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    Waste management in Russia under reform

    Russia is undergoing a reorganization of its waste management system. The future emphasis will be on increasing recycling while still acknowledging the need for more authorized landfill capacity. This means that there is a growing market for waste separation methods as well as technology prolonging the lifecycle of landfills. A delegation of Russian waste management directors visited the ...


    By Tana Oy

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    Burmese waste management begins a new era with the TANA landfill compactor

    Wong Fong Myanmar recently signed a distributorship agreement with Tana Oy. Mr. Sunny Liu of Wong Fong Myanmar says that with this agreement they are hoping to be able to improve solid waste management in Myanmar (Burma). From left: Kari Kangas (Tana Oy), Mirja Yli-Erkkilä (Tana Oy), Sunny ...


    By Tana Oy

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    Doosan Skoda Power Turbine Island for Istanbul’s Huge New Waste to Energy Plant

    Doosan Škoda Power has secured a contract to supply machinery for the largest waste to energy plant in Turkey and Europe, from the Swiss cleantech company Hitachi Zosen Inova AG ...


    By Waste Management World

  • VacuPlas- Liquid Waste Management

    Discreet - Targeted - Qualitative - Permanent We are excited to announce the availability of our turn-key package system for the management of legacy waste with minimal impact on surrounding activities and the environment. The plant was specifically designed to provide a solution to wastes impacted with per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) but is suitable to treat other ...

  • E-waste Management in German

    E waste contains toxic substances and requires proper disposal. Since the start of use of domestic electrical appliances in private households in Germany, the country has been gradually developing its laws governing the management of e-waste. Development of E Waste Management in Germany Before 1972 Germany started to use domestic ...

  • Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

    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), is planning to come up with a deepwater ship ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Managing wastes works. Eliminating wastes is better

    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 substantially since 1990 and, as a result, recycling and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Waste Management providers for the facilities management sector

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


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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

    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 infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    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 with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New film on waste management in Greenland

    Dealing with large quantities of unwanted (and sometimes toxic) waste is often difficult – but it becomes even more complicated when people live in isolated communities, in extreme environments hundreds of kilometres from the nearest treatment plant. This is the subject of a new film considering waste management in Greenland, entitled ‘Mission Greenland – for a cleaner ...

  • Increasing standards for Healthcare Waste Management

    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 care services are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management announces university partnerships

    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 students and their schools as well as help this region ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Creative Procurement of Waste Management – A Guide

    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. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Reappointments to the committee on radioactive waste management

    The Chair and twelve members of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) have recently been reappointed for a second term of office by sponsor Ministers from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the devolved administrations for, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Committee plays a key role in providing independent scrutiny and advice to UK Government and devolved ...

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management announces university partnerships

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

  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    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 otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

    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 will be used. Alongside this, the Government ...

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