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  • Veolia waste truck crashes with car in Essex

    A woman had to be cut out of her car after colliding with a Veolia Environmental Services refuse truck in Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex. The vehicles crashed at 9.20 on 25 March on Walton’s Hall Road. The 27-year-old woman driver, who was driving a silver VW Polo, was on her way to Stanford-Le-Hope with a 13-year-old boy passenger. The green and white rubbish truck was driving in the opposite direction ...

  • Maserati puts the squeeze on waste from car components

    Workflow improvements Italian Maserati is legendary for its cutting-edge engineering and production of exclusive, handcrafted cars – and activity is booming at the Modena factory where many cars are produced. That means a considerable amount of cardboard and bubble wrap packaging from car components needs to be removed from the areas around the production lines. ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Prestige Car Maker Finds Solution to Polystyrene Waste

    Rolls Royce Motor Cars is always looking to be greener and recycle more materials from their production site in Chichester. One waste material that was difficult to recycle was Polystyrene, that was until the company’s waste contractor Biffa, suggested a Styromelt™ Thermal Densifier from Purex. Polystyrene is an excellent packaging material due to its insulating and protective properties. ...


  • Guilty verdict for illegal waste car dismantler

    The Jury in Caernarfon Crown Court has returned a verdict of guilty in the case of a man alleged to have used his land to dismantle cars. Repeat offender, Brian Williams of Ewart Street, Saltney in Flintshire, has been tried for treating, keeping or disposing of controlled waste without a permit. Williams is alleged to have brought the vehicles back to his home, where they were dismantled and ...

  • 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 – ...

  • EU moves a step closer to stopping the oil waste from cars

    Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the outcome of a key vote today to make passenger cars more fuel-efficient in 2020 and beyond. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament confirmed that new cars sold in 2020 should achieve an average fuel economy of around 3.9 litres/100km [1]. Parliament also recommended fuel consumption of new cars should fall to below 3 litres/100km by ...

  • New 50 Hz Car Wash Equipment Reduces Water Waste

    WOBURN, MA, U.S.A. -- Daimer Industries, Inc.®, a business widely known for globally compatible car wash equipment, has now made available the 50 Hz Super Max™ 6235SCW auto pressure washer. The product line is powered by a 50 Hz, 240 volt electric single phase motor. The new dedicated steam units have been designed to preserve water and thereby support environmental initiatives in ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • EU moves a step closer to stopping the oil waste from cars

    Transport & Environment (T&E) welcomes the outcome of a key vote today to make passenger cars more fuel-efficient in 2020 and beyond. The Environment Committee of the European Parliament confirmed that new cars sold in 2020 should achieve an average fuel economy of around 3.9 litres/100km [1]. Parliament also recommended fuel consumption of new cars should fall to below 3 litres/100km by ...

  • Car breaker fined for illegal site

    Car breaker and exporter Adel Elkabir has been fined £5,000 and ordered to pay full costs of £3,996 by Deputy District Judge Roscoe today for running an illegal site in Fengate, Peterborough. Elkabir started operating from the site without an Environmental Permit despite advice from the Environment Agency, which brought the prosecution. The court heard the permit, which was ...

  • UAE claims car recycling scoop

    United Arab Emirates: Valuable metals contained in the vast numbers of dumped vehicles across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will finally be recovered with the opening of its 'first' car recycling plant, says recycler Bee'ah. The facility celebrated its official launch on February 19 and has handled more than 350 cars since a 'test phase' began in October last year. Besides ...


    By Recycling International

  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • Car industry faces urgent recycling challenge

    More vehicles will be produced in the next 25 years than in the entire history of the motor industry - posing a major worldwide recycling challenge, according to a study from the UK-based DRIVENet network for the design for dismantling, reuse and recycling of road vehicles.  Research shows the number of vehicles on the world’s roads is likely to increase 65% to 1.48 billion by 2030, with each ...


    By Recycling International

  • Scots to take the high road to fuel cars

    Researchers at Edinburgh Napier University, UK, are patenting a process to produce biobutanol from whisky by-products. Biobutanol can be used directly in vehicles without engine modification, unlike ethanol. It is not volatile and does not attract water, so makes an attractive biofuel. The team at Napier Biofuel Research Centre focussed their efforts on pot ale, the liquid left over in copper ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 9 million bicycles, but what about the cars in Beijing?

    Inderscience Research Spot Article Forget there being “9 million bicycles in Beijing, that’s not a fact. Indeed, motor vehicle traffic is fast becoming a big problem that has led to unsustainable pollution and draconian rules in some parts of the city. Now, Nan Ji of the Hebei United University in China and colleagues have developed an algorithm to help traffic planners ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Soaring gas prices make hydrogen cars attractive

    Untitled Document Hydrogen Expo ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Solar energy from discarded car batteries

    Original story at MIT News MIT researchers have developed a simple procedure for making a promising type of solar cell using lead recovered from discarded lead-acid car batteries — a practice that could benefit both the environment and human health. As new lead-free car batteries come into use, old batteries would be ...

  • Canada takes lead in turning waste heat into green air conditioning for electric cars

    Vancouver-based Future Vehicle Technologies Inc. (FVT) has already piqued the interest of driving enthusiasts with a high-performance electric sports car that uses just two litres of gas per 100 kilometres. The six-year-old company is going even greener with a technology that would overcome one of the biggest barriers to hybrid cars-finding a way to efficiently manage and recycle waste heat, and ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Cars to run on fuel from household waste within two years, say INEOS

    INEOS, the world’s third largest chemical company, announced this week that it is aiming to produce commercial quantities of bioethanol fuel from biodegradable municipal waste within around two years. INEOS’ new technology will produce bioethanol in large quantities from municipal solid waste, organic commercial waste and agricultural residues amongst other things. According to Peter Williams, ...


    By INEOS

  • Enterprise rent-a-car leads car rental industry in sustainable construction; $150 million investment over five years

    A new industry-leading effort is under way to make all newly constructed and retrofitted Enterprise Rent-A-Car locations sustainable. Over the next five years, Enterprise will invest more than $150 million in sustainable construction through the use of a newly established set of guidelines called the Enterprise Sustainable Construction Protocol (ESCP). A comprehensive framework for sustainable ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

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