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  • £800,000 a year bill to move waste

    The closure of a waste transfer station will leave Exeter City Council facing a bill of £800,000 a year to move its residual waste to another site. The Exeter Transfer Station at Marsh Barton will be shut on Monday evening to make way for a new energy from waste facility, provided by Viridor, which is expected to take around three years to construct. In the interim, Exeter City Council which is ...

  • Special ejectors for waste water aeration

    Körting waste water aerators are extremely reliable and require very little maintenance. For industrial and local-authority treatment of waste water, they are considered powerful and cost-effective oxygen transfer systems. By liaising closely with the client, Körting experts enhanced an outdated system supplied in 2004 and therefore boosted its service life considerably. Removing ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge: Transforming Waste into Valuable Resources

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today released its 2012 sustainability report. The report is called “Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge,” and documents the company’s progress toward increasingly transforming waste into valuable resources. “Five years ago, we announced four aggressive sustainability goals to improve our impact on the environment and our business,” ...


  • Waste Management to open Toronto`s most advanced facility for waste materials

    Waste Management (WM) has announced that it will establish the most technologically advanced facility in Toronto dedicated to processing waste materials from building construction and demolition (C&D) sites. Scheduled to be in operation this Fall, the plant, which was acquired in late 2011, will undergo extensive upgrades. The total investment is expected to be $16 million, ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Desert eco-city to run on waste

    Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is building a US$22 billion zero-carbon showcase city for 50,000 residents with its power plants running on waste. A plot of desert land will be transformed into Masdar City  which will produce no waste, emit no carbon and be completed by 2016. It is an initiative by the Government of Abu Dhabi through the Mubadala Development Company ...

  • WCA Acquires Automated Waste Services

    WCA Waste Corporation ("WCA"), a vertically-integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, announces the recent acquisition of Automated Waste Services in Springfield, Missouri. Waste Corporation of Missouri, Inc. purchased the residential customer base of Automated Waste Services (AWS) in Springfield, MO.  AWS provides solid waste, recycling, and green waste ...


    By WCA Waste Corporation

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Richer countries produce richer waste

    The more affluent a country is, the more waste it produces a report by CyclOpe and Veolia Environmental Services has found. Following up from its 2006 report From Waste to Resource, results show developed countries China, the USA and the EU15 top the list as the biggest producers of municipal waste.  According to From Waste to Resource: An abstract of 2009 World Waste Survey, waste from richer ...

  • Zero Waste Challenge Returns to 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it will continue the Zero Waste Challenge for the second year at the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open. The initiative is aimed at controlling materials brought into the event and educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of materials, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill. In 2013, Waste Management’s goal is to ...


  • Waste Management and 3E Company announce retail hazardous waste compliance solutions

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and 3E Company, a Verisk Analytics company (NASDAQ:  VRSK), today announced their new Retail Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions program, a comprehensive service that goes far beyond back-of-store waste pickups. The Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions provide retailers with the critical data, tools, and 24/7 customer service support they need to implement a ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Paper mill waste recycling solution

    With the raising awareness of protecting forest and grass, most paper mills choose to recycle waste paper as raw materials to produce paper. Various waste paper can be used to remake paper, like carton box, office documents, cardboard for package.etc. A report shows that a recycled paper mill with an annual output of 1 million 500 thousand tons will produce 180 thousand tons" paper making waste ...

  • Zero Waste Challenge to Launch at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Waste Management today announced that it will launch its Zero Waste Challenge  – an initiative aimed at educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of waste, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill – at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open.  This year, Waste ...


  • Entec to support Essex waste procurement

    Entec has been appointed to provide planning services to support the Essex Waste Partnership's procurement of major long term waste contracts. ...


  • 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 ...


  • Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the largest network of directly owned hauling, recycling, diversion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Washington nuke waste tanks flawed?

    While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. The 28 double-walled tanks at Hanford nuclear waste complex hold some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear ...


    By Associated Press

  • Veolia acquires guy`s waste services

    Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. today announced it has acquired all the business assets of Guy’s Waste Services, based in Byron, Ga, a town located outside of Macon, Ga. The acquisition includes all subsidiaries under Guy’s Waste Services including KMA Transfer, LLC. and Ace Trash, LLC. All of the operations will now function as Veolia Environmental Services. The acquisition, which opens ...

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