high moisture composting News

  • Wildcat TR521 from Vermeer enhanced for more power and easier operation

    Vermeer introduced a newly enhanced trommel screen that puts more control in the hands of the operator and more power to produce a quality end product. The TR521 trommel screen is now available with a Cummins 110-horsepower (82.1 kW) Tier 4i/Stage IIIB engine, increasing power by 10 percent. The TR521 has  additional features designed to process mulch, ...

    By Vermeer

  • Big Hanna at Mount Allison University in Canada

    Early January our distributor Vertal Inc in Canada installed and held a training of the composters at Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada. Participating at this training was Chef Tom Burrell, Perry Eldridge, Brian Slemming, Michelle Strain and Andrea Ward from Mount Allison. ...

    By Susteco AB

  • Study Finds Ingeo™ Biopolymer Stable in Landfills with No Statistically Significant Quantity of Methane Released

    A peer-reviewed article appearing in the journal of Polymer Degradation and Stability concludes that Ingeo™ biopolymer is essentially stable in landfills with no statistically significant quantity of methane released. This conclusion was reached after a series of tests to ASTM D5526 and D5511 standards that simulated a century’s worth of landfill ...

    By Organic Waste Systems

  • 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 ...


  • Lagos aims to use trash to make electric power

    At Lagos' largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, plastic and nylon atop a 20-foot wall of garbage where hundreds of white herons compete to eat the spoils. Lagos is engulfed in waste. With a population of more than 20 million, the city has garbage that piles up on streets, outside homes and along the waterways and lagoons, creating eyesores and putrid smells. The booming city also has ...

    By Associated Press

  • Large Replacement Market in Packaging Boosts Demand for Biorenewable Materials in Asia-Pacific, Finds Frost & Sullivan

    SINGAPORE, Dec. 6, 2012/PRNewswire/ -- The Asia-Pacific biorenewable materials market is estimated to grow at a rate of over 19 percent per annum till 2018, as application development and technology licensing costs come down, and customer awareness grows. With biorenewable materials likely to replace common plastics in various packaging applications, the large replacement demand presents the ...

    By Frost & Sullivan

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