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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 ...

  • The City of Oslo awards Cambi important biogas plant contract

    The Norwegian technology company Cambi is proud to announce that it has been awarded the largest contract in the company’s history. The contract amounts to 350 mill. NOK, corresponding to 65 mill. dollar. Cambi is today the world’s leading provider of advanced digestion systems based on it’s patented thermal hydrolysis processes (THP). The biogas plant is designed and ...


    By Cambi AS

  • 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 ...


    By Growing Power Hairy Hill LP

  • 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 AS

  • Planning contract for 250 kW biogas plant signed in Japan

    It is the first time a planning contract is being signed by EnviTec Biogas in Japan: this planned 250 kW biogas plant near the Japanese city of Osaka is supposed to be operated solely using bio-waste. "With our new construction project, we are setting new standards not only in the region, but also in the field of energy generation using waste material from supermarket and restaurant waste", says ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Composts that contain biodegradable plastics may hinder plant growth

    Composts containing biodegradable plastics may hinder rather than help plant growth, according to a recent study by university scientists in Poland. These findings have implications for waste management practices within the EU. It is important to assess the quality and potential environmental risks associated with composts prepared from different wastes. Biodegradable plastics - known 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 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 ...

  • Biower’s succesful biogas reactor deliveries to Central-Europe

    Biower’s deliveries are bioreactors which are key process parts in a biogas plants producing biogas from bio-degradable waste. Deliveries have been done cooperation with Biower’s technology partner Swiss Kompogas AG, which is developer of word-leading dry fermentation method. Dry fermentation is most effective method to produce biogas, electricity, heat and fuel to vehicles from ...


    By Biower Oy

  • 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 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

  • SEaB Energy technology at Portuguese supermarket ‘Continente’

    SEaB Energy, one of the UK’s brightest innovators of waste to energy technology, has fully implemented its containerised power plant at a hypermarket owned by Portugal’s largest retailer. This is the first time that an anaerobic digestion system, that converts inedible food waste to energy, has been installed at a supermarket site anywhere in Portugal. The strategic partnership ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • `Green Coal` – a chance for climate protection in the UK

    'Magic coal from the steam cooker'. The 'quick coal' as a new energy for the 21st century offers the UK a great chance in order to generate energy and to reduce CO2 emissions – a German company is holder of the patent and will present the new and efficient technology on January 26 and 27 at the EBW UK in London. London, 14 January 2010 – 'Green Coal' Gco(c) is the key solution for serious ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Biogas Upgrading Market

    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 ...


  • 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 ...

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