waste management program News

  • BioCycle World - June 2018

    Certified Zero Waste: 100 And Counting Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) announced in April that it has certified its 100th project under its TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) Zero Waste (ZW) certification program. These include projects across the U.S., Canada and Ireland, and help validate that a common standard is emerging for evaluating ZW performance. Projects that have gone ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 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 Launches Innovative Curbside Compact Fluorescent Lamp Recycling Program

    Service offers safe and convenient way for communities to responsibly dispose of used CFLs as part of residential recycling programs. HOUSTON - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), North America"s largest residential recycler, has launched a new program for communities to recycle used compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) in a safe, environmentally responsible manner along with their residential ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste Management Launches First Residential Green Waste Recycling Pilot Program in Nevada

    Waste Management of Nevada (WM) announced today the launch of a residential green waste recycling pilot program for Incline Village and Crystal Bay residents.  The program, in partnership with IVGID Waste Not, kicked-off July 11, and is designed to assess the feasibility and community interest in an ongoing green waste recycling and collection program.  This pilot is the first ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Zero Waste Program Initiative by EnviroSolutions, Inc.

    According to the EPA, 250 million pounds of waste are generated every year in the United States alone. With this in mind, EnviroSolutions, Inc. is proud to announce its “zero waste” initiative to promote practical and effective waste management ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • US government selects IHS to continue information management support of material and waste management programs

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, today announced a multi-year agreement with the U.S. government to continue providing the IHS Hazardous Material Management System™ (HMMS) as the information management solution supporting hazardous materials and waste programs at more than 100 U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and National Aerospace and Space ...


    By IHS Markit

  • London announces GBP 24m waste & recycling program

    The Mayor of London and the London Development Agency (LDA) have announced a GBP 24 million waste and recycling programme to support the development of infrastructure to manage London's commercial and industrial waste over the next four years. The programme aims to help to tackle climate change by reducing the amount of London's waste being buried in landfill and burnt in incinerators. To take ...

  • TRC Awarded Program Management Contract by Efficiency Maine

    TRC Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRR) today announced that it has been awarded a multi-year contract to deliver program management services ...


  • Albaugh, Inc., to pay $64,804 civil penalty for hazardous waste, risk management program violations at st. Joseph, mo.

    Albaugh, Inc., of Ankeny, Iowa, has agreed to pay a $64,804 civil penalty to the United States for a series of hazardous waste and chemical Risk Management Program violations at its manufacturing facility in St. Joseph, Mo. According to an administrative consent agreement filed by EPA Region 7 in Kansas City, Kan., the Agency inspected Albaugh’s St. Joseph facility in April 2010 to ...

  • Oakleaf Introduces Intelligent Waste Management

    Oakleaf, one of the nation's fastest-growing waste and recycling service providers, is introducing Intelligent Waste Management. This initiative is supported by an identity rebrand and new website. Intelligent Waste Management is a category-defining shift in how businesses view their waste stream. It is an aggressive new approach focused on reducing the financial and environmental costs ...


  • University of Iowa and Waste Management Unveil New Single-Stream Recycling Program on Campus

    Waste Management and the University of Iowa unveiled a new single-stream recycling program today.  The new recycling program is designed to help the University of Iowa meet and even exceed its goal to divert 60% of the waste generated on campus by 2020.   While recycling has been available on campus, this new single-stream program allows ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Ontario`s hazardous waste program shouldn`t be shelved: ECO

    Ontario's program for managing hazardous waste is an important step in the right direction and should not be scrapped, says Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) Gord Miller in a new report. The report notes, however, that the program is not perfect, and offers recommendations for its improvement. Miller fears that recent controversy and confusion over the implementation of the second phase ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • AnythingIT and Samsung Launch E-Waste & Asset Recovery Program for Samsung Customers

    AnythingIT Inc., (OTCBB: ANYI), a leading information technology end of life reuse, recycler and E-Waste handler serving both government and commercial markets for over 20 years, today announced the launch of its E-Waste Recycling & Asset Recovery Program for customers of Samsung Electronics America. Expanding on its 10+ year relationship with Samsung, this program provides partners with ...


  • Penton´s Waste Industry Group Announces 2013 WasteExpo Conference Program

    Penton's Waste Industry Group today announced the conference program for WasteExpo, North America's largest trade event for the solid waste and recycling community.  The program, which is produced in partnership with the Environmental Industries Associations (EIA), includes three days of dozens of sessions and workshops taught by industry experts on the ...


    By Penton

  • NRC Publishes Strategic Assessment Of Low-Level Radioactive Waste Regulatory Program

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has published the staff’s strategic assessment of the agency’s low-level radioactive waste (LLW) regulatory program, proposing several initiatives to meet impending challenges such as decreased disposal capacity and increased production of LLW as new reactors and other nuclear facilities come online. Those challenges include the anticipated closure to most of the ...

  • EPA Seeks Comments on Potential Revisions to its Risk Management Program

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a Request for Information (RFI) to seek comment on potential revisions to its Risk Management Program (RMP) regulations and related programs to modernize its regulations as required under Executive Order (EO) 13650: Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security. “Chemical safety and security are a shared commitment among ...

  • US Postal Service begins e-waste recycling program

    In an effort to improve electronics recycling in the United States, the US Postal Service is developing a free national collection program for small electronic items. The program, now in a pilot stage, provides courtesy envelopes with pre-paid postage for patrons to deposit their unwanted digital cameras, printer cartridges, MP3 players, cell phones, and PDAs. International recycling company ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

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