hazardous waste transfer News

  • Wastedge.com December release is here!

    It seems like just yesterday we were deploying our September 2009 release of Wastedge.com yet here we are 3 months later and we are introducing our lastest release of Wastedge.com functionality. This release includes alot of new functionality and extentions to existing functions of our software package. The latest features include our new Vehicle Tracking, Customisable Reports (Beta), PDF Merging ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • Terralink Software Products Under New Ownership

    The new company, Terralink Systems, Inc. (TSI), incorporated in the State of Maine is owned and financed by two entrepreneurs with over 50 years of combined experience in the hazardous waste industry. David Cowie and Bruce Irving are also both co-owners of ENPRO Services, Inc., (ENPRO). Incorporated in 1983, ENPRO is a turnkey environmental service contractor with over 90 employees and an ...


    By Terralink Systems Inc.

  • Ion Science Tiger LT PID helps ensure safe export of hazardous waste

    Tabib Toxic Waste Services Ltd uses an intrinsically safe handheld instrument to monitor VOCs in box containers being sent to Europe. Tabib Toxic Waste Services Ltd has purchased a second Tiger LT handheld photoionisation detector (PID) from Ion Science leading specialist in gas detection instrumentation for global occupational health and environmental monitoring applications – to ensure ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • New registry provides access to eco-impact of industries

    European leaders have taken a major step forward to give the public access to the pollutants European industries emit, store and transport. The European Commission and the European Environment Agency launched the latest pollutant-disclosure project: The European Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (E-PRTR). The E-PRTR is a public and searchable database containing information about air, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Fines issued for Radioactive Substances Act breach

    Two companies and an individual who tried to dispose of radioactive waste without authorisation have been fined by Bedford Magistrates’ Court today (Fri) for breaching the Radioactive Substances Act 1993. The radioactive material was in an X-ray Flourescence Meter which belonged to FFEI Ltd (formerly known as Fuji Film Electronic Imaging Ltd) and used at its Peterborough premises until October ...

  • New European register gives public access to information on emissions from European industrial facilities

    The European Commission and the European Environment Agency today launched a comprehensive new European pollutant release and transfer register – E-PRTR. The register contains information about the emissions of pollutants to air, water and land by industrial facilities throughout Europe. It includes annual data for 91 substances and covers more than 24 000 facilities in 65 economic activities. It ...

  • Rentokil company fined for hazardous waste offences

    A subsidiary of the international company, Rentokil, has been fined £4,000 for hazardous waste offences at a site in Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Rentokil Initial Services operates a waste transfer station at Okehampton where washroom wastes including air freshener canisters are taken for treatment prior to being sent for recovery or disposal. The canisters ...

  • EPA Proposes to Renew Clean Harbors PCB Permit; Public Comment Period Begins

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting comments on its proposed PCB permit renewal for Clean Harbors Los Angeles, LLC., a commercial hazardous waste treatment, storage, and transfer facility located approximately two miles south of Downtown Los Angeles in the industrial city of Vernon, Calif. EPA’s proposed permit, if finalized, would be valid for 10 years and will ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • ‘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

  • Waste Industries Completes Refinancing

    Regional solid waste services company Waste Industries USA, Inc. successfully completed a refinancing of its existing credit facility with a $750 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $325 million revolving facility due 2016 and a $425 million term loan B due 2017. The proceeds were used to refinance existing borrowings and pay related fees and expenses. Available capacity under ...


    By Waste Industries

  • CIWM suggests making edoc mandatory

    Six months on from the launch of edoc - the innovative new online system for recording waste transfers - the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has suggested that the UK government seriously considers making edoc mandatory. Developed by the Environment Agency in partnership with the waste sector and government bodies from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, edoc offers a quick, ...

  • EPA and Yonkers Paint Company Settle Hazardous Waste Suit

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a legal settlement with T.C. Dunham Paint Company of Yonkers, New York, resolving alleged violations of federal hazardous waste law. EPA inspections revealed the company had generated hazardous wastes that were improperly labeled and stored in Yonkers. As part of the agreement announced today, T.C. Dunham Paint Company will come into compliance ...

  • Providence facility faces EPA penalty for hazardous waste violations

    The owner and operator of a hazardous waste management facility in Providence, R.I. face an EPA penalty for violating federal and state hazardous waste laws. According to the recent complaint filed by EPA’s New England office, Northland Environmental and PSC Environmental Services (operator and owner of the facility, respectively) violated state and federal hazardous waste laws, as well as ...

  • EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials

    Under the terms of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Buffalo will host nine community recycling events to collect fluorescent light bulbs, electronic waste, and household hazardous waste from city residents. This program will reduce the likelihood of exposure by residents to harmful chemicals found in these products, while also reducing the amount of waste ...

  • EPA and SEPTA settle hazardous waste violations

    The US Environmental Protection Agency and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) have settled alleged violations of hazardous waste and underground storage tank regulations at nine SEPTA facilities. In addition to a $169,527 civil penalty, SEPTA has agreed to spend $1.1 million on a project that will provide significant environmental and public health benefits. SEPTA ...

  • Madera County, CA, Selects GBB for Solid Waste System Review and Procurement

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by Madera County, CA, to perform a third-party review of the County’s solid waste system, provide recommendations for improvements, and assist with a procurement process, including developing Request for Proposal (RFP) document(s), evaluating proposals, and assisting with negotiations. The County ...

  • Republic Services, Inc. Restructures Field and Corporate Operations

    Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced it has restructured its field and corporate operations to create a more efficient and competitive company. These changes include consolidating field regions from four to three and areas from 28 to 20, relocating office space and reducing administrative staffing levels. Republic expects to record expenses of approximately $30 million with ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Veolia environmental services receives environmental stewardship award

    New Jersey Facility Exceeds Required Environmental Standards. Veolia ES Technical Solutions, L.L.C., the hazardous waste subsidiary of Veolia Environmental Services North America, is pleased to announce that its Flanders, NJ, facility has received an Environmental Stewardship Award from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Following an inspection by the New Jersey DEP, ...

  • EPA strengthens transboundary hazardous waste shipment regulations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is strengthening the regulations that govern the shipping of hazardous waste for recycling between the United States and other countries. The new measures are meant to increase the level of regulatory oversight, provide stricter controls, and greater transparency. The final rule announced today aligns EPA’s hazardous waste import/export/transit ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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