Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants Backs EU Circular Economy Plans

Oct 24, 2014

The Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants embraced the EU Commission’s ambition to phase out landfilling of recyclable waste and urged the decision makers to promote Quality Recycling. The full response can be read below…

330,000 TPA Material Recycling Facility Open in Sun Valley, California

Oct 20, 2014

Athens Services has opened a new 80,000 square foot Materials Recycling Facility in Sun Valley that is designed to process more than 330,000 tons of mixed-waste per year.  

Shanks Supplies AD Biogas Equipment for Research at UK’s Cranfield University

Oct 17, 2014

Shanks has supplied a pilot anaerobic digestion line to produce biogas from C&I and food waste at Cranfield University in the UK, and to support future research and development.  

Recycling & Waste to Energy Firm Wins Sustainability Award in Tulsa

Oct 15, 2014

Tulsa, Oklahoma based waste collection, recycling and waste to energy firm, American Waste Control, has been awarded the 2014 Henry Bellmon Sustainability Stewardship Award.  

EPA Agreement to Clean Up Puerto Rican Landfill & Introduce Recycling & Composting

Oct 13, 2014

The Municipality of Moca and Moca ECO-Park Corporation in Puerto Rico have agreed to take steps with EPA oversight to improve landfill operations, expand the recycling program, protect a sensitive ecosystem, and plan for the future closure of the landfill.

10 MW Solar Farm Underway on Waste Management Landfill in NJ

Sep 26, 2014

New Jersey gas and electric utility, Public Service Electric and Gas, has begun construction of a 10.14 MW solar farm on the capped Parklands Landfill.  

ISWA Blog – UK Must Embrace Organic Waste to Hit Recycling Targets

Sep 23, 2014

ISWA President, David Newman argues that the UK must look at best practice for organic waste management if it is to significantly increase recycling rates.

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.