biodegradable waste


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biodegradable waste

in environmental law, any waste that is capable of undergoing anaerobic or aerobic decomposition, such as food and garden waste, and paper and paperboard.
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Preparation of a working project for construction of a composting installation for separately collected green and / or biodegradable waste for the needs of the municipality of Hissarya, according to the developed parameters and data from the PPP, the selected technology and the allocated parts of the project (zones);
Among the other conditions for lifting the order are the proper collection of biodegradable waste and the conversion of the area into an eco-friendly park by December 31.
Baguio was nearly plunged into a garbage crisis after the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) stopped the machines' operations and suspended the hauling of biodegradable waste to Irisan.
Funding will be also be allocated to measures aimed at providing the necessary equipment and installations for separate collection of biodegradable waste and green waste.
He said Wales has met its demanding targets for 2013/14, with councils sending 23% less biodegradable waste to landfill than the targets allowed.
The limits on biodegradable waste, which includes food waste, paper and cardboard, were imposed a decade ago to help reduce gas emissions.
Biodegradable waste may as well be a resource for heat, electricity and fuel.
In developing countries the amount of biodegradable waste exceeds 50% (Troschinetz, A., Mihelcic, J., 2009), which makes it clear that composting is the best possible option to deal with municipal solid waste (Narayana, T., 2009)
Environment Minister Jane Davidson has welcomed the report and said: "The Landfill Allowances Scheme has been a resounding success for Wales, and the big reduction in biodegradable waste going to landfill is something we should all be proud of.
Also, the UK will soon be obligated under the EU Landfill Directive to dramatically cut back the amount of biodegradable waste we landfill and turn instead to composting.
David Bowe, MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber, was speaking at a conference on biodegradable waste and waste management.
Three different types of landfill leachate studied included one leachate from a conventional landfill and two leachates from a biodegradable waste site.