Tag: landfill

Oman waste management body Be’ah undertakes aggressive waste management plan

| The Oman Environmental Services Holding Company S.A.O.C (Be’ah) is undertaking an aggressive waste management plan in the country. Officials from Be'ah said that Oman's waste management investments could total about OMR 423.47 million.

FODSA Manages the Waste Management System for Thessaloniki Prefecture

| The responsibility for waste management in Thessaloniki city and the entire Prefecture of Thessaloniki is the responsibility of FODSA, a public company managing waste for the Association of Local Authorities of the Prefecture of Thessaloniki.

Less landfilling in municipal waste treatment

| Eurostat has published the final figures for municipal waste collection and treatment in the EU in 2014.

UK: Landfill instead of recycling

| According to various british newspapers, hundreds of thousands of tonnes of recycling have incinerated or send to landfill sites - because councils claim it has not been sorted correctly.

CEWEP criticizes report on impact of landfill

| Playing down the benefits of minimising landfilling, as recently done by some stakeholders, is a dangerous message ahead of COP21, particularly from a global perspective, CEWEP says.

CEWEP warns for missing actions on landfill ban

| According to the Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP), the Commission seriously questions undertaking any effective landfill diversion action in the upcoming new Circular Economy Package.

Solid waste disposal more than doubles EPA estimates

| A new Yale-led study indicates that the US is disposing of more than twice as much solid waste as expected.

Total waste from UK households dropped 1.8 per cent in 2013

| According to the british Department for Environment, Food and rural affairs, the total waste from household in the UK was 21,6 million tonnes. This amounts to 403 kg per person.
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