Water and Wastes News

Water, Recycling and Waste Management News – including e-waste recovery, recycling services and re-manufacturing, civic water and waste management and recyclers, and related recycling industry news, as issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.

Oak Hills Local Schools Green Team lays the groundwork for zero-waste cafeterias

TIPP CITY, Ohio, June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Oak Hills Local Schools will start off the 2016-2017 school year with zero-waste tables in all of its cafeterias, thanks in part to the groundwork laid by the district’s Green Team, a student-led conservation and sustainability group sponsored by Energy Optimizers, USA.

Verdeco Recycling Announces New Indiana Manufacturing Location

TERRE HAUTE, Ind., June 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Verdeco Recycling Midwest today announced a new Indiana recycling manufacturing plant to be located in the Vigo County Industrial Park I, Terre Haute, Indiana. Building modifications are nearly complete with plant start-up anticipated to be June 2016, with full employment by late summer.

EPIC Insurance’s David McNeil Appointed to California Joint Powers Risk Management Authority Advisory Board

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants (EPIC), a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, today announced that David McNeil, a principal in the firm’s Inland Empire division, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the California Association of Mutual Water Companies Joint Powers Risk and Insurance Management Authority (CAMWC-JPRIMA).

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg to Visit Hoosick Falls, N.Y., Groundwater Contamination Victims on Jan. 30

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2016 (SEND2PRESSS NEWSWIRE) — Environmental activist Erin Brockovich, together with a team of Weitz and Luxenberg attorneys, look forward to meeting with victims of the Hoosick Falls, New York PFOA groundwater contamination on Saturday, January 30, 2016, said the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm.

Weitz & Luxenberg Helping Hoosick, N.Y., Victims of PFOA Contaminated Groundwater

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz & Luxenberg is investigating bringing a lawsuit against one or more companies believed responsible for certain cancers and other illnesses affecting residents of Hoosick, New York, where the residents have unwittingly been drinking water contaminated with PFOA (perfluorooctanoic acid), the nationally known personal injury and mass tort law firm today announced.

Planning for the Future, Osceola Wastewater Plant, City Move On Renovations

OSCEOLA, Iowa, July 21, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A city’s growth and continued development relies on up-to-date, effective wastewater treatment and regulation, according to the City of Osceola, Iowa. This is always a priority for city administrators, managers, and their employees. How they manage the updates and costs associated with them is often a reflection of the care and commitment they have to residents and businesses.

Civic Resource Group International Makes Cloud-based CivicConnect Water Conservation Platform Available to Cities, Water Agencies in Drought-Stricken California, Nationwide

LOS ANGELES, Calif., April 16, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Civic Resource Group International (CRG) today announced immediate availability of its award-winning CivicConnect(TM) Water Conservation and Drought Management Platform to all the Cities and Water Agencies throughout California.

California Landfill Reduces Environmental Impact and Saves Money

PORTOLA, Calif., Feb. 4, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Agru America, Inc. announced that the city of Portola, Calif. is now using its exclusive EPA Subtitle D compliant landfill closure system – ClosureTurf(R). The landfill site located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, recently completed an eight-acre final closure.

Miller Recycling Corporation Touts Benefits of Recycling on America Recycles Day

MANSFIELD, Mass., Nov. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Miller Recycling Corporation celebrates America Recycles Day today by applauding all individuals who make a strong effort to recycle as part of daily life, and encouraging all to learn more about recycling and the industry. America Recycles Day, started in 1997, takes place every November 15 in a nationwide effort to promote and celebrate recycling in the U.S.

New ‘Peon’ Device Makes Water from Thin Air; Feeding Plants in an Innovative New Conservation Effort

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 10, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While Peon may look like an inconspicuous little plastic frog, he is about to make a vital contribution to global conservation efforts, by watering plants using water – well – out of thin air. It’s all thanks to Canada’s Waterator Industries Inc., who are pioneering a new use for Atmospheric Water Generation. With less than 3 percent of the world’s water being drinkable, the device will save the precious stuff coming out of taps from being used for a non-consumable purpose.

Over 1.25 Million Pounds of Trash Recycled by Greener Owensboro Recycling

OWENSBORO, Ky., Aug. 6, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Greener Owensboro Recycling celebrates their 3rd year of business with over 1,250,000 pounds of recycled waste collected. Starting with a few neighborhood homes and a small truck and trailer in July 2010, GO Recycling has grown to now serving over 1,000 residential and business customers in Daviess County and Owensboro Kentucky.

Red Bag Solutions Named a TAG Top 10 Innovative Technology Company

ATLANTA, Ga., March 27, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, has name Red Bag Solutions as one of its Top 10 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia.

