Environmental and Waste Management Industry: A Global Outlook
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2008
The environment industry is concerned with treatment of waste, pollution, and the ecosystem. An ineffective waste disposable system leads to damage of biodiversity and natural ecosystem, greenhouse gases, global warming, and destruction of natural resources and fossil fuels. Most of the manufacturing, distribution and research operations of myriad industries are affected by environmental laws and regulations related to water discharges, air emissions, the handling and disposal of solid/ hazardous wastes and the remediation of contamination associated with the use and disposal of hazardous substances. Globally, the environment and waste management industry is subject to various local, state, and federal environmental laws and regulations including the Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, Solid Waste Disposal Act, Comprehensive Emergency Response, Compensation and Liability Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Drinking Water Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, and related state and local laws and regulations collectively called "Environmental Laws". Such environmental laws impose limitations on discharge of pollutants into the air/water, necessitate the installation of pollution control equipment, set up standards for the storage, treatment, transportation, and disposal of solid as well as hazardous wastes, and enforce other requirements to protect public health and the environment.
Developed countries dominate environmental waste management products market based on availability of advanced waste process and prevention technologies, instruments, and information systems. Demand for air pollution control technologies is more profound in China while in Eastern Europe demand for environmental products and services such as process control, end-of-pipe technology, site remediation and restoration services and technologies is growing rapidly. Among all waste management products and technologies, water equipment and chemicals is expected to exemplify robust demand due to large export market for wastewater management systems. Over the years, demand for solid waste management equipment is expected to be subtle due to decline in volume of solid waste as a result of implementation of waste minimization and pollution prevention programs.
Biotechnology in environmental management had been key in protecting the environment in a number of ways including waste management, environment clean-up and detoxification. Enzymes, nutrients, microorganisms and microbial blends are some of the products of environmental biotechnology used for waste treatment.
The report titled "Environmental and Waste Management Industry: A Global Outlook" provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers a bird's eye view of the prevalent scenario in the industry, and provides perspectives on the impact of Biotechnology/chemicals in environmental management. The report also provides a sneak peek into the world of waste management, waste treatment technologies, and the environmental laws governing the global industry. Also included is a compilation of all recent mergers, acquisitions, and noteworthy strategic corporate developments. The abstracted discussion on the US market encompasses federal regulations for waste disposal, waste disposing methods, radioactive waste management, management of organic materials, and everything else in between. Other regional markets discussed include Canada, Europe, and Asia, among others. The report also includes an indexed, easy-to-refer, fact-finder directory listing the addresses, and contact details of 696 companies worldwide.
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