Tag: Orlando

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Orlando, Fla., Bans Single-use Plastics at Venues and Parks

June 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

Commissioners for the city of Orlando, Fla., have signed off on a ban of single-use plastics and polystyrene products at venues and parks. Orlando and its contractors will no longer be able to use items such as plastic straws, cutlery, […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Orlando, Fla., Seeks to Generate Energy from Food Waste

May 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

The city of Orlando, Fla., is looking to covert food waste, such as banana peels and egg shells, into energy for businesses and residents. According to a WFTV report, the city already collects food waste from more than 30 companies, […]

Other Utilities

Strange rumblings at PowerGen: Coal use could persist

December 20, 2016

Via: Utility Dive

The biggest power generation conference in the world was down in Orlando last week, about a thousand miles south of my small cabin in upstate New York. Power Gen gets 20,000 attendees, so for a part-time hermit that’s sensory overload. But Orlando […]