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  • 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

  • Managing Hydrofracking Data in Cloud

     There is little dispute in both scientific and business communities that groundwater protection and water usage in general at hydrofracking sites provide the biggest challenges for this young and promising industry. To date, criticism of fracking has focused mainly on concerns that the chemicals energy companies are mixing with the water could contaminate underground aquifers. Although ...


    By Locus Technologies

  • Waste Data in the UK. RWM Ambassadors call for improvement to waste data collection

    The RWM Ambassadors have published a new report aimed at stimulating the debate around waste data. Findings of this exclusive report show how improved datasets could drive key decision-making and underpin stronger Government policies. RWM Ambassadors have published their exclusive ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Data-driven waste management business with TANA Smart Site

    Would it not be great to wake up every morning knowing exactly how your waste management business is doing? Would it not be even greater to manage your waste management processes in real time and give employees also understanding about how they can perform better? TANA Smart Site accompanied with the intelligent Tana machinery is the right answer to you! Tana together with Tana’s UK ...


    By Tana Oy

  • ERI’s E-Waste Legislation Manager Discusses Data Protection, Environment at Corporate Recycling & Waste Conference

    Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, participated yesterday at the Corporate Recycling & ...

  • Quantifying the benefits of sustainable waste management

    Reuse, recycling and converting waste into energy are well known environmental principles, but quantitative data are needed to support their application. A recent study investigates the use of these strategies, taking the demolition of an end-of-life house as an example. It compares their effectiveness to straightforward disposal of materials. Dealing with waste effectively is important, not only ...

  • Pakistan flood data wasted, say critics

    A huge effort to collect and analyse data on the devastating floods wreaking havoc in northern Pakistan has been severely undermined by a lack of strategies for disaster management and the dissemination of information, scientists and disaster experts have said. The Pakistan Meteorological Department's flood forecasting division provides information on the size and flow of the floods using data ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Waste Management Announces Restructuring Plan

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced a reorganization of its operations, designed to flatten the management structure and remove approximately 100 basis points of costs. The reorganization is designed to sharpen the focus on the Company’s three major initiatives: yield management, improving efficiency in operations, and better meeting ...


  • SEPA publishes Waste Data Digest 9

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published its ninth annual Waste Data Digest. SEPA has produced an annual Waste Data Digest since 2001 which deals with data collected by SEPA on controlled waste in Scotland, providing SEPA's customers with an informative and succinct overview of Scotland's waste management over recent years. The digest consists of two parts: the key ...

  • New member of the EHS Data management team

    Welcome to Matt Silk, who has joined our management team. Matt brings with him a great deal of experience in environmental management, legislation, Auditing and Accreditation. He has a degree in Environmental Management, and has been a user of MP-5 for many years. He comes from the Waste Recycling Group a large UK waste management company where he worked as a Regional Technical Manager and ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • MP5 EHS data mangement system used to manage data at the UK`s Low Level Radioative Waste repository in Cumbria, UK

    The Low Level Waste Repository (LLWR) is the principal national disposal facility for low level radioactive waste in the UK. The Repository plays a key role in delivering the UK's nuclear decommissioning strategy for site owners the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority NDA.Originally disposal of waste was based on landfill practices, with waste being tipped into clay-based trenches (7 in total) and ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • LI-COR Presents Landfill Methane Emission Data at Global Waste Management Symposium

    Measuring greenhouse gas emissions at landfills using continuous monitoring offers new insight in estimating total annual emissions. LI-COR Principal Scientist, Liukang Xu presented methane emission data collected from a landfill at Global Waste Management Symposium in Phoenix, AZ on October 1st, 2012 and discussed the advantages of continuous monitoring over traditional interval monitoring. In ...


    By LI-COR

  • ResearchMoz.us Add E-waste Management Market

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector to Drive Asia Pacific Growth Despite Ban on Illegal Exports from Developed Countries" to its huge collection of research reports. ...


  • UK municipal waste management statistics 2007/08

    Defra has published estimates from the Department's 2007/08 survey of municipal waste. These estimates are based on data submitted by all local authorities to WasteDataFlow. The figures for financial year 2007/08 show a further increase in recycling, a decrease in total municipal waste and a decrease in the amount sent to landfill. These data replace the provisional estimates published for the ...


  • Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste management industry responds to new Government

    Figures in the waste management industry are “optimistic” about the impact of a Conservative/Liberal Democrat coalition government on the recycling agenda, but have warned there is still much to do. The coalition government will mean the inevitable combination of key Conservative and Liberal Democrat waste management pledges, proposed in their recent election manifestos. In their ...

  • 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

  • Defra releases municipal waste management statistics for England

    Defra has published the second provisional set of estimates from the Department’s 2007/8 survey of municipal waste in England.  These provisional results incorporate the second quarter of the financial year (July to September 2007) and are based on information supplied by local authorities to WasteDataFlow.  Limitations of the dataThese data are provisional as not all returns have ...

  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

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