Solid Waste & Recycling

Waste-to-Energy, Incineration, Gasification

  • Environment and Waste Technology in the Netherlands

    December 1, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    In the second week of October, 2011, I had the privilege of joining a dozen or so other Canadian environment and waste industry professionals on a trade mission hosted by the Kingdom of the Netherlands. On the trip -— which lasted a week…

  • Environment and Energy Complex

    October 1, 2011 by Guy Crittenden

    With construction underway at its landfill-gas-to-energy facility near Drummondville, Quebec, Waste Management (is embarked on building a state-of-the-art complex dedicated to extracting value from waste.

  • Landfill Gas-to-Energy

    August 1, 2011 by Deborah Everest-Hill

    Like many other municipalities, Waterloo Region has eliminated most recyclables, organics, electronics, tires, bricks and even drywall from the residual waste stream but waste management staff is always looking for an opportunity to do more. To…

  • Biomass Utilization

    June 1, 2011 by John Nicholson

    [From the CleanTech Canada supplement]

  • Feature Energy

    Landfill Gas Checklist

    June 1, 2011 by Jeffrey Karp & Stephen Batiste

    The potential benefits of developing landfill gas-to-energy (LFGE) projects are substantial, and should be A-list priorities for cash-strapped municipalities seeking new and creative sources of revenue. These projects turn greenhouse gas into…

  • Feature Energy

    Anaerobic Digestion Comes of Age

    June 1, 2011 by Paul van der Werf

    When asked eleven years ago about new technologies for organic wastes I replied that “…Anaerobic digestion seems to be the flavour of the week. I’ll get more excited when I see that it works.” That comment was less about AD and more about the…

  • Waste-tO-eNeRGY

    February 1, 2011 by Jim McKay

    Planning and implementing a new waste-to-energy (WTE) facility is technically, environmentally, economically, and (perhaps of most importance) politically complex. These projects require a significant investment of time, research, negotiation…

  • Durham/York waste-to-energy plant approved

    December 1, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    The Ontario Ministry of the Environment has conditionally approved the construction of a waste-to-energy facility to process municipal waste from the Durham Region and York Region, which border Toronto, Ontario. The facility will be capable of…

  • 2010 Ontario Waste Minimization Awards

    April 26, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    Registration is now open for the 2010 Ontario Waste Minimization Awards, which will be celebrated at the annua…

  • Plasco Energy and Beijing agree to build plasma facility

    April 19, 2010 by Solid Waste & Recycling

    As reported by the U.S.-based Waste Business Journal, Plasco Energy Group CEO Roderick Bryden recently announc…