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  • COMPANY BEGINS R.A.W. CAMPAIGN WITH GOAL TO REDUCE WASTE AND GREENHOUSE GASES

    Every day across North America, thousands of cars pull into a dealership or shop for service, and in order to protect the interior of a customer's vehicle, those shops use disposable seat and floor covers. Approximately 65,000 tonnes of disposable seat and floor covers from the auto service industry are dumped into North American landfills each year. Added to that, over 130,000 tonnes of ...


  • Expansion of greenhouse horticulture in Spain seen to compromise conservation and the revitalisation of rural areas

    Land-use changes in the arid south-eastern Iberian Peninsula impact on the supply of various ecosystem services that support human well-being. Research into perceptions of the rapid expansion of greenhouse horticulture and the abandonment of rural and mountainous areas has highlighted trade-offs between conservation efforts and economic development. This study aimed to examine the perceptions ...

  • COMPANY BEGINS R.A.W. CAMPAIGN WITH GOAL TO REDUCE WASTE AND GREENHOUSE GASES

    Every day across N. America, thousands of cars pull into a dealership or shop for service, and in order to protect the interior of a customer’s vehicle, those shops use disposable seat and floor covers. Approximately 65,000 tons of disposable seat and floor covers from the auto service industry are dumped into North American landfills each year. Added to that, over 130,000 tons of green house ...


  • Global Agricultural Films Market for Greenhouse, Mulching and Silage Applications 2013 2019

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" Global Agricultural Films (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, EVA/EBA, Reclaims and Others) Market for Greenhouse, Mulching and Silage Applications 2013 2019  " to its huge collection of research reports. Growing population compounded with increasing food demand has put pressure on agricultural productivity, as there is shrinkage in arable land ...


  • Green Dot Bioplastics Introduces New Biodegradable Plastic for Horticultural Applications

    What's more symbolic of sustainability than nurturing a healthy garden? Greenhouses and gardeners can now lessen the environmental impact of plastic pots with a new high-performing biodegradable plastic from Green Dot Bioplastics. Made from 80 percent reclaimed and 80 percent biobased material, Terratek® BD2114 from Green Dot Bioplastics is a renewable and biodegradable ...


    By Green Dot Bioplastics LLC

  • Researchers discover how to make green plastics from plants

    Australian researchers are a step closer to turning plants into ‘biofactories’ capable of producing oils which can be used to replace petrochemicals used to manufacture a range of products. Scientists working within the joint CSIRO/Grains Research and Development Corporation Crop Biofactories Initiative (CBI) have achieved a major advance by accumulating 30 per cent of an unusual fatty acid (UFA) ...

  • NSF International Selected to Administer Biodegradable Products Institute’s Certified Compostable Program for Plastic Products

    To handle a five-fold increase in compostable plastic product certifications since 2006, global independent public health organization NSF International has been named the new administrator of the Biodegradable Products Institute’s (BPI) Certified Compostable program. As a global leader in third-party, independent product testing and certification, NSF International brings to the BPI’s ...


  • Turn-key Project 10 ha. Vallealto - Mexico

    Verbakel-Bomkas is starting a 10 ha. greenhouse project in Monterrey, Mexico for Vallealto Produce. The first containers of materials have arrived on site and the first part of the greenhouse construction has been erected. Vallealto Produce is a first class bell pepper growing operation. The new greenhouse is an innovative plastic greenhouse with an extruded aluminium gutter and roof ...


    By VB Greenhouses B.V.

  • India Protected Cultivation Industry Outlook to 2017 - Government Initiatives Paving the Way for Future Growth

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: India Protected Cultivation Industry Outlook ...


    By ReportLinker

  • RKW and Hyplast are joining forces

    After approval by the German Anti-Trust Commission, the RKW Group has taken-over 100 % of the Belgian company, Hyplast NV. In the future, the company will operate under the name RKW Hyplast NV. The acquisition will have a very positive strategic impact on RKW’s Agricultural Films and Nets business and will create a lot of synergies between both companies. The Belgian film producer will be a ...


    By RKW Agri GmbH & Co. KG

  • Knox Nursery Earns Veriflora® Certification for its Sustainable Growing Practices

    Knox Nursery, a top 100 young plant producer and finished annual grower, recently received Veriflora Certification for its sustainable growing practices. The 150 million young plants and 6 million 4-inch annuals the company produces each ...


    By SCS Global Services

  • Got milk containers? seventh generation debuts recycled packaging breakthrough

    If you ever wondered what happened to the millions of plastic milk jugs that get tossed into the recycling bin every day, wonder no more. Increasingly, those bottles may be finding their way back into your home, housing Seventh Generation's environmentally-friendly dish liquid, fabric softener, non-chlorine ...

  • Decrease water emission in Egyptian vegetable production

    Egypt is an important exporter of vegetables to Europe (like the well-known beans) and the Middle East. For the intensive cultivation of tomatoes and sweet peppers plastic greenhouses are used. Problems with soil diseases, water use and emission of nutrients are increasing. The collaborating Egyptian and Dutch governments are stimulating Egyptian companies to organise research into biological ...

  • ‘The best ways to increase yields are not necessarily high-tech’

    According to Ernst van den Ende and Sjaak Bakker “Whatever the local conditions may be, Wageningen UR can contribute to the sustainable intensification of agriculture anywhere in the world,” says Ernst van den Ende, general director of Wageningen UR Plant Sciences Group. “Our starting point is improving existing systems rather than simply introducing the latest ...

  • Proceed with caution on `planetary boundaries`

    The concept of 'planetary boundaries', which sets out limits to the Earth's biophysical systems, has two major flaws and could create new problems for policymakers, argues Simon L. Lewis. To be discussed at the UN Conference on Sustainable ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • EPA and USDA Join Together To Help Americans Reduce Wasted Food

    Today EPA Acting Administrator Bob Perciasepe joined U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to announce the launch of a challenge that asks farmers, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities and government agencies to reduce wasted food. The U.S. Food Waste Challenge builds upon the success of EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge to help more Americans do their part to reduce ...

  • USDA program promotes products such as plant-based bottles

    A program designed to promote ethanol and biodiesel fuels will be expanded to companies using plant-based plastic, rubber and fiber in manufacturing products such as bottles and packaging, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Wednesday. The USDA is proposing in a new agency rule to add manufacturers of these plant-based products to a loan guarantee program that has provided more than $844 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Global Consumption Trends Break New Records

    From coal to cars to coffee, consumption levels are breaking records. According to the Worldwatch Institute’s latest report, Vital Signs, Volume 22: The Trends That Are Shaping Our Future, the acceleration of resource depletion, pollution, and climate change may come with underappreciated social and environmental costs (www.worldwatch.org). ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Munters Product Launch: WM54F EMEA

    The fan is developed focusing on the broiler market, however it has an high potential for any poultry application as well as greenhouses installations, and it offers a fiberglass venturi and a plastic housing. The air intake side is in line (except for motor) with the frame of the building for an easy litter maintenance. Any air leakage during non-working periods is prevented thanks to the ...


    By Munters

  • Agricultural Film Market is Expected to Reach USD 9.66 Billion in 2019

    Transparency Market Research is Published new Market Report “Agricultural Films (LDPE, LLDPE, HDPE, EVA/EBA, Reclaims and Others) Market for Greenhouse, Mulching and Silage Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," .The global agricultural film market was valued at USD 5.87 billion in 2012 and is expected to ...


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