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  • Sims WEEE plant opens in Wales

    A further 100,000 tonnes a year of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment processing capacity has been added to the UK, with the opening of Sims Recycling Solutions’ flagship WEEE plant in Newport, Wales. The £12 million plant was officially opened yesterday (9 February, 2009) by First Minister for Wales, the Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan. “This is good for Newport and good for Wales. This facility ...

  • Axion calls for 'positive drivers' to boost WEEE recycling

    Positive procurement-based encouragement, rather than burdensome legislative enforcement, is the way forward to increase volumes of Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment (WEEE) recycling across Europe, suggests Axion Polymers. The Salford-based plastics recycler believes UK and European Governments could learn lessons from their USA counterparts, whose EPEAT ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers wins Environmental Award for carbon reduction

    Axion Polymers has won the coveted Chemicals Northwest Environmental Technology for the Chemical Industry Award for commitment to reducing its carbon impact on the environment and providing sustainable recycled high quality plastics products with a long-term future. The award recognises efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of chemical manufacturing through ...

  • Carbon footprint review shows ‘large’ savings for Axion’s recycled polymers

    Recycled polymers have significantly lower carbon footprint than oil-based virgin plastics – up to 89% for ABS – according to latest research by Axion Polymers. The Manchester-based plastic recycler’s 2017 Axpoly® Carbon Footprint Analysis also reveals a carbon saving of 82.5% for recycled (HIPS) and 73% for recycled (PP). The CO2 ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion gives recycled plastics a `caffeine` kick

    Tables and chairs made with waste coffee take the cappuccino experience to a whole new level thanks to a unique coffee-aroma polymer developed by Axion Polymers for Re-worked, a London-based industrial design and product development enterprise. Axion blended mixed WEEE and post-consumer retail waste plastics with spent coffee grounds collected from the capital’s offices, cafes and factories to ...


    By Axion Group

  • Combustion Ion Chromatography – automated determination of halogens and sulfur in solid and liquid samples

    Metrohm presents Combustion IC (CIC), a fully automated system for the simultaneous determination of halogens and sulfur in widely differing matrices. With CIC, unlike with alternative methods the concentrations of the different halogens can each be shown separately. Moreover, digestion by ...


    By Metrohm USA Inc.

  • Combustion Ion Chromatography – automated determination of halogens and sulfur in solid and liquid samples

    Metrohm presents Combustion IC (CIC), a fully automated system for the simultaneous determination of halogens and sulfur in widely differing matrices. With CIC, unlike with alternative methods the concentrations of the different halogens can each be shown separately. Moreover, digestion by pyrolysis is superior to offline ...


    By Metrohm AG

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