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  • BioCycle - mechanical biological treatment trends

    COMPOSTING mixed municipal solid waste has a long tradition in Germany. In 1953, the first large-scale facilities in Baden- Baden and Blaubeuren started operating, followed later by plants in Heidelberg, Duisburg and other locations across the western part of Germany. Facilities were being opened to provide alternatives to landfilling MSW, and to produce compost for agricultural use. The quality ...


    By BACKHUS

  • Organic Waste Management is pleased to announce the commencement of construction of a new GBP 15m solid waste treatment facility in Northwich Cheshire

    The site will primarily serve the Manchester / Merseyside industrial commercial market and will divert 180k tonnes of waste which would normally go the landfill. The waste will go through an intensive recycling process which will recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost or a high calorific fuel product. The company is using Bedminster Technology, who operates facilities in ...


    By Derek Gough Associates LLP

  • 5th international symposium and exhibition on mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT / AWT), material recovery facilities (MRF) and recycling

    Waste-to-Resources is world’s leading conference on MBT and MRF. The previous conferences had participants from about 40 countries each. On three days experts from nearly 20 countries will present their practical experiences and new developments. Key aspects of the current programme are as follows: 11th of June: General topics, strategies, different waste treatment technologies, ...


    By Wasteconsult

  • Climate change pose risks for waste water treatment

    A Simplified Climate Change Impact Assessment Tool (SCIAT) addresses the specific needs of the water industry, translating climate change projections into real-world impacts. A recent study in CIWEM’s Water and Environment Journal demonstrates its application in assessing the impacts of climate change on the reservoir water quality and water treatment plant (WTP) operations at Grafham Water ...

  • Technology for TASi: High-tech equipment for waste treatment

    It wasn't a law but a simple administrative regulation in the form of a technical guideline that provided the key impulse for the diversion of waste flows in Germany away from landfill sites. In the course of the implementation of this Technical Directive on Residential Waste (TASi), the technology for treating waste underwent an extraordinary development. This is especially true of thermal ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Construction starts on innovative GBP15m waste treatment facility

    Organic Waste Management has started work on its innovative GBP15 million solid waste treatment facility in Cheshire. The mechanical biological treatment plant will serve Manchester’s industrial commercial market to divert 180,000 tonnes of waste from landfill. The plant is the first in the UK to use the Bedminster technology to recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost. OWM ...

  • Electronic nose on show at organics conference

    Pioneering ‘electronic nose’ technology for waste odour monitoring will be showcased by Enviro Technology at the Association for Organics Recycling (AfOR) conference on 15 March.   Odour pollution is a serious concern for the UK’s biological waste treatment industry as it continues on a path of substantial growth. The RQ Box electronic nose enables better monitoring and ...

  • Decentralized PURITAINER waste water treatment plant in Vietnam from BIOGEST

    PURITAINER – is a mobile wastewater treatment plant for the biological treatment of domestic sewage and is manufactured as a norm container including the complete technical equipment for the biological purification of wastewater. Ideal application: camps, settlements, hotels, restaurants, hospitals and sanitariums, barracks, campsites and holiday villages. BIOGEST AG provided, in ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • Converting organic waste into green energy - new CleanTech-company established in Malmoe, Sweden

    With a breakthrough technology to transform food waste into valuable biomass the CleanTech company BioPrePlant® is established in the city of Malmoe, Sweden. A joint venture with strong players on a market that is rapidly growing will ensure a fast growth. The worldwide biogas market is growing as more and more countries are setting up climate and energy goals for sustainable development. The ...


    By BioPrePlant

  • Research and Markets: Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/txcv8l/biological_sludge) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Biological Sludge Minimization and Biomaterials/Bioenergy Recovery Technologies" to their offering. This book provides a ...


