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  • Giant Waste Dump Poisoning Nairobi Children, Environment

    NAIROBI, Kenya, October 9, 2007 (ENS) - One of Africa's largest waste dumps, the Dandora Municipal Dumping Site in Nairobi, is a threat to the health of children living nearby and the city's environment, a new study shows. Tests found high levels of lead and other heavy metals in the blood of area children, who also suffer from respiratory diseases, including chronic bronchitis and ...

  • Three phoenix area firms fined for hazardous waste violations

    Three Phoenix area companies were fined for violating state and federal hazardous waste laws, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today. In separate actions, the manufacturing and processing companies will pay penalties that total $131,000. “We impose strict environmental controls to make sure hazardous waste is properly handled,” said Jared Blumenfeld, EPA’s ...

  • U.S. EPA fines Fremont facility $62,500 for hazardous waste violations

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined Western Digital Corporation, a wafer fabrication facility that generates large quantities of hazardous wastes including solvents, acids and sulfates, $62,500 for the improper management of hazardous waste at its Fremont facility. A 2010 inspection at Western Digital Corporation uncovered violations of federal standards governing the handling and ...

  • Offsite construction waste management: lessons from Hong Kong

    The last two decades have seen a series of new construction waste policies management in Hong Kong. One of the most significant is an offsite construction waste sorting (CWS) programme which, since its implementation in 2006, has separated 5.11 million tonnes of construction waste into different materials. The researchers suggest that the study provides an important reference for other countries ...

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a resource. The debris, for example, can be processed by MB Crusher ...


    By MB Crusher

  • Edmundson Electrical invests in waste baler in quest to ‘go green’

    Electrical distributor Edmundson Electrical has installed a new waste baler within its Doncaster branch, as the company furthers its quest to ‘go green’. As the largest electrical distributor in the UK – with over 280 branches nationwide – it is no surprise that Edmundson Electrical produces a large amount of packaging ‘waste’.  But as an environmentally ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • MÓNASHELL® Biofiltration Odor Control System

    With over 600 references the MÓNASHELL Biofiltration System is a sustainable, low maintenance and low operating cost alternative to traditional carbon or chemical scrubbing systems and exhibits many advantages over other biofilters. The reuse of waste shells as media maintains a neutral pH, allowing for highly effective biological treatment of odorous sulfur compounds in wastewater and ...


    By Anua - Bord na Móna Limited

  • Business diversification for recycling firm keen to tackle plastic waste

    Riverdale Paper has invested in a new UNTHA QR shredder to support the company’s business diversification. The Gateshead firm quickly established itself as the North East’s leading paper recycler. But contracts with some of the UK’s largest commercial organisations in retail, financial services and public arenas, has seen demand for Riverdale’s ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • BIOGEST Flushing System delivered to Jordan!

    BIOGEST received the order for the Vacuum flushing System Equipment of a 45.000 m³ retention tank at Greater Irbid WWTP Stage II Wadi Shallalah in Jordan. In the retention tank with a lenght of 75 m BIOGEST installed the very effective and own developed vacuum flushing System in 2013. This large tank was divided in 5 lanes of each 10 m width. That way the mechanical equipment could be ...


    By BIOGEST AG

  • Largest waste treatment operation in Austria relies on UNTHA shredding technology

    Since 1 July 2007, Salzburger Abfallbeseitigung GmbH has been working with the XR2000S shredder made by UNTHA.SAB processes 120,000 t of waste per year. Shredders of the highest reliability are needed to process such huge amounts of waste.After 25 years of experience with hammer mills, a hydraulic double rotor machine and two diesel-hydraulic 1-shaft machines were bought in the last thre ...

  • Spanish facility set to process 20,000 tonnes of waste per year

    Waste management specialist Madegan is in the final stages of commissioning a new shredding system that will enable the family-run business to process up to 20,000 tonnes of waste per year. The Spanish organisation is no stranger to the waste and recycling market, having its roots in the late 1970s. But fast forward to 2017 and continued growth and innovation means Madegan is now a well-known ...

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    MB is at the Ecomondo trade fair with a special line of products dedicated to recycling The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a ...


    By MB Crusher

  • 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 ...

  • Willshee Waste Management, Burton on Trent, installs new PAAL baler

    Privately owned family business Willshee Waste Management, have recently installed a PAAL KONTI 275 baling press along with a PAAL KES 1750 conveyor.Dean Willshee said “This is the second baling press purchased from PAAL, the first machine was a PGS 6540 and although it coped manfully with everything we threw at it we out grew the machine and needed something that would cope with the increased ...


    By Dicom Limited - Paal Group

  • Support for ‘Pay-As-You-Throw’ Waste Schemes Increases Once Experienced

    Public support for pay-as-you-throw (PAYT) waste schemes is significantly higher among those who have actually experienced them, finds new research. The study indicates that there is less resistance to such schemes, which charge householders a fee that varies with the amount of waste collected, once they have been introduced. Greenhouse gas emissions from landfill sites are an example of an ...

  • The Central Park Conservancy and Alcoa to Set a New Standard in Waste Removal

    The Central Park Conservancy, an internationally recognized leader in park management and restoration, has been awarded a $500,000 grant from Alcoa Foundation and an in-kind donation of aluminum valued at $140,000 from Alcoa (NYSE:AA) to design a sustainable waste management system, to increase recycling and make trash removal in the Park more efficient. The ...


    By Alcoa Recycling

  • Space vehicle manufacturer SpaceX fined for hazardous waste violations (CA)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined Hawthorne, Calif.-based Space Exploration Technologies, Inc., - also known as SpaceX - $45,600 for violating hazardous waste requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act. SpaceX designs and manufactures launch vehicles, which are used to place satellites into orbit and to deliver cargo to the international space station. SpaceX also ...

  • DOE agrees to resume toxic waste cleanup at Bay Area Superfund site

    The US Department of Energy has agreed to resume cleanup of toxic waste at its Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., after the US Environmental Protection Agency notified the department in early January that it must immediately restart the shuttered treatment facilities or face escalating fines. DOE will pay a $165,000 fine for shutting down the cleanup systems and failing ...

  • White paper: Cooling electrical panels in waste water treatment applications

    Over the past few decades, the use of sophisticated electronics for automation and process controls as well as transformers, VFDs and PLCs have become commonplace in NEMA enclosures. The thermal management and related costs of these electronic enclosures has become very important considerations in managing these valuable assets. NEMA cabinets are used for protection from the harsh environments ...


    By Noren Thermal Solutions

  • Great Things About Purchasing A Continuous Waste Plastic pyrolysis Plant

    Huge mounds of plastic in landfills has developed into a serious problem all across the world. Several cities are struggling to handle these huge mounds of waste plastic. Thankfully, there is a technology which will help in getting rid of this waste plastic in the highly profitable manner. We are speaking about the pyrolysis process. In this particular process, the waste plastic is heated with a ...

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