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China: solid and hazardous waste management

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 8, 2008)

Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Air & Waste Management Association presents conference on hazardous waste combustion

by Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA)  (Aug. 21, 2008)

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the Hazardous Waste Combustors Conference and Exhibition, November 12-14, 2008, in Galveston, TX. This conference will focus on hazardous waste combustion and related regulatory issues.“This conference provides a timely opportunity for attendees to discuss the new HWC MACT ...

Waste Management and 3E Company announce retail hazardous waste compliance solutions

by 3E Company  (Oct. 17, 2011)

Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and 3E Company, a Verisk Analytics company (NASDAQ:  VRSK), today announced their new Retail Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions program, a comprehensive service that goes far beyond back-of-store waste pickups. The Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions provide retailers with the critical data, tools, and 24/7 ...

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 ...

Laboratory to improve hazardous waste monitoring

by WaterLink International - Geomares Publishing bv  (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 ...

Hazardous waste was used in specatator area

by The Environment Agency - England and Wales  (Sep. 12, 2008)

Contaminated soil was taken from a former gas works in Attleborough in November 2006 to the racing circuit at Snetterton to form part of a bund to protect spectators, but the soil contained potentially harmful chemicals Swaffham Magistrates’ Court heard today (9/9). The waste should have been taken to a licensed waste site said Mrs Anne-Lise ...

Tough legislation boosts the South African hazardous waste management market

by Frost & Sullivan  (Nov. 18, 2009)

The South African hazardous waste management market is experiencing rapid growth due to tightening legislation related to waste collection, transportation and disposal. Environmental inspectors have been pressuring waste generating companies to improve their environmental impact management programmes, opening up opportunities for waste management ...

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