Tag: e waste

Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. Used electronics which are destined for reuse, resale, salvage, recycling or disposal are also considered as e-waste. Informal processing of electronic waste in developing countries may cause serious health and pollution problems, as these countries have limited regulatory oversight of e-waste processing.

Rubicon Global Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 as an “Emerging Innovator”

Rubicon Global Joins the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 as an “Emerging Innovator”

Rubicon Global has become a member of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Circular Economy 100 (CE100) Emerging Innovator Program. The CE100 brings together corporates, governments and cities, academic institutions, emerging innovators and affiliates to realize their circular economy ambitions faster.

As an Emerging Innovator in the CE100, Rubicon brings insights on technology,

City of Solvang 2017 Community Clean Up

Due to heavy rain in the region, Waste Management and the City of Solvang have rescheduled the community clean up event originally scheduled to take place on Feb. 18. The event is now expected to take place on Feb. 25, 2017 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in parking lot

Indiana Steel Mill Reuses a Half Million Gallons of Water

Indiana Steel Mill Reuses a Half Million Gallons of Water

Portage, Indiana, Steel Mill Saves $210,000 Annually and Eliminates 2,050 Tons of Waste Annually with GE Technology

Faced with the environmental challenge of how to dispose of sludge, Indiana steel producer NLMK turned to GE’s (NYSE: GE) advanced water treatment technologies and innovative solutions to dewater sludge from the spray water

Wastequip Names New Chief Financial Officer

Wastequip Names New Chief Financial Officer

CHARLOTTE, N.C. [November 8, 2016] – Wastequip, the leading North American manufacturer of waste and recycling equipment, has named Steve Klueg as chief financial officer. Steve Klueg will replace the current CFO, Steve Svetik, who announced his retirement from Wastequip earlier this year.

Steve Klueg brings more than 25 years of

Reuse: Wastewater as a Resource

Reuse: Wastewater as a Resource

NOWADAYS, WATER SCARCITY AND SUSTAINABILITY are big concerns for organizations of all sizes. Interest in water recycling has been growing in many industries because of the way it transforms a waste product into a valuable resource that can be used for many purposes, both in-house and in the community. This

Membrane Innovations

Membrane Innovations

When it comes to water membrane technology, there are currently four different types of membranes, three of which are frequently used for municipal water and wastewater treatment.
FOUR MEMBRANE TYPES
The first two classifications are microfiltration and ultrafiltration. The microfiltration and ultrafiltration processes use low-pressure membranes, either immersed in aeration tanks, using

WEF Announces 2016 Ingenuity Contest Winners

WEF Announces 2016 Ingenuity Contest Winners

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) proudly announces the winners of the fifth annual WEFTEC Ingenuity Contest. The competition recognizes innovative water professionals who used what they had on hand and a little bit of ingenuity to creatively solve persistent challenges.

The following winners were recognized during “A Celebration of Operator Innovation,

BHS to Build Oman Mixed Waste Recycling Systems

BHS to Build Oman Mixed Waste Recycling Systems

The two systems will capture recyclables and produce refuse derived fuel

Oman – October 18, 2016 – –  Al Ramooz National LLC has selected Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to provide two mixed waste processing facilities. The 220 ton per day (tpd) (Ibri, Oman) and 150 tpd (Buraimi, Oman) systems will

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