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The Waster’s Waste Management and Landfill Blog carries regular postings on News and Technical Developments in UK, and International waste management.

Eloquent Speech Against Landfill

Protestor gives Churchillian speech More than 150 angry residents filled a public meeting to protest against controversial plans for a new waste tip on the outskirts of Chorley. A planning application has been submitted to Lancashire County Council by disposal giants Biffa for a new landfill site close to its existing site in Abbey Village. […]

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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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Landfill Gas Utilisation – US Still Waking Up to LFG Profits and LMOP

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 […]

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Anaerobic Digestion “Big Opportunity” for Municipal Waste

Urban-based local authorities should consider the anaerobic digestion big opportunity, as an alternative to in-vessel composting for the recycling of municipal biodegradable food waste, according to researchers at WRAP. Speaking today (23 April 2007) at the annual Recycling and Waste Forum in Birmingham on Thursday, WRAP’s organics supply programme manager Louise Hollingworth said: “In-vessel composting […]

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PAS100 Accredited Quality Protocol Published for Composting Industry

Back in March 2007, the News we published was the announcement of the PAS100 Accredited Quality Protocol, which had just been published for the UK Composting Industry, with the aim of making high quality commercially produced compost from municipally collected green waste a valuable marketable product. Today we look back on the PAS100 publicly available specification, […]

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Anaerobic Digestion is Now Economically Viable in Europe

Anaerobic Digestion is both a waste treatment technology and a highly sustainable energy technology. Recent rises in energy costs, coupled with EU member state incentives, and waste management policy, now mean that economic viability has been attained. Our article explains how this technology can also provide a politically secure energy supply, and argues that there […]

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Web site subscribers: Welcome!

We welcome our first batch of Waste Technology Web Site subscribers to the Wasters Blog. We hope that you will find our new blog interesting and useful. Please do post your comments – we like feedback. It’s easy. Click on the “Comments” or “No comments” wording below any posting and a new page will open […]

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