Waste Management News

  • 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

  • BioCycle, EPA Workshop: Food System Data Tools, Food Loss And Waste Strategies

    ganized by BioCycle and U.S. EPA Region 3, the workshop will use mapping tools and GIS data to set the foundation for analyzing wasted food reduction opportunities and solutions. A specified geographic area in the Mid-Atlantic region (Prince George’s County, Maryland) has been selected for the workshop exercises. Attendees will use actual wasted food data and environmental, social and ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

    According to the Policy Exchange which compiled the report, titled ‘Going Round in Circles’, the UK should seek to define its own approach to waste policy, instead of adopting the EU’s proposed Circular Economy Package. Policy Exchange claims that the UK’s adoption of the Circular Economy package would be costly to businesses Policy Exchange claims that adoption of the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The Urban Recycler – a step change in highways management

    Sapphire Utility Solutions, working in collaboration with JHL, is delighted to introduce the Urban Recycler, a compact, ‘first time resolution’ recycler. The Urban Recycler, or CityRECycler® 206, has gully cleaning capabilities and delivers a step change in highways management, with a positive impact on the environment, due to a reduction in both clean water usage and the amount ...


    By Sapphire Utility Solutions

  • Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation

    The Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation will take place on 21 March 2017, at Technopolis Mechelen, Belgium. In this workshop, it will be present the framework that Europe and national authorities are creating to promote the circular economy, and to make the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy happen. The event will focus on concrete examples ...


    By SusChem

  • EREF-Funded Project Uses a Life-Cycle Analysis Model to Evaluate the Environmental Sustainability of Solid Waste Management Strategies

    In the future, policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that affect the type of energy used in the U.S., as well as the cost of energy and emissions, could significantly impact the strategic direction of solid waste management (SWM). SWM systems must proactively adapt to changing waste composition, policy requirements, and an evolving energy system to cost-effectively and sustainably ...

  • SatrindTech: our shredding solutions speak American

    Our client is an American multinational corporation in the plastic sector with offices and production plants in 23 countries and over 35,000 employees. The client’s need to improve its performance in recycling material waste, whereby they currently only use one material granulator, led SatrindTech to suggest using two twin lines to handle plastic material in PPE. One line will be used to ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Waste architecture at Sardinia 2017

    Following the incredible success of the International Workshop on Waste Architecture, a parallel event of the Sardinia 2015 Symposium, we are glad to announce that Waste Architecture has been included in the main programme of Sardinia 2017. Waste Architecture is a new and relatively unexplored conceptual and design topic which promises to ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • World Water Day 2017

    World Water Day 2017 is on March 22 and is about to draw attention to the critical issue of water. This year´s topic focuses on how to contribute to reduce waste water. The Kurita Group pursues environmental improvement activities in three aspects: technological innovation, customer needs and internal change. It is our target to engage in environmental improvement activities under the ...


    By Kurita

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting Recycling

  • 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

  • Axion Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • Latest news from Geovariances environment consulting corner

    HEALTH RISK MAPPING FOR REGENERATION OF CONTAMINATED SITES (CARTORISK) Since summer 2016, Geovariances is involved in a project called Cartorisk funded by Ademe (the French Environment and Energy Management Agency), managed by eOde and also with the participation of Element Terre and Ginger Burgeap. The main objective ...


    By Geovariances

  • Circular Economy: EU Commission Delivers on Its Promises

    One year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission has reported on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of its 2015 Action Plan. Together with the report, the Commission also: took further measures recently (1/26) by establishing a Circular Economy Finance Support Platform with the European Investment Bank (EIB) bringing together investors and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • KEMI Consulting on Draft Nano Register Regulation

    The Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) is in the process of consulting with stakeholders on a draft regulation that would require companies to provide information on nanomaterials in chemical products to the Swedish products register by February 28, 2019.  According to KEMI, the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Waste Expo Brasil, November 22-24, 2016, São Paolo (BRA)

    Waste Expo Brasil 2016 solely focuses on Solid Waste Management, and brings together local and international major brands keen to meet South American public and private waste managers and operators. HZI will participate and exhibit it’s first class technologies at this Expo. Come and visit us at the Centro de Eventos Pro Magno in São Paolo at stand ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Berlin Waste Management and Energy Conference, January 30-31, 2017, Berlin (DEU)

    From January 30-31st the annual Berlin Waste Management and Energy Conference will be held at the hotel Berlin in Germany’s Capital. A broad variety of presentations held by experts from the European waste and energy market promises a diverse and interesting program. Two referees from Hitachi Zosen Inova will attend this event: Dipl.-Ing. Ruedi Frey will speak about the “Deactivation ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Understanding internet of things (IoT) buzz and how it affects waste collection

    IoT revolves around increased machine-to-machine communication. Built on cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors, it delivers a mobile, virtual and immediate connection. And it has the power to make everything “smart”. According to Cisco, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030. Each device includes sensors that collect data, interact ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Tetronics’ plasma solutions featured in Manufacturing Today Europe

    Leading online waste journal, Manufacturing Today Europe has recently featured Tetronics International in their latest issue. The feature gives a great overview of our plasma waste management solutions. The article includes insight and behind the scenes information on our resource recovery and hazardous waste treatment ...

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