Closing the Circle: Enhanced Landfill Mining

Waste-to-Energy

Landfill mining has been touted as a way to recover valuable materials discarded over the years. So how does Enhanced Landfill mining differ? The Flanders-based Enhanced Landfill Mining Consortium addresses the difference with a case study outlining the REMO landfill site in Belgium and potential energy recovery.

Second RDF contract for Dutch firm Twence

Energy, Energy from Waste, FCC, Landfill Tax, Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), SRF, Waste-to-Energy, Zero to Landfill

Dutch energy-from-waste company Twence has agreed its second contract to process refuse-derived fuel from the UK. The company has signed a deal with waste management firm FCC to process up to 200,000 tonnes-a-year of RDF from British household, commercial and industrial waste at Twence’s EfW plant in Hengelo in the Netherlands. The RDF will be sealed in air-tight plastic bales …

Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) - Heavy Line

Five Percent of Residual Waste Could Power 700,000 U.S. Homes

RDF, SRF, Waste-to-Energy

Five Percent of Residual Waste Could Power 700,000 U.S. Homes (Waste-to-Energy) If 5% of residual waste from recycling facilities were diverted to energy recovery, it would generate enough power for around 700,000 American homes annually, according to a new study carried out by the University of Texas at Austin.The study found that while single-stream recycling has helped divert millions of …

refuse-derived fuel

Agency issues largest ever permit to export refuse-derived fuel

RDF

The Environment Agency has issued its largest ever permit to date for the export of refuse-derived fuel to Europe. SITA UK has been granted permission to export up to 600,000 tonnes of refuse-derived fuel (RDF) to the Netherlands over the next three years. This is more than the company was previously permitted to export to the whole of Europe The …

Waste Recycling Plant

Yorwaste: New M&K Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) & Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D) Recycling Solution goes live ahead of schedule

Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

Yorwaste: New M&K Commercial & Industrial Waste (C&I), Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) & Construction & Demolition Waste (C&D) Recycling Solution goes live ahead of schedule

Solid Waste into SRF

RDF

Greyhound Recycling & Recovery increase recycling & recovery rates, convert tons of blackbin solid waste into SRF, and send less of Dublin City Council’s commercial and domestic waste to landfill with M&K Waste-to-Energy (WTE) system. Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) is a fuel produced by sorting and drying municipal solid waste (MSW).  More than 100 million tonnes of MSW made from …