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WM to hold household hazardous waste service for Ill. town

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 03:04
Jan. 20 -- A door-to-door household hazardous waste disposal service is available for Lake Villa Township residents in Illinois.

Survey: Most want proof of company sustainability claims

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 03:01
Jan. 20 -- At least 78% of facilities managers and cleaning professionals said they would need proof that a company they do business with is practicing sustainability, according to a recent survey.

Stricter e-waste proposal likely to affect European Union

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 02:57
Jan. 20 -- European Union member states will have to collect 45 tons of electronic waste for every 100 tons of electronic goods put on sale during the previous three years under a new proposal passed by the European Parliament, the BBC reported.

Attack on Romney connects Stericycle to aborted fetuses

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 02:51
Jan. 20 -- A political attack advertisement against Republican front-runner Mitt Romney accuses the former Massachusetts governor from profiting from medical waste giant Stericycle, CNN reported.

Allied Waste settles fine from Chicago for $11 million

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 01:07
Jan. 20 -- One of Chicago´s largest trash haulers has paid an $11-million settlement after a city investigation found "substantial shortfalls" in meeting goals for subcontracting work to companies owned by women and minorities since 2002.

Arvensis secures loan to expand PET recycling

Waste & Recycling News - Sat, 01/21/2012 - 01:02
Jan. 20 -- Plastic packaging manufacturer Arvensis, based in Airedale Park in Keighley, U.K., has been awarded a $233,000 (ú150,000) business loan from Finance Yorkshire to help the company develop its PET recycling operation.

NSF International to help certify product compostability

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 08:16
Jan. 19 -- Certifying that products, resins and packaging can use the compostable logo from the Biodegradable Products Institute will now by done by NSF International under an agreement reached by the two organizations.

Plastics recyclers appreciate California ruling

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 08:14
Jan. 19 -- California has eliminated a controversial loophole that has allowed plastic container manufacturers to switch to a lighter weight resin and gain an exemption from the state´s 20-year-old rigid plastic packaging container law that governs recycled content.

Business leaders form corporate sustainability council

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:58
Jan. 19 -- Heavy hitters in the global corporate world have come together to form the Innovations in Environmental Sustainability Council.

Shut down composting facility, Missouri court says

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:51
Jan. 19 -- A southwest Missouri composting facility will be shut down indefinitely after the state's attorney general obtained a preliminary injunction.

Biohazardous waste plant to be built in California

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:20
Jan. 19 - A Fremont, Calif., landfill that is nearing its capacity plans to add a biohazardous waste processing facility.

Sierra Club tries to stop planned WTE plant in Puerto Rico

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:14
Jan. 19 -- A proposed Puerto Rican waste-to-energy plant is receiving backlash from a group of activists.

Old Dominion landfill in Virginia producing gas

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:09
Jan. 19 -- A new landfill gas-to-energy project developed by Fortistar LLC is up-and-running at Republic Services Inc.´s Old Dominion landfill in Richmond, Va.

GM plant in Flint, Mich., gets green award from state DEQ

Waste & Recycling News - Fri, 01/20/2012 - 03:05
Jan. 19 -- The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality presented General Motors Co.´s Flint Assembly Plant with the state´s Clean Corporate Citizen Program award.

TNG Ltd banks China's ECE $6.6m funding, to underpin Mount Peake development

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Thu, 01/19/2012 - 09:51
TNG Limited ( ASX: TNG ) has attracted a $6.6 million capital injection from a subsidiary of a privately owned Chinese company following the completion of the first stage of ...
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Tertiary Minerals announces maiden resource for Lassedalen fluorspar project in Norway

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Thu, 01/19/2012 - 02:45
Tertiary Minerals ( LON:TYM ) today unveiled a maiden resource estimate for its Lassedalen fluorspar project in Norway. The JORC compliant inferred resource is 4 million tonnes at a grade ...
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Discovery Metals reports maiden resource for Selene copper deposit on Boseto project

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Thu, 01/19/2012 - 02:43
Discovery Metals (LON:DME, ASX:DML, BSE:DML) announced a maiden copper resource for the Selene deposit, part of the Boseto copper project in Botswana, which confirms the potential to increase the scale ...
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Lachlan Star eyes 'major gold deposit' and Reserve and Resource boost at CMD Mine in Chile

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Wed, 01/18/2012 - 14:35
Gold producing Lachlan Star ( ASX: LSA ) continues to move forward the CMD Gold Mine in Chile, with the latest gold intersections providing the opportunity for a boost in ...
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EMED Mining ‘full of optimism’ about possible copper mine restart, says MD Adams

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Tue, 01/17/2012 - 03:03
EMED Mining ( LON:EMED , TSE:EMD) has begun the year full of optimism about the proposed restart of the Rio Tinto copper mine, according to managing director Harry Anagnostaras Adams. ...
Categories: Minerals News

Hill End Gold closes key $5m funding from Singapore company

Wotnews - Mineral Resources - Thu, 01/12/2012 - 11:17
Hill End Gold ( ASX: HEG ) will raise $5 million from Infiniti Premium Resources to support Hill End’s exploration to increase mineral resources from 557,000 ounces to over one ...
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