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  • Waste Recycling Group plans to develop leachate treatment lagoons

    Waste firm Waste Recycling Group has submitted a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council for permission to develop two leachate treatment lagoons at Allerton Park landfill, near Wetherby. WRG, who operate the Allerton Park site, are seeking to develop an on-site lagoon system to treat leahcate – the polluted water that collects at the bottom of every landfill. The treated water ...

  • Scotland unveils zero waste plan

    The Scottish Government has launched its first “ambitious” zero waste plan. The draft plan details the steps Scotland needs to take on the journey towards a zero waste society and invites stakeholders to respond to its zero waste plan consultation. It proposes a number of approaches to reduce waste and increase recycling including: A ...

  • Government awards Gloucestershire £92m for waste plans

    Gloucestershire County Council has been awarded £92 million by the Government to fund its private finance initiative (PFI) waste plans. Under the plans, which will be worth £171 million over the life of the contract, the council will invite tenders to divert up to 263,000 tonnes of biodegradable municipal waste from landfill by 2020. In its outline business case, the council did not specify a ...

  • MEPs set out waste management plans for 2050

    The European Parliament has made a series of recommendations, including managing waste, to be taken in key economic sectors to achieve a future EU integrated policy on climate change. The report, 2050: The future begins today – Recommendations for the EU’s future integrated policy on climate change, was published on 4 February. MEPs have called for the EU and other industrialised countries to ...

  • New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

    Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative environmental effects of landfilling and to ...

  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...

  • Biffa announces plans to handle Leicestershire waste

    Biffa has announced its plans to build a cutting-edge energy recovery facility in Leicestershire that will be capable of powering 42,000 homes. As one of the three firms short-listed by Leicestershire County Council for the procurement of the contract to deal with the area’s residual waste, Biffa intends to apply for planning consent this November. ...

  • 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

  • Mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT)

    Today, three years before the (extended) initial deadline of the EU landfill directive, Greece still relies on landfills for the disposal of over 85% of its waste, while waste production continues to grow at about 3% per annum. The 2006 estimate for municipal Solid Waste production is 5.3 million tons, with biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) accounting for approximately 67% of that figure. ...


  • Sionix Announces Plans for Construction and Operation of Waste Water Treatment Facility in the Bakken Shale Formation of North Dakota

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems (MWTS), announced today that it has executed an agreement with Dakota Solutions, Inc. (DSI) for the lease of property in Tioga, North Dakota for the construction and operation of a Waste Water Treatment Facility (WWTF) in the Bakken Shale Formation. Under the terms of the agreement Sionix ...


    By Sionix Corporation

  • Viridor’s MBT plans refused

    A proposed mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant planned for Cheshire has been refused planning permission by Cheshire West and Chester Council. The plans had been submitted by waste management firm Viridor, and were designed to see all of Cheshire’s 200,000-230,000 tonnes of residual waste being treated at the site in Lockstock. Viridor’s plans were developed in response to ...

  • China Solid Waste Treatment Industry | Forecasts for 2017

    The total volume of city household waste harmless treatment has increased significantly from 80.51 million tons in 2005 to 130.9 million tons in 2011, increasing by 63% or so. Harmless treatment rate has increased from 52% in 2005 to 87% in 2010, increasing by 35% or so. After the year of 2020, China will gradually enter household waste classification management stage. The investment in solid ...

  • Energos secures planning permission in Northern Ireland for advanced thermal treatment facility

    Planning permission for an 80,000 tonne Energos clean energy recovery from waste facility in Lisburn, has been granted by Alex Attwood, Environment Minister for Northern Ireland. The advanced conversion facility at the ...


    By ENER-G

  • Ghana scientist wins support for plan to turn human waste into fertiliser

    A Nigerian scientist based in Ghana is one of four researchers from developing countries who received US$100,000 each to pursue their dream ideas for solving global health problems. Olufunke Cofie, a soil scientist at the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research's Challenge Program on Water and Food will develop fertiliser pellets from treated human waste to boost agricultural ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Ghanaian scientist wins support for plan to turn human waste into fertiliser

    A female Ghanaian scientist is one of four researchers from developing countries who received US$100,000 each to pursue their dream ideas for solving global health problems. Olufunke Cofie, a soil scientist at the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research's Challenge Program on Water and Food will develop fertiliser pellets from treated human waste to boost agricultural ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Construction starts on innovative GBP15m waste treatment facility

    Organic Waste Management has started work on its innovative GBP15 million solid waste treatment facility in Cheshire. The mechanical biological treatment plant will serve Manchester’s industrial commercial market to divert 180,000 tonnes of waste from landfill. The plant is the first in the UK to use the Bedminster technology to recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost. OWM ...

  • Minister backs industry’s plans to tackle food waste recycling

    Work kicked off on the new action plan for food waste recycling last week, when key players from across the industry got together for the inaugural meeting in Birmingham; initiated by resource efficiency experts WRAP and chaired by waste and resources specialist, Ray Georgeson. Together the group will shape and deliver the plan; working to identify tangible, industry led actions to maximise the ...

  • Climate change pose risks for waste water treatment

    A Simplified Climate Change Impact Assessment Tool (SCIAT) addresses the specific needs of the water industry, translating climate change projections into real-world impacts. A recent study in CIWEM’s Water and Environment Journal demonstrates its application in assessing the impacts of climate change on the reservoir water quality and water treatment plant (WTP) operations at Grafham Water ...

  • India Water & Waste Water Treatment Market, 2013

    Water & Waste Water Treatment market primarily covers Water treatment ,ETP, STP, Water recycling.This report will cover all the 4 and in addition will also coverthe project business market. The report will cover the market size by value, its spread and type of technology. The intent is not just to provide market data but insights that could help companies existing or planning to enterthis ...


  • Sionix Corporation Announces Testing Plans for Its Mobile Water Treatment Systems

    Sionix Corporation (OTCBB: SINX), designer of innovative and patented advanced mobile water treatment systems, today announced testing plans for Sionix' Mobile Water Treatment Systems (MWTS). During the next two weeks Mark Hayes, Chief Science Officer of Sionix, and Chuck Oborn, Chief Engineer of Sionix, have planned to test each component of the MWTS individually to assure proper pressures, ...


    By Sionix Corporation

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