glass recycling technology News

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling launches AUTOSORT LASER to increase efficiency

    AUTOSORT LASER TOMRA Sorting Recycling is proud to announce the launch of a sensor-based sorting machine based on laser technology. AUTOSORT LASER enables the separation of glass, ceramics, stones, metals and plastics from household and commercial waste. Its capabilities allow material recovery ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Redwave glass recycling day

    The event was primarily dedicated to the presentation of the new glass sorting machines, Redwave CX for material 6-50mm and Redwave (XI for fine material 2-12mm. Redwave CX and CXF machines are equipped with a completely reworked three-way system. By rearranging the valve units, the same high performance at the first and second eject is guaranteed even for fine material, and air consumption is ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Introduces North America to Groundbreaking Glass Recycling Technology

    FRESNO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, has received approval by the State of California to utilize a technology system for the recycling of glass from old televisions, computer monitors and cathode ray tubes (CRTs). Glass has long been a challenge for recyclers of electronics, but ERI’s new ...

  • 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

  • R2 Response to Mismanagement of CRT Glass by Diversified Recycling.

    The Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s) allegations of outrageous mismanagement of CRTs by Sarah’s Trading of Doraville, Georgia again underscores the necessity of effective due diligence when selecting downstream processors for end-of-life electronics. If proven true, the alleged mismanagement shows a complete disregard for workers’ health and safety, the environment, and ...

  • New €5m Irish glass recycling plant unveiled

    A new Euro 5m state-of-the-art glass recycling facility has been opened in Ireland which will be able to handle more than 50,000 tonnes of bottles and jars a year. Environment minister John Gormley officially opened the new Glassco Recycling plant, which has the potential to save more than 15,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions. Bosses say it will be the first of its kind in the country to use optical ...

  • Glass is Top for Taste

    Campaign urges consumers to show support for glass If being offered a delicious drink in a plastic cup leaves you feeling as flat as last week’s fizz, you’re not alone.62% of people prefer to drink from a glass[1], with 82% of consumers preferring to drink white wine and 74% red wine from a glass[2] too. And it’s not just because glass, whether you drink, pour or serve from it, ...


  • Recycling cellphones

    The Federation of Information, Communication and Organisational Technology Companies (SWICO) believes the return rate for old mobile phones is unacceptable. For PCs, the recycling rate is about 85%, but only 15% for mobile phones, according to SWICO. This means that in Switzerland about 1,000 tonnes of recyclable materials are wasted [each year]. SWICO wants recycling of cellphones to become as ...


  • Panasonic develops high efficiency CRT recycling technology using laser

    Panasonic Corporation and Panasonic Eco Technology Center Co., Ltd. (PETEC) have developed a recycling technology using laser beams to separate the front panel and back part (funnel) of a cathode ray tube (CRT) used in TV sets. This laser-cut technology, which is implemented at PETEC's plant in Hyogo Prefecture, allows for separating CRTs quicker and cleaner than before. With this ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Agilent Technologies Introduces Atomic Absorption Lamp Recycling Program in North America

    Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced a recycling program that enables customers in the United States and Canada to return used atomic absorption lamps. Under this new program, laboratories are invited to return used hollow cathode lamps for recycling. This recycling service is offered through a collaboration with Veolia Environmental Services of North America. The purchase price ...


    By Agilent Technologies, Inc.

  • Pallmann Industries acquires technology from BP Recycling Systems

    Pallmann Group is strengthening its position in briquette and pelletizing recycling technology with the acquisition of technology from Swiss company BP Recycling Systems GmbH, based in Switzerland. Pallmann Group is making the acquisition via Pallmann Industries Inc., a group company based in Clifton, NJ, USA. The value of the transaction is not being disclosed. Pallmann is a leading specialist ...

  • World experts discuss new technologies in waste recycling at Eco Asia Conference

    Wrapping paper, disposable tableware, leftovers… an enormous amount of municipal waste is produced every day. Environmental protection and waste reduction have become a global issue. With the theme “Waste Management and Recycling”, yesterday’s Eco Asia Conference, held during the 8th Eco Expo Asia, saw participants engaged in a green dialogue exploring new solutions for ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • 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 ...

  • 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 “ ...


  • 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 ...


  • Metso strengthens its position in solid waste recycling through acquisition of Swiss Holzmag GmbH’s technology rights

    Metso and Holzmag GmbH have signed a contract according to which Metso will acquire the technology of Swiss Holzmag GmbH. The value of the transaction is not disclosed. This acquisition of technology rights strengthens Metso’s position as a leading technology and service provider for the mechanical treatment of solid waste. Metso is currently market leader in equipment for pre-shredding ...


  • Dell: UK worst `electrical recycler`

    The UK recycles less electronics than the rest of Europe, according to a new survey. Computer firm Dell researched the recycling habits of 5,000 consumers across, the UK (1,000 respondents), France, Germany, Italy and Spain. The firm hopes to address the issue of waste electrical and electronic equipment and get consumers to recycle more. The findings showed more than ...

  • SCA Recycling to open state-of-the-art multi-material recycling facility

    Paper reprocessor SCA Recycling UK is opening a new state-of-the-art £15 million materials recycling facility soon, expanding its operations into the multi-material market. According to SCA Recycling the MRF will be capable of processing paper, plastics, glass, ferrous and non-ferrous metals to produce high quality materials. Cutting edge disc screen technology ...

  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

  • ReportsnReports - Recycling Equipment Market in Singapore

    Recycling Equipment Market in Singapore – Singapore recycling equipment market  ReportsnReports.com adds Frost & Sullivan Research Report “Recycling Equipment Market in Singapore – Singapore recycling equipment market’’ to its ...


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