can recycling News

  • Security erase can save your drive

    At Disk Drive Solutions we get a number of support issues about drives that are working in an unexpected fashion. The drives are properly identified by a system leading the hard drive recycler to believe the drives are working properly, but when they continue to process the drive with other testing commands there is a strange caveat that appears. Some examples of these odd occurrences is that a ...


    By Disk Drive Solutions

  • Manufacturers can benefit from trade shows, too!

    Many manufacturers hold the opinion that trade shows are not as valuable as they once were.  Increased exhibitor costs, travel expenses, and employee time before, during, and after the show are all cost prohibitive elements of trade shows.  Even with all of these expenses, trade shows are not guaranteed to create a tangible ROI for your business. Just as important as cost ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Plans for plants that can turn waste plastic into fuel

    A new plant which turns mixed waste plastics into liquid synthetic fuels is now fully operational in Ireland, with the promise of more similar plants to come in the UK and throughout Europe. Cynar Recycling’s first plant in Portlaoise, Ireland can process up to 20 tonnes of waste plastics per day, producing up to 19,000 litres of fuel products at a conversion rate of 95%. The plant uses a ...

  • `Oranges` can clean up and recover phosphorus

    Phosphorus is a common industrial pollutant in water, as detailed in a European Commission report to Parliament in 2004. A new technique for removing phosphorus from industrial wastewater uses waste products from orange juice production and allows the phosphorus to be re-used. It may help industries comply with the Water Framework and Urban Wastewater Directives3, as well as relieving pressure on ...

  • Cattle can help restore degraded soil

    Agriculture Research Service has tested cattle grazing on degraded soil to determine if the activity would have any effect on restoring depleted nutrients. During a 12 year period, 18 paddocks were used to monitor the soils response to different land management practices. In the end, the paddocks with medium to heavy grazing proved to be the best way to sequester nitrogen and carbon in the soil. ...

  • 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; ...

  • 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 ...

  • Battery recycling Powered by London Recycling Limited

    London Recycling Limited continues to generate awareness about recycling and waste management whilst helping to reduce landfill contamination by providing yet another useful service, battery recycling for your office. EU legislation for battery recycling will be transposed into U.K law by September 26th 2008 and this move is set to encourage even more businesses to help achieve higher collection ...


  • Miller Recycling Corporation Recycles Electronic Scrap

    Miller Recycling's E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycled approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. Mansfield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Miller Recycling’s E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycling approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. It ...


  • 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.  ...

  • 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

  • New aluminium can baler also handles swarf

    JMC has launched a range of balers for handling steel and aluminium drinks cans, aluminium foil, swarf and turnings - materials which are notoriously difficult to process. The new Alpack 5000 RDI is a fully automated system which is able to condense aluminium or steel drinks cans down to 280mm cubes, with no need for strapping or banding. The machine has been enhanced with wear plates to ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Recycling Innovators Forum Incentivizes Recycling’s Future

    Alcoa, The American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division, Coca-Cola Recycling, eCullet, Resource Recycling, Inc. and Waste Management, Inc. today announced the 2013 Recycling Innovators Forum and Competition. Open to anyone willing to participate, the Recycling Innovators Forum and Competition seeks original and actionable innovations that have the potential to transform the recycling ...


  • How to recycle tyres

    In the UK we dispose of 48 million tyres per year which causes a major problem but also creates a very big oppurtunity. Since 2003 tyres have been banned from lanfill so alternative uses and recycling methods have had to be used and the technology involved has improved greatly over the past few years. Using shredders and pyrolisis system old tyres can be turned back into new rubber or the ...


    By British Balers

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • BATTERY RECYCLING, DRY CELL

    Rabbitt Recycling has launched a battery collection scheme in the UK to collect dry cell batteries for recycling.  This is a patented shredding/separation process, which produces separated metal compounds ideal for the Nickel and Cobalt refining industries.  In the UK this scheme is highly competitive, and in cases where there are segregated quantities of Nickel and Lithium batteries ...


  • 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 ...

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