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


Waste Management hiring new drivers

The Spokesman-Review 19 May 2022
Waste Management says it’s working to boost staffing to prevent missing yard waste collection ... Gary Chittim, communications manager for Waste Management’s northwest region, said the company has been among those struggling to find employees and is working to hire more ... Chittim said hiring and training new drivers is Waste Management’s top priority....

UNICEF warns looming catastrophic global food crisis

The Point 19 May 2022
NEW YORK, 17 May 2022—The number of children with severe wasting was rising even before war in Ukraine threatened to plunge the world deeper into a spiralling global food crisis - and it’s getting worse, UNICEF warned in a new Child Alert. Severe wasting ... To reach every child with life-saving treatment for severe wasting, UNICEF is calling for....

DILG urged to penalize LGUs that fail to remove campaign posters

Manila Bulletin 19 May 2022
“Impose the responsibility to the organizers of political activities, to ensure that waste generated by their activities, and their attendees will be properly managed and disposed of,” he said in the advisory to LCEs ... 9003, known as the “Ecological Solid Waste Management Act”, ......

7-Eleven worker says he lost job after showing food waste, offering it to unhoused people

The Daily Dot 19 May 2022
A 7-Eleven worker says he was fired after his video showing his workplace’s food waste went viral ... @xoxo_airez Not the type to waste 💯#7eleven #foodwaste #stop #forthoseinneed ♬ original sound - •Mason•. “I don’t agree with this shit at all,” Mason says in his food waste video....

Waste merger could push up council tax bills, competition watchdog warns

Belfast Telegraph 19 May 2022
“This is all the more important at a time when local authority budgets are already stretched and waste management services have to evolve to help achieve Net Zero targets.” ... The CMA found concerns in waste collection, waste sorting, incineration plants, and wastewater treatment, among others....

Chandigarh: Waste collection charges up 5%, residents seethe

The Times of India 19 May 2022
CHANDIGARH ... one is garbage collectors do not lift waste from upper floors in many areas ... Smooth waste collection is only on paper; in reality, people are being harassed,” he added ... If that is not enough, solid waste management is still a major challenge for the civic body that is unable to process the entire waste at its processing plant ... ....

Anantara names new GMs in Mideast, Africa & Indian Ocean

Gulf Daily News 19 May 2022
The brand welcomes new General Managers at resorts in Oman, the Seychelles and Mozambique ... Kuehl is an ardent advocate of sustainability and has plans to develop a water bottling plant and institute even greater waste reduction measures to ensure zero waste and attainable waste management at the resort. ....

EGA site recertified to Aluminium Stewardship Initiative

Gulf Daily News 19 May 2022
Recertification followed a rigorous, independent on-site audit of EGA’s environmental, social and governance performance at Al Taweelah, including biodiversity, human rights, transparency, community engagement, emissions, and waste management....

Semtech Announces LoRaWAN® Integration Into Cranberry Analytics’ Smart Water Metering Solution

Hastings Tribune 19 May 2022
(KUIDFC), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and French water and waste management giant, Suez International ... Internal green programs seek to reduce waste through material and manufacturing control, use of green technology and designing for resource reduction....

Burns & Levinson Partner Sean Coffey Named to Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly's "Hall of Fame"

Longview News-Journal 19 May 2022
... environmental programs and for drafting many of the existing environmental laws in Rhode Island, including statutes dealing with hazardous waste management, solid waste disposal, wetlands protection, air pollution control, water pollution control, and groundwater protection....

Editorial: Black Lives Matter is a good cause. Gross financial mismanagement is not

Finger Lakes Times 19 May 2022
But the group’s founders were rank amateurs who apparently had no idea how to run a nonprofit and ensure proper financial management so that generous donations weren’t wasted or abused ... wasteful practices — meaning that donations won’t be going to the good cause donors intended....

DC inaugurates Clean Punjab Campaign in Sialkot

Urdu Point 19 May 2022
... May, 2022 ) .Deputy Commissioner Sialkot Imran Qureshi formally inaugurated the Clean Punjab Campaign in Sialkot city, under the supervision of Sialkot Waste Management Company (SWMC)....

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