Waste Tracking News

  • Andor launches ultrafast Spectroscopy-enabled sCMOS detectors

    Andor Technology Ltd., an Oxford Instruments company and world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, today announced the launch of an ultrafast Spectroscopy Mode on its market leading high speed and low noise Zyla and iStar scientific CMOS (sCMOS) platforms. Physical and Life Science spectroscopists now have seamless access to a unique combination of superb spectral rates up to ...


    By Andor Technology Ltd (Andor)

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • Recycle Track Systems (RTS) is bringing technological innovation and a shared sustainability vision to the waste removal process at Juice Press

    Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling technology company headquartered in New York City, is proud to announce a new partnership with Juice Press –  the East Coast's fastest growing organic food and beverage retailer. Leveraging its proprietary technology, RTS is disrupting the waste and recycling industry by reducing costs, diverting more waste ...


    By Recycle Track Systems (RTS)

  • Tracking the UK`s carbon from soil to sea

    This January scientists from a range of disciplines will come together to undertake the first ever coordinated sampling of the major rivers in Great Britain to look for soil derived organic carbon. This carbon is a large element of our 'natural capital' - in fact it is so large that restoring some damaged elements of it, such as upland peat bogs, could cost up to £570 million over the next ...

  • WEBINAR - New RCRA Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule

    On November 28, 2016, the Hazardous Waste Export-Import Revisions rule was published in the Federal Register and is effective as of December 31, 2016. This rule impacts thousands of entities that export and/or import shipments of hazardous wastes. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Microlise Data to Help Energy Technologies Institute Understand Real World Truck Efficiency

    Anonymised Microlise fuel performance data, forming part of the 7 billion miles tracked in the UK over the last year, is to be used in a new £100k eight month research project commissioned by the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI). The project is being delivered by Element Energy, a Cambridge-based energy ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • PCB-Containing Caulk Hazards in Some New York Homes and Buildings

    Caulking compounds are found in virtually all homes, businesses, and schools throughout New York and the nation. However, according to research conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Caulk put in place between 1950 and 1979 may contain as much as 40 percent PCBs and can emit PCBs into the surrounding air. PCBs from caulk may also contaminate adjacent materials such ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • CH2M Supports Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk in Expanding Poland`s Sole Deep-sea Terminal

    Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk, maritime ports consultant CH2M and Belgian contractor BESIX celebrated the opening of Terminal 2 (T2), expanding Poland’s sole deep-sea terminal to become the largest container hub in the Baltic Sea. The new 650-meter-long and 17-meter-deep quay increases DCT’s annual handling capacity to up to 3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • GPS tracking of US e-scrap sparks controversy

    Recycling International, October 2016, NO.8, page 13 United States: Environmental watchdog Basel Action Network (BAN) recently planted GPS trackers in 205 old printers and monitors and then delivered them to US recyclers and charities. It reports that 40% of the 152 deliveries went offshore, mostly to Hong Kong and China. ‘The American ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Thamsesdown Recycling increase fleet capacity with routeMASTER vehicle tracking

    North Wiltshire's Thamesdown Recycling isn't just any recycling business, it's also a pioneer in the fields of secure document, data, and product destruction with over 25 years’ experience. With customers including pubs, clubs and local authorities to food and drink manufacturers, it's vital the company can keep track of where their vehicles are, especially when they may be carrying ...


    By AGM Telematics Ltd.

  • Air quality sensors track pollution

    Original story at MIT News Glimpses of blue sky are becoming a rare sight in Delhi, India’s capital, particularly in wintertime, when a thick white haze smothers the city. David Hagan, an MIT PhD candidate studying atmospheric chemistry and a Fellow in the MIT Tata Center for ...

  • TOS-designed `EFS` containment system

    When drilling long horizontals with high volumes of gas and mud, there's always that chance that the fluids will end up blown through the gas buster and out onto location. In a modern environment that is increasingly calling for containment or remediation, reducing that risk is sensible business. Trilliant has designed and is currently installing our new EnvironFlare System (EFS) for supplemental ...

  • How the grocery supply chain can save £millions from tackling food waste

    New research from food waste prevention experts, WRAP, estimates that 1.9 million tonnes* of food is wasted in the UK grocery supply chain every year. However, 0.7 million tonnes of material, which could have become waste, is either being redistributed to people (47,000 tonnes; the equivalent of 90 million meals a year) or diverted to animal feed. Looking ahead, action to increase prevention ...

  • UK Retailers On Course to Meet 2020 Environmental Targets

    According to the British Retail Consortium (BRC)’s latest progress report on its “A Better Retailing Climate” (ABRC) initiative; Britain’s retailers are on track to meet ambitious voluntary targets to cut the environmental impact of their operations. This progress is notwithstanding an increasingly challenging business environment for retailers, it says, driven by a range ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Print and Verify Labels On The Production Line With New Label Serialization Stations

    Label Serialization Stations from Mettler-Toledo PCE can be fully integrated into the production line for the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry to print track-and-trace labels for their products at a rate of up to 500 per minute. The latest addition to the Mettler-Toledo PCE portfolio is the newly developed Label Serialization Station (LSS), which prints and verifies ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Austrian innovation takes waste shredding solution mobile

    Globally renowned engineering specialist UNTHA has launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder following extensive successful trials across Europe. The ‘XR mobil-e’ is the latest innovation from the Austrian-headquartered alternative fuel production experts. With the same design features as the internationally acclaimed static XR, ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • New coalition to wage war on wasted food

    Governments, businesses and citizens’ groups are joining forces to try to put some beef into efforts to cut food loss and waste in a world facing growing hunger. Almost a third of all food produced globally − enough to feed everyone in the world for two months − is lost or wasted, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says. And not ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Eaton Teams with Kenworth to Support Capitol Christmas Tree Project

    Power management company Eaton has partnered with truck manufacturer Kenworth to support the Capitol Christmas Tree project, a joint collaboration between corporate and other entities to deliver a 74-foot Lutz Spruce from Alaska to Washington, D.C., for the 2015 holiday season. The tree, which was cut on Oct. 27 from the Chugach National Forest near Seward, Alaska, currently is traveling 4,000 ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • EPA Recognizes Rooms to Go in Suwanee, Georgia for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the waste reduction accomplishments of Rooms to Go in Suwanee, Ga. along with the other 28 participants in and endorsers of EPA’s Waste Wise program and EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. These collaborative initiatives apply sustainable materials management practices to decrease wasted food and municipal and industrial ...

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