Landfill Management News

  • Data centre equipment specialist opts to bale with Riverside

    Techbuyer – a global leader in the purchase, refurbishment and sale of IT equipment – has recently invested in a waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery, in an effort to continually reduce the amount of waste material it sends to landfill. The RWM500 mill size machine supplied by the Boroughbridge-based provider is now being used to bale cardboard, which is then recycled. Tom Reid, ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Specialist recycler aims to ‘plug’ market gap

    UK Plug Recycling – a young venture which aims to further prevent the amount of electrical waste being landfilled – is one step closer to achieving its vision. The Hampshire headquartered organisation has installed an UNTHA RS40 hard drive shredder to tackle plugs, sockets, small pieces of WEEE and other secure product destruction. Capable of processing these ‘wastes’ down ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • New Smart In-Bin Compaction Solution

    Compact General Waste In 240 L Bins In Our New Waste Compactor Flex 4240! Smart Design – Easily Extendable The new model, 4240, is an in-bin waste compactor for standard two-wheeled 240 L bins. It is a robust and stable machine that, thanks to its compact design, takes up little floor space. The 4240 is safe and convenient to use and a good finish in combination with easy ...


    By Orwak AB

  • UL Environment Selected to Study Feasibility of Plastics Supply and Value Chain in a Circular Economy to Support EU Horizon 2020 Project

    UL Environment, a division of UL (Underwriters Laboratories), a global safety science leader, announced today that it is joining a team led by the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration (IZM), to support a Horizon 2020 circular economy project in the European Union. The EU Post-Consumer High-Tech Recycled Polymers for a Circular Economy (“PolyCE”) project is a ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Investors anticipating `dramatic improvement` in waste-to-energy innovation

    Investors are expecting more renewable energy to be produced from waste management centres and landfill sites over the next five years, according to new research. ...

  • Workshop Dutch Chapter: Playing with Geosynthetics VI: Earthquake Resistant Building with Geosynthetics

    The Dutch Chapter organized her sixth workshop on a sunny day in April, to share the knowledge about the use of geosynthetics in earthquake resistant building. Nearly forty creative souls from principles, contractors, engineering offices and knowledge institutes searched for earthquake resistant solutions using geosynthetics. After two speakers had provided some theoretical background, the ...

  • Consumers and commercial demand driving carpet recycling

    Energy generation, equestrian surface materials and even the power of social media raising consumer awareness are all helping to drive growth in the reuse and recycling of waste carpet. Commercial sector demand for sustainability is another factor in future growth of tackling the 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arising in the UK each year, delegates at the ninth Carpet Recycling UK 2017 Annual ...

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • China`s informal army of recyclers keep plastic bottles out of landfill

    In the great global rush for bottled water, nowhere is thirstier than Asia. Demand is predicted to surge by more than 140% across the region this decade, to account for one-third of the global total by 2020. China leads the way. The country accounted for 28% of the global demand for polyethylene terephthalate (Pet) bottles in 2015. Consumers bought 73.8bn bottles of water in 2016, up more than ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • TOMRA launches Wash & Waste for tidier recycling

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched the Wash & Waste, a sink and waste bin combined in a single unit in the style of TOMRA’s reverse vending machines. Reverse vending machines, often located at retailers, collect empty bottles and cans for reuse and recycling. With the introduction of the Wash & Waste,  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Obtain 100% valorized material and 0% for landfill from your recycled waste

    The customer, recycling municipal waste, before installing Sortech recycling plant, was paying 100 Eur/t for screened matrials deposing into the landfill. Once the customer installed Sortech engineered plant, he successfully obtained purely separated, thus valuable material: lightweight – paper, foils, light plastic (known as RDF) heavyweight ...


    By SORTECH

  • SSI Product Spotlight: Pre-Load Compactors

    SSI founded its Pre-Load Compactor product line with efficiency as a core principle. SSI Pre-Load Compactors, with a capacity of 120+ tons per hour, remove an operational bottleneck to further streamline the waste transportation process. "Almost nearly as fast as you can get trailers moved around and in place, you’re pulling away with maximum trailer loads, that are road legal,” says ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • By bike to the Sea, a CO2 free bicycle tour from Bucharest to Black Sea

    By bike to the Sea, a bicycle tour from Bucharest till the sea, has become an event CO2 free thanks to CARBON EXPERT from Romania and ALLCOT Group from Switzerland. This event, which has been held for 11 years, gathered 450 amateur cyclists at the end of April, 26-28, who rode a distance of 305 kilometers. The ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Hybrid Geocell Solution for Rail Track on Expansive Clay

    A Hybrid Geosynthetic Solution was used in a new track foundation over weak expansive clays. This unique solution combines PRS-Neoweb geocells with a geogrid layer to reinforce the sub-ballast layer. Track alignment measurements showed zero degradation, thereby demonstrating the efficacy of the hybrid solution for rail and road soil stabilization and reinforcement applications. ...


    By PRS Geo-Technologies

  • WasteExpo 2017: Defending Against Odor Nuisance Complaints in Landfills

    Next week, a wide-range of professionals from government, waste services companies, composting providers, engineering firms, and landfills, will be convening in New Orleans at the most significant event for the waste management and recycling industry, WasteExpo 2017. Over the years, WasteExpo has become the industry-defining event for ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Waste360: Employing New Weapons to Fight Landfill Odors

    One of the biggest operational challenges for landfills is dealing with persistent odors, which can be a nuisance for employees and neighboring businesses and residents. Mitigating foul odors often requires a significant investment in solutions that are often comprised of chemicals that merely mask the bad smells. Thankfully, there are solutions that are both eco-friendly and highly effective ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • ‘Clearer’ landfill tax regime expected in summer 2017

    From April, the standard rate of tax will rise from a current level of £84.40 per tonne to £86.10, and the lower rate from £2.65 per tonne to £2.70 per tonne. However, proposals to change the definition of ‘taxable disposal’ which had also been expected to come into force tomorrow – detailing exemptions from the landfill tax – are now expected to be ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Desulphurization unit for landfill gas commissioned

    By the end of 2016 Colsen received the order to realize an installation for the desulphurization of landfill gas from Afvalverwerking Vink in Barneveld (The Netherlands). The amount of landfill gas (ca. 1.000 m³/hr) and the concentration of H₂S (circa 5.500 ppm) required the design and construction of the largest single BIDOX unit within the program of Colsen. The BIDOX reactor has a ...


    By Colsen International b.v.

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