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  • What is the best way to manage urban waste?

    Towns and cities generate huge volumes of waste that are often disposed of as landfill. In a new study, researchers explain that sorting urban waste into organic and inorganic streams, which can be turned into energy and fertiliser, offers a much more efficient and environmentally friendly solution. Each year, 1.3 billion tonnes of waste is thrown away in the EU. In several European countries, ...

  • England Runs the Risk of Missing Recycling Targets

    Government has been asked to ensure that only genuine residual waste is sent to energy-from-waste plants. MP’s have advised that more needs to be done to boost the use of heat outputs from these facilities in order to improve energy efficiency achieved through energy-from-waste plants. Efra’s enquiry into waste and resource management in the UK was fuelled by a letter to the industry ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Fisia Babcock started 2008 with a EUR 570m order backlog

    With an order backlog of 570 million Euro (IFRS) FISIA BABCOCK ENVIRONMENT GmbH (FBE) has started in the new financial year. The development of order input and turnover of the technology company was definitely more positive than expected, explained Managing Directors Dr. Gian Paolo Maccone and Dr. Gert Riemenschneider. The sales revenue increased by 70 million up to a total amount of more than ...

  • UK will fail to meet EU landfill targets, new survey suggests

    More than half the UK waste sector believes that the UK will not meet its European Union Landfill Directive 2013 target, a new survey suggests. Law firm Norton Rose published the results of its 2009 Future of Waste PFI survey, three years since the firm conducted its inaugural survey in the UK. It interviewed 60 stakeholders (comprised of waste management companies, technical advisers, local ...

  • GBB Assists New Hanover County, NC, with Procurement of Innovative Solid Waste Processing System

    GBB Assists New Hanover County, NC, with Procurement of Innovative Solid Waste Processing System Expectations of 80% Diversion from Landfill via Recycling and Waste-to-Fuel Conversion System (Fairfax, VA – November 17, 2010) – Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced ...

  • Consortium`s dumpsite plan pushed

    CEBU, Philippines - The Solid Waste Management Board has approved and recommended the proposal of a foreign consortium to remediate the Inayawan Sanitary Landfill at no cost to the city government. In Resolution No. 2, Series of 2012, the waste management board recommended to Mayor Michael Rama the Integrated Waste Management Agreement submitted by Greenergy Solutions Inc. Lawyer Janeses ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • BHS Announces European Headquarters

    Following Bulk Handling Systems’ (BHS) January acquisition of Amersterdam- based Nihot Recycling Technology BV (Nihot), the company has announced the formation of BHS Europe to be based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Longtime industry veteran and Director of Development at Nihot, Cees Duijn, will take on an additional role ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Zero Waste to Landfill business boosts RDF capabilities with UNTHA shredder

    A third-generation family-run business that achieved Zero Waste to Landfill over thirteen years ago, has further boosted its commitment to the environment with an RDF shredder from UNTHA. Based in Staffordshire, briers has had a genuine eco conscience since it was established exactly 80 years ago back in 1939 by William Briers. But as the forty strong team continues to handle even more commercial ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Special Interest Report in Waste Management out!

    With a number of notable exceptions, the vast majority of global production is deeply unsustainable. It's a "take-make-dispose" linear system that, despite increasing recycling efforts, generates staggering amounts of waste and causes substantial environmental damage. Increasingly businesses are looking at alternatives, one of which is the "circular economy" concept. The idea takes its ...


    By Reconomy

  • News from eFACTOR3 - Fall 2012

    With a strong finish to our third quarter, eFACTOR3 begins the last segment of 2011 with focus and determination.  We are expanding and will soon introduce new personnel and support staff hired to better serve you.  We will also be participating in a number of important industry exhibitions, including next year's NPE 2012 in April in Orlando, ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Pallmann Industries acquires technology from BP Recycling Systems

    Pallmann Group is strengthening its position in briquette and pelletizing recycling technology with the acquisition of technology from Swiss company BP Recycling Systems GmbH, based in Switzerland. Pallmann Group is making the acquisition via Pallmann Industries Inc., a group company based in Clifton, NJ, USA. The value of the transaction is not being disclosed. Pallmann is a leading specialist ...

  • MACPRESSE @ RWM, Birmingham UK, 15-17 September 2015

    RWM is one of the most important events in Europe for the recycling industryand the management of resources. Three days of meetings, roundtables, case studies and ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • EPRI Selects GBB for an Evaluation of Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy Power Plants

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that a detailed engineering and economic evaluation for the use of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) as fuel in the generation of power utilizing various conversion technologies and parameters has been initiated for the Electric Power Research Institute, Inc. (EPRI) after being selected through a formal procurement process. The ...

  • UNTHA’s latest engineering feat creates waves in Europe

    The X-Cutter (XC) system for the XR waste shredder was first revealed at the IFAT event in Munich, this May. Designed to achieve the next generation of performance for single-step SRF shredding – or provide a direct replacement for existing high-speed shredders – it can transform varied input wastes ranging from waste wood through to pulper ropes. The technology can produce a homogenous 30mm ...

  • TAIM WESER to exhibit waste treatment equipment and solutions at ExpoRecicla 2009

    TAIM WESER will participate at ExpoRecicla 2009, the International Exhibition for Industrial Recovery and Recycling, Waste Management and Waste-to-Value Systems, to be held from November 17 to 19 at the Zaragoza Trade Fair Centre. The company will be located at Hall 7, Stand D-E 3-6, where it will showcase its extensive range of products and some of its waste treatment installations. Also on ...


    By TAIMWESER S.A.

  • BHS Acquires Nihot Recycling Technology BV

    Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has acquired Nihot Recycling Technology BV (Nihot), an Amsterdam- based company that designs and manufactures air sorting and separation equipment for the solid waste and ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • End of Waste Conference debates how the industry can maximise the potential of end of waste and quality protocols

    Experts from the glass, paper, plastics and organics recycling sectors discussed and debated the current status of EU end of waste criteria at the End of Waste and Quality Protocols Conference in London last week. (30th January). At the event, organised by letsrecycle.com, concerns were raised about the quality of materials, cross–border variations in rules and regulations and that the ...

  • Macpresse: Events at Fair Trade 2016

    As every year, we will attend the most important events of the sector dedicated to waste management and recycling and present our solutions for recycling and recovering raw materials thus producing alternative energy. In addition, we will present our latest multi-material MAC/2 baler series. An ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • TAIM WESER is to exhibit its state-of-the-art technology at the Gulf International Industry Fair 2010

    TAIM WESER will be traveling to Bahrain in order to participate in the third Gulf International Industry Fair 2010, which is taking place from January 12 to 14. The company will display its extensive product range at the exhibition, along with the most advanced technology solutions in its four lines of business: bulk materials handling, cranes, waste treatment and renewable energy. For the first ...


    By TAIMWESER S.A.

  • TOMRA Sorting’s expertise in C&I waste recognised with multiple contract wins

    Sensor-based sorting equipment provider, TOMRA Sorting, has further increased its market share of the UK’s commercial and industrial (C&I) recycling sector following a host of new contract wins. The company has recently been selected as the technology provider of choice for six of the UK’s most advanced C&I MRFs, which are set to process a combined total of over half a million ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

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