waste operator News

  • Two new small balers for easy waste compaction

    We have redesigned our B3 and revived our B4. Two small balers for recycling in Small Format Retail Stores and in hotels and restaurants. The balers offer you a lot of advantages and their small sizes make them easy to install even in tight spaces. 1. Low overall height Less than 2 meters (1885 mm) ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • A fine solution: Benedict Recycling upgrades its crushing plant with M&K Recycling Equipment

    At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked on a million-dollar project to upgrade its crushing plant in Belrose. Benedict Industries, which processes C&D ...


    By MK Group

  • A New Acquisition for Solmax

    Solmax Inc., a world leader in geomembrane manufacturing, announces the acquisition of the assets of Brawler Inc. These assets, located in Houston, Texas, will belong to the newly incorporated company, Solmax USA LLC. They must undergo a major upgrade in the months ahead to be able to operate to the quality standard required by customers used to doing business with the Solmax brand. Thanks to ...


    By Solmax

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement for the construction of a biogas plant in Indonesia

    Lohne-based EnviTec Biogas AG today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with PT Herfinta Farm & Plantation (Indonesia) and Calfield SDN BHD (Malaysia) for the construction of a biogas plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia. The plant will contribute a total of 4 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The contract signing ceremony in Berlin was attended by His Excellency ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Phosphorus measurement according to DIN EN ISO 6878:2004-09

    Metrohm Process Analytics presents the 2035 Process Analyzer, an integrated solution for 24/7 online-monitoring of critical chemical parameters such as ortho- and total phosphate phosphorus in wastewater streams. Three fixed ranges are available for Low, Standard, and High TP situations. Phosphorus measurement according to DIN EN ISO 6878:2004-09 Phosphorus ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • 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

  • Stiffer penalties for Illegal waste operators

    New sentencing guidelines urging greater fines have been launched for companies and individuals that commit environmental offence. It is estimated that there are more than 1,000 illegal waste sites throughout the UK, causing vast amounts of pollution and ruining people’s lives. The new guidelines for judges and magistrates were published by the Sentencing Council as there is no current ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • JCB to launch waste vehicle operator training scheme

    Vehicle manufacturer JCB has announced plans to provide Operator Training Course for their Wastemaster vehicle range. Developed in conjunction with the National Construction College, the week-long training programme will offer a vehicle specific qualification for the JCB Wastemaster Wheeled Loading Shovel vehicle. The course will provide an additional qualification on top of the ...

  • Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

    A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site. The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive ...

  • ‘CSI’ techniques to crack down on unlicensed waste operators

    The Environment Agency is extending the use of the latest sophisticated techniques including forensics, handwriting experts and crime mapping alongside the legal powers in its fight against illegal waste activities. The move signals a renewed effort by the Environment Agency to stamp out the practice. The Board heard on Wednesday that over half of the illegally operating waste sites in ...

  • £14,000 fine for company operating illegal waste facility

    Today, 22 November 2013, Easy Skip Hire Ltd of Doncaster was sentenced at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court to one charge relating to operating a waste transfer facility without an Environmental Permit. The company pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. The company was fined £14,000, ordered to pay £3,131.87 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge. The charge was ...

  • MagneGas Technology to Be Operated at Independent Waste Recycling Facility

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MNGA), the producer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with Grease Depot, Inc. ("GDI") of Clearwater, FL to establish a waste processing and fuel production operation at GDI's facility, ...


    By Marketwire

  • A Positive Outlook from Waste to Energy Operators

    The latest Waste-to-Energy industry barometer from analysts at Ecoprog has concluded that the business outlook of plant operators has continued to improve since last year, while technology suppliers are feeling the distress. The annual survey is conducted by Ecoprog, a German industry analyst, with assistance of the Confederation of European Waste to Energy Plants ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Custodial sentence and £330,00 penalty for illegal waste operations

    Yesterday, 7 January 2014 Christopher Roy Theaker of High Oakham Drive, Mansfield, was sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court to four charges relating to the operation of illegal wood waste facilities in Mansfield and Sheffield without an environmental permit He pleaded guilty at an earlier Court hearing. The 49-year-old was given a 9-month custodial sentence, ordered to pay £250,000.00 in ...

  • Illegal waste operator sentenced to prison again for continuing to commit waste offences

    An illegal waste operator has been sentenced at Banbury Magistrates’ Court (2, July 2013) to a total of eight months imprisonment and ordered to pay costs of £9,449 for waste offences. David Ham, 36 of the Old Dairy, Dudgrove Lane, Whelford, Gloucestershire commited the offences at two sites at Whelford in Gloucestershire and Faringdon in Oxfordshire. Mr Ham was also guilty of failing ...

  • Operation Ascot: Five arrested in west Wales waste raids

    Following a large scale investigation, Environment Agency Wales officers have carried out arrests and searches in relation to illegal waste operations at four sites in west Wales yesterday (13 November). The arrests and searches relate to the alleged large-scale illegal treatment and depositing of waste at the four sites. A large quantity of evidence has been seized by Environment Agency Wales. A ...

  • GFL to Acquire Liquid Waste Collection Operation in Vancouver, British Columbia

    GFL Environmental Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of M&R Environmental Ltd. (M&R).  M & R has been a market leader in liquid waste collections inCanada's third largest market, Vancouver, British Columbia, for more than 20 years. The transaction is scheduled to close on July 1, ...

  • Hazardous waste operations and emergency response training comes to Cary

    Personnel who are expected to stop, contain, and clean up releases of hazardous materials are required to have 24 hours of initial training. Personnel who are involved in clean-ups at waste sites, including Superfund sites, RCRA corrective action sites, or voluntary clean-ups involving hazardous substances must have 40 hours of initial instruction.Environmental Resource Center, the leading ...

  • Hebden Bridge man jailed over illegal waste operation

    A Hebden Bridge man who was wanted for waste crimes in Todmorden is now beginning a 25-month jail term. Mark Eric Butterworth, 51, of Mytholmroyd, Hebden Bridge, was sentenced to a custodial term by Bradford Crown Court in May but he was not sent down because he failed to turn up at court on the day. His Honour Judge Thomas QC subsequently issued a warrant for Butterworth’s arrest, and on 1 ...

  • Undercover operation exposes illegal dumping of e-waste in Nigeria

    Following a three-year undercover investigation, we’ve shown once again that electronic waste - like your old TV set - still isn't being responsibly recycled like it's supposed to be. Instead, e-waste is being disguised as second-hand goods and shipped off to Nigeria, where it is sold, scrapped or illegally dumped. The undercover operation, carried out with the help of Sky Television, is further ...


    By Greenpeace International

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