Waste Compliance & Regulations News

  • IEMA Futures: Building recycling habits

    Laura Archer and Hannah Lesbirel discuss why recycling is so important, and how we can make it a habit among young people. ...

  • Entries now open for Recofloor 2018 Awards Event

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring recycling scheme, is accepting entries for its 2018 annual Awards Event, which will kick off at Liverpool Football Club’s prestigious Anfield ground on Thursday April 26th 2018. Hosted by footballing legend Kevin Keegan, the event celebrates members’ achievements and commitment to the scheme, established eight years ago by ...


    By Axion Group

  • Last Exhibition in 2017

    We are off to Macau - 9,086.03 km as the crow flies, to Asia! At the Electronics and Cars Recycling WRF 2017 the focus is of course on the recycling of cars and electronic waste. A good chance for us to hold interesting discussions and to meet potential and international business partners. A special highlight will be a tour of the new Eco-Park for recycling and environmental ...

  • Two events for the processing of electronic waste and for recycling...

    The Eurasian WEEE Solutions congress and the Mir (Moscow International Recycling Expo) have ended and sadly we still can´t speak any Russian. Our journey to Russia, however, was by no means wasted – we were able to establish new contacts and gain valuable experience. We experienced both events, where we shared a stand with THM, as very informative and exciting. New and ...

  • Doswidanja, Moscow!

    The Eurasian WEEE Solutions congress and the Mir (Moscow International Recycling Expo) have ended and sadly we still can´t speak any Russian. Our journey to Russia, however, was by no means wasted – we were able to establish new contacts and gain valuable experience. We experienced both events, where we ...

  • A New Acquisition for Solmax

    Solmax Inc., a world leader in geomembrane manufacturing, announces the acquisition of the assets of Brawler Inc. These assets, located in Houston, Texas, will belong to the newly incorporated company, Solmax USA LLC. They must undergo a major upgrade in the months ahead to be able to operate to the quality standard required by customers used to doing business with the Solmax brand. Thanks to ...


    By Solmax

  • RNRG Offers Free Recycling to All Customers

    Did you know that RNRG offers recycling service for all products we manufacture and resell? While this is not a new development, we thought it was one worth sharing again. Nearly ten years ago, RNRG introduced a program that tackled the proliferation of electronic waste by reclaiming and recycling ...


    By NRG Systems

  • London boroughs to discuss future of recycling in the capital

    Hosted by letsrecycle.com in partnership with Resource London, the seventh annual London Conference will hear from policy makers, waste officers and behavioural analysts on efforts to improve recycling performance across London. There is a ‘clear opportunity’ for councils to look towards commercial waste collection in the capital, it has been claimed Issues including ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Understanding internet of things (IoT) buzz and how it affects waste collection

    IoT revolves around increased machine-to-machine communication. Built on cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors, it delivers a mobile, virtual and immediate connection. And it has the power to make everything “smart”. According to Cisco, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030. Each device includes sensors that collect data, interact ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Biofrontiers Platform Releases Policy Recommendations For EU’S 2030 Climate Goals

    On October 11, 2016, the Biofrontiers platform, a group of industry and civil society stakeholders brought together by the European Climate Foundation, released policy recommendations for the European Union’s (EU) 2030 climate ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Maserati puts the squeeze on waste from car components

    Workflow improvements Italian Maserati is legendary for its cutting-edge engineering and production of exclusive, handcrafted cars – and activity is booming at the Modena factory where many cars are produced. That means a considerable amount of cardboard and bubble wrap packaging from car components needs to be removed from the areas around the production lines. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Swiss Environmental Leader, Videsa SA., Adopts Road Sweepings Recycling Technology from CDEnviro

    A new centre for treatment and recovery of waste from road sweepings will be operational in Sion, Switzerland in 2016. Videsa SA. is an environmental remediation company situated in a picturesque area of Valais, nestled into the foot of the Swiss Alps. The family-run business has been operational for over 45 years and is the leading waste management company in its area. The company services the ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Analox care about air at the 2016 Air-Tech exhibition

    Analox attended the Air-Tech 2016 exhibition at the NEC Birmingham in April. The biennial event ran from 12-14 April and featured suppliers from around the world who provide compressed air systems and related equipment. Air power is the second most widely used source of motive energy in the world, preceded by electricity, and the exhibition aims to cater for this ...


    By Gomselmash

  • London Assembly focus on Consistent Waste Collections

    The report recommends putting long-term sustainability at the heart of Mayoral strategies and that London should work towards standardised domestic waste. The key challenges to accommodate London’s growth is highlighted in the report, it stated that: “Without good planning, London could suffer unreliable energy supplies and excessive carbon emissions; a shortage of drinkable water; ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA Improves U.S.-Mexico Border with Environmental Projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding more than $521,000 to 14 organizations in Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. The funds will support projects such as conservation, waste collection, water quality protection, recycling expansion, green infrastructure and improving environmental education in the region. “Addressing the environmental issues along the border has ...

  • Reducing the use of landfill to feature in EU circular package

    Features of the revised circular economy package are due to be unveiled by the Commission in December. Alongside the measures to reduce landfill there will be a push for more energy recovery but slightly less emphasis on recycling. The overall recycling target is likely to be reduced from the 70% rate proposed in last year’s package, partly because this is seen as unrealistic for a number ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Three WEEE compliance fee proposals submitted

    Among them is a proposal by the Joint Trade Associations, which includes compliance schemes ERP, Recolight and Repic, whose proposal was adopted by BIS to set the WEEE compliance fee for 2014. The group claims that its membership represents 90% of the WEEE producer obligation in the UK. BIS has confirmed submission of three WEEE compliance fee mechanisms JTA’s 2014 mechanism resulted in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA Funding to Help Syracuse Small Business Develop New Green Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $100,000 to Advanced Recovery and Recycling, LLC of Onondaga County, New York to continue its development of an efficient technology that recycles circuit board components to reduce electronic waste from going to landfills and incinerators. Advanced Recovery and Recycling was awarded the funding through the EPA’s highly competitive Small ...

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