Non-Recyclable Plastic Experts

What are non-recyclable plastic experts?  Currently, less than 20% of plastic wastes are recycled or converted to a type of alternative energy, and about 15% is converted to power. Most of the rest ends up in landfills.  Alternative energy companies note that recycling rates have not increased in recent years.  Some plastics are not recyclable…

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MSW Biofuels

Are MSW biofuels feasible?  Can we use MSW as a feedstock for biofuels production? The answer is a resounding “yes”.  Municipal solid waste (MSW) includes lots of different items like paper, food, yard trimmings, plastics, metals, rubber, leather, and textiles, wood, and glass.  According to the EPA, we can recycle many of these, keeping them from…

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Using Municipal Solid Waste Effectively

Municipal solid waste (MSW) is the waste that human activities generate and originates from our community, our households, and our commercial and institutional buildings.  Municipal solid wastes are generated in huge qualities, some 2 billion tons per year globally, with about one-third coming from high-income countries in Europe and North America. The World Bank forecasts…

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Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Experts

Municipal solid waste (MSW) includes lots of different items like paper, food, yard trimmings, plastics, metals, rubber, leather, and textiles, wood, and glass.  According to the EPA, we can recycle many of these, keeping them from ending up in landfills and releasing lots of carbon dioxide. So, what do MSW experts do?  They can assist…

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Municipal Solid Waste (MSW)

Municipal solid waste (MSW) is the waste that human activities generate and originates from our communities, households, and commercial/institutional buildings.  Some two billion tons of MSW are generated globally each year, with about one-third coming from high-income countries in Europe and North America. The World Bank forecasts that the global MSW will increase to about…

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Combined Heat and Power

When we talk about a “combined heat & power” (CHP), often referred to as “Cogeneration” or “Cogen”, we are describing the practice of using fuel (or nuclear energy) to heat up a liquid, usually water, to a high-temperature superheated condition, using the superheated steam to drive a turbine or steam engine to produce power; often…

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Polypropylene Recycling

Polypropylene (PP) is a versatile thermoplastic polymer commonly used for making a number of household containers, medical components, automotive parts, casings for various commercial products, and fabrics. Following consumer use, PP is typically sent to landfill, incinerated with/without energy recovery or recycled, depending on specific waste management regulations and processing economics. Generally, plastic recycling can…

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Renewable Natural Gas Expert

What does a renewable natural gas expert or consultant do? Renewable natural gas (RNG) also called biomethane is produced from biogas derived from renewable resources or biomass materials.  The biogas is cleaned, scrubbed, and treated to remove carbon dioxide, hydrogen sulfide, and other impurities to make it suitable as a natural gas replacement that can…

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