Monthly Archives: September 2021

The impact of remote work on climate change

Remote working is gaining popularity with companies encouraging their staff to work from home. Employees can choose between working from home full time or alternating between working in the office and at home. The gradual migration from corporate work to remote work has varying effects on climate change. Let’s discuss some of the pros and cons of remote working. The …

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New $ 20 million waste management plan begins in New Orleans

“Thirty days is our goal right now to clean this stuff up. Frankly, I consider it a lot shorter than that. NEW ORLEANS – Trucks full of trash were pulled over Friday at a long-closed transfer station on Chef Highway in eastern New Orleans. Waste Management’s transfer station – where garbage can be dropped off before going to landfill – …

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Sri Lanka to stop building coal-fired power plants and aims to be net zero by 2050

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa addresses the General Debate of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA, September 22, 2021. Justin Lane / Pool via REUTERS COLOMBO, Sept. 24 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka will stop building new coal-fired power plants and reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said in a …

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More work pending for the wastewater pollution control center

Breadcrumb Links New Local News Author of the article: Tyler kula Sarnia Town Hall Photo by photo file // The observer Content of the article Further maintenance and upgrades are planned at the Sarnia Wastewater Pollution Control Center. Advertising This ad has not yet loaded, but your article continues below. Content of the article Sarnia recently approved a more energy …

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Can frogs teach us how to stay healthy? These scientists think so | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (press release) – The following is a press release from Texas Tech University: Can frogs’ ability to survive certain infections help humans to do the same? Texas University of Technology‘s Lisa Liméri is part of a new research collaboration seeking to answer this question. The partnership, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), will examine the resilience demonstrated …

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Wellington expects continued change in waste collection

The Village of Wellington will get a new solid waste management contractor in early 2022, and on Wednesday, September 22, the Wellington Public Safety Committee received an update on the progress of the change. The new contract between the Village of Wellington and FCC Environmental Services Florida replaces the current agreement with Waste Management for the solid waste and recyclable …

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Purified wastewater as drinking water? Silicon Valley hopes to make it part of epic drought fight

San jose, california – The Santa Clara Valley Water District is embarking on an effort to revamp the image of purified wastewater and lay the groundwork for replenishing local aquifers, reports CBS San Francisco. Speaking at a press conference at the Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center, district CEO Rick Callender spoke about the need to continue to save while …

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Angola signs $ 1.5 billion MoU on solar and hydro projects with US company –

Angola has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sun Africa and the American company AfricaGlobal Shaffer to create the largest mini-grid energy project in Africa. This is part of a $ 1.5 billion project that will be implemented by Sun Africa. The project is expected to cover the southern provinces of Cunene, Namibe, Cuando Cubango and Huíla in Angola. The …

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Recession-resistant growth doesn’t come cheap by TipRanks

© Reuters. Waste management: Recession-resilient growth doesn’t come cheap Waste Management (NYSE 🙂 is a recession-resilient company that has rewarded long-term shareholders by increasing the stock price and dividend per share. The stock is near all-time highs and is currently up 33.7% year-to-date. The company provides environmental waste management services to residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers in North America. …

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