integrated waste management Articles

  • Integrated Waste Management

    The theme of this paper is the integration of the principles of conservation of natural resources and integrated waste processing which can be achieved by implementation of various technologies which are presently available. A list is provided as an attachment. We must first adopt the principle of conservation to reduce the production of liquid and solid waste and then use integrated waste ...


  • Strategic management of water resources important to Ontario craft breweries

    The vast majority of craft breweries in Ontario understand the need to improve their water and resource management performance to save money, protect the environment and enhance community relations. This was a major finding of a survey of Ontario craft breweries conducted in the fall of 2016 that found 97 per cent of respondents agree that better water management is important or very important to ...


    By BLOOM

  • How to make top-down and bottom-up sustainability converge

    Fits and starts are all too common in the sustainability world. One year you have budget for initiatives; the next you don’t. Management hails cost savings on individual projects, but they miss the big picture and fail to link progress across departmental boundaries. Bottom-up progress and top-down directives pass each other like proverbial ships in the night. But it doesn’t have to ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Case study - Monitoring the oxygen content in bio-methane-to-grid supply

    Since 1984, Orbital has provided advanced technology solutions for the natural gas industry. Orbital’s customers, including the National Grid and the UK's gas distribution networks, rely on its crucial engineering support and specialised knowledge. Its value-added services and innovative products reduce the time it takes to identify, design and begin cost-effective delivery of new ...


    By Systech Instruments Ltd

  • Integrated Management of Municipal Waste in Edmonton, Alberta

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada has implemented an integrated solid waste management system that achieves a high level of urban sustainability. The system combines several approaches to waste management to best address the particular environmental, social, political, climatalogical and demographic factors of the area. A comprehensive public education / information system is integrated with ...


  • Application of integrated waste management to developing economies

    Integrated Waste Management (IWM), is a concept which is often quoted and politically used, but seldom defined. IWM integrates waste streams, collection and treatment methods, environmental benefit, economic optimization and social acceptability into a practical and sustainable system. This is achieved by combining a range of treatment options including reuse, recycling, composting, anaerobic ...


    By ORBIT e.V.

  • Integrated Waste Management in the Nelson Mandela Metro

    Following a substantial re-organization of its Waste Management Division, Sida decided to support the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality of South Africa with the services of an Integrated Waste Management Advisor for Institutional, Technical and Environmental Development and Capacity Building. The support commenced with the development of the municipality’s first Integrated Waste ...


    By Sweco

  • Integrating RFID technology into Waste Management operations

    What would you do if you knew of an innovative technology that could be implemented throughout many waste management processes? One that could improve the efficiency of your hauling fleet and staff, help reduce pollution and return higher profits? Well, it’s here and if you haven’t already considered it, now is the time. With significant advancements realized over the last several ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Integrated waste management systems & PPPs in Greece

    Solid waste management is considered to be a multi-dimensional issue due to the variety of factors involved. Such factors indicatively include technology issues in respect to environmental performance and output, issues of strategic and political policy and planning, public awareness and social maturity questions, as well as issues of financial viability. The Greek legislative framework ...


    By LDK Consultants

  • Treatment and Disposal of Air Pollution Control Residue

    What is APCr? Thermal waste management using Energy Recovery Facilities (ERFs) is now a well-managed and mature technology that is subject to environmental monitoring by a range of competent international bodies. These ERFs have been established as a means of diverting waste away from landfill disposal and for valorising the material and energy content of the waste. Counter to historic ...

  • Completely Integrated Environmental Management

    Environmental information management isn't what it used to be. It's no longer about software programs that manage data and write reports, but whole programs that do everything. As a wider array of companies offer environmental information management systems (EMIS), and as in-house and desktop software solutions have become more common, EMIS options become wide indeed. EH&S managers are ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • EUGENE: an optimisation model for integrated regional solid waste management planning

    This paper presents a sophisticated mixed-integer linear programming model developed to help regional decision-makers in the long-term planning of solid waste management activities. The model removes practically all the limitations of earlier integrated waste management models. All the features and capabilities of the tool are described in technical and non-technical language. The paper includes ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Role of Informal Private Sector in Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM)

    This is just to share with the entire world the role of the informal private sector in integrated solid waste managment (ISWM) in Lagos, Nigeria - a developing country. Lagos the commercial nerve center of Nigeria is the smallest in size with a land area of 3,600 square km, with an approximated population of about 15 million people. The state presently has a very high population density of over ...

  • Optimization model for integrated municipal solid waste management in Mumbai, India

    Mumbai, the largest metropolitan city in India, generated 6,256 tons of waste per day in 2001. It is the responsibility of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) to provide Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) management services; however, the MCGM is not able to handle the increasing quantity of waste. As a result, waste litters all over the place giving rise to health and environmental ...


    By Cambridge University Press

  • Multi-objective reverse logistics model for integrated computer waste management

    This study aimed to address the issues involved in the planning and design of a computer waste management system in an integrated manner. A decision-support tool is presented for selecting an optimum configuration of computer waste management facilities (segregation, storage, treatment/processing, reuse/recycle and disposal) and allocation of waste to these facilities. The model is based on an ...


    By SAGE Publications

  • Integrated environmental biotechnology-oriented framework for solid waste management and control in Nigeria

    Several environmental problems arising from man's activity have to be solved in a cost-effective and an environmentally friendly approach. In this paper, a framework for an integrated management and control of solid waste in the south-east zone of Nigeria is presented. The major activities include collection and transportation of solid waste to designated areas, separation of reusable components ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated approach to the assessment of waste management systems within the SEA framework

    This paper addresses the problem of evaluating the environmental performances of Urban Waste Systems. Specifically, the paper refers to the crucial problem of environmentally analysing the Urban Waste System Management Process. The application of the Dashboard of Sustainability has been deliberately suggested. The method has been selected because of its intrinsic simplicity and because it can ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • An overview of current household waste management in Indonesia: development of a new integrated strategy

    One of the main problems of current socio–economic activities in Indonesia is how to deal with the increasing amounts of household waste generated in urban areas. This paper discusses the main issues of the current management of household waste in Indonesia and analyses its socio–economic factors as well as introduces a new strategy to utilise and reduce household waste for current and future ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated system for regulatory control of the radioactive waste management in radioactive installations

    The object of this paper is to present the 'Integrated Information System for Supporting the Inventory Control of Radioactive Waste' ? SICORR. The SICORR model considers the following items: the radioactive waste control inventory, encompassing the treatment and integration of the radioactive waste and the radionuclide data and processes; the installations that produce, use, transport or store ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Integrated Environmental Management in a German Brewery

    Case Study Name of company: Neumarkter LammsbräuSector: BreweryNumber of employees: 80Country: Germany AbstractNeumarkter Lammsbräu is an 80-employee brewery located in Bavaria, a German region which has a strong tradition for beer. At the beginning of the 1970s, agriculture in the region became increasingly intensive. The quality of beer was being sacrificed for quick and high returns on ...

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