Waste Streams News

  • Tana Wind Sifter for High Quality Separation

    TANA Wind sifter VS1220 separates light from heavy materials with a high grade of accuracy. It gives more value by cleaning waste streams for further reuse or recycling. TANA Wind sifter is manufactured in co-operation by Norditek AB in Umeå, Sweden. Machine has gained lot of success as over 80 machines has been sold in Sweden alone. TANA Wind Sifter VS1220 is a simple and light machine and ...


    By Tana Oy

  • DOE Announces RFI On Improving Battery Critical Materials Supply Chains

    On June 29, 2020, the United States (U.S.) Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) published a request for information (RFI) on challenges and opportunities in the up- and mid-stream critical materials battery supply chains. As ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Metal specialist boosts refrigerator recycling capabilities with UNTHA shredder

    Metal recycling specialist Light Bros. has boosted its ability to handle refrigerators – one of the UK’s most complex household WEEE applications – with the help of a new UNTHA shredder. The Sussex-based firm is no stranger to the world of scrap, having recycled cars, metals, plastics, electronics and other difficult waste streams for nearly 50 years. But as the business ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • IPP&T Features TOC analyzer

    Those responsible for managing wastewater run-off treatment from commercial or private airports, aerospace industry facilities, military bases and chemical processing plants will want to learn more about how the advanced Total Organic Carbon (TOC) Analyzer from Electro-Chemical ...

  • Record UK Aluminium Packaging Recycling Rate

    The aluminium packaging recycling rate in the United Kingdom rose to a record high of 56% in 2019, up from 52% in 2018 (Environment Agency data published by National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD and reported on the Alupro website). The business recycling target of 61% was also exceeded by 2%. The amount of aluminium packaging sold in the UK continues to grow annually, reaching 207,000 tonnes in ...


    By Bunting - Redditch

  • EPA Proposes SNUR for Carbon Nanotubes (Generic)

    On May 4, 2020, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published proposed significant new use rules (SNUR) under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) for chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMN) and are subject to orders ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recovering 90% of end-of-life PU is possible!

    Linear economy is a process which has been normalized through several decades, it consists in turning natural resources into products that are taken for disposal once they are not useful anymore, or, can they still be usable in a proper way? It depends on the action that follows. By taking initiatives like recycling and reusing, the social and environmental impact decreases. Reducing the ...

  • European Commission’s advice on Waste management in the context of the Coronavirus crisis

    The European Commission has published its paper "Waste management in the context of the Coronavirus crisis". The document comprises Management of municipal waste ...

  • Extended Measurement Ranges for Testing Oil Content in Water and/or Soil with the InfraCal 2 Analyzers

    There are several options for InfraCal users who would like to measure from sub-ppm to percent levels of fats, oil and grease (FOG) or total petroleum hydrocarbons in water, drill cuttings or soil. The new InfraCal 2 has the capability of multiple calibrations for different concentration ranges while the standard InfraCal TOG/TPH Analyzers only hold one calibration. Listed below are the typical ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Statement Regarding H.R. 4236

    Alexandria, VA –– The International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and its members support recycling and waste reduction programs in national parks and in communities throughout the United States; however, we oppose efforts to ban the sale of bottled water in national parks because this legislation unreasonably targets only bottled water, the healthiest packaged beverage ...

  • Treatment Solutions for Meat-Processing Wastewater

    The world consumes a lot of meat. One estimate is that by 2050, approximately 465 million metric tons of beef, poultry, pork, and other meats will be produced annually. Much of it will be processed in slaughterhouses, using processes that are particularly water-intensive. For example, in cattle slaughterhouses, wastewater streams typically include processing water from the slaughtering line ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • BIOREM Announces Joint Venture in China

    BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) (“Biorem” or “the Company”) today announced the establishment of Zhongjia Clean Technology (Wuhu) Co., Ltd (“Zhongjia”) a joint venture in Anhui Province, People’s Republic of China with Tus Qingyuan (Beijing) Si-Tech Co., Ltd (“Qingyuan”). The joint venture is another phase in BIOREM’s growth and ...


    By Biorem Technologies Inc.

  • Green Commute Week

    Green Commute Week, which took place May 11-16, is a tradition designed to encourage the Holland community to think green in practical ways. Thermotron employees came together and creatively chose sustainable options for transport to work. In its fifth year competing, Thermotron posted its highest participation rate yet for the company at 15%. ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • Thermotron Wins Green Commute Challenge

    Thermotron took part in the Green Commute Week earlier this month on May 15 through May 21. Green Commute Week is a tradition that encourages the Holland community to think green when finding your way to work. This was Thermotron’s sixth year participating in Green Commute ...


    By Thermotron Industries

  • European Green Deal promises “reusable, durable and repairable products”

    Waste prevention is set to be one of the top priorities for the European Commission in the next four years. The European Commission may have realised that prevention is better than a cure and that recycling is no longer enough. The institution’s newly published European Green Deal vowed to prioritise policies aimed at avoiding waste. These include making as many products as ...

  • Harsco Environmental Makes Strategic Investment Into an Environmentally-Beneficial Building Product Technology

    Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today that its Environmental division has made a C$3M investment into Carbicrete, a Canadian technology company developing cement-free, carbon-negative concrete products made with steel slag for the construction industry. The innovation investment will give Harsco Environmental a Board seat in Carbicrete and has been made in conjunction with a C$2.1M grant ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Harsco Environmental Joins ResponsibleSteel, the World’s First Sustainability Standard for the Steel Industry

    Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) announced today that its Environmental division has joined ArcelorMittal, Daimler, BMW and others in the world’s first sustainability standard for the steel industry. ResponsibleSteel™ is the industry’s first global multi-stakeholder standard and certification initiative, dedicated to defining and promoting responsible practice, aimed at improving: ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Clean Earth Expands Water Treatment Solutions to Accept PFAS-Contaminated Water and Other Emerging Contaminants

    Clean Earth scales Detroit contaminated water operation to become one of the first large-scale PFAS treatment plants in Michigan Clean Earth, A Harsco Company (NYSE: HSC), today announced that its Detroit water treatment plant is now equipped to accept PFAS- contaminated water, making it one of the first large-scale-PFAS treatment facilities in Michigan. A leader in providing ...


    By Clean Earth

  • FEAD Signs & Reacts to Circular Plastics Alliance’s Declaration

    FEAD joins the Circular Plastics Alliance & yet highlights the importance of a stronger policy to significantly improve plastic waste recycling and reincorporation of recycled polymers into new products  In the pursuit of a stronger commitment towards concrete measures, FEAD nevertheless signs the Circular Plastics Alliance’s Declaration which aims to ensure that 10 million tonnes ...

  • 25th International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2020 September 16 – 18, 2020, Salzburg, Austria

    Call for Papers - Come and join us at ICBR 2020! 25 years serving the battery recycling community! Call for papers is open now for the upcoming ICBR in Salzburg in September 2020. Following record-breaking attendance of 320 attendees at ICBR 2019 in Lyon, ICM, the international leader in the organization of battery, automotive and electronics’ recycling ...


    By ICM AG

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