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 […]
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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 […]
Leading engineering, sciences and project delivery firm Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has acquired Enviros, a multi-disciplinary sustainability, environmental and health and safety consultancy in the UK.
Read this AND reply to us to help a student to provide a balanced view of ‘what works’ and ‘ what doesn’t work’ for when fires break out in landfill sites containing MSW, C&D. Industrial and tyre wastes.
Waste management firm Viridor has expressed its disappointment at East Lothian council’s decision to reject planning permission for its Dunbar combined heat and power plant despite “strong recommendation” for approval from the council’s planning officers.
Sardinia Symposium Training Course News and Newsletter August 2009
Veoliaâ€™s waste arm has been hit as operating cash flow declines. French utilities firm Veolia Environnement, which owns Veolia Environmental Services in the UK, has seen operating cash flows for its worldwide waste management divisions decline “significantly” due to the lower values for recovered materials and a fall in waste arisings.
WASTE DIVERSION FROM LANDFILL – A five-year interim residual waste management contract has been won by New Earth Solutions for the West of England Partnership. Of the 120,000 tonnes fed in to the plant, more than 50% will be reduced through losses in mass.
Energos Appointed Preferred Bidder to Derby Gasification Project 26-01-2009 Gasification specialists Energos have been appointed to provide the technology for a multi-million pound waste treatment facility being built in Derby. The company, which is part of Manchester-based renewable energy firm ENER-G, will help to develop a 140,000 tonne-a-year gasification facility on Sinfin Lane in Derby […]