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).

Latest News for: Waste and waste management


Haritha Keralam launches waste mgmt campaign

The Times of India 09 Apr 2020
With sporadic summer rainfall and unscientific management of waste, the state may soon have to fight other diseases along with Covid-19. Understanding this, the Haritha Keralam mission has launched a campaign to give awareness on proper waste management, water conservation and healthy lifestyle....

Sarno Road Waste Facility Closed on Mondays Until Further Notice, Other Local Facilities Remain Open

Space Coast Daily 09 Apr 2020
The Solid Waste Management Department will be changing the hours of operation for the Sarno Road Household Hazardous Waste Facility, located at 3379 Sarno Road in Melbourne, by closing the facility on Mondays until further notice....

North Delhi Municipal Corporation to intensify disinfection drive

The Times of India 09 Apr 2020
For fool-proof collection and disposal of biomedical waste, the north ... The agency was collecting, transporting, treating and disposing the bio-medical waste from quarantined homes as per Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules 2016, said the official....

Hyd generates less waste, consumes more water

The Times of India 09 Apr 2020
Principal secretary, municipal administration and urban dev elopment department, Arvind Kumar said, “We have been able to ensure all the essential services, more specifically sanitation garbage lifting solid waste management and drinking water and sewerage, are maintained uninterrupted with minimum inconvenience....

5 Tips to Reduce Your Pet's Environmental Pawprint

The Herald Palladium 09 Apr 2020
Check those waste bags ... When it comes to disposal, check with your local waste management services as regulations can vary by community ... You can reduce waste with an option like Petcurean’s recyclable Tetra Pak cartons, which are made from 65% renewable materials for Now Fresh and GO! Solutions wet food recipes....

Watchdog: Work at Superfund site continuing

The Baytown Sun 09 Apr 2020
For the San Jacinto River Waste ... Young-Medcalf said within the last few weeks, she has been in communication with the regional project manager for the waste pits ... Young-Medcalf gave an update on the Community Advisory Committee meeting she attended in February about the waste pits....

Passenger tire collection event cancelled

Red Bluff Daily News 09 Apr 2020
For more information, call the Tehama County Solid Waste Management Agency at 528-1103 ... .......

Suez to reduce dividend

Market Watch 09 Apr 2020
... of 45 European cents ($0.49) a share during its annual general meeting in May, compared with a previous proposal of EUR0.65 a share, the French water-and-waste management company said....

Mundhe launches ‘Nagpur Live City’ app for plaints redressal

The Times of India 09 Apr 2020
Nagpur ... All complaints related to water supply, electrical supply, schools, education, solid waste management, property tax, birth and death registration, unsafe buildings, removal of fallen trees etc will be resolved by this app in a hassle free manner ... It is available on Google Playstore ... He found lot of grievances from public ... Download ... City. ....

Thefts and vandalism, April 9

News-Press Now 09 Apr 2020
Thefts reported. by businesses. March 30 to April 6. RS Electric Corp., 302 Messanie St., items stolen from vehicle. Walmart, 4201 N. Belt Highway. Jetz Laundry Service, Kansas City, Missouri, items stolen at 1301 N. 22nd St. Walmart, 3022 S. Belt Highway. Dollar General, 1415 N. Belt Highway. Thefts reported. April 1 to 6. Douglas M ... Waste Management, 5302 St ... ....

Bay City Fencepost April 8

Tillamook Headlight Herald 09 Apr 2020
Greetings Bay City. I am so impressed with the Bay City Arts Center! In the middle of the pandemic they are offering creative and unique programs and classes ... They have now unveiled the Covid-19 Art Initiative. Project ... County solid waste manager and Bay City Council member, David McCall, informs us that the transfer stations are open for recycling....

Public Notices week of April 9, 2020

Gallatin News 09 Apr 2020
Solid Waste Load, Transport, and Disposal Services Resource Authority in Sumner County, Tennessee ... The general scope of services includes the load, hauling, and disposal of solid waste from the transfer station located at 625 Rappahannock Wire Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee....

Trump wants to cut pay for TVA's CEO Jeff Lyash

Times Free Press 09 Apr 2020
CEO who was hired to head the nations biggest government utility a year ago ... economy ... (READ MORE ... U.S. Rep ... Cohen said the multi-million-dollar compensation packages paid to TVA's top executives, combined with the corporate jets and helicopters used to transport TVA's top managers, is a waste of ratepayer money ... ....

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