrcolas y pastos‘, aborda el anlisis de compost y de suelos de 19 proveedores distintos en diversos territorios de todo el Estado con caractersticas distintas, como Aragn, La Rioja, Catalua, Galicia, Madrid o Baleares. PLANTAS DE COMPOSTAJE DESCENTRALIZADAS En concreto, Amics de la Terra Mallorca ha participado en la investigacin con el compost de la planta de Son Reus-Palma (TIRME) en dos terrenos situados en Biniaraix y Bunyola. El estudio concluye que la calidad del compost utilizado es baja debido al proceso de metanizacin seguido, que mezcla la fraccin orgnica de recogida municipal con los fangos de las depuradoras. La entidad ha abogado por el despliegue de pequeas plantas de compostaje descentralizadas alrededor de la Isla, una medida prevista en el Plan Director Sectorial de Residuos no Peligrosos de Mallorca. Adems, han recordado la necesidad de poner en marcha el segundo digestor de metanizacin de Son Reus, para que la fraccin orgnica y los lodos de depuradora tengan flujos diferenciados y, por tanto, el compost resultante aumente de calidad. APUESTA POR EL COMPOSTAJE En la misma lnea, Amics de la Terra se ha referido a la Ley de Residuos balear ya que pone el foco en la prevencin, reutilizacin, preparacin para la reutilizacin y reciclaje. De hecho, el texto establece que antes del 2021 se llegue, como mnimo, hasta un 50 por ciento del peso para cada fraccin. De hecho, la entidad se ha referido a datos del Consell de Mallorca para censurar que, en 2017, la fraccin orgnica tratada fue un 3 por ciento del total de residuos domsticos generados, mientras que la fraccin rechazo recibi el 85 por ciento de todo el peso restante. Con todo, Amics de la Terra ha instado a las administraciones a "apostar" por el compostaje como una herramienta "decisiva" para contribuir en la lucha contra la crisis climtica. Ver ms en:

Clique para acessar Los nios de Valladolid conocen ‘El Quijote‘ a travs del reciclaje - 12/07/2019

La Casa de Cervantes en Valladolid organiza este verano tres campamentos infantiles de da para que los menores conozcan a algunos de los personajes creados por el autor de ‘El Quijote‘ a travs del reciclaje. En esta actividad, destinada a nios de entre 6 y 11 aos, los participantes utilizan un cartn, un tapn y una bolsa de la lechuga para confeccionar una armadura. De este modo, los nios conocern al protagonista de El Quijote, Alonso Quijano, y a la pastora Marcela, dos de los personajes de la emblemtica obra de cervantes. El nmero de plazas de estos campamentos, previa inscripcin, es de 15 participantes. La actividad es de carcter gratuito y se realiza en tres fechas distintas. El primer campamento se ha llevado a cabo los das 8 y 9 de julio, el segundo se desarrollar durante los das 15 y 16 de julio y el tercero el 22 y 23 de julio, en horario de 10 a 14 h. La inscripcin se puede realizar por telfono (983 30 88 10) de lunes a viernes de 10 a 14 h o por e-mail ( Adems, todos los jueves de julio y el primero de agosto, la Casa de Cervantes abrir por las tardes para su visita, de forma extraordinaria y gratuita, entre las 18 y 20 horas, segn informa Efe.

Clique para acessar Cmo es el ambicioso programa de reciclaje que lanza Shanghai, la ciudad que ms basura produce - 12/07/2019

