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MBT Composting is Unjustified and a Waste of Money

Back in the 1990s the European Union (EU) passed a directive which must be complied with by all member states, with heavy fines for non-compliance. The stated aim was to substantially reduce landfilling and in particular the amount of organic matter being sent to landfill. Now, for improving the sustainability of the economies of Europe […]

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EU Awareness of Food and Garden Waste Management Benefits Increases

It has emerged that the European Parliament’s environment committee is set to consider a draft report (April 28) drawn up by one of its members that urges the European Commission to develop proposals for a specific bio-waste directive by the end of 2010. Bio-waste management (AD and Composting) has economic benefits which should be utilised […]

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Derby MSW Gasification Project – Energos Preferred Bidder to UU/Interserve

Energos Appointed Preferred Bidder to Derby Gasification Project Press Release 26-01-2009: Gasification specialists Energos have been appointed to provide the technology for a multi-million pound waste treatment facility being built in Derby. The company, which is part of Manchester-based renewable energy firm ENER-G, will help to develop a 140,000 tonne-a-year gasification facility on Sinfin Lane […]

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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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Slough Biomass Plant in £49m Bought by Energy Giant

Energy giant buys deal. 02-01-2008 Scottish and Southern Energy has acquired Slough Heat and Power, which runs one of the UK’s largest biomass plants using wastes to generate energy, in a £49.25 million deal. Slough Heat and Power, which operates a combined heat and power plant, has been acquired by Scottish and Southern Energy. The power […]

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The AD Process which Makes Biogas Explained in Video

Let us explain the AD Process which makes biogas. 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 […]

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ArrowBio MBT & Anaerobic Digestion Facility Projects

In July 2007, Oaktech Environmental signed a contract with Avondale Environmental Ltd. to commence the Design Development of a 70,000 tonnes per annum ArrowBio facility at the Avondale Landfill Site in Falkirk, Scotland. The ArrowBio process is described as a unique, water-based mechanical-biological treatment for solid waste, which includes anaerobic digestion stages. ArrowBio’s strengths are […]

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