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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.

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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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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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