Muchos residentes todava tienen dudas: la carne va a parar a los residuos "hmedos", es decir, orgnicos, pero adnde van los huesos? Respuesta: los huesos de los animales pequeos como las aves de corral pueden pasar a los residuos orgnicos, porque se descomponen ms fcilmente, pero los huesos de cerdo o de ternera van a la incineradora. Ahora, hay cuatro contenedores en las residencias de Shanghai: reciclables, residuos hmedos, residuos secos no reciclables y, por ltimo, residuos peligrosos como las bateras elctricas. La principal novedad es el contenedor para residuos orgnicos, que deben ser transformados en compost o producir biogs. Los otros contenedores ya existan antes, pero no funcionaban. Esta vez, la ciudad est determinada a cambiar las cosas. Formar a 24 millones de personas a separar residuos Con el fin de dotarse de los medios para alcanzar su meta, Shanghai ha contratado a 1.700 instructores y ha organizado 13 mil sesiones de formacin. Pero adems, la ciudad puede contar con una slida red de voluntarios de los comits de barrio, que estn all para explicar a los residentes cmo separar los residuos. Probablemente se necesite algo de tiempo para que todo el mundo juega el juego, pero algunas residencias formaron parte de las zonas piloto, donde el sistema se puso en marcha un ao antes, y ya se puede hacer un primer balance. Recompensas y multas Al principio, segn los residentes, es un poco molesto porque ya no se puede tirar la basura en cualquier momento: los contenedores estn abiertos slo tres horas por la maana y tres horas por la tarde y se tira los desechos en presencia de los voluntarios. Eso, incluso despus de un ao, lo que significa que las autoridades todava no confan en la gente. Pero uno se acostumbra y termina funcionando bastante bien. Para fomentarlo, tambin existe un sistema de recompensas: los residentes ganan puntos cada vez que clasifican bien, puntos que pueden convertirse en jabn y pauelos. Le tambin Zapatillas verdes: correr por el planeta Para los que clasifican mal, sin embargo, la ciudad prev hasta 200 yuanes de multa, es decir 25 euros, para los particulares. Una sancin que puede ir hasta 60 mil euros para las empresas. Por Simon Lepltre

Clique para acessar Envases biodegradables s, pero mucho mejor si reutilizamos - 12/07/2019

Vivimos actualmente una verdadera guerra contra el plstico. Se trata de una de las problemticas medioambientales ms preocupantes del momento y son constantes las denuncias por parte de la sociedad vdeos que muestran cmo el Mediterrneo es un autntico vertedero o curiosas noticias, como la de una pareja que recauda dinero para su boda a base de recoger envases para su reciclado, ocupan titulares en los medios cada da. Mirar a otro lado no es una opcin y no son pocas las iniciativas que se han puesto en marcha para intentar poner fin a esta lamentable situacin. Desde batidas ciudadanas para limpiar playas y otros espacios naturales a originales iniciativas empresariales como Segundos para el planeta, que incentiva el reciclaje a travs de cupones descuento. Las nuevas alternativas al reciclaje de envases se encuentran en continua evolucin De forma paralela, tambin se trabaja por ofrecer cada vez ms alternativas de envases eco, biodegradables, compostables, realizados con materiales como maz o algas incluso, los hay que se pueden plantar despus de usar. Reducir el consumo de plstico es una medida que nos atae a todos, empezando por los establecimientos hosteleros que ofrecen comida para llevar. "Hemos encontrado sin problema envases para las ensaladas, cubiertos compostables o bolsas de papel, pero an no hemos dado con un recipiente que nos convenza para utilizar en la termoselladora, por ejemplo, para un plato de cuchara", nos comenta Maite de Cruz de Eraman & On Egin en San Sebastin, una tienda de cocina casera pensada para take away. tupperVER GALERA Pero la innovacin avanza al ritmo de la conciencia y no tardarn en ajustar los envases limpios a todo tipo de necesidades porque es hacia donde hay que ir, tal y como apunta Maite. Sin embargo, para salvar la situacin, animan a sus clientes a que se traigan su propio tupper y as no solo no se usa plstico sino que se favorece la reutilizacin, el verdadero reto de futuro. Una idea que comparte Fernando lamo, de Uh-mami, especializado en boles, ensaladas, zumos y batidos. No tiene mesas, la gente recoge su pedido y se lo lleva al muro de la playa de la Zurriola, por ejemplo, por lo que es de vital importancia "ser responsable de los envases que ofreces". Nos cuenta que ha conseguido tener absolutamente todos sus recipientes eco (boles de maz, cubiertos compostables o pajitas de papel) pero que ha sido un reto y un esfuerzo a la vez, pues su coste es ms alto. Explica que la diferencia ronda casi los 15 cntimos y que an no somos conscientes de lo que supone. El uso de recipientes eco supone an un importante esfuerzo econmico para particulares y empresas Es en este punto donde se valoran alternativas como las de cobrar las bolsas de los supermercados, que fomentan que lleves la tuya propia. En su caso, se tratara de valorar propuestas como cobrar cubiertos extra (hay quien comparte y pide varios cubiertos) o descontar a quien traiga los suyos de casa o reutilice los que recibi la primera vez. "El problema no es pasar al compostable, el verdadero problema es no reutilizar, porque tambin el envase ecolgico sigue siendo desechable y se tiene que fabricar, se sigue gastando agua, emitiendo CO2", advierte Fernando. granelVER GALERA Desde hace tiempo muchas superficies comerciales ofrecen por unos cntimos amplias bolsas reutilizables para la compra, hay quien ya ha puesto a disposicin de los clientes las de malla para las frutas y verduras y los que han hecho una fuerte apuesta por el granel, como Pepita y Grano, con tiendas en Madrid, Ponferrada, Donostia y Valencia. Envases ecolgicos, por supuesto, pero sobre todo ms conciencia de lo nocivo del ‘usar y tirar‘, ms reutilizacin y ms hacernos cargo de nuestros propios envases. Cada vez es ms frecuente ver cmo se acude a la pescadera o carnicera con el tupper, gestos que deben ser tan aplaudidos como imitados.

