waste management News

  • TSCA Hot Topics: Inventory Notification and Strategies for Complying, and Update on Section 5

    With the recent release of the 2016 Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) dataset and the initial interim list of active substances released with the June 2017 copy of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Inventory (Inventory), the magnitude of effort that will be needed to comply with the Section 8(b)(4) Inventory notification process is becoming clear (see our June 6, 2017, memorandum “ ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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 recycling specialist, Jarshire Limited. Kitchen staff ...


  • 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 best way of doing this is by biological treatment ...


  • 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

  • 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 aspects of the beach management need to be ...


  • 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, while Clean Valley will work for Lalitpur ...


  • 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 Foundation

  • 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

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

    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 management markets will be compared and discussed in Frost & ...


  • 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

  • Waste Management announces university partnerships

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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 and Recycling Show, Bulgaria

    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 Bulgaria represented a great platform for our ...

  • Good times for the waste management industry

    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 by 38.4%, while the amount of recycled/composted ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 in operations, and better meeting ...


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