In the UK we throw away our cheap clothing so quickly that it is a major burden on the landfill industry. Much of this material can be resold and re-used. The UK Government is seeking to encourage this with better awareness of clothing recycling among the public, but will it be enough to meet EU requirements?
After an aircraft landed, amazingly without loss of life, in the Hudson River last week at least one landfill operator close to a flight path has announced additional bird control measures. Read this article about the operators of a Newfoundland landfill who are launching an assault on the areaâ€™s large seagull population to help reduce bird strikes by flights in and out of St. Johnâ€™s International Airport.
Advantages of BSI PAS 108 Tyre Bales: A New Sustainable Use for a Problem Waste A simple act by WRAP should revolutionise the use of tyre bales in civil engineering and landscape applications, sustainably using this material where otherwise resources would be wasted in their disposal. It will be obvious to our Wastersblog waste management […]
Landfill officially a â€œlast resortâ€ option for EU EU environment ministers have officially approved a new framework for waste management across their 27 member countries, including a five-step hierarchy for waste treatment which classes â€œenergy-efficient waste incineration a recovery operationâ€. The directive also sets new recycling targets. By 2020, EU member states must recycle 50% […]
In 2007, when we first posted this article about Landfill Gas Utilisation for LFG Profits, we said that the US was still waking up to the potential to make money from collecting and selling landfill gas energy. However, it was not until 10 years later in 2017, that the US government instigated the LMOP programme. LMOP […]