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  • Using Dry Anaerobic Digestion to Break Down Food Waste

    The United State Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has a goal of 50% reduction in food waste to landfill by 2030. This means that of the 53 million tons of food waste disposed of in landfills, 26.5 million tons must be diverted. Compost and Anaerobic Digestion (AD) together process 2.7 million tons/year food waste – and most of composted tonnage is yard waste. This means that food ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bologna (ITA): The Construction of Europe’s Largest Dry Anaerobic Digestion Plant Can Begin

    Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built in Bologna, Italy. The Notice to Proceed was given on Friday, March 31, 2017, so giving the green light for construction to begin. Hitachi Zosen Inova can thus now start delivery of the core modules. Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built in Bologna, with an annual throughput of 100,000 tonnes of ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • Sponsoring the 11th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (23 - 27 September 2007 Brisbane, Australia)

    This is a tri-annual International Water Association event, focusing on Anaerobic Digestion, not merely of sludge. Cambi and Stance Environmental (Cambi’s Australian representative) were both sponsors and exhibited in a joint stand. About 350 delegates participated. About 80 delegates did a study-tour of the Oxley Creek Cambi plant, proudly hosted by Brisbane Water, along with Cambi reps.  ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Turning Earth Announces Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Aikan™ High Solids Anaerobic Digestion Technology in North America with Denmark`s Solum Group

    Turning Earth, LLC, a developer of integrated organics recycling facilities, has entered into an exclusive licensing and joint development agreement with the Danish company Solum Group to deploy Solum's Aikan™ High Solids Anaerobic Digestion ("HSAD") Technology in Turning Earth's Triple Play™ organics recycling facilities in North America. Under the terms of ...


    By Turning Earth

  • Another Success for Veolia’s Thermal Hydrolysis Process

    Following on from Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies’ success in securing the contract for its Biothelys® thermal hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works for Yorkshire Water, the company has been awarded a further Biothelys® contract, for Thames Water at Oxford STW.   The Oxford plant will treat a throughput ...


  • Hot news from Yorkshire

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has been awarded a major contract to supply its BIOTHELYS® thermal hydrolysis technology at Yorkshire Water’s Esholt WwTW. The Esholt works has operated a sewage sludge incinerator for many years, but Yorkshire Water is adopting a more sustainable route for sludge treatment and disposal. The Esholt Bioenergy Project is being engineered and ...


  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Upgrades Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant in Bavaria

    The increasing restriction of the agricultural use of sewage sludge is associated with mounting pressure on municipalities and sewage treatment providers. Moreover, the high power needs drive up the expenses of wastewater treatment plants. Thus, more and more sewage treatment plants decide to employ energy-saving sludge stabilisation in an anaerobic reactor and utilisation of the digestion gas ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • 5th international symposium and exhibition on mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT / AWT), material recovery facilities (MRF) and recycling

    Waste-to-Resources is world’s leading conference on MBT and MRF. The previous conferences had participants from about 40 countries each. On three days experts from nearly 20 countries will present their practical experiences and new developments. Key aspects of the current programme are as follows: 11th of June: General topics, strategies, different waste treatment technologies, ...


    By Wasteconsult

  • Measuring methane

    At the UK's first viable compact anaerobic digester (AD) plant aimed at local food waste treatment, a Geotech GA3000 fixed biogas analyser monitors methane (CH4), carbon dioxide (CO2), oxygen (O2) and hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The plant, a modular scalable AD system, unveiled by React Environmental in July 2012 at Llangadog, Carmarthenshire, can handle some 1,000 ...

  • Discover a new heat recovery sludge-to-sludge heat exchanger at WEFTEC

    Claro Large Gap sludge-to-sludge heat exchangers are a new, patented concept sludge-to-sludge heat recovery technology that can recover up to 85% of outgoing thermal energy from a variety of process tanks such as anaerobic digesters. Heat recovery for anaerobic digesters offer the additional benefits of making significantly more biogas available for heating the facility, generating electricity, ...


    By Claro Inc

  • Cambi As chosen to provide thermal hydrolysis pre-treatment (THP) of sludge for two advanced sludge treatment centres in Wales

    Following a review of energy policy DCWWhas decided to reduce its reliance on energyintensive thermal drying of sludge at 3 plantsin South Wales in favour of anaerobic digestion(AD) and power generation. The aim is tobe able to generate 5 MW of green power byMarch 2011 in order to grandfather the valueof Renewable Obligation Credits (ROCs). Afterstart-up the plants will play an important rolein ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • 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

  • Weekly collections must segregate food waste – Redesdale

    Commenting on Eric Pickles’ announcement of a £250m fund to support councils returning to weekly bin collections, ADBA Chairman and Lib Dem peer Lord Redesdale said: “If Eric Pickle’s announcement on supporting weekly household bin collections means that DCLG is leading the charge for source segregated organic collection, it would be great news. This money must only be ...

  • 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

  • Business Excellence Award for Green Technology goes to Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies

    Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies has jointly received a prestigious Business Excellence Award from Yorkshire Water for their work on a new Thermal Hydrolysis plant at Esholt Sewage Treatment Works in Bradford. The awards are presented annually by Yorkshire Water to recognise and celebrate work done by individuals, teams and partners of Yorkshire Water. Veolia is part of the team, ...


  • Anaergia Announces Strategic Investment in Large-Scale Biosolids Processing Facility in California

    Anaergia Inc., today announced it has made a strategic investment in a large-scale biosolids processing facility located in the City of Rialto, California. Having acquired the infrastructure and assets of the $160 million facility previously owned by EnerTech Environmental Inc., Anaergia plans to improve efficiencies, upgrade technologies and create a state-of-the-art organics processing facility ...


    By Anaergia Inc.

  • EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour of the nation’s first large-scale commercial anaerobic digestion facility, privately owned and operated by Zero Waste Energy Development Company. “Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on reducing food waste, the largest single material ...

  • Severn Trent increase sludge screening efficiency

    A new sludge screening system has resulted in Severn Trent Water significantly increasing the efficiency of sludge screening operations at Minworth Sewage Treatment Works on the outskirts of Birmingham. Since the new sludge screen has been introduced by Severn Trent the company has reported significant operational efficiencies as a result of increased screenings removal from the imported sludge, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Stanford and UC Davis student teams receive sustainable design funding from EPA

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded nearly $30,000 in grants to two student teams at Stanford University and University of California Davis to design a cleaner waterless toilet and cheaper biomethane production. The students are among 42 teams across the country who competed for grants by submitting research proposals to develop sustainable, alternative methods that address ...

  • Experience the Future of Sludge treatment

    At the the upcoming 20th European Biosolids & Organic Resources Conference – the future of sludge treatment – the Cambi team and other professionals in the world of wastewater and sewage sludge treatment will present this industry’s latest technology and plants. The conference,  ...


    By Cambi Group AS

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