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Clique para acessar PreZero to acquire Suez‘s recycling operations in parts of Europe - 17/09/2020

Veolia also has expressed an interest in acquiring the company, though the Suez board says it sees that bid as hostile.

Clique para acessar Report: China clamps down on recycled pellet imports - 17/09/2020

Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported.

Clique para acessar Carpet recovery developments in California - 17/09/2020

Californias carpet recycling program achieved a substantial increase in the recycling rate last year, but the number still fell short of a target in state law.

Clique para acessar Your recycling actually gets recycled, right? Not always, says this report - 17/09/2020

Thousands of tonnes of this could be ending up in the world‘s waterways and oceans.

Clique para acessar Manitoba government to provide 10 million toward recycling and waste diversion programs - 17/09/2020

The Manitoba government will provide 10 million toward recycling and waste diversion during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard.

Clique para acessar First funeral held using fast-composting living coffin made of mushroom fibre - 17/09/2020

A person has been buried for the first time in a "living coffin" made out of fast-composting materials in the Netherlands.

Clique para acessar Master Gardener: Composting is the remedy for improving soil - 17/09/2020

Composting is basically Mother Natures way of recycling nutrients. They are returned to the soil in order to be used again. Compost is decayed organic matter that is dark in color, crumbly in texture, with a distinctive earthy smell.

Clique para acessar Dutch inventor‘s mushroom coffins turn bodies into compost - 17/09/2020

In the Netherlands you can keep helping the planet after you dieby opting for a living coffin made of mushrooms which speeds up the decomposition of your body.

Clique para acessar Research funding aims to address 500,000 tonnes of electrical waste lost each year - 17/09/2020

Material Focus is launching new funding for research that aims to identify solutions to address some of the significant losses of electrical waste currently occurring in the waste management system.

Clique para acessar Waste not, want not: designer comes up with bio-plates made from agri-waste - 17/09/2020

A Polish bio-designer has created a biodegradable material from pulped sugar beet leaves that can be used for tableware, packaging, and other products.

Clique para acessar OECD: Progress in updating rules on international shipping of plastic waste - 17/09/2020

OECD countries have agreed to update rules on the export of hazardous plastic waste for recycling in line with international changes so that advance consent from destination countries will be required ahead of shipping.

Clique para acessar Pringles Make Their Iconic Tube More Recycling Friendly - 17/09/2020

Pringles are redesigning their iconic tube design with people calling it impossible to recycle.

Clique para acessar Listen: Big Plastic Has Been Lying About Recycling For Decades - 17/09/2020

"As far back as the 1970s, the plastics industry knew that recycling couldnt be scaled up enough to make a difference."

Clique para acessar Environment minister demonstrates future of bottle recycling - 17/09/2020

Telling Knesset committee she wants a solution that satisfies all, Gila Gamliel shows clip of machine that compresses bottles and cans, and issues refund voucher

Clique para acessar Soiled nappies and food scraps - rubbish people try to recycle and it‘s costing Walsall Council thousands - 17/09/2020

"With the best will in the world, we cant recycle used nappiesthe remains of last nights takeaway curry"

Clique para acessar What you need to know about soil - 14/09/2020

When it comes to lawn and garden success, soil is an especially important component.

Clique para acessar Waste: the next solvable problem - 09/09/2020

A conversation with Abu Hasnat Maqsood Sinha, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Waste Concern

Clique para acessar Composting gains popularity amid COVID-19 - 09/09/2020

Taking up a new hobby upon moving to a new house during the COVID-19 pandemic, Corry Elyda, a 34-year-old professional living in South Tangerang, Banten, decided to become an urban farmer in April 2020. Realizing just how environmentally-unfriendly chemical fertilizers are, in June this year, she decided to take a composting workshop to learn how to make her own organic fertilizer.

Clique para acessar Asias appetite for plastic scrap remains restricted - 07/09/2020

Regulations and tariffs continue to hamper demand for plastic scrap and pellets on the continent.

Clique para acessar UK‘s biggest tomato weighs 3kg - 30/08/2020

A green-fingered dad has broken the record for growing the UK‘s biggest tomato - with the help of a pair of sheer tights, writes Sarah Lumley.

Clique para acessar Australia to Phase Out Waste Exports, Boost Recycling - 30/08/2020

The legislation aims to end the export of 645,000 metric tons of unprocessed trash.

Clique para acessar Criminal recycling scams profit from plastic waste surge - 30/08/2020

Criminal networks are profiting from an "overwhelming" surge in plastic waste being shipped from rich countries to Asia and stoking pollution by burning and dumping waste that was supposed to be recycled, a report by Interpol said Thursday.

Clique para acessar A greener way to die? - 30/08/2020

Cremationburial? In France, there are only two legal ways to be put to rest, both with a hefty environmental footprint. What if there was a greener way to leave this planet?

Clique para acessar RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum presented by ISWA and Waste Management World - 29/08/2020

The virtual expo and forum is open for all those interested,working, in waste management. It is organised over the course of two days to ensure registrants from all over the world will have the opportunity to attend the live events, but have also enabled sessions to be recorded and available for replay.

Clique para acessar How to make rich compost from leaves - 29/08/2020

Leaves can be a great source of plant nutrients. This is because 80 per cent of trees minerals and trees end up in its leaves. By making compost out of leaves, it is a perfect opportunity to recycle these nutrients into the soil and making them available for your crops.

Clique para acessar Elephant Dung Helps This Kerala Farmer Grow 500 Kg of Organic Veggies Every Week - 20/08/2020

In order to use the elephant dung, Krishna decided to add it to his compost pit along with the other biodegradable waste from his farm.

Clique para acessar New sustainable initiatives launched in Vega Baja as the environment benefits from composting centres - 20/08/2020

Great news for the environment as more sustainable plans and initiatives have been launched in two municipalities of the Vega Baja, with the introduction of composting centres.

Clique para acessar Chinese restaurant apologizes for weighing customers in campaign against food waste - 18/08/2020

BEIJING A restaurant in China has apologized for its controversial policy of asking diners to weigh themselves before entry in an overzealous response to a new national campaign against food waste.

Clique para acessar China launches ‘Clean Plate‘ campaign against food waste - 14/08/2020

China has stepped up measures to reduce food waste, after President Xi Jinping called the amount wasted "shocking and distressing".

Clique para acessar RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum - 14/08/2020

RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum presented by ISWA and Waste Management World and powered by WEKA Industrie Medien. The virtual expo and forum is open for all those interested,working, in waste management. It is organised over the course of two days to ensure registrants from all over the world will have the opportunity to attend the live events, but have also enabled sessions to be recorded and available for replay.

Clique para acessar Horsham family trials revolutionary compost bin - 14/08/2020

A REVOLUTIONARY compost bin which can process bones and leftover chicken is being trialled.

Clique para acessar 80 recycling rate with ZenRobotics AI robot arms - 14/08/2020

Helvetia Environnement is a Swiss corporation with 13 different locations in Switzerland.

Clique para acessar How to Properly Dispose of PPE - 14/08/2020

No, you can‘t recycle used masks and gloves.

Clique para acessar Waste collection in Braga meets telemetrics - 14/08/2020

The local fleet of sanitary trucks will provide optimized service

Clique para acessar Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: from response to recovery - 14/08/2020

The impact of COVID-19 is transforming the way we live, from one day to the next. While national and local interventions are largely focused on protecting lives and economies, management of hazardous waste is also essential to minimize long-term risks to human and environmental health.

Clique para acessar MSW Compost Valorization by Pyrolysis: Influence of Composting Process Parameters - 14/08/2020

The valorization of urban solid waste compost (MSW) in two different composting conditions (different aeration and humidity) has been studied (we work with the hypothesis that the composting process can have a significant influence on a subsequent pyrolysis process).

Clique para acessar Is China building more waste incinerators than it needs? - 14/08/2020

Several provinces may be investing too much in incineration, overlooking improvements in waste sorting and recycling

Clique para acessar Municipal solid waste available to the Chinese energy sector Provincial projections to 2050 - 14/08/2020

A forecast of mixed municipal solid waste (MSW) and sorted food waste to 2050. The article combines econometrics and policy scenarios in MSW projections. Results show mixed MSW from 159 to 340 million metric tons (MMT) in China by 2050. Sorted food waste in China is expected up to 74 MMT by 2030 and 109 MMT by 2050. The analysis suggests near-term MSW incineration over capacity in several provinces.

Clique para acessar Upcycling plastic waste toward sustainable energy storage - 14/08/2020

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for energy storage

Clique para acessar A Beginner‘s Guide To Composting For Green-Thumb Enthusiasts - 14/08/2020

I dont have a green thumb but like all good things in life, this practice can be learned too. Ive grown up with my mother wanting a garden but being unable to sustain one. Why? Because we arent equipped with the right information about the requirements of different plants and how they grow.

Clique para acessar Joined Up Thinking - Waste to Energy in Singapore - 14/08/2020

In all industries there are deals, and there are DEALS. In the waste industry, deals that top US1 billion are big news. Thats the kind of deal that a Keppel-led consortium struck when it received the Letter of Acceptance from Singapores National Environment Agency for the development of a waste to energy facility.

Clique para acessar ESWET: Time to Ensure Sustainable Waste Shipments in Europe - 14/08/2020

ESWET has welcomed the EU Commissions initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.

Clique para acessar New technology in high output compost spreaders - 13/08/2020

The trend toward surface-applied granular fertilizer is prompting manufacturers to develop new spreaders, such as the New Leader compost spreader, which debuted at Ag in Motion Discovery on July 21.

Clique para acessar Vermicompost And Biochar As Bedding Plant Substrates - 13/08/2020

Physiological plant responses and nutrient loss were evaluated when utilizing vermicompost and biochar as partial substitutes for peat. Part II

Clique para acessar Connections: Calculating Potential For Compost Use On Highways - 13/08/2020

If highways used compost the same way a good farmer does, Departments of Transportation would become substantial compost consumers. Part III

Clique para acessar Compost And Humic Substances - 13/08/2020

Compost contains humic substances very stable forms of organic matter. A strong positive correlation exists between compost stability/maturity and CEC, and the amount of humic substances.

Clique para acessar Compostable not Recyclable is the only way out - 12/08/2020

We all compost at the end of life. Let us learn from what is all around us and adapt our choices so that we can continue to survive and thrive


The Village of Antwerps compost site located at the sanitary sewer plant has been finding stumps and larger limbsbigger than 3 inches in diameterdumped at the compost site. The Village can not take anything that can not be chipped. Violators have been dumping large items out of sight of the camerashiding them under existing limbs already at the site.

Clique para acessar Face masks being disposed of indiscriminately - 11/08/2020

IPOH: For a city that is targeting to be the cleanest in Malaysia come 2023, Ipoh is now having to contend with discarded used face masks besides having to pick up other litter.

Clique para acessar Delhi Municipal bodies push for green initiatives in capital - 11/08/2020

In order to make the city cleaner, civic bodies in the national capital are introducing several new solid waste management initiatives.

Clique para acessar ESWET: Time to Ensure Sustainable Waste Shipments in Europe - 03/08/2020

ESWET has welcomed the EU Commissions initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.

Clique para acessar Tidy Planet sends first Rocket Composter into Australia - 29/07/2020

Compact, in-vessel system to divert up to 300 kg of food and green waste daily

Clique para acessar Highway made from plastic waste begins construction in Carlisle - 29/07/2020

Construction of the "UK‘s first" highway made partly from waste plastic is now underway in Carlisle, where asphalt specialist MacRebur is working with Cumbria County Council to cover just over 3,000 square metres of the road network.

Clique para acessar Plastic waste in oceans will triple by 2040, researchers say - 29/07/2020

Researchers estimate 29 million metric tons of plastic pollution will enter the ocean each year by 2040, up from 11 million

Clique para acessar Bio-waste is not waste anymore - 29/07/2020

Turning urban biowaste into a resource is major key to a circular economy.

Clique para acessar Finnish Refuse Tender Won with Biogas Fleet - 26/07/2020

Inclusion of natural gas powered vehicles in its fleet was the decisive factor for Kuopio Municipality in Finland to choose Urbaser as the successful refuse collection tenderer. Urbaser had the advantage of offering its services using six Scanias biogas trucks.

Clique para acessar You Can Recycle Cigarette Butts! - 26/07/2020

Did you know cigarette butts are not fully biodegradable? But theres a solution: TerraCycle, the company that strives to find a way to recycle everything, offers a free Cigarette Waste Recycling Program. Just sign up with TerraCycle, collect the waste, and ship it to them for recycling.

Clique para acessar Ecogensus device converts waste into solid fuel - 26/07/2020

Hartford, Connecticut-based Ecogensus LLC says its EGS-5000L product designed to thermally treat waste and convert it into a fuel has exceeded key performance metrics in energy consumption and processing capacity.

Clique para acessar I Grew an Urban Forest at Home. Now It Gives Me 17 Kg of Veggies in a Day - 26/07/2020

You would not believe how barren and dry my garden once was. And now, I dont recall the last time I needed to buy leafy greens from the market, says the urban gardener.

Clique para acessar Reduce your plastic footprint - 26/07/2020

With COVID-19 also contributing to a rise in single use plastic waste, eco-warriors discuss why smaller changes can muster a larger collective impact in the long term

Clique para acessar Living Green? Heres How to Make Your Own Compost Bin - 22/07/2020

If you have a garden, then you know how handy a compost bin can be. But not every gardener has a compost bin. They either have a little pile at the back of the yardmaybe even send all their compostable materials right out with the weekly trash.

Clique para acessar Worm Castings Soil Fertilizer and Improved Aeration for Growers Store Updated - 22/07/2020

Simple Grow have launched a range of new worm castings, the 100 natural and odorless soil improver. Worm castings provide a rich source of plant nutrients while promoting soil aeration.

Clique para acessar Worlds pile of electronic waste grows - 22/07/2020

The worlds mountains of discarded flat-screen TVs, mobile phones and other electronic goods grew to record highs last year, according to an annual report backed by the United Nations.

Clique para acessar EU agrees tax on plastic packaging waste - 22/07/2020

LONDON (ICIS)As part of their 750bn coronavirus pandemic recovery package, EU leaders agreed on a new EU tax on plastic packaging wastes.

Clique para acessar Zero waste shopping: is it more expensive? - 22/07/2020

Zero waste shops have become more popular, but what is the financial cost of environmentally friendly shopping? Lily Canter finds out.


Blockchain technology will support Waste Aids mission to share low-cost waste management expertise to communities that need it most around the world, in the charitys new partnership with Edinburgh-based cryptocurrency exchange platform Zumo.

Clique para acessar This Netflix-Like Subscription Can Make Your Society Zero-Waste for Just Rs 180 - 22/07/2020

Once you subscribe with us, we own your waste. Right from the collection, segregation, recycling, and composting, our staff takes care of everything.

Clique para acessar Oxford coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response, trial shows - 21/07/2020

Early results also indicate vaccine is safe, raising hopes it could help end pandemic

Clique para acessar Webinar on Landfill Remediation: Exploring opportunities for adoption of Fukuoka Method in Indian cities - 21/07/2020

Of the 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste that is generated in India annually, 31 million tonnes of waste is collected and disposed in its dumpsites, alternately also referred to as landfills, however, these landfills are not made according to stipulated sanitary standards. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) projected that waste generation would increase further to 165 million tonnes by 2031 and to 436 million tonnes by 2050. At such a pace of generation and with existing waste management systems, India needs 1,240 hectares of land per year and 66,000 hectares by 2031 for disposal.

Clique para acessar Want to compost wet waste at home? Learn from this Mumbai couple - 19/07/2020

The rising levels of pollution we were experiencing in a mega-city like Mumbai always bothered us. Urban pollution, as well as the threat to contamination of natural resources, is a global problem, and in a developing country like ours, the municipal land-fills stand out on this front.

Clique para acessar Straight to the landfills: Bengaluru‘s waste management takes a hit amidst pandemic - 19/07/2020

Dry waste collection, which had injected a degree of smartness in the citys otherwise rudimentary solid waste management, is now in deep trouble. Struggling to recover from lockdown crackdowns, waste recycling units have shut again. Plastic.

Clique para acessar Brazilian waste management firm finds cost-cutting users in pandemic - 19/07/2020

SAO PAULO, July 16 (Reuters) - A month-old Brazilian companys machines that use bacteria to break down organic waste has found users among domestic upscale supermarket Natural da Terra, units of Reckitt Benckiser and Siemens AG , and logistics firm Luft, its chief executive said on Thursday.

Clique para acessar Environmentalism at Home :10 Ways of Reducing Waste in Your Home - 19/07/2020

Do you feel guilty about your carbon footprint?

Clique para acessar An easy novices quick guide to composting - 19/07/2020

Moving on needs emphasis. Mashables Social Good Series is actually devoted to discovering process to a higher really good, highlighting problems that are actually vital to creating the globe a far better spot.

Clique para acessar Recycling rate for paper increased to 72 - 19/07/2020

According to EPRC, the European paper recycling rate has increased from 71,7 in 2018 to 72 in 2019 due to a stable utilisation of Paper for Recycling (PfR) in the European paper industry.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola European Partners Invests in Polyester Waste Recycling - 19/07/2020

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) began funding Dutch startup CuRe Technology, which is developing a process for transforming difficult-to-recycle plastic polyester waste into high-quality recycled PET.

Clique para acessar LESSONS LEARNED FROM A ZERO-WASTE TRIAL - 19/07/2020

Have You Ever Thought About Living a Zero-Waste Lifestyle?

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 19/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar ESWET Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen - 19/07/2020

As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the ESWET has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste.

