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  • Rising costs of wastes

    A new, far-reaching report on the state of municipal solid waste around the world predicts a sharp rise in the amount of garbage generated by urban residents between now and 2025. The report estimates the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) will rise from the current 1.3 billion tonnes/year to 2.2 billion tonnes/year, with much of the increase coming in rapidly growing cities in developing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Procorp Introduces Cost-Effective, Zero-Waste Wastewater Treatment System

    MILWAUKEE, WI – Procorp Enterprises LLC introduces the Targeted Phosphorous Extraction Pellet Reactor System for wastewater treatment. This sustainable system quickly and safely extracts high purity calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate or Struvite pellets directly into a recycle bin to minimize sludge disposal and related costs, eliminate phosphorous loading and run off issues, and reduce ...


    By Procorp Enterprises LLC

  • Cost-Effective, Reliable Stormwater Treatment in the Same Tanks!

    Sewer overflows are major contributors to violations in municipal wastewater treatment plants.  In the past, there have been only a few ways to handle the wet weather contribution to a plant.  Ballasted flocculation or reconfiguring the plant entirely- both very costly options.  Biowater has come up with a cost-effective, dependable way to handle these issues. Biowater's CFIC - ...


    By Biowater Technology

  • Cost-effective and reliable waste water aeration

    Körting waste water aeration ejectors have been handling the toughest of challenges placed on industrial and municipal waste water treatment for a long time now. Demands for an efficient and reliable oxygen transfer system during biological treatment stages make the technology from Hanover sought-after worldwide and the number one choice of plant operators. At the end of 2014, Körting ...


    By Körting Hannover AG

  • Europe: Reducing wastewater treatment costs and energy consumption

    While Switzerland's wastewater treatment plants are of a high technical standard, the elimination of nutrients remains costly and energy-intensive. Eawag has now further developed a biological process which simplifies the removal of nitrogen from sludge digester liquid, reducing costs by 50% for this treatment step. The new process has already been adopted by a number of wastewater treatment ...

  • Businesses allocate largest proportion of costs to waste management

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) have released new figures showing that businesses are allocating the largest proportion of their environmental protection costs to waste management. Statistics from the ‘Environmental ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Michaelis Waste to Energy Systems: cost reduction for waste disposal and energy

    The basic conditions for an own waste energy system have been changed in the last months: Waste disposal is no future-safe measure the prices fort he industrial waste disposal will increase The big central waste incineration plants are not interested in taking over waste of a high calorific value as therewith the incineration capacity is reduced The ...


    By Michaelis GmbH & Co. KG

  • On-site water treatment service from Tangent Environmental Technologies cuts costs

    After more than two decades in the global oil patch, Stuart Snydmiller thinks the future for his start-up firm is in water, not petroleum. Or at least waste water.Tangent Environmental Technologies, owned with brother Jason and others, has taken existing technologies and put them together into a package that offers huge savings for drilling firms and any industrial operation that needs to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Balers shown to cut company waste management costs by up to 80%

    In a move designed to help businesses respond to the 20% increase in the standard rate of tax from £40 to £48 for each tonne of waste sent to landfill, effective 1 April 2010 and announced in this week’s Budget, waste solutions company Mil-tek is launching a “free, no strings attached” two-week baler trial for companies of all sizes. The government now plans ...


    By Mil-tek Danmark A/S

  • Meeting Scottish waste reduction targets could cost £1.3bn

    Ambitious plans to meet Scotland’s waste reduction targets could cost an additional £1.3bn by 2025, claims a Scottish Government report. The Meeting Scotland’s Zero Waste Targets: Assessing the Costs Associated with New Waste Management Infrastructure report considered the potential costs of meeting ...

  • School and hospital waste collections could cost local authorities £38M

    Waste collection costs for local authorities in England and Wales could increase by £38.8 million if they are requested to collect the 600,000 tonnes of waste from Schedule 2 premises currently collected by commercial operators, new research suggests. Schedule 2 premises include schools, hospitals and charity shops. (See below) Schedule 2 of the Controlled Waste Regulations (CWR) sets out the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

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