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BARBADOS-POLITICS-Thousands march against tax

25/07/2014

Thousands of Barbadians took to the streets on Thursday to protest against the imposition of the Municipal Solid Waste Tax.

Government pins hopes on rag pickers to manage solid waste

25/07/2014 New Delhi, July 25 -- The urban development ministry on Thursday released a draft manual on municipal solid waste management. The manual prescribes...

Ireland: Recycling rates continue to edge higher

25/07/2014 Northern Ireland Executive, Government of Ireland has issued the following news release: The latest municipal figures for the period January to Ma...

Council acts quickly after protest threat over bins

25/07/2014 ANGRY residents of a west Hull street joined forces with a local construction firm to take a stand against the city council.There has been mountin...

Recycling report cards fuel competition in county

25/07/2014 County officials credit a neighborhood recycling report card program with helping improve recycling rates by about 40 percent in the past two decad...

Comparative Performance Table: Total NYSE Market close July 24, 2014

25/07/2014 AMERICAN COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE REPORTMARKET DATA TABLE for the Total NYSE Market, alphabetic sort.COMPARATIVE PERFORMANCE TABLEFor Company search...

Ireland: Recycling rates continue to rise

25/07/2014 Northern Ireland Environment Link has issued the following news release:Environment Minister today welcomed the fact that the local authority coll...

Waste Management falls for a second consecutive day, a two-day fall of 0.5% as investors eye earnings 24 July, 2014 16:00 EDT

25/07/2014 AMERICAN DAILY STOCK REPORTWaste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM), NYSE's largest industrial company by market cap, fell 0.10c (or 0.002%) for a second c...

Waste Management jumps 9.7% 24 July, 2014

25/07/2014 DAILY CORPORATE BOND REPORTWaste Management Inc (N:WMI.GU) bond jumped US$12.02 (or 9.7%) to close at US$135.47. The yield to maturity is 4.14%. WM...

Market Vectors Environmental Services Index Fund drops on high volatility 24 July, 2014

25/07/2014 DAILY EXCHANGE-TRADED FUND REPORTMarket Vectors Environmental Services Index Fund (NYSE:EVX) traded between an intraday low of US$66.31 and a high ...

Ireland: Environment Agency board appointments

25/07/2014 Government of Ireland has issued the following news release:Environment Agency board appointmentsFrom: Department for Environment, Food & R...

Covanta Holding decreases 0.6% on firm volume after earnings exceeds 24 July, 2014 16:00 EDT

25/07/2014 AMERICAN DAILY STOCK REPORTCovanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA), NYSE's 21st largest utility company by market cap, decreased 12.10c (or 0.6%) to...

Ireland: Tonnnage of waste to landfill reaches new low

25/07/2014 Northern Ireland Environment Agency has issued the following news release: The provisional Northern Ireland Local Authority Collected (LAC) Munici...

Disappointment from councillors as rock recycling plant is approved for Royston

25/07/2014 Weston Hills Tunnel on the A505 near Baldock Planners have given the green light to a waste recycling plant outside of Royston – desp...

Suffolk site to process Norfolk waste

25/07/2014 A landmark deal has been signed which will see waste from Norfolk turned into energy in Suffolk. The agreement will see 40,000 tonnes of Norfolk's ...