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  • Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

    A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover 2% of the world’s surface, but ...

  • Waste Management Models - Connected Smart Cities Forum

    Our CEO, Sandra Sassow, will be speaking at the Connected Smart Cities Forum, São Paulo, Brazil, revealing how our micro power plants can radically change the current waste management model of linear production into a more circular production model. The Mission of the Forum is to promote the discussion, exchange of information and dissemination of ideas between government ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

  • City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, PIKITUP, transforming

    PIKITUP, the City of Johannesburg’s waste management entity, is currently implementing an aggresive transformation and turnaround strategy which involves large-scale improvements in all areas of governance and operations efficiency across its business. In light of the recent media coverage with respect to matters at Pikitup and in particular to the awarding of the Yellow Plant Aqua Tender , ...

  • World Waste to Energy City Summit

    The 2014 World Waste to Energy City Summit is fast approaching and this year brings together its best ever faculty of international waste management CEOs, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end users for two days of intensive networking. The summit takes place from the 21st until the 22nd of May 2014 and will be concentrating on advanced conversion ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Dublin City Council loses waste case

    The High Court in Dublin has ruled that Dublin City Council has abused its dominant position in the household waste collection market in a bid to remove rival private operators. The Irish Times (22 December) stated that High Court judge Mr Justice Liam McKechnie quashed a variation to the Dublin region waste management plan whereby only the councils, or contractors appointed by them, could ...

  • GBB Assists City of Iowa City with RFP for Alternative Solid Waste Facility

    With the assistance of Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB), the City of Iowa City plans to release a Request for Proposal (RFP) on or about July 15, 2013, for an alternative solid waste facility operating in partnership with the current City-operated landfill, which has historically received about 100,000 tons of solid waste per year. The scope of the RFP and project includes developing ...

  • German Waste and Recycling Company of the city of Frankfurt decides for Planning and Mobile Order Management Functionalities of SAP

    German Waste and Recycling Company of the city of Frankfurt decides for Planning and Mobile Order Management Functionalities of SAP Waste and Recycling FES, the Public Private Partnership of the city of Frankfurt (Main) Germany and the REMONDIS AG & Co.KG,  has decided to support their waste and recycling business with further components of the SAP Waste and Recycling application. The ...


    By SAP SE

  • Waste-to-Energy - A burning issue for tomorrow`s cities

    Long considered a costly problem, municipal solid waste is now emerging as an important revenue-generating feedstock for waste-to-energy systems. As municipalities look to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of their sustainability planning initiatives, new and innovative methods for burning wastes to generate heat and power are emerging. And while, at first ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • New film on waste management in Greenland

    Dealing with large quantities of unwanted (and sometimes toxic) waste is often difficult – but it becomes even more complicated when people live in isolated communities, in extreme environments hundreds of kilometres from the nearest treatment plant. This is the subject of a new film considering waste management in Greenland, entitled ‘Mission Greenland – for a cleaner ...

  • Building better cities: cities as villages

    New concepts and new design ideas are helping to make cities more sustainable. Possibly the most intriguing neo-city idea is the urban village concept, where communities within cities are designed to emulate small rural villages with shared, communal resources, and green spaces. Indeed, the secret to cities of tomorrow may well lie in the villages of our past? The Village ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • U.S. EPA orders City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management to address stormwater violations at Waimanalo Gulch Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week issued an order to the City and County of Honolulu and Waste Management, Inc., to take immediate steps to address stormwater violations at the Waimanalo Gulch Sanitary Landfill on Oahu. EPA’s ongoing review of operations at the landfill revealed violations of the Clean Water Act and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit ...

  • Improving resource efficiency with waste management from GPT Waste

    Planning the waste management and recycling for all of the rubbish produced in this country is an enormous task which involves both logistical planning and scientific knowledge, it also requires a certain understanding in order to balance the impact on the environment and the cost effectiveness of the process. Waste management and recycling companies are also feeling an extra ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • APP to speak at World Waste To Energy City Summit, 2016

    Advanced Plasma Power CEO, Rolf Stein will be speaking at the World Waste To Energy City Summit 2016. The event takes place 10th-11th of May at the Grand Tower Bridge in London. The 2016 World Waste to Energy City Summit brings together its best ever faculty of international waste management CEOs, developers, bankers, private equity financiers, technology providers and industrial end ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Cities from across the world meet to discuss waste in London

    Representatives from some of the world’s largest cities are in London to share ideas about how to minimise rubbish, boost recycling and examine the latest technologies for managing waste. The C40 London Waste Workshop was officially opened by London Mayor Boris Johnson at City Hall on Monday March 22 and is due to last three days. It is attended by representatives from 30 cities including, New ...

  • Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. to Submit Proposal for 20-Year Contract With New York City for Municipal Solid Waste Management Transportation and Disposal Services

    Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (NYSE:BIN)(TSX:BIN) (the "Company") announced today (Oct 27, 2014) that it will submit a proposal in response to the New York City Department of Sanitation's ("DSNY") new request for proposals ("RFP") for a 20-year contract (the "contract") for the transportation and disposal of containerized municipal solid waste ("MSW") delivered to ...

  • Cities call for federal tax incentive to slash food waste

    Canadian cities from coast to coast have recently passed or are tabling, in the coming days, resolutions in support of a federal tax incentive aimed at encouraging food producers and retailers to divert edible food from landfills to charities serving Canadian households. The resolution advances a proposal developed by the National Zero Waste Council (NZWC) that “urges the ...


    By National Zero Waste Council

  • Waste management slipping out of control in Kabul

    Population growth and the construction boom in Kabul over the past few years have resulted in the daily production of over 3,000 tonnes of solid waste. Some of this has been accumulating, causing serious health and environmental damage, according to Kabul Municipality. The municipality reckons there is now a daily build-up of at least 300 tonnes of solid waste in and around Kabul city (109,500 ...


    By IRIN Association

  • GTSO: E-Waste Numbers Point to Cities as the Mines of the Future

    The unprecedented explosion in electronic waste is turning landfills all over the globe into potential gold mines. Green Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GTSO) is working to deliver the processing technologies and best practices necessary to turn that trash into treasure. According to the International Environmental Technology Center of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), e-waste is ...

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