waste stream News

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Phosphorus measurement according to DIN EN ISO 6878:2004-09

    Metrohm Process Analytics presents the 2035 Process Analyzer, an integrated solution for 24/7 online-monitoring of critical chemical parameters such as ortho- and total phosphate phosphorus in wastewater streams. Three fixed ranges are available for Low, Standard, and High TP situations. Phosphorus measurement according to DIN EN ISO 6878:2004-09 Phosphorus ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Dell Commits to Waste-Free Packaging Stream by 2020

    Dell today announced ambitious sustainable packaging initiatives, including goals for a waste-free packaging stream by 2020 and a new wheat straw material that turns agricultural waste into boxes. The company will achieve its waste-free packaging goals by 2020 through two avenues: Ensuring that 100 percent of Dell packaging is sourced from sustainable materials, including recycled and ...


  • Finnish and Russian side streams to be combined

    In the future, waste and secondary raw materials originating from south-east Finland and St. Petersburg, Russia, may be recovered and recycled in the same plants. Cross-border secondary raw material refining and the business opportunities linked with it are currently being studied in the Material Exchange Project at Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. ”We are examining several ...

  • Innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams

    Oy Cyclotec Ltd Reports introduction of innovative Dry Separation/De Dusting Technology of Aggregates waste streams previously not attractive for recycling. Up to date due to waste fines contamination most of the fraction smaller then 5-6 mm is not used. Dry screening at 5-6 mm and smaller fractions is not efficient. Wet de dusting methods ...


    By Cyclotec Oy

  • Rotary Drum Screen Separates Solids from Waste Streams without Clogging

     A new, compact Rotary Drum Screen from Munson Machinery removes solids from industrial and municipal waste streams, and recovers solid product from process streams, at rates from 600 to 2,790 gal/min (2,270 to 10,560 liter/min) without blinding or clogging the screen, while reducing floor ...

  • New Bill Would Halt Waste Dumping in Lakes, Rivers, Streams

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) - A bi-partisan bill was introduced in the House Thursday to restore a 25 year old prohibition under the Clean Water Act that prevented mining companies and other industries from dumping masses of solid industrial wastes into the nation's waters. Representatives Frank Pallone, a New Jersey Democrat, and Chris Shays, a Connecticut Republican, ...

  • Axion highlights technologies for new waste streams at Interplas 2011

    New approaches and innovative technologies for recovering the wide variety of co-mingled plastics from household and commercial waste streams will be explained by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting at Interplas 2011. Challenges faced by materials recovery facilities (MRFs) in processing rising volumes of previously difficult-to recycle plastic materials - ...

  • Three-stage magnetic separator removes all metals from waste streams

    Goudsmit has recently designed and produced a compact unit that combines a conventional magnetic separator, high-gradient separator and non-ferrous separator. This three-stage separator removes normal iron parts, followed by weakly magnetic metal parts (including a large variety of stainless steels), and finally non-ferrous metal parts. This all takes place over a distance of approximately 7 ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Three-stage magnetic separator removes all metals from waste streams

    Goudsmit has recently designed and produced a compact unit that combines a conventional magnetic separator, high-gradient separator and non-ferrous separator. This three-stage separator removes normal iron parts, followed by weakly magnetic metal parts (including a large variety of stainless steels), and finally non-ferrous metal parts. This all takes place over a distance of approximately 7 ...

  • Waste Management Celebrates Opening of New Single-Stream Recycling Facility in Houston

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today joined with the City of Houston, local and state officials and WM customers to celebrate the launch of its Houston Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located in Southwest ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Reterro Deploys Mobile Pilot Scale Unit for Soil and Waste-Stream Testing

    Reterro, Inc., an emerging green remediation leader in eliminating hydrocarbon contamination from soil and ongoing waste streams, announced today that it has introduced its pilot scale system for on-site testing and analysis. Reterro's IP-protected pilot unit is a finite element scaled ...


    By Reterro, Inc.

  • ReCommunity Memphis reopens MRF - Converted to single stream

    ReCommunity, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., converted its dual stream MRF in Memphis, TN, to a single-stream recycling facility. The largest pure-play recycler in the United States, ReCommunity chose the CP Group to design, manufacture, and install the new equipment in its existing 42,000 sq. ft. building. New system operations began in January. “We are committed to leading the Recovery ...


    By The CP Group

  • Effluent stream scaling problem solved...without chemicals

    Effluent stream scaling problem solved and dangerous acid cleaning eliminated.At a major UK facility the combined waste streams from an RO unit, a Water Softener and an Iron Filter cause major scaling problems.Although there was no heat involved because, at times, the waste water was so supersaturated by calcium carbonate “cold water” scaling took place causing transfer pumps to need acid ...

  • Wide-ranging solutions from sourcing of products to waste stream management deliver top grades

    Sodexo dining services at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles received top marks on Green Report Card 2011 published by the Sustainable Endowments Institute. Sodexo’s integrated sustainable purchasing policies, trayless dining initiatives, use of biodegradable service ware and composting programs helped earn LMU the highest distinction in the report card’s category of Food and ...


    By 3BL Media

  • University of Iowa and Waste Management Unveil New Single-Stream Recycling Program on Campus

    Waste Management and the University of Iowa unveiled a new single-stream recycling program today.  The new recycling program is designed to help the University of Iowa meet and even exceed its goal to divert 60% of the waste generated on campus by 2020.   While recycling has been available on campus, this new single-stream program allows ...


  • Waste Management Announces Plan to Bring a Single Stream Recycling Facility to Metro Detroit

    Waste Management of Michigan announced today a plan to bring a single stream recycling facility (SSRF) to the Detroit metropolitan area. Single stream recycling collection programs are expanding in southeastern Michigan, and to meet customer demand, this planned facility would process the increasing volumes of ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Newly developed separator also removes weak magnetic parts - magnet removes stainless steel particles from waste streams

    Goudsmit has recently improved the High Gradient Separator. The standard High Gradient Separator was originally developed for the cleaning of chrome sand in foundries and the removing of black specks from salt or ceramics, for example. The magnetic value of the roll was increased to 16 000 Gauss for the improved version. This means that now even slightly magnetized Fe and STAINLESS STEEL ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Research and development company fined after waste chemicals kill fish in UK stream

    A Truro-based company has been ordered to pay £3,000 in fines and costs after a cocktail of hazardous chemicals leaked from an industrial estate into a tributary of the Penryn River. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. Members of the public raised the alarm after a stream near the Kernick Industrial Estate turned foamy and started to smell ‘very strongly’ of chemicals. Several ...

  • Republic services celebrates the dedication of new single stream recycling system

    Today Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), a leading provider of recycling and solid waste collection services, welcomed more than 200 guests, including many elected representatives from throughout Southern California, to celebrate the dedication of its newly modernized Recycling Complex. The enhancements include a new Eco Center and one of the largest and most sophisticated single-stream sorting ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems

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