industrial waste News

  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • Tomra sorting recycling hosts global conference to share insights into the industry`s future challenges

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling hosted a global conference on October 10th and 11th to share insights from leading experts in recycling and waste management and to demonstrate the company’s breakthroughs in sensor-based sorting machines. With the theme ‘Future Perspectives in Recycling,’ the two-day event in Germany featured a series of presentations and group ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Eco Expo Asia to Spotlight Green Technologies and Local Start-ups

    The 12th Eco Expo Asia will be held from 26-29 October at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the expo will feature nearly 340 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions.  New group participations from Bavaria ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Waste industry`s manifesto

    The waste industry has called on the next Government to help drive the development of recycling infrastructure by “simplifying” the planning system. In a week where all the major political parties have launched their manifestos, the waste industry has highlighted what it would put in a manifesto if it had the opportunity. Rabbitt Recycling chief executive Michael Morris said: “I would encourage ...

  • Waste Industries Completes Refinancing

    Regional solid waste services company Waste Industries USA, Inc. successfully completed a refinancing of its existing credit facility with a $750 million senior secured credit facility, consisting of a $325 million revolving facility due 2016 and a $425 million term loan B due 2017. The proceeds were used to refinance existing borrowings and pay related fees and expenses. ...


    By Waste Industries

  • Discussions on plastic waste is welcomed by the Waste to Energy industry

    A consultation on how to reduce the impact of plastic waste on the environment has been launched after the European Commission published a Strategy on Plastic Waste in the Environment. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Solid waste incinerator for commercial, industrial and medical industries

    Granite Environmental solid waste incinerators provide a safe and effective solution for solid waste disposal in environmentally sensitive and remote locations. Incineration is a waste treatment technology for the controlled combustion of waste organic materials and substances. Our company has four models for commercial and industrial waste incineration available. Key ...

  • Your solution to hazardous Industrial Waste

    AMBIENTAL MENTE LIMITADA CONSULTING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT WHO ARE WE? We are AmbientalMente Limitada, a starting entrepreneurial initiative committed with the sustainable exploitation of our natural resources, based on the formulation of industrial development projects and the improvement of transformation processes within companies. OUR SERVICES ...


    By Ambiental Mente Ltda.

  • Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks

    Waste prevention has been assigned the highest priority under European waste management law. However, the initiatives which have been taken so far have not reduced the regular annual increase in total waste arisings across Europe; we are still some way from achieving sustainable use of resources. That’s why the European Union started ZeroWIN, a project 'Towards Zero Waste in Industrial ...


    By thinkstep

  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...


  • Success for QlikView workshop for the waste industry

    The GMT QlikView workshop organized for the waste industry, which took place June 9, was a great success! The workshop was given in response to the customer event that previously was held in April. More than 30 CLEAR and AfvalRIS customers wanted to participate in an in-depth session of QlikView for their specific applications. 'The proof of the pudding is in the eating' In the morning the ...


    By GMT Europe b.v.

  • Towards Zero Waste in Industrial Networks

    By exchanging industrial by-products, energy, water and materials between sectors, waste from one industry becomes raw material for another. Businesses are encouraged to emulate the sustainable cycles of nature, minimising the burden imposed on the earth and using its resources more efficiently. Developing new technologies for resource-use optimisation and adapting existing software tools to ...


    By thinkstep

  • Future of waste debated by industry leaders

    At this year’s RWM show at the Birmingham NEC arena Industry leaders came together to debate the future of waste and recycling. The Future of Waste panel, chaired by The Guardian’s Fiona Harvey, saw the experts discuss the ‘big’ issues the sector should address in the future. These issues involved the role of incineration, consumer demand, end of life regulations and the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


  • Good times for the waste management industry

    The UK’s waste management industry has experienced extensive growth in recent years thanks to environmental regulations. Figures indicate that the industry grew in value by 22.3% between 2009 and 2012, with additional growth of 5% estimated for 2013. Between 2008/2009 and 2012/2013, the volume of municipal waste entering landfill decreased by 38.4%, while the amount of recycled/composted ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • China Solid Waste Disposal Industry Report, 2012

    With the fast growing economic progression, the solid waste disposal market of China has expanded quickly. In 2011, 131 million tons of urban waste was processed with harmless means (mainly landfill, composting and incineration), with a year-on-year growth rate of 6.27%; the harmless disposal rate of household garbage hit 79.7%. In the same year, the comprehensive utilization volume of industrial ...


  • More praise for budget from waste industry

    More waste industry experts have welcomed the landfill tax escalator measure announced in last week’s Budget. Last week, Chancellor Alistair Darling announced that there will be a continued increase in the standard rate of landfill tax by £8 per tonne on 1 April each year until 2013 (see MRW story). Environmental communications firm Sauce Consultancy managing director John Twitchen said: ...

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