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£7m boost to heat industry innovation

by Department of Energy and Climate Change  (Jan. 20, 2015)

Super insulated pipes, advanced algorithms and heat recovered from industrial waste are among the winning ideas in a million pound government-run competition to drive down energy bills and boost low carbon heat supplies in the UK. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey is set to officially unveil the 17 winning entries at the Association ...

Paper Production Levels Off, Environmental Footprint Still High

by Worldwatch Institute  (Jan. 20, 2015)

In wealthy countries, paper is ubiquitous and is often fated to be discarded soon after purchase, with only a portion recovered for recycling. Although slow improvements have been made in production methods and in the recovery of paper products, additional progress is needed to reduce the industry’s environmental impacts, writes Michael ...

Landfill could be one of last to tap methane for power

by Associated Press  (Jan. 22, 2015)

When most Californians think about the source of renewable energy flowing into their homes, they picture wind turbines and solar panels - not garbage. The little-known source of electricity has fed California's power grid for decades, but a groundbreaking Thursday for yet another trash-driven power project at a massive Orange County landfill ...

Ecova Enhances Energy and Sustainability Management Platform to Support Waste

by Ecova - LPB Energy Management  (Jan. 14, 2015)

Ecova, the total energy and sustainability management company, today announced the availability of the Waste Manager module on the Ecova Energy and Sustainability Management Platform, the leading technology platform for large commercial and industrial companies to manage their resource ...

Bio Energy – At the Heart of Future Renewable Energy Growth

by VIA EXPO Ltd.  (Jan. 9, 2015)

In times of climate change, insecurity and rising prices, clean energy has become a paramount to the sustainability of national and regional development increasing the competitiveness and reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions. According to the last statistics, bioenergy remains the major source among renewables in Europe, accounting for almost ...

MagneGas Signs Waste to Energy Equipment Purchase Agreement with Afnetco of South Africa

by MagneGas Corporation  (Dec. 29, 2014)

MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, "MOU" for an equipment purchase and distribution agreement with Afnetco Recycling of ...

Tomra Sorting Recycling’s Automated Sorting Systems Play Vital Role At Msw Treatment Plant In Xiamen, China

by TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)  (Dec. 18, 2014)

TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s advanced sensor-based technology is replacing manual sorting in China, enabling the recovery of higher yields and greater purity of valuable resources from municipal solid waste (MSW) streams. Advanced sensor-based waste sorting systems from TOMRA Sorting Recycling are playing a crucial role in the operation of ...

New Case Study about Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management at Alcázar de San Juan, Spain

by TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)  (Nov. 18, 2014)

Greater productivity, better working conditions, easy maintainance and energy savings were the key benefits for choosing TITECH autosort 4 at the MSW treatment plant of Macomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha. The Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management Plant of the Mancomunidad de Servicios Comsermancha (Comsermancha municipal services ...

MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San José tour composting and biogas facility turning food waste into renewable energy

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Nov. 21, 2014)

On Tuesday, November 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator and City of San José officials will tour the city’s Zero Waste Energy Development anaerobic digestion facility where food scraps are turned into renewable energy and compost for local farms. The facility’s ...

Eaton’s South Molton Plant Honored for Reducing Waste, GHG Emissions through Zero Waste-to-Landfill Program

by Eaton Corporation  (Jan. 6, 2015)

Power management company Eaton is honoring its aerospace facility in South Molton, U.K, for achieving "zero waste-to-landfill" by nearly eliminating all wastes sent to landfills through strategies such as recycling, re-use and new work processes. Eaton is encouraging its manufacturing sites to achieve zero waste-to-landfill as part of its waste ...

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