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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 ...

Businesses can save Money through proper Waste Management & Recycling

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Aug. 13, 2014)

Businesses can help their bottom line, and their public image, by improving the way in which they manage waste and recycling. The process of sending waste to landfill harms the environment and is not a solution that can continue far into the future. Doing nothing to improve your company’s waste management is also not financially or ethically ...

WRAP sets food waste as its number one priority

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 25, 2014)

Chief executive Liz Goodwin, set out her organisation’s strategy at a seminar on UK food waste policy held in London by the Westminster Food and Nutrition Forum saying that the initiative would centre on sustainable sourcing of food, optimising the value chain, consumption behaviours and unconsumed food. “WRAP has carried out detailed ...

Ask the Wastewater Expert-Water / Waste Processing

by Environmental Services by Daniel L. Theobald  (Aug. 9, 2014)

Water / Waste Processing Has series of articles featuring: Ask the Wastewater Expert Below, click any of 13 articles published on Water / Waste Processing Web Site authored by Wastewater Dan the Wastewater Wizard: What are process controls for treating wastewater in the dairy industry?  August 4, 2014 Microorganisms in activated ...

UK Waste Management Market Size and Growth, Macro-Economic

by ReportsnReports  (Jul. 15, 2014)

In this report the UK waste management market, covering the collection, treatment and disposal of municipal, commercial and industrial waste. Report looks at the market size and growth, macro-economic, regulatory and commercial drivers. Report review the competitive landscape, and analyses competitive differentiation of the main operators in the ...

CIWM suggests making edoc mandatory

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jul. 30, 2014)

Six months on from the launch of edoc - the innovative new online system for recording waste transfers - the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the UK government seriously considers making edoc mandatory. Developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector and government bodies from Scotland, ...

Tetronics to supply BlueOak recovery technology to reclaim precious metals from electronic waste across the USA

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (Jul. 22, 2014)

Tetronics has secured its first contract with BlueOak Resources, USA to provide Plasma refining technology for the recovery of precious metals from e-waste in a plant located in Osceola, Arkansas.  This launch project will cement the strategic relationship formed between the two companies to exploit the US e-waste market. London, 22 July ...

Zero Waste Europe – Moving towards a circular economy

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

The European Commission has presented a policy package that aims to start Europe moving towards a ‘circular economy’. The circular economy centres on an economy that produces almost no waste and where products, materials, and other forms of value are reused or recycled. The legislative proposal: Increased waste targets Waste policies ...

MPs request food waste landfill ban

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 30, 2014)

According to MPs, local authorities should be banned from sending food waste to landfill sites to help combat England’s ‘throwaway society’. Government figures show that in England, 8.5 million tonnes of local authority-collected waste goes to landfill. According to a report by the environmental audit committee regulations should ...

The UK Needs To Recycle another 1.7m Tonnes to Reach 2020 Target

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Aug. 12, 2014)

WRAP’s Liz Goodwin says that reaching a 50 percent recycling rate is not going to be easy. Figures published last week show that the annual rate of recycling is slow moving as “waste from households” in England was 44.2 percent in 2013, only a slight increase from 44.1 percent in 2012. In her blog Goodwin said the following: ...

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