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Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

by WEIMA America, Inc.  (Oct. 6, 2014)

"Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel ...

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 ...

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 ...

Revenue from Smart Waste Technology is Expected to Exceed $42 Billion From 2014-2023

by Navigant Consulting, Inc.  (Sep. 23, 2014)

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for smart waste technologies, with a focus on four application segments: smart collection, smart processing, smart energy recovery, and smart disposal. Aiming to enhance the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW), generate renewable energy, and optimize the environmental performance ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Odour and environmental concerns of communities near waste disposal facilities

by European Commission, Environment DG  (May 2, 2013)

A recent study has investigated how waste disposal sites in southern Italy have affected residents living nearby. Villagers reported being annoyed by odours, but the perceptions of residents living in the village closest to the facilities were possibly influenced by receiving financial compensation for the presence of the facilities. Public ...

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