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  • ENER-G launches healthcare division to deliver decarbonisation programme for NHS

    Sustainable energy solutions business ENER-G  has established a specialist new healthcare division following its appointment to a framework of approved contractors that will deliver major low carbon infrastructure improvements across the NHS estate.  ENER-G has been selected by the NHS Shared Business Services Carbon and Energy Fund to tender for and deliver multi-million pound projects ...


    By ENER-G

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • Agilent Technologies and Nanyang Technological University Collaborate on Wastewater Treatment Research

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Nanyang Technological University today announced they are collaborating on the development of new solutions for the biological treatment of wastewater. In this collaboration, the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), which leads NTU's efforts in water research, will use Agilent's bio-analytical instruments to study the impact of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Using advanced filtration technologies to do more with less

    Advances in filtration technologies in the healthcare industry help to improve indoor air quality and increase cost savings The healthcare industry has made great progress in implementing strategies that lower risks, improve building efficiency, and reduce carbon footprints. Many measures are geared toward reducing heating and cooling system energy consumption, and recent advances in air ...

  • Level Sensors Market in water and waste water management

    Level measurement is a very basic process used across several industrial segments. Due to advancement in level sensing technologies, level sensors are expected to show proper growth during the forecast period. The market has entered into a transition from contact type of measurement to non-contact type of measurement over the past five years. Though the current market is dominated by contact ...


  • BD and Waste Management Launch Initiative to Recycle Medical Sharps

    BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX) and Waste Management Healthcare Solutions, a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced an agreement to recycle medical sharps waste from hospitals and other healthcare facilities.  The companies are jointly launching the BD ecoFinity™ Life Cycle Solution, an innovative service that will recycle ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. Announces New Rental Program

    BioMedical Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. ("BMTS") (OTCQB: BMTL) is pleased to announce a revolutionary medical waste disposal system rental program for its Demolizer® II machine. The rental program will provide a cost effective way for healthcare providers, dental offices, veterinarians, and others producers of medical waste to dispose of up to 80 gallons per month right in their own ...


  • Waste management comes under the spotlight at Gulf Environment Forum

    Organisers of the Gulf Environment Forum have announced two key sponsors, SAES Enviro and SEPCO, as the issue of waste management comes under the spotlight. Initiated by the Presidency of Meteorology & Environment, the event returns to the Jeddah Hilton after huge success in 2010, which was held under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah Bin ...


    By BME Global Ltd.

  • Securis Announces Franchise Territories for E-Waste Recycling and Data Destruction Services

    Securis, Inc., a leader in electronics recycling and data destruction services, announced today that it is offering franchise opportunities in multiple new markets throughout the mid-Atlantic region. The company’s franchising strategy is part of Securis’ national expansion to serve the growing demand for electronics recycling and data destruction services, a market that is between $6 billion to ...


    By PRWeb

  • Harmless bacteria engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic

    A team of students from Imperial College London have been recognised for their project, which uses harmless engineered bacteria to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic or bio-plastic. Harmless bacteria have been engineered to turn landfill waste into a biodegradable plastic by a team of students from Imperial College London. According to the team the bio-plastic uses include ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Hazardous medical wastes targeted in $40-million joint UN-Indian project

    The United Nations agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability has teamed up with the Government of India in a $40-million pilot project to help the country’s healthcare system dispose of hazardous medical waste. “Every year, over 300,000 tons of medical waste is generated in India,” UN Industrial Development Organization ...


    By United Nations

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Groupware Technology Chooses Green Delete for Secure, Responsible and Onsite Data Disposal

    Green Delete, the only IT service provider offering onsite-only data disposal for organizations, announces that Groupware Technology has chosen Green Delete as its exclusive ...


    By Marketwire

  • Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 explores a future without food waste

    Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today officially announced it will host the Food Recovery Forum, a special two-day event centered on this booming industry. The conference program was developed in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Buckner, former Executive Director of the U.S. Composting Council. WasteExpo is scheduled to take place ...


    By Penton

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Marketwire

  • Foster Wheeler Awarded Contract for Waste Heat Recovery Unit in Thailand

    Foster Wheeler AG (Nasdaq: FWLT) announced today that a subsidiary of its Global Engineering and Construction Group has been awarded a contract by Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd. (Samsung) for a waste heat recovery unit for PTT Public Company Limited’s (PTT) Power Generation and Heat Recovery project at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Complex in Thailand. Samsung ...


  • Dynamis Energy Launches Revolutionary Mobile Waste-to-Energy Line

    Dynamis Energy today launched its revolutionary mobile waste-to-energy line of equipment.  The WasteStation™, the first in a complete line of technologically advanced units, is a waste destruction unit based on ...


    By Dynamis Energy

  • Siberian energy producer ramps up power efficiency; taps GE technology

    EnergoMashinostroitelny Alliance (EM Alliance) today announced it has reached an agreement to use GE’s (NYSE: GE) highly reliable and energy-efficient aeroderivative gas turbine technology to update and expand the Omskaya TETs-3 power plant in the Siberian city of Omsk. Omsk is a major transport hub and industrial center with growing demands for electricity from both industrial facilities ...

  • ReportsnReports - China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2009

    China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2009  In 2008, China dealt with 103.066 million tons of municipal waste by innocuous disposal. The harmless disposal rate of MSW increased to 66.8%, which will bring significant business opportunities to solid waste processing ...


  • Penton´s Waste Industry Group Announces 2013 WasteExpo Conference Program

    Penton's Waste Industry Group today announced the conference program for WasteExpo, North America's largest trade event for the solid waste and recycling community.  The program, which is produced in partnership with the Environmental Industries Associations (EIA), includes three days of dozens of sessions and workshops taught by industry experts on the ...


    By Penton

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