All Blog Posts about ‘Waste Transformation’

Electronic Waste Recycling: A Global Problem in Need of Solutions

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

E-waste Recycling Solutions

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 →

 

Gypsum Recycling

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

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 →

 

Waste to Value: Reusing Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Paper Sludge in the Fertilizer Industry

Despite growing digitization, the pulp and paper industry remains healthy, with new and alternative applications displacing demand for declining products.  The processing of pulp and paper products yields a significant amount of waste in the form of sludge, collectively referred to as pulp and paper Continue reading →

 

6 Facts about Synthetic Gypsum

This article was authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Synthetic Gypsum Facts

What is synthetic gypsum? While natural gypsum has been mined and manufactured for centuries, the process of manufacturing synthetic gypsum has only been available for the last few decades. In case you’re not familiar with synthetic gypsum’s characteristics and uses, read on to learn the Continue reading →

 

Agglomerating Materials for Landfill

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Fly ash is often pelletized (pelletised) 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 →

 

Photo of the Week: Encapsulated Seed Product

This article was authored by:

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Encapsulated Seed Product

This week’s photo highlights an encapsulated seed product. FEECO worked with a company, Encap, to transform short fibers from waste paper sludge into a line of lawn and garden products, which includes the encapsulated seeds from this week’s photo. The process included agglomeration of the Continue reading →

 

Sources and Opportunities in Organic Waste Transformation

This article was co-authored by:

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Jenny Seim
Technical Writer

Sources and Opportunities in Organic Waste Transformation

It is an undisputed fact that the world population is growing and has, in fact, topped 7 billion people. Feeding those 7 billion people is a massive challenge for the infrastructure of every nation on our planet, with everything from finding sufficient land on which 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 →

 

Sugarcane Offers Significant Opportunities in Sustainability

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Nick Reckinger
Organic Fertilizer Expert

Bagasse

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 →

 


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