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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Biowaste collection and valorisation: Problems and solutions

January 17, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

The SCALIBUR project, funded by the EU’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020, has developed innovative solutions to valorize urban organic waste and sewage sludge into high-value-added products, allowing the creation of new circular economy business opportunities About 225 Mt […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How to improve the collection of biowaste

November 23, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

About 225 Mt of municipal solid waste (MSW) has been collected in 2020 in Europe (505 kg per capita). And this number is expected to increase during the next years. For this reason projects like SCALIBUR are so important. How […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

New technology minimises risk of compost fires

October 18, 2022

Via: Waste Management World

Compost piles produce an astounding amount of heat. This is essentially not a bad thing as temperatures of more than 55 degrees Celsius for at least 15 consecutive days is necessary to eliminate all pathogens and to turn food and […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Tensei converts biowaste into paper packaging

July 29, 2021

Via: Waste Management World

The UK based biotech company renders agricultural residue such apple skins, avocado peels and mango pips into paper packaging. Food waste has been a global issue for some time. Each year, about one third of food produced for consumption-approximately 1,3 […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

First Organic Waste Composting Facility for Bihar, India

October 2, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The first solid waste processing site to convert organic waste into compost in the East Indian State of Bihar has been inaugurated in Muzaffarpur under programme jointly managed by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE). According to the CSE, […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

$4m Food Waste Funding in New York State

June 15, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

A $4 million in grant has been made by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, for generators of excess wholesome food and food scraps. The funds will enable producers to expand their capacity to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Making Money from Waste

November 21, 2017

Via: Waste Management World

Justin Dupré-Harbord explains 22 teasers offering an insight into its research into successful business models for turning wastes into money. Recently, some crazy scientists in Bristol, UK have discovered how to charge their smartphones with their own pee. By using […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Thermal Hydrolysis Organic Waste to Energy Project Receives EPIC Backing

November 17, 2017

Via: Waste Management World

Cambridge, Ontario based biowaste and organics solutions provider, Lystek International has been awarded a US $1.5 million+ grant through the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program. The mandate of the EPIC program focuses on funding for the […]