We are excited about the enormous potential for mitigation of GHG emissions in shutting down of Landfills!
„With regard to the status quo, the net results for the OECD countries, the USA, India and Egypt show that methane emissions from landfilling are the main contributor to the GHG burdens.*)
Werner P. Bauer, Managing Director, WtERT Germany GmbH
*) Source: The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of the Waste Sector, Federal Environemnt Agency (Germany) 2011
W. L. Gore & Associates GmbH Composting of Sewage Sludge in Kirchbichl, Austria
The ARAB Kirchbichl plant in Tyrol, Austria uses the GORE® Cover Process Technology in order to compost sewage sludge whilst reducing odors and emissions. 6 GORE® Cover system units in the intensive rotting phase have been installed in 2009.
Kofi Ampomah-Benefo CSIR-Institute of Industrial Research
bvse bvse-Network supports Waste Management Project in Africa
In West African Togo, people and the environment suffer from a major waste problem. Since there are no disposal structures, waste simply ends up on the streets. Sanvi Sodji, who studies in Germany, wants to change this situation in his home country.
UN Environment Rising demand for sand calls for resource governance
Geneva, 07 May 2019 – With the global demand for sand and gravel standing at 40 to 50 billion tonnes per year, a new report by UN Environment reveals that aggregate extraction in rivers has led to pollution, flooding, lowering of water aquifers and worsening drought occurrence.
Nestlé Waters North America Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Names Nestlé Waters North America as 2019 Design for Recycling Award Winner
Los Angeles, Calif. – In recognition of its innovative use of recycled plastic, and its product design centered on recycling, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) names Nestlé Waters North America as its 2019 Design for Recycling® (DFR) Award winner. The DFR Award is ISRI’s most prestigious award given annually to the most innovative contribution to products designed with recycling in mind. Nestlé Waters has received the award specifically for the design of its Nestlé® Pure Life® 700ml bottle made from 100 percent recycled PET plastic (rPET).
Environmental Research & Technology, Vol. 2 (1) Economic analysis of biogas production from small scale anaerobic digestion systems for cattle manureFatih Tufaner, Yasar Avsar
One of the major concerns of biogas plants can’t be operated economical and environmental sustainable manner. In order to produce biogas in rural areas, using anaerobic systems with high organic content of farm wastes can be able to remove these concerns.
Environmental Research & Technology, Vol. 2 (1) Solid waste management in non-state armed group-controlled areas of Syria case study “Daret Azza and Atareb sub-district “Abdullah Saghir
The purpose of this study (technical assessment) is to understand the effect of the Syrian crisis on the solid waste management (SWM) sector in Non-State Armed Group (NSAG) controlled areas and define the worst communities located in Daret Azza and Atareb subdistrict (DAAS)/Aleppo governorate of Syria.
WtERT Germany WtERT Germany attends meeting of MatER/WtERT Italy
On March 28, 2019 Werner Bauer, Hedwig Vielreicher and Dr. Karoline Borner visited Professor Stefano Consonni and his team at Piacenza
WtERT Germany Long term effects of fake news to the public perception of waste incineration plants.
Professor Guiseppe Tipaldo from Turin, Italy, presents his new book "The society of pseudoscience - navigate between good and bad explanations " on March 28, 2019 at Politecnico di Milano.
WtERT Germany Croatian Delegation visited Bavarian WtE- and Composting Plant
As a completion of the intensive cooperation of the export initiative Environmental Technologies "Sustainable Waste and Recycling Management in Croatia", a high-ranking 30-member delegation from Croatia visited Bavaria.