material stream News

  • Finnish and Russian side streams to be combined

    In the future, waste and secondary raw materials originating from south-east Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia, may be recovered and recycled in the same plants. Cross-border secondary raw material refining and the business opportunities linked with it are currently being studied in the Material Exchange Project at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. ”We are examining several ...

  • EPA and Arkansas Restore Fayetteville’s Streams

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $300,000 to the Arkansas Natural Resource Commission (ANRC) to reduce sediment and phosphorus—enhancing the ecology of the West Fork White River watershed. EPA’s grant will help the ANRC fund a nonpoint-source management project that will help restore an unstable tributary to Cato Springs, evaluate water intake dams, and ...

  • ReCommunity Memphis reopens MRF - Converted to single stream

    ReCommunity, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., converted its dual stream MRF in Memphis, TN, to a single-stream recycling facility. The largest pure-play recycler in the United States, ReCommunity chose the CP Group to design, manufacture, and install the new equipment in its existing 42,000 sq. ft. building. New system operations began in January. “We are committed to leading the Recovery ...


    By The CP Group

  • Dell Commits to Waste-Free Packaging Stream by 2020

    Dell today announced ambitious sustainable packaging initiatives, including goals for a waste-free packaging stream by 2020 and a new wheat straw material that turns agricultural waste into boxes. The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues: Ensuring that 100 percent of Dell packaging is sourced from sustainable materials, including recycled and ...


  • Transgenic Corn Found to Damage Stream Ecosystems

    BLOOMINGTON, Indiana, October 11, 2007 (ENS) - A widely planted variety of genetically engineered corn has the potential to harm aquatic ecosystems, finds a new study by an Indiana University professor of environmental science and his colleagues. Pollen and other plant parts containing toxins from genetically engineered Bt corn are washing into streams near cornfields and harming a ...

  • Mineral Recovery Creates Revenue Stream for Geothermal Energy Development

    Critical materials like rare-earth elements and lithium play a vital role in many clean-energy technologies, including solar panels, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and energy-saving lighting. The Energy Department is pursuing a range of research and development efforts to secure and diversify the supply of critical materials, identify substitute materials, and develop better ways to recycle ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Axion highlights technologies for new waste streams at Interplas 2011

    New approaches and innovative technologies for recovering the wide variety of co-mingled plastics from household and commercial waste streams will be explained by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting at Interplas 2011. Challenges faced by materials recovery facilities (MRFs) in processing rising volumes of previously difficult-to recycle plastic materials - ...

  • BHS signs US$16m contract for single stream system

    Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has signed a $15.7 million contract to design, manufacture and install single stream and mixed commercial processing equipment for a new materials recovery facility (MRF) at the Shoreway Recycling and Disposal Center in San Carlos, CA, managed by the South Bayside Waste Management Authority (SBWMA). South Bay Recycling (SBR), a joint venture between Community Recycling ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • BHS selected to build multi-stream system at new facility in Austin

    Balcones Resources has chosen Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to manufacture and install a custom-designed 25 ton per hour Multi-Stream processing system for its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Austin, Texas. The company broke ground on its new 10-acre corporate campus and MRF on August 3rd. Balcones was recently awarded a 20-year contract with the City of Austin to process the majority of ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • New Bill Would Halt Waste Dumping in Lakes, Rivers, Streams

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A bi-partisan bill was introduced in the House Thursday to restore a 25 year old prohibition under the Clean Water Act that prevented mining companies and other industries from dumping masses of solid industrial wastes into the nation's waters. Representatives Frank Pallone, a New Jersey Democrat, and Chris Shays, a Connecticut Republican, ...

  • Republic services celebrates the dedication of new single stream recycling system

    Today Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), a leading provider of recycling and solid waste collection services, welcomed more than 200 guests, including many elected representatives from throughout Southern California, to celebrate the dedication of its newly modernized Recycling Complex. The enhancements include a new Eco Center and one of the largest and most sophisticated single-stream sorting ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

  • Innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams

    Oy Cyclotec Ltd Reports introduction of innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams previously not attractive for recycling. Up to date due to waste fines contamination most of the fraction smaller then 5-6 mm is not used. Dry screening at 5-6 mm and smaller fractions is not efficient. Wet de dusting methods ...


    By Cyclotec Oy

  • EPA Requires Mining Company to Restore Damaged Streams in Kentucky

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has reached an agreement with Nally and Hamilton Enterprises, Inc. (Nally), for filling streams at two coal mining sites in Kentucky in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Under the terms of the Consent Decree, Nally will pay a total civil penalty of $660,000 and has agreed to restore three streams impacted during unauthorized coal ...

  • Waste Management Celebrates Opening of New Single-Stream Recycling Facility in Houston

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today joined with the City of Houston, local and state officials and WM customers to celebrate the launch of its Houston Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located in Southwest ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EPA Rescues Streams, Wetlands from Clean Water Limbo

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today proposed rules to restore Clean Water Act protections to streams and wetlands whose status had been thrown into question by court rulings and Bush administration actions. Following public comment, these rules will ensure that protections against pollution will apply to many waters, including streams that feed into ...

  • Wastewater treatment plant discharges can promote the development of antibiotic resistance in streams

    Widespread use of antibiotics has led to pollution of waterways, potentially creating resistance among freshwater bacterial communities. A new study looked for antibiotic resistance genes in a river basin in Spain, revealing that wastewater discharges can promote the spread of antibiotic resistance in streams and small rivers. Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine and have saved ...

  • New materials improve oxygen catalysis

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have found a new family of materials that provides the best-ever performance in a reaction called oxygen evolution, a key requirement for energy storage and delivery systems such as advanced fuel cells and lithium-air batteries. The materials, called double ...

  • Waste Management Announces Plan to Bring a Single Stream Recycling Facility to Metro Detroit

    Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EPA Settles with Stone Energy Corporation to Restore and Mitigate Damage to West Virginia Streams

    In a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Stone Energy Corporation will restore streams damaged by the company’s unauthorized discharge of dredged or fill material in Wetzel County, West Virginia. Stone Energy has also agreed to pay a civil penalty of $177,500. The alleged violations of the Clean Water Act occurred during construction of two Marcellus Shale well pads ...

  • University of Iowa and Waste Management Unveil New Single-Stream Recycling Program on Campus

    Waste Management and the University of Iowa unveiled a new single-stream recycling program today.  The new recycling program is designed to help the University of Iowa meet and even exceed its goal to divert 60% of the waste generated on campus by 2020.   While recycling has been available on campus, this new single-stream program allows ...


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