end-of-life vehicle waste News

  • EA: End-of-life vehicles must be disposed of correctly

    A businessman from Evesham, Worcestershire, has been fined £8,315 for the improper dismantling of cars and careless practice. The Environment Agency took Richard Francis Hartwell to court and he pleaded guilty to four charges relating to non-compliance to his waste management licence and depositing end-of-life vehicles on land which did not have a licence in force. EA inspectors found that ...

  • Lack of end-of-life vehicles: Experts present possible solutions at IARC 2017

    The biggest problem facing end-of-life vehicle recycling for years continues unchanged, as recognised end-of-life vehicle dismantling companies are still suffering from illegal and uncontrolled management of hazardous components within OECD, illegal and uncontrolled dismantling of spare parts for reuse (including safety relevant components) and the illegal export of used vehicles. However, there ...


    By ICM AG

  • Environment: Commission takes Poland to Court over failings in end-of-life vehicles legislation

    The European Commission is taking Poland to the EU Court of Justice for failing to properly implement EU legislation on end-of-life vehicles (ELV). The Commission has concerns about Poland's implementation of the collection and recycling system ...

  • Environment: Commission refers ROMANIA to Court over failure to transpose legislation on end-of-life vehicles

    The European Commission is referring Romania to the EU Court of Justice over its failure to transpose revised EU legislation on end-of-life vehicles into domestic law. The End-of-Life Vehicles Directive aims to make vehicle dismantling and recycling more environmentally friendly, prohibiting the use of certain hazardous substances in vehicles put on the market after 1 July ...

  • Axion launches collaborative service for end-of-life batteries

    Resource recovery experts Axion has joined forces with two other partners in a major initiative aimed at reusing and recycling the growing volume of batteries used in electric vehicles and light automotive applications. ...


    By Axion Group

  • WRAP report reaffirms recycling is the best end of life option for most materials

    Fresh research regarding the environmental benefits of recycling reaffirms that recycling generally remains the best option for most materials in the UK waste stream. Work undertaken by the Waste & Resources Action Programme reviewed life cycle analyses of additional materials from the previous report carried out in 2006, including food waste, garden waste, textiles and biopolymers. Other ...

  • Waste management first In Ottawa - natural gas waste collection vehicles

    Residents of Ottawa can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city when Waste Management (NYSE:WM) introduces 25 new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fuelled trucks to collect waste and recycling in 2012. The purchase is the result of being awarded a collection district ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • JCB to launch waste vehicle operator training scheme

    Vehicle manufacturer JCB has announced plans to provide Operator Training Course for their Wastemaster vehicle range. Developed in conjunction with the National Construction College, the week-long training programme will offer a vehicle specific qualification for the JCB Wastemaster Wheeled Loading Shovel vehicle. The course will provide an additional qualification on top of the ...

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a resource. The debris, for example, can be processed by MB Crusher ...


    By MB Crusher

  • MB Crusher breathes new life into your site waste

    MB is at the Ecomondo trade fair with a special line of products dedicated to recycling The management of the waste generated by construction and demolition has become an important issue nowadays, a subject of debate and, often, of dispute. In reality, inert waste is not a problem for worksites. It is and must become a ...


    By MB Crusher

  • The 2012 LIFE+ projects

    Austria 4 projects (14.5 million) LIFE+ Environment Policy and Governance (1 project – 3.6 million) LIFE-URBANLAKE (Stadt Wien – Magistratsabteilung 45 – Wiener Gewässer): This project intends to define strategies to reduce the vulnerability of the “Alte Donau” from effects of climate ...

  • Life-cycle studies: concrete

    For the past five years, Worldwatch has explored the history, production method, and environmental and social impacts of everyday products - from chopsticks to pencils - in the Life-Cycle Studies section of its bi-monthly magazine, World Watch. This print-exclusive content is now available for free to Eye ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Government urged to take action on scrap vehicle controls

    Calls for tighter controls on the treatment of scrap vehicles are being backed by MEP Chris Davies following his recent visit to Axion Polymers’ end-of-life (ELV) vehicle recycling facility in Trafford Park, Manchester. He was invited to tour Axion’s Shredder Waste Advanced Processing Plant (SWAPP) by CarTakeBack.com Ltd, the UK's largest scrap car ...


    By Axion Group

  • CONFIDENTIAL WASTE GOES NUCLEAR

    Blackburn based Neales Waste Management have just taken delivery of their new MDS25GTX Mobile Document Shredder for use at British Nuclear Group (BNG), Sellafield as part of their ongoing waste management programme. The truck was supplied by Global Recycling Solutions who are the UK and European distributors for Shred Tech’s range of both static and mobile shredders Having extensively tested ...

  • India issues rules on vehicles to curb pollution in capital

    India's top court issued several orders Wednesday to fight record pollution in New Delhi, including a temporary ban on the sale of large diesel vehicles and a stiff hike on the toll for trucks entering the capital. The Supreme Court also banned trucks from entering the city if they're over 10 years old or are just transiting through. In ...


    By Associated Press

  • Automotive designers urged to consider ‘simpler’ materials for future vehicle recyclability

    Automotive engineers and manufacturers should consider ‘simpler’ materials over high-performance composites at the initial design stage so that new motor vehicles can be more readily recycled at the end of their lives, urges a leading UK-based plastics recycler. With no currently viable recycling routes for many of the recently developed materials used in modern lightweight vehicles, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Californians dying prematurely from particles in vehicle exhaust

    Every year, up to 24,000 Californians die prematurely because they breathe fine particle pollution over a long period of time, according to research presented this week to the California Air Resources Board. A majority of these deaths occur in highly populated areas around the state, including the South Coast, the San Joaquin Valley and the San Francisco Bay air basins.  All combustion ...

  • Snow disrupts waste collections

    Bad weather conditions have affected waste collections across the country and media reports suggest that some householders have not had their waste and recycling collected for up to five weeks as refuse collectors are unable to reach homes because of the snow. Harts District Council apologised to residents who had their recycling bins emptied into refuse vehicles. A spokesman said: “In order to ...

  • Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

    Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research consortium. The AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation) has received £10 million of funding from the UK’s ...


    By Axion Group

  • Efficiencies in Green Waste Reduction

    Most logging operations face — probably routinely — the same issue: a need to get rid of “slash” and tree tops left behind after usable timber is harvested from a site. Some operations have means to take care of this material themselves. Others hire contractors to do final cleanup or even complete landclearing. Either way, someone needs the right equipment for the job, which typically translates ...


    By Vermeer

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