can recycling News

  • Curiosity can `change lives`

    Spain: Spanish architect Rodrigo García González has invented a new concept that could spell the end of plastic bottle waste: the 'edible bottle'. This clever piece of engineering is called the 'Ooho!' and has already won the Lexus Design Awards 2014. It is described as a 'water ball' but is essentially 'organic membrane packaging' made to 'encircle' liquids. Gonzalez ...

  • Novelis to Convert all of its Beverage Can Sheet to High-Recycled Content evercan™ Aluminum by 2017

    Novelis, the global leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced a new commitment to convert all of its beverage can body sheet production to its evercan™ sheet, the world's first certified high-recycled content aluminum for beverage cans, by the end of 2017. Novelis President and CEO Phil Martensannounced this new ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • Knives recycled into artwork

    A youth project in Canning Town, London, has used amnesty knives and recycled them into creative artwork. Canning Town South Detached Youth Project at Youth House has been working with a local blacksmith to take knives off the street and find a positive use for them. The police have collected a large number of blades including kitchen knives and meat cleavers which have been given in as part of ...

  • coat hanger recycling

    A new FREE coat hanger recycling scheme has been launched by Cheshire based 300 Recycling Ltd.  A spokesman for the company confirmed that the plant is now fully operational and is fully mechanised and can process over 3 tonnes of coat hangers per hour.  The other advantages are no segregation is required as ALL types of coat hangers are shredded into small pieces and cleaned of all ...


    By 300 Recycling Ltd

  • Is R410A a problem for recycling?

    R410A with his low boiling point requires high pressure and low heat exchangertemperatures in order to be properly liquefied. Degassing for instance R12 units (refrigerators) together with R410A containing AC units requires carefully dosed intake of the refrigerant into the condensing unit. Otherwise R12 can condensate ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • Is R410A a problem for the recycling?

    R410A has a low boiling point and requires high pressure and low heat exchange temperatures in order to be properly liquefied. Degassing for instance R12 units (refrigerators) alongside R410A containing AC units requires a carefully dosed intake of the refrigerant into the condensing unit. Otherwise R12 can allready condensate in the compressor and this causes damage to pistons and valves. In ...


    By ATN Engineering B.V.

  • UNTHA Recycling Days

    True to the motto "Reliable shredding technology – be part of it", we would like to invite you to join us at the First UNTHA Recycling Days in Kuchl near Salzburg on May 25th and 26th, 2011. Separation, classifying and recycling of waste has been part of everyday life for years. Shredding technology often is the core element in partly ...

  • Odourless Aluminium Recycling

    Environmental excellence coupled with economic benefits: When recycling aluminium, different classes of metal scrap are used. Especially lower grades of scrap can cause odour. The elimination of this odour is not only environmental-friendly but also renders the recycling process very economic, as lower grades of scrap can be used increasingly. ...

  • Recycling roofs to roads

    Recycling asphalt shingles known as RAS into road base has over a decade worth of history in the Eastern States. Although not a new process, in Western Canada it"s taken a little longer to "lift off" so to speak.    Kelowna-based Gemaco Sales Ltd, which operates the only licensed facility dedicated to asphalt shingle recycling in Metro Vancouver at its Recycle Asphalt Shingle (RAS) ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Recycling success for Hull

    An overhaul of its recycling collection system is being hailed as a “phenomenal success” by Hull City Council as its recycling rate has almost doubled compared to last year. In February 2009, the amount of household waste being recycled was 24%, but figures for February 2010 reveal this has risen to 46%. This surpasses the target of 45% recycling by April 2011 which the council set itself at the ...

  • 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

  • Recyclers wanted as America Recycles Day approaches

    Trash can or recycling bin?  It’s your choice. As America Recycles Day approaches, think about increasing your own recycling rate over the national average of 33.4 percent.  “Our recycling rate has increased as more and more Americans recognize that recycling helps our environment and our economy,” said Susan Bodine, assistant administrator for EPA’s Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.  ...

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling

    November 15 – 18, 2016, Macau, China Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum ICM AG has distributed the program for its Electronics & Cars Recycling conference, taking place from November 15 – 18, 2016 at the Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – ...


    By ICM AG

  • The Orkney Islands crush their own cans

    The Council of the Orkney Islands is now a proud owner of its own can crushing machinery, cutting transport costs to the UK mainland. The £50,000 can crusher, manufactured by Advanced Recycling Systems in Cornwall, will enable the Orkney Islands to recycle thousands of cans a year in a destination where the residents produce 60 tonnes of waste cans each year. The machine will sort the aluminium ...

  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

  • Aluminium can price drops back

    Novelis has changed the price of aluminium cans for the second time in two weeks. Last week the company upped can prices by £75, sending loose and flattened cans from £800 per tonne to £875 per tonne, while baled cans rose from £850 per tonne to £925 per tonne. However, today Novelis has announced that from tomorrow loose aluminium cans will drop back to £800 per tonne and baled or ...

  • Recycle Now reveals new household recycling ‘hotspots’

    Research undertaken by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) to mark the celebration of Recycle Week (2nd- 6th June 2008) has highlighted a series of  ‘hotspots’ in the home of ‘forgotten’ items of recyclable household waste. 62% of consumers recycle household items from their kitchen; only 36% and 34% respectively remember to recycle items from their bathroom and bedroom; ...

  • Recycle Now campaign launches new Recycling Locator

    WRAP’s Recycle Now campaign is supporting partners in their efforts to increase effective recycling with the launch of the Recycling Locator. The online tool is designed to help make recycling information clearer and more straightforward for householders, so they can easily find out how and where items can be recycled locally. It allows householders to identify the materials that are ...

  • EPA highlights recycling efforts on America Recycles Day

    Today, November 15th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorates the 14th annual America Recycles Day by recognizing the progress made in recycling our country’s waste and the work yet to be done. EPA estimates that Americans generated 250 million tons of municipal waste in 2010, of which approximately 34 percent was recycled or composted. While this represents progress, it ...

  • The mines of the future - `waste to energy+recycling` shows what waste can do for resource protection – special congress `Urban Mining`

    On May 19, 2011 the second "Urban Mining" congress is held in conjunction with the international exhibition and conference "waste to energy+recycling" in Bremen, Germany. Expert talks and panel discussions will focus on how the challenge of scarce resources can be met. Particularly the materials available in urban environments can play a significant role as resources. The congress covers a wide ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

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