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  • ThermoEnergy Partners with Envirogen Ireland Ltd to Target Growing Aircraft Deicing Fluids Recovery Market in Europe

    ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB:TMEN), a leading supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, announced that the company has teamed with Envirogen Ireland Ltd to aggressively pursue European Markets for the recovery and recycling of Aircraft Deicing Fluids (ADF) from storm water. ThermoEnergy ...


  • Three years of aeroplane recycling

    The association for recycling aeroplanes, AFRA, based in Châteauroux (Central France), is celebrating its third birthday. Since it was created, the dismantling and recycling of planes has progressed constantly. The number of members has increased by 360%, and the association now has 40 members in the international community of specialist firms dismantling and recycling planes. No less than 50% of ...

  • Airbus taking off with composites recycling roadmap

    United States: Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has set up a advisory board to establish strategic objectives and a 'roadmap' for recycling and reusing composite materials. The company says various research and technology projects for recycling carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites are either underway or planned at Airbus sites in partnership with external organisations. ...


    By Recycling International

  • Teesside ship recyclers wait for snow-delayed vessel

    UK snowstorms have delayed the arrival of a French aircraft carrier due to be recycled at a northeast dockyard. The 32,700-tonne ship, Clemenceau, is currently docked in Brest, France waiting to make its way to ship recycler Able UK’s yard on Teesside. According to the company the contract to process the ship, at its specialist Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre, is the ...

  • Garb Oil & Power Corp. announces creation of new recycling division

    Garb Oil & Power Corporation (USOTC: GARB). Garb Oil & Power Corporation announces the creation of Resource Protection Systems LLC, our new consulting division. This division will specialize on offering up to date, expert advice in the following fields: wood, paper, plastic and steel recycling, Waste to Energy, Car Recycling, Aircraft Recycling and Soil Remediation. With our personal ...

  • Efficient and energy optimised exhaust gas treatment for carbon fibre processes and recycling

    The use of carbon fibre and composite materials has significantly increased in the past few years and will further increase mainly to reduce the weight of air planes, cars and wind blades in order to reduce the fuel consumption and increase efficiencies. For the production of carbon fibre a reasonable amount of heat energy is required for fibre oxidation ovens and carbonisation furnaces and ...

  • ThermoEnergy Signs Contracts to Sell CAST® 3000 Wastewater Recovery System to Recover and Recycle Glycol from Spent Antifreeze

    ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN), an industry leader in wastewater recovery and emissions-free combustion technologies, announced today that it has signed a contract for sale of its CAST® 3000 Wastewater Recovery System to a major recycling company located on the west coast. Terms of the ...


  • Bartin acquired by Veolia

    Veolia Environmental Services has acquired the Bartin Recycling Group, France’s third-largest ferrous and non-ferrous metals recovery and recycling company. Bartin generated revenues of Euro 249 million (US$ 364 million) last year and recycles around 780 000 tonnes of metals per annum. Denis Gasquet, Chief Executive Officer of Veolia Environmental Services, comments: ‘This acquisition adds to and ...


    By Recycling International

  • Boeing Emphasizes Links With AFRA in Airplanes Life Cycle Management

    Mary Armstrong, Boeing vice president for Environment, Health and Safety, addressing today the Aircraft Fleet Recycling Association's (AFRA's) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., commended the association for the way it enhances Boeing's ability to deliver innovative environmental solutions throughout the life cycle of its products, ...


    By The Boeing Company

  • Clemenceau docks in teesside to be scrapped

    The largest ship to be recycled in Europe has arrived at a Teesside dock for processing after being delayed by poor weather last week. French aircraft carrier, the Clemenceau, docked at Able UK’s Teesside Environmental Reclamation and Recycling Centre on Sunday. The same company is contracted to recycle four US “ghost ships”, which attracted some local opposition. However, Hartlepool Council’s ...

  • ThermoEnergy is Ready to Help Airports Meet New EPA Rules

      WORCESTER, Mass., Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ThermoEnergy Corporation Chairman and CEO, Cary Bullock, announced that he anticipates strong demand in 2012 for aircraft de-icing fluid (ADF) recovery systems, due to expected new requirements by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For ...


  • FedEx Long-Term Commitment to Sustainability Gets a Boost: Emissions Reduction Goal Increased Fifty Percent

    In 2008, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announced it would seek to reduce carbon emissions intensity from its FedEx Express aircraft and improve the fuel efficiency of its FedEx Express vehicle fleet by 20 percent by 2020, as compared with its 2005 performance. Less than five years later, FedEx has nearly achieved these goals and is today announcing a revised, more ...


  • Thermo Electron`s NITON Analyzers

    Billerica, MA Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit, the worldwide leader in nondestructive alloy analysis instrumentation is pleased to introduce the new NITON XLt 898He – the first truly nondestructive portable analysis tool for light element content in alloy material. The XLt 898He provides fast, laboratory-quality chemical analysis of light element content in aluminum ...

  • AWS receives planning permission to rebuild plant

    AWS Eco Plastics has been granted conditional planning permission to rebuild the sort line, which was destroyed after a fire at its Hemswell plant. Unanimously agreed to by the council and recommended by the planning committee, recycled food grade PET producer AWS is set to begin building immediately with the goal to be fully operational by September 2010. AWS project director Simon Faulkner ...

  • Emirates airline launches novel eco program

    The Emirates Group, the holding company headquartered in Dubai that is the parent company of the Emirates airline has unveiled a series of new initiatives to improve the environmental performance of its operations worldwide on the eve of taking delivery of its first eco-efficient Airbus A380. The program, branded ’Emvironment’, includes the adoption of a new environmental policy for the Emirates ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Embraer executive jet services joins the national partnership for environmental priorities (FL)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes Embraer Executive Jet Services (EEJS) as the newest environmental steward to join the National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP). As an EPA partner EEJS will recycle fluorescent lamps and aircraft batteries, ensuring safe reuse of lead and mercury. “Protecting the environment is a team effort,” said Gwen Keyes ...

  • ThermoEnergy System Helps Airports Meet New EPA De-Icing Rules

     ThermoEnergy Corporation (OTCBB: TMEN) (www.thermoenergy.com) said today that final rules for airport de-icing operations by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provide an opportunity for the company to help airports protect the environment and save ...


  • Copper Wire Granulator’s Contribution to Environment

    Copper is used as pure metal and as alloying element with other metals in component manufacturing, where semi-finished products such as shapes or ingots (known as ‘semis’) are produced. It has never been more important for the sustainable growth of modern society. Economic efficiency and environmental performance have been improved by copper based products of multiple applications ...

  • Concerns raised over postal returns of waste batteries

    Postal returns of waste portable batteries could be dangerous, according to the Department for Transport. The DfT explained to MRW that most types of consumer batteries present no danger in transport but lithium and lithium ion batteries do. The Royal Mail flies a certain percentage of its mail internally across the mainland and the DfT says this could cause problems with ...

  • Solar Impulse pioneer Bertrand Piccard receives “Green Cowbell Award 2014”

    Dr Bertrand Piccard is this year’s winner of the “Green Cowbell Award”. The 55-year-old adventurer received the award for his services to environmental protection and his untiring work in promoting the use of renewable sources of energy. Together with Brian Jones, Piccard was the first person to circumnavigate the Earth in a balloon – non-stop, without an engine or ...

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