WtERT Canada Forum: No time to waste, resources, recovery and the road to Net-Zero and Zero Landfilling

The Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Canada (WtERT Canada), hosted a full-day 100% online FREE webinar on Waste to Energy (WtE) in partnership with The Concordia Institute for Water, Energy and Sustainable Systems (CIWESS) in Montreal, the Global WtERT Council and the Earth Engineering Center of Columbia University in New York, USA. Featuring impartial industry experts […]

Co-Chair of WtERT Canada & Concordia professor becomes president of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering

Catherine Mulligan also became a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering earlier this year A 4-year commitment “I’m delighted and honoured to represent Concordia at the national level,” says Mulligan, a Concordia University Research Chair in Geoenvironmental Sustainability. Previously, she was senior vice president and president elect, respectively. After her year as president, she […]

8th International Conference on Sustainable Solid Waste Management: Thessaloniki, Greece, 23–26 June 2021

The Conference aims to address the significant issue of sustainable solid waste management through the promotion of safe practices & effective technologies. The Conference focuses mainly on modern solid waste technologies. It aims to stimulate the interest of scientists and citizens and inform them about the latest developments in the field of municipal solid waste […]

The Zero Waste utopia and the role of waste-to-energy

An Editorial by Peter Quicker, Stefano Consonni from MatER (WtERT Italy) and Mario Grosso, renown Professors in the field, discusses why modern waste management needs to rely on ecologically friendly and affordable treatment for recycling residues and residual waste. “…100% recycling has not been possible to achieve even after decades of evolution in the waste […]

Municipal Solid Waste Could Contribute Significant Supply of Alternative Energy to U.S. Businesses, Communities

A  study conducted by the  Earth Engineering Center (EEC) of Columbia University has found that if all of the municipal solid waste (MSW) that is currently put into landfills each year in the United States were diverted to waste-to-energy (WTE) power plants, they could generate enough electricity to power nearly 14 million homes annually, or 12 percent of […]

Recovery of Materials and Energy from Urban Wastes

Check out the volume Recovery of Materials and Energy from Urban Wastes, from Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (2e) series, edited by Nickolas J. Themelis & Thanos Bourtsalas (PhD) from WtERT This volume in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology, Second edition, provides a comprehensive overview of complementary strategies for dealing with waste […]

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