Tag: waste-to-energy facilities

Public Utilities, Waste Management

New Red Wing, Minn., Plant to Double Waste Processed for Fuel

January 22, 2019

Via: Waste360

Early in 2017, Red Wing, Minn., planned to modify the portion of its waste management facility that housed a decommissioned incinerator in order to upgrade its processing lines and equipment. But after a catastrophic fire in June that year, the […]

Health & Insurance, Public Utilities, Social Services, Waste Management

SWANA Publishes Tips for Safety at Waste-To-Energy Facilities

November 28, 2017

Via: Waste360

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released the latest installment in its “Five to Stay Alive” series, featuring safety tips for waste-to-energy (WTE) employees. Although SWANA pointed out that WTE employers have low injury rates, there are safety […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Washington, D.C., Expands List of Recyclable Materials

October 6, 2017

Via: Waste360

This effort goes hand-in-hand with the District’s goal to divert 80 percent of citywide waste from landfills and waste-to-energy facilities. The Department of Public Works (DPW), the Department of Energy and Environment and the Department of General Services have announced […]