mixed waste stream News

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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

  • Mixed Waste sorting takes off with TITECH

    Following their success at a revolutionary MRF in Cyprus where recyclables were first sorted commercially from black bag waste, TITECH has continued to make strides in mixed waste sensor based sorting technology. Projects have followed in Eastern Europe, the USA, Spain and the UK, in an area that has become the fastest growing sector of the company. As Jonathan Clarke, UK Managing Director, says: ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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.

  • 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

  • WRAP funds mixed plastics facility

    Construction of a new 20,000 tonnes per year capacity mixed plastics facility is to be funded by the Waste & Resources Action Programme. Redcar-based waste firm Greenstar WES received the grant to reprocess non-bottle household plastic packaging waste in January this year, after successfully entering a £2M capital ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Ready-mix concrete producer agrees to resolve clean water act violations

    Aggregate Industries - Northeast Region Inc., will pay a $2.75 million civil penalty and implement a regional evaluation and compliance program to resolve numerous violations of the Clean Water Act at 23 facilities in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the Justice Department and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. The penalty is the largest ever assessed to a nationwide ready-mix ...

  • Oakleaf Introduces Intelligent Waste Management

    Oakleaf, one of the nation's fastest-growing waste and recycling service providers, is introducing Intelligent Waste Management. This initiative is supported by an identity rebrand and new website. Intelligent Waste Management is a category-defining shift in how businesses view their waste stream. It is an aggressive new approach focused on reducing the financial and environmental costs ...


  • Best options for disposing construction waste

    A recent study investigated the environmental impact of the disposal of construction waste in Catalonia, Spain. The study suggests that the best options are to recycle construction waste where possible, incinerate the rest and landfill when there is no other option. These findings are in line with the waste hierarchy specified in the Waste Framework Directive1. About 6.3 million tonnes of ...

  • Improving resource efficiency with waste management from GPT Waste

    Planning the waste management and recycling for all of the rubbish produced in this country is an enormous task which involves both logistical planning and scientific knowledge, it also requires a certain understanding in order to balance the impact on the environment and the cost effectiveness of the process. Waste management and recycling companies are also feeling an extra ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Zero Waste Index proposed for improving city waste management

    A new tool to improve the measurement of waste management performance has been presented by a recent study. The researchers applied it to three high consuming cities aspiring to ‘zero waste’, finding San Francisco to be closer to achieving zero waste than Stockholm and Adelaide, due to its emphasis on reusing solid waste. Cities cover 2% of the world’s surface, but ...

  • New technologies needed for wastes in London

    Technologies such as gasification and anaerobic digestion will deliver a maximum reduction in climate change emissions while still meeting London’s recycling and renewable energy targets, according to a new report. Greenhouse Gas Balances of Waste Management Scenarios, ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Sector Waste Review Service

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing plants generate a variety of waste streams throughout the production, supply and organisational processes. While the day-to-day activities are similar from one plant to the next, the actual processes used in pharmaceutical manufacturing vary widely. The pharmaceutical industry is highly competitive and many organisations are often ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • European households encouraged to sort more recyclable waste

    Governments need to take account of the effort householders need to make to sort recyclable waste into distinct streams, such as paper, glass and organic waste, when designing waste management policies. New research suggests that when householders have the option to dump mixed waste, deposit-refund systems may be the most effective way of encouraging recycling. Using the Netherlands as a case ...

  • Greeks install waste sorting machines in Cyprus

    The Greek waste management company Helector has installed 12 automated waste sorting machines from industry leader TITECH at its new plant in Larnaca in Cyprus. The plant, which is believed to be the most modern municipal solid waste (MSW) plant in the world, was constructed by German plant manufacturer Eggersmann. Because of TITECH’s sensor-based sorting systems the plant is able to sort ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Waste industry misunderstands Defra’s definition of ‘separate collections’

    Many waste industry stakeholders have misunderstood the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affair’s definition of “separate collections” for materials in relation to Article 11 of the revised Waste Framework Directive, according to Defra. Defra and the Welsh Assembly Government have recently published a summary of responses to a ...

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • Allen & York make significant changes to their waste policy

    Allen & York (A&Y), market leading recruitment specialists serving the Natural and Built Environment sectors in the UK, have made adjustments to their waste policy in taking major steps in supporting sustainability. Recognising and understanding the importance of protecting the environment and promoting best practice led to the ‘Greening’ of their offices situated in Dorset. Envirowise – ...


    By Allen & York Ltd

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