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How Matriark Makes Nourishing Food Products From Would-be-Waste at Scale

2021-01-15 13:15:00| Waste Age

Eighty billion pounds of good food is tossed in the U.S. each year, including 20 million tons of produce that never leaves the farms, simply because it is not pretty enough for grocery store shelves or restaurants dishes. Or its wasted because it d

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The Uncertain Future of Community Composting in NYC

2021-01-15 07:00:00| Waste Age

After roughly a decade of service in New York City, the last two community composting sites will not have their leases renewed. These sites are situated on land belonging to the citys Parks Department: the Lower East Side Ecology Center is at Corlea

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KBR Furthers Sustainability Commitment with Innovative Plastics Recycling Process in Alliance with Mura Technology

2021-01-15 07:00:00| Waste Age

HOUSTON- KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that it has signed an alliance agreement with Mura Technology Limited to offer Cat-HTRTM, an innovative advanced plastics recycling process. Cat-HTR is a sustainability-focused, innovative technolo

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Annual Adjustments to OSHA Civil Penalties

2021-01-15 07:00:00| Waste Age

WASHINGTON, DC  The U.S. Department of Labor has announced adjustments to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) civil penalty amounts based on cost-of-living adjustments for 2021. In 2015, Congress passed the Federal Civil Penal

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Upcycled Food Association Announces Upcycled Certification Standard

2021-01-15 02:35:00| Waste Age

The Upcycled Food Association (UFA) is thrilled to announce the adoption of the world's first Upcycled Certification Standard! This landmark achievement is the culmination of a rigorous process that included a monumental effort by the Upcycled Certif

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NWRA Releases 2021 Federal Legislative & Regulatory Agenda

2021-01-14 13:46:00| Waste Age

Arlington, VA The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) has released its 2021 Federal Legislative & Regulatory Agenda covering the First Session of the 117th Congress. The agenda, created as a resource for congressional offices

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Vermonts New Rules Require Monitoring for Toxic Chemicals

2021-01-14 13:19:00| Waste Age

There are new rules in Vermont. They have been put in place for monitoring toxic chemicals everywhere human septage, the liquid and solid material pumped from a septic tank, cesspool or other primary treatment source for human waste, is applied to th

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Washington Plant on Track to Treat Radioactive Waste in 2023

2021-01-14 13:16:00| Waste Age

A plant in Washington State will begin processing 56 million gallons of radioactive waste in 2023. The plant will turn low-activity radioactive waste into glass and disposing of it safely, in a process called vitrification.  The plants millio

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Rubicon Wins 2021 BIG Innovation Award

2021-01-14 13:08:00| Waste Age

New York, NY Rubicon today announced it has been named a winner in the 2021 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group (BIG). https://www.rubicon.com/news/big-innovation-awards-2021/ Rubicon is a software compan

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Alliance to End Plastic Waste Welcomes Five New Members

2021-01-14 13:04:00| Waste Age

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, the global non-profit organisation, is welcoming five new members into its ranks. The new members are Aspen Technology, Enterprise Products, Greiner Packaging, Myers Industries and Tricon Energy. I am pleased that

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