Tag: waste management program

Waste management is all those activities and action required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. This includes amongst other things, collection, transport, treatment and disposal of waste together with monitoring and regulation. It also encompasses the legal and regulatory framework the relates to waste management encompassing guidance on recycling etc.

Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Recycling Household Hazardous Waste

Local efforts for recycling picked up steam when St. Charles County, MO, committed to an expansion of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection from residents. A suburb within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, St. Charles County is Missouri’s third-largest county in population with more than 380,000 residents, and is the state’s

New Household Hazardous Waste Program

New Household Hazardous Waste Program

Local efforts for recycling picked up steam when St. Charles County, MO, committed to an expansion of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection from residents. A suburb within the St. Louis Metropolitan Area, St. Charles County is Missouri’s third-largest county in population with more than 380,000 residents, and is the state’s

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

How’s Your 2030 Vision?

Just how far into the future can we look before we’ve gone from the ridiculous to the sublime? For an answer I’d like to pose another question: How long does it take for something to go from concept to reality in your operation?

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On the Road to Infrastructure Week

On the Road to Infrastructure Week

Infrastructure Week (May 16–23) is a national week of events, media coverage, education, and advocacy efforts to bring the woeful state of our infrastructure to the attention of all Americans. It is comprised of more than 100 affiliate organizations from all sectors of the nation’s economy and civil society. Forester

On the Road to Zero Waste

On the Road to Zero Waste

I would like to report on a solid waste management program with which I am involved, the City of Oxnard, CA, Environmental Resources Division’s “On the Road to Zero Waste” community input planning exercise. This municipal waste management plan will serve as a roadmap to reduce waste going to the

Council Endorses the Region’s Waste Management Infrastructure Development Plan

Brampton, Ontario, July 3, 2014 – Today, Regional Council endorsed the Region’s Waste Management Infrastructure Development Plan, which outlines how the Region will address its waste processing needs through to 2041. “The importance of this Infrastructure Development Plan cannot be understated,” remarks Councillor John Sanderson, Chair of the Waste Management

Closing L.A. County’s Largest Landfill

Closing L.A. County’s Largest Landfill

Southern California’s Puente Hills Landfill, one of the largest landfills in the country, will shut down operations on October 31, 2013, with 127 million tons of waste in place and 10-plus million tons short of its permitted capacity. The site has been in operation since 1957, first as a private

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