Resource Recovery Articles

  • An Inside Look at Pandemic Preparedness at Healthcare Organizations

    Healthcare provider organizations were at the bullseye of the pandemic. As providers of care, a pandemic was something most organizations planned for. But the size and scope of COVID-19 still appeared to catch many off guard, with endless news stories about equipment shortages and overburdened staff. To find out how the view looked from the inside, Riskonnect surveyed healthcare provider ...


    By Riskonnect Inc

  • In-process management of hazardous waste cuts costs

    Innovation from econ industries enables risk-free and cost-efficient in-process management of hazardous waste for industry. Traditionally, management of industrial waste is a four-stage process: (1) storage at source; (2) evaluation of waste disposal options; (3) collection and transportation; and (4) treatment and disposal or recycling. PyroPlas is an advanced technological solution for ...

  • What is the Circular Economy? Water plays an important role in the concept that seeks to eliminate all waste

    In contrast to today’s “take-make-waste” industrial model, the circular economy produces economic growth without depleting nonrenewable resources by eliminating waste at all stages of a product’s lifecycle. The model creates significant benefits ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Handling Global Rubber Waste With Tyre Pyrolysis Plant

    Worldwide, over 1.5 billion rubber tires are made with an annual basis. In the united states alone, 300 million tires are purchased each and every year. Now, at some stage, all those tires require disposing of and global rubber waste can be a major environmental issue. In fact, are you aware that a normal car tire is going to take over 80 years to decompose at a landfill site? Fortunately, tire ...

  • Tyre To Oil Plant: Influential Parameters With Pyrolysis

    Over a global scale, a lot more than 1.5 billion tires are made every year, with over 300 million of these in the United States alone. Eventually, all those tires become worn and need to be discarded. The great thing is that waste tires present an incredible material for energy recovery and resource recoveryBefore, recovering valuable components from rubber waste was not economically viable, but ...

  • Project Fiberight Pilot Plant Demonstration Facility in Lawrenceville, VA

    Fiberight purchased the plant in 2010 for the sole purpose of integrating various pieces of equipment and operating conditions necessary to fully realize the Fiberight vision – maximizing resource recovery from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). Since then, Fiberight has logged over 10,000 hours operating the plant. The nature of the demonstration facility has enabled a continuous optimization ...


    By Fiberight LLC

  • Danbury’s FOG-to-fuel solution

    An innovative FOG-to-Biodiesel approach addresses a costly problem for the wastewater industry and also generates a new energy resource for treatment operations. Brian Levine of GreasezillaTM and Al Barbarotta of REA explain. Fats, oils, and grease (FOG) waste is a serious and growing problem for the wastewater industry and the environment. Every year, grease costs municipalities millions ...

  • From Wastewater Treatment to Resource Recovery

    Recovering energy and valuable compounds from sewage adds value to the water-purification process Wastewater was once something to dispose of, but today it’s considered too valuable to waste. It is, in fact, rich in energy, nutrients, and other promising materials, not to mention the increasingly valuable resource of the water itself. As leaders in the sector realize the potential ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Water Reuse: Making the Most of Every Drop

    With growing pressure on freshwater supplies, water reuse can turn waste into a valuable asset Almost 20 years into the 20th century, climate change and human activities have put pressure on freshwater resources, leading to ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Project Shanghai Sponge City Demonstration Park - Case Study

    The Shanghai Sponge City Demonstration Park is a collaboration between Shanghai Botanic Gardens Green Engineering Ltd (SHBGE), STAR Water Solutions and The Centre for Organic Research & Education (CORE). Located within Shanghai’s famous legendary Botanic Gardens, The Sponge City Demonstration Site not only features world’s best practice in urban water management but is also a ...


    By Star Water Solutions

  • Will the 35 million ton / year manufactured sand meet the needs of building sand every year?

    Due to restricted mining and forbidden mining in Dongting Lake and other regions, the price of construction sand in the middle and lower reaches of the Yangtze River has been rising. The factory price of Zhuzhou river sand in Hunan Province was as high as 220 yuan/ton. The sand sources in the region are diversified. Manufactured sand, reservoir sand, sea sand and even imported river sand appear ...

  • Kenosha Water Utility - Energy Optimization Resource Recovery Project - Case Study

    Project Roles The Kenosha Water Utility elected to use a design-build approach due to the complex and vaired technologies associated with this project. Centrisys/CNP Technology Water & Biosolids, a dewatering/thickening equipment manufacturere and nutrient recovery/sludge optimization provider, served as teh design-build developer. Donohue & Associates served as teh engineer of ...

  • Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) White Paper

    Fluence’s revolutionary Aspiral™ and SUBRE wastewater solutions provide high-quality treatment while slashing energy costs Membrane aerated biofilm reactor (MABR) wastewater treatment technology provides a long list of benefits: low-odor, low-noise operation, unprecedented fast-track installation and commissioning, easy ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Paper mill recycling - Case study

    User: Paper Mill recycling OCC (Old Corrugated Containers) Materials: OCC recycling process wet waste rejects Before Installation Of ExtruderMONTHLY WASTE VOLUME: 78 loads, 30 cubic yards each MONTHLY EXPENSE – HAULING & TRANSPORTATION: $142,826.00 After Installation Of Extruder MONTHLY WASTE VOLUME: 22 loads, 30 cubic ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • Cleanaway Project - 50 tph Commingled Recyclables System Perth, Western Australia - Case Study

    Cleanaway has opened a new 50-tonne-per-hour Single Stream Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth, Western Australia. Designed, manufactured and installed by BHS, the facility, known as the Perth MRF, is able to process 250,000-tonnes-per-year, enough capacity to sort all of the city’s residential recyclables. According to Cleanaway, the Perth MRF is the most advanced recycling ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Large Dead Zone Predicted for Chesapeake Bay

    Heavy rainfall, while good for farmers, has increased levels of sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen entering the bay Ecologists are warning of a formidable Chesapeake Bay dead zone this year, one fed by high river flows. According to ecologists from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science and ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Groundwater Level and Surface Water Depletion Linked

    Study’s computer model could be influential in future water management A new study looking at a century of groundwater declines in the continental United States has concluded that overpumping water from aquifers is responsible for up to half of the river flow declines that now threaten economies and public health in ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Fluence’s MABR at the Codiga Resource Recovery Center

    A Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor (MABR) manufactured by Fluence Corporation (Fluence) was installed at Stanford’s Codiga Resource Recovery Center (CR2C) in January 2018. The system was tested with domestic wastewater diverted from Stanford’s sanitary sewer. Treatment performance was evaluated according to two benchmarks: California Title 22 standards for non-potable water reuse (T22) and a ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Westbay System Delivers Cost-Effective Groundwater Monitoring in Mountainous Region - Case study

    CHALLENGE After installing a number of traditional monitoring wells at the site, it became clear to the project scientists that more and better data would be necessary to properly characterize the complex groundwater flow system. SOLUTION The high cost (measured in both time and money) of installing conventional well clusters at high-elevation locations caused ...


    By Westbay Instruments

  • MABR: A Wastewater Treatment Technology for the Future

    Passive aeration leads to huge energy savings Membrane aerated biofilm Reactor (MABR) technology provides a revolutionary improvement in aerobic wastewater treatment for a number of reasons, particularly its high energy efficiency and increased treatment ...


    By Fluence Corporation

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