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The County council in Val de Marne, France install a second Big Hanna composter in Valenton

by Susteco AB  (Apr. 8, 2015)

The County council in Val de Marne located south east of Paris, continue to implement their policy of sustainable development and management of food waste by installing a second Big Hanna modell T120 to convert the organic food waste from the canteen at the county technical department in Valenton. ...

WEEE – aren’t materials too precious to lose?

by UNTHA UK  (Apr. 10, 2015)

Chris Oldfield, managing director of UNTHA UK, was interviewed by leading journal MRW magazine recently, on the subject of WEEE. Drawing upon his specialist industry insight he commented on the methodology used to process WEEE and the extent to which the sector needs to go ‘back to basics’ to ensure precious materials are not lost. ...

HydroThane T&C case study

by HydroThane STP BV  (Apr. 14, 2015)

Application in Dairy Industry Technology & Contracting On January 2011 HydroThane has been awarded with a contract to supply design and the anaerobic hardware but also all auxiliary equipment and project management/supervision services for the dairy of TYRAS in Greece. Having the aim to achieve the required quality standard, the local civil ...

Why it’s time to elevate groundwater

by The World Bank  (Apr. 9, 2015)

Groundwater stored in the earth’s crust underpins all our lives – the ultimate source of freshwater for billions has become victim of over-extraction and the ultimate sink for pollutants.   For too long, not enough has been done to regulate the use of this precious, on-demand resource and manage disposal of waste. If rates of ...

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 ...

Changing the Business Climate in 2015

by Ceres  (Apr. 14, 2015)

The business of climate change has changed. Six years ago, when an international climate treaty in Copenhagen seemed distinctly possible, there was still a discernible gap between the concept of a low-carbon global economy and the capital market’s ability to deliver it. Nascent and costly clean energy technologies, skepticism of climate ...

PPCPs: Preparing for an uncertain regulatory future

by Thermo Fisher Scientific, LIMS & Laboratory Software  (Mar. 25, 2015)

A recent study published in Environmental Pollution* identified 56 active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) in effluent samples from 50 large wastewater treatment plants across the U.S. Among the products found in samples were commonly prescribed anti-psychotic and antihypertensive drugs. As more studies continue to fuel public concerns over risks ...

KOSUN Solid Control-Centrifuge Used in Drilling Waste Management System are for Sale

Mechanical separation of solids from the mud system through the use of a decanter centrifuge is a highly-effective means of maintaining proper mud weight and viscosity. When used in conjunction with other solids control equipment, decanting centrifuge enable users to maintain the mud properties within the prescribed ...

The City Blueprint of Amsterdam: an assessment of integrated water resources management in the capital of the Netherlands

by IWA Publishing  (Apr. 8, 2015)

In this study the sustainability of integrated water resources management in Amsterdam has been reviewed using the City Blueprint approach. The City Blueprint® is a set of 24 dedicated indicators divided over eight categories, i.e., water security, water quality, drinking water, sanitation, infrastructure, climate robustness, biodiversity ...

An overview of current household waste management in Indonesia: development of a new integrated strategy

by Inderscience Publishers  (Jan. 20, 2015)

One of the main problems of current socio–economic activities in Indonesia is how to deal with the increasing amounts of household waste generated in urban areas. This paper discusses the main issues of the current management of household waste in Indonesia and analyses its socio–economic factors as well as introduces a new strategy to utilise and ...

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