leather waste News

  • Leather and textile shredder in waste recycling

    Two main sources of leather and textile waste  1) At industrial level  Leather and textiles waste manufacturing processes like warp preparation, printing, finishing, weaving, dyeing, and quality and process control, generates lot of leather and textile waste during these process. Majority of ...

  • Footwear manufacturer boosts environmental agenda with baling of leather

    Footwear component manufacturer E A Tailby Ltd has strengthened its recycling agenda with the investment in a heavy duty waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery. The RWM450HD is being used to bale leather offcuts from the production of soles and heels. The bales are then shipped to Germany for recycling into regenerated ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Test leather without pellets using the Quest ATR

    The Specac Quest ATR can provide easy testing for harmful chromate in leather. Through extensive contact with the skin, chromium can be toxic and cause contact allergic dermatitis, as well as triggering other diseases. This effect is most common when chromium is found in the salt form. Yet this substance is still used in parts of the ...


    By Specac Limited

  • The largest Leather Scrap Shredder in East China was launched

    Recently, Harden leather scrap shredding system (two shaft shredder model TDH1216 and TD912) was successfully passed the inspection and now is working for the Wenzhou Hongze Thermal Power Plant. This kind of leather scrap industrial shredder has the largest leather scrap disposal capacity of similar projects in China at present. The production capacity of waste leather scrap is up to 20T / hour. ...

  • Cleanup complete at Hiteman leather superfund site in west Winfield, New York; site ready for redevelopment

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has completed the cleanup of the Hiteman Leather Superfund site, a former tannery in West Winfield, New York, and deleted it from the Superfund National Priorities List of the county’s most hazardous waste sites. Soil and sediment on the site was contaminated with chromium, a dangerous metal that can cause serious health effects. After a review ...

  • Frost & Sullivan: Focus on Green Practices and Regulation Compliance Drives Water and Wastewater Treatment in Textile and Leather Industry

    Rising demand for textile and leather products is lending momentum to the water and wastewater treatment market in the global textile and leather industry. The growing importance of green practices and focus on reducing overall water footprint encourages the adoption of advanced treatment technologies. In addition, the need for the modernisation and upgrade of existing treatment facilities to ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Harden Shredder TD912 serves bulky waste disposal center in Shanghai

    As one of the leading bulky waste shredder manufacturers in China, Harden company has received dozens of successful bulky waste shredding disposal cases in both domestic and oversea market. With years of shredding experiences, Harden bulky waste shredding disposal technology is mature and well received in the market. Bulky waste includes some bulky furniture, wooden pallets, tree branches, ...

  • A non profit making Company in India managing WWTP for tanneries can change the world's chemical pollution

    Banthar Industrial Pollution Control Company is struggling to make leather tanning industry a green industry. Its efforts of setting up and managing a WWTP of 4.5 MLD for about 42 leather processing industries, which does not involver any chemicals in waste water treatment has been a pride for India. This WWTP makes total treatment of effluent through natural microorganisms found in cow dung. The ...

  • Axion gives recycled plastics a `caffeine` kick

    Tables and chairs made with waste coffee take the cappuccino experience to a whole new level thanks to a unique coffee-aroma polymer developed by Axion Polymers for Re-worked, a London-based industrial design and product development enterprise. Axion blended mixed WEEE and post-consumer retail waste plastics with spent coffee grounds collected from the capital’s offices, cafes and factories to ...


    By Axion Group

  • Bramidan provided a baler for big-bags

    The company Anna Topór ANA, a manufacturer of leather products in Poland, invested in a baler from Bramidan for recycling. Anna Topór ANA, located in Lower Silesia, is a rapidly growing manufacturer of leather products such as luggage and handbags. The company also recycles big bags for its customers. ANA went into cooperation with a metallurgical ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Save time and space with a B3 vertical baler in your backroom

    In the past Marshal Wallets and Belts - a wholesale distributor of leather products - shared a dumpster with their neighbor company, incurring ongoing costs without getting any value for the material they processed. Handling waste was very time consuming as their cardboard boxes first had to be folded and stacked up in one place, and then moved to a dumpster outside. “Since we have so many ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Cut Green House Gas Emissions through Biomass Briquetting

    Increasing pollution and green house gases are some of the major concerns for environment. People are looking for effective tools and techniques to cut down these hazardous factors in the air. Biomass briquetting through waste recycling is one of the effective techniques to reduce green house gases. Economic development is the prime objective of any county and one of the major contributors in ...


    By Jay Khodiyar Machine Tools

  • Environmental analysis – online monitoring of chromate in wastewater

    Metrohm Process Analytics is pleased to present a solution for the online monitoring of chromate (hexavalent chromium) in industrial wastewater streams. This turn-key solution uses titration with subsequent photometric detection and is based on the ICON Analyzer, a dedicated online photometer ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • New reference material for hexavalent chromium in contaminated soil

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new standard—a certified reference material—to aid in the detection and measurement of the potent carcinogen hexavalent chromium in soil. Developed in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), the new reference material will provide a crucial ...

  • Anvil Knitwear receives first WRAPe certification in the world

    Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) announced today that Anvil Knitwear, a leading manufacturer of sportswear and accessories, is the first company worldwide to receive the organization's new WRAPe certificate for its textile mill, located in Honduras. WRAPe is an enhanced environmental audit protocol that was developed over the past two years along with a ...

  • EPA Honors Winners of the 2013 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is recognizing landmark green chemistry technologies developed by industrial pioneers and leading scientists that are contributing to the use of chemicals and products that are safer for people’s health and the environment. During the 18 years of the Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge program, EPA has received about 1500 nominations and ...

  • Parties add chemicals to the Stockholm convention

    At the fourth Conference of the Parties to the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP), which ended on May 9, 2009, delegates agreed to add nine chemicals to the list of banned or restricted chemicals. The delegates added eight chemicals to Annex A: chlordecone; hexabromobiphenyl; lindane; alpha hexachlorocyclohexane; beta hexachlorocyclohexane; pentachlorobenzene; ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EPA Proposes Two Massachusetts Sites to be Added to National Superfund List

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed two additions to the National Priorities List (NPL) – commonly referred to as Superfund – in Massachusetts. The NPL is a national list of sites that require further investigation and potential cleanup in order to protect human health and the environment in the long term. The sites being proposed to the NPL are the former Walton ...

  • The Perfect Mold

    The latest Sorbilite technology - the green highway to prosperity Through waste utilization technology and mold making, Sorbilite Technology has found a way to mold waste into profits. The man is a genius.  He has vision, ability and something that apply anywhere in the world using one simple concept-utilizing waste. The subject of this high praise is Hungarian born Andrew ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

  • EUR 31.5 million in Commission funding to bring environmental solutions to market

    The European Commission has launched a call for proposals of EUR 31.5 million for the best 45 eco-innovation projects. Businesses throughout Europe have until 5 September 2013 to put in their proposals for bringing novel environmental solutions to the market in the following 5 areas: material recycling water sustainable building products green business the ...

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