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  • swissRTec America Announces Kubota Vertical Shredder Captures ASR Market

    swissRTec, a company specializing in recycling technology, has announced that one of its key products, the dynamic Kubota Vertical Shredder, is now available for ASR processing in the United States. Based in Kensington, NH, swissRTec America, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of swissRTec International of Switzerland. The company sells technology and mechanical systems to the recycling industry ...


    By swissRTec America, Inc.

  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...


    By Axion Group

  • SwissRTec to Attend E-Scrap 2016

    swissRTec America of Kensington, NH, a company specializing in recycling technology, will attend the E-Scrap 2016 Conference on September 20-22, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA . swissRTec America, Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of swissRTec International of Switzerland. The company sells technology and mechanical systems to the recycling industry on an international scale, and ...


    By swissRTec America, Inc.

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • Axion Polymers' pioneering ELV recycling plant wins Resource Revolution Award

    Axion Polymers has won the Technology Trailblazer Materials Recovery category of the Resource Revolution Awards 2013 for its pioneering work in recycling materials from end-of-life vehicles for re-use in new and closed-loop applications, such as automotive components. Designed, built and now operated by Axion’s in-house engineering team, the multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...


    By Axion Group

  • How to drive the Circular Economy in the auto sector

    A new set of legislative drivers which use ‘more carrots, less sticks’ is needed if the automotive sector is to deliver greater sustainability within the Circular Economy for recycled plastic content in new vehicles, suggests a leading plastics recycler. Fresh strategies are required, such as rewarding ‘desirable’ behaviours and encouraging individual producer ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers invests in lab facilities to boost SRF quality

    Axion Polymers has invested significantly in new laboratory and testing facilities to ensure consistent quality of its Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) products and to satisfy the stringent standards of its technical end markets. It has installed a laboratory-scale furnace unit at its large-scale processing facility, Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP), in Trafford Park, Manchester to ...


    By Axion Group

  • International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017:New trends in automobile recycling

    Again this year, leading representatives of the international automobile recycling industry came together in Berlin for the 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017. From March 22 to 24, around 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors from 22 different countries assembled in the German capital for this key event. The congress again had a wide-ranging programme in store for its visitors ...


    By ICM AG

  • Recycling attracts apprentices, MP told on ELV recycling plant tour

    The waste management and recycling sector is attracting more apprentices seeking practical experience for a skilled career versus academic studies, Kate Green MP for Stretford and Urmston learned during a tour of a Manchester-based end-of-life vehicle (ELV) recycling plant. In recent months, Axion Polymers has taken on three apprentices, including one long-term unemployed and two who wanted to ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers’ plastics recycling process impresses MP

    Innovative and complex processes used to extract plastics from end-of-life vehicles impressed a local MP during a tour of Axion Polymers’ Salford recycling plant in March. Rebecca Long Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles and Shadow Treasury Minister met production staff and was shown around the site by Axion Director Roger Morton and Commercial Operations Manager Steve Bell. ...


    By Axion Group

  • Why designers should think ‘circular’ with recycled plastics

    Enhanced brand values, lower manufacturing costs and consistency of quality and supply are among the key reasons why product designers should ‘think circular’ and use recycled plastics in new goods, suggests a leading plastics recycler. “But alongside the environmental benefits of using recycled content versus oil-based virgin polymers, designers should consider consumers’ ...


    By Axion Group

  • Carbon footprint review shows ‘large’ savings for Axion’s recycled polymers

    Recycled polymers have significantly lower carbon footprint than oil-based virgin plastics – up to 89% for ABS – according to latest research by Axion Polymers. The Manchester-based plastic recycler’s 2017 Axpoly® Carbon Footprint Analysis also reveals a carbon saving of 82.5% for recycled (HIPS) and 73% for recycled (PP). The CO2 ...


    By Axion Group

  • Automobile recycling industry calls for tackling of illegal activities

    The recycling of end-of-life vehicles in Europe has taken great steps forward in recent years. However, there are still a number of challenges that need to be faced going into the future. These include in particular the illegal treatment and exporting of end-of-life vehicles, stated Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who works on waste management at the Directorate ...


    By ICM AG

  • TITECH solutions for quality fractions in organics, metals and wire recovery at EcoCity 2009

    The recovery of high quality end fractions from a range of waste streams is showcased by TITECH at this year’s EcoCity exhibition.  TITECH, widely recognised as the industry leader in sensor-based sorting solutions, is unveiling new configurations of its systems that have been designed to provide effective solutions to common problems encountered in a number of market applications. These ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Axion Polymers: ‘Success - we’d do Interplas every year!’

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has declared its attendance at Interplas 2017 a ‘great success’, having collected more than 100 leads, including two firm invitations to quote from potential plastic clients, over the show’s three days. “Interplas is a key show for us, so having put a lot of ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers hosts MEP’s fact-finding visit to recycling sites

    Axion Polymers hosted a fact-finding visit to its two Manchester recycling facilities by the Lead MEP and appointed Rapporteur for drawing up regulations on persistent organic pollutants (POPs). Julie Girling, MEP for South ...


    By Axion Group

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

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