material recycling News

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • 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

  • Morbark Introduces Partnership, Debuts Trommel Screen at COMPOST2017

    Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, will demonstrate a trommel screen at this year’s COMPOST2017 show, the U.S. Composting Council’s Conference and Tradeshow. Morbark has entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • Continental Disc Corporation initiates green packaging effort utilizing recycled materials

    Continental Disc Corporation has instituted a plan to maximize the amount of recycled material used in their product packaging and shipping containers. Currently, recycled material is being used on Continental Disc Corporation’s popular ICON rupture disc and SANITRX® rupture disc product packaging, but plans are underway to replace other existing product packaging methods with more ...

  • 2012 International CES Reused and Recycled 75 Percent of Materials

    The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®, owner and producer of the International CES, significantly expanded its recycling and repurposing efforts at the 2012 International CES in Las Vegas, January 10-13, by recycling 75 percent of show materials. The International CES is the world’s largest technology tradeshow, and has been named North America's ...


  • Automotive designers urged to consider ‘simpler’ materials for future vehicle recyclability

    Automotive engineers and manufacturers should consider ‘simpler’ materials over high-performance composites at the initial design stage so that new motor vehicles can be more readily recycled at the end of their lives, urges a leading UK-based plastics recycler. With no currently viable recycling routes for many of the recently developed materials used in modern lightweight vehicles, ...

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