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 15/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Social Good Like Follow 6 ways to reduce food waste, even during a pandemic - 13/07/2020

By now, you‘ve probably seen photos of people panic buying groceries and shelves laid bare. In mid-March, you might have even been one of these panic buyers I certainly was. But weeks later, as pounds of beans and rice lay unused on shelves, many of us may be thinking "what am I going to do with all this food?"

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 13/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Maybe it‘s time to think about composting clothing - 13/07/2020

What if the fashion industry functioned like an ecosystem? In the way a plant grows with the help of sunlight, eventually decomposes back into soil and serves as a building block for future life, so too could our shirts, shorts and shoes.

Clique para acessar Delhi: Waste management firms say stretched to the brink - 13/07/2020

The two CBWTFs in Delhi are SMS Water Grace BMW Pvt Ltd in West Delhis Nilothi and Biotic Waste Solutions Pvt Ltd in Jahangirpuri, with an operational capacity of 12 and 34 tonnes per day respectively.

Clique para acessar Vermont becomes first US state to mandate composting of food, bans food scraps from trash - 13/07/2020

Setting a great example in waste conservation, Vermont became the first state in the United States of America to prohibit food scraps in trash.

Clique para acessar Tips for a healthy compost - 12/07/2020

Whether you already compost at homeif you‘re wondering how to get started, here are some composting tips from Peter Dawe from our Community Greening team. Access more free gardening resources via our website

Clique para acessar The benefits of composting - 12/07/2020

Composting is a fantastic way to get rid of your waste without throwing it away to go into a dump.

Clique para acessar What can and cannot be used for composting - 12/07/2020

Avid gardeners know that compost can add vital nutrients to soil used in gardens, container plants and lawns. The fact that compost is so versatile and nutrient-dense may not even be its most admirable quality. Made from items used in and around the house, compost costs just about nothing to produce.

Clique para acessar Basf moves ahead on used mattresses recycling - 12/07/2020

Basf has worked out a chemical recycling process for used mattresses which breaks down flexible polyurethane back to its two building blocks. Laboratory tests have successfully started at the Schwarzheide site in Brandenburg, Germany. Most mattresses are thrown away after an average of ten years, squandering resources and creating high quantities of waste.

Clique para acessar Group study launched into PET thermoform recycling - 12/07/2020

The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) has organised a group of industry partners to examine recycling of PET thermoform packaging.

Clique para acessar The Organics Recycling Messaging Dilemma - 09/07/2020

Initial national survey findings on organics labeling, terminology, and color preferences shed light on how to communicate to the public to achieve a successful organics collection program.

Clique para acessar New York City Council Restores Funding For NYC Compost Project - 09/07/2020

In April, New York City (NYC) Mayor Bill DeBlasio suspended all public funding for composting in NYC as part of cuts to the City budget in response to COVID-19. The NYC Department of Sanitations Curbside Composting program was suspended for at least 14 months, from May 4, 2020, to June 30, 2021.

Clique para acessar Basics Of Biogas Upgrading - 09/07/2020

This primer serves as an introduction for anaerobic digestion projects debating what type of gas upgrading system is right for their needs.

Clique para acessar ESWET Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen - 08/07/2020

As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the ESWET has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste.

Clique para acessar Martin JV Concludes Acquisition of Combustion Facilities Following Outotec Oyj & Metso Merger - 08/07/2020

Outotec Oyj has concluded an agreement to sell certain municipal and industrial sludge incineration plant technologies to Kttner Martin Technology GMBH.

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 08/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Compost programs turn garbage into ‘black gold‘ - 03/07/2020

Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many Americans relationships with food. To relieve some of the stress associated with shopping safely for groceries and ensure food security, many people are once again planting victory gardens.

Clique para acessar All Quebecers will have compost bins by 2025, provincial government says - 03/07/2020

The Legault government says it wants to invest 1.2 billion over the next 10 years

Clique para acessar Florida governor signs curbside recycling contamination bill - 02/07/2020

The law, regarding the management of contaminated recyclables in recycling contracts, goes into effect in October.

Clique para acessar DSNY commissioner discusses how NYCs sanitation department has adapted to COVID-19 - 02/07/2020

New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia talked about the citys response to COVID-19 during a SWANAPalooza keynote session.

Clique para acessar NWRA, EREF survey highlights COVID-19 impact on waste and recycling industry - 02/07/2020

The surveys findings were similar to other industry surveys, with waste haulers being most affected, residential waste seeing the largest increase and staffing accounting for the greatest short-term impact.

Clique para acessar Electric car sales this year resist Covid-19s blow to global car market - 02/07/2020

The number of electric cars on the road is expected to reach almost 10 million this year, as sales grow this year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report by International Energy Agency.

Clique para acessar bp Statistical Review of World Energy 2020: a pivotal moment - 02/07/2020

This years edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy which collects and analyses energy data for 2019 highlights the global energy trends emerging prior to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar NWRA, EREF Survey Highlights COVID-19s Impact on the Waste and Recycling Industry - 02/07/2020

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) partnered with the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) to conduct a survey to learn more about how the waste and recycling industry has been affected by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and how it has dealt with the new challenges that have risen to the surface throughout the pandemic.

Clique para acessar Editors Blog: A Walk Through the Circular Plastics Park - 02/07/2020

There are a few things mentioned in a recent press release from a group called The Plastic Diversion Initiative (PDI) that have been disturbing bits of information. PDI was launched by a collective of organizations that are committed to diverting recyclable plastic from landfills and the environment.

Clique para acessar Finetuning Food Waste Composting - 02/07/2020

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency in Kingston, New York began with a pilot project in 2012. Today, it Organics Recovery Facility services generators throughout the region.

Clique para acessar China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum - 02/07/2020

China did not release any new import quotas for steelpaper scrap in its latest batch of import quotas.

Clique para acessar Flexible plastic packaging research shows positive signs - 02/07/2020

The Materials Recovery for the Future consortium determined that its pilot research on recycling flexible plastic packaging is viable.

Clique para acessar China uncovers over 500k tonnes of illegal waste in latest crackdown - 30/06/2020

Chinese customs authorities have intercepted over 500,000 tonnes of illegal waste under the Blue Sky 2020 anti-smuggling campaign and plan to continue the crackdown on illicit domestic and foreign waste imports.

Clique para acessar The word sustainability is dead - 30/06/2020

Alex Massie, Principal Consultant at Eunomia Research and Consulting specialising in the climate and ecological emergency, explains why the word sustainability is out of date and increasingly redundant

Clique para acessar Brexit risk to waste and resources increasing, says Greener UK - 30/06/2020

The risk posed to the waste and resources sector by Brexit has increased over the last few months, with the UK falling further behind EU standards and ambition, according to Greener UKs latest Brexit Risk Tracker.

Clique para acessar Reusables are safe to use during pandemic, say experts - 30/06/2020

A group of 119 experts and scientists have signed a statement reassuring the public that reusable containers are safe to use during the Covid-19 pandemic, provided hygiene measures are followed.

Clique para acessar City of London recycling to be part of riverside refurbishment - 30/06/2020

Planning permission is in place for a five-storey living wall made from recycled drinks cans on the banks of Londons River Thames.

Clique para acessar Finetuning Food Waste Composting - 30/06/2020

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency in Kingston, New York began with a pilot project in 2012. Today, it Organics Recovery Facility services generators throughout the region.

Clique para acessar China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum - 30/06/2020

China did not release any new import quotas for steelpaper scrap in its latest batch of import quotas.

Clique para acessar Flexible plastic packaging research shows positive signs - 30/06/2020

The Materials Recovery for the Future consortium determined that its pilot research on recycling flexible plastic packaging is viable.

Clique para acessar Florida governor signs curbside recycling contamination bill - 30/06/2020

The law, regarding the management of contaminated recyclables in recycling contracts, goes into effect in October.

Clique para acessar Plastics releases results from asphalt research project - 22/06/2020

The results are promising for recycled polyethylene film.

Clique para acessar Legislators introduce plastic waste reduction, recycling act - 22/06/2020

The Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act would direct the establishment of a waste reduction, recycling research program.

Clique para acessar A Gardeners Diary: Offer plants a cup of compost tea - 22/06/2020

The rain barrels are overflowing and all containers available are full. The plants are pleading now for sun and warmer weather. We never had the furnace on in the middle of June but this year it came on a couple times and we keep it at 18 C.

Clique para acessar Indonesian Embassy releases procedures for exporters of scrap to the country - 22/06/2020

Indonesia has introduced new procedures for scrap exporters to register with the Indonesian Embassy and Consulates.

Clique para acessar Waste Management named Recycler of the Year in Washington for its use of social media - 22/06/2020

The award recognizes Waste Managements work to engage communities across Washington in recycling via its network of 11 company-run social media channels.

Clique para acessar Why the pandemic could slash the amount of plastic waste we recycle - 22/06/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the use of plastic medical and protective equipment, such as single-use gloves, masks and aprons. Much of this equipment must be discarded after use to limit the spread of the virus.

Clique para acessar Why COVID-19 shows we need a total rebrand of waste management in Southeast Asia - 22/06/2020

Southeast Asia is on a crash course to reversing any progress made on curtailing plastic waste. Mobilizing and empowering green collar workers is necessary now and to avoid future crises.

Clique para acessar Simply Down-To-Earth: Planting Out The Organic Kitchen Garden - 22/06/2020

Planting a tiny seed and watching it grow into food is one of life‘s small miracles.

Clique para acessar Towards inclusive urban waste systems: integrating informal waste workers for a circular economy - 22/06/2020

Without the informal economy, there would be no waste recycling in most Asian cities. In many Asian countries, waste management systems are under-developed, with the informal economy dominating the processes of waste collection, sorting and recycling.

Clique para acessar Impacts of Plastic and Microplastic waste on the Dry Land Environment - 22/06/2020

The discourse regarding the detrimental impacts to the marine environment caused by plastics and microplastics is attracting considerable global push. This has driven some prominent, legislated loyalty to reduce plastic waste.

Clique para acessar A methodology for zero waste municipalities - 22/06/2020

The COVID-19 crisis has completely transformed modern society. From how and what we consume to the way we interact with one another and within communities. The pandemic has shone a light like never before on what works and what doesnt, within our society.

Clique para acessar Design solutions for the green thumb (or at least the green at heart) - 22/06/2020

Traditional gardens are an art form in Japan. With roots in philosophy and spirituality, they are meticulously cultivated and nurtured into spaces for contemplation and meditation. Not surprisingly, time-honored Japanese tools and accessories are often crafted on a higher level, lauded by horticulturalists for their design, quality and versatility.

Clique para acessar Wall of waste to promote recycling - 22/06/2020

The City of London Corporation has given planning permission for a five-storey wall to be covered in recycled trash.

Clique para acessar How to a waste-free garden - 22/06/2020

Gardens can bring such joy. During a time when many are isolated and suffering economic challenges, finding ways to get outside and garden means we are lifting moods and improving mental health for ourselves and our communities.

Clique para acessar Couple build dream home entirely from waste - but it nearly ended in disaster - 22/06/2020

Laura Davies and Dave Buchanan celebrated both their 50th birthdays by moving into their new Spanish Villa, which is made entirely from rubbish and waste products

Clique para acessar Which Is Better for the Environment BiodegradableRecyclable Plastic? - 21/06/2020

Biodegradable plastics arent really good for the environment because to biodegrade they have to be left out in the open. Recycling, on the other hand, helps capture the value of certain polymers primarily PET and HDPE, some PS and PP but the costs of collection, sorting, and transportation involved with mechanical recycling continue to raise challenges. Two new studies from IDTechEx seek to clarify these issues.

Clique para acessar PET SmartCAN Canister Versus the Composite Can: Plastic Wins - 21/06/2020

Plastic container manufacturer Ring Container Technologies, Oakland, TN, reports its 100 recyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) SmartCAN has gained broad acceptance in curbside recycling programs across the country.

Clique para acessar Kazakhstan Plans To Convert Solid Waste To Energy - 20/06/2020

As waste management issues have long become an everyday struggle, Central Asias largest country is planning to launch the Waste-to-energy project to tackle the growing mountain of trash, according to Ramazan Zhampiissov, who chairs Kazakhstan-based International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center (IGTIPC).

Clique para acessar Kazakhstan Plans To Convert Solid Waste To Energy - 17/06/2020

As waste management issues have long become an everyday struggle, Central Asias largest country is planning to launch the Waste-to-energy project to tackle the growing mountain of trash, according to Ramazan Zhampiissov, who chairs Kazakhstan-based International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center (IGTIPC).

Clique para acessar Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain - 16/06/2020

Researchers find that over 1,000 metric tons of microplastic fall on 11 protected areas in the US annually, equivalent to over 120 million plastic water bottles.

Clique para acessar During the pandemic, residential waste has increased significantly. So why are composting programs on hold? - 16/06/2020

Covid-19 has raised awareness among the public about food waste, while also stalling city and state efforts to build and expand composting programs.

Clique para acessar Dyer: The joy of municipal composting - 15/06/2020

Having your own compost pile is great, if you are already a gardener.

Clique para acessar Portugal puts ban on importing waste - 15/06/2020

The Portuguese government has temporarily banned imports of waste from overseas amid concerns over huge landfill sites.

Clique para acessar Leftover building materials were used to a 2-story, 20-foot long tiny home on wheels for 84,746 see inside ‘Bitser‘ - 15/06/2020

The home was created out of extra material that was unused

Clique para acessar Simply Down To Earth Composting - 15/06/2020

Last week we laid out a small kitchen garden, so with the garden beds shaping up, it is time to talk about what is at the heart of organic garden: Healthy soil, the important food for your lovely vegetables.

Clique para acessar Portugal: ‘Europe‘s dumping ground‘ suspends waste imports over landfill concerns - 15/06/2020

Portugal has stopped taking waste from abroad to protect its domestic landfill capacity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Clique para acessar Compost more, New York City - 15/06/2020

Among the challenges facing New York City after the walloping it has taken from COVID-19 is how to preserve critical programs and services in the face of looming budget cuts.

Clique para acessar Three composting techniques - 15/06/2020

At our house, we make use of three different composting techniques. We have two black bins for kitchen scraps and weeds, wire bins for leaves and a compost pile for weeds and pruning trimmings.

Clique para acessar Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain - 14/06/2020

HOOF IT THROUGH the national parks of the western United StatesJoshua Tree, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyonand breathe deep the pristine air. These are unspoiled lands, collectively a great American conservation story.

Clique para acessar Poverty monitoring in the context of Covid-19 - 12/06/2020

WebinarStreamed live online 15 June 2020 12:00 - 13:15 GMT+1 (BST) Chair Andrew Shepherd @ChronicPoverty Principal Research Fellow, Equity and Social Policy, and Director, Chronic Poverty Advisory Network, ODI Keynote Olivier De Shutter @DeSchutterO UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human right

Clique para acessar Companies awarded for contribution to plastic waste reduction, recycling - 11/06/2020

The Environment and Forestry Ministry has acknowledged the efforts four companies to reduce the amount of plastic they use and produce in an effort to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the country.

Clique para acessar All New 100 Electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from Dennis Eagle - 11/06/2020

Leamington Spa, UK based refuse collection vehicle manufacturer, Dennis Eagle, has launched the eCollect, a 100 electric eRCV claimed to be the worlds first all-electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from an OEM.

Clique para acessar Hitachi Zosen Inovas Technology Supports Moscow Regions Waste Management - 11/06/2020

Technology company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and Russian consortium partner ZiO-Podolsk are to supply the entire technology for the new Energy from Waste plant in the Moscow region. The installation will process 700,000 metric tons of waste to generate 70 MW of electricity for the grid. This is the second plant already to be built by the consortium in the Russian capital region on behalf of Alternative Generating Company (AGC-1). Further plants are to follow.

Clique para acessar ‘More masks than jellyfish‘: coronavirus waste ends up in ocean - 11/06/2020

A glut of discarded single-use masks and gloves is washing up on shorelines and littering the seabed

Clique para acessar Connections: Know Your EnemySARS-CoV-2 Risk Of Exposure Via Organics Recycling Pathways - 11/06/2020

Exposure to infected individuals in areas of low airflow (indoors) seems to be the primary route to infection not the pathways involved in the recycling of organics.

Clique para acessar Disintegration Rate Of Compostable Products At Industrial Facility - 11/06/2020

All selected test products scored positive with regard to their disintegration rate, showing substantial fragmentation and loss of mechanical strength within the two composting cycles.

Clique para acessar Microhauling Organics In NYC - 11/06/2020

New York Citys new Commercial Waste Zone Law has carve-out for small-scale organics collection.

Clique para acessar Veteran Compost Hits 10-Year Milestone - 11/06/2020

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

Clique para acessar Backyard Composting - 11/06/2020

One of the best natural fertilizers and soil builders is available free. You make it yourself. Its compost!

Clique para acessar Hazardous e-waste recycling in Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana - 11/06/2020

The slum of Agbogbloshie is the worlds largest e-waste dump. While pollution in land, air, waters and bodies has reached dramatic levels, the work of thousands of informal recyclers in dismantling and repairing electronics remains largely unacknowledged.

Clique para acessar Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2020 - 11/06/2020

Falling clean energy costs provide opportunity to boost climate action in COVID-19 recovery packages

Clique para acessar Amid Plastic Pandemic of COVID-19, Circular Centric Delivers Compostable, Blockchain Technology Solution for New Global Circular Environment - 10/06/2020

Prior to COVID-19, global efforts to reduce plastic waste were making powerful headway. More than half a year into the pandemic, those hard-won efforts are now threatened by significant increases in plastic waste from personal protective equipment (PPE) and the explosive demand for sanitizers, most of which are packaged in HDPE and PET. The need for plastic alternatives has never been greater.

