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    Waste management in Russia under reform

    Russia is undergoing a reorganization of its waste management system. The future emphasis will be on increasing recycling while still acknowledging the need for more authorized landfill capacity. This means that there is a growing market for waste separation methods as well as technology prolonging the lifecycle of landfills. A delegation of Russian waste management directors visited the ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Corrugated Recycling and Landfill Prevention

    The Confederation of Paper Industries is pleased to announce the release of its new fact sheet, “Corrugated Recycling & Landfill Prevention”. The release adds to CPI’s array of 18 existing fact sheets, and compliments its two established corrugated information publications, “A Case for Corrugated” and “Corrugated: Key Facts”. The consumer-focussed fact sheet explores the place of corrugated ...

  • Argos tackles landfill waste

    High street retailer Argos is trialling a new process for the waste arriving at its distribution centres from stores, with the aim of diverting its waste from landfill. Distribution project manager Mark Jones told MRW: “The trial, focusing on Magna Park (Lutterworth, Leicestershire) distribution centre and around 170 selected Argos stores, involves minimising landfill waste by increasing ...

  • Waste to landfill continues to fall

    Almost a quarter less waste was sent to landfill in 2007 compared to 2001, a new report from the Environment Agency reveals. In 2001, the year before the EU Landfill Directive came into effect in England and Wales, around 84 million tonnes of waste was sent to landfill, last year the figure stood at 65 M tonnes - a drop of 23%. The amount of waste landfilled in 2006 was 69M tonnes - with the 2007 ...

  • Halving Waste to Landfill commitment

    A construction company has visibly demonstrated its commitment to reduce the amount of construction waste sent to landfill by displaying the Halving Waste to Landfill Logo on its hoardings. Leadbitter Group has produced the hoardings, the first of their kind, in association with the Waste & Resources Action Programme and will display them at its Mariner’s Quay development in Newport, Wales. ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 35%

    More carpet waste in the UK was diverted from landfill in 2016 with 142,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. This 14% increase on 2015 (125,000 tonnes) represents a diversion rate of 35% - up from just 2% in 9 years. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arise each ...


    By Axion Group

  • New Jersey recycles, saves money and reduces waste going to landfills

    Municipalities and counties are collecting and recycling hundreds of tons of plastic covering used to protect boats from winter weather under a new program introduced by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson. 'While shrink-wrap is a cost-effective and convenient way to protect boats from the elements, it presents a serious waste disposal challenge because the ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK: landfill diversion of carpet waste rises to 42%

      Volumes of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK continue to rise, with 168,000 tonnes reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2017, reports Carpet Recycling UK.     ...


    By Axion Group

  • PRI-MAX™ used for Landfill Recycling

    Landfill Recycling: Primary reduction equipment helps pioneer a new path in landfill operations Much like 'silent scream' and 'cafeteria food,' “landfill recycling” seems contradictory, incongruous, and clearly the definition of an oxymoron. If you think about it, however, landfill operators are consistently concerned with maximizing space and extending landfill life—so why not recycle the ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Vital Commitment to Less Landfill Waste

    Vital Energi have been successful in their ambition to divert 95% of all site waste away from landfill, with many sites exceeding their initial target. By adopting a strong environmental focus, reducing cross contamination and employing best practice for on-site waste segregation, Vital Energi have seen, on ...


    By Vital Energi

  • Landfill diversion of carpet waste continues to rise says Carpet Recycling UK

    Diversion of carpet from landfill continues its upward trend, rising to a new record-breaking 113,000 tonnes that were reused, recycled or recovered for energy in 2014, according to latest Carpet Recycling UK figures. It’s an increase of 6,000 tonnes on 2013 (107,000 tonnes) representing a diversion rate of 28%. Around 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arises each year in the UK. The industry ...


    By Axion Group

  • Obtain 100% valorized material and 0% for landfill from your recycled waste

    The customer, recycling municipal waste, before installing Sortech recycling plant, was paying 100 Eur/t for screened matrials deposing into the landfill. Once the customer installed Sortech engineered plant, he successfully obtained purely separated, thus valuable material: lightweight – paper, foils, light plastic (known as RDF) heavyweight ...


    By Sortech S.r.l.s.

  • Missouri landfills hold recyclables worth millions

    Close to half of the municipal solid waste deposited in Missouri's landfills has the potential to be recycled, according to a solid waste composition study recently completed for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. More than 1.9 million tons of recyclable materials were disposed of in Missouri landfills each year, the study found. If recycled, the potential economic value of the ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK: One million tonnes of waste carpet diverted from landfill

    Carpet Recycling UK has inspired and facilitated the diversion from landfill of one million tonnes of waste carpet in its first decade, delegates at the industry association’s tenth Annual Conference and Awards Event heard. This total tonnage is equivalent to approximately 400 million m2 of carpet or 57,000 football pitches. Key markets that have developed include carpet tile ...


    By Axion Group

  • Special measures lobby to avoid landfilling recyclables

    As part of urgent efforts to prevent the landfilling of recyclable plastics, Recoup is lobbying the Environment Agency to agree special measures on storage exemptions. Temporary measures are needed because material flow in the plastic recycling market has been disrupted by a “unique” decrease in values and demand. This has left some companies with excess material they cannot store or sell. ...

  • MPs request food waste landfill ban

    According to MPs, local authorities should be banned from sending food waste to landfill sites to help combat England’s ‘throwaway society’. Government figures show that in England, 8.5 million tonnes of local authority-collected waste goes to landfill. According to a report by the environmental audit committee regulations should be introduced to ensure that food waste is ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Benn: stop sending waste to landfill needlessly

    Environment Secretary Hilary Benn has set out plans to sort more waste, save resources and cut greenhouse gas emissions.  Too many everyday waste materials such as metal cans, wood, paper, and food end up in landfill when there is a market for them and an environmental argument for re-using and recycling them. Hilary Benn visited Bywaters Materials Recovery facility in Bow where a mixture of ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK figures show big increase in carpet waste diverted from landfill

    Efforts by Carpet Recycling UK to divert carpet waste from landfill have shown dramatic success over the past three years with more than half of the industry’s total waste tonnage recycled in 2009. UK-based carpet manufacturing members of CRUK diverted 2,760 tonnes of the 5,197 total waste tonnages from landfill – a 53% diversion rate. This is far higher than the average carpet ...


    By Axion Group

  • 60% increase in waste carpet landfill diversion in two years, says Carpet Recycling UK

    Some 42,000 tonnes of carpet waste were diverted from UK landfill sites in 2010; representing a 60% increase in landfill diversion of the material compared to 2009, trade body Carpet Recycling UK has announced. Currently around 10% of the 420,000 tonnes of carpet waste arising each year is being diverted from landfill. Of this 10%, 3.5% is recycled with the rest fed into energy ...


    By Axion Group

  • Pod recycling system reduces Horsham landfill by 35%

    An initiative that combines new recycling technology and a commingled collection system has reduced the amount of waste Horsham council sends to landfill by 35%. Over the last year the ‘Acorn+’ scheme, has introduced a single bin for dry recyclables, one for garden waste and a third for non recyclables to 40,000 homes in the Horsham area. The new collection routine was ...

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