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  • Secure Document Shredding Industry Embraces New Equipment at Phoenix Conference

    NAID conference showcases new, right sized equipment for Mobile Document Shredding Industry with the launch of new mid sized shredding vehicles. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 3, 2006 – After years of mobile equipment getting bigger, faster and more expensive, attendees of the NAID Conference in Phoenix were introduced to fresh thinking and true innovation May 14th, 15th and 16th. Axo Shredders ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

  • SugaRich invests in new shredding technology for specialist food recycling plant

    Food recycling specialist, SugaRich is overhauling the shredding technology it uses at its sophisticated Brackley plant to transform high calorific surplus food into energy-rich animal feed. SugaRich will now feed pallet loads of starch-rich biscuits, bread, crisps and more, straight from their haulage vehicles into a new organic waste shredder from UNTHA. The single shaft technology will then ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • CONFIDENTIAL WASTE GOES NUCLEAR

    Blackburn based Neales Waste Management have just taken delivery of their new MDS25GTX Mobile Document Shredder for use at British Nuclear Group (BNG), Sellafield as part of their ongoing waste management programme. The truck was supplied by Global Recycling Solutions who are the UK and European distributors for Shred Tech’s range of both static and mobile shredders Having extensively tested ...

  • EPA issues rule to reduce mercury releases from steel manufacturing facilities

    EPA issued new air emissions standards that will reduce mercury releases from steel manufacturers using electric arc furnaces.  The rule requires these steel making facilities to buy motor vehicle scrap from providers that participate in an EPA-approved program for the removal of mercury switches. This program, the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program, is designed to remove ...

  • Kuwaiti firm wins $97m US Army waste contract

    A consortium including Kuwaiti logistics firm Agility and affiliate Metals and Recycling Company (MRC) has been awarded a scrap management contract by the Defense Logistics Agency of the US army’s department of industrial waste in Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan. The five-year contract is valued at US$ 97 million (Euro 66 million). MRC was established in 1987 under the name Kuwait Metal Collecting ...


    By Recycling International

  • Shredfast Unveils New Website

    Shredfast, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mobile document destruction and collection equipment, unveils a new website designed to integrate with modern social networks. Located in Airway Heights, Washington, Shredfast designs and builds vehicles for the document shredding industry. These trucks are purpose-built to either shred documents on-site or securely deliver them to a plant-based ...


    By Shredfast, Inc.

  • New route to reclaiming plastics from ASR

    Researchers have found a new way of separating the different types of shredded plastic parts from end-of-life-vehicles (ELVs). In co-operation with Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota and German waste technology specialist Sicon, the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV in Freising, Germany, has developed the so-called CreaSolv process. When compressed into granulate, ...


    By Recycling International

  • Advanced manufacturing facility helps AXO meet demand

    The Secure Document and Information Destruction business is growing. Continent wide demand for the Secure Document Shred trucks built by Kitchener based AXO Shredders Corp. has created an opportunity for AXO to double the size of their current facility and move to a state of the art factory designed to build 150 to 200 SDS trucks per year. Company spokesman and Director of Sales Michael Oden puts ...


    By AXO Shredders Ltd

  • US program removes one million mercury switches from scrap cars

    A US program that has cut more than one ton of mercury has reached a major milestone: 1 million switches have been removed from scrapped vehicles. The millionth mercury switch was removed through the National Vehicle Mercury Switch Recovery Program, a collaboration among the US Environemtnal Protection Agency, automobile manufacturers, steel makers, scrap recyclers, automotive recyclers, states ...

  • Auto Mercury-Recovery Programs Up and Running in All 50 States

    (Washington, D.C. - Sept. 27, 2007) Mercury air emissions will continue to decline thanks to a voluntary national program to remove mercury-containing switches from vehicles headed for scrap. In its first year, more than 635,000 switches have already been removed from end-of-life vehicles. Collectively, those switches represent 1,400 pounds of mercury – more than the average coal-fired power ...

