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  • The bunker trick – how to feed fermenters perfectly

    „Success is the art to choose the profitable over the reasonable“ Helmar Nahr, Economist and Mathematician. Fermenters need to be fed with material round around the clock and 365 days per year. A demanding task. For example, ensuring the production of biogas for 60 hours often requires to provide for more than 300 m³ material. With a density of approx. 1.100 kg/m³, same ...

  • Examining advanced treatment of organic waste

    The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced a market study, supported by Ofwat, looking at the market for treatment of organic waste. The study will look at whether the market is working effectively to deliver the best outcomes for customers. The study will examine whether there are appropriate incentives in place for the efficient use of new and advanced technologies. Organic waste has ...

  • At the highest international level: A top performance from the waste and waste-water industry

    The task of dealing with waste is changing rapidly, with the focus moving away from simple disposal and towards exploiting all recoverable substances. Europe, and Germany in particular, has taken on a leading role in this regard. This is demonstrated firstly by the high levels of expenditure on environmental protection, and secondly by the wealth of highly innovative technological developments. ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • Engineering the Future: Releasing the Potential of Waste

    Only when the appropriate recycling methods are employed can waste become a resource. And this is not a matter of energy versus materials recovery. It all relies on spending some thought on which treatment steps can achieve the optimum. At the "waste to energy+recycling" on February 19 to 20, 2013 in Bremen, Germany, Thilo Lehmann, Managing Director of ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Waste tea leaves could brew up biofuel

    [ISLAMABAD] Waste tea leaves could be a cheap source of biofuel that does not compromise food security, according to Pakistani scientists. Researchers from the Nanoscience and Catalysis Division at Quaid-i-Azam University used a nanocatalyst, metal nanoparticles that accelerate reactions, to produce biodiesel from used tea leaves. 'The world today is consuming several million tonnes of tea ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Abalaco Inc. developes a new solid waste treatment system

    Abalaco, Inc. a Florida corporation introduced a low-cost solid waste treatment system calling it humid fermentation system. Municipal waste's organics are first stored in specially designed treatment silos to release methane; the gas is collected and CHPs are run with the gas. The organic waste is kept for upto three weeks in siols than taken to open air to turn to compost. The material is ...


    By Abalaco Systems

  • 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

  • Ductor stands out in the biogas sector with its bio-waste recycling capabilities

    Ductor at EBA Conference in Gent, Belgium, 27-29.9.2016 Commission Vice-President Mr. Jyrki Katainen, responsible for jobs, growth, investments and competitiveness said: ‘’Unfortunately very few of the abundant bio-waste resources are transformed into valuable fertilizing products although the key principle of the Circular Economy is the ...


    By Ductor Corp.

  • Bokashicycle Launches New Product to Reduce Food Waste Disposal Expenses

    Bokashicycle, LLC, announced this week the release of a new food waste pulverizing machine that can be used almost anywhere to shred, rip, bruise and pulverize food waste. First, it compacts the food and then it delivers it to a 55-gallon barrel or equivalent container.  Food waste recycling immediately translates into significant savings for ...


    By Bokashicycle LLC

  • Redwave Expands Waste Processing Business with a New Subsidiary in Germany

    REDWAVE, as a leading supplier of sensor-based sorting machines and turnkey material-sorting systems, has taken a decisive step to expand its business in the waste-processing sector by founding a new subsidiary, REDWAVE Waste GmbH. The new company is located in Wetzlar, Germany and was incorporated in 2015. It adds the important area of mechanical-biological waste treatment to REDWAVE's product ...

  • 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.

  • EPA, San Jose, recycler celebrate food waste to energy conversion

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and City of San Jose will celebrate the city’s successful food-waste-to-energy program at a tour of the nation’s first large-scale commercial anaerobic digestion facility, privately owned and operated by Zero Waste Energy Development Company. “Thanksgiving is a great time to focus on reducing food waste, the largest single material ...

  • Traditional cultures can show wasteful world how to preserve food

    From condensing the meat of whole cow to the size of a human fist, to preserving seabirds in sealskins, there are hundreds of ways in which traditional cultures can teach the wasteful developed world how to preserve and conserve one of our most-precious yet most-squandered resources: food. Each year, an estimated one third of all food produced-an astonishing 1.3 billion tonnes, worth around US$1 ...

  • Wide-ranging solutions from sourcing of products to waste stream management deliver top grades

    Sodexo dining services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles received top marks on Green Report Card 2011 published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Sodexo’s integrated sustainable purchasing policies, trayless dining initiatives, use of biodegradable service ware and composting programs helped earn LMU the highest distinction in the report card’s category of Food and ...


    By 3BL Media

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA and City of San José tour composting and biogas facility turning food waste into renewable energy

    On Tuesday, November 25, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Pacific Southwest Regional Administrator and City of San José officials will tour the city’s Zero Waste Energy Development anaerobic digestion facility where food scraps are turned into renewable energy and compost for local farms. The facility’s state-of-the-art dry anaerobic digesters use bacteria to ...

  • Imtech: order of 77 million euro for high-tech energy-efficient waste processing plant in Warsaw

    Gouda - Imtech (IM-AE, technical services provider in and outside Europe) announces that at the end of 2011 it has been commissioned by Finalsa S.A. for the realisation of all technical solutions in one of the most advanced waste processing plants in the world. This plant will be built near Warsaw in Poland and is capable of processing approximately 120,000 tons of waste (MSW, Municipal Solid ...


    By Royal Imtech N.V

  • 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.

  • LanzaTech and Baosteel`s 100,000 Gallon/Year Waste-Gas-to-Ethanol Pre-Commercial Facility Exceeds Productivity Expectations and Hits Major Milestones in Advance of Commercialization

    LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, and Baosteel, a leading steel producer in China, have announced the success of their 100,000 gallon per year (300 tons) pre-commercial plant located at one of Baosteel's steel mills outside Shanghai, China. This plant operates at significantly larger scale than LanzaTech's pilot facility and test results have shown that the ...


    By LanzaTech

  • UNTHA’s customised four-shaft shredder is hot topic for 2012 ADBA expo

    Energy from Waste shredding specialists UNTHA UK will be exhibiting at the ADBA conference in July to discuss the country’s leading waste shredder for organic materials. UNTHA UK’s managing director Chris Oldfield will head up a small team of technology experts who will talk to delegates about the customised RS40 waste shredder – a special four-shaft machine with an intelligent ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • ANDRITZ MeWa presents new cross-flow shredder generation for biogas facilities

    ANDRITZ MeWa’s Bio-QZ is used in hundreds of European biogas facilities for processing many different input materials, such as organic waste, corn silage, grass clippings, sugar beets, cattle and horse manure, as well as packaged food that has passed its sell-by date. Flexible tools inside the machine produce a homogeneous substrate that leads to faster gas formation, shorter fermentation ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

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