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  • UK recycles 52% of its aluminium beverage cans

    The UK recycled 52 per cent of its aluminium beverage cans in 2007, according to new research from the European Aluminium Association. Overall, the recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in Western Europe is now 61.8 per cent, an increase by 10 per cent compared to the year 2005. The EAA reviewed the aluminium beverage can recycling rates of 27 European Union countries. The UK features low ...

  • Used 500 Horsepower High Volume, Large Material SSI 6000 Shredder

    SSI 6000 is a low-speed, high-torque, two-shaft, rotary shear shredder designed to ef!ciently process a variety of dif!cult materials. High Volume Municipal Waste Heavy Industrial Waste Oversize Bulky Waste Demolition Waste Steel Drums / Ferrous Wood / Pallets Passenger,Truck and OTR Tires Baled & Bulky Materials and more… This Shredder will be ...

  • Eriez Showcase recycling equipment at REW, Turkey

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd have designed and developed an extensive range of separators utilising magnetic principles, and at REW in Turkey between 8th and 11th June 2011 (stand A-11), Eriez will be showcasing their latest systems for ferrous and non ferrous metal recovery. At REW, Eriez will be showcasing their new RevX-ETM Eddy Current Separator which is the first Eddy Current Separator from ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • BERR sets up energy and climate change unit

    The Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform has set up an energy and climate change unit but maintains that the Department of Energy and Climate Change takes “the lead” on energy and climate change issues. According to the BERR website, the unit “is working to help create the conditions for UK business success through key energy and climate change policies by working closely ...

  • Truly Nondestructive Portable Analysis Tool for Light Element Content in Alloy Material

    Untitled Document August 2006, Billerica, MA Thermo Electron Corporation’s NITON Analyzers business unit, the worldwide leader in nondestructive alloy analysis instrumentation ...

  • IESI Acquires Recycling Facility in North Austin

    Acquisition of Central Texas Security Shredding Demonstrates Company's Commitment to Environmental Initiatives AUSTIN, TEXAS - IESI Corporation ("IESI"), a subsidiary of IESI-BFC Ltd., announced today it has acquired Central Texas Secure Shredding and its recycling facility in Pflugerville, Texas. Central Texas Secure Shredding provides secure document destruction processes that include the ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • Clean technologies will increasingly rely on metal recycling industry

    Unless recycling of special rare metals such as lithium are increased there will not be material available to make clean technologies such as wind turbines, fuel cells and energy efficient lighting systems, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The report Metals Recycling Rates, to be published by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management later this ...

  • Ship recycling safety in Pakistan explored at UN workshop

    Recycling the end-of-life ships is a major industry that is a source of steel and other recyclable items. While the industry provides an important source of raw materials and employment to the countries in which it is based, there is concern about the environmental, health and safety standards employed in the dismantling and recycling of vessels that can contain substances ranging from asbestos ...

  • Alliance formed to promote better use and recycling of plastics

    The three major trade associations for the plastics industry in the U.S. and Canada today announced plans to formalize existing collaboration on programs and initiatives that benefit the North American industry. The Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association and SPI:  The Plastics Industry Trade Association will continue working together ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Tomra Sorting’s Technology Chosen for Upgrade at Mid UK Recycling’s Barkston Heath C&I RRF Recycling Plant

    TOMRA Sorting has been awarded a contract to upgrade the existing sorting process at MID UK Recycling’s new commercial and industrial residual recycling facility (RRF) at Barkston Heath, Lincolnshire. Opened earlier in 2014, MID UK’s Barkston Heath RRF instalation already has three TITECH autosort 4 units recovering 2D film and paper. Two additional ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • RecycleBank celebrates America recycles day 2010

    RecycleBank, the leading green rewards program that motivates consumers and communities to take positive environmental actions, announced today that in celebration of America Recycles Day the company has set a goal of adding two million more people to its green rewards ...

  • WesTech Introduces Pre-Engineered DAF Unit

    Flexible R5™ DAF wastewater treatment solution for municipal, industrial and commercial applications that is ready to go into operation with little lead time and minimal up-front capital investment. New R5™ dissolved air flotation unit – pre-engineered, modular and skid-mounted with variable tank sizes, flow and recycle rates ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • Efficient onsite recycling in cramped site in NYC

    Cavaliere Onsite Recycling based in Stamford, Connecticut was contacted by Sano Construction for processing waste building material from the demolition of an apartment building in New York City. COR applied their RM80 Compact Recycler for crushing bricks, blocks, rock and concrete. The demand was to produce a ¾” minus material from approx. 4,000 us tons total in 4 working days. And especially to ...


    By Rubble Master HMH GmbH

  • New faces affecting recycling sector at European Commission

    Innovation in recycling could get a boost with the planned appointment of Slovenia’s Janez Potoènik as the next European Union environment commissioner. Assuming he is confirmed in the position by the European Parliament, he should start work late January. Potoènik, a scientist, is currently EU research commissioner, where he has developed a reputation for efficiency and promoting cutting edge ...

  • Online Diversion and Recycling Tracking Tool Launches

    Waste Management has formally launched a Diversion and Recycling Tracking tool (DART) to help project planners, contractors,  architects and building owners measure their green performance during a construction, renovation, and demolition project. The service, which ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Airbus taking off with composites recycling roadmap

    United States: Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has set up a advisory board to establish strategic objectives and a 'roadmap' for recycling and reusing composite materials. The company says various research and technology projects for recycling carbon-fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) composites are either underway or planned at Airbus sites in partnership with external organisations. ...


    By Recycling International

  • Freestone Resources, Inc. Frac Water Recycling Update

    Freestone Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: FSNR) would like to update its shareholders on the progress of the joint venture, Freestone Water Solutions (FWS), which was recently formed with MEA Solutions, LLC to treat and recycle flowback water, as well as produced water for subsequent reuse in the fracking process. Since the previous announcement, the FWS team has been working diligently to form ...


  • New technologies of complex recycling of municipal solid waste

    UkrSSEC ”Energostal” developed effective technologies of complex recycling of solid domestic waste and concluded first contracts on creation of enterprises for waste recycling on the “turn-key” basis. In January-February 2010 UkrSSEC ”Energostal”, city halls of two big towns of Ukraine (its western and southern regions) and also investors signed tripartite protocols on building of modern ...


    By UkrSSEC Energostal

  • Viridor Rochester Plastics Recycling Facility opened

    16 TITECH autosort 4 systems installed at Viridor´s state-of-the-art Plastics Recycling Facility. Leading recycling company Viridor officially opened its new state-of-the-art £12.5 million Plastics Recycling Facility (PRF), including 16 TITECH autosort 4 units, in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • PET Container Recycling Rate up to 29% for 2010

    The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR), The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), and the PET Resin Association (PETRA) announced today the release of the “2010 Report on Post Consumer PET Container Recycling Activity” and a 2010 Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) container recycling rate of 29%. This is the seventh ...

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