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Global Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags

by Worldwatch Institute  (Jan. 28, 2015)

For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise. Some 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, representing a 4 percent increase over 2012. Recovery and recycling, however, remain insufficient, and millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year, writes Gaelle Gourmelon, Communications ...

Heat Exchangers Recover and Recycle Excess and Wasted Energy

by Industrial Water Cooling (IWC) Pty Ltd  (Jan. 28, 2015)

In copper production, heat generated during extraction processes can be harnessed and transferred back into the system using heat exchangers, resulting in significant energy savings and unparalleled yield. “Compact heat exchangers, such as gasketed and welded ...

PHG Energy Acquires Gasification Plant And Patents From MaxWest

by PHG Energy, LLC  (Jan. 26, 2015)

PHG Energy of Nashville has officially acquired multiple intellectual property assets and a municipal gasification plant in the bankruptcy of Florida-based MaxWest Environmental Systems, Inc. In addition, PHG Energy (PHGE) announced that Jeff Snyder has joined the company to lead the sales division. Snyder had served nearly three years as head of ...

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 ...

Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

by GPT Waste Management Ltd  (Sep. 22, 2014)

It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are ...

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 ...

Citing drought, California town rushes water plant

by Associated Press  (Jan. 3, 2015)

California's drought declaration has triggered only local limits such as restrictions on washing cars or watering lawns for most communities, but one Pacific Coast tourist town has seized it as an opportunity to build a long-desired desalination plant. The new project will turn salty water to drinking water for the 6,000-resident town of Cambria, ...

SEaB Energy selected by RBS in national search for new `green` ideas

by SEaB Energy Ltd.  (Jan. 29, 2015)

SEaB Energy has been selected for the RBS Innovation Gateway after a ‘Dragons den with a twist’ pitch. The successful means pitch the company will now secure a trial of our award-winning, patented technology on the RBS estate in conjunction with the banking giant’s partners; Carillion, BaxterStory and the University of ...

UNTHA UK adopts educative stance for WtE and food waste delegates at Sustainability Live

by UNTHA UK  (Feb. 20, 2014)

UNTHA UK is now a familiar face at Sustainability Live, but as the team plans for the 2014 NEC event, this year looks set to be the best show yet. Keen to maintain an educative approach to interacting with delegates, UNTHA UK is inviting existing and prospective customers to stand E64, to learn how to devise the most efficient and cost-effective ...

Tetronics Webinar: From Hazard to Resource-An insight into the rapid growth of APCr from EfW

by Tetronics (International) Ltd  (May 6, 2014)

The growth in EfW plant capacity is leading to a corresponding increase in the generation of Air Pollution Control residues (APCr), making it one of the fastest growing hazardous waste streams in the EU.  Fact: For every 100,000 tpa of MSW that is converted to energy using thermal treatment processes, approx. 4,000 tpa of hazardous APCr is ...

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