Research into Sorting Food Contact and non-food Contact Plastics 24.03.2017 14:28 VIDEO: Polymark Project to Boost High Value PET Recycling A European project has developed a new technology enabling the identification and sorting of polymers, focusing on PET as a start, in the high-value plastics waste stream. Read more … Egg Shells & Tomato Skins Could Bolster In-Demand Carbon Black Supplies 10.03.2017 14:18 Egg Heads at Ohio State University Recycling Food Waste into Carbon Black for Tyres Researchers at Ohio State University are recycling food waste to partially replace the carbon black that has been used in manufacturing tyres for more than a century. Read more … PowerHouse Energy and AFC Waste to Energy Researcg Deal to Continue 07.03.2017 12:45 High Temperature Waste Gasification to Supply Hydrogen for Fuel Cell in Chester Bingley, UK based PowerHouse Energy Group is ready to take delivery of a fuel cell for use in conjunction with an ultra-high temperature waste gasification system. Read more … Argonne National Laboratory Tech to be implemented by Roeslein Alternative Energy 01.03.2017 15:30 Research Project for Using Biochar to Improve Anaerobic Digestion to Scale Up Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), has developed technology that synergistically uses two waste biomass streams to generate two bioproducts and enhance the process of anaerobic digestion. Read more … Landfill Pollution & Coal Ash Projects Funded 03.02.2017 15:17 Three Solid Waste Research Projects Backed by EREF in 2016 2016 saw three new research grants in have been awarded the by Board of Directors of the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) to advance sustainable solid waste management practices. Read more … New Tests Determine Rate of Landfill Tax Causing Issues for Operators 07.12.2016 13:59 Report Aims to Promote Positive Change for Loss on Ignition Tests for Landfill Fines An industry study from Leicester, UK based waste and recycling firm Impact Air Systems, has found that that 80% of waste operators have been hit hard with increased tax bills since the loss on ignition regulations were introduced. Read more … Diamond Coated Battery Could Last Thousands of Years 30.11.2016 14:01 VIDEO: Boffins in Bristol Create Nuclear Powered Battery from Radioactive Waste A team of scientists at Bristol University have developed a technology that uses radioactive waste to create a nuclear powered battery encased in man-made diamond with a potential lifespan of thousands of years. Read more …
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