solid waste News

  • Kathmandu Solid Waste Management

    The Investment Board Nepal (IB) on Wednesday finalised two companies, Nepwaste Pvt Ltd and Clean Valley Company Pvt Ltd, to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Kathmandu Valley Integrated Solid Waste Management Project. Nepwaste will undertake the Package Number 1 of the Project which includes Kathmandu metropolis and neighbouring VDCs, while Clean Valley will work for Lalitpur ...


  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EBI Invites Nominations For 2016 Business Achievement Awards

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and sister publication Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) are inviting nominations for the annual EBJ-CCBJ Awards. The awards are open to all companies in the environmental industry and climate change industry, including those in environmental consulting & engineering, water/wastewater, air pollution control, resource recovery, solid waste, hazardous ...

  • 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 Foundation

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA to Revise Definition of Solid Waste

    Washington, D.C. -  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to modify the definition of solid waste rule to streamline regulation of hazardous secondary materials. The proposed rule would provide for the recycling of such materials as solvents, metals, and certain other chemicals. 'This proposal recognizes that recycling secondary materials can both help the environment and ...

  • Definition of Solid Waste Proposed Rule

    For a material to be classified as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, it must first be defined as a solid waste. Thus the "definition of solid waste" is contained in the hazardous waste regulations at 40 CFR 261.2. In the 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule, EPA sought to define "solid waste" so as to exclude certain hazardous secondary materials when they ...

  • Conference on management of solid waste in Europe

    'The Management of Solid Waste in Europe' Conference will take place in Porto, between 24th to 26th October 2007 and will gather representatives of 27 cities of all the European Union member states. This is a LIPOR initiative, in partnership with ACR+ - Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management. The event aims to concentrate the different models of waste ...

  • Definition of solid waste revised to encourage recycling

    A final rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act streamlines regulation of hazardous secondary materials when they are recycled by reclamation. EPA's regulation maintains strong protection of human health and the environment by limiting the streamlined requirements to specific, legitimate recycling activities. 'Removing barriers to legitimate recycling is good for business and the ...

  • China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • China Solid Waste Treatment Industry | Forecasts for 2017

    The total volume of city household waste harmless treatment has increased significantly from 80.51 million tons in 2005 to 130.9 million tons in 2011, increasing by 63% or so. Harmless treatment rate has increased from 52% in 2005 to 87% in 2010, increasing by 35% or so. After the year of 2020, China will gradually enter household waste classification management stage. The investment in solid ...

  • Call for Abstracts - World Solid Waste Congress 2012

    Academics, operators, public officials and operators in the waste industry are invited to submit a one page abstract in English before October 30th 2011, to participate in the World Solid Waste Congress. The proceedings as well as the template for submission are available on the official website at: http://www.iswa2012.org/call-abstracts/ ...


    By ATIA-ISWA Italy

  • Global municipal solid waste continues to grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling of waste that current ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

    With the fast growing economic progression, the solid waste disposal market of China has expanded quickly. In 2011, 131 million tons of urban waste was processed with harmless means (mainly landfill, composting and incineration), with a year-on-year growth rate of 6.27%; the harmless disposal rate of household garbage hit 79.7%. In the same year, the comprehensive utilization volume of industrial ...

  • EUR 5m for municipal solid waste management in Serbia

    The EBRD is lending €5 million to the Duboko Waste Management Company to build a regional solid waste landfill that will serve more than 300,000 people in nine municipalities across central and western Serbia. Inadequate solid waste treatment is one of the biggest ecological problems in the country and solid waste management has been defined as one of the priorities of Serbia’s environmental ...

  • New technologies of complex recycling of municipal solid waste

    UkrSSEC ”Energostal” developed effective technologies of complex recycling of solid domestic waste and concluded first contracts on creation of enterprises for waste recycling on the “turn-key” basis. In January-February 2010 UkrSSEC ”Energostal”, city halls of two big towns of Ukraine (its western and southern regions) and also investors signed tripartite protocols on building of modern ...


    By UkrSSEC Energostal

  • US Solid Waste Management Market 2011-2015

    TechNavio's analysts forecast the Solid Waste Management market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 3.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to eliminate solid waste from landfills. The Solid Waste Management market in the US has also been witnessing an increase in mergers and acquisitions. However, the increasing cost of solid waste ...

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 3rd China Solid Waste Summit 2011 is scheduled

    The 3rd Annual China Solid Waste Summit 2011 will be convened on 13-14 December in Shanghai, China. As China's premier gathering focusing on solid waste management industry, the event has been successfully held twice, attracting more than 300 attendees across the world. In the meantime, the high-level event has gained great support from international associations and organizations, namely ...

  • EPA to hold public meeting on definition of solid waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting on possible revisions to the Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule on June 30, 2009 at the EPA Potomac Yards Conference Center in Arlington, Va. The hearing is an opportunity for stakeholders and members of the public to voice their opinions on the rule. The DSW rule modified the regulations for recycling hazardous secondary ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you