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Waste: boost recycling, cut landfilling and curb food waste, say MEPs
The share of waste to be recycled should be raised to 70% by 2030, from 44% today, while landfilling, which has a big environmental impact, should be limited to 5%, said Environment Committee MEPs on Tuesday, as they amended the draft EU “waste package” legislation.
Source: European Parliament
Circular Economy: Commission delivers on its promises, offers guidance on recovery of energy from waste
Progress made in the Circular Economy Action Plan, Proposal on Waste to Energy, and the new Circular Economy Finance Platform .
Source: European Union
International Conference on “Integrated Solid Waste Management Practices in Developing Countries”
The aim of this conference is to create awareness in the areas of solid waste management with involvement of experts, scientists, researchers, policy makers, consultants, technologists and service providers working in this domain.
Source: CSIR- NEERI
MEPs’ green light for Paris climate agreement to trigger its entry into force
The UNFCCC Paris Agreement on fighting climate change, the first-ever universal, legally binding global climate deal, will come into force next month
Source: European Union
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|Landfill mining option: MBT role and landfill potential danger |
The use of landfills for the disposal of municipal solid waste (MSW) has many technical and regulatory limits. An interesting solution is to recover the bales that have been previously stored in a landfill.
Status and new trends / perspectives of MBT in Germany
Waste treatment management needs to realign specifications of sustainability of resources. According to present studies, waste treatment management is significantly able to contribute to material and energy recovery from solid waste.
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The First WtERT's Annual Meeting Europe took place 12-14 October 2010 in Brno, Czech Republic - Click here to see the photo gallery, download PDFs and more!
International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Challenges (SEEC - 2017)
26.2.2017, Centre of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing, Mohali, India
Indonesia Renewable Power Summit
27.2.2017, Le Meridien Jakarta
3rd Biomass & BioEnergy Asia Summit
27.2.2017, Le Meridien, Jakarta, Indonesia
Renergia, a brand new Waste-to-Energy (WtE) facility opened in Canton Lucerne, shows that Waste-to-Energy can provide reliable heat for industries.Category: Incineration / Waste-to-Energy plant
In Slovenia arises one of the largest and most modern waste treatment plants in Europe.Category: Recycling / MBT
The final unit of the incineration plant is one of the most important parts as it has the objective of cleaning the air pollutants produced.Category: Incineration
The biogas produced from the waste can be converted in a CHP to electrical and thermal energy or fed as processed bio-methane into the natural gas grid or used as fuel (CNG).Category: Recycling / Fermentation
The Bio-Dry™ system is a static, aerated and flexibly enclosed reactor for the biological drying of various solid waste matters containing some biodegradable contents.Category: Recycling / MBT