Waste Transfer News

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • International W2E Market Bulletin November Round-Up

    The RDF/SRF energy sector volatility continue caused by a lack of available spot tonnes and increasing demand in key markets. For RDF, shipments to Rotterdam are still seeing enquiries for extra material. Traders are indicating that AEB’s Amsterdam plant is still building up stocks. Contract tonnes are being called and its leaving suppliers with limited room for spot deals. Gate Fees are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • ‘Edoc for hazardous waste’ being developed

    The UK’s four environmental agencies are working together to develop an electronic hazardous waste tracking system to replace the current paper-based consignment note system. A website for Hazdoc, similar to the electronic duty of care (Edoc) service, has been made but the service will not be operational until about 2019-20. This follows four events held in June and July across England, ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • ESA calls for public sector waste shake-up

    On the 1st of August 2016 a new paper was released, namely, ‘Resourceful: Delivering a Strong and Competitive UK Resource Economy’, in which the ESA has set out a series of policies it claims will drive efficiency in the sector – ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Veolia North America moving headquarters to Boston

    Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. The company stated that the Boston “region’s innovation and sustainability culture is a perfect fit for the world’s largest environmental services company.” Veolia North America is a member of the International District Energy ...

  • PAYT system and SOTKON equipment with a pilot project in Barcelos

    With a long history of success in domestic and international market, SOTKON pioneered the development and commercialization of Underground Containerization Solutions and the development of associated technology. There has always been a concern to facilitate the tools to municipalities so that they can develop in a sustainable way and without limitations in terms of investment in equipment and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Waste producer responsibility

    Waste (for the purposes of soils/concrete/tar-bound material) is anything produced on site that you wish to get rid of/ remove. Section 34 of the EPA90 act imposes a 'Duty of Care' on those concerned with controlled waste. “Duty of Care” means that a company producing waste is responsible for its proper and safe disposal, even if it has been passed to another party. Breach of the ...


    By HWM Group

  • Jensen Chef fries steaks and compacts cardboard boxes

    At Jensen's Steakhouse a small baler helps with compression of the empty packaging In restaurant kitchens the employees have to move fast when customers are sitting at the table and waiting for the meal they have ordered. At Jensen's Steakhouse, this is no exception. The chef is used to the high pace while he prepares the steaks and passes them on to the waitress. But preferably work ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • There’s a Better Way to Move Them – Powered Dumpster Movers

    Often weighing several tons, moving a waste dumpster presents a challenging task for any employee. Lost days and compensation claims make injuries a treacherous task for any business. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries provides a scientific view of ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • International NORM Conference

    Our TRADEBE and Scotoil team will exhibiting at the International NORM Conference in Aberdeen on the 4th-5th of Nov 2015. On the 5th of Nov, Chris Macey, Commercial Manager - Incineration and Radioactives, will be delivering a presentation about understanding the treatment and disposal options for hazardous, NORM contaminated, and mixed waste. During the conference, our representatives will be ...


    By Tradebe

  • Casella Waste Systems Names William P. Hulligan to Board of Directors

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CWST) ("Casella" or the "Company"), a regional solid waste, recycling, and resource management services company, today announced the appointment of waste management industry veteran, William P. Hulligan, to Casella's Board of Directors (the " ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • MACPRESSE @WASTECON, Orlando, Florida, USA, 24-27 August 2015

    The WASTECON Conference opens its doors to offer you the possibility to discover and gain more information on the best solutions and innovations in the municipal solid waste (MSW) sector. Promoted ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Critical Materials Institute rare-earth recycling invention licensed to U.S Rare Earths

    A new technology developed by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Critical Materials Institute that aids in the recycling, recovery and extraction of rare earth minerals has been licensed to U.S. Rare Earths, Inc. The membrane solvent extraction system, invented by CMI partners Oak Ridge and Idaho national laboratories, is the first commercially licensed technology developed ...

  • Green spaces help decrease youth asthma rates

    South Bronx is one of the most poverty stricken regions in the county, but poverty is not all that is plaguing their residents.  Nicknamed “Asthma Alley” by its’ residents, South Bronx has poor air quality that is negatively affecting the health of the people within the region.  In fact, nearly 50 percent of the children in South Bronx have asthma while the United ...


    By Earth Day Network

  • Recofloor – the perfect partner on construction projects

    Recofloor is the perfect partner for recycling waste vinyl flooring from any construction or refurbishment project, offering up to 70% savings on disposal costs versus landfill. Founded by leading flooring manufacturers Polyflor and Altro to divert waste material from landfill, the UK’s national award-winning vinyl flooring recycling ...

  • EPA requires Southern California metal finishers to stop illegal hazardous waste releases, wastewater discharges

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today the resolution of a series of enforcement actions at five Southern California metal finishing companies which will collectively pay more than $223,700 in civil penalties for hazardous waste and Clean Water Act violations. The violations were uncovered during inspections conducted at facilities in the cities of Compton, Paramount, Ontario, ...

  • EPA, U.S. Department of Justice settle with P4 Production LLC, over hazardous chemical reporting requirements

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 10 and the U.S. Department of Justice have settled with P4 Productions LLC, for violations of federal Emergency Planning and Community-Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) and Comprehensive Emergency Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) chemical reporting laws. As part of the settlement, the Company has agreed to pay a $600,000 combined penalty. P4 ...

  • Illegally Dumped E-Waste Worth up to $19 Billion Annually

    Up to 90 per cent of the world’s electronic waste, worth nearly US $19 billion, is illegally traded or dumped each year, according to a report released today by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Each year, the electronic industry – one of the world’s largest and fastest growing – generates up to 41 million tonnes of e-waste from goods such as ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • One of Largest Transportation Companies in the U.S. to Use MagneGas

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a gaseous fuel, announced today that one of the largest transportation companies in the United States will be using MagneGas® in its railway division for repairs and construction. MagneGas will initially supply fuel ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

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