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Hazardous waste management from Intelex Technologies Inc.

by Intelex Technologies Inc.  (Jan. 1, 2008)

Each day organizations are confronted with the responsibility of effectively handling, tracking, and disposing of hazardous waste materials such as chemicals, water, and old computer equipment. To manage these hazardous items according to corporate standards and government regulations, organizations need a comprehensive set of tools that will ...

Your solution to hazardous Industrial Waste

by Ambiental Mente Ltda.  (Jan. 15, 2007)

AMBIENTAL MENTE LIMITADA CONSULTING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT WHO ARE WE? We are AmbientalMente Limitada, a starting entrepreneurial initiative committed with the sustainable exploitation of our natural resources, based on the formulation of industrial development projects and the improvement of transformation ...

Boost for hazardous waste management in Cote d`Ivoire

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jun. 16, 2008)

A new project launched this week by the United Nations Environment Programme will help the Government of Côte d'Ivoire and others in the region to manage hazardous waste, both within their countries and across borders. The initiative, funded by the Governments of the Netherlands, Sweden and Denmark, aims to help address the issue of systemic ...

Irish EPA publishes National Hazardous Waste Management Plan

by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Ireland  (Sep. 15, 2008)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) this week published a National Hazardous Waste Management Plan for the period 2008-2012 for the prevention, reduction and management of hazardous waste in Ireland. In 2006 there were 284,000 tonnes of hazardous waste generated, and half of this waste was exported for treatment abroad. The largest quantity ...

Laboratory to improve hazardous waste monitoring

by WaterLink International  (Jun. 30, 2010)

In a bid to protect the coastal environment of West Africa from hazardous waste, a modern laboratory has been set in Abidjan, Côte d"Ivoire, to improve the port"s waste monitoring standards. The laboratory which was formally handed over to the Côte d"Ivoire"s ministry of environment, is equipped to test for hazardous waste from ships ...

EPA strengthens transboundary hazardous waste shipment regulations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Dec. 31, 2009)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is strengthening the regulations that govern the shipping of hazardous waste for recycling between the United States and other countries. The new measures are meant to increase the level of regulatory oversight, provide stricter controls, and greater transparency. The final rule announced today aligns EPA’s ...

EPA strengthens transboundary hazardous waste shipment regulations

by The Compliance Center (ICC)  (Dec. 28, 2009)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is strengthening the regulations that govern the shipping of hazardous waste for recycling between the United States and other countries. The new measures are meant to increase the level of regulatory oversight, provide stricter controls, and greater transparency. The final rule announced today aligns ...

U.S. EPA Fines Biosearch Technologies of Novato, Calif. for Hazardous Waste Violations

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 19, 2012)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it has fined Biosearch Technologies $31,500 for improper management of hazardous waste at its Novato, Calif. facility. Biosearch Technologies is a large quantity generator of hazardous waste in an industrial area of the city located in Marin County. The company designs and manufactures ...

Hazardous waste in British Columbia

by British Columbia Environment Industry Association (BCEIA)  (Aug. 6, 2008)

The Government of British Columbia is working with the province’s environment industry to promote increased awareness of an important element of proper environmental stewardship, namely, the proper treatment, transportation and processing of hazardous wastes.The BC Ministry of the Environment is working with the BC Environment Industry Association ...

Ontario`s hazardous waste program shouldn`t be shelved: ECO

by The Compliance Center (ICC)  (Aug. 2, 2010)

Ontario's program for managing hazardous waste is an important step in the right direction and should not be scrapped, says Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) Gord Miller in a new report. The report notes, however, that the program is not perfect, and offers recommendations for its improvement. Miller fears that recent controversy and ...

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