Waste Management News

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • LSM Engineering Celebrates Continued Middle East Success

    LSM Engineering is celebrating its ongoing success in Saudi Arabia demonstrated by long-standing relationships with customers such as Almarai. Representatives from LSM were in Riyadh for Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission to KSA and the U.A.E led by Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade during the first 2 weeks of November. LSM established its business relationship ...


    By LSM Engineering Ltd

  • Rehrig Pacific Funds Named EREF Internship

    Rehrig Pacific Company has funded the company’s first named internship for the Environmental Research and Education Foundation (EREF). EREF’s Data & Policy Program (D&P) was developed as part of the foundation’s efforts to expand its mission to advance knowledge and education for sustainable solid waste management. The primary objective of the D&P is to aggregate and ...

  • London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

    The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme will be open from January 2017 and will provide free help and advice to businesses. LWARB is a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • International W2E Market Bulletin November Round-Up

    The RDF/SRF energy sector volatility continue caused by a lack of available spot tonnes and increasing demand in key markets. For RDF, shipments to Rotterdam are still seeing enquiries for extra material. Traders are indicating that AEB’s Amsterdam plant is still building up stocks. Contract tonnes are being called and its leaving suppliers with limited room for spot deals. Gate Fees are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • European Commission Announces €222.7 Million Investment In Sustainable And Low-Carbon Projects

    On November 3, 2016, the European Commission announced that 144 new green and low-carbon projects from 23 Member States will be funded by a €222.7 million investment from the European Union (EU) budget, which will be combined with €175.9 from additional investments. The funding comes from the LIFE programme, the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

    The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of household, industrial and commercial waste continues to fall. In all, 191.1 million tonnes (Mt) of waste was managed in 2015, slightly up on the 187Mt in 2014. Management by landfill last year was 43.9Mt, up from 41.3Mt in 2014. This ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Veolia stock marked down on lower revenue guidance

    Veolia shares traded down sharply this morning after the French giant revised its full-year revenue guidance to “overall stable”, suggesting that its growth trajectory has slowed, even as EBITDA continues to rise thanks to cost-cutting. The group posted EBITDA of €2.2 billion for the first nine months of 2016 (up 5.1% at constant exchange rates), but revenues slipped by 1.2% to ...

  • FleetMind Appoints Director of Strategic Accounts for Canadian Market

    FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” systems, announced today the addition of Randall Soutter as Director of Strategic Accounts for Canada. Randall has more than 15 years of business development experience in multiple industry verticals including software and IT, renewables and the environment. Randall graduated from Concordia University in ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Grand Opening of Socar´s Waste Management Center – core technology econ´s VacuDry(R) // econ industries at Adipec 2016

    Core technology of the WMC, that covers an area of 40 hectares, are two econ VacuDry® plants for the treatment of drill cuttings from Socar and BP. Treatment capacity is up to 240 t of drilling mud per day. The two identical plants were designed and built by econ industries in Germany. Transportation to Baku was a logistical master piece. More than 75 trucks, 13 of which were out of gauge, ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • New References & Fractions Promise a Robotic Future!

    In the beginning of the year we declared 2016 the year of robotic sorting. As we’re approaching the final straight, we're happy to share with you the latest advancements. NEW REFERENCES - The installations at Shitara in Japan and Veolia in France are soon up and running, while our first projects in Sweden and Australia are about to take off. Next year we will strengthen our global presence ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • The Perfect Mold

    The latest Sorbilite technology - the green highway to prosperity Through waste utilization technology and mold making, Sorbilite Technology has found a way to mold waste into profits. The man is a genius.  He has vision, ability and something that apply anywhere in the world using one simple concept-utilizing waste. The subject of this high praise is Hungarian born Andrew ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • FleetMind Expands Team with West Coast Regional Sales Director

    FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” systems, announced today the addition of John Sobey as West Coast Regional Sales Director. After studying Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Dayton in Ohio, John worked for the Rehrig Pacific Company, both in deployment and territorial sales capacities, with a focus on RFID technology ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Sustainability Professionals Discuss Challenges, Share Knowledge at UL EHS Sustainability Event

    Last week, representatives from companies including Nestlé, Philips and Liberty Global got together to address a major business stakeholder and supply chain issue that has exploded in recent years – the need for enhanced data management.  Regulators, consumers and employees are increasingly demanding large companies provide expanded non-financial disclosure, asking how ...


    By UL LLC

  • Biofrontiers Platform Releases Policy Recommendations For EU’S 2030 Climate Goals

    On October 11, 2016, the Biofrontiers platform, a group of industry and civil society stakeholders brought together by the European Climate Foundation, released policy recommendations for the European Union’s (EU) 2030 climate ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Knight Waste Services of Fort Worth Honored for Fleet Sustainability and Efficiency Practices

    Fleetmind Solutions and McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, are pleased to announce that Automotive Fleet and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines have named Mr. Richard Knight, Chief Operating Officer (COO), Knight Waste Services, as a 2016 Fleet Technology Expo (FTX) Award honoree in the heavy-duty fleet category. The FTX Awards recognize fleet owners ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • EREF Awards Inaugural Garbageman’s Invitational Master’s Scholarship

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to award the first Garbageman’s Invitational Master’s Scholarship, funded by Garbageman’s Invitational, to Serena Pozza, a master’s student at Yale University. The Garbageman’s Invitational was founded in 2010 by Kerry Holmes (Vice President of Sales, Consolidated Fabricators), Mike Melideo ...

  • More Greek municipalities explore Chania’s advanced waste-management template

    The DEDISA waste-processing center serves a population of 155,000 inhabitants, which represents around 25 per cent of the island’s total population. Furthermore, the Chania prefecture also provides another 88,000 beds for tourists, and most of the region’s municipalities fall within the DEDISA plant’s catchment area. The seasonal fluctuation of its population as well as broad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling

    November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – ...

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