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Waste management - making a difference

“Massive use – they make a huge difference” the comment made by Carol Dean, Business Development Manager, of the Swan brasserie at West Malling in Kent and of the Swan at the Globe Theatre at Bankside in Southwark.This comment was made in relation to Bottle Crushers and RMV Container Presses supplied to the Swan businesses by environmental and ...

EU waste management policy

by EEP European Environmental Press  (Dec. 11, 2007)

Today's society generates a great deal of biodegradable waste, which causes major environmental and health problems. There are various forms of treatment to prevent and monitor those problems. The choice of the best method is based on maximising safety, minimising environmental impact and, whenever possible, obtaining recyclable end products. The ...

Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

by Fleming Gulf FZE  (May 24, 2013)

Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), ...

Waste management on Benidorm beaches

by EEP European Environmental Press  (May 28, 2007)

The importance in ecological and tourist terms of the beaches of the towns on the Mediterranean coast has led the corresponding authorities to recommend the sustainable management of the same, thus ensuring good quality service while taking into consideration the protection of the natural environment. To this end, the proper tools integrating all ...

Managing wastes works. Eliminating wastes is better

by GLOBE Foundation  (May 30, 2011)

Waste management policy in the EU is successfully reducing the proportion of waste that is sent to landfill and cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions caused by inefficient waste management, according to a new study. However, the study also supports greater efforts channelled into waste prevention. EU waste management policy has developed ...

Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Jul. 18, 2013)

A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste ...

GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Mar. 4, 2016)

GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership ...

The Russian and Polish Waste Management Markets: No Time to Waste

by Marketwire  (Mar. 28, 2011)

With strict EU regulations it is no surprise to see Poland in the process of shutting down almost 35% of its landfills. Meanwhile Russia, without EU regulation is developing a waste management market where landfill dumping thrives due to inefficient enforcement of environmental regulations and procedures. These evolving European waste ...

Waste Management announces university partnerships

by CSRwire - Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire  (Jun. 4, 2010)

Corporate - academic partnerships to promote development of environmental education at leading Ontario post secondary ...

ABB helps revolutionize waste management

by ABB  (Oct. 28, 2008)

Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would ...

Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Mar. 12, 2012)

The Government today published the response to its consultation on how potential sites for geological disposal of higher activity waste in England will be identified and assessed. It also published a Framework document which sets out a high-level description of the desk-based site identification and assessment process and the criteria that ...

Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 26, 2014)

The healthcare sector is heavily governed by industry regulations and clinical waste management has become an area that requires specialist expertise from trusted and knowledgeable suppliers to enable them to meet stringent compliance requirements. In July this year, the government published regulations that outlined changes to the way health and ...

Waste Management providers for the facilities management sector

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Nov. 12, 2013)

Waste Management Providers for the Facilities Management Sector from GPT Waste Management Providing a sustainable waste ...

Creative Procurement of Waste Management – A Guide

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Apr. 9, 2014)

In today’s economic climate, business owners are becoming increasingly aware of the necessity for savings and cut backs to be made within their organisations however, many are unaware that choosing creative waste management solutions can lead to significant cost savings and add significantly to the bottom line. ...

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 ...

Launch of innovative waste management qualification

A new resource and waste management diploma designed to reflect the changing needs of the sector launches this month in Huddersfield. The University of Huddersfield's Level 5 Diploma in Professional Studies (Resource and Waste Management), features an innovative personalised professional development module and an array of technical options aimed ...

Waste Management announces university partnerships

by GLOBE Foundation  (Jun. 4, 2010)

Waste Management today announced partnerships with Queen"s University, Loyalist College and University of Waterloo to promote environmental educational programs at its existing Richmond landfill facility. "We are very pleased to be working with these leading post secondary institutions to develop environmental education programs that benefit ...

Waste Management and Recycling Show, Bulgaria

by Kiverco Recycling Systems Ltd.  (Sep. 5, 2013)

After a successful exhibition at the SMOPYC tradeshow in Spain, Thomas our Sales Director was off again to the Waste Management and Recycling show in Sofia, Bulgaria. Thomas was joined by a sales team from Powerscreen Bulgaria who work in partnership with us to help promote and sell Kiverco equipment. The Waste Management and Recycling show in ...

Conference on management of solid waste in Europe

by EEP European Environmental Press  (Sep. 20, 2007)

'The Management of Solid Waste in Europe' Conference will take place in Porto, between 24th to 26th October 2007 and will gather representatives of 27 cities of all the European Union member states. This is a LIPOR initiative, in partnership with ACR+ - Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and Sustainable Resource Management. The event ...

Good times for the waste management industry

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Apr. 4, 2014)

The UK’s waste management industry has experienced extensive growth in recent years thanks to environmental regulations. Figures indicate that the industry grew in value by 22.3% between 2009 and 2012, with additional growth of 5% estimated for 2013. Between 2008/2009 and 2012/2013, the volume of municipal waste entering landfill decreased ...

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