Waste – Theme 7

The Biosphere Eco-City (BEC) model divides sustainability into broad areas of interest. These Ten Themes provide a clear focus for discussion and action. Because they are concrete, they are also easy to understand. Discussion groups, based on Themes, can bring together people who share common interests. It furthers cooperation.
In urban areas, efficient processing and reduction of waste will reduce the amount of land needed for dump sites. One component of this is recycling, which reduces energy and materials use while providing local employment. In rural areas, training in the use and storage of farm chemicals can reduce groundwater contamination and protect the health of farmers. Another way to reduce waste is through re-design of equipment or re-structuring of manufacturing processes, and business partners in an Eco-City can provide leadership in these areas. Projects focused on the recycling of parts can include products used in the home, office, or industrial plant. Plasma technology may soon provide a reliable electricity supply through the very high temperature conversion of waste to energy

Database Entries from Waste Theme

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Health Products Stewardship Association - "Don't Throw It Out"

Contact Us For general inquiries please email us at info@healthsteward.ca Tel: 613-723-7282 Fa[...]
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Canadian Resource Recovery Council - Waste to Energy and Resource Recovery

Talk to us John P. Foden, President Telephone: 416 763 0815 E-mail: jpfoden@presterjohn.ca [...]
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Fairmont Sustainability Partnership - Achieving Positive Change

Program Pillars The Fairmont Sustainability Partnership comprises four key pillars that support our[...]
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Matthew House Ottawa - Furniture Bank . Refugee Services

Contact Us Furniture Bank E-mail: fbinfo@matthewhouseottawa.org Phone: (613) 240-6680 34[...]
Logs End Inc. - Commitment to the Environment

Logs End Inc. - Commitment to the Environment

Broader goals At Logs End, we are dedicated to providing excellent flooring products, but we hav[...]