Hazardous Waste News

  • The hot summer by SatrindTech!

    The 2017 summer season at SatrindTech has been really, really hot. During the summer months, we completed production and delivered three machines addressed to three major projects in the waste business: two units of two-shaft shredders and one unit of three-shaft shredder. The machines are now operating in three different RDF-production plants. The first of the two-shaft shredder, ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Shredder specialist secures top safety accreditation

    Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA UK has been awarded a prestigious accreditation from SafeContractor, for its commitment to health and safety. The North Yorkshire team achieved the recognition following a rigorous audit of the company’s safety protocol. Supplying shredding technology that weighs up to 24 tonnes – and can process materials ranging from everyday household and ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Court Tosses RCRA Verified Recycler Exclusion but Retains Balance of Definition of Solid Waste Rule

    On July 7, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit found “unreasonable,” and thus threw out, the “verified recycler” exclusion promulgated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in its 2015 revisions to the definition of solid waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).  The court reinstated the “transfer-based” ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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.

  • Submit your abstract on Environmental Forensics applied to Waste Management and contaminated sites

    In the last years, the increasing attention to the environment themes with a specific attention to the pollution, to the legal responsibilities of it and to the effects on the human health has created the condition for the development of a new discipline: the “Environmental Forensics”. The environmental investigation is a very peculiar frontier among the forensic ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • 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 ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • DEFRA U-turn on European Environmental Legislation

    Tetronics International were unfortunately informed that DEFRA Ministers have taken the decision not to remove the derogation that allows Air Pollution Control Residues (APCRs) that are three times above Landfill Directive waste acceptance criteria (3xWAC) to be landfilled. The announcement cited a “lack of alternative disposal solutions” as the primary reason for not phasing out the ...

  • 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

  • Bob Gedert Voted to AOR Board

    Sustainability and recycling consultancy RRS, announced today affiliate senior consultant Bob Gedert has been voted to the Association of Ohio Recyclers (AOR) member-at-large board of directors position. Mr. Gedert recently moved back to Ohio and joined RRS to work with municipalities and organizations in the public sector to advance recycling and composting efforts and move toward zero waste ...

  • Circular Economy: EU Commission Delivers on Its Promises

    One year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission has reported on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of its 2015 Action Plan. Together with the report, the Commission also: took further measures recently (1/26) by establishing a Circular Economy Finance Support Platform with the European Investment Bank (EIB) bringing together investors and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Tetronics’ plasma solutions featured in Manufacturing Today Europe

    Leading online waste journal, Manufacturing Today Europe has recently featured Tetronics International in their latest issue. The feature gives a great overview of our plasma waste management solutions. The article includes insight and behind the scenes information on our resource recovery and hazardous waste treatment ...

  • VelocityEHS Wins 2016 New Product of the Year Award for its Environmental Management Software

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, was awarded top honors in the Environmental Protection 2016 New Product of the Year Awards. The company’s comprehensive environmental management software – which includes Air ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • HMRC: Landfill waste taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’

    All materials sent to landfill sites will be taxable ‘unless expressly exempt’, under the government’s proposed changes to Landfill Tax legislation from 1 April next year. HMRC elaborated on its plans on the 5th of December in a Policy Paper “Landfill Tax: definition of taxable disposal”. In it, the tax body confirmed that the current list for deciding materials ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • WEBINAR - New RCRA Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule

    On November 28, 2016, the Hazardous Waste Export-Import Revisions rule was published in the Federal Register and is effective as of December 31, 2016. This rule impacts thousands of entities that export and/or import shipments of hazardous wastes. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Working safely - for anyone at any level

    IOSH Working Safely Explained If you’re looking for an accessible entry level qualification to offer an overview on how to recognise and assess Health & Safety risks within the workplace, then SHEilds’ IOSH Working Safely course could be the perfect launch board for improved awareness and further career development. Need more information? Not to worry, to help ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • EPA announces recipients of $1.3 million in funding for small business innovation research projects

    EPA announced its funding of $1.3 million in investments to 13 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects.  All 13 projects are focused on producing innovative and creative solutions to the country’s current environmental issues.  Each company will receive a SBIR Phase I ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • ‘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 ...

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