Tagged: waste

Hurtigruten wages war on plastic waste

To protect marine life, the Norwegian cruise line will no longer employ single-use plastics Special Release Hurtigruten Hurtigruten has announced that it will ban all unnecessary single-use plastic as of July 2, 2018, including...

Less hazardous waste in 2009

The amount of hazardous waste being collected for approved treatment reached 1.0 million tonnes in 2009, after a 10 per cent decline since 2008. Reduced manufacturing activity is the probable cause. From 1999, however,...

Highest turnover for waste collection

Waste activities and materials recovery contributed with 88.9 per cent of the turnover within water, sewerage and waste in 2008, which amounted to NOK 22.5 billion. The turnover for waste activities and materials recovery...

More contaminated soil to landfills

About 3.8 million tons of waste was treated at Norwegian waste treatment plants in 2008. This is an increase of 8 percent compared with 2007. Waste to landfill – up 10 percent – contributed...

Reduced growth in collected hazardous waste amount

The amount of hazardous waste being collected for approved treatment in 2008 reached 1.1 million tonnes, after a 3.5 per cent growth since 2006. From 1999, however, the amount has more than doubled. Improved...