Waste Streams News

  • Axion: Manufacturing waste could unlock new revenue streams

    ‘Where there’s muck, there’s brass’, as the old saying goes. But this could ring true for manufacturers and processors who may be unaware of the financial value from the waste generated in their operations. That’s why two companies in the waste recycling, energy and environmental sectors have  collaborated to launch a new Resource Recovery and Re-use ...

  • H2O in refinery CCR unit recycle streams

    On-line monitoring of the H2O concentration in the hydrogen recycle streams of continuous catalytic reformer (CCR) units enables refineries to control the chloride level required for optimum catalyst activity, and avoid excess levels of H2O that strip chloride from catalyst surfaces and forms HCl. This HCl can be transported to other downstream catalytic processes in the net hydrogen ...


    By SpectraSensors, Inc.

  • Producing clean water from urban sewage streams in India

    Recently in India a project started for local treatment of urban sewage streams for healthy reuse (LOTUS HR). This project aims to clean one of the most polluted streams in Delhi. “India is facing its worst water crisis in a decade,” says Tanya Singh of Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra). “Its rapid urbanization keeps on putting more stress on fresh water supply, while ...

  • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund Redeems 5.75% Convertible Unsecured Debentures

    Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund (“Chemtrade” or the “Fund”) (TSX: CHE.UN) announced today that it has redeemed $79,590,000 aggregate principal amount of its 5.75% convertible unsecured debentures due December 31, 2018 (the “5.75% Debentures”), representing a redemption in full of all of the outstanding 5.75% Debentures. The 5.75% Debentures were redeemed today ...


    By Chemtrade

  • SWANA & EREF partner on joint Needlestick Survey

    The Solid Waste Association of North America ( ...

  • Footwear manufacturer boosts environmental agenda with baling of leather

    Footwear component manufacturer E A Tailby Ltd has strengthened its recycling agenda with the investment in a heavy duty waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery. The RWM450HD is being used to bale leather offcuts from the production of soles and heels. The bales are then shipped to Germany for recycling into regenerated ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • 20,000km XR mobil-e trip sees shredder continues in Europe

    Since the revolutionary XR mobil-e shredder was first unveiled to the market last summer, the technology has been on a European ‘tour’. The world’s first electric-drive mobile shredder has been trialled by dozens of RDF, SRF and biomass specialists in countries including Austria, the UK, ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • ERCC to hold workshop at E-Scrap 2016

    This workshop, hosted by the Electronics Recycling Coordination Clearinghouse (ERCC), will discuss the latest successes and challenges under the implementation of the 25 state electronics recycling laws (and now DC).   Workshop participants will hear about the latest updates to the laws from this year, such as those in Minnesota, and discuss what lessons can be drawn from them.  The ...

  • SugaRich invests in new shredding technology for specialist food recycling plant

    Food recycling specialist, SugaRich is overhauling the shredding technology it uses at its sophisticated Brackley plant to transform high calorific surplus food into energy-rich animal feed. SugaRich will now feed pallet loads of starch-rich biscuits, bread, crisps and more, straight from their haulage vehicles into a new organic waste shredder from UNTHA. The single shaft technology will then ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • BRS Robotic 2.0

    Maximising the value of recovered materials is our business  but sorting of material has always required some degree of manual sorting. Our solution is the BRS Robotic 2.0  to minimize your required manual labour. This fully automated quality sorter is the next generation in high-precision sorting intelligence, designed to increase the efficiency and lower the cost of ...

  • Harsco Slag Product Earns Top Honors at 11th Annual Global Slag Conference

    Harsco Corporation announced today that its proprietary road surfacing material known as STEELSTOP® has been named Slag Product of the Year at the 11th Annual Global Slag Conference held recently in London. STEELSTOP® is a formulated High Friction Surfacing material (HFS), meaning that it carries proven road safety advantages for situations where ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • VIDEO: Mining the e-waste mountain & recovering precious metals

    Tetronics’ plasma recovery technology provides a global, yet localised solution for recovering valuable precious metals from the World’s fasted growing waste stream – e Waste. Tetronics are a world leader in providing solutions for electronics recycling. Click ...

  • Updated APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability Unveiled

    Increasing supply and enhancing the quality of the plastics recycling stream are two primary goals of an updated resource guide unveiled this week by the leading technical authority on plastics recycling. The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry, presented the new and improved ...

  • Tana brings the smartest recycling machinery to IFAT

    IFAT Munich 2016 is only about a month away and Tana is making the final preparations. TANA’s stand is taking shape and as promised before, we will have both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen and the TANA Shark shredder on display. Both machines represent the smartest recycling machinery available today. Intelligence brings the competitive edge Both the TANA 6D Smart Drum Screen ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Wastewater treatment plant discharges can promote the development of antibiotic resistance in streams

    Widespread use of antibiotics has led to pollution of waterways, potentially creating resistance among freshwater bacterial communities. A new study looked for antibiotic resistance genes in a river basin in Spain, revealing that wastewater discharges can promote the spread of antibiotic resistance in streams and small rivers. Antibiotics are a cornerstone of modern medicine and have saved ...

  • GPT Waste partners with Landmarc to manage waste streams

    GPT Waste has been appointed by Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) in a long-term contract to manage waste streams arising from around 120 sites across the nationwide Defence training estate, and to share its objectives of achieving the best possible environmental outcomes and most efficient delivery of service. Landmarc works in partnership with the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Austrian innovation takes waste shredding solution mobile

    Globally renowned engineering specialist UNTHA has launched the world’s first electrically-driven mobile shredder following extensive successful trials across Europe. The ‘XR mobil-e’ is the latest innovation from the Austrian-headquartered alternative fuel production experts. With the same design features as the internationally acclaimed static XR, ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Core funder support enables Carpet Recycling UK to exceed 2015 goal

    Fundamental support from Carpet Recycling UK’s core funders - Cormar Carpets, Lifestyle Floors/Headlam, Desso, ege, Milliken, Balsan and Marlings - has enabled the industry body to triumph in key areas and exceed its 2015 goal with a 31% landfill diversion rate for waste carpet. In 2015, 125,000 tonnes of carpet were reused, recycled or recovered for energy - a 31% diversion rate which ...

  • Economic incentives for bringing e-waste into the circular economy

    An economic analysis of 14 common categories of waste electric and electronic equipment (WEEE) has highlighted the economic value of bringing ewaste streams into the circular economy. The overall worth is calculated as €2.15 billion to European markets, with a potential rise to €3.67 billion as volumes increase. WEEE represents the widest source of waste in the world. Every year, ...

  • econ industries will deliver the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids

    Recycling of synthetic drilling fluids from drill cuttings with VacuDry® equipment is state-of-the-art since several years. Now, we are proud to inform you about the delivery of the largest and most efficient recycling facility for drilling fluids that was ever built. Consisting of 4 pcs. of VacuDry® 12,000 evaporators this delivery will be able to treat around 40,000 tons of fresh drill ...


    By econ industries GmbH

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