glass bottle recycling News

  • Avery Dennison introduces glass labelling technology to boost recycling yields

    At Labelexpo Europe 2015, which was held in Brussels from 29 September until 2 October, Avery Dennison introduced a proprietary labelling technology that allows clear separation of self-adhesive labels from glass pieces thus facilitating clean glass recycling. The removal of self-adhesive labels from one-way glass bottles can be a challenge during the glass recycling process, impacting both the ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Glass bottles crusher for glass bottles recycling business

    Glass bottle can be found in almost every aspect of life, alcohol glass bottles (wine glass bottles, beer glass bottles), beverage glass bottles, medicine glass bottles, etc. Plenty of glass bottles were produced, abandoned daily worldwide. New glass is made from four main ingredients: sand, soda ash, limestone and other additives for color or special treatments. Although there is no ...


    By Harden Machinery Ltd.

  • Spotlight on Green Tech at Eighth Eco Expo Asia

    Some 290 exhibitors from 18 countries and regions will participate in the eighth Eco Expo Asia, which opens 28 October and continues through 31 October at Hong Kong’s AsiaWorld-Expo. “Green Tech for a Low Carbon Economy” is the theme of the expo, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd. Eco Asia Conference Fair ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Quad - the first 4-liter refrigerator dispenser introduced by Tahitian Noni International

    Tahitian Noni International (TNI) announced its new bioactive beverages are now available in a 4-liter refrigerator dispenser called the Quad–a first in the network marketing industry. The new Tahitian Noni 4-liter Quad is designed to be placed on a shelf in the refrigerator in an effort to make daily consumption simple and easy to ...

  • The UK needs effective environmental labelling, warns Environmental Audit Committee

    The Government must do more to ensure that environmental labelling is clear, simple and consistent and it must do more to encourage carbon labelling, warns the Environmental Audit Committee. In a report named, Environmental Labelling, the Environmental Audit Committee calls for a sector-based universal labelling scheme “comparable to those emerging in food labelling ...

  • Recycling Our Way to Recovery

    The following statement has been issued by Joseph Cattaneo, President, Glass Packaging Institute. ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Over the past year, there have been promising signs that the United States is recovering from the so-called "Great Recession." In recent quarters, the country's Gross Domestic Product has been in positive territory. The ...

  • Know your glass before recycling!

    We all want to recycle as much as we can, but it is important to know which materials to place in the bin and which to keep out. Many well-intended recyclers are confused about glass. Glass containers for food and beverages are 100% recyclable, but not when mixed with other types of glass. Other kinds of glass, like windows, ovenware, Pyrex, and crystal, are manufactured through a different ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • IBERDROLA’s Green Footprint initiative prevented the emission of 5,300 tonnes of CO2 in 2008

    Thanks to participation by 13,600 Spanish households. This initiative, under the framework of the Company’s commitment to sustainable development, has enabled a reduction in carbon emissions equivalent to the domestic activities of some 4,500 families over one year. The greatest CO2 emission savings were achieved during the summer season while the most widely adopted measures ...


    By Iberdrola

  • Toronto glass processing plant will save municipalities millions in recycling costs

    Five Toronto area municipalities will save on the cost of operating their recycling programs thanks to a new glass processing plant scheduled to open its doors in Brampton this summer. Stewardship Ontario announced today that it has a deal with Canadian recycled glass processor, Unical, Inc. to build the plant in the GTA. As a start, it will accept all of the glass bottles and jars recycled in ...


    By Stewardship Ontario

  • Waste firm gets Christmas surprise as materials market improves

    Cambridgeshire-based waste management company Donarbon has been “pleasantly surprised” that market for its materials has picked up after Christmas. Speaking to MRW, Donarbon waste promotions manager Mark Shelton said: “There was a short period where we were composting cardboard but all that has stopped now (see MRW story). We have been pleasantly surprised. Markets have picked up since Christmas, ...

  • PEL`s Baby Jaws wins top award at the largest hospitality expo in the world Gulfood 2014

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has been awarded the best new innovation award at this year’s Gulfood event. Gulfood is the world’s largest food and hospitality show, taking place in the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE this week.   With over 4,400 companies from over 120 countries exhibiting at the event, PEL are delighted that Baby Jaws has been selected as a ...

  • PEL`s Baby Jaws wins top prize at the worlds largest hospitality fair in Dubai

    PEL Waste Reduction Equipment has been awarded the best new innovation award at this year’s Gulfood event. Gulfood is the world’s largest food and hospitality show, taking place in the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE, February 2014.  With over 4,400 companies from over 120 countries exhibiting at the event, PEL are delighted that Baby Jaws has been selected as a winner at Gulfood ...

  • The Versatility Of Shredders!

    For many of us, industrial shredders are frankly quite boring and have absolutely no entertainment value whatsoever. In industry shredders play a very important role in preparing materials so that they can be recycled efficiently and therefore help to improve our environment. In the recycling industry materials such as; scrap metal, old tyres, paper and glass are recycled by using shredders. ...


    By Challenger Group

  • WRAP offers advice to survive recycling market downturn

    An advice forum to help local authorities manage lower prices and weaker demand for recyclable materials has been launched. The Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) will offer advice based on research into price movements and supply and demand across the industry. With this insight WRAP aims to act as a unique information broker between local authorities with specific issues, and share ...

  • Reverse Vending News

    Turn your recycling into awards at IKEA Edinburgh Did you know? Making a can from recycled materials instead of new saves enough energy to power a television for three hours. Recycled plastic bottles can also be turned into all sorts of new things, from park benches to fleece jackets! Any can, plastic bottle or glass bottle bought in our store can now be recycled ...


    By Reverse Vending

  • GlassRite project reaches its targets

    An extra 44,000 tonnes of glass each year is being recycled into new wine bottles, as a result of the GlassRite Wine project. Additionally, 27,000 tonnes of glass have been saved through light-weighting wine bottles in the industry. Commissioned by the Waste & Resources Action Programme in 2006 to find environmental and commercial savings in the wine glass sector, the GlassRite ...

  • WRAP works with Sainsbury`s on mixed recycled glass project

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme is working with supermarket Sainsbury’s in a trial to collect mixed glass and turn it into a range of containers without colour sorting it. The trial is part of WRAP’s GlassRite Wine initiative which aims to encourage the use of lighter weight ...

  • Glass market stability prompts call for commingled rethink

    Relative price stability in the recycled glass market could prompt a re-evaluation of local authority commingled collections. While other materials have experienced instability or dramatic price drops, glass has changed very little. The materials prices and tonnage security could be an attractive factor for cash strapped councils currently examining the impact of collection costs on their ...

  • Coca-cola enterprises joint venture set to step change plastics recycling in Great Britain

    Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) today announces a joint venture with ECO Plastics to develop a new purpose-built recycling facility in Lincolnshire. The deal marks a step change in the GB plastic reprocessing industry. Around 35,000 tonnes of PET bottles were reprocessed in GB last year.  The new facility will increase this total to more than 75,000 tonnes when it is fully operational - more ...


    By 3BL Media

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