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  • E-waste Management in German

    E waste contains toxic substances and requires proper disposal. Since the start of use of domestic electrical appliances in private households in Germany, the country has been gradually developing its laws governing the management of e-waste. Development of E Waste Management in Germany Before 1972 Germany started to use domestic ...

  • Managing waste for a greener tomorrow

    Growing population and infrastructural changes world over has given rise to the waste being accumulated. The waste aggregate in Middle East has increased over the years and per capita waste generation for the region is expected to boost up to 18 billion tons by the year 2020. Abu Dhabi based marine contracting company Khamis Al Rumaithy (Kare), is planning to come up with a deepwater ship ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Reappointments to the committee on radioactive waste management

    The Chair and twelve members of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) have recently been reappointed for a second term of office by sponsor Ministers from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the devolved administrations for, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Committee plays a key role in providing independent scrutiny and advice to UK Government and devolved ...

  • Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

    The Government today published the response to its consultation on how potential sites for geological disposal of higher activity waste in England will be identified and assessed. It also published a Framework document which sets out a high-level description of the desk-based site identification and assessment process and the criteria that will be used. Alongside this, the Government ...

  • London waste collection needs to adapt to climate change

    Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said that London needs about 300 more waste management facilities to cope with the effects of climate change. He launched a draft consultation document entitled London Climate Change Adaptation Strategy last week. The document highlighted the possibility of climate change affecting the type and quantity of waste the city produces, and suggested that collection ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • EC launches debate on the management of bio-waste

    This week the European Commission presented a discussion paper on the management of bio-waste in the European Union. Bio-waste – biodegradable garden, kitchen and food waste – accounts for around one third of municipal waste and has major potential impacts on the environment. When disposed of in landfill sites, it emits methane – a powerful greenhouse gas which is 23 times more potent than carbon ...

  • Improving resource efficiency with waste management from GPT Waste

    Planning the waste management and recycling for all of the rubbish produced in this country is an enormous task which involves both logistical planning and scientific knowledge, it also requires a certain understanding in order to balance the impact on the environment and the cost effectiveness of the process. Waste management and recycling companies are also feeling an extra ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Providing waste management solutions to the manufacturing sector

    If you’re a UK manufacturer then GPT Waste has the waste solution for you. Whether your business needs to dispose of hazardous chemicals or industrial coolants, remove metal swarf or recycle waste packaging, GPT Waste offer a nationwide waste management service covering all aspects of manufacturing. GPT’s waste ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste management slipping out of control in Kabul

    Population growth and the construction boom in Kabul over the past few years have resulted in the daily production of over 3,000 tonnes of solid waste. Some of this has been accumulating, causing serious health and environmental damage, according to Kabul Municipality. The municipality reckons there is now a daily build-up of at least 300 tonnes of solid waste in and around Kabul city (109,500 ...


    By IRIN

  • ResearchMoz.us Add E-waste Management Market

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report" E-waste Management Market to 2020 - Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector to Drive Asia Pacific Growth Despite Ban on Illegal Exports from Developed Countries" to its huge collection of research reports. ...


  • Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared with $182 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of over 5%. Revenues for the first ...


  • MEPs set out waste management plans for 2050

    The European Parliament has made a series of recommendations, including managing waste, to be taken in key economic sectors to achieve a future EU integrated policy on climate change. The report, 2050: The future begins today – Recommendations for the EU’s future integrated policy on climate change, was published on 4 February. MEPs have called for the EU and other industrialised countries to ...

  • Water and Waste Water Management Market in India 2013

    The new report, ‘Water and Waste Water Management Market in India’, states that growing urbanization and industrialization will foster the growth of the Water and Waste Water Management Market. Negligence and excess exploitation of water resources have resulted in scarcity in water supply. Water and Waste Water Management services facilitate the process of removal, treatment and ...


  • Call to move waste management into a `virtuous circle`

    The UK must develop an integrated policy framework that locks conservation, production and waste management into a “virtuous circle” to work towards a resource efficiency economy, according to an environmental lobby group. The Aldersgate Group published a report entitled Beyond carbon: Towards a resource efficient future (February 1). ...

  • TOMRA Leads conference highlights waste-management reform

    The first two day ´TOMRA Leads Global Conference´ was held on the Greek island of Crete from 16-17 June. Jointly hosted by TOMRA Sorting Recycling and Helector S.A., waste management specialists, this first annual global event was established to share knowledge and expertise about the management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Smart & Final Selects Ecova for Waste Management Services

    Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, announced today that ...


    By Ecova

  • Waste Management and 3E Company announce retail hazardous waste compliance solutions

    Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and 3E Company, a Verisk Analytics company (NASDAQ:  VRSK), today announced their new Retail Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions program, a comprehensive service that goes far beyond back-of-store waste pickups. The Hazardous Waste Compliance Solutions provide retailers with the critical data, tools, and 24/7 customer service support they need to implement a ...


    By 3E Company

  • Special Interest Report in Waste Management out!

    With a number of notable exceptions, the vast majority of global production is deeply unsustainable. It's a "take-make-dispose" linear system that, despite increasing recycling efforts, generates staggering amounts of waste and causes substantial environmental damage. Increasingly businesses are looking at alternatives, one of which is the "circular economy" concept. The idea takes its ...


    By Reconomy

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