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VIDEO: Dong Energy New Enzymatic Process for Biogas from Mixed MSW

VIDEO: New Enzymatic Process for Biogas from Mixed MSW

WMW attended the unveiling of Dong Energy’s new enzyme technology to treat mixed MSW and recover the organic fraction for biogas production while cleaning recyclables.

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Crab Shells Used to Recycle Metals from PCB Manufacturing Waste

Crab Shells Used to Recycle Metals from PCB Manufacturing Waste

Invotec has joined a project to use wastes from the seafood industry to recycle metals from PCB and manufacturing wastes.

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 Composite Material Recycling Pilot Plant to Use Micro-Emulsions in Germany

Composite Material Recycling Pilot Plant to Use Micro-Emulsions in Germany

Saperatec is commissioning a facility capable of recycling of composite packaging materials, solar PV panels and lithium-ion batteries in Bielefeld, Germany.

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Alter NRG Plasma Gasification Plant Commissioned for Treating Incinerator Ash in China

Plasma Gasification Plant Commissioned for Treating Incinerator Ash in China

Alter NRG has commissioned the Westinghouse Plasma torches used at a new incinerator ash vitrification facility in Shanghai, China.

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Biodiesel & Food Waste Composting as Super Bowl XLVIII is Greenest Ever

Biodiesel & Food Waste Composting as Super Bowl XLVIII is Greenest Ever

Food waste from last night’s Super Bowl is already being composted, while waste cooking oil is being used to produce Biodiesel.

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$156m Waste to Energy Gasification Order for Mitsubishi in Japan

Dec 18, 2014 The Yamagata Area Environmental Office Association has placed an order for two fluidised bed type municipal solid waste gasification...

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David Newman is President of the International Solid Waste Association The End is Nigh?  (Episode 2014)

ISWA Blog: The End is Nigh? (Episode 2014)

David Newman, ISWA President explains why in the face of climate change and other threats to humanity such as Ebola, there are reasons to be cheerf...
ISWA Blog: Plastic Bag Directive Compromised But Important

ISWA Blog: Plastic Bag Directive Compromised But Important

David Newman, ISWA President explains why the EU Directive on plastic bags, while a compromise, gives a stimulus to the bio-economy and materials f...

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New Year, New UK Recycling Regulations?

Chris Dow, CEO, Closed Loop Recycling, explains why UK politicians should seize the initiative and lay the foundations for a circular economy with ...
Analysis: Waste to Energy Gaining Ground in Canadian Opinion Polls

Analysis: Waste to Energy Gaining Ground in Canadian Opinion Polls

John Foden, President of the Canadian Resource Recovery Council, explains the importance of the results from a recent poll on the issue of waste to...