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  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Mobile shredder supports Austrian firm’s passion for carbon neutral waste management

    An UNTHA XR mobil-e shredder is now operational at Struber Entsortgung in Kuchl, Austria, as the company prepares to expand its waste management capabilities. Passionate about environmentally friendly waste treatment methods, Struber is no stranger to the resource industry. With a heritage spanning more than 50 years, the medium-sized family business specialises in waste ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

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    By Shawcity Limited

  • Severnside puts the boot in

    Severnside Recycling is supporting Cardiff Blues rugby team in a venture to help the development of junior rugby in disadvantaged countries. In a scheme known as SOS Kit Aid, Cardiff Blues is inviting supporters to donate their old rugby shirts, shorts and boots. Severnside has provided a boot bin which will be placed in the club shop for collecting the training kit. This is one of many ...

  • IEEE smart village unveils new web presence

    IEEE Smart Village, a global humanitarian program helping remote, energy-deprived communities build toward sustainability with renewable energy and technology, recently launched its new website (www.ieee-smart-village.org) in Denver at the annual IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) General Meeting. It also unveiled the new IEEE Global Classroom at the Posner Center for International ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Undergraduate Interns Tackle Nonproliferation Issues

    Thirteen undergraduates from top U.S. universities will take part in the Summer Undergraduate Nonproliferation Program at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey’s James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS). The program aims to further the CNS mission—combating the spread of weapons of mass ...

  • HSE implements a NEW Fee For Intervention Scheme

    The Health and Safety Executive have launched a new Fee For Intervention Scheme to cover costs incurred by those who break health and safety laws. The new Fee For Intervention scheme has been developed as the HSE feels it is right to ensure that businesses who do not follow the ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Minister hints on introduction of carrier bag charge for England

    The current Resource Minister and previous Environment Minister Lord de Mauley has responded to a question in a House of Lords debate that the government are ‘actively considering a charge on carrier bags (for England) based on the experience in the devolved Administrations.’ He appears to rule out a ban of any sort, instead preferring the standard method of reducing carrier bags ...

  • 2012 packaging compliance

    We have previously reported on the difficulties facing the glass reprocessing sector and the possibility that 2012 targets would not be met. The final data for the 2012 compliance year was not expected until early April, but with the concerns surrounding the final outcome, the EA released provisional end of year data on 11 February. Quarter 3 data had left a vast gap in the amount of glass ...

  • EU Glass end of waste regulations

    The European Parliament has approved new Regulations that allow the point at which waste glass ceases to be waste to change. This is part of an on-going process to reduce the burdens caused by a product being waste – trans-boundary restrictions, transfer notes etc – by allowing waste that has been processed to a standard that equates to raw materials to then be moved as product. ...

  • What’s in store for 2013?

    2013 promises to be a busy year from a regulatory point of view. A number of significant changes to existing requirements are due to be applied with new Regulations also expected. On Producer Responsibility, the WEEE Regulations will be radically changed to take account of the revised EU Directive. A Consultation is expected in April on new targets and changes to the way that the evidence system ...

  • Defra issues call for evidence on prevention

    Under the Waste Framework Directive, the Government is required, by the end of 2013, to have produced a national Waste Prevention Plan. They have stated that this will not be published until December, but to inform that process and to give an indication to stakeholders of their thinking so far, Defra has issued a Call for Evidence that requests input by 29 April. The document states that the UK ...

  • Battery collection targets met

    The final Batteries Regulations data for 2012 has been published showing that the European target of collecting 25% of portable batteries placed onto the market was comfortably exceeded. The calculation is made by applying the total collected in 2012 to the average annual amount placed on the market by those that were registered in 2012. This produced a figure of 28.7% which, if compared to the ...

  • EU’s waste system criticised for excessive waste

    The European Court of Auditors has issued a damning report on the effectiveness of EU investment in waste management infrastructure. €10.8bn has been spent on structural funding since 2000 with ‘limited’ effectiveness being claimed by the report. The report blames poor implementation of supporting measures, stating that reliable measurement of progress was hampered by poor data. ...

  • Defra publish long awaited MRF code of practice plans

    The proliferation of MRFs (Materials Recycling Facilities) over recent years has seen a corresponding decline in the quality of recyclate. The economics of recycling generally work better for small volume collections where different recyclable materials are collected in a mixed form - comingled. This improves collection vehicles logistics, but then requires facilities to sort the mixed materials ...

  • Bassiano - medieval village choose a sustainable system

    Italy is getting more and more determined to implement a more sustainable waste management and local composting is one important step on the way. In June 2016 another Big Hanna was installed in Bassiano, a small mountain village 25 miles southwest of Rome. Picturesque mountain village Bassiano is a beautiful mountain village at 562 meters above sea ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Learn how thermal analysis can improve materials characterization in a series of live webinars from Mettler Toledo

    Thermal analysis plays an important role in the development and production of many products including food, polymers and metal, but reliable results are sometimes difficult to obtain. Attend METTLER TOLEDO’s free thermal analysis webinars to learn more about principles that enhance accuracy and get answers to your application questions. METTLER TOLEDO is proud to present a year-long ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Create safer chemical processes at scale by using Thermal Analysis Techniques in the Lab

    Thermal runaway reactions have played a primary role in several severe chemical plant accidents in recent years. Learn how methods including differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), and reaction calorimetry (RC) can be used to investigate chemical processes in the lab in this free, live webinar from METTLER TOLEDO. ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Hybrid and Plug-In Electric Vehicles to Surpass 5% of Total U.S. Vehicle Sales by 2017

    The early market for electric vehicles is proving that demand for the vehicles exists across the globe. The combination of consumer purchase incentives, rising fossil fuel costs, and exciting new vehicle models is fueling a strong early adopter market. Production of electrified vehicles is gearing up all over the world, and automakers are planning to launch an increasing variety of new models ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

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