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Construction Waste Recycling – Start today for a Sound Environment Tomorrow - Solid Waste & Recycling

California is witnessing a rapid reduction in the available landfill space due to the significant increase in the debris generated by the …

Sustainability

Solid Waste Management in the Middle East – Major Challenges

Middle East is one of the most prolific waste generating regions of the world. Lavish lifestyle, ineffective legislations, infrastructural …

Sustainability

8 million tons per year and rising: The oceans’ plastic problem is out of control

We’re dumping a lot more plastic in the oceans than we thought, a new study finds — and it’s going to get worse<p>Picture five plastic grocery bags, themselves stuffed with plastic, lining every foot of coastline in the world. Then double it. The world is dumping a lot more plastic into the oceans …

Pollution

There's way more plastic in the ocean than we thought

Everyone knows there’s a lot of plastic in the ocean — there’s the famous garbage patch, and the photos of albatross bodies full of plastic. But as it turns out, there’s way more plastic than we thought. About 5 to 13 million metric tons of plastic flowed into the ocean in 2010, according to a …

Pollution

Recycling and Waste Management Blog| Norcal

Role of Industrial Shredders in Managing Waste Efficiently<p>An industrial shredder is an equipment or machine that is used for shredding and reducing …

Buddhist Monks Ordain Trees To Protect The Environment

What would the world look like if people believed nature to be as sacred as a spiritual leader?<p>Phrakru Pitak Nanthakthun, a Buddhist monk in north-east Thailand, has an answer to that question. For 25 years, the monk has conducted ceremonies to "ordain" trees, which he said he hopes will bring an …

Home - Architecture Lab

Latest<p>April 6, 2018<p>If one seeks the perfect architecture position, one simply needs the perfect architecture portfolio. A portfolio is something …

700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help! - One Green Planet

Plastic. It’s everywhere.<p>From food packaging to fabrics and face wash, this modern “miracle” invention can be found in some shape or form in nearly …

A Slimmer Smartphone Means Mountains of E-waste

Thinner gadgets are not only harder to recycle, we can’t seem to part with them.​<p>Each year, technology companies try to outdo themselves by making a thinner, sleeker product. But there's a dark side to the "thinner is better" mantra, and it has nothing to do with how bendy your ​phone is: Our …

Growing recycling programs help us inch closer to Zero Waste

Much of our time is often devoted to increasing the recycling rates of more conventional recyclable materials. That is: aluminum, paper, PET and HDPE …

Go green: Tips for eco-friendly travel

Going green is all the rage. Here is how you can help.<p>With the environment at the top of everyone’s mind, especially in the corporate world, having less of a carbon impact on the Earth is desirable. This is true regardless of how you view global warming or climate change. Less pollution is a …

Sustainability

Frequently Asked Questions About Aluminum Recycling In Baltimore MD

If you want to make extra money while helping the environment, start recycling your aluminum. Below you’ll learn about recycling this type of metal …