Tag: energy from waste

Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy-from-waste (EfW) is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste. WtE is a form of energy recovery. Most WtE processes produce electricity and/or heat directly through combustion, or produce a combustible fuel commodity, such as methane, methanol, ethanol or synthetic fuels.

SWANA News

SWANA News

International Solid Waste Association’s World Congress is co-locating with the Solid Waste Association of North America’s WASTECON 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland, USA this September.

These international events will feature topics such as climate change, resource management, marine litter, energy recovery, and more, through technical sessions, facility tours, exhibits and global networking

Machinex Launches Its New Website

Machinex Launches Its New Website

Plessisville, Quebec, November 29th 2016 – Machinex is proud to reveal its new website accessible at: www.machinextechnologies.com. On the website’s homepage, Machinex positions itself as the Sorting Technologies Expert related to waste and recycling management. The company has more than 45 years of experience in manufacturing equipment. Because of its

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference

Renewable Energy from Waste Conference

Now in its fourth year, the Renewable Energy from Waste (REW) Conference will take place November 14-16, 2016 in Long Beach, CA. Established to provide the latest information for the rapidly developing and dynamic waste conversion industry, REW Conference is designed to broaden attendees’ understanding of waste conversion technologies and

Conversion and Recycling: Friends or Foes?

Conversion and Recycling: Friends or Foes?

This is a question many have asked, particularly over the past decade as the concern for energy resources again reared its ugly head. Given the opposition to WTE by those claiming to speak on behalf of the “environmental community,” those favoring the development of alternative practices to accompany recycling efforts

A Game-Changing Opportunity

A Game-Changing Opportunity

Energy Storage Solutions’ parent, Forester Media, has had a foot in the renewable energy door from day one in 1991 with its initial publication, MSW (Municipal Solid Waste) Management’s involvement with waste-to-energy (WTE) and landfill-gas-to-energy (LFGTE) activities. More recently, these endeavors have been joined by a variety of energy-from-waste practices,

NAWTEC 24 — Managing for Success While Planning for Growth

NAWTEC 24 — Managing for Success While Planning for Growth

With changes in the worldwide energy market, the importance of looking for new opportunities to recover energy from waste is certainly on the minds of WTE industry leaders. At the same time, it’s equally necessary to stay current with technology that brings efficiencies to existing facilities. Both perspectives on the

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