Waste management

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Waste management

The process of collecting, recycling, and disposing of waste materials produced by human activities. Waste management involves solid, liquid, and gaseous substances, some of which can be hazardous. As such, each requires a different method and procedure to process. Solid waste, such as wood, concrete, glass, drywall, and asphalt shingles, is the primary type of waste produced by buildings.

waste management

1. In the public sector, a systems approach to the efficient control of the disposal of waste in a community or region; requires the establishment of a policy regarding environmental standards, the collection and treatment of wastes, the monitoring of air, soil, and water quality, and the enforcement of established regulations.
2. In for-profit organizations, the carrying out of similar functions, with the exception of enforcement.
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Solid Waste now uses a standard credit application to register commercial customers for refuse disposal service, which has enhanced the collection of delinquent accounts.
Anyone who abandons their vehicles after the amnesty date will face an instant fine of up to pounds 200 or prosecution in court for offences under the Refuse Disposal Amenity Act 1978.
Information on recycling or refuse disposal is on 01207-693693.
Graham Durkin, representing residents in neighbouring Washington Wharf, complained they would be overlooking its stores, venting system, refuse disposal operation and delivery bays.
Peavoy, of Broadmead Court, Broad Lane, admitted an offence under the Refuse Disposal Act and was fined pounds 500 and ordered to pay pounds 150 legal costs.
About 200 Birmingham Salvage Department refuse disposal workers joined the dustmen's strike yesterday and there's now a complete stoppage in that department.
Chicago rules were established by the Chicago Suburban Refuse Disposal Corp.
They are the Refuse Disposal and Amenity Act of 1978, under which a jail sentence, pounds 2,500 fine or both could be imposed, and the 1980 Highways Act, where offenders faceamaximumfine of pounds 1,000.
THE decision by Cardiff's Planning Committee to turn down an application for 380 student apartments on the builder's yard site in Allensbank Road cannot be justified solely by consideration for the Clodien Avenue area, especially as it was responsible for the creation of a refuse disposal depot almost on its doorstep.
Mr Diiulio did not appear in court and pleaded guilty by letter to offences contravening the Refuse Disposal Amenity Act 1978.
NESWC's 23 communities have long-term refuse disposal contracts with the North Andover waste-to-energy plant, owned and operated by Wheelabrator Environmental Systems.
Prior Information Notice: refuse disposal and treatment