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Archive | February, 2008

Dane County, Wisconsin Plans Bio-reactor Landfill

Wisconsin State Journal – Landfill will get longer life; bioreactor planned – by Ron Seely With space left for just six years worth of garbage in the Dane County Landfill, officials are on the verge of re-engineering the 76-acre site to install a controversial system that will hasten the decomposition of waste and extend the operation […]

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SITA Energy-from-Waste Plans for Cornwall Energy Recovery Plant

In Cornwall, SITA as the County Council’s PPP Waste Contractor, is now 12 months into their circa. 20 year contract and they are progressing the planning stages to develop an energy recovery centre near St Dennis, in the centre of the county The waste centre will be called the Cornwall Energy Recovery Plant (CERC) and […]

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Irish Government Concentrates on Reducing Waste Generated

WASTE PREVENTION THE PRIORITY Ireland will have opportunity to develop and apply best practice models. “We should recycle and recover all our waste – but we must generate less waste to recycle”.  This was the key message delivered by Mr. Tony Killeen T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government […]

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CIWM Conference London: Real Recycling – Quality Counts

Under pressure from 2020 targets as well as demands for quality resource streams? This conference explores the quality versus quantity tension and how we should solve it. Is kerbside segregation the only answer? Can technology offer different solutions? What can we expect from the public and businesses to support high volume/high quality recycling? Can we […]

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£1.2m in Assets Seized from Illegal Landfill Operator

Exeter Crown Court has ordered the seizure of nearly £1.2 million in assets from the operator of an illegal landfill site in Devon. “The scale of illegal tipping at this site is the worst I have encountered”; said Adrian Evans, Environment Agency. As sentencing was carried out today, John Craxford and his company John Craxford […]

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Forecast Says Emissions From Household Waste Will Fall

Greenhouse gas emissions produced from Europe’s household waste are set to drop “significantly” by 2020, according to the first study into the net impact of Europe’s waste on climate change. Landfill sites are believed to be responsible for most of Europe’s current greenhouse gas emissions which derive from household waste. However, the report from the […]

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