Waste & Recycling Articles

  • City of Green, Kansas Nitrate Reduction - Case study

    In September 2012, AdEdge Water Technologies, LLC participated and was awarded a Contract managed by BG Consultants for the equipment pre-selection of a nitrate removal treatment system for the City of Green, Kansas. The scope of the contract included the design, manufacture, and startup of the treatment system. The City of Green is a small community of approximately 125 residents located in ...

  • Benefits of Sanitary Ball Valves in Beverage Industries

    There is a wide range of sanitary ball valves today. That's why it's important to have a valve that meets your requirements. More importantly, it must give you value for your money. You also want ...


    By Adamant Valves

  • Bottle deposit scheme plans unveiled

    The UK government yesterday announced plans for a deposit return scheme for single-use drink containers in a bid to improve Britain’s floundering recycling rates. The scheme will be subject to a consultation later this year, and will look to emulate similar initiatives in Denmark, Sweden and Germany where recycling rates have risen up to 97%. ...

  • CombiFlash Gradient Methods

    Abstract Purifying compounds require two processes: the actual purification and drying the sample afterwards. Several gradient methods were evaluated on a reaction mixture to evaluate run time and number of fractions to collect the desired compound. Reducing the volume of fractions is important to reduce the time required to dry the purified material. On large runs, drying time may be ...


    By Teledyne Isco

  • EPT New Report Solves Geomembrane Acronym Puzzle

    Elvaloy®, patented by DuPont in 1973 has been used as a geomembrane plasticizer for decades. It was developed to provide a solid plasticizer or polymer to replace liquid plasticizers that would make PVC flexible without concerns of plasticizer migration. That much is clear. But what is very blurry is the usage of many of the acronyms and names used in connection with this product. There is ...

  • Measles and HIV Research Programmes - Case Study

    The Medical Research Council (MRC) has units based in Uganda and Gambia. These were the chosen countries to introduce a state of the art incinerators to help tackle the Measles and HIV outbreak that plagues millions of people. Client Overview The MRC’s focal point is medical science that will provide life changing improvement to the health systems in both the UK and in ...

  • Keeping Saudi Arabia safe from narcotics, with an Addfield GM1300 incinerator - Case Study

    The Middle East is challenging its rise in drug trafficking through regional cooperation which means there will be an abundance of drugs that need to be suitably discarded of. Client overview To combat the drug trafficking problem in its country, the Saudi Arabian Government advertised a tender to find the best solution to the problem. The tender advertised by the Government ...

  • Taking a responsible approach to medical waste in Pakistan - Case Study

    The growing risk to public health. With the rapid growth in population across Pakistan it is becoming more of a challenge to safely and securely dispose of medical waste.  With the continuing risks to public health it is essential that waste is not only properly disposed of but also managed. With many healthcare facilities found to be operating without a suitable waste ...

  • Moredun Group incinerator vital part of research centre - Case Study

    Moredun Group benefits the welfare of farm animals through research. An incinerator was needed to destroy the clinical waste produced on site, to prevent a bio-security hazard. Client overview Moredun Group is a worldwide renowned animal health and welfare centre, that specialises in the research into infectious diseases of farmed livestock. In 1995, the ...

  • Improving the basic healthcare of Nigeria - Case Study

    UNICEF is working with the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to improve the health care system of Nigeria. They collaborated with Addfield for a trial run of 16 containerised incinerators that were sent to medical facilities in Anambra, Benue, Enugu, Kogi and Kwara. UNICEF is the world’s leading organisation for the safety of children across the globe. They have created ...

  • Harmony Features Core Values In New Video

    Core values and mission statements have been buzzwords in business for a long time.  But, are they really essential for a company to have success?  The answer is a resounding YES! Clearly defined Core Values, centered around the “why” a company is in business, have a positive impact on company vision, culture, business strategy, and customer satisfaction.  Research ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Medical waste incinerators are the next logical step for many countries - Case Study

    Worldwide medical waste incinerators are making a huge difference to waste control, many clinics and hospitals that just a few years ago either buried or burned their medical waste are now utilising the benefits of incinerators to help them take the next step toward better health. Even generating heat and hot water and in some larger cases electricity generation are available. ...

  • Narcotics - Saudi Arabia - Case Study

    Client overview A company acting on behalf of the Saudi Arabian government advertised a tender for four incinerators that would be suitable for the incineration of drugs. Background Drug trafficking is a growing problem in the Middle East and those being used as traffickers often cross country borders by car since it has a lower cost than going by ...

  • Waste management in Algeria - Case Study

    Client Overview Stidest specialises in the collection, treatment and incineration of waste. Their main groups are pharmaceutical, veterinary, medical and paramedical. This usually consists of expired drugs, waste with a risk of infection and general medical waste you would expect to find at a hospital. Stidest’s main asset was their incinerators, but the ones that they ...

  • Rotary Kiln Incineration Plant - Case Study

    The R1200 plant was installed in the early 00’s in Macau. The fully integrated system boasts a burn rate if 1200kg per hour and accepts a variety of different waste streams that include, clinical waste, pharmaceutical waste, liquid waste that includes solvents, waste oil, shredded tyres and well as some livestock as large as horses. The rotary kilns incineration principle is defined by one ...

  • Medical Waste Management Facility Isle of Man – Addfield C1000 - Case Study

    Offsetting environmental and biosecurity issues whilst providing cost benefits by managing waste on the island. In 2006, Addfield-Techtrol installed a 1000kg per hour medical waste treatment plant on the Isle of Man, UK. The plant was integrated into the existing municipal waste site and conceived to manage a wide variety of hazardous waste streams that included clinical waste, ...

  • Zero waste era for UAE food processing plant - Case Study

    MARS Inc has a 2015 zero waste plan and 2 tonne of waste which cannot be recycled. Dubai, UAE MARS Inc has a 2015 zero waste plan and 2 tonne of waste which cannot be recycled. Being such a recognised company globally they needed an alternative waste management method with a company who they could trust to sustain its reputation of excellence. That’s where Addfield ...

  • Invaded by Japanese Knotweed - Case Study

    Wolverhampton, UK Japanese Knotweed has been described by the Environment Agency as “indisputably the UK’s most aggressive, disruptive and invasive plant”. Client Overview Carillion is a leading British facilities management and construction services company. Their slogan is “making tomorrow a better place” which they ...

  • Containerised pet crematoria - Case Study

    Evitskog, Finland Sami Viljanen wanted a small business idea that could be started on his own land with the possibility of growing over time. A solution was needed and that is when he contacted Addfield. Client overview Sami Viljanen aspired to own his own business. He noticed that a huge gap in the pet cremation market as the closest crematoriums ...

  • Ebola attacks Africa - Case Study

    When Ebola struck Africa, the most important objective was to contain the virus to prevent the spread of the disease; with the near future goal of eradicating the devastating disease. Client overview Addfield were approached by MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières‎) to provide incinerators to Liberia in support of their ‘Stop Ebola’ campaign and WFP ...

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