Clique para acessar Zero Waste: cmo vivir sin producir residuos - 12/07/2019

El brik de leche del desayuno, el pan de molde del sndwich, las barritas energticas de la merienda Incluso la fruta viene envuelta en plstico! Compramos estos productos a menudo y se venden en la mayora de supermercados, a pesar de que sus envoltorios daan el planeta Tierra. Es posible reducir e incluso eliminar los residuos que generamos? Segn el movimiento Zero Waste, Residuo Cero por su traduccin al castellano, la respuesta es s. Y todo empieza por las decisiones que tomamos a la hora de hacer la compra y de consumir. En qu consiste el movimiento Zero Waste? Este movimiento se basa en la regla de las 5 erres: rechazar lo que no necesitamos, reducir lo que necesitamos, reutilizar los envases y materiales y optar por el consumo de segunda mano, reciclar todo aquello que no se puede rechazar ni reducir y rot, es decir, descomponer la materia orgnica para obtener abono natural. Segn la Alianza Internacional Zero Waste, la cultura del usar y tirar y el ritmo de consumo desenfrenado, sobre todo en los pases desarrollados, est provocando serios problemas medioambientales. Por ejemplo, el vertido de productos y sustancias qumicas sin tratar contamina los lagos, mares y ocanos. En verano, por ejemplo, las playas se masifican y es importante no tirar basura al mar, sobre todo plsticos. Tardan entre 100 y 400 aos en degradarse! Ver imagen en Twitter Ver imagen en Twitter Residuo 0 @0Residuo Tomar en cuenta. &128170&128221TodosSomosMagnificos ResiduoCero 5 20:31 - 21 jun. 2019 Ver los otros Tweets de Residuo 0 Informacin y privacidad de Twitter Ads Zero Waste acta como lobby, o grupo de presin poltica, para cambiar las decisiones de los gobiernos y empresas a favor del medioambiente. Tambin realiza campaas de concienciacin social alrededor del mundo desde una ptica ecologista en defensa del planeta y de la salud humana. Cero residuos en los hogares Cada vez generamos ms residuos. Segn un informe del Banco Mundial, las ciudades del mundo generaron 2.010 millones de toneladas de residuos slidos en 2016. Si calculamos la media, cada persona habra generado 0,74kg de residuos al da. Los expertos pronostican que esta cantidad aumentar un 70 hasta llegar a 3.400 millones de toneladas en 2050. Qu podemos hacer cmo ciudadanos para mejorar esta situacin? Esta es la pregunta que debi hacerse Bea Johnson, una de las impulsoras del movimiento Zero Waste. Ella y su familia llevan 10 aos evitando generar residuos. Su historia la comparti en el libro Residuo Cero en casa, publicado por Pollen Edicions. Para Johnson, lo ms importante es rechazar todo aquello que realmente no necesitamos y practicar un consumo responsable. Por ejemplo, decir no a las bolsas de plstico, a los folletos de publicidad o a los regalos que sabemos no vamos a usar. La guerra contra los plsticos El Parlamento Europeo aprob una directiva en 2015 para reducir el consumo de bolsas de plstico en los 27 Estados que forman parte de la Unin Europea. A da de hoy, algunos pases todava no han hecho leyes al respecto y es por ello que se sigue celebrando el Da Internacional Sin Bolsas de Plstico. Ver imagen en Twitter Ver imagen en Twitter pictoline &10004 @pictoline En el DaInternacionalSinBolsasDePlstico, un pequeo recordatorio &128034 3.279 19:36 - 3 jul. 2019 1.776 personas estn hablando de esto Informacin y privacidad de Twitter Ads En el caso de Espaa, el gobierno ha elaborado un real decreto que prohibe vender utensilios de plstico de un solo uso, como las bolsas, pajitas, cubiertos o platos. De aprobarse, esta nueva medida entrara en vigor a partir del 1 de enero de 2020. Este ao Zero Waste Espaa ha lanzado una campaa para boicotear el plstico, en colaboracin con Greenpeace. Se quera evitar que los ciudadanos comprasen productos envueltos en plstico durante una semana. Os imaginis cmo sera el planeta sin plsticos?


