Waste Streams Articles

  • EPA Proposes TSCA CDR Revisions and Update to Small Manufacturer Definition for TSCA Section 8(a)

    On April 12, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a proposed rule that would amend the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Section 8(a) Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) requirements and the TSCA Section 8(a) size standards for small manufacturers. The current CDR rule requires manufacturers (including importers) of certain chemical substances listed on the TSCA Chemical ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Air and steam stripping using V-tex technology - Case Studies

    SB Worthing Recovery of Methylene Dichloride (MDC) Overheads Stream passes 2 condensers, into phase separator and MDC recovered Aqueous phase recycled to V-texTM Monsanto - Ruabon Recovers 50t/yr Trichloroethylene from aqueous hydrochloride waste stream SB Iso-Propyl Alcohol ...

  • Flow measurement with PicoFlow - Case Study

    Application A waste incineration plant produces exhaust gases during the incineration process. These gases need to be cleaned. Therefore hearth furnace coke is used continuously and, if needed, lime hydrate. Both materials are stored in silos. Via a rotary valve the two materials are blown from the storage places into a conveying air fl ow and thereby reach the ...


    By ENVEA

  • Material fl ow monitoring with FlowJam - Case Study

    Application A refiner of kaolin and crystal quartz extracts raw materials in an opencast mine. In the quartz sand recovery process the extracted material is washed and dried. In the next process step the material is milled. With the help of a downstream sieve the required grain size is achieved. After the milling and screening process, the material is transported by conveyor belts and ...


    By ENVEA

  • In-Situ Remediation of Heavy Metals Using Sulfur-Based Treatment Technologies

    THE METALS PROBLEM: Highly toxic and highly soluble metals are contained in numerous waste streams including those from power, chemical, electronics facilities, general manufacturing plants, and mining facilities. Lead, chromium, arsenic, zinc, cadmium, copper, and mercury are the most common metal contaminants found on remediation project sites (US EPA, October, 2000). Cyanide is a common ...


    By Graus Chemicals, LLC

  • MaxxFlow HTC replaces buffle plate - Case Study

    Application A mining company extracts raw materials and processes them into fertilizers. During the production process one of the companies products is enriched with an other component. To guarantee a constant quality, a rotary valve doses this component, coming from a silo, into the main material stream. For the continuous measuring of the mass fl ow so far a buffl e plate system was ...


    By ENVEA

  • Mass flow measurement with SolidFlow 2.0 - Case Study

    Application In an opencast mine, brown coal with a very high content of wax is mined. From this coal, raw montan wax is obtained in different process steps. Therefore, the coal is crushed, dried and impinged with an environmentally friendly solvent to separate the wax from the coal. The acquired montan wax is transported into an evaporation system, where it evaporizes in several ...


    By ENVEA

  • The Types of Medical Waste

    THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEDICAL WASTE - ALTHOUGH THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF MEDICAL WASTE, THEY CAN LARGELY BE CATEGORISED INTO FOUR MAIN TYPES.When you work in any medical facility – be that a hospital, clinic, doctor’s surgery, laboratory or dental practice – you’ll know that waste cannot just be thrown away. There are strict requirements on the separation and safe disposal of ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • Water at the Beach - Hotel resort reuses its greywater with new treatment solutions - Case Study

    Greywater typically consists of shower water, sink water, dishwater and laundry water, which comprises 50% to 80% of domestic wastewater consumption in a hotel or resort property. Resort property owners and operators typically understand water conservation, as they feel the cost of excess water usage and water mismanagement on their financial bottom line. The use of recycled water can have a ...

  • CCA brewery in Guatemala will reach 97% water quality improvement with GWE’s waste-to-energy technologies

    Cervecería Centro Americana (CCA), a brewery located in Guatemala, is enhancing its environmental performance by using Global Water & Energy (GWE) technologies to convert the organic matter of the wastewater into biogas while achieving effluent quality improvements of 97% in organic matter removal. The brewery based in Guatemala City will treat its wastewater with a combination ...

  • Wichita ASR Project, KS – Bromate Control Case Study

    The City of Wichita’s Aquifer Storage Recovery (ASR) Project involves seasonal operation of a UF/disinfection plant to treat storm water from the Little Arkansas River for groundwater recharge. Constituents of concern included atrazine, viruses, turbidity, total organic carbon (TOC), and bromate. Each of these constituents had a potential significant impact on possible treatment ...


    By APTwater LLC

  • Developments in the paper recycling industry

    The purpose of paper recycling is to produce high quality recycled paper, responding to the high-quality specifications required by paper consumers either from the graphic, hygiene or packaging sectors. In consequence, any collection scheme shall be designed in a way to provide grades of paper for recycling adapted to the requirements of a high value ...

  • Remote Islands - Medical Waste - Case Study

    Location: Pacific Ocean Clients: PacWaste / SPREP Waste Type: Medical & Hazardous waste Solution(s) Supplied: i8-M15, i8M-60, i8M-75 ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • French biogas plant relies on Bredel hose pumps for hot abrasive slurry handling - Case Study

    One of the largest biogas plants in France has recently been commissioned, with three Bredel 65 hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) at its core. The pumps are being used to transfer ...

  • Large Amount of Untapped Energy in Aquatic Plants Case Study

    How do we make better use of surplus aquatic plants in the form of unwanted seaweed on our beaches and weed cuttings from streams and lakes? Aikan A/S has received support from the Danish Government’s EUDP program to examine the possible use of surplus aquatic plants as feedstock for the production of ...


    By Aikan A/S

  • Axion Polymers: Brexit could drive UK circular economy

    Brexit offers fresh opportunities for the UK and its manufacturers to secure their raw material supplies, such as recycled plastics, from a stable domestic market and stimulate a circular flow of materials, according to Axion Polymers. The North West-based plastics recycler suggests that potential difficulties in transporting material across borders after March 29 2019 should become a driver for ...


    By Axion Group

  • China’s plastic waste ban is an opportunity for a prosperous business

    The yards of waste management companies in Europe, America and all over the world have been filling up with waste this year. The waste import ban in China has created an acute need for new ways to treat plastic waste. Shredding plastic is a great first step in making money from plastic scrap. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Why choose a Rotary Incinerator

    Although, the majority of machines that we manufacture are fixed chamber incinerators. There are occasions when considering a Rotary incinerator could be the right decision for you and your waste requirements. As every need is unique we would always recommend that if you have any questions that you let us help guide you to the best solution for you. ...

  • Waste water treatment costs reduced by 50% with rotary vacuum precoat filter - Case Study

    Problem: The solids separation system at Lindc's waste water treatment facility had high operating, maintenance and sludge disposal costs. High operating costs were caused by the large pumps and special treatment chemical required to operate the filter, and frequent cleaning, repair and replacement of filter elements resulted in high maintenance costs. Union Carbide ...


    By Komline-Sanderson

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