cardboard recycling News

  • A cardboard recycling add-on

    The amount of cardboard packaging arriving every week at Joe Oliver’s plant hire and small tools business at Wantage in Oxfordshire was enough to suggest a moneymaking adjunct to his business. A visit to the NEC and Jarshire’s stand at the RWM exhibition confirmed the feasibility and, after just 2 months, his cardboard recycling concept was up and running, processing not only his own waste ...


  • Enerpat Waste Cardboard Baler

    The ECB series waste cardboard baler is suitable for packaging paper (cardboard boxes, newsprint, etc.), cotton, waste plastics (PET bottles, plastic film, turnover box), straw, straw and other loose material. It is an ideal machine for cardboard recycling. They are simple and easy to use and represent excellent value for money. These balers provide a cost-effective means of removing card, ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • Sorting of gift wraps and cardboard boxes

    Short before Christmas, somehow everybody is kind of specialist for paper and packaging material. At home, this theme is finished latest on Christmas Day. In your plant however, you have to cope with this material all the year round, every day. High requirements are put on your work. But there is no need to feel stressed! BRT sorting systems help you to face even the post-Christmas extra quantity ...


  • What Are Good Balers For Baling Cardboard?

    The cardboard recycling industry is booming and many people have become interested in it. If you want to open your own recycling facility, you need to purchase the right materials and machines. People who are new to this industry may not understand the many options available to them and often make the wrong ...


    By Fluent Conveyors, Inc

  • Facility Sweep Finds Excessive Cardboard Disposal

    A number of well-known Massachusetts businesses and institutions continue to throw away large volumes of easy-to-recycle cardboard in spite of a state ban on its disposal, savings on disposal costs and its value as a commodity, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) reported today. For the first time, the agency has taken enforcement actions against waste ban ...

  • Low cost of cardboard prompts Donarbon to compost it

    Cambridge-based waste management firm Donarbon will look to compost its cardboard if it cannot find end markets for it. The announcement from the firm comes amid lack of demand for paper and cardboard from global markets and a sharp drop in prices. Speaking to MRW waste promotions manager Mark Shelton said the cardboard it takes from council civic amenity sites and private customers is sent on to ...

  • Concern in cardboard market as European demand is set to drop

    Cardboard industry exporters are bracing themselves for significant price drops, which could lead to difficult conditions in the next few weeks. Experts have warned that the unsustainably high prices could soon plummet due to changing trading conditions in the export market. Currently, the cardboard price is £105-110 per tonne. According to Mark Lyndon Paper Enterprises (UK) commercial ...

  • 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 (www.cepicartonboard.com/?section= some_market_statistics). This material, used mostly in the packaging sector, can be reused many times (usually up to ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • 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

  • Corrugated Recycling and Landfill Prevention

    The Confederation of Paper Industries is pleased to announce the release of its new fact sheet, “Corrugated Recycling & Landfill Prevention”. The release adds to CPI’s array of 18 existing fact sheets, and compliments its two established corrugated information publications, “A Case for Corrugated” and “Corrugated: Key Facts”. The consumer-focussed fact sheet explores the place of corrugated ...

  • 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 ...

  • LGA praises householders for recycling

    Speaking to MRW Bettison said: “On domestic waste we have gone from nowhere to 33% - that is great. Yes, we are not up to the levels that Holland or Germany is at but they have been doing this for generations.” He said that the Great British public do not get praised enough for the amount of recycling that they do. “Councils have facilitated this successful recycling rate but it has mostly been ...

  • HMHP Expands Recycling Programs

    Humility of Mary Health Partners continues to reduce its impact on the environment, recycling more than a million pounds of cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and other materials in 2012 and the organization is on track to exceed that this year. “Our goal,” says Matthew R. Waggle, HMHP regional director of environmental services, “is to foster a culture of environmental stewardship consistent with ...


    By PRWeb

  • Primark defends recyclability of clothes

    Fashion giant Primark has hit back at critics who say the store encourages “fast fashion”. Primark is owned by Associated British Foods. Its head of external affairs Geoff Lancaster told MRW: “We believe our clothes are of an equal quality to those offered by others in the high street. We do not encourage disposability in any way. Our clothes are no less recyclable than those of any retailer. ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Tewkesbury awards £168m recycling contract

    Tewkesbury Borough Council has awarded a £1.68m recycling contract to Pure Recycling. The agreement will see Pure Recycling – which today announced it has been acquired by construction firm Kier – processing commingled dry recyclables from 36,000 households. The firm will take paper, card, cardboard, aluminium and steel cans, mixed glass and plastic bottles. ...

  • Theft of US curbside recyclables increasing

    A recycling bin awaiting curbside pickup doesn’t seem like an obvious location for a crime, but it often is in Northern California cities and in other locations throughout the country, reports the Associated Press. The combination of a slow economy and higher prices for aluminum, cardboard and newsprint is contributing to the rise in curbside theft.  In many instances, the robbers have ...

  • 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. ...

  • New incinerator for waste recycling opens

    Six years after planning permission was granted, the Isséane waste recycling centre on the southern edge of Paris has opened for business. This month, the incinerator started producing heat from household waste. For recycling, the rotary screens are currently being run in on the first deliveries of waste, and the system for processing bulky waste is starting trials. Although construction works ...


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