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  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • EPA Recognizes Governments, Organizations and Businesses for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the waste reduction accomplishments of 29 participants in and endorsers of EPA’s Waste Wise program and EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. These collaborative initiatives apply sustainable materials management practices to decrease wasted food and municipal and industrial wastes in the United States, leading to economic and ...

  • Four Major Organizations Contract With Quality Attributes Software for IntelliFace Resource and Energy Management System

    Only months after Quality Attributes Software's (QAS) introduction of IntelliFace, four major organizations have contracted to utilize the company's next-generation sustainable resource and energy management system. Those that will install IntelliFace in their facilities include: University of Connecticut, Storrs, Conn. Temple University, ...


  • Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • Waste Management Wins Sustainable Florida Award

    Waste Management’s Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility has been named the winner of the 2012 Sustainable Florida Best Practice Award in the large business division at the organization’s annual awards ceremony in Palm Beach Gardens. The Sustainable Florida award is the premier state-level recognition for accomplishments and leadership in sustainable ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Hazardous waste management from Intelex Technologies Inc.

    Each day organizations are confronted with the responsibility of effectively handling, tracking, and disposing of hazardous waste materials such as chemicals, water, and old computer equipment. To manage these hazardous items according to corporate standards and government regulations, organizations need a comprehensive set of tools that will enable them to manage, track, and report on the ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

    Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative environmental effects of landfilling and to ...

  • Covanta Brings Expertise to the Ontario Waste Management Association

    Covanta Energy Corporation (Covanta) is pleased to announce the appointment of Joey Neuhoff to the Ontario Waste Management Association's (OWMA) board of directors. Neuhoff, Covanta's Vice-President of Business Development, was appointed to a two-year term on the board at the OWMA's annual general meeting in Toronto. The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) represents over 300 private ...


  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • Air & Waste Management Association Offers E-Course

    Air & Waste Management Association Offers E-Course on Air Quality Requirements for Industrial, Commercial and Institutional Boilers Pittsburgh, PA (March 26, 2007) – The Air & Waste Management Association will offer its 6-week online course, “Boilers, Process Heaters and Air Quality Requirements,” beginning Monday, April 9, 2007. The course focuses on air quality requirements involved in ...

  • Efficient waste management would reduce emissions

    Switching to German standards of managing municipal solid waste (MSW) would achieve greenhouse gas savings equivalent to removing 1.2 million cars from UK roads, according to a new study. The study compared the carbon footprint of MSW management in Germany and the UK and found that greenhouse gas emissions from MSW in the UK are about five times greater than those in Germany: 165.3kg of CO2 equ ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Regional Experts to Address the Growing Issue of Waste Management

    The development and urbanization of the Middle Eastern countries has not only resulted in an increased economic growth, but also an increased amount of waste generation. Due to this, environmental protection has become an increasingly important item on the social and economic agenda for the Middle East nations. After receiving tremendous response for 6 consecutive years, 7th Annual Waste ...


    By Fleming.

  • 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 ...


  • Waste Management and Publix Celebrate America Recycles Day

    In honor of America Recycles Day, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Publix today celebrated the opening of the Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility – the most advanced aerated composting technology to process food residuals in South Florida. ...


  • Waste management announces West Carleton Environmental Centre

    Waste Management today announced a proposal to develop the West Carleton Environmental Centre, a new, multi purpose waste management facility to serve the City of Ottawa. 'The West Carleton Environmental Centre (WCEC) represents an entirely new way to address waste management in our region,' said Ross Wallace, Waste Management's manager for the new WCEC. 'Our facility will have new or expanded ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Ontario’s Waste Management Industry

    There is a strong complementarity between the aspirations of the waste management industry and Ontario’s goals for climate change mitigation, a circular economy and sustainable economic development according to a new report published by the Ontario Waste Management Association. As the Province of Ontario prepares to implement a “cap-and-trade” policy for greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • STAHLWERKE BREMEN GmbH relies on TechniData for waste management

    Untitled Document STAHLWERKE BREMEN GmbH carries out its waste disposal using TechniData AG’s basic solution ‘waste generator’. This pre-configured SAP Environment, Health and Safety ...


  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

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