waste diversion service News

  • GPT Waste announce increase in diversion from landfill

    GPT Waste ensures that providing sustainable waste services to their clients remains the focal point of their business, therefore they carry out regular assessments to ensure they are meeting targets set by their clients and remain flexible in an ever-changing market. Following a recent review of the percentage of waste they are diverting from landfill, in comparison to 2015/16, GPT Waste are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% - up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each ...

  • UL Environment Begins Validating Companies` Claims of Landfill Waste Diversion

    UL Environment, a business unit of UL, announced today a series of new environmental claim validation service offerings designed to help companies communicate and promote their efforts to reduce landfill waste. UL Environment's Zero Waste to Landfill, Virtually Zero Waste to Landfill, and Landfill Waste ...


    By UL LLC

  • Online Diversion and Recycling Tracking Tool Launches

    Waste Management has formally launched a Diversion and Recycling Tracking tool (DART) to help project planners, contractors,  architects and building owners measure their green performance during a construction, renovation, and demolition project. The service, which ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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

  • Recycling and Composting Drive Success of Diversion and Recovery Goals at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open

      TEMPE, Ariz., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management officially announced today the final diversion and recovery percentages as part of the Zero Waste Challenge from this year's Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO) PGA TOUR tournament. More than 97 percent of waste generated by the tournament was diverted from ...


  • UL Environment Validates First Landfill Waste Diversion Claim; GAF Demonstrates Role as Sustainability Leader

    UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), announced today that leading North American roofing manufacturer GAF is the first company to achieve its new Landfill Waste Diversion validation, per UL ECVP 2799. Launched in June of 2012, UL Environment's Zero Waste to Landfill, Virtually Zero Waste to Landfill, ...


    By UL LLC

  • Carpet tile reuse and recycling present opportunities for landfill diversion

    Increasing the reuse or recycling of the estimated 58 million individual carpet tiles uplifted each year in the UK is a key focus for Carpet Recycling UK as it strives to divert more material from landfill and to help organisations achieve zero to landfill targets. In 2011, an estimated 750,000 carpet tiles were reused or recycled, representing a diversion rate of just 1.4%. However, the sector ...

  • Sonoco CorrFlex`s Rural Hall Plant Achieves 95 Percent Landfill Diversion

        HARTSVILLE, S.C., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON) and one of the largest packaging recyclers in North America, today announced that ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Sector Waste Review Service

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants generate a variety of waste streams throughout the production, supply and organisational processes. While the day-to-day activities are similar from one plant to the next, the actual processes used in pharmaceutical manufacturing vary widely. The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive and many organisations are often ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Solid waste, recycling collections & disposal cost reduction services

    Waste Savings, Inc. (WSI), is a national consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses and industries reduce their solid waste collection, disposal and recycling expenses. WSI is a unique company, providing business and industry expert advice on solid waste management, recycling and waste disposal issues. Using WSI’s proprietary proven multi-step process, they identify cost savings ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Axion Consulting offers expert waste services at LARAC 2014

    As a sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s LARAC Conference, resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting will be showcasing its full range of waste management and recycling services at the two-day Nottingham event on October 15 and 16. Of particular interest to local authority professionals in the waste and recycling sectors will be Axion’s skills and expertise in plant performance ...

  • 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.

  • Oakleaf Introduces Intelligent Waste Management

    Oakleaf, one of the nation's fastest-growing waste and recycling service providers, is introducing Intelligent Waste Management. This initiative is supported by an identity rebrand and new website. Intelligent Waste Management is a category-defining shift in how businesses view their waste stream. It is an aggressive new approach focused on reducing the financial and environmental costs ...


  • Waste Management to open Toronto`s most advanced facility for waste materials

    Waste Management (WM) has announced that it will establish the most technologically advanced facility in Toronto dedicated to processing waste materials from building construction and demolition (C&D) sites. Scheduled to be in operation this Fall, the plant, which was acquired in late 2011, will undergo extensive upgrades. The total investment is expected to be $16 million, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EVTN enters waste to energy market

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN - News) announced today that the Company has received multiple orders for its Voraxial Separators from a company that is commercializing clean waste-to-energy technology. If the customer‘s projections are realized, EVTN may receive orders valued approximately $11 million over the next 12 months.This Waste to Energy customer builds mobile, modular ...

  • Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the largest network of directly owned hauling, recycling, diversion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Zero Waste Challenge Returns to 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it will continue the Zero Waste Challenge for the second year at the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open. The initiative is aimed at controlling materials brought into the event and educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of materials, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill. In 2013, Waste Management’s goal is to ...


  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Zero Waste Challenge to Launch at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Waste Management today announced that it will launch its Zero Waste Challenge  – an initiative aimed at educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of waste, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill – at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open.  This year, Waste ...


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