Waste management

Waste management is all those activities and action required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework that relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling etc.

The term usually relates to all kinds of waste, whether generated during the extraction of raw materials, the processing of raw materials into intermediate and final products, the consumption of final products, or other human activities, including municipal (residential, institutional, commercial), agricultural, and special (health care, household hazardous wastes, sewage sludge). Waste management is intended to reduce adverse effects of waste on health, the environment or aesthetics.

Waste management practices are not uniform among countries (developed and developing nations); regions (urban and rural area), and sectors (residential and industrial).

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Bawumia inaugurates innovative Medical Waste Management Plant in Wa

B & FT Online 23 May 2024
This facility, capable of processing over 500 kg of medical waste per day, represents a significant advancement in the region’s waste management capabilities ... Joseph Siaw Agyepong, in revolutionizing Ghana’s waste management sector ... challenges in waste management....

Dumpit Scotland: Glasgow’s Eco-Conscious Waste Disposal Experts

GetNews 23 May 2024
Glasgow, Scotland - May 23, 2024 - Dumpit Scotland, a leading provider of services in Glasgow, is committed to helping residents and businesses manage their waste responsibly and efficiently ... Residential Waste Removal ... Commercial Customised solutions for businesses to manage their waste efficiently and sustainably. Construction Waste Removal....

Renewables alone will not help achieve sustainability – need is to go full ‘circular’

Gulf News 23 May 2024
Looking at the role technology plays on the other side, we’re also seeing a key trend of the integration of smart technologies and data analytics in reshaping waste management systems ... Data analytics provide valuable insights into waste generation patterns, helping municipalities and businesses tailor their waste management strategies....

Fresh Start Waste lands Bruntwood contract

The Business Desk 23 May 2024
Independent waste company Fresh Start Waste Services has been awarded the full waste management services contract across the Bruntwood and Bruntwood SciTech property portfolio ... The QR code system they’ve introduced makes managing our waste services incredibly convenient.”....

Reencle’s Cutting-Edge Microbial Technology Turns Food Scraps into Nutrient-Rich Compost

GetNews 23 May 2024
From traditional compost bins to high-tech composting systems, each solution comes with its own set of challenges, such as managing odors, noise levels, and the efficiency of waste decomposition ... Indeed, Reencle stands out as an efficient, eco-friendly solution for managing food waste....

Could Sebastian cut its garbage costs by 'piggybacking' onto Indian River's new contract?

TCPalm 23 May 2024
But as they were negotiating a new garbage hauler contract with Waste Management, Indian River County officials wrote in a "piggyback" clause, which allows Sebastian and other municipalities in the county to share in the county's new rates, according to county Solid Waste Director Himanshu Mehta....

Mena's growth surge presents talent sourcing challenges

Khaleejtimes 23 May 2024
Dulsco Environment offers environment sustainability solutions, comprehensive waste management services and operations that include the collection, treatment, and disposal of municipal and commercial waste ... In 2023, Dulsco Environment managed of over 1 million tonnes of waste, achieving more than 70% diversion from landfills....

Israeli aggression worsens waste crisis, threatens lives of displaced Gazans

PIC 23 May 2024
The Gaza Municipality has managed to collect and remove around 15,000 tons of waste over the past few days as part of projects implemented in stages in cooperation with the Arab International Committee for the Reconstruction of Palestine and the Australian Charitable Works Authority....

‘Project Atlantis’: DOST develops AI-powered aquaponics greenhouse technology for sustainable farming

Manila Bulletin 23 May 2024
It fosters a symbiotic environment within a greenhouse where tilapia waste serves as a natural fertilizer for the lettuce plants. "This closed-loop system eliminates waste," Buendia explained. "Fish waste is converted into nutrients absorbed by the lettuces, creating a self-sustaining cycle,” she added ... The key difference lies in waste management....

Tanker Owner and Operator Fined $2M For Oily Waste Dumping

The Maritime Executive 23 May 2024
The waste oil, including sludge, came from the engine room and had been put in the residual oil tank by a prior crew. Senior managers at Prive Shipping were aware that the oil-contaminated waste remained in the tank and were informed by the ship’s master that it had been dumped overboard, according to the plea agreement....

Ottawa Founders: Food Cycle Science seeing success with users and angel investors

Ottawa Business Journal 23 May 2024
“We started exploring technologies being used in those countries to support more efficient food waste management systems than the traditional solutions and we struck a deal with a manufacturer to be the exclusive distributor of their technology in North America ... the most waste....

Vivakor Provides Update on Empire's Hydrogen Project at the Port of West Virginia

ACCESSWIRE 23 May 2024
About Empire Green Generation Empire Green Generation is a behind-the-grid utilities company that utilizes waste-to-energy and recycling systems to provide electricity, waste management, and water treatment services to Empire's Riverfront Industrial Complex at the Port of West Virginia....

Two companies plead guilty to environmental crimes

SAFETY4SEA 23 May 2024
According to court documents, the ship’s master ordered crew members to pump overboard from the residual oil tank, which contained oily waste ... Senior managers at Prive Shipping were aware that the oil-contaminated waste remained in the tank and were informed by the ship’s master that it had been dumped overboard....

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