Refuse Derived Fuels (RDF) News

  • Otto-Rüdiger Schulze relies on quality by UNTHA

    The waste management company based in Neuendorf near Berlin focuses on the preparation of alternative fuels, supplying more than 80,000 tonnes of them each year, mostly to the cement industry. The XR3000C shredder by Austrian premium manufacturer UNTHA shredding technology is a key partner in the company's day-to-day business. When it came to purchasing a new, high-performance shredder, the ...

  • Fletcher Amendment to Expand Affordable Clean Heavy-Duty Transportation Approved with Bipartisan Support

    With strong bipartisan support, an amendment by Rep. Lizzie Fletcher (TX-7) to include natural gas and propane refueling in a national program to expand alternative fuel vehicle use passed in the U.S. House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee’s markup of its Surface Transportation Reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act (H.R. 2) late yesterday evening. “Federal ...

  • DMT Environmental Technology; Circular Economy for Amsterdam

    In the metropolitan area of Amsterdam, households and (cargo) cars are going to be supplied with green gas. Optimizing and transforming the current Sewage Water Treatment Plant of Amsterdam with the latest state of the art technology, green gas will be produced in the nearby future. This will be a significant contribution towards a more circular economy and a reduction of GHG emission by lowering ...

  • Niramax overhauls SRF production line with new shredding technology

    Waste management specialist The Niramax Group, has overhauled its alternative fuel production line with the switch to new shredding technology. The move is expected to boost capacity for the Hartlepool-headquartered organisation, by as much as 30% per year.Previously operating a high-speed system to transform pre-sorted commercial and industrial waste into a refined SRF for use in combined heat ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Nothing’s Impossible! COVID-19 Can`t Stop Lindner Recyclingtech from Commissioning Shredders using Modern Tools

    A new shredder to transform waste into alternative fuels had been ordered and delivered, the facility’s retrofitting was in full swing – and then came the coronavirus lockdown. That was the problem facing the German waste management company Hündgen in Swisttal-Ollheim. But thanks to state-of-the-art communication software and remote service tools, the new Lindner Micromat 2500 is ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Forrec solutions for tyre recycling

    Data updated to 2017 certify that in one year 3,424,500 tons of end-of-life tyres were produced with a 4% increase over the previous year. This is why the issue of proper disposal of end-of-life tyres is becoming increasingly crucial in the ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Interview with Marco Zoccarato, CEO of Forrec

    The Italian magazine "RECOVER" has interviewed Marco Zoccarato - CEO of Forrec - about the treatment of tires, which has always been a difficult waste to treat and that, if left in landfills, can become a source of diseases due to stagnation of water and can be very dangerous in case of fire. Tyre disposal is a complex subject. The ELT recovery ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Join us at Sustainability 2020 online conference!

    The cement industry is actively seeking to increase the use of alternative fuels for cement production. Both to decrease energy dependence on conventional fossil fuels and to mitigate negative environmental impact. One of these alternatives is waste-to-energy. The downside is that waste incineration in cement kilns releases toxic emissions into the air containing mercury, lead, cadmium, thallium ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Forrec`s experience at the Eco Waste fair in Abu Dhabi

    The Arab Emirates are a very interesting market for Forrec because since last year a law on Zero Waste has come into force with the aim of eliminating landfills, learning how to treat and reuse waste materials. At the Eco Waste fair, which took place in Abu Dhabi from 13th to 16th January, Forrec presented its tyre disposal plant, which allows to work ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Lindner’s DEX Drive for Twin-Shaft Shredders Wins the Global CemFuels Award for Innovation of the Year

    Lindner is setting new standards in efficiency with their asynchronous twin-shaft shredders’ innovative and purely electromechanical drive with smart DEX (Dynamic Energy Exchange) energy management system. This novelty won the Global CemFuels Award in the category ‘Alternative Fuels Innovation of the Year’ at the 14th Global CemFuels Conference and Exhibition in Paphos, ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Lindner Showcases Smart System Solutions at IFAT 2020

    Only a couple of years ago, terms such as digitalisation or waste management 4.0 sounded very futuristic. What was still considered a prediction of coming trends at the last IFAT in 2018, has already become a reality at the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich in 2020. Whether collection logistics, customer communication or the ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • AQMesh used to monitor pollution from alternative cooking fuels in Kenya

    Three AQMesh pods have been monitoring air quality in Kenya as part of a study to measure the impact of using biogas as an alternative cooking fuel. Funded by the UK Research Council and led by a partnership between the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and the Department of Chemistry, the project conducted a pilot study to test whether households using clean ...


    By AQMesh

  • Lindner’s Polaris 1800 – The Island Solution

    Lindner’s Polaris 1800 – The Island Solution   Guernsey – a popular holiday destination in the middle of the English Channel that somehow belongs to but is simultaneously separate from the United Kingdom and once inspired Victor Hugo. To preserve this idyll, the Bailiwick’s waste management relies on the production of solid recovered ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Geocycle North America takes delivery of new UNTHA XR waste shredder in South Carolina

    Geocycle – the 100% daughter company of global cement giant LafargeHolcim – has taken delivery of a new UNTHA XR mobil-e waste shredder in South Carolina, as the firm furthers its co-processing for zero waste ambitions. The world-renowned shredding technology has made the 4,700-mile journey from UNTHA’s manufacturing hub in Salzburg, to Geocycle’s 13-acre site in ...

  • UNTHA America appoints new Director of Global Business Development

    Industrial shredding specialist UNTHA America, based in Hampton, New Hampshire, has appointed a new Director of Global Business Development as the company seeks to grow five-fold over the next three years. Gary Moore has almost three decades of industry experience and has helped bring more than 300 shredding projects to life worldwide – including over 50 in the pioneering Waste to Energy ...

  • Dryclone® Air Drying System: A new solution for biosolids (sewage sludge)

    It’s becoming increasingly difficult to dispose of biosolids (sewage sludge) in a safe and cost-effective way. The Dryclone® Air Drying System offers an efficient, safe, and low-cost solution that’s aligned with the future of biosolids usage. The Dryclone efficiently removes moisture content from biosolids, reducing the weight by at least 70% and optimizing the product for energy ...


    By Recycling Equipment Canada

  • The year in WtE - global trends, variances and what’s next

    It has once again been a year of change for the Waste to Energy sector, but it would be naïve to think that – when it comes to alternative fuel production – there has been unified progress across the globe. UNTHA America’s president Bernhard Martinz and director of global business development Gary Moore, recently shared their thoughts with The Energy Industry Times on the ...

  • European Green Deal can be a defining moment in the fight against pollution and climate change, says green transport NGO

    As the centrepiece of her political mandate, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen today presented her European Green Deal, a comprehensive climate and nature package of measures to make Europe climate neutral by 2050. The package includes: a 50-55% emissions reduction target for 2030; a climate law to reach net zero emissions by 2050; a fund worth €100 billion ...

  • Tyre treatment: Abu Dhabi

    The treatment of tyres is always a very topical subject and of global resonance, in general road transport is certainly the most widespread in cities around the world and the emergency of proper waste management is more than ever felt. Forrec has designed, assembled and managed recycling plants: zero-impact systems that make it possible to obtain a clean product that can be used as a second raw ...


    By Forrec srl

  • Tyre treatment: Abu Dhabi

    The treatment of tyres is always a very topical subject and of global resonance, in general road transport is certainly the most widespread in cities around the world and the emergency of proper waste management is more than ever felt. Forrec has designed, assembled and managed recycling plants: zero-impact systems that make it possible to obtain a clean product that can be used as a second raw ...


    By Forrec srl

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