Tag Archive for 'incinerator'

Recovering hydrogen from waste incinerator ash as an energy source

March 29th, 2013 by Lund University

Every year, millions of tons of environmentally harmful ash from waste incinerators is produced worldwide. The bottom ash is dumped in landfills or in some countries it is used as construction material. Bottom ash is left in the open air to age and make it safer because newly produced bottom ash is not chemically inert. […]

High recycling rates achieve the best cost profile and the best environmental performance

February 14th, 2012 by BBC

BBC Guernsey‘s Kevin Stewart interviewed Andy Bond, ex-director of May Gurney, and current director of Bryson Recycling systems in the UK, just after 11.30 am on 14 February 2012. Kevin Stewart: Andy, can you talk us through the work of what you did at May Gurney and now what you are doing at Bryson Recycling […]

Breathing garbage

April 11th, 2011 by GlosAIN

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A Presentation by Alan Watson: “Are the Suez Proposals a Safe and Sensible Option for Guernsey?”

February 9th, 2010 by Events

On 9 February 2010 chartered engineer Alan Watson gave a presentation on the Suez Environnement solid waste treatment facility proposal for Guernsey to a packed Harry Bound room at Les Cotils, St Peter Port. Mr. Watson examined the cost of the project, which in today’s money amounts to a total cost of about £260 million […]

The history of Guernsey’s solid waste debate and where we are now

February 5th, 2010 by Scott Ogier

As the waste debate draws near and the key issues threaten to be lost amidst the welter of information and disinformation perhaps a brief recap of history will help put our current situation into perspective. In 2003, the States of Guernsey voted to proceed with a 70,000 tonne incinerator but in 2004 I brought a […]

RETHINK! the Suez Incinerator Proposal

January 7th, 2010 by Richard Lord

“Attach an orange ribbon (on your coat, your jacket, your car, your house, your bicycle, your umbrella, or your pet…) to tell your Deputies that you want them to Rethink the Suez solid waste treatment proposal and instead implement a cheaper, cleaner way of dealing with our waste that cre­ates local jobs and keeps more […]

A Short Film About Energy from Waste Incinerators

December 1st, 2009 by Richard Lord

Debunking the myths of energy from waste

November 15th, 2009 by Richard Lord

Professor Paul Connett and others oppose the government of Ontario’s plan to burn waste for energy supply. Part 1 of a series from the press conference of March 29, 2007. Markham Councillor Erin Shapiro speaks on her city’s remarkable waste reduction program, with plans for a zero waste program on the radar. Barbara Halsall speaks […]