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NCAR Report: Over 40% of World’s Waste Burned in Unregulated Fires

Aug 29, 2014

The unregulated burning of waste globally is pumping far more pollution into the atmosphere than shown by official records, according to a new study led by the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado.

Deal to Develop Solar Farms at Multiple SITA UK Landfill Sites

Aug 27, 2014

British Solar Renewables has agreed a deal with waste and recycling firm SITA UK that will see a number landfill sites turned into solar power farms to generate renewable energy for the National Grid.

Waste to energy plans get support in Ayutthaya, Thailand

Aug 26, 2014

Plans for a 300 tonne/day waste to energy plant in the province of Ayutthaya, Thailand have reportedly been supported by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)...

363,000 TPA Biogas & Recycling Facility Planned at Santa Barbara Landfill

Aug 18, 2014

A draft environmental impact report into a planned 363,000 ton per year dry anaerobic digestion and recycling facility  at the Tajiguas Landfill site has been published by the County of Santa Barbara’s Public Works Department, Resource Recovery and Waste Management Division (RRWMD).

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Environmentally Speaking: Fayetteville Landfill First to Use Landfill Post-Closure Trust Fund

Oct 19, 2013 The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release:The former C&L Landfill, which operated between 1972 and 197...

Response to landfill fire in Kindersley, Sask., has been scaled back; Response to landfill fire scaled back

Oct 12, 2013 KINDERSLEY, Sask. - Officials are scaling back their response to a fire at the landfill in Kindersley, Sask.Town officials have lifted an advisory ...

Kindersley, Sask., declares state of emergency due to smoke from landfill fire; Saskatchewan town declares state of emergency

Oct 12, 2013 KINDERSLEY, Sask. - A community in west-central Saskatchewan has declared a state of local emergency due to health concerns about smoke from a land...

Wyoming fire season far less expensive than last year

Sep 7, 2013 bkmWyoming fire season far less expensive than last yearMead says state has only spent $1 million to date, instead of last year's $50 millionAt a g...

Sanitary landfill project opposed by tribal chieftains

Sep 4, 2013 Shillong, Sept. 3 -- Traditional chiefs and villagers from over fifteen villages today expressed their stiff opposition against the proposed settin...

HC allows CS to procure additional LTPs as an exceptional case

Aug 31, 2013 Srinagar, Aug. 30 -- After what it described as an 'alarming situation', the High court today directed the Chief Secretary to go ahead as one time ...

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Attorney Christopher P. McCormack of law firm Pullman & Comley explains the implications of a major new law enacted in the 2014 session of the Connecticut General Assembly for solid waste managemen

Solid Waste Change of Direction: Connecticut ‘Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority’

Attorney Christopher P. McCormack, of law firm Pullman & Comley, explains the implications of a major new law enacted in the 2014 session of the Connecticut General Assembly for solid waste management.

PyroPure’s Peter Selkirk Should the UK Rethink Medical Waste Handling Following Ebola Outbreak?

Should the UK Rethink Medical Waste Handling Following Ebola Outbreak?

Following the deadly Ebola outbreak in Africa, PyroPure’s Peter Selkirk explains why the UK should treat the development of on-site medical waste disposal technology as a priority.