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Countries Move Forward on Important Issues for Sustainable Management of Chemicals and Waste

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 18, 2015)

Significant steps were agreed upon early this morning by parties to the Basel, Rotterdam, and Stockholm Conventions, as the 2015 Triple COPs drew to a close. Staged under the theme "From Science to Action: Working for a Safer Tomorrow" from 4 to 15 May 2015, almost 1,200 participants from 171 countries converged on Geneva to push forward the ...

Guide to Buying a Glass Bottle Crusher

by PEL Waste Reduction Equipment  (May 15, 2015)

The best approach to manage, store and dispose of waste glass bottles is a well debated subject amongst the many bar, restaurant and hotel owners in the hospitality industry. The generally accepted practice is to collect empty glass bottles in a bottle bin which, when full, is wheeled through the bar and into a bottle storage area where the ...

GCC Environment Forum - Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

by BME Global Ltd  (May 13, 2015)

Now in its 5th edition, the GCC Environment Forum (GEF) has grown in popularity and prestige over the years to assert its position as Saudi Arabia’s flagship environmental event. We are pleased to announce the 2015 event will be held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and under ...

New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Apr. 23, 2015)

Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative ...

KOSUN Solids Control and Drilling Waste Management Equipment at Beijing CIPPE in 2015

by KOSUN Machinery  (Apr. 23, 2015)

On March 26th, 2015, the Fifteenth China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE for short) grandly opened at China International Exhibition Center (new exhibition hall) in Beijing. Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd. stroke a pose on stage with its six sets of solids ...

E-cigarette waste poses potential environmental risks

by European Commission, Environment DG  (May 8, 2015)

Disposable components of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), such as e-cigarettes and e-pens, could pose a potential environmental risk unless properly regulated, suggests new research. The study examined the levels of potentially toxic chemicals in disposable battery and ‘cartomiser’ ENDS components. ENDS are becoming ...

Eaton’s Tczew Plants Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

by Eaton Corporation  (May 4, 2015)

Power management company Eaton is honoring its two facilities located at the Tczew campus for achieving “zero waste-to-landfill” by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through recycling, re-use, new work processes and other means. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its ...

Toxic waste defiles defunct chemical plant in Hungary

by Associated Press  (Apr. 30, 2015)

Greenpeace says leaking, rusted barrels full of toxic materials stored in the open at a defunct chemical company in Hungary could cause an environmental catastrophe. The government says it will take months before the chemicals are removed and the area can be cleaned up. Gergely Simon, a Greenpeace chemicals expert, called the situation at the ...

CERC’s Director appointed Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association Associate Editor

by Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants (CERC)  (Apr. 9, 2015)

CERC's Managing and Technical Director, Dr David Carruthers, has been appointed the position of Associate Editor of the Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. This international journal is one of the oldest peer-reviewed, technical environmental journals in the world, publishing policy-relevant air and waste management science and ...

Crime Fighters Recognized for Tackling Illegal Trade in Wildlife, Chemicals and Waste

by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  (May 20, 2015)

Five enforcement officers and eight organizations tackling fast-growing illegal trade in wildlife, chemicals and waste in Asia Pacific are the first recipients of the Asia Environmental Enforcement Award (AEEA) announced here today. The winners, hailing from Cambodia, China, India, Philippines, Thailand, Tonga, and Viet Nam, were awarded for ...

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