Tesco’s charity partnership aims to save 55,400 tpa of food waste

Jun 4, 2015

In a bid to reduce food waste, supermarket giant Tesco is expanding a charity initiative currently in place in Ireland to 10 UK stores...

Landfill site in California to be converted into solar energy farm

May 22, 2015

A closed landfill site in California will be converted into a solar farm as part of a broader renewable energy programme to generate 31 megawatts of electricity...

Landfill biomethane to fuel 400 UPS vehicles across California

May 7, 2015

 American courier United Parcel Service (UPS) has signed a partnership with Clean Energy Fuels for the supply of landfill biomethane for its delivery fleet across California...

Radioactive waste analysis contract awarded to Amec Foster Wheeler for Sellafield decommissioning

Apr 30, 2015

Engineering consultancy Amec Foster Wheeler has won a 10-year, multi-million pound contract to supply radioactive waste analysis as part of the long-term decommissioning plant of the Cumbria site...

Sweet success for Nestlé’s zero waste to landfill ambitions in US

Apr 23, 2015

Food and beverage company Nestlé USA has said that 23 of its factories in North America are now classed as “zero waste” and do not send any waste to landfill...

5 & 9 MW Plasma Gasification Plants To Be Developed Across Hawaii

Apr 21, 2015

Two plasma gasification waste to energy developments are moving forward in Hawaii...

Conservation Easements: A Proactive Solution for Landfill Buffering

Apr 20, 2015

Complaints, which can become litigious, from neighbouring residents and businesses are a very real concern for many landfill operators. Malodourous gas emissions are the primary concern, but toxic gas and liquid releases are also a concern and a potential threat to public safety. One solution is the implementation of compatible land use buffer zones.

Landfill gas to energy project in Union County adds to Republic Services’ tally

Apr 2, 2015

Republic Services will be adding to its 73 landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) projects with a new site located at the Upstate Regional Landfill in Union County...

Landfill expansion in Texas on the cards following draft permit

Mar 31, 2015

A draft permit has been granted for the expansion of a landfill site in the city of Farmers Branch, Texas, which could add a further 40 years of disposal...

Hiroshima waste to energy plant to undergo 120 tpd upgrade

Mar 25, 2015

Mihara City, Hiroshima Prefecture, has awarded a contract to refurbish the core equipment of its municipal solid waste (MSW) incineration plant...