Landfill Articles

Huge Packington Landfill to Close in Birmingham, UK – Once Europe’s Busiest

Feb 24, 2015

The 50 year old Packington Landfill site opposite the NEC in Birmingham, UK is to finally close today, having swallowed some 35 million tonnes of waste over the years. 

Top Trumps For Big Dumps!

Feb 20, 2015

In Waste Atlas 2014 Annual Report the world's 50 biggest dumpsites were listed for the first time and their health and environmental impacts assessed. The dumpsites have been mapped and visualised in a unified way in order to provide a contextual snapshot of their technical, environmental and social aspects. It provides easy access to a number of key statistics for each site.

VIDEO: VICE Documentary on Waste Coal Ash Pollution in the U.S.

Feb 20, 2015

VICE News has published a two part documentary series looking at the issues surrounding the estimated 113 million tonnes of waste ash produced by coal fired power stations in the U.S. each year. 

Waste to Energy: The Carbon Perspective

Feb 19, 2015

Waste to energy plants are key treatment facilities for municipal solid waste in Europe. The technology provides efficient volume reduction, mass reduction and hygienisation of the waste. However, the technology is highly disputed in some countries. It is crucial to understand the role of waste to energy with respect to potential contributions to CO2 emissions and savings.



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Talking trash: PM Hun Sen backs review of contracts

Feb 26, 2015 Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday personally backed the review of government contracts with private waste removal com...

`Cell system to address landfill stench issue'

Feb 26, 2015 ARAU: The stench emitted from Padang Siding landfill here will be resolved once upgrading works to turn the site into...

Fight against Plaistow farm's energy plant reaches climax

Feb 26, 2015 Chichester District Council has joined residents in a battle against an energy production plant at a Plaistow farm.W...

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