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Global E-Waste Monitor 2014: UN Report

United Nations University
http://i.unu.edu/media/unu.edu/news/52624/UNU-1stGlobal-E-Waste-Monitor-2014-small.pdf

[CBS] The United States and China are the world’s biggest producers of electronic waste and most of the home appliances, computers and smartphones they toss out are never recycled. 122 more words

International

Manure the new target--solid waste

Gary Baise discusses the RCRA and new EPA ambitions. 74 more words

EPA

Sustainability Community Breakfast: On-site Organics Management for Businesses and Institutions

In the Metro Vancouver region, a ban on food and green waste in the garbage (known as organics in waste disposal lingo), has been in effect since January 1, 2015. 250 more words

Will Beirut finally have cost effective and sustainable solid waste management?

The Naameh landfill, three months after the government’s promised deadline for its closure, is still receiving trash from Beirut and Mount Lebanon. Amid disagreement between various ministers, the government ended up extending the landfill for a three-month period (renewable for another three months). 810 more words

Lebanon

New garbage bin requests in Toronto increase by 400 per cent

WATCH ABOVE: Homeowners looking to downsize their garbage bins after an increase in the city’s solid waste fees will now have to wait a little longer for delivery. 307 more words

News

Emergency Grants Available to 28 Counties to Clean Up Flood-Related Solid Waste from Recent Storms

The Energy and Environment Cabinet today announced that up to $560,000 is available in emergency grants to help 28 flood-damaged counties clean up solid waste generated by recent floodwaters caused by last month’s winter storm. 247 more words

Division Of Waste Management

New License Issuances – February 2015

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the month of February, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 12 drinking water licenses. 39 more words

Wastewater