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  • Mechanical-biological waste treatment (MBT)

    Today, three years before the (extended) initial deadline of the EU landfill directive, Greece still relies on landfills for the disposal of over 85% of its waste, while waste production continues to grow at about 3% per annum. The 2006 estimate for municipal Solid Waste production is 5.3 million tons, with biodegradable municipal waste (BMW) accounting for approximately 67% of that figure. ...


  • China: Solid Waste Treatment in Liaoning

    Liaoning province, China's important industrial and raw material base, lies in the south of the country's northeast region. With 14 municipalities and a population of 42 million, the province covers an area of over 150,000 sq. km. The pillar industries in Liaoning include petrochemical, metallurgy, electronics/information technology, and manufacturing. The outputs of these industries are also ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • China's Household Waste Treatment Industry

    The waste treatment industry is a branch of environmental protection industry, which includes three subsectors, namely, industrial waste treatment, hazardous waste treatment and municipal household waste treatment. At present, the waste treatment infrastructure is in serious shortage, and the waste problem has become a main factor that restricts the development of urbanization. Although ...

  • Examining advanced treatment of organic waste

    The UK Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has announced a market study, supported by Ofwat, looking at the market for treatment of organic waste. The study will look at whether the market is working effectively to deliver the best outcomes for customers. The study will examine whether there are appropriate incentives in place for the efficient use of new and advanced technologies. Organic waste has ...

  • Technology for TASi: High-tech equipment for waste treatment

    It wasn't a law but a simple administrative regulation in the form of a technical guideline that provided the key impulse for the diversion of waste flows in Germany away from landfill sites. In the course of the implementation of this Technical Directive on Residential Waste (TASi), the technology for treating waste underwent an extraordinary development. This is especially true of thermal ...


    By Koelnmesse GmbH

  • 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

  • DOE Issues Draft RFP for Waste Treatment Services

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (DRFP) for Low-Level Waste (LLW) and Mixed-Low Level Waste (MLLW) treatment services that may result in the issuance of one or more Basic Ordering Agreements (BOAs). The RFP is for the treatment of LLW and MLLW including liquid and solid Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulated waste, such as polychlorinated ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Treatment of Different Wastes by Supercritical Water Oxidation

    Abstract If left to conventional treatment processes, the destruction of toxic organic wastewaters and associated sludge volume reduction clearly becomes an overwhelming problem. Two options, incineration and supercritical water oxidation (SCWO), exist for the complete destruction of toxic wastewaters and organic sludges. Incineration has associated problems such as very high cost and ...


    By SCFI Group Limited

  • Green Roof for waste water treatment plant

    The waste water treatment plant in the Csepel precint of the city of Budapest, Hungary, one of the largest and most advanced in its kind, which is being built within the ‘Living Danube' project for the health of the river is now protected by a high-performance green roof, using the properties of DuPont Typar geosynthetic to deliver long-term reliable functionality. "Living Danube" is an EU ...

  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast analyses allows the optimal ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Online Odors Monitoring in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    Odors are very distinct air contaminants as they generate nuisances (see note at the end). The factors playing a role in the determination of odor annoyance are : odor concentration and intensity, frequency, appreciation, duration, synergy and location. Chromatotec® proposes an automated solution to well identify the origin and the level of odors. Technology Description We ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • EPA settles with waste treatment facility in Washington for hazardous waste violations

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $304,500 settlement with Perma-Fix Northwest Richland (Perma-Fix), a waste treatment facility, for failure to properly manage hazardous waste and PCB waste at its facility in Richland, Washington. Perma-Fix, which acquired the facility on June 13, 2007, has cooperated with EPA to improve its waste management procedures and come into ...

  • China Solid Waste Treatment Industry | Forecasts for 2017

    The total volume of city household waste harmless treatment has increased significantly from 80.51 million tons in 2005 to 130.9 million tons in 2011, increasing by 63% or so. Harmless treatment rate has increased from 52% in 2005 to 87% in 2010, increasing by 35% or so. After the year of 2020, China will gradually enter household waste classification management stage. The investment in solid ...

  • Egypt’s first waste treatment plant is inaugurated

    The Kattameya plant is the first cement plant in Egypt to partly use Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) instead of natural gas and coal as a fuel for the cement kiln.  Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), one of the largest Egyptian cement producers, has been continuously investing towards a better Egypt and a cleaner environment and has made a long-term commitment towards ...


  • India Water & Waste Water Treatment Market, 2013

    Water & Waste Water Treatment market primarily covers Water treatment ,ETP, STP, Water recycling.This report will cover all the 4 and in addition will also coverthe project business market. The report will cover the market size by value, its spread and type of technology. The intent is not just to provide market data but insights that could help companies existing or planning to enterthis ...


  • Online BOD Analysis in Waste Water Treatment Plants

    The biochemical oxygen demand (BOD) reflects the demand of oxygen that is needed for the degradation of all biological degradable substances in water. Thus, the BOD, also called biological oxygen demand, is an important indicator for the assessment of the pollution of water. Its fast ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • Peristaltic pumps waste less in wastewater treatment

    The City of Eagan in North Minnesota, USA required a pump capable of accurately dosing 15% sodium hypochlorite or ‘hypo’ for their new wastewater treatment plant. Hypo has outstanding disinfection properties, used in wastewater treatment to kill off bacteria before being discharged back into the environment, and in water treatment as one of the primary methods of drinking water disinfection. It ...

  • Climate change pose risks for waste water treatment

    A Simplified Climate Change Impact Assessment Tool (SCIAT) addresses the specific needs of the water industry, translating climate change projections into real-world impacts. A recent study in CIWEM’s Water and Environment Journal demonstrates its application in assessing the impacts of climate change on the reservoir water quality and water treatment plant (WTP) operations at Grafham Water ...

  • Kidney treatment is significant contributor to NHS waste

    Kidney care contributes “significantly” towards the amount of waste generated by the NHS, a survey by the Campaign for Greener Healthcare has found. Dialysis is the most common treatment for end-stage kidney disease and single-use pre-packaged products have enabled an increase in its availability. However, this has led to high levels of packaging waste which becomes clinical waste, limiting its ...

  • Construction starts on innovative GBP15m waste treatment facility

    Organic Waste Management has started work on its innovative GBP15 million solid waste treatment facility in Cheshire. The mechanical biological treatment plant will serve Manchester’s industrial commercial market to divert 180,000 tonnes of waste from landfill. The plant is the first in the UK to use the Bedminster technology to recover the hard recyclables and convert the residue to compost. OWM ...

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