Study shows commercial recycling decreased in New York City.

Study shows commercial recycling decreased in New York City.

A recently published study shows that New York City’s commercial recycling rate has dropped to as low as 19 percent, a report from the New York Daily News says. That’s well below the national average of 34 percent, and 10 points lower than the city’s own average of 29 percent in a 2004 study, the study […]

Ohio awards two tire recycling grants.

Ohio awards two tire recycling grants.

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded funding for two projects to assist companies in developing markets for scrap tires. • Ohio EPA is awarding $350,000 to purchase scrap tire processing equipment that it says will help Jackson Township support Liberty Tire Services of Ohio LLC http://www.libertytire.com/Home.aspx in the processing of scrap tires. • Ohio EPA […]

Kanagi Solar in Japan completed.

Kanagi Solar in Japan completed.

  Pattern Development and Green Power Investment Complete 14 MW Kanagi Solar Power Project in Japan.   KANAGI CITY, Japan, April 26, 2016 – Pattern Energy Group LP (“Pattern Development”), and Green Power Investment Corporation (“GPI”) today announced the completion of the 14 megawatt (MW) Kanagi Solar photovoltaic (PV) power facility. Pattern Development and GPI are joint venture (JV) […]

EPA recognizes Kroger for food recovery efforts

EPA recognizes Kroger for food recovery efforts

EPA recognizes Kroger for outstanding food recovery efforts. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) congratulated The Kroger Co. for the success of its food recovery efforts at an Earth Day event in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati-based national supermarket chain and retailer has excelled in three EPA Food Recovery Challenge categories — leadership, innovation, and education and outreach. EPA’s Food Recovery […]

ORPC’s RivGen® wins 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award.

ORPC’s RivGen® wins 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award.

ORPC’s RivGen® Power System Wins 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters Award Washington, D.C. (April 26, 2016) – The National Hydropower Association (NHA) today announced Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) RivGen® Power System Commercialization Project received the 2016 Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters (OSAW) Award in the category of Operational Excellence. ORPC is the first marine […]

Waste Management terminates jobs of 120 employees.

Waste Management terminates jobs of 120 employees.

Waste Management of Arizona will be outsourcing the jobs to India. About 120 employees from Waste Management Inc. are being laid off because their duties are being shifted to India, a report from the Arizona Daily Star says. The move could reduce company labor costs for those positions by three-quarters. In a written statement, Waste Management of […]

Nepal hydro IPOs

Nepal hydro IPOs

5 hydropower companies, 3 microfinance companies & 1 development bank in pipeline to issue IPO. Initial Public Offerings of a string of public limited companies are in the pipeline with combined total of the offers amounting as high as Rs 1.20 arba. There are five hydropower companies, three microfinance companies and one development bank in […]

Waste management concern for Bucharest district mayors

Waste management concern for Bucharest district mayors

Waste management, main topic of concern for candidates for Bucharest district mayors. Those who own/will own a waste management company in Romania will fare very well in the coming years bearing in mind how much the authorities, forced by the EU, will have to change and invest when it comes to selective waste collection, landfills, […]

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 – full text

RIYADH — The Council of Ministers endorsed during its session on Monday under the chairmanship of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030. The Cabinet session was devoted to discuss the vision, which was drafted by the Council of Economic and Development Affairs upon instructions of Custodian of the Two […]

Solar contracts won in Karnataka

Solar contracts won in Karnataka

Fortum, ACME Group, Tata Power, Adani Power, ReNew, Yellow Infrastructure win solar contracts in Karnataka. Several groups have recently been awarded solar contracts from the reverse auction process conducted by NTPC, the Indian Government-owned company engaged in the electricity generation, on 12th April 2016. In the auction, 500 MW of grid connected solar PV projects were awarded in the state of Karnataka. Some of the group which resulted awarded with solar […]