Construction Waste News

  • Waste architecture at Sardinia 2017

    Following the incredible success of the International Workshop on Waste Architecture, a parallel event of the Sardinia 2015 Symposium, we are glad to announce that Waste Architecture has been included in the main programme of Sardinia 2017. Waste Architecture is a new and relatively unexplored conceptual and design topic which promises to ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • A fine solution: Benedict Recycling upgrades its crushing plant with M&K Recycling Equipment

    At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked on a million-dollar project to upgrade its crushing plant in Belrose. Benedict Industries, which processes C&D ...


    By MK Group

  • Screening Bucket

    Screenpod STARTECH screening buckets are innovative and durable in design, by incorporating the very best Hardox wear resistant materials available in the market today we have created a screening bucket that is both solid in construction and lighter in weight allowing fitting on a wider range of excavators and loading shovels. To ensure the maximum performance and efficiency over a wider range of ...


    By Screenpod International

  • Investing in a tire recycling machine

    Are you interested in investing in a tire recycling machine? Do you have a business, or an idea for one, that could make use of recycled tire products? Are you currently purchasing recycled tire products from other sources and considering taking in the recycling process in-house? Does your operation produce a large volume of used tires that could potentially be recycled and given new life? ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...

  • EnviTec completes construction of sixth plant in France after just nine months of construction

    “It’s a flagship project for the entire region,” enthuses Jean-Luc Da Lozzo, operator of the 637 kW EnviTec biogas plant in the French region of Belesta en Lauragais (Haute-Garonne), which is now operational. The plant, completed by North German plant engineers EnviTec Biogas in just nine months, heralds the start of a very special sustainability project by the customer. Da ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • U.S. Navy`s First Net Zero Energy Military Base

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) has awarded a $170 million, 23-year energy savings performance contract to Constellation, a subsidiary of Exelon Corporation, for an energy conservation and distributed generation project that will enable the Marine Corps Logistics Base (MCLB) in Albany, Ga., to reduce energy use, increase energy security, and meet energy demands from renewable ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Eco Expo Asia & Building and Hardware Fair To Spotlight

    Eco Expo Asia to present international green industry leaders Eco Expo Asia is jointly organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government. The expo is expected to welcome more than 320 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions. Among the 12 ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Getting the Best Performance From Vibrating Screen Machines

    VibraScreener is a leader in the manufacture of high-quality round and rectangular screeners, vibratory sieves and gyratory sifters for a range of industries, including pharmaceutical, food & beverage, chemical, nutraceutical, cosmetics, ceramics, metal powder, powder coating and more. We engineer our products to deliver maximum quality, reliability and cost effectiveness compared to other ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

  • Shred-Tech- exclusive distributor for HAAS TYRON Shredders in North America brings HAAS Shredder to Canada

    Shred-Tech, headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, has announced that is has been named the exclusive North American distributor of Haas Tyron shredders. The company hosted an open house on Sept. 27, 2016, to launch and demonstrate the shredder’s capabilities on Sept. 29 2016 for the City of Guelph Ontario. At the city’s transfer station, the company used the Haas Tyron 2000XL slow ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Waste Management Solutions for construction sites nationwide

    We are an independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK, providing sustainable waste services for all our clients. Our services work in leisure and retail premises, commercial building construction, roads and a variety of other construction projects in the public sector. Because of increasing costs and tougher legislation waste handling is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Forkliftable Recycling Collection Cart Now Features Durable, Powder-Coated Base as Standard

    The 50P-16S forkliftable recycling collection cart from recycling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN now features the company’s sturdy, powder-coated, metal support base as standard. Delivering the load bearing strength and rigidity of steel and the weather-resistance of plastic, the powder-coated, metal support base safely handles up to 500 lbs. of paper, glass, ...


    By MODRoto

  • WEIMA Brings Something for Everyone to IWF 2016

    WEIMA America, a long-time exhibitor at the  ...


    By WEIMA

  • Congress of Energy-Efficient Construction and Building Certification during the RENEXPO Poland in Warsaw

    City Brand Energia Odnawialna and REECO Poland Sp. z o.o. would like to invite to the ”Congress of energy-efficient construction and buildings certification”. The second edition of the event will be held in Warsaw on October 21,2016 during the 6th International Trade Fair for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency ‘RENEXPO Poland 2016’. For several years now Poland has ...


    By Energy-Server - REECO GmbH

  • Maintenance Staff Injury Prevention Starts with a Waste Caddy

    Janitors and maintenance teams have enough physical strain in the course of their job. After making the rounds, lifting and throwing bags into the dumpster and dealing with oversized items, the employee then has to push the waste container to the proper collection site. That last step can be the most difficult – manually pulling or pushing thousands of pounds. Tips ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Tana brings the smartest recycling machinery to IFAT

    IFAT Munich 2016 is only about a month away and Tana is making the final preparations. TANA’s stand is taking shape and as promised before, we will have both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen and the TANA Shark shredder on display. Both machines represent the smartest recycling machinery available today. Intelligence brings the competitive edge Both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Sandvik joining CEEC organization to collaborate in comminution eco-efficiency

    Sandvik has joined the Coalition for Energy-Efficient Comminution (CEEC), an organization established by the mining industry, for the mining industry, to support knowledge sharing and change in an area of high energy consumption. The mining sector is an energy intensive industry and almost half of this energy is consumed by the comminution process: size reduction to liberate the valued minerals ...


    By Sandvik Mining

  • Environmental performance of construction and demolition waste management

    The EU Waste Framework Directive1 aims to recycle or recover materially 70% of non-hazardous construction and demolition waste by 2020. This study evaluated the performance of the Finnish waste management system against this target. The results showed that the system generates environmental benefits and is profitable, but has not reached the 70% target. The researchers suggest ways the tar Europe ...


    By European Commission

  • E-fact 71 - Hazard identification checklist: Occupational safety and health issues associated with green building

    This checklist accompanies the e-fact on the same topic and aims to help identify the potential hazards to workers’ safety and health associated with the planning and construction of green buildings, their maintenance, renovation (retrofitting), demolition, and on-site waste collection. Some of these occupational hazards are new compared with traditional construction sites and are ...

  • EPA Recognizes Excellence in Site Reuse in West Dallas

    “Through EPA’s Superfund Redevelopment Initiative, our cleanups have helped communities across the country return over 850 of the nation's worst hazardous waste sites to safe and productive uses,” said Mathy Stanislaus, EPA’s assistant administrator of the Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response. “There is no stronger testament to the power of redevelopment at a ...

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