Waste to Energy

Environment in the EU27 In 2011, 40% of treated municipal waste was recycled or composted, up from 27% in 2001

Waste-to-Energy

In the EU27, 503 kg of municipal waste1 was generated per person in 2011, while 486 kg of municipal waste was treated2 per person. This municipal waste was treated in different ways3: 37% was landfilled, 23% incinerated, 25% recycled and 15% composted, compared with 56% landfilled, 17% incinerated, 17% recycled and 10% composted in 2001.

Closing the Circle: Enhanced Landfill Mining

Waste-to-Energy

Landfill mining has been touted as a way to recover valuable materials discarded over the years. So how does Enhanced Landfill mining differ? The Flanders-based Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium addresses the difference with a case study outlining the REMO landfill site in Belgium and potential energy recovery.

More landfill sites close as waste volumes fall

Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), Zero to Landfill

30 landfill sites close in the UK this year, taking the number of closures to 130 since 2008, according to a new report. Although another eight landfill sites have either opened or re-opened in the last year, there has been a further drop in the amount of waste being sent to landfill, the report found. Another 30 landfill sites closed …

Waste Recycling Plant

Yorwaste: New M&K Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) & Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D) Recycling Solution goes live ahead of schedule

Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

Yorwaste: New M&K Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) & Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D) Recycling Solution goes live ahead of schedule