waste resource recovery News

  • From Waste to Resource

    Over the last few decades, when the words 'Victoria' and 'sewage' have been used together it has usually been in reference to the debate on why one of Canada’s last major urban centres continues to discharge untreated wastewater into the marine environment. This debate has been heated and emotional -- on both sides of the issue. Ironically, the delay in moving to wastewater treatment may have ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • From Waste to Resource

    Satisfied exhibitors at 'waste to energy', 2007 dates finalized Waste as a resource, or more specifically: as a substitute for coal, nuclear power and fossil fuels has become a much talked about issue among politics and energy consumers. Different waste materials can be utilized for power and heat generation. Agricultural residues can be employed for the production of biogas or alternative ...

  • Axion Consulting adds expertise to resource recovery team

    Axion Consulting has added further project management and marketing expertise to its Bramhall-based team of resource recovery and recycling specialists. Jessica Stewart brings a wealth of waste management experience to her new job as Project Consultant working across a range of initiatives, from carpet and WEEE recycling to broader research contracts and an internal environmental management ...

  • Covanta acquires the Camden Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE:CVA), ("Covanta" or the "Company") a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced that it has acquired the Camden Resource Recovery Facility, a 1,050 ton-per-day Energy-from-Waste (“EfW”) facility in Camden, New Jersey from a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler AG. The transaction is expected to have a modest positive ...


  • Harsco expands resource recovery to oil and foundry industries

    Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today its second strategic technology alliance this year aimed at providing environmental solutions to significant industrial waste streams, with the signing of an exclusive agreement with Equinox Environmental Limited, a UK-based “green” technology company that has developed proprietary processes for the cost-effective resource recovery and ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • EBI Invites Nominations For 2016 Business Achievement Awards

    Environmental Business Journal (EBJ) and sister publication Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ) are inviting nominations for the annual EBJ-CCBJ Awards. The awards are open to all companies in the environmental industry and climate change industry, including those in environmental consulting & engineering, water/wastewater, air pollution control, resource recovery, solid waste, hazardous ...

  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • Last call for papers: waste as a resource

    Wanted: Technology and Know-How 1. for the British growth market - until Sept 30, 2010! On January 25 to 26, 2011 the second "energy from biomass and waste" (EBW UK) exhibition and conference (EBW UK) is held in London. The new government re-inforced its commitment to power, heat and fuel production from waste and biomass. At EBW UK representatives from the public and private sector will be ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility Processes 10 Millonth Ton Of Waste Into Renewable Energy

    The Montgomery County Resource Recovery Facility (RRF), operated by Covanta Montgomery, Inc., is celebrating the milestone of processing 10 million tons of post-recycled municipal solid waste into clean, renewable energy. The energy-from-waste facility is owned by the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority and began commercial operation in August 1995 to sustainably dispose of Montgomery ...


  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: championing resource recovery from carpets

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2016 Annual Conference and Awards Event moves to a new venue - Leicester City Football Club – where the June 29th event’s theme will be ‘championing resource recovery from carpets’ with guest host and keynote speaker, celebrity architect and designer Oliver Heath. Drawing inspiration from the success of the ‘Premier League ...

  • Covanta Energy Announces Plans to Upgrade the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Energy Corporation (NYSE: CVA), a world leader in sustainable waste management and renewable energy, today announced plans to upgrade the Essex County Resource Recovery Facility, which it operates in Newark. New arrangements with the Port Authority, which go into effect on January 1, 2013, give Covanta control of the facility through at least 2032, with options through 2052. They also ...


  • EPA Honors Pa. Environmental Resources Consortium For Food Recovery Challenge Achievement

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency today honored the Pennsylvania Environmental Resources Consortium (PERC) for recruiting 22 Pennsylvania colleges and universities to participate in EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge and help reduce, donate, and recycle excess food from more than 100,000 students. “As a Food Recovery Challenge Endorser, PERC has jumped to the forefront of Food ...

  • Covanta Announces Purchase of the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility

    Covanta Holding Corporation (NYSE: CVA) ("Covanta" or the "Company") announced that it has purchased the Delaware Valley Resource Recovery Facility located in Chester, Pennsylvania from GE Energy Financial Services ("GE EFS") for $94 million in cash. The transaction includes the acquisition of approximately $122 million cash collateral trust and the assumption of $64 million in facility project ...


    By Covanta

  • Itronics President Dr. John Whitney to Speak at Prestigious Resource Recovery Conference

    Itronics Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ITRO) is pleased to announce that Dr. John Whitney, its founder and Chairman, will speak at the prestigious resource recovery and waste management conference sponsored by the Envirobiz Group (www.envirobiz.com) at the Marriott Coronado Island, San Diego, CA., Sept. ...


    By Itronics Inc.

  • Waste Management Donates $50,000 to Support Disaster Recovery

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has announced a $50,000 contribution to the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund to support its efforts in response to the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma and Texas, and to serve as aid for any future recoveries. Following the most recent storms, Waste Management was among the first on the ground to aid in the recovery. “These tragic events have impacted ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • 2007 Clarke Prize Recipient Highlights Resource Recovery to Address Eutrophication

    The critical need to remove and recycle surplus nutrients that are detrimental to water resources was highlighted at the Fourteenth Annual Clarke Prize Lecture and Award Ceremony, held by the National Water Research Institute (NWRI) of Fountain Valley, California, on Thursday, July 12, 2007, in Huntington Beach, California. The Clarke Prize – a gold medallion and $50,000 award – was presented ...

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • Waste wood – the untapped resource for Biomass Fuel

    The huge potential of reusing waste wood as fuel is being wasted, Environment Minister Joan Ruddock has warned. The significant carbon and energy benefits of recovering energy from waste wood are detailed in a new information report on the sector that surveys the activities of producers, aggregators and users of waste wood. Recycling and energy markets for clean, virgin wood have been growing in ...

  • 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 GmbH

  • Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge: Transforming Waste into Valuable Resources

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today released its 2012 sustainability report. The report is called “Embracing the Zero Waste Challenge,” and documents the company’s progress toward increasingly transforming waste into valuable resources. “Five years ago, we announced four aggressive sustainability goals to improve our impact on the environment and our business,” ...


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