Wood Recycling Articles

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Envlva wood pellet emissions - Case Study

by A. H. LUNDBERG ASSOCIATES, INC.  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Lundberg Provides Geoenergy" E-Tube" WET ESP Systems For Environmental Compliance At Multiple Pellet Mills A leading North American producer of industrial wood pellets was in need of a cost-effective and reliable solution to reduce their particulate matter and visible emissions from wood dryer systems at their new state-of-the-art pellet mills. ...

Energy and the Scottish referendum – do we know the result yet?

by Energy Institute (EI)  (Sep. 30, 2014)

Energy has always played a key role in the Scottish economy. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was coal; in the 1950s and 60s it was hydroelectricity and power from the glens; from the 1970s onwards North Sea oil has loomed large and made Aberdeen one of the world’s premier energy cities. Finally, in this century, Scotland has played a ...

Projects on Woody Biomass to Benefit Industry Within a Few Years

by Bio4Energy  (Sep. 26, 2014)

Making the stuff of bio-based plastics, identifying new value chains in "forest" biorefinery, finding the perfect method for quick drying sludge or pinning down the best kind of pine for making bio-based products. These are the topics of four research projects whose instigators, all Bio4Energy researchers based in northern ...

Briquettes from garden furniture case study

by WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH  (Sep. 22, 2014)

In the case of production waste, Rowlinson Garden Products has since recently been using shredding and briquetting technology from WEIMA of Germany. A WL 4 shredder and a C 150 briquetting press are used to produce briquettes that heat up their own production halls. The excess is sold at a profit. The company has been manufacturing high-quality ...

Hol’z dir! Sustainable briquette manufacture in the Augustinuswerk Jessen case study

by WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH  (Sep. 22, 2014)

Since only very recently the Augustinuswerk in Jessen has been producing wood briquettes under its own brand name of “Hol’z dir” in a separate workshop for the handicapped. Only machines from shredder specialist WEIMA are used for production, their own production facilities being only a few kilometres away in Großnaundorf. ...

Automatic waste wood processing in the production of kitchen worktops case study

by WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH  (Sep. 22, 2014)

Nolte Küchen GmbH & Co.KG, an established kitchen manufacturer with its registered office in Löhne has commissioned a new production plant for the manufacture of kitchen worktops at their location in Melle early in 2008.The company uses shredders from WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH in Ilsfeld for processing waste wood accumulating from the ...

Mattress recycling project case study

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

Large hotel client was replacing 400 mattresses and box springs, they needed to find a solution to reduce, reuse and recycle these items. The cost to dispose of each mattress and box spring was S20 per item, the hotel faced a disposal fee charge of over $16,000.00. The average mattress is 23 cubic feet and 70 lbs each. Mattresses are 60% steel ...

Why Our Buildings Should Be Made From Wood

by Ensia  (Aug. 5, 2014)

If done correctly, using wood for buildings would have a number of environmental benefits without loss of biodiversity or carbon storage capacity. Although it may seem counterintuitive, it would be better if we built buildings from wood than from concrete, brick, aluminium and steel. We use millions of tons of these modern materials every year. ...

PE-Recycling at its very best

by WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH  (Aug. 5, 2014)

The Pipelife Group is a leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems in Europe. The company's flagship products are created at its Stathelle facility in Norway, where PE pipeline pipes hundreds of meters long and up to 2.50 meters in diameter are produced for use throughout the world. Since the beginning of this year, production waste that ...

Removal of microcystin-LR from aqueous solutions using % burn-off activated carbon of waste wood material

by IWA Publishing  (Jul. 30, 2014)

The activated carbon (AC), prepared at different burn-off rates, showed a high uptake of methylene blue. At 93% burn-off, methylene blue uptake was 620 mg/g. Adsorption capacity of microcystin-LR onto rubber wood AC was investigated in a batch system by considering the effects of various parameters like contact time, initial concentration, ...

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