organic waste material News

  • Increase the recovery of waste materials

    As part of Waste Reduction Week, which was in full swing until October 27, we are inviting everyone, both individuals and organizations (industries, businesses and institutions), to celebrate the event by incorporating the 4Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle and recover) into their daily activities. Cascades has made a commitment to do just that, by setting a target in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Firm to invest in organic waste recycling

    Small business investor Acuity Capital Management is launching a venture capital trust for UK organic waste recycling infrastructure. Aiming to invest in eight to twelve sites and seeking £20 million from retail investors, the majority of projects will be made up of anaerobic digestion technology, while the remaining few will be in-vessel composting sites. ...

  • Separate collection of organic waste from 2015

    The amendment of the German Closed Substance Cycle and Waste Managment Act obliges the German households from 2015 to collect their organic waste in a separate bin. The European member states have to implement the stipulations of the underlying EU revision of the Waste Framework Directive into national law. Domestic waste consists by up to 40 % of organic material. The German Federal Association ...


  • Three New England organizations recognized for reducing waste

    Three WasteWise partners in New England were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for outstanding achievements as 2011 WasteWise award winners. Nationally, there were 29 winners, with awards in categories including business, government, and educational sectors. WasteWise is a free, voluntary partnership program that helps businesses reduce their environmental impact and ...

  • Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

    Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • European Organizations Issue Declaration on Waste Containing Nanomaterials

    On April 13, 2016, the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), the European Environmental Citizens’ Organization for Standardization (ECOS), and the Oeko-Institut issued a press release announcing the availability of the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Pyrolisis of Organic Waste - Old Technique, New Implementation

    Oil produced by pyrolisis of organic waste could become an important source of renewable energy. The Dutch company BTG has recently delivered Malaysia’s first pyrolisis plant. Pyrolisis is a well-established technique which goes back to the 1950s. Essentially, it consists in reducing the primary or raw material at a very high temperature. In this case, organic waste is brought very rapidly to ...

  • UK initiative to reduce organic waste sent to landfill

    Encouraging technology that reduces the amount of organic waste sent to landfill is the driving force behind a consultation launched this week by the Waste Protocols Project, a joint WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) and Environment Agency initiative. The Quality Protocol for the production and use of quality outputs from Anaerobic Digestion, could make it easier to turn ...

  • The use of zero Valent iron with organic carbon-based materials for environmental remediation

    The purpose of this release is to state our position concerning the use of zero valent iron (ZVI) in conjunction with organic carbon-based material for remediation of soil or groundwater containing halogenated organics or nitroaromatics. We are aware of considerable confusion and speculation in the industry concerning our intellectual property (IP) rights in this area, and this letter is meant to ...


  • EPA Pushes Procurement of Materials from Recovered Waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is revising the list of items designated in the Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines’ landscaping products category to promote the use of materials recovered from solid waste. EPA is expanding the description of “compost” from yard trimmings and food waste to include compost from biosolids and manure, but does not limit the ...

  • Reed waste as a new resource for renewable board material

    Wageningen UR will develop with Royal DSM, Compakboard and Natuurmonumenten, a renewable board material based on perennial reed from the society’s land. The ultimate goal of the four parties is to market a new, sustainable product: a board material made from reed with a biomass-based resin as binder which can be used as an alternative to wood, chipboard and MDF in the building and ...

  • Climate protection and energy efficiency with raw material waste

    At this year’s “waste to energy” event representatives from environmental departments, municipal waste management officers, and industry specialists can obtain comprehensive information on sustainable waste disposal and production of bioenergy. The international exhibition and conference takes place for the fourth time at the Bremen Exhibition Center on Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008. ...

  • China Resources Of Waste And Waste Materials Recycling And Processing Industry, 2011 : MarketResearchReports.biz

    China resources of waste and waste materials recycling and processing Industry, 2011" is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the resources of waste and waste materials recycling and processing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to ...


  • Waste Refinement, LLC Announces New Alternative Technology to Process Waste Materials

    Waste Refinement, LLC, today announced that it is bringing to market a new, environmentally friendly alternative to the management of waste -- a proven, green technology that will transform the way communities process their waste. Who would have thought, even five years ago, that the garbage man would be the one to bring about the next transformational innovation. Waste Refinement has ...


    By Marketwire

  • Waste Management Launches New Food and Organic Recycling Technology in Orange County

    New Food and Organic Recycling Facility Features Innovative Technology to Transform Orange County Food and Organics into Green End Uses Waste Management of Orange County (WMOC) today opened its new Food and Organic Recycling Facility, featuring processing technology that is the first of its kind in Southern California. WMOC was joined by the Director of California Department of Resources ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • EPA Recognizes Governments, Organizations and Businesses for Outstanding Waste Reduction Efforts

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the waste reduction accomplishments of 29 participants in and endorsers of EPA’s Waste Wise program and EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge. These collaborative initiatives apply sustainable materials management practices to decrease wasted food and municipal and industrial wastes in the United States, leading to economic and ...

  • ALLWEILER pumps have long service life in organic waste processing

    When used to process organic waste, commercially available pumps can only stay in service for a short period of time. But with ALLWEILER progressing cavity pumps, Marchfelder BioEnergie GmbH of  Austria has achieved much longer service periods. When regular commercial pumps are used to process organic waste, they typically wear out after only a short period of time. Liquids pumped under ...


    By ALLWEILER GmbH

  • Waste Management to Develop New Organics Facility in Central Florida

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced it is developing a new organics facility in Apopka, Florida. The facility will process yard, food and clean wood waste to create value added soil amendments. "We want to extract the highest value possible from the materials we manage. Recycling organics through composting and the ...


  • Absorbing organic pollutants in soils

    A new study closely examines the role degrading plant materials play in absorbing organic pollutants in the soil. These “biopolymers” are the waxy, water resistant barriers between the plant cells and the environment. This information is important to evaluate the role of these biopolymers as a natural sorbent for organic pollutants in the environment. The study, reported in the ...

  • Waste-based microbial oil set to become a raw material for renewable diesel

    ESPOO, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- Neste Oil has applied for patents to cover technology developed to produce microbial oil from waste and residues with the help of various yeasts and molds for use as a feedstock for its NExBTL renewable diesel. Research work started with the Aalto University School of Science and Technology at the end of 2007 has resolved the process technology-related challenges ...


    By Marketwire

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