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  • Circular economy awards annnounced

    January 28, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DAVOS, Switzerland – The World Economic Forum and The Forum of Young Global Leaders, in collaboration with Accenture, awarded the winners of this year’s The Circulars awards at the Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The awards

  • Micron wins U.S. patent

    January 25, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc. has been awarded a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) patent for its commercial biological waste treatment formulation. US Patent 10,144,044 secures the intellectual property on the Company’s proprietary

  • News Plastics

    Nestle reveals plans for plastic reduction

    January 24, 2019 by SWR Staff

    VEVEY, Switzerland –  Nestlé has announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its April 2018 commitment to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, with a particular focus on avoiding plastic-waste. “Our broader vision

  • New technologies being employed in wastewater monitoring

    January 23, 2019 by SWR Staff

    SANTA CLARA, Calif., – The rise of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has had strong implications for the zero liquid discharge (ZLD) systems market. To keep pace with the rate of digitization in end-user industries, ZLD vendors have implemented the

  • More than half of food produced in Canada is wasted

    January 21, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Toronto – Nearly 60 per cent of food produced in Canada – amounting to 35.5 million metric tonnes – is lost and wasted annually. Of that, 32 per cent – equalling 11.2 million metric tonnes of lost food – is

  • News Plastics

    Alliance to reduce plastic waste formed

    January 18, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LONDON – An alliance of global companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain has launched a new organization to advance solutions to eliminate plastic waste in the environment, especially in the ocean. The cross-value chain Alliance to End

  • Nova Scotia to allow incineration

    January 17, 2019 by SWR Staff

    HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is allowing new solutions to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills. The province has amended its solid waste regulations to allow thermal treatment facilities to accept banned materials, such as plastic, cardboard and newsprint,

  • Micron Waste appoints Alfred Wong president and CEO

    January 16, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia – Micron Waste Technologies Inc., a developer of waste treatment systems for food and cannabis waste, has appointed Alfred Wong president and CEO, effective immediately. Wong succeeds CEO Rav Mlait. “Alfred joined Micron as President

  • Incinerators shipped to Marshall Islands

    January 15, 2019 by SWR Staff

    BREA, Calif. – Baker Furnace has shipped a custom waste incineration system to a pollution control company in the Republic of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific Ocean. These incinerators will be used to burn off waste after a 12-hour

  • News Equipment

    Bankrupt recycler’s equipment up for auction

    January 14, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    MESQUITE, TEXAS — Tiger Group, in cooperation with Rosen Systems, Inc., Aaron Equipment, and Perry Videx, is now accepting bids for a live online  auction on January 24 of well-maintained electronics recycling, glass sorting and crush, and CRT separation and