The recycling rate of Denmark (52%R+C, 48% WTE, 0% landfilling), is an example that recycling and WTE go hand-in-hand. The new WTE plant in Copenhagen (https://www.copenhill.dk/en/), one of the most beautiful and environmentally-minded cities of the world, serves a dual purpose: [...]
Significant impact of landfilling on climate change, in State of the Planet of Columbia University, by Prof. Themelis
The U.S. Should Phase Out Landfilling, as China and the E.U. Are Doing View the original news from this hyperlink. by Nickolas J. Themelis |May 5, 2021 Around the world, economic development has been accompanied by the generation of about 2 [...]
Across the EU the legacy of that is an estimated 150,000 to 500,000 historic landfill sites – many not built to today’s sanitary standards. A four-year EU funded project investigate the potential to recover materials, energy and land from these sites [...]
On September 26, 2018, Prof. Themelis of GWC made a presentation to UN-visiting 1st Lady of Turkey and to Minister of the Environment, Prof. Birpinar, regarding the potential and benefits of WTE, for Turkey. The good news is that a one-million ton [...]
ARPA-E (https://arpa-e.energy.gov) is a new program under the US Department of Energy. Please click this video link to see the details of this program.