Solid Waste Articles

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Modeling the household water consumption and solid waste generation in urban areas of developing countries by means of socioeconomic variables

by IWA Publishing  (Dec. 15, 2014)

The paper proposes two predictive models for water consumption and solid waste generation based on socioeconomic variables. These models were developed based on socioeconomic, water consumption and solid waste generation data from Belo Horizonte and validated for the city of Porto Alegre, confirming the intrinsic correlation between per capita ...

Pro-X Nutraceuticals, a Roex company, triples mixing capacity, reduces labor and waste

by Munson Machinery Co., Inc.  (Dec. 9, 2014)

A former athlete and body builder named Rod Burreson searched for non-pharmaceutical supplements to enhance his physical condition, but none met his quality requirements, prompting him to develop and personally test his own formulations. Based on the health benefits he experienced, Burreson started a company in 1994 called Roex, Inc., that used ...

Biogen invests in fleet of seven UNTHA food waste shredders for AD

by UNTHA UK  (Nov. 6, 2014)

Biogen has recently invested in two new UNTHA RS40 shredders, to support the company’s rapidly expanding AD operations within the UK. Interested to discover what Biogen thinks of UNTHA’s shredding technology, we got chatting to a Biogen spokesperson… What UNTHA shredding technology have you invested in to date? We currently ...

Arizona Landfill Case Study (C3 Technology)

by GEO Inc  (Oct. 29, 2014)

Between 1979 and 1980, industrial and hazardous wastes were disposed of at the Site in a series of unlined pits, each of which was used for a particular type of waste disposal. It is reported based on evaluations of manifests that approximately 3.4 million gallons of hazardous liquid wastes and between 3,700 and 4,100 tons of solid wastes were ...

Solid-state fermentation of soybean residues for bioflocculant production in a pilot-scale bioreactor system

by IWA Publishing  (Sep. 29, 2014)

An innovative approach using soybean residues for the production of bioflocculants through solid-state fermentation was carried out in 4.5 L near-to-adiabatic bioreactors at pilot-scale level. An added inoculum of the strain Bacillus subtilis UPMB13 was tested in comparison with control reactors without any inoculation after the thermophilic ...

Simulation computer to evaluate scenarios of solid waste – an approach using systems dynamics

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

The article presents the development, validation and experimentation of simulation model using systems dynamics methodology, which allows users and managers to evaluate and analyse scenarios about the generation and disposal of urban solid waste. The developed model takes into account the following rates and information: rate of population ...

Solid waste management project in the building industry: analysing existing proposals

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 25, 2014)

Construction waste (CW) has become a world concern resulting in different problems associated with its massive production and inappropriate disposal. As a result, there are negative impacts on environmental and social issues in urban areas. Therefore it is of utmost importance that firms develop building industry solid waste management projects ...

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Optimisation of solid waste collection routes using Premium Solver Platform

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 2, 2014)

This study illustrates the application of Premium Solver Platform software to optimise tours for the collection of municipal solid waste. Data required for optimisation was obtained from the municipal solid waste management authority, field studies and digitised map of a study area. Thereafter the optimisation problem was formulated as a ...

Fuelling ultra light rail public transport from a Gloucestershire organic waste treatment plant: a feasibility analysis

by Inderscience Publishers  (Sep. 2, 2014)

Many medium-sized towns and cities face separate problems of traffic congestion and increasing pressure to reduce waste sent to landfill. The intent of the study was to determine whether the utilisation of biohydrogen from organic waste, as a transport fuel, can provide a holistic solution for municipalities to meet renewable energy and waste ...

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