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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 ...

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 ...

WasteTech-2015

by ECWATECH Ltd.  (Jun. 24, 2014)

Welcome to the 9th edition of WasteTech -  International Trade Fair for Waste Management, Recycling, Environmental Technologies and Renewable Energy! WasteTech is the leading marketing event for the environmental industry in Russia, CIS and Baltic states. Since 2011 WasteTech has become approved event of the Global Association of the ...

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 ...

Minister Puts Emphasis on Waste Crime at CIWM and ESA Annual Conference

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

Resource minister Dan Rogerson MP underlined the government’s commitment to confronting waste crime at the annual CIWM and ESA conference in London. Emphasising the impact on communities and the legitimate waste industry, the Minister commented that Defra and the Environment Agency are committed to developing a policy and regulatory ...

Plastic Waste Causes Financial Damage of US$13 Billion to Marine Ecosystems Each Year as Concern Grows over Microplastics

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (Jun. 23, 2014)

Concern is growing over the threat that widespread plastic waste poses to marine life, with conservative estimates of the overall financial damage of plastics to marine ecosystems standing at US$13 billion each year, according to two reports released on the opening day of the first United Nations Environment Assembly. The eleventh edition of the ...

Experts Warn that the Waste Sector Needs Notice on Targets

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jun. 18, 2014)

The chief executive of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the waste industry would need up to five years’ notice in order to prepare for the introduction of landfill bans. June Steve Lee, provided evidence in front of an Environmental Audit Committee hearing in London where he said his organisation was ...

ISWA Develops a Series of Webinars for the CCAC

by International Solid Waste Association (ISWA)  (Jun. 27, 2014)

As part of ISWA’s role as Lead Partner of the MSW Initiative of the Climate & Clean Air Coalition, ISWA has been tasked to produce a series of Webinars. The first set on Organic Waste Management & Treatment Options has been successfully delivered with the support of the ISWA Working Group on Biological Treatment of Waste. ...

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