Hazardous Waste News

  • Bavarian Export Prize!

    After many years of engagement and dedication our hard work has finally been recognised: We are the proud award winners of the Bavarian Export Prize for 2018 in the category services! We are extremely pleased to see our process engineering avoiding incineration and landfilling of hazardous wastes duly rewarded. Our VacuDry® technology is able to recover e.g. 100% drilling fluids, leading to a ...

  • Environmentally Sound

    On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to the category of “universal wastes” regulated under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations, codified at Title 40 of the C.F.R., Part 273. 83 Fed. Reg. 11654. According to EPA, this action would benefit the many manufacturing facilities and ...


    By Acta Group

  • IFAT opening

    During this year's IFAT we are looking back on 15 years of market leadership in the field of e manufacturing and commissioning of the most efficient and cleanest solutions to recover resources from special wastes worldwide. Just recently we entered into on-site hazardous waste services as part of our Business. Zero industrial waste ... ! When: May 14-18, 2018 Where: Munich Exhibition ...

  • Hazardous waste specialist prepares for £1m revenue boost with new shredder

    Hazardous waste specialist Wastege has invested in an UNTHA S25 shredder as the team gears up to take on an additional £1m of business. The Hull headquartered firm has more than 30 years’ waste management and recycling experience, supporting clients throughout the UK. But with an ever-growing reputation for tackling particularly complex materials, Wastege is ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • German Raw Material Efficiency Award

    We have been constructing VacuDry® systems for our customers in Germany and abroad in which a total of > 1.000 tons per day of hazardous waste are prepared for reuse, for 15 years. In Bavaria we have been trying to find appreciation for our work at various export and environmental awards. What we did not manage at home, one of our customers in Saxony-Anhalt (Germany) has now achieved: The ...

  • 2017 China Hazardous Waste Industry Innovation and Development Forum held successfully in Beijing

    Sponsored by China Association of Recycling Economy, 2017 China's hazardous waste industry Innovation and Development Forum, Hazardous Waste Recycling and Decontamination of the Seminar held successfully in Beijing on November 20, 2017. Around the theme of "China's hazardous waste industry innovation," conference participants had  an in-depth conversation, during which they exchanged and ...

  • Harden Industrial Hazardous Waste Processing Technology

    Generally solid waste includes municipal waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous waste, and the industrial hazardous wastes in this article refers to hazardous products which are produced or discharged during the production or processing of industrial plant and mining enterprises. It is classified as "National Hazardous Waste List" or recognized as hazardous solid waste. The most common ...

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Becomes Effective

    On May 30, 2017, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule became effective. 81 Fed. Reg. 85732 (Nov. 28, 2016). The rule will not become effective in RCRA-authorized states, however, until the states adopt the provisions and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves those state programs that adopt the rule. Please see our  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • New facility for LNG to be built in Western Australia

    A new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) waste processing facility based on technology engineered by the econ industries group will be realised in Karratha’s industrial precinct in Western Australia. The secure storage, processing and purification facility will be the first of its kind in Australia. It will process and recycle spent catalyst and hazardous waste by-products which are removed from ...

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • European hazardous waste management improving, but its prevention needs attention

    Despite improvements in hazardous waste management, more measures would be required to prevent the build-up of hazardous waste across Europe, according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) report released today. The report reviews the application of waste prevention programmes across European countries regarding waste types that are considered to be most dangerous to human health and the ...

  • Tetronics attend the Tokyo International Industry Exhibition

    Back in August, Tetronics International were invited by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to attend the Tokyo International Industry Exhibition Oct 31 – Nov 02. We joined forces with our Japanese partner KBK, who are based in Tokyo. We would like to thank Akio Hanaki and his team for their great support during the show. The main purpose of the exhibition was to act as a platform to bring ...

  • ‘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

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • U.S. Environmental Contracting Business Grows to $24.5 Billion in Revenues

    The U.S. Environmental Contracting* business generated $24.5 billion in revenues in 2015, with Remediation & Industrial Services contributing $13.6-billion and Hazardous Waste Management contributing $10.9-billion, according to new research by Environmental Business International Inc., publisher of Environmental Business Journal (EBJ). ...

  • Antea Group Releases New White Paper on Hazardous Waste Management Services in the Healthcare Sector

    Since the early 1980’s hazardous waste management in this country has largely consisted of a “one size fits all” set of stringent regulations promulgated under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). The regulations presume that manufacturers and commercial operations generate relatively predictable amounts of hazardous waste from specific locations and processes. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Pieralisi Group: another important step in Saudi Arabia with its unit for the treatment of oily emulsions

    EDCO (Environmental Development Company) was established in 2005 in Jubail, Saudi Arabia with the target to develop complete environmental services with emphasis on hazardous waste management, generated by local and national industries, environmental engineering, and other related environmental services. The great ...


    By Pieralisi Group

  • Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

    The public comment period on the proposed revisions to the hazardous waste management program closed just before the end of 2015. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed these regulations to ”address gaps in the regulations, provide greater flexibility for hazardous waste generators to manage their hazardous ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Powercon Corp. settles hazardous waste violations at Severn, Md. facility

    Powercon Corporation has agreed to pay a $40,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its manufacturing facility in Severn, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of the settlement, Powercon has also implemented a recycling project that will significantly reduce its hazardous waste. The settlement addresses compliance with ...

  • EPA Recognizes Excellence in Site Reuse in West Dallas

    “Through EPA’s Superfund Redevelopment Initiative, our cleanups have helped communities across the country return over 850 of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites to safe and productive uses,” said Mathy Stanislaus, EPA’s assistant administrator of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. “There is no stronger testament to the power of redevelopment at a ...

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