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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 ...

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 ...

Construction at 2 MW Food Waste to Energy Recycling Plant complete

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 15, 2014)

The newly built 45,000 tonne per year facility is now being commissioned, with the first electricity generation from food waste expected at the end of July. Tamar explained that it is working with waste management parties to secure feedstock for the facility. The facility is expected to generate 2 MW of renewable energy from waste as well as ...

WasteZero Selected as Official Bag Provider for BigBelly Solar Trash Compactors and Recycling Units

by WasteZero  (Jul. 16, 2014)

WasteZero, the leading provider of municipal solid waste reduction programs and supplies in the U.S., announced today that it has been selected as the official provider of specialized bags for BigBelly Solar's nationwide network of solar-powered trash compactors and recycling stations. BigBelly systems can be found in many major cities-including ...

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 ...

REMS – Renewable Energy Management System

by C.A.S. Energy+ Ltd  (Jul. 15, 2014)

NEW Energy Management System: Self-Consumption and Thermal Storage of photovoltaic energy  Automate self-consumption with one touch! Renewable Energy Management System = Monitoring of photovoltaic plants and Thermal Storage of the generated energy always available on your tablet or smartphone thanks to a unique app! Zero waste and ...

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 ...

Underground lab tackles Japan nuclear waste issue

by Associated Press  (Jul. 14, 2014)

Reindeer farms and grazing Holstein cows dot a vast stretch of rolling green pasture here on Japan's northern tip. Underground it's a different story. Workers and scientists have carved a sprawling laboratory deep below this sleep dairy town that, despite government reassurances, some of Horonobe's 2,500 residents fear could turn their ...

Publication of Implementing Geological Disposal White Paper 2014

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jul. 24, 2014)

I am today publishing a White Paper on implementing geological disposal of higher activity radioactive waste. The White Paper – Implementing Geological Disposal - follows a public consultation that my department carried out during 2013 on potential amendments to the existing siting process established in 2008 ...

Captains of industry add voice and vision to the circular economy debate at RWM 2014

by Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM)  (Jul. 23, 2014)

Industry leaders from the automotive, retail, construction, IT and other key sectors will join other influencers from across the resource management spectrum to share their vision, experiences and methodologies at the inaugural Circular Economy Connect zone. This event takes place at RWM (Resource Efficiency and Waste Management) from 16 to 18 ...

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