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  • 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.

  • Anniversary savings: $1,000 off purchase of briquette press in February

    Welcome to another issue of WEIMA's Crushing News - the one e-newsletter that keep you up to date on WEIMA and the latest news in size reduction equipment. 2009 marks the 10th anniversary for WEIMA America, and we plan to celebrate by offering special savings opportunities throughout the year - starting right here. To celebrate WEIMA America's 10 year anniversary, we are offering $1,000 off the ...


  • Thailand bought waste plastic pyrolysis plant from Doing company

    This waste plastic pyrolysis plant has a small capacity; it could process 1 ton waste tyres or waste plastic per day. In Thailand, there is so much waste plastic in the household garbage. Our client purchase this waste plastic pyrolysis plant to process the waste plastic. Normally, if the plastic is wet, the oil yield could reach up to 30%, and if it is dry, it could ...

  • 10T/D waste tire/plastic pyrolysis plant in Philippines

    Waste tire/plastic pyrolysis plant specification: Capacity: 10T/D Reactor dimension: D2600mm*L6600mm Reactor thickness: 16mm Total power: 15Kw Power supply: 220v, single phase, 60Hz Heating fuel: heavy fuel oil Applicable raw materials: waste tires, plastics, rubbers Waste tire/plastic pyrolysis plant final products: fuel oil, ...

  • Plastics in the Marine Environment

    An ongoing study of biodegradation rates of polymers has led to the development of a new ASTM International standard, D7473, Test Method for Weight Attrition of Plastic Materials in the Marine Environment by Open System Aquarium Incubations. The new standard is under the jurisdiction of Subcommittee D20.96 on Environmentally Degradable ...


    By ASTM International

  • Business diversification for recycling firm keen to tackle plastic waste

    Riverdale Paper has invested in a new UNTHA QR shredder to support the company’s business diversification. The Gateshead firm quickly established itself as the North East’s leading paper recycler. But contracts with some of the UK’s largest commercial organisations in retail, financial services and public arenas, has seen demand for Riverdale’s ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Smart Plastic Packaging Can Reduce the Environmental and Economic Impacts of Food Waste

    WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of August has 50 recognized holidays and national observances surrounding food, including National S'mores Day, National Lemonade Day and National Ice Cream Sandwich day. Despite all of the attention devoted to celebrating America's favorite foods, billions of pounds of food are ...


    By Plastics Make it Possible

  • Modernizing the Plastics Resin Identification Code

    A revised ASTM International standard on the Resin Identification Code, which details the labeling system for post-consumer plastics, is designed to provide for a more effective use of the system. Stakeholders across the recycling industry will gain a valuable assist from a newly revised ASTM International standard that helps manage the end of life of plastic materials. That assist comes ...


    By ASTM International

  • Earth Day 2018 Addresses Plastic

    We all know we should reduce the amount of plastics in the environment, but how much do we each use that contributes to it? As part of Earth Day 2018, the Earth Day Network (EDN) is promoting an “End Plastic Pollution Campaign.” To help consumers determine their plastic usage, the EDN has released an ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Image Microsystems Acquires New Facility Dedicated to e-Waste Plastic Recycling and MicroStrate(R) Sign Substrate Manufacturing

    Image Microsystems -- a leading provider of technology restoration, reverse logistics, e-waste recycling, and MicroStrate® recycled products manufacturing -- today announced they have acquired a new facility in Kyle, Texas. The new 100,000 square foot plant will augment their asset recovery, recycling, and MicroStrate® sign substrate manufacturing capabilities. The announcement is being made in ...


  • Scotland launches £5 million plastic recycling fund

    Zero Waste Scotland is launching a £5 million capital grant scheme to develop plastics recycling infrastructure in the country. The scheme was launched on 26 February on behalf of the Scottish Government as part of its Zero Waste Scotland programme. The money will be awarded to facilities capable of sorting, recycling and ...

  • Plastic recycling firm receive £450,000 top-up

    The Welsh Assembly Government has awarded £450,000 to recycling firm Plastic Sorting, topping up the £850,000 it received in 2007 to develop a plastic bottle sorting facility. The new sum will buy hot-wash equipment enabling plastic bottles to be flaked and washed to remove any residues and adhesive labels. Once the plastic has been through this process it will be almost indistinguishable from ...

  • Pepsi redesigns bottles, cutting plastic by 20%

    Pepsi is introducing its lightest 500ml flavored non-carbonated beverage bottle yet. The company has reduced the plastic in this bottle by 20%, which will eliminate approximately 20 million pounds of waste from the environment. The lighter bottles will begin hitting store shelves this month. The new bottle will be launched in one of the beverage industry's fastest growing segments through ...


  • Axion Polymers closing the Chinese plastic recycling loop

    Axion Polymers is blazing a trail for greater recycled content in plastic goods destined for European and Chinese markets by developing exports of fully and part-processed polymers to manufacturers and OEMs in China who can then demonstrate low-carbon credentials. The Salford-based plastics recycler was named a Finalist in the recent UKTI’s North West China Rising Star Awards for ...


    By Axion Group

  • Manchip3Media helps to keep plastics out of the sea

    Secure waste destruction specialistManchip3Media (M3Media)has geared up for further growth by installing a new shredding system. The DIN66399 certifiedUNTHA RS30shredder will make light work of the old-format media that M3Media is processing on behalf of key customers including Sky, the BBC and Channel 4. Capable of tackling thousands of tapes per day, the machine promises to recoup both ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Plastic: let’s keep the Fantastic and get rid of the Drastic

    Ladies and Gentlemen, I don't know if any of you ever saw the film "Recipes for Disaster”. It shows a family trying to live for a year without petrol-based products. I don’t think I’m giving away the plot by telling you that they find it virtually impossible. it particularly shows just how much we have come to depend on "fantastic plastic". To the extent that we have used as ...

  • Expert input to BIR Plastics Committee meeting

    United States: A wealth of international experience and expertise will be available to the BIR world recycling organisation's Plastics Committee meeting taking place in the US city of Miami on June 4.The debate will cover challenges and opportunities in plastics recycling worldwide, with a specific focus on the US market. In addition, an assessment of current and future market trends will include ...


    By Recycling International

  • Holistic approach needed to reduce consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags

    Reducing plastic carrier bag consumption in different EU Member States requires different approaches and combinations of measures, according to a new study. The authors studied consumption and littering levels across Europe in relation to national plastic bag consumption reduction policy options, and found that there is not one specific solution for both of these factors, nor a single solution ...

  • Increase the recovery of waste materials

    As part of Waste Reduction Week, which was in full swing until October 27, we are inviting everyone, both individuals and organizations (industries, businesses and institutions), to celebrate the event by incorporating the 4Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle and recover) into their daily activities. Cascades has made a commitment to do just that, by setting a target in ...


    By 3BL Media

  • 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

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