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Miscellaneous

SolarEdge Shares Hit All-Time High as Europe Eclipses US in Sales

August 7, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

Solar microelectronics manufacturer SolarEdge followed up record revenue last quarter with even higher sales in Q2. The Israel-based, U.S.-listed company shipped 1.3 gigawatts AC of inverters and pulled in revenues of $325 million for the quarter, up 20 percent from […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Boxed Water Partners with Creamline NYC to Reduce Plastic Waste

August 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

Boxed Water Is Better, a company that provides an alternative to plastic bottles by producing pure water in 100 percent recyclable and paper-based cartons, recently announced a new contract with New York-based Creamline. Creamline, a multiunit restaurant concept offering American […]


Miscellaneous

Dominion invests $1.1B in offshore wind, watches Northeast developments

August 5, 2019

Via: Utility Dive

Dominion has expressed the possibility of developing more than 2,000 MW of offshore wind off the Virginia coast. “I would pencil out maybe a $3,000 per kilowatt-hour installed,” Koonce said. “And if you do that, you come up with a […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Glass Recycler to Pay $1.2M Over Alleged Illegal Battery Disposal

August 1, 2019

Via: Waste360

A Sacramento, Calif., glass recycler will pay $1.2 million to settle allegations that its Sacramento facility illegally disposed of more than 500,000 pounds of discarded batteries from homes and businesses, California’s Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) announced on July […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Clean-Up on ‘World’s Most Polluted Beach’ Bags Six Tonnes of Waste

July 29, 2019

Via: Waste Management World

James Beard, Recycling Services Manager at outsourced recycling and resource management services firm, Valpak, has helped bag six tonnes of waste from the most densely-polluted beach in the world, and concluded that prevention is the only viable option to halt […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Technology Helps Educate Universities on Food Waste

July 24, 2019

Via: Waste360

On average, a residential college student generates almost 142 pounds of food waste each year, according to an analysis done in May 2018 by Massachusetts-based RecyclingWorks. A commuter or non-residential student can generate about 38 pounds per year. An institution […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Winters Bros.: Retire Worn U.S. Flags with Respect, Not in the Trash

June 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Summer is right around the corner, and as people look forward to barbecues, beaches and fireworks, they will no doubt be producing more trash and recycling. But when people think of items that are regularly thrown away or recycled, the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Kohl’s Joins How2Recycle Program

June 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Kohl’s announced it has joined the How2Recycle label program in an effort to help customers be more informed about their recycling decisions. As part of the company’s sustainability efforts to reduce waste and conserve resources, Kohl’s has partnered with the […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Ford Recycles 1.2B Plastic Bottles a Year for Vehicle Parts

June 7, 2019

Via: Waste360

Ford Motor Company is helping play a role in promoting environmentally friendly auto parts, and one way it’s doing that is by using recycled plastic bottles for underbody shields on all cars and SUVs and wheel liners on F-series trucks. […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

Danone North America Achieves Zero waste-to-landfill Goal at N.J. Plant

June 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

Danone North America announced that its plant in Bridgeton, N.J., has become the first of its manufacturing locations in the U.S. to achieve zero waste-to-landfill status. Danone said the journey involves a constant evaluation to optimize the choice and usage […]