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  • Plastics Composting at Home

    As landfills continue to expand, many consumers continue to look for ways to recycle. A proposed new ASTM International standard, WK35342, Specification for Home Composting of Biodegradable Plastics, will educate consumers on the process of home composting these materials. The proposed standard will illustrate great potential ...


    By ASTM International

  • Maryland To Explore A Decentralized Composting Infrastructure

    On Thursday, May 4th, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed two bills to advance composting in Maryland. One will bolster recovery of food waste and other organic materials by expanding infrastructure in the state. The other will reduce contamination at compost sites by preventing the false labeling of plastics as compostable or biodegradable. In signing the bills, which were among dozens of ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Grafton composting plant commissioned in record time

    Having lost valuable time during the initial construction period due to inclement weather, APBTC managed to make good some of the lost time with a fast track installation and commissioning procurement. In less than 6 weeks after the installation commenced, by the end of August 2012, the plant was ready to accept the first organic waste into one of the tunnels for a 14-days cycle. Meanwhile the ...

  • PacifiClean Environmental to build state-of-the art compost facility in Central Washington

    Today, PacifiClean Environmental LLC announced it was selected by the city of Seattle to enter contract negotiations to recycle the curbside organic materials under a new contract. These materials will be processed at a state-of-the art facility in Kittitas Countyinto retail compost products and a line of soil amendments for Central and Eastern Washington's agricultural community. The facility ...


    By PacifiClean

  • US Composting Council Announces the Hiring of its New Executive Director

    The United States Composting Council (USCC) is delighted to announce the hiring of Michael Virga as its new Executive Director, effective today.  Mr. Virga, formerly the Executive Director of Forestry at the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), has been engaged in sustainability efforts throughout his thirty-year career. "Michael brings a wealth of ...


    By US Composting Council

  • Surrey so ‘good’ at recycling targets need to be revised

    Waste management in Surrey is set to be revised with brand new targets for recycling and reducing waste being introduced. The Surrey Waste Partnership (SWP), made up of Surrey County Council and the 11 district and borough councils, is updating its plan for waste management with the aim of setting a 70% reuse, recycling and composting target by 2013/2014. As part of the review, ...

  • Government calls for peat to be phased out

    A consultation on proposals to phase out the horticultural use of peat by amateur gardeners in England by 2020 has been published today. Important progress has been made in reducing peat use in growing media products over recent years, but there is still a long way to go. The consultation also sets out a new long-term goal to eliminate peat use by all gardeners, growers and procurers by 2030 at ...

  • Save the date: III International Symposium on Organic Greenhouse Horticulture

    Ege University, Faculty of Agriculture and the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS), represented by the Commissions for Organic Horticulture, Protected Cultivation and Horticultural Engineering, Working Group Organic Greenhouse Horticulture and the COST Action FA1105 Biogreenhouse have the honor to invite all engaged in research, producers, teaching, extension, and public ...

  • Environmental conference in London a success

    London, GB / Alpen, D, 03 February 2010 – The first international trade fair and conference 'Energy from Biomass and Waste UK' (EBW UK), held on January 26 and 27 in London, proved to be a success. Some 600 delegates came to the Royal Horticultural Halls to see exhibits from 60 companies showcasing the latest in waste treatment and bioenergy production. Exhibitors praised the high quality of ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Richard Stewart Joins the T.H. Glennon Team

    T.H. Glennon Co., Salisbury, Mass., is pleased to announce that Richard Stewart has joined the company as National Sales Manager. Richard will manage the sales force that represent the company’s line of Colorfast landscape mulch colorants for wood, rubber and aggregate, as well as the Mulch Color ...


    By T.H. Glennon Co., Inc.

  • Totally Green Appoints Former USDA Official, Boyd K. Rutherford, as Strategic Advisor

    Totally Green, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TLGN), a pioneer in organic food processing systems and compostable packaging alternatives, has appointed the former U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Assistant Secretary for Administration, Boyd K. Rutherford, as a strategic advisor. Rutherford is currently the founder and principle of Eastwind Strategies, LLC of Columbia, Maryland. ...


  • Acorn House restaurant urges industry to be more sustainable

    New restaurant, Acorn House pledged to bring sustainability to the food and beverage industry at a closed loop recycling event at the Brit Oval. The event, hosted by recycling market development company, London Remade was attended by representatives from the hospitality, events and leisure industries. Arthur Potts Dawson, co-founder of the recently launched Acorn House restaurant and Peter ...


    By LRS Consultancy

  • From Plates that Grow Food to Certified Cocoa: UN Awards Innovative Green Enterprises at Green Economy Symposium

    Nairobi, 31 October 2013 - Fully biodegradable plates implanted with organic seeds in Colombia to provide food after use, a social media website to promote car-sharing in Viet Nam,certified cocoa for speciality markets, and affordable biodegradable sanitary pads made from banana waste are just some of the 34 winners of the 2013 SEED Awards, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) ...

  • PSEG and ANJEE Announce Sustainability Grant Awardees

     The PSEG Foundation and the Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE) are awarding nearly $45,000 to three programs that were named winners of the PSEG-ANJEE Learners in Sustainability (PALS) grant program. Each of the partnerships is a collaborative effort between non-formal environmental education providers and K-5 pre-service or practicing teachers, with an eye toward ...

  • Programs for green cities

    Finding out what works Written by Nancy W. Stauffer.You can read the original story in MIT NewsThis article first appeared in Energy Futures: Spring ...

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