December 2016 Newsletter from WTERT-Italy (Materia & Energia da Rifiuti -MATER)

MatER Study Center, sister organization of the Global WTERT Council, shares its December 2016 newsletter.

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2017-11-30T14:26:21-05:00December 29th, 2016|2016, News, WtERT - Italy|

The 2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap

Profs. Themelis and Bourtsalas of Columbia University contributed to the 2016 Thermal Spray Roadmap, published in the 2016 December issue of Journal of Thermal Spray Technology edited by Prof. Armelle Vardelle, a Research Associate of EEC-Columbia (Volume 25, Issue 8, pp 1376–1440).

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2017-11-30T14:32:42-05:00December 24th, 2016|2016, News|

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|

Putting Garbage to Good Use with Waste-to-Energy

An interview with Prof. Themelis and Dr. Thanos for State of the Planet in Columbia University's Earth Institute

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2017-12-07T10:08:11-05:00November 16th, 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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2021-02-10T15:19:27-05:00October 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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