Clique para acessar How I Started Composting Organic Waste at Home - 10/06/2020

I cant remember the last time I gave away wet kitchen waste to the garbage collector. Before you jump to any conclusions about me living in a smelly house, I must clarify that I have been making compost from my kitchen waste for the past couple of years.

Clique para acessar Europe‘s waste problems are still growing. - 09/06/2020

After all, each inhabitant of the EU Member States produces between 250 and 620 kilograms of household waste per year. About 25 to 30 is packaging waste.

Clique para acessar Landfill leachate treatment - 09/06/2020

The Challenge The clients main needs, which are typical of all companies operating in this sector, was reduction in the volume of leachate to be disposed of, whilst ensuring that any streams produced can be discharged from site in accordance with environmental obligation.

Clique para acessar Dirty Business: what really happens to your recycling - 09/06/2020

Thousands of tons of plastic scrap collected for recycling from British households have been transported and dumped on sites across the world.

Clique para acessar Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications on Compost and Top Soil Market Trends, Strong Application Scope, Key Players, Growth and Forecast by 2029 - 02/06/2020

The report on the global Compost and Top Soil market reveals that the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~XX during the considered forecast period (2019-2029) and estimated to reach a value of ~USXX by the end of 2029. The latest report is a valuable tool for stakeholders, established market players, emerging players, and other entities to devise effective strategies to combat the impact of COVID-19

Clique para acessar How to reduce your waste impact during COVID-19 times - 02/06/2020

In 2018 members of the Marine Resources Committee, Friends of the San Juans, San Juan County Solid Waste, the Lopez Solid Waste District and the Orcas Exchange came together to build an education and awareness building campaign aimed at changing citizen behavior and the cultures of plastic use in San Juan County and throughout the wider Salish Sea region. This group has continued to grow and expand their ideas and efforts. But, the global pandemic that we now find ourselves in has found the group being called upon to provide guidance on newly emerging issues related to plastics and waste.

Clique para acessar High-quality graphene foams are made from organic waste - 01/06/2020

High-quality graphene foams have been made from the waste gases produced during the high temperature treatment of organic waste. Researchers in China say their pyrolysis-based technique is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than conventional production methods.

Clique para acessar Circular Economy Calculation tool - 01/06/2020

Below we present the peer-reviewed calculation tool that allows for all interested stakeholders to get an estimation of the need for residual waste treatment (e.g. energy recovery) once the Circular Economy targets for 2035 &8505 are fulfilled.

Clique para acessar Online Master Class | Recycling in Emerging Economies: Conventional Recyclables in the EU Sphere of Influence - 01/06/2020

Join this online Master Class on Recycling in Emerging Economies: Conventional Recyclables in the EU Sphere of Influence on June 3rd from 2 - 3.30 PM CEST.

Clique para acessar Resilience on the front lines: Building clean, healthy cities for clean, healthy seas - 01/06/2020

On Tuesday, 2 June, waste sector specialist from WIEGOs Urban Policies Programme, Dr. Sonia M. Dias will join global city leaders as they discuss how ocean pollution impacts cities, what cities can do to prevent it and how these efforts can address related city priorities, particularly in light of COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Clique para acessar Coronavirus masks and gloves posing a hazard at recycling centres - 01/06/2020

Too many people are throwing coronavirus masks and gloves into recycling bins, posing a threat to the workers at Valor Sul in Lumiar.

Clique para acessar How to grow plants without plastic - 01/06/2020

Eco-friendly households can reduce their plastic consumption in the garden by ditching sticky labels and making compost from scratch, experts have advised.

Clique para acessar UK energy from waste capacity increased by 1.6Mt in 2019, new Tolvik report finds - 28/05/2020

Tolvik has published today (27 May) its annual UK Energy from Waste Statistics report which provides a comprehensive overview of data on the UK energy from waste (EfW) sector for 2019.

Clique para acessar Microplastic pollution in oceans vastly underestimated study - 28/05/2020

Particles may outnumber zooplankton, which underpin marine life and regulate climate

Clique para acessar Plastics Recyclers Europe: European Plastics Recyclers Cease Production - 28/05/2020

The European plastics recycling industry is closing production due to the current market developments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to trade body, Plastics Recyclers Europe.

Clique para acessar China issues additional scrap import quotas - 28/05/2020

Seventh batch of quotas allows for 10,423 metric tons of copper scrap and 55,810 metric tons of recovered fiber to enter the country.

Clique para acessar Commercial recyclers feeling the impacts of COVID-19 - 28/05/2020

Most volumes are down, even as businesses slowly reopen, meaning recyclers have to adjust.

Clique para acessar Nonprofit tracks its impact on US recycling - 28/05/2020

The Recycling Partnership releases study on the impact it has had the past six years on U.S. recycling programs.

Clique para acessar The valuable role of waste-to-energy in the energy transition - 28/05/2020

An interview with Apricums waste-to-energy expert Thomas Obermeier

Clique para acessar Heating homes in Amsterdam with a "waste-to-energy" source grid - 28/05/2020

In Amsterdam, Waternet, the water company for the city, housing corporation De Key, and energy infra-specialist Firan have joined forces to explore options for a heating grid with heat from waste water, a source grid with ‘waste-to-energy‘ (WtE) heating. Such a project shall be the first application of WtE heating in Amsterdam.

Clique para acessar Plastics Recyclers Europe: European Plastics Recyclers Cease Production - 28/05/2020

The European plastics recycling industry is closing production due to the current market developments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to trade body, Plastics Recyclers Europe.

Clique para acessar How to Start a No-Smell, No-Hassle Compost Box in Your Living Room - 21/05/2020

Now is a perfect time to compost your food scraps, and you can do it indoors!

Clique para acessar New York coalition pushes back on 28M budget cuts to organics recycling - 21/05/2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s administration is searching for savings due to the pandemic‘s financial effects, with funding for curbside collection, community composting and recycling outreach set to be cut.

Clique para acessar USDA project promoting composting, food waste reduction - 21/05/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the availability of 900,000 for local governments to host a Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction pilot project this year.

Clique para acessar The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year - 21/05/2020

Carlsberg and Coca-Cola back pioneering project to make all-plant drinks bottles

Clique para acessar Lockdowns trigger dramatic fall in global carbon emissions - 21/05/2020

Responses to coronavirus crisis cause sharpest in carbon output since records began

Clique para acessar Your Guide On How to Make a Compost Bin - 21/05/2020

A compost bin is a smart way to put food scraps to good useand no, it won‘t smell up your apartment.

Clique para acessar What Waste Collectors and Recyclers Need to Know about COVID-19 - 16/05/2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. Symptoms often include cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat,new loss of tastesmell. Our understanding of how the virus spreads is evolving as we learn more about it, so check the CDC website for the latest information. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

Clique para acessar Flower farm in Borders saved by locals after coronavirus sees sales plummet - 13/05/2020

A flower farm in the Scottish Borders has been saved from the brink of closure thanks to generous local villagers.

Clique para acessar How to hot compost turn household waste into compost in just three weeks - 13/05/2020

Hot composting is the secret weapon devoted gardeners have been using to keep their plants thriving without a weekly trip to the garden centre. It transforms kitchen leftovers and grass trimmings into rich, crumbly brown compost in just 30 days.

Clique para acessar Does COVID-19 waste get special treatment? - 13/05/2020

It is not feasible to treat all medical products used in society as medical waste, says expert

Clique para acessar Our 4.5 million organics plant complete, producing - 13/05/2020

Compost to help enhance quality of produce on local farmland

Clique para acessar Staying active, staying home: Gardening, exercise and dancing - 13/05/2020

Gardening is a 12-step program, which includes planning, preparing, planting, and producing, says Elizabeth Hill, urban agriculture and food systems educator with the University of Maryland Extension.

Clique para acessar As Covid-19 cases in district surge, so does the quantity of biomedical waste - 11/05/2020

While a concessionaire directly collects Covid-19 waste from hospitals, testing centres and isolation wards, suspectedconfirmed patients under home quarantine have been provided with yellow bags to dispose of possibly infected waste, such as head caps, masks, and tissues.

Clique para acessar Don‘t buy black plastic and other recycling tips you might not know - 11/05/2020

Everyone can contribute to increasing the amount of rubbish that gets recycled and the amount of valuable resources that get reused. Here are three lesser-known tips to help you make your contribution.

Clique para acessar Jo McCarroll: How to start your own compost - 11/05/2020

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a surge of interest in composting.

Clique para acessar PWD starts work on compost projects in Ravi Nagar - 11/05/2020

Clique para acessar Plastic recycling company looks to expand as circular economy blooms - 10/05/2020

Homegrown plastic recycling company PT Tridi Oasis Group is looking to expand its business in the flourishing circular economy, as it received part of a US6 million investment dedicated to tackling the ocean plastic crisis in South and Southeast Asia.

Clique para acessar Half of worlds workers at immediate risk of losing livelihood due to coronavirus - 08/05/2020

1.6 billion people face economic hit from Covid-19, says UN labour agency

Clique para acessar The CCAC‘s Waste Finance Programme Helps Cities Tackle Barriers to Transforming Their Urban Waste - 01/05/2020

Waste management can be an expensive and complicated undertaking but connecting with other cities around the world helps communities learn from each other‘s mistakes and accomplishments

Clique para acessar Turning Livilihoods to Waste - 30/04/2020

This is a documentary film about the extraction of value from waste. The film meets with a range of the diverse actors that make up the waste economy in Cape Town, South Africa, from experts, industrial entrepreneurs to informal waste pickers.

Clique para acessar Plantan rboles en el Relleno Sanitario - 29/04/2020

Across the world, the foundations are being laid for sustainable solutions for unrecyclable polymers. Will Simpson explores how one Costa Rican company is turning plastic waste into building blocks

Clique para acessar Campaign to help people in Scotland manage their waste during COVID-19 crisis - 29/04/2020

To help householders and businesses manage their waste during the COVID-19 crisis, Zero Waste Scotland, SEPA, COSLA and the Scottish Government have launched a campaign to raise awareness of changes to local waste collections, providing guidance and directing people to up-date-information.

Clique para acessar Survey launched to treat surplus organic waste generated by COVID-19 lockdown - 29/04/2020

In response to the increase in organic waste surpluses caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, ADBA and the REA have launched a joint survey that will match organic waste producers to their nearest AD operators.

Clique para acessar London lockdown sees spike in outdoor waste burning - 29/04/2020

Firefighters in London have seen a spike in bonfires as Londoners take to burning waste at home during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Clique para acessar Seattle will soon have the world‘s first human composting facility - 29/04/2020

heres probably nothing more personal than the feeling of experiencing the death of a loved one and everyone has different ways of dealing with the tragedy. In this regard, the city of Seattle in Washington decided to introduce the worlds first human composting facility that will allow people to turn their dearly departed into soil.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 lockdown a good time to compost your waste. Here‘s how to do it - 29/04/2020

Home composting can shed load off workers. About 50-70 of Indian households generate waste that is organic in nature

Clique para acessar Jakartas Trash Mountain: When People Are Desperate for Jobs, They Come Here - 29/04/2020

The scavengers who make a living picking plastic, metal and even bones from a huge landfill face additional misery as the global economic slowdown closes the recycling centers they count on.

Clique para acessar Life after lockdown: Cities around the world roll out their reopening plans - 29/04/2020

Many cities are tentatively preparing to ease coronavirus lockdowns - but doing so will be a tricky balancing act. Here‘s what different cities have planned, from Bogota to Berlin.

Clique para acessar Biodegradable, a Magic Word for Environmentally-Minded Consumers, Isnt Always a Green Panacea - 29/04/2020

Next to empty shelves where toilet paper used to be is a stretch of aisle stacked with trash bags, disposable cups, and cutlery at a Whole Foods in Seattle.

Clique para acessar Recology advocates for continued recycling, composting amid stay-at-home orders - 29/04/2020

Recology says being vigilant in collecting these items remains critical during COVID-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar Pompeii ruins show that the Romans invented recycling - 28/04/2020

Excavations reveal that rubbish left outside the city walls wasnt just dumped. It was being collected, sorted and resold

Clique para acessar The Best Way to Slow Global Warming? You Decide in This Climate Simulator - 28/04/2020

It was on Earth Day 2016 when more than 170 nations signed the Paris Agreement calling for limiting global warming to well below 2C. Putting together the terms took years, with the difficult diplomatic work wrapped up by the end of 2015. Of course, the worlds climate emissaries would want to wait for a more dramatic date to sign.

Clique para acessar Doing a Lot of Cooking Now? Learn to Easily Compost - 22/04/2020

These days, home kitchens are getting a workout, with quarantine cooks cranking out meals (and, admit it, lots and lots of snacks) from daybreak to dusk. The result is a sink filled with carrot peelsnot to mention those eggshells from the latest banana-bread experiment.

Clique para acessar Garden waste suspensions knock composting sector - 22/04/2020

Suspensions of garden waste collections across the UK have caused huge falls in volumes arriving at sites, composting sector businesses have said.

Clique para acessar Decision to stop garden waste collections during pandemic is correct - 22/04/2020

I would like to make a comment about the scrapping of garden waste collections while the country deals with the devastation of coronavirus.

Clique para acessar How to Trench Compost in a Raised Bed - 22/04/2020

Composting envisions a mound of debris that contains brown and green material. There‘s aeration, watering, and turningtumbling. When do you need to water? How much water should be used? How often should the pile be turned?

Clique para acessar ‘Recycling Today‘ launches virtual trade show - 22/04/2020

The Recycling Today Virtual Trade Show brings the latest technology and innovations right to your homeoffice, at no cost.

Clique para acessar China cuts back on aluminum production, while steelmaking surges - 22/04/2020

Media reports indicate several aluminum producers have idled capacity, but steelmaking has surged in April.

Clique para acessar Mexican metals recyclers seek scrap outlets - 22/04/2020

BIR report indicates aluminum recyclers are turning to export markets.

Clique para acessar Challenges of the unknown - 22/04/2020

"Recycling Today" surveys reveal a high level of uncertainty within the recycling industry as recyclers face fluctuating levels of generation and demand.

Clique para acessar Recycling in Horsham improves dramatically during Covid-19 outbreak - 21/04/2020

Thats according to Horsham District Council which says that residents achieved much improved recycling rates for the first quarter of this year, and particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic started.

Clique para acessar Coronavirus News: NYC suspends curbside composting program until June 2021 - 21/04/2020

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) The New York City Department of Sanitation announced Monday that it is suspending its curbside composting pickup until June of 2021 due to budget cuts related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Clique para acessar Tips to sanitize vehicles during COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

Chuck Geer, head of Clean Harbors COVID-19 decontamination efforts, provides the best practices on vehicle sanitation.

Clique para acessar Best practices for treating ammonia in landfill leachate - 21/04/2020

Treating ammonia in landfill leachate requires consideration of several factors to assess which method might be most effective.

Clique para acessar Waste Today launches virtual trade show - 21/04/2020

The Waste Today Virtual Trade Show to bring the industrys latest technology and innovations to attendees remotely.

Clique para acessar ‘Waste Today‘ survey shows widespread industry impact of COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

The results portray an industry that has seen significant changes in personnel, operations and incoming volumes.

Clique para acessar TOMRA: New Sorting Technology Can Help Overcome Recycling Disruption from COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

With large scale disruption to recycling collections and markets across the world, TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an article looking at how Plant design automation and technology advancements lead to increased purity rates, while requiring fewer manual sorters

Clique para acessar Lebanons waste crisis worsens amid COVID-19 outbreak - 21/04/2020

A local NGO is taking care of medical waste produced by health institutions amid the coronavirus crisis in Lebanon, which is already grappling with an acute trash crisis.

Clique para acessar Decision to stop garden waste collections during pandemic is correct - 21/04/2020

I would like to make a comment about the scrapping of garden waste collections while the country deals with the devastation of coronavirus.

Clique para acessar Compost Kitchen Waste to Make Big Difference Amid Covid-19, says Dia Mirza - 21/04/2020

Dia Mirza took to Instagram to educate people to make productive use of their quarantine time. The video that she posted was recorded for World Environment Day 2019.

Clique para acessar How to make compost - 21/04/2020

Learn how to make compost in five easy steps and help reduce waste

Clique para acessar During pandemic, Yellowknifers encouraged to try out DIY composting - 21/04/2020

City put residential green cart pick up on hold during COVID-19

Clique para acessar COVID-19 increases the amount of infectious and plastic waste in Thailand - 21/04/2020

The Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) estimates that the amount of used surgical masks nearly reaches 1 million pieces a day.

Clique para acessar SWANA Records Significant Increase in Fatalities Involving Solid Waste Collection - 18/04/2020

Since March 14, the Solid Waste Association of North America has recorded a significant increase in the number of fatal incidents involving solid waste collection vehicles and employees.

Clique para acessar Readers Respond: COVID-19 And Organics Recycling - 16/04/2020

In her Letter To The BioCycle Community: COVID-19 And Organics Recycling, BioCycle columnist and Senior Advisor Sally Brown explained that while COVID-19 is new and scary it is part of a family of viruses that we know plenty about. In other words, our existing knowledge of the behavior of coronaviruses in the environment can be applied here.

Clique para acessar Connections: Why Compost Is Cheapest Irrigation System - 16/04/2020

The bottom line is more organic matter means that the soil holds more water. Part V.1

Clique para acessar Launching the proper capsules - 16/04/2020

An Eriez Service Center eddy current separator retrofit helps a Nespresso capsule recycling effort reach its potential.

Clique para acessar Open Society Foundations Aid People Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic - 16/04/2020

NEW YORKThe Open Society Foundations will give more than 130 million to combat the ravages of COVID-19 around the globe, with a focus on providing immediate relief for vulnerable communities and pushing back against government encroachment on political freedoms.

