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    Eldan Recycling Facing Brexit

    Enquiries show that there is still demand from customers who want to enter the recycling industry. “The past 12 months we have secured a steady quantity of orders” says Peter Jones UK Branch Manager at Eldan Recycling. “Ranging from a complete shredder system to recover non-ferrous metals from redundant electric meters to recovering valuable copper from harness wire in engine ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Global Electronics Recycling Industry

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Global Electronics Recycling Industry ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Developments in the Paper Recycling Industry

    The purpose of paper recycling is to produce high quality recycled paper, responding to the high-quality specifications required by paper consumers either from the graphic, hygiene or packaging sectors. In consequence, any collection scheme shall be designed in a way to provide grades of paper for recycling adapted to the requirements of a high value recycling, according to the EN 643 to the ...

  • Machines for Industrial Scraps Recycling

    Try before you buy! Testing lab: Choose the most suitable equipment. Test your own material. Touch the result with your own hands. ...


    By Guidetti Recycling Systems

  • Recycling industry in Poland is blooming

    The steady economic growth and large investments in construction projects has opened up new opportunities for the recycling industry in Poland. Inquiries to Eldan Recycling show that an increasing number of companies want a piece of the valuable recycling cake. “The past 5 years we have noticed a steady increase in requests from Poland” says Toni Reftman ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • 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

  • REACh and its implications for the recycling industry

    Olivier François of Galloo Group is taking up the chairmanship of BIR’s International Environment Council (IEC) at a highly promising moment in time for the recycling industry, he confirmed to delegates in Düsseldorf. The new EU Waste Framework Directive “gives us the possibility to have a view on end-of-waste status (for recyclables) after 30 years of effort”, he declared. “If end-of-waste ...

  • Japanese paper industry in recycling scandal

    Two major players in the Japanese paper industry have been left with egg on their face after admitting they lied about the amount of recycled paper in their products. Several days ago Nippon Paper Group, the second largest paper company in Japan, admitted it had lied about the percentage of recycled material in its products. Oji Paper, the country’s biggest paper company, revealed that it too had ...

  • Calls for music industry to recycle more

    Recording studios, festival promoters and music offices in London are being asked to go green and reuse and recycle their waste as part of the publication of a new Green Music Guide. Julie’s Bicycle, a coalition working to reduce the music industry’s climate change impacts, has joined forces with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson ...

  • Exciting opportunities for the recycling industry in Asia

    The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the conference was slightly lower than in previous years, their quality was ...


    By ICM AG

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    Waste management in Russia under reform

    Russia is undergoing a reorganization of its waste management system. The future emphasis will be on increasing recycling while still acknowledging the need for more authorized landfill capacity. This means that there is a growing market for waste separation methods as well as technology prolonging the lifecycle of landfills. A delegation of Russian waste management directors visited the ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Recycling industry can boost the European economy

    Recycling has multiple benefits for many areas of the economy – providing raw materials, creating jobs and encouraging business opportunities and innovation. These economic benefits of recycling are examined in a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA). The report considers the recycling industry in the context of building a 'green economy', a major European policy objective. ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pallmann Industries and BP Recycling Systems - a clarification

    In April 2013, Pallmann Industries, which specializes in size reduction and processing technologies in various sectors, announced the acquisition from BP Recycling Systems GmbH (Reinach, Switzerland) of technology for making briquettes and pellets from municipal and industrial solid waste, biomass, plastics, textiles, glass, non-ferrous metals, and wood. As the technology acquisition was not ...

  • Industry Urges Consumers To Back Plastics Recycling

    Almost 9 out of 10 consumers (86%) have faith that the plastics they recycle are made into something new, according to a new waste industry survey. The TNS poll of 1,000 adults was conducted on behalf of M&S, Veolia Environmental Services, Closed Loop Recycling and RecycleBank. Chris Dow, Managing Director of Closed Loop Recycling, says: “Great Britain is a nation of Great Recyclers ...


    By Marks and Spencer Group plc

  • Waste and recycling stalwart retires from industry

    Chris Oldfield – chairman of waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK – has announced his retirement from the recycling industry following a career spanning almost 50 years. He now fully hands over the reins of the company to managing director Marcus Brew. With mechanical engineering, works and industrial management qualifications under his belt, Chris’s first major step into the ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Car industry faces urgent recycling challenge

    More vehicles will be produced in the next 25 years than in the entire history of the motor industry - posing a major worldwide recycling challenge, according to a study from the UK-based DRIVENet network for the design for dismantling, reuse and recycling of road vehicles.  Research shows the number of vehicles on the world’s roads is likely to increase 65% to 1.48 billion by 2030, with each ...

  • Waste industry to appeal EU recycling definition

    Trade body the ESA – whose members include many of the major waste management firms in the UK – and its European counterpart FEAD, have expressed concerns over the point at which material is considered ‘recycled’ under current revisions of the EU’s Circular Economy package. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee made further revisions to the wording of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • China recycling cleanup jolts global industry

    China for years has welcomed the world's trash, creating a roaring business in recycling and livelihoods for tens of thousands. Now authorities are clamping down on an industry that has helped the rich West dispose of its waste but also added to the degradation of China's environment. The Chinese campaign is aimed at enforcing standards for waste imports after Beijing decided too many were ...


    By Associated Press

  • Industry steps up recycling and waste reduction

    Twenty-six WasteWise partners and 29 National Partnership for Environmental Priorities (NPEP) partners are being recognized for their environmental achievements in reducing greenhouse gases and preventing harmful chemicals from entering the environment. Both EPA programs work with organizations to achieve environmental benefits beyond regulations. In addition, 13 students and professionals are ...

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