A significant milestone for SRI and I, we inked our term sheet with Agensi Innovasi Malaysia and QuestMark Group. An important step for us but marking the begining of our journey and the challenges to come. The excitement at the prospect of moving ahead with greater momentum is palpable, the entire team is galvanized [...]
Tag Archive 'Sustainability'
Posted in Opinion on Dec 21st, 2011
Hannah Elliott, Forbes Staff Tesla today announced official pricing for its four-door electric sedan: $49,900 for a base Model S after a $7,500 federal tax credit. The announcement comes after months of Tesla founder Elon Musk promising to deliver his first four-door electric car for around $50,000. (Tesla started selling its battery-powered $109,000 Roadsters in 2008.) Of [...]
Posted by johntarantino1 on Tuesday, October 18, 2011 · LED’s Poised to Take Over CFL’s According to experts in the LED industry, the LED lighting market is strong and constantly changing as the technology evolves. Only one year ago some bulbs would have cost almost double what they are priced today. Since LED technology [...]
Posted in Industry News on Oct 9th, 2011
Groups sue U.S. EPA to close loophole, protect public health and the environment June 16, 2011 Washington, D.C. — Earthjustice, on behalf of Sierra Club, Montanans Against Toxic Burning, Huron Environmental Activist League and Downwinders at Risk filed a lawsuit in federal court today that challenges an egregious air pollution loophole supported by the U.S. [...]
Posted in Industry News on Sep 29th, 2011
SolarCity has made headlines for its unique business model. The company’s focus is on residential and commercial solar roof installation, and has spread its influence across the U.S. with great success. SolarCity has now received a $344 million loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy to outfit military housing rooftops with solar panels. More..
The ultimate model which addresses all possible aspects of environmental sustainability in rubber recycling is still Devulcanization but should start right from the collection of tires. This means the starting point should be at the tire collection centers or in the US possibly at the landfills. Here we are not talking about solid waste management [...]
MOVE WITH PURPOSE, COMMITMENT We live in a world that has taken its bounty and blessings entirely for granted for a very long time. The most basic levels of reciprocation to maintain balance in our environment were ignored and we might have pillaged our way to a point of no return. The only option left [...]
Posted in Industry News on Mar 2nd, 2011
RUBBER ASIA MARCH – APRIL 2011 It did not come as a surprise when Sekhar Research Innovations (SRI) Sdn Bhd won the cleantech innovation award from the international technology consultancy firm Frost & Sullivan. SRI’s devulcanising process, which is a closed-loop rubber recycling solution that can match the volume requirements of rubber manufacturing, is not [...]
By GEOFFREY YEOW firstname.lastname@example.org TYRES. They are on our cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles. Yet, how many of us actually know what happens to them once they outlive their usefulness? The issue of scrap tyre recycling is often placed down the pecking order after the primary worries of illegal logging, open burning and other forms [...]
The smell of a burning tire is unforgettably putrid, but so far recycling technology has been unable to resurrect dead wheels. Millions and millions get discarded every year. Now a Malaysian startup says they have an answer. Read More