biological waste gas News

  • Michaelis RTO Systems - Michaelis made a new definition of exhaust gas cleaning for mechanical and biological waste treatment plants!

    Michaelis has built the two most actual RTO plants. We have solved the following problems: Plugging of RTO by Si products Energy consumption too high Corrosion The benefits compared to the other plants are remarkable: High reliability without big maintenance efforts Energy consumption by more than ...


    By Michaelis GmbH & Co. KG

  • Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation commits $8.4 million to manage greenhouse gas emissions from biological sources

    The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation will invest $8.4 million over the next three years in projects aimed at discovering, developing and deploying solutions for biological greenhouse gas emissions in the province. Biological emissions include those from industries vital to the health and economic well-being of Albertans such as crop and livestock ...


    By Marketwire

  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. A $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and released Sunday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change ...


    By Associated Press

  • New technologies needed for wastes in London

    Technologies such as gasification and anaerobic digestion will deliver a maximum reduction in climate change emissions while still meeting London’s recycling and renewable energy targets, according to a new report. Greenhouse Gas Balances of Waste Management Scenarios, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biofuels: Researchers to turn waste into wealth

    Being launched today in Canberra, the A$8.3 million CSIRO Energy Transformed Cluster on Biofuels will develop new processes using enzyme biotechnology techniques to produce liquid fuels from waste plant feedstocks with the  potential to provide 30 per cent of Australia’s future transport needs. Transport is the third largest producer of greenhouse gas emissions in Australia after the ...

  • Engineering the Future: Releasing the Potential of Waste

    Only when the appropriate recycling methods are employed can waste become a resource. And this is not a matter of energy versus materials recovery. It all relies on spending some thought on which treatment steps can achieve the optimum. At the "waste to energy+recycling" on February 19 to 20, 2013 in Bremen, Germany, Thilo Lehmann, Managing Director of ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

  • Scientists take on greenhouse gas challenge

    Swiss scientists have found a way to turn the potent greenhouse gas methane into the fuel methanol – with help from water and a simple catalyst. Meanwhile, US researchers have tested a way to convert methane into biofuels, specialised chemicals or even cattle feed with  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Nepal to generate electricity from waste

    Nepalis looking at waste-to-energy (WtE) technologies to address its huge energy deficit and also manage growing urban and industrial waste. Half of Nepal's households are off the national grid while supply shortfalls and interrupted power cause industries losses worth 60 billion Nepali rupees (US$ 700 million) annually. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Waste board gives £12m to gasification plant

    The London Waste and Recycling Board has announced that it will give £12 million of guarantee funding to a gasification plant proposed for a site in Dagenham, east London. The plant, run by London-based technology firm Biossence, will process 100,000 tonnes of the capital’s waste and turn it into electricity. The plant will be situated on the site of local Ford factory in Dagenham. It is ...

  • 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

  • UK waste management sector urged to look overseas

    Government advisory body UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is appealing to waste management companies to offer their expertise to global markets and has identified key markets for the UK’s £25 billion a year environmental industries. UKTI’s report, Market opportunities in environmental goods and services, renewable energy, carbon finance and Carbon Abatement Technologies (CATS), says that ...

  • 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 ...

  • Aquatech´s Innovative Waste Water Recycling System Wins H2O Water Award for Best Waste Water Project

    Aquatech, a global leader in water purification technology for industrial and infrastructure markets, has received the H2O Water Award for the Best Waste Water Project. H2O Water Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) water industry and recognize projects, programs as well as ...

  • Agricultural waste could power fuel cells for clean energy

    Agricultural waste (such as plant stalks) is an accepted energy source for second-generation biofuels. Recently, Greek scientists have recognised the potential to use biological material, including agricultural waste, for fuel cells. This technology has potential to provide decentralised, renewable heat and power and may become a major technology for power generation in the coming decades because ...

  • Waste management: regional-scale is better than local, according to EU research

    Large-scale waste management on a regional scale can have greater environmental benefits than smaller-scale, local programmes, according to a new Finnish study. Regional facilities provide greater opportunities for power generation and efficiency. The study designed a model to estimate and compare the costs of a number of different waste management systems including: local landfill, regional ...

  • Helektor rates the Geotech GEM5000 for landfill gas extraction monitoring

    Greek waste management specialists, Helektor S.A. use Geotech's portable gas analyser, the GEM5000 to adjust gas flows to optimise energy generation on the Tagarades landfill site, outside Thessaloniki, Greece.  Their four MWM-Deutz TBG 620 V16 engines generate a total of 5MW.  The site has been in operation since 2006, with power generation driven by 3000 m3/h of landfill gas, drawn ...


    By Geotech

  • Annual Revenue from Smart Waste Technology Will Reach $6.5 Billion by 2023

    The volume of waste generated by the world’s cities is growing in parallel with the world’s population and the pace of economic progress in developing countries. Emerging smart technologies offer the opportunity to enhance the collection of municipal solid waste (MSW), generate renewable energy, and optimize the environmental performance of landfills. ...

  • Global waste-to-energy market to reach US$28.8 billion by 2015

    Waste-to-Energy (WtE) technology, a sustainable as well as cost-efficient solution for converting waste into energy, is emerging as a key component of integrated waste management strategies across the globe. WtE is now considered as a viable solution that helps in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as well as solving space issues created by landfills. Governments at all levels across the globe ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Spanish company touts process to turn urban waste into biodiesel

    A group of Spanish developers working under the company name Ecofasa, headed by chief executive officer and inventor Francisco Angulo, has developed a biochemical process to turn urban solid waste into a fatty acid biodiesel feedstock. “It took more than 10 years working on the idea of producing biodiesel from domestic waste using a biological method,” Angulo told Biodiesel Magazine. “My first ...


    By Ecofa

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