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  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Nepal to generate electricity from waste

    Nepalis looking at waste-to-energy (WtE) technologies to address its huge energy deficit and also manage growing urban and industrial waste. Half of Nepal's households are off the national grid while supply shortfalls and interrupted power cause industries losses worth 60 billion Nepali rupees (US$ 700 million) annually. ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Portable Waste Water Treatment Plant New for 2010

    Wastewater Pilot Test Unit Portable Small Scale Self Contained Wastewater Treatment Plant Integrated Engineers Inc. can provide you with a low risk pilot test system so you can determine maximum ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...

  • Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel”

    A Special Issue of Waste Management journal on “Biowaste to Fuel” will shortly be launched, based on a set of selected papers from the Venice Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste. The following topics will be dealt with: Bio-Waste characterisations for energy production purposes (material composition analysis and chemical characteristics, temporal variability and potential ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • Construction starts on innovative GBP15m waste treatment facility

    Organic Waste Management has started work on its innovative GBP15 million solid waste treatment facility in Cheshire. The mechanical biological treatment plant will serve Manchester’s industrial commercial market to divert 180,000 tonnes of waste from landfill. The plant is the first in the UK to use the Bedminster technology to recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost. OWM ...

  • New biodegradable waste management plans proposed and evaluated

    Researchers have designed and proposed a new organic waste management plan for Catalonia, Spain, and presented it in a recent study. They say that the plan would reduce a number of environmental impacts that arise from landfilling biodegradable waste, including natural resource depletion, acidification, and eutrophication. To reduce the negative environmental effects of landfilling and to ...

  • Recycling and Waste Management for Hamilton Park Racecourse

    About the Project: New regulations to help Scotland become one of the most resource efficient nations in Europe have been passed by the Scottish Parliament. Scotland have set themselves ambitious recycling targets to meet and these regulations aim to support and encourage business help achieve the 70% ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Eriez® Announces Eco-Certification Program for Various Magnetic Separation, Feeding and Recycling Equipment

    Demonstrating its commitment to a better, cleaner environment, Eriez® has developed an eco-certification designation for a variety of the company's magnetic separation and recycling equipment as well as its line of small feeders. The self-certified program was put in place in ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa - ANDRITZ Group

  • NLWA seeks bidders for flagship PFI waste project

    The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) will be holding a procurement information day for firms interested in bidding for its 25-30 year private finance initiative waste contract. The announcement follows confirmation last month that the contract is to be supported by  a record-breaking £258.4 million in private finance initiative credits from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs ...

  • Waste Management and Fulcrum BioEnergy Announce Strategic Investment

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has closed an equity investment in Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. (Fulcrum). In connection with ...


  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • Waste sector speaks out about Copenhagen

    The waste industry has expressed mixed views on the implications of Copenhagen for the waste sector. The UN climate summit in Copenhagen aims to strike a deal on major cuts in greenhouse gas emissions (7-13 December). Recycling technology provider TiTech managing director Jonathan Clarke said that any potential carbon ...

  • Multi-use disposable filter for industrial waste

    AbTech Holdings, Inc has developed a new disposable filter in its Smart Sponge range, the Smart Sponge 55, which has been designed as a self–contained, disposable 55 gallon drum filter system. The filter will initially be marketed to the chemical shipping, ground water remediation, and energy sectors for the treatment of hazardous contaminated wastewater. Since each ...

  • REDWAVE presented Plant Design on Hannover Waste Symposium

    More than 200 waste-to-energy (WtE) plants are operating in China nowadays. One of them in the City of Lianyungang, Shandong Province north of Shanghai, will be complemented by a pre-treatment plant for municipal solid waste (MSW). The AustrianGerman technology firm REDWAVE designed the process of the entire plant. Tim van Heeswijk from the sales division of REDWAVE presented the concept and the ...

  • MeWa introduces new special shredder for cable waste

    Accordingly cable waste promises high output quality, this recycled content is a sought-after commodity. MeWa Recycling Maschinen und Anlagenbau GmbH in Gechingen, Germany, introduces for the first time with the CableCutter CC 1200 a machine that is completely geared towards breaking down cable waste. Especially the plant efficiency of the treatment process can be decisively increased by this new ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa - ANDRITZ Group

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • Three men sentenced for waste crime offences

    Three men have appeared before Teesside Crown Court after being involved in unauthorised waste operations in the Middlesborough area. Brian Greenwood, 37, of Edendale Terrace, Horden, Ian Fenny, 41, Kingfisher Close, Hartlepool, and Owen Hill, 43, of Bridge Street, Nottingham, all appeared for sentencing on Tuesday (25 June) after they admitted charges relating to illegal waste activities on ...

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