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  • Shredding of domestic waste for research

    The technical center of the laboratory for Waste Management, Water Management and Environmental Chemistry of the University in Münster, Germany (LASU) is grown by new a machine from Austria. Additional to the existing equipment such as conveyor belts, screens and near-infrared spectrometer the technical pool now also includes a shredder of Type VEGA S600. “Shredding technology is in ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Domestic waste clinkers are metal free

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. of Waalre and Feniks Recycling BV of Hengelo delivers a maximum return to end processor Twence Afvalverwerking B.V. of Hengelo. Expansion of the existing line with three Eddy current separators ensure a maximum yield of recycled metals from domestic waste clinkers. The separators remove large, medium as well as very ...

  • A nationwide review of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste collection charges in Ireland

    This study funded by the EPA research programme, ‘A Nationwide Review of Pay-By-Use (PBU) Domestic Waste Collection Charges in Ireland’, investigated the implementation of pay-by-use (PBU) domestic waste charges in Ireland in order to discern their impact on domestic waste-management activities, such as waste presentation, waste recycling and illegal waste diversion. Key Points On a ...

  • Three Eddy current separators deliver maximum return - domestic waste clinkers are metal free

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. of Waalre and Feniks Recycling BV of Hengelo delivers a maximum return to end processor Twence Afvalverwerking B.V. of Hengelo. Expansion of the existing line with three Eddy current separators ensure a maximum yield of recycled metals from domestic waste clinkers. The separators remove large, medium as well as very ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • As Global Market for E-Waste Management Booms, Expansion of Domestic Electronics Sector Drives Asia Pacific Growth

    E-waste is one of the fastest growing waste streams. Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) recyclers represent a booming opportunity worldwide. Tons of e-waste is being generated as the life cycle of computers, printers, television, mobile phones, music systems, refrigerators and others have declined sharply in the past ...

  • Working with Impetus Waste

    EHS Data is proud to announce that Impetus Waste has decided to use Monitor-Pro to manage its waste management data. Impetus waste specialise in the waste management and disposal of Industrial, Commercial, Domestic , Hazardous and Non Hazardous Waste. Handling an average of approximately 500,000 tonnes of solid waste per annum, with the objective of developing alternative ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • Waste problems solved

    ARK RECYCLING have developed a Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) Process which produces Electricity, a Wood Substitute & Other Useful and Saleable Products from processed municipal solid waste. Government recycling targets are met as only 2% of the waste remains to be put into landfill sites. There are no emissions and waste is sorted at the plant so householders and collectors do not need ...


    By ARK Recycling

  • U.S., Japan Consider Co-Benefits of Domestic and Global Environmental Programs

    Washington, D.C. - EPA and the Japanese Ministry of Environment (MOEJ) held a Washington workshop this week to expand their efforts on climate change and sustainable development in developing countries. 'Climate change knows no borders. The U.S. and Japan play vital roles in global economic progress as well as global environmental protection" said Bill Wehrum, EPA acting assistant administrator ...

  • E-waste Management in German

    E waste contains toxic substances and requires proper disposal. Since the start of use of domestic electrical appliances in private households in Germany, the country has been gradually developing its laws governing the management of e-waste. Development of E Waste Management in Germany Before 1972 Germany started to use domestic ...

  • Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

    A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover 2% of the world’s surface, but ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: domestic investments to steer Malaysia out of troubling times ahead

    2011 saw Malaysia witness conservative growth in the environment and building technologies markets with sporadic high value and key development of projects, mainly bolstered by participation of domestic companies. According to Melvin Leong, Frost & Sullivan Program Manager for Environment & Building Technologies, "Significant contribution and participation by the private sector is needed. ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • How to Deal With Electric Waste

    E-waste is the toxic legacy of our digital age. Many factors have resulted in the fast-growing surplus of electronic waste around the globe like rapid update of technology, falling price and serious damage of products itself. Some 41.5 million tons of electronic waste is generated in 2011, and that number is expected to rise to 93.5 million by 2016. USA is the world lead in producing electronic ...

  • Household Green Waste Chipping/Shredding

    Local Authorities are finding that the most cost effective way to meet recycling targets for domestic green waste is to chip and shred at source and then leave for the householder to use as mulch or for composting. GreenMech have been working closely with Worcestershire County Council and Redditch Borough Council to find ways to help reduce the amounts of domestic green waste going to landfill. ...


    By GreenMech

  • Scotland introduces zero waste plan

    A new waste plan which proposes landfill bans and stringent waste reduction targets has been introduced in Scotland. The ‘Zero Waste Plan’ policy framework, is designed to provide a direction for future waste legislation in the country. The plan includes a target for 70% of Scottish waste to be recycled by 2025, with a maximum of 5% of waste sent to landfill, plans to ban ...

  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • New film on waste management in Greenland

    Dealing with large quantities of unwanted (and sometimes toxic) waste is often difficult – but it becomes even more complicated when people live in isolated communities, in extreme environments hundreds of kilometres from the nearest treatment plant. This is the subject of a new film considering waste management in Greenland, entitled ‘Mission Greenland – for a cleaner ...

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • China: solid and hazardous waste management

    Solid waste management, including hazardous waste and electronics waste treatment, has become a key environmental priority in China. The lack of adequate waste treatment facilities and decades of poor management practices, particularly with respect to hazardous wastes, have combined to create a serious threat not only to the environment but also to public health. China’s solid waste can be ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Australia’s most efficient waste management facility

    Maximum waste handling efficiency Back in 1998, the seven Perth councils that comprise Australia’s Southern Metropolitan Regional Council (SMRC) were fed up with the region’s waste management options. At that time, the SMRC was sending 87% of its domestic waste to landfill. To deal with the problem, the SMRC began work on an advanced new waste management facility. The design called for ...

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