The scavengers eke out a living collecting and selling metal and plastic scrap to dealers. In the Payatas district, they earn between 100 pesos and 300 pesos ($2 to $6) a day. It is less than the minimum wage, but better than nothing.Read More
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Organised by ISWA’s Silver Member TechnoBiz Communications Co., Ltd, an international conference and exhibition on water, wastewater and waste treatment – therefore titled as 3W Expo – took place from 29 to 31 January 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand.
As jobs in the waste industry go, they don’t come much bigger than being president and CEO of New Jersey based waste to energy giant, Covanta. In March this year Stephen J. Jones stepped into the breach as the company’s new boss. Here he talks to WMW about gasification plans and diversifying into materials recycling.
National election campaigns are heating up but how far up the agenda are the topics of waste and recycling?
Proposals for a 250,000 tonne per annum incinerator bottom ash (IBA) recycling facility have moved forward in the UK…
A JV between Danish waste to energy equipment manufacturer Babcock & Wilcox VÃ¸lund and Interserve has been awarded contracts totaling more than $220 million to design, manufacture and operate a 45 MW wood waste to energy plant in Rotherham, UK.
A German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funded project, BioSuck, is working group on redesigning waste management in the foodstuffs industry by using vacuum pipe collection systems to increase recycling and reduce wastewater production.
French international environmental services giant, SUEZ Environnement Group, has today united its 40+ different brands under a single name and a new global positioning, including SITA UK, its UK-based recycling and waste management subsidiary.
With an election on the horizon in the UK, it has never been more important for the waste industry to work together or risk falling risk behind the rest of Europe, explains Marcus Bauer, managing director of Remondis UK…
Finnish pulp, paper and bioenergy technology and services supplier, Valmet, is to deliver a boiler plant that utilises biomass including wood waste and waste sludge from a paper mill to generat 68 MW of steam power to Nokianvirran Energia in Finland.