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  • R2 Response to Mismanagement of CRT Glass by Diversified Recycling.

    The Basel Action Network’s (BAN’s) allegations of outrageous mismanagement of CRTs by Sarah’s Trading of Doraville, Georgia again underscores the necessity of effective due diligence when selecting downstream processors for end-of-life electronics. If proven true, the alleged mismanagement shows a complete disregard for workers’ health and safety, the environment, and ...

  • 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 ...


  • Recycling food scraps into gardens

    Each weekday, food scraps are collected from the Maryland Food Distribution Authority in Jessup, Md., and from small local food service and marketing establishments. Materials that do not contain metal, glass, or plastic are trucked to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, Md. There, they are mixed with woodchips, ...

  • Students Read, Write And Recycle!

     This past Friday, students from Merced Elementary celebrated their recycling efforts by receiving $1,000 for science and athletics programs and a pizza party. The students earned this prize for recycling a total of 4,514.7 pounds of plastic, aluminum, glass, and other valuable ...


    By CloudBlue

  • CRT Processor Fined with Safety Violations

    Escrap News reports today, CRT processor fined.  Kuusakoski Recycling, with locations in Plainfield and Peora, IL and their US Headquarters in Pennsylvania, has been fined by OSHA for safety violations.   The processor known for its controversial approach to handling CRT glass has been fined more than $100,000 for an alleged series of ...

  • Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built largest material recycling facility in UK

    Bollegraaf Recycling Machinery has built for Greenstar the largest co-mingled material recycling facility of the UK in Aldridge. The plant  has been fully operational since April 2008. After the facility for Cardiff County Council, this is the second large facility Bollegraaf has completed in 1.5 year. Since the government of England “buckled” down to the European legislation of waste ...

  • Winners announced from the National Recycling Awards

    The winners of the National Recycling Awards have been announced at a gala dinner at the International Centre in Telford. Organised by MRW, the National Recycling Awards are the biggest and best awards event in the recycling and waste management calendar. The winners were: - ASDA Award for Recycling Target Success – AstraZeneca Engineering and Wilson James- Wincanton Award for Innovation in ...

  • WRAP reveals results of study into recycling collection costs

    The report looks at good practice in recycling services and models the relative costs and performance of these. It covers the costs of widely used kerbside collection systems in three main categories:  kerbside sort, where different types of materials such as glass and plastic bottles are put into separate compartments of a collection vehicle single stream co-mingled, where everything ...

  • Noise measurement in the refuse and recycling sector – the shattering reality!

    The ability for a local authority to provide an efficient and effective refuse and recycling service is pivotal for both residents and the upkeep of the surrounding environment.  However with the increased noise levels that new recycling initiatives generate it is imperative that the welfare of operatives working in this sector is looked after rigorously.  David Wilford of No Going Back ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • WISH seeks more ‘accessible’ health and safety guidance

    According to the Waste Industry Safety and Health (WISH) forum, a more easily-accessible and practical approach to safety guidance at work is the way forward. Safety guidance documents are routinely kept up to date with a review every 18 months to account for developments in technology, procedure and experience. Health and safety documents are reviewed every 18 months however, since 2014, WISH ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • OSHA and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries sign alliance to address machinery, chemical, other hazards in scrap recycling industry

    A new alliance between the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries Inc. was recently established to protect the safety and health of workers in the scrap recycling industry, as well as promote understanding of worker rights and employer responsibilities under the OSH ...

  • Liebherr Loader Plays Major Rôle in Woodwaste Recycling

    Urban Forest, a sister company of Allclear Environmental, opened a new £4 million wood recycling facility at Newry at the beginning of the year and is currently processing around 35,000 tonnes of woodwaste annually, targeting 50,000 tonnes capacity as the new operation gets into full swing. A wide variety of woodwaste is processed, generating a range of high ...


    By Liebherr-International AG

  • Enviro-Log Urges Campers to Practice Fire Safety

    Enviro-Log®, Inc., an eco-friendly, consumer products and recycling company, offers some valuable campfire safety tips to reduce the risk of injury and environmental and property damage while camping. According to a report by the Outdoor Foundation™, camping was the third most popular outdoor activity among American adults (age 25+) in 2010 with approximately 25 million participants. As ...


    By Marketwire

  • Winners of National Recycling Awards 2005 Revealed

    Untitled Document The winners of the National Recycling Awards 2005 were announced last night (25 October) in Sheffield by TV presenter and columnist Paul Ross. The winners included two high street retailers, a ...

  • Winners of National Recycling Awards 2006 Unveiled

    Successes range from high street giant to local authorities and family-owned business The winners of the National Recycling Awards 2006 were announced last night (15th November) by stand-up comedian and television host Bob Mills at a glittering awards ceremony in Bournemouth’s International Centre. Those taking home awards included a high street retailer, an inner city London council, a ...

  • Binder+Co awarded the 2011 National Prize for Work Safety

    Following last year’s National Prize for Innovation, the Styria-based mechanical engineering company Binder+Co has now received another important Austrian award in the shape of the 2011 National Prize for Work Safety. The Austrian National Prize for Work Safety is awarded biannually to companies that raise health and safety standards in the workplace beyond statutory requirements by means ...


    By Binder+Co AG

  • Axion’s recycled polymer tells its own Toy Story

    Axion Polymers has developed a new variant of its high-grade recycled polymer – Axpoly r-PS01 - derived from waste fridge plastic that is delivering extra user benefits in toys and other similar applications. Recent substantial orders for the 100% recycled polymer are testament to the award-winning Salford-based plastic recyclers’ ability to satisfy stringent British Standard testing ...

  • WM and Sony announce free electronics recycling event this month

    To encourage consumers to recycle electronic devices in an environmentally sound manner, Sony Electronics Inc. and Waste Management Recycle America are asking Boston-area residents to take action and recycle their old electronics for free Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. Additionally, the first 2,000 participants to drop off their unwanted electronics will receive a ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Trimble and SmartBin Partner to Develop Productivity Solutions for the Environmental Services and Recycling Markets

     Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and privately-held SmartBin Corporation of Dublin, Ireland announced today that they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of solutions that can leverage positioning technology, wireless communications, asset monitoring and fleet management capabilities to enhance productivity for professionals operating in the environmental services and recycling ...


    By Trimble

  • Veolia Environmental Services Continues to Work with the Community on Getting Recycling Right

    Today, Veolia Environmental Services announced that in 2010 it recycled over 157,000 tonnes of materials from businesses and homes across Australia. The announcement comes just days before World Environment Day held on June 5th.Veolia Environmental Services, as a leader in the provision of ...

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