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Waste prevention: decoupling waste generation from economic growth

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 17, 2014)

Preventing waste is a top priority of waste policy in the European Union with potential economic and environmental benefits. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report reviews the state of play in the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The EEA report ‘ ...

Waste prevention in Europe - the status in 2013

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Dec. 18, 2014)

The Waste Framework Directive sets a legal obligation for European Union (EU) Member States to adopt waste prevention programmes by 12 December 2013. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has been asked to review the progress of the 'completion and implementation of the programmes' annually (EU, 2008). This report presents a first review of waste ...

Axing of Waste Proposals and Uncertainty about Air a Colossal Strategic Blunder

by European Environmental Bureau  (Dec. 16, 2014)

This is a reaction from the members of the Green 10 whose members are the European Environmental Bureau, Transport&Environment, Birdlife, Greenpeace, WWF, CEE Bankwatch Network, Climate Action Network, Friends of the Earth, Health & Environment Alliance, Naturefriends International. The Green 10 [1] condemn in the strongest possible terms ...

Global Chemical Control Handbook Published by ABA SEER

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Dec. 16, 2014)

The attorneys, scientists, and regulatory professionals of Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) and The Acta Group (Acta®) are proud to have authored Global Chemical Control Handbook: A Guide to Chemical Management Programs, recently released by the  ...

AERZEN TURBO convinces with the new concept for oxygen introduction at Wansdorf sewage plant

by Aerzener Maschinenfabrik GmbH  (Dec. 15, 2014)

The company operating the Wansdorf sewage plant, which was completed in 1998, is a co-operation between Berliner Wasserbetriebe, four municipal authorities and a special-purpose association in Brandenburg. More than half of the waste water purified in Wansdorf comes from Brandenburg, and the rest comes from Berlin. The plant was designed for a ...

New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Dec. 15, 2014)

Chemicals are all around us, present in the products weuse every day. The demand for increased transparency on chemicals up and down the supply chain is growing - we need to understand how and with what chemicals we are interacting.  Consumers, retailers and brands all want to know more, driving companies to disclose information about the ...

`A real blockbuster`

by UNTHA shredding technology  (Dec. 2, 2014)

Recycling experts among themselves. Whenever UNTHA distributes invites to a live demonstration of one of its product innovations, industry experts are eager to accept. Most recently, attendees were bravely encouraged to: "Test the best!" The location: .A.S.A. Abfall Service AG in Himberg/Lower Austria; the focal point: The revolutionary new UNTHA ...

Huge savings with Product Verification

by National Physical Laboratory (NPL)  (Nov. 25, 2014)

UK manufacturing accounts for 75% of all Business R&D in the UK, half of all exports, and over 2.5 million jobs. However, evidence from leading manufacturers shows that the UK supply chain is losing out to foreign competitors as a result of their ability to compete on quality, cost and delivery. Core to effective supply chain operations is ...

NHS Doctors have a responsibility to cut waste and manage resources more effectively

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Dec. 8, 2014)

With NHS finances being stretched to the limit and budgets constantly under pressure, it is apparent that resources need to being managed more efficiently to minimise waste across the sector. The questions is not ‘how can resources be managed more effectively?’, it is actually a case of identifying ‘who’ is best placed to ...

Cranfield finalists in Green Gown awards

by Cranfield University  (Sep. 3, 2014)

This year the University has been short listed as finalists in two categories - Courses and Learning and in the Research and Development category. The winners will be announced in November. Iain Patton, Chief Executive of the EAUC said: “It is fantastic to see more institutions than ever being finalists – the strength and quality of ...

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