edie feature articles on this day... for February 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in February 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993

February 2002

Cokeworks site reclaimed in the Rhondda

One million cubic metres of soil is being moved in the course of a major scheme to regenerate a former cokeworks site in South Wales where the remediation method adopted eliminates the removal of contaminated material off-site

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Expansion set new challenges

The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) regulations created some unique problems for the Southern Minnesota Beet Sugar Co-operative in Renville, USA. An expansion project begun in 1998 increased the volume of wastewater produced from beet processing, outstripping the capacity of

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Waste management and recycling offer major benefits in transport infrastructure

Guidance on recycling in transport infrastructure is provided in a new document produced by TRL Limited. Much has been achieved to remove obstacles to recycling, but some issues still need to be addressed. Dr Murray Reid of TRL Limited reviews progress on the road to recycling

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· Specialists play key role in brownfield development

· High-speed shredder boosts composting capacity

· EMS - a fitting assessment

· Latest low fouling membrane

· Optimising pre-treatment and filtration

· Masters: a flexible approach

· Putting the heat on sludge

February 2001

Reliability a key factor for waste company

Backing up its declared objective of offering a reliable service to customers in the Greater Manchester area, Bury-based Wheeldon Brothers Waste Ltd has added another Heil Europe manufactured Big Bite to its 10-vehicle fleet.

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Provider of environmental solutions WRc looks at the EU water framework directive

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Computer-aided compliance

Watermill Environmental's Peter Garnett looks at audit trail software

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· Rail and water transport steer a course to expand alternatives for waste movement

· Still monitoring after all these years

· Pneumatic pumps extract the leachate

· Purpose-built US compactors make a strong impression on UK sites

· Let the chain take the strain

· Plants join the battle to clean up contaminated land

· New tracked waste handler debuts in UK

February 1998

Fired up for energy recovery

In part two of our seven-part Waste to Energy series, Robin Holder, Tal Golesworthy and Peter Davies of consultancy Environmental Development Technology explore the basics of burning waste with a look at current and future developments in firing systems.

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Can earthworms provide the answer to the sludge treatment problem?

Vermistabilisation is the use of earthworms to treat sewage sludges. Dr Piers Clark of WS Atkins Water explains how vermistabilisation, with its low capital cost and relatively simple operation, may represent the ideal solution to some rural UK sites, where raw sewage has traditionally been dispo

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February 1993