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Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

by Medasend Biomedical, Inc.  (Feb. 28, 2007)

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SEPA construction waste disposal warning

by Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA)  (Apr. 16, 2008)

All waste arising from construction work must be disposed of legally. This was the message from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) today, after a site agent of a construction company was recently fined for knowingly causing the disposal of waste when there was no waste management licence in place.  Mr William McArthur was ...

Best options for disposing construction waste

by Science for Environment Policy - European Commission DG Environment News Alert Service  (Apr. 16, 2010)

A recent study investigated the environmental impact of the disposal of construction waste in Catalonia, Spain. The study suggests that the best options are to recycle construction waste where possible, incinerate the rest and landfill when there is no other option. These findings are in line with the waste hierarchy specified in the Waste ...

BMC officials and diplomats discuss e-waste disposal

by Eco Recycling Ltd  (Jun. 9, 2008)

India currently produces 500,000 tones of e-waste annually and the figure is expected to touch one million tones in the next three years. However, India lacks a proper e-waste disposal system and it is left up to the unorganized sector to dispose of the waste. The unorganised sector uses uncontrolled burning and disassembly to discard the waste, ...

Public event to discuss future disposal of waste at Drigg

by The Environment Agency - England and Wales  (Dec. 11, 2013)

The Environment Agency is holding a public event on Thursday (12th December) to discuss the future disposal of waste at the Low Level Waste repository near Drigg. The event forms part of a three month consultation on an application to vary the environmental permit at the site. If granted, this would allow the company that operates the repository ...

Geological disposal of high-level nuclear waste feasible

by ScienceDaily  (Oct. 19, 2009)

There is a scientific consensus that safe geological disposal of high-level nuclear waste is technically feasible, while public acceptance has still not been achieved in most Member States. The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) has analysed the state of the art of science, technology and procedures needed across the EU for ...

Queen’s Speech targets Waste disposal levies

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (May 13, 2013)

Powers are to be given to local taxpayers to veto ‘excessive’ council tax rises imposed by Water Disposal Authorities under plans set out in the Queen’s Speech. Local Audit and Accountability Bills are to be introduced by the government, which will extend referendum provision introduced in the 2011 Localism Act. It should allow ...

Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

by The Environment Agency - England and Wales  (Dec. 17, 2013)

Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal Yesterday, 16 December 2013, Martin Pugh of Leominster, was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to one charge relating to the illegal disposal of waste. He pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing. In sentencing, the judge felt the offence was one of a very ...

China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

by ReportsnReports / SandlerResearch  (Jan. 8, 2013)

With the fast growing economic progression, the solid waste disposal market of China has expanded quickly. In 2011, 131 million tons of urban waste was processed with harmless means (mainly landfill, composting and incineration), with a year-on-year growth rate of 6.27%; the harmless disposal rate of household garbage hit 79.7%. In the same year, ...

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