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  • Technology for TASi: High-tech equipment for waste treatment

    It wasn't a law but a simple administrative regulation in the form of a technical guideline that provided the key impulse for the diversion of waste flows in Germany away from landfill sites. In the course of the implementation of this Technical Directive on Residential Waste (TASi), the technology for treating waste underwent an extraordinary development. This is especially true of thermal ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • React Environmental have been appointed the new distributor for PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in the Mid Wales area.

    React Environmental have been appointed the new distributor for PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in the Mid Wales area. PEL Waste Reduction Equipment is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer and specialise in reducing commercial waste, and commercial waste costs.PEL manufacture a range of bin compactors, bottle crushers and cardboard and plastic balers which can reduce waste volumes by up to 80%. The ...

  • CleanWorld Opens Nation’s Largest Commercial High Solid Waste-to-Energy Digester

    CleanWorld today officially opened the nation’s largest commercial-scale, high solid anaerobic digestion (AD) system at the ...


  • Skövdebostäder chose Big Hanna for their new residential area

    The Swedish municipal real estate company Skövde-bostäder is constructing a new ecological residential area in Aspö, beautifully located northwest of the city Skövde in the southwest part of Sweden. The area represents a unique project with the ambition to create an environmentally profiled residential area with focus on ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Progressive Waste Solutions Opens High-Tech Waste Reduction Facility in Vaughan, Ontario

    Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. (the "Company" or "Progressive Waste Solutions") (TSX:BIN)(NYSE:BIN), today officially opened its high-tech waste reduction facility in the city of Vaughan that will redirect up to 85 per cent of the construction, demolition and renovation waste it receives away from landfills for reuse or conversion to bio-fuel. "We are proud to play a leadership role in ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • High potential for the environment and the economy

    The recycling of metals and precious metals from electronic devices offers significant CO2 reduction potential. This is the result of a study undertaken by the German bvse, the Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Recycling. The use of secondary raw materials can for example avoid 1.2 tons of additional carbon dioxide emissions per ton of copper produced. This equals emission savings of 41 ...

  • BC Tops in Controlling Post-consumer Product and Packaging Waste

    EPR Canada, a not-for-profit group that monitors the rate at which Canada's federal, provincial and territorial governments are adopting legislative measures to make producers pay for managing the waste generated from their post-consumer products and packaging, announced today that British Columbia stands at the head of the class. EPR Canada published the score each government got in its first ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Wasted food is also wasted water

    The world's growing food crisis - which triggered riots and demonstrations in over 30 developing nations early this year - is being aggravated primarily by wastage and overconsumption. 'Obesity is a much bigger problem than undernourishment,' said Professor Jan Lundqvist of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He pointed out that there are 850 million people worldwide who suffer ...

  • Going green on the high seas

    Island Tug and Barge Ltd. treats the environment with care, and now it wants the certification to prove it.  The Vancouver-based company, Western Canada's largest transporter of refined petroleum products, has entered the Green Marine Environmental Program. The Green Marine Environmental Program, created in 2008, is a non-profit organization that aims to implement marine industry ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • High Flow Bag Filter

    High Flow Series elements are high flow capacity,high efficiency, inside to outside flow, liquid filtration pleated bag replacement cartridges designed for applications with large flow requirements. By increasing the surface area in ...

  • Flying high on CO2

    If commercial aviation were a country, it would rank seventh in global greenhouse gas emissions according to a recent report by the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The aviation industry is growing so quickly that its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are expected on present trends to triple globally by 2050. The industry itself is committed to reducing its emissions, but ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Energy Department Recognizes Denver Area Partners for Housing and Building Efficiency

    As a part of the Administration’s effort to help cut energy waste, the Energy Department and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) will recognize the Denver Housing Authority and the cities of Denver and Arvada, Colorado today for their leadership in the Better Buildings Challenge. Altogether, these organizations are cutting energy waste across 10 million square feet of ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Energy Department Recognizes San Antonio Area Partners for Advancing Energy Efficiency

    As part of the Administration’s effort to cut energy waste in the nation’s buildings, the Energy Department will recognize San Antonio area partners today for their leadership in advancing energy efficiency. Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the San Antonio Housing Authority (SAHA) and Macy’s have committed to reducing their energy use by 20 percent across their entire ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Seattle-Portland metro areas in top 25 cities for Energy Star buildings

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized the Seattle-Bellevue-Tacoma and Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro metropolitan areas for their high numbers of Energy Star certified buildings, highlighting how owners and managers of commercial, government, and other buildings in the Northwest are taking action on climate change while delivering real financial savings. “Through their ...

  • Deco Lighting Announces Game Changing New Product Line will Deflate High LED Luminaire Prices in the Marketplace

    With a multi million dollar R&D program nearing completion, Deco Lighting plans to launch a revolutionary portfolio of affordable high performance commercial LED luminaires. Municipalities and commercial customers seeking to replace their inefficient lighting to save energy will no longer be ...


    By Deco Lighting

  • Imtech: order of 77 million euro for high-tech energy-efficient waste processing plant in Warsaw

    Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that at the end of 2011 it has been commissioned by Finalsa S.A. for the realisation of all technical solutions in one of the most advanced waste processing plants in the world. This plant will be built near Warsaw in Poland and is capable of processing approximately 120,000 tons of waste (MSW, Municipal Solid ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • High profile recognition for engineering excellence

    The ability of the Northern Ireland engineering sector to attract and retain the highest calibre people was enhanced yesterday with the announcement that CDE Ireland have entered an exclusive group of companies accredited by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) to deliver industry leading professional development opportunities.CDE design and manufacture equipment for the quarrying, ...


    By CDEnviro

  • 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

  • Turning Waste into Profit

    This project was undertaken on behalf of Thompson's of Prudhoe to enable their existing waste recycling plant to become more profitable... The recycling plant at Springwell Quarry is handling skip waste and C&D waste. The initial screening split is at 40mm using a large Trommel screen. For many years the 40mm down product was acceptable for use as a cover material not only on Thompson's own ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

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