ISWA Blog - Braziliant Welcome for Waste & Recycling ‘Family’

Sep 11, 2014

David Newman, President of the International Solid Waste Association, brings us the first of ISWA’s new blogs direct from the 10th ISWA Congress in Brazil. 

Wales Exceeds Biowaste Landfill Diversion Targets by 23%

Sep 9, 2014

Wales has met its targets for diverting biodegradable waste from landfill for 2013/14, with Welsh local authorities sending a total of 345,022 tonnes of biodegradable municipal waste to landfill. 

Tailor Made Refuse Collection Vehicle Fleet Arrives in Lanzarote

Sep 5, 2014

Having recently been awarded a number of contracts to collect and manage waste and recycling on the Spanish island of Lanzarote, FCC set about building an integrated fleet of complementary collection vehicles, equipment and infrastructure.

The X-tremophiles: Supercharging Organic Waste Digestion

Sep 5, 2014

A newly commercialised technology is exploiting the 'super powers' of extremophile organisms to digest organic materials in a variety of waste streams at £2 per tonne.

Lands of Opportunity

Sep 4, 2014

It is clear in the EU that the only way we will gain even higher recycling levels is by having the infrastructure there to collect, sort and deliver clean recyclates back to industry

VIDEO: New 41 tonne 826K Landfill Compactor from Caterpillar

Sep 4, 2014

Caterpillar has launched its latest generation its 826 landfill compactor, the K Series, featuring two ACERT engine options meeting EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV or EPA Tier 3/EU Stage IIIA equivalent emission standards.

C&I Landfill Reclamation Project Benefits from Magnetic Pulleys for Metal Sorting & Recycling

Sep 3, 2014

Bunting Magnetics Europe has supplied one cross belt overband magnet and five magnetic pulleys for a landfill reclamation project near Reading, UK.

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)...