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  • Consultation Defra’s Waste Management Plan & Site Waste Management Plans

    A consultation is underway on an updates Waste Management Plan for England, however, Defra’s documents contain no new policies on waste management. The waste management plan will complement the waste planning policy, PPS10; this policy outlines what planning authorities should take into account when considering proposals for new waste infrastructure. The Department for Communities and Local ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Site Waste Management Plan regulations no longer an obligation

    Site Waste Management Plans (SWMPs) for building projects are no longer a legal obligation for construction businesses in England. With government trusting the de-regulation will save money for the businesses obligated by the law, the Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008 were abolished and came into effect from the 1st of December this year. All Construction projects in England that were ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Delhi’s waste site story

    Delhi now has 25 million residents, making it the second most populous city in the world. Every day, its inhabitants generate about 10,000 tonnes of rubbish — and waste management is one battleground in how the city approaches development. [1] India’s ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Data-driven waste management business with TANA Smart Site

    Would it not be great to wake up every morning knowing exactly how your waste management business is doing? Would it not be even greater to manage your waste management processes in real time and give employees also understanding about how they can perform better? TANA Smart Site accompanied with the intelligent Tana machinery is the right answer to you! Tana together with Tana’s UK ...


    By Tana Oy

  • 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

  • New Hazardous Waste Web Site launched

    In an effort to improve regulatory compliance and general awareness of the legal and technical conditions for the safe management of hazardous wastes, the BC Environment Industry Association, with support from Ministry of Environment, has launched a two-stage Compliance Improvement Project for key industry stakeholders. The first stage ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EA gains injunction for illegal waste site

    The Environment Agency has gained a High Court injunction against an illegal waste site at Long Meadow Farm, Brick House Lane, Surrey. The injunction prevents the importation, disposal, treatment and deposit of waste at the site. The injunction follows two prosecutions and an investigation by the EA’s Environmental Crime and Environment Management teams. The EA states that illegal waste ...

  • Consultation on potential waste sites in Wiltshire and Swindon

    People living in Wiltshire and Swindon are invited to have their say on potential sites for managing rubbish in the region over the next 15 years. A total of 52 potential sites have been earmarked for a variety of uses including recycling, landfill and waste treatment. Wiltshire Council is working with Swindon Borough Council to produce the joint Waste Local Development Framework which ...

  • Prison sentence for illegal waste site operator

    A man from Buxton has received a five month prison sentence for illegally operating a waste site. The Environment Agency brought Timothy Birchenough to Nottingham Crown Court to be charged under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. Birchenough operated an illegal waste site at Wibbersley Farm, Buxton. He did not have a waste management licence, which is a requirement for all sites which receive ...

  • California Approves Expansion of Toxic Waste Site

    Residents of a small California farming community who have worried for years about the health effects of a hazardous waste landfill learned Wednesday that the state has cleared the way for it to expand. Rather than scaling back the Kettleman Hills landfill, as residents had demanded, state officials announced the approval of a plan for the operator to increase what is already the largest toxic ...


    By Associated Press

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Communities consulted on radioactive waste disposal site

    Government today launched a consultation on a revised proposed process for working with communities in order to agree a site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF). The multi-billion pound facility would be used to dispose of higher activity radioactive waste safely underground. This would provide a permanent solution for the disposal of existing legacy waste, and waste from new nuclear power ...

  • Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

    The Government today published the response to its consultation on how potential sites for geological disposal of higher activity waste in England will be identified and assessed. It also published a Framework document which sets out a high-level description of the desk-based site identification and assessment process and the criteria that will be used. Alongside this, the Government ...

  • Reappointments to the committee on radioactive waste management

    The Chair and twelve members of the Committee on Radioactive Waste Management (CoRWM) have recently been reappointed for a second term of office by sponsor Ministers from the Department of Energy and Climate Change and the devolved administrations for, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Committee plays a key role in providing independent scrutiny and advice to UK Government and devolved ...

  • 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 SERIES

  • Statement to Parliament: Managing Radioactive Waste Safely: Call for evidence on the siting process for a Geological Disposal Facility

    The Government remains committed to geological disposal as the right policy for the long-term, safe and secure management of higher-activity radioactive waste. For the reasons I gave in my Written Ministerial Statement of 31 January 2013 I remain confident that ...

  • Additional sites consultation for South London waste partnership

    Residents and businesses are being asked to give their views on eight additional sites which could be used for waste management purposes in South London. The South London Waste Partnership, a joint initiative between the boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Sutton, is currently in the process of identifying potential sites that are suitable for waste management. These additional eight sites ...

  • English company fined for burning waste on demolition site

    A Herefordshire plant and demolition company has been ordered to pay GBP 7,553 in fines and costs for burning tyres, plastic and other waste at a site in Taunton. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The Agency visited Taunton Trading Estate at Norton Fitzwarren on October 29, 2007 after receiving a report that waste was being burnt at the site. The trading estate was in the process of ...

  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

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