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AMTA and AWWA announce awardees at the Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition
TheAmerican Membrane Technology Associationand the American Water Works Association today announced awardees at theMembrane Technology Conference & Exposition (MTC). Awardees were recognized at an awards luncheon during the conference in Long Beach, Calif. Christine Owen of Tampa Bay Water in Tampa, Fla. was presented with this year’s Water Quality Person of the Year Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions by an individual in government, academia, research or other to water supply improveme...
Munich recycler on track to achieve 40,000 tonnes annual wood recycling target
Munich-based recycling specialistBreitsamer Entsorgungis on track to process 40,000 tonnes of waste wood in 2017, following the successful installation of an UNTHAXR3000C mobil-e shredder. The hunt for an efficient shredding solution began last year when the well-established 60 year old recycling business commenced its search for an electrically-driven machine. Breitsamer knew such a shredder would prove a more environmentally robust alternative to one with a traditional diesel engine, not least because the...
Oxidation of Methotrexate by Ozone
Ozonator Industries Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of the testing done by the University of Saskatchewan’s Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering on the ozonation of methotrexate (MTX) in water. Ozonation is the core treatment technology used in the Ozonator Industries NG-3000 solution in treating bio-hazardous waste. It was found that “MTX was totally degraded with ozone in a 10 minute reaction time.” The tests were performed by Dr. Zahra Jeirani and Dr. Jafar Soltan, and...
Express Integrated Technologies IP Acquisition Fortifies Innova’s Market Position
International emissions and noise control leader Innova Global Limited (Innova) has fortified its preeminent market position by acquiring key liquidated intellectual property assets of commercial rival Express Integrated Technologies (EIT). Innova President and CEO Mr.Harry Wongsaid EIT was a well-established and recognized brand among customers within the North American energy sector. "Like Innova, EIT has earned a valued reputation for supplying quality products which perform to specification....
Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%
More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% - up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each year in the UK. Energy recovery increased by 35% compared to 2015 as the use of carpets as a renewable fuel source in cement kilns continues to replace fossil fuels in...