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First-of-its-kind Sustainable Landfill in Texas Becomes a Global Model

The City of Denton Landfill (Texas, USA) reportedly is the first in the world to implement “closed-loop waste management.” This technique combines landfill gas (LFG) capture with landfill mining to sort out and recover reusable and re-sellable plastics and metals, as well the remaining organic material for conversion to biomass energy pellets. 370 more words

Methane Mitigation

GMI Attends its Second Climate and Clean Air Coalition Working Group Meeting

At the Global Methane Forum last March, GMI officially joined the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) as a non-state partner to ramp up collaboration on methane activities in the… 179 more words

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Open Source Energy

In the 21st century, energy is a fundamental and universal need. It literally provides life and life-saving functions in healthcare and hygiene. It is a fundamental stepping stone to accessing information and advancing our civilization. 534 more words

Anaerobic Digestion

Waste-to-Energy Power Plants: Empowering New Global Entrepreneurs

“Utilities see a big opportunity in distributed energy resources, but are unsure of the best business models (by which to benefit)”quote from Industry Survey of Electric Utility Executives (FEB.2015) 464 more words

Anaerobic Digestion

Anaerobic Digester Training Deck

GMI has finalized its interactive Anaerobic Digestion (AD) for Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) instructional presentation. The presentation – designed to be reviewed by a group or individually – is a truly comprehensive collection of resources, including: 61 more words

Methane Mitigation

Ban on plastic packaging for junk food products in Himachal Pradesh upheld

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The Himachal Pradesh High Court has vacated a stay on the state government’s notification banning plastic packaging for 25 junk food items, directing that the ban be now enforced in the state from January 26 next year. 696 more words

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Out of the box

Mita Gupta of Delhi visits a retail shop, goes to the personal care section, looks for the familiar toothpaste, picks it up, brings it home, takes the tube out and throws the packet into a bin. 1,108 more words

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