Tuesday, November 4, 2014


TCI EXPO 2014 November 13 – 15, 2014. Hartford, CT
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Composting program could make landfill less gassy

The Pitkin County solid waste center is joining a partnership with the city and local restaurants to limit the amount of food waste that gets dumped in the landfill.
The collaborative effort aims to collect excess food from restaurants and other commercial facilities as well as city buildings and put it into the county’s composting program. The city of Aspen began its program in 2011, and this partnership hopes to ramp up that effort.
Training is provided for employees on how to collect the food waste, and each participating business would receive a bear-proof container to store the scraps in, according to Cathy Hall, solid waste manager for Pitkin County.
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A-Ward Wins Westpac Innovation Award

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A-Ward is proud to have won the Westpac Supreme Business Excellence Award.
During the black tie awards evening, A-Ward was successful at winning both the Westpac Innovation Award and the Westpac Exporter Award, before also taking home the overall Supreme Award on the night.
A-Ward Managing Director Simon Ward said the company employs an innovative approach to every aspect of the business; something he said made the business an interesting and dynamic place to work.
“No day is the same here and our staff love it,” Ward said. “We live and breathe minute-by-minute innovation.”
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New York City Issues RFP for Waste Management at Two Marine Transfer Stations

New York City has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to manage city waste at two marine transfer stations in Brooklyn, and Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is one hauler that is submitting a proposal for the contract, which covers 20 years and up to 3,000 tons of municipal solid waste (MSW) per day.
The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is seeking proposals to provide the labor, facilities, equipment and services need to accept containers of DSNY-managed waste, according to the city RFP. The proposal calls for the company to load the waste onto barges and deliver the barges to an intermodal site, where the containers will be loaded onto rail cars, a ship or coastal barge. Then the firm transports the containers by rail, ship or barge to a disposal site or intermodal site for disposal
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British Pop Star Katie Melua Finds Spider Living In Her Ear

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Can you hear me now?
Good! Hopefully that means there isn’t a spider living in one of your ears.
On Oct. 27, after hearing a “rustling” sound in her ear for a week, British pop singer Katie Melua went to the doctor to have it checked out. When they looked into her ear canal, this is what they found, staring right back at them…
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