Recycling Plants Articles

  • Pulp & Paper Mill #2

    Problem: This company manufactures box board, chip and manila line. It furnishes recycled paper (box, cardboard and newsprint) and it operates 335 days/year on a one-cylinder machine. The DAF was not meeting sewer requirements and posed a maintenance problem. The effluent water could not be recycled. Solution: Hydrocal installed a CAF-100 unit to ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • Special reduction plant shreds bulky steel shavings whilst simultaneously recycling the adherent oil

    Until now, bulky steel shavings covered with oil have, in the most part, simply been disposed of, thus wasting valuable resources. In order to avoid this, the company GEZE GmbH searched for a method of reducing the volume of the shavings and simultaneously recovering the oil adhering to them for re-use. The company Erdwich Zerkleinerungssysteme GmbH developed a plant for this purpose, which ...

  • Ovivo MBR System -Arlington, WA Case Study

    Following a pre-selection (and pre-purchase) process, an Ovivo MBR System was selected to upgrade/expand an old SBR-based treatment system. The existing plant remained in service throughout construction that lasted roughly 22 months. The project was funded through a variety of sources including ARRA (Green Project Reserve) and SRF loans. Energy efficient design ...

  • Climate risk case study : Bulleh Shah paper mills - packages, Ltd. Kasur, Pakistan

    This report assesses the risks posed by climate change to International Finance Corporation's(IFC's) investment in packages' new Bulleh Shah Paper Mills (BSPM) at Kasur, Pakistan, and identifies potential adaptation (risk management) measures that can be used to 'climate-proof' the investment. A number of conclusions can now be drawn regarding climate risks at BSPM. Packages Limited is Pakistan's ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The Many Uses of Recycled Rubber

    ECO Green Equipment releases a review of the many different uses and after-market products utilizing recycled rubber. The Many Uses of Recycled Rubber If you think the best use of rubber is for your car tires, then think again! Secondary rubber products are used in many everyday products and places. You might be surprised to learn about the different industries using ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • Assessment of recycling potential of municipal solid waste in Mauritius

    The purpose of this paper is to implement a Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) which would divert valuable resources to recycling centres. It assessed materials having attractive scrap values such as glass, PET bottles and Used Beverages Cans (UBC). In this paper, two scenarios were proposed, namely: Scenario 1 which dealt with the selling of recyclables to recycling plants and Scenario 2 which ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Conservation of iron and lime bearing raw materials by recycling of basic oxygen furnace (BOF) sludge in iron ore sintering

    Basic Oxygen Furnace (BOF) sludge is one of the by–products generated during process of steel making. It has very high level of iron oxide and lime content. However, the high moisture content of the BOF sludge (35–40%) is a major obstacle in its recycling. Internal recycling of the BOF sludge, with or without pre–treatment, is an integral feature of integrated steel plants in advanced countries. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Paper Mill Retrofit - Case Study

    Introduction Clean Water Technology, Inc., the creator of the Gas Energy Mixing (GEM) System, the most advanced primary treatment system on the market. The GEM System provides superior reduction of total suspended solids (TSS), biological and chemical oxygen demand (BOD/COD), fats, oils and grease (FOG) and turbidity. Challenge A prominent paper mill company ...


    By Clean Water Technology, Inc.

  • Identification and accumulation of aromatic sensitizers in fish from paper recycling in Japan

    Aromatic sensitizers and related compounds (SRCs) originating from thermal recording material as impurities in waste paper have been detected in aquatic environments near cities where the paper industry is flourishing. In the present study, the levels of exposure to such SRCs and the stable isotope ratios (δ13C and δ15N) in different fish species (Konosirus punctatus, Takifugu niphobles, and ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Futureproof Innovation, and the power of culture clash

    Innovation is the new synergy. A word that sounds sexy, but is so overused it has virtually lost any meaning. Contrast that with actual innovation, which seems to be getting a bit rare. As David Brooks wrote late last year, about the only thing a time traveler ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Coolant & waste management in America`s heartland

    Challenge Hydraulic pump manufacturer needs a filtration system to help reduce coolant costs, combat foul odors and dermatitis caused from various coolants used in machining cells. Customer Iowa Industrial Hydraulics Industry Agricultural Products Guardian Coolant Recycling System ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Size reduction of filter cakes with the Gericke Nibbler

    Application: Separating solids from a suspension by filtering, centrifuging or drying. Then shredding of the filter cake. Process: The suspension is pumped into the press. The solid particles are deposited on the filter medium and form filter cakes on the filter plates. To press as much liquid as possible out of the filter cake, the plates are compressed at high pressure by a hydraulic press. ...


    By Gericke

  • EU Project Neptune

    The scope of sewage treatment is changing: Up to date municipal wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) were seen as an end-of-pipe treatment just before discharge, having the aim to avoid eutrophication and hygienic health hazard in surface water. Due to the global demographic trends as well as new legislations (e.g. the Water Framework Directive, WFD) increased focus is put on quantity and quality ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fabric structures as cost - Effective solutions in recycling applications

    With regulations becoming increasingly stringent and budgets continuing to shrink, recycling and other solid waste facilities are looking for innovative solutions for physical plant upgrades. In order to reduce processing costs and protect the environment, many treatment plant operators are choosing tension fabric buildings. Glass Recycling – Covered Containers Tension ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Easy upgrade of cable recycling equipment

    The family-owned company Metallurgica Vigevanese S.R.L. is one of the largest and most important recyclers of cable in Italy. In 2003, the Azzini family acquired their first Eldan Recycling plant. Since then business has been very good, and they found themselves facing a pleasant problem; they needed to upgrade their plant - in both quality and capacity. At the end of 2010 they took the decision ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • The north shore recycling program: Equipping residents with the right recycling knowledge and resources

    The North Shore Recycling Program (NSRP) is a unique tri-municipal government agency in the Province of British Columbia that was established in 1990 when the Greater Vancouver Regional District (now called Metro Vancouver) mandated that every municipality in the region (22 municipalities) must have a residential recycling collection program (Regional Districts are very similar to counties). The ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Glass Bottles – the elephant in the room for sustainable wine

    Originally Published at - http://ecoopportunity.net/ Over the past couple of weeks (whilst I have been avoiding writing the next in the sustainability and wine series for these pages) there have been some interesting goings-on in the space of sustainability and wine.  One of my hobby-horses, or it would probably be better described as a hobby-sheep given the amount I bleat on about it, ...


    By Aura Sustainability

  • Grey water recycling for Internationally Renowned Merchant Bank

    New Nomura building water recycling system passes the test of time. One Angel Lane, the iconic new European headquarters of Nomura in the City of London, has a comprehensive grey water and rainwater water combined system providing 100% of water for toilet flushing on the first five floors of this eleven floor building. Installed by Aquaco in June 2008, the system is working to the ...

  • Water recycling project - Durban South Africa

    1. Overview and key points South Africa’s first private water recycling project, operating on a 20 year Buy-Operate-Transfer (BOT) basis has turned out to be a success. Constructed in order to treat Durban’s wastewater, it provides a good example of Public Private Partnership (PPP), where appropriate wastewater treatment technology was used in order to provide effluent of a ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Reverse osmosis water recycling plants in Chennai & Gujarat, India

    GEA designed and built eight (8) drinking water RO plants for domestic use in Chennai and Gujarat, which have been experiencing serious drought conditions for the past 3 years. These residential private plants range from 2,000 to 15,000 GPD, typically averaging about 12,500 GPD. Source water is marginal or unsuitable ground or river water. Most systems have had a two-pass design to achieve ...


    By GEA Engineering PC

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