Waste and Recycling Vehicles Articles

  • HeatBlocker on Refuse Collection Trucks for the Waste Industry - Case Study

    The refuse collection industry—both public and private—has made a concerted effort to develop truck fleets that are not solely powered by diesel. One such alternative fuel that is gaining rapid acceptance is compressed refuse collection truck. And although CNG-powered engines are quieter, cleaner, and less expensive to operate, their exhaust temperatures are just as hot, and they can ...


    By Kalb Corporation

  • Should I Sweep My Parking Lot When It Rains?

    Rain can put a damper on many of your activities. But during the rainy season, a lot of people make the mistake of canceling their regular sweeping services, and this does more harm than good, not only for your parking lot but also the environment. ...


    By Schwarze Industries, Inc.

  • 18th March 2018. The First International Day Dedicated to Recycling

    Focusing on the increasing unsustainable consumption of our planet's natural resources and the economic and environmental savings that companies and nature can achieve. Recycling: the seventh and most important resource in  the world. A need to meet other needs, without turning  to natural resources once again. Recycling is much  more than an ...


    By MB Crusher

  • RecycleProx Solutions from basic to ultimate

    Lariat Technologies is an software company that have created one of South Africa's leading software RecycleProX that has performed leaps and bounds in the recycling, scrap metal and waste management industries. With many management software you will have to spend a lot of money, this is not the case with RecycleProX  because Lariat Technologies have three different RecycleProX software ...


    By Lariat Technologies

  • Enhesa Enforcement Corner - Issue 4

    Input from Deirdre Perquy, Kengo Okuda, TaoTao Yue, Siyang Song, Jinxin Sui, Riccardo Zorgno, Jade Kennedy, Tjeerd Hendel-Blackford ...

  • Strategically located balers reduce internal transports - Case study

    ABB Cewe-Control, a business unit within ABB, has 500 employees and a large production facility. Most components are delivered in boxes, resulting in daily accumulation of large amounts of cardboard. It is challenging and places high demands on handling used packaging material in a safe and cost effective way. Before three small dumpsters were placed indoors and a press container provided low ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Okatie, South Carolina - SedVac Sediment Removal System installations applications - Case Study

    Application The Beaufort-Jasper Water & Sewer Authority required a sludge removal system with a low profile for easy integration below tube settlers. SedVac was chosen based on its ability to be incorporated into the existing basin with minimal infrastructure changes and its successful pilot at the facility – it removed twice as much sludge in half the time and wasted 50% less ...


    By Brentwood Industries, Inc.

  • Signs You Need a New Water Pump

    Motor vehicles are built upon small parts doing big jobs. Consider your engine. It is likely the most important machine within your car, truck, or SUV, but it is not made up of one or two components, but thousands. Some engines have over 14,000 different parts to keep them operational. If just one of these parts, such as the water pump, fails, then the entire engine could grind to a halt. ...


    By IndustrialZone

  • Kinetic, isotherm and thermodynamic studies with linear and non-linear fitting for cadmium(II) removal by black carbon of pine cone

    In this study, black carbon from pine cone (BCPC) and acidic-modified BCPC (MBCPC) powder as a popular agricultural waste in the southeast of Iran were used for cadmium removal from aqueous solutions. The effect of various factors, such as surface chemistry and dosage of adsorbent, contact time, size of particles, initial concentration of cadmium, temperature, and pH of aqueous solutions, was ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Removal of chromium(III) from aqueous waste solution by liquid–liquid extraction in a circular microchannel

    A new circular microchannel device has been proposed for the removal of chromium(III) from aqueous waste solution by using kerosene as a diluent and (2-ethylhexyl) 2-ethylhexyl phosphonate as an extractant. The proposed device has several advantages such as a flexible and easily adaptable design, easy maintenance, and cheap setup without the requirement of microfabrication. To study the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Propane Truck Customization

    Finding the right propane truck that you need for your business can be a challenge. Many fuel companies end up having to purchase tanks and chassis from separate manufacturers and still don’t end up with exactly what they wanted. Here at Amthor International, it’s been our goal to change all that. We strive to the be a one-stop shop where you can purchase the ...


    By Amthor International

  • Vacuum Truck Customization

    When it comes to vacuum trucks, we understand that businesses need them for many different purposes, whether they’re for car washes, septic systems, restaurants or different types of fuel, just to name a few. Here at Amthor International, we offer vacuum trucks that can be used for any of these applications. ...


    By Amthor International

  • Key Food cleans up its store and its streets - Case Study

    New York, USA: From a humble start, Ruben Luna is now the owner of nine Key Food stores in Manhattan and Queens. With such success has come additional responsibilities, including figuring out the best way to manage the high volume of redeemable bottles and cans collected by his stores. After reviewing various options, Luna decided that TOMRA had the ideal solution for him. Luna has been using ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Fe-FeS2 adsorbent prepared with iron powder and pyrite by facile ball milling and its application for arsenic removal

    Arsenic is one of the major pollutants and a worldwide concern because of its toxicity and chronic effects on human health. An adsorbent of Fe-FeS2 mixture for effective arsenic removal was successfully prepared by mechanical ball milling. The products before and after arsenic adsorption were characterized with scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform infrared ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Can You Avoid Workplace Injuries? What You Need to Know.

    Perfection is an admirable goal but an unattainable standard. While you can’t completely eliminate workplace injuries, you can effectively reduce risk by following these safety tips that apply to any business or industry. 1. Maintain a Clean Workplace ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Attached β-cyclodextrin/γ-(2,3-epoxypropoxy) propyl trimethoxysilane to graphene oxide and its application in copper removal

    The environmental applications of graphene oxide and β-cyclodextrin (β-CD) have attracted great attention since their first discovery. Novel nanocomposites were successfully prepared by using an esterification reaction between β-cyclodextrin/γ-(2,3-epoxypropoxy) propyl trimethoxysilane grafted graphene oxide (β-CD/GPTMS/GO). The β-CD/GPTMS/GO nanocomposites were used to remove the Cu2+ from ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Options for customizing your Amthor Vacuum Trucks

    There is no other vacuum truck manufacturer as highly regarded in the industry as Amthor International. The reason for this is simple – few manufacturers offer the customization options that we do. Instead of just offering a basic model vacuum truck with a couple of different options, we give our clients the opportunity to fully ...


    By Amthor International

  • MSW Management: Safely Countering the Rise of Landfill Odors

    One of the core challenges of landfill and compost site management is fighting the rise of foul odors. In addition, as communities expand further out from previous areas, they eventually become neighbors to landfills – calling for a comprehensive odor-control approach to countering odor complaints. In fact, compared to other industrial applications such as wastewater treatment and asphalt ...


    By OMI Industries (OMI)

  • Large area search and recovery tactics

    A glimpse into large area search and recovery tactics and how Remotely Operated Vehicles have aided in missions. It may seem like an impossible task as you glare over a large body of water; knowing that someone has gone missing beneath the alluring surface and it is your mission to find them. Sadly, this scenario takes place often for search and recovery ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • Utilization of two agrowastes for adsorption and removal of methylene blue: kinetics and isotherm studies

    Fresh water streams contaminated with synthetic dye-containing effluents pose a threat to aquatic and human life either by preventing aquatic photosynthesis or by entering into the food chain. Adsorptive removal of such dyes with potent biosorbents is an important technique to reduce bioaccumulation and biomagnifications of the dyes in human life. We report use of betel nut (BN) husk and ...


    By IWA Publishing

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