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  • Recovinyl recyclers support BPF PVC sustainability event

    Recovinyl-accredited PVC recyclers will again be exhibiting at a British Plastics Federation one-day seminar on October 3rd, in support of the UK forum’s emphasis on sustainability within the UK PVC industry. Innovative applications for recycled PVC, including its use in new windows, flooring and building products, will be presented by VEKA Recycling Ltd, part of the VEKA UK Group, ...

  • New Report Makes Strong Business Case for Using Safer Chemicals in Products and Supply Chains

    Chemicals are all around us, present in the products weuse every day. The demand for increased transparency on chemicals up and down the supply chain is growing - we need to understand how and with what chemicals we are interacting.  Consumers, retailers and brands all want to know more, driving companies to disclose information about the hazardous chemicals in their products and ...

  • Don’t allow recycling of plastics that contain toxic phthalate DEHP, warn MEPs

    The EU Commission should not authorise the recycling of plastics that contain the banned softener diethylhexyl phthalate (DHEP), to make soft PVC items such as footwear and floor coverings, because it poses a reproductive toxicity threat to exposed workers and could render their male foetuses sterile, says a non-binding resolution adopted by Parliament on Wednesday. “It is not ...


    By European Parliament

  • Product design screening method helps reduce toxic materials in consumer goods

    A recent study has described a simple method to screen the toxicity of materials used in consumer products. Using utility meter products as examples, the study found, for example, that stainless steel and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) had high toxicity potentials and suggests less toxic, but equally effective and priced, alternatives that could be used instead. Product manufacturers and ...

  • Bespoke flexible garden pond liners for sale

    Garden pond liners provide an essential water containment barrier for garden ponds of all shapes, sizes and depths. Russetts Developments Ltd (RDL) provide a range of pond liners in various types and sizes to suit a wide variety of requirements. A common alternative to garden pond liners are preformed ponds. However, garden pond liners ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • 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)

  • Women’s Handbags may Contain Dangerous Levels of Lead

    Earlier this year, ABC News reported that several big chain retailers have agreed to limits of lead found in handbags and wallets.  The agreement came about after the Center for Environmental Health (CEH) had tested these products for lead from 100 of the nation’s top retailers.  The handbags and wallets were tested for total lead content and lead that came off the product from a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Major premiere of the WLK 1000 plastic shredder with powerful hydraulic drive

    In time for FAKUMA 2015 in Friedrichshafen visitors can look forward to the plastic recycling highlight. WEIMA Maschinenbau GmbH will be showcasing its new WLK 1000 single-shaft shredder featuring a hydraulic drive for the first time. The unit is suitable for shredding thermoplastics, such as PE, PP, PVC, PS, PU and PET, but also the most diverse duroplastic and elastomer types. Even large-volume ...


    By WEIMA

  • Chesterfield bonfire night skip fire results in £1,000 fine

    A Chesterfield-based skip-hire firm was fined £1,000 today at Chesterfield Magistrates for burning waste. P Parker and Sons Ltd, a skip hire business of Saltergate, Chesterfield, was also ordered to pay costs of £500 to the Environment Agency, which brought the case, and a £15 victim surcharge. Lorna Matchett, prosecuting for the Environment Agency, told the court that on 4 ...

  • Triad use at naval base San Diego saves an estimated six years and US$3m for site investigation

    The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) used the Triad approach to collect an integrated hydrogeologic and chemical dataset for expediting and optimizing characterization of a volatile organic compound (VOC) plume at Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), CA. The 295-acre 'IR Site 22' was identified in 2003 when VOC concentrations reaching 100 mg/L were reported in an upgradient ...

  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


  • Safeplay Systems Receives 2009 Evergreen Award From U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently presented a 2009 Evergreen Award to Safeplay Systems (www.safeplaysystems.com), the company that manufactures EcoPlay Playgrounds, designed for commercial use. EcoPlay® is manufactured from post-consumer, recycled HDPE plastic (milk jugs). An average EcoPlay Playground play structure keeps approximately 30,000 milk jugs out of local ...


  • Marketing greenwashing - a GLOBE-Net editorial

    Last week the Ottawa-based environmental marketing firm TerraChoice released its 2010 Survey of consumer product advertising entitled The Sins of Greenwashing: Home and Family Edition. In an accompanying press release it noted that 95% of ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • ECHA Provides Information about SVHC Use in Consumer Articles

    The aim of the ECHA in publishing this information is to increase awareness of SVHC uses in the applications listed. The ECHA warns that not all articles similar to those listed will contain SVHC and vice versa that if an article is omitted from the list it may still contain an SVHC. It is hoped this list of SVHC applications may contribute to a better knowledge about existence of applications ...


    By SGS

  • British plastics recyclers lead the way at IdentiPlast 2013

    A clothing-store mannequin and an award-winning recyclables bin, both made from UK-sourced household plastic packaging waste, served to highlight progress made by British firms in recycling challenging materials at an international conference on plastic waste recovery. Containing 50% recycled post-consumer flexible films, the plastic male torso was produced ...

  • A Very Special Day

    Never afraid to try out a new and unusual approach, Steinert resolved back at the beginning of the year to stage its own in-house event parallel to the Entsorga 2006 trade fair. And no sooner had the decision been taken than the perfect name was also found: the Steinert Open '06. The associations with a golf or a tennis tournament are only partly intentional. The event was indeed open to the ...

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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

  • ACCIONA real estate takes CSR awards for developments in Poland and Mexico

    The Company is distinguished with the European Medal for its Lesne (Warsaw) development in Poland, and takes the Empresa Socialmente Responsable (Socially Responsible Company) award for its activity in Mexico. The European Medal recognizes Polish products or companies that comply to European standards. The Empresa Socialmente Responsable award goes to companies whose activity serves as an example ...


    By ACCIONA S.A

  • US and UK authorities clamp down on packaging waste

    With Wal-Mart mandating reductions in packaging, the cost of fuel for freight shipments increasing every day, and everyone realizing that the “other” petroleum product—plastic—should be used more efficiently too, the past year has brought a sudden interest not only in product ingredients, but in how products are packaged. At a very basic level, the more packaging there is on a product, the ...

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