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  • AMTA and AWWA announce awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition

    The American Membrane Technology Association and the American Water Works Association today announced awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC). Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in Long Beach, Calif. Christine Owen of Tampa Bay Water in Tampa, Fla. was presented with this year’s Water Quality Person of the ...

  • 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

  • Fire Protection Storage Done Right

    Water storage tanks for fire protection has improved in recent years as technology has advanced, processes have evolved and standards have become more rigorous resulting in increased flexibility, greater durability and lower costs. Modern ground storage tanks used for fire protection are commonly one of three designs; ...


    By Superior Tank Co., Inc.

  • SpillFix - Less product, less waste

    With SpillFix the savings start immediately! by ShannonLattin. Explore more ...

  • Waste prevention through eco-innovation in production and consumption

    Eco-innovations which help prevent the production of waste are explored in a recent German study. It considers the drivers and barriers to the uptake of material efficiency measures in businesses, green procurement and product leasing schemes. The revised European Waste Framework Directive1 requires all EU Member States to establish waste prevention programmes by 12 December 2013, with the aim ...

  • Oil Production and Oil Refinery Waste Treatment Workshop

    25-26 of February IPEC held two-day event included a workshop and equipment presentation at company’s’ production site. The educational workshop was attended by representatives of international oil and gas industry companies from South Africa, Turkey, Latvia, Estonia, Finland and Russia. The first day of presentation was devoted to drilling mud treatment. The presentation of ...


    By IPEC

  • Converting Local Waste Into High Profit Exportable Products

    Who says waste accumulation hampers the economy of a nation. Presumably, the perception states that local waste poses a serious threat to the growth and development of the country. Well, every hurdle to mankind is crossed with an equally innovative step. Sorbilite Inc., the leader in Environmental Innovations and Solutions, has traversed a step further to boost the economy of several nations ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • Asbestos products and waste: new classification system developed

    Researchers have presented a comprehensive new classification manual of asbestos-containing products (ACP), materials (ACM) and waste (ACW) in a recent study. They also mapped suitable landfill sites for the proper disposal of ACW in Italy and developed guidance on assigning ACW to correct European Waste Catalogue (EWC) codes. The research will help operators engaged in asbestos waste disposal ...

  • Household waste fuels the production of Cemex UK cement

    Non-recyclable material from household waste is being used to manufacture cement. Cemex UK, suppliers of cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, are using climafuel in place of fossil fuels to heat the kilns in the production of cement. Climafuel has half the carbon footprint of coke and is made up of 50 per cent biomass. During extensive trials, the use of 30 per cent climafuel as a ...

  • Improve productivity and save money on waste and recycling services

    Improving productivity and efficiency on bin rounds could lead to cost savings for local authorities according to a new guidance document. Introducing a no side waste policy and reducing the number of vehicle passes per household are just two of the measures suggested in More for Less, guidance for local authorities on saving money in waste and recycling services, published by the Waste ...

  • Turkey to boost energy production from domestic waste

    Solid waste will become an important part of Turkey's renewable share and electricity generation, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said Friday in Balikesir, Turkey.  Speaking at the opening ceremony of Altaca group's integrated biogas and organic waste facility, which is constructed with 100 percent Turkish technology, Yildiz ...


    By Altaca Group

  • 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

  • Product Highlight

    Most oilfield produced waters and other oily wastewaters have high fouling potential for optical sensors. High Cost Ultrasonic Cleaning systems only address the local optical path and not the entire sample system. The TurnerCIP (Clean In Place) addresses the entire sample system in the same way that CIP’s are used to clean heat exchangers and other oily systems in heavy industry worldwide. ...

  • Geminor as won a new tender for Household waste from IRIS production as

    Geminor AS was awarded a new contract for transport and energy recovery of 10 000 t household waste from IRIS Production AS from 1. Jan 2015. The duration of the contract is 4 ...


    By GemiNor AS

  • Bokashicycle Launches New Product to Reduce Food Waste Disposal Expenses

    Bokashicycle, LLC, announced this week the release of a new food waste pulverizing machine that can be used almost anywhere to shred, rip, bruise and pulverize food waste. First, it compacts the food and then it delivers it to a 55-gallon barrel or equivalent container.  Food waste recycling immediately translates into significant savings for ...


    By Bokashicycle LLC

  • Alum Sludge: From waste to valuable product With AquaCritox® recovery process

    Alum and iron salts are generally used to promote coagulation in the production of clean drinking water which results in the generation of significant quantities of drinking water sludge. The Alum sludge is typically mechanically dewatered and is currently treated as a waste which cannot be processed through traditional sewage sludge disposal methods and in many cases goes to landfill. This ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Great savings, crushing production waste for remanufacturing from HMH

    500 to 600 t of clean concrete manufacturing waste are crushed every week at an English production site for coloured paving blocks used for foot paths, as well as flag stones and curb stones. An RM80 with 2 full und 2 short chrome hammers, closed to a gap of 15 mm, has been doing this job to the customer’s full satisfaction for 1,5 years now. The paving blocks e.g. are 200 mm long, 100 mm wide ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Solid Wastes Industry Announces New Policy on Product Stewardship

    The National Solid Wastes Management Association (NSWMA) today announced a new policy on product stewardship, expressing the recycling and solid waste industry’s position that product stewardship may increase the safe management of some products, in particular those with toxic constituents such as mercury. Product stewardship laws require manufacturers to be ...


  • EU member states should stabilize waste production by 2012

    Waste production should be stabilized by 2012, said the Environment Committee in a second reading report, adopted this week, on a proposal to revise the EU framework directive on waste. The committee voted to reinstate most of Parliament's first reading amendments that were not taken up by the Council, and reiterated Parliament's call for re-use and recycling targets. Over 1.8 billion tonnes of ...


    By European Parliament

  • Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel production

    Neste Oil CorporationPress release3 March 2011 at 12.30 pm (EET)Neste Oil to increase its use of waste in renewable diesel productionNeste Oil is to increase its use of waste as a raw material for producing NExBTL renewable diesel in 2011. Palm oil will continue to be the single largest ...


    By Thomson Reuters

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