film recycling News

  • Complete Film Recycling Line for Sale

    Type: Erema 1701 TVE with Weima Single Shaft Shredder Construction Year: 2006 Machine Hours: 44000 Output with LDPE Film: approx. 1400 – 1800kg/h The system has recently been refurbished ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • The Film Grabber, new development from Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery

    Single-stream processing of recyclable materials is becoming increasingly common in the recycling industry worldwide. This means that all recyclable materials are put together in plastic bags and are sorted by a single sorting installation. The bags are opened by a bag opener, but the foil of these bags disrupts the subsequent sorting process.  Therefore, the foil has to be removed at the ...

  • Avery dennison expands film matrix recycling offer to customers

    Avery Dennison and Belgian-based Seliplast AG (acronym for Second Life for Plastics) have launched a first-of-its-kind recycling option for label matrix waste made of polypropylene and polyethylene. The programme is now available to converters in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France. This new offering builds on a 2014 pilot established by the two companies in which more than 1,000 ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Post-consumer film recycling possible within four years, predicts Axion Consulting

    Closed-loop recycling of post-consumer and retail waste plastic films could become a full-scale commercial reality within four years, predicts Axion Consulting, following the outcome of successful feasibility trials. Refuse sacks, external hoardings, shelving and in-store displays are among various new products that could be made from waste supermarket plastics and either sold or used within ...


    By Axion Group

  • Film Reclamation Group Continues Growth

    With the demand for film and flexible packaging expanding, efforts to recover and reclaim that material are becoming increasingly complex and critical. To meet the needs of the film reclamation industry, The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, the leading trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, recently appointed Sandi Childs, a long time ...

  • New film on waste management in Greenland

    Dealing with large quantities of unwanted (and sometimes toxic) waste is often difficult – but it becomes even more complicated when people live in isolated communities, in extreme environments hundreds of kilometres from the nearest treatment plant. This is the subject of a new film considering waste management in Greenland, entitled ‘Mission Greenland – for a cleaner ...

  • Linpac Packaging creates degradable film

    Linpac Packaging has created a degradable cling film to use in packaging for food products. The company, which is part of the same group as Linpac Recycled Packaging but a different part of the business, says it has created OxoLIN in response to retailer and consumer concerns about packaging waste going to landfill. However the OxoLIN film, which has a shelf life of 12 months, cannot be ...

  • New feeding equipment for film edge strips

    In the finishing of blown or cast films, the edge strips on the side of the film are cut off, so that consistent thickness of the entire film width is guaranteed. Hellweg Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG presents a new RS type of feeding equipment for film edge strips at K 2007 that takes the strips in directly - without compressed air and therefore saving energy – and introduces them to a downline ...

  • 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. ...

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Sita expands recycling service

    Waste management firm Sita UK has forged a relationship with community recycling firm Orchard in a six month trial to provide door-to-door recycling of bulky waste items in Calderdale. Sita’s partnership with its previous community recycling contractor Kerbside Calderdale failed last year. This new trial service, provided by Orchard, will provide homes in the west of the district with the ...

  • WRAP launches new Recycle Now plastic recycling campaign

    WRAP’s Recycle Now campaign is helping partners tackle the uncertainty that consumers feel when recycling plastic packaging with the launch of a recycling campaign called Recycle Plastic – Fantastic! The plastic recycling campaign which runs until the end of November 2015 aims to support a range of partners such as local ...

  • WEIMA develops F-Rotor for shredding of filaments and films

    WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH, Ilsfeld, has further developed the rotor of the single shaft WLK type shredder especially for difficult shredding of textile filaments, tapes, but also for films etc. The co-called F-Rotor (F=filaments) is characterised by novel blade separation and cutting geometry designed for the purpose of use. This guarantees an optimal shredding process with high energy efficiency. ...


    By WEIMA

  • HTI’S New Thin Film Forward Osmosis Membrane in Production

    Hydration Technology Innovations, LLC (HTI), the world’s only manufacturer of commercially viable Forward Osmosis (FO) membranes, announces the production of a new highly durable, dimensionally stable, thin film composite membrane as the most recent addition to the OsMem™ FO membrane line. HTI has begun full-scale commercial manufacturing of this ...

  • Four PET recycling lines for Brazil

    With its unique MRS Recycling Technology for PET bottle flakes, Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Bad Oeynhausen, Germany, is very successful in the production of sheet, film, tapes, fibres and new bottle pellets on the whole world market. The decisive argument for many processors in favour of a Gneuss solution is the unrestricted FDA approval for the materials produced with this process. This is ...

  • Industry Urges Consumers To Back Plastics Recycling

    Almost 9 out of 10 consumers (86%) have faith that the plastics they recycle are made into something new, according to a new waste industry survey. The TNS poll of 1,000 adults was conducted on behalf of M&S, Veolia Environmental Services, Closed Loop Recycling and RecycleBank. Chris Dow, Managing Director of Closed Loop Recycling, says: “Great Britain is a nation of Great Recyclers ...


    By Marks and Spencer Group plc

  • 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 ...

  • THE GRAND SLAM™ WASTE RECYCLER FROM STEDMAN

    Aurora, IN - The Grand Slam™ Waste Recycler, manufactured by Stedman, is designed for sizing hundreds of materials and agglomerated wastes into carefully controlled uniform sizes, reducing maintenance time and expense. The Grand Slam Waste Recycler is capable of handling up to 100 tons of wet and sticky or dry and fibrous material per hour, and typical applications include: bakery waste for ...


    By Stedman

  • Dow makes energy from recycled plastic

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated the use of recycled plastic to generate energy. The successful pilot test measured how plastic that has been reused and recycled to the full extent possible can be used as fuel for an ultimate end-of-life option instead of going to a landfill for disposal. The pilot ...

  • Biowater Partners With Parkson To Bring Advanced Fixed-Film Technologies to North America

    Cumberland, RI: Biowater Technology and Parkson Corporation today announced a partnership that expands Parkson’s portfolio of biological treatment solutions for wastewater treatment operators in North America. The agreement gives Parkson exclusive distribution rights for Biowater’s existing and future fixed-film technologies. This agreement enhances Parkson’s ability ...


    By Biowater Technology AS

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