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 […]

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 […]

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) […]

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

North Carolina Senate approves bill to end electronics recycling in the State.

The state Senate agreed Monday evening to do away with North Carolina’s recently-created electronics recycling program and a related ban on computers, televisions and printers in local landfills. Eliminating the recycling effort was incorporated into the Senate Republicans’ annual “regulatory reform” bill, which was approved in a largely 30-15 party-line vote and now goes to […]

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner.

New material has potential to cut costs and make nuclear fuel recycling cleaner.

Researchers are investigating a new material that might help in nuclear fuel recycling and waste reduction by capturing certain gases released during reprocessing. Conventional technologies to remove these radioactive gases operate at extremely low, energy-intensive temperatures. By working at ambient temperature, the new material has the potential to save energy, make reprocessing cleaner and less […]