Waste Recovery Articles

  • Rising UK Metal Packaging Recycling Tonnage

    The latest data from the UK Environment Agency’s National Packaging Waste Database for quarter 2 2020 shows a 9.7% rise on quarter 1 2019 in the tonnage of recycled and recovered Used Beverage Cans (UBCs) and metal packaging. However, whereas the recycled tonnage of aluminium packaging has ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • MIDES Project

    The production of low-cost drinking water from sustainable resources is still the biggest challenge facing the world. Reverse Osmosis (RO) desalination is broadly used to produce drinking water. MIDES project introduces the Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC) as a pre-treatment for RO. The goal is to dramatically decrease the energy required for the drinking water production, to archive a high ...


    By Fujifilm Corporation

  • Deciding On A Continuous Tyre Pyrolysis Plant With Its Importance

    The continuous tyre pyrolysis plant is specifically made for the utmost safety, profits, and is also green. Not only can this machine work continuously for round the clock, but it can also feed raw materials on a single ...

  • Project Fiberight Pilot Plant Demonstration Facility in Lawrenceville, VA

    Fiberight purchased the plant in 2010 for the sole purpose of integrating various pieces of equipment and operating conditions necessary to fully realize the Fiberight vision – maximizing resource recovery from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). Since then, Fiberight has logged over 10,000 hours operating the plant. The nature of the demonstration facility has enabled a continuous optimization ...


    By Fiberight LLC

  • Machines To Get A Waste Material Recovery Facility

    The key purpose of a good waste sorting machine is usually to process a city's garbage and turn it into valuable materials. Municipal solid waste sorting machinery can be found in many different configurations to support the sort of waste which needs to be processed. The surface of the range machines have excellent separation rates, and they can sort organic matter, metals, plastics, rubber, ...

  • University of Utah - 6.5-MW CHP System - Case Study

    Quick Facts LOCATION: Salt Lake City, Utah MARKET SECTOR: Universities and colleges CAMPUS SIZE: 28,000 students, 1,535 acres EQUIPMENT: Solar Taurus SoLoNox gas turbine, Rentech waste heat recovery unit CHP CAPACITY: 7.5 MW, de-rated to 6.5 MW due to altitude FUEL: Natural gas TOTAL EFFICIENCY: 90% CHP PROVIDES: 10% of lower campus electric load, ...


    By Solar Turbines

  • Economically viable renewable energy from biosolids and organic waste

    There is an ever-increasing demand for renewable energy sources. Two readily available sources grow roughly in line with population growth and are under-utilized: biosolids (sewage sludge) and the organic fraction of solid waste streams. Until now, the high moisture content of these waste streams has prevented them from being economically viable renewable energy sources. The innovative ...


    By Recycling Equipment Canada

  • Fluorescent lamps recycling - Case Study

    The fluorescent lamps recycling plant was designed for a Taiwanese recycling company. The task was to develop a treatment plant which achieves a high recycling quota while keeping the investment level moderately low. This was achieved by combining several specially developed technologies. These technologies include a high efficient shredder-sieving system, the closed-loop washing unit, an ...

  • Make sure your waste is not wasted

    Here’s how a waste to energy incinerator can actually save you money For many companies, industrial and commercial waste disposal is viewed as a necessary but unpopular & unwanted expense. For others, however, quite the opposite is true. Efficient waste disposal is recognised not only as an important duty to help protect the environment, but it is also seen as an opportunity ...

  • Interview with Robert ter Kuile, Amazon, USA - 19th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020

    In a few days it will be holiday time again! Christmas is just around the corner and the year is drawing to a close! Also, for us it means it is time to make the last preparations, like buying those last Christmas gifts. But also, now it the time to prepare for the International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2020. After all, there are only 5 weeks left until we will meet again in Salzburg ...


    By ICM AG

  • Grundon, leading waste management supplier, selects Pro-Sapien on SharePoint for more integrated SHEQ Management

    Pro-Sapien, specialist provider of EHS software on SharePoint, has partnered with Grundon Waste Management to implement safety, health, environmental and quality (SHEQ) software for all its sites across the UK. Grundon is the UK’s largest family-owned waste management and environmental services company, offering a total service for the collection, ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • Activated carbon regeneration furnance waste heat recovery system - Case study

    A UK-based edible oils processing plant use activated carbon in order to clean up various contaminants contained within the oils for product quality reasons. The spent carbon is regenerated on-site in a gas fired rotary hearth furnace and the hot exhaust gases (700°C) from the furnace are a valuable high grade source of waste heat. ...


    By ThermTech Limited

  • Titanium Dioxide Wastewater

    A large amount of waste acid is produced in the production of titanium dioxide, a large amount of high-salt wastewater is generated in the post-treatment process, and some titanium dioxide is still lost after the CN filter. On the one hand, the titanium white industry suffers from increasingly strict Environmental constraints, on the other hand, waste acid, water, and titanium dioxide resources ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • Chemical & Petro-Chemical

    Membrane technology in the chemical industry is applied to brine filtration, natural rubber, polysolicon cutting fluid recovery and lithium recovery from salt lake brines. It can be used in bio-production clarification, edible liquid salt purification, nanofiltration system sulfate removal, primary brine purification and so ...


    By Jiangsu Jiuwu Hi-tech Co

  • Hollow Fiber Nanofiltration: Competitive technology for waste water reuse

    Hollow Fiber Nanofiltration is a very competitive technology for waste water reuse in The Netherlands, is the conclusion in study by ‘Energy and Resources Factory’. The specific case study concludes that treatment costs of the configuration with Hollow Fiber Nanofiltration are comparable with the lowest drinking water tariffs in the Netherlands. A collaborative network organization ...


    By NX Filtration BV

  • Dairy wholesaler - Case study

    User: Full product line dairy wholesaler Materials: Returned dairy products and expired materials, including fluid milk, ice cream, cottage cheese, fruit juice and general plant refuse Before Installation Of Extruder MONTHLY WASTE VOLUME: 9 loads, 30 cubic yards each Average of 23.4 tons per month MONTHLY EXPENSE – ...


    By Sebright Products, Inc.

  • Project Suez - Case Study

    SUEZ is a leading resource management company specialising in securing and recovering resources. It has a presence on five continents and has an annual turnover in excess of 14 billion euros. Its UK operation - SUEZ Recycling and Recovery UK - use EasyRoute to help plan and deliver their waste and recycling collection routes on the contracts they run on behalf of local authorities.   ...


    By EasyRoute, Inc.

  • Waste oil recovery turns cost to profit - Case study

    Ohio Environmental firm uses Oil Skimmers Inc. solution to convert forge’s oily wastewater into an earnings asset and adds to its portfolio of services For Bluffton Aeration Service Inc. (BASI), purchasing an oil skimmer was more than a cost-effective method for recovering waste oil – it has been invaluable in reducing costs, generating revenue, and attracting new customers. BASI, ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Reduced costs, Environmental compliance among Benefits of Oil skimmer installation for Company in Mining industry - Case study

    A North American company that specializes in the construction of shafts and tunnels for sanitary and storm sewers is in the process of completing a large-scale sewer that is nearly 10 feet in diameter and two miles long. The boring process required to create the sewer shaft is time consuming (the project is estimated to take two years to complete) and requires a variety of drilling equipment and ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Weatherized oil skimmer installation keeps national railway running even in Harsh winter conditions - Case study

    Today, various sources point to railroads as among the world’s most environmentally conscious companies in the transportation business. Several important priorities and regulations have helped railroads achieve this status, including the implementation of more fuel-efficient locomotives, better management of resources, the reduction of waste and improvements to wastewater treatment. One ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

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