FROM THE WIRES

G'town's trash pickup has problems

22/11/2014 The transfer of Germantown's waste management contract to a new company has left some residents stuck with their trash for weeks at a time.Resident...

Campaigners fear county vote could revive King's Lynn incinerator scheme

22/11/2014 Anti-incinerator campaigners have reacted angrily after a Norfolk County Council committee said the method should be considered in future waste ma...

Washington: New Survey: Half of Americans Say They Recycle 75 Percent or More of Recyclable Items

22/11/2014 American Chemistry Council has issued the following news release:A new national survey conducted in advance of America Recycles Day (November 15) ...

Going green: We need to get people more involved; Environmentalist Eugene Tay, 37, tells Walter Sim why he gives a "B" grade to the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015.

22/11/2014 • What do you think of the blueprint (an update of the 2009 masterplan setting out targets and strategies for sustainable development until 2...

West Virginia: Mayor Jones: Recycling Center needs to remove potentially hazardous materials

22/11/2014 City of Charleston The State of West Virginia has issued the following news release: The accumulation of plastic and other flammable materials at ...

City to help recycle center; Jones directs officials to aid in removal of debris at Slack Street

22/11/2014 Citing a "serious potential health and environmental hazard, Charleston Mayor Danny Jones has directed city officials to help remove a small mounta...

Mandur out of the dump, but alternatives not ready

22/11/2014 It was celebration time in Mandur on Friday. Dumping of garbage stopped in the village, near Hoskote, a good 10 days before the December 1 deadline...

Kuwait, Albania sign MoU on environment protection

22/11/2014 ) A memorandum of understanding on the protection of the environment and natural resources, and sustainable development, signed by the governments ...

Beijing adds waste incineration power plants

22/11/2014 Beijing Municipality plans to complete construction of twelve waste incineration plants in suburban areas by the end of next year, according to the...

Australia: New waste regulations now in force in NSW

22/11/2014 1. IntroductionThe Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation 2014 (Waste Regulation 2014) commenced on 1 November 2014 following ...

Utah: EPA Regional Administrator Tours Duluth Composting Facility, Highlights the Benefits of Reducing Food Waste

22/11/2014 Environmental Protection Agency, The State of Utah has issued the following news release:Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Su...

StewardshipFirst - Tracking Impact: 150 Million Pounds of Plastic Recycled to Date

22/11/2014 CropLife America issued the following news release:The Ag Container Recycling Council (ACRC), a not-for-profit organization supported by the crop p...

Recycling Throughout Your Home on America Recycles Day 2014

22/11/2014 Keep America Beautiful, Inc. has issued the following news release:America Recycles Day is November 15, a time to celebrate recycling and set new ...

California: AB-2313 Metal theft and related recycling crimes

22/11/2014 Office of the Senate, The State of California has issued the following news release:AB 2313, as amended, Nestande. Metal theft and related recycli...

Ireland: EPA figures show less waste going to landfill and more to energy recovery

22/11/2014 Environmental protection agency has issued the following news release: 2013 figures show that Ireland is sending less residual waste (i.e. typ...

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