Material Recycling News

  • Carpet Recycling UK Conference: developing towards a circular economy

    Carpet Recycling UK’s 2017 Annual Conference and Awards Event kicks off at Aston Villa Football Club in Birmingham on June 21st taking the theme of ‘developing towards a circular economy’ for carpet. CRUK will be celebrating the achievements and important contributions by members – both individuals and organisations – who are helping to create a circular ...

  • Two events for the processing of electronic waste and for recycling...

    The Eurasian WEEE Solutions congress and the Mir (Moscow International Recycling Expo) have ended and sadly we still can´t speak any Russian. Our journey to Russia, however, was by no means wasted – we were able to establish new contacts and gain valuable experience. We experienced both events, where we shared a stand with THM, as very informative and exciting. New and ...

  • gogreengas shortlisted at National Recycling Awards

    We are proud to announce that the gogreengas project has been shortlisted at this year’s MRW National Recycling Awards 2017. The project has been shortlisted in the Energy from Waste category and will be represented by the project consortium made up of Advanced Plasma Power,  ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017:New trends in automobile recycling

    Again this year, leading representatives of the international automobile recycling industry came together in Berlin for the 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017. From March 22 to 24, around 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors from 22 different countries assembled in the German capital for this key event. The congress again had a wide-ranging programme in store for its visitors ...

  • ZenRobotics Delivers Recycling Robots to Singapore

    ZenRobotics Ltd. and V8 Environmental Pte Ltd have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste separation technology to Singapore. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit will be installed in a new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) that is expected to be operational by the mid of next year.  V8 Environmental is one of Singapore’s leading ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • Modern Recycling Factory, Qatar, Chose Eldan Tyre Recycling System

    "Qatar’s Modern Recycling Factory (MRF), based in Mesaieed Industrial City, is now operational. The $41.3m (QAR150.06m) facility was financed and endorsed more than two years ago by Al Khalij Commercial Bank in support of Qatar’s green-technology business sector. At 20,000m2, MRF is one of the largest Greenfield recycling projects in the country. The plant supplied by Danish equipment ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • 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

  • We helped recycling at Marwell Zoo become more relephant

    We manufactured bespoke Mini Cyclo Dual Recycling Bins for Marwell Zoo in Winchester, with the added feature of a tray stacking area on the top of the unit. Manufactured from glass fibre composite, our Mini Cyclo bins are hardwearing and durable, and ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • 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

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