    By Research and Markets

  • BIOGEST AG SBR Waste Water Treatment Plant for Central Mexico

    BIOGEST AG was awarded with the contract of the complete technical equipment for a waste water treatment plant project in the Central Mexico. The wwtp is a fully biological wwtp following the so-called “Sequencing Batch Reactor” – (SBR) process which was designed according to the latest technology and specially with respect to on site hydraulic peak loads and alternating organic ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • TAIM WESER to exhibit waste treatment equipment and solutions at ExpoRecicla 2009

    TAIM WESER will participate at ExpoRecicla 2009, the International Exhibition for Industrial Recovery and Recycling, Waste Management and Waste-to-Value Systems, to be held from November 17 to 19 at the Zaragoza Trade Fair Centre. The company will be located at Hall 7, Stand D-E 3-6, where it will showcase its extensive range of products and some of its waste treatment installations. Also on ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • TAIM WESER waste treatment business unit receives first order in the UK

    The TAIM WESER group will supply its ROTOPALA composting technology for the new ESSEX mechanical and biological waste treatment facility, to be built in Courtauld Road, Basildon (UK). Essex County Council and Southend-on-Sea Borough Council, together called “The ESSEX Waste Partnership”, recently contracted a consortium of Urbaser Ltd and Balfour Beatty Capital Limited for its 25 ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Biffa named as preferred bidder for GBP 1bn waste treatment and disposal contract

    Biffa has been announced as the preferred bidder for a GBP 1 billion waste treatment and disposal contract with West Sussex County Council. The 25-year deal is expected to create 80 jobs and will see Biffa develop a mechanical/biological treatment (MBT) facility to recover value from around 300,000 tonnes of residual household waste per annum through resource recovery and the creation of a ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • Commission takes Italy to Court over inadequate treatment of waste landfilled in Lazio

    The European Commission is taking Italy to Court for failing to comply with the requirements of EU waste legislation. Due to a narrow interpretation by the Italian authorities of what constitutes sufficient treatment of waste, the Malagrotta landfill in Rome and other landfills in the Lazio region are being filled with waste that has not undergone the treatment required by EU legislation. ...

  • EU waste management policy

    Today's society generates a great deal of biodegradable waste, which causes major environmental and health problems. There are various forms of treatment to prevent and monitor those problems. The choice of the best method is based on maximising safety, minimising environmental impact and, whenever possible, obtaining recyclable end products. The best way of doing this is by biological treatment ...


  • TAIM WESER succeeds supporting AMEYCESPA to re-launch the MBT Waste Treatment Park in Waterbeach/Cambridge

    The British waste management company AmeyCespa holds a 28 year Cambridgeshire Waste PFI contract with Cambridgeshire County Council, making the company responsible for treating the majority of household waste from the county in a Mechanical and Biological Treatment (MBT) facility built in 2009. Following a structural failure in the plant in 2012, AmeyCespa invested in a major refurbishment of the ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • TAIM WESER’s waste treatment business receives its second major order in the UK

    AmeyCespa is one of the leading providers of recycling, composting, anaerobic digestion and waste management services. In August 2010 AmeyCespa acquired the British waste disposal service Donarbon, a family owned company, well established in the field of waste management in Cambridgeshire. By this acquisition AmeyCespa took on the 28 year Cambridgeshire Waste PFI, making the company responsible ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • TAIM WESER will promote its waste treatment business at the trade fairs RWM 2011 and Exporecicla 2011

    TAIM WESER will take its waste treatment technology to two of the sector’s largest international trade fairs: Recycling and Waste Management, to be held from 13 to 15 September in Birmingham, United Kingdom, and ExpoRecicla 2011, to be held from 27 and 29 of the same month at Feria de Zaragoza, Spain. The waste management and processing sector will meet this coming September in the British ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • AD wastewater treatment technology launched

    Celje, Slovenia. Anaerobic digestion (AD) is being used in a new generation of wastewater treatment plant being marketed by EKO GEA, a Slovenian manufacturer of biological products for the waste sector. The plant incorporates a simple design with a small footprint and requires no power whatsoever. At its core is specially-sourced “tuff” bio-media and EKO GEA’s proprietary bio-active marine algae ...


    By Eco Gea - Nejc Dordic SpA

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