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  • Solid waste, recycling collections & disposal cost reduction services

    Waste Savings, Inc. (WSI), is a national consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses and industries reduce their solid waste collection, disposal and recycling expenses. WSI is a unique company, providing business and industry expert advice on solid waste management, recycling and waste disposal issues. Using WSI’s proprietary proven multi-step process, they identify cost savings ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Pre-budget report: councils to reduce waste disposal costs

    Councils will need to reduce their waste collection and disposal costs to help deliver efficiency savings worth £550 million a year in local government spending cuts by 2012-13, according to proposals in the Pre-Budget Report. In an effort to make £11 billion a year of savings across the public sector by 2012-13, the Government has set out plans to “deliver services in a more effective way”. ...

  • Rising costs of wastes

    A new, far-reaching report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now and 2025. The report estimates the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year, with much of the increase coming in rapidly growing cities in developing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Companies Can Reduce Costs by Recycling Polystyrene

    Polystyrene is often overlooked as a recyclable material unlike glass, cans and paper. It is often thrown into the bin or works skip and taken away to landfill. This no longer has to be the case as Taylor Products Ltd of Cardiff in partnership with Purex International Ltd have developed the Styromelt Polystyrene Densifier to help recycle this problematic waste material. Thousands of tonnes of ...


  • 2-ram baler reduces charity costs

    Wastesavers Recycling is a community group based in Newport, South Wales which runs recycling services for the local area. Previously, plastic waste collected by the group was processed into 200kg bales and collected three times a week. Now, the installation of an IPS 2-Ram baler has allowed 600kg size bales to be produced, thus reducing the need for collection to just one per week. With the ...


  • `Intelligent` waste collection system trialled in Shanghai

    New research has developed a system to monitor municipal waste. It uses sensors to calculate the weight, volume and, potentially, type of waste, identify hazardous waste and optimise the routes of waste collection trucks. The EU's Sixth Environment Action Programme identifies waste prevention and management as one of four top priorities1. In the EU, approximately 3562 million tons of waste are ...

  • Bin sensor technology revolutionises waste collection

    A new bin sensor could reduce commercial waste collection costs by up to 55%, the company behind the technology claims. The SmartBin sensors are installed in the roof of commercial recycling bins and relay capacity data to a live map, which can be viewed from the SmartBin site. By being able to view how full each bin on a recycling route is, SmartBin believes waste management companies can make ...

  • Welsh distributors React Environmental teams up with recycling specialists PEL to encourage the Welsh hospitality sector to reduce waste costs

    Welsh distributors React Environmental teams up with recycling specialists PEL to encourage the Welsh hospitality sector to reduce waste costs and improve waste efficiency. React Environmental is the new distributor for PEL Waste Reduction Equipment for Wales. PEL is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer and specialises in reducing waste, and waste costs in the hospitality sector. PEL manufacture a ...

  • Operator10® Saves Time, Reduces Costs, Maximizes Plant Efficiencies

    AllMax Software announces the release of the new Operator10 v10 suite of operations data management software. Operator10 has been reengineered to give users more control of their data with reliable information management solutions that will help maximize plant performance, ensure confident, knowledge-based decisions, and industry and environmental compliance. Operator10 ...


    By AllMax Software, Inc.

  • How to reduce e-waste? Simple - slow down!

    Research carried out by the Stanford Graduate School of Business shows that simply slowing down the rate of new product releases would lower the mountains of  e-waste accumulating around the planet. Americans buy new cell phones every 18 months, Europeans buy them every 15 months, and the Japanese every 9 months. Global replacement rates for digital cameras range between two and three years. And ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • UK initiative to reduce organic waste sent to landfill

    Encouraging technology that reduces the amount of organic waste sent to landfill is the driving force behind a consultation launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and Environment Agency initiative. The Quality Protocol for the production and use of quality outputs from Anaerobic Digestion, could make it easier to turn ...

  • Collection day: Waste Collection Services in Canada Industry Market Research Report Now Available from IBISWorld

    The Waste Collection Services industry has grown modestly in the five years to 2013, with revenue expected to increase 2.9% annually on average to $6.7 billion during the period. This moderate revenue growth has mainly been due to the increased level of public private partnerships, transfer station leasing activities and ...


    By IBISWorld

  • New tool to make waste collection routes more efficient

    Significant savings on mileage and vehicle costs can be achieved by using computer optimisation to plan waste collection routes, new research suggests. When applied to a case study of cooking oil recycling in Portugal, it was found that the technique could lead to a reduction of 13% in annual distance travelled and a fleet hiring cost reduction of 11%. The increased interest in recycling has led ...

  • Munro Distributing Now Offers Solar-Powered Waste & Recycling Collection System

    Munro Distributing announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with BigBelly Solar, allowing the company to offer BigBelly Solar’s intelligent waste & recycling collection system to its customers. Munro Distributing is a distributor of clean energy solutions and electrical supplies with locations throughout Massachusetts and in RI, NY, ...


    By Bigbelly Solar Inc.

  • Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers to North America

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today a pilot program that will introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its waste collection operations. The pilot program will first rollout in Houston, Texas, followed by pilot ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • ADBA welcomes inclusion of weekly food waste collections in pickles’ £250m fund

    In a welcome change of tack from previous indications that only weekly residual black bag collections would be supported, the Department for Communities and Local Government today announced that councils looking to deliver weekly food waste collections will receive support from their £250m fund. The fund will support the adding of a ‘weekly food waste (or organic waste) service to an ...

  • 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 ...


  • Recofloor’s new record of 500 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring collected in a year

    Recofloor has notched up a new collection record - 500 tonnes of waste vinyl flooring sent back for recycling into flooring or other products in just 12 months. The ‘milestone figure’ for 2014 was achieved during the national vinyl flooring recycling scheme’s Fifth Anniversary year and is testament to the efforts and enthusiasm of its 620-plus members throughout the UK. ...

  • Closure Turf™ Provides Landfills with a More Efficient and Cost Effective Gas Collection and Control System

    With the increased demand for better odor control as well as the need to capture the highest quality gas for green energy, landfill operators find themselves devoting more time and money to their sites’ Gas Collection and Control Systems (GCCS). Increasingly, national and regional operators are turning to a new product, Closure Turf™, for a ...


  • E-World Online Helps Manufacturers Reduce Costs and Stabilizes Funding Stream for Processors

    E-World Online, a leading provider of electronics recycling solutions, announced today that it has already met the 2012 extended producer responsibility (EPR) e-waste weight requirements for its electronics manufacturer clients in 10 states while supporting continuous ...


    By E-World Online

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