Tag: waste to energy

Traditionally, the term Waste-to-Energy (WTE) has referred to mass burn systems similar to coal or gas-fired powerplants, but in recent times has come to include other waste conversion technologies such as gasification, anaerobic digestion, and such.

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

Editor’s Comments: Can We Really Forget Paris?

Editor’s Comments: Can We Really Forget Paris?

So much of the waste management industry is tied to the goal of reducing our carbon footprint. Recycling is rooted in it. Developing and advancing waste to energy is as well. New technology is coming into play in powering collection vehicles.
More than half of the feature articles in this issue

You Can’t Win If You Don’t Play

You Can’t Win If You Don’t Play

Did you know there is a competition for extreme ironing? People climb up the side of a cliff, and halfway up unfold an ironing board, pull out an iron, and proceed to iron a shirt. Extreme ironing can also take place on ice, and even underwater.

Foot wrestling is another strange

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

I’m at SWANApalooza this week. The number of experts in the fields of zero waste, landfill gas and biogas, landfills, and the Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP) is astounding. It would take way too long for me to go through all that I’ve seen and learned, but I believe I

Blue Sphere Rhode Island Development Update

Blue Sphere Rhode Island Development Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Sphere Corporation – (BLSP) (the “Company” or “Blue Sphere”), an international Independent Power Producer (IPP) that is globally active in the clean energy production and waste to energy markets, provided a project update today for the waste-to-energy facility it has developed and

Management of Solid Waste From Tourism

Management of Solid Waste From Tourism

Small island developing states (SIDS), especially those that are tourist destinations, face numerous issues associated with the relatively limited land that may be spread over a number of islands. From a solid waste perspective management, siting facilities such as landfills can be problematic. One SIDS country, the Republic of Maldives

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

SWANA Announces 2016 Excellence Award Winners

The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Excellence Awards Program recognizes outstanding solid waste programs and facilities that demonstrate the highest practices through their commitment to using effective technologies and processes in system design and operations, advancing worker and community health and safety, and implementing successful public education and

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