Wood Recycling News

  • Deal with bulky waste

    Bulky waste includes abandoned furniture, large household appliances and household hygiene equipment. Furniture can be crushed as a high calorific value of material sent to incineration, large appliances can be sent to the dismantling plant recycling of recycled metal and plastic, sanitary equipment is crushed after building materials. Branches, trunks, tree heads and other green rubbish are ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Now even more quality shredders with a bite at the LIGNA 2017

    From May 22 to 26, 2017 the LIGNA in Hanover is once again the meeting point for the wood working and processing industry. Themed "Now even more quality shredders with a bite", UNTHA shredding technology will present its tried and tested wood shredders as well as the new QR class in hall 13, at booth D34. The Austrian shredding specialist from Salzburg will exhibit a large selection of ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Helo Cymru! We’ve partnered with Keep Wales Tidy

    Wybone is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Keep Wales Tidy; the leading Wales based charity dedicated to making a positive difference and protecting the environment. The partnership agreement will see Wybone supporting the charity by sponsoring local awards and encouraging positive activities to improve the environment. In addition, we’ll be working closely with the ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • H&V Shortlisting Puts Vital Energi in 7th Heaven

    The University of St Andrews’ £20m Guardbridge Biomass Energy Centre has proven popular with awards judges in the energy sector recently and following on from its victory at the Scottish Green Energy Awards we are delighted to announce it has been named as a finalist at the H&V News Awards 2017. The project has seen Vital Energi working in partnership with the University since ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Organics recycling equipment news

    Partnership And Mobile Trommel Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for agriculture, municipal services and the transportation industry, to introduce a mobile trommel screen. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Munich recycler on track to achieve 40,000 tonnes annual wood recycling target

    Munich-based recycling specialist Breitsamer Entsorgung is on track to process 40,000 tonnes of waste wood in 2017, following the successful installation of an UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder. The hunt for an efficient shredding solution began last year when the well-established 60 year old recycling business commenced its search for an electrically-driven machine. Breitsamer knew ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Occupational and Residential Wood Smoke Exposure Concerns

    During the cold winter months, many people burn wood in their homes for heat and ambience. While this can provide for an economical way to heat a home, some people could be exposed to wood smoke in the air they breathe. Workers in some occupations may also be exposed to wood smoke on a daily basis.   The smell of burning wood is pleasant to some people, but even though wood is a natural ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Expanding wood energy markets in the U.S.

    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently announced that it will invest up to $7 million in grants to fund projects that support the expansion of wood products and wood energy markets. This initiative, which is being managed by the U.S. Forest Service’s Wood Innovations Program, will address three main priorities: ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • Macpresse@Recycling Confex Middle East, Dubai, December 5-6, 2016

    From the 5th to the 6th of December RECYCLING CONFEX MIDDLE EAST opens its doors in Dubai. It welcomes companies, professionals in waste management, government representatives and environmentalists to present the most important innovations of the recycling industry. The ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • MACPRESSE@RECYCLING CONFEX MIDDLE EAST, Dubai, December 5-6, 2016

    From the 5th to the 6th of December RECYCLING CONFEX MIDDLE EAST opens its doors in Dubai. It welcomes companies, professionals in waste management, government representatives and environmentalists to present the most important innovations of the recycling industry. The CONFerence and EXhibition formula makes this event a ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Spot Pricing Estimates Released as Wood Pellet Demand Increases

    Biomass consulting firm FutureMetrics LLC recently published a white paper highlighting global demand and spot price estimates for industrial wood pellets. The data allows for an optimistic scenario in which demand for co-firing or full-firing of wood pellets in large industrial pulverized coal (PC) power plants continues to strengthen in Korea, ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • USDA Invests Over $300 Million to Help Hundreds of Small Businesses Improve Energy Efficiency, Adopt Renewable Energy Systems

    November 3, 2016 -- Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on October 25th announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing more than $300 million to help hundreds of small ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Wood pellet market continues to rise in Japan - What does this mean for the U.S.?

    Over the past couple of decades, Japan has taken aggressive steps towards increasing their use of renewable resources in order to fuel the nation’s growing energy needs while also reducing carbon emissions. The Japanese government has introduced a ...


    By Uzelac Industries, Inc

  • WEIMA Brings Something for Everyone to IWF 2016

    WEIMA America, a long-time exhibitor at the  ...


    By WEIMA

  • Biofabrication Process For Producing Composite Wood Products, Funded In Part Through An EPA SBIR Grant, Exempted From EPA Formaldehyde Emission Standards

    On July 27, 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator signed the final rule Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products, setting formaldehyde emission standards for hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard, and particleboard, as well as for finished ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Three decades of expertise: from wood shredding to full integration and beyond!

    "Since its establishment in 1986, WEIMA has sold around 30,000 shredders and briquette presses. Whereas the machines used to be operated in the background, they have now been integrated into the overall production process," explains Martin Friz, the managing director of WEIMA Maschinenbau, GmbH. “WEIMA now boasts a team of over 200 employees worldwide, and we are still growing stronger ...


    By WEIMA

  • The green gas demonstration plant plans are underway

    Along with our project partners we are currently building a commercial plant to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of producing green gas through the gasification of household waste. The plant will process 10,000 tonnes per annum of refuse derived fuel and waste wood to produce 22GWh per annum of grid quality natural gas, enough to heat 1,500 homes or power 75 heavy good vehicles. ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • As Americas business grows, Pallmann announces three new appointments

    PALLMANN Group, a world leader in size-reduction technology, has made three new appointments, naming Mauro Gama Managing Director for Pallmann do Brazil in São Paulo, John Crowley sales director for Pallmann Industries’ Rubber Recycling Division, and Simon Howard sales manager for Pallmann Industries’ Process Division. The latter two are both based in the US. Gama, a Brazilian, ...

  • Shredding technology presents new opportunities for wood recycling and biomass sector

    A new electric-drive shredder designed and engineered by Austrian headquartered UNTHA, is set to increase capacity, profitability and safety levels in the pioneering wood recycling and biomass market. And, unusually for this sector, the ground-breaking technology is now available as either a static or ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • Tax Credit on Biomass Stoves Extends through 2016

    It’s tax time and although most people have probably already filed for this year, it’s not too late to earn a biomass tax credit for when you do your taxes in 2017. The incentive is being offered through Energy Star, the U.S. government’s efficiency standard, as set by the Department of Energy. The credit worth $300 is available to homeowners who purchase a biomass ...


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