Waste Compliance & Regulations News

  • VISIT US IN MOSCOW

    The Congress of Eurasian WEEE Solutions will take place for the third time in Moscow, from the 27th to the 29th of March. Naturally, since we have a high degree of expertise in the destruction and recycling of e-waste and are also very interested in the Russian market, we did not have to be asked twice whether we wanted to attend again. As an exhibitor at the EWEEES in Moscow, we are hoping that ...

  • Kitsault Energy (KE) Announces Plan to Turn Waste into Energy in India and Canada

    Kitsault Energy (KE) recently announced plans to turn waste into energy in India and Canada using a Proprietary and Patented process. The waste includes legacy waste wood from pulp and paper plants, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EU Council and Parliament provisionally agree on new directives on waste

    On 18 December 2017, the European Parliament and Council came to a provisional agreement on four legislative proposals regarding waste. The agreed rules will establish binding waste reduction targets and will amend rules with the aim to decrease waste generation, improve controls on waste management, promote product reuse and increase recycling success across the EU.   Under ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • BLM suspends and delays parts of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Prevention Rule

    The Bureau of Land Management on December 8 suspended requirements that leaking storage vessels receiving hydraulic fracturing flowback wastewater be upgraded promptly if not replaced. BLM is also delaying leak detection, repair, and reporting requirements for sites and equipment used to store, measure, or dispose of flowback water on federal or Indian leases until January 17, 2019. ...

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2018 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 14th annual event, taking place 27th February-1st March 2018 in London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • 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 ...

  • Congress examines farm regulations and impacts to private wells

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy and the Environment examined draft legislation that would modify the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to shield agricultural operators from potential citizen lawsuits over contaminated water. Even though contaminated groundwater resources are regulated under the Safe Drinking Water Act, under current law, lawsuits may be brought by ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • OSHA’s New Fall Regulations To Affect 112 Million Workers

    As an employer, one of your most important responsibilities is to provide a safe, injury-free environment for your workers. Your job is not done simply after rolling out a safety program and spearheading training sessions. Each year, OSHA releases new rules and modifies its safety standards. As a result, it is crucial for businesses and construction companies to stay up-to-date with these ...


    By IMEC Technologies

  • NEW Shredder for WEEE material

    Delivered and installed to the Emirates a new shredder for the electronic waste shredding on Security Data Destruction application.  The machine equipped with 44 kW is a small and compact SA2-1000XS which answered completely the request of the client getting a final result as requested.  The machine is going to be added to another SA Eng machine model SA1 ...


    By SA Eng.

  • Riverside celebrates 20-year milestone

    The past twenty years have been quite a whirlwind for the waste and recycling industry, with recessions, regulations, landfill tax hikes and technological innovations just some of the notable talking points. But the last two decades have also seen the growth of baler specialist Riverside Waste Machinery. The company – originally founded by Chris ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Engineering - Identify New Project Finance Opportunities

    The engineering and technology needs of new waste to energy projects in the UK and overseas will be presented in detail at next month’s World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit in London. This is the waste-to-energy conference where waste management CEOs and project developers come to present new project opportunities and find the right ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • That`s it about IARC in Berlin! Thank you very much for visiting

    Our first participation at the IARC, the International Automobile Recycling Congress, in Berlin was a very successful event for us, full of interesting talks, discussions and new contacts. Even if the audience consisted mainly of representatives of politics, taking part in this congress has definitely been worthwhile for us. The congress offered responses and discussions around ...

  • Lack of end-of-life vehicles: Experts present possible solutions at IARC 2017

    The biggest problem facing end-of-life vehicle recycling for years continues unchanged, as recognised end-of-life vehicle dismantling companies are still suffering from illegal and uncontrolled management of hazardous components within OECD, illegal and uncontrolled dismantling of spare parts for reuse (including safety relevant components) and the illegal export of used vehicles. However, there ...


    By ICM AG

  • BS 8001 - Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

    The release of BS 8001 Framework for, implementing the principles of the circular economy in organisations for public consultation signifies a turning point in national standards development. It represents the world’s first circular economy business-oriented standard, providing guidance to organisations on the steps they can take to transition from a linear, to a more sustainable and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste industry to appeal EU recycling definition

    Trade body the ESA – whose members include many of the major waste management firms in the UK – and its European counterpart FEAD, have expressed concerns over the point at which material is considered ‘recycled’ under current revisions of the EU’s Circular Economy package. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee made further revisions to the wording of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Invitation to the 16th IERC in Salzburg

    In early January we again made our annual visit to the international congress for electronic recycling in Salzburg. Three days full of interesting talks, discussions and new contacts came to a close. We were once again represented by Peter Liss from our sales department. He provided the visitors with detailed information about Erdwich and all manner of information relating to the ...

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