Recent WtERT News

Bollinger Calls on Biden to End the Trump Administration’s Assault on the International Exchange of Ideas

Prof. Nickolas Themelis and the Earth Engineering Center at Columbia University, founder of the Global WtERT Council, are proud of our many foreign alumni trained in sustainable waste management. Among the self-destructive regulations implemented by the outgoing US administration, there were seven against students coming to study in the US. In this open letter, Columbia President Bollinger asks President-elect Joe Biden to restore sanity. Please [...]

December 7th, 2020|

Newsletter sent by Hedwig Vielreicher, Director WtERT-Germany, on global WtERT activities

Newsletter sent by Hedwig Vielreicher, Director WtERT-Germany, on global WtERT activities WtERT-News                    October to December 2020 To all Friends of WtERT – Supporters of Sustainability! Waste Reduction and Final Disposal Dear Professor Themelis, During the EWWR, the European Week for Waste Reduction, which took place this November, a multitude of inspiring ideas and over 10,600 actions to Reuse, Reduce and Recycle were presented. This [...]

December 2nd, 2020|

News from WtERT-Brazil

Mr. YURI SCHMITKE A. B. TISI is now the head of WtERT-Brazil. Please see attached two presentations about the Brazilian WTE Market. Click the links in the photos to download the presentation slides.

November 29th, 2020|

Announcement/ Creation of WtERT-Morocco/ Signature of MOU with IRESEN

We are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Global WtERT Council (GWC), and the Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies (IRESEN), Morocco’s National Institute for Solar Energy and Renewable Energy. Founded in 2011 by the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mining and Environment, and key players of the country’s energy sector, the institute [...]

September 11th, 2020|

WtERT News June/July 2020

Newsletter to WtERT members by Werner Bauer of WtERT-E.U. WtERT-News                    June/July 2020 Broken glass everywhere “It’s like a jungle sometimes It makes me wonder how I keep from going under.”               Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five When I think of Corona, these song lyrics keep coming to my mind. What is actually happening right now? Entire industries are collapsing (aviation, [...]

July 5th, 2020|

Norwegian pilot plant for Carbon Capture from WTE plant was successful and may lead to 400,000 ton/year industrial scale plant

CCS Pilot Phase Successfully Completed Fortum Oslo Varme’s Klemetsrud waste-to-energy (WTE) plant has successfully validated carbon capture technology at its pilot plant. The move is part of Norway’s planned full-scale carbon capture and storage project known as Northern Lights. The Northern Lights plan will use pipelines to gather captured carbon from various industries and bury it under the North Sea in geological storage. The [...]

May 22nd, 2020|

ESWET – Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen

As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the European Suppliers of Waste-to-Energy (ESWET) has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste. Please click the link for the details.

May 21st, 2020|

Cleveland landfilling recyclables after unsuccessful second attempt to secure processing contract

People do not realize how expensive recycling can be for a city. Have a look at this story. A prior contract expired last month and the city declined to accept a new bid that would have reportedly cost around $200 per ton. Please click the link for the details.

May 21st, 2020|
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