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  • SatrindTech Shredder installed in a line of cardboard recovery in Belgium

    2014 statistics processed by CEPI (Confederation of European Paper Industries), indicate that in Europe almost 7 million tonnes of cardboard are consumed. This material, used mostly in the packaging sector, can be reused many times (usually up to 6) and 54% of it is comprised of ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Increase the recovery of waste materials

    As part of Waste Reduction Week, which was in full swing until October 27, we are inviting everyone, both individuals and organizations (industries, businesses and institutions), to celebrate the event by incorporating the 4Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle and recover) into their daily activities. Cascades has made a commitment to do just that, by setting a target in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • IESI-Texas Region Announces McKinney Material Recovery Facility LEED Gold Certification

    MCKINNEY, TEXAS - The US Green Building Council has awarded Gold Certification to IESI Corporation's ("IESI") Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in McKinney, Texas. The MRF is the first privately funded single-stream recycling facility in North America to receive USGBC's LEED Gold status. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council in 2000, LEED? (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • Sprint Electronic Recycling and Food Recovery Programs to be Honored by EPA Region 7 as Nation Observes Earth Day, April 22

    EPA Region 7 Administrator Karl Brooks will join Sprint officials on Tuesday, April 22 – Earth Day – to present Sprint the EPA WasteWise National Partner of the Year Award for Very Large Companies. During his visit to Sprint’s headquarters campus in Overland Park, Kan., Brooks will commend Sprint for reducing its volume of solid waste and view first-hand its innovative recycling ...

  • Working with waste contractors

    In October, we visited a materials recovery facility to fi nd out more about how our construction waste is diverted from landfill. MSK Waste Management and Recycling has provided waste management services on a number of our projects, including the fi tout of 201 Bishopsgate and The Broadgate Tower. MSK segregates, re-uses and recycles a wide range of waste streams at its £10 million facility in ...

  • ReCommunity Memphis reopens MRF - Converted to single stream

    ReCommunity, headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., converted its dual stream MRF in Memphis, TN, to a single-stream recycling facility. The largest pure-play recycler in the United States, ReCommunity chose the CP Group to design, manufacture, and install the new equipment in its existing 42,000 sq. ft. building. New system operations began in January. “We are committed to leading the Recovery ...


    By The CP Group

  • Prognos presents new Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials for Europe

    Waste management and environmental efficiency do not exclude one another. In the run up to the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen it has again become evident that waste management protects the climate, replaces valuable raw materials and delivers energy. In the 2nd European Atlas of Secondary Raw Materials presented today, Prognos analyses 17 selected waste streams and their resource ...


    By Prognos AG

  • ReCommunity Adds BHS to Delaware MRF Project

    ReCommunity announced today that it has selected Eugene, Oregon-based Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install a new materials recovery system for its ReCommunity Delaware facility. The materials recovery facility (MRF) is ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • PAPER RECYCLER CREATES LOCAL AUTHORITY ROLE

    PAPER RECYCLER CREATES LOCAL AUTHORITY ROLE   03 June 2010 – Smurfit Kappa Recycling, one of the largest recyclers of paper and card in the UK, has appointed Ian Halson to the new role of local authorities business development manager.   Ian Halson brings many years’ experience of paper recycling in the local ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • Smurfit Kappa Recycling bolsters business in North England and Scotland with two key appointments

    Smurfit Kappa Recycling has announced two key appointments for Scotland and the North. Clare Tolland has joined the company as regional manager for the north with overall responsibility for the Smurfit Kappa Recycling depots in Glasgow, Preston and Blackburn, while Alanna Greenaway has been appointed as the new commercial manager for Smurfit Kappa Recycling in Scotland. Alanna will be based at ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • CP Group installs 25TPH MRF for ReCommunity

    The CP Group, headquartered in San Diego, CA, has designed, manufactured and installed a new single stream recycling facility in Beacon, NY. The facility, built for ReCommunity, began running April 23rd, and is processing 25TPH. The material ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • ANDRITZ successfully starts up new equipment for stock preparation upgrade at VPK Paper, Belgium

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has successfully started up pulping and screening equipment delivered for VPK Paperʼs PM 6 at Oudegem, Belgium. The upgraded stock preparation line processes corrugated paper and board packaging grades, boxboard cuttings, as well as corrugated board and has a feed capacity to the existing low-consistency pulper of approximately 900 tons per day. ...

  • BHS selected to build multi-stream system at new facility in Austin

    Balcones Resources has chosen Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to manufacture and install a custom-designed 25 ton per hour Multi-Stream processing system for its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Austin, Texas. The company broke ground on its new 10-acre corporate campus and MRF on August 3rd. Balcones was recently awarded a 20-year contract with the City of Austin to process the majority of ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Mil-tek free baler-trial recycling initiative will cut participating company waste management costs by up to 80%

    Financial support for construction industry following 2010 budget 20% landfill tax increase. In a move designed to help the construction industry counter the 20% increase in the standard rate of tax from £40 to £48 for each tonne of waste sent to landfill, effective 1 April 2010 and announced in this week’s Budget, waste solutions company Mil-tek is launching a “free, no strings attached” ...


    By Mil-tek

  • DTS Environmental opens new MRF

    Barnsley-based waste management company DTS Environmental has opened a new materials recycling facility (MRF). The new £2 million processing centre will enable recovery of a greater quantity and quality of recyclable materials such as cardboard, metals and aggregates. The MRF was built by Smulders Waste Technology of Holland and can process up to 120 tonnes per hour of waste.DTS hopes that the ...

  • UPM expands services by building its first commingled MRF

    UPM, the world’s ‘largest’ user of recycled fibre in graphic papers, is expanding its interests by building its first materials recycling facility for commingled dry recyclables. The firm is investing £17M into a materials recycling facility at its Shotton paper mill in North Wales ‘to source high quality paper from co-mingled sources’. UPM head of recovered paper sourcing Craig Robinson said: ...

  • Sonoco Recycling and Richland County Accepting Additional Materials

    Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has invested $4 million in its Columbia, S.C., materials recovery facility (MRF), allowing the facility to accept additional types of materials. Because of this, Richland Countyresidents will now be able to recycle more of their household materials such as composite cans, ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • Vast majority of councils not stockpiling materials, says LGA

    Reports of mountains of unsellable recyclates building up across the UK have been rubbished by the Local Government Association. This week,  the Telegraph and the Daily Mail both reported that “mountains of recycled rubbish” had sprung up across the UK. But an LGA spokesman said: “The vast majority of councils are saying that they are seeing no impact on services of recycling. “I’m not ...

  • New recycling service for Stafford, UK

    Biffa are claiming a logistical success after more than 5,000 homes in Stafford are the first to receive a new recycling service. Following the award of the Stafford Borough waste collection and recycling for the next six years, Biffa has rolled out a new service that has seen more than 55,000 homes issued with a new bin to recycle their rubbish. The blue, wheeled bin will take all plastic ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • £30,000 fine for major shoe firm

    A major footwear firm has been ordered to pay more than £30,000 in fines and costs at Coalville Magistrates’ Court after failing to comply with packaging regulations. Brantano UK is a shoe retailer that has 147 stores in the UK. The company is based at Interlink Business Park, Bardon, in Coalville. The firm pleaded guilty to 15 charges related to not registering with the Environment ...

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