Hazardous Waste Treatment Articles

  • In-process management of hazardous waste cuts costs

    Innovation from econ industries enables risk-free and cost-efficient in-process management of hazardous waste for industry. Traditionally, management of industrial waste is a four-stage process: (1) storage at source; (2) evaluation of waste disposal options; (3) collection and transportation; and (4) treatment and disposal or recycling. PyroPlas is an advanced technological solution for ...

  • Toxicity Testing of Solidified Waste Leachates with Microbiotests

    Abstract : Solidification is a process for treating contaminated wastes that reduces or entirely prevents the release of hazardous waste compounds into the environment. This process aims to make materials either not harmful nor toxic at all or at least less hazardous than the raw waste. The most widely used basic materials for solidification are cement, lime, fly ash, and blast-furnace slag. No ...


    By Microbiotests Inc.

  • HAZWOPER – Different, Not Less

    When we think of a hazardous material event, we often think of firefighters and technicians rushing in with large plastic space-like suits to stop the leak and save the day. These first responders definitely play a large role in the mitigation of these emergency situations, but sometimes we tend to forget about the second – due responders who pick up the pieces and begin recovery. ...


    By HazSim

  • Educational Incinerators: Managing waste

    Colleges, schools and universities with extensive science departments regularly generate large amounts of biohazardous waste. This type of waste must be managed in order to prevent contamination to local water supplies, and to prevent the spread of infection. However, aside from scientific waste, education institutions also produce organic waste from kitchens and a lot of  ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Fighting the waste war in Central Africa

    “In crowded internally displaced camps, this is crucial to prevent diseases and epidemic outbreaks. In 2016, 152 000 people benefited from improved access to sanitation through latrines construction and waste management systems.” UNICEF report from 2016 This is only a snapshot of the bigger issues at play here. The entire region has been decimated through ongoing war ad violence ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Remote Islands - Medical Waste - Case Study

    Location: Pacific Ocean Clients: PacWaste / SPREP Waste Type: Medical & Hazardous waste Solution(s) Supplied: i8-M15, i8M-60, i8M-75 ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Automation of Urbaser-Managed Las Dehesas waste treatment centre with TOMRA technology - Case Study

    URBASER, the environmental management company with 128 plants in different Spanish cities, has automated two lines at the Las Dehesas Waste Treatment Centre through the incorporation of six AUTOSORT units.  The facility, which receives over half the waste sent to Valdemingómez Technology Park, has optimised its packaging treatment process through the implementation of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Kölliken toxic waste water works, Aargau, Switzerland - Case Study

    Kölliken hazardous waste site is 200,000 tonnes of hazardous waste interlayered with 300,000 tons of urban and demolition waste giving a total of 500,000 tons of potentially highly dangerous toxic waste (1978-85). The positioning of this hazardous waste ...


    By BBR Filtration Limited

  • How NoMonia Works to Treat or Remove Your Ammonia - Case study

    Most water utilities should have effective treatment methods for the filtration of arsenic, iron and manganese from drinking water sources. However, as ammonia becomes increasingly concentrated in groundwater throughout the U.S., many utilities around the country are searching for ways to successfully treat the contaminant, while also meeting U.S. Environmental ...

  • Contaminated soils and sludge treatment plant - Case Study

    Client: Ecosistem Group, Lamezia Terme (CZ) – Italy Challenge: to transform waste into product! The Client possesses a large plant for the treatment of products contaminated with hazardous substances and materials, recycling of recovered materials and disposal of non-recyclable waste, which is considered highly ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Making your drinking water safe with biological water treatment

    As society becomes more environmentally conscious, it is important that your community is provided with its natural necessities in an eco-friendly manner. One of these natural necessities includes adequate drinking water. Many companies use chemical treatment methods to help cleanse and purify water resources, but such methods are often at the expense of your local environment. Some water ...

  • Are Universal Wastes DOT Regulated?

    The answer is yes, no, and maybe. Under the DOT regulations, hazardous wastes are regulated in all modes (ground, air, rail, vessel) of transportation. EPA has classified specific hazardous waste as Universal Waste to streamline the process and encourage recycling of these materials (see 40 CFR 273). EPA has specifically addressed the DOT requirements for these waste at ...

  • CANDI Plastic opts for new QR-class for material recycling

    First real-life application for the UNTHA QR-class: In July this year, CANDI Plastic Recycling began using a QR1700 shredder for ...

  • We need a global treaty on plastics. Here’s what it should look like.

    Plastic pollution is more than an ocean problem, and it’s time we treat it as such. Plastics have boosted our economy because they are versatile, cheap and durable. Yet, thanks to these same traits, in the course of establishing a US$750 billion global industry, we have ...


    By Ensia

  • SSI Shredding Systems: A Global Leader

    SSI recently won the “Mayor’s Global Leader” award during World Trade Week hosted by the Oregon Consular Corps. The annual event recognizes companies that make significant contributions to Oregon’s economy through involvement in international trade. The “Global Leader” award recognizes SSI’s growing international business, effective approach to ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Inciner8’s medical waste solution in the Pacific

    The PacWaste project has now begun the installation and commissioning of a range of state-of-the-art healthcare waste incinerators in Kiribati, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. These  ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Another large medical contract delivered on-time

    26 custom i8M-60 incinerators were loaded up today and were shipped to Egypt. These medical units have been fitted with pollution control systems and bespoke liquid ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • A chance to drive hazardous waste policy

    The proliferation of energy-from-waste (EfW) power plants is making a significant contribution to the UK’s efforts to end its reliance on harmful fossil fuels. But while EfW plants provide a solution to municipal waste, they also produce a low amount of hazardous waste in the form of air pollution control residue (APCr). Despite numerous solutions existing that process and reuse APCr ...

  • Trade SIA on the Environmental Goods Agreement OZONATOR - Case Study

    An innovative technology has been developed in Canada for the processing of medical and bio-hazardous waste using ozone as the sterilizing agent. Ozone is generated and is produced from ambient air and any residual ozone is converted back to oxygen, resulting in zero emissions. Waste is sterilized at room temperature without heat, steam, chemicals, flames, exhaust, odours with nothing to drain or ...

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