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  • Pulp and Paper Industry Facing Water Issues

    The pulp and paper (P&P) industry is one of the largest users of water in the industrial economy of the United States. It requires an average of 54 m3 of water to produce a metric ton of pulp or paper, and almost all phases of manufacturing require ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

    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

  • 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 ...


  • 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. ...

  • 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

    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

  • Sentara Norfolk general hospital settles hazardous waste violations

    Sentara Norfolk General Hospital has agreed to pay a $19,920 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its medical facility, located at 600 Gresham Drive in Norfolk, Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. EPA cited Sentara for violating the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the federal law governing the proper treatment, storage, ...

  • A Novel Technology Will Generate 10 MW from Waste at the Veolia Site in Poland

    Bioleux Polska, an exclusive licensee and a marketing representative in Poland for the French research firm ECP, has signed a Letter of Intent with Veolia Environnement, a French waste management corporation to build a waste-to-energy CHP plant in SW Poland, co-located on their landfill site. The facility will be built next to the new Veolia ...


    By BIOLEUX POLSKA sp z oo

  • New standard to help reduce waste generated in building is launched by BSI

    A new standard that can assist in reducing waste in the early stages of building or refurbishment projects has been launched by the BSI. Dealing with waste management is becoming more challenging for an increasing number of organisations as controls are becoming stricter and costs to remove waste increases. BSI, the business standards company, has revised its waste resource management ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Becomes Effective

    On May 30, 2017, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule became effective. 81 Fed. Reg. 85732 (Nov. 28, 2016). The rule will not become effective in RCRA-authorized states, however, until the states adopt the provisions and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves those state programs that adopt the rule. Please see our  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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 ...

  • Interesting way of saving money by reducing the waste generated in the food industry

    Interested in how to safe money by reducing the waste that is generated in the food industry and also be more environmental responsible? Then read this article from foodmanucature.co.uk. They explain how waste in the food industry can be treated. As an example Wyke Farms, a cheese producer, is mentioned in this article. Wyke Farms produces dairy and farm waste. DMT Environmental Technology ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

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