‘Brighten the World’ to Help Keep Kids Busy & Teach them about the Environment 2020-03-27 13:36:51 Kids Bored at Home? Try Meridian Waste’s Earth Day-themed Colouring Contest Charlotte, North Carolina based waste and recycling firm, Meridian Waste, is hosting an Earth Day-themed colouring contest, “Brightening the World” for children ages 5-10 to help keep them stimulated while spending more time at home. read more ... Additional Discussion the Impact of COVID-19 on Virgin Resin Vs Recyclate 2020-03-27 11:49:40 AMI’s Polymer Supply Chain Conference Postponed until September New dates and additional Coronavirus focused content for AMI’s Polymer Sourcing & Distribution conference which will now take place 14-16 September in Hamburg. read more ... UNTHA UK’s Marcus Brew Discuss the Impact of Coronavirus on the Waste Industry 2020-03-27 11:23:40 OPINION: COVID-19 – What’s the Waste Industry Prognosis? As the UK adjusts to a ‘new normal’ in the wake of the Government’s latest lockdown announcement, it will be difficult for some organisations to concentrate on anything beyond the next few days. But there are glimmers of hope in the medium to long term, suggests Marcus Brew, managing director of UNTHA UK… read more ... Proper Management of Medical, Hazardous & Municipal Waste Vital in Face of Virus 2020-03-26 12:26:07 UNEP Adds to Calls for Governments to Consider Waste Management an Essential Service UN Environment has joined many other voices in calling for governments to treat waste management, including of medical, household and other hazardous waste, as an urgent and essential public service in order to minimise possible secondary impacts upon health and the environment. read more ... From the US to the UAE, the Scrap Industry is Being Hit by Counter Coronavirus Measures 2020-03-26 11:52:11 BIR Update on the Impact of COVID-19 Measures to Scrap Recycling Yards Around the World The Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) is providing ad hoc updates from its Ambassadors around the world on the impacts on recyclers as the world takes unprecedented measures to tackle COVID-19. read more ... Guidance for Waste & Recycling Operators & Employees 2020-03-23 14:41:39 SWANA: Waste Industry Must be Included in Coronavirus Emergency Response SWANA has reminded US Governors, Mayors and other elected officials and leaders that solid waste management is an essential public service and should be exempted from quarantines in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. read more ... Statement from the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia 2020-03-23 14:15:41 Coronavirus Advice for the Australian Waste & Recycling Industry The Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association of Australia has developed guidance to assist in providing direction to hospitals, aged, and health care providers managing COVID-19 affected materials, and to assist those who are managing waste. read more ...
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