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  • 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

  • Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

    It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are smelly, noisy, can harm some wildlife species, plus they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Giant Waste Dump Poisoning Nairobi Children, Environment

    NAIROBI, Kenya, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - One of Africa's largest waste dumps, the Dandora Municipal Dumping Site in Nairobi, is a threat to the health of children living nearby and the city's environment, a new study shows. Tests found high levels of lead and other heavy metals in the blood of area children, who also suffer from respiratory diseases, including chronic bronchitis and ...

  • Simple and fairer waste exemptions from environmental permitting in the UK

    Proposed changes to the system of environmental permit exemptions will increase waste recovery and recycling, whilst maintaining high levels of environmental protection and saving businesses money, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock said today.   Defra, the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and the Environment Agency are reviewing which waste handling businesses can operate under ...

  • Three phoenix area firms fined for hazardous waste violations

    Three Phoenix area companies were fined for violating state and federal hazardous waste laws, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. In separate actions, the manufacturing and processing companies will pay penalties that total $131,000. “We impose strict environmental controls to make sure hazardous waste is properly handled,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s ...

  • Tana Road Show interested waste professionals around the world

    An exclusive group of waste professionals were invited to Madrid, Spain, in May 2017, to attend a TANA road show. For the first time in a road show, all TANA machines were shown in action and were available for test drive. The road show was arranged at the Tradebe Valdilechas landfill site and lasted an entire week. Most attendees were Spanish customers. However, there were visitors from as far ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Offsite construction waste management: lessons from Hong Kong

    The last two decades have seen a series of new construction waste policies management in Hong Kong. One of the most significant is an offsite construction waste sorting (CWS) programme which, since its implementation in 2006, has separated 5.11 million tonnes of construction waste into different materials. The researchers suggest that the study provides an important reference for other countries ...

  • U.S. EPA fines Fremont facility $62,500 for hazardous waste violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Western Digital Corporation, a wafer fabrication facility that generates large quantities of hazardous wastes including solvents, acids and sulfates, $62,500 for the improper management of hazardous waste at its Fremont facility. A 2010 inspection at Western Digital Corporation uncovered violations of federal standards governing the handling and ...

  • Edmundson Electrical invests in waste baler in quest to ‘go green’

    Electrical distributor Edmundson Electrical has installed a new waste baler within its Doncaster branch, as the company furthers its quest to ‘go green’. As the largest electrical distributor in the UK – with over 280 branches nationwide – it is no surprise that Edmundson Electrical produces a large amount of packaging ‘waste’.  But as an environmentally ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a resource. The debris, for example, can be processed by MB Crusher ...


    By MB Crusher

  • MÓNASHELL® Biofiltration Odor Control System

    With over 600 references the MÓNASHELL Biofiltration System is a sustainable, low maintenance and low operating cost alternative to traditional carbon or chemical scrubbing systems and exhibits many advantages over other biofilters. The reuse of waste shells as media maintains a neutral pH, allowing for highly effective biological treatment of odorous sulfur compounds in wastewater and ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Business diversification for recycling firm keen to tackle plastic waste

    Riverdale Paper has invested in a new UNTHA QR shredder to support the company’s business diversification. The Gateshead firm quickly established itself as the North East’s leading paper recycler. But contracts with some of the UK’s largest commercial organisations in retail, financial services and public arenas, has seen demand for Riverdale’s ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Largest waste treatment operation in Austria relies on UNTHA shredding technology

    Since 1 July 2007, Salzburger Abfallbeseitigung GmbH has been working with the XR2000S shredder made by UNTHA.SAB processes 120,000 t of waste per year. Shredders of the highest reliability are needed to process such huge amounts of waste.After 25 years of experience with hammer mills, a hydraulic double rotor machine and two diesel-hydraulic 1-shaft machines were bought in the last thre ...

  • Willshee Waste Management, Burton on Trent, installs new PAAL baler

    Privately owned family business Willshee Waste Management, have recently installed a PAAL KONTI 275 baling press along with a PAAL KES 1750 conveyor.Dean Willshee said “This is the second baling press purchased from PAAL, the first machine was a PGS 6540 and although it coped manfully with everything we threw at it we out grew the machine and needed something that would cope with the increased ...


    By Dicom Limited - Paal Group

  • BIOGEST Flushing System delivered to Jordan!

    BIOGEST received the order for the Vacuum flushing System Equipment of a 45.000 m³ retention tank at Greater Irbid WWTP Stage II Wadi Shallalah in Jordan. In the retention tank with a lenght of 75 m BIOGEST installed the very effective and own developed vacuum flushing System in 2013. This large tank was divided in 5 lanes of each 10 m width. That way the mechanical equipment could be ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • Spanish facility set to process 20,000 tonnes of waste per year

    Waste management specialist Madegan is in the final stages of commissioning a new shredding system that will enable the family-run business to process up to 20,000 tonnes of waste per year. The Spanish organisation is no stranger to the waste and recycling market, having its roots in the late 1970s. But fast forward to 2017 and continued growth and innovation means Madegan is now a well-known ...

  • Why should we continue to use incineration for medical waste?

    Contrary to popular belief, only about 10% of all general medical waste is incinerated. Incineration is the only approved disposal method for yellow bag waste under UN law. This includes all infectious waste, such as chemically contaminated samples, infectious waste contaminated with medicines or chemicals and laboratory specimens. This is because it is the safest and most effective way of ...

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    MB is at the Ecomondo trade fair with a special line of products dedicated to recycling The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Better management of construction waste needed to improve recycling rates in Lisbon

    Management of waste from construction and demolition sites is a major concern, particularly in urban areas where large volumes of materials are generated. A recent study on the construction and demolition waste (CDW) produced in Lisbon, Portugal, suggests that improved municipal collection systems are needed to reduce the amount of waste ending up in landfill or illegal disposal sites. In ...

  • Space vehicle manufacturer SpaceX fined for hazardous waste violations (CA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies, Inc., - also known as SpaceX - $45,600 for violating hazardous waste requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. SpaceX designs and manufactures launch vehicles, which are used to place satellites into orbit and to deliver cargo to the international space station. SpaceX also ...

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