materials recycling system News

  • Recycled plastic could meet three-quarters of UK demand

    The UK’s recycling industry could provide around three-quarters of the raw materials needed for plastic packaging and products with government support. That is according to a report released today by the Green Alliance, which argues that the government’s current focus on recycling targets ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • The new QR series: problem-free shredding of recyclable materials

    UNTHA is expanding its product range and is set to launch a new generation of extremely reliable, versatile high-performance single-shaft shredders: the QR series. The product is all about the problem-free shredding of recyclable materials. With the QR series, operators can be sure of avoiding unscheduled downtime. These machines do what they were built for - the reliable shredding of material. ...

  • WRAP report reaffirms recycling is the best end of life option for most materials

    Fresh research regarding the environmental benefits of recycling reaffirms that recycling generally remains the best option for most materials in the UK waste stream. Work undertaken by the Waste & Resources Action Programme reviewed life cycle analyses of additional materials from the previous report carried out in 2006, including food waste, garden waste, textiles and biopolymers. Other ...

  • 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

  • Experts discuss the challenges of battery recycling: Battery recyclers adjusting to new material mix

    The battery recycling sector needs to adjust to the increasing volumes of lithium-ion batteries on the market. The number of lithium-ion batteries currently in use is constantly growing, particularly in the fields of electronics and electric mobility. This fact became evident last week in Montreux, Switzerland, where the international battery recycling industry came together at the International ...


    By ICM AG

  • Aluminium recycling

    Aluminium recycling is one of the most interesting topics at the moment, as aluminium is a highly sought-after raw material, just like steel. If it is processed properly, there is no limit to the reuse of aluminium. Recycled aluminium will not lose its quality through recycling as long as material of the highest possible purity is used. Currently, aluminium is shredded by means of shear balers to ...

  • Magic or recycling?

    Transforming a bottle into a jacket may sound like magic, but it may be easier than you think. A new video from the European Environment Agency (EEA) shows some of the ingenious ways a plastic water bottle can be reused or recycled. There is currently a drive towards a ‘circular economy’ in the European Union. This is an economic system which retains resources, virtually eliminating ...

  • Radiators Recycling

    Using its experience in the electric cables recycling field, Guidetti Company has created a line for recycling of the radiators coming from cars, household appliances and air/liquid industrial coolers with the capacity ranging from 400 up to 1.200 kg/h. 3 models are available, according to the radiator’s composition that can be made up of: copper/aluminium, copper/aluminium/plastic, ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Loh Recycle - Malaysia Recycling Services

    Established in 2001, Loh Recycle Enterprise is a leading waste collection and recycling company in Malaysia providing waste collection services and supplying a wide range of recyclable materials to worldwide markets.  Renowned for competitive product offerings, premium customer services and professionalism, Loh Recycle has earned a longstanding support and recognition from its customers ...


    By Loh Recycle Collection

  • Modern Recycling Factory, Qatar, Chose Eldan Tyre Recycling System

    "Qatar’s Modern Recycling Factory (MRF), based in Mesaieed Industrial City, is now operational. The $41.3m (QAR150.06m) facility was financed and endorsed more than two years ago by Al Khalij Commercial Bank in support of Qatar’s green-technology business sector. At 20,000m2, MRF is one of the largest Greenfield recycling projects in the country. The plant supplied by Danish equipment ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Is Europe needlessly wasting valuable materials?

    According to a report published by Friends of the Earth, Europe is failing to manage its resources sustainably by unnecessarily sending valuable materials to incineration and landfill. The study published by the Friends of the Earth also claims that Europeans are particularly wasteful when it comes to textiles with 75% of the 5.8 million tonnes ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Film producer installs Plastics Recycling System

    The Engineered Films Division of Raven Industries, Sioux Falls, S.D., has installed a new reclaim production line designed to capture and recycle excess polymer material from its internal manufacturing processes. The reclaim line is capable of producing up to 15 million pounds of reprocessed resin pellets per year. The Raven Engineered Films Division makes “high-performance plastic films ...


  • World`s Largest And Most Extensive Material Processing System Is Open For Business

      MILPITAS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG), today officially flipped the switch on the world's largest recycling operation, which can process up to 110 tons-per-hour of multiple waste streams, and sets a new standard for the recycling industry.  ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Belgium to push `sustainable materials` initiative

    The Belgian EU Presidency wants to clean up industrial processes in Europe by promoting a "cradle-to-cradle" approach to resource management in the manufacturing sector, EurActiv has learned. Meeting in Ghent on 12-13 July, EU environment ministers will debate a study by the Belgian EU Presidency on "sustainable materials management" (SMM). The study, obtained by EurActiv, advocates "a fully ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

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