Solid Waste News

  • 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

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...

  • EREF Awards Inaugural Garbageman’s Invitational Master’s Scholarship

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to award the first Garbageman’s Invitational Master’s Scholarship, funded by Garbageman’s Invitational, to Serena Pozza, a master’s student at Yale University. The Garbageman’s Invitational was founded in 2010 by Kerry Holmes (Vice President of Sales, Consolidated Fabricators), Mike Melideo ...

  • EREF Awards First Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) is pleased to award the inaugural Evergreen Surety Bond Scholarship, funded by Evergreen National Indemnity Company (Evergreen), to Gomathy Radhakrishna Iyer, a doctoral student at the University of Texas at Arlington. Founded specifically to serve the needs of the waste industry and contractors who need payment and performance bonds, ...

  • National Recycling Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is proud to announce the election of six members to the NRC Board of Directors. Elections for the Board were held during the 2016 Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA. The new and re-elected Board Members, listed below, will each serve 3-year terms: Susan Attridge, Recycling Coordinator, City of Buffalo, NY Maggie Clarke, Zero ...

  • MACPRESSE@ EXPOSUCATA, São Paulo, Brazil, 13-15 September 2016

    From 13th to 15th September, São Paulo, Brazil is hosting EXPOSUCATA, Latin America’s biggest trade show for the municipal solid waste recycling industry, which is opening its doors for the eleventh time. An unmissable event for all companies operating in ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • New CHP plant at a US Army installation opens in Aberdeen, MD

    The U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO) has announced that the U.S. Army has just debuted a new Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. The official opening ceremony took place last month a little over a year since ...

  • Join NRC at the Resource Recycling Conference for the municipal roundtable: best practices in resource diversion

    The National Recycling Coalition, in conjunction with Austin Resource Recovery and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, is convening a roundtable discussion about best practices in diversion – with an emphasis on reuse, recycling and composting strategies. We welcome waste management authorities, city recycling coordinators and others to join in a two-part conversation about which ...

  • EnviTec Biogas signs cooperation agreement in Indonesia

    PT Trumi Energi Indonesiaku and the Lohne-based company EnviTec Biogas AG have just signed a cooperation agreement for the implementation of a biogas plant in Indonesia with a total initial power of 4 MW. The plant will contribute the first 4 MW of a planned 100 MW to the green energy transition in Indonesia. The signing of the agreement was attended by the Deputy Minister for Energy and Mineral ...


    By EnviTec Biogas AG

  • Clarke Energy at Wastecon 2016

    Clarke Energy is pleased to be making its debut in the United States in Indianapolis at Wastecon 2016. Wastecon is organised by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and is the largest event focusing on waste management in North America. Wastecon will be held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Cambi Awarded Contract for Jurong Water Reclamation Plant

    PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, will implement a CambiTHP™ system at the Jurong Water Reclamation Plant (WRP) following a competitive bidding process for an expansion of its sludge treatment facility. Cambi is selected by the main contractor Yamato Technologies to provide the thermal hydrolysis system to process waste activated sludge (WAS) from the Jurong WRP treating ...


    By Cambi AS

  • TOMRA Leads conference highlights waste-management reform

    The first two day ´TOMRA Leads Global Conference´ was held on the Greek island of Crete from 16-17 June. Jointly hosted by TOMRA Sorting Recycling and Helector S.A., waste management specialists, this first annual global event was established to share knowledge and expertise about the management of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW).  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Queen Visits Clarke Energy During IFB2016

    The International Festival for Business 2016 took place between the 13-30th June at the newly opened Exhibition Centre Liverpool and hosted visitors from 69 countries. The festival was opened by the UK’s Chancellor George Osborne, who highlighted the importance of international trade for the global economy. Clarke Energy’s Group Marketing & Compliance Manager, Alex Marshall ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • EdF Subsidiary Acquires Waste-to-Energy Plant

    The latest’s issues of International W2E Market Bulletin have been published. European RDF enquiries are slowing down, going into the summer period, as demand is limited to Poland and some southern countries. Markets outside of Europe are also being pursued to take SRF material, but so far no long-term contracts have been finalised. RDF prices for shipments in the next 60 days are being ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Veolia North America moving headquarters to Boston

    Veolia, the global leader in environmental solutions and optimized resource management, has announced that it is moving its headquarters to Boston. The company stated that the Boston “region’s innovation and sustainability culture is a perfect fit for the world’s largest environmental services company.” Veolia North America is a member of the International District Energy ...

  • WasteExpo 2016: Presenting Eco-Friendly Odor Mitigation Solutions for Waste Management

    Next week, a wide-range of professionals from government, waste services companies, composting providers, engineering firms, and landfills (and more) will be convening in Las Vegas at the most significant event for the waste management and recycling industry, WasteExpo 2016. Hosted in conjunction with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA),  ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Rescue Restaurant Leftovers

    Food waste is the single largest component of disposed U.S. municipal solid waste. In fact, 40% of food generated in the United States is wasted. One place where consumers are not always sure how to handle their uneaten food is in restaurants. We know the best case is to bring along your own reusable containers for any leftovers, but sometimes that isn’t possible or you may not ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • OnePlus Corp. Acquires SmartBin

    OnePlus Corp., a ParkerGale portfolio company providing leading technology solutions in waste compactor monitoring systems, announced it has acquired SmartBin, a leader in intelligent remote monitoring systems for the waste and recycling sectors. Headquartered in Dublin with offices in Boston and Sydney, SmartBin has over 100 clients in more than 25 countries, including the United States. Clients ...


    By One Plus Corp.

  • Quality Control for Powder and Bulk Solids

    Join us May 3-5 in Rosemont, IL at the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition (IPBS) at booth 2544, and see the difference that an accurate, user friendly, reliable and durable moisture, solids or ash analyzer can make to your application. Why Choose Computrac®? ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Penton’s WasteExpo 2016 explores a future without food waste

    Penton’s WasteExpo, North America's largest solid waste, recycling and organics industry event, today officially announced it will host the Food Recovery Forum, a special two-day event centered on this booming industry. The conference program was developed in collaboration with Dr. Stuart Buckner, former Executive Director of the U.S. Composting Council. WasteExpo is scheduled to take place ...


    By Penton

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