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- Waste recycling lifts Pennon profit
A strong performance at Viridor, its waste recycling business, helped Pennon Group, the owner of South West Water, to solid annual results.
Sky News. Friday, 25 May 2018.
- China aims to boost solid waste recycling, halt illegal dumping
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Beijing outlined new measures on Friday to improve the way it recycles and disposes of solid waste like bricks and concrete and prevent illegal dumping, in a bid to tackle one of China's biggest pollution problems.
Reuters. Friday, 25 May 2018.
- Nigeria Declares New Action Plan to Tackle Growing E-Waste Menace
Lagos-based E-Terra Technologies has decided to hold a waste recycling exposition, the first of its kind in Nigeria, on 24 May, 2018 in Lagos.
ScrapMonster. Thursday, 24 May 2018.
- Vietnamese Ports Announce Temporary Suspension of Scrap Plastic Imports
The decision is likely to have major impact on global plastics recycling industry, as Vietnam has been the major destination of scrap plastic exports by many countries, following stricter import rules by China.
ScrapMonster. Thursday, 24 May 2018.
- Pay rises might be hard to come by, but Australia has 16 new billionaires
Australia has 16 extra billionaires this year, taking the total to a record 76, with carboard and recycling magnate Anthony Pratt again topping the list of the nation's wealthiest.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thursday, 24 May 2018.
- If Solar Panels Are So Clean, Why Do They Produce So Much Toxic Waste?
Environmental scientists and solar industry leaders are raising the red flag about used solar panels, which contain toxic heavy metals and are considered hazardous waste. With recycling expensive, most solar panels end up in landfills. ...
Forbes. Wednesday, 23 May 2018.
- Breast Cancer Cells Use In-House Recycling To Survive After Spreading
Researchers from the National Cancer Institute have discovered a new way by which breast cancer cells lie dormant after spreading, before starting to grow again causing metastatic disease, which is responsible for 9 out of 10 breast cancer deaths.
Forbes. Tuesday, 22 May 2018.
- Oops: First-class mail discovered in Postal Service trailer
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Did you miss a letter last fall? Investigators say they discovered 1,800 pieces of first-class mail that was headed for recycling in suburban Detroit. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 18 May 2018.
- Body found at Adams County recycling facility
A death investigation is underway after a body was found at a recycling processing facility in Adams County Thursday morning.
ABC News. Thursday, 17 May 2018.
- Carbon-recycling system: Two-electron chemical reactions using light energy, gold
Scientists are one step closer to building a carbon-recycling system that can harvest solar energy to efficiently convert CO2 and water into liquid fuels. ...
Science Daily. Tuesday, 15 May 2018.
- Europe's bottled water producers seek to increase plastic recycling
OSLO (Reuters) - Europe's bottled water producers set a goal on Tuesday of raising collection rates of plastic bottles to 90 percent by 2025 from 60 percent to improve recycling and cut pollution.
Reuters. Tuesday, 15 May 2018.
- 10 kinds of packaging that are a pain in the blue box
Confused about what can and can't go in your blue box? These 10 kinds of packaging pose a challenge for recycling programs. Here's a look at why and what the solutions might be.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Monday, 14 May 2018.
- SA offers help to recycling industry
A $12.4 million support package will be put in place for South Australia's recycling industry in response to China's crackdown on taking ...
Daily Mail. Saturday, 12 May 2018.
- Fire sends thick smoke over Mexico's Juarez and into US
MEXICO CITY (AP) - A fire broke out at a recycling plant on the outskirts of Ciudad Juarez on Wednesday, sending thick clouds of heavy black smoke ...
Daily Mail. Thursday, 3 May 2018.
- Wood frogs' winter survival may depend on holding in urine: study
Wood frogs hold in urine all winter as a survival mechanism by recycling urea, according to a study published Tuesday.
Fox News. Wednesday, 2 May 2018.
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