Clique para acessar Organics recycler talks hardships during COVID-19 pandemic - 15/04/2020

Rust Belt Riders co-founder Daniel Brown sheds some light on the reality many food waste collection services face in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar Shipping, ports a concern for recyclers - 15/04/2020

The recycling industry faces some questions and challenges surrounding exports and shipping amid the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Industry associations, including the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), Brussels, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, say they are looking into these issues for their members.

Clique para acessar The Joys and Pleasures of Composting - 14/04/2020

I wrote this weeks column on composting [ed: see below], and Ive been really pleased to see how various newspapers have picked it up. Honestly, Ive been really surprised in the past several years about how squeamish people are about composting.

Clique para acessar Why proper trash, recycling and compost disposal are critical to Denver health amid coronavirus pandemic - 14/04/2020

One city solid waste management worker has tested positive for COVID-19 but pickup routes are currently unaffected

Clique para acessar Waste Today launches virtual trade show - 14/04/2020

The Waste Today Virtual Trade Show to bring the industrys latest technology and innovations to attendees remotely.

Clique para acessar Sanitation Workers Holding the Fort Against COVID-19 Have No Protective Equipment - 04/04/2020

The pandemic once again highlights the hazardous conditions that sanitation workers are forced to work in.

Clique para acessar Arcata Promotes Recycling While on COVID Stay at Home with Free Delivery of Compost Bins - 04/04/2020

The City of Arcata encourages community members to practice zero waste while sheltering in place.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 therapy gardens - 04/04/2020

Many of our parents and our grandparents did their patriotic duty during war time by growing victory gardens. Food was needed for the troops, so citizens grew as much of their own food as possible. This virus crisis is being compared to war, but there isnt the same urgency to grow our own food.

Clique para acessar 3 Urban Gardeners Share Tips To Keep You Busy During COVID-19 Lockdown - 04/04/2020

Growing your own veggies to crating new decor for your balcony use this time at home to hone your green thumb. CoronaLockdown

Clique para acessar NWRA asks FEMA to cover noncompensated waste industry services - 04/04/2020

he National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia, says it has sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting that the agency establish a system to compensate the waste and recycling industry for providing services to protect public health and safety that otherwise would go unpaid durign the COVID-19 outbreak.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 could pose challenges for waste workers - 04/04/2020

Comparing the current health crisis to the 1918 flu pandemic, recycling journalist Adam Minter believes the COVID-19 outbreak could cause unique challenges for U.S. waste collection.

Clique para acessar Report addresses how EPR can help stabilize US municipal recycling systems - 04/04/2020

The Product Stewardship Institute report examines several aspects of packaging EPR programs in Canada.

Clique para acessar Vecoplan touts role of shredders in plastic recycling - 04/04/2020

Germany-based company says its technology can help lead to a seamless recycling economy.

Clique para acessar Banning organic waste - 17/03/2020

Zero waste initiatives are leading states and localities to pass organic waste bans, which present challenges and opportunities to the solid waste industry.

Clique para acessar Largest Landfills List - 17/03/2020

Waste Today ranks the largest 30 landfills in the U.S.

Clique para acessar How landfill tipping fees vary across the US - 11/03/2020

In this video sponsored by Compology, Waste Today Editor Adam Redling breaks down EREF‘s findings on how landfill tipping fees fluctuate across the country.

Clique para acessar WasteExpo reschedules amid COVID-19 concerns - 11/03/2020

The event has been rescheduled for Aug. 10-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Clique para acessar PFAS At Minnesota Composting Sites - 11/03/2020

State releases findings of contact water testing at source separated organics and yard trimmings only composting sites.

Clique para acessar Recycling 101: Why wish-cycling is doing more harm than good - 08/03/2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind- Recently, the City of Carmel put out a message to their residents after noticing a high percentage of the wrong stuff making its way into the recycling bin.

Clique para acessar Wet wipes a growing beach waste, says Coastwatch report - 08/03/2020

Wipes, which are favoured by many for their ease of use, found on 12.2 of our shoreline

Clique para acessar Recycled beauty: Artist turns waste into artwork - 08/03/2020

Hamdi &305nar, an artist in northwestern Turkey‘s Sakarya province, transforms discarded wooden and metal objects into beautiful works of art to emphasize the potential uses for and the importance of repurposing waste.

Clique para acessar The Worlds First Disposable Diaper Company That Collects The Dirty Ones For Composting - 08/03/2020

For environmentally-conscious parents, instead of throwing thousands of disposable diapers into the landfill every year, where they will take 500 years to biodegrade, a new company helps to clear your green conscience.

Clique para acessar Revolutionary New Recycling Method for Plastic and Waste is Solving Two Problems With One Stream - 08/03/2020

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 Learn all about composting - 08/03/2020

On Thursday, March 12, join GARNA for its Third Thursdays Lecture Series, and learn how Elements Mountain Compost is recycling organic waste and creating high quality soil products in Chaffee County. EMC will provide tips and tricks to start a home composting program including bin design, ingredients, maintenance and more.

Clique para acessar Human Composting Is a Greener Way to Go - 08/03/2020

Our environmental impact doesnt go away when we die, but theres a way to make that impact a positive one.

Clique para acessar Nestl signs up to European Plastics Pact to push for 100 recyclablereusable packaging - 08/03/2020

Food and beverage giant Nestl has announced that its European business is following in the footsteps of its UK operations by signing up to the European Plastics Pact to help achieve its goals of ensuring packaging is 100 reusablerecyclable by 2025.

Clique para acessar How much plastic actually gets recycled? - 08/03/2020

Recycling doesn‘t always give your plastic bottle new life.

Clique para acessar Finland‘s Fortum signs JV for battery recycling cluster - 08/03/2020

Finnish state-owned electricity producer Fortum has teamed up with chemical producer, BASF, and Russian miner Nornickel to form a battery recycling cluster in Finland.

Clique para acessar Composting 101 - 08/03/2020

Come with a friendfamily member to learn all about composting the how and the why. Learning how and beginning to compost your waste helps to empower individuals towards cutting down on global food waste. Reducing your food waste is a powerful step towards a sustainable future.

Clique para acessar A BREF Discussion at the Energy from Waste Conference - 08/03/2020

On day one of the Energy from Waste Conference, the complex issue of the binding new BREF and its significant implications for both new and existing waste to energy facilities was discussed.

Clique para acessar ADBA Report: Biomethane Could Deliver 30 of UK Carbon Budget by 2030 - 08/03/2020

Biomethane from sources including the digestion of organic wastes could deliver 30 of the UKs 2030 carbon budget in the hardest to decarbonise sectors and provide green heat to 6.4 million homes by 2030, according to a report from the ADBA.

Clique para acessar EU-funded project to explore generating sugars from waste - 08/03/2020

An EU-funded project will explore the commercial feasibility of generating waste sugars from household waste and using them to produce bio-based materials for a wide range of applications.

Clique para acessar WRAP launches new campaign to combat public plastics confusion - 08/03/2020

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a new public-facing campaign to provide citizens with the latest information on plastic packaging to allow them to make informed decisions about its use.

Clique para acessar Biomethane could deliver 30 per cent of UKs 2030 carbon budget, says ADBA - 08/03/2020

Biomethane has the potential to deliver 30 per cent of the UKs 2030 carbon budget, according to a new report from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).

Clique para acessar UK misses WEEE collection targets for third year running - 08/03/2020

The Environment Agency (EA) has published its annual household waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection figures, revealing that the UK has fallen short of its WEEE collection targets for the third consecutive year.

Clique para acessar UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2020 - 08/03/2020

The largest International trade show solely dedicated to anaerobic digestion and biogas

Clique para acessar Federal legislation focuses on plastics, recycling - 01/03/2020

Legislation that has been introduced at the federal level seeks to address deficiencies in U.S. recycling infrastructure, with one targeting grants for recycling education and the other taking a more comprehensive approach with a heavy focus on regulating single-use plastics.

Clique para acessar Responsible Battery Coalition applauds research on lithium-ion battery degradation - 01/03/2020

The new research outlines nine consumer best practices for extending battery life to decrease costs and reduce environmental burdens associated with the production of new batteries.

Clique para acessar VIDEO: Can Batteries Really be Ethical, Recyclable & Sustainable? - 01/03/2020

In the first talk released from the Fully Charged USA show, Chelsea Sexton led a panel discussion on the topic of Can batteries really be ethical, recyclable & sustainable?

Clique para acessar Putting The Landfill Energy Myth To Rest - 01/03/2020

Science and nature, as well as common sense, prove that single-use organics management via landfilling is a misuse of national resources.

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 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 Volvo ampla su gama de manipuladores de materiales para el sector de los residuos - 20/09/2020

Dirigido al segmento de manipulacin de residuos, Volvo CE lanza el nuevo manipulador de materiales EW200E. Adems, su hermano mayor, el manipulador de materiales EW240E se ha actualizado con una nueva pluma recta ms larga.

Clique para acessar El plan de recuperacin para Francia destina 500 millones de euros a fondos para la Economa Circular - 20/09/2020

El plan de recuperacin se present el pasado 3 de septiembre se dota de 100.000 millones de euros, de los que 40.000 millones son financiados por la Unin Europea. Se estructura sobre 3 grandes ejes: ecologa, competitividad y cohesin.

Clique para acessar Las colillas de cigarrillo son residuos peligrosos? - 20/09/2020

Muchas colillas no recolectadas terminan en los sistemas de alcantarillado y ms tarde en ros y mares donde afectan la fauna acutica pues liberan nicotina, metales pesados y otros qumicos...


Hace pocas semanas, 155 de las principales compaas globales firmamos una declaracin instando a los gobiernos de todo el mundo a alinear sus esfuerzos de recuperacin y ayuda econmica del Covid-19 con el cambio climtico.

Clique para acessar La OCDE actualiza los requisitos para las exportaciones de residuos plsticos - 20/09/2020

16.09.2020 Los pases de la OCDE han acordado actualizar las reglas sobre la exportacin de residuos plsticos peligrosos para su reciclaje, de acuerdo con los cambios internacionales. As, a partir de ahora ser necesario el consentimiento previo de los pases de destino antes del envo.

Clique para acessar Diputacin de Gipuzkoa lanza el proyecto de recuperacin y reciclaje de bicicletas, Bir-ziklatu - 17/09/2020

El departamento de Movilidad y Ordenacin del Territorio de Gipuzkoa ha puesto en marcha, en colaboracin con el de Medio Ambiente, el proyecto de recuperacin y reciclaje de bicicletas Bir-ziklatu.

Clique para acessar Una economa ms all del reciclaje - 17/09/2020

La economa circular aparece como una versin superadora al viejo esquema lineal extraccin, produccin, consumo y desperdicio. Economa circular: casos que mejoran la huella ambiental en Crdoba

Clique para acessar La industria del plstico refuerza acciones en el manejo eficiente de residuos - 17/09/2020

La industria del plstico genera una derrama de casi 25 mil millones de dlares en casi toda la cadena de produccin del pas.

Clique para acessar Buscan concientizar y potenciar reciclaje de basura electrnica en el pas - 09/09/2020

El cuidado del medioambiente es uno de los puntos ms relevantes para las sociedades a nivel mundial. Precisamente el reciclaje y conversin en nuevas materias primas de productos -principalmente electrnicos- para diversos usos, se han convertido en piezas clave para contribuir a la reduccin de emisiones CO2 y nuestro pas no se queda atrs.

Clique para acessar Buscan concientizar y potenciar reciclaje de basura electrnica en el pas - 09/09/2020

El cuidado del medioambiente es uno de los puntos ms relevantes para las sociedades a nivel mundial. Precisamente el reciclaje y conversin en nuevas materias primas de productos -principalmente electrnicos- para diversos usos, se han convertido en piezas clave para contribuir a la reduccin de emisiones CO2 y nuestro pas no se queda atrs.

Clique para acessar Intendencia de Montevideo reitera la importancia de clasificar los residuos domiciliarios - 30/08/2020

Desde la comuna capitalina se recuerda que se puede reutilizar y reciclar ms del 30 de los desechos.

Clique para acessar Triple bolsa y recoleccin diferenciada: cmo se recogen los residuos de las personas con Covid 19 en Dolores - 30/08/2020

Cuidados especiales y desinfeccin en una actividad indispensable para evitar la trasmisin del virus.

Clique para acessar Incendios, vertidos y exportaciones ilegales: las consecuencias del veto chino a los residuos plsticos - 30/08/2020

Un informe de Interpol alerta del aumento de los delitos relacionados con el tratamiento de los desechos en el mundo. Espaa destaca por el incremento de los fuegos en plantas de reciclaje

Clique para acessar Aplican por primera vez una novedosa iniciativa para recoger y reutilizar pilas - 20/08/2020

Desde un partido local impulsaron la campaa para recopilar las bateras que sern donadas a la escuela Beltrn para la construccin de ladrillos ecolgicos. Actualmente las pilas son llevadas al predio de disposicin final sin tratamiento.

Clique para acessar De la banana a los residuos de naranjas: sirven para transformar en carne y leche? - 20/08/2020

En el mundo se utilizan, de una forma u otra, los diferentes subproductos o residuos de la industria de frutas y hortcolas.

Clique para acessar Desmantelar residuos electrnicos expone a productos peligrosos para la salud - 18/08/2020

Madrid (EFE) | Un estudio internacional ha constatado que el desmantelamiento de residuos electrnicos expone a contaminantes peligrosos para la salud, especialmente algunos de los compuestos que se usan para aislamiento de cables, carcasas de plstico, paneles LCD y tableros de circuitos de equipos elctricos y electrnicos.

Clique para acessar La industria de energa elica impulsa el reciclaje de palas de aerogeneradores - 18/08/2020

Actualmente, alrededor del 85 al 90 de la masa total de las turbinas elicas puede reciclarse. Pero las palas de la turbina elica representan un desafo especfico. Fabricados con materiales compuestos complejos para permitir palas ms livianas y duraderas, requieren procesos especficos para el reciclaje.

Clique para acessar Cmo reciclar (bien) tu bolsa de plstico del sper? - 18/08/2020

No es tan fcil: unas van al contenedor amarillo, pero otras pueden dar al traste con todo el proceso de reciclaje, advierten los expertos

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola estima recolectar alrededor de 140 millones de botellas de plstico este ao, pese al COVID-19 - 14/08/2020

El 56 de las botellas de plstico PET que usa la multinacional ya tiene una segunda vida, asegura Sandra Alencastre, su directora de asuntos pblicos, sostenibilidad y comunicaciones en Per

Clique para acessar RECICLAJE EN MXICO - 14/08/2020

En cuestin de reciclaje en Mxico, falta mucho que trabajar debido a la falta de un modelo institucional operativo para que no se escapen los recursos que pueden ser materia prima nuevamente.

Clique para acessar Ms de 50 toneladas de plantas acuticas se convertirn en compost - 14/08/2020

La planta de tratamiento de residuos orgnicos de la comuna capitalina les pone valor a los desechos.

Clique para acessar Tres mil toneladas de residuos orgnicos se convierten ao a ao en abono natural que es reutilizado en espacios pblicos de la ciudad - 14/08/2020

Montevideo cuenta con la planta de tratamiento de residuos orgnicos.


Empresas e innovaciones y finlandesas contribuyen a reciclar, sustituir, reducir, readaptar y volver a utilizar el plstico y otros materiales de manera responsable. Aqu te contamos cmo.

Clique para acessar Arquitectura del reciclaje: un viaje a travs de las fbricas e instalaciones de recoleccin - 11/08/2020

El reciclaje y la reutilizacin de materiales sigue ganando espacio y relevancia en la industria de la arquitectura y la construccin. Esta prctica se ha establecido como una importante alternativa a los mtodos de construccin ms tradicionales, ofreciendo una solucin ms econmica y sostenible cuando se aplica conscientemente.

Clique para acessar Microsoft: la huella de residuos ser cero para 2030 - 11/08/2020

Todos los aos, segn el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, se producen ms de 11 mil millones de toneladas de residuos en todo el mundo.

Clique para acessar RMD dona a Valporquero la escultura de un oso hecho con neumticos reciclados - 29/07/2020

La empresa de reciclaje de materiales RMD ha donado la figura a tamao natural de un oso pardo fabricado con 179 neumticos reciclados que desde hoy recibir a los visitantes de la Cueva de Valporquero, en Vegacervera (Len).

Clique para acessar Gua de compostaje para principiantes - 29/07/2020

El encierro te hizo tomar conciencia de toda la basura que generas? Este mtodo permite reducir los desechos orgnicos y generar un abono natural para tu tierra. Aqu, cuatro expertos entregan sus consejos para empezar a realizarlo en casa.


Diez pases europeos participan en este proyecto que aborda mejoras en la clasificacin y reciclado de RCD y la produccin de nuevos materiales recuperados para su uso en la construccin. Las soluciones desarrolladas se analizarn en seis casos de estudio, uno de ellos liderado desde Euskadi.

Clique para acessar Henkel utilizar tubos dentfricos reciclables en todo su portfolio en 2021 - 29/07/2020

En lnea con sus objetivos de packaging y su compromiso de evitar desechos de plstico, Henkel relanzar todo su porfolio de Oral Care con tubos de dentfricos reciclables, producidos por su proveedor Alba.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola avanza en la circularidad del PET - 26/07/2020

El principal embotellador independiente de Coca-Cola, la firma Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), avanza en el uso de un 100 de PET reciclado en sus envases, a travs de la financiacin de la startup de reciclaje CuRe Technology.

