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  • Biocycle January - Equipment News

    Turner Receives Red Dot Award Komptech introduced the Topturn X4500 in late 2016, the smallest compost turner in its product line. The company recently received the Red Dot Award, an internationally recognized quality label for excellent product design, for the X4500. “Its concisely formed, sturdy frame gives the Topturn X4500 an autonomous appearance,” notes the statement by ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Compliance date for outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard aircraft

    This advisory is intended to alert persons that after September 30, 2009, cylinders of compressed oxygen and other oxidizing gases and packages of chemical oxygen generators must be placed in outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard an aircraft. PHMSA adopted the outer packaging requirement in a final rule developed in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Eaton`s AN19 Starter Provides a Cost-effective Retrofit Packaged Solution Requiring No Drilling or Additional Parts

    Power management company Eaton today announced an easy-to-install and cost-effective retrofit kit to its popular Freedom Series of electro-mechanical starters. Designed for open- and closed-panel applications, wall-mounted starter applications, custom original equipment manufacturer (OEM) control panels and aftermarkets, AN19 Competitive Retrofit Kits include all necessary components to replace ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • The whole package - containerised solutions

    As specialists in UV disinfection for the municipal drinking water market, atg UV Technology are now offering a range of mobile, containerised and turn-key UV disinfection plants. Designed to fully meet the requirements of the UK DWI (Drinking Water Inspectorate) February 2010 Guidelines on UV Disinfection for Potable Water Supplies, the atg UV Technology design provides a range of ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Data quality package update

    The data quality package has gone through some large modifications behind the scenes. The most noticeable change for the users is how streams are handled under My Tasks. All streams will now require either a continuous flow or a manual confirmation to be accepted as complete. There can be a significant number of streams of each type, e.g. gas production streams or produced water streams. It would ...


    By add energy group as

  • Spectroquant new package size

    Optimize your cost per test Merck has introduced new pack sizes for Spectroquant® water analysis test kits. As the world’s leading provider of testing solutions for drinking and wastewater testing, we constantly strive to optimize our products for your testing needs – especially in terms of user-friendliness and usability. The latest example of these efforts involves pack ...


    By Merck

  • CERAM Extends Landfill Gas Packages

    In response to the on-going requirements of landfill gas monitoring clients, CERAM has developed a comprehensive suite of gas analysis to cover an extended list of compounds which are both required and of interest for landfill gas quality. These developments have made the comprehensive suites more accessible whilst still maintaining the high ...


    By Ceram

  • Measurement of water required for improved management in New Zealand

    A new requirement aimed at boosting the sustainable management of New Zealand's freshwater resource through the use of measurement devices has been approved by the government, Environment Minister Trevor Mallard and Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton announced today. 'The National Environmental Standard for Measuring Water Takes was approved by Cabinet yesterday and will now be drafted into ...

  • New packaging recovery label system to debut on packages nationwide in 2012

    Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue has released a new report, Labeling for Package Recovery, and announced details for a 2012 national pilot of the new Packaging Recovery Label System, a voluntary label developed by the organization’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) to communicate to consumers how to recycle a package after its use. The following leading companies have agreed to ...

  • Update on glass Packaging waste targets

    The new targets for the Packaging Waste Regulations were approved by Parliament before Christmas and have therefore taken effect for this year. For glass, the overall target stays the same at 81%, but the Regulations now require 63% of this to be met with PRNs from melt applications - bottle manufacture, insulation etc. The expectation was this this would be 63% of the 81%. However, the ...

  • Sustainable packaging coalition report facilitates the use of recycled content in packaging

    The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) has released a report on the opportunities and challenges for using recycled content in plastic packaging applications. Guidelines for Increasing Post Consumer Recycled Content in Plastic Packaging addresses common issues and strategies for increasing recycled content in common beverage, dairy, electronic, household care and laundry, pharmaceutical, ...

  • EU requires magnetic toys to carry a warning label

    Toys containing magnets look set to carry a mandatory warning label across the EU, under a Commission proposal approved by Member States in the General Product Safety Directive (GPSD) Committee yesterday. The proposal for a draft Commission decision will cover all 'magnetic toys' - toys that contain or consist of loose or detachable magnets, or magnetic components of such size and shape that they ...


    By European Commission

  • 3DYNAFS© an advanced CFD Software Package

    Dynaflow, Inc. announces new developments in its 3DynaFS© CFD software suite.  Enhanced general CFD capabilities are now available with specialization in interfacial flows, bubble dynamics, cavitation, two-phase flows, surface waves, ship hydrodynamics, and fluid/structure interaction. Five major modules are available: a Boundary Element Method (Bem) module, ...


    By Dynaflow, Inc.

  • Skids, trays, and packaging for green businesses

    Green Path Guide As our landfills burst at the seams, there is no doubt that we have a unfortunate penchant for throwing things away. Like throwing trash out of the window of the car, the trash becomes someone else’s problem. Neither of this bad habits can be put in a positive light, even if we can get away with it. Many companies ...


    By 3BL Media

  • January infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the ...

  • November infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim at ensuring proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has taken today 199 decisions, including 48 reasoned ...

  • Frozen food industry targets packaging

    Companies throughout the frozen food sector are teaming up to cut the amount of packaging used on their products - and pizzas and ready meals are set to be their first targets. Working groups of suppliers, packers, retailers and brands are being set up to develop new packaging methods following a workshop organised by the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) and the Waste and Resources Action ...

  • January infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim at ensuring proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has taken today 171 decisions, ...

  • WRAP reviews de-packaging equipment

    The Waste and Resources Action Programme has reviewed de-packaging equipment for food waste in order to encourage more efficient food waste reprocessing. WRAP commissioned SLR Consulting to review available equipment which segregates packaging from food waste. The Review of Food Waste De-packaging Equipment was published on 4 August. The review provides anaerobic digestion and in-vessel ...

  • February infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has today taken 121 decisions, including 18 ...

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