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ESA Launches Health & Safety CD For Waste Management

EU Skills, together with industry body, the Environmental Services Association (ESA), produced the CD after Sector Skills Agreement research by EU Skills identified health and safety as a priority area for employers. During the development of this training package EU Skills and ESA consulted widely with organisations such as the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) […]

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More Effort Needed to ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ says UK Environment Agency

The Environment Agency yesterday (Thursday, 11 January 2007) called on the nation to reduce, reuse and recycle as much of our waste as possible. The call comes as the Environment Agency publishes the latest figures on what happens to our waste in England and Wales. Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, said: “The […]

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Waste Mining will be New Mining Industry for the East Midlands?

Waste Mining: The East Midlands could enjoy a thriving mining industry again, but rather than coal, in the future it will be waste that’s mined. This is ccording to ADAS, the UK’s largest provider of rural and environmental solutions and policy advice, in a recent News release. As the availability of landfill space becomes limited, […]

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UK Environment Agency Announces New plan to encourage a better, ‘greener’ waste management industry

A new initiative to encourage the waste management industry including landfill operators and waste treatment plants to improve their environmental performance has been announced today (8 August 2006) by the UK Environment Agency. The plan sets out the environmental and wider impacts of the waste management sector and identifies ten objectives for the industry and […]

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Call for papers: 1st International Environmental Symposium in Dubai

Just received by the “Waster” is the following invitation, and call for papers: Environmental Center for Arab Towns Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Industry and the Chairman of Dubai Municipality The Environmental Center for Arab Towns is pleased to announce it’s first […]

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Veolia Environmental Services wins the PEEL People’s Cup

Released on 3 July 2006 Leading waste management company, Veolia Environmental Services, is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious PEEL People’s Cup for its Highmoor Landfill Site near Oldham. Run by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the annual PEEL People’s Cup is awarded to the landfill site operating team adjudged to be the best […]

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