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 … EPA Enforces Resource Conservation and Recovery Act 29.11.2016 11:29 Three Texas Universities Settle Over Hazardous Waste Violations Three universities in Texas have agreed to correct hazardous waste violations and pay a civil penalty following a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Read more … Aqua Metals to Ramp AquaRefining to Commercial Scale 03.11.2016 15:36 VIDEO: First Lead Ingot Produced Using World’s Only ‘Clean’ Lead Acid Battery Recycling Process California based lead recycling technology developer, Aqua Metals, has produced its recycled lead using its AquaRefined process at its AquaRefinery in McCarran, Nevada. Read more … sonix™ to Boost Biogas Yield from Anaerobic Digstion 31.10.2016 14:10 Doosan Ups Scale of Ultrasonic Feedstock Treatment for Biogas Plants Doosan Enpure has completes laboratory scale trials, overseen by Birmingham City University, of its sonixTM process to increase the biogas yield from the anaerobic digestion various waste feedstocks. Read more … Collaboration on Research & Data Aggregation in Waste Industry 24.10.2016 14:22 SWANA & the EREF Join Forces in Work on Recycling Rate Debate The Solid Waste Association of North America and the Environmental Research & Education Foundation have teamed up to conduct collaborative projects data aggregation and fundraising, as well as other areas. Read more …
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