ISWA Beacon Conference 2015
Resources from Waste: Sorting and Treatment Techniques
14 - 15 October 2015, Hamburg, Germany

14 October 2015

10:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction David Robert Newman (UK)
ISWA task force - Moderation: Arne Ragossnig (AT)
10:45 a.m. Resource management ISWA Task Force
Overview of the TF findings
Materials and technologies for closing the loops
Andreas Bartl, ISWA WGRWM and Vienna University of Technology (AT) and Costas Velis, University of Leeds (UK)
End of Life Vehicles and Shredder Light Fraction - Moderation: Arne Ragossnig (AT)
11:15 a.m. Future waste from cars – methods for recycling Heiner Guschall, SICON GmbH (DE)
11:35 a.m. Experience with car recycling. Processing of SLF. Philipp Gießner, SRW metalfloat GmbH (DE)
11:50 a.m. Design for recycling – strategy of the automobile industry Kerstin Kuchta, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg (DE)
12:05 p.m. Discussion
12:30 p.m. Lunch break
Separation of Composite Materials - Moderation: Andreas Bartl (AT)
1:30 p.m. Experiences with the recycling of composites with carbon fibres Tassilo Witte, CTC GmbH Stade (DE)
1:50 p.m. Treatment of carbon fibre waste and recycling products Peter Quicker, RWTH Aachen (DE)
Authors: Yves Noël; Martin Rotheut; Daniel Wohter; Peter Quicker, RWTH Aachen (DE)
2:05 p.m. Carbon fibre recycling Davide Pico, RWTH Aachen (DE)
2:20 p.m. Separation of valuable composites by shock waves from high voltage Tim Müller, der ImpulsTec GmbH (DE)
2:35 p.m. Nonwovens made from recycled carbon fibers Bernd Gulich or Marcel Hofmann, STFI Chemnitz (DE)
2:50 p.m. Discussion
3:00 p.m. Coffee break
Hard Plastic - Moderation: Thomas Pretz (DE)
3:30 p.m. Comparison of manual pre-sorting and technical sorting of plastics Ulphard Thoden van Velzen, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research (NL)
3:50 p.m. Conception of sorting plants Martin Champel, Veolia Environmental Services (FR)
4:05 p.m. New sorting techniques Hendrik Beel, Steinert RTT GmbH (DE)
4:20 p.m. Innovative Fire Extinguishing Technology for Waste and Recycling Plants Roland Voss, Rosenbauer International AG (AT)
4:35 p.m. Magnetic density and hyperspectral imaging for application in sorting plants Peter Rem, Delft University of Technology (NL)
4:50 p.m. Discussion
5:00 p.m. End of the first day
7:00 p.m. Bus tour through the container port in Hamburg

15 October 2015

Separation of Metal from Incinerator Ash and Industrial Slags - Moderation: Henning Friege (DE)
9:00 a.m. Bottom ash management in WtE-facilities – comparison of wet and dry systems Peter Quicker, RWTH Aachen, keynote (DE)
9:20 a.m. Incinerator ash metals recycling – project in Harrisburg PA plant Robert Brickner, Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (US)
9:35 a.m. Treatment of incinerator ash in Denmark Jens Kallesoe, Afatek (DK)
9:50 a.m. Treatment of incinerator ash in Switzerland Markus Wieduwilt, TBF + Partner AG (CH)
10:05 a.m. Treatment of Bottom Ash , metal recovery and recycling of minerals Stefan Lübben, Stadtreinigung Hamburg (DE)
10:20 a.m. Discussion
10:30 a.m. Coffee break
What are the Goals of the European Policy – Quality or Quantity of Recycling? - Moderation: Jens Kretschmar (DE)
11:00 a.m. Welcome to the VKU Conference Küstenländer Jens Kretschmer, Wege-Zweckverband der Gemeinden des Kreises Segeberg (DE)
11:10 a.m. Return on investment for sorting plants? Helmut Maurer, Europ. Comm. (acceptance with reservation) (BE)
11:30 a.m. The contribution of municipal economy to achieve the recycling targets Katherina Reiche, VKU (DE)
11:50 a.m. Waste Management and Resource Strategy: New Priorities for Europe Henning Friege, N³ Nachhaltigkeitsberatung Dr. Friege & Partner (DE)
WGRWM Project - Moderation: Mariagiovanna Vetere (IT)
12:05 p.m. Results of the WGRWM project - The ISWA Training Package on Sorting Plants Andreas Bartl, ISWA WGRWM (AT)
12:20 p.m. Discussion
12:30 p.m. Lunch break
Separation of Household Waste - Moderation: Henning Friege (DE)
1:30 p.m. Sorting of packaging waste – state of the art Michael Langen, HTP GmbH & Co. KG, keynote (DE)
1:50 p.m. Mixed household waste processing/recycling – project in Montgomery Alabama Steve Miller, CEO of Bulk Handling Systems (US)
2:05 p.m. Improvement of MBT technology by additional processes to enrich biomass as a renewable energy fuel (MARSS) Holger Giani, RWTH Aachen (DE)
2:20 p.m. Economical conditions for recycling of household waste – especially packaging waste Heinz-Georg Baum, Hochschule Fulda (DE)
2:35 p.m. Discussion
3:00 p.m. Coffee break
Scarce Metals from WEEE - Moderation: Markus Reuter (DE)
3:30 p.m. Metallurgical restrictions for WEEE recycling – consequences for the product design Markus Reuter, OUTOTECH – keynote (DE)
3:50 p.m. Dismantling and sorting of WEEE, state of the art Jörg Westerfeld, REMONDIS Elektrorecycling GmbH (DE)
4:05 p.m. UPgrade strategies in WEEE preporcessing Vera Rotter, Technische Universität Berlin (DE)
4:20 p.m. WEEE recycling, refrigerators Chris Slijkhuis, Müller-Guttenbrunn Group (AT)
4:35 p.m. Procedures for the safe and simple collection of used Lithium batteries Sebastian Kross, GRS Batterien / Henning Friege (DE)
4:50 p.m. Treatment of electronic waste in St. Petersburg Maria Belova, Fichtner Management Consulting AG (DE)
5:05 p.m. Discussion
5:15 p.m. Closing Rüdiger Siechau (DE)
5:30 p.m. End of the second day
7:00 p.m. Social event - Rickmer Rickmers museum ship

16 October 2015

9:30 a.m. Begin of the Technical Tours
Aurubis AG, Buhck Umweltservices GmbH & Co. KG, OTTO DÖRNER GmbH & Co. KG and Veolia Umweltservice GmbH
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