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Archive | November, 2007

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Assumes Solid Waste Industry Leadership Role With EPA Approval for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Target

Casella Waste Systems, Inc., the only solid waste and recycling services company in the American nation who is a member of Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Climate Leaders Program, announced today it has received EPA approval for its greenhouse gas reduction goal. Casella set an aggressive companywide greenhouse gas emissions reduction target at ten percent over seven […]

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ACR+ International Conference on Waste and Climate Change

ACR+ international conference on waste and climate change, is hosted by London Remade    Venue:  Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD   Description:  Explore the role that waste management has to play in climate change in this topical international conference. High profile expert speakers from Europe and beyond will […]

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Britain Still Throwing Highest Tonnages into Landfills

Britain is still topping Europe in use of landfills. Britain still sends more household waste to landfill than any other European country, council heads warned today. Following new figures issued by Defra last week showing that English councils are now averaging a 30% recycling rate for household waste, the Local Government Association published research today […]

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Friends of the Earth Urges the Government Sort Out UK Waste

Friends of the Earth is calling on the Government to get its policies on waste sorted to boost recycling and composting and avoid building any new incinerators. This follows a fortnight of confusion over whether the Government will allow councils to give financial incentives to those who recycle more. Friends of the Earth’s senior waste […]

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UK Landfill Will Soon Be More Expensive Than Using New Waste Facilities

UK Landfill Gate Charges Will Soon Become More Expensive than Waste Treatment in Waste Facilities The campaign which started in 2000 to enable the UK to comply with the EU landfill waste reduction targets, reaches a tipping point soon. Until now we have seen a continuing onslaught of regulations to improve landfill practices and also […]

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Majority of Councils “Need to take action” to Hit Landfill Diversion Targets

In fact 72% of councils “need to take action” to reduce their waste tonnages being sent to landfill in order to meet the EU’s targets. These are the waste disposal authorities in England that need to do more to meet their targets for reducing the amount of biodegradable waste going to landfill, the Environment Agency has said. But, […]

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