green waste News

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly 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 Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • BioCycle July - Equipment News

    Shredder-Grinder Combo Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi The Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi combines the power of a slow-speed shredder and the precision of a high-speed grinder on a single chassis. In one pass, the shredder-grinder processes heavily contaminated source material and produces high quality finished product. The Kombi contains a primary, heavy-duty ceramic magnet before the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Turning Waste into Green Industry

    ‘Waste’ is one thing, for which we don’t pay attention on it. We think that a particular item or thing is not in use for us, so it is a waste material. But these waste materials are posing threat, not only to one or two country, but to the entire world. These waste things are posing threat to the environment as well it also has an adverse effect on the health also. This waste ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • Green waste fermentation

    Strict rules mean that manure and green waste cannot be used together to produce green electricity, concludes a report on 'Profitable fermentation - the future of biomass', published jointly by Courage, the Innovation Network (Innovatienetwerk), and the SIGN Foundation (innovation in greenhouse cultivation), three organisations which are working towards sustainable agriculture. According to the ...


  • Defra confirms green waste target

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has reconfirmed that green waste will count towards the 50% target for municipal waste set out in the revised European Waste Framework Directive (WFD). Defra’s clarification came in a letter sent in December 2008 to County Surveyors’ Society Waste Panel chair Julia Barrett, who raised concerns expressed at the panel’s meeting on ...

  • 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

  • Green Travel & Green Conferences

    Untitled Document Environmental Experts create Environmental Conferences. Did you eat off plastic plates at an alternative transportation conference, and rent a car by yourself getting to a recycling ...


  • Green Alliance has vision to `design out waste`

    Environmental charity Green Alliance has announced its strategy for the next three years including a movement to ‘design out waste’. It has six themes that it will be assessing from now until 2012 including: political leadership, the sustainable economy, the third sector, climate change and energy futures, green living and designing out waste. Green ...

  • Lean and green: 2011 plan for waste reduction

    Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company Did you know that the average American throws out 550 pounds of paper, 318 pounds of food, and 90 pounds of glass per year? About 80 percent of that garbage ends up in landfills. One way to avoid garbage ending up in landfills is to reduce waste. Oftentimes, when visiting with a client in our sustainability ...


    By 3BL Media

  • EU targets could apply for business and green waste

    Business waste and green waste could be included within the overall 50% recycling target set earlier this year by the European Parliament and EU Environment Council, for EU member states to achieve by 2020. Speaking to delegates at the annual Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) conference last week, MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for waste Caroline Jackson conceded that ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Green light for Cheshire waste fuelled power station

    A new 95 Mega Watt power plant capable of turning 600,000 tonnes of waste each year into electricity and heat, to be built at Ince in Cheshire, was approved by the Government this week. The waste, which would have otherwise gone to landfill, will instead be used to generate electricity to power a new Resource Recovery Park. Excess electricity will also be exported to the National Grid. The ...


  • Green Roof for waste water treatment plant

    The waste water treatment plant in the Csepel precint of the city of Budapest, Hungary, one of the largest and most advanced in its kind, which is being built within the ‘Living Danube' project for the health of the river is now protected by a high-performance green roof, using the properties of DuPont Typar geosynthetic to deliver long-term reliable functionality. "Living Danube" is an EU ...


  • Shanks gets green light to build waste facility

    Cumbria County Council has granted planning permission for waste management firm Shanks to build a £20 million mechanical biological treatment plant. The facility will be built at Hespin Wood near Carlisle and will process up to 75,000 tonnes of waste per year. Last November, the council agreed to a 25-year private finance initiative deal with Shanks to help the council cut the amount of waste it ...

  • UK ‘first’ for green energy from waste plant

    Isle of Wight residents will be the first in the UK to benefit from pioneering government-backed technology that enables the creation of green energy from waste. Construction of a new gasification plant – the first of its type in the UK - will generate 2.3MW of electricity, which is sufficient to provide Island residents with enough energy to power more than 2,000 homes. Gasification is an ...


    By ENER-G

  • The waste-LESS waistline: levi’s launches green jeans

    Legendary denim brand Levi’s launch an incredible range of waste-friendly denim. Legendary fashion brands to do everything in their power to advertise their products as imperceivably perfect, almost mythical garments that are made from only the finest materials and designed by genius designers. Levi’s, however, are taking the opposite approach; their new line of jeans will bear the ...

  • EU targets could apply for business and green waste

    Business waste and green waste could be included within the overall 50% recycling target set earlier this year by the European Parliament and EU Environment Council, for EU member states to achieve by 2020. Speaking to delegates at the annual Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) conference last week, MEP and European Parliament rapporteur for waste Caroline Jackson conceded that ...

  • Got green waste? Let’s turn it into something useful

    Need power in California? Got green waste? APL is now expanding into project development in California––operating its own equipment for on-site power and heat generation, focusing initially on sites that can net meter with the utility grid and have green waste onsite they’re paying to dispose of. ...


    By All Power Labs

  • Waste Management Mahoning Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Mahoning Landfill in New Springfield, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Mahoning Landfill is designed to generate 4.8 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 3,500 homes. The plant will be operational by the ...


  • Waste Management Geneva Landfill to produce Green Energy from everyday waste

     Green energy will soon be helping to power homes, following Waste Management's announcement today on the groundbreaking of a gas-to-electric facility at Geneva Landfill in Ashtabula County, Ohio. Once construction is completed, Waste Management Geneva Landfill's gas plant is designed to generate 6.4 megawatts of electricity, enough to power over 6,000 homes. The plant will be operational by ...


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