Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) News

  • New plant latest arrival for FJD in UK

    “The Eldan Multi Purpose Rasper has many features which made it the perfect fit for the new recycling line at FJD Tyres” says Eldan’s UK Branch Manager Peter Jones. “It has an exchangeable screen size system, which enables it to produce different output sizes – e.g. tyre derived fuel/TDF or rubber chips. It can also be used to process already shredded tyres.” ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Collaboration with Ecotec Solution fuels Italian expansion for UNTHA

    Industrial shredder manufacturer UNTHA has witnessed significant growth in Italy following a collaboration with one of the country’s leading environmental technology specialists, Ecotec Solution. The experienced waste processing firm supplies systems that turn clients’ residual materials into valuable resources. And in the last 12 ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Macpresse at Renewable Energy Asia, Bangkok, Thailand June 7-10 2017

    From June 7 to 10, Bangkok will host Renewable Energy Asia, a tradeshow focused on the most recent technologies for renewable energy: solar power, wind, biogas and incineration. Together with its local partner Milestone, Macpresse will be present in order to introduce its balers for biomasses, RDF and for the dewatering of MSW (“shrinking” the MSW and separate thus the solid ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • ALLCOT encourages everybody to celebrate Environment World Day through buying second hand products from OLX

    The environment consultant ALLCOT and its partner in Romania, CARBON EXPERT, have signed an agreement with OLX Romania, a global online marketplace which facilitates buying and selling services and second hand goods such as electronics, furniture, household goods, cars and bikes, to celebrate Environment World Day. Specifically, a report has been carried out to know how many CO2 emissions have ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Tire playgrounds, not tire piles

    Each year, about 26% of discarded tires are ground up to create new surfaces for athletic fields, running tracks, and playgrounds or to be mixed into road asphalt. Another 62% are turned into other products or used as fuel. Overall, that’s about 88% of discarded tires that are reused and recycled! ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • UNTHA XR waste shredder hits one million operational hours

    Austrian-headquartered shredding specialist UNTHA has just dispatched its 150th waste shredder. The XR mobil-e is heading to France where, when commissioned, it will process 25 tonnes per hour of C&I waste down to 80mm particle size. But this machine had a particularly special ‘send-off’ when it left UNTHA’s manufacturing plant in Salzburg. From its ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Mapping The Future For UK Waste To Energy Post-Brexit

    Are you a UK company concerned about the impact of Brexit on the UK waste to energy market? Will the outcome really be a catalyst for new domestic waste infrastructure? Has the second CfD round done enough to support the next wave of ACT projects? Join us at the upcoming World Waste to Energy & Resources Summit in London and take part in a ...


    By Rethink Events Ltd.

  • 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

  • DOT to support electric vehicles with national alternate fuel network

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), hoping to spur the electrification of U.S. transportation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on the highways, says it has designated 55 routes that will act as a national “alternative fuel” network, enabling drivers to fuel vehicles without traditional gas and diesel-powered engines. The network will alert drivers to refueling ...

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