rdf waste News

  • Understanding the UK RDF Market

    The practice of producing RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) and SRF (Solid Recovered Fuels) and exporting it to energy from waste facilities elsewhere in the European Union is becoming a more commonplace method of managing residual waste. It provides an important outlet for waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill and instead is used to produce energy, usually in the form of both electricity and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Strong start for RDF exports in 2016

    The latest provisional Environment Agency data suggests exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from the UK have shown a strong start to the year, with more than 600,000 tonnes of material sent to Europe during January and February. This data shows a considerable increase of almost 150,000 tonnes compared to the same period last year, suggesting that the UK market is continuing to grow in response ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • UK Government look for Waste Industry Opinions on RDF Exports

    Within the waste hierarchy the recovery of energy from waste has an important role to play; Defra has stressed the fact that there should be an emphasis on “getting the most energy out of the residual waste, rather than to get the most waste into energy recovery”. This means ensuring that where waste is used as a fuel, it is used in the most advantageous way. Government is set on ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Set up of a New RDF Production Line

    In the context of new RDF plant  the customer decided to improve the two existing waste treatment lines, active since 2004 and each one composed by a SatrindTech 2R15/150 shredder, a rotating screen used for selecting organic waste and an horizontal press, by adding a new 2R15/150 shredder to the system. Thanks to this new equipment, a part of the material coming out from the ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • BMH Enviro’s waste crusher produces RDF with 70% biomass content

    BMH Enviro’s Tyrannosaurus® heavy-duty crushers convert waste into refuse-derived fuel (RDF) that is 70% biomass according to CEN 15747, a method that can determine the renewable content of most materials. Using RDF with high biomass content helps companies lower their greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and obtain more carbon credits in cap-and-trade programs.Companies in energy-intensive ...


    By Beta Analytic Inc.

  • EA approves application to export RDF for first time

    Refuse derived fuel (RDF) is to be exported for the first time after the Environment Agency recently approved an application for the move. Shanks Waste Management will export 40,000 tonnes of the fuel pellets to Holland and Germany in the next 12 months to be used as feedstock in energy from waste facilities. RDF is made from treated municipal solid waste, which adds calorific value, making it ...

  • New RDF shredder set to halve energy costs

    Global shredding pioneer UNTHA UK has launched the new‘XR’shredder series for alternative fuel production and bulky waste shredding. With a revolutionary modular design, this is the first machine to be designed and manufactured in UNTHA’s innovation centre in Kuchl, Austria. Specifically engineered to shred untreated MSW, C&I and general bulky waste, this latest feat of ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • The heat is on! New CHP plant in Germany runs solely on RDF

    The heat is on! New CHP plant in Germany runs solely on RDF Investing in waste and resource management to support climate protection Stavenhagen, East Germany. This Wednesday the eagerly anticipated operation of the combined heat and power plant (CHP) has begun: From now on 250 tonnes a day of refuse derived fuel (RDF) is used as a substitute for primary energy sources such as oil or coal, ...


    By Nehlsen International

  • Gate fees and exchange rate ‘putting pressure’ on RDF exports

    A continued weakening of the Pound to the Euro in the long term could act as a catalyst to the development of more energy from waste capacity in the UK, as it becomes less economically viable to export the material overseas for treatment, it has been suggested. Exchange rates have shifted rapidly in the wake of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June. At the time of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • BMH Enviro delivers large scale RDF production plant to waste management company

    The Finland based BMH Enviro, a divison of BMH Technology Ltd, has in November delivered a large scale Tyrannosaurus SRF (RDF) production plant to a waste management company near Enschede in Holland. The plant produces solid recovered fuels from a wide range of combustible waste materials. The fuel is used in cement kilns and power plants to substitute fossil fuels, like coal or pet coke.BMH has ...

  • EA approves application to export RDF for first time - update

    Refuse derived fuel (RDF) is to be exported for the first time after the Environment Agency recently approved an application for the move. Shanks Waste Management will export 40,000 tonnes of the fuel pellets to Holland and Germany in the next 12 months to be used as feedstock in energy from waste facilities. RDF is made from treated municipal solid waste, which adds calorific value, making it ...

  • M&K sponsor RDF Conference in London 24th November 2016

    The RDF Conference has established itself as one of the key must-attend conferences for all those operating in the RDF, SRF and Energy from Waste industries. Why attend the RDF Conference? ...


    By M&K Group

  • RDF Exports Grew by Over Half a Million Tonnes in 2015

    According to latest news, exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from England and Wales grew by over half a million tonnes in 2015 according to the RDF Industry Group. The Group, convened by Eunomia, calculates that English exports alone reached 2.94m tonnes in 2015, up from 2.43m tonnes in 2014 for the whole of England and Wales, based on official and provisional data from the Environment Agency ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • EPA Inspection Reveals Violations of Renovation, Repair, and Painting Rule for RDF Inc. in Lincoln, Neb.

    EPA Region 7 conducted a random record-keeping inspection at RDF Inc., doing business as Paul Davis Restoration, a Lincoln, Neb., remodeling company, in December 2012, which revealed violations of the Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Rule. As a part of a settlement, RDF Inc. has agreed to spend $27,304 to replace windows in pre-1978 homes in Lincoln, and pay a $3,033 penalty. According to ...

  • Don Willis Appointed as Executive Vice-President of Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) Pellet Production for GDT Tek

    GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK), is pleased to announce the appointment of Don Willis as the executive Vice-President of RDF pellet production for GDT, Tek, Inc. Bo Linton, President of GDT TEK Inc., stated "We are pleased to have Mr. Willis heading up our new department of RDF pellet production. He is very experienced and knowledgeable in this field and his expertise will give us a ...


    By GDTek Inc.

  • GDT Tek Launches its New Refuse Derived Pellet (RDF) Pellet Website www.G-Pel.com

    GDT Tek, Inc., (OTC: GDTK), is pleased to announce its new sales platform and the launching of GDT Tek's Refuse Derived Pellet (RDF) Website at www.G-Pel.com. Converting solid waste to compact burnable RDF provides an important new fuel source in a time of energy shortage; reduces cost of landfill usage by cutting the demand for it to one-tenth of the incoming waste and ...


    By GDTek Inc.

  • RWM 2014 provides first opportunity to see new UNTHA XR RDF shredder in UK

    Visitors to the RWM with CIWM 2014 exhibition will have the first opportunity to see UNTHA’s revolutionary new XR waste shredder for RDF and alternative fuel production, when it makes its UK debut at the show. UNTHA UK announced the launch of this latest feat of engineering back in May, but industry professionals will have to wait until September until they can see the technology in this ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • RDF Installation at Titan Plant, One Year Later Benefits and eFACTOR3`s Role Recognized

    eFACTOR3 has received mention in the September issue of ICR (International Cement Review) magazine, summarizing our role in the alternative fuels installation in Bulgaria in 2011! The RDF (refuse-derived fuel) installation was put into operation a year ago at Titan’s Zlatna Panega plant.  eFACTOR3 played an ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Tips for `waste to energy` 2008

    On Wednesday 10 and Thursday 11 December 2008 about 2,000 participants from all over the world will meet at “waste to energy” – the Exhibition and Conference for Energy from Waste and Biomass – to obtain information, compare notes, and partake in discussion. The leading European forum for energy from waste and biomass boasts 65 lectures and workshops plus 132 exhibitors with their products and ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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 ...

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