solid waste transfer News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

    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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • IESI-BFC acquires solid waste assets of Fred Weber

    IESI-BFC Ltd. is acquiring one of the largest privately owned landfills in the United States as part of a larger deal for the solid waste assets of Fred Weber Inc. of St. Louis. The deal includes the waste collection, transfer and landfill assets of the company, including subsidiaries Crown Excel Disposal LLC and Weber Gas Energy LLC, for $159 million in cash. As part of the deal, Toronto-based ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • WCA Waste Corporation to Acquire Two Landfills, a Transfer Station, and Three Hauling Operations From Emerald Waste

    WCA Waste Corporation (Nasdaq:WCAA) announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement to acquire certain assets of Emerald Waste Services. The assets include two landfills, one transfer station and three hauling operations. The landfills are the MacLand I commercial and industrial municipal solid waste landfill and MacLand II construction and demolition landfill located in Mississippi. The ...


    By WCA Waste Corporation

  • M&J Industries acquisition puts increased focus on solid waste

    On October 7th, Metso took over the ownership of the Danish company M&J Industries, located in Horsens on Jutland. M&J will be integrated into Recycling business line, as the new business unit Solid waste recycling. At M&J headquarters, some 100 employees, of which about 40 work in the production unit, are now to become our newest Metso colleagues. On Thursday October 8th, a ...


  • CleanWorld Opens Nation’s Largest Commercial High Solid Waste-to-Energy Digester

    CleanWorld today officially opened the nation’s largest commercial-scale, high solid anaerobic digestion (AD) system at the ...


  • M&J pre-shredding equipment powers solid waste and recycling opportunities

    eFACTOR3 provides a complete line of pre-shredding equipment from M&J Industries. M&J is crushingly reliable when it comes to the supply of pre-shredding equipment. Founded as Møller & Jochumsen in 1857, M&J began to produce shredders for solid waste in 1988. M&J Industries' unique, patented cutting-table and knife designs have made the company a leading producer of primary ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Wheelabrator Awarded Broward County Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Contract

    The Broward County Commission today awarded Wheelabrator Technologies an exclusive, five-year contract for disposal of the county’s municipal solid waste and bulk trash. Effective July 2013, the agreement extends Wheelabrator’s long-standing relationship with Broward County. In addition, the commission approved an inter-local agreement (ILA) that allows ...


  • GBB Assists City of Iowa City with RFP for Alternative Solid Waste Facility

    With the assistance of Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB), the City of Iowa City plans to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) on or about July 15, 2013, for an alternative solid waste facility operating in partnership with the current City-operated landfill, which has historically received about 100,000 tons of solid waste per year. The scope of the RFP and project includes developing ...

  • Madera County, CA, Selects GBB for Solid Waste System Review and Procurement

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by Madera County, CA, to perform a third-party review of the County’s solid waste system, provide recommendations for improvements, and assist with a procurement process, including developing Request for Proposal (RFP) document(s), evaluating proposals, and assisting with negotiations. The County recently ...

  • 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 ...

  • Republic Services Opens New Landfill And Transfer Station

    Leading environmental services company Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today dedicated a state-of-the-art landfill and transfer station in Texas to meet the Rio Grande Valley's waste needs for the next 100 years. The new La Gloria landfill is a highly-engineered facility and was designed as a safe, environmentally ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

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