Hazardous Waste News

  • ‘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

  • ARI appoints Australasia representative

    ARI has appointed a representative, Wayne Loane, to capitalise on building facilities and sublicensing opportunities across Australasia.  Wayne has over 20 years’ experience in the waste industry and developed the innovative Hazibag in Australia to contain and transport asbestos and other hazardous waste.  With his new role, Wayne will be ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • VelocityEHS Strengthens Award-Winning EHS&S Platform with Addition of Air Emissions, Water and Waste Compliance Products

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, announced today it has strengthened its award-winning EHS software platform with the addition of three new cloud software products, including  ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    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. ...

  • Asbestos products and waste: new classification system developed

    Researchers have presented a comprehensive new classification manual of asbestos-containing products (ACP), materials (ACM) and waste (ACW) in a recent study. They also mapped suitable landfill sites for the proper disposal of ACW in Italy and developed guidance on assigning ACW to correct European Waste Catalogue (EWC) codes. The research will help operators engaged in asbestos waste disposal ...

  • Peter Keeley heads to the World Recycling Congress 2016

    Peter Keeley tells us why he is looking forward to his upcoming trip to the World Recycling Congress in Berin. Getting out and about As a doctoral researcher I spend long periods of time working away in a lab gathering data. The World Recycling Congress in Berlin offers me a unique chance to get out and about and share my findings with others. It is exciting to work for a company ...

  • 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). ...

  • A new communication opportunity

    There is no doubt that the web offers a whole range of new communication strategies to marketing offices and in general to all organisations, that were previously unimaginable. The pervasiveness it has reached makes it possible to reach a tremendous amount of "readers" and at the same time, to customise advertising campaigns to reach only a specific target of users, based on the profiling of ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Waste producer responsibility

    Waste (for the purposes of soils/concrete/tar-bound material) is anything produced on site that you wish to get rid of/ remove. Section 34 of the EPA90 act imposes a 'Duty of Care' on those concerned with controlled waste. “Duty of Care” means that a company producing waste is responsible for its proper and safe disposal, even if it has been passed to another party. Breach of the ...


    By HWM Group

  • 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

  • Tecam Group successful participation at Iran International Environmental exhibition 2016

    With the support of its local partner, Tecam Group participated last week as an exhibitor at the Iran International Environmental exhibition, which was held in Tehran from 29th February to 3rd March 2016. Tecam Group showcased its Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers (RTO) for Emissions ...


    By Tecam Group

  • Tecam Group successful participation at Iran International Environmental exhibition 2016

    Thanks to its local partner, Tecam Group exhibited last week at the Iran International Environmental exhibition, environmental technology for the industry, held in Tehran from 29th February to 3rd March 2016. Tecam Group showcased its Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers (RTO) for Emissions Treatment, designed to eliminate ...


    By Tecam Group

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Tecam Group to promote its technology at the Iran International Environmental exhibition 2016

    Tecam Group will be showcasing its environmental technology for the industry thanks to its local partner through the participation at the Iran International Environmental exhibition, that will be held in Tehran from 29th February to 3rd March 2016. As for Emissions Treatment, Tecam Group will be promoting its Regenerative Thermal Oxidizers (RTO), which help reducing ...


    By Tecam Group

  • 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

  • EPA Announces 2014 Toxics Release Inventory Report

    In 2014, 84% of the 25 billion pounds of toxic chemical waste managed at the nation's industrial facilities was not released into the environment due to the use of preferred waste management practices like recycling, energy recovery and treatment, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) report. The remaining 16% was released to the air, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Employee struck by forklift at Schenectady recycling facility

    Employer name: Tomra NY Recycling LLC, 31 Opus Blvd., Schenectady, New York 12306 Reason for inspection: A worker at the company's Schenectady recycling facility was operating a baler on May 14, 2015, when he was struck by a forklift that was attempting to pass by. The worker sustained a compound leg fracture. Investigation findings: The ...

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