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  • Waste, an alternative source of energy to petroleum

    The group led by Martín Olazar, researcher in the UPV/EHU’s Department of Chemical Engineering, is studying the development of sustainable refineries where it is possible to produce fuels and raw materials providing an alternative to petroleum by using biomass and other waste materials like plastics, tyres, etc. Conical spouted beds are the key to the high energy efficiency of these ...

  • TITECH finds alternatives to landfill

    This week (28th & 29th April) TITECH are holding their Demolition Day 2010 event in Bad Ems in Germany. A forum of European experts will discuss how we can prepare to meet the challenge of reducing C&D waste sent to landfill and see a live waste sorting trial. Thousands of tons of recyclable materials from construction and demolition (C&D) activities are sent to landfill every day. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Marketwire

  • DOE Identifies its Preferred Alternative for Certain Hanford Tank Wastes

    In a Federal Register notice issued March 11, 2013, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its preferred alternative for wastes contained in underground radioactive waste storage tanks evaluated in the Final Tank Closure and Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement for the Hanford ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Shanks expands alternative fuels market

    Waste management firm Shanks wants to broaden its development in markets for solid recovered fuel this year. SRF is produced after recyclable material is extracted from black bag waste and the residue is stabilised and dried at mechanical biological treatment plants. Shanks has supplied five of the UK’s cement kilns with SRF as a viable alternative to fossil derived fuels, and achieved the ...

  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...

  • Supercritical water oxidation presented as alternative to incineration

    Finding environmentally benign waste disposal options is becoming more critical. A process now being commercialised, supercritical water oxidation is demonstrating extremely efficient organic waste destruction (99.99%) plus excellent environmental characteristics (none of the emissions associated with incineration). The process is especially suitable for the treatment of wastewater and sludges ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Alternative Energy Partners (AEGY) Announces New Director

    MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/15/10 -- Alternative Energy Partners (OTCBB: AEGY), provider of comprehensive alternative energy solutions, is pleased to announce that Cliff Bream will be joining its Board of Directors. Bream is an accomplished executive and investor with over 25 years' experience leading industry giants in a variety of sectors. After beginning his career at ...


    By Marketwire

  • DEP to Hold Two Alternative Energy Workshops for Teachers

    The Department of Environmental Protection announced today it will host two summer workshops to help teachers learn about alternative energy.  The workshops, hosted by DEP in conjunction with Waste Management and Fresco Green Building Supplies, will offer presentations and site visits to a landfill and a house built using "green" technology."As energy and the environment continue to change, it is ...

  • Egypt’s first waste treatment plant is inaugurated

    The Kattameya plant is the first cement plant in Egypt to partly use Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) instead of natural gas and coal as a fuel for the cement kiln.  Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), one of the largest Egyptian cement producers, has been continuously investing towards a better Egypt and a cleaner environment and has made a long-term commitment towards ...


  • Technology for TASi: High-tech equipment for waste treatment

    It wasn't a law but a simple administrative regulation in the form of a technical guideline that provided the key impulse for the diversion of waste flows in Germany away from landfill sites. In the course of the implementation of this Technical Directive on Residential Waste (TASi), the technology for treating waste underwent an extraordinary development. This is especially true of thermal ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Brand new alternative energy production plant TDP-2-500

    IPEC manufactured the spick and span TDP-2-500 plant that replenished the drill waste and oil sludge treatment equipment range. The plant operates on continuous mode and processes 500 kg of waste per hour. Mobile pyrolytic plant is capable to produce ...


    By IPEC

  • Swindon to become first authority to own and manage viable landfill alternative

    A local authority is set to save GBP£26m over the next 10 years by becoming the first council in the country to own and manage its own advanced thermal treatment plant for its residual waste. Swindon Borough Council plans to stop using landfill as a solution for its residual waste and instead heat the non-recyclable waste to produce a synthetic gas which in turn may be used for electricity ...

  • Medical and other healthcare professional Offices save time, money and the environment with `green` alternative to traditional medical waste pick-up service

    Sharps Compliance Corp., (Nasdaq: SMED) a leading full-service provider of cost-effective management solutions for medical waste and unused patient medications, is helping medical and other healthcare professional offices like doctors, dentists, vets, clinics, tattoo studios, and skilled nursing or assisted living facilities save time, money and the ...

  • Air & Waste Management Association Issues Call for Abstracts on Thermal Treatment Technologies

    Pittsburgh, PA – The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for the 2008 International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3), to be held May 12-16, 2008 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Formerly the International Conference on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies, IT3 is co-sponsored by the University of Maryland, and will feature ...

  • Aquentium Signs Joint Venture Agreement for Alternative Energy Projects

    Aquentium, Inc. (OTCQB: AQNM) (PINKSHEETS: AQNM), a diversified emerging publicly traded company, announced today that the company has signed a joint venture agreement with Green Energy Systems Solutions, Inc. for the development of alternative energy projects in Puerto Rico. The terms for the joint venture make Aquentium responsible for the cost of all energy system designs, engineering, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Councillors withdraw Dorset`s PFI bid for waste treatment plant

    Dorset County Council councillors have agreed to withdraw a bid for Government private finance initiative funding to help build and run a new waste treatment facility. The cabinet decided to withdraw from the final stage of the PFI following a recommendation from the council’s project board. In March 2009, the cabinet approved the county council’s outline business case for an ...

  • Waste Treatment and Disposal Services Market 2012 - 2018 | Researchmoz.us

    Waste treatment refers to activities that are carried out in order to ensure proper disposal of waste materials. The rapid industrialization in developing economies across the world is one of the major factors for the growth of the waste treatment and disposal services market. The continuous growth of economies, industrialization, and environmental regulations are expected to drive the growth ...


  • Technology Innovation Leadership Award biohazardous waste treatment North America, 2014

    Frost & Sullivan is in its 50th year in business with a global research organization of 1,800analysts and consultants who monitor more than 300 industries and 250,000 companies. The company’s research philosophy originates with the CEO’s360-Degree Perspective™, which serves as the foundation of its TEAM Research™ methodology. This unique approach enables us to ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

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