La tendencia de rechazar las naciones del sudeste asitico de ser utilizadas como vertederos para residuos occidentales ha continuado con Indonesia declarando que enviar ocho contenedores de basura a Australia. El envo aterriz en Surabaya, la segunda ciudad ms grande de Indonesia, a mediados de junio, despus de haber sido enviado desde Brisbane. Se supona que solo contena residuos de papel para reciclar, pero los inspectores encontraron que estaba mezclado con varios tipos de basura, incluidos residuos domsticos y electrnicos, aceite, botellas de plstico y paales. La ley de Indonesia decreta que los envos que contengan contaminantes deben ser devueltos a su pas de origen. La basura se consider demasiado contaminada para ser reciclada y un funcionario anunci el martes en un evento de prensa que se enviar de inmediato a Australia tan pronto como se procesen los documentos. Examinamos cuidadosamente los productos importados sospechosos y descubrimos que estaban contaminados con desechos txicos, dijo Basuki Suryanto, de la Oficina de Aduanas e Impuestos Especiales, informa el Jakarta Post. El anuncio del martes se produce poco despus de que funcionarios de aduanas revelaran la semana pasada que enviaran otros lotes de basura contaminada a varios pases, incluidos Estados Unidos, Francia y Alemania. El problema del dumping ambiental se puso de manifiesto en el ltimo ao despus de que China prohibi las importaciones de residuos plsticos extranjeros en un movimiento que dej a muchas naciones occidentales que luchaban por encontrar lugares para enviar su basura. Gran parte de los residuos fueron enviados a pases en el sureste de Asia, pero la oposicin surgi rpidamente. El mes pasado, Filipinas devolvi 69 contenedores de basura canadiense y en mayo, Malasia dijo que devolvera 100 toneladas de basura australiana.

Clique para acessar Crdoba adquiere 10 vehculos Maxus EV80 elctricos para la gestin de residuos slidos - 12/07/2019

El Ayuntamiento de Crdoba ha adquirido una flota de 10 vehculos elctricos Maxus EV80 para la gestin de residuos slidos. Esperan reducir en 10 aos unas emisiones de C02 estimadas en 735 toneladas. Son las que hubieran generado los vehculos disel ahora sustituidos. La adquisicin ha sido a travs de la empresa municipal de Saneamiento de Crdoba S.A. (SADECO). Fue constituida por el ayuntamiento de Crdoba en 1986, con carcter de servicio pblico. Realiza servicios de limpieza viaria, recogida de residuos slidos urbanos, recogida de enseres, gestin de puntos limpios, control de plagas, limpieza de edificios pblicos, mantenimiento urbano, valorizacin de residuos, crematorio de animales, etc. Cayetano Pelez, Director de Operaciones de Maxus Espaa, ha explicado: Estamos realmente satisfechos siendo pioneros en el sector de flotas de vehculos elctricos. Nuestro concesionario en Crdoba, Grupo Cvico, ha hecho una labor extraordinaria y sin precedentes en la venta de flotas en Espaa. Con estas adquisiciones, la ciudad de Crdoba se sita a la vanguardia con respecto a los dems ayuntamientos de Espaa y da un paso de gigante en cuanto a electromovilidad en la recogida de residuos urbanos. Hemos hablado de la marca antes, incluso de la presentacin del Maxus EV80 en distintas carroceras, segn las necesidades. Es decir, chasis con cabina, como es el caso, y furgoneta o furgn, en sus respectivas modalidades. Vehculos Maxus EV80 Los vehculos Maxus EV80 adquiridos por el Ayuntamiento llevan un motor de 92 kW. Cuenta con bateras LiFePO4 de 56 kWh de ltima generacin. Equipadas con capacidad de carga rpida y lenta de serie, ofrecen una autonoma superior a 150 kilmetros, en esta configuracin. Los Maxus EV80 son los primeros vehculos de estas caractersticas incorporados a una flota de gestin de residuos en Espaa. Los vehculos Maxus EV80 son los primeros de estas caractersticas incorporados a una flota de gestin de residuos en Espaa. Los vehculos Maxus EV80 son los primeros de estas caractersticas incorporados a una flota de gestin de residuos en Espaa. Y representan la mayor flota de EV80 para recogida de basuras vendida hasta la fecha a nivel europeo. El tiempo de carga es de menos de dos horas con un cargador de CC. Como caracterstica singular en su clase, el vehculo est equipado de serie para utilizar cargadores de tipo CA y CC. La carga de CA de serie tarda siete horas, en lnea con el estndar de la industria para vehculos enchufables. Los nuevos vehculos Maxus EV80 ofrecen sistemas de ayudas a la conduccin y al confort de serie. As: aire acondicionado, calefaccin, elevalunas elctricos, sensores de estacionamiento (en versiones de furgoneta), cierre centralizado y retrovisores laterales motorizados. Los elementos de seguridad adicionales incluidos de serie son: ABS, freno de estacionamiento electrnico y airbags para conductor y pasajero. Una pantalla de infoentretenimiento de 10 pulgadas es un extra opcional (disponible en la versin furgoneta). Incluye las ltimas aplicaciones de conectividad Apple CarPlay y Android Auto. Sobre Maxus Maxus forma parte del grupo automovilstico SAIC Motor. En 2009, el grupo adquiri la centenaria marca industrial britnica y, tras una fuerte inversin, la volvi a relanzar. SAIC es la compaa de automocin ms grande de China y la sptima de mayor tamao del mundo. Las cempresas de vehculos afiliadas a SAIC incluyen a Morris Garages, SAIC MAXUS, SAIC Volkswagen, SAIC-GM, Shanghai General Motors Wuling (SGMW), NAVECO, SAIC-IVECO Hongyan y Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corp (SUNWIN).

