Tag: RDF

Refuse-derived fuel (RDF) or solid recovered fuel / specified recovered fuel (SRF) is a fuel produced by shredding and dehydrating solid waste (MSW) with a Waste converter technology. RDF consists largely of combustible components of municipal waste such as plastics and biodegradable waste. RDF processing facilities are normally located near a source of MSW and, while an optional combustion facility is normally close to the processing facility, it may also be located at a remote location.

Reader Profile: Wayne Hamada

Reader Profile: Wayne Hamada

Living on an island with its limited footprint calls for creative solutions for handling solid waste. The efforts of Honolulu’s solid waste division—guided by Energy Recovery Administrator Wayne Hamada—earned SWANA’s 2016 Waste-to-Energy Gold Award. Over the years, one of two landfills closed, leaving the other and an incinerator operating, until

Waste-to-Energy Market Continues Strong Growth

Waste-to-Energy Market Continues Strong Growth

Throughout the world, about 128 new plants will be commissioned in 2015 and 2016. Most of this increase will happen in Asia, which is becoming ever more important as a market region. However, the European market also shows some signs of revival.

The number of waste incineration plants has increased further.

Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand

Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand

According to Brian Schellati, Van Dyk Recycling Solution’s director of business development, “Not only does equipment have its own required routine maintenance, but how the equipment is laid out will determine material handling logistics. How easily materials flow through a plant from tip floor to processing, to product storage, to

Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand

Tailoring Your MRF to the Task at Hand

According to Brian Schellati, Van Dyk Recycling Solution’s director of business development, “Not only does equipment have its own required routine maintenance, but how the equipment is laid out will determine material handling logistics. How easily materials flow through a plant from tip floor to processing, to product storage, to

SUEZ Selects BHS for Aberdeen Recycling Systems

SUEZ Selects BHS for Aberdeen Recycling Systems

Aberdeen, Scotland – March 31, 2016 – – SUEZ’s Recycling & Recovery UK division has selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, engineer, manufacture and install two materials recovery facilities (MRFs) at Aberdeen City Council’s Altens East Industrial Estate south of Aberdeen, Scotland. Scheduled to begin operations in April 2017,

Are We Entering a New Era of Recycling?

Are We Entering a New Era of Recycling?

Kristian Dales, sales and marketing director at FCC Environment, addresses a comment from Helmut Maurer of the European Commission that energy recovery should be a last resort in preference to recycling plastics.

Kristian Dales, sales and marketing director at FCC Environment, addresses a comment from Helmut Maurer of the European Commission

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