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Welcome to the WTERT Website

WTERT is a useful website to gain more information about sustainable waste management and technologies relevant to Waste-to-Energy.

  • Databases of Research Performed
  • Global Network of Universities and Research Centers
  • Providing Expertise on Specific Projects
  • Advancing the Best Waste Management Solutions


Despite economic disparity, on the average humans use three tons of solid materials per capita. Most of the scientific education and research address the needs of humanity for materials. The Earth Engineering Center and its Global WTERT Council (GWC) are among the few academic organizations dedicated to the sustainable management of used materials.


Director and Founder, Professor Emeritus at Columbia University, Nickolaos Themelis
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