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  • European Organizations Issue Declaration on Waste Containing Nanomaterials

    On April 13, 2016, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), the European Environmental Citizens’ Organization for Standardization (ECOS), and the Oeko-Institut issued a press release announcing the availability of the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ALLWEILER pumps have long service life in organic waste processing

    When used to process organic waste, commercially available pumps can only stay in service for a short period of time. But with ALLWEILER progressing cavity pumps, Marchfelder BioEnergie GmbH of  Austria has achieved much longer service periods. When regular commercial pumps are used to process organic waste, they typically wear out after only a short period of time. Liquids pumped under ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • SOTKON implemented an experimental project of underground container systems for the collection of municipal solid waste

    Cúcuta is the capital, the most populated city of the administrative division called Norte de Santander and the sixth most populous of Colombia. About two years ago, SOTKON implemented an experimental project of underground container systems for the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW) in order to test the effective reduction of operating costs and improvement of health and safety ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • EPA contains landfill fire on Pine Ridge reservation

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has contained and smothered a landfill fire on the Pine Ridge Reservation in southwest South Dakota. The landfill is located 13 miles south of Red Shirt along BIA Highway 41. When EPA responders arrived on site on June 12, the fire had burned approximately 80%, or five acres, of the landfill. EPA observed evidence of household hazardous waste, including ...

  • Keeping wastewater treatment self-contained...and portable

    In 2010, Active Water Sciences (AWS) of Palestine, Texas won the Wall Street Journal Innovation Award for their portable, self-contained wastewater-treatment system, the Water Phoenix. The ability to convert municipal wastewater into effluent that meets U.S. Environmental Protection Agency standards in less than 24 hours with a result of little to no sludge is a big deal, not only to the ...

  • Metro container corp. site proposed for superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed the addition of the Metro Container Corporation site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pa. to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a national list of sites where hazardous substances could impact human health and/or the environment. These sites first undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature and extent of ...

  • Metro container corp. site added to superfund list

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced the addition of the Metro Container Corporation site in Trainer, Delaware County, Pa. to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a national list of sites where hazardous substances could impact human health and/or the environment. These sites first undergo a thorough investigation to determine the full nature and extent of ...

  • Interstate Products Expands Line of Spill Containment Pallets

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has expanded its line of secondary spill containment and storage products. As a manufacturer, service company and major US and international distributor, IPI now offers the most flexible and comprehensive spill protection, containment, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Waste Crime – Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge

    Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Each year, the electronic industry – one of the world’s largest and fastest growing – generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste from goods such as computers and smart ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Composts that contain biodegradable plastics may hinder plant growth

    Composts containing biodegradable plastics may hinder rather than help plant growth, according to a recent study by university scientists in Poland. These findings have implications for waste management practices within the EU. It is important to assess the quality and potential environmental risks associated with composts prepared from different wastes. Biodegradable plastics - known as ...

  • Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

    Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), is planning to come up with a deepwater ship ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Global Ecology Begins Construction on 70 Acre Organic Soil Amendment Site

    Global Ecology Corporation (GEC), (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC) has received the last tranche of the funding necessary to begin the construction process on its first domestic organic soil amendment site in Castleberry, Alabama. The location, which encompasses nearly 70 acres, will be one of the largest of its kind in the U.S., and will be capable of producing approximately 40,000 cubic yards ...

  • Waste crisis erupts in Naples

    Police have withdrawn from the entrance of a defunct waste dump that officials say will be reopened to take garbage that has piled up by the ton in the streets of Naples. Although residents of the southern port city are upset by the piles of trash, they have also blocked plans to reopen the dump in the Pianura neighborhood of Naples. About 500 demonstrators clashed with police at the the ...

  • Slag Containing Arsenic, Mercury, and Lead Contaminates Columbia River

    According to the Huffington Post, Teck Resources Ltd. has admitted that discharge from their smelter has polluted the Columbia River across the U.S. and Canada border for 100 years, from 1896 to 1995. The Columbia River is contaminated with slag containing arsenic, mercury, lead, and other metals left over after the company processed zinc at its smelter located near the river. Teck ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • Safe and affordable Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) tank storage

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial products now offers a larger selection of intermediate bulk container (IBC) tank storage products to help eliminate the possibility of major spills and provide the best solutions for regulatory compliance. As a major US and international distributor, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • The use of zero Valent iron with organic carbon-based materials for environmental remediation

    The purpose of this release is to state our position concerning the use of zero valent iron (ZVI) in conjunction with organic carbon-based material for remediation of soil or groundwater containing halogenated organics or nitroaromatics. We are aware of considerable confusion and speculation in the industry concerning our intellectual property (IP) rights in this area, and this letter is meant to ...


  • Maine Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Three organizations and individuals in Maine were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. The merit awards allow EPA to recognize individuals and groups whose work has protected or improved ...

  • Global Ecology Produces Its First Organic Soil Amendment in Alabama

     Global Ecology Corporation (GEC) (OTCQB: GLEC) (PINKSHEETS: GLEC), through its wholly owned subsidiary GEC Organics, has produced its first supply of organic soil amendment, OSA1000. This first test run will yield 300 tons of a proprietary compost product designed to greatly enhance crop yield and turf growth while continuing to maintain soil integrity. The highly nutritious compost ...

  • Dynamic Energy Alliance Initiates Prototype Phase of Organic Compound Fractionator

    Dynamic Energy Alliance Corporation (OTCQB: DEAC) today announced that it has initiated the first phase (or prototype phase) of a four-phase operating plan to validate and commercialize patent pending technologies that extract high value organic compounds from waste tires. Pursuant to the agreement in principle executed with the Company on October 11, 2012, Terpen Kraftig LLC ...


    By Marketwire

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