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Waste-to-Energy News

WTEA Files Comments in Opposition to Entry of Proposed Consent Decree in East Yard Communities for Environmental Justice v. EPA

5/5/2021: Explore what happens to New York City’s 3.2 Million tons of trash to convert some of it to reusable energy. 

1/3/2020: The vast majority of our plastic isn’t being recycled. It might be time to consider lighting it on fire.

11/22/2015: Paris innovating one way to reduce its carbon footprint – by turning garbage into electricity and heat. 

7/13/2021: Landfills produce a lot of methane, a heat-trapping gas that contributes to global warming, scientists call for cuts in methane emissions. 

10/4/2019: Denmark architect designs a new artificial ski slope in Denmark's capital Copenhagen, built on the roof of a huge incinerator that burns waste to produce heat and electricity. 

9/18/2023: Despite pressure from advocacy groups, the city’s 10-year waste plan anticipates landfill and incineration assets will continue to serve a key role as the city works to increase recycling.

WTEA hosts 2023 Membership Meeting in Washington, DC June 12-13

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