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  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • DSNY Expands Curbside Food And Yard Waste Recycling Collection

    The New York City Department of Sanitation is again expanding the NYC Organics voluntary curbside food and yard waste recycling program, adding additional neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens this fall. The program offers New Yorkers an easy way to recycle their organic waste, including food, food-soiled paper, and yard debris. “Organic materials make up about a third of our trash. When you ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Local authority collections threat exaggerated by tabloids

    Reports in the tabloid press that suggest local authority recycling is under threat have been exaggerated, according to the Local Government Association (LGA). The Sun newspaper said: “Paper recycling banks are set to be scrapped across Britain because of a global slump in the price of waste materials. The credit crunch has caused a collapse in demand for the paper - used to make cardboard ...

  • Green technology company rebrands to leverage new growth opportunities in intelligent solutions for the global waste collection industry

    One of the world’s fastest growing providers of cost-efficient, green technology solutions has today unveiled a new corporate brand to leverage emerging and lucrative ...


    By SmartBin

  • Axion’s research reveals ‘good’ potential for automatic sorting of waste plastic food contact packaging

    Automatic sorting systems designed to boost the recycled content of plastic food packaging could be available within a few years, claims resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting. Following its technical research undertaken for WRAP, Axion says major breakthroughs in sorting technologies could increase the recycling of an estimated 180,000 tonnes of waste polypropylene (PP) pots, tubs and ...


    By Axion Group

  • Trimble Introduces cBin to Remotely Monitor and Collect Recycling Containers

    Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its cBin™ solution for managing remote recycling containers. The cBin solution consists of a remote sensor in a container that sends fill level and asset status information via wireless communications to a Web portal that can be accessed to manage container inventory and pickups. cBin sensors automatically measure container fill levels hourly and send ...


    By Trimble

  • 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 SERIES

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • ANDRITZ to supply Malaysia’s first automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic scrap from private households

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Shan Poornam Green Tech, a subsidiary of Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd, a company specializing in scheduled waste and non-scheduled waste recycling with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, to supply an automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic waste and recovery of chlorofluorocarbon ...

  • High tech waste vacuum technology, a first for the UK

    For the first time in the UK rubbish can be transported through a system of underground vacuum pipes. The Envac system, in a housing development next to Wembley stadium in west London, does away with kerbside collections and goes underground. Envac is a Swedish-based firm that makes underground vacuum waste collection systems. Sweden has been using this system for 30 years and the system is ...

  • Bourke Waste increases baler safety with a new Presona

    Irish waste management and recycling company Bourke Waste Removal and Recycling Services has replaced its old baler with a new LP 60 VH1 model from Presona. The new baler, which is being used to compact recycled cardboard, paper, plastics, carpet and various other materials from municipal and business collections, has increased throughput capacity and operational speed. It has also improved ...


    By Presona AB

  • Laboratory study cuts fracking waste`s radioactivity

    Researchers believe they have found an unlikely way to decrease the radioactivity of some hydraulic fracturing wastewater: Mix it with the hazardous drainage from mining operations. The wastewater is created when some of the chemical-laced water used to fracture thick underground rocks flows back out of the wellbore. The water is tainted with chemicals, toxins and in some parts of the country - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Harden Industrial Hazardous Waste Processing Technology

    Generally solid waste includes municipal waste, industrial solid waste and hazardous waste, and the industrial hazardous wastes in this article refers to hazardous products which are produced or discharged during the production or processing of industrial plant and mining enterprises. It is classified as "National Hazardous Waste List" or recognized as hazardous solid waste. The most common ...

  • TOMRA Launches TOM, a waste compaction system for public spaces

    TOMRA Collection Solutions, a unit of TOMRA North America, today announced the release of TOM, new waste system for public spaces that is a trash receptacle and compactor in one. TOM – which takes up about as much space as an ordinary trash bin – can hold up to seven times more waste than the conventional bin, and is idea for use in cafés, restaurants, transportation hubs, ...


    By Tomra Systems ASA

  • Edmundson Electrical invests in waste baler in quest to ‘go green’

    Electrical distributor Edmundson Electrical has installed a new waste baler within its Doncaster branch, as the company furthers its quest to ‘go green’. As the largest electrical distributor in the UK – with over 280 branches nationwide – it is no surprise that Edmundson Electrical produces a large amount of packaging ‘waste’.  But as an environmentally ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Waste Management dedicates Illinois` largest commercial CNG fueling facility in Stickney

        STICKNEY, Ill., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management of Illinois, Inc. today signaled its commitment to using trucks powered by clean-burning fuels in dedicating the largest commercial compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling facility in Illinois.   The facility, at 5050 W. Pershing Road, Stickney, is equipped with 55 "slow-fuel" stations for the Company's ...


  • Harden Shredder TD912 serves bulky waste disposal center in Shanghai

    As one of the leading bulky waste shredder manufacturers in China, Harden company has received dozens of successful bulky waste shredding disposal cases in both domestic and oversea market. With years of shredding experiences, Harden bulky waste shredding disposal technology is mature and well received in the market. Bulky waste includes some bulky furniture, wooden pallets, tree branches, ...

  • EPA orders proper disposal of intercepted electronic waste shipment destined for Vietnam

    Metro Metals Corp. and Avista Recycling, Inc. have been ordered to properly dispose of computer waste they attempted to illegally export from Minnesota to Vietnam through the Port of Seattle, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA is simultaneously seeking a $31,600 penalty against the companies for violating federal hazardous waste laws. Metro Metals Corp., a Toronto, Canada, ...

  • Hunting for Hidden Treasure - The International Trade Fair for Waste Management and Environmental Technology shows how waste can be turned into valuable resources

    Urban mining — the recovery of raw materials from waste — is the vision of the future for the global waste-management industry. This aims to conserve natural resources and protect the environment, but that's not all. For today, there are also increasingly good business reasons to recycle and reuse materials from the waste generated in advanced economies. This is because of a growing demand — and ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • ABB control system helps turn food waste into fuel

    2009-08-18 - Small bioethanol plants in Finland are using local food waste to make a low-carbon gasoline and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks. ABB’s Extended Automation System 800xA is making it possible. St1 Biofuels Oy is the only bioethanol producer in the world making biofuel from food waste. The originators of the process say the fuel can reduce carbon dioxide ...


    By ABB

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