Commercially Operational Waste-to-Energy Facilities
Recycling Waste into Clean Synthetic Gas for Generators
Environmentally Sustainable Alternative to Landfills and Incineration
Reducing Climate Change Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Producing Clean Renewable Energy
Every 100,000 Tons of Garbage Diverted from Landfill Equals ~ 1.5 Million Tons of GHG Not Going into the Atmosphere.
Every 100,000 Tons of Garbage Processed into Syngas Fuel for Generating Power Produces 7.5 MW of Clean Renewable Power to the Grid.
Our Waste Resources Processing Facilities Increase Recycling of Marketable Materials.
Our Facilities Enable the Closure of Active Landfills, Which Represent ~ 5% of Canada's GHG Emissions.
Landfill Methane GHG Are 25 Times More Harmful than Automotive CO2 Emissions (Environment Canada).
March 2, 2019 - There is no easy or immediate answer to the plastics problem facing Nova Scotia municipalities. Banning bags would address part of the problem, but there is a lot more film plastic usage than just shopping bags. Film plastic is everywhere and in every...
January 16th, 2019 – This is an exciting new regulatory regime being advanced through the change by the Department of Environment. The changes represent real opportunity for modernizing solid waste management in the Province of Nova Scotia.
The Municipality of the County of Colchester and Nova Waste Solutions Inc. to Explore Innovative Landfill Alternative
October 26, 2017 – The Municipality of the County of Colchester (Colchester) is participating with Nova Waste Solutions Inc. (NSWI) to complete a feasibility study into an innovative and clean alternative to active landfilling. This climate change and emission reducing alternative to landfilling will also increase recycling diversion, avoid legacy landfill environmental issues and is anticipated to significantly reduce municipal service costs.
December 31st, 2014 – Fourth State Energy announced today that Gord Helm, the former HRM Solid Waste Resources Manager, is joining the energy-from-waste company as its Chief Technical Officer.
August 20th, 2014 – Tobago could well become the first Caribbean territory without a landfill site. The Tobago House of Assembly and Fourth State Energy today signed a contract to undertake a waste-to-energy pre-feasibility study on the island.