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  • Water bottle boost for UK’s recycled pet market

    The UK’s recovered bottle market received a vote of confidence as a major bottled water company announced plans to buy more recycled PET from a UK reprocessor. French mineral water company Danone, producer of Evian and Volvic, said it will buy 12,000 tonnes of recycled PET from Greenstar by 2011. This year, Danone will buy 5,000 tonnes of plastic, which will be made into new bottles at its ...

  • New €5m Irish glass recycling plant unveiled

    A new Euro 5m state-of-the-art glass recycling facility has been opened in Ireland which will be able to handle more than 50,000 tonnes of bottles and jars a year. Environment minister John Gormley officially opened the new Glassco Recycling plant, which has the potential to save more than 15,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Bosses say it will be the first of its kind in the country to use optical ...

  • Coca-Cola to Recycle or Reuse All Its U.S. Plastic Bottles

    ATLANTA, Georgia, September 6, 2007 (ENS) - The world's largest beverage company, Coca-Cola, is planning to invest more than $60 million to build the world's largest plastic-bottle-to-bottle recycling plant and support recycling in the United States, the company said Wednesday. These investments are part of the company's goal to recycle or reuse 100 percent of the company's ...

  • The Real Thing - Coca-Cola searches for plant-based plastic bottles

    Coca-Cola has announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the Company's ground-breaking introduction and roll-out of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

    Operator of the facility: The Mensing Group of Companies in Hohenwestedt (Germany) invests almost € 10 million in the construction of a new PET recycling plant. The construction of the recycling plant is associated with the formation of PFR Nord GmbH in Hohenwestedt. About 30 new jobs have resulted there. On the whole, Mensing Group, which also includes AFA Nord GmbH and TM Recycling ...

  • Unique FDA Approved Plastic Bottle Recycling System to be Installed in Vietnam

    Bepex International, a world leader in process development and process equipment for the food, chemical, mineral, and polymer industries, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vietnam-based Thanh Tai Gas Company to custom design, fabricate and deliver the first system to South East Asia in its new line of ...


    By Bepex International LLC

  • Germany exempts 75% bioplastic bottles from deposit

    The European Bioplastics industry representation welcomes the regulation concerning bioplastic drink bottles established in the 5th Amendment of the German Packaging Directive. The amendment was passed on 4 April 2008. The regulation for bioplastic bottles will come into effect on 1 January 2009. These bottles ' produced from at least 75 percent renewable resources' will be exempted from the ...


    By European Bioplastics e.V.

  • New York collects $120M in unclaimed bottle deposits

    October 31st marks the one-year anniversary of the expansion of New York’s beverage container deposit law, known as the “Bottle Bill,” to include bottled water.  While it is too early to measure the full benefits of the new law, state and national recycling advocates are hailing the first year as a success.  “Consumers have adjusted easily to the expanded bottle ...

  • Recycling Our Way to Recovery

    The following statement has been issued by Joseph Cattaneo, President, Glass Packaging Institute. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Over the past year, there have been promising signs that the United States is recovering from the so-called "Great Recession." In recent quarters, the country's Gross Domestic Product has been in positive territory. The ...

  • TOMRA Sorting chosen by Monoworld Recycling as technology partner for groundbreaking new plastics recycling facility

    Global sensor-based sorting specialist, TOMRA Sorting, has been chosen by Monoworld Recycling Ltd (MRL) as the technology partner for a new £9 million state-of-the-art plastics recycling facility (PRF) in Rushden, Northamptonshire.  Monoworld Rushden is the UK’s first mixed plastics to extrusion HDPE and PP recycling plant. The company also operates a film and metal sorting plant ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • AWS signs additional plastics recycling deal with WRG

    AWS Eco Plastics has secured a deal to collect and recycle plastic bottles from two Waste Recycling Group sites. The new contract to collect baled plastic bottles from the Luton and Carnaby sites follows the current collection and recycling agreement between AWS and WRG’s Wrexham facility. AWS will recycle the bottles at its plant in Lincolnshire, which sorts the materials by colour and polymer. ...

  • Plastic recycling firm receive £450,000 top-up

    The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £450,000 to recycling firm Plastic Sorting, topping up the £850,000 it received in 2007 to develop a plastic bottle sorting facility. The new sum will buy hot-wash equipment enabling plastic bottles to be flaked and washed to remove any residues and adhesive labels. Once the plastic has been through this process it will be almost indistinguishable from ...

  • Beijing pledges to recycle half of Olympic waste

    Beijing’s 31 Olympic venues are expected to jointly produce some 14,000 tons of trash, including leftovers, paper, plastic bottles and medical waste, reports Sina. In the tradition of past host countries, Beijing has pledged to make 50 percent of this waste useful after recycling. Food waste must be removed from stadiums within four hours. Other trash will be gathered and transported to one of ...

  • Coca-Cola continues to make strides on water and recycling

    Since 2002, when the company first shared its water usage data with the public, Coca-Cola has improved its water-efficiency by just over 20 percent, to the point where it now uses 2.47 liters of water to make a liter of one of its beverages. In the past year, the number continued to drop, with the company reporting a 2 percent improvement over last year's report. That is among the top green ...

  • Redwave Equips Plastics Sorting Plant

    Gleisdorf, Austria-based Redwave has supplied automated sorting equipment to a plastics recycling plant operated by recycling firm Saubermacher Dienstleistungs AG. The plant in Graz, Austria, has undergone €10 million ($11.7 million) in expansion projects in the last several years. Saubermacher estimate the Graz facility is now the largest plastic sorting plant in Austria. Saubermacher ...

  • Where To Locate A Good Plastic Recycling Machine Price

    For decades one of the worst waste materials to recycle have already been the various types of plastics. There are certainly several troubles with plastics related to the numerous types that we now have and the truth that most of them can’t be melted down into new raw materials. Then, while they look similar, you can’t just mix one type with another type, they need to be separated ...

  • Toronto glass processing plant will save municipalities millions in recycling costs

    Five Toronto area municipalities will save on the cost of operating their recycling programs thanks to a new glass processing plant scheduled to open its doors in Brampton this summer. Stewardship Ontario announced today that it has a deal with Canadian recycled glass processor, Unical, Inc. to build the plant in the GTA. As a start, it will accept all of the glass bottles and jars recycled in ...


    By Stewardship Ontario

  • New solution for separating single-layer PET trays from PET bottles

    TOMRA has made it possible to separate single-layer PET trays from PET bottles, enhancing the previous capability of its AUTOSORT machine to separate multi-layer trays. This breakthrough is commercially significant because small but critical differences in the chemical properties of PET food trays and PET bottles mean that they have to be separated for equivalent-product recycling. The key to ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment Plant Begins to Produce Recycled Water

    Brisbane, Australia (August 31, 2007) – The Bundamba Advanced Water Treatment (AWT) plant near Brisbane has produced purified recycled water for the first time, achieving a significant milestone for Australia’s largest recycled water scheme, the visionary $2.4 billion Western Corridor Recycled Water project. The purified recycled water from Bundamba AWT plant was piped from the plant via a ...


    By Black & Veatch Corporation

  • The Coca-Cola Company announces partnerships to develop commercial solutions for plastic bottles made entirely from plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the Company’s ground-breaking ...

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