solid municipal waste News

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • RFP - Curbside Collection of Recyclables and Solid Waste for the Municipality of Southwest Middlesex

    The Corporation of the Municipality of Southwest Middlesex invites Proposals for:  Supply of all labour and equipment necessary for curbside collection of recyclables and solid waste, as detailed in the specification section.  This Contract includes transportation and, in the case of recyclables, the Contractor may supply a cost to deliver recyclables to a MRF located in Ontario ...

  • EPA Proposes to Cut Methane Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste Landfills

    As part of the President’s Climate Action Plan – Strategy to Reduce Methane Emissions, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued two proposals to further reduce emissions of methane-rich gas from municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills. Under ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • Kathmandu Solid Waste Management

    The Investment Board Nepal (IB) on Wednesday finalised two companies, Nepwaste Pvt Ltd and Clean Valley Company Pvt Ltd, to prepare the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Kathmandu Valley Integrated Solid Waste Management Project. Nepwaste will undertake the Package Number 1 of the Project which includes Kathmandu metropolis and neighbouring VDCs, while Clean Valley will work for Lalitpur ...


  • 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

  • Leveraging Data in Moving Towards the Smart City

    Cities, no matter what size, all want to use data to inform their day-to-day operations and strategic forecasting. Most megacities have already developed the organizational, technical, and analytical foundations to leverage their data while some of the small to medium cities are still working to develop that capability.  A special panel session at the  ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • 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 ...


    By Marketwire

  • 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

  • CleanTech Biofuels, Fiberight Agree to Create Municipal Solid Waste to Cellulosic Ethanol Demonstration Plant

    St. Louis, MO –  CleanTech Biofuels, Inc. (OTC: CLTH), an early-stage provider of technology to convert municipal solid waste into sustainable biomass for renewable energy production, has announced a joint research agreement with Fiberight, LLC (Fiberight), to establish the anticipated yields and operating costs from using biomass produced by CleanTech Biofuels (CleanTech) for the ...


    By CleanTech Biofuels, Inc.

  • MHIEC to Extend Operational Life of Municipal Solid Waste Incineration Facility in Oita, Japan

    Tokyo, Aug 9, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Environmental & Chemical Engineering Co., Ltd. (MHIEC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from Oita City, in Japan's Oita Prefecture, for modification work on a large-scale municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration plant at the city's Fukumune Environmental Center. The ...

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