Waste Management Engineering

A Growing Market

The Freedonia Group's latest study on the geosynthetics market forecasts a 4% growth between 2006 and 2011 with the greatest expansion being in waste management and erosion control. Learn more here.; »

Animal Waste: Let’s Talk Turkey

The number of permits issued for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) lags the number of approved operations, sometimes by a considerable margin. For example, in Wisconsin, a single CAFO permit covers 55 sites controlled by a corporation that specializes in turkey production. Prior to 2002, the state had issued permits for each site. This change in permitting means that the reported numb... »


Published by Thomas Telford, the latest issue of Geosynthetics International (volume 12 issue 6) contains six technical papers. »


The Erosion and Sediment Control Network (ESCN) just aired its 50th episode at its Web site, www.escn.tv. The episode also marks the online venture’s one-year anniversary. Learn more here.; »

Green Pages

CIWM now has an online trade directory. Is your business recycling waste or resource management? CIWM's Green Pages online trade directory can boost your business by putting you in touch with like-minded companies. Registration is free, or you can participate at three varying levels of payment. Learn more here.; »

South African Breaking News

Peter Novella, Manager - Waste Disposal at Cape Town Metro and President of the IWMSA, is leaving the Council after 33 years of service and is joining the Wasteman Group (http://www.wasteman.co.za/) on 1 March, as their regional manager for the Cape Province. Anyone who deals with Peter and/or wants to wish him well can contact him at his Metro office (+27 21 487 2716) or peter.novella@capetown.g... »

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