Pyrolysis converts the solid, non-biodegradable plastic into a gas, which is then burned with oxidants to generate heat and steam.
Extracts of cigarette butts in water protected steel that is widely used in the oil industry from rusting, even under harsh conditions.
Microbiologist Walter Mulbry's scrubber raceways collected 60 to 90 percent of the nitrogen and 70 to 100 percent of phosphorus from manure effluents.
The American Council of Engineering Companies presents the Grand Conceptor Award to HDR for waste-to-energy project.
Annual Waste Expo provides venue for the latest technologies and applications
The National Solid Wastes Management Association's local chapter commented that reducing the rate cap will not have the desired effect.
The Department of Justice said the charges include environmental crimes, obstruction, false statements, and conspiracy related to pollution control records.
One would treat it as non-hazardous, the other as a "special waste" -- a definition selected to encourage continued reuse.
Disposing of outdated IT not only helps mitigate environmental risks but also delivers energy cost and productivity benefits.
Phase 1 of process includes the removal of several facilities, lagoon areas, and contaminated soils.
Over nearly four years, the U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency destroyed 1,200 munitions, the largest inventory to date.
Khabarovsk, Russia looked to sister-city, Portland, Ore., for better waste collection and disposal methods and plans to incorporate pre-load compactors into its waste transfer system.
Throwing sharps containers, red bags, and spill cleanup materials into the trash sends up a red flag to commercial or municipal trash collectors because they are not allowed to take this waste.
The Arizona State Prison in Pima County installed a system that uses compressed air to break down fats, oils, and grease in a sewage lift station.
Honeywell International Inc. also will pay for all of the United States’ response costs relating to the tar plant area, including oversight costs.
The Department of Transportation's Maritime Administration will clean the hulls and remove flaking paint on 20 of the ships to be recycled before September, 2012.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is considering a rulemaking for the disposal of tritium exit signs, which contain a radioactive form of hydrogen.
A December 2009 inspection of Desloge Mine Tailings Site revealed that the company had not reduced pathogens nor minimized vector attraction.