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  • 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 ...


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  • 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 ...


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  • 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

  • The Waste-to-Energy Market 2013-2023

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: The Waste-to-Energy Market 2013-2023 ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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.

  • Cost-effective and reliable waste water aeration

    Körting waste water aeration ejectors have been handling the toughest of challenges placed on industrial and municipal waste water treatment for a long time now. Demands for an efficient and reliable oxygen transfer system during biological treatment stages make the technology from Hanover sought-after worldwide and the number one choice of plant operators. At the end of 2014, Körting ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • Rentokil company fined for hazardous waste offences

    A subsidiary of the international company, Rentokil, has been fined £4,000 for hazardous waste offences at a site in Devon. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Rentokil Initial Services operates a waste transfer station at Okehampton where washroom wastes including air freshener canisters are taken for treatment prior to being sent for recovery or disposal. The canisters ...

  • MACPRESSE @AUSTRALIAN Landfill & Transfer Stations Conference & Expo, Canberra, 27 – 30 July, 2015

    We look forward to seeing you in Canberra (Australia) between 27 and 30 July at the 6th AUSTRALIAN LANDFILL & TRANSFER STATIONS CONFERENCE & EXPO. MACPRESSE will be present with our Australian distributor ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Advanced Disposal acquires B&W Waste

    Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. (Jacksonville, FL) has expanded its presence in the state of Georgia through its purchase of the assets of B&W Waste, a solid waste management company serving the municipality of Madison. The assets acquires include a waste transfer station in Madison, contracts with 1,200 commercial, roll-off, and resident customers, 19 trucks, and 780 containers. Advanced ...

  • 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.

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


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  • Environment trials electronic waste tracking system

    The Environment Agency has begun a pilot project that allows businesses and industry to electronically track the collection, transfer and final destination of their waste to help clamp down on fly-tipping. The three-month Electronic Duty of Care trial is being run by six waste companies in south east England, using mobile computer technology and a web-based tracking system to create and maintain ...

  • GPT Waste embraces National edoc programme

    On Wednesday 11th September, we were present at the preview of the National electronic duty of care programme (edoc) which was unveiled at the CIWM RWM Show in Birmingham. The edoc programme is a four year initiative that began development in January 2011 and will run until December 2014. The programme is an EU LIFE+ funded initiative set up by Environment Agency, Chartered Institute of Wastes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EA gains injunction for illegal waste site

    The Environment Agency has gained a High Court injunction against an illegal waste site at Long Meadow Farm, Brick House Lane, Surrey. The injunction prevents the importation, disposal, treatment and deposit of waste at the site. The injunction follows two prosecutions and an investigation by the EA’s Environmental Crime and Environment Management teams. The EA states that illegal waste ...

  • Definition of solid waste revised to encourage recycling

    A final rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act streamlines regulation of hazardous secondary materials when they are recycled by reclamation. EPA's regulation maintains strong protection of human health and the environment by limiting the streamlined requirements to specific, legitimate recycling activities. 'Removing barriers to legitimate recycling is good for business and the ...

  • Three men sentenced for waste crime offences

    Three men have appeared before Teesside Crown Court after being involved in unauthorised waste operations in the Middlesborough area. Brian Greenwood, 37, of Edendale Terrace, Horden, Ian Fenny, 41, Kingfisher Close, Hartlepool, and Owen Hill, 43, of Bridge Street, Nottingham, all appeared for sentencing on Tuesday (25 June) after they admitted charges relating to illegal waste activities on ...

  • Illegal waste operator and company fined £25,000 for illegally dumping waste at a farm near Windsor

    An illegal waste operator and company have been fined for illegally dumping waste at a farm near Windsor. Mr Mark Jones, 49, pleaded guilty at Maidenhead Magistrates’ Court to three offences of causing or permitting the unlawful deposit of waste between August 2006 and December 2010 on rented land surrounding his property at Brayfield Farm, Windsor Road, Water Oakley, Windsor. He was fined ...

  • Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal

    Leominster man sentenced for illegal waste disposal Yesterday, 16 December 2013, Martin Pugh of Leominster, was sentenced at Worcester Crown Court under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 to one charge relating to the illegal disposal of waste. He pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing. In sentencing, the judge felt the offence was one of a very serious nature with a number of aggravating features. ...

  • Peterborough announces shortlisted bidders for waste tenders

    Peterborough City Council has today (7 January) published its shortlist of bidders for the provision of an energy-from-waste plant, improved materials recycling facility and various operational waste services. There are separate contracts for each facility and bidders could bid for each contract. A Peterborough City Council spokesman said that it was feasible that one company could win two ...

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