Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) News

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • 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 ...

  • Biobased Companies Included In LUX Research List Of Top Innovative Companies

    On December 21, 2015, LUX Research released a list of Top 10 Innovative Companies from 2015, chosen from 1,189 companies. Biobased and Renewable Products Advocacy Group (BRAG®) Member Elevance Renewable ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Rubbish can power Africa’s cities

    Energy generated from rubbish could power an estimated 40 million households across Africa by 2025, proposes a study.   Using existing data on refuse and urban population growth, the researchers measured the total energy potential of all Africa’s urban solid waste from ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Customer seminar in Slovakia: recycling businesses are expected to rise

    REDOX s.r.o, Tana’s distributor in Slovakia, organized a customer seminar in September for the latest waste management technologies, hosted in a picture perfect location at Mountain Hotel Šachticka at Banská Bystrica, Slovakia. Over 120 attendees participated in the event, where new technologies, products and services were featured by REDOX. Picture: Video of the latest ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Municipality of Isabela Agrees to Environmental Improvements at Landfill

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Municipality of Isabela, Puerto Rico, have reached a legal agreement that will result in upgrades at the Isabela Municipal Solid Waste Landfill, and a plan to permanently close the landfill by June 2020. Isabela will also implement a recycling and composting program. “This legal agreement will improve the operation and ensure the proper ...

  • Study: Twice as much trash put in landfills than estimated

    Americans are sending more than twice as much trash to landfills as the federal government has estimated, according to a new study. It turns out that on average America tosses five pounds of trash per person per day into its landfills, according to an analysis of figures from the same study, which is based on actual landfill measurements instead of government estimates. For years, the U.S. ...


    By Associated Press

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