All Blog Posts about ‘Waste Transformation’

Electronic Waste Recycling: A Global Problem in Need of Solutions

This article was co-authored by:

Walter Hawkins
Process Sales Engineer

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Electronic waste, or e-waste, encompasses everything from old cellphones, to VCR’s, fax machines, TV’s, and everything in between. As the world and its inhabitants become increasingly dependent on technology, levels of electronic waste are reaching unprecedented heights, with the world in desperate need of a Continue reading →

 

Chicken Litter to Fertilizer

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Chicken Litter Pan Pelletizer

  Customer: Proprietary Plant Location: Southeastern U.S.A. Industry: Agriculture Major Equipment: Rockwell Control System, Disc Pelletizer, Chain Mill Material Handled: Chicken Litter Engineer: FEECO International Process: A large agri-business working in broiler production was facing an issue: chicken litter from their growing farms was making Continue reading →

 

FEECO Delivers Engineered Process Design Solutions

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Feeco Delivers An Engineered Product

While many companies provide industrial equipment, FEECO is unique in that we not only offer equipment, but we can also provide complete solutions for those looking to develop a new process, improve an existing one, or solve a problem through material processing. In our state-of-the-art Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: Teen Leadership Tour

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Students from Brown County's Teen Leadership program look at the interior of a rotary dryer.

This week’s photo shows Nick Reckinger, Process Sales Engineer, giving a student tour inside FEECO’s fabrication center. Nick, pictured left, is describing the interior of a rotary dryer. About 40 high school sophomores from Brown County’s Teen Leadership program toured FEECO as part of their Continue reading →

 

Agglomerating Materials for Landfill

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fly ash is often processed prior to landfill.

Agglomeration is frequently recognized as a process step that produces more marketable end products, such as fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, and food powders, among others. One overlooked application of agglomeration, however, is the treatment of materials headed to landfill. Before being disposed of, or taken to landfills, Continue reading →

 

Sugarcane Offers Significant Opportunities in Sustainability

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Sugarcane is an essential crop for maintaining sugar supply around the world, accounting for the lion’s share of sugar production. According to Sugarcane.org, sugarcane is produced in 100 countries throughout the world, with Brazil being the number one producer. In 2012-2013, Brazil alone produced 38 Continue reading →

 

Complete System – Waste to Value

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Paper Sludge converted into lawn and garden products

Customer: Encap Plant Location: Green Bay, WI Industry: Lawn & Garden Major Equipment: A complete system including a pin mixer, rotary dryer, and the necessary material handling equipment. Material Handled: Waste Paper Sludge Engineer: FEECO International, Inc. Process: FEECO helped this company to take their Continue reading →

 

Photo of the Week: E-waste

This article was co-authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

This week’s photo shows a pile of circuit board components, commonly referred to as e-waste. E-waste is one of the many materials that has traditionally been considered a waste, but is now being recognized as an opportunity for reclaiming valuable materials such as precious metals. Continue reading →

 

Small Facilities Seek Sustainable Wastewater Management Alternatives in Australia

This article was co-authored by:

Anna Neumeier
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Sustainable water management in Australia is more than a priority; with limited runoff, erratic rainfall and unpredictable climate changes, managing water resources is an essential part of life. Consequently, it is vital that best wastewater management practices are followed at national and local levels. In Continue reading →

 

Gypsum Recycling

This article was authored by:

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Gypsum Board Recycling

Each year, more and more gypsum manufacturers are discovering the benefits of gypsum recycling. Not only is gypsum fully recyclable, but it is also sustainable throughout its entire life cycle. Gypsum recycling results in emission reductions, processing waste decreases, and lowered transportation-related costs. Considering today’s Continue reading →