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  • Largest LDPE /HDPE bottle processing facility installed in France

    Holzmag AG Recycling Technology, based in Dornach outside Basel, announced the start-up in April 2007 of a recycling facility for LDPE /HDPE bottles to be operated by the French firm Desjoyaux in St. Etienne. Desjoyaux, one of the world’s largest swimming pool manufacturers, produces prefabricated pool elements and uses granulate pellets to strengthen and support pools. The challenge was to ...


  • Paper bottle to solve the plastic problem

    A new biodegradable paper bottle could end the use of plastic bottles as packaging. The GreenBottle is 90.7 per cent made from recycled paper, which is usually ex-office waste and its carbon footprint is 48 per cent lower than the commonly-used plastic HDPE equivalent. Currently being sold as milk bottle packaging in ASDA stores in Norwich, Great Yarmouth and ...

  • Greenstar WES announces record r-HDPE plastic flake production

    Greenstar WES has announced record production levels of food grade recycled HDPE plastic in December 2009. Nearly 700 tonnes of food grade recycled HDPE plastic flake was produced at the end of last year, boosting its overall 2009 production total to 5,900 tonnes. December’s flake was integrated into 140 million plastic milk bottles – over half of all plastic milk bottles produced that month. ...

  • Have you tried Azlon storage bottles?

    The popular range of Azlon HDPE storage bottles by SciLabWare have been redesigned to improve the features and benefits. The range of leak proof, wide mouth bottles are available in sizes from 30ml to 2L and are ideal for all uses from general storage, mixing or sampling. The bottles have smooth inner contours to aid ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • APR Announces Pharmacy Stock Bottle Recycling Resources

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, recently developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles.  In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable, quality ...

  • MP slams white milk bottle processors

    The Chair of the all party Sustainable Resource Group has slammed milk bottle processers that use white plastic which cannot be recycled into new white milk bottles. MP Alan Whitehead believes that milk processors should all use clear HDPE bottles to package their milk, in order to increase closed loop milk bottle recycling levels. Whitehead said: “As I understand it, there is a tolerance level ...

  • Method Unveils Breakthrough Bottle Made of Ocean Plastic

    Today, Method, the leading innovator in premium, eco-conscious household and personal care products, unveiled its latest innovation in sustainable packaging -- a bottle made out of plastic collected from the North Pacific Gyre, often referred to as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Method's bottle is 100 percent post-consumer polyethylene, 25 percent of which is plastic collected from the Gyre. ...


  • Plastic bottle recycling in U.S. tops 3 billion pounds for first time

    Plastic bottle recycling grew 97 million pounds in 2014, increasing 3.3 percent, to top 3 billion pounds for the year, according to figures released jointly today by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The recycling rate for plastic bottles climbed 1.0 percent to 31.8 percent for the year. The 25th annual National Post-Consumer Plastics Bottle ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • UK initiative to boost plastic milk bottle recycling launched

    Research and development work into boosting the recyclability of plastic milk bottles is to be launched by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme). It is inviting tenders to develop a cost-effective label, ink and adhesive system for use on HDPE milk bottles that will not contaminate the plastic during recycling, with the aim of encouraging its greater use in new bottle manufacture. WRAP’s ...

  • The Coca-Cola Company announces partnerships to develop commercial solutions for plastic bottles made entirely from plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the Company’s ground-breaking ...

  • Shipping plastic bottles to China produces less CO2 than sending them to UK landfill - WRAP

    A new WRAP study released on the 19th August 2008 has found that selling the UK’s used plastic bottles and paper for recycling in China actually saves carbon emissions. Shipping these materials more than 10,000 miles produces less CO2 than sending them to landfill at home and using brand new materials. The transport issue is just one factor in assessing the environmental impact of exporting ...

  • Casey Container Sees Increases in Demand for Biodegradable Plastic Preforms/Bottles and Extends Its Letter of Intent With CEG Fund

    Casey Container Corp. (http://caseycontainer.com) (OTCQB: CSEY) (OTCBB: CSEY), a custom manufacturer of biodegradable PET plastic preforms, has experienced a dramatic increase in inquiries and requests for its biodegradable preforms resulting from its marketing efforts in support of product awareness. Terry Neild, Chairman of Casey Container, says the Company has ...


  • The Coca-Cola Company Announces Partnerships to Develop Commercial Solutions for Plastic Bottles Made Entirely from Plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the ...


  • Bale Breaking Made Easy!

    Say good-bye to manual labor and the risks involved in cutting baling wires in the Plastic Recycling Industry! Metso M&J Shredders are ideally suited as bale breakers for the PET and HDPE bottles recycling process.  Thanks to the unique cutting table design it is possible to load whole bales with wires attached.  The equipment breaks the bales, deliberates the bottles without the ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Plastic identification codes for recycling

    All over the world, many types of plastic is commonly used. Plastic has been given a numbering category or identification code for the different types so it can be sorted accordingly. Each type of plastic melts at a different temperature and displays different properties. The identification system divides plastic into seven distinct types and uses a number code generally found on the bottom of ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • WRAP study creates opportunities for food grade packaging

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme has funded a study that will aim to help retailers and brands use recycled polypropylene plastic in food packaging. Polypropylene is regularly recycled into industry plastic applications, such as buckets and pallets, but not into food grade packaging. WRAP has commissioned plastic recycling firm Axion Consulting, in ...

  • PVC-free PET flakes

    Clean PET flakes are a valuable raw material that may be used without difficult for high-grade quality products. But even very low amounts of PVC can contaminate the material and thereby prevent the use of the flakes for high-grade applications – such as for new PET bottles. It is difficult to separate PVC from PET. Floating-sinking separation of PET flakes in conventional separation ...


    By hamos GmbH

  • Taylor made washing lines for wet recycling of plastics by NEUE HERBOLD

    NEUE HERBOLD Maschinen- und Anlagenbau GmbH, located in Sinsheim/Germany manufactures and sells complete washing lines for the recycling of plastics waste. Prior to re-pelletizing the plastic waste must be size reduced, washed and if necessary foreign materials separated. NEUE HERBOLD washing lines, produce granules or flakes with a high quality even at today's required outputs. Materials which ...

  • Register Now for Next Week`s APR Plastics Recycling Web Seminar

    Due to an ever growing demand for material by plastic reclaimers, APR continues to support the "Caps On" message. Historically, the perception has been that the best way to recycle a plastic bottle is with the cap off. Today, with growing markets for HDPE and PP, coupled with improved recycling technology, plastic recyclers support keeping the cap on for reclamation. Many communities have already ...

  • More plastics recycling a key focus in 2012, predicts UK-based Axion Consulting

    Increasing UK plastics recycling tonnages will be a key focus for 2012 as the sector continues to extend pioneering work done on PET and HDPE bottles recycling, predicts Keith Freegard, Director of Axion Consulting, one of the UK’s leading resource and recovery specialists. With UK plastic bottle recycling rates nudging 50% for drink and dairy bottles, Keith believes that further investment ...

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