solid waste separation News

  • Ahlstrom interim report January-June 2011: Solid strategy execution continued

    Continuing operations April-June 2011 compared with April-June 2010: Net sales EUR 423.7 million (EUR 424.9 million). Operating profit EUR 22.1 million (EUR 28.2 million) and operating profit excluding non-recurring items EUR 20.4 million (EUR 27.4 million). Operating margin excluding non-recurring items 4.8% (6.4%). Profit before taxes EUR 14.3 ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • 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 ...

  • Ahlstrom interim report January-June 2011: Solid strategy execution continued

    Ahlstrom Corporation STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 10.8.2011 at 09.45 Continuing operations April-June 2011 compared with April-June 2010: ...


    By Ahlstrom-Munksjö

  • Rising costs of wastes

    A new, far-reaching report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now and 2025. The report estimates the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year, with much of the increase coming in rapidly growing cities in developing ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • EU exporting more waste, including hazardous waste

    Waste is increasingly moving across EU borders, for recovery or disposal. This is true for waste shipments between EU countries, and also transfers of waste outside the EU, according to a new assessment from the European Environment Agency (EEA). Increasingly stringent and harmonised waste policies in the EU have led countries to transport more waste material elsewhere, for example if ...

  • 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

  • Turning Waste into Green Industry

    ‘Waste’ is one thing, for which we don’t pay attention on it. We think that a particular item or thing is not in use for us, so it is a waste material. But these waste materials are posing threat, not only to one or two country, but to the entire world. These waste things are posing threat to the environment as well it also has an adverse effect on the health also. This waste ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • 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 GmbH.

  • European conference on waste-to-energy

    Britain must renew its waste management systems over the next few years. There are plans to increase the proportion of energy supplied from renewable sources, as concerns over climate change become embedded in legislation. Defra estimates that England could produce more than two million tonnes per year of Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) from household waste; the potential from commercial and ...

  • Waste problems solved

    ARK RECYCLING have developed a Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) Process which produces Electricity, a Wood Substitute & Other Useful and Saleable Products from processed municipal solid waste. Government recycling targets are met as only 2% of the waste remains to be put into landfill sites. There are no emissions and waste is sorted at the plant so householders and collectors do not need ...


    By ARK Recycling

  • At BrauBeviale 2016, Flottweg Presents Separation Technology Solutions from a Single Source

    At the BrauBeviale 2016 from November 8 to 10, Flottweg will be presenting its brand-new decanter Z3E. This machine rounds out Flottweg's product line to offer even smaller industrial concerns an attractive centrifuge concept. Visit us at BrauBeviale 2016: Hall 6, Booth 107! Despite its smaller size, this modular machine boasts all the features and customization options ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • 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 ...

  • Sharing the Waste, Sharing the Wealth

    In a depot near Canelones, Uruguay, a team of men and women wearing boiler suits and safety gloves separate glass, cans and plastic on a conveyor belt. Machines cleaning and packaging the materials for recycling can be heard whirring in the background. Crates packed full of newly recycled plastic bottles line the walls of the warehouse waiting to be sent to the processing plant. It is near the ...

  • EVTN enters waste to energy market

    Enviro Voraxial Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: EVTN - News) announced today that the Company has received multiple orders for its Voraxial Separators from a company that is commercializing clean waste-to-energy technology. If the customer‘s projections are realized, EVTN may receive orders valued approximately $11 million over the next 12 months.This Waste to Energy customer builds mobile, modular ...

  • Gasholder Decommissioning - Waste Sludge Treatment

    Throughout 2016 Solids Control Services (SCS) deployed a mobile (trailer mounted) liquid-solid separation system across the UK. The system was used as part of a national strategy to treat waste being removed from eight redundant gasholders at four locations. Approximately 4,500m3 of sludge and effluent was treated, reducing waste requiring offsite disposal by 85%. The ...


    By Solids Control Services

  • Mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT)

    Today, three years before the (extended) initial deadline of the EU landfill directive, Greece still relies on landfills for the disposal of over 85% of its waste, while waste production continues to grow at about 3% per annum. The 2006 estimate for municipal Solid Waste production is 5.3 million tons, with biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) accounting for approximately 67% of that figure. ...


  • Progress on safe management of radioactive waste

    The Government today published the response to its consultation on how potential sites for geological disposal of higher activity waste in England will be identified and assessed. It also published a Framework document which sets out a high-level description of the desk-based site identification and assessment process and the criteria that will be used. Alongside this, the Government ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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.

  • RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES

    PRESS RELEASE RWM DELVES INTO COUNCIL WASTE ISSUES Recycling & Waste Management Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham 14 to 16 September 2010  30 June 2010 - MRF quality, public consultations, food waste, collecting from high rise flats and many ...


    By Emap Ltd

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