Waste Disposal News

  • City of London declares ambition to recycle half a million disposable coffee cups in one month

    The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile which is reported to hold the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of whom are fuelled by coffee. The City of London, Network Rail, national coffee retailers and some of the Square Mile’s biggest employers, including Lloyd’s and Eversheds, are joining forces in a scheme led by environmental charity Hubbub, in ...


    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 ...

  • Cambi Is Now The Main Shareholder In Høst

    CAMBI ASA has become the main shareholder in HØST Verdien i Avfall AS by purchasing the shares previously belonging to Aust-Agder Næringsselskap AS and Invest24 AS. Following this transaction, the company is now owned by CAMBI ASA (80%) and Terramarin AS (20%). Per Lillebø, CEO of CAMBI, points out that CAMBI and Terramarin have cooperated well throughout this process. ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city’s 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • City of Gallup selects CH2M for design-build operate services to improve city services

    The City of Gallup, New Mexico, council members approved an 8-year contract with CH2M to take over operations and maintenance of the city's 5-million-gallon-per-day wastewater treatment plant. In addition to Operations Management Services, CH2M will design and construct an upgrade to the current facility. Upgrades will help the community with odor-control issues and boost efficiency of biosolids ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • Avery Dennison® helps Coca-Cola European partners to recycle 70 tonnes of pet waste annually

    Avery Dennison has collaborated with partners throughout the supply chain namely Viridor and PET UK, to help Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) reduce waste, costs, and the carbon footprint of Smartwater production in the United Kingdom According to Joe Franses, director of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners: “This example shows how we can ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • ´Clearing the Air´ News Round Up: USDA Invests in Clean Water Infrastructure; Food Waste Disposal Issues; and Asphalt Paving Mistakes

    Welcome to the “Clearing the Air” News Round Up post from OMI Industries. We have compiled the latest industrial odor control news stories for your reference, arming you with the right information to keep your facilities odor-free. If you have any news that you would like our team to cover, please fill out our contact form and we will ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Inland Brine Disposal Wetlands Innovation Project wins Water & Wastes Digest`s 2016 Top Project

    Water industry publication, Water & Wastes Digest (W&WD), has selected the CH2M-designed Inland Brine Disposal Wetlands Innovation Project in Goodyear, Arizona, as its 2016 Top Project. Selected by W&WD editorial staff, the award recognizes the most innovative and remarkable water or wastewater projects in the U.S. that were in the design or construction phase over the past 18 months. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • New Water & Beer Module is Designed to Help Craft Breweries Eliminate Waste and Save Money

    Craft brewers know that high-strength wastewater can put a burden on local treatment facilities and potentially cost money. The best way to protect the environment and the bottom line is to manage wastewater on-site before it goes down the drain. Water & Beer is an online portal that provides breweries with learning modules on good water and by-product ...


    By BLOOM

  • How to Deal With Electric Waste

    E-waste is the toxic legacy of our digital age. Many factors have resulted in the fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe like rapid update of technology, falling price and serious damage of products itself. Some 41.5 million tons of electronic waste is generated in 2011, and that number is expected to rise to 93.5 million by 2016. USA is the world lead in producing electronic ...

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • METTLER TOLEDO Presents 12 Complimentary Tips to Help Keep Test Weights Accurate

    How test weights are handled can make a big difference in accuracy. Download METTLER TOLEDO’s latest free reference article and explore 12 important cleaning and storage suggestions that will help maintain precision and reduce rework, disposal, and recall costs ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Veolia North America moving headquarters to Boston

    Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. The company stated that the Boston “region’s innovation and sustainability culture is a perfect fit for the world’s largest environmental services company.” Veolia North America is a member of the International District Energy ...

  • PAYT system and SOTKON equipment with a pilot project in Barcelos

    With a long history of success in domestic and international market, SOTKON pioneered the development and commercialization of Underground Containerization Solutions and the development of associated technology. There has always been a concern to facilitate the tools to municipalities so that they can develop in a sustainable way and without limitations in terms of investment in equipment and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • DOE Announces $70 Million Funding Opportunity For REMADE Program

    On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) requested proposals for "Reducing EMbodied energy And Decreasing Emissions (REMADE) in Materials Manufacturing." This funding opportunity is for the development of technologies that reduce life-cycle energy consumption and carbon ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recofloor vinyl flooring recycling scheme wins an Award for Excellence

    Recofloor has been recognised for its extensive waste vinyl flooring recycling work with a prestigious award in the Letsrecycle.com Awards for Excellence in Recycling & Waste Management 2016. The unique Take Back and Recycling initiative, founded in 2009 by UK flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor, impressed the judges for tackling a difficult waste stream with the producers’ ...

  • Reduce disposal costs by using the right treatment method on release agents

    Release agents are essential additives for producing high-quality castings in the die-casting process. They make sure that the casting can be easily extracted from the mould. The used release agents that are dissolved in operational wastewater from the foundry must not be introduced into the public sewerage system and usually need to be disposed of at a high cost. The alternative to disposal is ...


    By H2O GmbH

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