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...

Landfill gas-to-energy 4.8MW project scoops EPA award

Mar 23, 2015

The Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Alabama that powers 4000 homes has been named Electricity Project of the Year by EPA...

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.