waste and recycling Articles

  • Unattended Weighbridge - Weighmatic

    The Unattended Weighbridge - Weighmatic is an innovative weighing application developed by Leon Engineering is suitable for the Waste Recycling plants , Biomass to Energy plants, Oil and Gas Stations, Cement Plants ...


    By Leon Engineering SA

  • EERA lambasts WEEE directive implementation

    A new position paper from the European Electronics Recycling Association highlights what it perceives to be serious flaws in the implementation of the EU’s Directive on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE). The organisation also puts forward its own blueprint for revising the ...

  • China’s tyre recycling at a crossroads

    China introduced a ban on imports of used and waste rubber from car tyres in April last year. But with the country suffering a severe shortage of rubber resources, some tyre recycling companies have called on the government to reverse this policy. But not everyone is in ...

  • Baling Machines – Vertical Balers

    Baling machines are used by manufacturers / industry the world over to handle recyclable waste (this is the main difference between a baling machine and a trash compactor – a baler is for recyclables, and a compactor is for trash.) To meet the needs of various industries, two basic baling machine designs are generally used – horizontal balers, and vertical balers. In this article, we’ll give a ...


    By SINOBALER

  • E-waste in China: feast and famine

    China’s certified recyclers of electronic and electrical waste - or e-waste - are being starved of raw material. Instead, a large proportion of this material stream is being captured by low-cost dismantling units which are seemingly unburdened by environmental considerations. However, environmental consciousness is growing in China - not least because of major legislative developments in ...

  • Castolin Eutectic has the solutions for Wear and Fusion problems

    Whatever your industry, Castolin Eutectic has the solutions for Wear and Fusion problems. Castolin Eutectic is the leading company worldwide in fighting wear and providing specialist joining solutions in harsh operating conditions. Our know-how is shared worldwide through our international Waste&Recycling team, composed of specialists in waste incineration and recycling process applications. The ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Recycling UK Onwards and inwards - investing

    The UK is no longer a recycling under-achiever, according to officials at the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), a government-backed, not-for-profit company formed to develop recycling markets. At the same time, the organisation believes that there has never been a better moment for expansion-minded overseas firms to invest in the UK recycling ...

  • Huge growth prospects for recycling in China

    According to a report from US-based market research company BCC Research, recycling markets in China will continue to grow at a fast pace in the years to 2013. In 2007, China recycled more than 142 million tonnes of waste and secondary raw materials and this total is expected to surge to approaching 245 million tonnes over the next five ...

  • Review of the use of paper clay in the solid waste industry: physical and chemical properties

    The purpose of the paper is to give an overview of utilisation of paper clay, or paper sludge, in Northeastern USA. This paper will outline typical landfill cover practices, overview the paper-making process, discuss the waste generated by the paper industry, and discuss the beneficial uses of paper clays.Keywords: paper clay, paper sludge, landfills, permeability, construction, design, frost, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Environmental management: An agenda for action

    A business agenda for sustainable development is described, where the main thrust is to be the manufacture of durable and recyclable goods by processes which minimize the production of waste and polluting emissions. This is to be achieved through education, research and innovation with a more open dialogue between producers and society.Keywords: recycling technology, sustainable development, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • RCRA: Reducing Risk From Waste

    This document provides an overview of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) solid and hazardous waste regulations. It describes the history of RCRA, the role of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the states, and hazardous waste definitions and management requirements, including the roles of generators, transporters, and treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. In ...

  • Automotive Manufacturer Drives Cost Reduction and Increases Profitability Through Wastewater Treatment

    An engine manufacturing plant in Slovakia needed to improve their operations. The company sought continuous improvement through operating efficiencies, cost reduction, and recycling and reuse of waste. The plant produces 300,000 gasoline engines annually with five manufacturing lines. Consisting of four metal cutting lines and one assembly line. The plant sought to improve operating cost ...


    By PRAB, Inc

  • Delivering Satisfaction

    Harmony Enterprises delivers satisfaction with much more than just quality equipment.  Our dependable logistics provide seamless integration of our waste handling and recycling solutions.  Delivery, installation, operational training, preventive maintenance, replacement parts, and service, are all pieces of our logistics supply chain.  Read more about how customers like the ABB ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • ‘Treasures from Wasteland’ by Secco

    How about a handbag made from a car tyre’s inner tube? Or a serving bowl fashioned from an old washing machine drum? Where others see waste, the owners of a shop called Secco perceive an opportunity. ‘Waste is our treasure - we seek to find new life and new uses in waste,’ says Secco Finland’s Managing Director Maarit ...

  • Through Briquetting Project Recycling of Biomass Waste

    As we know, now a days huge amount of agro forestry waste are produced. So,it is necessary to manage the waste in the efficient manner. Jay khodiyar Machine Tools came up with the solution of this problem. We are manufacturing the biomass briquetting plant. This Briquetting Machine uses the agro forestry waste as a raw material and produces the solid biomass fuel Briquettes ...


    By JK BioEnergy

  • Harmony Enterprises Solutions In Action

    Rockwell Automation's Solutions in Action Profile features Harmony Enterprises' innovative 450SS Stainless Steel Indoor Trash Compactor. Powered by Allen Bradley electrical components, the 450SS leads the way in reducing costs and liabilities associated with back-end waste in commercial settings.  The 450SS reduces normal waste hauling and employee expenses by nearly 75% in most cases.  ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • 707 Resource Management Web Portal

    In launching 707 Resource Management in 2008, the team had envisaged a very customer-focused service, one built on trust, honesty, maximum efficiency, and interaction through information flow to customers, with minimum administrative intervention where possible. 707 Resource Management, who had previously built and managed several successful waste and recycling companies, decided that to ...


    By ISB Global Limited

  • Production boost for innovative PIM process

    A board product composed of a wide mix of recovered materials - including clinical waste and rubber crumb from used tyres - has been developed using the powder impression moulding (PIM) process. Although production commenced only late last summer, new capacity is already being added to cope with anticipated demand. And as Recycling International discovered, this is not the only product to be ...

  • EU directive poses threat to vehicle recyclers

    Even the architect of the ELV directive believes proposed vehicle recovery and recycling quotas are ‘very tough’ and that the new definition of recycling proposed for the revised Waste Framework Directive could present problems to the ELV recycling industry. And the recent International Automobile Recycling Congress in Amsterdam also heard a leading steelmaker urge shredder operators to use and ...

  • Custom Computer Hard Drives Disposal Solution - Case Study

    Problem: A computer recycling company was looking for a machine to physically alter computer hard drives so that they could assure their customers that the data on the hard drive was destroyed. They did not have a budget for a hook shear shredder. Solution: We developed a custom hard drive disposal solution. An air activated punch was developed ...


    By Waste Control Systems Inc

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