Do low oil prices affect recycling?

Do low oil prices affect recycling?

Brent Bell, Vice President of Recycling Operations for Waste Management, recently wrote: For consumers filling their gas tanks at the pumps, low oil prices are a boon: a way to save money and travel farther on a gallon. Lower oil and energy prices also help many businesses, especially those in energy-intensive manufacturing industries. For recyclers, […]

Fortum has made an indicative, non-binding offer to acquire Ekokem.

Fortum has made an indicative, non-binding offer to acquire Ekokem.

Fortum has made an indicative, non-binding offer to the four biggest shareholders in Ekokem to acquire their shareholding in the company. The biggest shareholders are Finnish State (Government ownership steering department), Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY, representing more than 80% of […]

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Will Khan be the greenest Mayor London has ever had?

Sadiq Aman Khan, a British Labour Party politician and a newly-elected Mayor of London won 1,310,143 votes against 994,614 for his main rival Zac Goldsmith of the Conservative party. Green Party candidate Sian Barry came third with 150,673 votes. “I want to be the greenest Mayor London has ever had. I want London to be […]

Global Leaders gather in D.C. to begin implementing Paris Agreement.

Highlights from Climate Action 2016 summit include efforts around cities, transport, land-use, energy, resilience and analysis & tools: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls for rapid action to limit climate change and achieve Paris Agreement goals New Climate Economy, WRI Ross Center and C40 announce a major new international initiative that will make the economic case […]

Solano County landfill gas-to-energy project providing clean power to homes.

Solano County landfill gas-to-energy project providing clean power to homes.

Potrero Hills Energy Producers, a partnership between DTE Biomass Energy Inc. and Pacolet Milliken Enterprises, recently started generating electricity from landfill gas. This cleaner source of electricity comes from a newly constructed renewable energy facility at the Potrero Hills Landfill in Suisun City, Calif. DTE Biomass Energy, the developer and operator of the project, declared commercial […]

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