Odyne Corporation is a developer of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) power trains for Class 6,7 and 8 vehicles. Odyne is working with vehicle manufacturers, vehicle retrofitters and fleet...
Article - 26 Nov 2008
Waste, rubbish, garbage or trash is a growing problem around the world. This material either enters landfill dumps or becomes pollution. Fortunately we are now starting to consider other more useful...
News - 20 Nov 2012
Chicago city streets are set to be the first in the nation with all-electric, zero-emission garbage trucks thanks to the $13.4 million contract granted the San Francisco Bay Area startup Motiv Power...
News - 7 Dec 2009
The Reduce ™ Compactor Can, recently launched by Base Brands™, is a finalist in the 2010 Housewares Design Awards, presented by HomeWorld Business. Chosen from over 300 entrants in 13...
News - 2 Jun 2009
Cornell’s composting operation does more than turn food scraps and animal bedding into nutrient-rich compost: It reduces the university’s total waste stream by half, making it Tompkins...
News - 24 Nov 2008
Landfill sites produce the greenhouse gases, methane and carbon dioxide, as putrescible waste decays. Growing plants and trees on top of a landfill, a process known as 'Phytocapping', could...
News - 8 Sep 2008
A new report by scientists who are part of the international MILAGRO Campaign indicates that some of the most harmful air pollution in Mexico City may not come from motor vehicles but instead...
News - 20 Mar 2008
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 has awarded a $51,840 grant to the city of Chicago for an idling reduction project to cut diesel emissions from city garbage trucks.
The grant was made...
News - 12 Mar 2008
Rentech, Inc., announced today it is expanding its initiative to produce synthetic biofuels from garbage, often referred to as municipal solid waste (MSW). Rentech, having developed, patented and...
Article - 31 Aug 2012
Floating in a remote part of the Pacific Ocean, a giant testament to the throwaway culture that now pervades the world is growing at an alarming rate. Welcome to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.