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Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

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

Medasend Biomedical, Inc. provides Medical Waste Management for the entire United States. Medical Waste Mail Back is a secure, safe, cost effective and convenient way to dispose of sharps , medical waste and biohazard waste. No waiting for truck pick-up which is also more costly. Approved in all 50 states by the EPA, USPS, OSHA and all state ...

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 ...

Businesses unsure over legal e-waste disposal

by BusinessGreen  (Sep. 19, 2011)

One in five senior IT managers are unsure whether some of their company's PCs end up in landfill after they dispose of them, according to a survey by charity Computer Aid. The 100 respondents to the poll disposed of an average 542 computers per year, but only 65 were 'confident' or 'very confident' that all their unwanted IT avoided being sent to ...

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 ...

China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

by ReportsnReports  (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, ...

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, ...

China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

by ReportLinker  (Jan. 15, 2013)

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012 ...

Advanced Disposal acquires B&W Waste

by Environmental Business International (EBI)  (Jan. 7, 2011)

Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (Jacksonville, FL) has expanded its presence in the state of Georgia through its purchase of the assets of B&W Waste, a solid waste management company serving the municipality of Madison. The assets acquires include a waste transfer station in Madison, contracts with 1,200 commercial, roll-off, and resident ...

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