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  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • Plastic identification codes for recycling

    All over the world, many types of plastic is commonly used. Plastic has been given a numbering category or identification code for the different types so it can be sorted accordingly. Each type of plastic melts at a different temperature and displays different properties. The identification system divides plastic into seven distinct types and uses a number code generally found on the bottom of ...


    By Global Plastic Sheeting

  • US Recycled Plastics Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: US Recycled Plastics Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p01050292/US-Recycled-Plastics-Industry.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Plastic US demand to rise ...


    By ReportLinker

  • 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)

  • Axion calls for 'positive drivers' to boost WEEE recycling

    Positive procurement-based encouragement, rather than burdensome legislative enforcement, is the way forward to increase volumes of Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) recycling across Europe, suggests Axion Polymers. The Salford-based plastics recycler believes UK and European Governments could learn lessons from their USA counterparts, whose EPEAT ...

  • Axion Polymers cuts energy usage at its UK plastics recycling plant

    As part of its drive to improve energy efficiency and reduce its carbon impact, UK-based Axion Polymers has signed up to a ‘Demand Response’ system that cuts its factory energy usage at times of peak demand. The Salford-based company is believed to be one of the first plastics recyclers in the UK to take part in the power-saving initiative, which is administered by Enernoc for the ...

  • TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature AUTOSORT FLAKE’s enhanced flexibility at K-Show 2016

    TOMRA Sorting is ready to attend K 2016: The World’s No. I Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber! where it will demonstrate the AUTOSORT FLAKE’s newly enhanced next-generation sensor technology. Attended by the world’s broadest spectrum of international trade visitors and decision-makers, this major exhibition is one of the industry’s largest events and takes place in ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Waste management technics from Max Solution Systems

    Max Solution Systems designs and produces the production waste exhausting systems for printing, labels, packaging, card board, non-woven, plastic and can industries. The production waste will be directly exhausted from the source at the machine, will be chopped into small pieces and transported to the waste disposal (container, compactor, baling press or big bag.) The German know – how gives you ...


    By Max Solution Systems

  • New Klargester Ezy-Drain system: the light-weight, sustainable solution for septic and STP soakaways

    The labour-intensive, costly and time-consuming activity of installing traditional herring-bone drainage soakaways for septic tanks and sewage treatment plants could now be a thing of the past. Ezy-Drain, which has just been launched in the UK by Klargester, is a new type of pipe system that is lightweight, easy to use, high-performance and environmentally friendly. The system was developed in ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • The Polystryrene Problem.

    Polystyrene / EPS is accepted as the most versatile packaging material available. Because it is strong, lightweight and has excellent insulation prpertiess it is the preferred material for use in many industries, particularily the fishing industry. The problem until now has been how to dispose of the used and possibly contaminated boxes. The answer has been provided by Mil-tek who have ...


    By Mil-tek Danmark A/S

  • Strautmann Umwelttechnik compacts Styrofoam® up to 700kg/m³

    Make money out of your waste with balers from Strautmann Umwelttechnik. Week by week, there are many thousand of tons of waste which arise from packaging material and insulation material, which comes from expanded polystyrene, short EPS, like Styrofoam®. In the 90s the disposal of this very voluminous material was very expensive for many companies. Nowadays many progressive enterprises earn ...

  • Shipping Containers: Another Green Opportunity for Eco-Wineries

    Erich Brandt, Senior VP of ACH Foam Technologies, thinks wineries on the green radar need to take a second look at the containers their wine bottles are shipped in. WineLoc EPS wine shippers, designed to protect wines from temperature fluctuations as well as breakage, offer ...


    By Marketwire

  • Turning Waste into Profit

    This project was undertaken on behalf of Thompson's of Prudhoe to enable their existing waste recycling plant to become more profitable... The recycling plant at Springwell Quarry is handling skip waste and C&D waste. The initial screening split is at 40mm using a large Trommel screen. For many years the 40mm down product was acceptable for use as a cover material not only on Thompson's own ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Turning Waste into Profit

    Untitled Document This project was ...


    By Master Magnets Ltd

  • Greener Package Competition Awards Sustainability Innovators

    Summit Media Group, Inc. announces the winners of the third annual Greener Package Awards for 2011, recognizing companies that have demonstrated outstanding efforts in packaging sustainability. Greener Package, Summit’s online sustainable packaging knowledge exchange, hosts this annual ...


    By PRWeb

  • Practice Greenhealth Announces Sustainability Benchmark Report

    Practice Greenhealth has published its third annual Sustainability Benchmark Report – an analysis of activities and programs at a number of hospitals that are highly-engaged in their commitments to sustainable, eco-friendly practices. Practice Greenhealth has been recognizing environmental excellence in health care sustainability since the inception of its Awards ...


    By Practice Greenhealth

  • Specialty Group Achieves Major Reduction in Carbon Footprint

    Following a detailed internal review in preparation for ISO 14001:2004 certification, a number of initiatives were undertaken which dramatically reduced the amount of manufacturing production waste going to landfill and the amount of electricity consumed within the Specialty Group businesses. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) January 08, 2013 Specialty Group identified ...


    By PRWeb

  • Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center Receives Maryland Green Travel Certification

    The Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center has just been certified as a Maryland Green Travel Partner. The certification -- which is a partnership between the Maryland Office of Tourism, the Maryland Department of the Environment, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Maryland Tourism Council -- is given to ...


    By Marketwire

  • Federal Government announces clean technology projects across Canada

    The federal government has announced funding for 23 clean technology projects in communities from coast to coast to coast. The funding, which totals $61.8 million in areas such as agriculture, transportation, mining and energy, is being provided through Sustainable Development Technology Canada's (SDTC) SD Tech Fund™ The ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Kicking Off Earth Week, EPA Honors New York Environmental Leaders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that it has honored seventeen individuals and organizations from across New York with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. In addition, the President’s Environmental Youth Award, given each year to 10 students from across the country, was awarded to Christopher Johnston, ...

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