Waste Tracking News

  • Free visit to RWM promises to make your waste work harder

    Whether you are looking for a waste-to energy solution or want to find out what grants and funding might be available to help you to grow your recycling business, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition (RWM 10) taking place at the NEC, Birmingham from 14 to 16 September can help you to turn waste problems into resource opportunities. Bigger than ever before, the three-day show features an ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • GBB Assisting City of Fort Wayne, IN, in Review/Procurement of Collection Programs

    (Fairfax, VA – April 1, 2010) – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by the City of Fort Wayne, IN, to review current garbage and recycling collection programs; provide recommendations/direction for future programs; and oversee the procurement process with vendors. “Procurements are not without challenge, and they require extensive planning, intense ...

  • Hormel foods announces environmental sustainability progress

    Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL) today announced results of environmental sustainability projects it has implemented at its U.S. manufacturing facilities as part of the company's ongoing efforts to reduce its environmental impact. 'We are making significant progress toward achieving the environmental sustainability goals we have outlined in our annual corporate responsibility report,' said ...

  • Labour works towards zero waste society in manifesto

    A new Labour Government will move Britain towards a ’zero waste’ society and drive the introduction of on-the-go recycling on streets and in shopping centres, according the party’s 2010 manifesto.The 76-page document mentions the word ‘waste’ a total of five times and the word ‘recyclable’ only three times. Outlining the party’s past achievements, the manifesto explains that “we have made it far ...

  • Patent Pending Software Designed for Environmental Professionals is Embraced by the Industry

    Patent Pending Software Designed for Environmental Professionals is Embraced by the Industry ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • FedEx introduces first all-electric trucks to be used in the U.S. Parcel delivery service

    FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) today announced the expansion of its alternative-energy vehicle fleet with the first all-electric FedEx parcel delivery trucks in the United States. Four purpose-built electric trucks-optimized for electric operation from the wheels up-are slated to hit the road in the Los Angeles area starting in June 2010, joining more than 1,800 alternative-energy vehicles already in ...

  • Fast-track phosphate treatment solution for North Hampshire

    Faced with performance limitations in existing phosphate dosing equipment at Southern Water’s Fullerton Treatment Works, the company’s joint venture partnership with Morrison Utility services has carried out a fast-track system upgrade with the introduction of a bespoke Gee-built and fully containerised dosing unit. Fullerton is a full treatment works with two-stage filtration and a sludge ...

  • Industry on track to deliver green aircraft by 2020

    Industry is on track to ensure 'carbon-neutral growth' in the aviation sector from 2020, but strengthened European Union support for research and development (R&D) is vital to help manufacturers deliver the green technologies required, François Gayet, secretary-general of the AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), told EurActiv in an interview. 'In 2000, not everybody ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Seven years to overnight success - 2010 games on track to carbon neutrality

    The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games may officially start on Friday but seven years of sustainability efforts have already started to pay off, with a carbon neutral Organizing Committee, torch relay and athletes, 62 Games-related sustainability innovations and 200 at-risk youth and new Canadians trained in a community-based carpentry program. These are just a few of the examples of sustainable ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ORTEC acquires BlueKaizen to strengthen position in France

    ORTEC, the leader in advanced planning and optimization solutions, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of BlueKaizen. BlueKaizen, part of the French MASA Group, focuses on optimization software for waste management and the field services industry.By adding BlueKaizen, ORTEC will expand its market penetration and become the largest player in the French market for sophisticated ...


  • Quantum Compliance System, Inc. announces support for biennial waste report changes

    Ypsilanti, MI - Quantum Compliance Systems, Inc. (Quantum) announces an update to FacTS™ Waste Tracking/Management feature to support changes in the Biennial Report. The Environmental Protection Agency’s 2009 Hazardous Waste Report Instructions document a new field called the Waste Minimization Code for the Waste Generation and Management (GM) form. This code will be used to categorize the ...


    By Quantum Compliance

  • EPA strengthens transboundary hazardous waste shipment regulations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is strengthening the regulations that govern the shipping of hazardous waste for recycling between the United States and other countries. The new measures are meant to increase the level of regulatory oversight, provide stricter controls, and greater transparency. The final rule announced today aligns EPA’s hazardous waste import/export/transit shipment ...

  • EPA strengthens transboundary hazardous waste shipment regulations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is strengthening the regulations that govern the shipping of hazardous waste for recycling between the United States and other countries. The new measures are meant to increase the level of regulatory oversight, provide stricter controls, and greater transparency. The final rule announced today aligns EPA’s hazardous waste import/export/transit ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010 on the right track

    Six months ahead of IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS 2010, which takes place between 5 and 7 May in the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), many important companies in the sector have already applied to take part. The list includes for example Siemens AG , WILO China Ltd., Danfoss (Shanghai) Automatic Controls Ltd., Shanghai Centrifuge Institute Co. Ltd., VAG Water Systems (Taicang) Co. Ltd., ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • Verisae`s System tracks over 38m pounds of refrigerants -- Equates to over 100bn pounds of carbon

    Verisae, a global provider of environmental management solutions, tracks over 500,000 thousand refrigerant containing systems across the United States. Over 25% of all U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) are tracked using Verisae’s Sustainability Resource Planning (SRP) platform.The accurate tracking of ...


    By Verisae

  • London 2012 meeting waste goals

    London 2012 is on track to deliver its waste management plans. Published in its updated sustainability report, ‘Towards a One Planet 2012’, are achievements already carried out on the project. These include surpassing the target of recycling or reusing 90 per cent of demolition waste by 7.7 per cent, using waterways to transport waste and recyclables, cleaning more than 80 per cent of soil for ...

  • Defra proposes changes to landfill diversion target calculations

    Changes are being considered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to the way waste going to landfill in the UK is classified and calculated. The existing approach focuses on waste collected by local authorities from households. The new classification would include more commercial waste, to help “bring greater convergence between the management of household and commercial ...

  • Councils on track to meet 2010 LATS target

    English local authorities are on track to meet their Landfill Allowance Trading Scheme allocations for 2010, according to a new report. The study by the Environment Agency called Report on the Landfill Allowances and Trading Scheme 2008/09 shows how much biodegradable ...

  • Wastedge.com December release is here!

    It seems like just yesterday we were deploying our September 2009 release of Wastedge.com yet here we are 3 months later and we are introducing our lastest release of Wastedge.com functionality. This release includes alot of new functionality and extentions to existing functions of our software package. The latest features include our new Vehicle Tracking, Customisable Reports (Beta), PDF Merging ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • Samsung finds 4 out of 5 European businesses are not taking steps to reduce wasted office resources

    Samsung Electronics has released the results of a European-wide survey, which reveals that businesses are not taking the proactive steps required to reduce wasted paper and toner in the office printing environment. The survey of more than 4,500 public and private sector workers reports that four out of five (83 per cent) organisations are not implementing basic technologies to reduce the volume ...


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