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  • 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 ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK conference inspires ‘design for recycling’

    Inspiration for manufacturers to design new carpet products for recycling or reuse at end of life was a key theme at Carpet Recycling UK’s sixth Annual Conference, held in Birmingham in June. Record attendances for the 2014 event saw delegates relishing networking opportunities at the pre-conference dinner, sponsored for the third year running by Invista, manufacturers of ANTRON® Carpet ...


    By Carpet Recycling UK Limited

  • From curbside recycling bins to recycling carts – making the move to single stream recycling

    What’s a curbside without a traditional-looking curbside recycling container sitting on the edge?  With many cities making the switch to single stream recycling and distributing 2-wheeled carts, the curbside container may become a thing of the past.  Single stream recycling allows all materials, whether it is paper, plastic or glass to be ...

  • 10 days to Recycling 2015!

    We will be happy to welcome you at RECYCLING 2015 from 3 -5 November 2015, booth 376 at Evenementenhal Gorinchem, The Netherlands . Come have a talk about your upcoming projects and see what we can do for you. Our sales engineers will be happy to explain the range and capabilities of our machines and advise you in any way they ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Rexam Awarded for Excellence in Recycling

    As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package.      The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • Rexam Awarded for Excellence in Recycling

    As one of the leading global beverage can makers, Rexam is committed to sustainability and providing its customers with the most environmentally-friendly beverage package.      The company was recently awarded for its efforts to raise awareness and involvement in aluminum can recycling in its local communities. The Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) has named Rexam as the 2014 ...


    By Rexam PLC

  • Oxfam encourages schools to recycle

    Oxfam has launched a new initiative to collect donations of unwanted items from schools across the UK. Oxfam will pay schools £200 per tonne for their unwanted clothing, books, and bric-a-brac, sales of which will be used to fund Oxfam’s work across the developing world. The scheme means that schools can generate income and promote recycling and reuse, at the same time as helping Oxfam raise ...

  • MIT robots on a recycling rampage

    More than 150 robots, in a wide variety of sizes, shapes and capabilities, will battle it out on May 6 and 7 in a contest to see which can collect the most soda cans and simulated bales of trash and return then to a recycling facility -- actually a milk crate in the corner-- all in under a minute. The robots will be competing head-to-head in a series of elimination matches, and the top eight ...

  • Tis the season to be aware of recycling

    A staggering 300,000 tonnes of card is used in UK households during the festive season Card packaging used at Christmas could cover Big Ben almost 260,000 times Recycling charity is urging people to recycle as much card and paper as they can this Christmas The UK is estimated to use almost 300,000 tonnes of card packaging at ...

  • New EcoAce Recycles for the Future

    The space-saving EcoAce has a stylish and modern design to fit the needs of different settings from lecture theatres and classrooms to libraries and kitchens. The compact bin can be used with or without bags and has cut out handles to allow easy lifting to central collection points. The lids can be adapted for up to eight different types of waste from mixed recycling to cans and paper, and the ...

  • The reuse and recycling of electronic materials

    We're so excited about the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2016 event in Santa Clara, CA next week, focused on corporate social responsibility in the global electronics supply chain. Attendees can look forward to networking and discussing solutions to the biggest supply chain sustainability ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Firms recycle 90% waste due to new recycling banks

    A new recycling bank system for business waste in Yorkshire and the North East has resulted in nearly 90 per cent of waste being recycled. Provided by Premier Waste, the initiative means businesses can simply collect their paper, cardboard, plastics, metal cans and plastic film in one container. This is then sorted at Premier Waste’s materials recycling facilities. ...

  • EPS Recycling Is Big Business

    Most people never give waste EPS a thought beyond the time it takes them carry large quantities of waste EPS to landfill. But for many businesses and plastic machinery factories, EPS recycling is serious business. In a nutshell, EPS recycling is the industry which revolves around the collection, compaction, crushing and pelletizing, ranging from food container to insulation sheet. ...

  • 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

  • Reduce, reuse, recycle...energy

    The United States throws away a staggering amount of energy that could be cheaply and easily captured and used, according to the latest issue of World Watch magazine. Waste-energy recycling-which captures smokestack waste and other wasted energy and puts it to work-currently contributes about 10,000 megawatts of electric power to the U.S. national total each year. But a recent study ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • WRAP launches new Recycle Now plastic recycling campaign

    WRAP’s Recycle Now campaign is helping partners tackle the uncertainty that consumers feel when recycling plastic packaging with the launch of a recycling campaign called Recycle Plastic – Fantastic! The plastic recycling campaign which runs until the end of November 2015 aims to support a range of partners such as local ...

  • Paper waste as far as the eye can reach

    On the outskirts of Nashville, there’s a plant that’s making the most out of printing waste. Combined Resources is a paper recycler that encourages companies to “save money while reducing their carbon footprint.” For this reason, it makes a lot of sense that they own a WEIMA shredder. When you enter the plant, you’ll immediately see an enormous, red WEIMA WLK 18 ...


    By WEIMA

  • Residents encouraged to bank on their recycling

    Waste management firm Veolia Environmental Services and recycling incentive company RecycleBank has announced the trial launch of a recycling reward scheme. The scheme, which will be trialled in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, hopes to encourage the 2,800 households to take part through rewards in goods and services from local and national businesses. Veolia claims the initiative ...

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