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How Internet of Things technology can reduce food waste

Embracing technology as part of the drive to reduce food loss and waste is fundamental in keeping the food system within environmental limits and ensuring the global population can be sustainably fed by 2050, according to a recent study.



The role of Energy from Waste is vital to fuel the future

As I have settled into my new role at SUEZ over the past 12 months, I have been fortunate to visit a number of flagship EfW plants in the sector, namely Cory’s Riverside site in London, Viridor’s Ardley site near Oxford, and SUEZ’s new sites in Suffolk, Wilton, Severnside and Cornwall.






RWW 2018 roundup

To say 2018 was a transformative year in the resources sector would be an understatement.











Lithuania's waste divide

Lithuania seems to be at odds with itself over waste management, striving to reach an ambitious recycling target while at the same time planning to build more incineration plants.



Waste collection in Catalonia

Since 1997 private company L'Arca del Maresme has supplied environmental services for the Comarca del Maresme region of Catalonia on the northern coast of Barcelona. Tim Byrne, specialist in waste collection in Mediterranean countries, looks at how the business provides waste collection, street and beach cleaning, as well as the operation of household waste recycling centres and waste transfer station contracts for the Comarca del Maresme municipalities.


Weight data collection: How it's key to waste

Monitoring weights and profitability of waste has never been more essential and weight data collection is key to operational efficiency. Weighbridge management systems play a pivotal role in providing this, acting as critical control points for vehicles delivering and collecting materials from sites. Claire Col, freelance writer, reports.


Peterborough energy from waste facility: Why 'traditional' works

There is a view, and to some extent misconception, that the development of small scale energy from waste schemes, say 120,000 tonnes per annum and below, can only be done using advanced thermal treatment technologies, instead of what is termed ‘traditional’ energy from waste technology. Simon Allin at Babcock & Wilcox reports.