wood waste News

  • SFU power project to convert wood waste to energy

    A new neighborhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain will supply enough heat for the entire Simon Fraser University campus and future homes in the acclaimed UniverCity residential development. SFU is partnering with SFU Community Trust, Corix Utilities, and BC Hydro on the community-based sustainable district energy system. The project involves a high-efficiency heating plant using biomass - ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • Defra decide against landfill restrictions on wood waste

    Back in September last year, the Government issued a consultation on restricting the disposal of wood waste to landfill. Potential landfill restrictions of certain biodegradable waste types was one of the main recommendations of their Waste Review published in 2011, but it appears that the potential cost to industry ...

  • Wood Waste Shredder Installed in Beijing, China

    Wood Waste Shredder Installed in Beijing, China From March 16 to March 18, 2013 , which are busy days, as our wood waste shredder SM1000 has installed in Beijing successfully, which is also an ideal machine for processing municipal solid waste. The pictures below are of a recently delivered SM1000 shredder that was installed at a ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Wood waste prices could rise as supply declines, says WRAP`s wood waste report

    Wood waste in the UK may be in decline, while demand is set to rise leading to price rises and wood shortages, according to a study by the Waste and Resources Action Programme. WRAP’s report Wood Waste Market in the UK has estimated that the quantity of wood waste arising in the UK in 2008 was between 4.5 and 4.6 million tonnes, which is significantly lower than previous predictions. ...

  • Minister says `yes` to waste wood biomass power station in Yorkshire

      15th power station consent of 2011 marks new record for capacity consented 8GW of plant now consented this year, enough to power around 8 million homes New waste wood plant in Yorkshire will mean less wood going to landfill The number of new power stations given consent in England and Wales this year has reached fifteen, the highest ever since the ...

  • Baetsen the second:A new waste wood processing plant will be build together with Vecoplan!

    Baetsen is establishing a new scrap wood processing plant in Son, a suburb of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, for the processing of 200,000 tons of waste wood per year. This corresponds to a performance of approx. 50 t/h for 250 working days at a rate of 16 hours per day. For this new plant, Vecoplan will deliver almost all the machine technology necessary to process the waste wood. Most of the ...


    By Vecoplan AG

  • GE technology turns waste wood into useful energy at Italian biomass plant

    As Italy strives to increase its renewable energy production to 17 percent by 2020, GE’s (NYSE: GE) alternative energy technology can help companies in the country support this initiative. At POWER-GEN Europe, GE is showcasing the Clean Cycle power generation system, its new acquisition in the field of small Organic Rankine Cycles (ORC), which recently received GE’s ecomagination ...

  • Screening and shredding technology from Eggersmann for processing wood and bio-waste

    The Eggersmann Group has a wide-reaching product portfolio of high-performance shredders, screening machines and windsifters at its disposal to treat all kinds of materials. To process wood and bio-waste the company offers multiple solutions of well-known brands. Soon to be, an increase of waste wood and bio mass is expected in shredding and screening. For this reason, the demands in throughput ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • ElectraTherm Green Machines generate electricity from wood waste at mill in Oregon

    ElectraTherm, a leader in distributed, waste heat to power generation, commissioned its second Green Machine at an integrated wood products mill in Wallowa, Oregon. Together, the two machines operate off the waste heat of a biomass boiler to generate emission-free electricity. Integrated Biomass Resources (IBR) processes small-diameter timber into various wood products, such as firewood and ...


    By ElectraTherm

  • Improved sorting strategies needed in recycled wood waste, say EU researchers

    Waste management has in the past decade become a profitable business opportunity, but existing waste regulations do not provide strong enough incentives for better pollution control. According to new research, regulations designed to encourage high rates of recycling may also lead to increased pollution levels because material is not sorted correctly.  The supply chain in the recycled wood waste ...

  • Illegal wood burning caught on camera

    Two skip companies repeatedly supplied wood to an illegal wood burning site. The Environment Agency had the site in Upminster, Essex under surveillance for several days in January 2012. Yesterday (Thurs) the man responsible for burning the waste, landowner Kevin Harding was fined £1,000 and ordered to pay a contribution towards costs of £1000, both ...

  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

  • EU call for regulation of wood ash fertilisers

    Wood ash may not be an ideal fertiliser for the forest after all, according to new research, which found high natural levels of toxic trace elements in wood ash. In addition, the study showed that adding wood ash could affect the forest soils in such a way that toxic elements are more rapidly released into the receiving waters. Wood ash is a by-product of wood burning which is classed as a form ...

  • WIPO Green Technologies for Climate Change Mitigation & Global Warming Reduction (Bricks, Wood/Timber substitute from Solid Wastes)

    New 24-36 hrs WIPO Green Cold Technologies - Intl.Patents published (https://webaccess.wipo.int/green/SearchDetailPage.htm?id=TGREEN17150) contribute towards Climate Change mitigation & reduce Global Warming with Wood/Timber substitute from 18 categories of Solid Wastes (WEEE, Plastics, MSW etc) , ...

  • Half of wood recyclers will not be able to accept treated wood under new exemption regs

    Up to half of wood recyclers in England will no longer be able accept wood treated with paint, preservatives or containing materials other than pure wood under new exemption regulations. Exempted wood recycling sites which currently take this material will be breaching their exemption under these new rules developed by the Environment Agency and will have to apply for permits instead. Due to come ...

  • Don`t waste waste

    A novel forum where American and European stakeholders meet to discuss sustainable waste and biomass treatment comes to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on October 29 to 30, 2013. The program of the "bioenergy+recycling" conference with exhibition will consist of several thought-provoking panel discussions on what moves the bioenergy and recycling markets, and breakout sessions on all aspects of daily ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • GBP 750k wood recycling plant opens in England

    A wood recycling consultant from Manchester has opened a GBP 750,000 chipping facility in West Yorkshire off the back of his best-selling autobiography. Stuart Howarth, who was catapulted to fame this summer through his book 'Please daddy, no', has opened a 4 acre site in Kinsley near Pontefract.Howarth Environmental has already started processing 15,000 tonnes of waste wood in West ...


    By Howarth Environmental Ltd

  • Southern wood piedmont company settles financial assurance claims

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that Southern Wood Piedmont Company and its parent company, Rayonier Inc., have agreed to pay a $317,000 penalty to resolve violations of hazardous waste financial assurance requirements and have obtained more than $41.7 million in financial assurance. Financial assurance protects public health and the environment by ensuring that financial ...

  • Environment Agency grants shale gas permit for Roseacre Wood

    The Environment Agency has today (6 February) granted the environmental permits Cuadrilla need to carry out operations safely at their proposed shale gas exploration site at Roseacre Wood near Elswick in Lancashire. The permits set out the requirements Cuadrilla must meet to protect groundwater, surface water and air quality and to ensure the safe storage, management and disposal of wastes. The ...

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