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  • Biowaste Treatment System Goes Global

    Suncombe announced this week the global release of the EDS+™ BioWaste Treatment System for biologically hazardous waste decontamination and growth media sterilisation. The systems, certified to ASME and ISO/EN standards, are now suitable for local standardisation and offer dual controls in the local language and English.    Following 5 years of successful ...


    By Suncombe Ltd

  • Biowaste challenges and opportunities in the coming decade

    Facing up to the challenges of dealing with biowastes over the next decade will need the right balance of controls and incentives to encourage the reuse of waste while protecting the environment and human health, according to the UK Environment Agency. The United Kingdom produces over 100 million tonnes of biodegradable waste every year, enough to fill approximately 25 Wembley stadiums, and most ...

  • Europe’s first biowaste production plant will reduce landfill input in East London

    The first plant in Europe to produce jet fuel from waste will be built in East London and could “drastically reduce” waste sent to landfill by surrounding boroughs, a spokesman for British Airways has told MRW. British Airways has signed an agreement with Solena Group to build the facility, which is set to begin producing fuel from 2014.  The self-contained plant will convert 500,000 tonnes ...

  • Biowaste briquettes fuel drive to save trees

    Banana stems, maize and other crop waste will be turned into charcoal briquettes in Uganda in an effort to reduce the number of trees chopped down for cooking fires. The project, funded by the Islamic Development Bank (IDB), will train 600 farmers across the country to make briquettes using portable metal kilns that can be moved between farms, according to Maxwell Onapa, deputy executive ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel”

    A Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel” will shortly be launched, based on a set of selected papers from the Venice Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. The following topics will be dealt with: Bio-Waste characterisations for energy production purposes (material composition analysis and chemical characteristics, temporal variability and potential ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • 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 ...

  • Construction underway on Hairy Hill ethanol plant

    Construction is finally underway on the Hairy Hill ethanol plant, a second phase to the existing biogas facility which currently produces one megawatt of electricity for the provincial power grid from manure and other wastes. Concrete is poured this month for the second phase of the Hairy Hill integrated biorefinery. Photograph by: Growing Power Hairy Hill L.P., edmontonjournal.com The ...


  • 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

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova to Build Scandinavia’s First Kompogas® Plant

    E.ON Biofor Sverige has placed an order with Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) to construct the first Kompogas® plant in Sweden. It will generate enough biogas every year to replace nearly 7 million liters of fossil fuels. HZI’s technology is thus making an important contribution to Sweden’s strategy of decarbonizing its economy. Over approximately the next eighteen months, the ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Cambi AS delivering technology to the new sludge treatment plant for Lindum aS in Drammen, Norway

    ”This is an important contract for Cambi”, says Per Lillebø CEO in Cambi. Main contractor for the process plant is division Purac at Swedish Läckerby Water. “Cambi’s process is based upon Thermal Hydrolysis (THP), and this is the key to securing a high production of biogas and a fertilizer of good quality. Cambi has development a compact solution for the THP ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Prognos presents new Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials for Europe

    Waste management and environmental efficiency do not exclude one another. In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen it has again become evident that waste management protects the climate, replaces valuable raw materials and delivers energy. In the 2nd European Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials presented today, Prognos analyses 17 selected waste streams and their resource ...


    By Prognos AG

  • Cambi Is Now The Main Shareholder In Høst

    CAMBI ASA has become the main shareholder in HØST Verdien i Avfall AS by purchasing the shares previously belonging to Aust-Agder Næringsselskap AS and Invest24 AS. Following this transaction, the company is now owned by CAMBI ASA (80%) and Terramarin AS (20%). Per Lillebø, CEO of CAMBI, points out that CAMBI and Terramarin have cooperated well throughout this process. ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management World Scoops Prestigious WTERT 2012 Award

    PennWell Corporation's Waste Management World (WMW) magazine has been awarded the Waste to Energy Research and Technology Council's (WTERT) award for making a significant contribution to global sustainable waste management during the first decade of the 21st century. WTERT is part of Columbia University's Earth ...


    By PennWell Corporation

  • 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

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