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  • Efactor3 to offer plastics washing, drying system

    The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS, which will be available in the United States through Efactor3 LLC, Charlotte, N.C., was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its dry cleaning system “is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling.” Cleaning is carried out by the DRD (Double ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Taylor made washing lines for wet recycling of plastics by NEUE HERBOLD

    NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, located in Sinsheim/Germany manufactures and sells complete washing lines for the recycling of plastics waste. Prior to re-pelletizing the plastic waste must be size reduced, washed and if necessary foreign materials separated. NEUE HERBOLD washing lines, produce granules or flakes with a high quality even at today's required outputs. Materials which ...

  • IBC and Drum washing system installed in Worcester

    Augean Treatment, part of Augean plc a hazardous waste specialist, has installed and commissioned a new container washing plant at Worcester. The plant integrates one of Rotajet’s D60-dw multi-stage washing machines to remove hazardous waste residue from steel and plastic drums and containers, enabling them to be reused or sold as scrap. This process provides an ideal environmental solution, and ...


    By Rotajet Systems Limited

  • Masses of plastic particles found in Great Lakes

    Already ravaged by toxic algae, invasive mussels and industrial pollution, the Great Lakes now confront another potential threat that few had even imagined until recently: untold millions of plastic litter bits, some visible only through a microscope. Scientists who have studied gigantic masses of floating plastic in the world's oceans are now reporting similar discoveries in the lakes that make ...


    By Associated Press

  • TITECH Technology first choice to sort PET flake at ECO Plastics

    TITECH technology is once again the sorting system of choice for ECO Plastics Ltd. Five TITECH autosort Flake systems will be incorporated into a new facility as part of ECO Plastics’ £15 million expansion to supply the firm’s recently announced joint venture with Coca Cola. ECO Plastics‘ expansion will increase the amount of food grade recycled PET produced at the plant ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Polypak America Continues Their Drive to Carbon Neutrality with the Installation of an ECOpure™ Solvent Recycler to Reclaim and Reuse Their Spent Flexo Press Wash Solvent

    In a continued commitment to our target of becoming carbon free as a leader in environmental plastic packaging, PolyPak America recently installed an ECOpure™ SR60V Solvent Recycler from PPCTS for the recycling of dirty flexo press wash solvent, which is used for the cleaning of the printing decks and inking systems of our solvent based flexo presses. By recycling ...


    By PRWeb

  • EPA Continues Cleanup of Mercury Contamination in Ciales, Puerto Rico; Agency Warns Against Handling Toxic Metal

    The U.S. Environmental Protection has removed mercury that contaminated several homes and schools in the Parcelas La Cordillera community of Ciales, Puerto Rico and completed the cleanup of the affected homes and schools. The EPA continues to work with the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board, Emergency Management Agency, Department of Health, Public Buildings Authority and the Department of ...

  • PET-Recycling Plant at PFR Nord GmbH

    Operator of the facility: The Mensing Group of Companies in Hohenwestedt (Germany) invests almost € 10 million in the construction of a new PET recycling plant. The construction of the recycling plant is associated with the formation of PFR Nord GmbH in Hohenwestedt. About 30 new jobs have resulted there. On the whole, Mensing Group, which also includes AFA Nord GmbH and TM Recycling ...

  • Fujitsu Develops Industry`s First System for Recycling CDs and DVDs into Notebook PCs

    Recycles recovered products, reducing annual plastic usage by more than 10 tons and CO2 emissions by 15% Tokyo, Aug 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of the PC industry's first recycling system that collects used CDs and DVDs at Fujitsu Group recycling centers and reuses the plastic in the bodies of notebook PCs. Fujitsu ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Welcome MAS AMERICA

    We are pleased to announce the launch of MAS America in Charlotte, North Carolina. The opening of a North American office is in line with MAS' growth and expansion plans. It shows a commitment to the market and ensures national representation with direct access to the manufacturer, their sales and service departments. We welcome them to Charlotte! For those not familiar with the company, MAS is ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • MAS “CDF” Continuous Disc Filtration System

    The MAS Continuous Disc Filtration, also known as the ¡§CDF¡¨, is a revolutionary adaptive melt filtration system which can be easily integrated into any current extrusion line that is in need of superior contaminant removal. The innovative CDF boasts many advantages over other continuous filters available today: Common Impurities- The CDF removes up to 5% of ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET bottles. It is difficult to separate PVC from PET. Floating-sinking separation of PET flakes in conventional separation ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • Rehrig Penn Logistics signs pooling agreement with national beef

    Rehrig Penn Logistics (RPL) (www.rehrigpenn.com), the services and logistics division of Rehrig Pacific Company, has signed an agreement with National Beef Packing Company, LLC to provide its Dodge City processing facility with pooling services for a new plastic reusable Combo Bin. The Combo Bins are used to store and move meat trim and grind product, both inside the plant and ...


    By Rehrig Pacific Company

  • EPA Adds Five Hazardous Waste Sites to Superfund’s National Priorities List and Proposes an Additional Seven

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding five hazardous waste sites that pose risks to human health and the environment to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). A separate action includes a proposal to add seven sites to the list. “Since the creation of the Superfund program 35 years ago, EPA has been addressing the risk to human health and the environment as ...

  • ASTM C187 - 11e1 standard test method for amount of water required for normal consistency of hydraulic cement paste

    This test method is intended to be used to determine the amount of water required to prepare hydraulic cement pastes with normal consistency, as required for certain standard tests. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the determination of the normal consistency of hydraulic cement. 1.2 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No ...


    By ASTM International

  • EPA completes cleanup of mercury spill in santurce, Puerto Rico

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed emergency response activities following two mercury spills in Santurce, Puerto Rico. EPA is warning parents and the public not to keep mercury at home and to exercise caution when faced with accidental spills of mercury. The most recent incident began January 25, 2011 at the Fedrecio Asenjo Middles School in Santurce’s Barrio Obrero ...

  • ANDRITZ to supply Malaysia’s first automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic scrap from private households

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has received an order from Shan Poornam Green Tech, a subsidiary of Shan Poornam Metals Sdn Bhd, a company specializing in scheduled waste and non-scheduled waste recycling with headquarters in Penang, Malaysia, to supply an automatic recycling plant for refrigerators and electrical/electronic waste and recovery of chlorofluorocarbon ...

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET ...


    By Hamos GmbH

  • APR Releases the Final Report of Sleeve Label Working Group

    The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, released the Final Report of the Sleeve Label Working Group detailing recommendations the packaging industry can use to mitigate the impact of sleeve labels on the recycling of PET bottles. Formed in June of 2013, the APR Working Group represented all ...

  • Industrial laundry wastewater clean-up

    Simple solutions can sometimes be the most effective, as T&T Environmental Solutions LLC (an industrial laundry wastewater treatment company) discovered. Opflex, a reusable buoyant foam with open cells that allows water to flow through it as it absorbs oil, was used to reduce the wastewater contaminants at their Philadelphia-based operations. After a ...

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