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  • Curate your waste: improving the efficiency of waste recovery

    Sustainable urban waste management has progressed over recent decades, with recycling of waste becoming a routine activity across the EU. However, the increasing volume and complexity of waste poses ongoing challenges for policymakers and municipal administrators. New research suggests that a rethink around how household waste is sorted could lead to more resources being recovered from solid ...

  • GreenBlue Advisory Services to Offer Standardized Packaging Design Assessment

    Sustainability nonprofit GreenBlue today announced the addition of a new service to its Advisory Services offerings—a standardized packaging design assessment. Companies interested in designing more sustainable packaging can now take advantage of this service to receive an environmental life cycle profile of new packaging formats or an overall assessment of their current packaging portfolios in ...

  • Equipment highlight: water recycling facility turning human solid waste into natural profitable gas

    A San Antonio water recycling facility is the first plant of its kind to turn methane gas from human solid waste into clean burning natural gas for profit. What gas was once being burned off using a standard flare is now turned into useful energy and being sold on the open market.   They do this with customized air pollution control equipment from Catalytic Products International. The ...

  • Recycling systems are getting smarter, the cp group is pioneering the intelligence

    The CP Group, San Diego, CA, is proud to announce the release of their newest software intelligence that is making material recovery facilities (MRF) “smarter”. The CP Group designs, manufactures and installs advanced recycling ...


    By The CP Group

  • Recycling Systems are Getting Smarter, the CP Group is Pioneering the Intelligence

    The CP Group is proud to announce the release of their newest software intelligence that is making material recovery facilities (MRF) "smarter." The CP Group designs, manufactures and installs advanced recycling sorting systems for the ...


    By CP Manufacturing, Inc.

  • UK paper recycling increases 7.5%

    The UK Confederation of Paper Industry (CPI) has analysed paper mill raw material usage and HM Revenue and Customs (HM R&C) trade data which shows solid progress through 2007 in the recovery of used paper products from the waste stream for recycling. The data suggests that just over 8.7 million tonnes of recovered paper was either used in the UK (46%, 4.05 million tonnes), or exported for ...

  • Wendt Corporation Announces Installation of Upgraded Non-Ferrous System at Recycle WV

    Wendt Corporation announced the installation of an upgraded non ferrous system at Recycle WV. This upgrade is a result of Recycle WV’s goal to expand their plant and help maximize the value of the products they are already producing, as well as create new products from their automobile shredder residue (ASR). Recycle WV is a scrap processing company located in ...


    By WENDT CORPORATION

  • Chinese interest in Eldan Recycling machinery

    In March Eldan Recycling had the great honor of receiving a delegation from the Chinese company CEEDI Group. This more than 1000 man power strong company is an integrated service supplier of project consulting, engineering design, construction management and EPC contracting for domestic and overseas construction projects. CEEDI Group is planning to implement advanced recycling technology in China ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Dispute causes Edinburgh recycling increase

    Edinburgh has seen its recycling rate soar following a work-to-rule in July by bin men in the Scottish capital. Council figures show that recycle banks were the beneficiary as householders sought new ways to deal with their waste and reduce the amount going into wheelie bins. The number of cans recycled in banks rose by 81 per cent in July to 10.5 tonnes and 29.5 tonnes of plastic bottles were ...

  • Electronic Recyclers International Joins Alcoa, Best Buy and Other Sustainability Experts for AGRION E-Waste Panel

    John Shegerian, Chairman and CEO of Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, and Randall Scheps, Director of Consumer Electronics for Alcoa, the world’s leading aluminum producer, were among the participants of an AGRION panel discussion on the problems and promise of e-waste recycling earlier today at the Garden Court Hotel in Palo ...

  • VACUREMA – THE PET recycling technology of the future

    A unique process has become the world's most successful PET recycling technology within only a short space of time: the patented VACUREMA technology from Austria's plant engineering specialists EREMA. Since it was launched, the patented VACUREMA process has become established as the global standard in processing not only post-consumer PET bottle flakes but also in-house PET waste. Over 140 ...

  • CONFIDENTIAL WASTE GOES NUCLEAR

    Blackburn based Neales Waste Management have just taken delivery of their new MDS25GTX Mobile Document Shredder for use at British Nuclear Group (BNG), Sellafield as part of their ongoing waste management programme. The truck was supplied by Global Recycling Solutions who are the UK and European distributors for Shred Tech’s range of both static and mobile shredders Having extensively tested ...

  • Sharing the Waste, Sharing the Wealth

    In a depot near Canelones, Uruguay, a team of men and women wearing boiler suits and safety gloves separate glass, cans and plastic on a conveyor belt. Machines cleaning and packaging the materials for recycling can be heard whirring in the background. Crates packed full of newly recycled plastic bottles line the walls of the warehouse waiting to be sent to the processing plant. It is near the ...

  • TOMRA Launches TOM, a waste compaction system for public spaces

    TOMRA Collection Solutions, a unit of TOMRA North America, today announced the release of TOM, new waste system for public spaces that is a trash receptacle and compactor in one. TOM – which takes up about as much space as an ordinary trash bin – can hold up to seven times more waste than the conventional bin, and is idea for use in cafés, restaurants, transportation hubs, ...


    By Tomra Systems ASA

  • Clinical Win for GPT Waste

    We are proud to announce that we have secured a 2 year, clinical waste management contract for St John & St Elizabeth Hospital This prestigious two year hospital waste management contract will see waste streams including all healthcare waste and eventually the GMW and recyclable waste. There will also be the opportunity for GPT Waste to ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • UK paper recycling meets government targets

    Paper recycling in the UK achieves tremendous carbon savings, and it is good to see this reflected in the recent Defra press release on packaging waste recycling targets. The paper industry has already exceeded the proposed targets to 2010 and those in the recent consultation up to 2012. The proposed increases to the targets for UK packaging recycling and recovery suggested by Defra will do ...

  • Does Extended Producer Responsibility Deliver on Recycling Promises?

    U.S. communities and states that have implemented alternatives to extended producer responsibility (EPR) policies are achieving high municipal solid waste recycling rates at reasonable costs, while also addressing a wider spectrum of the waste stream than narrowly-focused EPR mandates, according to a new study conducted by consulting firm SAIC for the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Plastics recycling: overcoming barriers and creating new opportunities

    The production of plastics is increasing, but our use of the material is not sustainable. A recent study provides an overview of challenges and opportunities for recycling plastics and suggests that it could be possible to stop the majority of plastic waste reaching landfill over the next few decades. Around 4 per cent of petroleum is used directly in the manufacture of plastics each year. A ...

  • End of waste regulations – the plastics perspective

    Plastic is not currently covered by the end of waste regulations, which sets out when certain waste stops being classified as waste, and gains the status of a product or secondary raw material. However, technical documents have been submitted to the European Union*, and it is one of the sectors currently under consideration.  On End of Waste criteria, there are two main issues currently ...


    By Environment Media Group

  • British plastics recyclers lead the way at IdentiPlast 2013

    A clothing-store mannequin and an award-winning recyclables bin, both made from UK-sourced household plastic packaging waste, served to highlight progress made by British firms in recycling challenging materials at an international conference on plastic waste recovery. Containing 50% recycled post-consumer flexible films, the plastic male torso was produced ...

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