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Will Australia’s $600 million waste-to-energy plant get approval?

Australian Paper has teamed up with waste management firm Suez to build an incineration plant that could process 55% of…

Japan environment minister calls for waste-to-energy reduction

Japan’s state minister of the environment Minoru Kiuchi has said his country ‘needs to gradually shift to other forms of…

Energy-from-waste technology spotlighted at Pollutec

Vecoplan is to showcase its environmental and recycling technologies at the upcoming Pollutec trade show in November, which this year…

Platinum group metals innovation from South Africa saves a lot more energy

Platinum group metals represent an attractive market for recyclers in various parts of the world. A new player stepping onto…

Australia invests in new waste-to-energy tech

Australia – Lily D’Ambrosio, Australia’s Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Action, has announced the recipients of five grants from…

Relectricity revives car batteries to offer future-proofed energy storage

Australia – Australian tech company Relectrify has received an investment of AU$ 1.5 million (US$ 1.17 million) from the government’s…

Royal visitor for Veolia’s £60 million waste-to-energy plant

United Kingdom – Her Royal Highness Princess Anne has officially opened the £60 million Battlefield energy recovery facility at Shrewsbury…

Low-energy recycling of wind turbine blades

United States – In the USA, Washington State University (WSU) has joined forces with Seattle-based Global Fiberglass Solutions Inc. (GFS)…

Recovering rare earths from fluorescent and energy-saving lamps

Belgium – Chemists from Belgium’s KU Leuven university have developed a process based on ionic liquid technology for the recycling…

UAE launches ‘clean energy’ initiative

United Arab Emirates – The Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (MIST) in the United Arab Emirates has signed a…

UK county shoots down waste-to-energy deal

United Kingdom – Norfolk county councillors in the UK have decided to pull the plug on a controversial £500 million…