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  • Noise abatement with waste disposal

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  • European Commission takes Slovenia to Court for pollution problems from waste disposal

    The European Commission is taking Slovenia to Court for its failure to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. The Commission's concerns relate to two illegal landfills containing hazardous waste, one near the centre of Celje, and another in nearby Bukovzlak. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste legislation can be a serious threat to human health and the environment. Slovenia ...

  • SEPA construction waste disposal warning

    All waste arising from construction work must be disposed of legally. This was the message from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) today, after a site agent of a construction company was recently fined for knowingly causing the disposal of waste when there was no waste management licence in place.  Mr William McArthur was fined £500 at Airdrie Sheriff Court on Tuesday 1 April ...

  • Material pollution in waste paper recycling

    A special shredding plant works in continuous operation and can be serviced without long downtimes. Who removes the plastic rings from the empty writing pad or tears the plastic off the chocolate Advent calendar before disposing of it? Certainly not all of us. In this way, foreign materials and impurities find their way into the waste paper and these have to be removed during the recycling ...

  • Reducing Waste Pollution in the Southern Mediterranean

    Countries bordering the south and east of the Mediterranean need to continually improve many aspects of environmental management to reduce pollution in the sea, according to a new assessment. The "Horizon 2020 Mediterranean report - Toward shared environmental information systems" has been coordinated by the European ...

  • Local man pleads guilty to illegal waste disposal in Belbroughton

    On 18 June, Giles Detheridge of Belbroughton, pleaded guilty at Redditch Magistrates’ Court to one charge relating to the illegal depositing of waste. Mr Detheridge was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay £3,835.37 in costs, along with a £15 victim surcharge. The charge was brought by the Environment Agency under Regulation 12(1) and 38(1) (b) of the Environmental Permitting ...

  • ReportsnReports - China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2009

    China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2009  In 2008, China dealt with 103.066 million tons of municipal waste by innocuous disposal. The harmless disposal rate of MSW increased to 66.8%, which will bring significant business opportunities to solid waste processing ...


  • Odour and environmental concerns of communities near waste disposal facilities

    A recent study has investigated how waste disposal sites in southern Italy have affected residents living nearby. Villagers reported being annoyed by odours, but the perceptions of residents living in the village closest to the facilities were possibly influenced by receiving financial compensation for the presence of the facilities. Public opinion of waste management facilities can influence ...

  • China's E-waste Disposal Industry Research Report, 2013-2017

    With the rapid development of information technology and the accelerated update and upgrade of electronic products, the elimination and recycling of electronic products become a problem of the world currently. At present, various e-wastes have become one of the solid wastes with a fast growth rate. For example, scrapped appliances such as computers, household appliances, and communication ...


  • Entsorga-Enteco 2006: Capabilities of Waste Disposal Industry and Environmental Technology on Display

    Environmental protection as a promising export: International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology reveals potential for sales and growth BDE sees good growth opportunities for waste disposal and water sector The new concept of Entsorga-Enteco 2006 - International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology, which takes place in Cologne from the ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • EA: End-of-life vehicles must be disposed of correctly

    A businessman from Evesham, Worcestershire, has been fined £8,315 for the improper dismantling of cars and careless practice. The Environment Agency took Richard Francis Hartwell to court and he pleaded guilty to four charges relating to non-compliance to his waste management licence and depositing end-of-life vehicles on land which did not have a licence in force. EA inspectors found that ...

  • Polluter pays principle in European waste law can justify liability for pollution damage, says EU court

    Advocate General Kokott’s Opinion in Case C-188/07 Commune de Mesquer v Total France SA and Total International Ltd The Breton Commune of Mesquer has brought an action against the Total Group seeking repayment of the costs it incurred in respect of the operation which it had to undertake to clean its beaches of the oil resulting from the sinking of the tanker ‘Erika’ in 1999. In order to be able ...


    By European Court of Justice

  • EPA and North Texas Reduce Carbon Pollution by Reducing Food Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the City of Dallas and AT&T Stadium, Rock and Wrap It Up! and Food Source DFW have joined together to cut the amount of food that goes to waste. During the recent NCAA Final Four activities in North Texas they diverted 2,800 pounds of leftover food from landfills by delivering food to local homeless shelters. “EPA's Food Recovery Program ...

  • Pollution Prevention Award 2013

    MIOX was awarded the Pollution Prevention Award 2013 for reducing waste and helping protect river and treatment plants through best management practices in several areas: Proper disposal methods for process materials Maintaining records of recycled materials & waste disposal Storing chemicals properly Practicing good housekeeping The Pollution ...


    By MIOX Corporation

  • China E-waste Disposal Industry, 2013-2017 Latest Research report Published at MarketResearchReports.Biz

    With the rapid development of information technology and the accelerated update and upgrade of electronic products, the elimination and recycling of electronic products become a problem of the world currently. At present, various e-wastes have become one of the solid wastes with a fast growth rate. For example, scrapped appliances such as computers, household appliances, and communication ...


  • SSI shredding systems to build transfer station compactors to help improve East Russia`s waste disposal standards

    In an effort to increase air and water quality, the city of Khabarovsk, Russia looks to its U.S. sister-city, Portland, OR as inspiration for better waste collection and disposal methods. As a part of the solution, SSI Shredding Systems of Wilsonville, Oregon is contracted to build pre-load compactors for the city of Khaborvsk’s waste transfer system. After years of exposure to harmful ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • PVC manufacturers agree to reduce air pollutants and strengthen control of hazardous wastes

    Shintech, Inc. and its subsidiary K-Bin, Inc., have agreed in a settlement announced this week by the Justice Department and EPA to spend US$4.8 million to comply with the Clean Air Act and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at their manufacturing facilities in Freeport, Texas. The companies’ actions will reduce harmful chlorofluorocarbon emissions and improve hazardous waste ...

  • California Landfill Violates PCB Disposal Rules

    Environmental testing solutions for hazardous waste, including PCBs, are available for municipalities, industry and the general public from LA Testing. ...


  • CCME pollution prevention awards

    Five organizations were honoured by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) for demonstrating outstanding innovation and leadership in pollution prevention. The awards were presented by Alberta’s Minister of Environment, Rob Renner, during the 12th Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable held in Edmonton. The Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China`s E-Waste Disposal Industry, 2013-2017 Market Research Report

    With the rapid development of information technology and the accelerated update and upgrade of electronic products, the elimination and recycling of electronic products become a problem of the world currently. At present, various e-wastes have become one of the solid wastes with a fast growth rate. For example, scrapped appliances such as computers, household appliances, and communication ...


    By Business Research Industry

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