Letter to COP28 President-Designate Dr. Sultan Al Jaber on Methane Emissions from the Waste Sector

New York/Dubai, November 7, 2023: The Global WtERT Council with the University of Sharjah, host of WtERT Emirates, co-signed a letter to the COP28 President H.E. Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber calling for urgent action to divert waste from landfills, which [...]

2024-01-11T23:05:23-05:00December 21st, 2023|News|

Closing ceremony of the 7th International Training Workshop of Waste to Energy

On November 8, the 7th International Training Workshop on Waste to Energy (WtE) and the 5th International Symposium on Energy Utilization of Municipal Solid Waste for Sustainable Urban Development concluded with great success. Zhejiang University (ZJU) hosted the events, which were [...]

2023-12-09T03:27:14-05:00December 9th, 2023|News|

Launching the Activities of Global WtERT Council at Jordan University of Science and Technology | WtERT Jordan

We are pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Global WtERT Council (WtERT) and Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). Both organizations agreed to join forces to collaborate together to advance research and exchange [...]

2024-01-11T23:48:22-05:00October 30th, 2023|News|

It’s time for Africa to look for engineering solution to turn waste into energy

It’s time for Africa to look for engineering solution to turn waste into energy By Reda Kabbaj, Research Associate, Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University | VP International Relations, WtERT.org The situation of waste management in Africa is getting worse. The [...]

2023-10-09T01:06:45-04:00October 7th, 2023|News|

Press Release | WtERT Announces Election of New President and Board Members

Global WtERT Council Inc. Announces Election of New President and Board Members New York, August 8, 2023: Global WtERT Council Inc. Dba WtERT® announced that Prof. Qunxing Huang, Vice Dean, College of Energy Engineering of Zhejiang University (www.doe.zju.edu.cn) has been elected [...]

2023-08-08T22:21:42-04:00August 8th, 2023|News|

Guidelines on Public-Private Partnerships for the Sustainable Development Goals in Waste-to-Energy Projects for Non-Recyclable Waste: Pathways towards a Circular Economy

The Sixth session of the Working Party on PPPs has adopted a second document contributing to the cross-cutting theme of the 69th session of the ECE on the circular economy transition. Read the UNECE “Guidelines on PPPs for the SDGs in Waste-to-Energy (WTE) Projects for Non-Recyclable [...]

2023-01-03T00:24:39-05:00January 3rd, 2023|2022, News|

The Global WtERT Council represented by more than 24 Universities and Research Institute share an open letter for world leaders at COP27

Letter from Prof. Nickolas J. Themelis1 and all members of the Global WtERT Council2 an international consortium of universities representing 24 Nations to Organizing Committee of COP27 Earth Engineering Center, Columbia University (https://earth.engineering.columbia.edu) Global Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council, (wtert.org) We [...]

2022-11-07T15:24:33-05:00November 7th, 2022|2022, News|
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