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  • Biological Monitoring Tools for Recycling Hazardous Effluents

     Abstract Increasing dependence on chemicals and rapid developments in chemical technology have practically triggered the growth of chemical industries in India. Globally, Basel convention guidelines are available for transboundary movement of hazardous wastes. However, at the national levels, health damage, resources losses and ecological impairment due to hazardous wastes indiscriminate ...


  • Aluminum Recycling

    The Customer The Company is one of the largest producers of aluminum. They conduct business worldwide and serve the aerospace, automotive, building, construction, commercial transportation, consumer electronics, oil & gas, packaging and industrial products & services markets. Aluminum is infinitely recyclable and 75% of all aluminum ever produced is still in use today. ...

  • Use of online nutrient monitoring for automatic aeration and nitrate recycle pump control

    The Northside Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Kinston, NC was expanded and upgraded in 2006 for biological nutrient removal (BNR) to meet limits of 3 mg/L total nitrogen (TN) and 1 mg/L total phosphorus (TP). In addition to the traditional approach of controlling the blowers based on dissolved oxygen (DO) readings, the City decided to implement an aeration basin blower control system using ...

  • Probabilistic analysis of fluorescence signals for monitoring dual reticulation water recycling schemes

    Improved techniques are required for the detection of inadvertent cross-connections between recycled water and potable water systems in dual reticulation schemes. The aim of this research was to assess the potential for fluorescence spectroscopy to be developed as a tool to distinguish recycled water from potable water. Weekly grab samples of recycled and potable water were obtained over 12 weeks ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Probabilistic analysis of fluorescence signals for monitoring dual reticulation water recycling schemes

    Improved techniques are required for the detection of inadvertent cross-connections between recycled water and potable water systems in dual reticulation schemes. The aim of this research was to assess the potential for fluorescence spectroscopy to be developed as a tool to distinguish recycled water from potable water. Weekly grab samples of recycled and potable water were obtained over 12 weeks ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Monitoring the fate of fluorescing substances recycled in ultrafiltration process backwash water

    The fate of fluorescing substances during the recycling of membrane backwash water (MBWW) ahead of coagulation, flocculation and sedimentation (CFS) with ultrafiltration (UF) membranes has been investigated. Bench-scale UF membranes were used to generate MBWW from a CFS-treated surface water containing 21 mg/L dissolved organic carbon (DOC) registering a 0.95 cm–1 UV254 absorbance that ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • What Electronics Are Recyclable?

    Do you have electronics that are just sitting in your closet and you don't know what to do with them? There are companies that will take them and separate them into different categories like plastics, glass, circuit boards, hard drives and more. Some of the electronics that are good for recycling are telecommunication equipment, networking equipment, sound and visual equipment, back-up power ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • No Such Thing As Non-Recyclable

    From utilizing recyclable materials to finding productive uses for waste, sustainability efforts have come a long way in the manufacturing industry in recent years. However, some materials still prove to be very difficult to recycle. When a major Packaging Manufacturer found themselves with an abundance of waste material and no clear solution, they called on Northstar Recycling for help. ...


    By Northstar Recycling

  • Machining Coolant Recycling: Unidrive

     Unidrive Pty Ltd undertake extensive machining operations during the production of automotive components. In the past this resulted in the generation of 20,000 litres of waste coolant every week. By implementing a coolant recovery and recycling system, Unidrive have saved approximately $179,000 per annum as a result of more efficient coolant usage and management. ...


  • Water recycling in Western Australia: analysis of 2003–2009 water quality monitoring programme

    Water-recycling schemes have been in operation in Western Australia since 1960. As a requirement of the regulatory framework for wastewater reuse, periodic water quality monitoring has been implemented to demonstrate microbial compliance for the intended end-use. For this study, we originally planned to analyse the compliance of the 92 water recycling schemes in the database over a 7 year period ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Waste Recycling Group Plc (UK)

    Managing Monitoring Data Over the last five years this leading Waste services provider in the UK market has expanded its use of Monitor- Pro software until it is now used to manage compliance at around 90 landfills. The distributed nature of the operations throughout the United Kingdom means that the system is routinely operated over a mixture of LAN and dial up WAN connections to ...


  • Going greener: streamlining recycling plants

    Richard Price is a baby boomer whose lifelong passion for the environment and technology is fueling his ambitious plans for recycling. The Canadian-born electrician turned California entrepreneur is transforming an industry one material recycling facility (MRF) at a time. “Recycling is synonymous with efficiency until you take a closer look at recycling plants across the country,” ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Europe en route to a ‘recycling society’

    Recently-published thematic strategy papers from the European Commission (EC) are intended to guide the way towards a ‘recycling society’. Notably, they enshrine an acceptance that the current definition of waste is ‘problematic’ and ‘sets no clear boundaries for when a waste has been adequately treated and should be considered a product’. According to the BIR world recycling body, the strategies ...


    By Recycling International

  • Japanese Organics Recycling Association Formed

    Another backyard composting adage states that compost should have the feel of a wrung-out sponge — damp but not dripping wet. Actually, a wrung-out sponge may be on the dry side for composting, but the analogy does provide a great image for understanding the reasons for balancing moisture. Like a compost pile (or windrow or material in a vessel), a sponge is a solid mass containing an enormous ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Monitoring And Analysis of Landfill Gases

    CoGDEM is the trade association representing manufacturers and service providers who are active in the field of gas detection instrumentation and environmental monitoring apparatus. Crowcon Detection Instruments Ltd was one of the founding members of CoGDEM, and in this article their Product Manager of Fixed Systems, Andy Avenell, gives an update on Landfill Gas. Landfill is by far the most ...

  • Recycled Water saves California Farms

    After studies show no viable microorganisms in tertiary treated wastewater, growers in Salinas Valley now get two-thirds of their agricultural water needs from recycled sources. RECYCLED water is saving the farm for approximately 75 growers in the Salinas Valley along California’s Central Coast. Because their wells were becoming contaminated with seawater, these growers began irrigating their ...


  • Growing the Composting and Organics Recycling Industry

    ORGANICS RECYCLING is a resource management system with a goal to utilize residuals to their greatest extent. For farmers, gardeners and landscapers, it means creating a compost product that economically and efficiently builds organic matter into soils and grows flourishing crops. For economic developers and ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Waste Recycling Group Plc (UK) case study

    Managing Monitoring DataOver the last five years this leading Waste services provider in the UK market has expanded its use of Monitor-Pro software until it is now used to manage compliance at around 90 landfills. The distributed nature of the operations throughout the United Kingdom means that the system is routinely operated overa mixture of LAN and dial up WAN connections to access shared data ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Continuous noise monitoring for environmental application

    The increasing awareness of the public of environmental issues such as CO2 emissions, carbon footprints and waste recycling has brought the issue of environmental noise to the fore. Many of the demands of modern society result in the creation of noise sources such as larger airports, additional power stations and higher road traffic levels. In addition to this, the expansion of towns and cities, ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Car and e-scrap recycling: the Chinese experience

    In late November, more than 220 delegates met in China for the World Recycling - Shanghai congress organised by Switzerland-based ICM. Among other issues, the focus fell on latest trends in car and electronics scrap recycling within China itself. Several speakers emphasised that much remains to be done to bring the country into line with standards adopted in other parts of the world. Tighter ...


    By Recycling International

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