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Multi-million pound waste management plant in Deeside

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 17, 2014)

The plans to build a multi-million pound waste management facility in Deeside have been submitted to Flintshire County Council. If given the go ahead, the energy recovery facility’ – known as Parc Adfer – will be constructed on the former steelworks site and will generate enough electricity to ...

Looking for Construction Waste Management Solutions? Use our free waste review service

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Oct. 23, 2014)

Responsible for generating 120 million tonnes of waste annually, the construction and demolition contributes to around one third of all waste produced within the UK. In 2010 government statistics suggested that the construction industry was responsible for producing more than 47 million tonnes of waste due to construction and demolition ...

Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 26, 2014)

The healthcare sector is heavily governed by industry regulations and clinical waste management has become an area that requires specialist expertise from trusted and knowledgeable suppliers to enable them to meet stringent compliance requirements. In July this year, the government published regulations that outlined changes to the way health and ...

EPA Settlement with Whitford Corporation Ensures Proper Management of Hazardous Waste in Elverson, Pa.

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Oct. 22, 2014)

In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Whitford Corporation has agreed to properly manage the hazardous paint waste at its paint manufacturing operation in Elverson, Pa. Whitford, located at 47 Park Ave., has also agreed to pay a $20,240 penalty to settle the alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations. EPA cited ...

HydroPoint Recognized by EPA as 2014 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year

by HydroPoint Data Systems, Inc.  (Oct. 14, 2014)

HydroPoint Data Systems, the proven leader in 360° smart water management, today announced it has received the prestigious 2014 WaterSense® Manufacturer Partner of the Year award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ...

Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia Open This Month

by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd  (Oct. 14, 2014)

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware Fair and Eco Expo Asia open on 29 October at AsiaWorld-Expo with a wide range of green tech products, building materials and new innovations on show. A number of industry networking and knowledge-sharing events are scheduled to take place during the event which runs until 1 November. About ...

3E Company Extends Collaboration with The Chemical Daily

by 3E Company  (Oct. 14, 2014)

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with The Chemical Daily Co., Ltd., publisher of the daily Japanese industry trade publication The Chemical Daily. As a result of the agreement, The Chemical Daily Co., ...

Renewable Energy Created from Food Waste

by Cranfield University  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Cranfield’s anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will support the UK’s contribution to the European Union target of 20% of energy to be supplied from renewable sources by 2020. Sir Peter Gregson, Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive of Cranfield said: “We are delighted to officially open the Anaerobic Digester plant. This celebration ...

Environment: European Commission asks Court to fine Greece for inadequate management of hazardous waste

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The European Commission is referring Greece back to the European Court of Justice for poor treatment of hazardous waste. Five years after the first ruling, Greece is still failing to comply with EU standards. The Commission is therefore asking the Court to impose fines, proposing a lump sum of EUR 14 904 736 and a daily penalty payment of EUR 72 ...

New guidance on reducing fire risk at waste sites published

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Oct. 20, 2014)

CIWM welcomes the new guidance for waste and recycling sites which has been issued today by the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) Forum, to provide site operators with the information and standards they need to reduce fire risk. The guidance entitled 'Reducing fire risk at waste management sites' aims to provide advice and standards for ...

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