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Archive | July, 2008

European Parliament Approves Certain Soil Re-Uses on Contaminated Land

Technology industry “very pleased” over WFD revisions 09-07-2008 The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) – the trade association for the environmental technology industry – has welcomed revisions to the Waste Framework Directive which were approved by the European Parliament last month. The group’s aim is to maximise opportunities for effective materials recovery without jeopardising environmental standards.  […]

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Transfer Stations: Dead, or Alive and Kicking Inside MRFs and MBTs?

Are They Dead, or Alive and Living Under a New Name? Transfer Stations are in reality just conveniently situated depots where refuse collection vehicles (RCVs)discharge their loads to avoid collection vehicles travelling uneconomic and unnecessary distances to distant landfills. The waste is picked up again and compacted into larger vehicles which may carry up to […]

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