Clique para acessar Parar el vertido de cajas de poliespan y otros residuos - 12/07/2019

Como consecuencia de las mareas, vientos y corrientes, se produce una elevada dispersin de este producto como material de desecho distribuyndose por la ra Carreras y por caos y esteros del sistema mareal del Paraje Natural Marismas de Isla Cristina, espacio protegido integrado en la red Natura 2000 de la UE. Esta redistribucin ha ocasionado que se generen importantes depsitos de este tipo de envases, entre otros, en los citados caos y esteros, produciendo un enorme impacto visual y paisajstico, as como importantes daos a la flora y fauna del Espacio Protegido. [Img 234559] Basura al borde de un cao en la marisma de Isla Cristina./ h24 El poliestireno es un material plstico altamente contaminante ya que por lo general tiene una vida de un solo uso y puede tardar nada menos que unos 1000 aos en deteriorarse. Adems, supone un gran peligro para los animales que confunden los restos de envases de poliestireno con comida. Al acabar en el agua de ros, mares y ocanos, acta como una espuma que absorbe los contaminantes, pasando a los peces que los ingieren y con ello posteriormente a los humanos y otros animales en la cadena alimentaria. Ecologistas en Accin de Huelva ha entregado sendos escritos a la Empresa Pblica de Puertos de Andaluca, a la Cofrada de Pescadores de Isla Cristina, al Ayuntamiento de Isla Cristina y a la Delegacin Provincial en materia de Medio Ambiente de Huelva, instando a que adopten las medidas necesarias para corregir esta situacin y solicitando la prohibicin de este tipo de envases y su sustitucin por otros menos contaminantes y de carcter reutilizable. Se pide tambin que se acometan labores de concienciacin, educacin y divulgacin de los efectos perniciosos de los envases de poliestireno en las labores de manejo del pescado, as como el inicio de trabajos de limpieza del borde de la ra Carreras y del resto de espacios y marismas del Paraje Natural Marismas de Isla Cristina.


