municipal waste industry News

  • US biofuels industry could use municipal wastes

    The US Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has released a new report outlining how the Pacific Northwest can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources -- if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used. The report notes that it will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Municipal waste to biofuels - now a reality

    Enerkem Inc., a leading waste-to-biofuels company, today held a groundbreaking ceremony to signify the start of construction of its municipal waste-to-biofuels facility with its partners, the City of Edmonton and the Government of Alberta. Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach, Edmonton Mayor Stephen Mandel and Enerkem Chief Executive Officer Vincent Chornet participated in the event. Enerkem's advanced ...


    By Enerkem

  • US biomass industry should use municipal waste - new study

    The northwestern US can have a sizeable biofuels industry based primarily on local resources... if non-traditional feedstocks, such as municipal waste, and new conversion technologies are used, according to a report issued by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. It will be difficult for the Northwest to create a significant biofuels industry based on today's land use ...

  • New technologies of complex recycling of municipal solid waste

    UkrSSEC ”Energostal” developed effective technologies of complex recycling of solid domestic waste and concluded first contracts on creation of enterprises for waste recycling on the “turn-key” basis. In January-February 2010 UkrSSEC ”Energostal”, city halls of two big towns of Ukraine (its western and southern regions) and also investors signed tripartite protocols on building of modern ...


    By UkrSSEC Energostal

  • Converting municipal solid waste to biomass feedstock

    CleanTech Biofuels, Inc., an early stage provider of cellulosic biomass feedstock derived from municipal solid waste (MSW) for renewable energy and bio-based chemical production, has received a US patent for its process and apparatus for converting MSW into cellulosic biomass feedstock, known collectively as the Biomass Recovery Process. The Biomass Recovery Process is carried out by the angled ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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

  • EUR 5m for municipal solid waste management in Serbia

    The EBRD is lending €5 million to the Duboko Waste Management Company to build a regional solid waste landfill that will serve more than 300,000 people in nine municipalities across central and western Serbia. Inadequate solid waste treatment is one of the biggest ecological problems in the country and solid waste management has been defined as one of the priorities of Serbia’s environmental ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Call for waste industry to keep a close eye on revised WFD and redefinition of municipal waste

    The waste industry needs to keep a close eye on the Government’s plans to redefine municipal waste and its interpretation of Article 11 of the revised Waste Framework Directive, according to an industry expert. Speaking to MRW, Veolia Environmental Services environmental and regulatory affairs director Gill Weeks said that the UK is doing well in increasing its recycling rates and diverting ...

  • 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

  • Dubai municipality to promote waste management initiatives at the Middle East Waste Summit

    Dubai’s immense economic growth in recent years has brought about significant waste management challenges to the booming emirate. To respond to the increasing quantities of generated waste as well as the need for innovative waste management solutions, Dubai Municipality lends its full support to the Middle East Waste Summit 2009 (MEWS) to be held at the Dubai Airport Expo Centre from 26–28 May. ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • Munich Municipal Waste Management Service upgrades to new SAP release

    Munich Municipal Waste Management Service (Abwallwirtschaftsbetrieb München - AWM) has been using the latest SAP release ERP 6.02 since early November. AWM has now upgraded from its outdated SAP system successfully and according to plan. The international Implico Group implemented key components of this complex release upgrade project. During the tender process in early 2010, Implico ...


    By Implico Group

  • Greenergy Solutions signed MOA with municipal government of Morong for waste-to-energy development

    Greenergy Solutions, a Philippine corporation founded by leading electric utility professional for undertaking public private partnership development of waste to energy projects with municipalities operating landfills, has executed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)with the Municipality Government of Morong, Province of Rizal, Philippine for its pilot project.After commiting one year for reseach, ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Market Study on Municipal Waste Management in Italy (Analyst Version)

    Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jltmwt/market_study_on) has announced the addition of the "Market Study on Municipal Waste Management in Italy (Analyst Version)" report to their offering. ...


  • 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 ...


  • Covanta Energy Extends Partnership With Bristol Municipalities for Sustainable Waste Disposal

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced a new 20 year agreement with municipalities in the Bristol, CT area. Covanta will provide sustainable waste disposal at the Bristol Resource Recovery Facility, in addition the agreement provides for bundled services including recycling, bulky waste disposal, e-waste ...


  • Determining the municipality waste fees and way of payment in Japan - Mariusz Grabda

      Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • New FleetMind White Paper Addresses Municipal Waste Fleet Oversight Requirements

    FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the award-winning technology leader for fleet management solutions, published its newest industry white paper that tackles oversight requirements for municipal waste fleets. The white paper, “8 Reasons Why Municipal Waste Fleets Need In-cab Smart Displays”, details how new touchscreen smart displays deliver real-time visibility and interaction between ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

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