Clique para acessar Henkel se convierte en la primera compa&241a en el mundo en emitir un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos - 22/07/2020

Guatemala. Henkel contina avanzando en su liderazgo en sustentabilidad combinando atractivos instrumentos de financiamiento y el desarrollo sostenible, siendo la primera compa&241a a nivel mundial en emitir un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje: Valorizacin de residuos caer 30 en 2020, a raz de la pandemia del COVID-19 - 22/07/2020

En Per existen ms de 100.000 recicladores, y muchos otros actores intermediarios pequeos y medianos, que representan la base de la cadena de reciclaje. Se estima que ms del 60 de esta base trabaja en la informalidad.

Clique para acessar Nuevos aprovechamientos industriales para los residuos de la poda del olivar - 22/07/2020

El proyecto europeo LIFE Comp0live , liderado por el Centro Tecnolgico del Plstico (Andaltec), est avanzando en la bsqueda de nuevos aprovechamientos industriales para los residuos de la poda del olivar.

Clique para acessar Vivir de la basura sin ninguna proteccin ante el coronavirus - 22/07/2020

En Ciudad de Mxico miles de trabajadores de la limpieza viven al da sin un salario, su ingreso solo proviene de las propinas y del material que puedan reciclar y vender. Se exponen cotidianamente al riesgo de contraer Covid-19 al manipular residuos sanitarios sin la proteccin adecuada y adems lo hacen sin el amparo de un contrato laboral que les d cobertura mdica.

Clique para acessar Empresa espaola fabrica material plstico soluble en agua sin dejar residuos - 22/07/2020

Green Cycle se encuentra entre las pioneras a nivel mundial que cuentan con este certificado, que garantiza tanto la solubilidad en agua marina del material con el que fabrica sus productos, polivinilo de alcohol (PVA), como su completa biodegradacin en el medio

Clique para acessar Los Combustibles Derivados de Residuos (CDR) y su valorizacin energtica - 22/07/2020

La valorizacin energtica de residuos es la solucin ms eficiente y sostenible para aprovechar la energa y las materias primas que contienen los residuos. Tras haber recibido el tratamiento correspondiente, dichos residuos pueden ser empleados como combustible en diferentes industrias, algo que sucede comnmente en la industria cementera.


El proyecto de investigacin NEW-MINE tiene el objetivo de desarrollar e integrar tecnologas innovadoras y ecolgicas para valorizar los vertederos europeos, recuperar recursos, mitigar futuros riesgos y evitar importantes costes de saneamiento.

Clique para acessar En Mxico, deficiente gestin de residuos: ambientalista - 19/07/2020

Una bolsa de tela debe ser usada ms de 300 veces y una de papel ms de siete para justificar el impacto ambiental de su produccin, seal Alejandra Ramos Jaime, ambientalista y embajadora honoraria de la Fundacin para la Educacin Econmica en Amrica Latina, quien seal que el problema de la contaminacin por residuos slidos es ms complejo que dejar de usar bolsas de plstico.

Clique para acessar Urbaser pone en servicio el primer camin 100 elctrico - 19/07/2020

El Renault Trucks Z.E es el primero de serie que se pone en servicio en Espaa y realizar recogida de residuos en Barcelona de manera ecolgica y silenciosa con cero emisiones.

Clique para acessar El ICE rechaza proyecto de incineracin de basura para generar energa - 19/07/2020

San Jos, 17 jul (BloqueVerde).- Mediante el oficio 0060-300-2020 de fecha 17-07-2020 la presidencia del Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), declar que no van a facilitar ningn terreno para hacer la incineradora (o cualquier tipo de combustin qumica) de residuos que busque generar electricidad producto de la actividad.

Clique para acessar Exportar residuos electrnicos es incompatible con la economa circular - 19/07/2020

Ethel Eljarrat, Instituto de Diagnstico Ambiental y Estudios del Agua (IDAEA - CSIC) La Unin Europea ha presentado su nuevo Plan de Accin para la Economa Circular. Uno de sus principales objetivos es que los productos fabricados duren ms y sean fcilmente reutilizables a partir de su reparacin o reciclado. Se busca as un modelo de produccin sostenible donde los residuos pasen a ser nuevos recursos.

Clique para acessar Pepenadores no quieren el cierre del basurero de Coatzacoalcos - 19/07/2020

Se quedan sin ingresos ante la clausura del tiradero son 120 los afectados

Clique para acessar Mundo precisaria de sete planetas se todos comessem como no G20 - 19/07/2020

Se cada habitante da Terra comesse bifes e derivados do leite como os brasileiros e os americanos, seriam necessrios at seis planetas extras para alimentar o mundo, revelou o primeiro relatrio comparativo das emisses de carbono provocadas pelo consumo alimentar no G20, grupo que rene as 19 naes mais industrializadas e a Unio Europeia.

Clique para acessar 10 Curiosidades del Reciclaje - 19/07/2020

Cifras y datos que dejan en evidencia el impacto que hay sobre la naturaleza

Clique para acessar Una isla de plstico - 14/07/2020

frica sufre la degradacin provocada por toneladas de este residuo, propio e importado

Clique para acessar Al menos 20 tortugas mueren en Bangladesh atrapadas por residuos plsticos - 14/07/2020

Las tortugas olivceas estaban entre unas 50 toneladas de residuos plsticos esparcidos en una zona de diez kilmetros en la playa.

Clique para acessar 10 sorprendentes usos del residuo del caf - 13/07/2020

Suena el despertador. Lo primero que nos viene a la cabeza es el aroma de una taza de caf. Un caf tradicional, de los de siempre, caf molido, en cafetera italiana o espresso. Un acto tan sencillo y placentero como el de desayunar un buen caf encierra un gran tesoro desconocido por gran parte de los cafeteros: el residuo del caf, que normalmente acaba en la basura.

Clique para acessar Economa circular: una oportunidad para la recuperacin sostenible - 13/07/2020

La economa actual, una economa lineal, de usar y tirar, genera una cantidad de residuos asombrosa. Esto implica una prdida de valor igualmente disparatada.

Clique para acessar Economa circular: existe otro camino - 13/07/2020

Las seales de agotamiento de recursos bsicos del planeta y las consecuencias ambientales de tanta sobreexplotacin son cada vez ms alarmantes.

Clique para acessar Cientficos producen etanol con desechos, la base del gel de prevencin ante coronavirus - 13/07/2020

Un grupo de cientficos israeles puso a punto una tcnica simple y a bajo coste para producir etanol a base de residuos vegetales tratados con ozono, respondiendo al aumento de la demanda del alcohol de uso mdico por la pandemia de coronavirus.

Clique para acessar Ecuador exportar a Europa residuos industriales para su procesamiento - 13/07/2020

Petroecuador inform este domingo 12 de julio de 2020 que contina con el proceso de eliminacin de pasivos ambientales de la Refinera Esmeraldas, la principal del pas, para enviarlos a Europa, donde recibirn un procesamiento final.

Clique para acessar La hermosa historia de los nios paraguayos que convierten la basura en msica - 12/07/2020

Cateura es el vertedero ms grande de Asuncin, pero ahora es famoso por una razn ms emocionante: all naci una orquesta infantil muy especial y que ya se ha presentado en varios pases. Qu tiene de diferente? Sus instrumentos nacieron de desechos del basural.

Clique para acessar Henkel, primera compaa del mundo en cerrar un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos - 12/07/2020

Henkel, multinacional alemana de productos de limpieza, cuidado del hogar, cosmtica, cuidado corporal y tecnologas de adhesivos, se ha convertido en la primera compaa a nivel mundial en cerrar un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje, la clave en la economa circular que se propone Cali - 12/07/2020

En la ciudad se calcula que hay cerca de dos mil recicladores de oficio, organizados en 29 asociaciones. Secretara de Desarrollo Econmico busca que el aprovechamiento de residuos tenga un potencial econmico y de transformacin ambiental de la ciudad.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje creativo es una alternativa que crece en Ecuador Este contenido ha sido publicado originalmente por Diario EL COMERCIO en la siguiente direccin: Si est pensando en hacer uso del mismo, por favor, cite la fuente y haga un enlace hacia la nota original de donde usted ha tomado este contenido. - 12/07/2020

El upcycling o suprarreciclaje, proceso con el cual artculos desechados se convierten en objetos nuevos, es adoptado por la moda como una solucin frente al desperdicio textil. En Ecuador, las marcas Makiatto, Lula Kirei, Sublime y Katherine Andrade hacen reciclaje creativo.

Clique para acessar El mejor residuo, el que no se genera - 03/07/2020

‘Zero Zabor Uretan‘. La campaa que pretende concienciar sobre la problemtica de las basuras marinas e implicar a la ciudadana arranc ayer en Hondarribia

Clique para acessar Recoleccin diferenciada de residuos: es clave entender para qu se hace - 03/07/2020

Si se realiza y gestiona de manera adecuada la separacin en origen y recoleccin diferenciada son claves en la lucha contra el cambio climtico. Cmo se separa?, cmo es el proceso?, por qu es un beneficio ambiental y social?

Clique para acessar Los residuos de la pandemia suponen un reto para el medioambiente - 03/07/2020

Guantes, mascarillas y otros productos sanitarios utilizados durante la pandemia del coronavirus se han transformado en residuos y han llegado al medio natural, donde no slo representan una incmoda presencia visual, tambin plantean un desafo de carcter ambiental.

Clique para acessar La nueva planta de tratamiento y compostaje de materia orgnica de Valdemingmez recibe autorizacin de la Comunidad - 03/07/2020

El Boletn Oficial de la Comunidad de Madrid (BOCM) ha publicado este mircoles la resolucin por la que se otorga la Autorizacin Ambiental Integrada relativa a una nueva planta de tratamiento de los flujos de materia orgnica (planta de compostaje) del Parque Tecnolgico de Valdemingmez.

Clique para acessar Las ventas de vehculos elctricos resisten este ao el golpe de la Covid-19 al mercado mundial de automviles - 02/07/2020

Se espera que la cantidad de vehculos elctricos en circulacin llegue a casi 10 millones este ao, ya que las ventas crecern este ao a pesar de la pandemia de la Covid-19, segn un nuevo informe de la Agencia Internacional de Energa.

Clique para acessar bp Statistical Review of World Energy 2020: un momento crucial - 02/07/2020

La edicin de este ao del informe Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 de bp, que recopila y analiza los datos de la energa en 2019, destaca las tendencias energticas mundiales que surgieron antes de la actual pandemia del Covid-19.

Clique para acessar Un centro de economa circular para transformar purines de las granjas en fertilizantes y biogs - 22/06/2020

La Xunta regar con 525 millones de euros la iniciativa que podra generar 820 empleos directos


Con fecha de hoy se ha publicado en el BOE el Real Decreto 553/2020 por el que se regula, clarifica e incrementa el control en el traslado de residuos en el interior del territorio espa&241ol, en desarrollo del artculo 25 de la Ley 22/2011, de 28 de julio, de residuos y suelos contaminados.

Clique para acessar Una nueva planta dar solucin a la deposicin final de residuos en Rocha por unos 70 aos - 22/06/2020

Los desechos se enfardarn y sern colocados en celdas a tres metros de profundidad.

Clique para acessar Buque transporta cargamento de 25 mil toneladas con biogs licuado - 22/06/2020

ESL Shipping, la principal compa&241a de transporte de cargas secas a granel en la regin del Bltico, anunci recientemente que su embarcacin m/s Viikki fue alimentada con biogs licuado renovable (LBG) al 100 en Raahe, Finlandia, para transportar mineral de hierro para la compa&241a sueca de acero SSAB.

Clique para acessar "Un ocano de plstico", nos muestra la dura realidad con los residuos - 15/06/2020

Un ocano de Plstico empez a rodarse en 2011 como un documental absolutamente diferente a lo que termin siendo. Craig Leeson, director de cine, periodista y amante de la naturaleza, se haba propuesto mostrarle al mundo la maravillosa ballena azul.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje, pese a los avances, es una asignatura pendiente en Espaa: slo recicla el 36 de los residuos - 15/06/2020

Cada vez hay ms empresas concienciadas con la sostenibilidad, pero an hay tarea: el Gobierno tambin se ha sumado lanzando la Estrategia Espaola de Economa Circular y el anteproyecto de ley de residuos.

Clique para acessar Las opciones que baraja el reciclaje en Chile ante la fuerte cada por el Covid - 11/06/2020

Cierre de puntos limpios y disminucin de hasta 40 a nivel industrial es el panorama de una actividad que iba en aumento, producto de cambios culturales y la nueva Ley de Reciclaje. Pero ya se estn generando iniciativas para que no se retroceda en lo ganado.

Clique para acessar Com biquni feSOS Hbitat lanz desafo Yo composto en casaito de lixo, Camila Queiroz diz: Quero incentivar aes como essa - 09/06/2020

Desde la asociacin civil SOS Hbitat lanzaron por estos das un desafo para hacer en casa en sintona con el aislamiento social que la pandemia impuso. Se trata de impulsar el compostaje.

Clique para acessar Impulsan la instalacin de una compostera municipal en el Mercado Central de Buenos Aires - 09/06/2020

La iniciativa cuenta con el apoyo de la cartera nacional de Ambiente, a cargo de Cabandi. Se estima que alrededor de 18.200 toneladas de residuos podran ser tratadas anualmente por sistemas de compostaje o biogs: unas 50 toneladas por da.

Clique para acessar Compostaje, una forma de practicar la responsabilidad ambiental - 09/06/2020

Soluciones como esta demuestran que todos, en menor o mayor medida, podemos hacer algo por el cuidado del planeta

Clique para acessar La basura de la pandemia infesta ya mar y tierra - 02/06/2020

La emergencia multiplica el uso de productos desechables y sanitarios, y aade un desafo ms a la contaminacin por plsticos y la economa circular

Clique para acessar Expertos avisan de que el elevado uso de material por la pandemia obliga a mejorar el reciclaje - 02/06/2020

Advierten del impacto que un rebrote tendra en el sector turstico y en la reputacin del territorio - La peticin de la fase 3 depender de la evolucin

Clique para acessar Los tapabocas que bota son ms que residuos - 02/06/2020

Si los cerca de tres millones de habitantes que tiene Medelln usaran tapabocas desechables diarios, siguiendo las medidas obligatorias al utilizar el transporte pblico desde el 6 de abril, se estaran utilizando cada mes ms de 75 millones.

Clique para acessar Mascarillas y guantes a la basura: &191a qu cubo y cmo debemos tirarlos en casa? - 02/06/2020

Siempre deben ir a la basura orgnica, tomando especiales precauciones y metindolos en tres bolsas si se trata de residuos que han usado personas en cuarentena o positivos de coronavirus

Clique para acessar Sigue el bloqueo de los recicladores y no habr recoleccin de residuos - 01/06/2020

Los trabajadores continan con la protesta en el acceso al basural. Tambin peligra el servicio de este viernes a la maana

Clique para acessar Todo lo que debe saber sobre residuos en tiempo de SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) - 01/06/2020

Lineamientos a tener en cuenta para la separacin, manejo, recoleccin en el servicio pblico de aseo y la gestin de los residuos slidos en el estado de emergencia generado por el SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19). (Ver Archivo)

Clique para acessar Gua para mejorar la calidad de los plsticos reciclados - 01/06/2020

La asociacin europea de recicladores plsticos, European Plastics Recyclers, informa de la actualizacin de la gua para la caracterizacin de residuos para mejorar la calidad de los plsticos reciclados.

Clique para acessar La Comisin Europea publica el estudio "Orientacin para la recogida selectiva de residuos municipales" - 01/06/2020

Con directrices para ayudar y facilitar a los Estados miembros la recogida selectiva de residuos

Clique para acessar Guantes y mascarillas al suelo: horas de uso, cientos de aos en desaparecer - 01/06/2020

Un grupo de quince voluntarios han retirado este sbado del muelle del Pors 145 kilos de residuos

Clique para acessar Piden que la economa circular lidere la recuperacin tras COVID-19 - 30/05/2020

Madrid.- La Confederacin Europea de Industrias de Reciclaje (EuRIC), la Federacin Europea de Gestin de Residuos y Servicios Ambientales (FEAD) y la Confederacin de Plantas de Valorizacin Energtica de Residuos Europeas (CEWEP) hicieron un llamado para que el Pacto Verde europeo y el nuevo Plan de Accin de Economa Circular lideren la recuperacin posterior al COVID-19.

Clique para acessar Josep Maria Tost: "Con la pandemia hemos generado menos residuos y reciclado ms" - 30/05/2020

Josep Maria Tost, director de la Agencia de Residuos de Catalunya, coordina los recursos que hacen posible sacarnos de encima once millones de toneladas anuales de desperdicios y residuos, de los cuales se intenta reciclar el mximo posible con el objetivo final de "residuos cero". "La economa ser circular o no ser" asegura con conviccin.

Clique para acessar Gua de buenas prcticas para el trabajo seguro de los recicladores de base en tiempos de COVID-19 - 29/05/2020

n el contexto de la emergencia generada por el COVID-19, las autoridades de la mayora de los pases de la regin priorizaron en una primera instancia la visin sanitarista en relacin a la gestin de residuos, declarando como esencial la recoleccin y disposicin de estos, y dejando transitoriamente en segundo plano -incluso en suspensin- las actividades de recuperacin y aprovechamiento de residuos reciclables.

Clique para acessar ONU - La gestin de residuos como servicio esencial en Amrica Latina y el Caribe - 28/05/2020

RESUMEN DE POLTICA Proporcionar una respuesta ambientalmente adecuada a la emergencia La gestin de residuos como sector clave para reconstruir mejor.

Clique para acessar Residuos de la pandemia se acumulan en Mxico - 21/05/2020

Los incineradores de desechos ya estn sobrecargados por el flujo de equipos de proteccin desechados y tejidos infecciosos que se generan en medio de la pandemia.

Clique para acessar Trabajan en el protocolo para reabrir las plantas de clasificacin de residuos - 21/05/2020

La situacin de los clasificadores es grave a raz de la pandemia por COVID-19.

