WTE for Montreal: Montreal Gazette: Waste-to-Energy Can Help with Waste Crisis In an opinion piece for the Montreal Gazette, one of the largest papers in Montreal by circulation, the paper argues that municipalities should consider waste-to-energy as a more efficient method of [...]
Sept. 13. 2019: Australian Trade Association Calls for Waste-to-Energy The Australian Industrial Ecology Network (AIEN) is urging state governments and other stakeholders to advance WTE facilities to further develop a circular economy. In a recent report, the association argues that WTE [...]
Waste-to-Energy with CCS is a Path to Carbon-Negative Power A new report from the Global CCS (Carbon Capture and Storage) Institute describes WTE’s role in relation to climate change and the benefits of CCS. With continued population growth, waste use, and [...]
SUEZ company of France has been awarded a 109 million euro contract for the Ouarville, France WTE plant (126,000 tons/year). The project includes a ten-hectare greenhouse that will utilize the CO2 generated by the WTE plant. Also, the WTE ash will [...]
Prof. Themelis responds to a reporter's question on the contribution of the Sierra Club to landfilling in the U.S: Sierra Club supports many worthwhile causes but, regrettably, for nearly thirty years they have opposed consistently waste-to-energy power plants that use as [...]
Question by Prof. Themelis regarding U.S. National Academies Study: "Environmental Engineering for the 21st Century: Addressing Grand Challenges". Dear National Academies, I received a complimentary copy of the above study by the NA. It is a well written and illustrated report by [...]
Covanta Energy Announces Concession Agreement to Build New WTE Facility in Zhao County, China Covanta signed a concession agreement with Zhao County, China, for the construction and operation of a new WTE facility for the county and nearby jurisdictions about 200 [...]
Zero land-filling in San Francisco, to be done with mirrors According to the recent news report "San Francsico sends 467,000 tons of MSW to landfills, of 900.000 tons generated (about 1 ton/capita). Therefore, SF landfills 52% of its MSW (plus residues [...]
Here is an interesting video by Proteus (UK) of citizens' reaction, before and after a WTE plant was built in their community. Please click below for the video.
Report by Viviana Avalos, GWC-Columbia visiting scholar, of her visit of Sims Recycling facility (MRF) in NYC and Covanta Essex WTE.
Visiting report of Sims Recycling facility (MRF) in NYC. Please click on the photo below to preview the visiting report. Visiting report of Covanta Essex WTE. Please click on the photo below to preview the visiting report. [...]