Posts Categorized: Environment

Hungary’s First Biogas Upgrading Plant Goes Online!

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The city of Zalaegerszeg in Hungary inaugurated a groundbreaking new technology to convert their waste sludge to fuel at the municipal wastewater treatment plant. The ceremony was attended by various city officials, members of the project managing team, as well as delegate of the media. The facility was designed and commissioned by UTB Envirotec Kft…. Read more »

Reusables And Alternatives To Wrapping & Bagging Making Strides Inspiring Consumers To Go Green For The Holidays

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In the United States alone, an additional 5 million (an equivalent to 25% more garbage) tons of waste is generated during the winter holidays, according to the Clean Air Council. Four million tons of this waste is attributed to wrapping paper, shopping and gift bags. In an effort to minimize these astonishing statistics are two… Read more »

Celebrations For A Greener Tomorrow

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According to the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), “the household waste in the United States jumps up by 25% – about 1 million extra tons, between Thanksgiving and New Year’s.”  In the hope of lessening the impact of party waste and making it simpler for consumers who are planning special events, new site EcoPartyTime.com is now… Read more »

Study: Nearly 570 Percent Increase In Western North Carolina Development Since 1976

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From 1976 to 2006, land development in the North Carolina mountains increased 568 percent, from 34,348 acres to 229,422 acres, and is expected to increase another 63 percent by 2030 (an additional 145,374 acres), according to a study just released by researchers at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at UNC Charlotte. Population, meanwhile, increased only… Read more »