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  • Maserati puts the squeeze on waste from car components

    Workflow improvements Italian Maserati is legendary for its cutting-edge engineering and production of exclusive, handcrafted cars – and activity is booming at the Modena factory where many cars are produced. That means a considerable amount of cardboard and bubble wrap packaging from car components needs to be removed from the areas around the production lines. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling

    November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – ...


    By ICM AG

  • New 50 Hz Car Wash Equipment Reduces Water Waste

    WOBURN, MA, U.S.A. -- Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a business widely known for globally compatible car wash equipment, has now made available the 50 Hz Super Max™ 6235SCW auto pressure washer. The product line is powered by a 50 Hz, 240 volt electric single phase motor. The new dedicated steam units have been designed to preserve water and thereby support environmental initiatives in ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Efficient waste management would reduce emissions

    Switching to German standards of managing municipal solid waste (MSW) would achieve greenhouse gas savings equivalent to removing 1.2 million cars from UK roads, according to a new study. The study compared the carbon footprint of MSW management in Germany and the UK and found that greenhouse gas emissions from MSW in the UK are about five times greater than those in Germany: 165.3kg of CO2 equ ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • Canada takes lead in turning waste heat into green air conditioning for electric cars

    Vancouver-based Future Vehicle Technologies Inc. (FVT) has already piqued the interest of driving enthusiasts with a high-performance electric sports car that uses just two litres of gas per 100 kilometres. The six-year-old company is going even greener with a technology that would overcome one of the biggest barriers to hybrid cars-finding a way to efficiently manage and recycle waste heat, and ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Cars to run on fuel from household waste within two years, say INEOS

    INEOS, the world’s third largest chemical company, announced this week that it is aiming to produce commercial quantities of bioethanol fuel from biodegradable municipal waste within around two years. INEOS’ new technology will produce bioethanol in large quantities from municipal solid waste, organic commercial waste and agricultural residues amongst other things. According to Peter Williams, ...


    By INEOS

  • The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013

    The Forum for waste management and environmental technologies WasteTech-2013: clean environment of tomorrow is a matter of today Russia is a rich country with its huge territory, deep rivers, forests, mineral resources containing the whole periodic table. Of course, it is true. However the large territory and the abundance of raw materials are often the major cause of our poverty, bad management ...


    By Reed Exhibitions Russia

  • UAE claims car recycling scoop

    United Arab Emirates: Valuable metals contained in the vast numbers of dumped vehicles across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will finally be recovered with the opening of its 'first' car recycling plant, says recycler Bee'ah. The facility celebrated its official launch on February 19 and has handled more than 350 cars since a 'test phase' began in October last year. Besides ...

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

    Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for Tetronics which has been firmly established in ...

  • Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers to North America

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today a pilot program that will introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its waste collection operations. The pilot program will first rollout in Houston, Texas, followed by pilot ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Air & Waste Management Association offers webinars on environmental risk management and the NSR PM 2.5 rule

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present two Webinars for environmental professionals this August: “Environmental Risk Management,” August 6 at 2:00 p.m. EST, and “A Small Problem: The New NSR PM 2.5 Rule,” August 27 at 2:00 p.m. EST.“These Webinars will provide convenient opportunities for participants to get up to date on some of the latest environmental issues,” said ...

  • Waste Management Launches New Food and Organic Recycling Technology in Orange County

    New Food and Organic Recycling Facility Features Innovative Technology to Transform Orange County Food and Organics into Green End Uses Waste Management of Orange County (WMOC) today opened its new Food and Organic Recycling Facility, featuring processing technology that is the first of its kind in Southern California. WMOC was joined by the Director of California Department of Resources ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 9 million bicycles, but what about the cars in Beijing?

    Inderscience Research Spot Article Forget there being “9 million bicycles in Beijing, that’s not a fact. Indeed, motor vehicle traffic is fast becoming a big problem that has led to unsustainable pollution and draconian rules in some parts of the city. Now, Nan Ji of the Hebei United University in China and colleagues have developed an algorithm to help traffic planners ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Enterprise rent-a-car leads car rental industry in sustainable construction; $150 million investment over five years

    A new industry-leading effort is under way to make all newly constructed and retrofitted Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations sustainable. Over the next five years, Enterprise will invest more than $150 million in sustainable construction through the use of a newly established set of guidelines called the Enterprise Sustainable Construction Protocol (ESCP). A comprehensive framework for sustainable ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

  • New Car Wash Machines Are Engineered to Use Less Water

    WOBURN, MA, U.S.A. -- Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a company transnationally-known for auto detailing technology, is now offering its Super Max™ series of car wash machines in three electrical configurations for customers around the world. The three auto detailing pressure washers include the 110-120V Super Max™ 6120SCW and 220V-240V 6230SCW supporting single phase 60 Hz ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • European governments focus on reducing CO2 emissions from cars

    EU Environment Council, 3 March - the council adopted conclusions on environment focusing on the following priorities: climate change and energy, halting biodiversity loss, environmental technologies, sustainable consumption and production, and simplification of legislation. The conclusions will be submitted to the spring European Council. The Council held policy debates on the climate action and ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 features upgraded Green Transportation Experience Zone and largest ever Waste Management & Recycling Zone

    Asia’s premier green trading platform, Eco Expo Asia, will take place again at the Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo from 26 – 29 October 2016. The exhibition is organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Swindon waste company ordered to pay more than £70,000 for waste offences

    A waste disposal company based in Swindon and one of its officers have been ordered to pay £73,000 in fines and costs after allowing dust to escape from their site and operating without an environmental permit. Averies Recycling (Swindon) Ltd, based at Marshgate Industrial Estate in Swindon pleaded guilty at Bristol Crown Court on 13 November 2013, to causing a nuisance to neighbouring ...

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