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  • A Basic Help Guide to Waste Management Systems

    The expression “waste management” broadly describes the different techniques, methods, processing and disposal of waste products. Including not merely how garbage is recycled and discarded but also the way is collected and transported. Different waste management systems are developed to handle varieties of waste they handle regularly and also accomplish specific goals of treatment and ...

  • K 2019: Lindner Focuses on System Solutions in Plastics Recycling

    Three years have passed since the last K, the world’s premier fair for the plastics and rubber industry, and everything has changed. Apart from the media attacks on plastic products, the industry also has other challenges to overcome, such as China’s import ban on plastic waste and constantly increasing recycling quotas entering into force. Lindner, the Austrian waste processing ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Lindner at RecyclingAKTIV 2019:

    A multitude of different configuration options make Lindner’s mobile shredders and system solutions the perfect choice for universal waste processing. The company will be demonstrating just what is possible in the world of waste wood and light scrap recycling from 5 to 7 September at RecyclingAKTIV 2019 in Karlsruhe, Germany. Spittal an der ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • E-Waste Management Market to Top USD 11.0 Billion by 2024

    According to the report, global e-waste management market was valued at approximately USD 3.0 billion in 2017 and is expected to generate revenue of around USD 11.0 billion by the end of 2024, growing at a CAGR of around 20.2% between 2018 and 2024.  The rapid technological advancement and continuous innovation in the product have led to an upsurge in the sales of electronic devices and ...


    By Zion Market Research

  • Vikoz Makes Plastic Recycling Easy by Purchasing Scrap Plastic Anywhere in the U.S. or Canada

    Vikoz Enterprises is now purchasing plastic scrap for recycling anywhere in the United States and Canada. In a day and age when plastic products are found in nearly everything we use on a daily basis, the disposal of discarded plastic materials and plastic scrap has become a major environmental concern, and in today’s “green” society the proper recycling of ...


    By Vikoz Enterprises Inc.

  • WRAP launches new Recycle Now plastic recycling campaign

    WRAP’s Recycle Now campaign is helping partners tackle the uncertainty that consumers feel when recycling plastic packaging with the launch of a recycling campaign called Recycle Plastic – Fantastic! The plastic recycling campaign which runs until the end of November 2015 aims to support a range of partners such as local ...

  • Plastic recycling

    Plastics have become an integral part of our lives. Plastic constitutes about 12% of Municipal solid wastes generated in USA,a sharp increase from just 1% in 1960 to the current level. Increasing usage of plastics have created environmental issues such as increased energy and water usage, emission of greenhouse gases and finally waste disposal and health issues. Many countries are now trying to ...

  • Plastics recycling: overcoming barriers and creating new opportunities

    The production of plastics is increasing, but our use of the material is not sustainable. A recent study provides an overview of challenges and opportunities for recycling plastics and suggests that it could be possible to stop the majority of plastic waste reaching landfill over the next few decades. Around 4 per cent of petroleum is used directly in the manufacture of plastics each year. A ...

  • 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

  • Updated APR Design® Guide for Plastics Recyclability Unveiled

    Increasing supply and enhancing the quality of the plastics recycling stream are two primary goals of an updated resource guide unveiled this week by the leading technical authority on plastics recycling. The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry, presented the new and improved ...

  • Clothing and Other Products Made from Recycled Materials Are Considered a “Green” Choice this America Recycles Day

    WASHINGTON, – November 15 is America Recycles Day, the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and a great time to think about purchasing products made with recycled materials. This year, a survey of American consumers conducted online in October by Harris Interactive on behalf of Plastics Make it PossibleSM, an initiative sponsored by the plastics ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Plastic bottle collection hits 39 per cent

    Almost 40 per cent of plastic bottles were collected for recycling in the UK in 2008, increasing tonnages by 19 per cent on the previous year. In its annual survey, plastic recycling charity Recoup found that 216,067 tonnes of plastics packaging were collected for recycling out of an estimated 557,000 tonnes entering the household waste stream, equalling a 39 per cent recycling rate. Plastic ...

  • ITEC Environmental Group, Inc. to Change Its Name to ECO2 Plastics, Inc.

    New Name to Emphasize Ecological Recycling Process — ECO2 Combines Liquid CO2 and a Biodegradable Organic Solvent in a Unique Process to Recycle Plastic SAN FRANCISCO -- ITEC Environmental Group, (ITEC.OB), the ecofriendly recycling company that is changing the way plastics are recycled world wide, today announces it will change its name to ECO2 Plastics, Inc. It is expected that the ...


    By ECO2 Plastics

  • 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

  • WRAP funds mixed plastics facility

    Construction of a new 20,000 tonnes per year capacity mixed plastics facility is to be funded by the Waste & Resources Action Programme. Redcar-based waste firm Greenstar WES received the grant to reprocess non-bottle household plastic packaging waste in January this year, after successfully entering a £2M capital ...

  • Study: Over Seventy Percent of Americans Can Recycle Plastic Bags and Wraps Locally

    A new study released today provides encouraging news about the state of plastics recycling in the U.S.: More than 91 percent of the U.S. population can recycle their plastic bags locally, and additionally, nearly 75 percent of people living in the U.S. can recycle other types of flexible plastic wraps in their own communities.  The study, which looked at flexible polyethylene film – a ...

  • APR Announces First Annual Plastics Recycling Showcase

    A recently announced program recognizing innovations in product design and technology promoting plastics recycling is accepting nominations through October 31st. The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase, developed by the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), will focus on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR members that have a positive impact on the ability of a ...

  • Vikoz Plastic Recyclers Now Offering Better Alternative To Landfill Fees

    Vikoz, the number one plastic recycler in the United States and Canada, is now offering a wide range of plastic scrap recycling services at lower costs, and sometimes a profit, to customers all across North America. The company has been thriving as a top choice for plastic scrap removal since opening in 1996. They also now offer toll grinding, the process of refining plastic ...


    By Vikoz Enterprises Inc.

  • Plastic bottle recycling in U.S. tops 3 billion pounds for first time

    Plastic bottle recycling grew 97 million pounds in 2014, increasing 3.3 percent, to top 3 billion pounds for the year, according to figures released jointly today by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC). The recycling rate for plastic bottles climbed 1.0 percent to 31.8 percent for the year. The 25th annual National Post-Consumer Plastics Bottle ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Pre-treatment offers rapid gain for recycling volumes, says Axion

    Pre-treatment of residual household waste before final disposal offers an effective way to get a rapid gain in recycling tonnages and overcome the stubborn ‘ceiling’ levels collected from committed recyclers, new research by Axion Consulting suggests. According to the recycling specialist, many local authorities are augmenting their existing recycling schemes with large bulk treatment ...


    By Axion Group

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