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).

$107m Sanitary Landfill & Rail Transfer System to be Built in Colombo, Sri Lanka

Aug 15, 2014

A Sanitary Landfill to be constructed in the Puttalam District of in Aruakkalu, Sri Lanka will receive solid waste from the city of Colombo transported by train from a transfer station at Meethotamulla.  

Ireland On Track to Hit Waste Reduction & Recycling Targets

Aug 8, 2014

Ireland is on track to meet all EU waste reduction targets, according to the latest figures published by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency.

UDSA Backs 11,000 Additional Anaerobic Digestion Biogas Plants

Aug 4, 2014

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has published a road map detailing how an additional 11,000 anaerobic digestion plants could create the huge emissions savings by using biogas to either produce energy from waste, or as transport fuel.

Veolia’s Australian Landfill-Gas-to-Energy Fish Farm Project Wins Double Award

Aug 1, 2014

A Veolia project in Australia that is using heat from a landfill gas-to-energy facility at a nearby fish farm, has won two Australian Business Awards - for Innovation and Sustainability.

VIDEO: E.T. Found in New Mexico Landfill – Official Atari Game Over Documentary Trailer

Jul 30, 2014

The official trailer of the Atari: Game Over documentary, in which a team of treasure hunters excavate a New Mexico landfill site in search  of millions of dumped cartridges of the 1983 E.T. game - dubbed the worst game ever made - has been published.

Additional Leachate Treatment System at EPA Superfund Landfill Site in New York

Jul 22, 2014

An additional treatment technology will be added to the existing leachate treatment plant at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund site in Nassau, Rensselaer County, New York.