organic waste technology News

  • Four organizations achieve green plus (TM) certification

    The Institute for Sustainable Development announced that four organizations achieved full Green Plus™ Certification in the third quarter of 2010: The Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce (IN); Global Electric Electronic Processing's (GEEP) branch in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; High Construction and Greenfield Architects (Lancaster, PA),: and Pantek, Inc., of Independence, Ohio. ...

  • Countries, cities, companies and organizations pledge climate neutrality

    As nearly 200 governments are meeting to move forward a new global deal to address climate change at the UN climate conference, an increasing number of countries, cities, companies and organizations are committing to a low-carbon future by joining the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net). The CN Net - established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) - brings together countries, cities, ...

  • EPA Recognizes Individuals, Organizations for Climate Change Leadership

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Center for Corporate Climate Leadership hosted the second annual Climate Leadership Awards, with the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO), the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR). Twenty three winners will be given awards for their leadership in reducing carbon pollution and addressing ...

  • BiOWiSH™ to showcase technology at WEFTEC 2011

    September 21, 2011 For Immediate Release BiOWiSH Technologies is showcasing its revolutionary technology at WEFTEC 2011. The BiOWiSH™ Global Environmental Team will be present at booth number 5449 to discuss recent and ongoing projects that have addressed a broad spectrum of environmental problems for clients worldwide. The event provides plant ...


    By BiOWiSH Technologies

  • America Free Zone in San Jose, Costa Rica will convert organic waste from its Food Court into top quality compost with the start-up of a Big Hanna T120_40LS composting plant.

    América Free Zone (www.americafreezone.com) is a free business development area in the province of Heredia, located in the heart of the San Jose Metropolitan Area of Costa Rica. Despite having extensive experience in providing services to the companies that are located in it, it has state-of-the-art facilities, impeccably endowed with any cutting-edge technology to achieve full excellence ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • SEaB Energy targets port waste

    UK-based SEaB Energy is encouraging sustainable operations with its patented technology that turns waste into energy, and is looking to target the ports sector next. The Flexibuster, a self-contained anaerobic digester, is designed to process food and organic waste. Developed by the company five years ago, it is manufactured by them and delivered as a ‘plug-and-play’ ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • 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 SERIES

  • Agilent Technologies and Nanyang Technological University Collaborate on Wastewater Treatment Research

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Nanyang Technological University today announced they are collaborating on the development of new solutions for the biological treatment of wastewater. In this collaboration, the Nanyang Environment and Water Research Institute (NEWRI), which leads NTU's efforts in water research, will use Agilent's bio-analytical instruments to study the impact of ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Connecticut Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Seven organizations and individuals in Connecticut were honored today at the 2013 Environmental Merit Awards ceremony of the US Environmental Protection Agency. They were among 28 recipients across New England recognized for their significant contributions to environmental awareness and problem-solving. The merit awards allow EPA to recognize individuals and groups whose work has protected or ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Desert eco-city to run on waste

    Abu Dhabi, capital city of the United Arab Emirates, is building a US$22 billion zero-carbon showcase city for 50,000 residents with its power plants running on waste. A plot of desert land will be transformed into Masdar City  which will produce no waste, emit no carbon and be completed by 2016. It is an initiative by the Government of Abu Dhabi through the Mubadala Development Company ...

  • 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

  • Innovative Thermal Oxidation Technology Piloted at Rotorua

    Today the Minister for the Environment Hon Dr Nick Smith opened a pilot plant that will test an innovative process that converts biosolid waste into valuable chemical products. Opening of the pilot plant, installed at Rotorua District Council’s Wastewater Treatment Plant, is a milestone event in a research project involving Crown Research Institute Scion and the Council, who joined forces ...

  • Germany, China negotiating on environmental technology

    High level meetings on climate protection and environmental technologies. At the conclusion of his three-day visit to China Federal Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel declared the trip a success. 'Like Germany, China is investing heavily in energy efficiency and the expansion of renewable energies. We should support these policies not only with regard to global climate protection but also ...

  • New trends in wastewater treatment technologies

    Cavitation can be described as formation, growth and sub-sequent collapse of cavities releasing large magnitudes of energy locally, creating conditions similar to hot spots, and also generating strong oxidizing conditions by way of production of hydroxyl radicals and also hydrogen peroxide. The efficacy of cavitational reactors can be signi?cantly enhanced by combining cavitation with other ...


    By GlobeCore GmbH

  • Bosch Receives Environmental Excellence Award, Gives Grants to Community Organizations

    Bosch's New Richmond and Shell Lake, Wis., facilities received an environmental excellence award from the Green Tier program, which is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR). In support of the local community and its environmental and educational efforts, the company presented cash awards totaling $35,000 to three community organizations. As one of only four companies to ...


    By Robert Bosch

  • Blue Water Technologies Inc.: University of Idaho Technology Transfer Flush With Success

    Courtesy of the University of Idaho Photo is available at www.today.uidaho.edu/PhotoList.aspx HAYDEN, Idaho – The cutting-edge, million dollar wastewater research facility in Hayden is not the only one in the country, but, notes Remy Newcombe, “We are the only one we know of at a working municipal wastewater treatment plant.” ...


    By Nexom

  • Richer countries produce richer waste

    The more affluent a country is, the more waste it produces a report by CyclOpe and Veolia Environmental Services has found. Following up from its 2006 report From Waste to Resource, results show developed countries China, the USA and the EU15 top the list as the biggest producers of municipal waste.  According to From Waste to Resource: An abstract of 2009 World Waste Survey, waste from richer ...

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