Are You Recycling or Fuel Blending?
At a recent Border 2020 conference held in Tijuana, Barnes Johnson, Deputy Director of U.S. EPA OSRTI, noted a very distinct difference between Recycling and Fuel blending/energy recovery.
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In most disposal facilities, waste is received and then treated according to its properties. Some wastes will end up in landfills and others burned off.
For manufacturing facilities, the waste that is generated can represent an environmental burden, especially if the waste is hazardous.
At first glance, you may be wondering what on earth we are talking about. How can a basketball team and Temarry Recycling have anything in common at all? But if you give me a few minutes, I’ll show you exactly what they have in common.
As a hazardous waste generator, do you truly understand what is happening to your waste streams when they leave your facility?
The circular economy, at its most basic, refers to moving from our traditional take-make-dispose linear economy, to one in which materials are continuously repurposed until they are finally recycled. It’s a closed loop, hence the circle.
How do you get undressed every day? Do you remove the used articles of clothing, ball them up, and throw them in the garbage bin? Probably not. That wouldn’t make nearly as much economic sense as laundering and reusing them. Most would agree that throwing out good clothing after one use because it was dirty and purchasing new clothes each time you needed to get dressed is an absurd concept.
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Good for the planet.
Sustainable business practices.
Depending on your point of view these phrases are likely to evoke a strong opinion and can either be extremely positive and inspiring if sustainability matters to you or be like nails on a chalkboard if you are opposed to the environmental movement.
If an emergency breaks out at your place of business, what do you do?