plastic-to-fuel News

  • Tomra sorting recycling hosts global conference to share insights into the industry`s future challenges

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling hosted a global conference on October 10th and 11th to share insights from leading experts in recycling and waste management and to demonstrate the company’s breakthroughs in sensor-based sorting machines. With the theme ‘Future Perspectives in Recycling,’ the two-day event in Germany featured a series of presentations and group ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • NGWA announces 2018 Groundwater Fly-In and Water Resources Congressional Summit dates

    Following the successful 2017 Water Resources Congressional Summit, the National Ground Water Association, Irrigation Association, and Water Quality Association will once again host a summit in 2018, in conjunction with the 2018 NGWA Groundwater Fly-In, to jointly raise awareness and promote the importance of water resources to the economy. The 2018 event will take place March 6-7 in Washington, ...

  • Plans for plants that can turn waste plastic into fuel

    A new plant which turns mixed waste plastics into liquid synthetic fuels is now fully operational in Ireland, with the promise of more similar plants to come in the UK and throughout Europe. Cynar Recycling’s first plant in Portlaoise, Ireland can process up to 20 tonnes of waste plastics per day, producing up to 19,000 litres of fuel products at a conversion rate of 95%. The plant uses a ...

  • Italy customer set up successfully waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant

    Italy customer bought a set of waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant from Doing company.In spite of the Italy customer can't speak English,he always translated Italian into Enlish by Google to contact with us.When he visit our factory and communicates with our colleagues detailed.With our help ,he get the ...

  • Italy customer set up successfully waste plastic to fuel oil pyrolysis plant

    Italy customer bought a set of waste plastic to fuel oil  pyrolysis plant from Doing company.In spite of the Italy customer can't speak English,he always translated Italian into Enlish by Google to contact with us.When he visit our factory and communicates with our colleagues detailed.With our help ,he get the license in Italy .The Italy customer place the order right now and buy the waste ...

  • Eaton’s advancements in fiber-reinforced plastics providing lighter, stronger materials for more fuel-efficient aircraft

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation’s advancements in the production of safer, lighter and stronger composite materials are leading the way to significant improvements in weight savings and fuel efficiency for next-generation aircraft. Engineers at Eaton’s Engineering Center in Pune, India, have developed a multi-scale modeling methodology for short-fiber reinforced ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Plastics Manufacturer Warns Companies about New Fuel Tank CARB and EPA Regulations

    Flambeau Fluid Systems, a leading plastics manufacturer of fuel ...


  • Plastic Recycling

    Only 2.5 % of all municipal waste is selectively collected in Poland. Plastic waste comprises around 14 % of all Polish domestic waste, most of it PET. However, only 6% of it is recycled, while in Europe the figure is 45%! PET processing is done by three companies in Poland: Elana PET - part of the capital group Boryszew (produces 120,000 tons of bottles per year), Polowat (18,000 tons per year) ...


  • The ultimate fuel

    In three years a new type of battery may be available, using urine as an energy source. The inventor, Dr Ki Bang Lee (South Korea), has created his own business, K B Lab, in Singapore. He intends to make the batteries himself and/or have other companies develop them under licence. The battery consists of a strip of filter paper containing cupric chloride. A cathode is sandwiched between a ...


  • Home composting of biodegradable plastics

    ASTM International Committee D20 on Plastics is currently developing a new standard, WK35342, Specification for Home Composting of Biodegradable Plastics. The proposed standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D20.96 on Environmentally Degradable Plastics and ...


    By ASTM International

  • Plastic recycling: future potential

    At the conference on the future of plastic recycling, 2009, which was held in Krefeld at the beginning of September, Herbert Snell, vice-president of the Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials (BVSE), said that the economic crisis had affected the sector, but there is no reason to make a drama out of it. The crisis will not kill off plastic recycling, but provide new opportunities. Snell ...


  • PlumbBetter Plastic Manifolds

    - Four new additions to the PlumbBetter Family   IPEX is pleased to announce the addition of our Plastic Manifolds, for PEX and XPA, ...


    By IPEX

  • Vacuuming plastics from the oceans

    As marketers increasingly look to brand their companies as "green" to win a larger share of consumers" greenbacks, the vacuum maker Electrolux"s green marketing campaign offers stark contrast to BP"s "greenwashing." The embattled oil company changed its logo into a green-and-yellow sunflower and its slogan to "beyond petroleum" - then pumped millions of gallons of oil per day directly into the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Plastics Recycling? There`s an App for That

    A new app hopes to create an obsession out of tossing plastic packaging into virtual – and real world – recycling bins.   To encourage more plastics recycling, Plastics Make it Possible®, an initiative sponsored by the ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Coral acquires Rotalac Plastics

    Coral Products are pleased to announce the purchase of Rotalac Plastics Ltd based in Wythenshawe, Manchester in January 2016. This business adds to the range of processes in the group by providing bespoke thermoplastic extrusion and moulding solutions. Rotalac is also a leader in shutter system design and ...


    By Coral Products PLC

  • New plastics quality protocol

    The recovery of non-packaging plastic for manufacturers in England and Wales has been made easier by a new Quality Protocol. Published by the Waste Protocols Project, which is a collaborative effort between the Waste & Resources Action Programme and the Environment Agency, the Quality Protocol will mean plastics like toys and garden furniture will be easier for manufacturers to incorporate ...

  • Turning the Tide on Plastic Waste

    A new report is calling on Ontario to act to stop the proliferation of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes. The report released today, Turning the Plastic Tide: How to Protect the Great Lakes and Fight Plastic Pollution,recommends that the province introduce a deposit return on plastic bottles to dramatically increase recycling rates. “Plastic pollution is a serious and growing problem in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Phthalates in PVC Plastics

    Section 108 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 prohibits certain products from containing six specified phthalates. A new ASTM International standard, under the jurisdiction of Committee D20 on Plastics, provides a method for the identification and qualification of these phthalates. The new standard, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Plastics Composting at Home

    As landfills continue to expand, many consumers continue to look for ways to recycle. A proposed new ASTM International standard, WK35342, Specification for Home Composting of Biodegradable Plastics, will educate consumers on the process of home composting these materials. The proposed standard will illustrate great potential ...


    By ASTM International

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