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Water, sanitation and hygiene to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

by DelAgua Group  (Aug. 28, 2015)

The World Health Organization has unveiled a global plan to accelerate progress in eliminating and eradicating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020. The plan involves integrating water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) with four other public heath ...

Waste management on Benidorm beaches

by EEP European Environmental Press  (May 28, 2007)

The importance in ecological and tourist terms of the beaches of the towns on the Mediterranean coast has led the corresponding authorities to recommend the sustainable management of the same, thus ensuring good quality service while taking into consideration the protection of the natural environment. To this end, the proper tools integrating all ...

EU waste management policy

by EEP European Environmental Press  (Dec. 11, 2007)

Today's society generates a great deal of biodegradable waste, which causes major environmental and health problems. There are various forms of treatment to prevent and monitor those problems. The choice of the best method is based on maximising safety, minimising environmental impact and, whenever possible, obtaining recyclable end products. The ...

Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

by Fleming Gulf FZE  (May 24, 2013)

Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), ...

The Russian and Polish Waste Management Markets: No Time to Waste

by Marketwire  (Mar. 28, 2011)

With strict EU regulations it is no surprise to see Poland in the process of shutting down almost 35% of its landfills. Meanwhile Russia, without EU regulation is developing a waste management market where landfill dumping thrives due to inefficient enforcement of environmental regulations and procedures. These evolving European waste ...

Managing wastes works. Eliminating wastes is better

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 30, 2011)

Waste management policy in the EU is successfully reducing the proportion of waste that is sent to landfill and cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by inefficient waste management, according to a new study. However, the study also supports greater efforts channelled into waste prevention. EU waste management policy has developed ...

Waste Management providers for the facilities management sector

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Nov. 12, 2013)

Waste Management Providers for the Facilities Management Sector from GPT Waste Management Providing a sustainable waste ...

Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 18, 2013)

A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste ...

Conference on management of solid waste in Europe

by EEP European Environmental Press  (Sep. 20, 2007)

'The Management of Solid Waste in Europe' Conference will take place in Porto, between 24th to 26th October 2007 and will gather representatives of 27 cities of all the European Union member states. This is a LIPOR initiative, in partnership with ACR+ - Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management. The event ...

Waste Management announces university partnerships

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Jun. 4, 2010)

Corporate - academic partnerships to promote development of environmental education at leading Ontario post secondary ...

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