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  • Understanding Waste Classification

    All manufacturing waste is not the same. While this may be an obvious point, the fact is that there is no widely recognized standard for classifying such waste. Now, a proposed ASTM standard is being developed to help manufacturers address waste classification issues. WK38312, Classification for Waste From ...


    By ASTM International

  • Asbestos products and waste: new classification system developed

    Researchers have presented a comprehensive new classification manual of asbestos-containing products (ACP), materials (ACM) and waste (ACW) in a recent study. They also mapped suitable landfill sites for the proper disposal of ACW in Italy and developed guidance on assigning ACW to correct European Waste Catalogue (EWC) codes. The research will help operators engaged in asbestos waste disposal ...

  • 3E Company Launches Waste Classification Service

    Untitled Document Service helps facilitate compliance with hazardous waste management obligations Tuesday, August 08, 2006 — 3E Company®, the ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company extends 3E Online MSDS management platform with enhanced inventory management features and new waste classification module

    3E Online®-MSDS 6.0 Enables More Efficient Management of Hazard Communication Documentation with Expanded GHS Features and Streamlined Access to More Than 4.5 Million SDSs 3E Company, a leading provider of EH&S compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of 3E Online-MSDS 6.0, an enhanced version of its Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management ...


    By 3E Company

  • ASTM D5740 - 11 standard guide for writing material standards in the classification D4000 format

    This guide has been prepared to aid in the writing of material standards using the Classification D 4000 format. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any ...


    By ASTM International

  • 3E company extends global vendor MSDS management solution for SAP® EHSM with access to GHS classification and labeling data

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced new capabilities for its Ariel Data Manager™ (ADM)-VMSDS data management solution.  The new functionality facilitates compliance with the classification and labeling requirements mandated by the United Nations’ (UN) Globally Harmonized ...


    By 3E Company

  • Waste Crime – Waste Risks: Gaps in Meeting the Global Waste Challenge

    Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Each year, the electronic industry – one of the world’s largest and fastest growing – generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste from goods such as computers and smart ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Ship waste and wastewater: SOWOS 3

    The seas are the largest ecological system of the earth. Seagoing vessels usually make long-distance journeys but are not regionally limited. The international, goal-oriented co-operation of all involved parties is therefore required in order to protect the sea. In previous symposiums about sewage, bilge and ballast water, it became clear that there is a need for substantial discussion on these ...


  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...


  • Best options for disposing construction waste

    A recent study investigated the environmental impact of the disposal of construction waste in Catalonia, Spain. The study suggests that the best options are to recycle construction waste where possible, incinerate the rest and landfill when there is no other option. These findings are in line with the waste hierarchy specified in the Waste Framework Directive1. About 6.3 million tonnes of ...

  • Waste Management and 3E Company announce retail hazardous waste compliance solutions

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and 3E Company, a Verisk Analytics company (NASDAQ:  VRSK), today announced their new Retail Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions program, a comprehensive service that goes far beyond back-of-store waste pickups. The Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions provide retailers with the critical data, tools, and 24/7 customer service support they need to implement a ...


    By 3E Company

  • Waste prevention in Europe - the status in 2013

    The Waste Framework Directive sets a legal obligation for European Union (EU) Member States to adopt waste prevention programmes by 12 December 2013. The European Environment Agency (EEA) has been asked to review the progress of the 'completion and implementation of the programmes' annually (EU, 2008). This report presents a first review of waste prevention programmes across Europe. The waste ...

  • New study: China waste recycling & processing market

    "China Waste Recycling & Processing Industry Profile - CIC42" new market research report to its store. Through a comparative analysis on the development of waste recycling & processing industry in 31 provincial regions and 20 major cities in visualized form of data map, the report provides key data and concise analyses on the waste recycling & processing industry in China, a ...


  • EPA sets first national standard for coal waste

    The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material. Environmentalists had pushed for the hazardous classification, citing the hundreds of cases nationwide in which coal ash waste had tainted waterways or underground aquifers, in many cases legally. A ...


    By Associated Press

  • South Africa - improving chemicals and waste legislation

    Much in South Africa is governed by the country’s immense mining industry, even the proliferation of new waste legislation. The chemicals legislation is also fragmented. But there are signs of light.South African environmental legislation is, to put it mildly, fragmented. But now the country's legislators seem to have woken up. Increasingly, international treaties on environment are takin into ...


  • 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

  • E-Waste Management Market To 2020 - Emerging Economies Poised To Capitalize On E-Waste Recovery And Recycling Market

    GBI Research’s new report, “E-Waste Management Market to 2020 - Emerging Economies Poised to Capitalize on the E-waste Recovery and Recycling Market” provides an in-depth analysis on ...


  • EPA and Macy’s announce settlement over hazardous waste management violations

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Macy’s Retail Holdings, Inc., have agreed to a settlement over hazardous waste management violations at Macy’s stores in Albany and Garden City, N.Y. EPA alleged in 2007 that Macy’s failed to properly identify and handle spent fluorescent and other types of light bulbs at the two stores. Macy’s has agreed to pay a $49,725 penalty and to voluntarily ...

  • EPA expected to treat coal ash waste like garbage

    Environmentalists and industry experts widely expect the first federal standards for the waste generated from coal burned for electricity to treat the ash like household garbage, rather than a hazardous material. The Obama administration is under court order to unveil the rule Friday, ending a six-year effort that began after a massive spill at a ...


    By Associated Press

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