Solid Waste Procurement Debate in City of Bucaramanga 18.08.2017 11:33 Columbian City Postpones Decision on $250m Waste to Energy Contract A $250 million contract, which included provisions to develop a waste to energy plant, has been put on hold by Colombian city of Bucaramanga. read more … Official Ceremony at WASTECON for Outstanding Waste Management Practices 17.08.2017 10:51 Solid Waste Association of North America Excellence Award Winners Announced SWANA has announced the winners of its annual Excellence Awards Program to recognise outstanding solid waste programs and facilities. read more … Governor Signs AB 1572 into Force to Help Boost Recycling & Cut Landfill 09.08.2017 11:26 Greater Powers to Enforce Waste Laws for CalRecycle in California California's Governor Brown has signed into law AB 1572, which gives CalRecycle greater flexibility in enforcing waste laws. read more … By 2015 Mankind Had Produced 6.3bn tonnes of Plastic Waste 26.07.2017 16:11 UCSB Report: of the 8bn Tonnes of Plastics Made Since 50s Most is Waste Since the early 1950s over 8bn tonnes of plastics have been produced. Most now resides in landfills or the natural environment, according to a new study led by UC Santa Barbara industrial ecologist Roland Geyer. read more … Prototype Machine on Test at Waste Management Redwood Landfill in California 13.07.2017 19:00 Volvo Hybrid Wheel Loader Delivers 50% Cut in Fuel Consumption at WM Landfill In field tests with Waste Managment Inc. Volvo CE’s LX1 prototype electric hybrid wheel loader has completed hundreds of hours of real-world testing, achieving a 50% improvement in fuel efficiency. read more … WALO UK Completes 13th Cell at Biffa’s Westmill Landfill Site 28.06.2017 14:09 Specialist Concrete Lining at 900,000 Cubic Metre Landfill Cell in Herts, UK A Dense Asphaltic Concrete lining has been completed by Walo UK for the 13th cell of the Westmill landfill site in Hertfordshire, UK. read more … Findings Released by SWANA's Applied Research Foundation 28.06.2017 09:56 Research on Landfill Final Cover Systems Documented in New Report The benefits of two alternatives final cover systems for landfill to those prescribed in US EPA non-hazardous waste landfill regulations have been documented by SWANA's Applied Research Foundation. read more …
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