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AutoPumps keep the power on for thousands of Florida Homes - Case Study

by Geotech  (Apr. 10, 2015)

Waste Management's Springhill Regional Landfill near Campbellton, Florida generates 'green' energy by extracting and burning the methane in landfill gas. Its $7 million landfill gas energy (LFGE) plant, with six large Caterpillar engines running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, is capable of producing 4.8 million watts of power. Most of the ...

New possibilities in recycling end-of-life tyres

by Tana Oy  (Apr. 2, 2015)

There are many innovative ways to give a new life to the end-of-life tyres - in a way which is profitable both to the waste handler and the environment. This introductive article gives a big picture about this relatively new business area. Recycling used tyres is a global challenge. In the United States alone, an average of 250 million tyres are ...

Enitial use TDL-500 for emissions monitoring - Case Study

by Geotech  (Apr. 10, 2015)

Application CH4 leak detection and emissions monitoring and mapping Equipment TDL-500 coupled with the 'enidata PDA' Location United Kingdom Customer enitial Requirement enitial are currently using the TDL-500 connected to an enitial enidata PDA to undertake high detailed ...

Heavy Metal(s)

by Arrow Electronics  (Apr. 7, 2015)

“Heavy metal” isn’t associated only with rock music. In sustainability, it refers to real metals like cadmium, mercury and lead. And we can all agree that while a little heavy metal ringing in our earphones is OK, we really don’t want to find heavy metals in our water or soil. However, they’re in the electronics ...

Exploring America’s hidden recycling industry

by Ensia  (Mar. 19, 2015)

The World Bank estimates that by 2025, some 6 million tonnes of solid waste will be generated each day around the world — nearly double what’s produced today. By 2100 that number could hit 11 million. A Smithsonian magazine article from 2013 went so far as to ask if we were on the path to “ ...

Ocean bacteria: performance on CODCr and NH4+-N removal in landfill leachate treatment

by IWA Publishing  (Mar. 27, 2015)

An experiment was carried out to investigate the performance of mixed ocean bacteria, isolated from the ocean sediment, on landfill leachate treatment. In this treatment, ocean bacteria were the only constituent added to remove organics and NH4+-N. Given their considerable influence on wastewater purification, factors such as inoculum, ...

Results from Australia: Forest Road landfill life extended +50% with TANA E520 compactor

by Tana Oy  (Mar. 7, 2015)

Optimizing landfill life by choosing the most efficient landfill compactor is giving Forest Road landfill more operation years. "Waste density in completed cells will now be increased from approximately 800 kg/cubic meter to 1200-1400 kg/cubic meter under standard operating conditions", says Jon Beckett, Waste Services Manager. ...

Mining landfills and using the methane & garbage for Energy

by RCBC Global Inc  (Feb. 2, 2015)

The revolutionary process of turning all waste into energy using RCBC Global Inc. technology will change the way we handle waste for the rest of time. RCBC has the power to mine existing landfills and use the garbage and methane for energy. We have a unique, tried and true system. It has had 30 months worth of tesing on 61 different fuels. These ...

Maynard landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Since 2012, Martifer has retained the services of Patriot Solar Group on more than 5 MW of ground mount projects throughout the state of Massachusetts. For their high quality product, ease of collaboration, and their professional capabilities, Martifer Solar USA highly recommends Patriot Solar Group as a leading racking partner. Project Overview ...

Brookfield landfill case study

by Patriot Solar Group  (Oct. 15, 2014)

Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview ...

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