Waste Disposal Articles

  • International Trade Fair for Environment

    International Trade Fair for Waste Disposal and the Environment is one of the leading international trade fair companies. There is hardly a market that makes such fast development as that for environmental and disposal products - worldwide. The great interest shown, in particular by the international public, is the best proof of this. Our products met with great interest. The outstanding, indeed ...

  • InSinkErator - Case Study

    Using LCA to promote the environmental benefits of food waste disposers. The LCA supports the idea that disposers are more than convenient. Food waste is one of the most significant components of the global solid waste problem, particularly in regard to waste sent to landfills. For one US company, InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson and the world’s leading manufacturer ...


    By thinkstep

  • Beer clarification at Florida Beer Company, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA - Case Study

    The challenge: Simplify filtration system and improve performance Every drop of beer counts, as do its quality and consistency, and at the Florida Beer Company, they know this very well. ...

  • Ebola attacks Africa - Case Study

    When Ebola struck Africa, the most important objective was to contain the virus to prevent the spread of the disease; with the near future goal of eradicating the devastating disease. Client overview Addfield were approached by MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières‎) to provide incinerators to Liberia in support of their ‘Stop Ebola’ campaign and WFP ...

  • What are the problems facing London due to waste disposal?

    This summer, Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, published a draft London Environment Strategy for public consultation. The strategy outlines his plans to tackle the London waste disposal concerns. When it comes to London waste disposal, Khan’s ambition is that: “by ...

  • An Orwak success story at Toyota in Italy - Case Stoty

    Empress 2000, Orwak’s distributor in Italy, is proud to have contributed to Toyota Material Handling’s compaction of spare parts packaging by installing two balers, one ORWAK POWER 3420 and one ORWAK COMPACT 3110, in Toyota’s spare parts store in Bologna. Toyota Material Handling offers a wide range of warehouse equipment and counterbalanced forklift trucks. The Toyota spare ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Calculating Economic Impact Of Commercial Organics Ban

    Quantitative and qualitative analysis conducted in Massachusetts indicates growth in employment and revenues after implementation of the commercial organics waste ban. Reducing disposal of food materials, and driving food to higher and better uses, are increasingly top priorities all across America and internationally. Wasting food wastes resources that could be put to a much better use, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Take it away: the need for designing fecal sludge disposal services for single-pit latrines

    The government of Bangladesh is increasingly paying attention to the safe collection and disposal of fecal sludge from pit latrines in rural areas. In this paper, we report on current sludge disposal practices from single-pit latrines, by conducting a survey of 1,091 households with pit latrines in a rural subdistrict of Bangladesh. Almost all households were using their pits, and 90% reported ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Ten quotes from our customers about VACUDEST

    Many companies have opted to introduce a policy of zero liquid discharge production using our high-quality VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems. Users can reduce their consumption of fresh water – an increasingly dwindling resource – and significantly reduce their disposal costs by recycling their industrial wastewater. Read on to find out what our customers say about VACUDEST: Ovidio ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Ancient Garbage

    Since the appearance of civilizations, there has been garbage. For archeologists, trash is an important way to analyze a society’s life and structure. How trash was disposed and why it was placed in certain areas by its generators reveals interesting patterns. One classical archeologist has studied Pompeii’s waste disposal intensely and believes the ancient Roman ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • CEN Committee Seeks Responses to Survey on Disposal Practices for Manufactured Nano-Objects in Waste

    Under European Commission (EC) funding, the European Committee for Standardization Technical Committee (CEN/TC) 352 — Nanotechnologies is developing guidelines relating to the safe waste management and disposal of deliberately manufactured nano-objects. The TC seeks responses from companies manufacturing or processing manufactured nano-objects by September 5, 2016, to an ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Using Flexibuster in a Commerical Bakery

    A commercial bakery in the UK using the Flexibuster unit, our small AD unit, to create energy from its waste bakery products can pay for the unit in under 5 years.  This is based on certain assumptions: The most important factor is the type of waste and quantity that will be put into the Flexibuster unit.  In our case, a half a metric tonne of food waste consisting of sandwiches and ...


    By SEaB Energy Ltd.

  • Thern at IFAT 2016 - Interview

    Thern recently attended IFAT 2016, one of the world’s leading trade fairs for the environment and waste disposal. Below, Tom Freyberg, Chief Editor, Water/Wastewater International Magazine, speaks with Amy Oesau, Thern’s Water/Wastewater Market Director, about Thern and how its winches and crane technology can help to lift water/wastewater pumps weighing up to 3,000 lbs (1,360 kg) and ...


    By Thern Inc

  • Is There Such a Thing as Ergonomics for Waste Disposal?

    You bet there is! Ergonomics is all around us, from keyboards that protect our wrists repetitive task injury, to workplace trainers showing staff how to lift heavy items with proper technique. Ergonomics in the workplace is especially important because workers tend to repeat the same actions countless times, day after day. Waste disposal ergonomics can be tricky, and ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • More room for luxury - Case Study

    Fashionable Hilton Arc de Triomphe Paris hotel saw an instant cost reduction of 80% on waste disposal. The simple solution was to install a baler, which earned its keep in less than three months. Red carpets, polished doorknobs, and hall porters ready to hold the door and carry your luggage. This is everyday life at a luxury hotel. Less glamorous are the many tons of waste to dispose of every ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Horizontal Mixers for Secondary Combustibles - Case Study

    The manufacture of secondary combustibles from household waste, industrial waste and special waste in accordance with statutory requirements is to be a huge challenge for system suppliers in the coming years. Currently, at times, extremely differing substances are treated in such a way that they can be loaded into conventional furnaces. The most important requirement is the detailed control over ...


    By AVA GmbH u. Co. KG

  • Chrome plating process achieves cost reduction through zero liquid discharge - Case Study

    A global manufacturer of automotive components was faced with rising costs related to waste disposal from a Chrome plating process used in a plant in Poland. The plant manufactures shock absorbers for passenger vehicles. The plating of the shocks adds corrosion resistance, increased surface hardness, and improves cleaning ability and overall appearance. Project Goals: ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Adding value to wastewater by resource recovery and reformulation as growth media: current prospects and potential

    Wastewater, despite being a serious environmental constraint, has been identified as a source of valuable commodities including phosphate, ammonia, metal ions and volatile fatty acids. Using low-cost physical pre-treatments, filtration technology gives the opportunity of recovering materials in purified concentrated liquid form and purified water. Filtration also allows manipulation of the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Green Energy GEE, China - Case Study

    Using a PP20 v5 and working with university partners, Shenzhen Green & clear world Environmental Engineering (GEE) is developing a syngas-to-liquid reactor. Focusing on the commercialization of environmentally responsible projects, GEE's Power Pallet is part of a program to process municipal solid waste ...


    By All Power Labs

  • Arizona Landfill Case Study (C3 Technology)

    Between 1979 and 1980, industrial and hazardous wastes were disposed of at the Site in a series of unlined pits, each of which was used for a particular type of waste disposal. It is reported based on evaluations of manifests that approximately 3.4 million gallons of hazardous liquid wastes and between 3,700 and 4,100 tons of solid wastes were disposed of in the pits at the Site. Of particular ...

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