plastic recycling equipment News

  • Big Push to Recycle Plastic

    Cold extrusion is playing an ever greater part in recycling of waste plastic, and the Department for Business and Enterprise is sponsoring research into development of the machinery necessary for such work. Engineers at Bradford University have built a pilot plant and are running a series of trials with different processes, feed plastics, additives, and final products. Leader of the project, Dr ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Tyre Recycling Equipment

    Ecosystem Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been appointed sole agents for the Komei (Italy) range of tyre recycling equipment for the UK. Komei make some of the world’s finest granulation equipment for wood, plastic and rubber. Their heavy weight 16500kg KG-1R granulator is designed specifically for shredding used tyres. It is fitted with a heat exchanger to keep the rotor and ...


    By Evashred F.V. Evans & Sons

  • Recycling Equipment Market in Malaysia

    The Malaysian waste recycling equipment market is at a growth stage. The increasing awareness for better waste management and greener practices is driving this market. The Malaysian Government has responded to this awareness by pursuing a greener Malaysia through the implementation of policies and provision of incentives; this has made an impact on all green sectors, including the recycling ...


  • Take Another Look at Recycled Plastics!

    Have you ever wondered what happens to the plastic bottles you throw in the recycling bin or the plastic bags and wraps you bring back to the grocery store? Though recycled plastics might be out-of-mind once the raw material leaves your hand, they are far from out-of-sight. Chances are, these valuable materials have already made their way back into your home or your car - you might even be ...


  • Royal interest in Danish recycling equipment

    The 6th of June 2012 was a memorable day for us at Eldan Recycling. It was the day when Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of Denmark made a highly appreciated visit to our head office in Faaborg. Her Majesty the Queen was introduced to the global recycling industry by Managing Director Dr. Toni Reftman who made an interesting presentation about the various materials, which Eldan offers a recycling ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Finance of £17.1m secured for plastics recycling plant

    A £17.1m funding package for a 80,000 tonnes capacity plastics recycling plant has been secured by a partnership of European Metals Recycling and MBA Polymers. The Royal Bank of Scotland provided the money for the joint venture, MBA Poymers UK, to support the purchase and development of the site in Worksop, Nottingham. Work on the plant has started with completion expected in early 2010. The ...

  • 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 (TITECH)

  • Complete 2-stage plastic recycling system available

    A complete 2 stage shredding and granulating system that was built in 2006 and was only run for 3000 hours has come up for sale and we are ready to disassemble and deliver anywhere in the US. The system includes: - Infeed conveyor for shredder- Single shaft shredder, WEIMA Model WLK-15- Shredder discharge and granulator infeed conveyor- Metal detection and separation equipment- Granulator, MPG ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • 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 Foundation

  • Plastic recycling firm receive £450,000 top-up

    The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £450,000 to recycling firm Plastic Sorting, topping up the £850,000 it received in 2007 to develop a plastic bottle sorting facility. The new sum will buy hot-wash equipment enabling plastic bottles to be flaked and washed to remove any residues and adhesive labels. Once the plastic has been through this process it will be almost indistinguishable from ...

  • Scotland launches £5 million plastic recycling fund

    Zero Waste Scotland is launching a £5 million capital grant scheme to develop plastics recycling infrastructure in the country. The scheme was launched on 26 February on behalf of the Scottish Government as part of its Zero Waste Scotland programme. The money will be awarded to facilities capable of sorting, recycling and ...

  • Weak pound boosts plastics recycling business

    Plastic recyclers in the UK are potentially in a position to buck the UK economic downturn. Concerns about the state of the economy were heightened by a British Chamber of Commerce report published today. The BCC revealed “a frightening deterioration in the UK economic situation”. But the experience of plastics recycler Axion is that a weak pound, influenced by the downturn, makes its products ...

  • 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.

  • Education Needed in Changing Face of Plastics Recycling

    Many consumers have questions about where and how to recycle their plastics, and because collection differs from municipality to municipality, the answers aren’t always easy to find. To help address these issues, the ...

  • Finland: Towards comprehensive recycling of reinforced plastic

    Untitled Document New applications for fibre-reinforced plastic waste are being developed by a recycling project in Finland. The Kierrä Project both determines the origin of ...

  • APR Announces First Annual Plastics Recycling Showcase

    A recently announced program recognizing innovations in product design and technology promoting plastics recycling is accepting nominations through October 31st. The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase, developed by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), will focus on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR members that have a positive impact on the ability of a ...

  • APR Announces Second Annual Plastics Recycling Showcase

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase, a program to highlight and promote industry leading innovations that have a positive impact on plastics collection and recycling, is now  accepting nominations.  Developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the second annual program will focus on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR member companies.  An additional ...

  • Global Plastic Production Rises, Recycling Lags

    For more than 50 years, global production of plastic has continued to rise. Some 299 million tons of plastics were produced in 2013, representing a 4 percent increase over 2012. Recovery and recycling, however, remain insufficient, and millions of tons of plastics end up in landfills and oceans each year, writes Gaelle Gourmelon, Communications and Marketing Manager at the Worldwatch Institute, ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Used recycling equipment specials from eFACTOR3

    New Comprehensive Service Package Offerings As the demand for recycling equipment has increased, so has the demand for efficient and reliable operation. The key component of a successful system is proper maintenance and while we have always offered service packages with our new machines, we will now be offering service packages for all manufacturers we represent. The packages include ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Gamma Meccanica bullish on US recycling equipment market

    Gamma Meccanica North America plans to add a dedicated lab line to do test work for plastic recyclers in the U.S., by the end of the year, and its future plans including manufacturing pelletizers and control panels in the U.S. “We had a record year last year and we are exceeding our sales targets this year for recycling equipment," said Heath Sellers, president and general manager of both ...

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