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Grape waste could make competitive biofuel

by The University of Adelaide  (Aug. 20, 2015)

The solid waste left over from wine-making could make a competitive biofuel, University of Adelaide researchers have found. Published in the journal Bioresource Technology, the researchers showed that up to 400 litres of bioethanol could be produced by fermentation of a tonne of grape marc (the leftover skins, stalks and seeds from ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Survey detects contamination on proposed waste disposal site

by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL)  (Aug. 19, 2009)

Two small areas of radioactive contamination have been detected during a survey of grazing land adjacent to the former nuclear research site at Dounreay. They were excavated and removed to the site for analysis. One was identified as a 'minor' particle of fast reactor fuel and the other as soil contaminated with radioactivity. The finds were ...

Tenders sought for new waste disposal site

by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL)  (Mar. 31, 2010)

Companies are being invited to express interest in tendering for the design and construction of a disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste from the decommissioning of Dounreay and adjacent Vulcan facility. A site adjacent to the former fast reactor research establishment was identified following public consultation and planning ...

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 ...

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