Growing Number of Batteries Present in E-Waste Leading to Growth in Fires for WEEE Recyclers 2020-05-26 14:41:13 EuRIC & WEEE Forum Report Characterises Batteries Fires in E-Waste The report, “Characterisation of fires caused by batteries in WEEE”, has been prepared by EuRIC and the WEEE Forum with the active contribution of experts from various organisations including the co-signatories namely EERA, EUCOBAT, Municipal Waste Europe and the WEEELABEX Organisation. It seeks to jointly assess the severity of the issue. read more ... Local Government Benefits from 5000 Medical Masks & More from Chinese Donation 2020-04-28 14:07:50 E-Waste Plant Manufacturer RT Umwelt Donates PPE Sent by Chinese Customer RT Umwelt- und Recyclingtechnik GmbH (URT), a manufacturer of recycling plants for e-waste, has received a donation of protective equipment from one of its Chinese customers which it will pass on to the local government for distribution to places where the equipment is most needed. read more ... Two Varients of Biocidal Sanitiser from Veolia’s High Temperature Incinerator Scientists 2020-04-17 14:47:31 Veolia Turns to In-House Laboratory to Manufacture Hand Sanitiser for Waste Workers To beat the supply shortages of biocidal hand sanitiser products during the coronavirus pandemic, Veolia has turned to its own in-house laboratory facilities to manufacture its own. read more ... With Focus on COVID-19, Don’t Forget to Comply with Safety Rules as 18 Die in One Month 2020-04-16 15:28:17 SWANA Records Significant Increase in Fatalities Involving Solid Waste Collection Since March 14, the Solid Waste Association of North America has recorded a significant increase in the number of fatal incidents involving solid waste collection vehicles and employees. read more ... First in a Series of Free Coronavirus Training Modules for Waste Industry from Dsposal 2020-04-16 15:07:25 Free COVID-19 Digital Training Launched for Waste Management Key Workers To help waste sector key workers operate safely during the Government imposed lockdown, waste compliance company Dsposal has prepared and released the first in a series of free training modules on COVID-19 safety measures. read more ... Hierarchy of Preferred Options Should be Developed to Protect Waste Collections Crews 2020-04-02 11:47:18 CIWM Welcomes WISH Advice on Coronavirus for Waste Workers & Offers Further Suggestions The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has welcomed advice from WISH and highlighted key areas for further work to ensure essential waste and recycling collections continue. read more ... We Must Prioritise Public Health Above Individual, Political, or Business Interests 2020-03-27 14:39:19 A Video Message from International Solid Waste Association President, Antonis Mavropoulos The Coronavirus crisis is ongoing, and our world is swimming in unchartered waters. With the growing number of people infected, we all hope that it will be over as soon as possible. But during this difficult period, we all need to prioritise public health protection above any individual, political or business interest and agenda. read more ...
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