Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Electric waste operator jailed over £2.2m recycling fraud.

Leeds waste operator receives record jail sentence for environmental crime, after illegitimately claiming funds from government-backed Producer Compliance Schemes A Leeds waste operator has been jailed for seven and half years, after defrauding government-backed recycling schemes out of £2.2m. Terence Solomon Dugbo, 45, of High Ash Avenue in Leeds, was handed the sentence – the […]

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

REA Reaction to EU Referendum Leave Vote.

Dr Nina Skorupska CBE said: “This result raises serious questions for investor certainty, energy security and much needed investment in the UK energy infrastructure. “Energy policy must be a priority for the Government now, with industry needing reassurance and ministerial clarity on priorities. The first in this list must be confirmation of the 5th carbon […]

Urban Mining secures $25M for recycled rare earth magnet manufacturing facility.

Urban Mining secures $25M for recycled rare earth magnet manufacturing facility.

Urban Mining Company, (“Urban Mining” or “the company”), developers of the proprietary Magnet-to-Magnetärecycling process, is pleased to announce the completion of a $25M Series A financing for the construction and operation of a magnet recycling and manufacturing facility at its headquarters in Austin, Texas. “The first step towards commercializing our technology is capital intensive,” commented […]

Solar PV recycling offers huge business opportunity.

Solar PV recycling offers huge business opportunity.

The global solar photovoltaic (PV) boom currently underway will represent a significant untapped business opportunity as decommissioned solar panels enter the waste stream in the years ahead, according to a new report. The report was released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) and the International Energy Agency’s Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (IEA-PVPS). Irena is […]

Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services and Lab USA unveil state-of-the-art landfill ash metal recovery facility.

Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) and Lab USA unveiled a state-of-the-art ash metal recovery facility today at the Roosevelt Regional Landfill.  The advanced process allows for the reclamation of metals found in ash previously lost through traditional methods of resource recovery.  The facility is set to process all newly delivered ash to the Roosevelt Landfill […]

The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

The first integrated solution for waste management to be built in Hungary.

AmoTerra (AMT) and the Government of Hungary announces their plan to build the first ever total program installation for remediating waste streams, including mixed waste and radioactive material. Incorporating proven leading-edge technologies, this integrated holistic management system not only remediates waste, but also recovers greater amounts of materials to be recycled, up-cycled and sold. “These technologies […]

Fortistar upgrads landfill gas to renewable energy project in Los Angeles.

Fortistar upgrads landfill gas to renewable energy project in Los Angeles.

Lopez Energy Landfill Gas-to-Energy Project Upgrades Facility to Supply Power to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Supporting California State Goal of 33% Renewable Energy by 2020. Today Fortistar, management specialists focused on investments in energy sources for transitioning to a zero carbon economy, announced that it has upgraded its renewable landfill gas (LFG) […]

EC calls on AUSTRIA to enact EU rules on the chemical pollution of waters.

EC calls on AUSTRIA to enact EU rules on the chemical pollution of waters.

The European Commission is urging Austria to enact the Directive on priority substances in the field of water policy (Directive 2013/39/EU) in their domestic law, an obligation which had to be fulfilled by 14 September 2015. Priority substances are chemicals which present a significant risk to or via the aquatic environment within the EU. This […]

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