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. [...]
Demetra Tsiamis, of WtERT speaks to Bloomberg TicToc on waste, sustainability and waste-to-energy. Please click on this link for details. If you have any further questions or inquiries, please contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recent University of California at Los Angeles study as to how WTE can be major source of WTE in the U.S. According to a new study published in Nature Energy from UCLA, the United States could produce [...]
Dr. A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas, head of WtERT at Columbia University was appointed as Lecturer int the Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering of Columbia. In addition to his Industrial Ecology and Solid Waste Management and WTE courses, Prof. Bourtsalas will be [...]
SWANA Records 30 Solid Waste Worker Fatalities So Far in 2019 The Solid Waste Association of North America, reported 31 fatalities in waste management last year, of which seven were at landfills and the rest during collection at [...]
Let's Talk Garbage! (pilot, Episode 1) This is a pilot episode for an educational series on waste management called, "Let's Talk Garbage!", which I am considering of developing in the future. The ultimate goal of the series would [...]
Sharing News from Professor Themelis Dear friends, have a look at very informative video by Florida TV on one of the largest and newest WTE power plants at Palm Beach Florida. https://www.wptv.com/news/region-c-palm-beach-county/west-palm-beach/renewable-energy-letting-nothing-go-to-waste -I also refer you to the [...]
News for GWC management team Dear members of the GWC international team: a) Congratulations to Prof. Marco Castaldi (WtERT-US) on two very informative videos produced by his Earth Engineering Center at City College of New York that you [...]