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  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...


    By ICM AG

  • Technology for TASi: High-tech equipment for waste treatment

    It wasn't a law but a simple administrative regulation in the form of a technical guideline that provided the key impulse for the diversion of waste flows in Germany away from landfill sites. In the course of the implementation of this Technical Directive on Residential Waste (TASi), the technology for treating waste underwent an extraordinary development. This is especially true of thermal ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • Nanoparticles present in residues of waste incineration plant

    The use of nanomaterials in consumer goods is growing, as is their presence in waste. A new study is the first to follow the fate of engineered nanoparticles through the entire waste incineration chain. The results indicate current filter technology is effective in removing nanoparticles from flue gas, but that nanoparticles also bind to residues, such as fly ash and slag, which eventually end up ...

  • Treatment of Different Wastes by Supercritical Water Oxidation

    Abstract If left to conventional treatment processes, the destruction of toxic organic wastewaters and associated sludge volume reduction clearly becomes an overwhelming problem. Two options, incineration and supercritical water oxidation (SCWO), exist for the complete destruction of toxic wastewaters and organic sludges. Incineration has associated problems such as very high cost and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • City of Los Angeles Innovates Municipal Waste Management

    LOS ANGELES, CA -- Six thousand six hundred tons of refuse (trash, recyclables and yard trimmings) are currently being collected curbside on a daily basis in the nation's second largest city. As its population increases, and resources become more limited, the City of Los Angeles is working hard towards becoming a cleaner, greener 'zero-waste' city. This means that the City's solid waste material ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

  • Less Than 1% of Sweden’s Waste goes to Landfill

    It is hard to believe that as a civilised society, we continue to dump waste in landfill and there are several environmental problems associated with this activity. Greenhouse gases such as methane seep out of them and toxic chemicals like those from household cleaning products can pollute both the soil and groundwater. In addition they are smelly, noisy, can harm some wildlife species, plus they ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • Waste Management and Publix Celebrate America Recycles Day

    In honor of America Recycles Day, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and Publix today celebrated the opening of the Okeechobee Organics Recycling Facility – the most advanced aerated composting technology to process food residuals in South Florida. ...


  • NATO selects waste management technology from Canada’s Eco Waste Solutions for mobile deployments

    Eco Waste Solutions, a leader in environmentally responsible remote waste management solutions has announced the presentation of a $4.5 million global contract with NATO. Under the terms of this first-time agreement with NATO, Eco Waste Solutions will be designing and building four containerized mobile incinerator packages for delivery over the next nine months.These custom-built, ready-to-deploy ...


    By Eco Waste Solutions

  • Braintree, Mass. waste facility agrees to spend over $1.7 million to settle alleged hazardous waste violations

    In a settlement valued at more than $1.7 million, Clean Harbors of Braintree, Inc. has agreed to pay a significant penalty and perform additional projects, to settle a complaint filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of EPA, regarding numerous violations of hazardous waste management and emergency planning laws at the company’s Braintree, Mass. facility. Under the settlement, ...

  • New Shredder in Indonesia from SSI Shredding Systems Helps Convert Industrial Waste to Alternative Fuel While Lowering Harmful Gases

    With nearly 230 million residents, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world and one of the largest producers of industrial waste. For years, the country has disposed of its waste either into landfills or through incineration. Both disposal methods cause harmful methane and carbon dioxide gases to be emitted into the atmosphere. PT Teknotama ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Farmers urged to make sure they comply with the latest waste regulations

    Farmers and landowners across the region have until the end of September to ensure they are handling waste correctly and aren't breaking the latest agricultural waste rules. All businesses create wastes and farms are no exception. If not handled correctly or passed on without care, farm wastes can cause environmental harm and nuisance. All waste handling is now covered by the Environmental ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Recycling, environmental technologies, waste management: REW ISTANBUL 2009 had it all!

    Organized and coordinated by IFO Istanbul Exhibition Services on 18-21 June 2009, 5th International Recycling, Environmental Technologies and Waste Management Exhibition; REW Istanbul attracted 197 companies from 18 countries all over the world. Like last year, the exhibition again saw a record in its visitor number and hosted 8376 visitors. Last year REW Istanbul was a big success and this ...

  • US EPA takes action against company for improperly managing hazardous waste

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined Frontier Aluminum, an aluminum extrusions manufacturer, $36,500 for failing to comply with federal hazardous waste management regulations at two of its facilities located in Corona, Calif. The EPA inspected the Frontier Aluminum facilities on May 21, 2008, and found that the company violated the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act by engaging ...

  • Simple and fairer waste exemptions from environmental permitting in the UK

    Proposed changes to the system of environmental permit exemptions will increase waste recovery and recycling, whilst maintaining high levels of environmental protection and saving businesses money, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock said today.   Defra, the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) and the Environment Agency are reviewing which waste handling businesses can operate under ...

  • 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

  • WasteExpo 2016: Presenting Eco-Friendly Odor Mitigation Solutions for Waste Management

    Next week, a wide-range of professionals from government, waste services companies, composting providers, engineering firms, and landfills (and more) will be convening in Las Vegas at the most significant event for the waste management and recycling industry, WasteExpo 2016. Hosted in conjunction with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA),  ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

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