Clique para acessar La labor del sector de los residuos es discreta, pero esencial en este momento - 21/05/2020

Garantizar la proteccin de los trabajadores y la operatividad del proceso son las mximas ante el covid, indica Javier Domnguez Lino, presidente de Sogama

Clique para acessar Valdemingmez trata hasta 588 toneladas de residuos sanitarios potencialmente infecciosos - 21/05/2020

El parque tecnolgico de Valdemingmez ha tratado hasta el momento 588 toneladas de residuos sanitarios de tipo 3, potencialmente infecciosos, ha informado el delegado de Medio Ambiente y Movilidad, Borja Carabante, en la comisin semipresencial del ramo, despus del "colapso" de las tres instalaciones especializadas para el tratamiento de estos residuos ubicadas en la Comunidad.

Clique para acessar Teresa Ribera: Economa circular es el pilar de la recuperacin econmica - 21/05/2020

La estrategia espaola de economa circular situar por debajo de los 10 millones de toneladas las emisiones de gases invernadero generados por residuos, de acuerdo a la vicepresidenta cuarta, Teresa Ribera.

Clique para acessar Hacer compost, una buena manera de transformar los residuos orgnicos - 21/05/2020

La comuna capitalina promueve la prctica del reciclaje en los hogares para ayudar al medio ambiente.

Clique para acessar Da del reciclaje: residuos electrnicos contaminarn planeta por hasta mil aos tras su vida til - 21/05/2020

Este domingo 17 de mayo se celebra a nivel internacional el Da del Reciclaje, motivo por el cual la Fundacin Chilenter, dedicada a la reutilizacin o reacondicionamiento de productos electrnicos, resalt la importancia de esta prctica con fines medioambientales.

Clique para acessar Menos capacidad de reciclar y ms consumo de plstico: los efectos del coronavirus en la basura espaola - 13/05/2020

La contencin de la covid-19 ha cambiado el modo en el que se gestionan los residuos espaoles, eliminando la separacin manual de las plantas de triaje, lo que limita las posibilidades de salvar una mayor cantidad de materiales para el reciclado.

Clique para acessar La cuarentena dispara el volumen de basura a cifras previas a la recogida selectiva - 13/05/2020

- Desde 2017 la tendencia era de reduccin de residuos orgnicos gracias al compostaje -Sin contagios en la plantilla del servicio

Clique para acessar Carbn activado a partir de residuos para su uso en sistemas de almacenamiento energtico y tratamiento de gases y agua - 13/05/2020

El proyecto CircularCarbn busca aplicar el concepto de economa circular a la obtencin de carbn activado a partir de residuos abundantes en la Comunitat Valenciana, usando al mismo tiempo fuentes de energa renovable en el proceso.

Clique para acessar Taller de Manualidades con Reciclaje - 13/05/2020

Coni Mihovilovic ensear, a travs de una clase online, diferentes manualidades con desechos para volver a utilizarlos, con el objetivo de disminuir la cantidad de basura que se deposita en el medio ambiente. Esta actividad ser todos los lunes a las 11:30 horas en el Instagram de la Direccin de Asuntos Estudiantiles (@daeuddstgo).

Clique para acessar Qu hacer con la fauna silvestre en sitios urbanos? - 11/05/2020

Afectacin del COVID-19 hace que la fauna silvestre retome espacios

Clique para acessar Emaseo pide a los quiteos reciclar cartn, plstico, papel, y reducir la produccin de desechos dos trabajadores fallecieron por covid-19 - 11/05/2020

Para proteger al personal que forma parte de los servicios prioritarios que no se han detenido durante la emergencia sanitaria, declarada el pasado 11 de marzo, Emaseo pide a los quiteos frenar su produccin de desechos slidos y separar el papel, cartn y plstico, guardarlo en casa y entregrselo posteriormente a los recicladores, que viven de estos materiales.

Clique para acessar La tradicin de Mazda en el uso de materiales reciclados - 11/05/2020

La marca japonesa lleva tres dcadas usando plstico reciclado en sus coches. El nuevo Mx-30 100 elctrico ser el mximo exponente de esta tradicin gracias al bioplstico.

Clique para acessar Ministerio del Ambiente aprueba protocolos para la reactivacin del servicio de reciclaje - 11/05/2020

El Ministerio del Ambiente define las actividades del servicio de reciclaje y establece medidas de prevencin para el personal que las desarrolla ante el coronavirus.

Clique para acessar La falta de reciclaje incrementa el precio de papel y cartn recuperados - 11/05/2020

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de orgnicos subi un 55 en el primer trimestre respecto al ao pasado - 11/05/2020

El Ayuntamiento de Castrilln simplificar los trmites para que los vecinos se hagan con la tarjeta de los contenedores marrones

Clique para acessar Cmo se realiza la recoleccin de residuos en la Antrtida? - 11/05/2020

Cientficos y militares cumplen funciones claves en el Continente Blanco, siempre respetando el entorno. Pero qu tratamiento reciben los residuos que se arrojan en las bases nacionales y en las extranjeras? existen acuerdos sobre este tema?

Clique para acessar Ha acumulado residuos reciclables en estos das? Desgase de ellos de manera responsable desde este fin de semana - 11/05/2020

Es posible que, con varias semanas de estar en casa, usted haya acumulado bastantes residuos reciclajes como botellas de refresco, latas, recipientes y botellas de champ, entre otros.

Clique para acessar Llaman a no reciclar mascarillas por peligro de contagio de Covid-19 - 10/05/2020

La presencia de mascarillas, guantes u otros insumos mdicos en puntos limpios representa un riesgo de contagio por Covid-19 para los recicladores de base que siguen trabajando.

Clique para acessar La formacin online despega por el confinamiento y la necesidad del reciclaje profesional, segn Cursos CCC - 10/05/2020

El confinamiento ha hecho posible el despegue de la formacin online. Cursos CCC, empresa especializada en educacin a distancia con ms de 40 aos de experiencia en el sector, desvela las claves de este fenmeno

Clique para acessar Aplausos especiales e instrumentos reciclados de La Msica del Reciclaje - 29/04/2020

El lutier de esta peculiar orquesta de Ecoembes, ha elaborado varios tutoriales para ensear a los ms pequeos cmo crear un aplaudidor a travs de materiales reciclados o instrumentos hechos de envases que podemos encontrar en nuestras casas.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de envases de acero en Europa alcanza la cifra histrica del 82,5 - 29/04/2020

El reciclaje de envases de acero en Europa ha alcanzado un nuevo mximo histrico del 82,5, segn las cifras emitidas por APEAL, la Asociacin de Productores Europeos de Acero para Envases.

Clique para acessar Los romanos tambin inventaron el reciclaje: la basura de Pompeya lo demuestra - 29/04/2020

Un nuevo estudio realizado en la ciudad sepultada por la erupcin del Vesubio pone de manifiesto que en la Antigua Roma eran maestros en reciclar sus propios desechos

Clique para acessar Aimplas desarrolla procesos de reciclado basados en enzimas que degradan los plsticos un 70 - 29/04/2020

El proyecto Enzplast2 se centra en el uso de enzimas para diferentes aplicaciones en el sector del plstico para el desarrollo de nuevos procesos, ms sostenibles y alineados con una qumica verde

Clique para acessar Cada enfermo de coronavirus genera en promedio 2.2 kilos de residuos peligrosos diarios: Mxico acumula 300 toneladas por la pandemia - 29/04/2020

Los cubrebocas tienen una vida til de tres horas, pero tardan aos en degradarse

Clique para acessar As puedes hacer composta en botellas, ideal para espacios pequeos - 29/04/2020

La composta es un abono perfecto y muy nutritivo para tus plantas aprende a hacerla en botellas, cuantas veces quieras

Clique para acessar Reducir los residuos en cuarentena - 29/04/2020

El compost elaborado con restos orgnicos es una fuente de nutrientes para plantas y cultivos. Una alternativa que permitira reducir un 50 los residuos domiciliarios urbanos.

Clique para acessar Darn un taller para aprender compostaje va Zoom - 29/04/2020

El Municipio de San Isidro y la Fundacin Regenerar ensearn qu hacer con residuos orgnicos y hmedos en poca de cuarentena.

Clique para acessar Seis cursos online de maestra en compostaje - 29/04/2020

Amigos de la Tierra organiza seis cursos de maestra en compostaje, ahora en formato online debido a la crisis sanitaria, a travs de los cuales se crearn puestos de empleo en diferentes municipios de Galicia y la Comunidad de Madrid.

Clique para acessar Gran tiradero de basura y cacharros a un costado del arroyo Los Limones tiene ms de 4 aos - 29/04/2020

San Jos del Cabo.- En un recorrido realizado por el equipo de CPS Noticias por la cabecera municipal se detect un gran tiradero de basura domstica as como cacharros y ramas a un costado del arroyo Los Limones, como referencia a espaldas de la colonia San Bernab, mismo tiradero que tiene ms de 4 aos, as lo seal el ciudadano Armando Prez:

Clique para acessar Para los chicos Huerta en familia: cmo hacer compost desde cero y organizar semillas - 29/04/2020

Hacer abono es una manera de volver a conectar con la tierra y lo natural sin salir de casa.

Clique para acessar Barcelona lanza un plan de choque en los barrios ms castigados por el coronavirus - 21/04/2020

Se intensificar la presencia de la Urbana y se reforzar la informacin sobre limpieza, proteccin y confinamiento


Todos sabemos ahora que mantener nuestras manos limpias es una de las formas ms efectivas de evitar el contagio por coronavirus. Pero, qu sucede cuando tu trabajo consiste en ensuciarte las manos?

Clique para acessar El 90 de espaoles considera que reciclar es importante para el medio ambiente - 08/03/2020

De acuerdo con el Barmetro Social IPSOS, realizado con motivo de la conmemoracin del Da Mundial del Medio Ambiente, que tuvo lugar el pasado 5 de junio, 9 de cada 10 espaoles considera que el reciclaje es importante para el entorno, y slo el 5 manifiesta no segregar residuo alguno.

Clique para acessar Cientficos producen bioplsticos a partir de residuos agroindustriales - 08/03/2020

A partir de materiales que se desechan en industrias, un grupo de cientficos de distintos pases de Sudamrica y Europa logr obtener bioplsticos, productos completamente biodegradables que permitirn reemplazar las materias primas derivadas del petrleo.

Clique para acessar Convenio permite transformar prendas de ropa en combustible alternativo - 08/03/2020

La alianza de Coactiva y Coaniquem permite dar disposicin final a las prendas de ropa y accesorios que no han podido ser vendidos en las tiendas solidarias Coaniquem store, a travs de su co-procesamiento.

Clique para acessar El plstico y nuestra cultura ambiental - 08/03/2020

A partir del primero de enero de este ao entr en efecto en esta metrpoli la normativa de poner fin al uso de las bolsas de plstico en establecimientos comerciales y otros sectores, causando sorpresa y molestia a no pocos regios, acostumbrados a esa facilidad para el manejo de las compras cotidianas.

Clique para acessar Alemania construir una fbrica robotizada para reciclar bateras y motores de coches elctricos - 08/03/2020

A travs del proyecto DeMoBat, financiado por el gobierno alemn, su industria del automvil busca automatizar los procesos de reutilizacin y reciclaje de los componentes de las bateras de traccin y de los motores de los coches elctricos.

Clique para acessar BASF, Fortum y Norilsk Nickel van por proyecto de reciclaje de bateras - 08/03/2020

Varias empresas en Europa se estn preparando para procesar las bateras de los coches elctricos una vez que lleguen al final de su vida til.

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 Mtodo geoeltrico de deteco de furos em aterros sanitrios lanado pela Ciclus Ambiental entra para a norma brasileira - 22/09/2020

Atravs da tcnica, furos podem ser identificados na geomembrana dos aterros e reparados antes da disposio do lixo, evitando qualquer problema ambiental

Clique para acessar Combustvel de resduo ajuda a diminuir emisso de gs carbnico - 22/09/2020

Reduzir, reutilizar e reciclar. Este o princpio de todas as iniciativas que visam diminuir a gerao de lixo e aumentar o tempo de vida til dos materiais.

Clique para acessar Cdulas soltas no meio do lixo: 7 milhes de ienes - 20/09/2020

Um funcionrio da empresa de eliminao de resduos estava fazendo a separao quando encontrou as cdulas.

Clique para acessar MPF apura se lixo em aeroporto de Manaus causa de grande concentrao de aves - 20/09/2020

MANAUS Aps denncias de grande concentrao de aves nas proximidades dos aeroportos de Manaus e Parintins (a 369 quilmetros de Manaus), o MPF (Ministrio Pblico Federal) abriu inqurito civil, nesta sexta-feira, 18, para apurar se elas esto sendo atradas por lixes localizados em reas de segurana aeroporturia.

Clique para acessar Bsico: limpeza urbana responsabilidade do municpio e tambm dos moradores - 20/09/2020

Manter os espaos pblicos com boa higiene d qualidade de vida s pessoas da cidade. Srie exibida no Bom Dia Amaznia aborda temas bsicos que so desafios para futuros prefeitos.

Clique para acessar Angola prepara diploma sobre taxa para plsticos - 20/09/2020

A Agncia Nacional de Nacional de Resduos (ANR) vai passar a taxar o uso de sacos de plstico no pas disse, ontem, em Luanda, a administradora da instituio, Maria da Purificao, que garantiu estar em elaborao um diploma para o efeito.

Clique para acessar Projeto da UFG estimula a compostagem dentro de casa - 20/09/2020

De olho no meio ambiente, uma iniciativa da Universidade Federal de Gois (UFG) visa aproximar da sociedade um mtodo simples e eficaz de destinar os resduos gerados dentro de casa, e que geralmente acabam parando no lixo.

Clique para acessar Usinas ao redor do mundo e no Brasil transformam lixo em energia - 20/09/2020

Conhea algumas das usinas que geram biometano economizando o mximo de recursos naturais

Clique para acessar Restaurante na Indonsia inteiramente construdo a partir de materiais reciclados - 20/09/2020

O Ijen aplica em todas as suas instalaes o conceito do lixo zero: sem desperdcios!

Clique para acessar Estao de trem em So Paulo recebe lixo eletrnico .. - 20/09/2020

Quem est guardando um rdio quebrado em casa, ou aquele celular antigo que j no funciona mais, agora tem um lugar para descart-los com segurana: a Estao Brs, em So Paulo, tem um container instalado na rea livre da Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos (CPTM) para descarte de lixo eletrnico..

Clique para acessar Plstico se torna comum na gua das cidades gachas - 20/09/2020

Pesquisa, focada inicialmente no Vale do Sinos e litoral do Estado, identificou micropartculas nos rios

Clique para acessar Prefeitura do Rio promove srie de fiscalizaes para coibir transporte irregular de resduos - 20/09/2020

A Prefeitura do Rio, por meio da Comlurb, iniciou na manh desta sexta-feira (18/09), pela Zona Oeste, uma srie de aes de fiscalizao para coibir transporte irregular de Resduos da Construo Civil (RCC). Agentes do Programa Lixo Zero percorreram diversos canteiros de obras com o objetivo de notificar as construtoras a apresentarem documentos que provem que as empresas transportadoras de seus resduos sejam credenciadas Comlurb, conforme prev legislao municipal.

Clique para acessar SC recicla mais de 45 mil toneladas de resduos de peixes ao ano - 20/09/2020

Restos de pescado so transformados em matria-prima para produo de rao animal


A separa&227o do que orgnico, reciclvel e rejeito de grande importncia, principalmente para o meio ambiente. Os resduos orgnicos t&234m um importante papel nos ciclos de nutrientes e destin-los para aterros sanitrios n&227o s um desperdcio econmico como est em desacordo com a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (Lei n&186 12.305/2010), que prev&234 que somente rejeitos devem seguir para disposi&227o final.


O Ministrio do Meio Ambiente emitiu a portaria MMA 280/2020, com vigor a partir de 30/06/2020, para instituir o Manifesto de Transporte de Resduos (MTR Nacional), ferramenta de gesto e documento de declarao nacional de implantao e operacionalizao do Plano de Gerenciamento de Resduos Slidos (PGRS), previsto no artigo 20 da Lei Federal 12.305/2010 (Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos).

Clique para acessar Uma das maiores usinas de reciclagem de resduos do pas - 20/09/2020

Uma das maiores usinas de reciclagem de resduos da construo civil do pas est em Canoas, localizada na regio metropolitana de Porto Alegre. Operada pela empresa paulista SBR Reciclagem, a usina conta com diversos equipamentos, como por exemplo, mesa de triagem, escavadeiras hidrulicas, britador e uma peneira vibratria mvel.

Clique para acessar Alemanha proibir talheres de plstico a partir de julho de 2021 - 20/09/2020

O parlamento alemo aprovou hoje a proibio de talheres de plstico, incluindo canudos, a partir de julho de 2021, para combater a poluio do oceano..

Clique para acessar S um esforo gigantesco pode acabar com o plstico deriva - 20/09/2020

Com os nveis de poluio a aumentar, um grupo de cientistas quis perceber o que seria preciso para que os resduos de plstico largados em rios e oceanos no ultrapassassem os oito milhes de toneladas em todo o mundo. Resposta: Um esforo gigantesco, conseguido atravs de cortes na produo, melhor gesto de resduos e uma limpeza ainda maior do plstico que j existe.

Clique para acessar Usina de biogs inaugurada em Santana do Paraso, no Vale do Rio Doce - 17/09/2020

A usina, instalada no aterro sanitrio CTR Vale do Ao, far com que o processo de transformao do gs em energia reduza o odor do metano nas proximidades do aterro

Clique para acessar Projeto vai dar recompensas para quem destinar resduos corretamente em Joinville - 17/09/2020

A separao e a destinao correta de resduos para a reciclagem, alm da transformao de resduos orgnicos em adubo por meio da compostagem e outras atitudes relacionadas reduo da gerao de lixo vo render recompensas para os joinvilenses.

