Water conservation

California Technology Company Reaches Environmental Landmark With 25,000 Electronic Devices Saved from Landfills

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 3:00pm

The Los Angeles-based operation recycled or put to reuse 25,000 electronic devices, allowing them to be sold, recycle or donated to the needy, while keeping these products out of the nation's landfills.

Key Points: 
  • The Los Angeles-based operation recycled or put to reuse 25,000 electronic devices, allowing them to be sold, recycle or donated to the needy, while keeping these products out of the nation's landfills.
  • When you sell your phone or electronic item to us, that's money in your pocket and one less phone in the landfill."
  • Not only are discarded electronic devices filling up landfills, they are environmental and health hazards.
  • That's why Gizmogo strives to create a seamless customer experience that enables people to see the full potential and value of their devices.

South Africa Recycling of Waste and Scrap Industry 2021 - Landfill Sites Expected to Reach Capacity in Coming Years - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:47am

The "Recycling of Waste and Scrap in South Africa 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Recycling of Waste and Scrap in South Africa 2021" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • South Africa generates 108 million tons of waste annually, 90% of which still goes to the country's landfills.
  • To drastically change South Africa's wasteful habits and encourage a circular economy, where materials are re-used, government gazetted the National Waste Management Strategy 2020.
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    South Africa is one of the world leaders in metal packaging recycling, with over 75% of all metal packaging recovered.

2021 Global Recycling Industry Directory - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 10:45am

The "Recycling Industry Directory 2021" directory has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Recycling Industry Directory 2021" directory has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This Excel based database of over 23,600 recycling companies is a great tool for use by company sales and marketing departments.
  • The information will be provided in Excel format, with each main category shown in a separate tab - making it easier to manage communication campaigns.
  • A small trading company may decide that they get more sales leads by 'accidentally' submitting themselves as manufacturing many types of recycling products.

RMI Shows the Vast Potential of China's Resource Recycling Market

Friday, June 11, 2021 - 9:54am

In a new report, RMI looks at the vast potential for resource recycling in China and shows how it can serve as an important component of reaching the nation's zero-carbon goal.

Key Points: 
  • In a new report, RMI looks at the vast potential for resource recycling in China and shows how it can serve as an important component of reaching the nation's zero-carbon goal.
  • Growing the Circular Economy: Opportunities for Resource Recycling in a Zero-Carbon China quantifies the market opportunity across nine key segments, from scrap steel and plastics to biomass and EV batteries, finding a 3 trillion potential market in 2050.
  • This includes both quantitative and qualitative analyses of each of these segments, looking at the current state of the market and addressing issues such as resource availability, existing policy supports and the potential for greenhouse gas mitigation.
  • Growing the Circular Economy can serve as a starting point for investors, entrepreneurs and policymakers to explore the immense possibilities of resource recycling in China.

DGAP-News: PlanetClean Recycle Industries Corp: wants to Build Affordable Housing from 100% Recycled Plastic

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 5:04pm

Planet Clean Recycle Industries Corp (Canada) "PCRI" is pleased to announce a joint venture with "Plastic World Recycling Inc", "PWR" 700 Lehigh Street, Palmerton, PA 18071, USA.

Key Points: 
  • Planet Clean Recycle Industries Corp (Canada) "PCRI" is pleased to announce a joint venture with "Plastic World Recycling Inc", "PWR" 700 Lehigh Street, Palmerton, PA 18071, USA.
  • This will give "PCRI" a foothold in the USA Plastic Recycling markets and full access to USA markets and opportunities.
  • "PWR" is in the Plastic Recycling business for more than 15 years and has established clients and suppliers in the USA.
  • Planet Clean Recycle Industries Corp is located in Canada with ISIN # CA72706L1094 and Cusip # 72706L109 for the purpose of establishing its recycling business in Canada.

Second Commercial Plant Set to be Powered by Genomatica Technology for More Sustainable Everyday Products

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

In addition to the Novamont facility in Bottrighe, Italy, this project represents the second large-scale commercial plant set to be powered by Genomaticas technology.

