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  • Billions to gain from sewers

    Although wastewater sewage sludge is usually considered an expensive nuisance to be disposed of, it can actually be a source of energy, phosphorus and other products. Water treatment facilities are currently exploring technologies to extract this value. Research shows that the potential of recovery grows from USD25 billion today to USD45 billion in 2020. The ...


  • Greater Manchester Waste PPP Project achieves financial close with help of GBP 182m EIB loan

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending GBP 182 million (EUR 200 million) to assist the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority to build and maintain an integrated waste management service for the treatment and disposal of municipal waste. The project will be structured as a partnership between the public and private sectors and the EIB will make loans to Viridor Laing (Greater ...

  • Waste-to-energy shredders ready to roll at SITA UK’s new SRF plant

    SITA UK’s new Solid Recovered Fuel plant is set to produce some 60,000 tonnes of SRF a year with the installation of three high-specification shredders. The UNTHA shredders are ready to swing into operation at the plant in Birmingham – part of SITA UK’s new Integrated Resource Recovery Centre which will create up to 150 jobs once fully up and running. SITA UK has invested in the ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • COVANTA TARTECH Commences Metals Recycling Project in Peabody, MA

    Covanta TARTECH, LLC, a joint venture of Covanta Energy Corporation, a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy and Germany-based TARTECH eco industries AG, announced today the commencement of operations of a metals recovery and recycling system at an ash monofill located in Peabody, MA. Originally announced in September 2012, the Covanta TARTECH joint venture utilizes a ...


  • Billions in the sewers

    Although wastewater sewage sludge is usually considered an expensive nuisance to be disposed of, it can actually be a source of energy, phosphorus and other products. Water treatment facilities are currently exploring technologies to extract this value. Research shows that the potential of recovery grows from USD25 billion today to USD45 billion in 2020. The treatment and handling of sludge can ...


  • Covanta Alexandria/Arlington Energy-from-Waste Facility Receives Facility of the Year Honors from ASME

    The Alexandria/Arlington Resource Recovery Facility located in Alexandria, VA, has been named the 2011 Large WTE (Waste-to-Energy) Facility of the Year in the combustion category by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in recognition of its strong environmental and safety performance record. The award was announced at the 19th Annual North ...


  • Efficient and energy optimised exhaust gas treatment for carbon fibre processes and recycling

    The use of carbon fibre and composite materials has significantly increased in the past few years and will further increase mainly to reduce the weight of air planes, cars and wind blades in order to reduce the fuel consumption and increase efficiencies. For the production of carbon fibre a reasonable amount of heat energy is required for fibre oxidation ovens and carbonisation furnaces and ...

  • First new greenfield waste-to-energy plant to be constructed in the US in more than a decade

    The Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority, in conjunction with the Frederick County Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management and Carroll Country Department of Public Works, has selected Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc., as the preferred vendor to construct and operate a new, regional waste-to-energy facility that will serve the ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • What does the state of the union mean for the energy agenda?

    In looking at what the speech portends from a climate and energy policy perspective, three key elements come into focus: The federal government should play a leading role with policies and programs that support efficiency and renewables, and the advancement of clean energy technologies; Support for industrial energy efficiency can pay dividends for a recovering economy and for developing ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Waste-to-Energy - A burning issue for tomorrow`s cities

    Long considered a costly problem, municipal solid waste is now emerging as an important revenue-generating feedstock for waste-to-energy systems. As municipalities look to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of their sustainability planning initiatives, new and innovative methods for burning wastes to generate heat and power are emerging. And while, at first ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Enval demonstrates aluminium recovery technology in recycling trials

    Enval's pioneering technology will provide the recycling solution for a project to assess the feasibility of including flexible laminate packaging, such as food and drink pouches, pet food pouches and toothpaste tubes, in existing household recycling schemes. The project is being conducted in partnership with Anthesis LRS, SUEZ environnement, Nestlé UK & Ireland, Coca-Cola Enterprises. ...


    By Enval Limited

  • American Biogas Council 2015 Award Winners

    The American Biogas Council (ABC) presented its annual awards during an evening reception at BioCycle’s 15th Annual Conference on Renewable Energy From Organics Recycling (BioCycle REFOR15) in Danvers, Massachusetts in October. BioCycle REFOR15 is the Official Conference of ABC. “The Biogas Industry Awards not only recognize excellent projects and innovations,” explained ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe

    “The energy efficiency criterion (R1 formula) that was introduced in the Waste Framework Directive has proved to be an incentive for Waste-to-Energy plants in Europe to improve their Energy Efficiency”, Ella Stengler, CEWEP’s Managing Director, stated on the occasion of the publication of the association¡¦s third Energy Efficiency report. The Municipal Solid Waste ...

  • 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

  • GE’s Distributed Power Teams with Clarke Energy to Help Biffa Modernize U.K. Landfill Gas-to-Energy Plants

    GE Power & Water’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) today (May 5, 2014) announced Clarke Energy, GE’s authorized Jenbacher gas engine distributor for the United Kingdom, has been selected to supply U.K. ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Covanta Energy Awarded Prestigious LEED® Gold Certification from U.S. Green Building Council for New Corporate Headquarters

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), an internationally recognized owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste and renewable energy projects, today announced that the U.S. Green Building Council has recognized its new corporate headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Gold Certification. LEED is the nationally-accepted ...


  • Leading Climate Innovation Indexes Rank Covanta as Top Energy Company, 11th Overall

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a leading global owner and operator of Energy-from-Waste projects, has been named among the top 11 U.S. companies in the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Indexes (CIIs), the single most exhaustive study of how U.S.-based multinational corporations manage and adapt to climate change, with a special focus on innovation. This year, 360 of the largest U.S. ...


  • Goodrich Corp. To Clean Up Contamination At Rialto Superfund Site

    The United States has settled with the Goodrich Corporation requiring the company to investigate and clean up contaminated groundwater and soil at the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site in Rialto, Calif. Today’s settlements, along with previous settlements, will result in a comprehensive cleanup of the site which may total as much as $100 million. In addition, EPA will be proposing to rename the ...

  • Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

    Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic waste streams. Biogas' flexibility, growing demand for waste treatment processes, and an increased focus on greenhouse gas mitigation ...

  • EPA to Recognize Washington University in St. Louis for Recycling and Food Recovery Programs on Wednesday, May 21

    An EPA Region 7 representative will be in St. Louis, Mo., on Wednesday, May 21, to officially recognize Washington University in St. Louis (WUSTL) for reducing its volume of solid waste and to view first-hand its innovative recycling and food recovery programs. WUSTL Dining Services’ compost efforts have diverted 317 tons of food waste from landfills since 2011. When this food decomposes in ...

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