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  • Wheelabrator Awarded Broward County Municipal Solid Waste Disposal Contract

    The Broward County Commission today awarded Wheelabrator Technologies an exclusive, five-year contract for disposal of the county’s municipal solid waste and bulk trash. Effective July 2013, the agreement extends Wheelabrator’s long-standing relationship with Broward County. In addition, the commission approved an inter-local agreement (ILA) that allows ...


  • Tire recycling system produces diesel-grade fuel

    Disposal of scrap tires poses significant environmental and logistical challenges on a global scale, not excluding safety hazards, fires, overflowing landfills, health threats and severe atmospheric pollution. An estimate of over 800 million scrap tires is generated each year world-wide, and the total number of scrap tires in stockpiles is expected to be in excess of 10 billion. The GCC is no ...


    By Turret Media FZ LLC

  • USA Recycling Industries, Inc. Granted Authorization to Transport Waste Tires by Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Waste Management

    USA Recycling Industries, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: USRI), a scrap metals recycler servicing the automotive service center industry with commercial customers throughout North America, today announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Waste Management, has "granted it authorization to transport waste tires to a processing or disposal facility in Pennsylvania." The ...


    By Marketwire

  • New Canadian program in the works for tire recycling

    A new tire recycling program is under development by Waste Diversion Ontario. The province has directed the group to: develop a program that will recycle 90 per cent of Ontario’s used tires by its fifth year design a plan to clean-up existing tire stockpiles as quickly as possible ensure that the program is self-funding, with an industry organization collecting program fees from ...

  • EWS Completes Installation Phase of Tire Recycling System

    Environmental Waste International Inc. (EWS) (TSX VENTURE: EWS) announced that the installation phase of the TR900 System at the Ellsin Environmental Ltd facility in Sault Ste. Marie is substantially complete. The TR900 System consists of a processing tunnel plus several subsystems that need to work in harmony to allow for the successful operation of the tire recycling process. EWS will now ...


    By Marketwire

  • US and Mexico sign agreement to clean up 3.5m waste tires along the border

    Federal and state agencies from the United States and Mexico met in San Diego at the International Tire Conference where California and Baja California signed the Tire Initiative Collaborative Effort to develop a market for waste tires and reduce tire piles along the border region. “Collaboration is an essential component to solving this binational problem,” said Ellie Kanipe of the U.S. ...

  • Washington Starts Clean Up of Three Million Junk Tires

    OLYMPIA, Washington (ENS) - The Washington state Department of Ecology has awarded a contract to a team of companies to clean up tire piles in four counties. Tire Disposal and Recycling, a Portland-based business, and L&S Tire from Lakewood and Spokane will remove some 381,700 tires from 16 sites under the $632,000 contract. 'These abandoned tire piles pose a threat to ...

  • Pyrolysis equipment solves problem of acid sludge disposal

    Technokomplex receives many inquires on feasibility of standard Pirotex unit for burning of non-standard feedstocks. We remind the Pirotex pyrolysis plant is an equipment based on method of low-temperature pyrolysis certified for recycling and utilization of scrap tires, mechanical rubber goods, waste oils, oil sludge, kreosoted railway ...


    By Technokomplex

  • SSI Shredding Systems produces video which helps educate school children on environmentally friendly waste disposal

    What started out as a brief marketing presentation has evolved into a popular educational tool for school children throughout Oregon and Washington. SSI Shredding Systems recently completed filming, editing and production on an informational video which visually tells the story of the journey waste takes from local transfer stations to ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • PA DEP Takes Action to Expedite Processing, Disposal of Flood, Storm Debris

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has taken multiple steps to expedite the cleanup of flood- and storm-related debris. The requirement for a waste hauler to display an authorized Act 90 sticker on the hauling vehicle has been temporarily waived statewide to allow facility operators to accept flood and storm debris waste from vehicles without Act 90 ...

  • CM Asia attending & exhibiting at 4th annual Asian Essen tire show reifen China

    2010 REIFEN CHINA is being held for the fourth time parallel to RUBBER TECH at the Shanghai New International Exhibition Centre. This year the whole range from tire production, to repair shops, recycling and waste disposal and retreading is being presented to the Asian market. The organisers, Messe Essen GmbH and China United Rubber Corporation, expect more than ...

  • Illinois Gets Rid of 120 Illegal Waste Dumps

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, December 31, 2007 (ENS) - Over the course of the past year, 120 illegal dump sites across Illinois have been cleaned up as part of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency's I-RID program. I-RID stands for Illinois Removes Illegal Dumps, a program established by law in 2005 to give the Illinois EPA additional authority to combat open dumping and clean up existing ...

  • Lebanon Waste-to-Energy Plant Called Model for Partnerships

    “This facility is going to be a model for waste-to-energy partnerships,” Lebanon Mayor Philip Craighead said last week, “as well as the first stage in moving our city completely away from dumping waste into landfills.” His remarks were part of a groundbreaking ceremony that kicked off construction of a new gasification plant at the city’s waste water ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Feds want nuclear waste train, but nowhere to go

    The U.S. government is looking for trains to haul radioactive waste from nuclear power plants to disposal sites. Too bad those trains have nowhere to go. Putting the cart before the horse, the U.S. Department of Energy recently asked companies for ideas on how the government should get the rail cars needed to haul 150-ton casks filled with used, radioactive nuclear fuel. They won't be moving ...


    By Associated Press

  • Extended Producer Responsibility and the e-waste problem

    The practice of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is picking up steam, most notably in the information technology industry. A growing number of companies are taking on greater levels of responsibility for the environmental impacts of their products - from point of manufacturing through to end of the life recycling. E-waste recycling is taking off, but obstacles remain to its widespread ...

  • Sustainable Waste-To-Energy Facility Approved for Construction in Tennessee

    PHG Energy (PHGE) and the city of Lebanon, Tennessee, have signed a contract that will provide an environmentally sustainable method of waste disposal and produce green power in the process. The waste-to-energy technology, which will go on line early next year, is a downdraft gasification plant that will cleanly convert up to 64 tons per day of blended waste wood, scrap tires and sewer sludge ...


    By PHG Energy, LLC

  • Extended producer responsibility and the e-waste problem

    The practice of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is picking up steam, most notably in the information technology industry. A growing number of companies are taking on greater levels of responsibility for the environmental impacts of their products - from point of manufacturing through to end of the life recycling. E-waste recycling is taking off, but obstacles remain to its widespread ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings

    Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $237 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with $246 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were $3.35 billion compared with $3.16 billion ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Briones Says The Patented Batch Oxidation System (BOS) Is A Zero Waste Technology

    “The Batch Oxidation System is the most environmentally sound method for waste disposal at the same time as alternative source of clean energy that are allowed under Philippine Environmental Laws and the Renewable Energy Law.” Ruth P. Briones, the Lead Convenor of the Zero Waste Movement and Chair of Greenergy Solutions ( ...


    By Greenergy Solutions Inc.

  • Cynar plc Awards $11M Waste-to-Energy Process Order to Rockwell Automation

    Cynar plc, a leading technology company in the waste-to-energy market, has awarded an $11 million contract to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) to design and build a new end-of-life plastic to fuel conversion plant in Bristol, UK for SITA UK ltd, a Cynar customer and partner in the development. Cynar has developed a technology that converts end-of-life plastics into ...


    By Rockwell Automation, Inc.

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