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  • A nationwide review of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste collection charges in Ireland

    This study funded by the EPA research programme, ‘A Nationwide Review of Pay-By-Use (PBU) Domestic Waste Collection Charges in Ireland’, investigated the implementation of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste charges in Ireland in order to discern their impact on domestic waste-management activities, such as waste presentation, waste recycling and illegal waste diversion. Key Points On a ...

  • New Zealand harnesses biomethane for waste collection vehicle demonstration

    “So far most New Zealand biogas schemes have focused on the provision of electricity and heat, but biogas as transport fuel does offer the highest value proposition.” – Stephan Heubeck, NIWA Research Engineer. Residents of Auckland’s Rodney District are about to see a waste collection truck from Transpacific Industries (TPI) collect their waste using waste-generated ...


  • E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector to Drive Asia Pacific

    E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams, globally. The rate of generation of e-waste is high in both developed and developing economies. The main reason for the high growth rate in developing countries is the increasing market penetration of electrical and electronics goods. In developed economies, the rate of e-waste generation is high because of the high obsolescence rate and high ...

  • New incinerator for waste recycling opens

    Six years after planning permission was granted, the Isséane waste recycling centre on the southern edge of Paris has opened for business. This month, the incinerator started producing heat from household waste. For recycling, the rotary screens are currently being run in on the first deliveries of waste, and the system for processing bulky waste is starting trials. Although construction works ...


  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • LASEPA in conjuction with Maintenance Systems Consultants commence evacuation of e-waste scraps in Lagos State, Nigeria.

    Following an attempt to mop up all obsolete and faulty electronic equipment that litter dumpsites within the Lagos metropolis, the Lagos Government through its environment police, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency(LASEPA) on Thursday, 21st January, 2010 commissioned Messrs. Maintenance System Consultant (MSC) to start the evacuation of Electrical/Electronic Waste if industries, ...

  • Media Advisory: Casella Waste Systems Opens Its First Natural Gas Fueling Station

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. will host a ribbon cutting ceremony at the company's new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station in Williston, Vermont on Friday, May 13, 2011. Attending the ceremony, and making remarks on the occasion, will be Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Casella chairman and chief executive officer John Casella. The media are invited to attend. ...

  • Kidney treatment is significant contributor to NHS waste

    Kidney care contributes “significantly” towards the amount of waste generated by the NHS, a survey by the Campaign for Greener Healthcare has found. Dialysis is the most common treatment for end-stage kidney disease and single-use pre-packaged products have enabled an increase in its availability. However, this has led to high levels of packaging waste which becomes clinical waste, limiting its ...

  • Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

    GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the UK will end up in landfill annually, with the value being close to £23bn. The total value is rising rapidly due to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Concerns raised over postal returns of waste batteries

    Postal returns of waste portable batteries could be dangerous, according to the Department for Transport. The DfT explained to MRW that most types of consumer batteries present no danger in transport but lithium and lithium ion batteries do. The Royal Mail flies a certain percentage of its mail internally across the mainland and the DfT says this could cause problems with ...

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • ESA calls for public sector waste shake-up

    On the 1st of August 2016 a new paper was released, namely, ‘Resourceful: Delivering a Strong and Competitive UK Resource Economy’, in which the ESA has set out a series of policies it claims will drive efficiency in the sector – ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management and Fulcrum BioEnergy Announce Strategic Investment

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has closed an equity investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. (Fulcrum). In connection with ...


  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • EFRA waste strategy report welcomed by industry experts

    Industry experts have welcomed the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee report on the Government’s Waste Strategy 2007. Last week, the cross-party committee of MPs that tracks and assesses the work of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, slammed Defra for focusing “disproportionately on domestic waste” and having “vague ambitions” in tackling commercial and ...

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Munich Municipal Waste Management Service upgrades to new SAP release

    Munich Municipal Waste Management Service (Abwallwirtschaftsbetrieb München - AWM) has been using the latest SAP release ERP 6.02 since early November. AWM has now upgraded from its outdated SAP system successfully and according to plan. The international Implico Group implemented key components of this complex release upgrade project. During the tender process in early 2010, Implico ...


    By Implico Group

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