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  • EPA Inspections Reveal Hazardous Waste Violations at GKN Armstrong Wheels in Estherville and Armstrong, Iowa

    EPA Region 7 compliance evaluation inspections at two GKN Armstrong Wheels, Inc., facilities in Iowa revealed violations of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) related to the storage and handling of hazardous waste at each facility. In a settlement filed recently in Lenexa, Kan., the company agreed to pay a $150,031 civil penalty to the United States. Independent inspections at the ...

  • June 2010 sees the launch of the new Alpha Waste Supplies website dedicated to cleaning, waste and recycling products

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading waste management and wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance company, has launched its new website, www.alphawastesupplies.co.uk. This online shop offers customers a comprehensive selection of sustainable environmentally friendly janitorial, cleaning, waste management and recycling products at competitive prices. The wide range of products are perfect for commercial or ...


  • Blue goo sucks up toxic waste

    (CNNMoney) -- Mopping up radioactive waste is messy work. Ever since an earthquake and a tsunami crippled Japanese nuclear power plants in March, cleanup crews have been struggling to decontaminate the area. Typically, this kind of work is performed with low-tech tools: soap, water, pads, brushes and old-fashioned ...


    By KT Chemicals, Inc.

  • US nuclear waste repository foes speak out

    A dozen national organizations, joined by 68 state and local grassroots groups from across the country, filed comments with the U.S. Department of Energy Thursday in opposition to the high-level radioactive waste repository planned for Yucca Mountain, Nevada. The groups also oppose shipping thousands of tons of nuclear waste through 45 states to Yucca Mountain located 90 miles northwest of Las ...

  • Next Generation UNTHA XR: The smarter way to shred waste

    With the re-launch of the highly acclaimed XR shredder range, UNTHA sets even greater standards in the recycling of household, commercial and bulky waste. Thanks to clever in-built technology, which achieves minimal operating costs with maximum performance, this new waste shredder is a true innovation. Not only does this new model stand out in the marketplace; it also places UNTHA shredding ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • The Central Park Conservancy and Alcoa to Set a New Standard in Waste Removal

    The Central Park Conservancy, an internationally recognized leader in park management and restoration, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation and an in-kind donation of aluminum valued at $140,000 from Alcoa (NYSE:AA) to design a sustainable waste management system, to increase recycling and make trash removal in the Park more efficient. The ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • EPA Settlement with Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico Auto Crushing Company; Addresses Hazardous Waste and Used Oil

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a legal settlement with W.R. Recycling of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, resolving alleged violations of federal hazardous waste law. W.R. Recycling is the owner and operator of an auto crushing and scrap recycling business. As part of the settlement announced today, W.R. Recycling will make a range of site improvements to control runoff and invest ...

  • World Leading UK Manufacturer in the Waste and Recycling Sector, Taylor Announces Acquisition by Long-Term Investment Partnership

    UK manufacturing success Egbert H Taylor & Co. Ltd has been acquired by Sullivan Street Partners and Oakfield Capital, a pro-active investment team with a personal interest in the business, effectively putting the company's future in safe hands and expansion plans firmly on the agenda. Taylor is the market leader in the design and manufacture of 4-wheeled steel waste and recycling container ...


    By Marketwire

  • Alpha Bin Care sets new standard in commercial bin cleaning services with its unique vehicle technology

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading waste management and wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance company, is redefining the industry standards in commercial cleaning with its pioneering vehicle technology, that cleans and sanitises wheeled bins whether full or empty with maximum efficiency. With over 10 years’ experience in the wheeled bin cleaning and maintenance industry, Alpha Bin Care has ...


  • US manufacturers and retailers balance tires and the environment

    Tire companies, big box stores, and the government are putting the brakes on the use of lead wheel weights. Through EPA's National Lead-Free Wheel Weight Initiative, partners have agreed to phase-in the use of lead-free alternative wheel weights and reduce the amount of lead released into the environment by 2011. 'Our partners have pledged to reduce or eliminate their use of lead wheel weights,' ...

  • Straight response to daily mail wheelie bin campaign

    The Daily Mail’s campaign against wheelie bins is irresponsible, says a leading industry expert. The newspaper is calling on its readers to ask their local council to be given a choice between a wheeled bin, a dustbin or a biodegradable plastic bag.The Daily Mail also claims that councils have achieved high recycling rates ...

  • Straight reveals 11% revenue increase for 2009

    Waste container supplier Straight has revealed an 11% increase in revenue for the year ended 31 December 2009 in its preliminary results. Group turnover has risen to £28.3 million up from 2008’s figure of £25.4 million. Straight chief executive  Jonathan Straight said: “I am delighted. I think we worked very hard in 2008 to fix problems in 2007 and 2008, so 2009 has ...

  • Straight acquires Helesi for GBP 1.65m

    Waste and recycling container supplier Straight has acquired the business and some assets relating to the UK manufacturing operations of Helesi for £1.65 million in cash. Straight has acquired assets, including moulds and presses, relating to the manufacture of Helesi’s most popular wheeled refuse and recycling containers in the UK. It will be the first time the firm has sold its own brand of ...

  • Satrind shredders achieve compliance for maritime installations

    We proudly inform that two shredders manufactured by SATRIND have recently obtained, by an International Body, the Declaration of Compliance at MARPOL 73/78, Annex V. Satrind shredders mod. S3/3 and F410/360, after a meticulous checks both on technical and safety requirements, have successfully passed the compliance test and they are now suitable to be installed on commercial and cruise ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Blocked pumps?

    If your waste water gravity drains to a pump well for collection prior to pumping for further treatment and you are suffering from pump blockages, Huber has a screen that can solve this problem. This vertical screen can be retrofitted into an existing pump well and collects the solids prior to passing to the pump chamber. The vertical auger then elevates these screenings to ground level, ...


    By Huber SE

  • Alpha Bin Care strengthens team with appointment of

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading commercial cleaner and maintainer of wheeled bin containers and waste management, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Lesley Carnall as Business Development Manager, responsible for overall sales performance in London and the South East.  This announcement comes as the company focuses on further developing its services across the South East of the UK. ...


  • From curbside recycling bins to recycling carts – making the move to single stream recycling

    What’s a curbside without a traditional-looking curbside recycling container sitting on the edge?  With many cities making the switch to single stream recycling and distributing 2-wheeled carts, the curbside container may become a thing of the past.  Single stream recycling allows all materials, whether it is paper, plastic or glass to be ...

  • New recycling service for Stafford, UK

    Biffa are claiming a logistical success after more than 5,000 homes in Stafford are the first to receive a new recycling service. Following the award of the Stafford Borough waste collection and recycling for the next six years, Biffa has rolled out a new service that has seen more than 55,000 homes issued with a new bin to recycle their rubbish. The blue, wheeled bin will take all plastic ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • India poised for EPR?

    12 July 2010 As the e-waste problem soars high in India, a new draft that makes a producer of electrical and electronic equipment responsible for the collection and appropriate disposal of e-waste is underway. Expert fear that the EPR concept may pose greater challenges since the larger cause of environment is missing. ...


    By Eco Recycling Ltd

  • Daily Mail launches campaign against `monstrous wheelie bins` - update

    The Daily Mail newspaper has launched a campaign to “stop monstrous wheelie bins engulfing our streets” called Not in My Front Yard. In today’s edition (18 June) of the Daily Mail, it devotes seven pages to the campaign and says that there is a “bin explosion” blighting ...

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