Tag: landfill diversion

Waste diversion or landfill diversion is the process of diverting waste from landfills. The success of landfill diversion can be measured by comparison of the size of the landfill from one year to the next. If the landfill grows minimally or remains the same, then policies covering landfill diversion are successful. For example, currently in the United States there are 3000 landfills.

Data Is the Missing Link in Municipal Waste Management

Data Is the Missing Link in Municipal Waste Management

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Today’s on-demand culture places pressure on businesses to deliver better services in less time, and for fewer dollars. While this is nothing new to the private sector, increasingly public services are being asked to do the same. Governments are responding by developing smart solutions that integrate

When Energy from Waste Makes Economic Sense

When Energy from Waste Makes Economic Sense

Quantum Biopower, a waste-to-energy company in Southington, Connecticut, is prepared to make energy and environmental history. Last spring, the company received approval from the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection to build a food-waste, anaerobic digestion plant. In June, the Southington Planning & Zoning committee gave its approval for construction. When completed—scheduled for

Facts on Glass Recycling

Facts on Glass Recycling

Recyclers typically do not want glass for several reasons. First, the market for recycled glass is poor to non-existent in most parts of the country. Second, glass breakage and cross contamination at material recovery facilities leads to increased processing costs and increased contamination of other recyclable materials, thus lowering the

Biohitech Global Announces Partnership With Top Strategic Political, Regulatory and Communications Consulting Firm Tusk Ventures

Biohitech Global Announces Partnership With Top Strategic Political, Regulatory and Communications Consulting Firm Tusk Ventures

CHESTNUT RIDGE, NY – July 28, 2016 – BioHiTech Global, Inc. (“BioHiTech”) (OTCQB: BHTG), a green technology company that provides innovative data-driven solutions for food waste disposal, has partnered with Tusk Ventures, the nation’s premier political, regulatory, and communications consulting firm. Under the leadership of founder and CEO Bradley Tusk,

Cleanaway Selects BHS for Large Single Stream Recycling System

Cleanaway Selects BHS for Large Single Stream Recycling System

Perth, Western Australia – June 28, 2016 – – Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd has selected US-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, engineer, manufacture and install a 50 tonne-per-hour (tph) Single Stream Recycling system at the company’s new Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth. The highly-automated system is scheduled to

Does Glass Recycling Still Make Sense?

Does Glass Recycling Still Make Sense?

Recyclers typically do not want glass for several reasons. First, the market for recycled glass is poor to non-existent in most parts of the country. Second, glass breakage and cross contamination at material recovery facilities leads to increased processing costs and increased contamination of other recyclable materials, thus lowering the

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