Posts Categorized: Environment

iWrc Creates Opportunity for Waste Workers in Brazil

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Recycling centers often lack the proper resources to protect their employees from hazardous and strenuous working conditions. iWrc collaborates with these cooperatives to improve the health, safety, and financial stability of employees. The initiative trains workers at the cooperatives in proper practices and protocol. Elizabete Rocha, president of Futura Cooperative, says that in the past workers “feared nothing. We had no PPE. We had no… Read more »

Plastic Credit: What You Need to Know to Do It Right – TONTOTON

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It’s no secret that our world is in trouble. We’re consuming more resources than we’re producing and creating more waste than we can properly eliminate. As a world community, we must find solutions to slow down our negative environmental impact. Plastic credits provide an opportunity to do that. What are plastic credits? Like carbon credits,… Read more »

EcoGreen Equipment Honored as #1 Tire Recycling Supplier for Global Recircle Awards

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ECO Green Equipment develops turnkey systems for more eco-friendly and cost-efficient tire recycling. They recently garnered international attention for sweeping the Best Tyre Recycling Industry Supplier Award at the global Recircle Awards. ECO Green Equipment develops stand-alone machinery and integrated equipment to turn used tires into valuable aftermarket products. Their tire shredders and grinders can… Read more »

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative Announces 2021 U.S. Federal Priorities

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The Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative today released its 2021 U.S. federal priorities that focus on programs, policies and funding that are vital for the economic and environmental health of cities along the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River. “We applaud the Biden Administration for making economic recovery, infrastructure development and environmental issues… Read more »

Suqia UAE upscales the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Awards and adds a new category

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The UAE Water Foundation (Suqia), under the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has announced upscaling the 3rd Mohammed bin Rashid Global Water Awards to include new technologies to produce, distribute, store, monitor, desalinate and purify water using renewable energy. The award was launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President… Read more »