Material Recycling News

  • BS 8001 - Climacteric in the development of circular economy standards

    The release of BS 8001 Framework for, implementing the principles of the circular economy in organisations for public consultation signifies a turning point in national standards development. It represents the world’s first circular economy business-oriented standard, providing guidance to organisations on the steps they can take to transition from a linear, to a more sustainable and ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Harsco Corporation and Hydro Industries Enter Joint Agreement for Waste Recycling Solutions to the Steel and Metals Industries

    Global industrial company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) and Hydro Industries, a UK-based leader in water treatment technologies, announced today a joint agreement to expand the use of Hydro’s unique technology across Harsco’s industry-leading footprint at more than 140 steel-producing sites across the globe. The new ...


    By Harsco Metals & Minerals

  • Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

    According to the Policy Exchange which compiled the report, titled ‘Going Round in Circles’, the UK should seek to define its own approach to waste policy, instead of adopting the EU’s proposed Circular Economy Package. Policy Exchange claims that the UK’s adoption of the Circular Economy package would be costly to businesses Policy Exchange claims that adoption of the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation

    The Seminar: Circular Economy, a new path for innovation will take place on 21 March 2017, at Technopolis Mechelen, Belgium. In this workshop, it will be present the framework that Europe and national authorities are creating to promote the circular economy, and to make the transition from a linear economy to a circular economy happen. The event will focus on concrete examples ...


    By SusChem

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting Recycling

  • A fine solution: Benedict Recycling upgrades its crushing plant with M&K Recycling Equipment

    At the end of last year, the NSW EPA said construction and demolition recycling rates across the state had, for the first time, gone backwards. One company however, is increasing its tonnages and with its eye fixed firmly on the future, it has embarked on a million-dollar project to upgrade its crushing plant in Belrose. Benedict Industries, which processes C&D ...


    By MK Group

  • Waste industry to appeal EU recycling definition

    Trade body the ESA – whose members include many of the major waste management firms in the UK – and its European counterpart FEAD, have expressed concerns over the point at which material is considered ‘recycled’ under current revisions of the EU’s Circular Economy package. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee made further revisions to the wording of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Organics recycling equipment news

    Partnership And Mobile Trommel Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for agriculture, municipal services and the transportation industry, to introduce a mobile trommel screen. ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • RNRG Offers Free Recycling to All Customers

    Did you know that RNRG offers recycling service for all products we manufacture and resell? While this is not a new development, we thought it was one worth sharing again. Nearly ten years ago, RNRG introduced a program that tackled the proliferation of electronic waste by reclaiming and recycling ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

  • Recycle Week confirmed for autumn 2017

    Now in its 14th year, the Recycle Now and WRAP-coordinated week has become a mainstay of the local authority and waste industry calendar, with a range of communications and activities organised to encourage householders to recycle. While the theme of the week has yet to be decided, previous years have focused on boosting the recycling of everyday household items such as plastics, cans and waste ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Axion Polymers launches new 100% recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has launched a new range of strong and durable 100% recycled ABS grades suitable for a range of injection moulding applications – particularly in the construction and automotive sectors - offering both cost and carbon savings. Recovered from the non-metallic waste fraction from end-of-life vehicles, the Axpoly® r-ABS resins deliver a carbon footprint saving of ...

  • Circular Economy: EU Commission Delivers on Its Promises

    One year after adopting its Circular Economy Package, the European Commission has reported on the delivery and progress of key initiatives of its 2015 Action Plan. Together with the report, the Commission also: took further measures recently (1/26) by establishing a Circular Economy Finance Support Platform with the European Investment Bank (EIB) bringing together investors and ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New Avery Dennison Clearintent portfolio enables sustainability improvements

    As part of its ambitious 2025 sustainability goals, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has created a new portfolio designed to enable customers choose products that can help to make a positive environmental impact. Xander van der Vlies, director sustainability, Avery Dennison Europe, said that the ClearIntent portfolio is about working with converters and brand owners – ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • Rising cost of asbestos disposal causes industry concern

    The asbestos removal industry is concerned about the rising cost associated with asbestos disposal according to a recent survey carried out by sister company Windsor Waste Management (WWM).  The industry-wide survey carried out in conjunction with ACAD last summer and reported at the end of 2016 looked at the challenges facing the asbestos removal industry and in particular ...


    By ARI Technologies, Inc

  • Expansion of tyre recycling plant in Italy

    In November 2016 Eldan Recycling A/S successfully installed and started up an expansion of an Eldan tyre recycling plant at Italian customer GATIM. The original Eldan tyre recycling plant, supplied in 2001, will after the expansion produce high quality rubber granulate with 99.9% purity at more than 3.000 kg/production hour (referred to tyres input). The expansion involves an additional ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Circular Economy plan high on EU’s 2017 priorities

    The Commission’s Work Programme for 2017 outlines 21 ‘key initiatives to implement 10 political priorities in 2017’. The Circular Economy package includes proposals for a 65% recycling target for municipal waste. Second to top among the proposals, and under the heading ‘A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment’ is implementation of the action plan on the Circular ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Eldan customer a-line featured in Recycling Today

    Electrical equipment decommissioning firm A-Line, Waterloo, Iowa, turned to Eldan for an upgrade of its wire and cable processing system. America’s electrical grid is an underappreciated asset, taken for granted by many people who simply assume that when they flip a switch, power will flow into a light bulb, appliance or entertainment device. The ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

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