Red Bag Solutions Named a TAG Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

ATLANTA, Ga., March 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced Red Bag Solutions as one of its Top 40 Innovative Technology Companies in Georgia. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at the 2012 Georgia Technology Summit (GTS) on March 28, 2012, at the Cobb Galleria Centre.

Loureiro Engineering Associates Poised for Growth in 2012

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Feb. 6, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. announced this week several in-house promotions; it’s all part of its long-term, strategic-growth plan.

Loureiro Engineering Associates Announces Strategic New Hire and New Office Location

PLAINVILLE, Conn., Jan. 9, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Loureiro Engineering Associates, Inc. is carefully adhering to its strategic growth plan in the area of geographic expansion of services. This week it announced a new office location in Rockford, MA that will be managed by new hire, Samuel W. Butcher, LSP, LEP, PG, LEED-AP, vice president at Loureiro Engineering.

Survey4Water Announces New Use for Active Sonar in Finding Underground Water

WILLITS, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Survey4Water, a full service water resource company, announced this week that it is taking an old technology – active sonar – and applying it to a new use – locating underground water.

HydroDome Stormwater Chambers Certified for Load Bearing

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc., headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces ASSHTO H-25 load certification for its two unique, high-efficiency HydroDome stormwater chambers.

Compliance Workshops to Explain Complex Hazardous Waste Regulations

BOSTON, Mass. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. For those responsible for managing hazardous waste, Lion Technology Inc. will be hosting its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop. Workshops will be held in Parsippany on Dec. 2-3; Manchester on Dec. 6-7; Boston on Dec. 9-10; Hartford on Dec. 13-14; and Philadelphia on Dec. 16-17, 2010.

Lion Technology Presenting Hazardous Waste Management Fall Workshops for Midwest Companies

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Fines and penalties are on the rise for facilities that fail to comply with Federal and State hazardous waste rules. An Illinois recycling facility faces a $700,000 fine for violating the RCRA hazardous waste regulations (EPA 5/6/10). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management Workshop regionally throughout September.

Assure Regulatory Compliance with Lion Technology’s Hazardous Waste Management Training

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Businesses that generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Annual training is required by law.

Introduction to New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules at Environmental Regulations Workshop

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management.

Fulfill Annual EPA Training Mandates at Hazardous Waste Management Workshops

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of September. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Seattle, WA on September 13-14; Las Vegas, NV on September 16-17; and Phoenix, AZ on September 20-21, 2010.

California Hazardous Waste Training Presenting in September

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshop series during the month of September. These courses are designed for industry professionals who must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on September 13-14; Los Angeles on Sept. 16-17; Bakersfield on Sept. 20-21; and Oakland on Sept. 23-24, 2010.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates at Two Day Workshop

HOUSTON, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Little Rock, AR on August 9-10; Tulsa, OK on August 12-13; Houston, TX on August 18-19; and Dallas, TX on August 23-24, 2010.

Meet Annual Hazardous Waste Training Mandates

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of July and August. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in South Eastern US states during July and August, 2010.

Ohio Gratings, Inc. Releases Wheels n’ Heels Metro and InVent

CANTON, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ohio Gratings, Inc. has expanded its popular Wheels n’ Heels line of heavy duty steel grating to include the Metro and InVent styles. The new styles offer all of the advantages of the original Wheels n’ Heels with some recent additional features.

One-Day Workshop Focuses on Critical Waste Responsibilities in New York State

ALBANY, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its one-day Managing Hazardous Waste in New York workshop series during the month of June. This training program is designed to help the regulated community meet New York’s annual training mandate. Workshops will be held in Buffalo on June 7; Syracuse on June 9; White Plains on June 11; Rochester on June 14; Albany on June 16; and Long Island on June 18, 2010.

Avoid Costly Penalties with Hands-On Training on Hazardous Waste Management Rules

NEW YORK, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally recognized regulatory compliance training firm, will present its two-day Hazardous/Toxic Waste Management workshop series during the month of June 2010. The course is designed for compliance professionals who must be trained annually under the RCRA hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Portsmouth, Boston, Albany, Hartford, Northern NJ, Baltimore and Philadelphia.

New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rules Discussed at Environmental Training Program

CINCINNATI, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.

Lion Technology Helps Calif. EHS Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present their two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshop series during the month of May. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in San Diego on May 3-4; Ontario on May 6-7; San Jose on May 10-11; and Sacramento on May 13-14, 2010.

