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  • Anaerobic digestion strategy and action plan 2013

    DEFRA has released the latest AD Action Plan and Strategy, following from the report in June 2011. The report is designed to deliver the government’s commitment to increase the energy from waste produced through AD. The number of plants in the UK has risen to 110 up from 68 since September 2011. More than 200 projects currently have received ...


    By KIRK UK

  • 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 ...

  • Association for organics recycling appoints Jacobs as MD

    Jeremy Jacobs has been formally appointed as managing director of the Association for Organics Recycling (AFOR). His appointment was confirmed at AFOR’s annual general meeting on December 10. Association chairman Peter Mills said: “Jeremy has worked with immense enthusiasm and dedication to represent the interest of the association’s members. I am delighted that he has accepted the role of ...

  • New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

    Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative environmental effects of landfilling and to ...

  • First Kompogas® Plant in the US to be Built in San Luis Obispo, CA

    Japan Bank for International Cooperation as the main financer signed the financing agreement for the first Kompogas® project in the US. The dry anaerobic digestion plant in San Luis Obispo County, California, marks the first DBFOO project for Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI). Financing secured The signing of the financing agreement between Japan Bank for ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • CAMBI AS participates in this year’s Climate Ride, New York City – Washington DC

    CAMBI AS takes their slogan “Recycling Energy” seriously, participating in this year’s Climate Ride, New York City – Washington DC. To celebrate Cambi’s first Advanced Anaerobic Digestion plant in the US, Øystein Hjelm, Cambi’s Design Manager in Washington DC, will participate in this year’s Climate Ride. Climate Ride is a non-profit organization ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • GE’s Water Business to Acquire UK-Based Monsal

    GE (NYSE: GE) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Monsal, a private U.K.-based water, waste, advanced anaerobic digestion and integrated biogas-to-energy business. With Monsal’s advanced anaerobic digestion technology and industry knowledge, GE will be able to help municipalities and industrial manufacturers shift from disposing wastewater treatment ...


    By General Electric

  • CAMBI B2 “packaged unit” thermal hydrolysis plant, including steam explosion disintegration

    Cambi, the world’s leading company within Thermal Hydrolysis (THP) pre-treatment of sewage sludge before digestion, will present the following new development at this year’s IFAT in Munich, 7 – 11 May: The new Cambi B2 THP for medium sized WWTPs starting at 50,000 p.e.  or 1,500 t DS (dry solids)/year up to 6,600 t DS (240,000 p.e.) . The Cambi B2 will enable your plant to ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • UK Waste Tech selected by NASA backed sustainability initiative

    MUCKBUSTER technology developed by Southampton, UK based biowaste to energy specialist, SEaB Energy has been selected as one of nine ‘game changing’ innovations that have the potential to transform the current waste management systems and practices by NASA backed sustainability initiative, LAUNCH: Beyond Waste. Beyond Waste is part of an initiative to identify, showcase and support ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • SEPA welcomes Energy from Waste report findings

    Two reports published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), evaluate waste treatment technologies and their benefits to sustainable waste management. The reports, which have been carried out by leading environmental research consultants AEA and Jacobs, bring together key recommendations on the future of energy recovery in Scotland. The Evaluation of Energy from Biowaste Arisings ...

  • From rubbish to resource

    Environment Agency unveils new strategy for tackling tomorrow’s waste Helping businesses use resources more efficiently and divert more waste from landfill were today unveiled as top targets for the Environment Agency over the next five years. Launched on day two of the Agency’s annual conference, the new corporate strategy Creating A Better Place 2010-2015 also outlines the key waste-related ...

  • Separate collections for biodegradable waste recommended by EU

    Countries in the European Union should make strong efforts to introduce separate collections for biodegradable waste in order to facilitate high quality recycling and anaerobic digestion (AD), according to a new communication from the European Commission. The communication on future steps in bio-waste management, published on May 18, looks at ways in which EU member states may further tap into ...

  • HDS International Announces Agreement with the City of Saint John, NB, Canada

     HDS International Corp. (OTCQB: HDSI), a renewable energy, waste management and eco-sustainability company, today announced that, through its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary HDS Energy & Ecosystems NB, Ltd., it has entered into a seven year exclusivity agreement with the City of Saint John, NB, Canadafor the installation of an anaerobic digester waste-to-energy system.  ...


  • EU waste management policy

    Today's society generates a great deal of biodegradable waste, which causes major environmental and health problems. There are various forms of treatment to prevent and monitor those problems. The choice of the best method is based on maximising safety, minimising environmental impact and, whenever possible, obtaining recyclable end products. The best way of doing this is by biological treatment ...


  • Global Biogas Upgrading Market 2012-2018 - Biogas Upgrading Industry Share,Size,Trends,Growth,Study,Analysis And Forecast 2012-2018

    The global biogas upgrading market is expected to reach $338.5 million by the year 2016 at the compounded annual growth rate of 22%. Europe is the largest contributor to the growth of this market and it is expected to hold the market value of $250.5 million in 2016 with CAGR of 22%. Asia Pacific market is projected to reach $83.9 million at a CAGR of 22.8% by the year 2016. Renewable energy is ...


  • Cambi at 18th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference - 18-20th November, 2013, Manchester, UK

    On behalf of Cambi, world-leading supplier of advanced anaerobic digestion plants for sewage sludge and food waste, I would like to alert you to the coming European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference on 18-20th November, 2013 in Manchester, UK. This is Europe's foremost conference for the biosolids and biowaste ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Geotech`s new fixed methane monitor is launched into the AD industry

    The development of the BIOGAS 300 came as a result of a noticeable increase in companies within the agricultural industry approaching Geotech with on-farm AD site plants, looking for a simple and robust methane monitoring solution. Such a demand for methane only monitoring could be a result of ...

  • Solving London’s Food Waste Issue is on the Menu

    GPT Waste is serving up a solution to London’s food waste issue. According to the Feeding Britain report, 4.3 million tonnes of surplus food is being thrown away in Britain every year. Approximately 18 million tonnes of food in the UK will end up in landfill annually, with the value being close to £23bn. The total value is rising rapidly due to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Meetings not to be missed on the ECOMONDO 2015 conference program

    BIOECONOMY WITH BIOMETHANE, BIOREFINERIES, SUSTAINABLE FOOD INDUSTRY AT ECOMONDO 2015 Ecomondo 2015 will dedicate ample space to the Italian bioeconomy, which currently has a value of over 240 billion euros and provides 22 million jobs. On Friday 6th November, a large event will be ...

  • 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 ...

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