Waste Management World magazine for September 2011 edition has been released. You can read latest news on global waste management industry such as report on international projects, best practices, technological developments, trends and legislation in this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
RISE OF THE MACHINES: ROBOT RECYCLING
A Finnish solution using robotic arms to sort construction and demolition waste is currently on trial with SITA Finland. WMW looks at the progress and gets industry comment on the “man vs. machine” debate in the waste industry.
RECYCLING THAI STYLE
Thailand’s government has improved the nation’s waste management infrastructure to achieve a recycling rate of 22%. A look at how this can be improved further.
RECYCLING: RARELY SO CRITICAL
Meeting the increased demand for renewable energy relies on the increased production of rare earth elements, which are predominantly controlled by China. WMW looks at the prospect of increasing recycling to supplement supplies.
REBUILDING C&D WASTE RECYCLING IN INDIA
Nearly 50% of C&D waste is being reused in India, yet the remaining half of this valuable material is still being landfilled. Here’s how it can improve
GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT WASTE HANDLING
Malcolm Bates takes a look at JCB’s new ‘Wastemaster’ telehandler, which has been launched ahead of construction or agricultural versions.
ONE-UPMANSHIP? NEW ‘201’ COMPACT SWEEPER
Collection, transport & plant correspondent Malcolm Bates drove the first Johnston prototype that evolved into the ‘200’. Here he describes the improvements made with the ‘201’.
FUELLING THE ASIAN DRAGON: WTE IN CHINA
More than 100 wastes to energy plants operate in China but approximately 400 new facilities are planned over the next decade. A look at the planned new technology and the need for suitable pre-treatment.
IS WASTE THE ANSWER TO A RENEWABLES DEFICIT?
The U.S. may have made strides in increasing recycling and the reuse of waste, but could an increase in waste to energy help plug a hole in the renewable sector?
ORGANIC WASTE IN ASIA: TACKLING CLIMATE CHANGE
Organic fractions are the largest component of municipal waste in Asia’s developing countries. A look at how the ‘3Rs’ approach can be used to tackle the challenge
TESTING TIME FOR UK LANDFILLS
Hundreds of landfill sites may have closed but natural processes underground have not ceased. WMW reports on how the need to monitor landfill environmental impact is moving into the digital age.
Geographic Eligibility: Selected International
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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.