Development of an approximation model for the evaluation of slag treatment strategies
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2022)
Sustainable management of resources and circular economy are key focal points of research and development activities within the iron and steel industry. In the project Slagreus, a novel approach enhancing internal and external recycling of basic oxygen furnace (BOF) slag has been developed.

Digital and service transformation of business models - the case of ATM Recyclingsystems
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2020)
The trend of increasing digitalization and servitization affects all industrial companies in all sectors including the waste and recycling industry, as we will present in our case study. In this case, the company ATM Recyclingsystems implemented an IoT platform from t-matix with the goal, to provide customers with products that deliver the best efficiency and optimal cycle times.

Material vs. Energy Recovery – An Assessment Using Computational Tools NERUDA and JUSTINE
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2016)
The paper describes a continuing work on a unique approach of a Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Project assessment and related risk analysing. It is based on long time developed computational tools NERUDA and JUSTINE which support decision making in the field of waste Management.

CO2 calculation tool for sustainable green waste management
© European Compost Network ECN e.V. (6/2014)
CO2 calculation tool for sustainable green waste management This presentation will outline key features of an innovative and practical CO2 calculation tool, which allows to quantify CO2-effects of green waste processing and of application of derived products. Unique about the tool is that it does not only calculate CO2-effects of energy applications (e.g. use of wood chips as fuel or), but also accounts for CO2-effects of material re-use, most notably compost products. Optionally, the tool can take into account CO2-effects of innovative, biobased products from green waste.

Improvement of hazardous waste management in Turkey through introduction of a web-based system for data collection and quality control
© Wasteconsult International (6/2010)
The Waste Framework Directive (WASTE FRAMEWORK DIRECTIVE, 2008) specifies certain measures to ensure that waste is recovered or disposed of in accordance with Article 13, i.e. without endangering human health or harming the environment. Specific measures laid down in the WFD include the introduction and common use of appropriate classification systems (LoW: Art. 7; recovery and disposal codes: Annex I and II), the principle of producer responsibility (Art. 14, Art. 15), the issue of permits for waste treatment facilities (Art. 23), the drafting of waste management plans (Art. 28), the requirement that the actors of waste management shall be subject to appropriate periodic inspections (Art 34) and their obligation to keep records on their activities (Art. 35).

DeconRCM: A decision support system tool for renovation and demolition waste management
© Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (6/2009)
The absence of a certified network for the collection and processing of the materials contained in generated Renovation and Demolition (R&D) waste is a main shortcoming of R&D waste management in Greece. Until recently, less than 5% of all R&D waste generated in Greece was reused or recycled, while the rest was landfilled or disposed in uncontrolled, open dumps. In order to increase the community’s awareness in environmental issues a research team has been formed and qualified for the funding of the project “Information System for Demolition Waste Management” (DEWAM project).

STAN becomes 2
© Lehrstuhl fĂĽr Abfallverwertungstechnik und Abfallwirtschaft der Montanuniversität Leoben (11/2008)
MFA is the systematic assessment of flows and stocks of materials within an arbitrarily complex system defined in space and time. The term material serves as an umbrella term for both goods and substances. Goods are defined as economic entities of matter with a positive or negative value (e.g. drinking water, fuel oil, and solid waste, sewage, respectively). Some goods have no economic value, i.e. they are neutral in their values, e.g. air or precipitation. Goods contain substances. A substance is any (chemical) element or compound composed of uniform units.

Development of a software for forecasting the odour emissions from composting plants.
© European Compost Network ECN e.V. (10/2008)
Odour emissions that could arise from composting plants while operating pose a major problem for the designers, operators and neighbourhoods of composting plants.

Applied landfill information analysis system (ALIAS): development of a relational database system used to analyze the effects of landfill operational and performance characteristics
© IWWG International Waste Working Group (10/2007)
ALIAS is a web–based relational database application that links analytical chemistry data for environmental samples to the physical attributes of Waste Management’s solid waste landfill facilities located throughout North America.

© IWWG International Waste Working Group (10/2007)
Automatic reporting could be regarded as an ultimate and very ambitious step on a long way of data processing. The North Rhine-Westphalian State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection completed this final step for their waste management data.

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