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  • 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 ...

  • 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)

  • Tomra Sorting Recycling’s Automated Sorting Systems Play Vital Role At Msw Treatment Plant In Xiamen, China

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s advanced sensor-based technology is replacing manual sorting in China, enabling the recovery of higher yields and greater purity of valuable resources from municipal solid waste (MSW) streams. Advanced sensor-based waste sorting systems from TOMRA Sorting Recycling are playing a crucial role in the operation of the recently completed MSW treatment plant in the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TOMRA Sorting’s expertise in metal sorting grows with opening of Alumetal’s new Polish plant

    One of Europe’s largest aluminium casting alloy producers has opened a new plant in NowaSól, Poland, containing three state-of-the-art TITECH sorting machines. Alumental SA’s new plant produces high grade aluminium scrap, for re-smelting and supply to the automotive industry, which is then made into eco-efficient, high-end products. The plant, which opened in June, contains ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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.

  • Green Mountain College to Adopt Casella Waste System`s Zero-Sort® Recycling Program and Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System

     Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, reaffirmed its commitment to being a leader in sustainability by joining Casella Waste Systems Power of Three™ closed loop recycling initiative.  The Power of Three is Casella's newest solution for its customers who are intent on bringing a new meaning to the term "zero-waste."  The Power of Three is premised off of ...

  • TITECH hails world´s largest sensor-based waste sorting testing facility as great sucess on its first anniversary after reopening

    Sensor-based waste sorting systems manufacturer TITECH has announced the new testing facility at its headquarters in Mühlheim-Kärlich, Germany, has proven to be a resounding success after its first year of operation after reopening. Launched in July 2010, the 1,500m² testing facility is the world’s largest and has undertaken over 286 tests for customers based in 40 countries. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Titech appointed as Sterecycle`s technology partner to pre-sort autoclave input material

    TITECH has been appointed by waste management specialist, Sterecycle, as its technology partner to deliver advanced sensor-based sorting solutions at the company’s MSW plant in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. Sterecycle is investing in an expansion programme at the plant, which is the world’s first commercial scale autoclave waste treatment facility. This latest expansion will increase ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • 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

  • Chinese waste treated with European technology

    Another pre-treatment plant for household waste was ordered for the south-east of China from the Austrian-German technology firm REDWAVE. By using mechanical biological treatment (MBT) it will dry and sort the waste for a local waste-to-energy (WTE) plant. The capacity of the facility will amount to 650,000 tons annualy respectively 1,800 tons per day. The purchaser of the plant is a private ...

  • 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

  • End of waste regulations – the plastics perspective

    Plastic is not currently covered by the end of waste regulations, which sets out when certain waste stops being classified as waste, and gains the status of a product or secondary raw material. However, technical documents have been submitted to the European Union*, and it is one of the sectors currently under consideration.  On End of Waste criteria, there are two main issues currently ...


    By Environment Media Group

  • ABB helps revolutionize waste management

    Designed and engineered by Australian company AnaeCo, the first installation of this patented technology known as DiCOM® is currently under construction at a municipal waste transfer station* in Perth, Australia’s fourth largest city. DiCOM is an automated bioconversion process that converts municipal waste into high quality compost which would otherwise be incinerated or transported to a ...


    By ABB

  • Waste-to-Ethanol venture attracts investors

    Waste Management, Inc. and Enerkem Inc., today announced a strategic investment by Waste Management in Enerkem, as part of Enerkem's new financing round. The closing of this new round of financing which generated CDN $53.8 million comes from Enerkem's existing institutional investors, Rho Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures and BDR Capital as well as from new investors, Waste Management and Cycle ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The world’s most modern waste processing facility

    The company Korn Recycling GmbH is currently setting up what is probably the world’s most modern waste processing facility in the south German town of Albstadt. After last year’s devastating fire, Korn has continued to back its concept of producing high-grade, quality-assured residue derived fuel RDF for the European energy sector and of making organic and metallic raw materials ...

  • 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

  • What is the best way to manage urban waste?

    Towns and cities generate huge volumes of waste that are often disposed of as landfill. In a new study, researchers explain that sorting urban waste into organic and inorganic streams, which can be turned into energy and fertiliser, offers a much more efficient and environmentally friendly solution. Each year, 1.3 billion tonnes of waste is thrown away in the EU. In several European countries, ...

  • Kiverco unveils its Backbone in Waste Composting

    Two waste and recycling experts have joined forces to protect the environment and create resources for future generations following the installation of a Kiverco waste screening plant at EnVar’s organic waste treatment site in Cambridgeshire. EnVar is the UK's largest waste in-vessel and windrow composting facility and ...

  • The State of Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality Becomes Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative

    The Healthier Hospitals Initiative (HHI) announced today that the State of Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality voluntary Pollution Prevention program has become a Supporting Organization of the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a collaborative of leading health care institutions united to help speed the health care sector toward environmental sustainability. HHI was launched by twelve ...


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