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  • Global Green Building Materials Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Green Building Materials Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • US Green Building Materials Market

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Green Building Materials Market ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Cambridgeshire builds innovative indoor recycling centre

    Cambridgeshire County Council has started to build an innovative £2.2 million indoor recycling centre in St Neots. The recycling centre is due to open this autumn and will be the “first of its kind” to be “built by adapting an existing building”, rather than being built from scratch. The facility will have an education and reuse centre combined and collect a range of materials, including mobile ...

  • Washing technologies eliver higher value building materials

    The introduction of new washing technologies to the Middle East has resulted in operators throughout the region enjoying increased revenues through the delivery of higher quality sand and aggregate products to the construction sector. This rise in material quality has helped operators to reduce waste and increase the efficiency of sand and aggregate washing plants throughout the region. The ...


    By CDEnviro

  • Recycling the Pacific – building a new green world at sea

    It is an intriguing idea - bordering on the audacious; but it might just work and it might help solve a growing environmental disaster in the Pacific Ocean. Recycled Island is a research project launched by Rotterdam-based WHIM architecture designed to assess the feasibility of creating a habitable floating island from plastic wastes in the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

  • Axion: UK should ‘create demand for recycled materials’

      A Manchester-based plastics recycler is calling for the creation of greater demand for recycled materials in the UK following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and ...


    By Axion Group

  • Carpets from UK Recycling & Waste Management show recycled into new building products

    20,000 square metres of carpet used at the major recycling and waste management exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC in the UK have been successfully recycled into new engineered construction products. Effective collaboration between Carpet Recycling UK, the industry body for recycling and re-using carpet, and all parties ensured that stand and aisle carpet ...


    By Axion Group

  • Recycled natural gas pipes shore up green building

    Building a support structure of something, tried, true and tested like 'off the shelf' steel is standard practice in building construction. NREL's effort to create the most energy efficient and 'green' office building is putting a twist on an old standard. The columns that will carry the weight of floors and walls in the new Research Support Facilities (RSF) are actually castoffs from the natural ...

  • Malaysian company to build tyre recycling plants in US at cost of $50m

    Malaysian company Octagon Consolidated has signed heads of agreement with KK Incinerator Engineering & Construction Co Ltd (KKIEC) of South Korea and Canadian Carbon Converters LP (CCC) covering the setting-up of a joint venture company with the aim of developing rubber and scrap tyre pyrolysis projects in North America.  In a statement, Octagon says the parties aim to become the dominant player ...

  • The costs of not building green

    Despite the narrowing gap in cost between green building and traditional 'to-code' building, most builders and home buyers still perceive the green option to be significantly more expensive.  The reality is that due to increased builder education and an influx of affordable green building products, a building can be built green within the same budget as a non-green building.  According ...

  • RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recyclers much in demand - for ambitious building projects in the Baltic States

    Thanks to their geographical location and historical development, the Baltic states are one of the most ambitious areas of Europe. And the fact that they are unique in the EU in sharing a border with Russia makes them a hub for far-reaching economic relationships. Hardly surprising, therefore, that there are impressive plans for giant industrial parks. There are also ongoing applications for EU ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • How to future-proof Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) design to maximise plant efficiency

    Incorporating ‘future-proof’ design concepts into the layout and operating principles of new Materials Recycling Facilities (MRFs) is vital if managers are to improve quality and maximise profits from their multi-million pound investments, conference delegates heard. Planning for expansion, predicting likely changes in feed composition and installing good management information ...


    By Axion Group

  • Creative Roof Recycling

    Keeping used materials out of landfills is a central goal of any industry that is attempting to become more sustainable. Finding creative ways to repurpose these materials is an added challenge, but one that ASTM Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing has begun to tackle with a proposed new standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • waste to energy+recycling

    Poland is the partner nation of "waste to energy+recycling" in the Bremen Exhibition Centre from 18 to 19 May 2011. If Poland is to fulfil the EU framework directive on waste it is going to have to catch up considerably in the coming years. The government is investing 2.3 billion EUR to build up infrastructure for thermal, biological and mechanical treatment of wastes. A further 1.4 billion EUR ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • India: green building equipment

    India’s construction sector is poised to grow at the rate of 15-20 per cent annually for the next two years. There was an estimated investment of USD 100 billion in the sector during 2004-2005 (March-April), with private sector contributing to over 32.7 per cent of this investment. The sector is likely to record higher growth in the coming years, due to the Government of India’s (GOI) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Welcome to the world of compact recycling

    Outstanding cost-benefit ratio speaks for RUBBLE MASTER® Compact Recyclers About 1,000 small, medium-sized and an increasing number of large building contractors worldwide trust in the quality of RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recyclers – flexible, mobile crushing and screening equipment for the cost-efficient processing of residual building waste and natural rock. Using high-performance impact crushers ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • GARB Oil & Power Corp Will Form a JV in Italy to Build and Operate a 25,000 Metric Ton E-Waste Recycling Plant

    Garb Oil & Power Corporation (OTCQB: GARB) will form a JV partnership in Rome, Italy to build and operate an E-Waste plant in the Viterbo province. The plant will have 25,000 metric tons input and produce output in Copper, Aluminum, Alloys and Plastic. Once operational the plant will provide estimated revenues in excess of euro 11,000,000 ...

  • Increased recycling - inventories required

    DNV has for nearly two decades been actively involved in issues relating to harmful substances on board vessels that are ready for recycling. Over almost the same period, DNV has also been involved in improving the whole recycling process. In May this year, a new IMO guideline – “International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships” – is to be adopted. “DNV has ...


    By DNV GL

  • Recycling food scraps into gardens

    Each weekday, food scraps are collected from the Maryland Food Distribution Authority in Jessup, Md., and from small local food service and marketing establishments. Materials that do not contain metal, glass, or plastic are trucked to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, Md. There, they are mixed with woodchips, ...

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