waste reduction News

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • PEL Waste Reduction Equipment

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment is exhibiting at IFAT 2014. This takes place from 5th-9th May 2014 in Munich Germany. You can find us in Hall C1 on stand 125. We would be pleased to welcome you. PEL is the leading manufacturer of bottle crushers, high density balers and bin compactors. PEL products are renowned for their exceptional quality and innovative features. IFAT is ...

  • Collaboration key to waste reduction

    The voluntary approach is the proven way to achieve lasting waste reduction in Scotland. As the Scottish Government begins the consultation process for its new National Waste Strategy today (Thursday), the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) said notable successes, such as halving the number of single use carrier bags handed out, show how the voluntary approach achieves impressive results quickly – ...


    By British Retail Consortium

  • Waste cost reduction scheme launches

    Re-source proudly launched its' Waste Cost Reduction Scheme. A month on we can not believe the response, far exceeding our expectations, we fully anticipate our WCRS becoming an important component of our Waste Management ...


    By Re-source Waste

  • MillerCoors leads with waste reduction achievements

    MillerCoors today released its 2010 Sustainable Development report, titled "Great Beer, Great Responsibility," which details progress across the company"s corporate social responsibility commitments. The brewer succeeded in exceeding its 2015 goal for waste reduction, by eliminating 20 percent of the amount of waste sent to landfill. In total, the company reuses or recycles nearly 100 percent of ...

  • European Week for Waste Reduction begins

    We talk about the importance of the "3Rs" – encouraging citizens to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle – but it is the first R that is the most important. For the next 7 days the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) will be putting this in the spotlight. The aim is to increase awareness about how we can change habits in Europe, and also to encourage debate on issues of resource efficiency ...

  • Lean and green: 2011 plan for waste reduction

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Did you know that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year? About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills. One way to avoid garbage ending up in landfills is to reduce waste. Oftentimes, when visiting with a client in our sustainability ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Do voluntary waste reduction policies work?

    The success of voluntary waste reduction policies is difficult to measure. However, a new statistical approach has been developed to evaluate such schemes. The method could be useful in making more accurate assessments of progress in waste reduction and in helping to shape future waste management policy. Voluntary waste reduction schemes are in operation across several European countries. Often, ...

  • Industry steps up recycling and waste reduction

    Twenty-six WasteWise partners and 29 National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP) partners are being recognized for their environmental achievements in reducing greenhouse gases and preventing harmful chemicals from entering the environment. Both EPA programs work with organizations to achieve environmental benefits beyond regulations. In addition, 13 students and professionals are ...

  • UK supermarkets and suppliers focus on waste reduction & recycling

    Latest research published by WRAP’s Product Sustainability Forum (PSF) has led to supermarkets within the UK concentrate efforts on ways of improving the environmental performance of some of their products. The Co-operative Group and Sainsbury’s as well as food industry giants Nestle are exploring ways to improve their waste reduction and recycling efforts. PSF are supported ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Government rejects calls to protect waste reduction funding

    Recommendations to ring-fence funding for waste reduction and restructure local authority weight-based targets have been rejected by the Government. This was the Government’s response to recommendations made in the House of Lords Waste Reduction report, published in August. The Government welcomed the report for highlighting the issue of business waste and waste reduction. But in its response, ...

  • Hilton Reaches 20% Waste Reduction Goal

    SOURCE: Hilton Worldwide DESCRIPTION:Hilton Worldwide was recently mentioned in Environmental Leader regarding its five-year goal to reduce waste output by 20 percent. Hilton reached this goal two years ahead of schedule, according to data from its LightStay sustainability measurement system. Results show the ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Ministers must move on waste mountain reduction

    Defra’s Waste Strategy has left England’s waste mountain with no clear targets for its reduction, and leaves 90% of waste without specific recycling targets. Government knowledge of commercial and industrial recycling rates is patchy and outdated. Instead, Defra’s Waste Strategy concentrates its efforts on achieving improved recycling rates in the domestic sector which accounts for only 10% of ...


    By UK Parliament

  • Advancing a Waste Prevention and Reduction Agenda in Canada

    Waste generation – ranging from food to packaging and beyond – is one of Canada’s leading economic and environmental challenges facing cities and communities across the country. Canada’s National Zero Waste Council is a new cross-sectoral leadership initiative tackling this challenge head on, driving forward a national waste prevention and reduction ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Innovative composting system halves waste reduction time

    Independent composting firm Greenview Environmental is opening the first of four cutting edge ‘organic refineries’ next month. Using an in-vessel aeration system developed by Greenview Environmental founder John Jardine, the refinery will start production on 1 July in Corby. The IVAS composting technology reduces kerb-collected municipal and commercial organic waste to soil improver in just six ...

  • Advancing a Waste Prevention and Reduction Agenda in Canada

    The National Zero Waste Council (NZWC), in collaboration with Metro Vancouver and GLOBE 2014, invites you to a Special Session at the Globe 2014 International Forum on Business and the Environment in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • EPA recognizes partners for major waste and chemical reductions

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recognizing 71 universities, government agencies, and private companies for their environmental commitments to reduce waste under the agency’s WasteWise and National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP) partnership programs.  The partners are being honored for environmental achievements to prevent and recycle waste, and for specific ...

  • PEL Waste Reduction Equipment Review 2013

    2013 has been a good year for PEL and we would like to thank you for all your support. Sales have seen high growth and we have continued to invest in research and development and improve our existing products. PEL has increased our product options to meet our customers’ demands. All PEL balers are now available with an optional automatic cycle.  ...

  • UK government misses own waste reduction targets

    The report namely, Greening Government Commitments, explains how “an ambitious framework of targets for reducing the UK government’s environmental impacts by 2014-15 against a 2009-10 baseline” had been set out. The government has failed to meet its ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • European Parliament Adopts Strict Waste Reduction Law

    STRASBOURG, France (ENS) - The European Parliament today tackled Europe's growing waste mountain when it strengthened the new framework legislation on waste proposed by the European Commission, the EU's executive branch. Despite existing legislation, Europeans are producing more waste every year. Currently, in some member states, up to 90 percent of municipal waste goes to ...

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