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Trash-to-fuel outfit Enerkem rakes in $60 million

Fuel refiner Valero joins Enerkem as a strategic investor with money to finance construction of a garbage-to-ethanol plants.

By June 1, 2011


How to recover items in the OS X trash using Time Machine

If you have stored an item in the OS X trash and then deleted it, recovering it with Time Machine can be a bit difficult. Here is how to do this.

By April 20, 2011


Waste Management inks another trash-to-treasure deal

Genomatica partners with Waste Management to develop chemical products from syngas, the companies announce last week.

By February 16, 2011


Mac Quick Tip: Empty Trash in iPhoto and Aperture

If you are like me, you have terabytes' worth of photographs on many drives, taking up valuable space. Even if you don't have that many, you may still wish you had more space for other media like videos or music.

By February 14, 2011


Machines eyeball trash for single-stream recycling

CNET's Martin LaMonica follows recycling waste on the next step of its life: a high-tech, single-stream recycling center where machines do the bulk of the heavy lifting.

By January 24, 2011


Progress bar hangs when emptying trash in OS X

When emptying the trash in OS X, the progress bar may appear to hang. Sometimes this may be because of a hung process, but other times it may be normal behavior.

By December 13, 2010


Error -8003 or other problems with emptying the OS X Trash

The OS X Trash may sometimes give people problems where files cannot be deleted. Usually if you come across a file for which you do not have write privileges, the system will prevent you from moving it to the Trash. But there are instances when odd permissions setups for files can result in bizarre errors when you try to delete them.

By October 27, 2010


'Recovered Files' folder appearing in the trash

There may be times when you start up your system that the trash will have a folder called "Recovered Files" in it, and it may contain a number of oddly named files that might contain garbled data or could be 0KB in size.

By October 12, 2010


Recyclable cars: What parts end up in the trash?

Which parts of your car end up as landfill?

By September 16, 2010


Municipal trash-to-ethanol plant opens in Canada

Enerkem breaks ground on facility that plans to convert 100,000 tons of household trash a year into ethanol, diverting landfill and reducing emissions.

By August 31, 2010