Waste Management Articles

  • Revisited: Why we should be recycling more nickel

    Dr Tim Johnson has revisited his nickel blog for CIWM magazine Earlier this year we released a blog that explained why we should be recycling more nickel. The blog was written by Dr Tim Johnson and proved to be very popular in the wider metallurgy community. The blog explained how important nickel can be, and how plasma technology can help recycle nickel in a sustainable way. Dr Tim Johnson has ...

  • Waste-to-Energy Upgrade for Chicken Processing WWTP - Case Study

    When one of Italy’s top chicken producers needed to increase production while lowering costs, it turned to Fluence for a waste-to-energy upgrade to its existing WWTP. When one of Italy’s top agro-food processors wanted to expand its operations, it faced some difficult challenges, including reducing operational costs and producing an effluent that would meet strict European Union ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Waste management in a tropical forest - Case Study

    Waste Challenge: A mine under construction in a lush tropical forest has operations that are spread over a large distance from the port to the mine. Incoming supplies, and thousands of construction workers living and working on-site, generate significant amounts of waste. Location: Central American Country ECO Solution: Two Eco Waste Oxidizers ...


    By Eco Waste Solutions

  • How To Make A Perfect Cardboard Bale

    Creating a consistent cardboard bale is important when sending this valuable commodity off to recyclers and managing the long term performance of your baling and recycling equipment.  Offloading product can create unnecessary stress on machinery and diminish the life expectancy and performance of your equipment over time.  There are five basic things that everyone should know in order ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Hazardous Waste - HIV - Case Study

    Fast, effective and reliable solutions are vital to manage and prevent the spread of highly infectious diseases in your country or region. A compact and modular product, with advanced technical engineering, manageable costs and ease of operation are essential benefits Inciner8 delivers. Incineration ensures a total solution, easy to manage and consistently high ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Medical Waste - Empowering Change - Case Study

    Your biohazardous waste can create long term cost and serious environmental outcomes. Acute medical waste issues require immediate and accurate response to avoid spread of infection. Fact. The abundance of untreated medical waste quickly escalates into a threat to humanity and the Inciner8 medical product range provides a precise solution capable of dealing with a ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • What You Need To Know About Baler or Compactor Service

    Any business owner can tell you that when equipment goes down, time is of the essence.  This is certainly true with waste and recycling equipment.  Backroom safety, cleanliness, and recycling revenue are all diminished by broken equipment.  The ability to contact a service technician or order parts in a timely manner is critical.  Taking the time to search out reliable baler ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • A “Wise” Solution: Baler Turns Cardboard Into Cash - Case Study

    In the past several decades, Cash Wise Foods stores have made a big splash in Minnesota and North Dakota.  A subsidiary of Coborn’s, Cash Wise stores are big box food stores focused on low price, variety, and value.  According to their own marketing promotions, “’Efficiency’ is the name of the game so ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Recycle systems helps customers identify waste management needs - Case Study

    It was paper recycling that first got Recycle Systems into the business of selling solid waste and recycling equipment. Knowing which equipment worked for their own needs eventually led to selling cardboard balers to grocery stores and other small businesses who had similar needs to recycle. Today, Recycle Systems sells, installs, and services several manufacturer brands ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Kingdom Centre in Riyadh is top-to-bottom with recycling and waste management equipment - Case Study

    In the heart of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, is the eye-catching Kingdom Centre.  The Kingdom Centre is considered the most luxurious building in the region. It is 65 stories tall and is the third tallest sky scraper in the country of Saudi Arabia. It includes a mall with hundreds of stores, a connected Four Seasons Riyadh Hotel, offices, apartments, ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Solar powered baler and compactor combination helps LEED Certified Hotel recycle and manage trash off the grid - Case Study

    In Napa Valley, California, the Bardessono Hotel and Spa is bringing their waste management and recycling “off the grid”.  Bay Area Trash Compactor installed the P4FL trash compactor and M42BC compactor by Harmony Enterprises, Inc. at this LEED Platinum Certified Hotel earlier this summer. The side-by-side solar ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • The case for increasing circular economy systems grows as resources dwindle

    New research from Yale University encourages discussions on how to implement circular economy systems on a larger scale Researchers at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, believe that circular economy systems are essential to our long-term survival on a planet with limited resources. While some large companies, including Google, Dell, Philips, and Unilever, and a few ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Taking advantage of production waste - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Various scrap Company name: KME (Serravalle Copper Tubes) Located: Serravalle Scrivia (Alessandria), Italy Founded: 1886 Employees: 5700 KME is a leading global fabricator of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products. Each year 405.000 tons of copper and copper alloy semi-finished products (excluding copper wire) are produced. ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Bulky Waste Shredder and Disposal System

    Bulky Waste Shredder and Disposal System Bulky waste like used furniture and refrigerators are one of the most common municipal waste, how to dispose them becomes a problem to the manager of the city. Recycling is the main way to process bulky waste. Harden company has provided hundreds of bulky waste shredding and disposal solutions for a more beautiful city. To learn more ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • New software monitors baler and compactor service

    The True Cost of Equipment Repairs One thing all business owners and managers know is that downtime of any equipment, especially back-room waste and recycling equipment, is costly.  Not only can baler and compactor service be expensive, but the loss in revenue from delayed recycling and in the slowing down of daily operations can negatively affect your bottom line.  These ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Report: Circular economy offers solutions to water shortages worldwide

    A shift to a circular economy could help save more than 400 billion m3 of water every year While oceans cover more than two-thirds of our planet, only 2.5% of all water on earth is fresh water. With billions of humans seeking water for their personal, agricultural, and commercial needs, the demand for sustainable water resources is at an all-time high. A recent report by ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Addressing urban water scarcity: reduce, treat and reuse – the third generation of management to avoid local resources boundaries

    Urban growth leads to geographically concentrated demand for water and food – and to growing volumes of wastewater and organic waste. Left unattended by city authorities, both local and planetary resources boundaries for water and nutrients will be transgressed. A novel partly dynamic ‘flexible water balance’ is developed to explore ways to address a looming water crisis. A systems-based flow ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • 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

  • Deeper Dive Into Zero Waste

    Credential and certification programs are available to universities and businesses to guide initiatives and achieve a minimum of 90 percent diversion. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Nonspontaneous and multilayer adsorption of malachite green dye by Acacia nilotica waste with dominance of physisorption

    Adsorption of the hazardous dye malachite green (MG) by Acacia nilotica (AN) waste was investigated. Batch process variables for the adsorption of MG by AN were optimized. The mechanisms involved in the adsorption of MG by AN were explored using isotherms and kinetic models. The thermodynamic parameters were calculated to determine the spontaneity and thermal nature of the MG adsorption ...


    By IWA Publishing

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