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Anodising of aluminium - efficient and sustainable treatment of used rinse water
The process of anodising is a widely used in the surface treatment of aluminium to achieve the best possible coating results. The individual process steps produce a wide variety of wastewaters that require targeted treatment. The vacuum distillation process is an efficient and, above all, sustainable solution.When aluminium is anodised a stabilising hard oxide layer forms on the metal product being treated, creating a durable surface. This protects the product from weathering, corrosion and cracking.Today the...
SUSTAINABLE REMEDIATION, EXPERTS BROUGHT TOGETHER BY IEG AT ECOMONDO
Sustainable management of remediation? It’s possible. Once again this year, Ecomondo – from 6th to 9th November at Rimini Expo Centre – will offer a meeting and networking point for all those interested in the remediation and upgrading of contaminated sites, from institutions (Ministries, Regions, Institutions and National and Regional Scientific Agencies) to enterprises. Since the first regulations approximately 20 years ago, Italy has built up in-depth experience on matters of contaminated...
Recovinyl: 2017 PVC recycling figures continue to rise
The collection and recycling of waste PVC throughout Europe, including the UK, reached a new high of 639,648 tonnes in 2017, according to latest industry figures. Recovinyl®, the PVC industry’s recycling scheme, was the largest contributor to this total and registered a total of 633,127 tonnes of recycled PVC waste in 2017. While this represented a 13% increase from 2016 with increased volumes recorded in France and Italy, recyclers reported a shortage of post-consumer window profiles for recycling in...
Mighty unhappy with tire industry’s new NR platform
Washington – The tire industry’s Global Platform for Sustainable Natural Rubber (GPSNR) is “doomed to fail,” environment campaign group Mighty Earth has warned. The GPSNR was launched 25 Oct by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development’s (WBCSD) Tire Industry Project (TIP). The “independent platform” to improve socio-economic and environmental performance in the NR value-chain, marked the culmination of a year-long effort by a working group of TIP member...
The Foundry Sector: Where scrap is worth the same as - GOLD
Today the metallurgical sector, and foundries in particular, are at the forefront when it comes to protecting the environment and the impact of industrial waste on the ecosystem. We are talking about millions of tonnes of special waste which need to be disposed of every year involving significant resources and huge costs. "Our sector does not usually occupy the front pages of financial newspapers, although it is fundamental for industry and has been, historically, the driving force of a country`s growth....