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  • Egypt’s first waste treatment plant is inaugurated

    The Kattameya plant is the first cement plant in Egypt to partly use Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) instead of natural gas and coal as a fuel for the cement kiln.  Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), one of the largest Egyptian cement producers, has been continuously investing towards a better Egypt and a cleaner environment and has made a long-term commitment towards ...


  • Waste-to-energy shredders ready to roll at SITA UK’s new SRF plant

    SITA UK’s new Solid Recovered Fuel plant is set to produce some 60,000 tonnes of SRF a year with the installation of three high-specification shredders. The UNTHA shredders are ready to swing into operation at the plant in Birmingham – part of SITA UK’s new Integrated Resource Recovery Centre which will create up to 150 jobs once fully up and running. SITA UK has invested in the ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • The CPI urges caution over UK recovered paper rate

    The Confederation of Paper Industries urged caution as the Confederation of European Paper Industries announced the UK’s recovered paper rate to be well above average. Data from  the CEPI Annual Statistics for 2008 shows that the UK’s recovered paper average is 77 per cent, which is 10 per cent above its reported ...

  • Ozzi Kleen Grey Water Recycling System - Every new home should have one!

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on your gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. Right now this is so important with low water levels, and water prices and council restrictions on the increase. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried ...

  • LGA praises householders for recycling

    Speaking to MRW Bettison said: “On domestic waste we have gone from nowhere to 33% - that is great. Yes, we are not up to the levels that Holland or Germany is at but they have been doing this for generations.” He said that the Great British public do not get praised enough for the amount of recycling that they do. “Councils have facilitated this successful recycling rate but it has mostly been ...

  • New BIBUS-SECOH Air Pumps

    Our diaphragm blowers are ideally suited for applications, where minimum energy consumption, delivery of absolutely oil-free air, near silent operation and a minimum of simple maintenance are requested. The operating principle is very simple and efficient: Activated electromagnets put the magnet holder at the same frequency as that of the power supply (50Hz or 60Hz) into oscillation movements. ...


    By Bibus AG

  • Ozzi Kleen Grey Water Recycling System - Every new home should have one!

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on your gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. Right now this is so important with low water levels, and water prices and council restrictions on the increase. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried ...

  • Reclaim your water with Ozzi Kleen Greywater Treatment Systems

    This innovative new product allows you to re-use your grey water (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on the gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. This is very important in a time when water levels are low and strict council restrictions apply on water usage. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's design allows it to be virtually invisible when buried in ...

  • Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to Cambi

    The award committee’s citation: The Bioenergy Innovation Award 2012 goes to a Norwegian technology enterprise founded in 1989, which has remained innovative for many years, and which still continues to rediscover itself. The company possesses a sound knowledge network and succeeds in generating commercial successes from the products it develops. It has become world-renowned in spite of ...


    By Cambi AS

  • Gadgets dumped in landfills unleash toxins

    Old computers, cell phones and TVs shoved aside by more glamorous gadgets that are incessantly updated -- iPhones, game systems and flat-screens -- have unleashed a growing tide of unwanted electronics. But these e-waste castoffs contain toxins, among them lead, mercury and arsenic. They can poison groundwater or pollute the air when products are ...


  • Axion Polymers introduces new recycled polymer grades

    Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of ABS, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources, following further investment in its plastics refinery plant to increase extrusion capacity and improve melt filtration technology. The Salford-based recycling specialist is one of a few companies in the UK to offer post-consumer recycled ABS ...

  • “The growth path we are following is not the right one”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all let me congratulate all of you on having been elected to the European Parliament. I am pleased to see there are a number of you in the Environment Committee with whom I have worked closely over the last five years. For those of you who were around five years ago for my hearing, you will remember that as a Commissioner designate for Environment I made a ...

  • Upgrade at Tahuna

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies UK was awarded the contract by Dunedin City Council in New Zealand for the new Tahuna WwTP. With a population of about 120,000, Dunedin is the second-largest city of New Zealand's South Island and home to the country's oldest university, Otago. Students from the university and the city's Polytechnic make up about 20% of the population which, as a result, ...

  • Winners of National Recycling Awards 2005 Revealed

    Untitled Document The winners of the National Recycling Awards 2005 were announced last night (25 October) in Sheffield by TV presenter and columnist Paul Ross. The winners included two high street retailers, a ...

  • PepsiCo`s Frito-Lay Killingly Facility Celebrates Becoming Connecticut`s First Existing Manufacturing Site to Achieve LEED® Gold

    PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Killingly, Conn., facility today became the state's first manufacturing site to be awarded LEED® Gold existing building from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. ...


    By PepsiCo, Inc.

  • Inaugural telephone directory recycling program to benefit local pontiac soccer program

    The Ultimate Break Soccer Program stands to be the big winner in Pontiac's inaugural telephone directory recycling campaign. The City of Pontiac Department of Public Works, Veolia Environmental Services, and AT&T Advertising Solutions are combining their efforts to conduct the city's first AT&T Project ReDirectory effort to help improve the city's environment and provide additional ...

  • PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Modesto Facility Celebrates Becoming California's First Existing Food Manufacturing Site to Achieve LEED® Gold

    PepsiCo's Frito-Lay Modesto, Calif., facility has become the state's first food manufacturing site to be awarded LEED® Gold existing building from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), as verified by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). LEED is the nation's preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. ...


    By PepsiCo, Inc.

  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • Chemical Data Reporting Rule Analysis: Announcement of Webinar on Chemical Data Reporting Rule

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on August 2, 2011, the pre-publication copy of the final Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) Rule, previously referred to as the Inventory Update Reporting (IUR) Modifications Rule. The rule was published on August 16, 2011. 76 Fed. Reg. 50816. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. will host a webinar on the CDR Rule in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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