point-of-need waste management News

  • New technologies needed for wastes in London

    Technologies such as gasification and anaerobic digestion will deliver a maximum reduction in climate change emissions while still meeting London’s recycling and renewable energy targets, according to a new report. Greenhouse Gas Balances of Waste Management Scenarios, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management announces university partnerships

    Waste Management today announced partnerships with Queen"s University, Loyalist College and University of Waterloo to promote environmental educational programs at its existing Richmond landfill facility. "We are very pleased to be working with these leading post secondary institutions to develop environmental education programs that benefit students and their schools as well as help this region ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

    A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover 2% of the world’s surface, but ...

  • Zero Waste Challenge Returns to 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced that it will continue the Zero Waste Challenge for the second year at the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open. The initiative is aimed at controlling materials brought into the event and educating vendors and patrons about proper disposal of materials, so that eventually zero waste is sent to the landfill. In 2013, Waste Management’s goal is to ...


  • Waste Management Launches `Greenest Show` Campaign

    Underscoring Waste Management’s (NYSE: WM) commitment to educating and engaging the community about sustainability, the company today announced the launch of its “Greenest Show” promotional campaign in advance of the 2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO).  The “Greenest Show” campaign represents all that Waste Management, in partnership with the PGA TOUR and ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • Waste Management announces educational partnership with Carleton University

    Waste Management today officially opened its new state-of-the-art landfill gas to energy facility with the announcement of a partnership with Carleton University to establish a Renewable Energy Laboratory along with a scholarship program. The Laboratory will be part of Carleton"s research, teaching and study of sustainable energy, especially waste based energy conversion, and be available to ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment, a business unit of UL (Underwriters Laboratories). “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management Donates $50,000 to Support Disaster Recovery

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has announced a $50,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support its efforts in response to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas, and to serve as aid for any future recoveries. Following the most recent storms, Waste Management was among the first on the ground to aid in the recovery. “These tragic events have impacted ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management and Fulcrum BioEnergy Announce Strategic Investment

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has closed an equity investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. (Fulcrum). In connection with ...


  • Waste Management and Recyclebank Announce Green Choices Recycling Challenge

    Americans recycle only one-and-a-half pounds of the more than four pounds of waste they generate daily, adding unnecessary waste to our nation's landfills. In an effort to help slow this trend and further inspire waste reduction efforts in the St. Louis area, Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced today the City of Bellefontaine Neighbors has been selected to participate in the SC Johnson Green ...


  • Enviance Selected by Northeast Utilities to Manage Air, Water and Waste Emissions

    Enviance, Inc., a global provider of Environmental ERP solutions that measure, manage, report and reduce environmental and regulatory risks, announced today that Northeast ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Waste Management and Cartridge World Make Printing Greener and Less Expensive

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) and Cartridge World Group Holdings Pty Ltd and Cartridge World North America, LLC (CW) today launched a new recycling program to increase the collection of used printer cartridges and the sale of remanufactured cartridges. The program, called "Recycle-2-Save™," offers businesses free ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Rising costs of wastes

    A new, far-reaching report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now and 2025. The report estimates the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year, with much of the increase coming in rapidly growing cities in developing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Carbon trust to take on waste

    The Carbon Trust today announces plans to launch the world’s first international standard for organisations to certify that they are managing and reducing waste. The announcement coincides with the fifth anniversary of the launch of the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Standard, which has helped hundreds of organisations take a more stringent approach to managing and reducing carbon. This ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Waste Management Announces Plan to Bring a Single Stream Recycling Facility to Metro Detroit

    Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Waste management `Think Green(R)` grants help provide local solutions improving community environments

    Fifteen Keep America Beautiful (KAB) affiliates will share $150,000 in cash grants sponsored by Waste Management (NYSE:WM). The Waste Management Think Green Community Improvement Grants are part of a nationwide effort encouraging the development of local solutions designed to improve community environments. For the fourth year, WM is collaborating with KAB to offer merit-based grants to KAB's ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you