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LMOP Database

  Prof. Nickolas J. Themelis and Prof. A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science Columbia University July 2020 The LMOP Database contains key information about MSW landfills and LFG [...]

2020-07-08T23:07:51-04:00July 8th, 2020|EEC Publication, Publications, WtERT - USA|

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|

The State of Garbage in America

The 17th Nationwide Survey of MSW Management in the U.S.
A joint study by BioCycle Magazine and the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University

Latest national data on municipal solid waste management find estimated generation is 389.5 million tons in 2008 — 69 percent landfilled, 24 percent recycled and composted, and 7 percent combusted via waste-to-energy.

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2017-12-08T12:08:15-05:00October 8th, 2010|EEC Publication, Publications, WtERT - USA|

Municipal Solid Waste Management Scenarios for Attica and Their Greenhouse Gas Emission Impact

Disposal of municipal solid waste in sanitary landfills is still the main waste management method in the Attica region, as in most regions of Greece. Nevertheless, diversion from landfilling is being promoted by regional plans, in which the perspectives of new waste treatment technologies are being evaluated. The present study aimed to assess the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions impact of different municipal solid waste treatment technologies currently under assessment in the new regional plan for Attica.

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2017-12-09T12:22:50-05:00October 16th, 2009|EEC Publication, Publications|
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