Trash-To-Treasure: Turning Nonrecycled Waste Into Low-Carbon Fuel

April 16, 2013

Typically, MRFs landfill 5-15 percent of what they collect, much of it energy-rich plastic and paper. The Webber Energy Group at the University of Texas-Austin used this residue, along with post-industrial waste, to create solid recovery fuel (SRF) pellets. The net result is that the SRF pellets created energy, reduced carbon emissions and reduced coal use in a cement kiln.



November 20, 2015

Ron Sherga, founder of EcoStrateSFS Inc., recaps the five polymer families, detailing the resins' properties and common uses, in the session "5 Polymer Families: What are Their Applications? What are... Read More


November 20, 2015

Robert Render, commercial manager of Ravago Recycling, tells attendees of the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference how to succeed in the current difficult market during the session "Market Outlook:... Read More

Interview: Marty Thomas, Haviland Plastic Products

January 22, 2015

Marty Thomas of Haviland Plastic Products talks to Kelli Rodda of GIE Media about the Ohio-based company's process for manufacturing plastic pots from 100-percent-recycled HDPE as well as the... Read More