Tag: reduce waste

Waste minimization is a process of elimination that involves reducing the amount of waste produced in society and helps eliminate the generation of harmful and persistent wastes, supporting the efforts to promote a more sustainable society. Waste minimisation involves redesigning products and/or changing societal patterns, concerning consumption and production, of waste generation, to prevent the creation of waste.

The Physics of CHP Cogeneration and Heat Engine Efficiency

The Physics of CHP Cogeneration and Heat Engine Efficiency

How does CHP work? To understand CHP you have to begin with the Carnot cycle, and how it describes the function and efficacy of any heat engine. The thermodynamic Carnot cycle (proposed by Nicolas Carnot in 1824) is a four-stage process that describes the reciprocal operations of a heat engine

Better Together

Better Together

“Waste not want not” is a respected proverb in many engineering applications. However, according to the three laws of thermodynamics, waste heat is inevitable in any working system. And, while it is physically impossible to prevent the generation of waste heat, a power system operator can make a virtue out

FREE Webinar – Go Lean: Cutting Waste & Increasing Productivity

FREE Webinar – Go Lean: Cutting Waste & Increasing Productivity

What is LEAN construction? How does it help solve operational waste and inefficiency? And…how can you apply it to your organization to improve your productivity?

Join Mikael Reckley for a FREE webinar exploring LEAN construction, including its principles, processes, applications, and tools, as well as how you can apply it to

Health Care Facilities Waste Management BMP Manual

Health Care Facilities Waste Management BMP Manual

Hospitals and other medical facilities collectively produce more trash than any other industry sector in California other than the restaurant industry. In Los Angeles, the medical and health industry disposes of approximately 210,000 tons of “regular trash” (also known as municipal solid waste) each year. This is in addition to

WASTECON Keynote Speaker: Kathryn Garcia

WASTECON Keynote Speaker: Kathryn Garcia

We told you that WASTECON® 2015 would be bigger and better, and we weren’t kidding.

On Tuesday, August 25, 2015, we’re excited to welcome New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner, Kathryn Garcia as a Keynote speaker.

Join us for this insightful and inspiring discussion.

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