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  • EPA to Revise Definition of Solid Waste

    Washington, D.C. -  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed to modify the definition of solid waste rule to streamline regulation of hazardous secondary materials. The proposed rule would provide for the recycling of such materials as solvents, metals, and certain other chemicals. 'This proposal recognizes that recycling secondary materials can both help the environment and ...

  • 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 ...

  • Liquid waste centre opened in Taunton

    Viridor has added a new liquid waste collection centre to its recycling and waste facility in Taunton. Situated on the Crown Industrial Estate in Priorswood, the liquid waste centre transfers sewage, landfill lechate and commercial and industrial oil and waters to the relevant treatment facilities.Other liquids such as, industrial food washing and dairy waste are ...

  • SES wins Manchester waste subcontract

    Building services firm SES has been awarded a £16 million contract to assist in the construction of 24 household waste recycling plants as part of the Greater Manchester Waste private finance initiative, according to MRW’s sister publication Infrastructure Journal. SES will install mechanical and electrical systems including external lighting, sprinklers, external water mains and CCTV networks. ...

  • Huge investor interest in the waste sector

    Venture capital experts in the waste industry have hit back at suggestions that Britain is struggling to produce commercially viable green companies. Published in the Sunday Times on 25 April, an article said venture capital investors believed that “a dependence on government funding and a lack of management talent in ‘clean tech’ businesses render many of them unworthy of investment”. WHEB ...

  • Merseyside waste disposal authority selects Veolia for waste contract

    Merseyside Waste Disposal Authority has selected waste management firm Veolia Environmental Services as its preferred bidder for a new 20-year waste contract. Veolia will work in partnership with MWDA to provide waste management with a major recycling infrastructure investment programme including a new materials recovery facility in Gillmoss, ...

  • Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Harden Medical Waste Processing Technology

    Medical waste is kind of hazardous waste in the city for its infectiousness which might be harmful to the environment and people’s health. Generally there are some various ways for medical waste processing, like sanitary landfill, incineration by pyralysis, autoclave sterilization, chemical disinfection, microwave sterilization, thermal decomposition, and plasma process, ect. ...

  • Swindon waste company ordered to pay more than £70,000 for waste offences

    A waste disposal company based in Swindon and one of its officers have been ordered to pay £73,000 in fines and costs after allowing dust to escape from their site and operating without an environmental permit. Averies Recycling (Swindon) Ltd, based at Marshgate Industrial Estate in Swindon pleaded guilty at Bristol Crown Court on 13 November 2013, to causing a nuisance to neighbouring ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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