  • SSI compaction systems launches new website!

    In celebration of over 20 years and more than 50 installations globally, SSI launches a new dedicated website to serve the industrial compaction market. SSI Compaction Systems, a division of SSI Shredding Systems Inc., introduces it's new -stand alone website to compliment its well established, rugged, and dependable line of pre-load compactors. The website was developed to provide more ...


    By SSI Shredding Systems, Inc.

  • Eriez introduces the New Shred1 Ballistic Metal Sorter to Scrap Processors

    Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd introduces their new Shred1™ Separator which uses ballistics to efficiently separate iron-rich ferrous from much of the mixed metals and waste material in the post Magnetic Drum flow in scrap processing lines. This powerful and innovative separator delivers three distinct fractions with the first being a high value, low-copper content ferrous product. This ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • UAE claims car recycling scoop

    United Arab Emirates: Valuable metals contained in the vast numbers of dumped vehicles across the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will finally be recovered with the opening of its 'first' car recycling plant, says recycler Bee'ah. The facility celebrated its official launch on February 19 and has handled more than 350 cars since a 'test phase' began in October last year. Besides ...


    By Recycling International

  • GM pulls out of mercury partnership

    General Motors has quit working with a partnership that collects toxic parts from scrapped automobiles, jeopardizing an effort to prevent mercury pollution just as hundreds of thousands of clunkers are headed to recyclers. Participants in the environmental program told The Associated Press the timing of GM’s departure could hurt their work. The government’s 'cash-for-clunkers' program will lead ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • New system for dealing with confidential waste brings a trio of benefits to Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust

    Riverside Waste Machinery, Veolia Environmental Services and Kelpack have helped Derby Hospital’s NHS Foundation Trust achieve significant security, cost and environmental improvements, following investment by the Trust in a new confidential waste management system. Confidential hospital waste which was previously transported and incinerated off-site to create energy from waste, is now ...


  • Environmentally friendly recycling of cars in the EU

    Recycling scrapped cars plays an important role in reducing pollution by decreasing the amount of waste that ends up in landfills. A new study has investigated advanced technologies to increase the recovery rate from end-of-life vehicles, which can help EU Member States achieve EU targets for resource and energy recovery. Approximately 9 million end-of-life vehicles (ELVs) are scrapped every year ...

  • New engineering recruit sought at leading waste shredder firm

    Industry-leading waste shredding specialist UNTHA UK is on the lookout for a qualified electrical/mechanical engineer to join the ever-expanding team. As the number of UNTHA UK clients grows, the after sales team is receiving more service and maintenance requests from organisations seeking to achieve the greatest possible return on investment ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Call for Paper - Waste to Energy 2007

    How much can the substitution of fossil fuels with waste and biomass contribute to climate proctection? The third 'waste to energy', held on May 9-10, 2007 in Bremen will offer answers to this question. For the international exhibition and conference in the Bremen Convention Center over 100 exhibitors and more than 2,000 delegates are expected. Effective material flow management, leading-edge ...

  • IESI Acquires Recycling Facility in North Austin

    Acquisition of Central Texas Security Shredding Demonstrates Company's Commitment to Environmental Initiatives AUSTIN, TEXAS - IESI Corporation ("IESI"), a subsidiary of IESI-BFC Ltd., announced today it has acquired Central Texas Secure Shredding and its recycling facility in Pflugerville, Texas. Central Texas Secure Shredding provides secure document destruction processes that include the ...


    By Progressive Waste Solutions

  • IESI Corporation Announces Recycling Facility Grand Opening

    IESI Corporation ("IESI") announced today the grand opening of the IESI Texas Region's new recycling facility serving the Central Texas area. The IESI Central Texas Secure Shredding and Recycling Facility has added an automated single-stream recycling system to the Central Texas secure shredding operation. District Manager Adam Mathews stated, "The greater Austin area is a progressive market and ...


    By Marketwire

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