Taycor Financial Announces New Lease Program with TOMI Environmental Solutions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taycor Financial is a leading provider of equipment leasing and financing and has launched a nationwide leasing program for TOMI Environmental Solutions, Inc., a global green leader in infectious disease control and surface and air remediation equipment. Founded in 1997, with offices in Los Angeles, Calif. and Boston, Mass., Taycor Financial is a fiscally sound and economically responsible partner for all forms of equipment financing solutions.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals Avoid Costly Compliance Fines and Penalties

CHICAGO, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Frigid Fluid Co. Launches First Bottle Recycling Program for Funeral Industry

NORTHLAKE, Ill. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frigid Fluid Co., a leading manufacturer of mortuary products, announced this week that it is launching a customer recycling program. In an industry that generates an estimated 2.8 million bottles annually that’s a lot of bottles that may ultimately end up in landfills. In the past few years, the green movement has certainly touched the death care industry and there is an ever-increasing public sentiment that greener methods should be available and introduced.

Hazmat Training Comes to Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.

Lion Technology Helps Environmental Health and Safety Professionals to Reduce Compliance Liability and Fines

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Annual training is mandatory for employees who generate, manage, or dispose of a RCRA hazardous waste. Training must be job-specific and cover waste management procedures such as waste classification, proper container and tank storage, manifesting, emergency response, and disposal. Failure to comply with the RCRA hazardous waste rules can result in penalties up to $37,500 per day/per violation. Effective training is the best line of defense to assure regulatory compliance.

Lion Technology Discusses Latest Rules and Issues for Hazmat Shipping

ATLANTA, Ga. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) have stepped up enforcement to reduce undeclared and illegal hazmat shipments via airline, truck, rail, and ship. Undeclared shipments of hazardous materials are predominately aerosols and flammable liquids (e.g., paint and paint-related materials), as well as batteries, fireworks, dry ice, perfume products, and cigarette lighters.

Lion Technology Presents Federal and Texas Hazardous Waste Regulations

DALLAS, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas businesses who generate hazardous waste in Texas must assure their operations comply with both the Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations and the additional mandates imposed by the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present its three-day workshops on Federal and Texas-specific industrial and hazardous waste management.

Hazmat Training Comes to Indianapolis, Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — According to Environmental Resource Center, when workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training in Indianapolis at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Indianapolis Airport on February 1 – 4, 2010.

Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For those managers and supervisors who need an in-depth overview of today’s environmental regulations, Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. Students will learn how to comply with new requirements, including their new reporting responsibilities under the 261-page greenhouse gas rule.

Environmental Training Program Discusses New Greenhouse Gas Reporting Mandate

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The latest round of U.S. EPA regulatory initiatives includes the new mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule issued on October 30, 2009. Under the new rule, the EPA will, for the first time, require large emitters of greenhouse gases to monitor and report their emissions. Lion Technology Inc., the nation’s leading regulatory compliance training firm, will soon be presenting its Complete Environmental Regulations workshop in the area.

Many California Companies in Need of Training

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology Inc., a nationally renowned regulatory compliance training firm, will present several two-day Hazardous Waste in California workshops during the month of January. These courses are designed for industry professionals that must assure compliance with California’s hazardous waste regulations. Workshops will be held in Los Angeles on January 11-12; Santa Barbara on January 14-15; Fresno on January 18-19; and San Francisco on January 21-22.

Bokashicycle Announces First Successful Full-Scale Commercial Fermentation Process

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In the U.S. alone, annually, more than 30 million tons of food waste is sent to landfills. Less than three percent of that waste is diverted from landfills, primarily through composting, producing greenhouse gases and heat. Bokashicycle offers a safer and more economic alternative. By implementing the bokashicycle, commercial operations can divert tons of waste away from landfills and compost sites, converting that waste into high-quality fertilizer.

Hazmat Training Comes to Williamsburg, North Carolina

CARY, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center will present the mandatory training in Williamsburg November 17-19, 2009.

DOT Cracking Down on Undeclared Hazmat Shipping, says Lion Technology

LAFAYETTE, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Lion Technology, the nation’s leader in regulatory compliance training, is presenting a unique four-day training series on the DOT, IATA, and IMDG regulations. On day one and two, Lion will cover the DOT rules during the “Hazardous Materials Transportation Certification” workshop. Students may attend one, two, or all three workshops. The training will be held in: Kansas City on Nov. 9-12; Detroit on Nov. 9-12; Cincinnati on Nov. 16-19; Pittsburgh on Dec. 7-10; and Chicago on Dec. 14-17.

Hazmat Training Comes to San Antonio, Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and safety training, will present the mandatory training, Oct. 20-22, 2009.

LRM Industries Introduces HydroDome, the Next BIG Thing in Stormwater Management BMPs

ROCKLEDGE, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LRM Industries International, Inc. headquartered in Rockledge, Florida, announces the introduction of the game-changing HydroDome™ family of stormwater chambers. LRM will show HydroDome for first time from August 18th through the 20th at StormCon®, the annual stormwater conference to be held this year at the Marriott in Anaheim, California.