refuse-derived fuel News

  • Calciner firing of refuse derived fuels

    Alternative or refuse derived fuels (RDF) are mainly fired in kiln burners, preheater or calciner kilns. Of the greatest importance in this regard is homogenous fuel quality consisting of two-dimensional parts. Alternative fuel for the kiln burner has to be free of disruptive fractions (e.g. metals, stones, glass), which might cause problems in the feeding equipment or the burner itself. ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Climate protection on industrial sites

    Refuse derived fuels in industrial power plants help to save CO2 Power plants on industrial sites can reduce the owner's costs for power, steam or heat production. Onsite power stations also help to prevent CO2 emissions if fossil feedstocks are substituted with refuse derived fuels (RDF). At the 'waste to energy' on May 9 to 10, 2007 in the Bremen Convention Center, experts from Germany and ...

  • Hotter than Hungarian Salami – the new VR Series

    In Hungary, our existing customer Gepsystem needed a solution for refining the material pre-shredded by an XR2000 and thus increasing sales. Our newly developed VR Series proved to be the perfect solution. The company is now operating a VR120 and VR160 at full capacity and supplies a Hungarian cement plant with first grade refuse-derived fuels. One of the VR Series' numerous quality features ...

  • ANDRITZ to supply new power boiler for the Pohang waste-to-energy plant, South Korea

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from POSCO E&C to supply key equipment for a 50-megawatt bubbling fluidized bed boiler fired with refuse-derived fuel for the greenfield waste-to-energy plant in Pohang, South Korea. Start-up is scheduled for spring 2018. The scope of supply also includes basic engineering as well as supervisory services for erection and ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...

  • Wiltshire council approves GBP 15m mechanical biological treatment plant

    Plans for a £15 million mechanical biological treatment plant in Westbury, Wiltshire, which will produce recovered fuel, have been approved by the county council. Facility developer and county waste contractor Hills Group said it hopes the 45,000 tonnes a year plant will be operational by 2011. Hills Group chairman Alan Pardoe said: “This plant is a key element of Wiltshire’s overall war on ...

  • Refuse Derived Fuel hit 2.37m tonnes in 2014

    The Environment Agency published the final data up to the end of December 2014 in February. It shows that the overall tonnage of RDF sent overseas throughout the year topped 2,373,611 tonnes. The figures confirm the rapid growth in demand for RDF from operators in the UK from European energy from waste facilities, with 2014 continuing the trend of increasing exports to facilities overseas. RDF is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Energy efficient waste shredder for Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG

    Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG, based in Feldkirchen, Graz has opted for a waste shredding solution provided by UNTHA. The international waste disposal and recycling company is confi-dent that the XR3000C will be fully able to meet its challenging requirements for the single-stage processing of commercial and household waste. At a ...

  • Polaris single-shaft shredder from Lindner optimizes the one-step processing of RDF

    he Polaris 2200 and 2800 are two new single-shaft shredders from Lindner that have been optimized for the cost-efficient, single-step shredding of untreated household refuse as well as industrial and commercial waste. A typical application area is the processing of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) that is used instead of fossil fuels in calciners of cement factories or in thermal power plants. Because ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Leicestershire shortlists two for £137m PFI deal

    Leicestershire County Council has shortlisted two companies to compete for its £137m private finance initiative waste contract. Veolia Environmental Services (VES) and Osiris, a consortium made up of United Utilities Waste Management, Costain Engineering and Construction and John Laing Investments,  are the final bidders hoping to manage Leicestershire’s residual ...

  • Stourbridge man to pay over £5,000 for illegal waste activities

    Yesterday, 29 October 2013, John Parsons of St Marks Road, Lye, Stourbridge, was sentenced at Redditch Magistrates’ Court to four charges relating to illegal waste activities. He pleaded guilty at an earlier court hearing. The 36 year-old was fined £1,500, ordered to pay £4,096.05 in costs, along with a £120 victim surcharge totalling £5,716.05. The charges were ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • TR Series captures Irish market

    In the past year, we were able to achieve a prominent position on the Irish waste market: Following tough negotiations and numerous visits to reference sites, we could convince an Irish waste management company of our technology. The company put a post-shredder of the TR series into operation. Before that, our new customer operated a commercial-waste treatment plant with two shredders of a ...

  • 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

  • Adelmann-Umwelt-GmbH-presents new shredder

    Shredder with a single rotary shear scores with superior efficiency and power Based upon a well-engineered, patented and proved technique Adelmann Umwelt GmbH put on the market a shredding machine for treatment and recycling of materials like e-scrap, tyres, commercial waste, paper and production of refused derived fuels. The shredder is already successfully running at the company Remondis ...


    By Adelmann Umwelt GmbH

  • 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

  • Optimal separation of iron particles from wood chips

    Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV has developed overbelt electro magnets that are suitable for dusty explosion-sensitive environments in ATEX 22 zones. These magnets are suitable for the removal of iron particles from recycling and/or bulk handling .material flows such as wood, garbage, RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel), hard coal, or cement. In short, materials that will be increasingly recycled and/or used ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetics Group

  • Assistance in the salvage of clean air with Herts Essex Recycling

    Filtrex Global provides products and systems that are energy efficient, and ensure that installations are adequately maintained to prevent environmental issues. HVAC systems with clogged filters decrease air flow, causing the systems to work harder, which in turn increases energy consumption.  The same goes for the condition of ducting; if ducts along with coils and filters are ...


    By Filtrex Global Limited

  • 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 ...


    By Beta Analytic Inc.

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