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  • Hawaii recycles record 72% of beverage containers

    Hawaii has announced the results of its beverage container recycling efforts for the fiscal year 2008, and the state increased recycling by four percent to reach 72 percent recovery, an all-time high. The state says this means more than 680 million containers were recycled from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008. State law requires that if more than 70 percent of containers are recycled there would be ...

  • PET Container Recycling Rate up to 29% for 2010

    The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), and the PET Resin Association (PETRA) announced today the release of the “2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity” and a 2010 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) container recycling rate of 29%. This is the seventh ...

  • Maes Containers to Start the Robotic Revolution of Sustainable Recycling With ZenRobotics Recycler

    Technology to save the Earth: World's first solar-powered robotic recycling system will be installed in Belgium this year. Containers Maes the Belgian experts in sustainable recycling are to install the now globally available ZenRobotics Recycler™, the world's first robotic recycling system. The Maes facility near the corporate ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • U.S. Aluminum Can Recycling Reached 57.4 percent in 2009 - Highest recycling rate and recycled content of any beverage container

    WASHINGTON - The Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) today announced the 2009 Used Beverage Container (UBC) recycling rate at 57.4 percent. This is the highest recycling rate of any beverage container in the United States. In 2009, Americans and the aluminum industry recycled nearly 55.5 billion aluminum cans, ...

  • WRAP funds development of electrical goods containing recycled WEEE

    Plans to sell electrical goods containing recycled waste electrical and electronic equipment on the high street for the first time are underway thanks to a Waste & Resources Action Programme funded project. WRAP are piloting the initiative, which will produce a hi-fi, television stand and high quality audiovisuals where the external casing and internal plastic ...

  • PET Container Recycling Rate Holds Steady at Just over 29% for 2011

    The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) and The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) announced today the release of the “2011 Report on Postconsumer PET Container Recycling Activity.” The report cites a 2011 U.S. recycling rate of 29.3% for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic containers. The total volume of postconsumer PET bottles collected ...

  • Trimble Introduces cBin to Remotely Monitor and Collect Recycling Containers

    Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today its cBin™ solution for managing remote recycling containers. The cBin solution consists of a remote sensor in a container that sends fill level and asset status information via wireless communications to a Web portal that can be accessed to manage container inventory and pickups. cBin sensors automatically measure container fill levels hourly and send ...


    By Trimble

  • EOS® reusable and recyclable product containers underscore our environmental commitment

    Not only do EOS Remediation products employ green chemistry for environmentally responsible soil and aquifer decontamination, we ship them in reusable and recyclable containers that minimize disposal challenges and landfill concerns. When we ship EOS® products in totes, we offer a pick-up and reuse service to our customers. When we ship in drums, we will help arrange for them to be recycled ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points, from 58.1 percent to 65.1 percent for 2011, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.  That means 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011, a milestone that marks solid progress toward the industry's goal of a 75 percent ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • Don’t allow recycling of plastics that contain toxic phthalate DEHP, warn MEPs

    The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DHEP), to make soft PVC items such as footwear and floor coverings, because it poses a reproductive toxicity threat to exposed workers and could render their male foetuses sterile, says a non-binding resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. “It is not ...


    By European Parliament

  • CycleLution to provide export freight forwarding and container booking for scrap recyclers

    Having a good scrap export freight forwarding service that provides competitive ocean freight prices with quick response can not only effectively improve your shipping efficiency and the bottom line but also save you time so you can focus on your important tasks. CycleLution, Inc., with its years of experiences in the recycling industry, works with various shipping lines and trucking companies to ...


    By CycleLution, Inc.

  • Scrap Container Shear

    Wanshida Q43W-4000B Scrap Container Metal Shear in Clients yard in Ukraine. It started working from 2013 and power enough to working every day. : This horizontal metal shear is applicable for cutting the metal shaped in different cross section like round, square, channel, angle, I ...

  • Recycle Online

    Recycle Online offer various sizes of containers for bulk recycling of light bulbs, batteries, electonic waste and lamp ballasts. The item price includes the container, outbound and return shipping, recycling fees, and recycling documentation. Bulk recycling straight fluorescent (2ft or less), HID, u-bend, and compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and LEDs. Container capacity 79 lbs. Bulk recycling ...


    By Recycle Online

  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Busch Systems’ New Metal Recycling Container Provides Both Fire Resistance and Customized Openings

    Busch Systems International, a leader in recycling, waste and compost containers has recently launched a product that is more aesthetically pleasing than the typical metal recycling receptacle and also takes measures to prevent cross-contamination while providing a fire resistant collection option. The new Evolution Series is available with a variety of customization based on the specific stream ...

  • Glass Container Industry Releases Comprehensive Cradle-to-Cradle LCA - Study confirms positive environmental impact of glass packaging and recycling

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The North American glass container industry has taken a pioneering step in producing the first complete and thorough cradle-to-cradle life cycle assessment (LCA) ever conducted for the industry. The LCA, coordinated by the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI), reaffirms the benefits of glass container recycling for the environment. The use of recycled glass (cullet) ...

  • B GREEN Receives Notice of Allowance of Patent Award for Embedded Recycled Container Sheet

    B Green Innovations, Inc. (OTCBB: BGNN) announced today that it has received notification of a patent allowance award for Embedded Recycled Container Sheet. B Green plans to license the technology or create products from the compressed flat composite recycled bottle sheets so as to retain the visible display of the of deformed identifiable bottles, such as Cutting Boards, Baskets, Kitchen ...


  • Container Recycling Institute (CRI) will be hosting a Webinar that features two NRC Board Members

    The Container Recycling Institute (CRI) will be hosting a webinar entitled the “Definition of Recycling” on July 27, 2016. This webinar will feature two NRC Board Members, Fran MacPoland and Stephen Bantillo as panelists for the discussion. The presentation panelists will delve into the definition of recycling. Learn more about the webinar and ...

  • 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 ...


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