Waste Tracking News

  • Saving the Great White South

    He's been described as the most inspiring person you've never heard of.  Robert Swan was the first person in history to walk to both the North and South poles - unassisted.  Yet few of us have heard of him or his almost unbelievable exploits. On January 11, 1986, after walking 900 miles (1,400 km) in 70 days without the aid of any radio communications or back-up support, Swan and his ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • DS Smith Recycling commits to multimillion euro investment with IT specialists Qurius UK

    Bury, UK. Qurius UK has announced that it has today signed an agreement with DS Smith Recycling (formerly known as Severnside Recycling) to provide them with its Enwis business management software solution. The product, based on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, is specially designed for the waste and recycling industry. ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • Resort uses Intelex software to go green, targets paperless office in 2011

    In the spirit of its mission to preserve, protect and inspire, the Grand Teton Lodge Company (GTLC) has turned to Intelex, a global pioneer in environment management solutions, to become a leader in sustainability among its peers in the tourism and hospitality industry. GTLC, based in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park, used to struggle with the minutiae of environment management: ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • CSRminute: UMass Dartmouth releases sustainability report using GRI G3 framework; Bell`s Brewery makes progress on sustainable brewing

    TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news. The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth( ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Audit Response Tracking Program Upgrade

      Conformance Check is proud to announce the release of ARTP Version 1.102. This version update contains four new features that are designed to provide ARTP users with additional options and greater functionality: 1)   Responders can now modify/add to their responses after they have forwarded an audit for review. ARTP manages the process, such that ...


  • Dell, Facebook, Alliance partner to develop, promote LivingEfficiently.org

    The Alliance to Save Energy is undertaking a trio of initiatives to raise the profile of energy efficiency nationally and globally in the digital age: Entering into an innovative partnership with its newest Associate member, Facebook, that employs the explosive power of the social network to empower consumers worldwide to save money with energy efficiency; Unveiling ...

  • World premiere for mobile chipper

    “The basis is a Morbark 3800, which we’ve equipped with a rotary base, tracks, cab and grapple boom. The result is a chipper that can easily navigate forest roads. Because it’s completely mobile, one operator can manage the entire process from the raw material to the finished chips in containers.” The speaker is Mats Johansson, who is in charge of sales of Morbark ...


    By Elmia AB

  • EPA issues draft Chesapeake Bay ‘pollution diet -- draft TMDL contains strong federal measures to fill in gaps in state pollution reduction plans (DE, DC, MD, NY, PA, VA, WV)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today released a draft Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL), a mandatory “pollution diet” designed to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its vast network of streams, creeks and rivers. The Bay is a complex ecosystem and an economic engine for the region, supporting a variety of industries from fishing to tourism. The draft TMDL -- which ...

  • Glass Container Industry Releases Comprehensive Cradle-to-Cradle LCA - Study confirms positive environmental impact of glass packaging and recycling

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The North American glass container industry has taken a pioneering step in producing the first complete and thorough cradle-to-cradle life cycle assessment (LCA) ever conducted for the industry. The LCA, coordinated by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), reaffirms the benefits of glass container recycling for the environment. The use of recycled glass (cullet) ...

  • US Ecology to Acquire Stablex Hazardous Waste Facility for $80 Million Canadian Dollars

    Purchase Expands Service Offering and Geographic Reach in Canada and Northeast U.S. BOISE, ID - US Ecology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECOL) ("the Company") today announced that it has entered into a definitive share purchase agreement to acquire Stablex Canada, Inc. ("Stablex"), a leading North American provider of hazardous waste services, for $80 million Canadian dollars ("CAD") cash. The transaction ...


    By US Ecology, Inc.

  • Kraft foods makes Dow Jones sustainability index sixth year in a row

    Kraft Foods (NYSE: KFT) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the sixth year in a row on the North America Index and fifth year running on the World Index. This honor recognizes the company's economic, environmental and social performance. Kraft Foods achieved the food industry's leading scores in operational eco-efficiency for a third year in a row, and this year had leading ...

  • DIMENSION DATA TAKES NEXT STEP TO ACHIEVE ENERGY AND WASTE REDUCTION GOALS

    DIMENSION DATA TAKES NEXT STEP TO ACHIEVE ENERGY AND WASTE REDUCTION GOALS Will Help Group Better Understand Full Scope of Environmental Issues and Compliance NEW YORK, NY—Dimension Data, the $4 billion global IT services and solutions provider, has taken another step in its strategy to report its carbon footprint, and track energy and waste reduction goals. The company said today ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Sustainability and Waste Management Planning courses available on line to create jobs.

     Stimulating the economy is the goal for Green Real Estate Education, who has been leading the effort for green education since 2006. They have launched 2 fast track on line courses targeted to create jobs. Green Real Estate Education has taught over 6,000 on the basics of green building to the real estate community has launched courses that can be taken on line. The company has earmarked ...


  • Ontario`s hazardous waste program shouldn`t be shelved: ECO

    Ontario's program for managing hazardous waste is an important step in the right direction and should not be scrapped, says Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO) Gord Miller in a new report. The report notes, however, that the program is not perfect, and offers recommendations for its improvement. Miller fears that recent controversy and confusion over the implementation of the second phase ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES

    PRESS RELEASE RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 14 to 16 September 2010  30 June 2010 - MRF quality, public consultations, food waste, collecting from high rise flats and many ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Minor updates in June

    We have published some minor modifications to Nems Accounter. The following modifcations have been published: Better user feedback when the user tries to delete a field>installation connection with allocated data Duplicate entries under chemicals will now provide better user feedback Better handling and feedback to users who tries to edit approved waste data ...


    By add novatech

  • Interserve appoints Severnside to Defra Waste Management

    Severnside Recycling has been appointed by Interserve Plc to handle the waste from 157 Defra sites nationwide in the UK. Defra operates a diverse portfolio of facilities from general offices through to specialist laboratories and large estates and Severnside will be developing bespoke solutions to handle the different waste streams generated in the most sustainable way. This will involve ...

  • Alpha Bin Care strengthens team with appointment of

    Alpha Bin Care, a leading commercial cleaner and maintainer of wheeled bin containers and waste management, has strengthened its team with the appointment of Lesley Carnall as Business Development Manager, responsible for overall sales performance in London and the South East.  This announcement comes as the company focuses on further developing its services across the South East of the UK. ...


  • Plan A progress positive for waste and recycling

    All of the targets relating to waste and recycling set out by retailer Marks and Spencer (M&S) as part of their Plan A sustainability initiative have either been achieved or are on target, according to a report published today. The How We Do Business Report details the progress of the Plan A initiative, which was launched in 2007, three years on and demonstrates significant progress has been ...

  • New CEO Joins LanzaTech

    LanzaTech Announces the Addition of Jennifer Holmgren to Their Team AUCKLAND, New Zealand - LanzaTech NZ Ltd. announced today that Jennifer Holmgren has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. She will lead the LanzaTech team to extend its position at the forefront of the waste gas to fuels market. Dr. Holmgren joins LanzaTech from UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, where she was Vice ...


    By LanzaTech

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