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  • Axion Polymers launches Axpoly PP51 from ELV

    Axion Polymers has added Axpoly PP51, derived from end-of-life vehicles (ELV), to its range of 100% recycled polymer materials after months of detailed research and significant investment. The Salford-based recycling specialist claims its new high performance grade of black polypropylene (PP) has great potential for closed-loop applications in new automotive-related ...

  • Further accreditation for Axion’s ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers’ award-winning Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) now holds two widely-recognised International Standards, having recently gained the OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation following its ISO 9001:2008 certification earlier in 2013. OHSAS 18001:2007 is an externally-assessed occupational health and safety management system standard which recognises Axion’s safety ...

  • European Presidential candidate officially opens Axion Polymers’ SWAPP ELV laboratory

    New laboratory testing facilities at Axion Polymers’ Manchester-based end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility have been officially opened by the Liberal candidate for European Commission President and former Prime Minister of Belgium Guy Verhofstadt MEP. Mr Verhofstadt praised Axion’s progress at its advanced multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant ...

  • Further £1 million investment optimises Axion Polymers’ ELV plant

    Plastics recycler Axion Polymers has invested a further £1 million this year to optimise materials recovery from end-of-life vehicles at its purpose-built plant at Trafford Park, Manchester, UK – one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. Axion’s in-house engineering team designed, built and now operates the highly-specialised, multi-million pound Shredder Waste Advanced ...

  • Axion’s ELV recycling plant gains ISO 9001:2008 accreditation

    Axion Polymers has gained ISO 9001:2008 accreditation for the quality management of its pioneering Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) at Trafford Park, Manchester. Designed, built and now operated by Axion’s in-house engineering team, the plant is one of the most advanced of its type in Europe. It is already capable of delivering over 95% recycling and recovery of materials ...

  • 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 ...

  • Concern as Government car scrappage scheme ends UPDATE

    The British Metals Recycling Association expressed its apprehension as the Government’s car scrappage scheme officially ended today (31 March). BMRA director general Ian Hetherington said: “Our concern is that the UK automotive sector may still be weak. The end of the scheme may well result in a sudden drop in new vehicle sales. This could have an obvious knock-on effect for our industry by ...

  • Remove My Car calls on DVLA to tighten controls on vehicle disposal

    Vehicle removal specialist Remove My Car is calling for DVLA to present clearer guidelines when disposing of a vehicle. The company, which works with a national network of Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATFs), believes that the only way of cementing a solid audit trail for every end of life vehicle (ELV), is for the authorities to enforce the law more effectively. And ...


    By Remove My Car

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling November 15 - 18, 2016, Macau, China

    Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The next top quality conference in electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 15 - 18, 2016 in exciting Macau. During the conference, over 200 leading recycling experts from around the world – including manufacturers, collectors, processors, steelmakers, legislators and policy makers – will ...

  • Car scrappage scheme: Just 30 per cent of ATFs to get a boost

    Just 30 per cent of all approved treatment facilities will receive a boost from the car scrappage scheme, which begins on 18 May. Scrapped cars from the car scrappage scheme will pass through the car manufacturer’s usual end-of-life treatment facilities instead of being opened out to the whole of the industry, meaning a small fraction will feel the benefit. A spokesperson from the ...

  • Media release of the Electronics & Cars Recycling 2016, November 15 - 18, Macau, China

    The world’s reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life. Along with electronics, the automotive sector in Asia has grown tremendously in the past 10 years, bringing with it the responsibilities inherent in properly handling ...

  • Electronics & Cars Recycling conference will bring two key recycling sectors together in Asia

    The 2017 edition of Asia’s premier conference covering electronics and cars recycling will take place from November 14 – 17, 2017 in exciting Macau. This conference represents the most international gathering of its kind in the fields of electronics and cars collection, recycling, reuse and remanufacturing. The recycling of end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) and obsolete electronics, ...

  • Campaign for recovery of end-of-life vehicles

    In Finland, about 100,000-140,000 scrap cars are dismantled every year, of which only 20 per cent pass through the official ELV (End of Life Vehicle) recovery system. So car dealers are now repeating their campaign from last autumn in order to collect old end-of-life vehicles to be recycled in licensed scrap yards. During the campaign, the last owner of the car will receive a 500-euro voucher ...


  • 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015

    DRIVING INNOVATION The 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2015 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 25 – 27, 2015 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The conference will bring ...

  • DVLA still has work to do to improve vehicle recycling

    Standards in the vehicle recycling industry are improving but the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) can still do more to ensure that end of life vehicles (ELVs) do not escape official recycling statistics. That’s the message from vehicle recycling specialist Remove My Car, which cites the recent Scottish Cash Ban and revised European ELV recycling targets as significant ...


    By Remove My Car

  • 11th international automobile recycling congress IARC 2011

    After the big success of the 10th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Basel, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will move its 11th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2011 to the beautiful city Budapest in Hungary. The IARC 2011 will take place from March 23 – 25, 2011 in the Hotel Intercontinental. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present ...

  • 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013

    After the big success of the 12th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Budapest, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will held its 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013 from March 13 – 15, 2013 in the Hotel Dolce in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and ...

  • Call for Papers: 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013

    The 13th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2013 organised by ICM AG will be held from March 13 – 15, 2013 in the Hotel Dolce la Hulpe Brussels in charming Brussels, Belgium. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various ...

  • 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016

    HOW TO STOP ILLEGAL EXPORT OF ELVs The 16th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2016 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 16 – 18, 2016 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle ...

  • 10th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2010 – Call for papers

    After the big success of the 9th International Automobile Recycling Congress in Munich, the Swiss organizer ICM AG will move its 10th  International Automobile Recycling Congress to the beautiful city Basel in Switzerland. The IARC 2010 will take place from 3 – 5 March 2010 in the Basel Congress Center. Over 250 delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news ...

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