Domestic Waste News

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2018 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 14th annual event, taking place 27th February-1st March 2018 in London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • Celebrating 5 Years of TOMRA Sorting in Dubai and Proven Regional Expertise, written by Tasos Bereketidis, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    Since establishing its legal entity in Dubai in December 2011, TOMRA Sorting has worked very closely with local governments and municipalities throughout the Middle East to develop sustainable solutions for municipal solid waste (MSW). As the Middle East shifts toward integrated waste management using European recycling standards as its benchmark, the region relies heavily on expert knowledge and ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • Our technology helps convert household waste to methane

    A UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The project utilises Tetronics DC plasma arc ...

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • New products demonstrate SOTKON`s leadership in the Iberian market

    The increase in public investment in Portugal and France, the maturity of the operations in Turkey and the growth of the distribution network, among others, allowed SOTKON to achieve the best results ever in 2015, reaching a turnover of more than 30% compared to the previous year. In the year that celebrates 20 years of activity, SOTKON has maintained its strategic focus on the development and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Understanding the UK RDF Market

    The practice of producing RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) and SRF (Solid Recovered Fuels) and exporting it to energy from waste facilities elsewhere in the European Union is becoming a more commonplace method of managing residual waste. It provides an important outlet for waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill and instead is used to produce energy, usually in the form of both electricity and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • London Assembly focus on Consistent Waste Collections

    The report recommends putting long-term sustainability at the heart of Mayoral strategies and that London should work towards standardised domestic waste. The key challenges to accommodate London’s growth is highlighted in the report, it stated that: “Without good planning, London could suffer unreliable energy supplies and excessive carbon emissions; a shortage of drinkable water; ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • OECD Claims Urgent Research Needed into Risks from Nanomaterials in Household Waste

    According to a February 22, 2016, press release from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an OECD report states that “[u]rgent research is needed to assess the possible risks to human health and ecosystems from the ever-increasing amounts of engineered ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Household food waste: an individual and national issue

    The main factors affecting household food waste in the EU have been identified in a new report. On an individual level, the main factors include age, gender, income and environmental attitudes. On the national level, the most significant factor is median disposable income. The authors suggest their results could help develop campaigns targeted at groups that generate the most household waste. ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • Valley and Butte Fire Response Update 10/28/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its federal, state, and local partners continue the assessment and clean-up of household hazardous wastes in the aftermath of the Valley Fire in Lake County, Calif. and the Butte Fire in Calaveras County, Calif. EPA mobilized to the two fire-impacted areas first to clear properties near public schools in Lake County, then more broadly in fire ...

  • Resources & Waste UK ‘manifesto’ highlights proactive EU engagement as a key policy priority for 2015

    With the UK’s relationship with the EU at the top of the news agenda, Resources & Waste UK (R&WUK) emphasises the need for the UK to be proactively engaged in environmental and Circular Economy policy making at a European level, particularly on the Commission’s Circular Economy consultation. Resources and Waste UK (R&WUK) is the newly created ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Turkey to boost energy production from domestic waste

    Solid waste will become an important part of Turkey's renewable share and electricity generation, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said Friday in Balikesir, Turkey.  Speaking at the opening ceremony of Altaca group's integrated biogas and organic waste facility, which is constructed with 100 percent Turkish technology, Yildiz ...


    By Altaca Group

  • Resources & Waste UK ‘manifesto’ highlights proactive EU engagement as a key policy priority for 2015

    With the UK’s relationship with the EU at the top of the news agenda, Resources & Waste UK (R&WUK) emphasises the need for the UK to be proactively engaged in environmental and Circular Economy policy making at a European level, particularly on the Commission’s Circular Economy consultation. Resources and Waste UK (R&WUK) is the newly created ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Resources & Waste UK `manifesto` highlights proactive EU engagement as a key policy priority for 2015

    With the UK's relationship with the EU at the top of the news agenda this week, Resources & Waste UK (R&WUK) is today emphasising the need for the UK to be proactively engaged in environmental and Circular Economy policy making at a European level, particularly on the Commission's Circular Economy consultation. "The resources and waste management sector is dynamic and fast growing, and ...

  • Emterra Environmental Investing $50 Million in Cleaner Air and More Jobs in Peel

    Waste diversion leader Emterra Environmental and its partners are set to invest nearly $50 million in cleaner air, more jobs and a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet as well as a fueling and maintenance facility in the heart of the Region of Peel. Located in Mississauga, the facility will be the largest CNG fuelling station in Ontario. The investment stems from Emterra’s successful bid ...


    By Emterra Group Inc

  • Government Backs Tetronics to help unlock Billion Pound Electronic Waste Industry

    A consortium of UK firms, led by Tetronics International, has today launched a ground‐breaking project to help unlock the value found in discarded electronic products, such as phones, TVs and even toasters. In relation to a £1m project, Tetronics, the leading environmental technology firm and its partners, Metech Recycling and Vale Europe, have received a £600k grant from ...

  • Canada`s Renewable Fuels Association Applauds Federal Government`s Waste Management Report

    The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) welcomed the release of the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development report, The Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials. The report's recommendations recognize the importance of renewable fuels technology in solving environmental problems like waste management in Canada. "This report ...


    By Renewable Industries Canada

  • New report shows how local authorities are driving efficiency savings in waste

    Research published this week into the impact of austerity on local authority waste collection and cleansing services has found a range of innovative approaches being taken by councils across the UK and Ireland to deliver efficiency improvements and savings. The report, entitled 'Waste on the front line - challenges and innovations', is based on an online survey and captures feedback from 226 ...

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