urban wood waste News

  • Is your company ready for the fourth industrial revolution?

    Digitisation technologies for industrial processes, defined by the “Industry 4.0” paradigm, are becoming a powerful agent for the principles of the circular economy. We will discuss this topic at Ecomondo  Note the following convention in your diary:  "Industry 4.0. to optimise the management and use of ...

  • Mapping for Growth: Optimizing SOIL Collection Routes

    Whether it’s using mobile tools to inform marketing or evaluating the optimal design of a compost bin, innovation is at the heart of everything that SOIL does as we provide our regenerative sanitation service in Haiti. The ...


    By SOIL Haiti

  • Galway City Council are Investigating the Potential of IoT Technologies to Improve the City’s Litter Collection Service

    Galway City Council have installed ten SolarStreetBin™ litter bins from PEL Waste Reduction Equipment in Eyre Square, along Shop Street and on the Salthill Promenade. The IoT SolarStreetBin™ litter bin installations form part of a project investigating the potential of IoT (Internet-of-Things) technologies to impact the efficiency of litter collections in the city. PEL Waste ...

  • LEC changed technique of analysis of metals in spirits to capillary electrophoresis

    June, 2019 – Cognac, France. LEC company, one of the leading spirit control companies in the Cognac region, managed to switch from atomic absorption (AA) spectrometry to capillary electrophoresis (CE) to analyze metals in spirits using Capel-105M. LEC found the CE systems from Lumex Instruments to be the most cost-effective, user-friendly, and reliable solution to solve its ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Recofloor celebrates recycling award winners

    Celebrations for Recofloor’s 10th Anniversary swung into action at The Belfry where the sustainability achievements of the vinyl flooring recycling scheme’s members were recognised at the Recofloor 2019 Awards Event. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors received trophies and certificates in ten major award categories, plus Gold, Silver and Bronze groupings, from guest ...


    By Axion Group

  • Agentbrite Arrives at Tayto Park

    Tayto Park, in Co Meath, is Ireland’s largest theme park and zoo. It is home to 100’s of attractions including The Cú Chulainn, Europe’s biggest wooden roller coaster, a 5D Cinema, and most recently they have partnered up with Nissan to bring Ireland’s first ever driving school for kids to the park. Located 30 minutes from Dublin City Centre, Tayto Park has become ...

  • Cable recycling from Cogelme

    Magnetic & Eddy Current separators manufacture today announce an expansion of it’s separators line and presents a complete separation system also for cables, wires and computer boards recycling.The cables separation system recover pure copper, aluminium or other valuable metals granules from plastics, rubber and paper. Compact and comfortable design combines granulation, aspiration and ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • Non-ferrous metals separator by Cogelme

    Functioning of Eddy Current separator for non-ferrous metals separation is based on physics low, thus has a clear, understandable and proved operation.Cogelme is one of Italian most skilful manufacturers of this technology. Company was founded and guided by important technology specialists. Which with physics and engineering science created a perfect force fields on eddy current separator to ...


    By Cogelme S.r.l.

  • LWRB set 2009/10 spending priorities

    The London Waste and Recycling Board has set its budget and spending priorities for 2009/10. At a meeting held on 12 February the Board has outlined a budget of £37 million to help London “divert materials from landfill”. Chief operating officer Paul de Rivas said that the Board was allocating £37.2m for the first year and was “setting up structures and processes to start to develop a pipeline of ...

  • DOE awards US$21m to five projects for biomass processing

    DOE announced on August 31 that it will award up to $21 million to five projects for handling and delivering high-tonnage biomass feedstocks to producers of cellulosic biofuels. The awards were selected as the best projects to stimulate the design and demonstration of a comprehensive system to handle the harvesting, collection, preprocessing, transport, and storage of sufficient volumes of ...

  • Derby’s Castleward exceeds recycling targets

    Compendium Living (a joint venture between Lovell and the Riverside Group), the developer behind Derby's £100 million Castleward redevelopment, is leading the way in sustainability by recycling 96% of the waste generated during the building process – well above the 90% target set for the project. The firm is using recycled materials in the construction of phase one, with ...


    By Morgan Sindall

  • EPA releases options for Gowanus canal superfund cleanup; agency encouraging public comment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread presence of numerous contaminants in the canal and ...

  • 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

  • Philippines woos militant, moderate groups to link arms over climate change

    Activists and moderates can make strange bedfellows. But there is something different about Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Lito Atienza’s climate change-based campaign to convince groups like Haribon Philippines, a staunch anti-commercial logging advocate, to link arms with the Philippine Wood Producers Association (PWPA) whose members are made up of firms that conduct commercial ...

  • CERC Sponsor & Present at Routes to Clean Air 2018

    CERC are once again proud to sponsor the Institute of Air Quality Management's upcoming Routes to Clean Air 2018 conference to be held at the Birmingham ...

  • Better management of construction waste needed to improve recycling rates in Lisbon

    Management of waste from construction and demolition sites is a major concern, particularly in urban areas where large volumes of materials are generated. A recent study on the construction and demolition waste (CDW) produced in Lisbon, Portugal, suggests that improved municipal collection systems are needed to reduce the amount of waste ending up in landfill or illegal disposal sites. In ...

  • Environmental degradation plagues Haiti earthquake recovery

    Over six months since the 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, severe deforestation and the uncontrolled dumping of debris are among the complex environmental issues the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is helping to address. As part of the UN relief and recovery effort, UNEP is focused on promoting a sustainable recovery for Haiti by minimising the environmental damage from ...

  • VIDEO: Mining the e-waste mountain & recovering precious metals

    Tetronics’ plasma recovery technology provides a global, yet localised solution for recovering valuable precious metals from the World’s fasted growing waste stream – e Waste. Tetronics are a world leader in providing solutions for electronics recycling. Click ...

  • Renewable heat incentive ignores air pollution health impacts warns EPUK

    The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), announced by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) today, risks increasing air pollution in urban areas, warns leading charity Environmental Protection UK. The RHI scheme will offer households regular payments for installing eligible renewable heat systems, including biomass burners such as wood fired boilers. Biomass heating systems can release ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • IDB approves US$100m loan to Chile for integrated solid waste management

    The Inter-American Development Bank announced today the approval to Chile of a US$100 million performance-driven loan for an integrated solid waste management program. The loan, from an existing US$400 million Conditional Credit Line for Investment Projects (CCLIP) to support regional development and the decentralization process, will help improve environmental quality and health conditions in ...

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