medical waste incineration News

  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • 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 ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • Medical Waste Incinerator Scrubber Used to Process Ebola Waste

    Envitech recently got noticed in a local news story by Michael Chen of Channel 10 News, “Local Company Helps Dispose of Ebola-tainted ...


    By Envitech, Inc.

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Marketwire

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • EPA tightens air emissions for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators

    EPA is setting new limits that will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators. This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury.  EPA is also finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and inspection requirements. This final action revises the ...

  • Alaska Federal Court orders safety waste incineration to stop burning medical waste & pay US$75k penalty

    Nancy and James Oliver, doing business as Safety Waste Incineration in Wasilla, Alaska, have received a federal court order to stop receiving, incinerating, or handling hospital, medical, and infectious waste after July 1, 2009. This order is a permanent injunction issued by Judge John W. Sedwick of the federal District Court of Alaska in a case brought by the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • Global Incineration and Incinerator Technologies Market Report

    While global growth in incineration staggered in the wake of the global economic turndown, global incineration markets are well-poised for continued recovery and consistent growth. Since 2008, global markets for incinerators have resurged from $7.9 billion to $9.2 billion in 2012 (CAGR of 3.9%). By 2022, global markets will more than double, reaching a value of $16.8 billion (2012-2022 CAGR of ...

  • MagneGas Signs Agreement to Treat Medical and Pharmaceutical Waste

    MagneGas® Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a technology company that includes among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based fuel, announced today it has signed a Letter of Intent ("LOI") with Pioneer Recycling, LLC ("Pioneer"), a Tampa-based waste disposal provider, to test and treat liquid medical waste and expired ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Effective Against SARS, Other Infectious Diseases

    In May, China reported more than 982,932 cases of infectious diseases resulting in 1,575 deaths, but no cases of SARS thanks in part to new government policies and a breakthrough in medical waste treatment from Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC). An outbreak of SARS occurred between 2002 and 2003 in China that nearly became a pandemic, with 8,422 cases and 916 deaths worldwide (10.9% fatality), ...


    By Marketwire

  • Hazardous medical wastes targeted in $40-million joint UN-Indian project

    The United Nations agency that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction and environmental sustainability has teamed up with the Government of India in a $40-million pilot project to help the country’s healthcare system dispose of hazardous medical waste. “Every year, over 300,000 tons of medical waste is generated in India,” UN Industrial Development Organization ...


    By United Nations

  • Should the UK Rethink the handling of Medical Waste Following Ebola Outbreak?

    The UK is worryingly underprepared when it comes to hazardous waste disposal in high-risk environments and too reliant on out-dated procedures that leave those responsible for waste collection vulnerable and open to infection. Whilst Ebola represents a small risk to the UK, the healthcare sector and industries responsible for managing high-risk waste should re-examine the way in which they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • CEO Says Rotoblock Medical Waste Treatment Addresses Urgent Health Needs in China

    Following a recent business trip to China, Andrew Schneider, CEO of Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC), said there is a critical need for non-incinerator-based medical waste treatment. Appointed as CEO in January, Schneider traveled to China for several weeks to meet with various parties from Rotoblock's 2011 acquisition of controlling interest in daifuWaste Holdings, a provider of non-incinerator ...


    By Marketwire

  • Medical waste, bad for your health and bad for your rights, warns UN expert

    Medical waste is posing a growing problem worldwide, jeopardizing the health of staff, patients, disposal workers and anyone else coming into contact with the often hazardous materials discarded by hospitals and other health-care sites, a United Nations human rights expert said today. Calin Georgescu, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic waste, issued a ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Incinerator Market Worth $16.8 billion by 2022 Forecasted in New Research Report at ReportsnReports.com

    While global growth in incineration staggered in the wake of the global economic turndown, global incineration markets are well-poised for continued recovery and consistent growth. Since 2008, global markets for incinerators have resurged from $7.9 billion to $9.2 billion in 2012 (CAGR of 3.9%). By 2022, global markets will more than double, reaching a value of $16.8 billion (2012-2022 CAGR of ...

  • Rotoblock Completes Share Exchange in Acquisition of daifuWaste`s Green Medical Waste Treatment Systems in China

    Rotoblock, Inc. (OTCBB: RTBC) announced that it has completed its agreement and share exchange with daifuWaste Management Holdings Limited, its shareholders and Rotoblock CEO Chien Chih Liu, the principal shareholder dated November 11, 2011. Daifu shareholders have transferred 83% of their shares to Rotoblock in exchange for 73.8 million shares of common stock in Rotoblock. Under the agreement, ...


    By Marketwire

  • Rotoblock Corp. (RTBC.OB) Reports 2011 Earnings Growth on Medical Waste Treatment Technology in China

    Rotoblock Corp. (OTCBB: RTBC) announced consolidated net income for the year ended December 31, 2011 of $764,368 compared to a net loss of $715,391 for the year ended December 31, 2010. The increase in the consolidated net income was the result of the closing of the November 2011 Amended and Restated Agreement and Plan of Share Exchange between Rotoblock and daifuWaste Management Holding ...


    By Marketwire

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