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VelocityEHS Strengthens Award-Winning EHS&S Platform with Addition of Air Emissions, Water and Waste Compliance Products

by VelocityEHS  (Sep. 29, 2016)

VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, announced today it has strengthened its award-winning EHS software platform with the addition of three new cloud software products, including  ...

More than 90 percent of world breathes bad air, WHO says

by Camfil Ltd  (Sep. 27, 2016)

Nine out of 10 people globally are breathing poor quality air, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, calling for dramatic action against pollution that is blamed for more than six million deaths a year. New data in a report from the UN's global health body "is enough to make all of us extremely concerned," Maria Neira, the head of the WHO's ...

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), ...

E-waste Management in German

by Allance Copper Recycling Machinery  (Sep. 21, 2016)

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 ...

Waste management on Benidorm beaches

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 ...

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

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 ...

Kathmandu Solid Waste Management

The Investment Board Nepal (IB) on Wednesday finalised two companies, Nepwaste Pvt Ltd and Clean Valley Company Pvt Ltd, to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Kathmandu Valley Integrated Solid Waste Management Project. Nepwaste will undertake the Package Number 1 of the Project which includes Kathmandu metropolis and neighbouring VDCs, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 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 ...

New film on waste management in Greenland

by European Environment Agency (EEA)  (Oct. 14, 2011)

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 ...

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 ...

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