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  • EU Biowaste Directive moves a pace closer

    European Union Member States have asked the European Commission to table a directive on biowaste in 2010 “if appropriate” and consider local conditions when drafting the new law. In December 2008, the Commission published a Green Paper on biowaste management in the EU and launched a consultation process to gather opinions on the possibility of a new Biowaste Directive. The EC defines biowaste ...

  • SURCIS launches the BM-Advance Pro respirometer

    The BM-Advance Pro is a BM respirometry system where it has been introduced an important improvement to the existing BM-Advance model. This upgrade is the inclusion of the Redox potential (ORP) in the BM-Advance measurements. The reason for including this new parameter stems from the fact that through numerous published studies and experiences it has been demonstrated that Redox potential, ...


    By SURCIS, S.L.

  • Boost for biofertiliser

    Biofertiliser produced through anaerobic digestion could be about to receive a boost following the introduction of new quality assurance measures designed to verify that the product is “fit for purpose”. Biofertiliser is the nutrient-rich fertiliser which is produced when bio-degradable waste is treated via AD. BSI PAS 110 is a voluntary national quality specification for biofertiliser, ...

  • Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. Awarded

    Innovative Environmental Technologies, Inc. is proud to announce it has again added to its in-house intellectual property with the addition of a groundbreaking advancement in the materials and technologies available for the remediation of CVOCs. IET has expanded the tools available for in-situ remediation of soils and groundwater with our most recent patent.  The integration of dried ...

  • Portable biogas monitoring for process control & analysis

    Regular, reliable and accurate monitoring of biogas yield is essential for optimising process performance, treatment and control. There are many solutions and products available using the latest gas measurement techniques however not all are reliable, maintain the required accuracy or assist with minimising potential downtime. Biogas is produced by anaerobic digestion of biodegradable materials, ...


    By Geotech

  • Germany lowers biogas formaldehyde emissions

    The renewable energy sector has grown enormously in Germany in recent years and there are now large numbers of plants producing energy from biogas/anaerobic digestion. The emissions from these plants are regulated, but the measurement of formaldehyde (a carcinogen) is being reduced as a result of a financial incentive system. However, the measurement of formaldehyde is challenging and in order to ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Oil spills could be cleaned up by bacteria from underground petroleum reserves

    Bacteria taken from underground petroleum reserves could be used to effectively break down crude oil from spills at sea, new research has found. The study measured the breakdown of crude oil components in simulated seawater by four bacterial strains that had been isolated from petroleum reservoirs, as well as by four genetically modified stains. The findings raise the possibility of tailor-making ...

  • EC launches debate on the management of bio-waste

    This week the European Commission presented a discussion paper on the management of bio-waste in the European Union. Bio-waste – biodegradable garden, kitchen and food waste – accounts for around one third of municipal waste and has major potential impacts on the environment. When disposed of in landfill sites, it emits methane – a powerful greenhouse gas which is 23 times more potent than carbon ...

  • Six final candidates for the World Bioenergy Award 2012

    The six final candidates to the World Bioenergy Award 2012 are now chosen. One of them will be announced as the winner on May 29 at the opening session of World Bioenergy 2012 in Jönköping, Sweden. This is the second time that the World Bioenergy Award is presented. “We can now present the six final candidates for the World Bioenergy Award 2012. They are entrepreneurs, ...


    By Elmia AB

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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