Investigadores de la Universidad de Huelva han obtenido una grasa para ser utilizada como lubricante en vehculos y maquinaria a partir de la lignina, un compuesto que normalmente se desecha en la fabricacin del papel. El nuevo producto cuenta con la viscosidad, consistencia y propiedades viscoelsticas necesarias para un correcto rendimiento. La lignina es un compuesto responsable de la formacin de las paredes celulares de las plantas y, por tanto, est presente en la madera. Al ser de color oscuro, es desechado por la industria papelera que utiliza, fundamentalmente, la celulosa para hacer el papel. Los investigadores lo proponen como una alternativa ptima en la produccin de lubricantes. En el artculo Modification of Alkali Lignin with Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Diglycidyl Ether to Be Used as a Thickener in Bio-Lubricant Formulations, publicado en la revista Polymers, aseguran que tiene un rendimiento adecuado, similar a las grasas comerciales usadas actualmente, y es ms respetuoso con el medio ambiente. El propsito principal de estos materiales en determinadas maquinarias es lubricar las partes mviles para reducir la friccin y el desgaste. Adems, tambin es el responsable de la limpieza y de que no se produzca corrosin en el motor. Por otro lado, reduce la temperatura disipando el calor y minimizando as la prdida de material derivada del roce entre las partes. Los ms usados actualmente proceden del petrleo, por lo que son altamente contaminantes. Con el objetivo de eliminar estos productos derivados de hidrocarburos, se estn incluyendo aceites vegetales en las formulaciones de grasas. Sin embargo, el uso de espesantes naturales presenta algunas desventajas, ya que no consiguen aportar las mismas propiedades al producto final. La comunidad acadmica y la industria estn realizando esfuerzos considerables para desarrollar lubricantes amigables con el medio ambiente con caractersticas tcnicas adecuadas para su desempeo, indica a la Fundacin Descubre la investigadora de la Universidad de Huelva Esperanza Corts Trivio, autora del artculo. LUBRICANTES DE ORIGEN VEGETAL Y RENDIMIENTO La mayor dificultad que existe para la utilizacin de aceites de origen vegetal es su rendimiento, ya que no tienen la mismas propiedades que los derivados del petrleo. Por tanto, para lograr las caractersticas necesarias, hay que aadirles espesantes. Los investigadores proponen incluir la lignina modificada qumicamente con un compuesto conocido por sus siglas PEGDE (poli-etilenglicol-diglicidil ter). El resultado es una nueva sustancia, llamada lignina epoxidada, que aporta las propiedades necesarias para ser utilizada como espesante y que al ser mezclada con un aceite vegetal proporciona una respuesta viscoelstica tpica de geles de tipo slido. Las ligninas epoxidizadas en diferentes grados mostraron diferentes perfiles de degradacin trmica por lo que podra considerarse un candidato prometedor para ser utilizado como un agente espesante para formular grasas lubricantes sostenibles, afirma la investigadora. El aceite utilizado en el estudio fue de ricino que, junto a la lignina epoxidada, resulta un oleogel apto para aplicaciones en lubricantes. Los expertos analizaron el producto desde el punto de vista reolgico, cmo es el flujo viscoso, y tribolgico, es decir, la friccin y el desgaste que tienen lugar durante el contacto entre superficies slidas en movimiento. La variacin de la relacin de PEGDE y lignina en la reaccin de epoxidacin dio lugar a compuestos de lignina con diferentes ndices de epxido. Los resultados demuestran que la viscosidad, la consistencia y las funciones viscoelsticas de estos oleogeles aumentan claramente con el ndice de epxido del compuesto de lignina modificada. Es decir, cuanto mayor sea la modificacin qumica de la lignina, mayor ser la mezcla y mejores las propiedades finales del lubricante. Los trabajos han sido financiados a travs de los proyectos Funcionalizacin de polmeros naturales con grupos isocianatos para el desarrollo de oleogeles biodegradables con diversas aplicaciones industriales, de la Consejera de Economa, Conocimiento, Empresas y Universidad de la Junta de Andaluca, y Formulacin de oleogeles biodegradables para diversas aplicaciones industriales a partir de fracciones lignocelulsicas pretratadas y modificadas qumicamente, del Ministerio de Economa y Empresa.

