Latest News for: Industrial wastes


Include waste collectors in COVID-19 vaccination priority, groups urge gov’t

Manila Bulletin 17 Apr 2021
... recyclers, penned a letter to the Inter-Agency Task Force on Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF-EID), to appeal for the vaccine prioritization of workers involved in the management of municipal solid waste, healthcare waste, commercial and industrial waste, and hazardous waste.

Community asks DEP to nix frack waste in Grove City-area landfill

The Sharon Herald 17 Apr 2021
Residents who spoke Thursday at a DEP virtual hearing expressed alarm that hydraulic fracturing well waste could wind up in a landfill that Tri-County Industries wants to reopen in Pine and Liberty townships ... DEP in December approved Tri-County's application for the municipal waste landfill permit.

Why this fishing technique is a climate disaster

Info News 17 Apr 2021
The department is currently not considering the industry’s impact on oceanic carbon emissions, however ... “It’s a very wasteful fishery in that you catch fish that can have much more value — 20 to 30 times more value — when you catch them with other types of gear and keep them in B.C.”.

Action for Earth Day

Telluride Daily Planet 17 Apr 2021
In 1970, amid growing concerns about the impacts of ...

Ukraine: Ministry of natural resources plans to give new life to Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ruptly 17 Apr 2021
The state is creating facilities in the exclusion zone that will complete the stage of activities in the field of nuclear energy use - centralized long-term storage and disposal of nuclear fuel and radioactive waste,” the report says ... an industrial cluster and an innovation park.

Biden’s executive order on climate change targets humans

The Grand Island Independent 17 Apr 2021
On March 8, attorney generals of 12 U.S ... 20 on Biden’s first day in office ... Carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide are produced as by-products in many critical economic activities, including energy, agriculture and industrial production, transportation, construction, waste disposal and many other processes ... .

Engineering a circular food economy

Process and Control Today 16 Apr 2021
Presumably, many people’s initial thoughts turn to single-use plastic, air pollution and renewable energy when asked about sustainability, and whilst those things are crucial, people often forget about the detrimental effects of food waste and its packaging ... Long-term effects of food waste. You may ask why food waste is so damaging.

Officials negotiating lot sale for waste facility

Times Argus 16 Apr 2021
BARRE TOWN — Local officials are negotiating the sale of a to-be-created lot at the Wilson Industrial Park to the Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District for a household hazardous waste facility ... Board Chairman Paul White said his concern was building the waste facility near those who live on Bolster Road.

Learn the Secrets Behind Superzero's Popular Shampoo Bars

Treehugger 16 Apr 2021
Shampoo bars are one of those things that, once you've tried them and found a good one, make you wonder why you ever wasted money on bottles of liquid shampoo ... Wittke described the zero-waste, plastic-free beauty industry as an exciting place to be right now ... "The beauty industry ...

Press reporting on nuclear waste disposal: National models of watchdog journalism?

Phys Dot Org 16 Apr 2021
In addressing intergenerational equity, Helsingin Sanomat echoed the government and industry argument that a deep geological repository spares future generations from having to tackle the waste problem ... The now published study examined nuclear waste reporting—in particular related to risks and safety—in Helsingin Sanomat and Le Monde.

Nestlé Smarties creates a recycling first

Independent online (SA) 16 Apr 2021
“These targets will be met by ensuring that post-consumer recyclate is made up of household, industrial and commercial waste diverted from landfills, thus further entrenching circularity in waste management and product development,” Creecy said.

Free hazardous waste collection event set April 24

The World 16 Apr 2021
Coos and Curry County residents can dispose of various household chemicals at a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event scheduled from 9 a.m ... This event is for household hazardous waste only. No industrial or commercial wastes will be accepted ... Ammunition, asbestos, explosives, fireworks, radioactive materials, medical wastes & sharps.

Chinese nuclear expert calls on Japan to prudently handle Fukushima radioactive wastewater issue

People Daily 16 Apr 2021
Disposal and discharge of nuclear waste with different levels of radioactivity should be subject to international and industrial regulations, the expert said, explaining that relevant legally binding international conventions have clarified the primary responsibilities associated with nuclear waste disposal.

Corrie Mckeague: Missing RAF airman inquest 'will not review police search'

BBC News 16 Apr 2021
Corrie Mckeague, who was 23, is believed to have died after climbing into an industrial waste bin after a night out in Bury St Edmunds in 2016. His body has never been found ... His last confirmed sighting was at 03.25 BST, when CCTV cameras recorded him walking into an area behind Greggs and Superdrug, where industrial waste bins were stored ... .

Donovan eyes three-pronged approach toward fighting food insecurity in NYC

AM New York 16 Apr 2021
Mayoral Candidate Shaun Donovan today, April 15, released a three-pronged food policy platform focusing on ensuring the food industry, including the hospitality sector can thrive, bringing fresh, healthy food to local communities and finding innovative solutions to reduce waste ...