plastics recycler Articles

  • The Role of Our Material Handling Systems in the Circular Economy of Recycling

    If you have found your way to today’s Karl Schmidt Mfg. Inc. blog post, it is more than likely you already know a thing or two about material handling systems like our belt-and-chain conveyors.  That said, a lot of people think of our material handling systems as giant mechanized sorting, fluffing, and conveyor systems. While they aren’t wrong when they say that our material ...

  • Waste Tire Recycling Carbon Black Market Will Grow Rapidly

    With the development of green tire industry and technology, the global carbon black recycling (rCB) market will enter a period of rapid growth. According to a recent study published by relevant agencies, the global market size of rCB is estimated at $55 million in 2018 and is expected to reach $491 million by 2023. The compound annual growth rate between 2018 and 2023 can reach 55.0%.   RCB ...

  • Metal In Plastic Waste

    The global focus on managing plastic waste continues to intensify. There is an emphasis on improving collection to ensure plastic waste does not enter the ecosystem. Once collected, the next issue is dealing with that plastic waste, by either re-introducing into the plastics process as a raw material or using it in another product such as plastic roads. However, being able to convert plastic ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Cleansing Plastic of Metal at K 2019

    Removing metal from virgin and recycled plastics is the focus on the Bunting stand (Hall 10/J 47) at the international K 2019 exhibition (16-23 October 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany). ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Learn Something about Plastic Recycling Solution

    Plastic recycling solution include melt reclamation, pyrolysis, energy recovery, recycling of chemical raw materials and other methods. (1) Melting regeneration is a method of plastic recycling by reheating and plasticizing them. From the source of waste plastics, this method can be divided into two categories: one is the ...

  • Design Method of Plastic Subtraction

    The R&D Department considers the need for recycling and disassembly when designing products. The material suitable for plastic recycling in the United States does not focus on which plastic is the best choice for making individual parts, but on materials that can be widely used. This is a revolutionary change in conception.   In order to facilitate  ...

  • Plastic Recycling Facts

    Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful productsAccording to the Beverage Marketing Corp, the average American consumed 1.6 gallons of bottled water in 1976. In 2006, that number jumped to 28.3 gallons. Below list some ...


    By Harden Machinery Ltd.

  • Find Your Right Plastic Recycling Solution

    Increasing attention is being paid to environmental issues such as carbon emissions and plastic pollution, which also drives social and regulatory changes in Europe and the world as a whole. Business and industry have noticed this phenomenon, and strive to reduce waste and improve waste plastic recycling capacity from all aspects of products, supply chains and production in order to ...

  • China’s plastic waste ban is an opportunity for a prosperous business

    The yards of waste management companies in Europe, America and all over the world have been filling up with waste this year. The waste import ban in China has created an acute need for new ways to treat plastic waste. Shredding plastic is a great first step in making money from plastic scrap. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • How Recycling Plastic Helps To Save The Environment And Natural Resources

    We all have recycling boxes that sit next to our wheelie bins and often there is a public recycling point in a car-park nearby.  Some of us have become recycling experts and recycle almost 100% of their household waste, while the vast majority of us are just beginning to get involved in recycling.  Budget cuts have resulted in household waste being collected once a fortnight with a ...


    By Challenger Group

  • Brief Introduction of Plastic Recycling Technology

    Plastic recycling and disposal of solid waste of plastics use petroleum and coal as raw materials to produce plastics instead of natural macromolecule materials. It has gone through a difficult process, and a whole generation of outstanding chemists have worked hard to achieve the excellent physical and chemical properties and durability of plastics. Plastic has replaced a large number of ...

  • Plastic Recycling Process

    Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful products, sometimes completely different in form from their ...


    By Harden Machinery Ltd.

  • ROWL recycles tons of plastic with a baler on a trailer - Case Study

    In Lewistown, Montana, a town of just 5,000 people, the community is gathering once a month and making a difference. Before Recycle Our Waste Lewistown (ROWL) was started nearly 3 years ago, there was no place locally for people to recycle their plastic. This was bothersome to Rosemary ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Domestic mixed plastics packaging: waste management options

    Mixed plastics is a term that covers all non-bottle plastic packaging sourced from the domestic waste stream and includes rigid and flexible plastic items of various polymer types and colours that are typically found in the household waste bin. It excludes plastic bottles and non-packaging items. There is approximately 1 million tonnes of domestic mixed plastics packaging waste arising in the UK ...

  • Facilitating The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

    Challenge: The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) represents a technical consortium of medical product company manufacturers, waste collectors and recycling companies working to enable recycling of select packaging waste materials within hospital and medical facilities. Founded by Antea®Group in 2011, the objective of the HPRC is to enable packaging reduction and/or ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • The Ubiquitous Plastic Bag — And What To Do

    Each year, Americans consume over 100 billion single use plastic bags, the most ubiquitous of all throwaway items. Their usefulness can be measured in minutes; unfortunately, the waste lingers longer, and can clog sewer lines, create problems in recycling plants, and pollute waterways. However, single use plastic bags are also cost-effective and more durable in inclement weather. Local, state, ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Recycling of plastic waste by density separation: Prospects for optimization

    A review of existing industrial processing and results of alternative processing investigations for separating solid mixtures and specifically recycling plastic waste by density separation is presented. Media density separation is shown to be fundamental for separation and/or pre-concentration in the recycling of plastics. The current use of static media processes limits the capacity and size of ...


    By SAGE Publications Ltd

  • Plastics waste management and resource recovery in India

    Exponential growth in plastic production and consumption has evoked concerns for its effective management. Within a decade, India has witnessed a substantial growth of 890% and 340% in plastic production and per capita consumption, respectively. Plastic recycling industries have mushroomed autonomously and accounts for 47% of annual recycling. Further, unscientific collection, transportation, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Why we need to recycle plastic

    In a recent article for Forbes, Trevor Nace, geologist, adventurer, and founder of Science Trends, expressed his concern about not recycling plastic. Worldwide people buy a million plastic ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Plastics Use in Consumer Electronic Equipment: Perspectives From Product Design to Material Recovery

    Plastics are widely used in electronic applications because of their unique functional, aesthetic, and cost performance attributes. The broad range of plastics used in electronics, however, presents some unique challenges when trying to recycle end-of-life electronic equipment. This paper discusses what recent research by the American Plastics Council has found about the types and amounts of ...

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