Waste & Recycling News

  • Leading global anaerobic digestion specialist Geotech set to showcase its latest technology in Italy

    International bioenergy expert Geotech will be demonstrating the latest technology in optimising biogas monitoring and analyser capabilities at its Seminario Biogas in Bologna, Italy on 21st April 2017. Geotech has firm foundations in the Italian AD market, serving clients across the landfill and biogas sectors in a partnership with distributors Lab ...


    By Geotech

  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • EZ-Charge® : a unique way to effectively control the chemical dosing in waste water treatment

    The EZ-Charge® On-line Charge Density Analyzer is an on-line analyzer built on AppliTek’s advanced titrator mainframe and specifically designed for the purpose of dosing control in chemical separation processes. The result output of the on-line analyzer can be compared against a specific setpoint, if necessary with alarm thresholds, so that the right amount of chemicals can be ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Cambi converts Beijing’s sewage sludge to clean energy and organic fertiliser

    Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg opened last Friday in Beijing a new biogas plant, which uses Cambi’s thermal hydrolysis process at the XiaoHongMen wastewater treatment plant. Cambi is building five large plants in Beijing, producing energy from the sewage sludge from more than 20 million people in an environmentally sustainable, yet profitable way. Cambi’s ...


    By Cambi Group AS

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • Richmond Hill’s DCR Systems Group is now choosing green electricity and green fuel with Bullfrog Power

    Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, and DCR Systems Group, an asset management and logistics company for computer equipment, are announcing a new environmental partnership. DCR Systems Group is choosing Bullfrog Power’s green electricity for its Richmond Hill office and green fuel to address the emissions ...


    By Bullfrog Power Inc.

  • Deal with bulky waste

    Bulky waste includes abandoned furniture, large household appliances and household hygiene equipment. Furniture can be crushed as a high calorific value of material sent to incineration, large appliances can be sent to the dismantling plant recycling of recycled metal and plastic, sanitary equipment is crushed after building materials. Branches, trunks, tree heads and other green rubbish are ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • Gasholder Decommissioning - Waste Sludge Treatment

    Throughout 2016 Solids Control Services (SCS) deployed a mobile (trailer mounted) liquid-solid separation system across the UK. The system was used as part of a national strategy to treat waste being removed from eight redundant gasholders at four locations. Approximately 4,500m3 of sludge and effluent was treated, reducing waste requiring offsite disposal by 85%. The ...


    By Solids Control Services

  • Bologna (ITA): The Construction of Europe’s Largest Dry Anaerobic Digestion Plant Can Begin

    Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built in Bologna, Italy. The Notice to Proceed was given on Friday, March 31, 2017, so giving the green light for construction to begin. Hitachi Zosen Inova can thus now start delivery of the core modules. Europe’s largest dry anaerobic digestion plant is to be built in Bologna, with an annual throughput of 100,000 tonnes of ...


    By Hitachi Zosen Inova AG

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • UNTHA reveals third generation waste shredder

    Global shredding giant UNTHA has launched its 3rd series XR waste shredder, following more than 10 years at the forefront of this progressive industry. The UNTHA XRwas first brought to market as a robust pre-shredder that could effectively process a myriad of municipal, commercial and industrial wastes in readiness for the alternative fuel production market. But committed to ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • ‘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

  • NEW improved process for 2 dimensional MoS2 fabrication using Raman metrology

    Scientists at Plasma Technology have studied the process of depositing two dimensional (2D) layers of Molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) demonstrating quality control using Raman spectroscopy. In a  ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Avian Fog Force TR Featured by Pest Management Professional

    Our newest bird repellent product, Avian Fog Force TR, was recently shared by by Pest Management Professional as their product of the day. About Avian Fog Force TR Perfect for treating stadiums, buildings, garages, patios and other outdoor areas, Avian Fog Force TR is our fully automated, time-release bird repellent. Simply program when and where you require bird control and ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • 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.

  • TOMRA Sorting is showcasing its frontline metal applications at ISRI Convention

    This spring heralds the ISRI Convention & Exposition 2017, which will be held in New Orleans, USA, on 22 – 27 April, 2017. TOMRA Sorting will attend this six-day event, and will be highlighting its major metal-sorting applications. Sharing a platform in the Ernest Morial Convention Center with its US distributor Wendt, ...


    By TOMRA Sorting Recycling

  • Submit your abstract on Environmental Forensics applied to Waste Management and contaminated sites

    In the last years, the increasing attention to the environment themes with a specific attention to the pollution, to the legal responsibilities of it and to the effects on the human health has created the condition for the development of a new discipline: the “Environmental Forensics”. The environmental investigation is a very peculiar frontier among the forensic ...


    By EuroWaste Srl

  • Marine Safety – Monitoring Shipping Vessel Impact on Coastal Shores

    With Canada aiming to increase marine safety within its coastal shores, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) prove to be well suited for the task. Through the Ocean Protection Plan, the Canadian Government plans to increase funding to marine safety services to each of the country’s coasts; including the shipping passages in the Arctic waters. The program highlights the need for ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

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