Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) News

  • MACPRESSE@ RESIDUOS EXPO, Guadalajara, Mexico, 28-30 march 2017

    From March 28 to 30 Guadalajara will host RESIDUOS EXPO, the main waste management exhibition in Mexico. The event has a special focus on machinery and technologies for recovery, transformation and management of waste and recyclable materials. We’ll be present together with our local partner,  ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Launch of gogreengas BioSNG Pilot Plant

    Proven technology has the potential to meet one third of the UK’s domestic heat requirements. Construction has begun on a new green energy plant that will be the world’s first commercially viable facility to convert household waste to a green gas called bio-substitute natural gas (BioSNG) – which emits 80% less carbon dioxide than the diesel used widely in the UK. The ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

    Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November 2016, show a total of 2,884,866 tonnes of waste derived fuel was approved for export, which is roughly 262,000 tonnes per month. RDF exports continued to climb in 2016 at a slower rate than in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • AD overtakes landfill energy production

    The latest figures from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) reveals that the UK’s 540 anaerobic digestion plants now generate more energy than landfill gas – and represent 2% of national gas production, the industry association has claimed. “AD-derived green gas is an important part of the UK’s energy mix as it performs two roles – it makes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • UNTHA’s mobile shredder goes global

    Earlier this year, renowned engineering specialist UNTHA launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder.  The machine was met with great acclaim when it was first unveiled at the IFAT exhibition in Munich, before the summer. But after a nine month research and development ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • UK consultation on proposed changes to renewable transport fuel obligations

    On November 29, 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) Department of Transportation published proposed legislative changes to the Renewable Transport Fuel Obligation (RTFO), which is open for consultation until January 22, 2017.  Among the proposed changes is an increase in the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Energy from Waste Conference 2017 programme announced

    MA Business, organisers of the highly influential Energy from Waste Conference, today announced details of the 13th annual event, taking place 20-22 February 2017, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.  Hosted in association with Recycling Waste World magazine, the conference is now open for delegate bookings at: ...


    By MA Business

  • International W2E Market Bulletin November Round-Up

    The RDF/SRF energy sector volatility continue caused by a lack of available spot tonnes and increasing demand in key markets. For RDF, shipments to Rotterdam are still seeing enquiries for extra material. Traders are indicating that AEB’s Amsterdam plant is still building up stocks. Contract tonnes are being called and its leaving suppliers with limited room for spot deals. Gate Fees are ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • U.S. Federal Highway Administration Unveils National Alternative Fuel and Electric Charging Network

    November 7, 2016 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced 55 routes that will serve as the basis for a national network of "alternative fuel" corridors spanning 35 states. Though the network is nearly 85,000 miles long, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Macpresse@Pollutec, Lyon, 29th November - 2nd December 2016

    POLLUTEC 2016, tone of the biggest environmental innovation exhibitions, is opening its doors for the 27th time from 29th November until 2nd December in Lyon. As France’s premier event in the industry since 1978, it has ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • SRF Facility

    SRF Facility utilising M&K’s Shredding, Screening & Separation technology. https://the-mkgroup.com/srf-facility/ olid Recovered Fuel Facility shreds, screens and density separates to produce a Solid recovered Fuel.The materials used to ...


    By MK Group

  • 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)

  • DOE Hosts Alternative Aviation Fuels Workshop, New LUC Emissions Research Discussed

    On September 14-15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day workshop with lead experts on aviation biofuels exploring opportunities to increase competitiveness of alternative jet fuels. The Alternative Aviation Fuel Workshop was organized in four parallel breakout ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Gate fees and exchange rate ‘putting pressure’ on RDF exports

    A continued weakening of the Pound to the Euro in the long term could act as a catalyst to the development of more energy from waste capacity in the UK, as it becomes less economically viable to export the material overseas for treatment, it has been suggested. Exchange rates have shifted rapidly in the wake of the UK’s referendum vote to leave the European Union on 23 June. At the time of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • The 1st International Conference on Alternative Fuels: Future and Challenges

    ICAF 2016 Date: 2 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016 Location: Kayseri, Turkey The purpose of the International Conference on Alternative Fuels (ICAF-2016) is to bring together researchers, industry and engineers to share and discuss advances and developments in Alternative Fuels and their recent applications. This ...

  • Alternative fuel sources to transform smart cities, fleets and mass transit

    Black & Veatch, a market leader in the design, construction and integration of green transportation infrastructure, is looking beyond personal vehicles as it develops the role of sustainable transportation in smart cities. Next week, the company will sponsor VERGE and their Sustainable Transportation Summit. The summit brings together policy makers and ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • M&K sponsor RDF Conference in London 24th November 2016

    The RDF Conference has established itself as one of the key must-attend conferences for all those operating in the RDF, SRF and Energy from Waste industries. Why attend the RDF Conference? ...


    By M&K Group

  • Fire safety: prevention is better than cure

    Peter Streinik, UNTHA’s head of business unit waste, recently authored an article for Recycling Today. He was asked to look at the combustible nature of materials present within typical Energy from Waste (EfW) streams, and the extent to which this makes alternative fuel production plants vulnerable to ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • International W2E Market Bulletin July Round-Up

    The cost of renewables is falling, by 2040 more than $7.80 trillion will be invested in renewable and waste-to-energy power generation worldwide, out of a total of $11 trillion, according to fresh analysis by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. There is nearly $1 trillion invested in renewables at the moment versus around $1.2 trillion in oil and gas, according to various estimates. The report says ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

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