Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) Articles

  • French SRF manufacturer boosts capacity with UNTHA shredder investment

    Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) manufacturer Environnement 48 has increased the capacity of its waste processing facility in South West France, having invested in its second UNTHA shredder. Already one of the region's most established waste management companies, Environnement 48 hit the headlines in early 2016 when its ...

  • One TANA Shark replaces two machines in the efuse-derived fuel (RDF) business - Case Study

    For Attero Recycling Ltd. operating in the alternative fuels sector, TANA Shark is the only shredder on the market that can produce the required particle size for solid recovered fuel (SRF) in a single pass. After the purchase, Attero was able to cut the number of machines in half and increase output, saving time and money. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Alba Nordbaden - Polaris 2800 - Lindner Polaris has the best performance - Case Study

    ‘We are happy across the board.’ In this interview Joachim Wunsch, the busy Operational Excellence Manager at ALBA Nordbaden, talks about how the Polaris 2800 single-shaft shredder from Lindner Recyclingtech became the centrepiece of the company’s new RDF plant in Karlsruhe, Germany. ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • KAB - Polaris 2800 - Polaris Single-Shaft Shredder from Lindner optimizes the one-step processing of refuse-derived fuel - Case Study

    The Polaris 2200 and 2800 are two new single-shaft shredders from Lindner that have been optimized for the cost-efficient, single-step shredding of untreated household refuse as well as industrial and commercial waste. A typical application area is the processing of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) that is used instead of fossil fuels in calciners of cement factories or in thermal power plants. Because ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Fuel preparation technology – the latest safety considerations

    The specifications for new fuel preparation technologies are becoming increasingly sophisticated, as industry innovation continues apace. But when it comes to investing in waste shredders that help manufacture cement fuels, which criteria should top the procurement wish-list in 2018? With more than 25 years’ experience in this sector, Peter Streinik, head of UNTHA’s waste shredding ...

  • Tire Shredding: Alternatives to Landfills

    For many reasons, whole tires pose a major problem to landfills. The most obvious is the inefficient use of space. The actual rubber of a tire takes up only a small fraction of the space a tire occupies, and the rest of the space is wasted. A less obvious but far more serious problem is that tires may trap methane gasses when buried with other garbage in landfills. When this happens, the tires ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • What is RDF?

    "Refuse Derived Fuel" comes from Refuse Derived Fuel, literally: fuel from garbage. All kinds of garbage sorted, broken, eddy current in addition to aluminum, magnetic separation of iron, and then broken, wind selection, compression and drying processes made of solid form (cylindrical bar) fuel, referred to as RDF. RDF calorific value is 14595-20016 kJ / kg, much higher than coal (about 10870 kJ ...

  • Case study - Thermoteam – Austria - SRF Refining (Solid Recovered Fuels)

    Customer Thermoteam is a joint venture of Lafarge and Saubermacher. The business objective is the production of Solid Recovered Fuels (SRF) at the location of Retznei (South of Styria) close to the cement works of Lafarge in Austria. Thermoteam has capacity and permission to process 99,500 tonnes of waste per year. The input material varies between pre-treated ...

  • Baling of RDF/SRF - Case Study

    Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) and Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) plants are common in Europe to meet the European demands for sustainable waste handling. RDF/SRF process facilities combined with the Flexus Balasystem round baling system is the best solution to efficiently store and transport the generated RDF/SRF. The material is compressed and wrapped into easily handled round bales, that can be stored ...


    By Flexus Balasystem AB

  • What does Brexit mean for demand of UK Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF)?

    Demand for UK refuse derived fuel (RDF) exports to fill up incinerator capacity in Europe is likely to continue even if Britain leaves the European Union in June, waste experts have suggested. The market for the export of UK waste to the mainland, especially the Netherlands, is to be viewed as one which has a high degree of certainty going forward: Brexit or no Brexit. The export of UK ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • [Video] Road Transport 2020: Truck Manufacturers Talk Industry Future

    At the recent Microlise Transport Conference, we invited senior executives from the truck manufacturers to talk part in “Road Transport 2020”, a panel discussion run in association with Motor Transport (the media sponsor for the event) looking at the future of road transport. Co-hosted by Conference Chair Quentin Willson and Road Transport Media Managing Editor Chris Walton, a ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Alternative Fuel from Waste

    Alternative Fuel From Waste Municipal waste has always been seen by the public as the foul-smelling waste that nobody wants near home. In the last decades due to the cost increasing of raw materials for heating and electric energy production, it has begun to evaluate and use waste as an “alternative” energy source. ...


    By SA Eng.

  • Small–mid scale LNG: “45 years of experience in Spain”

    In December of 1970 the first LNG “satellite” facility was commissioned in north east Spain, in a village close to the French border, inaugurating the “small scale” business in the Iberian Peninsula. Since then, more than half a million trucks have been loaded at the LNG import facilities and downloaded in hundreds of satellites LNG plants. The business model of large LNG ...


    By dmg :: events

  • SRF plant now operational in South West France

    Commissioning of a new waste processing plant in Mende, South West France is now complete. Following almost two years of planning, design, engineering and construction, Environnement 48 began shredding Commercial and Industrial (C&I) waste to produce a Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF), this month. Already one of the region's most established waste management companies and a member of the French ...

  • Footwear to Energy

    In developing countries within South East Asia, ever-depleting landfill space, fast-growing populations and an increasing need for more concrete to build, are just some of the factors that make for a compelling alternative fuel production argument. But to what extent is a lack of waste infrastructure holding such countries back? Is legislation the missing ingredient? Or do global brands need to ...

  • 20,000 obsolete Cordant Security uniforms sustainably converted into Refuse Derived Fuel

    Client: Cordant Security Location: UK Date: November 2014 Sector: FM About the Project Cordant Security is a specialist provider of security solutions, working with a national client base of high profile blue chip organisations with complex risk profiles, delivering a comprehensive and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The Waste Industry: Refuse Derived Fuel Hits a New Level

    The Environment Agency published the final data up to the end of December 2014 in February. It shows that the overall tonnage of RDF sent overseas throughout the year topped 2,373,611 tonnes. The figures confirm the rapid growth in demand for RDF from operators in the UK from European energy from waste facilities, with 2014 continuing the trend of increasing exports to facilities overseas. RDF is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Waste to Energy Analysis

    The manufacturing of SRF in a single pass is not a new concept. However, with the environmental efficacy of alternative fuel production under seemingly increasing scrutiny, a one-step process is of growing importance, believes Peter Streinik, Head of Business Unit Waste at UNTHA. There can be no disputing that alternative fuel production is being increasingly acknowledged as a valuable part of ...

  • Ohio cuts alternative fuel mandate in transportation budget

    On April 1, 2015, the Governor of Ohio, John Kasich (R), signed the 2016-2017 Transportation Budget Bill (Sub. H.B. 53). The state transportation budget does not include a requirement on alternative fuel use in the state vehicle fleet, a requirement that had been in place since 2006. Ohio Department of Transportation's ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Additional language introduced to be attached to the alternative fuel tax credit

    On March 26, 2015, Representative Todd Young (R-IN) introduced H.R. 1665, the Alternative Fuel Tax Parity Act, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the excise tax on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and liquefied petroleum gas (propane). This legislation would attach ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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