Tag: pollution

Pollution is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change. Pollution can take the form of chemical substances or energy, such as noise, heat or light. Pollutants, the components of pollution, can be either foreign substances/energies or naturally occurring contaminants.

37th NRRA Annual Recycling Conference- Another Successful Event!

37th NRRA Annual Recycling Conference- Another Successful Event!

Epsom, NH – On May 21 – 22, 2018 NRRA hosted over 700 attendees, speakers and exhibitors at the 37th Annual Conference and Expo at The Manchester Downtown Hotel in Manchester, NH. While the recycling industry is struggling to combat issues such as China’s recent ban on recyclable imports, organics/compost

A New Team of Horses

A New Team of Horses

Often, two technologies emerge more or less simultaneously, and then reinforce each other as mutually compatible technologies. In doing so, they can create a kind of synergy together and make one another more efficient, more cost-effective, more profitable, and more useful—like a pair of horses working together to pull a

Regulatory Impact

Regulatory Impact

Every landfill is subject to federal, state, and local regulations. The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act covers a set of laws, regulations, and Environmental Protection Agency policy to protect communities and conserve resources. Congress granted the EPA authority to develop regulations and policies to ensure safe management of solid waste,

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

San Luis Obispo County, located along the Pacific Ocean in Central California, midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, is known for its breathtaking seascapes, miles of oak-studded rolling chaparral hills, and prolific wine production—the third largest wine producing county in California. Its population of 283,000 is located amongst small

The Taj Mahal Effect

The Taj Mahal Effect

Environmental problems come to light in many different ways; the plight of sea turtles or coral reefs might highlight the dangers of something we’re putting into the water, for instance. Almost as attention-getting as animals in trouble, though, is an iconic building in danger from its environment. The Taj Mahal

Fabco’s FABGUARD Now Registered in California

Fabco’s FABGUARD Now Registered in California

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.  — Fabco Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce its proprietary FABGUARD anti-microbial pesticide is now registered in the state of California in addition to 17 other key stormwater markets.
In 2015, FABGUARD was granted pesticide registration with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since that time it has been

Pump System Longevity and Extreme Operating Regimes

Pump System Longevity and Extreme Operating Regimes

A pump is a mechanism that utilizes mechanical force to overcome distance, elevation, and friction to move water or another liquid through a conduit to a point where it can be discharged, stored, or utilized. Like all mechanical devices, pumps can wear out or break over time. A pump’s operational

The Process of Aerobic Digestion in Landfills

The Process of Aerobic Digestion in Landfills

The US generates 251 million tons of solid waste annually, ranking it fifth in the developed world for waste production (behind New Zealand, Ireland, Norway, and Switzerland). Of the solid waste produced by the US, 32.5% is recycled or composted, 12.5% is burned, and the rest—roughly 55%—is buried in landfills.

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