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  • 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.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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 , ...

  • 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

  • UL Environment Selected to Study Feasibility of Plastics Supply and Value Chain in a Circular Economy to Support EU Horizon 2020 Project

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that it is joining a team led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), to support a Horizon 2020 circular economy project in the European Union. The EU Post-Consumer High-Tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy (“PolyCE”) project is a ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • City of Quincy, MA Extends Partnership With Covanta SEMASS for Sustainable Waste Management Services

    Covanta SEMASS, L.P. (Covanta SEMASS), a subsidiary of Covanta Energy Corporation, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy today announced a new agreement with the City of Quincy, MA for sustainable waste disposal at the Covanta SEMASS Energy-from-Waste facility in Rochester. The City of Quincy generates approximately 35,000 tons of municipal solid waste annually. The ...


  • National Solid Wastes Management Association: City of Dallas Admits Flow Control Tax Will Cost North Dallas Businesses the Most

    City of Dallas Sanitation Director Mary Nix has changed her story.  After telling council members that the waste disposal industry would absorb the cost of the city's proposed flow control tax she recently told council members that "the hauler will naturally pass that cost along to their customers." Nix said customers most heavily impacted will be those north of the LBJ ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Smart cities: Digital technology behind the smart city

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Smart cities: Digital technology behind the smart city ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Veolia and IBM Join Forces to Deliver New Digital Urban Solutions To Transform Water, Energy and Waste Management Services for Cities

    Today, during Smart City Expo and World Congress in Barcelona, IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Veolia announced a new partnership and new solutions that integrate intuitive and powerful digital technologies into urban services to improve the efficiency of municipal systems around the world. A partnership which opens up new possibilities for smart cities. A world leader in municipal services, Veolia ...

  • The business of building sustainable cities

    For the first time in human history, more than half the world's population now live in cities. By 2050 that percentage will rise to over 70 percent, and the social, economic, environmental challenges associated with this transformation will largely define how our societies evolve in the 21st Century. Equally challenging will be the task of mitigating the environmental impacts of mass ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cities sign on to climate action

    Cities have sent a strong message to national governments ahead of the upcoming round of climate talks, scheduled to begin in Cancún, Mexico, at the end of this month. The message is: we are acting to address our planet's changing climate and we want you to do the same. On Nov. 21, 135 mayors from around the world signed an agreement to address climate change at the World Mayors Summit on ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • The Russian and Polish Waste Management Markets: No Time to Waste

    With strict EU regulations it is no surprise to see Poland in the process of shutting down almost 35% of its landfills. Meanwhile Russia, without EU regulation is developing a waste management market where landfill dumping thrives due to inefficient enforcement of environmental regulations and procedures. These evolving European waste management markets will be compared and discussed in Frost & ...


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