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  • Leading electronics firms launch recycling venture in US

    Three leading electronics brands have established a new product recycling company to manage collection and recycling programmes in the USA. Initially, Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company, LLC (MRM) will focus on providing cost-effective services to manufacturers who must satisfy the recently-enacted requirements in the US State of Minnesota for the recycling of used electronic ...


    By Recycling International

  • Lead and Cadmium Overexposure in Ohio Battery Recycling Facility

    A battery recycling facility in Lancaster, Ohio has been cited for 14 serious safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA. The company’s total projected fine is $59,400. Some of the serious violations included exposing workers to lead levels that were eight times the exposure limit, as well as cadmium levels that were more than twice the exposure limit. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Deadly lead recycling industry cripples Dakar neighbourhood

    In the Dakar suburb of Thiaroye/Mer earlier this year 22 children died from lead poisoning over a three month period and in June a further 31 children were found to have potentially lethal levels of lead in their blood. While these children undergo emergency medical treatment, the government now faces the daunting task of identifying and treating further victims and decontaminating the ...


    By IRIN

  • Leading Chinese cable recycler aquire Eldan equipment

    The President Mr. Zhang and the Vice President Mr. Wang from the major Chinese company, Tianjin Xinneng Renewable Resources Co Ltd, Tianjin/China often travel the world to visit their suppliers of both scrap products and processing equipment. In the end of 2013 they travelled from Tianjin, China, to visit Eldan Recyclings head office and production facility in Faaborg, Denmark. The reason for the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • WRAP to lead single recycling and waste delivery body

    The Waste & Resources Action Programme is to become a single super delivery body for Government-funded  recycling and waste programmes for businesses and householders. Over the next year, WRAP will begin leading programmes currently run by the likes of the National Industrial Symbiosis Programme and Envirowise. Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Hilary Benn said: ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK leading the industry on sustainability

    Significant support from Carpet Recycling UK’s core funders has been crucial in the industry’s achievement of diverting rising volumes of waste carpet from landfill within the last decade. Last year’s 28% landfill diversion rate saw waste carpet given a ‘second life’ in various applications. Recognising the commitment and contribution from core funders and members, ...

  • Standards for Spent Lead Acid Battery Recycling

    ASTM International will hold an organizational meeting on Dec. 3 to discuss the potential for developing standards for spent lead acid battery recycling. The meeting will be held in Suite 201, 1274 First Street, NE, Washington, D.C., from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. To register for the meeting go here. The unsafe recycling ...


    By ASTM International

  • Guanwei Recycling Concludes Another Supply Agreement With Leading German Recycler

    FUQING CITY, CHINA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/12/10 -- Guanwei Recycling Corp. (NASDAQ: GPRC), China"s leading clean tech manufacturer of recycled low density polyethylene (LDPE), announced today it has entered into a sales contract with Sunshine Handels & Consulting GmbH, a leading German recycling company, for the purchase of 25,000 tons of LDPE waste through June 2011. The plastic waste ...


    By Guanwei Recycling Corp.

  • Leading Chinese cable recycler acquire Eldan equipment

    At the end of 2013 Mr. Zhang and Mr. Wang travelled from Tianjin, China to visit their machine supplier in Faaborg, Denmark. The President and the Vice President from the major company, Tianjin Xinneng Renewable Resources Co Ltd, Tianjin/China often travel the world to visit their suppliers of both scrap products and processing equipment. This time they visited their supplier of recycling ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • British plastics recyclers lead the way at IdentiPlast 2013

    A clothing-store mannequin and an award-winning recyclables bin, both made from UK-sourced household plastic packaging waste, served to highlight progress made by British firms in recycling challenging materials at an international conference on plastic waste recovery. Containing 50% recycled post-consumer flexible films, the plastic male torso was produced ...

  • Ozzi Kleen leading the way in sewage treatment systems and grey water recycling

    Suncoast Waste Water Management proudly manufactures the OZZI KLEEN range of waste water treatment solutions for domestic homes, grey water and comercial sewage treatment and mining camp applications. The manufacturing facility has a total factory area of over 9,000m2 and employs over 60 staff including; engineers, electricians, programmers, metal trades workers, roto-moulders, ...

  • Novelis Leads Global Effort to Increase Closed-Loop Recycling and Reduce Carbon

    Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today published its Fiscal Year 2014 sustainability report, which shows the company is making significant investments and strides to advance thecircular economy and increase the sustainability of its business, the aluminum ...


    By Novelis Inc.

  • 3TEK Global formed by consortium of leading recycling industry manufacturers

    To serve the needs of a changing scrap metal industry, three market leading suppliers of scrap recycling equipment are announcing the formation of a joint venture, and launching a new company to serve the changing needs of the market. The new company, 3TEK GlobalTM incorporates product engineering, manufacturing, and product support from three industry leaders: Granutech-Saturn Systems, Peninsula ...


    By Granutech-Saturn Systems

  • New Recycling Innovation Could Lead to Big Profits for GTSO

    In its quest to deliver promising new recycling innovations to the fast-growing urban mining industry, Green Technology Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: GTSO) is exploring ways to leverage a new innovation that could soon solve the looming global shortage in raw material supplies. Researchers from the University of Leuven, Belgium, have developed a process to separate neodymium and samarium from ...

  • Carpet Recycling UK gains many leads at Ecobuild 2011

    Ecobuild 2011 exceeded all expectations for Carpet Recycling UK – the UK industry-backed association for recycling and reusing waste carpet – with more than 140 new contacts gained from across the supply chain at the London event. CRUK’s stand and seminar programme highlighting novel re-uses for carpet waste also generated several membership leads, ...

  • Cleantech company BioPrePlant signs agreement with leading global player in recycling industry

    The Sweden based cleantech company BioPrePlant AB is heading for international expansion and is initializing an agreement with the IPEG, Inc., a leading global player in the plastics processing and recycling industries. BioPrePlant's business idea is to offer a pre-treatment system for food waste. The awardwinning BioSep® technology, gives completely new opportunities to convert organic waste ...


    By BioPrePlant

  • Aluminum Can Extends Lead As Most Recycled Beverage Container

    The U.S. recycling rate for aluminum beverage containers jumped seven percentage points, from 58.1 percent to 65.1 percent for 2011, the Aluminum Association, Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) and Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) announced today.  That means 61 billion cans were recycled in 2011, a milestone that marks solid progress toward the industry's goal of a 75 percent ...


    By The Aluminum Association

  • India`s Exide Industries to recycle more lead for storage batteries

    Exide Industries Ltd of India, the largest automotive and industrial battery manufacturer in South Asia, is venturing into lead smelting and recycling to reduce its dependence on lead imports. To this end, the Kolkata-based company is entering into strategic alliances with local smelters, and has decided to acquire a smelter at a cost of up to US$ 6.4 million (Euro 4.5 million). The proposed ...


    By Recycling International

  • Forest2Market(R) Welcomes Barbara Wright Hudson, Recycled Fiber Lead

    Forest2Market announced today that Barbara Wright Hudson has joined the company. In her new role, Hudson will lead the company's recycled fiber ...


    By Marketwire

  • Recycling Lead from Used Batteries Increases Health Risks in Mexico

    Increasing numbers of old batteries that Americans recycle are sent to Mexico, where the lead is removed and then re-sold or re-used, according to the New York Times. The recycling process for batteries has become more expensive and complex in the U.S. since the Environmental Protection Agency (E.P.A.) instituted new regulations concerning lead pollution, so American companies are sending more ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

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