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  • Tomra Sorting Recycling’s Automated Sorting Systems Play Vital Role At Msw Treatment Plant In Xiamen, China

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling’s advanced sensor-based technology is replacing manual sorting in China, enabling the recovery of higher yields and greater purity of valuable resources from municipal solid waste (MSW) streams. Advanced sensor-based waste sorting systems from TOMRA Sorting Recycling are playing a crucial role in the operation of the recently completed MSW treatment plant in the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • A ‘Made in Canada’ fuel standard?

    The government's decision to introduce new fuel economy standards that at least match recent US standards of 35 miles per gallon by 2020 has been criticized by both automakers and environmental groups alike. The auto industry feels the standards are too high and too soon; while some environmentalists believe they are not high enough and the process of curtailing auto emissions is moving too ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • Metal Separation in the Processing of Secondary Fuels - the Extraction of Potential Recycables and Equipment Protection

    The treatment of solid domestic and commercial refuse and the extraction of secondary fuels from these materials will be subject to stricter regulations due to new landfill regulations coming into force. In this way, it will be possible to further increase the recycling quotas and minimize bottlenecks in processing capacity. There are grounds for believing that the competition between ...

  • Axion Polymers introduces new high-CV alternative fuels

    Axion Polymers has added two new Axfuel® High CV Polychip alternative fuels to its existing range of environmental Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products that provide a consistent and sustainable energy solution with low carbon impact. Suitable for use in the cement industry and energy-from-waste sectors, Axfuel® High CV Polychip Grades A and B are fully-processed, ...

  • Mainstream’s Chairman, Sir Roy Gardner, urges businesses to replace fossil fuels with clean energy

    Sir Roy Gardner, Chairman of Mainstream Renewable Power’s Board of Directors, last night addressed delegates at the Sustainable Brands Conference in London. In his address he told delegates “it’s a smart move to replace expensive dirty fuels with cheap clean energy. It’s good for business and good for the environment.” “It is rightly claimed that the leading ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • The world’s most modern waste processing facility

    The company Korn Recycling GmbH is currently setting up what is probably the world’s most modern waste processing facility in the south German town of Albstadt. After last year’s devastating fire, Korn has continued to back its concept of producing high-grade, quality-assured residue derived fuel RDF for the European energy sector and of making organic and metallic raw materials ...

  • Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH

    Metso strengthens its position in solid waste recycling through acquisition of Swiss Holzmag GmbH’s technology rights Metso Corporation’s press release on June 7, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. local time Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH. The value of the transaction is not disclosed. This acquisition of ...


  • Metso strengthens its position in solid waste recycling through acquisition of Swiss Holzmag GmbH’s technology rights

    Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH. The value of the transaction is not disclosed. This acquisition of technology rights strengthens Metso’s position as a leading technology and service provider for the mechanical treatment of solid waste. Metso is currently market leader in equipment for pre-shredding ...


  • 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

  • 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, ...

  • Futuresource Preview: Riverside to Offer Efficiency, Cost-Saving and Profitability Consultations

    Riverside Waste Machinery – the specialist shredding and baling equipment supplier – is to show Futuresource visitors that with the right waste processing solution it is possible to not only make considerable cost-savings, but to improve profitability too.   Having recently unveiled the revolutionary UNTHA TR series – a pioneering new ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Egypt’s first waste treatment plant is inaugurated

    The Kattameya plant is the first cement plant in Egypt to partly use Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) instead of natural gas and coal as a fuel for the cement kiln.  Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), one of the largest Egyptian cement producers, has been continuously investing towards a better Egypt and a cleaner environment and has made a long-term commitment towards ...


  • Polish CEMEX cement plant relies on WEIMA

    In the eastern Polish town of Chelm, not far from the Ukrainian border, the waste recycling company EkoPaliwa recently successfully commissioned their new plant for the production of alternative fuels. Two WEIMA PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredders with a powerful hydraulic drive used in secondary shredding absolutely take center stage here. The main buyer of the produced Refuse Derived Fuel ...


    By WEIMA

  • 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 ...

  • Shredding industrial waste in Brittany, France

    "Les Recycleurs Bretons" has been one of France's leading waste disposal companies for the past thirty years. 2013 saw the inauguration of a regionally operating and contemporary waste recycling plant situated on the outskirts of the historical coastal town of Brest, in the heart of proud Brittany. Its main purpose is to produce valuable fuel for nationally and internationally ...


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