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Time to Send in Your Abstracts for the Next Sardinia Conference

Call for Abstracts for the Twelfth International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, 5 – 9 October 2009, S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari), Sardinia, Italy The organisers of the top Waste and resource management conference are once again seeking papers from experts in their fields. To write a good quality paper and present it at the […]

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Compost Like Output Restoration Material Must go to Landfill – EA Decides

The following shows that it can be hard driving a new waste treatment technology forward as an organisation participating in one of Defra’s Demonstrator Projects, and things possibly don’t always go quite as expected. Nevertheless, this is exactly why public money is being well spent when put into these projects. Defra Demonstrator Projects are full scale […]

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Cabbage Stalks in Waste: Man Considered Recycling Offender

Cabbage stalks prompt garbage penalty NORWICH, England, May 18 (UPI) — Officials in Norwich, England, have tagged a man as a repeat recycling offender for placing cabbage stalks in his waste bin, the 73-year-old says. Barry Freezer said after he placed the stalks of his homegrown cabbage into his garden waste bin, trash officials refused […]

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South Wales Company has Answer to Recycling Product Manufacture and Landfill Diversion?

From waste to resource: an environmentally friendly solution to a worldwide problem A Welsh company claims that it has developed a process to turn mixed solid waste into a new encapsulated, inert, recycled material with a huge variety of potential applications. It is clear that what’s needed is an energy efficient process that can be […]

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New Video Explains the AD Process

At present more than 65% of all Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generated in England is disposed of in landfills. The introduction of the EC landfill directive means that the European Commission has set targets to reduce the levels of biodegradable materials going to landfill. The most significant challenge facing the management of Municipal Solid Waste […]

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Benefits of Composting to Agriculture – Conference

One Day Conference 25th October 2007 • The Source, Sheffield There are two great challenges facing land use management over next decade: i) the control of diffuse pollution in order to meet the requirements of both the Water Framework Directive and the water industry; and, ii) the need to address the fall in soil organic […]

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Combined Anaerobic Digestion/In Vessel Composting Plant Announced for Northamptonshire

A newly established organics company has announced this week that it will be opening a composting facility in Northamptonshire next April which will combine anaerobic digestion and in-vessel composting. The Bio Group, which formed this May as a joint venture between in-vessel specialists Cambridge Recycling Services (CRS), composting machinery providers Global Recycling Solutions as well […]

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