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Archive | July, 2007

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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WRAP Re-Issue Alternate Weekly Collection Scheme Guidance

There has been nothing as contentious for a long while in the Waste Management scene as alternate weekly collection schemes (AWCS). So it is interesting to note the new guidance: Waster WRAP have re-issued their guidance on alternate weekly collection schemes. Included within the revised guidance is a suggestion that to meet Landfill Directive requirements […]

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Subscribe to Reed Publishing’s Recycling eMagazine

The Waster has subscribed, and it’s free and very flash! Lots of good articles. Here is what they say: Published by Reed Business Information Group, this online magazine is filled with market analysis, product investigations, up-to-the-minute news and features covering all the relevant topics for today’s international recycling professional. By using our established communications channels and […]

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Not to Go to Prof. Raffaello Cossu’s Sardinia Symposium 2007 Would be a Mistake

Here is the letter that Raffaello sent to the Waster. He is right of course, but he is far too modest: “the most important event on waste management and landfilling worldwide” – by a mile!: The Waster says! SARDINIA 2007 Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Italy 1-5 October […]

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Boston: US Demonstration Waste-to-Energy Plant Goes Online

A Boston company has officially opened a clean-energy demonstration plant to convert municipal waste into energy and other beneficial products. Ze-gen Inc. hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 23 at the facility in New Bedford, Mass. The New Bedford Waste Services LLC plant will use advanced gasification technology to convert waste into synthetic natural gas and electricity. […]

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Combined Anaerobic Digestion/In Vessel Composting Plant Announced for Northamptonshire

A newly established organics company has announced this week that it will be opening a composting facility in Northamptonshire next April which will combine anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting. The Bio Group, which formed this May as a joint venture between in-vessel specialists Cambridge Recycling Services (CRS), composting machinery providers Global Recycling Solutions as well […]

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Information Published on Markets for Recyclable Materials Recovered by Scottish Local Authorities

Remade Scotland have issued a report looking at markets for local authority collected materials. Although local authorities are being driven by legislation, rather than demand for materials, the good news is that there appear to be outlets available for all recyclate potentially recoverable from Scottish local authorities. Prices will be determined by quality of material […]

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