Clique para acessar Prohibiran la incineracin de residuos slidos - 12/07/2019

Pachuca.- Los legisladores Vctor Osmind Guerrero Trejo, del grupo legislativo de Morena, y Areli Rub Miranda Ayala, del Partido de la Revolucin Democrtica (PRD), presentaron una iniciativa que modifica el artculo 162 de la Ley para la Proteccin al Ambiente del Estado de Hidalgo que propone prohibir la incineracin de residuos slidos urbanos y de manejo especial, eso, tras el impulso que realiz el Frente de Comunidades Unidas de Tizayuca para mostrar los daos que ese proceso ocasiona. Asimismo, explicaron que el manejo y la gestin de residuos slidos urbanos (RSU) sern estipulados en la Ley de Residuos del Estado de Hidalgo, cuyo eje rector sern los planes de basura cero y el compostaje domiciliario, as como la creacin de un consejo de vigilancia ciudadano para mantener control en el cumplimiento de la ley. La contaminacin provocada por la incineracin de residuos entra a travs del aire, del agua y del suelo, no solamente afecta a los seres humanos, sino a todos los organismos animales y vegetales que forman parte del ciclo alimentario, explic Osmind Guerrero. En ese sentido, los diputados advirtieron daos al ambiente en Pachuca y Tizayuca, esta ltima es afectada por la incineradora Valorsum, al igual que el acufero Cuautitln-Pachuca. Asimismo, dijeron que la intencin no es perjudicar a las empresas sino coexistir en armona con el ambiente y con reglamentaciones correspondientes al objetivo de conservar y preservar la salud de los ciudadanos. No obstante, previamente la investigadora Brisa Carrasco, de la Facultad de Geografa de la Universidad Autnoma del Estado de Mxico (UAEM), explic a este medio que la incineracin de residuos, as como la industria del cemento y otros materiales para la construccin, podran generar daos a la salud y medio ambiente adems, precis que el modelo de quema de basura no es rentable econmicamente. La investigadora detall que la responsabilidad de los gobiernos es velar por el inters de los ciudadanos de una forma integral, por ello urgi a los gobiernos municipales y estatal a trabajar en esa visin de reforma de ley y con ello mejorar la calidad de vida.

Clique para acessar China promueve separacin de residuos en hogares de todo el pas - 30/06/2019

BEIJING, 28 jun (Xinhua) China se comprometi hoy viernes a realizar todos los esfuerzos posibles a escala nacional por promover la separacin de residuos en los hogares.

Clique para acessar Amrica Latina y la "maldita circunstancia" del plstico por todas partes - 30/06/2019

El turista termina de comer frente al mar y el viento se lleva el plato desechable que hasta hace un segundo estuvo sobre la mesa. A pocos metros, una familia local consume refresco desde una botella de polietileno tereftalato (PET) que poco despus terminar en las aguas del Caribe.

Clique para acessar Por qu no se reciclan ms plsticos? Una cuestin de rentabilidad - 30/06/2019

Unas 300 millones de toneladas de este material se generan cada ao, pero slo se reaprovecha una pequea parte

Clique para acessar El exceso de regulaciones impide mejorar el reciclado en Mxico - 30/06/2019

El exceso de regulaciones y la falta de una promocin para que los consumidores comprueben las ventajas de los envases reciclados impiden que haya en Mxico un mayor xito en el reciclaje de residuos, segn coinciden varios expertos.

Clique para acessar Buscan aprovechar residuos del mango para construir viviendas sustentables - 30/06/2019

El aprovechamiento de los residuos slidos urbanos y orgnicos en la generacin de material ecolgico para la construccin de viviendas, podra ser una realidad en el Estado, si as lo aprueban los ayuntamientos de Zamora y Jacona, durante las prximas sesiones de sus respectivos cabildos.

Clique para acessar Ministro de Ambiente: El ingreso de residuos s est permitido en Ecuador - 30/06/2019

Marcelo Mata, ministro del Ambiente, neg la importacin de basura plstica al Ecuador, tal como lo afirm el peridico britnico The Guardian. Sin embargo, el funcionario de Estado explic que est permitido el ingreso de residuos.

Clique para acessar Aduanas chinas se incautan de 66 toneladas de residuos de contrabando en ciudad de Dalian - 30/06/2019

La aduana de la ciudad costera de Dalian, en la provincia nororiental china de Liaoning, requis alrededor de 66 toneladas de residuos slidos de contrabando como parte de las acciones contra la importacin de "basura extranjera".

Clique para acessar Convierten residuos de vidrio en arte - 30/06/2019

Estos artesanos convierten los residuos de vidrio en autnticas obras de arte en Xalapa, Veracruz.

Clique para acessar Proponen instalar una tercera planta de tratamiento de residuos secos en la ciudad de Buenos Aires - 30/06/2019

La Legislatura portea pondr en debate la propuesta para la instalacin de una nueva planta de tratamiento de residuos urbanos secos como papel y vidrio, en un predio situado en el lmite entre los barrios de Paternal y Chacarita, que quedar desocupado a raz de la obra del viaducto del tren San Martn que contempl la elevacin de la traza de las vas.