Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) News

  • MACPRESSE@ RESIDUOS EXPO, Guadalajara, Mexico, 28-30 march 2017

    From March 28 to 30 Guadalajara will host RESIDUOS EXPO, the main waste management exhibition in Mexico. The event has a special focus on machinery and technologies for recovery, transformation and management of waste and recyclable materials. We’ll be present together with our local partner,  ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • The 12th Eco Expo Asia Set For October Information Exchange on Green Tech

    Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the 12th Eco Expo Asia will be held at AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong from 26 to 29 October 2017. The Expo will showcase leading-edge environmental technology solutions from around the world, and ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • The Eggersmann Group is expanding its product portfolio by acquiring the biological drying technology of CONVAERO GmbH

    Marienfeld. The Eggersmann Group located in Marienfeld, Germany, is known for its decades-long experience in the field of mechanical-biological waste treatment. Labelled with the brands KOMPOFERM and BEKON, the quickly expanding plant constructor has developed and successfully established numerous dry fermentation waste treatment sites. ”The Bio-Dry™ technology now allows us to enter ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • EREF’s Life-Cycle Analysis Workshop Examines Methods of Measuring Recycling and Diversion

    Recently, policy makers, facility owners and other solid waste entities have engaged in discussion regarding whether mass is the best means to evaluate recycling and diversion practices versus a focus on measuring environmental burden through life-cycle analysis. To establish dialogue and provide more information on this question, the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is ...

  • Order for EfW Plant in Thailand

    A consortium formed by Hitachi Zosen Corporationand KPN Green Energy Solution Co., Ltd.(KPN), engaged in the engineering of renewable energy plants in Thailand,has received an order from WPGE Phetchaburi Co., Ltd. (WPP) for an Energy-from-Waste plant comprising a stoker-type waste incinerator with a processing capacity of 476tons per day and power output of 7,900kilowatts. Project ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • More Greek municipalities explore Chania’s advanced waste-management template

    The DEDISA waste-processing center serves a population of 155,000 inhabitants, which represents around 25 per cent of the island’s total population. Furthermore, the Chania prefecture also provides another 88,000 beds for tourists, and most of the region’s municipalities fall within the DEDISA plant’s catchment area. The seasonal fluctuation of its population as well as broad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting Recycling

  • EREF Awards First Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to award the inaugural Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), to Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington. Founded specifically to serve the needs of the waste industry and contractors who need payment and performance bonds, ...

  • MACPRESSE @K2016, Düsseldorf, 19-26 October 2016

    K is the world’s premier trade fair for plastic materials and rubber. Held in Düsseldorf from 19th to 26st October, this year’s K2016 shall welcome some 3,000 exhibitors and the biggest companies in the industry from around the world. The figures from the 2013 trade fair speak for themselves: 3,215 ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • National Recycling Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is proud to announce the election of six members to the NRC Board of Directors. Elections for the Board were held during the 2016 Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA. The new and re-elected Board Members, listed below, will each serve 3-year terms: Susan Attridge, Recycling Coordinator, City of Buffalo, NY Maggie Clarke, Zero ...

  • SOTKON PRODUCTS IN THE PYRENEES

    Sotkon recently installed an underground compact metal containerization system for the collection and disposal of MSW in the remote village of Idron, located in the Pyrenees Atlantiques in the Aquitaine region, and in Bourges, about 250km south of Paris. By ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • MACPRESSE@ EXPOSUCATA, São Paulo, Brazil, 13-15 September 2016

    From 13th to 15th September, São Paulo, Brazil is hosting EXPOSUCATA, Latin America’s biggest trade show for the municipal solid waste recycling industry, which is opening its doors for the eleventh time. An unmissable event for all companies operating in ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • International W2E Market Bulletin July Round-Up

    The cost of renewables is falling, by 2040 more than $7.80 trillion will be invested in renewable and waste-to-energy power generation worldwide, out of a total of $11 trillion, according to fresh analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. There is nearly $1 trillion invested in renewables at the moment versus around $1.2 trillion in oil and gas, according to various estimates. The report says ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • New CHP plant at a US Army installation opens in Aberdeen, MD

    The U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) has announced that the U.S. Army has just debuted a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. The official opening ceremony took place last month a little over a year since ...

  • Join NRC at the Resource Recycling Conference for the municipal roundtable: best practices in resource diversion

    The National Recycling Coalition, in conjunction with Austin Resource Recovery and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, is convening a roundtable discussion about best practices in diversion – with an emphasis on reuse, recycling and composting strategies. We welcome waste management authorities, city recycling coordinators and others to join in a two-part conversation about which ...

  • Driving green infrastructure USA grows

    Renewable natural gas is derived from the methane that emits from organic waste as it decomposes. This methane is captured at agricultural facilities, landfills, wastewater treatment plants, and separated municipal solid waste digesters, and then cleaned in a treatment process to produce a product indistinguishable from natural gas. The resulting ...

  • Rescue Restaurant Leftovers

    Food waste is the single largest component of disposed U.S. municipal solid waste. In fact, 40% of food generated in the United States is wasted. One place where consumers are not always sure how to handle their uneaten food is in restaurants. We know the best case is to bring along your own reusable containers for any leftovers, but sometimes that isn’t possible or you may not ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • MACPRESSE @EUBCE, Amsterdam, 6-9 June 2016

    The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) è is the European leading conference in the biomass energy sector. Now in its 24th edition, the fair trade is world-famous thanks to the high profile of its scientific experts and plays an important bridging role between research and industrial ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • XR shredder achieves global sales

    UNTHA’s new XR mobil-e has dominated the headlines in recent months. But whilst all eyes may have been on this latest waste shredding innovation, the highly-acclaimed static XR has also achieved significant global ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Core funder support enables Carpet Recycling UK to exceed 2015 goal

    Fundamental support from Carpet Recycling UK’s core funders - Cormar Carpets, Lifestyle Floors/Headlam, Desso, ege, Milliken, Balsan and Marlings - has enabled the industry body to triumph in key areas and exceed its 2015 goal with a 31% landfill diversion rate for waste carpet. In 2015, 125,000 tonnes of carpet were reused, recycled or recovered for energy - a 31% diversion rate which ...

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