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  • 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. ...

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

    Neste Oil Corporation Press release21 September 2010 at 1 pm (EET)Waste-based microbial oil set to become a raw material for renewable dieselNeste Oil has applied for patents to cover technology developed to produce microbial oil from waste and residues with the help of various yeasts and ...


    By Thomson Reuters

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • ASTM E688 - 94(2011) Standard Test Methods for Waste Glass as a Raw Material for Glass Manufacturing

    These test methods provide a means for determining whether waste glass is suitable for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1. Scope 1.1 These test methods give the various tests for assessing the compliance of glass recovered from wastes for use as a raw material for glass manufacturing. 1.2 The test methods combine visual examinations with both ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • Climate protection through energy from waste

    Climate is under discussion in Poznan, and it’s a major topic in Bremen, too: “Climate protection, rising global demand for energy, resource scarcity and price developments on the energy market are making fundamental changes necessary. To master these needs everything possible has to be done to achieve energy production that protects the climate. With ’waste to energy’ the waste industry can make ...

  • Big potential of cutting greenhouse gases from waste

    There is a big potential to cut greenhouse gases (GHGs) from municipal solid waste management, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report, 'Waste opportunities – Past and future climate benefits from better municipal waste management in Europe', covers the EU-27 (excluding Cyprus), Norway and Switzerland. It estimates that these countries could make GHG ...

  • Organics recycling equipment news

    Partnership And Mobile Trommel Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for agriculture, municipal services and the transportation industry, to introduce a mobile trommel screen. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • 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

  • Don`t waste waste

    A novel forum where American and European stakeholders meet to discuss sustainable waste and biomass treatment comes to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 29 to 30, 2013. The program of the "bioenergy+recycling" conference with exhibition will consist of several thought-provoking panel discussions on what moves the bioenergy and recycling markets, and breakout sessions on all aspects of daily ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • From Ashes to Metals: Recycling from Waste-to-Energy bottom ashes contributes to a more `resource efficient‟ Europe.

    Copenhage - The first joint seminar “From Ashes to Metals” organized by the  Confederation of European Waste-to-Energy Plants (CEWEP) and the Packaging Group of the European Aluminium Association (EAA) was very successful. The seminar gathered a significantnumber of experts and companies active in the rapidly developing sector of treating bottom ashes from ...

  • Covanta Energy Commences Operation of a First-of-Its-Kind Metal Recycling System for Energy-From-Waste Facilities in North America

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, announced today the inaugural operation of a new metal recycling system at its Energy-from-Waste (EfW) Facility in Fairfax County, VA. This first-of-its-kind system in North America is specially designed to recover very small particles of non-ferrous metal and its operational commencement ...


  • Neiker-Tecnalia Carries Out Research on Microalgae Capable of Assimilating the Ammonium Resulting from the Management of Agri-Food Waste

    The Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development, Neiker-Tecnalia, the public body that reports to the Sub-Ministry for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Policy of the Government of the Basque Autonomous Community, has confirmed the capacity of Chlamydomonas acidophilamicroalgae to absorb ammoniacal nitrogen present in the effluent generated in the digestion of organic waste ...

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

  • New Hampshire Organizations and Residents Receive Prestigious EPA Environmental Award

    Five organizations and individuals in New Hampshire 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 ...

  • Latest Research on Biomass for Fuels, Chemicals & Materials Discussed at Conference in Sweden

    What is needed for our societies to transition to a "green" economy? Some might say "renewable energy", "more research and innovation" or "targeted political incentives". At the Umeå Renewable Energy Meeting (UREM) 2015, 25-27 March, leading researchers and business people will gather at Umeå, Sweden, to give the international conference a snapshot of the forefront in ...


    By Bio4Energy

  • 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

  • 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

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