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  • SPRUCE: Waste Gas Abatement without Fuel Gas

    The new system developed by DAS Environmental Expert GmbH safely and reliably abates dangerous waste gases from semiconductor manufacturing processes Dresden, March 20, 2012. Starting today, DAS Environmental Expert GmbH is offering customers a new system for waste gas abatement: SPRUCE is a waste gas abatement system that operates entirely without fuel gas. “The new system closes a gap in ...

  • Five percent of world’s gas is wasted

    General Electric, the largest US industrial group, is launching a campaign to cut gas flaring, the wasteful and polluting practice of burning off gas released during oil production. A new report jsut released by GE ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Ontario’s Waste Management Industry

    There is a strong complementarity between the aspirations of the waste management industry and Ontario’s goals for climate change mitigation, a circular economy and sustainable economic development according to a new report published by the Ontario Waste Management Association. As the Province of Ontario prepares to implement a “cap-and-trade” policy for greenhouse gas (GHG) ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Gas alarm system protects waste treatment staff

    The human nose is particularly sensitive to Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S); a highly offensive odorous gas, reminiscent of rotten eggs. With an odour threshold between 0.005 ppm and 1.5ppm, relatively low levels of Hydrogen Sulphide can result in complaints if industrial plants generate exposure at these levels. A chemical waste treatment plant in the UK has therefore installed a monitoring and alarm ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • £26m to turn waste into bio-gas in Wales

    Local authorities in Wales will get £26 million of new funding to help them develop anaerobic digestion plants, the Welsh Assembly GovernmentEnvironment Minister Jane Davidson has said. Making the announcement at the Wales Waste National conference (12 February) Ms Davidson said: “The technology of AD will play a key part in how Wales deals with its waste and will also provide a new source of ...

  • EU greenhouse gas emissions from waste decrease

    European Union greenhouse gas emissions emitted from waste have fallen by more than one third, new figures from the European Environment Agency show.  The EEA published a report on 29 May called Annual European Community Greenhouse Gas inventory 1990-2007. Figures from the EEA show that between 1990 and 2007 waste emissions had fallen from 38.9 per cent. By contrast, emissions from transport in ...

  • Waste Management to Build Renewable Natural Gas Facility

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today announced it is building a facility that will create pipeline-ready natural gas from its Milam Landfill in Fairmont City, Ill.At a ceremony at the landfill, state, county and local officials joined the company to celebrate the groundbreaking. The processed renewable natural gas will be injected into the pipelines of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Tribe wants fee on wasted natural gas

    Tribal leaders on an American Indian reservation in the heart of North Dakota's booming oil patch are proposing fees for companies that burn and waste natural gas. The Three Affiliated Tribes outlined its plan to impose fees in a six-page document sent to oil companies. In it, the tribe said companies would be required to pay royalties for "flaring" natural gas to compensate for lost revenue when ...


    By Associated Press

  • Proposal would allow shale gas waste on barges

    The U.S. Coast Guard is seeking public comments on a proposal that would allow barges to transport shale gas wastewater, a drilling byproduct that can include chemicals, radioactive material and heavy metals. Some states, such as Texas, have large numbers of underground wells where the wastewater can be disposed. But Pennsylvania - where a recent boom in shale gas drilling is producing tens of ...


    By Associated Press

  • Don`t waste the waste

    Biogas analysis cannot be underestimated: get it right and protect revenues, get it wrong and those revenues will quickly plummet There is no denying that biogas is valuable. It may not be the most pleasant material to handle — hot, wet, dirty, smelly, corrosive, toxic — but handled correctly, it is worth a lot of money to whomever is producing it. Encouraged, subsidised, ...


    By Geotech

  • Packaging Waste

    Untitled Document By now, all EU Member States should have transposed into their national legislation an EU Directive setting ...


  • Air & Waste Management Association presents symposium on greenhouse gas measurement

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) will present the First International Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Measurement Symposium March 22-24, 2009, in San Francisco, CA. “One of the greatest challenges of our time is reducing GHG emissions to mitigate climate change,” said Adrianne Carolla, A&WMA Executive Director.Greenhouse gas measurement and monitoring, and technological needs for ...

  • Dutch Technology Turning Waste into Green Gas Goes Global

    The MILENA technology to produce green gas, electricity or fluid fuels from waste and biomass, developed by leading Dutch energy institute ECN, will be applied on a global scale in the next few years. ECN has signed a license agreement with Dutch company Royal Dahlman, which will implement this technology in various countries and across many different projects. With innovative MILENA ...

  • Waste Management Adds 1000th Truck to Natural Gas Fleet

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today added a 1000th natural gas truck to its fleet, making it the largest owner and operator of clean-running, heavy duty refuse trucks in North America. At a ceremony at its Carson, Calif., property, the company commemorated the delivery of its 1000th natural gas vehicle with Long ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Oil and gas industry waste treatment plant was presented at ADIPEC 2014

    IPEC company presented the brand new modification of its waste treatment and management plants range TDP-2-200. Continuous Thermal Decomposition Plant was developed for drilling waste management and sludge removal. Oily sludge treatment is based on pyrolytic processing of hydrocarbon ...


    By IPEC

  • Waste and Recycling Industry Innovation Makes Positive Greenhouse Gas Trend Possible

    The waste and recycling industry is continuing to reduce its release of greenhouse gases – even as waste volumes increase, according to the latest greenhouse gas inventory released by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). "Our industry has been diligent and has invested in new equipment and facilities to reduce emissions of methane and other gases from landfills. Furthermore, we have ...


  • Green sewage plant could be powered by its own waste gas

    Engineers in the US are using rocket-thruster technology to create a self-powered sewage treatment process that also reduces greenhouse gas emissions.  Using microbes to break down sewage produces nitrous oxide and methane, which contribute to climate change. Now a team at Stanford University in Califronia hopes to increase production of these gases so the methane can be used as fuel and the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Equipment for the oil and gas industrial waste at international exhibition MIOGE-2015

    On June 23-26, 2015 Moscow Expocentre will hold the main event of the oil and gas industry, which is 13th biennial Moscow International Oil & Gas (MIOGE) Exhibition. The largest oil and gas companies, experts, suppliers of equipment and services will be among the visitors. IPEC will present a lineup of highly efficient equipment for the processing of oil and gas industry waste. ...


    By IPEC

  • EPA Recognizes Whole Foods Market in Marietta, Ga for Reducing Food Waste

    Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Heather McTeer Toney recognized the Whole Foods Market Merchant Walk Marietta Store in Georgia for the store’s achievements in EPA's Food Recovery Challenge. Whole Foods Market is the first store in the southeast to receive a regional award for Outstanding Achievement in Food Waste Prevention and Diversion. The Food ...

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