In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.
The things we all should really be doing in order to reuse and recycle our own garbage, including when money is tight.
By Claudia Cowan , Published June 02, 2011, FoxNews.com In the San Francisco Bay Area, hundreds of garbage trucks are running on LNG: liquefied natural gas, made right at the dump. It turns out that next to all that trash sits the world’s largest biofuel plant and it is recycling landfill gas into something beneficial. […]
The United Kingdom produces 434 million tons of waste each year. That will fill the Albert Hall each 2 hours. Householders produce about 30,000,000 tonnes about annually. 73% of this waste goes to landfill, although ninety percent of it actually is recoverable and may be recycled, reused or composted. Landfill remains the principal way of […]
Final storage quality is used to imply an “environmentally sound flux/load for short, medium and long term periods” but what will govern the final decision, and what can we do to limit greenhouse gas emissions actively and passively.
Landfill compactors can be seen on all landfills, but what features make them so popular, are there any problems with reliability and what about the use of other plant. It’s all here! Visit now!
Rubbish dumps set to overflow as waste levels grow National News Home Herald.ie By Kevin Doyle Monday November 17 2008 Ireland country is heading for a major landfill crisis. Within the next two years, almost a third of Ireland’s 35 landfills will be overflowing with rubbish. According to figures from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), […]
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 […]
Recycling Danes show way by laying waste to landfill issue By Angela Gregory, New Zealand Herald New Zealand could learn lessons from Denmark, a country with a similar-sized population that has cut its landfills by more than 1000 in the past 30 years, says a visiting waste management expert. Peter Heydorn, a Danish environmental engineer, […]