French Firm to Manage Wastes in Dutch and German Municipalities 2018-10-29 15:09:34 SUEZ Secures 5 Waste Contracts worth €100m Across Europe SUEZ has strengthened its Recycling & Recovery activities in Europe with the award and renewal of five contracts worth some €100 million in total revenues. read more ... Waste Free Oceans Commences Plastics Remediation Action in the Azores São Miguel Island Pilot Project to Remove Plastic Waste from Coast 2018-10-18 17:26:20 Waste Free Oceans Commences Plastics Remediation Action in the Azores In collaboration with the Swiss watch firm, Baume, on Monday, 15 October, Waste Free Oceans started a plastic waste remediation action on São Miguel island, the biggest island in the Portuguese Azores archipelago. read more ... Over 14,000 Waste Tyres Stored in Residential Area 2018-10-12 12:44:49 Jail Sentence for Illegal Waste Tyre Disposal Operator in Peterborough A scoundrel who abandoned 117 tonnes of tyres on rented land he was illegally in Peterborough, UK has been sentenced to 8 months jail time, fined and ordered to undertake community service. read more ... New Report Finds Plenty of Capacity at EU Approved Ship Recycling Yards 2018-09-28 15:07:33 No Excuse for EU Ship Owners to Use Low-Quality Recycling Facilities A new analysis conducted by In house analysis by NGO Shipbreaking Platform with Transport & Environment has found that ship recycling yards approved by the EU will have enough capacity to handle demand from EU-flagged ships that need to be scrapped. read more ... Italian Firm Launches Renewable & Degradable Microplastics Alternative for Cosmetics 2018-09-28 13:53:30 Novamont’s Biodegradable Answer to Plastic Pollution from Microbeads To tackle the problems created by microplastics, both in the waste stream and the environment, Italian bioplastic firm has developed a range of readily biodegradable ingredients. read more ... Low-Energy Extraction Wells a Cheaper Option? 2018-08-24 14:36:54 IN DEPTH: Groundwater Monitoring of Landfill Leachate Early detection of contaminants in groundwater released from landfill sites helps facilitate timely and effective source control and mitigation, but could low-energy extraction wells offer a cheaper alternative to passive wells? read more ... Helistrat partners with Premier Marinas to Tackle Plastic Pollution in the Seas 2018-06-28 13:05:07 Seabins Keeping Plastic Waste Out of the Oceans in Port Solent To help tackle marine plastic waste and raise the profile of The Seabin Project, Portsmouth, UK based environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has installed two Seabins in Premier Marinas’s Port Solent and Gosport marinas read more ...
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