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  • Kent waste partnership conducts waste audit check

    The Kent Waste Partnership has analysed rubbish from the bins of more than 2,000 homes without their owners’ knowledge to try to cut waste and boost recycling. Bins collected by every council, except Dartford, last December were studied to see exactly what was inside. The survey found that food waste made up 34 per cent of rubbish, and paper and card was 16 per cent followed by glass at 6 per ...

  • Japan audit: Millions of dollars wasted in Fukushima cleanup

    Japanese government auditors say the operator of the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant has wasted about a fifth of the 350 billion yen ($3 billion) it has spent to clean up the plant after it was destroyed by a March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. A Board of Audit report described various expensive machines and untested measures that ended in failure. It also said the cleanup work has been dominated ...


    By Associated Press

  • Clear and Simple advice on healthcare waste audits provided by new CIWM guidance

    The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has published the latest guidance on waste auditing for large healthcare producers. The document is set up by the Institution’s Healthcare Waste Special Interest Group, and is designed to provide straightforward and to the point guidance on pre-acceptance waste audits, as required by the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Scorpex Provides Update on Audit and Financials

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company"), an emerging leader of industrial, hazardous and toxic waste disposal services in the Baja Mexico/California region, today reports additional details of the previously announced initiative to prepare its financials for a formal audit. An SEC accredited audit will raise the Company's status to "Fully Reporting" while increasing transparency for ...


    By Marketwire

  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the EC: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (the eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001. In addition, it requires a demonstration, through ...

  • RegScan Updates U.S. TEAM Guides Audit Checklists

     RegScan, Inc., a Williamsport, Pa.-based company, proudly announces the expansion of U.S. TEAM Guides audit checklists to include the Environmental Protection Agency's New Source Performance Standards (NSPS) and National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP). The U.S. TEAM Guides checklists have been updated to reflect EPA's national emissions standards that were ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • B.C. TerraSphere technology passes food safety audit

    Converted Organics Inc. has announced today that the British Columbia facility operated by TerraSphere, a subsidiary of Converted Organics, has passed the last step in the rigorous CanadaGAP certification process. CanadaGAP (Good Agricultural Practices) is the name of the Canadian Horticultural Council's (CHC [FREE Stock Trend Analysis]) On-Farm Food Safety Program which was launched in 2008. The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee on the Circular Economy

    CIWM welcomes the Environmental Audit Committee Third Report "Growing a circular economy: Ending the throwaway society" as a valuable contribution to the debate on the circular economy and resource efficiency. CIWM CEO Steve Lee said of the report, "We were pleased to have had the opportunity to provide both written and verbal evidence to the Committee and many of our key points have been ...

  • The eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS) at the Commission: FAQs

    What is EMAS? In a nutshell, EMAS (eco-management and audit scheme) is a system for environmental management in the workplace. It incorporates tools for evaluating, reporting and improving environmental performance. The scheme, implemented by Regulation No 761/2001, includes the international environmental management standard ISO 14001, but is stricter. It requires a demonstration, through ...

  • UK Audit Commission warns of tax hike unless councils deliver waste infrastructure

    Council tax bills may increase and services may be cut if authorities do not deliver planned waste treatment facilities and keep up the pressure to reduce, reuse and recycle, according to a new Audit Commission report. Well Disposed: responding to the waste challenge, says the UK can meet European Union Landfill Directive targets to reduce the amount of waste landfilled by 2013 if the councils ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • TexCom, Inc. Posts Audited Results for 2009

    HOUSTON, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/10 -- TexCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TEXC) ("TexCom" or the "Company"), an environmental services company, today posted its Audited 2009 Financial Statements at www.Pinksheets.com, completing audits for fiscal years 2003 - 2009. Continuing its trend of year over year growth, TexCom surpassed its revenue forecast for 2009. The ...


    By Marketwire

  • Research and Markets: Environmental Auditing: California Compliance Guide - 2012

    Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/671d53/environmental_audi) has announced the addition of the "Environmental Auditing: California Compliance Guide" subscription to their ...


    By Research and Markets

  • European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme – 2014 award winners announced

    The European Commission announced the winners of this year's European Eco-Management and Audit Scheme Awards in Hannover, Germany, last night. The six winning organisations were selected by an independent jury of environmental technology and eco-innovation experts. The winners all apply innovative solutions as a way of improving their environmental performance, demonstrating how important ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • National audit office: Government must practise sustainable procurement

    Government departments need to ensure that their procurement decisions minimise waste levels and increase recycling rates, according to a new report. The National Audit Office report entitled Addressing the environmental impacts of Government procurement found that a number of Government departments are not yet on course to be practising sustainable procurement across their business by the end of ...

  • The UK needs effective environmental labelling, warns Environmental Audit Committee

    The Government must do more to ensure that environmental labelling is clear, simple and consistent and it must do more to encourage carbon labelling, warns the Environmental Audit Committee. In a report named, Environmental Labelling, the Environmental Audit Committee calls for a sector-based universal labelling scheme “comparable to those emerging in food labelling ...

  • United States announces largest settlement under EPA`s audit policy

    Invista will pay a $1.7 million civil penalty and spend up to an estimated $500 million to correct self-reported environmental violations discovered at facilities in seven states, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Justice Department announced today. The company disclosed more than 680 violations of water, air, hazardous waste, emergency planning and preparedness, and ...

  • National Audit Office points to CHP as NHS carbon saving champion

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has stated that the NHS can achieve the largest carbon and cost savings in building energy use by installing combined heat and power (CHP) in acute trusts. In its new 'NHS and Sustainability' report to the House of Commons ...


    By ENER-G

  • AWWA issues water audit challenge for World Water Day

    At today’s White House Water Summit in Washington, D.C., the American Water Works Association announced a challenge to its member water utilities and others across the globe to complete 1,000 water audits over the next two years using AWWA's newest Water Audit Software. Water audits allow utilities to become more efficient by showing how much water is lost through ...

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Enablon and Enhesa Join Forces to Provide the World’s Most Complete and Integrated EHS Audit & Compliance Solution

    Chicago / Washington DC – Enablon, the world's leading provider of sustainability and QEHS management software solutions and Enhesa, the global environmental, health and safety regulatory consultancy, today announced a strategic partnership to provide global companies with the most complete and  integrated EHS audit & compliance solution on the market. Enablon ACS, one of the leading compliance ...


    By Enablon

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