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The secret life of garbage [Infographic]

The secret life of garbage [Infographic] | NAWIN | Scoop.it
The world throws away more than 750 million tons of garbage each year, and not all of it ends up where you think.
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PET container recycling rate holds steady at 29% for 2011

PET container recycling rate holds steady at 29% for 2011 | NAWIN | Scoop.it
The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) (www.napcor.com) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) (www.plasticsrecycling.org) announce the release of the “2011 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling...
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Nuclear waste bid poses risks and rewards for Ontario town - Technology & Science - CBC News

Nuclear waste bid poses risks and rewards for Ontario town - Technology & Science - CBC News | NAWIN | Scoop.it
The remote Ontario town of Hornepayne is weighing a difficult question: are the economic benefits of a multi-billion dollar project worth the risk of putting some of the most dangerous material on earth in its own backyard?
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Recycling: tin cans (can-do!) - Home - The Daily Lime - Reduce, reuse, recycle, go green!

Recycling: tin cans (can-do!) - Home - The Daily Lime - Reduce, reuse, recycle, go green! | NAWIN | Scoop.it
This is a no-brainer - recycle your tin cans! Steel (and aluminium) is 100% recyclable and can be ...
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Curbside Textile Recycling Now Available in Newtown

Curbside Textile Recycling Now Available in Newtown | NAWIN | Scoop.it
Community Recycling and Leck and Son Waste Serves has launched a curbside textile recycling program in Newtown.
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Controversial Apple Laptop Verified as EPEAT-Compliant; Samsung, Toshiba, Lenovo Also Approved · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Controversial Apple Laptop Verified as EPEAT-Compliant; Samsung, Toshiba, Lenovo Also Approved · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | NAWIN | Scoop.it
Apple's MacBook Pro with Retina display, which stirred controversy when the manufacturer withdrew and then reinstated use of the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool, has been verified as meeting EPEAT standards, as EPEAT announces that...
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State-of-the-Art Recycling Facility to Recover 95% of Recyclables in Austin - Waste Mangagement World

State-of-the-Art Recycling Facility to Recover 95% of Recyclables in Austin - Waste Mangagement World | NAWIN | Scoop.it
Austin, Texas based independent recycling company, Balcones Resources, has opened its new 25 ton Material Recovery Facility in northeast Austin, which utilises Bulk Handling Systems' technology.
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Innovations in Waste Management

Innovations in Waste Management | NAWIN | Scoop.it
As waste management climbs the political and environmental agenda, bright sparks in the industry respond with innovation.
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Single-Stream Technology Is Key to Increasing Recycling Rates - Waste Mangagement World

Single-Stream Technology Is Key to Increasing Recycling Rates - Waste Mangagement World | NAWIN | Scoop.it
Waste Management's Lynn Brown explains how technology holds the key to increasing recycling rates through comingled recycling collections.
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Used Waste Equipment - Mack Front Load

Used Waste Equipment - Mack Front Load | NAWIN | Scoop.it

Used Waste Equipment - 2008 Mack MRU613 Front Load, Universal 40yrd front load body w/operating scale system, 350hp Mack eng, auto transmission, 46k rear suspension, 20k front axle, 11,500 hrs, 350k kms, tires 50% plus, well maintained, excellent operating condition.

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Recycling website launches as 50 million old phones look for a ... | Sustainable Communities

Recycling website launches as 50 million old phones look for a ... | Sustainable Communities | NAWIN | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON and MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – As millions of new iPhones appear in mailboxes around the country, Earthworks, the only U.S. environmental watchdog focusing exclusively on the impacts of ...
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Mississauga Article: Recycling drive targets old car parts

Several auto shops across Peel will take your dead car, household and marine batteries, used motor oil and old tires as part of a hazardous material recycling drive organized by CAA and the Ontario Tire Stewardship.
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City pushes back target date for catching up on garbage, recycling collection - CTV News

City pushes back target date for catching up on garbage, recycling collection - CTV News | NAWIN | Scoop.it
CTV NewsCity pushes back target date for catching up on garbage, recycling collectionCTV NewsThe Oct.
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WBJ: US Tipping Rates on the Rise!!

WBJ: US Tipping Rates on the Rise!! | NAWIN | Scoop.it
The average price to dispose a ton of waste in US landfills edged higher in September to an average price of $45.02 per ton...
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Nampak achieves 'zero-to-landfill' certification -Corporate Sustainability - Waste & Recycling News

Nampak achieves 'zero-to-landfill' certification -Corporate Sustainability - Waste & Recycling News | NAWIN | Scoop.it

Nampak Plastics said it had achieved its key goal of sending no waste to landfill sites, after a company-wide drive to increase sustainability and recycling.

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Covanta's Honolulu Waste to Energy Plant Expanded to 90 MW - Waste Mangagement World

Covanta's Honolulu Waste to Energy Plant Expanded to 90 MW - Waste Mangagement World | NAWIN | Scoop.it
Covanta Energy completed work to expand the H-POWER Energy from Waste (EfW) facility, owned by the City and County of Honolulu, to 90 MW.
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City of Edmonton to Sell Its Waste Management Expertise to the World :: City of Edmonton

City of Edmonton to Sell Its Waste Management Expertise to the World :: City of Edmonton | NAWIN | Scoop.it

Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel and Chief Financial Officer Lorna Rosen announced that the City will internationally market the waste management expertise of the City and its partners, through a corporation wholly owned by the City.

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