Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) News

  • Polaris single-shaft shredder from Lindner optimizes the one-step processing of RDF

    he 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

  • Technology from Lindner-Recyclingtech wins two Global CemFuels Awards in 2017

    Technology from Lindner-Recyclingtech came away with two prizes at the recent Global CemFuels Awards 2017, which were presented on February 2^nd^ during the 11th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Barcelona. One of the awards went to Lindner itself in the category “Most Innovative Technology for Alternative Fuels”. Lindner is the first manufacturer of shredding machines to ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Calciner firing of refuse derived fuels

    Alternative or refuse derived fuels (RDF) are mainly fired in kiln burners, preheater or calciner kilns. Of the greatest importance in this regard is homogenous fuel quality consisting of two-dimensional parts. Alternative fuel for the kiln burner has to be free of disruptive fractions (e.g. metals, stones, glass), which might cause problems in the feeding equipment or the burner itself. ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Polaris 2800 in operation for the production of high-quality RDF at ALBA Nordbaden GmbH

    For the past thirty years, ALBA Nordbaden GmbH in Karlsruhe has been a reliable partner to commercial, retailing and industrial companies for all types of waste disposal. Its highly modern recycling systems and handling facilities offer comprehensive service for every branch, situation and refuse type. ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • MACPRESSE@ RESIDUOS EXPO, Guadalajara, Mexico, 28-30 march 2017

    From March 28 to 30 Guadalajara will host RESIDUOS EXPO, the main waste management exhibition in Mexico. The event has a special focus on machinery and technologies for recovery, transformation and management of waste and recyclable materials. We’ll be present together with our local partner,  ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

    Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November 2016, show a total of 2,884,866 tonnes of waste derived fuel was approved for export, which is roughly 262,000 tonnes per month. RDF exports continued to climb in 2016 at a slower rate than in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • AD overtakes landfill energy production

    The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than landfill gas – and represent 2% of national gas production, the industry association has claimed. “AD-derived green gas is an important part of the UK’s energy mix as it performs two roles – it makes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • UNTHA’s mobile shredder goes global

    Earlier this year, renowned engineering specialist UNTHA launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder.  The machine was met with great acclaim when it was first unveiled at the IFAT exhibition in Munich, before the summer. But after a nine month research and development ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • UK consultation on proposed changes to renewable transport fuel obligations

    On November 29, 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) Department of Transportation published proposed legislative changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), which is open for consultation until January 22, 2017.  Among the proposed changes is an increase in the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • International W2E Market Bulletin November Round-Up

    The RDF/SRF energy sector volatility continue caused by a lack of available spot tonnes and increasing demand in key markets. For RDF, shipments to Rotterdam are still seeing enquiries for extra material. Traders are indicating that AEB’s Amsterdam plant is still building up stocks. Contract tonnes are being called and its leaving suppliers with limited room for spot deals. Gate Fees are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • U.S. Federal Highway Administration Unveils National Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging Network

    November 7, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of "alternative fuel" corridors spanning 35 states. Though the network is nearly 85,000 miles long, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Macpresse@Pollutec, Lyon, 29th November - 2nd December 2016

    POLLUTEC 2016, tone of the biggest environmental innovation exhibitions, is opening its doors for the 27th time from 29th November until 2nd December in Lyon. As France’s premier event in the industry since 1978, it has ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • SRF Facility

    SRF Facility utilising M&K’s Shredding, Screening & Separation technology. https://the-mkgroup.com/srf-facility/ olid Recovered Fuel Facility shreds, screens and density separates to produce a Solid recovered Fuel.The materials used to ...


    By MK Group

  • DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed

    On September 14-15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day workshop with lead experts on aviation biofuels exploring opportunities to increase competitiveness of alternative jet fuels. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop was organized in four parallel breakout ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • Gate fees and exchange rate ‘putting pressure’ on RDF exports

    A continued weakening of the Pound to the Euro in the long term could act as a catalyst to the development of more energy from waste capacity in the UK, as it becomes less economically viable to export the material overseas for treatment, it has been suggested. Exchange rates have shifted rapidly in the wake of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June. At the time of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The 1st International Conference on Alternative Fuels: Future and Challenges

    ICAF 2016 Date: 2 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016 Location: Kayseri, Turkey The purpose of the International Conference on Alternative Fuels (ICAF-2016) is to bring together researchers, industry and engineers to share and discuss advances and developments in Alternative Fuels and their recent applications. This ...

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