Waste Incineration News

  • Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

    The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2%. The amount of aluminium packaging sold in the UK continues to grow annually, reaching 207,000 tonnes in ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • Growing Demand for Greasezilla System as FOG Separation Technology Expands into New Vertical and International Markets

    Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla™, reports its installed base is expanding beyond its traditional wastewater treatment and grease trap waste hauling sectors and into the biodiesel production, anaerobic digestion, food processing and water reclamation industries. As the leading clean technology in commercial Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) ...

  • EPA Proposes SNUR for Carbon Nanotubes (Generic)

    On May 4, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN) and are subject to orders ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recovering 90% of end-of-life PU is possible!

    Linear economy is a process which has been normalized through several decades, it consists in turning natural resources into products that are taken for disposal once they are not useful anymore, or, can they still be usable in a proper way? It depends on the action that follows. By taking initiatives like recycling and reusing, the social and environmental impact decreases. Reducing the ...

  • ENVEA have donated respirator masks to Poissy-Saint-Germain-en-Laye inter-municipal hospital (Paris area).

    With health workers nationwide running low on masks and other protective gear, a growing list of companies are successfully sourcing such equipment and donating them to those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. ENVEA, leading provider of monitoring solutions for air pollution, industrial emissions, process optimization and related services, is donating respirator masks to local ...


    By ENVEA

  • Greasezilla Solves Worldwide Fats, Oil & Grease (FOG) Processing Shortage with New Modular System

    (Greasezilla)  The new modular Greasezilla system expands its FOG separation system to serve large food processors, wastewater treatment centers and waste haulers requiring FOG separation systems to be placed at any large-scale collection point   — Downey Ridge Environmental Company, developer of Greasezilla™, announces that its industry leading FOG (fats, oils ...

  • Managing hazardous waste during the COVID-19 pandemic

    In a hospital or medical environment, preventing and delaying the spread of Coronavirus goes far beyond washing hands. Good biosecurity is essential, and the safe disposal of infected waste will save lives. The scale of the current situation, particularly in countries such as the UK which has never seen an outbreak of infectious disease of this magnitude, may seem overwhelming for those on the ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Webinar on Successful practices of Asset Lifecycle Management in Recycling & Recovery in Asia, April 9

    Siveco and the BigSpring Academy, the organizer of the Recycling & Recovery (R&R) Expo 2020 in Bangkok, will hold a joint webinar on "Successful practices of Asset Lifecycle Management in Recycling & Recovery" on April 9, 16:00 (Bangkok time). Successful practices of Asset Lifecycle Management in Recycling & Recovery Thursday, April 9, 16:00 Bangkok ...


    By Siveco

  • Join us at Sustainability 2020 online conference!

    The cement industry is actively seeking to increase the use of alternative fuels for cement production. Both to decrease energy dependence on conventional fossil fuels and to mitigate negative environmental impact. One of these alternatives is waste-to-energy. The downside is that waste incineration in cement kilns releases toxic emissions into the air containing mercury, lead, cadmium, thallium ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Burying or burning garbage boosts airborne bacteria, antibiotic resistance genes

    Environmental Science & Technology Municipal solid waste is trash — such as plastic, food scraps and lawn clippings — that goes into garbage bins and doesn’t get recycled. Most of this waste is buried in landfills or is incinerated. Now, researchers reporting in ACS’ Environmental Science & ...

  • Krakow welcomes CEM 2020 international emissions monitoring event

    From 13th to 15th May, Krakow will be the focus of the world’s leading organisations in industrial emissions monitoring. The CEM 2020 emissions monitoring event will address both European and global emissions monitoring issues, providing the latest help and advice to process operators on the best ways to conduct monitoring; ensuring regulatory compliance and optimising process ...

  • Welcome back China!

    Our Chinese team is fully back to work and we are relieved to know they and their families are in good health. There are still some travelling restrictions but China is recovering very quickly, just like our local suppliers! About ENVEA China Ltd Established in Beijing in 2009, the chinese subsidiary ENVEA China Ltd (ex Environnement China Ltd ) ...


    By ENVEA

  • Welcome back China!

    Our Chinese team is fully back to work and we are relieved to know they and their families are in good health. There are still some travelling restrictions but China is recovering very quickly, just like our local suppliers! About ENVEA China Ltd Established in Beijing in 2009, the chinese subsidiary ENVEA China Ltd (ex Environnement China Ltd ) ...


    By ENVEA

  • The best way to fight plastic pollution? Ban single-use plastics

    DENVER -- Even though plastic is filling whales’ stomachs, turtles’ nostrils and waterways across the United States, we are churning out more of it and recycling less of it every year. Each day, on average, U.S. homes and businesses throw out enough plastic to fill up 1.5 football stadiums. We only recycle 8 percent, with the rest ending up in landfills, incinerators or our ...


    By Environment America

  • RecoMed PVC takeback scheme launches new website

    RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched its new website – www.recomed.co.uk – in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste. Set up in 2014, RecoMed provides an alternative, sustainable recycling route for waste medical items, such as oxygen masks and tubing, made from high-quality medical grade ...


    By Axion Group

  • New Gasmet CMM AutoQAL: Unparalleled Efficiency for Continuous Mercury Monitoring

    We are very excited to announce that Gasmet’s new Mercury monitoring solution CMM AutoQAL has now launched! As the name might suggest, this robust Continuous Mercury Monitoring system comes with a test gas generator including automatic EN 15267 certified QAL3 validation tool. The validation tool is for HgCl2 span checks according to the ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • New bill calls for U.S. to put wildlife over waste

    WASHINGTON -- As plastic pollution becomes an increasingly suffocating problem, elected officials in both houses of Congress are introducing legislation to address the issue. While unveiling the Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 on Capitol Hill today, Sen. Tom Udall (NM) and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (CA) detailed how the bill can improve the health of our people and our planet. ...


    By Environment America

  • Hackney leads by example as top-spec’d Boughton hooks and skips join in-house fleet

    As many local authorities across Britain wrestle to improve local services against ever present pressures on funding, the London Borough of Hackney is showing exemplary leadership in the way it delivers top quality environmental services, optimises utilisation of its owned and in-house managed vehicle fleet – and then shows significant financial savings. Amongst the latest additions ...


    By Boughton Engineering Ltd

  • There’s something very special about the year 2020

    Any New Year is always special and is something to celebrate. After all, it’s the beginning of a fresh and exciting period in our lives. A time to look ahead, to make plans and to prepare for the future. But January 2020 is something extra special. As well as the start of a new year, it also marks the commencement of a brand new decade, and if the Prime Minister sticks to his pledge ...

  • FT present at Funéraire in Paris

    FT attended the biennial Funéraire trade fair in Paris (le Bourget) in November and were the only manufacturer of cremation equipment and accessories to attend. At our spacious stand we were able to greet many visitors and advise them on the latest technology. Reactions were enthusiastic to both to the high-quality products and but also to ...


    By Facultatieve Technologies

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