Columbia University in the City of New York 2022 Waste-to-Energy Research And Technology (WtERT) Asia Meeting: Going into New Technologies and Best Practices to Promote Wide Application
Energy and metals recovery from urban wastes (waste-to-energy or WtE) is one of the key areas that can help address this issue.
Waste Dive Florida solidifies its status as the nation’s waste-to-energy capital with supportive new law
A bill signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis will establish a unique program to subsidize power purchase agreements and expansion expenses for municipally-owned combustion facilities.
Reuters, France 24 Garbage is piling up on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal
Since some weeks ago garbage started to be disposed on the streets of Kathmandu causing the stench of this rotting garbage to be unbearable for locals and tourists.
BTA International GmbH 1st BTA Plant in France
The respective experience and know-how of BTA and AR-VAL convinced a renowned Waste Management Company south of Paris, which awarded them the contract for the design and construction of an ambitious biowaste anaerobic digestion plant.
UN News Use sand resources ‘wisely’ or risk development fallout – UNEP report
All countries should be aware that their development is at stake unless they take better care of a common but precious resource, found on many of the world’s beaches, and in our seas, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) said in a new report launched on Tuesday.
CE Delft, Prognos CO2 reduction potential in European waste management
This study, building on the previous study (2008), sheds light on the waste management industry’s treatment volumes and associated CO2 emissions of selected waste streams. Respectively, this study seeks to stimulate the discussions on the realisation of the potentials outlined in this study.
Efstratios N. Kalogirou Waste-to-Energy Technologies and Global Applications - New Book
Through Waste-to-Energy (WtE) technology, plants use waste as a renewable fuel to co-produce electricity, heating, and cooling for urban utilization. This professional book presents the latest developments in WtE technologies and their global applications.
Analysis of Reshaping Plastics Report
Prof. Nickolas Themelis reviewed the data presented in the Reshaping Plastics report of April 2022
IPCC The stakes for our planet have never been higher
Powerful message from the UN Secretary-General António Guterres
UN Nations sign up to end global scourge of plastic pollution
"Plastic pollution has grown into an epidemic. With today’s resolution we are officially on track for a cure." - Espen Barth Eide
WWF Impacts of Plastic Pollution in the Oceans on Marine Species, Biodiversity and Ecosystems
Marine ecosystems already dealing with multiple stressors are now facing an additional stressor in plastic pollution.
BeWasteWise How Environmental is Social Value? Panel moderated by Adam Read
With the focus of the resources and waste sector very much on protecting the environment and delivering on decarbonisation, the broader impacts and the benefits these bring to society are often overlooked or underplayed.
WHO Tonnes of COVID-19 health care waste expose urgent need to improve waste management systems
Tens of thousands of tonnes of extra medical waste from the response to the COVID-19 pandemic has put tremendous strain on health care waste management systems around the world, threatening human and environmental health and exposing a dire need to improve waste management practices, according to a new WHO report.
Diana Tamayo Lessons learned from the event “Countdown to UK Plastic Packaging Tax”
On the past 4th of February, the Centre for Management Technology offered the “Countdown to UK Plastic Packaging Tax” event. Experts and policy leaders had the opportunity to present their views and knowledge about the upcoming tax for plastic packaging in the UK.
CCNY 2022 WTERT Biennial Conference Sustainable Waste Management: The forefront of Innovation mid-October 2022 at CCNY
Call for abstracts opens on May 1st, 2022
ICCWtE International Consultant Committee of Waste to Energy
Training platform and website for developing countries in Zhejiang University since 2016 with the support of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China.
CNIM CNIM Group's CSR performance recognised by Gaïa Research
For the seventh consecutive year, CNIM is among the top 70 companies monitored by Gaïa Research, an agency specialised in rating the ESG performance of companies listed on European markets, a brand of the company EthiFinance.
ESA Satellites detect large methane emissions from Madrid landfills
High-resolution satellites have detected 8800 kg of methane per hour leaking from adjacent landfill sites just 18 km from the centre of Madrid, Spain.
Secretaría de Obras y Servicios. Gobierno de la Ciudad de Mexico New Transfer Station and Sorting Plant Azcapotzalco, Mexico City
In July 2021 the new “Transfer Station and Sorting Plant Azcapotzalco” was inaugurated in Mexico City, which annually saves around $88,976,000 MXN (3,742,375 Euros) through the sale of recyclables, avoidance of transport, and reduction of final disposal.
European Week for Waste Reduction Over 12,400 actions on reduce, reuse, recycle and clean-ups took place for the EWWR 2021!
For its 13th edition, over 12,400 actions related to waste reduction, sharing economy, products reuse and repair, materials recycling, as well as clean-ups were carried out across 30 countries in Europe and beyond.
#TeamSeas #TeamSeas Global Campaign to clean oceans, rivers and beaches
The objective: raise $30 M to remove 30 M pounds of trash by January 2022
Columbia News Divert Biodegradable Waste From Landfills to Cut Climate-Warming Methane Emissions
In a complementary measure, landfills should also be outfitted with facilities to monitor and control existing methane emissions.
From Helena Nageler-Petritz, Waste Management World COP26: Waste Sector Critical to Combat Climate Change
What role does the waste and resources management sector play in driving actions to achieve net zero?
www.seetao.com CRCC won 6 overseas waste incineration power plant projects in Kazakhstan
China Railway 20th Bureau Group Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Railway Construction Corporation, signed a feasibility study agreement and an EPC contract of intent for the 6 waste incineration power plant projects in Kazakhstan with the Kazakhstan Waste 2 Energy Company.