waste processing industry News

  • Waste industry`s manifesto

    The waste industry has called on the next Government to help drive the development of recycling infrastructure by “simplifying” the planning system. In a week where all the major political parties have launched their manifestos, the waste industry has highlighted what it would put in a manifesto if it had the opportunity. Rabbitt Recycling chief executive Michael Morris said: “I would encourage ...

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    By Ambiental Mente Ltda.

  • New Study on Nuclear Regulatory Frameworks - Fuel Processing and Waste Disposal Policies Critical for Industry Growth

    GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Nuclear Regulatory Frameworks - Fuel Processing and Waste Disposal Policies Critical for Industry Growth”, that provides an insight into the nuclear regulatory frameworks of the major nuclear power countries of the world. The study, which is an offering from the company’s Energy Research ...


  • Nuclear Regulatory Frameworks Market - Fuel Processing And Waste Disposal Policies Critical For Industry Growth

    GBI Research, the leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Nuclear Regulatory Frameworks - Fuel Processing and Waste Disposal Policies Critical for Industry Growth”, that provides an insight into the nuclear regulatory frameworks of the major nuclear power countries of the world. Read Report :  ...


  • Waste industry on track to reduce workplace accidents

    The chairman of the Waste Industry Society and Health Forum  is optimistic that its members can reduce workplace accidents in the waste industry by 50 per cent over the next five years. Speaking to MRW Chris Jones said: “We are trying to get people to take on board the basic safety messages and stick with them. We are also trying to get people to do ...

  • Industry debates EU end of waste criteria

    Letsrecycle.com organised an End of Waste conference which consisted of debates regarding the figures from the glass, organics, paper and plastic recycling sectors. Concerns were raised about the EU criteria for paper and also that the status for glass is only eligible for materials used in remelt. Ulrich Ix, president of the European Federation of Glass Recyclers, which has more than 32 members ...


    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

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Optimising Your Wastewater Process

    The bacteria in activated sludge are at the heart of your waste treatment process. Keeping these bacteria in optimum condition not only avoids significant problems, it can also reduce many of the day-to-day upsets in plant operation. Optimally performing bacteria ...

  • Government Backs Tetronics to help unlock Billion Pound Electronic Waste Industry

    A consortium of UK firms, led by Tetronics International, has today launched a ground‐breaking project to help unlock the value found in discarded electronic products, such as phones, TVs and even toasters. In relation to a £1m project, Tetronics, the leading environmental technology firm and its partners, Metech Recycling and Vale Europe, have received a £600k grant from ...

  • Solid Wastes Industry Announces New Policy on Product Stewardship

    The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) today announced a new policy on product stewardship, expressing the recycling and solid waste industry’s position that product stewardship may increase the safe management of some products, in particular those with toxic constituents such as mercury. Product stewardship laws require manufacturers to be ...


  • Mitsubishi and Tetronics to tackle hazardous waste from aluminium industry

    A new collaboration partnership will see Mitsubishi Corporation and Tetronics working together to treat the problematic Spent PotLiner (SPL) hazardous waste that is routinely generated during the manufacturing of aluminium. Tetronics Ltd., a leader in the supply of Direct Current (DC) plasma waste recovery plants for the treatment of hazardous waste and metal recovery, announced the signing of a ...

  • EC sends warning to Spain over industrial waste case

    The European Commission is sending a written warning to Spain in a case regarding the breach of EU laws governing the treatment and disposal of industrial waste. The case concerns the stockpiling of solid industrial waste in the Huelva estuary without the necessary waste management measures for the protection of the environment being required. European Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas said: ...

  • Waste industry says suitable infrastructure will help implement landfill bans

    The creation of suitable infrastructure will help the Government to enforce potential landfill bans on various waste streams, say waste industry stakeholders. Speaking to MRW, Packaging Federation chief executive Dick Searle said: “Anything that can be sensibly recycled should be banned from landfill ban. But for a landfill ban to work, the proper infrastructure will need to be in place to deal ...

  • Paper end of waste proposals vetoed – what does this mean for industry?

    Last Month (December 2013) MEPs vetoed proposals to change the point at which recovered paper is no longer classified as waste. The landmark decision followed months of lobbying from the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), which feared that the movement could obstruct recycling rates rather than improve them. Had the Commission’s proposals been approved, paper ...


    By Environment Media Group

  • Industry surveys reveal that SMEs may be disposing of waste incorrectly

    The research set out to discover how well-informed Britain’s businesses are about their obligations under the Hazardous Waste Regulations (2005). It makes good business sense to manage waste in the right way, and this research has shown that while Britain’s business owners are keen to do their bit, they need more help to get it right. The survey asked ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New UNEP Report Outlines Japan`s Experience with Industrial Waste Management

    In 1960s Japan, vast amounts of industrial and hazardous wastes, illegal dumping, air pollution and water contamination resulted in environmental and public health crises. One well known example of this was the mercury contamination in the city of Minamata, where large numbers of people became seriously ill after eating contaminated seafood from Minamata Bay. Much has changed since then. Today, ...

  • The Russian and Polish Waste Management Markets: No Time to Waste

    With strict EU regulations it is no surprise to see Poland in the process of shutting down almost 35% of its landfills. Meanwhile Russia, without EU regulation is developing a waste management market where landfill dumping thrives due to inefficient enforcement of environmental regulations and procedures. These evolving European waste management markets will be compared and discussed in Frost & ...


  • Review of waste policy announced

    113/10 The Government is to carry out a full review of waste policy in England, looking at the most effective ways of reducing waste, maximising the money to be made from waste and recycling, and how waste policies affect local communities and individual households. Announcing the review at the Futuresource conference today, Environment Secretary Caroline Spelman said: ...

  • Hazardous waste in British Columbia

    The Government of British Columbia is working with the province’s environment industry to promote increased awareness of an important element of proper environmental stewardship, namely, the proper treatment, transportation and processing of hazardous wastes.The BC Ministry of the Environment is working with the BC Environment Industry Association (BCEIA), a not-for-profit association dedicated ...

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