Tag: public

Public Utilities, Waste Management

US: Zero Food Waste Act could combat carbon emissions

July 26, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

30-40% of food supply worth $161 million is wasted each year. This translates to $1,500 in wasted food per average family of four. The US is currently considered the world-wide leader in food waste generation, food waste being the number […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Ravago Acquires Equity Interest in Advanced Recycling Company Alterra Energy

July 22, 2021

Via: Waste360

Alterra Energy, an innovative advanced recycling technology company, and Ravago, a global leader in polymer recycling and distribution, announced today that Ravago has acquired an equity interest in Alterra Energy. Ravago will be a strategic partner in supplying pre-processed waste […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

FCC considers adding ‘innovation zones’ in Raleigh, Boston

July 19, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

The Federal Communications Commission will vote this week on whether to add two more locations to its roster of wireless Innovation Zones: Raleigh, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts. Acting Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel proposed the addition of the two locations last […]

Infrastructure, Public Works

Clean electricity standard lands spot in $3.5 trillion Democratic-backed infrastructure deal

July 15, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

The prospects that a clean electricity standard will make it through Congress improved Wednesday, with Sen. Smith tweeting the industry-wide requirement would be in the larger of the two infrastructure bills the Biden administration is hoping to pass. Democrats are […]

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

Bipartisan Solutions for Water Infrastructure

July 15, 2021

Via: American Infrastructure

As the debate over infrastructure continues, the importance of supporting our nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure is key to the conversation. Across the country, many of these aging systems are reaching the end of their usable lifecycle and need modernization. […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Plastic’s Role in Accelerating a Low-Carbon, Sustainable Economy

July 14, 2021

Via: Waste360

Lighter is better. Using less is better. Especially when it comes to reducing carbon emissions. As a surge of companies commit to carbon neutrality in the coming years, many are left with taking a hard look at their enterprise and […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Are renewables really sustainable?

July 13, 2021

Via: Power Engineering SmartGrid

This is not about naming and shaming, as clearly an inclusive energy mix is desirable and renewables, as well as nuclear energy offer much cleaner options than their dirtier generation counterparts. However, it is vital that in our haste to […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Why network slicing is the key to unlocking extended reality digital experiences

July 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

Imagine you’re shopping for furniture and using an Augmented Reality (AR) app on your mobile device to experience the products in your living room. Or your child is using a Virtual Reality (VR) headset to tour ancient ruins as part […]

Public Utilities, Telecommunications

Demonstrating advanced 5G innovations

July 8, 2021

Via: RCR Wireless News

This year, Mobile World Congress is taking place virtually and in Barcelona, Spain. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most important events of the year for the entire mobile industry. To showcase the progress we’ve made this past year and […]

Basic Services, Civil Service

DHS workforce sprint brings in nearly 300 cyber employees

July 2, 2021

Via: FCW

Cybersecurity vacancies totaled about 2,000 at the start of the hiring sprint in May. Read More on FCW