Tag Archive for 'waste management'

Learning about kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey

February 18th, 2014 by States of Guernsey Public Services Department

Kerbside collection of recyclable material in Guernsey begins in March 2014. The States of Guernsey Public Services wants to answer any questions islanders might have about the collections. Information packs are being sent to all households before the launch of the interim scheme on 10 March 2014. Islanders will also receive a year’s supply of […]

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. […]

Arrowsmith Marlowe earns Environment Department’s Keep Guernsey Green Award

August 20th, 2010 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

Arrowsmith Marlowe has received the Keep Guernsey Green Award for their efforts in encouraging and assisting other organisations in managing their waste more effectively. Through its existing contracts, Arrowsmith Marlowe has been able to install and service recycling facilities at over 30 organisations, servicing almost 1,500 people. Mr Hugh Roe, Managing Director of Arrowsmith Marlowe, […]

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 […]