Today's material includes cleaning fluids, pesticides, mercury thermometers and thermostats, fluorescent bulbs, lithium and button batteries, aerosols, adhesives, medications, brake fluid, swimming pool chemicals, and paint thinner.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced nearly 20,000 cubic yards of solid waste at the Panama City site has been cleaned up, and it is no longer an environmental hazard.
PEAT International has successfully commissioned a Plasma Thermal Destruction and Recovery (PTDR) systems in Shanghai, China. The system was designed to deconstruct medical waste and oil refinery sludge.
Research shows damage to air quality and possible radiation risks also occur.
Why drilling mud is an essential component of the drilling process.
- By Savannah Cooper
- Oct 04, 2013
300,000 gallons of sewage and 233,000 gallons of molasses dumped in Hawaii’s waters.
Puts lid on flushed and trashed prescription meds that poison the environment
EPA has proposed permits that would allow oil companies to continue releasing contaminated wastewater onto the Wind River Reservation in central Wyoming.
The 59-40 vote confirmed her as the newest chief of the powerful agency.
"As one of the largest retailers in the United States, Wal-Mart is responsible not only for the stock on its shelves, but also for the significant amount of hazardous materials that result from damaged products returned by customers," said Melinda Haag, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of California.
Beginning today until Thursday, McNeilus is displaying 12 industry-leading refuse vehicles at the Waste Expo. The lightweight front end loader prototype and Excalibre cylinder demo are booth highlights at the event.
Gina McCarthy is praised by Environment and Public Works Chairman Barbara Boxer, but Ranking Member David Vitter criticizes her answers to questions he submitted.
A Mount Sinai researcher has found that the health of people living near toxic waste sites in India, Indonesia, and the Philippines are directly affected, causing them to miss out on healthy years of life.
Gasification Technologies Council has opened registration for their annual conference which will be held on October 13-16, 2013 in Colorado.
As the need for renewable, cleaner, and cheaper energy continues to rise, landfill gas for renewable energy production will likely become a more common practice.
N.S. Industrial & Design's Revolution 360™ series receptacles eliminate bag liner overlap, according to the company.
Both public and private partners have been working together this week to help clean up an illegal dump in Ohio. It’s been estimated that 14,000 tons will be removed from the former construction site that has been covered with waste that stretches 20 feet high and covers about an acre of land.
eRecyclingCorps reached the milestone last month, less than five years after the organization was founded.
To help minimize the amount of e-waste caused by electronics firms, TFI has developed a new training program that teaches electronics industry personnel how to reduce environmental impacts.