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EPA Finalizes New, More Restrictive Definition of "Solid Waste"

In December 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its revised “Definition of Solid Waste” (DSW) Rule, which aims to reestablish hazardous waste restrictions eased by the Bush administration in 2008. 582 more words

Bench & Bar

We Are the Problem: Organizational Influence and the Solid Waste Solution

It’s no secret that the US is facing a solid waste crisis.  Our nation emphasizes a culture of consumerism and indulgence, which shows with 4 pounds of solid waste produced per person in the US every day! 485 more words

It matters where the bhutta goes

As I stood by a bus-stop relishing a sweet and masaledar bhutta (roasted sweet (golden) corn garnished with salt, lemon and red chili powder) with my aunt on my way back home from South Mumbai, I diligently tossed the leftovers in a dust bin elevated to just about 5 ft. 574 more words

Environmental Science & Technology

Are you getting the most from your waste bylaw?

This article appeared in the March 2015 edition of eRevolve, the bi-monthly magazine of the Waste Management Institute of NZ (WasteMINZ).

Click here: e-revolve-03151 bylaw article

Solid Waste

Post #2 Solid Waste Management - Classification of Solid Waste.

If you have not already read our previous post in this series on Solid Waste Management please click the link below to read post #1- Why does Solid Waste Management matter? 1,229 more words


Solid Waste Conference Talks High-Tech Trash

EAST LANSING — It’s among the most basic of questions for society — what do we do with the trash?

Turns out we can reuse some of it, dispose of it safely — even the stuff that’s mildly radioactive — and use it as an energy source as it decays. 698 more words



Pursuant to Application No. APE20140001
Agency Interest No. 2121

The Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Waste Management, has received a permit application from Louisville Gas & Electric for the Cane Run Station in Jefferson County. 501 more words

Division Of Waste Management