Recycling Plants Articles

  • The social impact of liberalisation of plastic bottles in Malta

    This paper analyses the social impact of liberalisation of plastic bottles in Malta, wherein the system of returnable glass bottles has effectively been replaced by a system of disposable plastic bottles. The paper applies concepts such as Ulrich Beck's (1992) 'risk society', and Michael Cahill's (1994) 'consumer society' to the issue under research. A quantitative survey administered in two ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sludge characterization at Kadahokwa water treatment plant, Rwanda

    A study was carried out to characterize the sludge produced at Kadahokwa Water Treatment Plant (KWTP) in Butare to assess the effectiveness of the sludge treatment and potential impacts of sludge disposal on the environment. Parameters analyzed were chromium, nickel, cadmium, lead, copper, zinc, iron, manganese, aluminium, total nitrogen, total phosphorus, potassium and cation exchange capacity ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Hydraulic modeling: The often overlooked factor in treatment plant design

    Treatment plant hydraulics is often overlooked as one of the most important aspects of treatment plant design, especially in plant upgrade scenarios where retrofitting new equipment or processes into the existing treatment train will create additional hydraulic restrictions.  Many existing plants already have a minimal amount of head available for passing peak flows through the system, which ...


    By Innovative Hydraulics

  • Reuse and recycling of secondary effluents in refineries employing advanced multi-barrier systems

    In this paper the reclamation and reuse of municipal secondary effluents, as well as the reclamation and recycling of refinery secondary effluents, are technically and economically evaluated. It is shown that both practices are feasible and sustainable, and that the reclamation costs depend largely on specific circumstances such as legal requirements, price policy, reuse application, raw water ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Operating boundaries of full-scale advanced water reuse treatment plants: many lessons learned from pilot plant experience

    Three Advanced Water Treatment Plants (AWTP) have recently been built in South East Queensland as part of the Western Corridor Recycled Water Project (WCRWP) producing Purified Recycled Water from secondary treated waste water for the purpose of indirect potable reuse. At Luggage Point, a demonstration plant was primarily operated by the design team for design verification. The investigation ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Municipal composting - Case Study

    Application TEG Environmental are world leaders in rapid composting, and as part of a major programme to cut the amount of municipal waste going to landfill, they are installing new state of the art “in-vessel” composting facilities in Rochdale and Bredbury. These will be capable of handling 180,000 tonnes of green and food waste each year, and are scheduled to come on stream ...

  • Husky tucker lake project -- an aquatech sagd installation

    The Facility Husky Energy is a Canadian-based energy and energyrelated company headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Husky’s operations can be divided into three distinct business segments: Upstream, Midstream and Refined Products. The Oil Sands (Upstream Segment) of northern Alberta are one of Husky’s long-term growth areas. Husky has more than 425,000 acres in the Athabasca, ...

  • Fibreboard plant recycles plant effluent

    The Facility Laminex Industries in Gympie, Queensland, Australia is a leading producer of medium density fibreboard-based panel products. The Problem Laminex Gympie is a zero wastewater discharge site. Laminex was installing a second plant at their site to expand production capacity. It became apparent that borewater quantity and quality was unpredictable, ...

  • North Sydney high rise to recycle three million litres of water per year.

    The Ark building, the new landmark on the North Sydney CBD skyline, is set to recycle up to three million litres of water annually thanks to its greywater recycling plant. Located at 40 Mount Street, the Ark was completed in May this year and represents the first high-rise commercial building to achieve 6 Star Green Star V2 Design rating in NSW. Its rating can be attributed to sustainable ...

  • Unattended Weighbridge - Weighmatic

    The Unattended Weighbridge - Weighmatic is an innovative weighing application developed by Leon Engineering is suitable for the Waste Recycling plants , Biomass to Energy plants, Oil and Gas Stations, Cement Plants ...


    By Leon Engineering SA

  • Green Building

    Project of the Month   Sonnenbaum choice of project for September is total green concept which focuses on sustainability for a manufacturing factory located in Klang. The green and sustainability concept involves creating a structure and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource efficient throughout a building life cycle, taking into a count all phases ...


  • Transfer stations: finding the right shade of green for your transfer station

    The goal of sustainable design in the built environment is to move the bar higher. A good definition of sustainability is the act of balancing the environmental, social and economic needs of the built and natural environments for present and future generations (Brundtland Commission, 1987). These principles can be applied to every type of project, including the design of transfer stations and ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Evolution of water recycling in Australian cities since 2003

    The prolonged Australian drought which commenced in 2002, and the agreement between Australia's Commonwealth and States/Territories governments to progress water reform through the National Water Initiative, has resulted in many new recycling projects in Australia's capital cities. Dual reticulation systems are being advanced in new subdivision developments in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide. ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Turnkey solution for Gaskell Bros

    Gaskell Bros, based at Winwick near Warrington, have experience in both the quarrying and recycling sectors. Their site, originally a quarry, is now used for landfill and recycling.The majority of material brought in is building, demolition, and public service waste from the surrounding Liverpool, Manchester, and Leigh areas. Gaskell directors Mike Broad and Mark Gaskell saw an opportunity for ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Added value for Yorkshire aggregates

    Yorkshire Aggregates have become the latest company to install a recycling plant from Co.Tyrone-based CDE Ireland with an 80 tonnes/h plant now operational at their site in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Yorkshire Aggregates are one of the most prominent names in the construction products and recycling industry in the north of England with a number of branches to the business. In addition to the new ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Going greener: streamlining recycling plants

    Richard Price is a baby boomer whose lifelong passion for the environment and technology is fueling his ambitious plans for recycling. The Canadian-born electrician turned California entrepreneur is transforming an industry one material recycling facility (MRF) at a time. “Recycling is synonymous with efficiency until you take a closer look at recycling plants across the country,” ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Why PAWRS 2010

    Why we believe it is now the time for all to come to PAWRS 2010 and netwrok with the people who will change the World in waste and recycling and renewables and see the technologies and plant and equipment first ...


  • Ecoprocess Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) - Municipality of Cardinal, ON, Canada

    Customer: Municipality of Cardinal, ON, Canada Facts The Regulations for water and wastewater treatment in Ontario entered into many changes over the last few years. Under new regulations, Ontario municipalities have to comply with much stricter discharge standards. Casco Inc., the first corn refining operation in Canada, located in the Township of Edwardsburg, ...


    By Premier Tech Aqua

  • Recycling municipal sludge with portable dredges

    Policing the pit. With today's emphasis on resource recovery, even burdensome and seemingly worthless materials are becoming increasingly valuable. Take municipal sludge, for example. For sewage treatment facilities wrestling with the problem of sludge disposal, Liquid Waste Technology may have the answer. The New Richmond, Wisconsin, USA company manufactures dredges and lagoon pumping equipment ...

  • City of Montgomery announces intent to contract with PWR for world`s first waste-to-energy plant utilizing the PWR process

    Days after the city brought an end to its curbside recycling program, Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange announced it will pursue an ambitious, cutting-edge program to reuse almost all of the city's garbage by converting it into energy or slag and metal. Strange believes the city could save as much as $3 million by letting a Huntsville company gasify its waste, as well as the garbage of other ...


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