The million dollar question continually being asked within the waste to energy sector is why is there such an interest in gasification technology when, compared to traditional combustion, it's still unproven on a wide, commercial scale?
Over recent years there has been growing interest in the use of gasification technologies to treat solid waste.
How do recent changes to UK renewable energy legislation affect the waste industry?
Households are responsible for consuming 26% of Australia's energy and produce almost 30% of the total solid waste generated.
A ban on sending unsorted waste to landfill could save the UK around £2.1 billion by 2024, according to the Waste and Resources Action Programme's (WRAP) latest report into the impact of introducing landfill bans.
Each day, millions of people around the world collect and recycle paper, aluminium, glass and plastic products without a second thought.
Both in the Denmark and around the world, high recycling rates are one of the primary goals both for the waste industry and for policy makers.
Before we discuss the actual benefits that might result from Johnston Sweepers installing the JCB 'Ecomax' diesel engine to power the fan and sweep systems on the latest range of Johnston truck-mounted sweepers, I should mention an even more significant change to the Johnston product line-up.
It's around this time of year that promotional calendars and personal diaries start to arrive through the post.
In the 19th century, sawmills - like almost everything else in the world - were steam-powered.
As the term 'carbon footprint' becomes increasingly ingrained in the social psyche, consumers are placing rising importance on environmental factors.
The need to placate a sceptical public in the face of vociferous anti-incineration rehetoric has led to a move towards non mass-burn technologies.
American analysts reckon on a 500% growth in biobased plastics production from now until 2015 with new technological advances being announced almost every day
The ability to offer a full 'chute to stack' solution based on proprietary technologies is vital for waste to energy (WtE) suppliers.
It can already be said that the year 2012 will be a record year in regards to events organised by ISWA.