solid waste resource recovery News

  • From Waste to Resource

    Over the last few decades, when the words 'Victoria' and 'sewage' have been used together it has usually been in reference to the debate on why one of Canada’s last major urban centres continues to discharge untreated wastewater into the marine environment. This debate has been heated and emotional -- on both sides of the issue. Ironically, the delay in moving to wastewater treatment may have ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Harsco expands resource recovery to oil and foundry industries

    Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today its second strategic technology alliance this year aimed at providing environmental solutions to significant industrial waste streams, with the signing of an exclusive agreement with Equinox Environmental Limited, a UK-based “green” technology company that has developed proprietary processes for the cost-effective resource recovery and ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Covanta acquires the Camden Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA), ("Covanta" or the "Company") a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that it has acquired the Camden Resource Recovery Facility, a 1,050 ton-per-day Energy-from-Waste (“EfW”) facility in Camden, New Jersey from a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG. The transaction is expected to have a modest positive ...


  • Definition of Solid Waste Proposed Rule

    For a material to be classified as a hazardous waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, it must first be defined as a solid waste. Thus the "definition of solid waste" is contained in the hazardous waste regulations at 40 CFR 261.2. In the 2008 Definition of Solid Waste (DSW) rule, EPA sought to define "solid waste" so as to exclude certain hazardous secondary materials when they ...

  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility Processes 10 Millonth Ton Of Waste Into Renewable Energy

    The Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility (RRF), operated by Covanta Montgomery, Inc., is celebrating the milestone of processing 10 million tons of post-recycled municipal solid waste into clean, renewable energy. The energy-from-waste facility is owned by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority and began commercial operation in August 1995 to sustainably dispose of Montgomery ...


  • Covanta Energy Announces Plans to Upgrade the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced plans to upgrade the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility, which it operates in Newark. New arrangements with the Port Authority, which go into effect on January 1, 2013, give Covanta control of the facility through at least 2032, with options through 2052. They also ...


  • Covanta Announces Purchase of the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") announced that it has purchased the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility located in Chester, Pennsylvania from GE Energy Financial Services ("GE EFS") for $94 million in cash. The transaction includes the acquisition of approximately $122 million cash collateral trust and the assumption of $64 million in facility project ...


    By Covanta

  • Definition of solid waste revised to encourage recycling

    A final rule under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act streamlines regulation of hazardous secondary materials when they are recycled by reclamation. EPA's regulation maintains strong protection of human health and the environment by limiting the streamlined requirements to specific, legitimate recycling activities. 'Removing barriers to legitimate recycling is good for business and the ...

  • New technologies of complex recycling of municipal solid waste

    UkrSSEC ”Energostal” developed effective technologies of complex recycling of solid domestic waste and concluded first contracts on creation of enterprises for waste recycling on the “turn-key” basis. In January-February 2010 UkrSSEC ”Energostal”, city halls of two big towns of Ukraine (its western and southern regions) and also investors signed tripartite protocols on building of modern ...


    By UkrSSEC Energostal

  • US Solid Waste Management Market 2011-2015

    TechNavio's analysts forecast the Solid Waste Management market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 3.4 percent over the period 2011-2015. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need to eliminate solid waste from landfills. The Solid Waste Management market in the US has also been witnessing an increase in mergers and acquisitions. However, the increasing cost of solid waste ...


  • Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world's cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Global municipal solid waste continues to grow

    Growing prosperity and urbanization could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute (www.worldwatch.org) for its Vital Signs Online service. Although some of this waste is eventually recycled, the doubling of waste that current ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Waste incineration saves resources and protects the climate

    Protection of the climate and resources is one of the key topics at the Entsorga-Enteco the international trade fair for waste management and environmental technology from October 27th to 30th, 2009, in Cologne. Waste incineration makes an important contribution to coping with these two major challenges of this century. The role of waste incineration has changed thoroughly in the past few ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Balcones Resources Inc. celebrates grand opening of its state-of-the-art material recovery facility

    Balcones Resources Inc. (Balcones), the largest independent recycling company in the southwest United States, will celebrate the opening of its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) on Wednesday, September 26, at 4:00 p.m. The facility is located at 9301 Johnny ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Hillsborough County’s resource recovery facility generating verified carbon offset credits to sell

    Carbon offset credits generated by Hillsborough County’s Resource Recovery Facility, operated by Covanta Energy, have been verified and are now available for purchase on the voluntary market. The credits represent verified reductions in net greenhouse gas emissions achieved by generating renewable energy-from-waste at the Resource Recovery Facility. The facility, located at 350 Falkenburg ...


  • Madera County, CA, Selects GBB for Solid Waste System Review and Procurement

    Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) announced today that it has been selected by Madera County, CA, to perform a third-party review of the County’s solid waste system, provide recommendations for improvements, and assist with a procurement process, including developing Request for Proposal (RFP) document(s), evaluating proposals, and assisting with negotiations. The County recently ...

  • Research and Markets: Solid Waste Management Market in the US 2011-2015 Discusses That the Key Challenge in the Market is the Increasing Cost of Solid Waste Management

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57crm5/solid_waste_manage) has announced the addition of the "Solid Waste Management Market in the US 2011-2015" report to their offering. ...


  • Wheelabrator Awarded Broward County Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Contract

    The Broward County Commission today awarded Wheelabrator Technologies an exclusive, five-year contract for disposal of the county’s municipal solid waste and bulk trash. Effective July 2013, the agreement extends Wheelabrator’s long-standing relationship with Broward County. In addition, the commission approved an inter-local agreement (ILA) that allows ...


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