Waste Management World magazine, an international publication for the global waste management industry, has been released for March – April 2012 edition. You can read latest global waste management industry news, international projects, best practices, technological developments, and trends in this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
Filming Landfill in LA
Located in Whittier, California and owned by the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (the Districts), Puente Hills Landfill is a major part of the long-term integrated waste management system of Los Angeles County.
Micro-Turbine: Maximum Flexibility
Around the world thousands of historic landfill sites are silently producing millions of tonnes of methane gas, which either makes its way into the atmosphere where it adds to the cocktail of greenhouse gases potentially heating the planet, or it is flared, and the energy it contains is wasted.
Organic Collections: The Food Waste Agenda
Organic waste collections, specifically the collection of segregated food waste, remain top of the municipal waste management agenda across the UK, both in terms of government policy and financial support and in terms of the media spotlight.
Time for Blue Sky Collection?
Where waste collection services are seen as part of a local government function, there will be someone telling the operations department that the carbon footprint of the fleet must be reduced.
Size Matters Bigger Wastemaster Articulated Wheel Loader
Back in 2003 JCB introduced the first ‘Wastemaster’ machines.
Catching up with the WEEECast Directive
The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Recast has been formally approved by the European Parliament, but there are still a few stages for it to go through before it enters into national law.
Negative to Positive Sorting Reaching for the stars with SATURN
Due to the change of emphasis from landfilling to waste treatment, which is implicated by the Landfill Directive, more and more waste is undergoing treatment processes.
Ray of Light for CRT Recycling
It may only be 15 years since the world was wowed by the introduction of the first plasma screen television – a 42 inch Fujitsu model available in Sears for a mere $14,999 – but consumer electronics have since moved on apace, and manufacture of the Cathode Ray Tubes (CRTs) which once dominated the TV market has all but ended.
New Law Opens Polish Waste to Energy Market
In the past Waste to Energy (WtE) development has been restricted in Poland.
TALKING HEADS: Megacities
Effective management of municipal solid waste (MSW) is one of the greatest challenges facing local governments today.
International Show Preview
Babcock & Wilcox Vølund is one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and technologies designed to convert household waste and bio-fuels into thermal energy.
Geographic Eligibility: Selected International
About Waste Management World Magazine :
Waste Management World delivers the latest news and global developments from across the industry. Articles report on international projects, best practices, technological developments, trends and legislation. Each issue covers biological waste treatment, collection and transport, recycling and waste minimization, sanitary landfill and thermal treatment of waste.