Energy Exploitation of Non-Recyclable Urban Waste in an Sustainable waste to Energy Market (ENERGY WASTE-Life)
The aim of the EnergyWaste project is to study, develop and implement an advanced gasification concept for the energy exploitation of the non-recyclable stream of modern recycling factory.
In the EU27, 502 kg of municipal waste was generated per person in 2010, while 486 kg of municipal waste was treated per person. This municipal waste was treated in different ways: 38% was landfilled, 22% incinerated, 25% recycled and 15% composted.
WASTE-C-CONTROL is a joint project between EPEM SA (Environmental Planning, Engineering and Management), the Waste Management Authority of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (DIAAMATH), the Waste Management System of Western Macedonia (DIADYMA) and the Trans-Municipal Enterprise of Solid Waste Management of Chania (DEDISA).
Full implementation of EU waste legislation would save €72 billion a year, increase the annual turnover of the EU waste management and recycling sector by €42 billion and create over 400,000 jobs by 2020 according to a European Commission study published today.
The European Commission is taking action against Germany for failing to meet the deadline for transposing the Waste Framework Directive into national law, which should have been in place since 12 December 2010
The European Commission is urging Greece and Cyprus to comply with the requirements of EU landfill legislation in Cyprus and on the Greek islands of Zakynthos and Corfu. Landfills operating in breach of EU waste legislation constitute a serious threat to human health and the environment
Saxlund International GmbH, a fully-owned subsidiary of Opcon AB, the energy and environmental technology Group, has won a high profile, 15 m SEK order from the City of Stuttgart for delivering handling equipment for the expansion of the Waste-to-Energy solution at the waste water treatment plant Stuttgart Mühlhausen.