Waste & Recycling Articles

  • Sand island gravity thickener tank - Case study

    Project: Rehabilitation of Gravity Thickener Tank #1 Location: Sand Island WWTP - Honolulu, Hawaii Owner: ENV - City and County of Honolulu Applicator: Zelinsky Company Sauereisen Representative: J.A. Crawford Company Products: ...


    By Sauereisen Inc.

  • Paper mill waste recycling solution - Great value exists in the Paper Mill Waste recycling

    With the raising awareness of protecting forest and grass, most paper mills choose to recycle waste paper as raw materials to produce paper. Various waste paper can be used to remake paper, like carton box, office documents, cardboard for package.etc. A report shows that a recycled paper mill with an annual output of 1 million 500 thousand tons will produce 180 thousand tons" paper making waste ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Common Reasons For Syringe Leakage

    The components of even the most durable syringe will eventually fail. The most common symptom of failure may be leakage of your solvent from the syringe. The following are some common reasons for syringe leakage, as well as our recommended solutions. 1. Tip Connection If your syringe hub consists of a PTFE tip, check for small grooves in the PTFE surface. If sufficiently large, ...


    By Chemyx Inc

  • Chemicals hampering our ability to have children

    If you’re of that age when everyone around you seems to be popping out a new edition to the family, you may also have noticed a disturbing trend; many young couples are also having difficulty conceiving. Yes, we are waiting longer to have children these days, but what if other factors are at work as well? What if the air we breathe and the chemicals we come into contact with every day are ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Get your home ready for spring

    Spring is just around the corner - and that means coming out of hibernation and getting to work at home. Not only is spring cleaning season coming up, but it is also one of the best times to put a house up for sale. There are many reasons why spring is the busiest season in the real estate market: The holiday season is long over and budgets have recovered Spring ...


    By Allerair Industries

  • Waste-to-Energy Upgrade for Chicken Processing WWTP - Case Study

    When one of Italy’s top chicken producers needed to increase production while lowering costs, it turned to Fluence for a waste-to-energy upgrade to its existing WWTP. When one of Italy’s top agro-food processors wanted to expand its operations, it faced some difficult challenges, including reducing operational costs and producing an effluent that would meet strict European Union ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Brine concentration

    Customer Canadian company leading producer of specialty metals and chemical products, such as tellurium, cadmium and selenium and related compounds. The German subsidiary fabricates high purity metals dedicated to the thin film solar panel industry. Customer’s needs Finding a solution to concentrate about 4 m3/day of brine waste water coming from the ...


    By EVALED-Evaporator

  • Manufactures brake and suspension systems

    The Customer is a premier chassis supplier, with branches in many different countries worldwide, that designs and manufactures brake and suspension systems for the global transportation market. The Customer needs to reduce the high costs related to: • the disposal of the highly polluting and corrosive waste water coming from hard chromium plating line; • the operation of the ...


    By EVALED-Evaporator

  • Urban Install with Harmony and CIS

    Urban delivery and installation can be tricky.  Customer satisfaction hinges on not only providing the perfect solution for waste handling and recycling needs at a fair price, but also that it is delivered and installed on time, safely, and with minimal disruption.  It can be difficult to unload equipment in congested neighborhoods, get the machines into the operational area, and ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Waste management in a tropical forest - Case Study

    Waste Challenge: A mine under construction in a lush tropical forest has operations that are spread over a large distance from the port to the mine. Incoming supplies, and thousands of construction workers living and working on-site, generate significant amounts of waste. Location: Central American Country ECO Solution: Two Eco Waste Oxidizers ...


    By Eco Waste Solutions

  • Reduce Fouling Related Costs And Maximize Chiller Efficiency With Eqobrush

    Watco Group developed an innovative solution that will improve chiller performance, maximise chiller efficiency as well as reduce fouling related costs by eliminating fouling and scaling and translating it into significant energy savings. One of the biggest energy consumer in most facilities are chillers which can usually consume more than 50% of the electricity. An efficient water management ...


    By WATCO Group PTE LTD

  • Five steps to maintain motor of electric motor pellet mill

    Motor is the power source of electric motor pellet mill, in order to guarantee the normal operation of motor, besides normal operation according to the operating procedures and attention to normal monitoring and maintenance during operation, the owner of electric wood pellets making machine should also carry out regular ...

  • Strategically located balers reduce internal transports - Case study

    ABB Cewe-Control, a business unit within ABB, has 500 employees and a large production facility. Most components are delivered in boxes, resulting in daily accumulation of large amounts of cardboard. It is challenging and places high demands on handling used packaging material in a safe and cost effective way. Before three small dumpsters were placed indoors and a press container provided low ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Weather monitoring at German Landfills - Case Study

    According to the Landfill Regulation and Federal Emission Law in Germany it is mandatory on landfills to monitor weather data such as temperature, precipitation, evaporation, wind direction and speed. This is not only good for environmental protection purposes but also for the residents nearby. In this regard two new Lufft weather stations and one Lufft wind sensor were set up recently in Hamberg ...

  • How To Make A Perfect Cardboard Bale

    Creating a consistent cardboard bale is important when sending this valuable commodity off to recyclers and managing the long term performance of your baling and recycling equipment.  Offloading product can create unnecessary stress on machinery and diminish the life expectancy and performance of your equipment over time.  There are five basic things that everyone should know in order ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Oil and grease in waste water

    Determination of oil and grease in waste water according to Standard Methods AWWA 5520 This Application Note describes the extraction and determination of oil and grease from waste water samples following Standard Methods 5520 part D (Soxhlet Extraction Method). “Oil and grease” is defined as any material recovered as a substance soluble in the solvent. Therefore, compounds ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • Poland - WEEE recycling - Case Study

    Customer: AZOTAS Country: Poland Machinery: RECYCLING LINE FOR ELECTRIC AND ELECTRONIC WASTE A big Guidetti line delivered to Poland for WEEE recycling, electric and electronic waste, motherboards, small and big appliances, big whites, with production up to 1 ton/h. Indicated for WEEE recycling, it recovers metals with final ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Thailand - Electric and electronic cables’ recycling - Case Study

    Customer: SUMITOMO ELECTRIC WIRING SYSTEMS Country: Thailand Machinery: CABLE RECYCLING LINE Guidetti compact granulator Sincro215Mill, with refiner and production up to 120 kg/h, for electric and electronic cables’ recycling. Advantages: thinner cables are conveyed to the refiner for a further reduction, ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Germany - Mixed cables’ recycling - Case Study

    Customer: WESTARP Country: Germany Machinery: CABLES’ RECYCLING LINE WIREPROFESSIONAL3000 line, with production up to 1500 kg/h, for mixed cables’ recycling. Advantages: especially designed to fulfill the most divergent exigencies, it is also indicated for radiators’ recycling. High ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

  • Hungary - Inert’s recycling - Case Study

    Customer: CE DYNAMIC KFT Country: Hungary Machinery: STONE CRUSHER MOD. CAESAR 2 Stone crusher mod. Guidetti Caesar2, for inert’s recycling, indicated to be used in small yards with lack of space. Advantages: stand-alone, it requires one operator only and allows to directly reutilize the grinded inert, thus ...


    By Guidetti Recycling S.r.l.

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