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  • 100 companies committed to halving landfill construction waste

    Over the last six months 100 organisations in the construction industry have signed up to the Halving Waste to Landfill agreement. The rate firms are signing up is a strong indication that companies are still keen to efficiently manage their waste. Chair of the strategic forum for construction Nick Raynsford added: ...

  • RenuEn Secures Construction Bond and Files Permits for St. Cloud Landfill Project

    RenuEn Corporation (PINKSHEETS: RENU) a Power Project Development company, is pleased to announce that the Construction Bond has been secured and that the applicable permits for the St. Cloud project have been filed. The bond allows the company to move forward with installation of the equipment on the project site. The company also filed the necessary permits with the City of St. Cloud and with ...


    By Marketwire

  • Major operations begin on $25 million construction at Sunrise Landfill

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada has begun large-scale construction work under oversight by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at Sunrise Landfill, a 440-acre closed municipal solid waste landfill, located three miles outside of Las Vegas city limits in Clark County. The $25 million construction project, expected to last through 2012, was awarded to Las Vegas Paving Company and will ...

  • Construction body calls for collective action to meet landfill reduction targets

    The head of a leading construction body has called for collective action across the construction industry in order to meet a 50% reduction in construction waste to landfill by 2012. Speaking at the Strategic Forum for Construction event, Construction Products Association chief executive Michael Ankers said: “It’s not intended that every company in every part of the industry should adhere ...

  • Halving Waste to Landfill commitment

    A construction company has visibly demonstrated its commitment to reduce the amount of construction waste sent to landfill by displaying the Halving Waste to Landfill Logo on its hoardings. Leadbitter Group has produced the hoardings, the first of their kind, in association with the Waste & Resources Action Programme and will display them at its Mariner’s Quay development in Newport, Wales. ...

  • Defra research on landfill bans

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs is researching how landfill bans on materials such as paper, food, glass, aluminium or wood could be implemented in the UK. It comes after environmental charity Green Alliance recently completed a consultancy report for Defra called Landfill bans and restrictions in the EU and US (August 2009). The aim of the report was to analyse four EU ...

  • Corrugated Recycling and Landfill Prevention

    The Confederation of Paper Industries is pleased to announce the release of its new fact sheet, “Corrugated Recycling & Landfill Prevention”. The release adds to CPI’s array of 18 existing fact sheets, and compliments its two established corrugated information publications, “A Case for Corrugated” and “Corrugated: Key Facts”. The consumer-focussed fact sheet explores the place of corrugated ...

  • TITECH finds alternatives to landfill

    This week (28th & 29th April) TITECH are holding their Demolition Day 2010 event in Bad Ems in Germany. A forum of European experts will discuss how we can prepare to meet the challenge of reducing C&D waste sent to landfill and see a live waste sorting trial. Thousands of tons of recyclable materials from construction and demolition (C&D) activities are sent to landfill every day. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Designing a landfill of epic proportions

    Many architects dream of being given a 'tabula rasa' -- a blank slate -- upon which they could let the imagination soar when designing a home, building or other project. A team led by MIT architects Alexander D'Hooghe and Nader Tehrani are working on what could be the largest blank slate in the history of construction. This summer, the MIT team was among the winners of an Urban Design Institute ...

  • LGA call for landfill tax freeze

    While there is much evidence that the tax has succeeded in boosting recycling of waste materials, including construction waste, the LGA state that there is no evidence that increasing the tax from the £72 per tonne to £80 will have any influence. Whilst the increase is expected to come into effect next month, the LGA is urging the chancellor to use this month’s budget statement ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Construction Begins for Waste Management Landfill Gas-to Energy Plant in Ohio, an Industrial Info News Alert

    Researched by Industrial Information Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Last month, Waste Management Incorporated (NYSE:WM)(Houston, Texas), Mahoning Landfill Incorporated, T.V. John & Son (Butler, Wisconsin) and Great Lake Power ...


    By Marketwire

  • Top seal Landfill Vlagheide The Netherlands

    Commissioned by contractor F.P.H. Ploegmakers (NL) the capping of landfill Vlagheide in Schijndel will be sealed by Genap with geomembrane constructions. Genap has a long history with the landfill because in the nineties we have already layed the under seal. The contract for Genap includes delivering and installing of approximately 235.000m² HDPE 2,00mm 2-sided structured plastic foil. In ...


    By Genap B.V.

  • Bordo Poniente Landfill Closing Helps

    A project to close one of the world's largest landfills, the 927-acre Bordo Poniente Landfill in Mexico City will stem the city's largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, while creating renewable energy and local jobs. Developed in close collaboration with the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Cities program and its partner the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40), ...


    By C40 Cities

  • Nevada landfill operator agrees to US$36m plan to close landfill site

    Republic Services of Southern Nevada, the current operator of the Sunrise Mountain Landfill located in Clark County, Nev., has agreed to construct and operate a comprehensive remedy for the site and to pay a US$1 million civil fine in order to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act, the Justice Department and US Environmental Protection Agency announced last week. The consent decree, ...

  • PRI-MAX™ used for Landfill Recycling

    Landfill Recycling: Primary reduction equipment helps pioneer a new path in landfill operations Much like 'silent scream' and 'cafeteria food,' “landfill recycling” seems contradictory, incongruous, and clearly the definition of an oxymoron. If you think about it, however, landfill operators are consistently concerned with maximizing space and extending landfill life—so why not recycle the ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Meadowlands Landfill Solar Farm Dedicated

    Public Service Electric and Gas (PSE&G) today joined the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) and SunDurance Energy to dedicate the Kearny Landfill Solar Farm, the first solar project on a state-owned landfill. The 3-megawatt (MW) installation is part of PSE&G's Solar 4 All™ program and was built on a 13-acre capped section of the closed NJMC 1A Landfill.  The project is a ...

  • More Space, Not Just a Landfill Dream

    The state of garbage abroad is a growing concern for municipal and private landfills, as space continues to be a premium and site closures continue to rise. With increasing government regulations, mammoth construction and operating expenses, the "not in my back yard" public attitude and rising land prices, business has dramatically ...


    By Diamond Z

  • Biffa to sell off landfill gas business

    Privately-owned waste management firm Biffa, is seeking a buyer to purchase its business which generates electricity from landfill gas for £350 million, according to media reports. The Financial Times said that those familiar with Biffa believe the money from the sale will be used to finance the construction of new cutting-edge waste facilities in the UK. According to the FT, industry news ...

  • Increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England

    The latest data published by the Environment Agency has shown a 6.4% increase in the tonnage of materials going to landfill in England in 2015, while the fraction of household, industrial and commercial waste continues to fall. In all, 191.1 million tonnes (Mt) of waste was managed in 2015, slightly up on the 187Mt in 2014. Management by landfill last year was 43.9Mt, up from 41.3Mt in 2014. This ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Baselines for measuring construction waste revealed

    Methods for establishing baselines for both construction waste to landfill and carbon emissions on construction sites have been revealed by the Strategic Forum for Construction. It is hoped that having these methods in place to establish baselines will provide a step forward for meeting the targets of the Strategy for Sustainable Construction, launched in 2008. The strategy included targets on ...

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