Monthly Archives: December 2021

‘Waste Colonialism’: The world grapples with the West’s unwanted plastic | Plastics

ohn hundred and 41 containers filled with rotting plastic waste have been traveling for over a year. Scattered between Turkey, Greece and Vietnam, far from their German origins, the container journey sheds light on the hidden global trade in plastic waste. Arriving in Turkey in late 2020, shortly before the ban on imports of mixed plastic waste took effect, the …

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Brazil Environmental Testing (Soil, Water, Air, Wastewater / Effluent) Markets, Competition, Forecast and Opportunity, 2026

Dublin, December 31, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Brazilian market for environmental testing, by sample (soil; water; air; wastewater / effluent), by technology (conventional; rapid method), by contaminant, by region, competition , Forecast & Opportunities, 2026 “report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Brazilian environmental testing market is expected to grow at a sustained rate during the forecast period. The …

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Most Texas schools resume classes next week amid omicron wave

The rapidly spreading omicron variant of the coronavirus has shaken the holiday season for many Texans and forced thousands of flights to be canceled. It has also prompted school districts in the Northeast and Midwest to take measures such as limiting winter sports activities and temporarily returning to distance learning, although this is not the case in Texas. , where …

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Energy Island: How Orkney Remote Experiments Could Bring Clean Renewable Energy to Southeast Asia

Everything in this closed-loop “living laboratory” is designed to be replicated elsewhere on the islands and in coastal environments, once the technology has been proven. According to Sandy Kerr, director of the International Center for Island Technology at the Orkney campus of Heriot-Watt University, the prevailing general attitudes of islanders to unique challenges can help them tackle this decarbonization problem. …

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Waste to Energy (WTE) Market Size, Analysis, Forecast to 2029

New Jersey, United States, – The latest report published by Verified Market Research shows that the Waste to Energy Market (WTE) should experience a sustained pace in the years to come. Analysts looked at market drivers, restrictions, risks and openings in the global market. The Waste to Energy (WTE) report shows the likely direction of the market in the coming …

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Increase in COVID-19 in Houston wastewater, according to latest samples from Houston Health Department

HOUSTON – The latest samples show a sharp increase in the amount of the COVID-19 virus in Houston’s wastewater, the Houston Health Department said on Wednesday. According to the Department of Health, the viral load is now 546% of the baseline, against 142% last week and 76% the week before. NEW: The latest samples show a sharp increase in the …

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Here’s what’s new at the Pennsylvania Farm Show 2022

After going virtual last year, the Pennsylvania Farm Show returns to Harrisburg for its 106th year amid a wave of the COVID omicron variant. The agriculture ministry urged visitors to stay home if they feel sick, get vaccinated if they haven’t, and wear masks. With 1 million square feet of agricultural education, competition, and celebration, this winter celebration of Pennsylvania …

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THE POWER OF WATER – Escalon Times

Water made California. The statement is often made about what is arguably the largest and most complex water transfer system ever created by mankind – the California State Water Project – and its embracing cousin the Federal Central Valley Project. California literally moves the precious liquid from the sources of the Sacramento River in Mount Shasta City Park to the …

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High-tech AI-powered robots replace workers at recycling centers in Finland

On the outskirts of the Finnish capital Helsinki, new technologies are making recycling easier. A recently opened 35 million euro plant, owned by the Finnish company Remeo, can process up to 120,000 tonnes of construction waste, including wood, plastics and metals. It is said to be the most advanced recycling plant in Europe. “We have thousands of thousands of customers …

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Ankara inspires Dhaka to overhaul city management and transport

Bangladesh is seeking city-to-city cooperation Ankara-Dhaka to make its capital a modern city without greenery and pollution by exchanging best practices in governance of mega-cities. The mayor of Dhaka, Atiqul Islam, expressed his desire during a recent visit to Turkey with Bangladeshi Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen to meet their counterparts. Islam, who heads the Dhaka North City Corporation, spoke …

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