Welcome to the Envis on Hazardous Wastes
Eco-friendly oil spill solution developed
An eco-friendly biodegradable green 'herding' agent that can be used to clean up light crude oil spills on water has been developed by researchers. Derived from the plant-based small molecule ...Read more
Synthetic coral could remove toxic heavy metals from the ocean
A new material that mimics coral could help remove toxic heavy metals like mercury from the ocean, according to a new study.....Read more
Purifying contaminated water with crab shells
Scientists have found that crab shells are effective in removing copper and cadmium from contaminated waters. Copper and cadmium exist naturally in the environment....Read more
Turning sewage sludge into concrete
Dried sewage sludge could be an alternative cement material for concrete, researchers in Malaysia have found. ..Read more
Super-absorbent material soaks up oil spills
In hopes of limiting the disastrous environmental effects of massive oil spills, materials scientists have teamed up ....Read more
New research sheds light on mercury pollution in estuaries, food chain
Two studies shed new light on mercury pollution in the waters of the northeastern United States. Mercury, which is transformed into methylmercury in water, ....Read more
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics Drop-off Events
The City of Fort Lauderdale offers several opportunities throughout the year for you to bring virtually any form of household hazardous waste (HHW).....Read more
Waste Collection Events
Household Hazardous Wastes (HHW) are those wastes produced in our households* that are hazardous in nature, but are not regulated as hazardous waste,.....Read more
The 5th Annual Composting & Organics Recycling Conference Program and 2nd Annual Food Recovery Forum at WasteExpo.....Read more
Are Mercury Thermometers Harmful for Childern?
The small silvery ball in a mercury thermometer can be dangerous ......Read more
How to Prevent Lead Poisoning?
Many homes built before 1978 have lead paint on the inside and outside. When the lead paint gets old, it starts peeling or coming off in pieces. That is called chipping. Can you find the chipping paint?..Read more
Possible health Effects
Children are in very close contact with their toys and frequently put them into their mouth.Therefore, it is very likely that hazardous chemicals ...Read more
What is Hazardous Wastes?
There are many types and classifications have changed over time. Several common groups include: Household Waste, Automotive Waste & Industry Waste....Read more
means permission for generation, handling, collection, reception, treatment, transport, storage, recycling, reprocessing, recovery, reuse and disposal....
is the United Nations Environment Programme Convention on the Control of Tran boundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal....
“Central Pollution Control Board” means the Central Pollution Control Board constituted under sub-section 1) of section 3 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
means any operation which does not lead to recycling, recovery or reuse and includes physic chemical, biological treatment, incineration and disposal....
with its grammatical variations and cognate expressions, means taking out of India to a place outside India.
Sub: Managing Hazardous Chemicals
Title: Managing Hazardous Chemicals :Longer Range Challenges
Sub: Waste reduction options in Dyes & Dye industry
Title: Identification of Hazardous Waste Streams,their characterization and waste reduction options in Dyes & Dye Intermediate Sector
Sub: Hazardous dental waste disposal
Title: Best Management Practices for Hazardous Dental Waste Disposal
Sub: Disposal Guidelines
Title: Hazardous Materials Disposal Guide