Archive for the ‘Waste Management’ Category
February 26, 2014 @ 9:09 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.—An emerging online waste removal sourcing agent and management system is tackling the concerns of home and business owners who want to reduce waste and implement a green waste program for their infrastructures. Grid Waste, started by D.C. entrepreneur Walker Lunn (founder of Envirelation, a D.C. composting service provider serving businesses throughout the D.C. metropolitan area), is connecting waste generators nationwide, with green waste haulers.
February 25, 2014 @ 9:27 pm
CROSSVILLE, TENN.—Crossville, Inc. has launched SpeakEasy, a porcelain tile collection offering the look of authentic, old barn wood interpreted in a range of contemporary, large format plank sizes. With its modern take on time-worn wood’s appearance and texture, this line is designed for ease in selling, design and specification as an alternative to traditional hardwoods.
February 19, 2014 @ 9:16 pm
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y.—Rubicon Global, a leading provider of sustainable waste and recycling solutions, and BioHitech America, a leader in the development of food waste disposal technology, have teamed up to add BioHitech America’s (BHA) Eco-Safe Digester and BioHitech Cloud to Rubicon Global’s arsenal of green technological tools.
February 11, 2014 @ 9:07 pm
CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y.—BioHitech America, a leading provider of organic waste solutions and the exclusive distributor of the Eco-Safe Digester, a food waste management solution, recently closed its second round of funding led by Penn Venture Partners LP, a venture capital fund located in Harrisburg, Pa.
February 4, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
CLEVELAND, OHIO—Hasek Communications, the Cleveland, Ohio-based publisher of Green Lodging News, welcomes The Mustard Seed of Central Florida as a Green Product & Service Directory partner. Since 2011, The Mustard Seed Recycle program has deconstructed more than 120,000 mattresses, saving more than 720,000 cubic yards of landfill space, reducing dump expenses and protecting the environment.
January 27, 2014 @ 8:53 pm
TAMPA, FLA.—Prem Thomas introduces its Guru Sandals, taking inspiration from the ancient wood methiyedi (meth-ee-yed-ee) sandal. Using primarily natural rubber, Guru sandals are biodegradable and much better for the environment than traditional flip-flops or sandals. Because Gurus come from trees, the brand will plant a tree in India for every pair sold.
August 7, 2013 @ 8:14 pm
TROY, N.Y.—Audubon International announced it has partnered with Clean the World, a nonprofit organization that recycles soap and bottled amenities from the hospitality industry and distributes them in needed areas throughout the world. Audubon International is offering a 10 percent discount on its Green Lodging Program annual membership fee for hospitality properties enrolled in the Clean the World program.
July 29, 2013 @ 8:23 pm
LISLE, ILL.—Air Cycle Corp. has unveiled Viking Pure, an electrolyzed water technology that allows organizations of all varieties to create their own non-toxic cleaning and sanitizing solutions on-site, in real-time and for a fraction of the cost of traditional cleaning and sanitizing chemicals. This is done using water, a little salt, and a small charge of electricity.
July 23, 2013 @ 8:09 pm
CHICAGO—Top officials from Protect-A-Bed, a leading provider of bedding protection products, announced the company has appointed four new distributors. Protect-A-Bed has named Advance Foam Limited (Barbados, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Tobago and Trinidad), Matsushita Greatwall Corp. (Singapore) and Valmar Export Group (Columbia) as sole distributors of Protect-A-Bed products in their respective countries.
July 17, 2013 @ 7:17 pm
WATERFORD, N.Y.—Cascades Tissue Group today announced that the company’s Cascades Moka 100 percent recycled unbleached bathroom tissue has been honored with a first place finish in Green Manufacturer magazine’s 2013 Green Manufacturer’s Innovation Awards. The panel of judges praised Cascades for the product’s “outstanding features” and commitment to sustainability, as well as its low environmental impact compared to similar, traditional products.