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  • From Ashes to Metals: Recycling from Waste-to-Energy bottom ashes contributes to a more `resource efficient‟ Europe.

    Copenhage - The first joint seminar “From Ashes to Metals” organized by the  Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) and the Packaging Group of the European Aluminium Association (EAA) was very successful. The seminar gathered a significantnumber of experts and companies active in the rapidly developing sector of treating bottom ashes from ...

  • Improved sorting strategies needed in recycled wood waste, say EU researchers

    Waste management has in the past decade become a profitable business opportunity, but existing waste regulations do not provide strong enough incentives for better pollution control. According to new research, regulations designed to encourage high rates of recycling may also lead to increased pollution levels because material is not sorted correctly.  The supply chain in the recycled wood waste ...

  • Biffa announces plans to handle Leicestershire waste

    Biffa has announced its plans to build a cutting-edge energy recovery facility in Leicestershire that will be capable of powering 42,000 homes. As one of the three firms short-listed by Leicestershire County Council for the procurement of the contract to deal with the area’s residual waste, Biffa intends to apply for planning consent this November. ...

  • Marchwood Scientific new range of services for biodegradable waste

    Marchwood Scientific Services Ltd (MSSL) the independent Dioxin testing laboratory near Southampton has now extended its package of testing services for biodegradable wastes. The EU Landfill Directive and corresponding UK Landfill Regulations set targets designed to divert biodegradable municipal wastes (BMW) away from landfill. These targets state that by 2010, only 75% of the 1995 quantity of ...

  • Humboldt State University launches new environmental laboratory

    Dr. James Russell of the Humboldt State University Department of Applied Technology is holding a brick that looks like leftover supplies mashed together after art class, but it could be a great way to repurpose used styrofoam for building insulation. The idea, originated by Roger Pryor of Bayside Builders, is exactly the sort of thing that Dr. Russell and others behind the GreenLab at Humboldt ...

  • Eriez Showcase recycling equipment at REW, Turkey

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd have designed and developed an extensive range of separators utilising magnetic principles, and at REW in Turkey between 8th and 11th June 2011 (stand A-11), Eriez will be showcasing their latest systems for ferrous and non ferrous metal recovery. At REW, Eriez will be showcasing their new RevX-ETM Eddy Current Separator which is the first Eddy Current Separator from ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Axion Engineering shows the lighter side of recycling technology at RWM 2011

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Engineering makes its sales and marketing debut with NESTRO Lufftechnik GmbH at the UK's premier waste management show RWM 2011 to showcase NESTRO’s range of highly-efficient air separation technologies for diverse waste material streams, including those from kerbside recycling, mixed plastics, paper/card/wood, energy from waste and construction ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

  • Tests show different arsenic levels in North California spill

    The nation's largest electricity provider, state regulators and an environmental group issued differing data Thursday about the levels of toxins detected in a North Carolina river following a massive spill of coal ash. Test results released by the N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and Duke Energy showed arsenic and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Increase the recovery of waste materials

    As part of Waste Reduction Week, which was in full swing until October 27, we are inviting everyone, both individuals and organizations (industries, businesses and institutions), to celebrate the event by incorporating the 4Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle and recover) into their daily activities. Cascades has made a commitment to do just that, by setting a target in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Energy-from-Waste drive ‘could compromise recycling targets’

    Senior consultants from Eunomia have called on Defra to introduce policy measures that would “damp down” the EfW sector to bolster recycling rates. Steve Almond, sales engineer with Tomra Sorting Recycling, said: “Our industry’s current fixation on EfW as the solution for our waste really worries me,” he said. “The opening of this new [Trident Park] ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Portable XRF for soil and waste screening

    The new xSORT hand-held XRF spectrometer from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments can achieve laboratory-quality analysis on soil and waste samples.  Laboratory analysis by X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry has been an accepted technique for the analysis of such materials for many years and was given official approval by European Standard EN 15309:2007. Using the simple sampling procedures ...

  • Innovative drying technology extracts more energy from high moisture coal

    An innovative coal-drying technology that will extract more energy from high moisture coal at less cost and simultaneously reduce potentially harmful emissions is ready for commercial use after successful testing at a Minnesota electric utility. The DryFining™ technology was developed with funding from the first round of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Coal Power Initiative (CCPI). Great ...

  • GBB Assists New Hanover County, NC, with Procurement of Innovative Solid Waste Processing System

    GBB Assists New Hanover County, NC, with Procurement of Innovative Solid Waste Processing System Expectations of 80% Diversion from Landfill via Recycling and Waste-to-Fuel Conversion System (Fairfax, VA – November 17, 2010) – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced ...

  • Valley and Butte Fire Response Update 10/28/15

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its federal, state, and local partners continue the assessment and clean-up of household hazardous wastes in the aftermath of the Valley Fire in Lake County, Calif. and the Butte Fire in Calaveras County, Calif. EPA mobilized to the two fire-impacted areas first to clear properties near public schools in Lake County, then more broadly in fire ...

  • Eriez magnetics - PR1019 Eriez introduce new equipment at RWM and IFAT 2010

    Optimum separation is a key stage in all applications. Eriez has designed and developed an extensive range of separators utilising magnetic principles, and at RWM, UK (stand 1410, Hall 17) and IFAT, Germany (Stand 500, Hall B3) in September 2010, Eriez will be launching 3 new systems for non ferrous and ferrous metal recovery. On the exhibition stands at both RWM and IFAT, Eriez will be ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • MACPRESSE @K2016, Düsseldorf, 19-26 October 2016

    K is the world’s premier trade fair for plastic materials and rubber. Held in Düsseldorf from 19th to 26st October, this year’s K2016 shall welcome some 3,000 exhibitors and the biggest companies in the industry from around the world. The figures from the 2013 trade fair speak for themselves: 3,215 ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Illegal wood burning caught on camera

    Two skip companies repeatedly supplied wood to an illegal wood burning site. The Environment Agency had the site in Upminster, Essex under surveillance for several days in January 2012. Yesterday (Thurs) the man responsible for burning the waste, landowner Kevin Harding was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a contribution towards costs of £1000, both ...

  • Will BP spill spawn innovation, or just logo spoofs?

    A week ago, reporters arrived at my office, looking for an opinion on a new Greenpeace contest to redesign BP"s "Beyond Petroleum" logo to something "more suitable for their dirty ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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