waste recycling

Sham Mississippi Hazwaste Operator Jailed

Sham Mississippi Hazwaste Operator Jailed

NATCHEZ, Mississippi, February 7, 2008 (ENS) – Dennie Eugene Pridemore had been paid to take millions of pounds of hazardous waste containing the toxic heavy metals cadmium, chromium and lead and recycle it into marketable products at his facility in Yazoo City, Mississippi. But instead he buried the wastes in trenches and produced products that…

IBM and Intel Green Manufacturing

IBM and Intel Green Manufacturing

Green innovation is steadily spreading throughout all types of industries. Even the companies that make the silicon chips that are probably running your computer have started to adapt commercially efficient manufacturing processes. For example, the director of corporate responsibility at Intel, Dave Stangis said, “We started with a green blueprint and designed in waste recycling,…

E-Waste: Glossary of Terms and Definition

E-Waste: Glossary of Terms and Definition

Electronic waste, known as e-waste, or even as “Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment” (“WEEE”) to some, is a big, big problem. Generally consisting of any broken or unwanted electrical or electronic appliance — computers and peripherals, TVs, cell phones and the like are the most widely known — it is worrisome because many components of…