All Blog Posts about ‘Waste Transformation’

7 Processes Where FEECO Equipment Can Help Recover Waste

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Waste Recovery from Chicken Litter

The push for a more circular economy continues to reinvent the definition of waste, with companies around the world coming up with creative waste recovery solutions that divert wastes from landfills and ensure critical resources remain in the supply chain.  As a leader in process Continue reading →

 

Reduce Investment Risk with Process Development Services

This article was co-authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Craig Peppin
Service & Lab Manager

Feeco Delivers An Engineered Product

Reducing investment risk is a central focus for buying committees, but it’s often much easier in theory than in practice. For this reason, many companies choose to work with FEECO, taking advantage of our process development services to minimize risk when purchasing process equipment, establishing 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 discover the benefits of recycling gypsum; not only is gypsum fully recyclable, but it can also replace waste management costs with a value-added product, among a few other key advantages.  Considering today’s increasing environmental concern and regulation, it Continue reading →

 

Pelletizing Offers Sugar Beet Producers Opportunity to Reuse Precipitated Calcium Carbonate (Spent Lime)

This article was co-authored by:

Chris Kozicki
Agglomeration Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate Limestone

Precipitated calcium carbonate is a byproduct of the sugar industry, produced during the purification of sugar from beets.  This waste has long presented a management problem for sugar producers. As many are discovering, however, by pelletizing precipitated calcium carbonate, they are able to recover value Continue reading →

 

Plastic Pyrolysis Market Heating Up

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Plastic Pyrolysis Market Heating Up

Plastic pyrolysis has long been explored as a means of creating a circular economy around plastics, and as evidence mounts in favor of the technique, more and more organizations and government bodies are putting pen to paper, showing their support for it. In fact, a 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. From beverages to food products, sugarcane provides the sugar we need to fulfill the growing demand for certain products. While sugarcane has been an essential Continue reading →

 

Pressure to Manage Tailings More Sustainably Pushes Miners to Explore Recovery and Reuse

This article was authored by:

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Tailings Recovery and Reuse in Mining

The mining industry is under mounting pressure to find an alternative approach to managing tailings – the residue left over after the target component has been extracted.  As efforts grow around implementing renewable energy and electric vehicle fleets, miners are tasked with extracting more metals Continue reading →

 

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 →

 

Thermal Desorption Gives Spent Catalysts New Life

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Thermal Desorption for Spent Catalysts

Spent catalysts have long been a source of contention for industries employing catalysts, presenting liability risks, waste management costs, and more. But as processors look to reduce operating costs and their environmental footprint, many are opting to regenerate their catalysts through thermal desorption.  The thermal Continue reading →

 

Red Mud: A Wealth of Opportunity for Metal Recovery

This article was co-authored by:

Process and Sales Engineer
Thermal Processing Expert

Carrie Carlson
Technical Writer

Red Mud Metal Recovery

Red mud, also commonly called bauxite residue, is a waste product left over from the Bayer process, in which alumina is extracted from bauxite ore. Produced in mass quantities (estimates hover around 1-2 tons of red mud per ton of alumina produced), red mud has Continue reading →

 


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