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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 GmbH.

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • A&WMA issues Call for Abstracts for Thermal Treatment Technologies and Hazardous Waste Conference

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) has issued a call for abstracts for the International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies and Hazardous Waste Combustors, May 17-20, 2010, in San Francisco, CA. The International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies and Hazardous Waste Combustors will gather industry professionals to solve difficult waste management, resource ...

  • BIOGEST AG SBR Waste Water Treatment Plant for Central Mexico

    BIOGEST AG was awarded with the contract of the complete technical equipment for a waste water treatment plant project in the Central Mexico. The wwtp is a fully biological wwtp following the so-called “Sequencing Batch Reactor” – (SBR) process which was designed according to the latest technology and specially with respect to on site hydraulic peak loads and alternating organic ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • White paper: Cooling electrical panels in waste water treatment applications

    Over the past few decades, the use of sophisticated electronics for automation and process controls as well as transformers, VFDs and PLCs have become commonplace in NEMA enclosures. The thermal management and related costs of these electronic enclosures has become very important considerations in managing these valuable assets. NEMA cabinets are used for protection from the harsh environments ...


    By Noren Products

  • Hydrodec Receives US Approval for Treatment of PCB-Contaminated Waste Oil

    Hydrodec Group plc, the cleantech industrial oil re-refining group, is pleased to announce that the US Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has issued Hydrodec with a final permit for the storage and treatment of polychlorinated biphenyl (“PCB”) contaminated used transformer oil in the US. The approval marks a significant new phase in ...


    By Hydrodec Group PLC

  • Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality), ...


  • 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 ...

  • Waste Treatment Market and Disposal Services Market 2012-2018

    ResearchMoz.us include new market research report"Waste Treatment and Disposal Services Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast, 2012 - 2018 " to its huge collection of research reports. 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 ...


  • DOE Selects Seven Contractors for Waste Treatment Basic Ordering Agreements

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued seven Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs) for the treatment of Low-Level Waste (LLW) and Mixed Low-Level Waste (MLLW). The LLW MLLW treatment services also include the treatment of liquid and solid Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulated waste, such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and asbestos. The following services will also be included under ...


    By US Department of Energy

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