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  • Global municipal solid waste continues to grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling of waste that current ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world's cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Rising municipal solid waste generation fuelling the municipal solid waste-to-energy market, notes Frost & Sullivan

    Extensive technology adoption and better collection efficiency of municipal solid waste (MSW) could help the Indian municipal solid waste-to-energy market register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7 by 2013. The increase in the quantity of waste generated, coupled with the need for a proper means of waste disposal, offers significant growth opportunities to the market. New analysis from ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Rising Municipal Solid Waste Generation Fuelling the Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Market, Notes Frost & Sullivan

    Extensive technology adoption and better collection efficiency of municipal solid waste (MSW) could help the Indian municipal solid waste-to-energy market register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.7 by 2013. The increase in the quantity of waste generated, coupled with the need for a proper means of waste disposal, offers significant growth opportunities to the market. New analysis ...


  • Wheelabrator Awarded Broward County Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Contract

    The Broward County Commission today awarded Wheelabrator Technologies an exclusive, five-year contract for disposal of the county’s municipal solid waste and bulk trash. Effective July 2013, the agreement extends Wheelabrator’s long-standing relationship with Broward County. In addition, the commission approved an inter-local agreement (ILA) that allows ...


  • Frost & Sullivan: Rising costs of managing municipal solid waste present waste service providers opportunities for growth

    Cost is by far the most mentioned challenge in delivering municipal solid waste services in Australia. It is also, unsurprisingly, the single most important criterion for councils when selecting a waste management service provider. Starting 1 July 2012, Australia introduced a carbon pricing mechanism (CPM) that applied to the country's largest polluters. Open ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPRI Selects GBB for an Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Power Plants

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that a detailed engineering and economic evaluation for the use of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as fuel in the generation of power utilizing various conversion technologies and parameters has been initiated for the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) after being selected through a formal procurement process. The ...

  • Solid waste, recycling collections & disposal cost reduction services

    Waste Savings, Inc. (WSI), is a national consulting firm dedicated to helping businesses and industries reduce their solid waste collection, disposal and recycling expenses. WSI is a unique company, providing business and industry expert advice on solid waste management, recycling and waste disposal issues. Using WSI’s proprietary proven multi-step process, they identify cost savings ...


    By WIH Resource Group

  • Integrated, Low-cost Solutions Are the Way Forward for Municipal Solid Waste Management Services

    The growing volume of municipal solid waste (MSW) and strict waste management legislation – dictating the need to reduce waste, raise recycling levels, and lower landfilling levels – are driving the global MSW management services market. Waste management companies are establishing efficient collection systems and strengthening their recycling capabilities to adhere to the legislations ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Landfill in McKean County, Pennsylvania

    Casella Waste Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CWST), a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company, announced that it acquired a MSW landfill in McKean County, PA out of bankruptcy proceedings on February 24 for $0.5 million in cash and the assumption of certain contractual obligations. The roughly 230 acre landfill is permitted by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental ...


  • EnviroSolutions Exploring Anaerobic Digestion Technologies to Recycle Mixed Solid Waste

    When people think about landfills, the mind doesn’t paint an appealing picture. However, while landfills aren’t aesthetically pleasing, there are numerous benefits to landfills, many of them environmental. Municipal solid waste (or MSW) landfills have been converting waste to energy since the 1890’s. However, until recently, this was done through the process of combustion in ...


    By EnviroSolutions, Inc. (ESI)

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Study: Municipal Solid Waste Could Contribute Significant Supply of Alternative Energy to U.S. Businesses, Communities

    A new study conducted by the Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University has found that if all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the United ...

  • Four Connecticut Municipalities Partner With Covanta Energy for Sustainable Waste Management Services

    Covanta Energy Corporation announced today four new partnerships with Connecticut municipalities for sustainable waste management services. Newington, East Hartford, Guilford and Madison have all signed contracts for services that will include sustainable waste disposal, recycling and composting. Covanta is the largest owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste facilities in North America including ...


  • 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

  • Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

    Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EIB financing of EU municipal waste management projects

    Within the last 8 years period (2000-2007), the EIB signed loans of around EUR 1,5 billion dedicated to investments in municipal waste management facilities. Nearly EUR 1 billion of the signed amount involves incineration. This represents some 0. 3% of total signed loans of EIB during that period. The projects are located mainly in EU-15, notably FR, DK, IT, NL, UK and often involve efficient ...

  • Veolia Environmental Services Appoints New President and COO of Solid Waste Division

    Milwaukee, WI - The Solid Waste division of Veolia Environmental Services North America Corp. (VESNA) is pleased to announce the appointment of a new president and COO to its leadership post. Richard Burke has assumed the role of President and COO of Veolia ES Solid Waste, Inc. effective January 1, 2007. He replaces Paul Jenks, who retired as President and CEO at the end of 2006. Burke ...

  • Tallahassee solid waste services earns green building label

    The City of Tallahassee's Solid Waste Services Administration building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. It is the second municipal building in Florida and the first in North Florida to earn the distinction. LEED certification is the points-based benchmark for the design, construction and ...

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