Clique para acessar Marcas europeias aliam-se na promoo da economia circular - 17/09/2020

Mais de 85 empresas e organizaes da cadeia de valor das embalagens uniram-se, sob a chancela da Associao de Marcas Europeias (AIM, pela sua sigla em francs), para avaliar se uma tecnologia digital de vanguarda poder melhorar o processo de classificao e as taxas de reciclagem na Unio Europeia e, deste modo, impulsionar uma economia verdadeiramente circular.

Clique para acessar Cooperativa de reciclagem de Canind faz a diferena no panorama nacional - 17/09/2020

Fruto da parceria entre a Prefeitura Municipal de Canind de So Francisco, o Consrcio de Saneamento Bsico do Baixo So Francisco Sergipano (CONBASF) e a Cooperativa dos Catadores de Materiais Reciclveis de Canind de So Francisco (SE-PA-RE), a nova gesto com o presidente Heverton Santana, o diretor Financeiro Genilson Alves dos Santos, e a diretora Operacional Valquria de Souza, vem fazendo um trabalho revolucionrio e implantando um projeto indito no Brasil, que envolve as Coletas Urbana, Seletiva e a Triagem de Materiais e Compostagem.

Clique para acessar Ex-catador de latinhas fundou uma das maiores empresas de desmanche e reciclagem do Brasil - 17/09/2020

Geraldo Rufino, fundador da JR Diesel fala sobre sua trajetria e quais so as melhores formas de conquistar clientes

Clique para acessar Organizaes convidam candidatos municipais a assumir compromisso com a reciclagem de resduos orgnicos em SP - 17/09/2020

Carta-compromisso a ser assinada por candidatos ao executivo e legislativo municipais foi criada pela Campanha So Paulo Composta, Cultiva, uma iniciativa do Instituto Plis em parceria com 41 redes e instituies da sociedade civil

Clique para acessar Nova York transforma maior lixo do mundo em parque verde - 17/09/2020

Considerado um dos maiores trabalhos de reflorestamento da histria, o parque Freshkills abrir para visitas em 2021

Clique para acessar Aps fase de testes, operador logstico implementa tecnologia de gerenciamento de resduos orgnicos - 17/09/2020

Inovadora mquina digestora de resduos alimentares Bioconverter foi instalada na sede da Luft Healthcare, em Itapevi (SP), dentro do programa de sustentabilidade da empresa

Clique para acessar Worten transforma quase 600 toneladas de lixo eletrnico em equipamentos novos para doar - 17/09/2020

O programa de sustentabilidade da Worten, Worten Transforma, rene a componente ambiental, atravs da recolha e reciclagem adequada do lixo eletrnico, componente social, atravs da doao de novos equipamentos.

Clique para acessar Artista autodidata cria incrveis esculturas de animais usando sucata - 17/09/2020

Dizem que artistas so como uma antena que capta mensagens do universo. H 15 anos, numa noite, isso parece ter acontecido com Zemar Vilela

Clique para acessar MP quer explicaes da Prefeitura de Belm sobre lixo em Marituba - 17/09/2020

O Ministrio Pblico do Estado (MP) avalia a adoo de medidas judiciais cabveis contra a Prefeitura Municipal de Belm (PMB) que no acatou a recomendao na qual o rgo solicita a prestao de informaes claras populao sobre o encerramento das atividades no Aterro Sanitrio de Marituba, marcado para maio de 2021 e o engajamento da sociedade na coleta seletiva.

Clique para acessar Economia Circular: estamos prontos? - 17/09/2020

A Economia Circular (EC) est na moda, sobretudo depois que a Unio Europeia definiu um pacote estratgico com horizonte para 2050, onde o modelo econmico circular a base.

Clique para acessar Sebrae e GEF Biogs Brasil lanam ferramenta digital DataSebrae Biogs - 17/09/2020

Nova plataforma gratuita rene informaes sobre biogs, incluindo painis interativos com a localizao de plantas de biogs, uma biblioteca digital com a legislao referente ao setor

Clique para acessar Projetos de compostagem no Noroeste - 17/09/2020

Secretaria do Meio Ambiente defende poltica pblica para apoiar aes que visem ao aproveitamento de resduos, gerando benefcios para todos

Clique para acessar Estado estimula ao de destinao correta de resduos slidos - 17/09/2020

Com o objetivo de dar a correta destinao aos resduos slidos gerados pela atividade humana, o Governo do Paran aderiu Campanha do Dia Mundial da Limpeza (World Cleanup Day) e conta com a colaborao dos servidores de todas as Secretarias de Estado e vinculadas.

Clique para acessar Brasil continua a descartar a maior parte dos resduos slidos urbanos - 17/09/2020

Braslia- Passados dez anos da vigncia da Lei 12.305/2010, que instituiu a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos, o Brasil continua a descartar a esmagadora maioria dos resduos slidos urbanos em aterros irregulares, valas sanitrias e lixes espalhados em mais de dois teros dos seus mais de cinco milhares de municpios.

Clique para acessar Inea poder dar licenciamento ambiental para empresas receptoras de resduos da construo - 17/09/2020

As atividades j licenciadas tero 90 dias para apresentar o projeto de adequao

Clique para acessar Pangaia lana tnis feito com resduos de uva - 17/09/2020

Alm de criar couro livre de animais, a utilizao de cascas, sementes e caules de uva, conhecidos como bagaos, interrompe o desperdcio de resduos da indstria vincola"

Clique para acessar Nestl anuncia novas aes para um futuro livre de resduos - 17/09/2020

A Nestl est a intensificar as suas aes para tornar 100 das suas embalagens reciclveis ou reutilizveis, at 2025, e reduzir em um tero o uso de plstico virgem neste mesmo perodo.

Clique para acessar Projeto vai produzir casinhas com garrafas pet para cachorros no campus da UFSM - 17/09/2020

Uma servidora da Colgio Tcnico Industrial da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM) lanou um projeto que utiliza resduos plsticos para a construo de casas para os cachorros que vivem no campus da instituio em Camobi.

Clique para acessar Nova resoluo do estado de SP impulsiona compostagem - 15/09/2020

SO PAULO, SP Uma norma da Secretaria de Infraestrutura e Meio Ambiente (SIMA) pode alavancar a compostagem descentralizada e abrir espao para novos negcios verdes no estado de So Paulo.

Clique para acessar Substituir lixes por aterros aumentar emisso de metano - 15/09/2020

De acordo com a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos, todos os lixes do Brasil devem ser substitudos por aterros sanitrios at 2014. A medida garante que o lixo produzido no pas, finalmente, tenha destinao correta, mas aumenta a emisso de metano no ar, acendendo o debate a respeito da oportunidade de produzir eletricidade a partir de biogs no Brasil

Clique para acessar Entenda a problemtica dos aterros sanitrios - 15/09/2020

O tema, uma pedra no sapato dos governos, sempre abordado no ENEM e demais vestibulares do pas

Clique para acessar Coronavrus: mscaras descartveis &8203&8203causando enormes resduos de plstico - 15/09/2020

O governo tem sido instado a fazer mais para que as pessoas mudem de mscaras descartveis &8203&8203para revestimentos reutilizveis.

Clique para acessar DF ter 120 Pontos de entrega voluntria de eletroeletrnicos - 15/09/2020

Instalao faz parte do Reciclo Tech, programa que conta com a participao da Sema

Clique para acessar Aterro Sanitrio ter sistema de Evaporao de Chorume - 15/09/2020

A Prefeitura de Franca em trabalho integrado com a Emdef (Empresa para o Desenvolvimento de Franca), que faz a gesto do Aterro Sanitrio, informa estar adiantado o processo visando a implantao no local, de um Sistema de Evaporao de Chorume com Biogs.

Clique para acessar Compost barn vira alternativa para aumentar produtividade - 15/09/2020

Tcnica de confinamento visa reduzir custos de implantao e manuteno, melhorar ndices produtivos e sanitrios e possibilitar o uso correto de dejetos orgnicos oriundos da atividade

Clique para acessar Gacha larga advocacia para criar brinquedos feitos com reciclagem e energia solar veja fotos - 15/09/2020

Empresria visitou mais de cem pracinhas pelo mundo para fazer os prottipos das peas, que agora so vendidas tambm em loja virtual

Clique para acessar Worten transforma quase 600 toneladas de lixo eletrnico em equipamentos novos para doar - 15/09/2020

O programa de sustentabilidade da Worten, Worten Transforma, rene a componente ambiental, atravs da recolha e reciclagem adequada do lixo eletrnico, componente social, atravs da doao de novos equipamentos.

Clique para acessar Meio Ambiente repassa R 230 milhes para combate aos lixes - 14/09/2020

Os recursos fazem parte de termo aditivo assinado entre a pasta e o BNDES.

Clique para acessar Famlias vulnerveis sustentam indstria com lixo plstico - 14/09/2020

Lubango - Cerca de 70 toneladas de resduos plsticos so adquiridas mensalmente pela fbrica Marplastico, do grupo Marivel, de pessoas singulares e colectivas do municpio do Lubango, provncia da Hula e do Namibe, que encontraram h dois anos no negcio uma via de sustento de suas famlias.

Clique para acessar O imperativo econmico da recuperao energtica dos resduos - 10/09/2020

Para alm do Marco Legal do Saneamento, preciso seguir em frente, rumo ao aproveitamento da energia potencial contida nos resduos slidos urbanos

Clique para acessar Projeto que aborda tratamento de chorume em aterro sanitrio vai sano - 10/09/2020

Aprovado na sesso plenria desta quarta-feira (9), na Assembleia Legislativa de Mato Grosso (ALMT), o Projeto de Lei n 710/2020 que trata sobre o tratamento do lixiviado, ou chorume como conhecido, em aterro sanitrio.

Clique para acessar PPPs aceleram universalizao do saneamento bsico no Brasil - 10/09/2020

O modelo de negcios da Aegea, como o realizado em Piracicaba (SP), traz benefcios econmicos e sociais para a populao

Clique para acessar ABiogs neutraliza emisses de carbono de 2019 com compra de CBios - 07/09/2020

Uma das primeiras entidades no obrigadas, a associao compensou emisses de gases do efeito estufa de suas atividades

Clique para acessar Biblioteca Digital do Centro Internacional de Energias Renovveis-Biogs (CIBiogs) - 07/09/2020

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Clique para acessar Maranho teve o menor percentual de domiclios com gua encanada e coleta de lixo em 2019 - 07/09/2020

Os dados so da Pesquisa Nacional de Sade (PNS) 2019, divulgada pelo Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatstica (IBGE).

Clique para acessar Citarum: no rio mais poludo do mundo so despejadas 20 mil de toneladas de lixo por dia - 07/09/2020

Apesar de ter sido classicado como o rio mais poludo do mundo, cerca de 28 milhes de pessoas na Indonsia dependem das guas do Citarum, que abastece a capital, Jacarta, e servem para a irrigao de centenas de milhares de hectares de campos de arroz, piscicultura e eletricidade.

Clique para acessar MME vai incluir resduos slidos urbanos no leilo A-6 de 2021 - 01/09/2020

Preo de referncia da fonte ainda ser definido. Diretrizes para a fonte passaro por consulta pblica

Clique para acessar Green Mining e Minuto Po de Acar coletam 6 toneladas de vidro e ampliam parceria - 30/08/2020

Ao que iniciada em maro, com seis lojas participantes, foi expandida para 23 unidades do Minuto Po de Acar na cidade de So Paulo. Garrafas e outras embalagens de vidro coletadas so levadas para a fbrica da Ambev, onde so recicladas


Nos dias 9 a 17 de setembro, o ProQuali promove a primeira edio do curso Reciclagem 5.0 Brasil Uma Soluo Inovadora na Gesto dos Resduos Slidos, realizado pela startup Green Thinking Project.

Clique para acessar Pesquisadora lana livro sobre catadores de reciclveis e poltica de resduos slidos - 30/08/2020

A pesquisadora e aluna do Doutorado em Recursos Naturais, na Universidade Federal de Campina Grande (UFCG), Ana Luza Flix Severo, lana seu primeiro livro, nesta quinta-feira (27). Intitulada Direito, Resduos Slidos e o Catador de Reciclveis, a obra fruto de pesquisas do mestrado e doutorado, e abrange um olhar jurdico para a emergncia da Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (PNRS), sob o aspecto de resduos urbanos e o papel do catador de reciclveis na sociedade brasileira.

Clique para acessar BNDES focar resduos slidos com R 600 milhes do Fundo do Clima - 30/08/2020

O BNDES vai receber cerca de R 600 milhes do Fundo do Clima do Ministrio do Meio Ambiente (MMA) e a aplicao dos recursos ser focada na rea de resduos slidos.

Clique para acessar Reciclagem qumica pode resolver gargalo dos plsticos - 30/08/2020

Braskem testa catalisador e obtm resina de boa qualidade em processo econmico

Clique para acessar Vamos conversar sobre compostagem domstica? - 30/08/2020

A compostagem, conhecida como o processo de reciclagem do lixo orgnico, o processo que transforma resduos orgnicos (restos de alimentos e materiais vegetais) em adubo natural, que pode ser usado na agricultura, em jardins e plantas, substituindo o uso de produtos qumicos.

Clique para acessar Papua Nova Guin - Projeto de gesto de resduos realizado pelo Instituto Tcnico Dom Bosco - 30/08/2020

Port Moresby) - So muitas as razes que levaram o Instituto Tcnico Dom Bosco (DBTI) de Port Moresby a lanar um projeto integrado de gesto de resduos. A primeira delas foi o apelo do Papa Francisco, que instituiu, em 2020, um Ano Especial dedicado Encclica Laudato si‘. A segunda vem da Estreia deste ano, que tem como tema Bons Cristos e Honestos Cidados, na qual o Reitor-Mor, P. ngel Fernndez Artime, ressalta a importncia das iniciativas concretas em relao aos cuidados com o meio ambiente.

Clique para acessar Secretrio de Saneamento aborda gesto no Cear de Poltica Nacional dos Resduos Slidos - 30/08/2020

A Agncia de Contedo Eco Nordeste realizou uma srie matrias especiais sobre a Poltica Nacional dos Resduos Slidos no Nordeste, apontando a constituio de consrcios e a construo de Centrais de Tratamento de Resduos (CTRs) como conquistas recentes. O secretrio Executivo de Saneamento da SCidades, Paulo Henrique Lustosa, foi um dos entrevistados apontando importantes aes do Governo do Estado do Cear com relao a temtica.

Clique para acessar Dez anos depois, Poltica de Resduos Slidos revigorada - 30/08/2020

A Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (PNRS), instituda pela Lei 12.305, em 2 de agosto de 2010, completou 10 anos. Embora ainda bastante carente de cumprimento, segue muito atual e importante. Seus dois eixos principais so a logstica reversa, pela qual cada cadeia de suprimentos deve responsabilizar-se pelo recolhimento e destinao final dos respectivos produtos usados e embalagens, e a gesto adequada dos resduos slidos, que inclui reciclagem, tratamento, recuperao energtica e disposio em aterros sanitrios.

Clique para acessar Manter plstico descartvel na restaurao retroceder na informao ambiental - 30/08/2020

A Quercus considerou que adiar a proibio do uso de descartveis de plstico "retroceder na educao ambiental" e defendeu que o pas precisa de sensibilizar e informar a populao.

Clique para acessar Startup irlandesa desenvolve tnis sustentvel feito com ma - 30/08/2020

A Sampla fabrica os calados artesanais usando resduos de fbricas de sucos na Itlia

Clique para acessar A crescente importncia da valorao de danos ambientais - 30/08/2020

A valorao socioeconmica e contabilidade dos danos ambientais constituem instrumentos analticos desenvolvidos por algumas reas da teoria econmica relacionadas utilizao de recursos naturais, ao consumo de insumos energticos e poluio.


Durante dois dias, um veculo adaptado com tecnologia inovadora e software de intelig&234ncia artificial percorreu algumas das ruas da cidade de Lisboa, detectando resduos no ch&227o e recolhendo dados por onde passava.

Clique para acessar Taxa sobre resduos plsticos ser uma das novas fontes de recurso da UE - 30/08/2020

A Unio Europeia (UE) passar a cobrar de seus Estados-membros uma taxa sobre todos os resduos plsticos no reciclados. Trata-se de uma inovao nas receitas do bloco, que, tradicionalmente, financiado pelos pases, sem determinar as fontes dos recursos que recebe.


Como aproveitar o lixo e esgoto urbano para transformar em energia? O 3 Frum Sul Brasileiro de Biogs e Biometano pode responder essa pergunta. Sabemos que os resduos slidos urbanos (RSU) fazem parte do dia a dia da nossa sociedade, bem como os resduos orgnicos do agronegcio. Porm o acmulo de lixo nestes locais, a falta de saneamento, e a gesto ineficiente de resduos geram grandes prejuzos ao meio ambiente e a nossa sade.

