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5 Waste Management Challenges to Keep Us All Healthy

Read on for our views on 5 top challenges of Waste Management to keep us all healthy. That includes the natural environment of the living creatures around us. But, before we start let us just clarify what Waste Management is, as follows: Defining Waste Management Waste management is the collection, transportation, disposal or recycling and monitoring […]

Zero Waste to Landfill and Recycling at the End of 2012

Zero Waste in its literal interpretation is a fabulous idea (as is even the lesser target of “zero waste to landfill”), but not so easy to achieve. Untold billions are being spent by governments worldwide to increase recycling and reduce the amount of waste which ends up in landfills and good progress has been achieved […]

Energy from Waste – Pine Tree Acres Landfill Gas Plant is Waste Management’s Latest

Waste Management has announced an impressive scheme for utilizing landfill gas which would otherwise contribute to climate change to a much greater extent than combusting the methane in the landfill gas as proposed than would be the case if it was allowed to flow into the atmosphere. What a pity the rest of the US isn’t doing the same?

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

[box]January 2020 Derby MSW Gasification Project Update: With the Gasification Plant still unable to pass the requirements for an operating certificate to be granted, and no resolution in sight contract termination has been carried out. The unfortunate story unfolds in our added section below the original article reproduced here.[/box] [box]Autumn 2018 Update: Nearly 10 years on […]

EU Confirms Landfill is the Last Place You Should Put Waste

Landfill officially a “last resort” 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 “energy-efficient waste incineration a recovery operation”. The directive also sets new recycling targets. By 2020, EU member states must recycle 50% […]