recycling industry News

  • Increase your green credentials at Recofloor’s 2017 Awards Event

    Put a spin on your waste vinyl flooring recycling achievements and celebrate the winners’ runs of success at the cricket-themed 2017 Recofloor Awards Event to be held at London’s world-famous Oval cricket ground on March 29th 2017. Don’t get caught out – submit your entries online by Friday January 27th 2017 to bat for your company in Polyflor and ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • Global Electronics Recycling Industry

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


    By ReportLinker

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • AERC Recycling Solutions to Exhibit at 2013 Pennsylvania Recycling Industries Congress

    The event is taking place at the State Capitol of Pennsylvania East Wing Rotunda on Tuesday, January 22 Flanders, NJ (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 AERC.com, Inc. (AERC Recycling Solutions), one of the largest electronics and Universal Waste recyclers in the United States, is scheduled to exhibit at the 2013 Pennsylvania ...


    By AERC Recycling Solutions

  • Penton’s Waste360 Recycling Summit Examines the $500 Billion Global Recycling Industry

     Penton‘s Waste360 Recycling Summit produced in collaboration with the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), will examine the future of recycling September 9-11, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Chicago. The Summit’s robust conference program was developed ...


    By Penton

  • Waste and recycling industry pledges to reduce accident rate

    Members of the Waste Industry Safety and Health forum have pledged to reduce industry accidents by 10% over five years. The waste industry has the unenviable reputation of having a fatal incident rate that is more than 10 times the national average and a reportable accident rate that is more than four times the national average. Signatories of the five year charter hope to see these figures ...

  • 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 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 ...

  • Recycling Industry Launches Partnership to Teach the Science of Scrap

    One person's trash may or may not be another person's treasure, but these days it very likely can be the launch pad to a great career. That's the reason behind a new partnership between the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. and JASON Learning – to inspire America's students to think about careers in the scrap and recycling business, and give them the scientific and technical ...

  • Automobile recycling industry calls for tackling of illegal activities

    The recycling of end-of-life vehicles in Europe has taken great steps forward in recent years. However, there are still a number of challenges that need to be faced going into the future. These include in particular the illegal treatment and exporting of end-of-life vehicles, stated Artemis Hatzi-Hull, who works on waste management at the Directorate ...

  • Deadly lead recycling industry cripples Dakar neighbourhood

    In the Dakar suburb of Thiaroye/Mer earlier this year 22 children died from lead poisoning over a three month period and in June a further 31 children were found to have potentially lethal levels of lead in their blood. While these children undergo emergency medical treatment, the government now faces the daunting task of identifying and treating further victims and decontaminating the ...


    By IRIN

  • Clean technologies will increasingly rely on metal recycling industry

    Unless recycling of special rare metals such as lithium are increased there will not be material available to make clean technologies such as wind turbines, fuel cells and energy efficient lighting systems, a report by the United Nations Environment Programme has found. The report Metals Recycling Rates, to be published by the International Panel for Sustainable Resource Management later this ...

  • 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

  • US forest industry recognizes outstanding recycling programs

    As paper recovery reaches an all-time high in the U.S., the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) has honored a school, university, business and a community for their outstanding paper recycling efforts. The 2008 AF&PA Recycling Awards were presented during the industry’s 131st Annual Paper Week, where it was also announced that a record 56 percent of the paper consumed in ...

  • 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. ...

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