Water conservation

FirstEnergy's Appliance Recycling Program Set to Return in Pennsylvania

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:40pm

GREENSBURG, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Customers of FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and West Penn Power can receive $50 by recycling an old, working refrigerator or freezer when the utilities' appliance recycling program resumes on June 1.

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  • GREENSBURG, Pa., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Customers of FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) Pennsylvania utilities Metropolitan Edison (Met-Ed), Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec) and West Penn Power can receive $50 by recycling an old, working refrigerator or freezer when the utilities' appliance recycling program resumes on June 1.
  • The program had been suspended since March 18 due to the coronavirus health emergency.
  • The program allows customers to responsibly recycle inefficient appliances in an environmentally friendly way.
  • The pick-ups will be processed by third-party contractor ARCA, which specializes in providing turnkey appliance recycling and replacement services for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs.

FirstEnergy's Appliance Recycling Program Set to Return in Maryland

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:37pm

WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Customers of Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), can receive $75 by recycling an old, working refrigerator or freezer when the company's appliance recycling program resumes on June 1.

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  • WILLIAMSPORT, Md., May 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Customers of Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), can receive $75 by recycling an old, working refrigerator or freezer when the company's appliance recycling program resumes on June 1.
  • The program had been suspended since March 18 due to the coronavirus health emergency.
  • The program allows customers to responsibly recycle inefficient appliances in an environmentally friendly way.
  • The pick-ups will be processed by third-party contractor ARCA, which specializes in providing turnkey appliance recycling and replacement services for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs.

Global Water Resources Declares Monthly Dividend

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 1:31pm

PHOENIX, May 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has declared, under its dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend in the amount of $0.0241 per common share (an annualized amount of $0.2892 per share), which will be payable on June 30, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2020.

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  • PHOENIX, May 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ: GWRS), (TSX: GWR), a pure-play water resource management company, has declared, under its dividend policy, a monthly cash dividend in the amount of $0.0241 per common share (an annualized amount of $0.2892 per share), which will be payable on June 30, 2020, to holders of record at the close of business on June 16, 2020.
  • Global Water Resources, Inc. is a leading water resource management company that owns and operates 12 utilities which provide water, wastewater, and recycled water services.
  • The company has been recognized for its highly-effective implementation of Total Water Management (TWM), an integrated approach to managing the entire water cycle by owning and operating water, wastewater and recycled water utilities within the same geographic area to maximize the beneficial use of recycled water.
  • TWM conserves water by using the right water for the right use and helps protect water supplies in water-scarce areas experiencing population growth.

$13 Billion Recycled Plastics Market 2020-2028 - Analysis and Outlook by Application and Geography - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:01am

The $13 billion Recycled Plastics industry presents strong investment and growth opportunities over the near to long term outlook period.

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  • The $13 billion Recycled Plastics industry presents strong investment and growth opportunities over the near to long term outlook period.
  • The 2020 edition of the market report presents a comprehensive analysis of the global Recycled Plastics market from 2020 to 2028.
  • The market research report presents detailed Recycled Plastics market analysis, and forecasts to 2028.
  • Detailed insights into global and regional Recycled Plastics market statistics, Recycled Plastics companies and growth prospects across verticals are included.

"In Depth" With Laurence Fishburne Highlights Advanced Recycling Technology Used To Avoid Waste

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 8:00am

An impending episode will dive into technology developments that are aiding the recycling industry in waste prevention.

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  • An impending episode will dive into technology developments that are aiding the recycling industry in waste prevention.
  • Tech developers are finding ways to advance recycling technology to reduce the amount of garbage piling up in landfills.
  • The planet is becoming overfilled with garbage, and thanks to technology, the effects of waste can be reduced.
  • Industry experts will discuss in more detail about advanced recycling technologies on the new episode of "In Depth."

Banish Mercury Off the Planet

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 9:18pm

NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) has launched its ninth annual Banish Mercury Off the Planet (BMOP) competition.

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  • NEW YORK, May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) has launched its ninth annual Banish Mercury Off the Planet (BMOP) competition.
  • The Banish Mercury off the Planet contest,originally called the Big Man on Planet until 2018,nameswinners in three categories:
    Distributor that recycles the most pounds of mercury overall.
  • Thermostat Recycling Corp., founded in 1998, is an industry-funded nonprofit corporation supported by 30 manufacturers that historically branded and sold mercury thermostats in the United States.
  • TRC assumes all costs to transport and properly dispose of mercury switch thermostats recovered from service.

Byzen Digital Completes Acquisition of Clean-Seas Creating Next Generation Waste Plastic Recycling Company

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

Clean-Seas is a technology driven solutions provider for waste plastic recycling with offices in the U.K., California, New York and India.

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  • Clean-Seas is a technology driven solutions provider for waste plastic recycling with offices in the U.K., California, New York and India.
  • Byzen Digital acquired Clean-Seas in order to have a foundation to build upon in the sustainable energy sector.
  • The global waste plastic problem continues to grow unabated with America generating approximately 10.5 million tons per year, while only recycling approximately 2 percent.
  • The Company is working with technology providers that process mixed waste plastic, recycling it into clean burning fuels and generating clean electricity.

India PET Resin Market Intelligence Report 2020: Analyses and Forecasts Through 2015-2030 -- Astonishing Increase in Demand due to the Outbreak of COVID-19 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 4:23pm

The "India PET Resin Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Technology, Operating Efficiency, Demand & Supply, End Use, Type, Distribution Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "India PET Resin Market: Plant Capacity, Production, Technology, Operating Efficiency, Demand & Supply, End Use, Type, Distribution Channel, Region, Competition, Trade, Customer & Price Intelligence Market Analysis, 2015-2030" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The demand for Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) resin in India stood at 812 thousand tonnes in 2018 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of 6.75% in the forecast period.
  • In India, PET has become the primarily preference in the packaging sector owing to the rigidity it offers, its eco-friendly attribute and recyclable nature.
  • The demand for PET in the packaging of food and beverages witnessed a steep inclination after the sudden outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the final quarter of FY 20.

Global Metal Recycling Market Analysis (2020 to 2026) - Featuring Arcelormittal, Aurubis & Baosteel Group Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:44pm

The "Global Metal Recycling Market Analysis 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Global Metal Recycling Market Analysis 2020" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Metal Recycling market is expected to reach $98.44 billion by 2026 growing at a CAGR of 9.3% from 2018 to 2026.
  • Dissimilar applications of recycled metal in different sectors of industry have not directly affected the global market in a positive manner.
  • Moreover, public & private sector partnership helps establish a win-win situation is the opportunity for the metal recycling market.

ERI Offers Data-Secure, Contactless Tech Recycling with Unique Home and Business Box Program

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 4:54pm

The nations leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, ERI , has long offered its time-tested solution for safe and secure recycling of electronics with its home and business recycling box program .

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  • The nations leading fully integrated IT and electronics asset disposition provider and cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, ERI , has long offered its time-tested solution for safe and secure recycling of electronics with its home and business recycling box program .
  • Fielding hundreds of requests from businesses and individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic, ERI is finding there is more of a need for its box program than ever before.
  • ERIs unique program provides the only NAID, R2, and e-Stewards certified secure-at-home (or office) box program in the United States with contactless, transparent delivery and pickup.
  • The comprehensive electronics mail back program is available with 19 different box types with serialization options for five sizes of technology boxes.