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  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • UL Environment Selected to Study Feasibility of Plastics Supply and Value Chain in a Circular Economy to Support EU Horizon 2020 Project

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that it is joining a team led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), to support a Horizon 2020 circular economy project in the European Union. The EU Post-Consumer High-Tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy (“PolyCE”) project is a ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • 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

  • Generation Awake says Stop Wasting Waste!

    The latest phase of the European Commission's 'Generation Awake' campaign focuses on the environmental, economic, social and personal consequences of using resources unsustainably. The campaign aims to make consumers aware of the consequences their consumption patterns have on natural resources, illustrating the benefits if they choose to act differently. It centres round a fully interactive ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Household and manufacturing generate most waste in supply chain

    Household and manufacturing generate the largest amounts of waste in the retail supply chain, according to a report published by the Waste & Resources Action Programme. The report, Waste Arisings in the Supply of Food and Drink to Households in the UK, published today, highlights the total economic losses within the UK food and drink chain, as well as breaking down the four areas of the supply ...

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    Global shredding giant UNTHA has launched its 3rd series XR waste shredder, following more than 10 years at the forefront of this progressive industry. The UNTHA XRwas first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • DOT training for CESQG Hazardous Waste Generators

    CESQG hazardous waste generators generate very low quantities of hazardous waste and ship them very infrequently. They typically hire qualified waste disposal companies to transport and dispose of these materials. The requirements for the management and disposal of hazardous waste can be found at 40CFR 260-262. The transportation of the materials is regulated by DOT under 49 CFR 170-180. ...

  • Aerator/Dissolved Oxygen Generator - Waste Tec, Inc

    Waste Tec, Inc of Ormond Beach Fl USA has developed a piece of equipment an Aerator/Dissolved Oxygen Generator which produces 100 CFM of actual air flow per minute per H. P.of energy (a 75%energy savings).This unit is used in wastewater,Sewer pump stations,Lagoons,H2S reduction ,Fish and Shrimp farms.Easy to install, no piping, foundations, buildings ...


  • Scientists turn nuclear waste into diamonds for power generation

    Researchers in the U.K. say they have found a way to turn radioactive waste into miniature diamond batteries to produce small electric currents that can last thousands of years. A team of physicists and chemists from the University of Bristol unveiled the technology at a lecture in Europe late last month.  The technique involves scraping away carbon-14, a radioactive isotope of carbon, from ...

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    The UNTHA XR was first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to strengthening the profitability of clients’ operations – not just their functional capabilities – the Austrian-headquartered team continued to ...

  • Waste prevention: decoupling waste generation from economic growth

    Preventing waste is a top priority of waste policy in the European Union with potential economic and environmental benefits. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report reviews the state of play in the EU Member States, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway. The EEA report ‘ ...

  • 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

  • Waste boss throws hat into UK General Election ring

    The managing director of a Manchester-based waste firm has confirmed that he will run as an independent candidate in the next general election to stand up for ethics in waste management. Marcus Farmer, head of STE (an acronym, which stands for Save The Environment) Waste, will contest the Liberal Democrat incumbent MP John Leech’s seat in the Didsbury and Withington constituency. An accountant ...

  • Award winning Cranfield research helps to improve energy from waste generation

    Cranfield University research into the removal of synthetic chemicals from biogas has been recognised by the Worshipful Company of Engineers for excellence in engineering that benefits the environment. The PhD research project, which is looking at the most effective methods for removing these chemicals – called siloxanes - from waste materials, should help improve the cost effectiveness of ...


    By Cranfield University

  • India` e-waste generation to reach 800,000 tons in 2012

    India' e-waste generation is growing at a rate of 15% and is expected to cross 800,000 tons mark by 2012, according to various research reports. By 2015, 2 billion PCs are expected to invade Indian homes and the country's mobile subscriber base is expected to be about 450 million subscribers. Attero Recycling, India's only integrated electronic waste management company, has launched its ...


    By ScrapMonster.com

  • General Mills Joins U.S. Food Waste Challenge as Founding Partner

    General Mills today was named a founding partner of the U.S. Food Waste Challenge, a collaborative initiative between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The U.S. Food Waste Challenge urges producer groups, processors, manufacturers, retailers, communities, and other government agencies to reduce food loss and waste, recover wholesome food ...


    By 3BL Media

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Casella Waste Systems Resolves Investigation by the Vermont Attorney General`s Office

    Casella Waste Systems said today that it has resolved an investigation by the Vermont Attorney General relating to an earlier agreement with the attorney general governing language used in some of the company's Vermont customer service agreements. The company said it mistakenly issued some service contracts that did not comply with that agreement and, upon learning of that error, corrected those ...


    By Casella Waste Systems, Inc

  • WELTEC BIOPOWER Presents Solutions for the Generation of Energy from Waste and Wastewater

    WELTEC BIOPOWER will present its mature procedures for the efficient utilisation of waste and wastewater for the generation of energy at this year‘s IFAT from 30 May to 3 June in Munich, Germany. At this industry platform for environment technologies (Hall B3, Stand 205), the German biogas plant manufacturer will show visitors its tried-and-test process technology for the installation and ...


    By WELtec BioPower GmbH

  • Next Generation UNTHA XR: The smarter way to shred waste

    With the re-launch of the highly acclaimed XR shredder range, UNTHA sets even greater standards in the recycling of household, commercial and bulky waste. Thanks to clever in-built technology, which achieves minimal operating costs with maximum performance, this new waste shredder is a true innovation. Not only does this new model stand out in the marketplace; it also places UNTHA shredding ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

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