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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 ...

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. to Submit Proposal for 20-Year Contract With New York City for Municipal Solid Waste Management Transportation and Disposal Services

by Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd.  (Oct. 27, 2014)

Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN)(TSX:BIN) (the "Company") announced today that it will submit a proposal in response to the New York City Department of Sanitation's ("DSNY") new request for proposals ("RFP") for a 20-year contract (the "contract") for the transportation and disposal of containerized municipal solid waste ...

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 ...

Advanced Waste Management Now Available as Accredited SEP Verification Body

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 24, 2014)

The U.S. Department of Energy is pleased to announce that Advanced Waste Management Systems Inc. (AWM) is now a fully accredited Verification Body for Superior Energy Performance™ (SEP). This ANSI-ANAB accreditation enables AWM to provide third-party verification for industrial facilities that wish to demonstrate energy management excellence ...

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 ...

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 ...

Huff & Huff, Inc. Joins GeoEnvironmental, Inc

by GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.  (Oct. 17, 2014)

GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (GZA) is pleased to announce that effective October 17, 2014, Huff & Huff, Incorporated based in Oak Brook, Illinois has joined the GZA Team.  Huff & Huff is a multi-disciplined consulting engineering firm providing environmental, natural resources and compliance consulting services to the private, public, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cloud-Based Transportation Management System Delivers Savings

by US Department of Energy  (Oct. 21, 2014)

DOE’s cloud based transportation management system (ATLAS) offers dramatically enhanced capabilities and modernization. ATLAS provides a powerful user-friendly system built to allow access to information to meet transportation needs. Its processes promote regulatory compliance, while providing access to qualified carriers and the lowest ...

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