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Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass, but they often contain other substances. They are usually synthetic, most commonly derived from petrochemicals, but many are partially natural. Plasticity is the general property of all materials that are able to irreversibly deform without breaking, but this occurs to such a degree with this class of moldable polymers that their name is an emphasis on this ability.

Storm Drain Inlet Protection

Storm Drain Inlet Protection

If a stream or other waterbody is showing an increase in sediment or pollutant contamination, nearby active construction sites are usually the first suspect. As any developer or construction crew chief knows, devices to stop runoff from the site are an absolute necessity.

On Land as in the Sea

On Land as in the Sea

We all know there’s a lot of plastic debris in the sea—from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch that’s at least the size of Texas to the many smaller concentrations throughout all the world’s oceans. But now the problem is moving inland.

Farmers in a desert-like region of northwestern China are

Underground Stormwater Storage Case Studies

Underground Stormwater Storage Case Studies

Underground retention and detention systems continue to increase in popularity as urban and suburban infill prompts careful consideration of proposed land uses on high-value real estate. Placing stormwater management underground frees up space for higher value land uses and greater return on investment. Additionally, trends toward water awareness and reclamation,

GreenWaste Selects BHS for Mixed Waste MRF

GreenWaste Selects BHS for Mixed Waste MRF

80-tph system includes Max-AI™, autonomous container line

San Jose, California – June 21, 2017 – – GreenWaste Recovery commissioned a 40-tph Mixed Waste Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in May 2007. That system was awarded SWANA’s 2008 Gold Award for Recycling Excellence. More than 10 years later, GreenWaste is ready to expand.

Case Studies in Dust Control

Case Studies in Dust Control

Air quality is essential for the environment and for the people and animals who breathe that air. A big part of ensuring that the air is of high quality is keeping it free of dust.

The Costs and Benefits of Anaerobic Digesters

The Costs and Benefits of Anaerobic Digesters

Anaerobic digesters are a mature, proven technology. They take sludge, manure, and other organic waste materials and produce methane (natural gas) fuel. Nobody questions their technological capabilities. However, the question remains as to their economic benefits. In terms of dollars and cents, how much economic sense do anaerobic digesters make?

The Economics of Recycling in the US—Can It Pay for Itself?

The Economics of Recycling in the US—Can It Pay for Itself?

Has recycling in the United States stalled? How dire is the situation? Industry executives have argued force­fully that prices for recycling commodities have largely fallen to the point over the past several years that it is not economical for them to process recyclables and market them to largely Asian markets,

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AP/M Permaform
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Atlantis Water Management
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Best Management Products
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Bio Clean Environmental
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Carlisle SynTec Systems
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ClearWater Solutions Inc.
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Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc.
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Cultec Inc.
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DOGIPOT
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ENPAC LLC
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Ernst Conservation Seeds
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ESCSI
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Federal Signal (Elgin/Vactor)
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HYDRA TMDL Inc.
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ICUEE
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IN-SITU Inc.
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Invisible Structures Inc.
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J.W. Faircloth & Son
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Kisters North America
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LaMotte Co.
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Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions
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Ozone Plus
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PaveDrain
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Plastic Solutions Inc.
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Stewart-Amos
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StormTrap LLC
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Tymco
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Uni-Group USA
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United Storm Water Inc.
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XP Solutions
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Inlet Protection for Storm Drains

Inlet Protection for Storm Drains

If a stream or other waterbody is showing an increase in sediment or pollutant contamination, nearby active construction sites are usually the first suspect. As any developer or construction crew chief knows, devices to stop runoff from the site are an absolute necessity.

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