Key Points: 
  • In addition to the Novamont facility in Bottrighe, Italy, this project represents the second large-scale commercial plant set to be powered by Genomaticas technology.
  • Genomatica is harnessing synthetic biology to remake the world of everyday products and materials through the power of clean manufacturing.
  • The company is developing more sustainable, higher-performance key ingredients for everyday products, using plants and recycled waste rather than fossil fuels or other unsustainable sources.
  • Genomatica has already commercialized products to make better plastics, spandex and cosmetics, and is working on nylon, household cleaners and more.

Massive amounts of drinking water being wasted due to leaky pipes: RCCAO report

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 2:00pm

The study indicates that many Ontario municipalities report an estimated leakage rate of at least 10 per cent.

Key Points: 
  • The study indicates that many Ontario municipalities report an estimated leakage rate of at least 10 per cent.
  • The findings of this study are alarming because they confirm that our water infrastructure is aging and in dire need of repair, says RCCAO executive director Nadia Todorova.
  • Its incredibly inefficient and almost singlehandedly defeating our water conservation goals when treated drinking water never makes it to the taps because of leaky pipes.
  • Background on RCCAO: The Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of Ontario (RCCAO) is a labour-management construction alliance.

Mattel Launches Barbie Loves the Ocean; Its First Fashion Doll Collection Made from Recycled Ocean-Bound* Plastic

Thursday, June 10, 2021 - 6:00am

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) introduces Barbie Loves the Ocean, its first fashion doll line made from recycled ocean-bound plastic*.

Key Points: 
  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) introduces Barbie Loves the Ocean, its first fashion doll line made from recycled ocean-bound plastic*.
  • The launch is in line with Mattels goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030.
  • At Mattel, we empower the next generation to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.
  • *Plastic parts made from 90% plastic sourced within 50km of waterways in areas lacking formal waste collection systems.

The Sterling Group Forms New PET Recycling Platform, Evergreen

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 9:42pm

HOUSTON, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sterling Group, an operationally focused middle market private equity firm, today announced the formation of a new PET recycling platform company, Evergreen.

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, June 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sterling Group, an operationally focused middle market private equity firm, today announced the formation of a new PET recycling platform company, Evergreen.
  • Sterling executed the carve-out of Evergreen, the recycling division of current portfolio company, Greenbridge Packaging, and merged it with the Riverside, California assets of CarbonLITE, acquired through a 363 bankruptcy process.
  • The combined business positions Evergreen as one of the nation's largest PET recyclers, collecting and processing over one billion post-consumer PET bottles annually at facilities in Clyde, Ohio and Riverside, California.
  • "We are focused on elevating our commitment to rPET bottle-to-bottle recycling," said Omar Abuaita, CEO of Evergreen.

INVESTOR ALERT: Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law LLP Reminds Investors to Securities Class Action Against PureCycle Technologies, Inc. (PCT) and July 12 Deadline

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 - 5:11pm

If you purchased PureCycle securities between November 16, 2020 and May 5, 2021 (the Class Period), and have suffered a loss, you are encouraged to contact Jonathan Zimmerman for additional information at (888) 398-9312 or jzimmerman@scott-scott.com .

Key Points: 
  • If you purchased PureCycle securities between November 16, 2020 and May 5, 2021 (the Class Period), and have suffered a loss, you are encouraged to contact Jonathan Zimmerman for additional information at (888) 398-9312 or jzimmerman@scott-scott.com .
  • PureCycle commercializes a purification recycling technology, originally developed by The Procter & Gamble Company (Procter & Gamble), for restoring waste polypropylene into resin with near-virgin characteristics.
  • Scott+Scott has significant experience in prosecuting major securities, antitrust, and consumer rights actions throughout the United States.
  • The firm represents pension funds, foundations, individuals, and other entities worldwide with offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Connecticut, California, Virginia, and Ohio.