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  • Cleaning up the effects of stormwater with biofilters

    Stormwater in urban areas can have negative effects on both the quantity and quality of surface- and ground-waters. Biofiltration systems are a popular form of water treatment, but information on their performance with stormwater is limited to laboratory studies. This research is the first to evaluate three biofiltration systems in practice. Biofiltration systems (otherwise known as biofilters, ...

  • `Ground-breaking` trials show carpet can be recycled

    Recycling specialist Axion Consulting has discovered polypropylene carpets can be recycled into good quality polymer pellet for injection moulding. Trials to investigate recycling options for post-consumer carpets and possible new end-use markets for polypropylene products made from recovered material were initiated by ...

  • Biowaste challenges and opportunities in the coming decade

    Facing up to the challenges of dealing with biowastes over the next decade will need the right balance of controls and incentives to encourage the reuse of waste while protecting the environment and human health, according to the UK Environment Agency. The United Kingdom produces over 100 million tonnes of biodegradable waste every year, enough to fill approximately 25 Wembley stadiums, and most ...

  • Waste Management and Publix Celebrate America Recycles Day

    In honor of America Recycles Day, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Publix today celebrated the opening of the Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility – the most advanced aerated composting technology to process food residuals in South Florida. ...


  • CAMBI B2 “packaged unit” thermal hydrolysis plant, including steam explosion disintegration

    Cambi, the world’s leading company within Thermal Hydrolysis (THP) pre-treatment of sewage sludge before digestion, will present the following new development at this year’s IFAT in Munich, 7 – 11 May: The new Cambi B2 THP for medium sized WWTPs starting at 50,000 p.e.  or 1,500 t DS (dry solids)/year up to 6,600 t DS (240,000 p.e.) . The Cambi B2 will enable your plant to ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • CRN UK Annual Conference

    Community recycling in a changing climate CRN UK annual conference, 16th and 17th May 2007 Birmingham CRN UK is pleased to invite you to its two day national conference and exhibition specifically designed to provide practitioners and policy makers with a unique opportunity to hear about the work of the community recycling, reuse and resource efficiency sector. The event will play ...


  • EIB financing of EU municipal waste management projects

    Within the last 8 years period (2000-2007), the EIB signed loans of around EUR 1,5 billion dedicated to investments in municipal waste management facilities. Nearly EUR 1 billion of the signed amount involves incineration. This represents some 0. 3% of total signed loans of EIB during that period. The projects are located mainly in EU-15, notably FR, DK, IT, NL, UK and often involve efficient ...

  • WBA welcomes new members

    WBA is pleased to welcome 1 full member and 7 associated members to our association. As we are a member based organization, these new companies and associations give us a major boost in our mission to promote sustainable bioenergy globally and to support the business environment for bioenergy. Full Member - Bioenergy 2.0 Association Associated Members - WSP Sverige ...

  • Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Any Future for the Plastic Industry in Europe? PolyTalk 2012 A major plastics industry summit `Plastics – An Intriguing Love Story? Wiesbaden, 21 September 2012

    Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Any Future for the Plastic Industry in Europe? PolyTalk 2012 A major plastics industry summit "Plastics – An Intriguing Love Story? Wiesbaden, 21 September 2012 Wiesbaden Ladies and Gentlemen, The plastic industry's future in Europe is a fascinating topic. I would like to start by putting it in a very global context. ...

  • Poland’s Search for Sustainable Growth

    Strolling through the high end shopping malls and office towers of downtown Warsaw one is struck by the vitality and prosperity of this vibrant progressive city. Construction cranes abound and the flow of people and traffic suggests this history rich city of almost two million is on an accelerating path to greatness. What ...


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  • Turkey - environmental goods and services market sector profile

    Turkey has a population of 72.9 million and generated a gross domestic product of $440.5 billion in 2006. There are great opportunities for Canadian environmental technology products in this rapidly developing market. With the start in 2005 of the European Union (EU) accession process, Turkey has adopted an environmental law (2006) to initiate the harmonization of its environmental regulations ...


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