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Bringing Renewable Energy to the Third World Can Mean Leap-Frogging Over a Fossil Fuel Infrastructure

A friend of mine called a few days ago asking for advice on the following:  what are the principal reasons that Myanmar might want renewable energy, especially energy that is produced from MSW (municipal solid waste)? 877 more words


Fraudulent Concepts in Waste-To-Energy

I spoke with a gentleman this morning about an ostensible breakthrough in converting different types of plastics to high-octane gasoline and high-quality diesel.  I was saddened (though not surprised) when I received the business plan, and promptly reported back as follows (giving the guy himself the benefit of the doubt): 299 more words


Burning trash into power is not sustainable; China should learn from Denmark and move away from incineration


As we have seen in the Sound Group case, China has embarked on a vast program to deal with the MSW issue – burn’em all! 755 more words


Our Vision for Bangalore

When waste is managed at source it becomes a resource. At this stage there is no garbage to be disposed only resources to be recovered which come back into our living spaces… 277 more words


Illegal Dumping of Municipal Solid Waste Continues at Pondicherry’s Truck Terminal

My reports about illegal dumping of municipal solid waste and biomedical waste at Pondicherry’s truck terminal have received considerable attention. Photographs first published on this blog have been used in Health Care Without Harm’s report… 279 more words

Municpal Solid Waste Management

Cathay Pacific Airways invests in Fulcrum BioEnergy

Cathay Pacific Airways announced a strategic investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, and negotiated a long-term supply agreement with Fulcrum for an initial 375 million US gallons of sustainable aviation fuel over 10 years (representing on an annual basis approximately 2% of the airline’s current fuel consumption) that meets all the airline’s technical requirements and specifications. 504 more words


Managing Municipal Solid Waste in India

The topic of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) has always drawn the attention of government bodies, local authorities, and experts on waste management. In a country as vast as India, the problem of large amounts of solid waste generated on a daily basis poses a threat not only to public health, but is also a matter of grave concern considering the threat of global warming plaguing the entire world. 427 more words