News tagged with landfills

Hong Kong struggles to combat waste crisis

An army of road sweepers and refuse collectors keep the streets clean in the heart of Hong Kong—but on the outskirts, growing mountains of waste are testament to what campaigners say is an environmental ...

May 03, 2013
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New way to protect precious water

Australian scientists have devised a way to model polluted groundwater with computer simulation – and better protect the Earth's main fresh water supply.

Apr 10, 2013
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Hertz to recycle all its tires

Do you have any idea what happens to the tires when you junk your car? I didn't think so. What about the 1.2 million tires on the 300,000 cars that are in the Hertz rental car fleet at any one time? I didn't think you had ...

Nov 06, 2012
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Companies are finding more money in recycling

Folks around the United States are increasingly finding money in their trash. It's not that someone is going around tossing greenbacks into the garbage. But companies and institutions across the region are finding that what ...

Oct 09, 2012
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