waste incinerator emissions News

  • Fingerprinting emissions from waste incinerators

    The use of MWIs to dispose of materials such as plastic, glass and food waste is increasing in the UK due to EU restrictions on the use of landfill. The European Industrial Emissions Directive, which aims to protect the environment and human health, imposes strict limits on emissions of heavy metals and other pollutants from MWIs. However, the impact of MWI emissions on ambient air pollution is ...

  • Emission rules tighten for medical waste incinerators

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's new limits on air emissions will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators (HMIWI). This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury. The agency also is finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • EPA tightens air emissions for hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators

    EPA is setting new limits that will affect most existing hospital, medical, and infectious waste incinerators. This final action will reduce about 390,000 pounds of several pollutants each year including acid gases, nitrogen oxides, and metals such as lead, cadmium, and mercury.  EPA is also finalizing additional testing, monitoring, and inspection requirements. This final action revises the ...

  • Global Incineration and Incinerator Technologies Market Report

    While global growth in incineration staggered in the wake of the global economic turndown, global incineration markets are well-poised for continued recovery and consistent growth. Since 2008, global markets for incinerators have resurged from $7.9 billion to $9.2 billion in 2012 (CAGR of 3.9%). By 2022, global markets will more than double, reaching a value of $16.8 billion (2012-2022 CAGR of ...


  • The Surefire SF150. Is this our most popular waste incinerator?

    We’ve always stated that the majority of the waste incinerators that we supply are either bespoke models or customised designs, but we have to admit that very often customers come to us wanting a unit from our standard ranges and when it comes to Surefire then the ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • 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 ...

  • Waste incineration saves resources and protects the climate

    Protection of the climate and resources is one of the key topics at the Entsorga-Enteco the international trade fair for waste management and environmental technology from October 27th to 30th, 2009, in Cologne. Waste incineration makes an important contribution to coping with these two major challenges of this century. The role of waste incineration has changed thoroughly in the past few ...


    By Koelnmesse

  • New Technology Helps Monitor Potentially Toxic Incinerator Emissions

    Casella ETi (UK), has installed two 'Amesa ' systems (Absorption Method for Sampling of Dioxins and Furans) at the Isle of Man 'Energy from Waste' (EfW) incinerator' - the first in the UK to have a continous dioxin sample system permanently installed. Until recently technology has not been available to accurately measure dioxin and furan emissions. Rita Greenwood, Environmental Manager at ...


    By Casella

  • EPA announces next steps on emissions standards for boilers, certain incinerators

    Today a federal District Court judge in Washington D.C. issued an order extending by 30 days EPA’s deadline to issue emission standards for large and small boilers and solid waste and sewage sludge incinerators. EPA is disappointed that the extension was not longer. However, the agency will work diligently to issue these standards by this new deadline. The standards will be significantly ...

  • Another incinerator unit bound for Africa

    Although Matthews’ waste incinerators are being exported to a growing number of destinations around the world, one of our strongest markets remains the East Africa countries that are serviced by Plenser Limited, our long-established agents in Kenya.  Right now in our workshops we are putting the finishing touches to the latest waste ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • MACT standards for sewage sludge incinerators

    EPA announced in the October 14 Federal Register proposed rulemaking to cut emissions of mercury, particle pollution and other harmful pollutants from sewage sludge incinerators (SSIs). According to EPA, SSIs represent the sixth-largest source of mercury air emissions in the U.S. The proposed standards would apply to both multiple-hearth and fluidized bed incinerators. Units incinerating sewage ...


    By Custom Stack Analysis, LLC.

  • EPA Exemption for Incinerators Ruled Illegal

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A federal court has thrown out an attempt by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA to exempt tens of thousands of waste incinerators from the controls of the Clean Air Act. In a decision June 8 by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, a panel of three judges ruled that facilities that burn waste are incinerators, not ...

  • The first Allburn incinerator is heading for Africa

    It is only a little over two months since we announced the launch of our new competitively priced Allburn range of waste incinerators, but already this cost-conscious concept has proved to be so attractive that we have completed our first order and it is now ready for shipment to Guinea in West Africa. We introduced the Allburn brand in a bid to meet the requirements of those customers who, ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • Gone to waste: how the UK burns money by dumping and incinerating resources

    The UK is throwing away over £650 million every year by dumping and incinerating waste which, if recycled, could save 19 million tonnes of greenhouse gases annually - equivalent to taking around six million cars off the roads - a new report by Friends of the Earth shows. Research by the green campaign group reveals that if material currently being landfilled or incinerated was recycled instead, ...


  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe’s burning desire for alternatives to medical waste incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Frost & Sullivan: Europe's Burning Desire for Alternatives to Medical Waste Incineration

    With the global push towards a greener world comes the awareness to decrease carbon emissions. Throughout many parts of Europe the dominant method of medical waste removal continues to be incineration. Although a successful and easy way to cope with medical waste, the carbon dioxide emissions resulting from incineration are leading European countries to search for alternative methods to dispose ...


  • EPA seeks comments on draft permit renewal for Veolia hazardous waste incinerator

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on the Agency’s proposal to renew the operating permit for Veolia ES Technical Solutions’ hazardous waste incinerator in Sauget, Illinois. EPA initially issued a Clean Air Act permit for this facility on Sept. 12, 2008. Most requirements in the current permit would remain in place under the terms of the draft permit ...

  • EPA to hold three public hearings on rules cutting toxic emissions from boilers, solid waste incinerators agency also extends comment period (HQ)

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold three public hearings in June on proposals cutting mercury emissions in half and significantly reducing other toxic air pollutants from industrial and institutional boilers, process heaters and solid waste incinerators. These toxics are known or suspected to cause cancer or other serious health problems. The agency will also take comment at ...

  • Waste Sector GHG Emissions Significantly Underestimated

    According to a report published by Zero Waste Europe, the waste sector has a key role to play in the development of a low carbon economy and, the reduction of greenhouse gases. The report, namely ‘the potential contribution of waste management to a low carbon economy’, shows that the role which waste prevention and improved waste management can play in reducing GHG emissions ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • CEWEP publishes the third edition of its report on the energy efficiency of Waste-to-Energy Plants (waste incineration with energy recovery) in Europe

    “The energy efficiency criterion (R1 formula) that was introduced in the Waste Framework Directive has proved to be an incentive for Waste-to-Energy plants in Europe to improve their Energy Efficiency”, Ella Stengler, CEWEP’s Managing Director, stated on the occasion of the publication of the association¡¦s third Energy Efficiency report. The Municipal Solid Waste ...

Need help finding the right suppliers? Try XPRT Sourcing. Let the XPRTs do the work for you