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202007

LMOP Database

EEC Publication, Publications, WtERT - USA|

  Prof. Nickolas J. Themelis and Prof. A.C. (Thanos) Bourtsalas Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science Columbia University July 2020 The LMOP Database contains key information about MSW landfills and LFG energy projects in the United States. Information in the [...]

202003

Viviana Avalos, Visiting Scholar, Columbia University: Should the Chilean Government Encourage Waste-to-Energy Facilities for Municipal Solid Waste?

2020, EEC Publication, Publications, Theses, WtERT - USA|

By Viviana Avalos

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201610

WTE Guidebook Translated into Spanish

2016, EEC Publication, News, Publications|

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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201603

WTE Guidebook Translated into Portuguese

2016, EEC Publication, News, Publications|

We are pleased to announce that under the sponsorship of Columbia's Presidential Global Initiative Fund (PGIF), the WTE Guidebook of EEC has been translated to Portuguese by Mr. Gustavo Queiroz de SouZA (Vitoria, ES, Brazil).

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201307

WTE Guidebook 2013

EEC Publication, Publications|

By Nickolas J. Themelis, Maria Elena Diaz Barriga, Paula Estevez, and Maria Gaviota Velasco

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201010

The State of Garbage in America

EEC Publication, Publications, WtERT - USA|

The 17th Nationwide Survey of MSW Management in the U.S.
A joint study by BioCycle Magazine and the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University

Latest national data on municipal solid waste management find estimated generation is 389.5 million tons in 2008 — 69 percent landfilled, 24 percent recycled and composted, and 7 percent combusted via waste-to-energy.

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200910

Municipal Solid Waste Management Scenarios for Attica and Their Greenhouse Gas Emission Impact

EEC Publication, Publications|

Disposal of municipal solid waste in sanitary landfills is still the main waste management method in the Attica region, as in most regions of Greece. Nevertheless, diversion from landfilling is being promoted by regional plans, in which the perspectives of new waste treatment technologies are being evaluated. The present study aimed to assess the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions impact of different municipal solid waste treatment technologies currently under assessment in the new regional plan for Attica.

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