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Doubling the SRF production capacity with TANA Shark

by Tana Oy  (Sep. 24, 2014)

A company in France operating in landfill, waste management and fuel production businesses produces SRF (Solid Recovered Fuel) from unsorted industrial waste for their own mill. The key for improving productivity of all these three business areas is a more effective shredding process to increase the low SRF production capacity. TANA ran a ...

Major chain hotel vendor management case study

by Blue Castle Developments CA LLC - SmartTrash  (Sep. 16, 2014)

The Challenge This major hotel chain location was having issues with recieving fair pricing and rebates from their vendors. Staff at the property did not have the time or expertise to deal with billing issues, recycling commodity market rates or landfill fees. Existing recycling service provider was several months behind on rebate payments. Lack ...

National retailer cost reduction and Waste diversion program case study

by Blue Castle Developments CA LLC - SmartTrash  (Sep. 16, 2014)

The Challenge JYSK is a rapidly growing national retailer with over 50 locations across Canada. Previously JYSK had attempted to consolidate a majority of their waste and recycling services with a single national hauling company. RecycleSmart was able to streamline billing, right size service to fit store activity and develop customized solutions ...

Large city hotel recycling program efficiency and Vendor management case study

by Blue Castle Developments CA LLC - SmartTrash  (Sep. 16, 2014)

The Challenge This large downtown hotel is a landmark location with an established waste and recycling program. RecycleSmart was tasked with improving the existing program while reducing costs. Existing waste hauler had service restrictions and billing errors that caused high operating costs while service schedule did match business needs. The ...

Axion waste processing plant training case study 1 – Management team at MBT plant

by Axion Group - Axion Consulting  (Aug. 15, 2014)

The full recovery system was a unique and complex MBT and AD plant. Individual equipment suppliers were not able to provide training in the combined waste recovery system as an overall integrated process. Machinery was not yet operational so separation stages could not be seen working. The new management team was a complex mixture of people, ...

5 Reasons Why Investing in Trash Compactors Make Sense

by Northern California Compactors, Inc  (Oct. 11, 2014)

Whether it is a home or a business, waste generation process goes on endlessly. Disposing off this waste is not something that we like to think about, but it really makes sense to properly plan for it. In the modern world, waste disposal is a constant botheration, but the problem is that people have so far never cared to think of helping ...

GTI Helps Keep Kamloops Beautiful

by Geomembrane Technologies Inc. (GTI)  (Oct. 15, 2014)

The City of Kamloops is located in the interior of British Columbia, Canada’s westernmost province. As part of Kamloops’ Liquid Waste Management Plan, the city was seeking opportunities to use its wastewater as a resource, rather than treat it solely as waste. One method was to capture methane gas (biogas) produced from the anaerobic ...

Municipal solid waste: zero tolerance management strategy

by Inderscience Publishers  (May 29, 2014)

Currently, Indian cities generate waste which is being disposed in its outskirt as open dumping. This approach affects health and life of people living at city outskirts. A paradigm shift is required in the approach to waste management. Waste management policy should aim at scientific processing of waste within the city itself. This paper ...

Hazardous Waste Management

by Ramans Enviro Services Pvt Ltd  (Apr. 4, 2014)

In today’s environment, there is a need for efficient Hazardous Waste Management (HWM) to manage the transportation, treatment, storage, and disposal of huge quantity of generated Hazardous Waste (HW) from industrial and commercial facilities as well as from smaller household sources as they can also pose an immediate and significant threat ...

A strategic approach to plastics

by Ensia  (Oct. 1, 2014)

Plastic’s versatility renders it almost indispensable in today’s world, but plastic waste is a huge environmental burden. To make it possible to both benefit from plastics and reduce their environmental costs, the Plastic Disclosure Project, a global initiative of the Ocean Recovery Alliance, is ...

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