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  • Composts that contain biodegradable plastics may hinder plant growth

    Composts containing biodegradable plastics may hinder rather than help plant growth, according to a recent study by university scientists in Poland. These findings have implications for waste management practices within the EU. It is important to assess the quality and potential environmental risks associated with composts prepared from different wastes. Biodegradable plastics - known as ...

  • ARN Invests in Further Expansion with Swiss Delamination and Separation Plant

    ARN Recycling BV is the first company to operate the new CCM20RT delamination mill produced by swissRTec.  The CCM20RT is based around the same design as its predecessors, the CCM10 and CCM15RT, however it makes a big step forward in power and size. ARN, an experienced processor of ASR in the Netherlands, is ...


    By Auto Recycling Nederland

  • The new Sweco Multi-Motion separator

    Sweco has developed a new rectangular separator that can adapt as solids characteristics change. Combining the patented elliptical motion with linear motion technology, Sweco has created the Multi-Motion (MM) Rectangular Separator, a revolutionary separator that delivers the benefits of two distinct motions. The groundbreaking design of the MM allows operators to use linear motion where heavy, ...


  • Non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction. It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals such as ...

  • The Coca-Cola Company Announces Partnerships to Develop Commercial Solutions for Plastic Bottles Made Entirely from Plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the ...


  • The Coca-Cola Company announces partnerships to develop commercial solutions for plastic bottles made entirely from plants

    The Coca-Cola Company today announced multi-million dollar partnership agreements with three leading biotechnology companies to accelerate development of the first commercial solutions for next-generation PlantBottle™ packaging made 100% from plant-based materials. This effort to commercialize a plastic bottle made entirely from plants builds on the Company’s ground-breaking ...

  • Sorting plastics: a new device for the recycling industry

    There is a clear need to increase the amount of plastic that is recycled to conserve and recover resources and energy and to relieve pressure on landfill sites. However, recycling plastic waste is problematic as there are many types of plastics: each type has different physical and chemical properties. A recent study has assessed the effectiveness of a new separating technology which sorts ...

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • MeWa QZ cleans mixed metal and plastic waste

    A feature of medium-sized businesses in Germany is their ability to continually identify new niches and successfully service them. GRUNSKE Metall - Recycling GmbH & Co. KG of Oranienburg recently commissioned a new plant for cleaning metals that have already run through sorting systems for domestic and industrial waste. Using a Querstromzerspaner supplied by MeWa, the company is able to ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Faster screening of plastic waste for harmful chemicals

    A more efficient method for sorting plastic electronics waste containing harmful chemicals is proposed by a new study. The method combines two analytical techniques that together can quickly and accurately detect levels of flame retardants in plastics used by the electronics industry. The European Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive (2011/65/EU)1, adopted in 2003 and revised in ...

  • 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)

  • Efactor3 to offer plastics washing, drying system

    The DRD drying and cleaning system from MAS, which will be available in the United States through Efactor3 LLC, Charlotte, N.C., was introduced during the NPE 2009 event in Chicago in June. MAS (Maschinen- und Anlagenbau Schulz GmbH of Austria) says its dry cleaning system “is a well-proven alternative to water washing plants for plastic recycling.” Cleaning is carried out by the DRD (Double ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Interplas 2014 – Leading The Way With Magnetic Separation

    Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd was the only magnetic separation supplier exhibiting at Interplas 2014 (staged at the NEC in Birmingham between 30th September and the 2nd October 2014).  Simon Ayling, the Bunting Europe Managing Director explained: “For us at Bunting, supplying and supporting the plastics industry has always been vitally important.  Whether that is working with a ...


  • Well rounded: lamella separator bears a beneficial solution

    At the IFAT Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste, and Raw Materials Management, in Munich, GEA shows its lamella separator for round sedimentation tanks – an innovation GEA 2H Water Technologies, thanks to the special structural features of its successful TUBEdek parallel-plate separators, is moving the sewage-treatment market. At the IFAT ENTSORGA 2012, the company – the ...


    By Enexio Water Technologies

  • Unique FDA Approved Plastic Bottle Recycling System to be Installed in Vietnam

    Bepex International, a world leader in process development and process equipment for the food, chemical, mineral, and polymer industries, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Vietnam-based Thanh Tai Gas Company to custom design, fabricate and deliver the first system to South East Asia in its new line of ...


    By Bepex International LLC

  • Redoma Recycling AB launches a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS)

    Redoma Recycling AB has expanded its product range with a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS), available at present in six different sizes depending on capacity requirement. The ESS can separate residual fine copper (less than 0.1mm) in the plastic with close to 100% purity. The capacity of the ESS plants ranges from 150 to 1350 kg/h. This corresponds to an infeed capacity of ...


    By Redoma Recycling AB

  • Ecopark 4 trusts TOMRA AUTOSORT for the Efficient Automation of its Separation Processes

    Ecopark 4, located in Hostalets de Pierola (Barcelona), is a mechanical-biological treatment (MBT) plant with a treatment capacity of up to 300,000 tons a year of municipal waste. Ecopark 4, managed by Ferrovial Servicios, is one of the waste treatment and management plants in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, a supra-municipal public authority competent in the urban waste management of the 36 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Sims WEEE plant opens in Wales

    A further 100,000 tonnes a year of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment processing capacity has been added to the UK, with the opening of Sims Recycling Solutions’ flagship WEEE plant in Newport, Wales. The £12 million plant was officially opened yesterday (9 February, 2009) by First Minister for Wales, the Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan. “This is good for Newport and good for Wales. This facility ...

  • Increasingly stricter quality requirements for suppliers - non-ferrous separator for recycled wood

    The recently initiated project cooperation between Goudsmit Magnetic Systems B.V. in Waalre and Van Bemmel Machine Import B.V. in IJsselstein with Hector van Moer in Melsele/Beveren in Belgium, ensures that all non-ferrous metals located in the wood chips are completely removed from the processed B-wood fraction.  It involves mainly shredded aluminium components but also non-ferrous metals ...


    By Goudsmit Magnetic Systems BV

  • Redoma Recycling AB launches a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS)

    Redoma Recycling AB has expanded its product range with a cost-efficient Electrostatic Separation System (ESS), available at present in six different sizes depending on capacity requirement. The ESS can separate residual fine copper (less than 0.1mm) in the plastic with close to 100% purity. The capacity of the ESS plants ranges from 150 to 1350 kg/h. This ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

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