solid waste management 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • KOSUN Solids Control and Drilling Waste Management Equipment at Beijing CIPPE in 2015

    On March 26th, 2015, the Fifteenth China International Petroleum & Petrochemical Technology and Equipment Exhibition (CIPPE for short) grandly opened at China International Exhibition Center (new exhibition hall) in Beijing. Xi’an KOSUN Machinery Co., Ltd. stroke a pose on stage with its six sets of solids ...


  • Research and Markets: Solid Waste Management Market in the US 2011-2015 Discusses That the Key Challenge in the Market is the Increasing Cost of Solid Waste Management

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57crm5/solid_waste_manage) has announced the addition of the "Solid Waste Management Market in the US 2011-2015" report to their offering. ...


    By Research and Markets

  • EBRD contributes US$4m to improve solid waste management in Tajikistan

    The EBRD will improve the quality of the environment in Dushanbe with a loan of up to US$4 million to a solid waste collection and disposal project in the Tajik capital. In addition to the EBRD loan the project will be co-financed by a $4.0 million capital grant from The Netherlands. The project will create a solid waste management programme and finance high priority investments to improve waste ...

  • IDB approves US$100m loan to Chile for integrated solid waste management

    The Inter-American Development Bank announced today the approval to Chile of a US$100 million performance-driven loan for an integrated solid waste management program. The loan, from an existing US$400 million Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP) to support regional development and the decentralization process, will help improve environmental quality and health conditions in ...

  • GBB Helps Island Community Achieve Turnaround of Solid Waste Management Infrastructure

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) has developed, in addition to its broad array of solid waste management consulting experience, skills and technical resources, a unique expertise and understanding of the recycling and solid waste management challenges of island communities. Over the past five years, GBB has had important assignments in the U.S. Virgin Islands, County of ...

  • Pöyry assists in the improvement of wastewater disposal and solid waste management in Vietnam

    Pöyry's Water & Environment business group has been awarded a contract for wastewater disposal and solid waste management for four provincial towns in Vietnam. The assignment, which is funded by the German KfW Development Bank and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) under the Program North II in Vietnam, has a value of EUR 3.5 million. The local clients are Lang Son ...


    By Pöyry Energy

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Government Focus on Waste Diversion from Landfills Sustains Solid Waste Management Market in Australia

    Government emphasis on waste diversion from landfills will strengthen the prospects of the solid waste management (SWM) market in Australia. With increasing waste volume and the government’s long-term plan to achieve zero or near-zero waste, market participants are already seeing the lucrative benefits of SWM. However, growth will be tempered by the lukewarm demand for recovered materials ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

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