Organic waste is probably what we’re most familiar with in our day-to day lives. The leaves you rake in your yard, the banana peel you throw out each morning, or what you clear off your dinner plates each evening. Organic waste encompasses any waste material that comes from plants or animals and is biodegradable.
According to the US Composting Council, organic waste is the largest trash component and makes up …Continue Reading
You may have heard it called waste-to-energy, energy-from-waste, or energy recovery. Used interchangeably, they all describe the waste management strategy of using non-recyclable materials and converting them into useable heat, electric or fuel through combustion. The waste-to-energy process generates renewable energy and off-sets the need to create energy from fossil sources. It also works to reduce carbon emissions and reduce methane gas from landfills.
Waste Management Hierarchy
It is important to understand the …Continue Reading