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  • Packaging waste targets

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has set ambitious targets to recycle more than 70% of packaging waste by 2020 and to make the packaging recovery note system more transparent. The consultation is spilt into three main parts which include: New recovery and recycling targets for packaging waste for 2011-20 for obligated businesses; Strengthened ...

  • Recycling waste packages in Japan. Construction waste recovery - Mariusz Grabda

    Dr. Eng. Mariusz Grabda is an Assistant Professor at Institute of Environmental Engineering of Polish Academy of Sciences, and currently a post-doc fellow in the Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials of Tohoku University in Japan. His primary research concerned on utilization of geothermal heat and natural utilization of sewage sludge. In recent years, his ...


    By Via Expo Ltd.

  • New Luton plant for laminate packaging recycling

    Waste firms or producers looking to recycle their laminate packaging waste such as drink cartons, toothpaste tubes and coffee sachets can now test this at a new engineering facility in Luton. Privately funded environmental technology solutions firm Enval has opened the new pilot plant in the town. The company, originally a spin-out from the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of ...

  • UK on track to meet packaging recycling targets

    The UK looks largely on track to meet its packaging recycling and recovery targets by the end of 2009, according to industry experts. But achieving the steel target may be difficult. According to figures published last week by the Environment Agency via the National Packaging Waste Database for the second quarter of 2009, more than 1.59 million tonnes of packaging was recycled. This was up from ...

  • UK meets packaging recycling and recovery targets

    The UK has met its packaging recycling and recovery targets, new figures show. The Environment Agency has published the targets on the National Packaging Waste Database for quarter four of 2009. More than 1.86 million tonnes of packaging was recovered and recycled in Q4, meaning that the UK has met its targets. Packaging Recovery Note (PRN) trading platform Environment Exchange managing ...

  • HP cuts notebook shipping waste with innovative packaging

    Walmart has named HP the winner of its Home Entertainment Design Challenge, singling out the technology company for further reducing the environmental impact of personal computers. The HP Pavilion dv6929 Entertainment Notebook features an innovative design that reduces product packaging by 97 percent, conserving fuel and reducing CO2 emissions by removing the equivalent of one out of every four ...


    By HP

  • New incinerator for waste recycling opens

    Six years after planning permission was granted, the Isséane waste recycling centre on the southern edge of Paris has opened for business. This month, the incinerator started producing heat from household waste. For recycling, the rotary screens are currently being run in on the first deliveries of waste, and the system for processing bulky waste is starting trials. Although construction works ...


  • REFLEX project helps drive development of recycling options for flexible packaging

    The results of significant research to enable further developments towards establishing recycling options for flexible plastic packaging delivered by the two-year REFLEX R&D project were unveiled at the K Show in October 2016. The project is a collaboration of the whole value chain, from polymer production, packaging manufacturers, ...

  • UK paper packaging waste recovery levels smash targets, rising to 84%

    Data released from the National Packaging Waste Database (NPWD) shows that the UK paper packaging recycling industry has smashed its targets within the Packaging Waste Regulations.If the 2007 NPWD recovery levels for paper packaging waste are maintained into 2008 then the UK will achieve a recovery rate for UK paper packaging waste of 78% against an EU Directive target of 60%. In terms of UK ...

  • Prudent Valpak secures waste packaging recovery notes for 2008

    Packaging compliance scheme Valpak has secured enough packaging recovery notes to comply on behalf of its membership for 2008. It said it has also secured a substantial pool of “carry over” materials meaning its PRN stock is protected for the early part of 2009. Perceived PRN shortages for steel in 2009, have already threatened to push up prices.MRW reportedthat concerns that Defra will not ...

  • WRAP reviews de-packaging equipment

    The Waste and Resources Action Programme has reviewed de-packaging equipment for food waste in order to encourage more efficient food waste reprocessing. WRAP commissioned SLR Consulting to review available equipment which segregates packaging from food waste. The Review of Food Waste De-packaging Equipment was published on 4 August. The review provides anaerobic digestion and in-vessel ...

  • Concerns raised over packaging targets

    Packaging trade bodies have raised concerns over proposed Government packaging targets for 2020. In March, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs set new recovery and recycling targets for packaging waste for 2011-20 for obligated businesses. Businesses were set targets to recycle approximately 86% of paper by 2020, 69% of glass, 70% of aluminium, 75% of steel, 57% of plastic and ...

  • THE GRAND SLAM™ WASTE RECYCLER FROM STEDMAN

    Aurora, IN - The Grand Slam™ Waste Recycler, manufactured by Stedman, is designed for sizing hundreds of materials and agglomerated wastes into carefully controlled uniform sizes, reducing maintenance time and expense. The Grand Slam Waste Recycler is capable of handling up to 100 tons of wet and sticky or dry and fibrous material per hour, and typical applications include: bakery waste for ...


    By Stedman

  • Viridor Recycling & Waste Management selects Microlise Telematics

    Viridor, one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies, has chosen Microlise, a leading vehicle tracking, telematics, journey management and ePOD specialist, to support their continual drive to improve efficiency within their transport operations. ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • Cleaning Up Ontario’s Recycling System

    The government of Ontario should make individual producers responsible for recycled products while permitting them to achieve recycling goals as they see fit, according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “An Opportunity not to be Wasted: Reforming Ontario’s ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • September infringements package: main decisions

    In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim at ensuring proper application of EU law for the benefit of citizens and businesses. The Commission has taken today 220 decisions, including 32 reasoned opinions and 6 ...

  • Green Mountain College to Adopt Casella Waste System`s Zero-Sort® Recycling Program and Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System

     Green Mountain College, located in Poultney, Vermont, reaffirmed its commitment to being a leader in sustainability by joining Casella Waste Systems Power of Three™ closed loop recycling initiative.  The Power of Three is Casella's newest solution for its customers who are intent on bringing a new meaning to the term "zero-waste."  The Power of Three is premised off of ...

  • Fujitsu to Adopt Casella Waste System’s Power of Three™ Closed Loop Recycling System

    Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. (FFNA), a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions, reaffirmed its commitment to being a ...

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