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Ski atop the worlds cleanest waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen

Six years after breaking ground, CopenHill — a waste-to-energy plant topped with a year-round ski slope — is officially open, marking a major milestone in Copenhagen’s journey to becoming the world’s first carbon-neutral city by 2025. Bjarke Ingels Group, SLA, AKT, Lüchinger+Meyer, MOE and Rambøll designed the new architectural landmark that they describe as the cleanest waste-to-energy plant in the world. The building includes an environmental education hub as well as a landscaped roof for urba...
Tags: Design, Hiking, Environment, Environmental Education, Architecture, Gallery, Energy Efficiency, Bjarke Ingels, Biodiversity, Copenhagen, Big, Sla, Carousel Showcase, Waste Disposal, Carbon-neutral, Green Roof


The Mad Science Plan to Power the World With Poop

Most people don’t give a second thought to the poop they flush away. But perhaps they should, because the energy contained within our repellent remains is impressive.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Biogas, Waste To Energy, Poop Power


Recycling Is Broken

In Philadelphia, people like to recycle. Together, all 1.6 million of us generate about 400 tons of recyclable material each day. But since last fall, roughly half of the bottles and cans my neighbors and I dutifully place curbside in our blue bins every week haven’t made their way to a sorting facility. They’ve gone…Read more...
Tags: Science, Recycling, Philadelphia, Waste, Trash, Waste To Energy


Waste-to-energy key part of India’s policy strategy

In India, the Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister’s Science, Technology and Innovation Advisory Council says waste-to-energy is a key priority for the PM as a way to reduce energy poverty and increase environmental sustainability through value-based waste management. The country is beginning to collaborate with countries like Japan whose best practices can help to formulate plans to implement policies supporting waste-to-energy as well as transfer technology and knowhow. Several b...
Tags: Japan, India, Policy, Waste-to-energy, Science Technology and Innovation Advisory Council


Waste Accumulation Problems and Opportunities

Waste Accumulation Problems and Opportunities By Zoltan Kish, Ph.D., Member of Lee Enterprises Consulting, Inc. Special to The Digest   An incredible amount of waste is produced in Canada and around the world. We are killing our planet by dumping 2.12 billion tons of garbage every year and polluting the oceans, land, and air [1]. Consequently, we need sustainable and effective waste management to protect our environment and save our world. It is particularly important now after China banned f...
Tags: Energy, Hong Kong, UK, China, Bloomberg, Vienna, Canada, Top Stories, Ontario, Fischer, KISH, Waste To Energy, Research Development, Lee Enterprises Consulting Inc, Zoltan Kish, Ph D Member of Lee Enterprises Consulting Inc


Aries Clean Energy Receives $25 Million Commitment of Project Equity from Spring Lane Capital

We dreamed of the day waste projects would get the funding needed to gain ground, and that day may have finally come. One of the most remembered parts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech is when he said “I say to you today, my friends, that in spite of the difficulties and frustrations of the moment, I still have a dream.” We have heard many leaders in biofuels and biomaterials say the same thing as they overcome obstacles and challenges with financing, laws and regulations,...
Tags: Top Stories, Tennessee, Nashville, Lebanon, King, Martin Luther King Jr, Aries, Ben, Lebanon Tennessee, PHG Energy, MSW, Garg, Ben Gardner, Waste-to-energy, GNRC, Gasification


Australia: Do not Waste the opportunity: The Victorian government seeks submissions on Waste to Energy strategy - Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Waste to Energy is a critical component in a government strategy also built around avoiding, reuse and recycling waste.
Tags: Energy, News, Australia, Waste To Energy, Westgarth


DONG Energy changes name to reflect move to biomass and renewable energy

In Denmark, DONG Energy, which was originally short for Danish Oil and Natural Gas, changed its name to Ørsted in a move to better reflect its transition from oil and natural gas towards renewable energy. In recent years they have been divesting their oil and gas businesses and stopped using coal and replacing it with renewable energy like wind, biomass and waste to energy. They also recently set up a new storage team to explore new business opportunities in energy storage. Henrik Poulsen, CEO s...
Tags: Denmark, Producer News, Biomass, Dong, Dong Energy, Waste-to-energy, Orsted, Danish Oil and Natural Gas, Henrik Poulsen


Peek inside the zero-waste kitchen of the future

The kitchen of the future will be healthier for our planet and improve our family ties through food. That’s the vision behind The Future Kitchen, a proposal by New York-based architect Marc Thorpe and students of the industrial design department at Pratt Institute. Installed for WantedDesign Manhattan at the Caeserstone booth, the innovative kitchen prototype emphasizes sustainability with zero-waste systems and in-home gardening, while strengthening social ties with its community-oriented desi...
Tags: New York, Design, Gallery, 3d Printer, Recycling, Food Waste, Zero Waste, Aquaponics, Composting, Carousel Showcase, Green Kitchen, Upcycling, Biogas, Water Filter, Pratt, Thorpe


At least 60 dead in Ethiopian garbage "landslide"

At least 60 people are dead after a mountain of trash collapsed at a dump in Ethiopia on Saturday night. The "landslide" at Koshe Garbage Landfill, which lies just outside the country's capital of Addis Ababa, claimed mostly women and children, according to officials. With dozens still reportedly still missing, the final death toll could be even higher, they added. Around 150 people were present when the landslide occurred, a resident told the Associated Press. Several makeshift houses, inhabit...
Tags: Design, News, Africa, Environment, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Landfills, Waste To Energy, Diriba Kuma, Koshe Garbage Landfill, Koshe, Garbage Landslide, Trash Landslide, Associated Press Several, Tebeju Asres, AP Via BBC News Photo


How Sweden diverts 99 percent of its waste from the landfill

Sweden is already an environmental leader with its electric roads and plans to be 100% fossil fuel-free by 2050, but they’re not stopping there. The trailblazing Scandinavian nation also diverts 99 percent of its waste from landfills. A significant portion of the nation's waste is recycled, and a process called waste-to-energy generates electricity from about 50% of the country's garbage. Of the Sweden's 4.4 million tons of household waste produced annually, 2.2 million tons are converted int...
Tags: Design, News, Sweden, Recycling, Sustainable Design, Pixabay, Waste To Energy


How Sweden recycles 99 percent of its waste

Sweden is already an environmental leader with its electric roads and plans to be 100% fossil fuel-free by 2050, but they’re not stopping there. The trailblazing Scandinavian nation also recycles 99 percent of its waste, with only a measly 1 percent going to landfills. A process called waste-to-energy generates sustainable electricity from the country's garbage. Of the Sweden's 4.4 million tons of household waste produced annually, 2.2 million tons are converted into energy using waste-to-ene...
Tags: Design, News, Sweden, Recycling, Sustainable Design, Pixabay, Waste To Energy


China to Build World’s Largest Waste-to-Energy Plant

When China tries to tackle a problem, they often do it in the largest way possible. The latest example is the plan to build the biggest waste-to-energy plant on the planet. [Author: Anum Yoon]
Tags: Energy, Technology, China, Waste - Trash to Cash, Waste Diversion, Cleantech, China Pollution, Anum Yoon, Waste-to-energy, Energy Plant