Tag Archive for 'solid waste treatment'

Beau Sejour presentation on a comprehensive solution to treat Guernsey’s solid and liquid waste

June 13th, 2011 by Events

Dick Bilborough and Christopher Rowlands PhD will present a comprehensive solution to treating Guernsey’s solid and liquid waste at a public presentation, which begins at 7 pm on 21 June at the Beau Sejour Leisure Centre theatre. The promoters believe that this proposal which will be Guernsey-funded and managed meets the progressive environmental aspirations of […]

A proposal for a combined solid and liquid waste treatment facility at the Longue Hougue land reclamation site in Guernsey

October 18th, 2010 by Dick Bilborough

The proposal calls for constructing a sewage pipeline from the Belle Greve pumping station near the Red Lion to Longue Hougue were liquid waste would be treated to EU standards in Zone 1 before being discharged into the sea. Zone 2 would be set aside for combustible waste such as treated wood to be stored […]

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 Voodoo economics of Incineration

December 7th, 2009 by Richard Lord

In a presentation by Dr. Paul Connett he states that incinerators are an economic disaster.  The public do not find out how much they are paying for these things until it is too late.  Most of the money spent on incinerators goes into a few pockets and leaves the community.

A Modern, Sustainable Treatment of Solid Waste in Brittany, France

January 24th, 2009 by Professor Nicholas Day

Decision time is approaching for the treatment of Guernsey’s waste. A range of approaches can be expected in response to the call for tenders. At one extreme is likely to be the solution adopted by Jersey, for a large mass burn incinerator to handle, at great expense, the great bulk of the waste stream.  More closely attuned to […]