waste acceptance News

  • Accept the Challenge of Reducing Food Waste

    This holiday season, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages people to save money and protect the environment by reducing the amount of wasted food that gets thrown away. In 2011 alone, Americans generated 36 million tons of food waste. Most of this went to landfills to decompose and produce methane—a powerful greenhouse gas over 20 times more potent than carbon dioxide. ...

  • Pickles’ £250m Fund to Accept Organic and Food Waste

    Eric Pickles’ £250 million Weekly Collection Support Scheme will now accept organic and food waste. The announcement was made last Friday (February 3) by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Back in September 2010, Conservative MP for Brentwood and Ongar, Eric Pickles, unveiled the plans of a scheme to support councils who wish to introduce, retain or ...


    By Eco Food Recycling

  • Tony Baker of GPT Waste becomes accepted as Chartered Waste Manager by The CIWM

    We are pleased to announce that Tony Baker – Compliance Manager, has been accepted as a Full Member of The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) following an application process and Professional Interview held in Manchester on the 2nd July. He is now recognised as a Chartered Waste Manager (MCIWM) by the Chartered Institution of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA accepting comments on proposed Lafarge hazardous waste permit

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 will accept public comments until Sept. 30 on Lafarge North America's request for a hazardous waste management permit at its Paulding, Ohio, facility. EPA has scheduled a 45-day comment period from Aug. 15-Sept. 30. Written comments must be postmarked by midnight, Sept. 30 and should be sent to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Land and Chemicals ...

  • Globally accepted environmental solutions from New Waste Concepts UK

    Since 1987 New Waste Concepts has been finding new and innovative solutions for organizations involved in waste disposal, environmental remediation and transportation. The company is dedicated to producing a broad spectrum of technically advanced products which can be used globally and since starting New Waste Concepts UK in 2005, this spectrum of innovation is successfully being introduced to ...


  • Scorpex Announces Acceptance of Urban Impact Study

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company") is pleased to announce today that its Urban Impact Study submitted to the Mexican state of Baja California last month was accepted as one of the final steps in obtaining city permitting to receive, store, recycle and dispose of toxic and hazardous waste, non-toxic and non-hazardous waste, and commercial waste. Chief Executive Officer Joseph ...


    By Marketwire

  • MagneGas Accepted into the United Nations Global Compact

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, is pleased to announce that they have been granted membership into the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Reverse Logistics for Retail Gain Wider Regulatory Acceptance

    Reverse logistics (or reverse distribution) is a process within the retail community that describes the return of unwanted, damaged, unsold, or dated retail products back to the distribution center, warehouse, supplier or manufacturer, for the purpose of redistribution, recycling, reuse, or disposal. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Sonoco Recycling and Richland County Accepting Additional Materials

    Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has invested $4 million in its Columbia, S.C., materials recovery facility (MRF), allowing the facility to accept additional types of materials. Because of this, Richland Countyresidents will now be able to recycle more of their household materials such as composite cans, ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • Pennsylvania Mine Reclamation Program Accepts National Award

     The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will tonight accept the U.S. Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement's 2012 national Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Award for the Dents Run Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project in Benezette Township, Elk County. DEP staff members are attending the National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs national conference ...

  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Receives Permit to Accept MSW at the Company-Operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Maine

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, said today that it has received a permit from the State of Maine to accept in-state municipal solid waste (MSW) directly at the state-owned, company-operated Juniper Ridge Landfill in Old Town, Maine. The company said the Maine Department of Environmental Protection issued a ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • E-World Online Electronics Recycling Program Accepted by New York State

    E-World Online, a national provider of responsible recycling solutions for consumer electronics manufacturers, has initiated one of the first take-back programs in New York to satisfy the requirements of the state's new e-waste regulation. Effective April 1, the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act ensures that every New Yorker has the opportunity to recycle their ...


    By Marketwire

  • D7094 Flashpoint Method Accepted For ASTM D7467 Biodiesel Blend Specifications

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments’ ASTM D7094 flashpoint method made history in 2013, when ASTM members accepted the method for ASTM Diesel Fuel and Kerosene specifications. Recently, ASTM members expressed their confidence again in the method and voted to include the flashpoint method in ASTM D7467 Biodiesel (B6 to B20) specifications. A inter-laboratory study in 2013 using AMETEK Grabner ...

  • GXT Green Is Now Accepting Nominations for The 2013 Earth Day Honor Roll

    Earth Day is on April 22nd, 2013. Every year, in celebration of Earth Day, GXT Green recognizes organizations that have made significant contributions to sustainability efforts in their individual companies, their communities or to the global ...


    By PRWeb

  • RUBBLE MASTER setting standards for environmentally acceptable recycling in Venezuela

    The RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recycler concept for environmentally friendly mobile recycling is attracting more and more companies in new markets. Just recently some in Northern and Latin America, all of them looking for advanced technologies for their target groups. One of them is Equipos Mademol, founded in 1999 in Caracas with the main goal of supplying equipment to demolition contractors. After ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • EPA Accepting Comment on Proposed Agreement for the Purchase of Sparrows Point Facility

    EPA is soliciting public comment on its proposal to enter into an agreement with Sparrows Point Terminal LLC (SPT) that will support SPT’s planned purchase and redevelopment of the Sparrows Point facility in Baltimore, Md., and ensure environmental cleanup at the property. The proposed Prospective Purchaser Agreement (PPA) requires SPT to perform specified cleanup activities at the Sparrows ...

  • HCWH President Gary Cohen and Regional Director Bill Ravanesi Accept EPA New England Region Environmental Merit Awards

    Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) President Gary Cohen, of Jamaica Plain, MA, and Bill Ravanesi, HCWH Boston Regional Director, of Longmeadow, MA, today accepted the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England Region Environmental Merit Award for their work in the region on behalf of Health Care Without Harm. The awards, which are the highest awards bestowed by the EPA in the New England ...


    By Marketwire

  • Half of wood recyclers will not be able to accept treated wood under new exemption regs

    Up to half of wood recyclers in England will no longer be able accept wood treated with paint, preservatives or containing materials other than pure wood under new exemption regulations. Exempted wood recycling sites which currently take this material will be breaching their exemption under these new rules developed by the Environment Agency and will have to apply for permits instead. Due to come ...

  • 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

  • Company Car and Limousine`s reduction targets accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency`s climate leaders program

    Company Car and Limousine has successfully completed one of the chauffeured ground transportation industry's most comprehensive greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and management plans, and as a result, has had its reduction targets accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leaders Program. The Climate Leaders Program is an EPA industry-government partnership that provides ...


    By Green Ride Global

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