Interior view of a fermenter - smart recycling is an integral element of WtE
A warm welcome to the global WTERT-Family
Our aim is to identify the best available technologies for the treatment of various waste materials, conduct academic research and share this information by means of publications and case studies.
Be part of a global community of experts who share their knowledge to convert ever decreasing volumes of waste into greater and greater sources of energy.
Become inspired by us! Thank you for contributing your excellence.
Professor Nickolas J. Themelis Director, Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University, New York, President of Global WtERT Council
The Ingolstadt Waste Utilization Plant The Ingolstadt Waste Utilization Plant
Over the past 40 years, the Ingolstadt joint waste management authority has managed to develop its waste treatment plant from a simple waste incinerator to the largest municipal energy producer in the region.
Council of the EU Council and Parliament reach provisional agreement on new EU waste rules
In the early hours of 18 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with representatives of the European Parliament on all four legislative proposals of the waste package. EU ambassadors will be briefed on the outcome on 20 December, but the final analysis and endorsement on behalf of the Council is planned for the first quarter of next year.
By Prof. Ange Nzihou, Ecole des Mines Albi WTERT France Progress Report 2017
Prof Ange Nzihou, head of WtERT-France received the insignia of Chevalier de
l'Ordre National du Mérite (Knight of National Order of Merit). Bestowed by the
President of France, the award was given in recognition of 15 years of outstanding
contribution in the field of Energy and Environmental Transition. This award
recognizes the creation of building blocks, not only in an individual’s career, but in
enabling others to advance their own research.
By: Dr. Costas Velis, University of Leeds and Prof. Chris Cheeseman, Imperial College London WtERT- U.K. activities in 2017
We are delighted to report that we have had another successful year in the UK and we would like
to share with you a few selected updates. Professor Cheeseman of Imperial College London (Chair) and Dr Velis of University of Leeds (Vice Chair) met often to discuss developments in
the UK sector.
By: Marco J. Castaldi, Director and Demetra Tsiamis, Associate Director EEC|CCNY, N. J. Themelis, A.C. Bourtsalas, and Z.H.K. Cheng WtERT- U.S.A. activities in 2017
The Earth Engineering Center at City College of New York (EEC|CCNY ) had a number
of activities and productive collaborations that will continue into 2018.
By Prof. Alex Godoy Faundez, Universidad del Desarollo, Santiago WtERT- Chile activities in 2017
WTERT Chile is expanding as a Consortium of Universities that includes Universidad del Desarrollo (Prof. Alex Godoy, head), Universidad de Santiago
(Prof. Luis Diaz), Universidad de La Frontera (Prof. Rodrigo Navia) and Universidad Andrés Bello (Prof. Edmundo Muñoz) and WTERT Chile will include waste Management companies in Chile. One of them is WTE-Araucania.
By Professor Emeritus Gavriel Naranjo Pizano, President of WtERT-Colombia WtERT-Colombia activities in 2017
The WtERT-Colombia organization was formed at the beginning of 2017. It is a Strategic Services Unit of ACIEM Antioquia, it has no relationship with ACIEM Nacional. Members of the Advisory Board of WTERT-Colombia are Gabriel Naranjo Pizano, Presidente WtERT-Colombia, Hugo Ospina Cano – Presidente ACIEM Antioquia, Enrique Posada Restrepo – Juan Pablo Arbeláez: Society,
Javier Ignacio Hurtado Hurtado – Walter Ospina Ortiz : Industry, Alejandro Hincapié Baena – Nicolás Albeiro Echeverry Alvarán: Government,
Juan Daniel Martínez – Tatiana Molina: Academy.
By Prof. C. Maritza Mariño Cala, Universidad del Oriente WtERT-Cuba 2017 activities
WTERT-Cuba participated in international conferences like ISWA & WASTECON as well as they offered the Workshop "Advances in sustainable waste management in Cuba" and an intensive course called "Advancing sustainable waste to energy in Cuba. A renewable energy source".
Information provided by Nebojsa Vranes (email@example.com) WtERT-Serbia 2017 activities
WtERT-Serbia, one of the newest GWC members, is headed by Nebojsa Vranes of the organization Zero Waste Serbia and its web page is www.wtert.rs. The management team includes Prof. Goran Vujic of the University of Novi Sad (firstname.lastname@example.org ) and Prof. Aleksandar Jovovic (email@example.com) of the University of Belgrade.