The Future of the World Depends on How Openly We Work Together!
In the WtERT Community we enhance the ability to understand, witness and raise awareness of existing problems and solutions in the field of waste and resource management. We stimulate a significant change in communication of solid waste management - for the benefit of our environment and humanity.
Professor Nickolas Themelis
President Global WtERT Council
Municipality of Siliana On its Way to a Cleaner City, Siliana
Begins Operation of Tunesia’s First "île de propreté"
Raising awareness for waste separation and environment among the population is the goal of our aesthetic and sheltered mini-recycling centers
Harald Prokscha WeiterGeben.org
Demetra Tsiamis Waste to Energy Research and Technology (WtERT) US
WtERT US / Youtube Let´s Talk Garbage! Episode 1: Municipal Solid Waste Overview
With her very informative 16 minute youtube video Demetra Tsiamis brings technical information of waste management to the forefront of the public discussion. It is the first episode of Let´s Talk Garbage!
WtERT Germany In memory of Chedlia Adouani
Courageous, persevering and full of joie de vivre
WeiterGeben.org WeiterGeben.org: Alternatives for the Unnecessary Disposal of Old School Furniture
In Germany every year an unbelievable amount of 100 million pieces of furniture is sorted out, most of which are sent to bulky waste and almost always end up getting burnt. This happens, although many goods are still in a good condition. The predominantly unnecessary disposal of waste mainly applies to private furniture, but also includes office and school equipment.
ESWET “Fit for 55” – The waste management sector works together to reduce emissions
As reflected in the proposals included in the “Fit for 55” climate package, sustainable waste management may contribute to the European goals of emissions reduction. Waste-to-Energy has an instrumental role in the treatment of non-recyclable waste.
Waste Management World "You can even make diamonds out of residual Waste"
Detailed response of Prof. Peter Quicker (Founding Partner of WtERT-Germany) in Waste Management World to questions whether urban wastes can be "gasified" instead of "combusted"
Balkan Green Energy News Investment opportunities in upgrading waste management systems in Western Balkans
Serbia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia are stepping up their efforts to reduce their dependence on landfilling, modernize their waste management infrastructure and align their legal framework with that of the EU. There is widespread recognition that landfilling squanders recyclable materials and is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. These developments are creating business opportunities for waste management companies, equipment suppliers, and engineering firms. The international law and tax firm CMS and the Berlin-based advisory firm Andreas von Schoenberg Consulting have published factsheets about waste management in the three Western Balkan countries, presenting concise background information on the business opportunities.
Waste Management World Abu Dhabi Backed 4MW Waste to Energy Project to Move Forward in the Maldives
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) is to fund a 4 MW waste to energy project in the Maldives. The project has received a certification from Global Innovation Institute.
RWTH Aachen University Sensor-Based Sorting and Control 2022
The first conference Sensor-Based Sorting & Control took place in 2004. Since then it was organized every two years and stands out because of its internationality. In 2018, 150 people from 24 different countries participated. The ninth expert conference Sensor-Based Sorting & Control takes place from April 13 to 14, 2022 in Aachen.
Albiaaews Mr. WERNER P. BAUER, Vice President GWC: The EGIDD Project is a Behaviour Change for Integrated Waste Management
Statement by Mr. WERNER P. BAUER, Vice President GWC, and Executive Director of Waste-to-Energy Research and Technolgy (WtERT) Council concerning the inauguration of the pilot project Tri Selectif ′′Isle of Cleanliness ".
Fjollë Kabashi, WtERT Germany Plastic Ban Vanuatu
State of Vanuatu, a small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, with a population of 300,000 spread across 65 islands, is one of the first in the world to put into effect the single-use plastic ban since January 2018. This includes non-biodegradable plastic such as bags and polystyrene containers. Furthermore, they also proposed a ban on disposable nappies. In 2019, the state of Vanuatu went further with banning other single-use plastic items such as plates, cups, stirrers, food containers and egg cartons.
ENFI China ENFI Engineering Corporation (CHINA ENFI) - Waste to Energy (WtE) plants
ENFI is a company undertaking consulting and engineering of Waste to Energy (WtE) projects. It can provide the integrated service of investment, consulting, design, equipment, integration construction and operation services for WtE projects.
ICAC OTC Considers NOx Emissions Cuts from Non-Power Plant Sources
The Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) of 12 Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states is considering rules and other means to cut NOx emissions from sources that include waste combustors, industrial boilers, and trucks. The member states have struggled to attain EPA ozone standards, especially in areas with persistently high ozone levels like New York City and Connecticut.
EUTECH and Bayern International Senegal Forum & Fair 2021
Bavarian, German & European technology providers are ready to play a key role in shaping sustainable Africa-EU business cooperations to support the objectives of the African Agenda 2063 and Paris Agreement. With a particular focus on Senegal, to catalyse socio-economic development and to grow intercontinental business & trade the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs and EU Tech Chamber (EUTECH) are inviting you to the Senegal Business Forum & Fair.
CDM UNFCCC Landfill Gas power plant in Changwon, Republic of Korea
LFG power plant in Changwon project developed by LF Energy Co., Ltd. is a landfill gas(LFG) recovery project for power generation at Changwon Deok-dong waste comprehensive treatment complex in Changwon city, Gyeongsangnam-do, Republic of Korea.
Letter to the WTERT Community from Professor Samet Ötztürk, Bursa Technical University, Turkey
For a research study which aims to develop a cost model for a local WTE plant in Turkey Professort Samet Ötztürk, Head of WtERT Turkey, is searching for data about operational and capitel costs of WtE-plants.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Turkey stops import of Europe's plastic waste
First Indonesia and China, now Ankara is closing its borders. But this is upsetting a lot of things in the global waste and recycling industry.