Presentation of Dr. Thanos Bourtsalas at the Energy Recovery Council (ERC) Annual Meeting

Presentation from Dr. A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas and Prof. Nickolas Themelis, "Global WTERT Activity Summary," given at the Energy Recovery Council (ERC) annual meeting in New Hampshire on December 13 and 14, 2016

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2017-12-07T09:46:55-05:00December 19th, 2016|2016, News, WtERT - USA|

Waste to Energy (WTE) Plant Visit to Covanta Union LLC (Rachway, NJ)

A total of 32 students, accompanied by Professor Thanos Bourtsalas, visited a Waste to Energy Plant located on the banks of the Rahway River in New Jersey. The plant is owned by the Union County Utilities Authority and operated by Covanta Energy under a 25-year lease negotiated in 1998.

2017-12-07T10:01:00-05:00December 2nd, 2016|2016, News|

WTE Guidebook Translated into Spanish

The Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University proudly announces the publication of its WTE Guidebook in the Spanish language. The contributions of Isabel Erpel and Prof. Alex Godoy (Universidad del Desarollo, Chile) and Fernanda Paz Cabanas (Columbia University) to this book are gratefully acknowledged.

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2017-12-07T10:15:06-05:00October 9th, 2016|2016, EEC Publication, News, Publications|

A Brief Report on Planned and Potential WTE Projects in the Middle East is Available

The gulf region produces around 150 million tonnes of waste annually, with only 5% of it being recycled and vast quantities going to municipal dumps and landfill or, worse, being illegally dumped at unauthorised sites. This is a growing problem too, since the rapid urban expansion of ME countries means that their annual waste production rates are also on the rise.

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2017-12-07T11:03:15-05:00September 13th, 2016|2016, News|
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