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Looking for Construction Waste Management Solutions? Use our free waste review service

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 23, 2014)

Responsible for generating 120 million tonnes of waste annually, the construction and demolition contributes to around one third of all waste produced within the UK. In 2010 government statistics suggested that the construction industry was responsible for producing more than 47 million tonnes of waste due to construction and demolition ...

EPA Settlement with Whitford Corporation Ensures Proper Management of Hazardous Waste in Elverson, Pa.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 22, 2014)

In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Whitford Corporation has agreed to properly manage the hazardous paint waste at its paint manufacturing operation in Elverson, Pa. Whitford, located at 47 Park Ave., has also agreed to pay a $20,240 penalty to settle the alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations. EPA cited ...

3E Company Extends Collaboration with The Chemical Daily

by 3E Company  (Oct. 14, 2014)

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., publisher of the daily Japanese industry trade publication The Chemical Daily. As a result of the agreement, The Chemical Daily Co., ...

Environment: European Commission asks Court to fine Greece for inadequate management of hazardous waste

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The European Commission is referring Greece back to the European Court of Justice for poor treatment of hazardous waste. Five years after the first ruling, Greece is still failing to comply with EU standards. The Commission is therefore asking the Court to impose fines, proposing a lump sum of EUR 14 904 736 and a daily penalty payment of EUR 72 ...

Marysville metal caster invests $230,000 in hazardous waste reduction as part of EPA settlement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 25, 2014)

SeaCast, Inc., a metal casting facility in Marysville, Washington, has agreed to pay The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a penalty of $18,000 to settle alleged hazardous waste violations at the company, which is located within the boundaries of the Tulalip Indian reservation. As part of the EPA settlement, SeaCast will invest at least ...

Industry surveys reveal that SMEs may be disposing of waste incorrectly

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 24, 2014)

The research set out to discover how well-informed Britain’s businesses are about their obligations under the Hazardous Waste Regulations (2005). It makes good business sense to manage waste in the right way, and this research has shown that while Britain’s business owners are keen to do their bit, they need more help to get it right. ...

Working with Impetus Waste

by EHS Data Ltd.  (Aug. 18, 2014)

EHS Data is proud to announce that Impetus Waste has decided to use Monitor-Pro to manage its waste management data. Impetus waste specialise in the waste management and disposal of Industrial, Commercial, Domestic , Hazardous and Non Hazardous Waste. Handling an average of approximately 500,000 tonnes of solid waste per annum, with the ...

Cloud-Based Transportation Management System Delivers Savings

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 21, 2014)

DOE’s cloud based transportation management system (ATLAS) offers dramatically enhanced capabilities and modernization. ATLAS provides a powerful user-friendly system built to allow access to information to meet transportation needs. Its processes promote regulatory compliance, while providing access to qualified carriers and the lowest ...

EPA Takes Action to Protect Public from Hazardous Waste Fines SUNY Downstate Medical Center for improper storage and handling of hazardous waste

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Aug. 28, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a legal complaint against SUNY Downstate Medical Center for violating federal hazardous waste law. The hospital must come into compliance with hazardous waste requirements and faces fines up to $156,710 for the improper management and storage of hazardous wastes in two buildings in its Brooklyn, ...

Seabrook N.H. Metal Finisher Improves Hazardous Waste Management under EPA Settlement

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 12, 2014)

Under a recent settlement, a Seabrook, N.H., metal finishing company will improve its hazardous waste management practices, thereby improving health protections for the community. Aero-Dynamics, Inc. will also pay a penalty of $118,000, settling EPA claims that it violated hazardous waste regulations. The improved hazardous waste management ...

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