material recycling News

  • The reuse and recycling of electronic materials

    We're so excited about the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2016 event in Santa Clara, CA next week, focused on corporate social responsibility in the global electronics supply chain. Attendees can look forward to networking and discussing solutions to the biggest supply chain sustainability ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Material pollution in waste paper recycling

    A special shredding plant works in continuous operation and can be serviced without long downtimes. Who removes the plastic rings from the empty writing pad or tears the plastic off the chocolate Advent calendar before disposing of it? Certainly not all of us. In this way, foreign materials and impurities find their way into the waste paper and these have to be removed during the recycling ...

  • EPA promotes recycling materials into fuel

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is promoting the recycling of certain petroleum secondary materials into fuel. This effort, which will revise the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act regulations, is expected to help petroleum refineries reduce waste and capture more energy from each barrel of oil by allowing for the recycling of these materials when they are used at a petroleum ...

  • Prices for recyclable materials stable but fragile

    Prices for recyclables are stabilising although the market remains fragile, according to industry surveys conducted this week. About 200 organisations, including local authorities, waste management companies, reprocessors and exporters were surveyed by the Waste & Resources Action Programme to determine market confidence and prices ahead of Christmas. This follows a downturn in demand for ...

  • Government plans to boost the quality of recycled materials

    Businesses approve of the plans to boost quality of recycled materials. A recent article published on Business Green discussed why businesses are welcoming the government’s plans to boost the quality of recycled materials and in addition the government’s predictions that this new rule could boost the economy by £31m annually. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Road Repairs Utilizing 100% Recycled Material

    Phoenix Industries has recently completed a 3 week pilot project demonstrating their model MP300 mobile pot hole repair unit utilizing hot mix produced with 100% recycled asphalt product (RAP). The repairs were performed on the NovaDutra toll road that links the cities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. This is one of the busiest highways in Brazil and caries approximately 60 percent of the ...


    By Phoenix Industries, LLC

  • Call for recycling reprocessors to increase quality of materials

    It is up to recycling reprocessors to increase the quality standard of the material they require for material recycling facilities to work to that standard, according to a Norfolk-based MRF operator. Speaking to MRW Indigo Waste Services managing director Gary Lee said that MRFs are only working to the standard that reprocessors, such as paper mills, want the material to. “If people [recycling ...

  • 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 ...

  • Portable jaw crusher helps recycle waste materials

    As the first MB-patented crusher bucket, the BF90.3 has been renewed and improved over the years since its beginning. This crushing attachment is designed for excavators weighing over 50,700 lb for crushing needs in quarries and mines, aggregate recycling operations in landfills and reducing waste materials from demolition yards or excavation jobs. It has an adjustable output from 5-inch to ...


    By MB America, Inc.

  • Series MAC/2, Multi-Material Balers for Recyclables

    Our new series of MAC/2 waste balers is multi-material.  With just one baler you can treat different types of materials: plastic, paper, biomass and RDF. It is the evolution of the MAC/1 series, which has been representing an important benchmark for the market since 2001. During these 15 years of collaboration with our customers and dealers, we have collected their ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Sonoco Recycling and Richland County Accepting Additional Materials

    Sonoco Recycling, LLC, a unit of Sonoco (NYSE: SON), has invested $4 million in its Columbia, S.C., materials recovery facility (MRF), allowing the facility to accept additional types of materials. Because of this, Richland Countyresidents will now be able to recycle more of their household materials such as composite cans, ...


    By Sonoco Recycling

  • Series MAC/2, Multi-Material Balers for Recyclables

    With just one baler you can treat different types of materials: plastic, paper, biomass and RDF. It is the evolution of the MAC/1 series, which has been representing an important benchmark for the market since 2001. During these 15 years of collaboration with our customers and dealers, we have collected their challenges and suggestions and designed the best technological solutions to meet the new ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • 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 ...

  • Material sectors criticise Government`s unachievable packaging recycling targets

    Key figures across the recycled plastics, aluminium and wood industries have expressed their concerns over the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs proposed packaging recycling targets for 2020. Some sectors believe the Government’s targets are over-ambitious and need to be revised. They say more infrastructure and work on increasing the recovery rates of materials needs to be put ...

  • Defra reveals long-awaited materials recycling facilities (MRF) Code of Practice

    The new Code of Practice will call for all materials recycling facilities (MRFs) over a certain size to measure the quality of their inputs and outputs. The test results will then be made available to businesses buying the recycling material as well as to local councils and others who supply material to the MRFs. ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Greenstar materials recycling facility gains `strategically important` CCIC approval

    China’s recyclate inspection agency, CCIC, has awarded Greenstar UK’s Aldridge materials recycling facility quality “rare” approval. Greenstar invested £7million developing the “state-of-the-art” MRF, near Birmingham. Chief executive Ian Wakelin described its CCIC accreditation as “strategically important” and “rare”. He said: “In these tough times, when national and international markets have ...

  • 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

  • Recycling firm fined for flammable material used in arson attack

    A York hazardous waste recycling company was today fined £40,000 for failing to safeguard flammable liquid that was used in an arson attack on the business. BCB Environmental Management Limited, based at Marston Business Park, Rudgate in Tockwith, pleaded guilty to breaching regulations 6 and 7 of the Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations 2002 (DSEAR) after illegally ...

  • Dynamic Recycling Acquires Assets of Minnesota-based Materials Processing Corporation, LLC

    Dynamic Recycling, a leader in the electronics recycling industry, announced today that it has agreed to purchase assets, and provide service to the customers of Materials Processing Corporation, LLC. Electronic waste is the fastest growing waste stream throughout the world. For over 30 years MPC has been a key player in the end of life management of IT hardware and e-waste recycling. MPC ...


    By Dynamic Recycling

  • Plasti-Fab Builds Top Shelter Line With Recycled and Green Materials

    Tualatin, OR, – Plasti-Fab, a leading manufacturer of composite solutions, today released their new "Green" Industrial Shelter Series made of recycled and green fiberglass materials. Plasti-Fab Guardian Green SheltersTM are made by combining fiberglass scrap in the form of a Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) compound with a green resin and a low Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) ...


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