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  • Cooling Towers & Legionnaires Disease

    The largest outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City history was traced to a cooling tower at a Bronx hotel in 2015. Over 120 people were infected and 12 of them died causing health officials to establish regulations for ongoing Legionella control measures. In March of 2016 in Sydney, Australia, 12 cooling towers tested positive for Legionella levels above the regulatory ...


    By Delta Cooling Towers, Inc

  • Fishing for Energy Collects One Million Pounds of Old Fishing Gear and Marine Debris

    Fishing for Energy, the unique partnership providing fishermen with a cost-free solution for recycling and recovering energy from old fishing gear, is commemorating World Ocean's Day this year with the achievement of a significant milestone - collecting one million pounds of old fishing gear and marine debris since the program's inception in 2008. A partnership among Covanta Energy Corporation, ...


  • MRC recycling begins processing thousands of electronic goods collected from Joplin, MO., Tornado Debris

    MRC Recycling, headquartered in Crystal City, Mo., has begun the process of transporting and demanufacturing thousands of items of electronic goods collected by EPA Region 7 and its contractors, as part of one of the Agency’s assigned missions in response to the Joplin, Mo., tornado. The first five truckloads of damaged and discarded electronics – items such as television sets, ...

  • ARCADIS Assists Storm Affected Municipalities in Debris Removal

    ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, has deployed its debris management personnel and state-of-the-art technology, HaulPass, to 14 communities in New York and New Jersey where Sandy, one of the worst storms to hit the U.S., wreaked havoc. Additionally, the firm has hired more than 120 local temporary workers to help oversee ...


    By Arcadis

  • PA DEP Offers Tips for Removing, Processing Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reminding homeowners how to properly dispose of and process debris left behind from Hurricane Sandy. "If homeowners encounter debris from the hurricane in or near creeks and streams, it can be removed without obtaining one of our Water Obstruction and Encroachment permits," DEP Secretary Mike Krancer said. "The hurricane affected us all ...

  • Market Research Reports.Biz: China Metal Waste And Debris Processing Industry, 2012

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  • Malcolm Pirnie Introduces State-of-the-Art Debris Management Tool

    HaulPassTM Application Simplifies Disaster Recovery Operations National environmental engineering and consulting firm Malcolm Pirnie, Inc. has added a powerful new tool to its disaster debris management services. HaulPass, a hand-held electronic data collection system specifically designed to manage the data associated with disaster event debris remediation activities, eliminates ...


  • PA DEP Takes Action to Expedite Processing, Disposal of Flood, Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has taken multiple steps to expedite the cleanup of flood- and storm-related debris. The requirement for a waste hauler to display an authorized Act 90 sticker on the hauling vehicle has been temporarily waived statewide to allow facility operators to accept flood and storm debris waste from vehicles without Act 90 ...

  • EPA and LDEQ encourage proper curbside sorting of trash and debris

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (LDEQ) encourage residents in hurricane-affected areas to collect trash and debris and place them curbside for proper disposal. Household chemicals can become hazardous in storm-damaged homes. Examples of materials that may need special disposal or recycling include electronics, batteries, ...

  • MarketResearchReports.biz: China Non-metal Waste And Debris Processing Industry, 2012

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  • SDT Waste and Debris Services, LLC Acquired by IESI Corporation

    IESI Corporation ("IESI") and SDT Waste and Debris Services, LLC ("SDT") jointly announced today that SDT will join IESI, a subsidiary of Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. ("Progressive Waste Solutions"). Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SDT will retain its name and brand and continue to operate out of its Chalmette and Independence, Louisiana headquarters as a Progressive Waste Solutions ...


    By Marketwire

  • Montauk, NY Adopts Program to Recycle and Recover Energy From Old Fishing Gear and Marine Debris

    Today in honor of World Oceans Day, Fishing for Energy, the partnership that provides commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear, announced the participation of Montauk, NY in the program. Gear collected from local commercial fishermen will be hauled and stripped of metals for recycling with the help of Gershow Recycling and processed into clean, renewable ...


  • China metal waste and debris processing industry 2013 Latest Market Study Available at MarketResearchReports.Biz

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  • EPA urges residents of Joplin, Mo., to keep Tornado debris segregated into categories as curbside pickup continues

    As the process of recovering from the May 22 tornado nears the end of its eighth week, EPA Region 7 is urging residents and cleanup crews to keep residential storm debris segregated into six categories to speed curbside collection efforts. Under one of its emergency response missions assigned by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), EPA and its contractors are continuing to collect ...

  • New Study: China non-metal waste and debris processing industry 2013 Available at MarketResearchReports.biz

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  • Newburyport, MA Adopts Program to Recycle and Recover Energy From Old Fishing Gear and Marine Debris

    Fishing for Energy, the partnership that provides commercial fishermen a cost-free way to recycle old and unusable fishing gear, today announced the participation of Newburyport, MA in the program. Gear collected from local commercial fishermen will be hauled and stripped of metals for recycling with the help of Schnitzer Steel and processed into renewable energy at the Covanta Haverhill ...


  • Post-storm Commercial, Residential Collection Resumes in New Jersey

    Following discussions with local officials, Waste Management has determined it is safe to resume collection in most areas of New Jersey, as well as Delaware and Eastern Pennsylvania. With the resumption of most services on Oct. 31, WM expects most collection routes to be completed by Saturday and back on their regular schedule on Monday. Service in some communities has not resumed at the request ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Large Brewery Taps into Green Energy with New Gas Collection Cove

    The new GTI cover will collect valuable biogas, while providing thermal protection, accommodating water fluctuations, and draining rainwater. The rainwater drains ...

  • DSNY Expands Curbside Food And Yard Waste Recycling Collection

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is again expanding the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program, adding additional neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens this fall. The program offers New Yorkers an easy way to recycle their organic waste, including food, food-soiled paper, and yard debris. “Organic materials make up about a third of our trash. When you ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Forkliftable Recycling Collection Cart Now Features Durable, Powder-Coated Base as Standard

    The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN now features the company’s sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, ...


    By MODRoto

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