Waste-to-energy facility approved in Tennessee

Sustainable waste-to-energy facility approved for construction in Tennessee

The Lebanon, Tennessee project will deploy what PHG Energy is calling the ‘world’s largest’ downdraft gasifier.

PHG Energy and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process.

The waste-to-energy

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Integrating Green Wastes into your Lean System Webinar Available

On Novemebr 18, 2014, the North Carolina Environmental Stewardship Initiative (ESI) presented its “Integrating Green Wastes into your Lean System” webinar. This webinar provides insight into how lean and environmental performance systems can be leveraged to achieve enhanced continuous improvement and waste reduction.

Both Leggett & Platt and Daimler Trucks North America have participated in

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In Celebration of Earth Week, Large-scale Philly Recycler Joins EPA Program to Reduce U.S. Waste

PHILADELPIA (April 24, 2013) – At today’s signing ceremony Revolution Recovery joined approximately 1,500 businesses nationwide to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in reducing industrial waste.

Today, EPA Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin welcomed Revolution Recovery Partner/Owner Avi Golen into the agency’s WasteWise program, and both formally signed the agreement. The ceremony took

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DIRTT Environmental Solutions named Georgia Small Manufacturer of the Year

Savannah-based DIRTT (Doing It Right This Time) Environmental Solutions has been recognized by the Technical College System of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Economic Development as the “Manufacturer of the Year” for companies with 150 or fewer employees.

DIRTT manufactures and creates customizable, sustainable architectural interiors that are environmentally sustainable, flexible, unique and highly

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GM Seeks to Boost Recycling Infrastructure in Southeast

General Motors is taking a regional approach to boosting recycling infrastructure, looking first to the Southeast United States. Environmental Protection, Feb. 20, 2013 – The Suppliers’ Partnership for the Environment Southern Network forum hosted a group of automakers, suppliers, recycling partners and government officials at its Spring Hill, Tenn. complex on Feb. 19 to discuss

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Decatur, GA Adopts Paperless Agendas as Part of Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Decatur, GA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012

The City of Decatur, Georgia has adopted a paperless agenda program developed by iCompass Technologies – AgendaNotes iPad Lite – for its City Commission meetings. The move to eliminate the paper normally used to print agenda packages is part of the City’s ongoing commitment to the environment and effort

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Lockheed Martin Leans Forward With Aggressive, New Environmental Sustainability Goals

Company Sets Reductions in Carbon Emissions, Energy Use, Waste and Water by 2020

BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced it will implement aggressive new global environmental goals to decrease its use of natural resources at all stages of product development and business operations over the next eight years.

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Philly pilot sends foods scraps down the drain

Resource Recycling – The City of Philadelphia and a maker of food scrap disposers have launched a project meant to gauge how well the devices could divert organics from landfills in the city.

The new initiative, dubbed “Clean Kitchen, Green Community,” is a collaboration between Philadelphia’s Streets Department and InSinkErator, a company that makes food

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Georgia Company Recovers Fuel While Minimizing Landfill Materials

June 1 – Leaf River Cellulose in New Augusta has won a 2011 Georgia-Pacific Environmental Excellence Award for its project to recover fuel from residual by-products of the mill’s pulp-making process.

The Leaf River environmental team recognized that a large portion of the solids in the mill’s effluent settling pond were polymerized solids, a fuel

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Florida Hospitals Win National Partner for Change Awards

“Mercury Reduction, Waste Reduction and Pollution Prevention Result in Significant Environmental Achievement”

MIAMI, May 29, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Baptist Health South Florida has been honored with five 2012 “Partner for Change” Awards from Practice Greenhealth, a national membership organization for healthcare facilities committed to environmentally responsible operations. A Partner for Change Award was presented

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