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Incineration of solid waste produces millions of tons of waste fly ash in Europe each year, that most commonly ends up in landfill.

WASTECON 2021, dedicated to Sustainability and Waste, is coming this November!

WASTECON by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) will take place on November 1-4, 2021 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center

Event: WasteExpo is coming Mon, Sep 13, 2021 – Tue, Sep 14, 2021, by Waste 360

If you want to discuss and find solutions to your waste issues, you do not want to miss the WasteExpo that will take place virtually on Mon, Sep 13, 2021 & Tue, Sep 14, 2021.

Food Packaging

The Future of Food: Four Plastic Packaging Alternatives

Each year, the United States alone generates millions of tons of plastic food containers and packaging, yet only a small percentage is recycled or burned for energy.

Nzambi Matee

Recycled plastic bricks stronger than concrete by a Kenyan company

Nzambi Matee, founder of Gjenge Makers in Nairobi, Kenya, has discovered a way to give a second life to plastic waste.

zinc electrowinning workshop

Extracting precious zinc from waste ash

Incineration of solid waste produces millions of tons of waste fly ash in Europe each year, that most commonly ends up in landfill.

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New Research Shows the World is Wasting More Food than Previously Thought

A recent study published by Plos One has found that the world is wasting a lot more food than previously thought. Previous estimates from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have shown an average per capita waste of 214 calories per day. The new findings show 527 calories per

Researchers Have Found a Way to Make Graphene Out of Trash

Scientists at Rice University in Houston TX have found a way to create Graphene by using waste. The process, named flash graphene, works by heating carbon-containing materials to 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Heat this intense creates graphene in 10 milliseconds. This graphene can then be used in a wide range of

Qube is Creating Bricks From Plastic Waste

A new startup, Qube, is setting out to change the way we build our cities on a foundational level. Abhishek Banerjee developed a way to make bricks out of plastic waste. The India based company began when Banerjee toured a traditional brick kiln and was shocked at the level of


DID YOU KNOW? Recycling myths… Does recycling save energy?

“According to the Environmental Protection Agency, recycling aluminum cans saves 95 percent of the energy needed to make new ones from raw materials.” Washington Post. Leave your comments below, or sign up to our upcoming brand new Newsletter! Source: Five myths about recycling www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/five-myths/five-myths-about-recycling/2018/04/20/9971de66-43e6-11e8-8569-26fda6b404c7_story.html   Roxane Bernard.

Composting is Gaining Momentum in the Midwest

Compost is beginning to expand throughout the Midwest. Compost has widely been used by avid gardeners as a natural fertilizer but has been gaining popularity in the past few decades for the average American. Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Many cities

Plastic Free July is Nearly Halfway Over But it’s Not Too Late to Join in

Plastic Pollution continues to be a problem around the world. According to Ocean Conservancy, around 8 million metric tons of plastic goes into the world’s oceans each year. In addition, around 40% of the plastic produced is only used once before it is discarded. The world continues to not act

America is Nowhere Near the Top Ten Best Recycling Countries

Recycling is difficult for many Americans to think about. Americans lives are fast-paced and time management is highly valued in our society. Time is money, and recycling doesn’t necessarily give us either time or money. Due to this reality, we often don’t spend the time to recycle properly. It’s confusing

Malaysia is Sending Recycling Back to Canada

Malaysia is another country in Asia to reject plastic waste from the west. As a result of China’s decision to stop accepting plastic waste from the United States and others, 7 Million tons per year have been interrupted. In the midst of confusion and market failure, waste was illegally shipped

Recycling in 2019

The recycling industry is going through changes. China made the decision in 2018 to no longer accept recyclables that are deemed contaminated. This resulted in much of the world’s recycling no longer being accepted. As a result, China has imported 99 percent less plastics since 2018. The void that has