Waste Grabs News

  • UNTHA’s turnkey package supports Avanti’s expansion into Waste to Energy market

    Avanti Environmental is no stranger to the recycling and waste management sector. The business has been trading for more than 20 years, operating mainly in the North West but with facilities from as northerly as Scotland, down to the South West of England. However, as is often the case with progressive companies in the evolving resource sector, the team couldn’t suppress a hunger to do ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Watch now – new demonstration video of XR mobil-e

    That’s why UNTHA has produced a five minute demonstration film of the new XR mobil-e waste shredder in action. The video showcases the varied waste handling capabilities of this flexible machine, using footage from a number of challenging trials. Viewers will ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Eaton Technologies Help Improve Performance and Efficiency on Four of Ward’s 10 Best Engines Winners

    MARSHALL, Mich. … Power management company Eaton announced that its engine boosting, fuel- and emissions-saving technologies are on four of the 10 engines chosen by WardsAuto for its 21st annual “10 Best Engines” competition. The winners were honored today during a ceremony held at the Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Detroit, Michigan. “We are very pleased to see our valued ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Australian Charity OzHarvest to Highlight Global Food Waste at UNEP Sustainable Innovation Forum at COP20 in Lima, Peru

    OzHarvest, Australia's leading food rescue charity, in partnership with the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and Climate Action, is taking the message of stopping global food waste to the international stage at this year's Sustainable Innovation Forum (SIF) in Lima, Peru as part of the global Think.Eat.Save campaign. Following the recent release of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization's report ...

  • ELP Fuel Is Grabbing Attention of the Aviation Industry

    LP fuel has been a topic of great argument in the Aviation Industry. This ELP fuel is an outcome of the plastic waste. In order to come to a conclusion, a trip from Sydney to London has been planned. Pilot Jeremy Roswell is going to fly a Cessna 182 in a single- piston engine using this plastic waste fuel. If he completes the trip successfully, this fuel from waste would gain a considerable ...


    By Zorba Industries

  • A week at the world water forum

    With a team of collegues from Africa, Asia, and Europe, Wetlands International was present at the World Water Forum with full programme of presentations and contributions to panels. A main ambition was to lead a part of the so-called ‘Thematic ...


    By Wetlands International

  • Opposition Grows to California`s AB 1178 Over Statewide Power Grab

    Opponents of AB 1178 announced today that the coalition of public agencies and non-profit organizations lining up against the bill is expanding as momentum grows for its defeat. AB 1178 (Ma – San Francisco) would create a new statewide law to override local laws aimed at limiting waste imports into a community. The bill is opposed by ...


    By Sierra Club

  • Video from Siemens and Synaptic Digital: San Francisco Leads the U.S. in Environmental Sustainability

    San Francisco grabbed the mantle of "greenest" major city in the U.S. and Canada Green City Index, with New York, Seattle, Denver and Boston rounding out the top five U.S. cities.  The unique study conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Secretary of state speech to the European future energy forum

    I’m delighted to be here, on the first day of the European Future Energy Forum 2010. And I would like to extend a very warm welcome to all our guests on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government. Fifty-one years ago, the discovery of the Groningen field changed the European gas market. It also changed the fortunes of the Netherlands, for better and for worse. An unexpected ...

  • Most successful RWM ever heralds further expansion for environmental sector’s premier event

    “Recession? What recession?” was heard up and down the aisles at this year’s Recycling & Waste Management exhibition (RWM 09). Confirming its place as the number one recycling and waste management exhibition in the UK, RWM 09 attracted more visitors and exhibitors than ever before.Initial figures show a 7% increase on last year’s record attendance. A total of 9,762 people (subject to audit) ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Tests underway to retrieve underground hazardous waste at Dounreay

    One of the most demanding clean-up jobs ever undertaken in the history of nuclear energy is gathering pace. It involves the recovery and packaging of more than 1500 tonnes of radioactive waste that has lain submerged for up to 50 years in the ground beneath Britain’s abandoned experiment with fast reactors at Dounreay. Tests are underway in Scotland, Germany and the USA to develop the ...

  • Vermeer BC1200XL designed for durability and performance

    Innovative features and power-packed into 12-inch (30.5 cm) capacity brush chipper. Power and innovation are at the heart of the new BC1200XL brush chipper from Vermeer. Available with either an 85-hp (63.4 kW) or 110-hp (82.0 kW) Cummins Tier 3 diesel engine, the BC1200XL easily processes material up to 12 inches (30.5 cm) in diameter, and its patented productivity enhancements help make the job ...


    By Vermeer

  • IFAT CHINA and EPTEE + CWS to cooperate in 2010

    Messe München International (MMI), the organizer of IFAT CHINA, and Shanghai ZM International Exhibition Co., Ltd., organizer of EPTEE + CWS, Show for Water, Air, Waste, Energy and Recycling, are planning a joint event in 2010 – IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS. As part of this cooperation, there are also new joint dates, with IFAT CHINA being moved just one day: IFAT CHINA + EPTEE + CWS will take place ...


    By Messe München GmbH

  • WasteCare: Battery producers face high entry costs to join schemes

    Battery producers joining battery compliance schemes will face “unnecessarily expensive” administration fees, costing more than £5 million, when the battery regulations commence, according to an industry expert. The Government recently approved the regulations into law (see MRW story). Under the regulations producers of ...

  • The Film Grabber, new development from Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery

    Single-stream processing of recyclable materials is becoming increasingly common in the recycling industry worldwide. This means that all recyclable materials are put together in plastic bags and are sorted by a single sorting installation. The bags are opened by a bag opener, but the foil of these bags disrupts the subsequent sorting process.  Therefore, the foil has to be removed at the ...

  • Indigenous groups criticize climate talks

    As international climate negotiations move closer to including forests in the successor agreement to the Kyoto Protocol, indigenous and traditional peoples realize they have either a lot to gain or everything to lose. If industrialized countries are allowed to purchase the carbon rights of forests, groups from the Americas, Africa, and Asia fear their ancestral lands may be taken away. They worry ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • SSI PRI-MAX™ reducer on track in New Jersey

    SSI Shredding Systems, Inc. (Wilsonville, OR) delivered a PR-4000T, track-mounted reducer, to a New Jersey landfill for shredding construction and demolition debris (C&D). Rounding out at 100,000 pounds, this machine is maintenance friendly and built to endure harsh operating environments like C&D processing. The cross-belt magnet is adjustable for optimal ferrous recovery, a debris ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Wavin Launches 6 Boss Soil Manifold

    To meet the need for a smaller more versatile soil manifold, Wavin Plastics has developed the first 6 Boss version. Available now, the 6 Boss has been designed in response to the changing requirements of today’s market and research carried out among plumbing contractors. The new compact design fits easily into 200mm drilled or formed holes. Six horizontal bosses with dual 40/50mm spigots ...


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