Domestic Waste News

  • Our technology helps convert household waste to methane

    A UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The project utilises Tetronics DC plasma arc ...

  • BioSNG Pilot Plant Converts Household Waste to Methane

    Advanced Plasma Power’s UK based pilot plant has successfully converted waste collected from homes in Swindon into methane, the primary component of natural gas. The production of methane is an important landmark in the three year project that will demonstrate the technical, commercial and environmental benefits of the production of natural gas from waste. The pilot plant gasified refuse ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • New products demonstrate SOTKON`s leadership in the Iberian market

    The increase in public investment in Portugal and France, the maturity of the operations in Turkey and the growth of the distribution network, among others, allowed SOTKON to achieve the best results ever in 2015, reaching a turnover of more than 30% compared to the previous year. In the year that celebrates 20 years of activity, SOTKON has maintained its strategic focus on the development and ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • ESA calls for public sector waste shake-up

    On the 1st of August 2016 a new paper was released, namely, ‘Resourceful: Delivering a Strong and Competitive UK Resource Economy’, in which the ESA has set out a series of policies it claims will drive efficiency in the sector – ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Understanding the UK RDF Market

    The practice of producing RDF (Refuse Derived Fuel) and SRF (Solid Recovered Fuels) and exporting it to energy from waste facilities elsewhere in the European Union is becoming a more commonplace method of managing residual waste. It provides an important outlet for waste that would otherwise have gone to landfill and instead is used to produce energy, usually in the form of both electricity and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • London Assembly focus on Consistent Waste Collections

    The report recommends putting long-term sustainability at the heart of Mayoral strategies and that London should work towards standardised domestic waste. The key challenges to accommodate London’s growth is highlighted in the report, it stated that: “Without good planning, London could suffer unreliable energy supplies and excessive carbon emissions; a shortage of drinkable water; ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • OECD Claims Urgent Research Needed into Risks from Nanomaterials in Household Waste

    According to a February 22, 2016, press release from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an OECD report states that “[u]rgent research is needed to assess the possible risks to human health and ecosystems from the ever-increasing amounts of engineered ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Household food waste: an individual and national issue

    The main factors affecting household food waste in the EU have been identified in a new report. On an individual level, the main factors include age, gender, income and environmental attitudes. On the national level, the most significant factor is median disposable income. The authors suggest their results could help develop campaigns targeted at groups that generate the most household waste. ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Turkey to boost energy production from domestic waste

    Solid waste will become an important part of Turkey's renewable share and electricity generation, Turkish Energy and Natural Resources Minister Taner Yildiz said Friday in Balikesir, Turkey.  Speaking at the opening ceremony of Altaca group's integrated biogas and organic waste facility, which is constructed with 100 percent Turkish technology, Yildiz ...


    By Altaca Group

  • Government Backs Tetronics to help unlock Billion Pound Electronic Waste Industry

    A consortium of UK firms, led by Tetronics International, has today launched a ground‐breaking project to help unlock the value found in discarded electronic products, such as phones, TVs and even toasters. In relation to a £1m project, Tetronics, the leading environmental technology firm and its partners, Metech Recycling and Vale Europe, have received a £600k grant from ...

  • Canada`s Renewable Fuels Association Applauds Federal Government`s Waste Management Report

    The Canadian Renewable Fuels Association (CRFA) welcomed the release of the House of Commons' Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development report, The Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials. The report's recommendations recognize the importance of renewable fuels technology in solving environmental problems like waste management in Canada. "This report ...


    By Renewable Industries Canada

  • “The growth path we are following is not the right one”

    Ladies and Gentlemen, First of all let me congratulate all of you on having been elected to the European Parliament. I am pleased to see there are a number of you in the Environment Committee with whom I have worked closely over the last five years. For those of you who were around five years ago for my hearing, you will remember that as a Commissioner designate for Environment I made a ...

  • Working with Impetus Waste

    EHS Data is proud to announce that Impetus Waste has decided to use Monitor-Pro to manage its waste management data. Impetus waste specialise in the waste management and disposal of Industrial, Commercial, Domestic , Hazardous and Non Hazardous Waste. Handling an average of approximately 500,000 tonnes of solid waste per annum, with the objective of developing alternative ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Egypt’s first waste treatment plant is inaugurated

    The Kattameya plant is the first cement plant in Egypt to partly use Refuse-Derived Fuel (RDF) instead of natural gas and coal as a fuel for the cement kiln.  Suez Cement Group of Companies (SCGC), one of the largest Egyptian cement producers, has been continuously investing towards a better Egypt and a cleaner environment and has made a long-term commitment towards ...


  • Kirk set to complete new waste facility in Manvers

    Kirk Environmental, part of Kirk Group, will soon be starting to build a new waste facility plant in Manvers, South Yorkshire, for our client Luddon Construction. 3SE, the end user for the project, is a partnership between ...

  • Proposed legislation would save over $65 billion and create 174,000 jobs by Slashing Energy Waste

    Proposed bipartisan energy efficiency legislation has the potential to save the nation billions while creating domestic jobs and reducing energy waste, according to a new analysis released today by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE). The Energy Savings & Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 (S. 1392) ...

  • Planning permission signals start for Energos' ninth advanced conversion facility

    Clean energy recovery from waste specialist Energos is preparing to build its ninth advanced conversion facility at   AmeyCespa's  Milton Keynes Waste Recovery Park, which received planning approval this month. The Waste ...


    By ENER-G

  • Waste-to-energy shredders ready to roll at SITA UK’s new SRF plant

    SITA UK’s new Solid Recovered Fuel plant is set to produce some 60,000 tonnes of SRF a year with the installation of three high-specification shredders. The UNTHA shredders are ready to swing into operation at the plant in Birmingham – part of SITA UK’s new Integrated Resource Recovery Centre which will create up to 150 jobs once fully up and running. SITA UK has invested in the ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Research and Markets: Research on Solid Waste Treatment Industry in China, 2013-2017

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Research on Solid Waste Treatment Industry in China, 2013-2017" report to their offering. The total volume of city household waste harmless treatment has increased significantly from 80.51 million tons in 2005 to 130.9 million tons in 2011, increasing ...


  • China Resources Of Waste And Waste Materials Recycling And Processing Industry, 2011 : MarketResearchReports.biz

    China resources of waste and waste materials recycling and processing Industry, 2011" is valuable for anyone who wants to invest in the resources of waste and waste materials recycling and processing industry, to get Chinese investments; to import into China or export from China, to build factories and take advantage of lower costs in China, to partner with one of the key Chinese corporations, to ...


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