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WasteZero Selected as Official Bag Provider for BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors and Recycling Units

by WasteZero  (Jul. 16, 2014)

WasteZero, the leading provider of municipal solid waste reduction programs and supplies in the U.S., announced today that it has been selected as the official provider of specialized bags for BigBelly Solar's nationwide network of solar-powered trash compactors and recycling stations. BigBelly systems can be found in many major cities-including ...

New Treatment Technology to be Added to Wastewater Treatment Plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jul. 21, 2014)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that an additional treatment technology will be added to the existing treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York. The plant, which began operating in January 2014, is treating liquids seeping from the landfill, called leachate, and ...

Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Jul. 15, 2014)

Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...

Details of Future EU Resource Policy Surface

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 6, 2014)

It is understood that the policy package is to be adopted by the European Commission (EC) on 18 June. The measures will focus on food and construction waste and will look to EU commitments beyond the current 2020 targets, which instruct member states to recycle 50% of their municipal solid waste and 70% of construction waste. Speaking at ...

Oak Ridge completes field work on Recovery Act-projects

by US Department of Energy  (May 8, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM) has finished field work on the last Recovery Act-funded environmental cleanup project. Since 2009, EM has used the $751 million in Recovery Act funds to accomplish 27 projects, many of which included multiple subcomponents and extensive scopes. “This is a ...

Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility Processes 10 Millonth Ton Of Waste Into Renewable Energy

by Covanta Energy  (Dec. 5, 2013)

The Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility (RRF), operated by Covanta Montgomery, Inc., is celebrating the milestone of processing 10 million tons of post-recycled municipal solid waste into clean, renewable energy. The energy-from-waste facility is owned by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority and began commercial operation in ...

Annual Revenue from Smart Waste Technology Will Reach $6.5 Billion by 2023

by Navigant Consulting, Inc.  (Jun. 30, 2014)

The volume of waste generated by the world’s cities is growing in parallel with the world’s population and the pace of economic progress in developing countries. Emerging smart technologies offer the opportunity to enhance the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW), generate renewable energy, and optimize the environmental ...

Covanta announces 20-year agreement with New York City department of sanitation for sustainable solid waste disposal

by Covanta Energy  (Aug. 26, 2013)

Covanta (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, announced today a new 20-year agreement with New York City Department of Sanitation to transport and sustainably dispose of municipal solid waste (“MSW”) delivered to a pair of marine transfer stations located in Queens and Manhattan. Covanta is ...

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Receives Permit to Accept MSW at the Company-Operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Maine

by Casella Waste Systems, Inc  (Mar. 6, 2014)

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, said today that it has received a permit from the State of Maine to accept in-state municipal solid waste (MSW) directly at the state-owned, company-operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town, Maine. The company said the Maine ...

Covanta Tulsa Energy-from-waste facility ensures safe destruction of unwanted prescription meds

by Covanta Energy  (Sep. 11, 2013)

Covanta Tulsa Renewable Energy recently partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) of Arkansas and Texas to safely destroy over 44,000 pounds of unwanted medications collected during National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The collected drugs are combusted at high temperatures and converted into clean, renewable energy at no charge ...

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