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  • Plastic Recycling

    Only 2.5 % of all municipal waste is selectively collected in Poland. Plastic waste comprises around 14 % of all Polish domestic waste, most of it PET. However, only 6% of it is recycled, while in Europe the figure is 45%! PET processing is done by three companies in Poland: Elana PET - part of the capital group Boryszew (produces 120,000 tons of bottles per year), Polowat (18,000 tons per year) ...


  • Printing company returns to Riverside for baling needs

    Flexographic printing company RR Flexo has enhanced its recycling capabilities by further investing in new equipment from Riverside Waste Machinery. No stranger to baling, the company has recently obtained a brand new RWM 450 HD machine, to deal with the large volumes of polythene waste produced by the firm on a daily basis. Founded in 1982 by the two main shareholders Ron Dodd and Richard Green ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • 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 ...

  • Weak pound boosts plastics recycling business

    Plastic recyclers in the UK are potentially in a position to buck the UK economic downturn. Concerns about the state of the economy were heightened by a British Chamber of Commerce report published today. The BCC revealed “a frightening deterioration in the UK economic situation”. But the experience of plastics recycler Axion is that a weak pound, influenced by the downturn, makes its products ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Joins Alcoa, Best Buy and Other Sustainability Experts for AGRION E-Waste Panel

    John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, and Randall Scheps, Director of Consumer Electronics for Alcoa, the world’s leading aluminum producer, were among the participants of an AGRION panel discussion on the problems and promise of e-waste recycling earlier today at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo ...

  • Successful installation case of tire/plastic recycling pyrolysis plant

    Mr Victor and Mr Gauden from Macedonia visited us in 2011 and buy one set waste tire/plastic  recycling pyrolysis plant from us. With the annual profit around USD 1,000,100.00, they came again in 2012 and bought another one waste tire/plastic recycling pyrolysis plant from us. In 2014, They came the 3rd times and bought 2 more machines ...

  • Vikoz Plastic Recyclers Now Offering Better Alternative To Landfill Fees

    Vikoz, the number one plastic recycler in the United States and Canada, is now offering a wide range of plastic scrap recycling services at lower costs, and sometimes a profit, to customers all across North America. The company has been thriving as a top choice for plastic scrap removal since opening in 1996. They also now offer toll grinding, the process of refining plastic ...


    By Vikoz Enterprises Inc.

  • LA’s BEST Students Celebrate Drinking Water and Recycling Plastics in Conjunction with America Recycles Day

    Today more than 25,000 students enrolled in the LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program celebrated the successful completion of the second “Go H2O! Challenge.” The Challenge was created through a partnership between the plastics industries of the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and LA’s BEST to educate children about the importance of ...

  • Earth Day 2018 Addresses Plastic

    We all know we should reduce the amount of plastics in the environment, but how much do we each use that contributes to it? As part of Earth Day 2018, the Earth Day Network (EDN) is promoting an “End Plastic Pollution Campaign.” To help consumers determine their plastic usage, the EDN has released an ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Vulcan GMS Offers Customers Multiple Ways to Save When Buying Radiation-Protection Components

    Vulcan GMS, Inc. (www.vulcangms.com), a supplier of custom-made lead products, has published a six-point checklist describing ways to reduce the cost of purchasing ...


  • U.S. Recycled Plastics Market & Wipes Industry 2016 Forecasts in New Research Reports

    “Recycled Plastics to 2016” and “Wipes to 2016” are new market research reports added to ReportsnReports.com store. US Recycled Plastics demand to rise 5.9% annually and Wipes demand to rise over 3% annually through 2016. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) November 29, 2012 US demand for post-consumer recycled plastics is forecast to rise 5.9 percent per ...


  • China orders fall for paper and plastic

    Orders from China have eased on plastic and cardboard causing concern in the industry. Cardboard prices have recently dropped by GBP£20, knocking its value per tonne down to GBP£60. MRW reported in March, when prices were GBP£105-GBP£110 a tonne, ...

  • Coca-cola enterprises joint venture set to step change plastics recycling in Great Britain

    Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) today announces a joint venture with ECO Plastics to develop a new purpose-built recycling facility in Lincolnshire. The deal marks a step change in the GB plastic reprocessing industry. Around 35,000 tonnes of PET bottles were reprocessed in GB last year.  The new facility will increase this total to more than 75,000 tonnes when it is fully operational - more ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Recycling revolution comes to Wales

    The first company in the UK capable of recycling waste plastic bottles back into useful food packaging material is investing nearly GBP 12m to open a new plant in North Wales. Closed Loop Recycling opened its revolutionary first plant in London in June. Now, backed by private equity investment from the Foresight Group and backing from the Assembly Government, the company intends to open its ...


  • Industry calls on plastic bottle exports to be reviewed

    Leading industry figures have called for restrictions to be put on exporting plastic bottles to the Far East, saying the European shortage is “getting critical” for some facilities. European Plastics Recyclers (EuPR) believe the recycling of PET bottles is “too tight” and that due to exchange rates, a longer winter, the bottles’ weight reduction and the increased ...

  • EPA Supports Electronics Recycling

    Washington, D.C. - Retailers and electronics manufacturers voluntarily recycled more than 34 million pounds of electronics in 2006 as part of their commitment to the Environmental Protection Agency's Plug-In To eCycling program. The program is a voluntary partnership between EPA and electronics manufacturers and retailers to offer consumers more opportunities to donate or recycle their used ...

  • Plastic export quality is poor, says trader

    A UK plastics trader and recycler has warned the industry not to get complacent with the current strong demand for material from China. AWS eco plastics commercial director Duncan Oakes said: “Demand should be lower as the Chinese economy is shrinking, compared to what it was in the past. But at the moment you can sell more than you can buy.” Oakes said the current strong overseas demand and ...

  • China`s import controls affecting price of plastic

    Industry experts are predicting the price of plastics may fall this month due to varying issues including China’s import controls. Over the past month the duty on imports into China has increased. Container prices have also risen sharply, roughly doubling charges compared to four months ago. Additionally, it is felt that more stringent checking of imports into China from Hong Kong is restricting ...

  • Primark defends recyclability of clothes

    Fashion giant Primark has hit back at critics who say the store encourages “fast fashion”. Primark is owned by Associated British Foods. Its head of external affairs Geoff Lancaster told MRW: “We believe our clothes are of an equal quality to those offered by others in the high street. We do not encourage disposability in any way. Our clothes are no less recyclable than those of any retailer. ...

  • November 15th is America Recycles Day

    PHILADELPHIA -- November 15th is America Recycles Day. Each year our country produces almost 240 million tons of municipal solid waste, equivalent to nearly 4 ½ pounds of waste per person each day, most of which is recyclable. When we recycle, we conserve energy and natural resources, reduce air and water pollution and reduce greenhouse gases. By using our resources wisely, we ...

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