The 2021 Waste-to-Energy (WtE) survey shows that WtE plants are still much needed. Thermal treatment in WtE plants continues to represent an indispensable and solid pillar in waste management. Furthermore, responses from operators clearly show the sector as a driver of [...]
2022 Waste-to-Energy Research And Technology (WtERT) Asia Meeting: Going into New Technologies and Best Practices to Promote Wide Application. This meeting was co-organized by Global WtERT Council and Columbia Global Center-Beijing. Please click the link to Columbia Global Center website for [...]
Prof. Nickolas Themelis reviewed the data presented in the Reshaping Plastics report of April 2022 These data show that the EU manages better its plastic wastes than the US:: -Recycling (mech+chemical) 13.9% of total; adding the 2 million tons exported and [...]
In a complementary measure, landfills should also be outfitted with facilities to monitor and control existing methane emissions. By Nickolas J. Themelis November 09, 2021 Please click here to see the link.
Waste sector critical to combat climate change What role does the waste and resources management sector play in driving actions to achieve net zero? From HELENA NAGELER-PETRITZ First published: 05 November 2021 Click here to see news: https://ietresearch.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1049/rpg2.12315 [...]
Paper by Prof. Psomopoulos of University of Western Attica and other WtERT-Greece members on the significance of WTE in Europe
The role of energy recovery from wastes in the decarbonization efforts of the EU power sector Constantinos S. Psomopoulos, Kyriaki Kiskira, Konstantinos Kalkanis, Helen C. Leligou, Nickolas J. Themelis First published: 26 October 2021 Click here to see publication: https://ietresearch.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1049/rpg2.12315 Abstract: [...]
WtERT News September 2021 WtERT-News September 2021 To all Friends of WtERT – Supporters of Sustainability! The year of 2021 is an environmentally active year for Turkey Dear Professor Themelis, The year of 2021 is an environmentally [...]
Those who care for sustainable waste management, please respond to to the UNECE survey (link below): In 2020 the UNECE secretariat prepared Guidelines on Promoting People-first Public-Private Partnerships Waste-to-Energy Projects for the Circular Economy | UNECE (the Guidelines), which at the request of member [...]
"Detailed response of Prof. Peter Quicker (WtERT-Germany) in Waste Management World to questions whether urban wastes can be "gasified" instead of "combusted". Professor Quicker, we regularly hear it promised that gasification processes could replace classic waste incineration and become the next [...]
"The Scientific Truth about WTE" by Prof. Marco Castaldi (Earth Engineering Center-City College of New York; Chair, WrERT-USA) Please click the below link for the PDF.