Clique para acessar Empreendedor transforma mscaras e outros EPIs usados em tijolos - 30/08/2020

Binish Desai j conhecido como O Reciclador da ndia por ter criado um tijolo feito de restos de papel. Agora, ele quer utilizar materiais usados no combate ao coronavrus

Clique para acessar Catador relata susto ao encontrar R 35 mil em cofre: Comecei a gritar - 30/08/2020

A quantia foi devolvida Polcia Civil pelos catadores de papel, papelo e materiais reciclveis de Araatuba

Clique para acessar Bactrias do mangue cearense podem decompor resduos de petrleo cru, diz estudo da UFC - 29/08/2020

Estudo visa acelerar recuperao do ambiente pela poluio por derramamento de leo que afetou as praias do Nordeste h um ano e deixou resduos da contaminao

Clique para acessar Prefeitura firma parceria com cooperativa de catadores do municpio - 29/08/2020

Para o Prefeito Marcito, com a parceria firmada, a tendncia e aumentar ainda mais a quantidade de resduos aproveitados pela cooperativa

Clique para acessar Sem poder trabalhar durante a pandemia, catadores de reciclveis passam dificuldades em BH - 29/08/2020

Com o servio de coleta domiciliar de reciclveis em Belo Horizonte suspenso desde o incio da pandemia da covid-19, em maro, catadores desse tipo de material na cidade passam por dificuldades.

Clique para acessar Waste Expo Brasil tem nova data - 29/08/2020

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Clique para acessar Sustentabilidade: como cuidar do meio ambiente no isolamento - 29/08/2020

Com a vida caseira mais intensa nos ltimos meses, a produ&227o de lixo domstico aumentou e medidas de conscientiza&227o sobre consumo e descarte s&227o cada vez mais necessrias

Clique para acessar Quanto custa ser ecolgico? - 29/08/2020

Estado traz pesquisa com comparao entre produtos ecolgicos e verses com maior impacto ambiental

Clique para acessar Pandemia muda hbitos de consumo e descarte do lixo - 29/08/2020

Prtica do ambientalismo ganha flego novo e adeptos passam a reciclar mais os resduos

Clique para acessar Pesquisadores desenvolvem embalagens plsticas a partir de resduos de azeitona - 29/08/2020

Uma joint venture espanhola desenvolveu um novo material de embalagem feito com resduos de azeitona. Chamado Olipast, este composto plstico biodegradvel e compostvel pode ser usado para fabricar produtos como bandejas, pratos e tampas para recipientes projetados para a embalagem de azeite.

Clique para acessar Pesquisadores divulgam cartilha com dicas prticas de saneamento sustentvel - 29/08/2020

O material auxilia na sade individual e coletiva durante a pandemia.

Clique para acessar rvores: das podas s compostagens - 29/08/2020

DF uma das unidades da Federao mais arborizadas. Por ano, GDF investe de mais de R 40 milhes no cuidado com o verde e emprega cerca de 1,5 mil

Clique para acessar Pandemia torna mais urgente a reciclagem - 29/08/2020

Na quarentena, grande parte dos brasileiros est repensando a vida, refletindo sobre trabalho, relacionamentos e consumo. E para muitos essa reflexo traz hbitos mais positivos (ou menos negativos), com impacto na economia e no planeta.

Clique para acessar Artista japonesa cria esculturas (e at um tnis) usando papelo - 29/08/2020

Monami Ohno cria miniaturas de carros, rplicas de embalagens e personagens usando o material

Clique para acessar O lixo das ruas de Lisboa foi analisado num projeto piloto high-tech - 29/08/2020

A iniciativa insere-se no mbito da Lisboa Capital Verde Europeia 2020 e pretende combater a poluio da cidade.

Clique para acessar A crise da Covid-19 e o setor da gesto de resduos urbanos - 29/08/2020

Faz sentido que nos questionemos se o setor de gesto de resduos (cmaras municipais e empresas prestadoras de servios de recolha e tratamento) poder responder a esta crise.

Clique para acessar Governo prolonga regime favorvel nos resduos. Clientes de eletricidade vo pagar mais 17 milhes /premium - 29/08/2020

O Ministrio do Ambiente prolongou por 8 meses uma tarifa especial para as empresas de resduos produtoras de eletricidade. A fatura adicional de 16,7 milhes ir ser paga por todos na conta da luz.

Clique para acessar Ecopontos geram R 1,8 mi em benefcios financeiros para usurios - 28/08/2020

Os equipamentos recebem reciclveis desde 2015 e garantem, para a populao em geral, descontos em contas e crditos para carroceiros, que usam um carto como moeda social. Hoje, Fortaleza conta com 70 Ecopontos

Clique para acessar Fintech cria bolsa de crditos de carbono para pessoas fsicas - 27/08/2020

Startup aposta que a demanda por crditos deve superar a oferta, gerando forte valorizao desses ativos. Mas, o potencial brasileiro pouco explorado

Clique para acessar Startup gacha cria Uber do entulho - 27/08/2020

Objetivo conectar o gerador de resduo, o transportador e o receptor correto: minimizando o descarte ilegal e gerando renda.

Clique para acessar Natura lana programa de logstica reversa e d novo produto a cada 5 embalagens . - 27/08/2020

A Natura e a The Body Shop lanaram um programa de logstica reversa em suas lojas. A cada cinco embalagens vazias das marcas, os clientes recebem um novo produto.

Clique para acessar Com aterros saturados, regio aposta em incinerao de lixo - 27/08/2020

Com o tempo de vida limitado de aterros sanitrios o Dirio mostrou na ltima reportagem da srie Destino do Lixo que os dois equipamentos existentes no Grande ABC, em Santo Andr e Mau, tm cinco e 20 anos de vida til, respectivamente a regio se prepara para implantar projetos de URE (Usinas de Recuperao Energtica), plantas onde os resduos que no podem ser reciclados nem reutilizados so incinerados, podendo, inclusive, gerar energia.


A queima de resduos em fornos de cimento, aprovada pela Cmara Tcnica do Conselho Nacional do Meio Ambiente, um perigo para o meio ambiente. Organizaes integrantes do Conselho, entre elas a Novo Encanto, trabalham para reverter a deciso na votao em plenrio

Clique para acessar Escolas de Venncio Aires tero equipamento para transformar lixo - 27/08/2020

A secretaria de Meio Ambiente de Venncio Aires recebeu 19 das 23 unidades dos biodigestores que sero instalados em escolas municipais, a partir do programa ‘Lixo Zero‘.

Clique para acessar A CRISE CHEGA AO LIXO - 23/08/2020

Prefeituras no pagam e servios de coleta e destinao do lixo podem entrar em colapso

Clique para acessar Cientistas encontram microplstico em tecidos de rgos humanos - 20/08/2020

Pesquisadores dos EUA analisaram 47 amostras de tecidos do corpo humano e encontraram resduos de microplstico e nanoplstico em todas elas

Clique para acessar H microplsticos em todos os cantos da Terra - 20/08/2020

Srie de novas pesquisas apresenta indicativos sobre os pontos e formas de disperso dos microplsticos.

Clique para acessar Economia circular inverter a lgica da economia linear - 20/08/2020

A pandemia da Covid-19 exacerbou a necessidade de polticas pblicas que garantam a cobertura universal de servios de saneamento.

Clique para acessar Visita tcnica - Biorrefinaria Experimental de Resduos Slidos Orgnicos -BERSO/ UFPE - 20/08/2020

BERSO (Biorrefinaria Experimental de Resduos Slidos Orgnicos) um projeto coordenado pelo Departamento de Energia Nuclear (DEN) em parceria com a Diretoria de Gesto Ambiental (DGA), que tem como objetivo o tratamento e reutilizao de resduos orgnicos gerados na universidade.

Clique para acessar Lixo urbano: SLU fecha contrato emergencial - 20/08/2020

Contratao visa a manuteno do tratamento do chorume enquanto licitaes no acontecem

Clique para acessar Artista transforma pneus em camas para animais abandonados - 20/08/2020

Um brasileiro recicla pneus velhos e inclusive faz doaes de camas para ces e gatos de rua.

Clique para acessar Vida til limitada desafio em aterros - 20/08/2020

Em Santo Andr, espao poder ser usado por mais cinco anos j no de Mau, a situao mais confortvel

Clique para acessar Consrcio de Municpios para aterro sanitrio contribui com a gesto dos resduos slidos - 20/08/2020

Entre 2015 e 2019, a quantidade de Municpios que conseguiu fazer a disposio final ambientalmente adequada em aterros sanitrios cresceu 3,9

Clique para acessar Pesquisa desenvolve sistema de filtragem para microplsticos nas mquinas de lavar - 20/08/2020

Estudantes da UFRJ e Cefet/RJ vencem prmio de inveno com projeto para minsculas fibras de plsticos presentes na gua liberada pelos eletrodomsticos

Clique para acessar No Alemo, combate pandemia a partir de lixo eletrnico - 20/08/2020

Engenheiro mecnico de 25 anos construiu sete impressoras 3D a partir de sucata e fez 300 mscaras tipo escudo facial para doar a mdicos e enfermeiros

Clique para acessar Livro conta histrias das catadoras de reciclveis - 20/08/2020

Projeto mostra realidade das mulheres que tiram do lixo o sustento de suas famlias

Clique para acessar Projeto prope programa de reciclagem para carros abandonados - 20/08/2020

Objetivo que montadoras e importadoras adotem logstica reversa para dar destinao correta s sucatas

Clique para acessar leo de algas marinhas ajuda cientistas a criar chinelo sustentvel - 20/08/2020

Os chinelos so um dos produtos mais populares no mundo e, assim como canudos e sacolas, se tornam um problema para o meio ambiente quando perdem a utilidade.

Clique para acessar Voc compraria? Xiaomi abre crowdfunding para lata de lixo inteligente de R 236 - 20/08/2020

Cada vez mais produtos formam o ecossistema de casa inteligente, todos conectados a uma central que permite ser acionada por smartphone. Mas que tal uma lata de lixo para acompanhar? Esse a ideia da Tuoniu (ou Townew, para mercados globais), empresa chinesa que conhecida justamente por suas latas de lixo inteligentes.

Clique para acessar Empresa investe em alimentos que acabariam no lixo nos EUA - 20/08/2020

"Esse um ciclo de desperdcio de alimentos que precisa terminar, e h uma soluo muito simples para esse problema

Clique para acessar O nosso lixo plstico global - 20/08/2020

Retoma esta segunda-feira a investigao da TVI sobre o impacto do plstico no ambiente e nas nossas vidas. Mostramos-lhe como um pequeno gesto aqui, em frica ou na sia pode ter consequncias em termos globais.

Clique para acessar Lixo eletrnico vira revestimento e mais que dobra dureza do ao - 20/08/2020

Um processo de reciclagem tpico converte grandes quantidades de peas usadas de um material em mais do mesmo material.

Clique para acessar Grupo cria carroa eltrica para ajudar catadores de reciclagem - 20/08/2020

"Lembra daquele garoto que sentou do seu lado e te ofereceu no recreio um sanduche amassado. Lembra daquele rapaz que voc nem dava bola, que escrevia eu te amo nas paredes da escola."

Clique para acessar Brasileiros criam filtro que captura plstico de gua da torneira - 20/08/2020

Estudos preliminares apontam que dispositivo tem capacidade de filtragem de aproximadamente 70, diz estudante envolvido no projeto produto ainda est em testes iniciais

Clique para acessar Palmeiras recicla uniformes e os transforma em cobertores - 20/08/2020

Em parceria com a Puma, clube reciclou uma tonelada de peas antigas em dois mil cobertores entregues para instituies que cuidam de pessoas em situao de rua

Clique para acessar Ecoponto preserva praia trocando lixo reciclvel por crditos em mercados e lojas - 20/08/2020

Que legal essa ideia! Os moradores da praia do Cumbuco, em Caucaia (CE), agora podem ajudar na coleta seletiva do municpio, contribuindo para a preservao da rea, e ainda ganham bnus para trocar no que quiser no comrcio local. No demais?

Clique para acessar Cientistas descobrem como transformar tijolos em supercapacitores - 18/08/2020

Nova pesquisa mostra que tijolos comuns podem armazenar e conduzir eletrecidade

Clique para acessar Shopping que gerencia prprio lixo no isento de taxa de limpeza pblica - 18/08/2020

O mero fato de que o gerenciamento de uma parcela determinada de resduos slidos tenha passado esfera de responsabilidade privada de grandes poluidores no afasta a obrigao tributria compulsria de remunerar, mediante o pagamento de taxa, a utilizao, concreta ou potencial, de toda a gama de servios pblicos voltados a executar ao menos uma das etapas do gerenciamento ambientalmente adequado de quaisquer outros resduos slidos.

Clique para acessar O Supremo Tribunal Federal deve sanear a nova lei do saneamento - 18/08/2020

No Brasil, a reflexo e o debate pblicos so, frequentemente, acometidos por dois vcios: a crena excessiva em solues legais e a dificuldade de aprender com a experincia e o conhecimento acumulados. Hoje, um terceiro fator de empobrecimento est em alta: o maniquesmo ideolgico que s enxerga e propaga caricaturas da direita e da esquerda.

Clique para acessar Empresa cria tnis vegano com produtos de vinho - 18/08/2020

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Clique para acessar Projeto estabelece logstica reversa de veculos usados Fonte: Agncia Senado - 18/08/2020

Um projeto apresentado pelosenador Confcio Moura (MDB-RO) cria uma poltica nacional de reciclagem dos veculos usados (PL 4.121/2020). Para o senador, a quantidade de veculos que deixam de circular e so abandonados gera um grande prejuzo ao meio ambiente e sade da populao. Fonte: Agncia Senado

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Clique para acessar RISCO DE CONTAMINAO Descarte de mscaras deve obedecer regras do lixo hospitalar - 14/08/2020

Item de preveno de uso obrigatrio para preveno contra o coronavrus

Clique para acessar Prefeitura vai pagar comunidades para tratarem lixo orgnico em Florianpolis - 14/08/2020

Um tero dos resduos da capital so orgnicos e vo pro aterro de Biguau

Clique para acessar MMA abre consulta pblica sobre plano para resduos slidos - 14/08/2020

O ministro do Meio Ambiente, Ricardo Salles, assina nesta sexta-feira (31) portaria que institui a consulta pblica destinada a colher sugestes para a finalizao do Plano Nacional de Resduos Slidos (Planares). A consulta pblica ficar aberta at 30 de setembro.


Secretrio explica em detalhes como novo sistema de monitoramento do Centro de Inteligncia vai agilizar socorro, ocorrncias e burocracias na cidade

Clique para acessar Roupas de polister e produtos de higiene esto invadindo os oceanos de microplstico - 14/08/2020

Os oceanos esto tomados por microplsticos oriundos de diversas fontes como roupas de polister, produtos de higiene, redes de pesca, garrafas e sacolas de plstico. Esse problema atinge toda a cadeia alimentar marinha e, consequentemente, chegou nos tubares.

Clique para acessar Uma inventora turca produz "plstico misturvel com a terra" - 14/08/2020

Entre os objetivos do projeto esto prevenir plsticos descartveis, minimizar o uso descartvel e prevenir danos natureza

Clique para acessar Refinarias dos EUA so transformadas em usinas de biocombustvel - 14/08/2020

(Bloomberg) Mais um sinal da transio energtica global: enormes refinarias de petrleo no oeste dos Estados Unidos esto sendo convertidas em usinas de biocombustveis.

Clique para acessar Moambique quer construir aterros de gesto de resduos em todo o pas - 14/08/2020

O Presidente moambicano, Filipe Nyusi, anunciou hoje uma iniciativa para construo de aterros de gesto de resduos slidos em todas as 10 provncias do pas e na capital, para melhoria da qualidade do ambiente.

Clique para acessar DoZero: e as escovas de dentes? - 14/08/2020

Absolutamente imprescindveis para a sade oral e absolutamente difceis (seno impossveis) de reciclar em Portugal. Hoje falamos de um objeto que todos temos em casa e que d que falar na comunidade Zero Waste: as escovas de dentes.

Clique para acessar Primeiro Centro de Recondicionamento de Computadores do estado inaugurado em Maric, no RJ - 14/08/2020

Unidade vai receber componentes de computadores descartados pelos rgos pblicos do RJ para reaproveitamento e construo de novas mquinas que sero doadas.

Clique para acessar Do lixo ao luxo, mesmo com a pandemia - 14/08/2020

Catadores relatam dificuldades nos ltimos meses, mas no desistem da reciclagem de materiais

Clique para acessar Garrafa pet vira gros: como funciona o processo de reciclagem de plsticos - 14/08/2020

Imagine a situao hipottica: 70 anos aps a chegada da colonizao portuguesa no Brasil ou seja, em meados de 1570 um deles jogou um utenslio plstico no cho. bem provvel que ainda hoje houvesse vestgios desse objeto.

Clique para acessar Dez anos depois da lei de resduos, Brasil ainda tem quase 3 mil lixes a cu aberto - 14/08/2020

Especialistas alertam para avanos tmidos, que pem o pas abaixo da Amrica Latina e do Caribe em termos de destinao final adequada de resduos

Clique para acessar SO GONALO ABRE ESPAO AMBIENTAL EM ANTIGO LIXO - 14/08/2020

Dois ambientalistas conhecidos nacionalmente, Dora Negreiros e Elmo Amador, sero lembrados nesta sexta-feira em So Gonalo, na Regio Metropolitana do Rio. Seus nomes sero eternizados em dois espaos de educao ambiental que sero inaugurados no Centro de Tradies Nordestinas, em Neves. Na ocasio, o jornalista Emanuel Alencar vai autografar o livro Baa de Guanabara: Descaso e Resistncia.

Clique para acessar Portugueses aumentam reciclagem de embalagens em 5 durante a pandemia - 14/08/2020

A Sociedade Ponto Verde recebeu mais de 185 mil toneladas de embalagens, provenientes da recolha selectiva, para reciclagem entre Janeiro e Julho de 2020, um aumento de 5 face ao perodo homlogo do ano passado.

Clique para acessar Comunidades de Florianpolis sero incentivadas ao tratamento de resduos orgnicos - 14/08/2020

Ser possvel angariar at R156 por cada tonelada, para desviar do aterro, em Biguau edital ser aberto a partir do dia 15 de setembro e prev sete ptios de compostagem