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Sustainable management of building waste: companies are mobilizing

To improve building waste management, the Démoclès platform offers two new tools and a call for projects to support “50 exemplary project owners”. A major producer of waste, the building industry produces 46 million tonnes of waste annually, of which 42 million are linked to demolition and rehabilitation. Of these, 11 tonnes came from the…

Green Harvest: Unlocking Nature’s Potential The Process of Managing Forest Waste
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Green Harvest: Unlocking Nature’s Potential The Process of Managing Forest Waste

Why managing natural forest waste is important for the environment The management of natural forest waste holds paramount importance for environmental preservation and sustainability. Forests play a crucial role in maintaining biodiversity, regulating climate, and providing essential ecosystem services. If left unmanaged, accumulated forest waste can lead to various environmental issues. Decomposing organic matter releases…

Focus on recycling in the automotive sector
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Focus on recycling in the automotive sector

Abandoning an end-of-life vehicle is prohibited by law for environmental reasons. When a car is used, some of its parts can be reused, upgraded or recycled. US federal regulations for recycling old vehicles In the United States, federal regulations regarding recycling old vehicles are primarily governed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National…

Integrating Safety, Quality, and Environmental Management in Household Waste Elimination Services
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Integrating Safety, Quality, and Environmental Management in Household Waste Elimination Services

Different possible approaches to manage waste In order to take into account safety, quality and/or the environment, an organization has the choice between two types of approaches a product (or service) approach: this involves managing the quality of a product, manufacturing it in such a way as to limit its impacts on the environment, and…

Renting Revolution: Navigating the New Rules of Accommodation in the USA
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Renting Revolution: Navigating the New Rules of Accommodation in the USA

New rules come into force for renting your accommodation The number of New York houses and apartments available for short-term rental should soon be reduced to nothing. New York City has implemented the Short Term Rental Registration Law, which requires hosts to register their accommodation with the city’s mayor’s office, the Office of Special Enforcement…

Flowing Towards Purity: Mastering the Art of Water Treatment
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Flowing Towards Purity: Mastering the Art of Water Treatment

How to properly treat water Water is life; this truth is unanimously admitted. In order for it to perform this main function, it must be clean and healthy, in a clean environment. For this, it must follow a specific treatment process. Equipment may vary but the basic principles of water treatment are similar. Pretreatment This…

America’s Status as the Leading Producer of Household Waste Among Developed Nations
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America’s Status as the Leading Producer of Household Waste Among Developed Nations

The United States is the largest producer of household waste in developed countries. American residents and business owners are by far those who produce the most trash per person among the richest countries: on average 773 kilos per year, more than three times more than the world average. The United States is the country producing…

Effective solutions to preserve the natural environment
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Effective solutions to preserve the natural environment

Although technology is an indisputably useful element in most of our activities, protecting the environment is still essential. Besides, it’s a hot topic that everyone needs to be concerned about. The solutions to be implemented range from simple everyday gestures to actions that require much more elaboration. Together, let’s save the planet, let’s preserve the…