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  • New Tasks for the QZ: Slag Recycling.

    Having been well established as an especially fast-operating and efficient plant technology in WEEE and refrigerator processing for a long time, the QZ Querstromzerspaner is currently proving its special qualities in a new field of application: In the recycling of slag scrap from combustion plants (garbage incineration etc.). The Querstromzerspaner does notoperate in its classic application as ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Nanoparticles present in residues of waste incineration plant

    The use of nanomaterials in consumer goods is growing, as is their presence in waste. A new study is the first to follow the fate of engineered nanoparticles through the entire waste incineration chain. The results indicate current filter technology is effective in removing nanoparticles from flue gas, but that nanoparticles also bind to residues, such as fly ash and slag, which eventually end up ...

  • Complex issues with incinerating liquid and gaseous residues

    Production processes in the chem-ical and pharmaceutical industries give rise to gaseous and liquid residues that are preferably disposed of in decentralized incinerators. Most of these residues are highly caloric gases and solutions containing high concentrations of organic substances. The complexity of these often toxic substances requires the use of special equipment for the incineration ...

  • Waste incineration saves resources and protects the climate

    Protection of the climate and resources is one of the key topics at the Entsorga-Enteco the international trade fair for waste management and environmental technology from October 27th to 30th, 2009, in Cologne. Waste incineration makes an important contribution to coping with these two major challenges of this century. The role of waste incineration has changed thoroughly in the past few ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Treasury proposes changes to landfill tax system

    The Treasury has launched a consultation on modernising the landfill tax system which includes plans to change the definitions of taxable disposal of waste at a landfill site and inert wastes. The document titled Modernising landfill tax legislation  cites last year’s Waste Recycling Group vs. HM Revenue & Customs case as a key driver for this change. The case debated what constituted a ...

  • ASTM C1571 - 03(2012) Standard Guide for Characterization of Radioactive and/or Hazardous Wastes for Thermal Treatment

    This guide identifies methods to determine the physical and chemical characteristics of a variety of hazardous and/or radioactive wastes including heavy metal contaminated wastes. These wastes can be in the physical form of sludges (wet or dry), spent waste water filter aids, waste water filter cakes, incinerator ashes (wet or dry), incinerator ...


    By ASTM International

  • Redefinition of waste should increase recycling

    Classifying a host of waste products as raw materials could break down the administrative barriers that currently make them difficult to reuse. Cutting red tape will make it easier to turn millions of tonnes of industrial and commercial waste into usable materials, according to the Environment Agency and Government-funded recycling champion WRAP (the Waste & Resources Action Programme). The ...

  • Two East London councils are already aware of plans for BA Solena bio-jet fuel plant

    The first plant in Europe to produce jet fuel from waste material will be built in East London and could “drastically reduce” the volume of waste sent to landfill by surrounding boroughs, a spokesman for British Airways has told MRW. British Airways has signed an agreement with the US firm that owns the ...

  • Prognos presents new Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials for Europe

    Waste management and environmental efficiency do not exclude one another. In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen it has again become evident that waste management protects the climate, replaces valuable raw materials and delivers energy. In the 2nd European Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials presented today, Prognos analyses 17 selected waste streams and their resource ...


    By Prognos AG

  • Reclaiming the Sydney tar ponds

    Canada’s most famous contaminated site may finally be receiving the treatment that it has sorely needed for two decades. Earth Tech Canada has been retained by the Sydney Tar Ponds Agency (STPA) to design, construct and oversee the remediation of the Sydney Tar Ponds and Coke Ovens Site in Nova Scotia. How the largest remediation project in the country unfolds is likely to change the way ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Canada’s most contaminated site may finally receive the treatment it needs

    At one time, Nova Scotia produced almost 50% of Canada’s steel. When production ceased in 2001, a legacy of contaminated soils, sediments and groundwater remained, bearing such contaminants as volatile organic compounds (VOCs), PCBs, and heavy metals. What remains today is one million tonnes of contaminated soil and sediment spread over, an area spanning 68 hectares, at two major sites - the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Vision Plasma Systems Signs Agreement With Cell Runner Inc. of Japan to Purchase Two ArcMaster I Units for Use in Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Efforts

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) announced today that an agreement from Cell Runner Inc. of Japan has been signed for the purchase of two (2) Arc Master I Units. These initial units will be used to remediate over 5,000 hazmat suits used daily by cleanup crews working in the Fukushima Nuclear Facility, at a cost of $5.8 Million USD per unit. Pending review of this initial performance ...


  • Going Mobile with Westeria

    Westeria's Mobile Windsifters Move them where you need them! Westeria, a leading supplier of separation systems with windsifter technology, presents its latest achievement in research and development: ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • The AVA Know-how and experiences

    Applications in the environmental technology are a particular strength of AVA. With more than 20 years of expertise in mixing, drying, evaporating and process technology, AVA is an innovation leader for numerous applications. For the environmental industry, heavy-duty designs and associated long-life cycle are the outstanding properties of the AVA equipment. Under the slogan ‚Diversity ...


    By AVA - Huep GmbH u. Co. KG

  • Researchers: Bio4Energy Rules at Leading Biomass Fuel Quality Conference

    Late October, leading researchers on the quality of biomass-based fuels met as an Impacts of Fuel Quality on Power Production conference—given this year at Snowbird, Utah, U.S.A.—with one in five talks being delivered by a scientist from Bio4Energy. ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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