Waste Management News

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Becomes Effective

    On May 30, 2017, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule became effective. 81 Fed. Reg. 85732 (Nov. 28, 2016). The rule will not become effective in RCRA-authorized states, however, until the states adopt the provisions and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves those state programs that adopt the rule. Please see our  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • RecoCard scheme successfully recycles 1 million PVC gift cards

    One million old PVC store gift cards have been successfully recycled in a pioneering trial, providing material for use in new products, such as pipes, and saving 10 tonnes of plastic from being landfilled. Managed by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting and the British Plastics Federation (BPF), the RecoCard project ...

  • ECOMONDO AND KEY ENERGY LEADING PLAYERS IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

    The course is set and it’s full steam ahead towards the circular economy at the next appointment with the great green technology platform ECOMONDO and KEY ENERGY, from 7th to 10th November 2017 at Rimini Expo Centre. ...

  • Sweco commissioned by Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management Company to participate in planning and designing of encapsulation plant Clink

    SKB is currently undergoing authorising according to the Act on Nuclear Activities and Swedish Environmental Code for KBS-3, the Swedish system for disposal of nuclear waste. A part of the application concerns the construction of Clink, an integrated facility for interim storage and encapsulation of spent nuclear fuel in Oskarshamn, consisting of the current facility Clab and a new facility for ...


    By Sweco Nederland BV

  • Smarter products and services key to resource-efficient, circular economy

    Making products like mobile phones and other consumer goods last longer and easier to repair and reuse will be key to the shift towards a more resource-efficient circular economy. A European Environment Agency (EEA) report published today stresses that ‘circular’ business models cannot rely on smarter product design alone, but will also require the development of related support ...

  • VelocityEHS Named Best Software for EHS Management and MSDS Management by ISHN Readers

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced it has won two Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN) 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. VelocityEHS took top honors in the EHS Management Software category for its environmental management capabilities, while its MSDSonline chemical ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • 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. ...


    By LSM Engineering Ltd

  • In Mexico City, Veolia will build and operate the first Waste to Energy facility in Latin America

    Veolia, through its subsidiary Proactiva Medio Ambiente Mexico S.A. de C.V., has won the public call for tenders published by the government of Mexico City and just signed the contract to design, build, and operate the first waste to energy facility in Latin America. With a capacity twice that of the largest facility in France, this unit will treat around 1.6 million metric tons of household ...


    By Veolia

  • Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener

    Ibbenbüren / Herten. The sorting plant of AGR-DAR in Herten processes, sorts and assembles light weight packaging material for recycling. This procedure starts with the BO Bag Opener from BRT HARTNER: the BO with integrated feed hopper is filled by wheel loader with the bags stored in the reception hall. The incorporated moving floor conveyor with a new, modified drive pushes the material to ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • VelocityEHS Updates Its Industry-Leading Software to Make EHS Management Even Faster and Easier

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced updates to its EHS management solution that further enhance its award-winning user experience. The recent updates, which center on metrics, reporting, language, OSHA Recordkeeping forms, and location tagging, deliver improved accountability, visibility and ease to the thousands ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • Rolf Stein speaking at World Waste to Energy Summit 2017

    Rolf Stein (CEO of Advanced Plasma Power) will be speaking at the World Waste to Energy and Resourse Summit 2017. The event takes place in London on the 23-24 of May 2017. The World Waste to Energy and Resources Summit brings together its best ever faculty of international waste management CEOs, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end users for two ...

  • Supporting Ace Mentor Program

    Mentors create a bond to guide, advise and influence. When it comes to deciding on a career in architecture, construction and engineering (ACE), those bonds are starting earlier thanks to the ACE Mentor Program of America Inc., a national partnership of design and construction companies and related professionals who work together to attract young people to the industry. ...


    By APi Group Inc.

  • Engineering - Identify New Project Finance Opportunities

    The engineering and technology needs of new waste to energy projects in the UK and overseas will be presented in detail at next month’s World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit in London. This is the waste-to-energy conference where waste management CEOs and project developers come to present new project opportunities and find the right ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • Sutco UK opts exclusively for Polaris and Komet for a major contract

    Sutco RecyclingTechnik GmbH is one of the world’s largest providers of processing plants for a diversity of waste types. With over 460 references around the globe, in the course of its more than 30-year history, the company has established a successful reputation in the waste management industry. ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • New Intel Partnership creates revenue for building owners & managers in world first

    Entrepreneur Syed Ahmed (best known for his appearance on The Apprentice), the founder and MD of the multi-award winning hand drying technology manufacturer, SAVORTEX, has teamed up with Intel to launch the adDryer, the world’s first smart and revenue share producing hand dryer for the corporate washroom sector. It follows successful trials at Heathrow Airport, RBS and the British Library, ...


    By SAVORTEX Ltd

  • Got green waste? Let’s turn it into something useful

    Need power in California? Got green waste? APL is now expanding into project development in California––operating its own equipment for on-site power and heat generation, focusing initially on sites that can net meter with the utility grid and have green waste onsite they’re paying to dispose of. ...


    By All Power Labs

  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • Submit your abstract on Environmental Forensics applied to Waste Management and contaminated sites

    In the last years, the increasing attention to the environment themes with a specific attention to the pollution, to the legal responsibilities of it and to the effects on the human health has created the condition for the development of a new discipline: the “Environmental Forensics”. The environmental investigation is a very peculiar frontier among the forensic ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • SPECIAL ISSUES of Waste Management Journal

    Here the new topics for the SPECIAL ISSUES of Waste Management Journal: 1. Closing the cycle of material and residues in the circular economy 2. Aftercare and remediation of landfills 3. Optimization of putrescible organics management (food waste, animal waste, sewage sludge, etc.) 4. Waste management strategies, policies, ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

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