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  • Glass recycling business crushed

    Four glass recycling companies wound-up in the High Court MAGNA GROUP PLC MAGNA ENGINEERING LIMITED MAGNA RECYCLINIG LIMITED MAGNA TOUGHENED GLASS LIMITED A group of companies headed by Magna Group plc (“Magna plc”), has been wound up in the High Court following an investigation by Companies Investigation Branch (“CIB”) of the Insolvency Service. The group claimed to be capable of ...


  • Judge closes down glass recycling firm that misled shareholders

    Four glass recycling companies have been wound-up in the High Court following an investigation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ Insolvency Service. The four firms were headed up by the Magna Group and consisted of Magna Engineering, Magna Recycling and Magna Toughened Glass. The group had set up a glass recycling plant near Selby in North Yorkshire but failed to generate ...

  • Clear guidance for UK local authorities aims to boost recycled glass quality

    New guidance to help local authorities boost the quality, financial and environmental benefits of their glass recycling collection services has been launched by WRAP (Waste Resources & Action Programme).  The 20-page Good Practice Guidance provides essential information on the potential benefits to local authority waste managers of making the most of collecting and recycling waste container ...

  • 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

  • New recycling service for Stafford, UK

    Biffa are claiming a logistical success after more than 5,000 homes in Stafford are the first to receive a new recycling service. Following the award of the Stafford Borough waste collection and recycling for the next six years, Biffa has rolled out a new service that has seen more than 55,000 homes issued with a new bin to recycle their rubbish. The blue, wheeled bin will take all plastic ...


    By Biffa Waste Services Ltd

  • JN Phillips launches GreenShield(SM) windshield recycling program to eliminate millions of pounds of glass from Landfills

    JN Phillips Auto Glass today unveiled a program to address the massive amount of windshields that end up in landfills each year. Called "GreenShield℠," the program is JN Phillips' commitment to responsibly recycle 100 percent of the windshields the company replaces. GreenShield is the first large-scale effort by any retailer/installer to recycle and ...

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • JN Phillips Diverts more than one million pounds of glass and plastic from landfills with GreenShield(SM) Windshield recycling program

    JN Phillips Auto Glass announced today that, as a result of its "GreenShield" program, more than one million pounds of glass and plastic have been successfully recycled and kept from ending up in landfills. Launched in November 2010, GreenShield is JN Phillips' commitment to responsibly recycle 100 percent of the windshields the company replaces. ...

  • Improve productivity and save money on waste and recycling services

    Improving productivity and efficiency on bin rounds could lead to cost savings for local authorities according to a new guidance document. Introducing a no side waste policy and reducing the number of vehicle passes per household are just two of the measures suggested in More for Less, guidance for local authorities on saving money in waste and recycling services, published by the Waste ...

  • Quest recycling participates to “Action to accelerate recycling”

    Quest Recycling’s CEO, Brian Dick, participated to “ Action to Accelerate Recycling” which took place in Dallas, TX on February 10 and 11, 2012. The event was sponsored by Alcoa and was produced with the assistance of other "Founders Circle" firms and groups, such as Waste Management, Owens-Illinois and the National Association for PET Container Resources. The attendees ...

  • The Recycling Innovators Forum Incentivizes Recycling’s Future

    Alcoa, The American Chemistry Council’s Plastics Division, Coca-Cola Recycling, eCullet, Resource Recycling, Inc. and Waste Management, Inc. today announced the 2013 Recycling Innovators Forum and Competition. Open to anyone willing to participate, the Recycling Innovators Forum and Competition seeks original and actionable innovations that have the potential to transform the recycling ...


  • Battery recycling Powered by London Recycling Limited

    London Recycling Limited continues to generate awareness about recycling and waste management whilst helping to reduce landfill contamination by providing yet another useful service, battery recycling for your office. EU legislation for battery recycling will be transposed into U.K law by September 26th 2008 and this move is set to encourage even more businesses to help achieve higher collection ...


  • CEA, Environmental Defense Fund Launch Eco-Challenge on Legacy TV Glass

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)® and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) today are excited to announce the “ ...


  • Miller Recycling Corporation Recycles Electronic Scrap

    Miller Recycling's E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycled approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. Mansfield, Massachusetts (PRWEB) November 30, 2012 Miller Recycling’s E-Waste Recycling Program has been in effect for about a year, and to date has recycling approximately 75-80 Tons of electronic scrap. It ...


  • HMHP Expands Recycling Programs

    Humility of Mary Health Partners continues to reduce its impact on the environment, recycling more than a million pounds of cardboard, paper, plastic, glass and other materials in 2012 and the organization is on track to exceed that this year. “Our goal,” says Matthew R. Waggle, HMHP regional director of environmental services, “is to foster a culture of environmental stewardship consistent with ...


  • Students Read, Write And Recycle!

     This past Friday, students from Merced Elementary celebrated their recycling efforts by receiving $1,000 for science and athletics programs and a pizza party. The students earned this prize for recycling a total of 4,514.7 pounds of plastic, aluminum, glass, and other valuable ...


    By CloudBlue

  • Recycling food scraps into gardens

    Each weekday, food scraps are collected from the Maryland Food Distribution Authority in Jessup, Md., and from small local food service and marketing establishments. Materials that do not contain metal, glass, or plastic are trucked to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, Md. There, they are mixed with woodchips, ...

  • Trimble and SmartBin Partner to Develop Productivity Solutions for the Environmental Services and Recycling Markets

     Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and privately-held SmartBin Corporation of Dublin, Ireland announced today that they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of solutions that can leverage positioning technology, wireless communications, asset monitoring and fleet management capabilities to enhance productivity for professionals operating in the environmental services and recycling ...


    By Trimble

  • Veolia Environmental Services Continues to Work with the Community on Getting Recycling Right

    Today, Veolia Environmental Services announced that in 2010 it recycled over 157,000 tonnes of materials from businesses and homes across Australia. The announcement comes just days before World Environment Day held on June 5th.Veolia Environmental Services, as a leader in the provision of ...

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