waste management

The completion process ahead of the unveiling of the combined group will take around two weeks. The merger is expected to deliver Euro 40 million of cost synergies. ‘We will be launching a...
More than 10 billion pounds of plastic healthcare packaging were placed in the market in 2013, the project partners state. On a global basis, only 14% of plastic packaging is collected for recycling...
The ministry’s secretary Dr Sandip Chatterjee received a proposal detailing how to implement the eco-parks during a recent recycling workshop, jointly organised by parties such as the Nasscom...
The initiative is expected to reduce the carbon footprint of CCEP’s factory in the UK town of Morpeth by approximately 80-100 tonnes of CO2 per year, which equates to approximately 15 homes...
COPEX is internationally recognised for the high quality and durability of its machinery for the metal recycling industry but the company is less well-known as a manufacturer of balers for the waste...
The half-life of iodine is more than 15 million years and it can disperse rapidly in air and water, inflicting significant damage on the environment, humans and animals. 'What we're talking about...
The report covers medical and laboratory materials such as packaging, gloves, tissues, bandages and infusion kits. At present, autoclaving and incineration are the most chosen methods of treatment...
The ‘Waste reduction through waste separation, waste diversion and recycling project’ aims to reduce the high volume of plastic waste, mostly polyethylene bottles. Waste management...
In Maurer´s opinion, stakeholders are driven more each day by sentiment rather than wisdom. ´People are getting anxious, making them want to do things fundamentally different,´ he...
His appointment coincides with UNTHA’s increased penetration of the Asian market. In 2015, for example, the company shipped an XR waste shredder to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam for the...
The conference and expo will take place from 5 to 7 April 2016 in the Bulgarian capital Sofia. The programme will cover anything from legislation, materials recovery methods, waste treatment and...
The incident is described as ‘not suspicious’ by Cambridge Fire Department platoon chief Martin Mills. The fire was initially spotted during the late afternoon in a cardboard packing area...
'Waste sorting and recycling are the only way out since mayor Sergei Sobyanin ordered a halt to construction on new waste burial facilities around Moscow, and the old factories and trash dumps will...
A significant hurdle to recycling waste clothing and other textiles into their original fibres is that most of this material is composed of blended fibres - the most common being polyester/cotton...
The country's environment minister Nick Smith is championing a new recycling infrastructure that is expected to provide plastic waste drop-off locations for 70% of all inhabitants 'within 20...
Construction of the facility began in September 2013 to replace the overflowing Abu Dis landfill. The Greennet facility will receive 250 truckloads of refuse on a daily basis and has an annual...
Based in Zurich, Eberhard is a family business with a solid position in the Swiss waste management industry. Investing in robotic waste sorting is a natural step, according to the company’s ceo...
Iles will remain as a non-executive director, allowing him to maintain his involvement with EMR and to pursue some personal interests. His career spans 28 years and various roles, including finance...
Between participating companies which include Kraft Foods and Plastipak Packaging, almost 11 million pounds of material has been diverted from Illinois landfills alone. 'This amount is the equivalent...
Recyclers are warning that the industry is in jeopardy and capacity is already shutting down. Last June, for example, a plastic recycling plant was declared bankrupt, although it continues to operate...
EU citizens average a 90% commitment to paper recycling, although Romania offers a notable exception as only 50% of the country’s consumers taking part in the survey claimed to separate paper at...
Using technology developed in the USA, the butts are pulled apart in order to separate ash, tobacco and paper from the filter. The organic materials go through an industrial composting process to...
China′s Environmental Protection Department (MEP) reported a significantly lower recycling rate of 39% for 2012, well down on the 48% of the previous year and a far cry from the claimed 52% for...
Thanks to Taiwan's compulsory waste separation by category and pay-as-you-go refuse bags, waste volumes have fallen from a peak of 1.14 kg per person per day in 1998 to 397 grams in 2012. 'Meanwhile...
The facility has the capacity to process 1000 tons of material a day and will ship sorted commodities to markets all around the world. Both the city of New York and Sims have invested US$ 110 million...
The APSRG, the leading forum informing the debate between parliamentarians, business leaders and the sustainable resource community with the aim of raising awareness of resource issues within the...
Having been a partner in Nicollin's development since 1992, the Suez Environnement subsidiary has decided to put more focus on waste recovery. Nicollin has been an important player in the transport...
The Green Dot recycling programme was launched in 1991 by Germany's then environment minister Klaus Töpfer under the Dual System Germany (DSD) banner. Producers and suppliers in 26 European countries...
The new initiative, known as the Waste Management McDonough Sustainable Innovation Collaborative, will essentially serve as a consultancy and focus on directly serving producers, manufacturers,...
Eurostat data shows that municipal waste generated per capita in Sweden has fallen from 482 kg in 2009 to 465 kg in 2010 and 460 kg in 2011. However, EPA describes this as a 'short-term phenomenon'...
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