Waste Training News

  • Hazardous waste specialist prepares for £1m revenue boost with new shredder

    Hazardous waste specialist Wastege has invested in an UNTHA S25 shredder as the team gears up to take on an additional £1m of business. The Hull headquartered firm has more than 30 years’ waste management and recycling experience, supporting clients throughout the UK. But with an ever-growing reputation for tackling particularly complex materials, Wastege is ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • New service manager appointed at industrial shredding specialist

    Industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has appointed a new service manager as the North Yorkshire team gears up for its biggest year of projects to date. Rob Carnell has joined the business following ten years working for the world’s third largest forklift truck manufacturer, Jungheinrich. Having progressed through the German-owned ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2018 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 14th annual event, taking place 27th February-1st March 2018 in London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • PennWell’s Sales Academy Wins a 2017 Connectiv Innovation Award

    PennWell Corporation announced today their win of a 2017 Connectiv Innovation Award in the Retooling the Business Model category for their Sales Academy training program. One of 17 winners, PennWell will compete for the People’s Choice Award at the Innovation Festival to be held on September 28, 2017 in New York City. At the live event, each of the winners will have three minutes to present ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • The start of something big!

    The beginning of a year that will see our incineration waste expertise achieve new heights of success. First of all may we wish everyone – our customers, agents, suppliers and everyone who knows us a Very Happy New Year and a peaceful and prosperous 2017.  At the beginning of any new year it is a time for optimism and ambition and at Matthews Environmental Solutions we are ...

  • Looking for Basic Online Spill Responder Course?

    Spill Responders in their workplace setting are familiar with the products that are in use; unlike public responders that may be called to respond to a spill that can be the result of any number of products or wastes. Hespro's online training builds on our knowledge of products and or wastes at our workplace setting and directs the participant on the path to creating contingencies based on ...


    By Hespro

  • EREF and SWANA to Collaborate on Research, Education and Awareness

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) and the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that outlines the intent to conduct various collaborative efforts, including: data aggregation and similar applied research efforts of mutual interest, joint fundraising activities to fund research efforts, increased collaboration ...

  • National Recycling Coalition Awards Scholarships

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) today announced the award to four outstanding New Orleans-area college students with scholarships towards their higher education expenses in the sustainability field. The Murray J. Fox Scholarship Fund was created in 1994, when Murray Fox, a long-time supporter and member of the NRC, started a fund to provide scholarships to college students interested in ...

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • Safety Assessment May Just Get You an OSHA Paid Dumpster Caddy

    Prevention is so critical to worker safety that OSHA has grant money available for ergonomic tools like dumpster moving equipment. Award recipients include non-profit organizations as well as labor unions, private firms, and certain other groups, so it’s possible for your workers to benefit from free safety equipment in almost any kind of workplace. A Minnesota ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • WASTECON 2016 is coming!

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) hosts the only national conference for solid waste professionals by solid waste professionals. This August, that conference – WASTECON® – is coming to Indianapolis! WASTECON offers opportunities to see what’s new in collection, processing, marketing, and ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Riverside welcomes new service manager

    Heading up Riverside’s after sales division, Barry is now the main point of contact for existing waste baler customers. He is responsible for proactively scheduling routine machine inspections and servicing, coordinating maintenance enquiries, organising operator training, processing orders of waste baler consumables and dealing with ad hoc repair queries. The appointment marks the latest ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • A Unique Training Opportunity - Trinity Consultants

    Trinity Consultants, the nationwide leader in environmental regulations and compliance training, is presenting valuable environmental training “boot camps” in May, June, and September of this year. This boot camp comprises three classroom training courses with Continuing Education Units (CEU) available for each.  Participants can attend in either Boston, Massachusetts in May, ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • 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

  • Motor manufacturer boosts recycling agenda with Riverside waste baler

    And thanks to the quality and volume of bales it can produce, this world-leading engineering firm looks set to achieve a return on investment in as little as 15 months. With a global and varied client-base, Mellor Electrics buys in a wide range of component parts to fuel its diverse production. Each delivery presents multiple packaging ‘wastes’ which are difficult to store and ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Making the EPA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Work For You

    The public comment period on the proposed revisions to the hazardous waste management program closed just before the end of 2015. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed these regulations to ”address gaps in the regulations, provide greater flexibility for hazardous waste generators to manage their hazardous ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • U.S. EPA Honors UC Santa Cruz for Reducing Wasted Food

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the University of California Santa Cruz with an award for outstanding efforts in food recovery. The students, food service staff and university leaders worked together to cut food waste by more than 750 tons from 2013 to 2014. “As we sit down to our Thanksgiving feasts, it’s important to remember just how much food goes to waste in ...

  • EPA Honors 17 Environmental Job Training Program Graduates in Columbus, Miss.

    During a ceremony today at the Genesis Dream Center in Columbus, Miss., representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized 17 graduates from the Superfund Job Training Initiative (SuperJTI). EPA provided the two-week environmental job training program in conjunction with the ongoing cleanup at the Kerr McGee Chemical Superfund Site. The SuperJTI program was offered to ...

  • Powercon Corp. settles hazardous waste violations at Severn, Md. facility

    Powercon Corporation has agreed to pay a $40,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its manufacturing facility in Severn, Md., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. As part of the settlement, Powercon has also implemented a recycling project that will significantly reduce its hazardous waste. The settlement addresses compliance with ...

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