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  • Call for Papers for Electronics Recycling Asia

    Electronics Recycling Asia November 13 - 15, 2013, Singapore Conference, exhibition and plant tours organized by World Recycling Forum The next top quality conference in electronics recycling will take place from November 13 - 15, 2013 in exciting Singapore. During the conference, leading recycling experts from around ...

  • 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 ...

  • Free papers pay for city recycling

    Westminster City Council and the publishers of two of London's free newspapers are to share the costs of recycling the waste produced from their distribution. The deal was finalised last autumn after months of wrangling over details but last week the bins funded by the publishers were finally unveiled. Associated Newspapers, publisher of London Lite, and NI Free Newspapers Ltd, which publishes ...

  • Viridor acquires paper recycling firm

    Viridor has acquired paper collection and recycling firm Waste Management. The company, which served Greater Manchester and the north of England, was recently taken into administration. Based at Trafford Park, Manchester, it had a turnover of around £4 million. Viridor is to take on 22 of its employees. Viridor northern regional ...

  • Japanese paper industry in recycling scandal

    Two major players in the Japanese paper industry have been left with egg on their face after admitting they lied about the amount of recycled paper in their products. Several days ago Nippon Paper Group, the second largest paper company in Japan, admitted it had lied about the percentage of recycled material in its products. Oji Paper, the country’s biggest paper company, revealed that it too had ...

  • 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 ...

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  • Come see us in Chicago at the Paper Recycling Conference

    The industry’s premier paper recycling event returns to downtown Chicago at the Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. This year’s event is sure to attract business leaders from across the nation and around the globe for a diverse program of panel discussions covering the current factors affecting the recovered fiber industry. In addition to several workshops and plenary sessions, this ...

  • PAPER RECYCLER CREATES LOCAL AUTHORITY ROLE

    PAPER RECYCLER CREATES LOCAL AUTHORITY ROLE   03 June 2010 – Smurfit Kappa Recycling, one of the largest recyclers of paper and card in the UK, has appointed Ian Halson to the new role of local authorities business development manager.   Ian Halson brings many years’ experience of paper recycling in the local ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • `Rollercoaster` year still showed recycled paper growth

    The UK’s recycled paper and board collection continued to rise in 2008 (by 1.8 per cent on 2007 tonnages) despite being described as “a rollercoaster of a year.” But sector growth was found to be slower than in 2007, when tonnages rose by 7.5 per cent on 2006. Figures, from the Confederation of Paper Industries, showed that in 2008 about 8.8 million tonnes of recovered paper were either recycled ...

  • Deadline Call for Papers waste to energy+recycling

    The deadline for abstract submissions for the "waste to energy+recycling" conference in Bremen expires on Monday, 15 November 2010. A limited number of speaking opportunities is still available. Abstracts of up to 2,000 characters in length can be sent to abstract@wte-expo.com and should clearly state the key messages and target audience of the presentation. All ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • 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 ...

  • Paper recycler creates strategic development role

    Smurfit Kappa Recycling, one of the largest recyclers of paper and card in the UK, has appointed Paul Clarke to the new role of strategic development director.Joining Smurfit Kappa Recycling’s head office team in Tamworth, Paul has considerable experience in leading major projects for the packaging and paper sides of the business. He joined the Smurfit Kappa Group in 2003 via the Irish Graduate ...


    By Emap Ltd

  • 100% closed loop recycled copier paper launched

    Recycled paper to be sourced from and delivered back to the same customer has been developed by Banner Business Services. The new recycling process closes the loop of office copier paper procurement and recycling and works by collecting used paper and shredding it before it is turned into clean copier paper and delivered back to the original customer. Banner is a division of ...

  • US paper recycling hits record high

    In 2007, an all-time high of 56 percent of the paper consumed in America was recovered for recycling, achieving a significant industry goal five years ahead of schedule. Announcing the achievement this week, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) also set a new goal of 60 percent recovery by 2012. “Industry is demonstrating a real commitment to environmental sustainability by continuing ...

  • Analysis times cut by 75% at paper recycling plant

    A high-speed, high-temperature HT200S laboratory digester from HACH LANGE has helped one of Europe’s largest recycled packaging companies to cut analysis times by 75%. This process has also enabled Smurfit Kappa SSK to optimise the efficiency of the anaerobic digestion to generate quality biogas, which helps to recycle the effluent waste produced on site. By deploying the advanced HT200S, along ...


  • SSI Will Exhiibit At The Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference In Chicago

    SSI will be exhibiting at the Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference, Oct. 19-21 at the Marriott Downtown - Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL. We invite you to stop by booth #25 and say hi to the SSI team.   Originally introduced as The Paper Recycling Conference in 2000, this event has grown to become the premier meeting place for recycling professionals. The event's delegate ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Recycled paper body against future ETS charges

    In an effort to protect the UK paper industry, the CPI has called on the UK Government to support the continuation of free EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) allowances. The CPI’s calls come ahead of an EU meeting to finalise scheme changes, set to come into force in 2013. Free allocations for carbon emitters will stay in place until 2012. But after this the EU could make industry pay for all ...

  • Comments invited on paper sludge recycling proposals

    Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Plan will divert paper sludge ash from landfill and ease regulatory burden on business Proposals aimed at making it easier to recycle paper sludge ash (PSA) and divert a minimum 300,000 tonnes per year from landfill were today (19 December 2008) announced by the Waste Protocols Project - a joint Environment ...

  • Palm Paper acquires AbitibiBowater-owned Cheshire Recycling

    Palm Recycling, a subsidiary of Palm Paper which owns the world’s largest newsprint machine, has acquired the business and assets of Cheshire Recycling, trading as AbitibiBowater Recycling Europe, from the administrators. Waste collection firm Cheshire Recycling will now be known as Palm Recycling, continuing to service the previous company’s clients, ...

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