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Business Says: Trashing the Environment Will Not Help U.S. Business

The harm resulting from Trump’s environmental deregulation spree will do business more harm than good; leaders need to show Trump that they do not support this, says Business and Sustainable Development Commission chair Mark Malloch Brown.

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2017-12-09T14:15:33-05:00April 4th, 2017|2017, News|

Waste-to-Energy in India: An Interview with Salman Zafar

Salman Zafar, CEO of BioEnergy Consult, talks to Power Today magazine on India’s tryst with waste-to-energy and highlights major challenges and obstacles in making waste-to-energy a success story in India.

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2017-11-30T13:59:06-05:00March 21st, 2017|2017, News|

Madhya Pradesh’s First Waste-to-Energy Plant Inaugurated

Madhya Pradesh's first biomethanation plant that can generate biogas to power street lights or for other similar use, was inaugurated by mayor Alok Sharma at Bittan Market in the state capital.

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2017-11-30T12:31:51-05:00March 21st, 2017|2017, News|

From Cape Town To Jakarta, Cities Are Choosing WtE To Fix Their Landfill Problem

In the past two weeks there’s been a significant spurt in the waste-to-energy (WtE) industry across the developing world. South Africa opened its first (and also the continent’s) WtE conversion plant in Cape Town last week. Sharjah in UAE just announced plans for two such facilities including one that will process e-waste. Indonesia said it was teaming up with Japan to turn waste into renewable energy. India is currently unravelling bureaucratic and legal hurdles to get a number of waste-to-energy facilities operational to cater to its capital and satellite areas. And in the Philippines the debate over WtE management technologies, currently banned in the country, is beginning to heat up.

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2017-11-30T14:07:19-05:00February 2nd, 2017|2017, News|

Closed Landfill Problems Visit Later Generations

Current and former neighbors near landfill owned by the town of Wheatfield, New York, are threatening to sue the town for a total of almost $1 billion, accusing the town of failing to clean up a toxic landfill, according to a report in the Buffalo News.

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2017-11-30T14:14:01-05:00January 31st, 2017|2017, News|
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