Material Recycling News

  • 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

  • Choosing a Stainless Steel Fabricator

    Stainless steel can be applied to many fields of work, which is why you see it quite frequently. There are many advantages when choosing stainless steel. A primary reason that people choose stainless is the fact that it contains at least 10.5% chromium, making it corrosion resistant. At the point when presented to air, a film of chromium oxide forms over the surface. This film is latent and ...

  • Defra minister hints at UK’s Circular Economy approach

    Defra under-secretary Lord Gardiner of Kimble has offered an insight into the government’s position on the EU’s Circular Economy Package, indicating that the government may be open to adopting some measures set out by Brussels. Lord Gardiner’s comments came in response to a written question in the House of Lords at the end of November, in which the Labour Peer Baroness Jones of ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017

    The 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 22 – 24, 2017 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV ...

  • London SMEs offered ‘circular economy’ support

    The London Waste and Recycling Board (LWARB) has announced a three-year support programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) in the capital adopt circular economy business models. Known as ‘Advance London’ the programme will be open from January 2017 and will provide free help and advice to businesses. LWARB is a partnership between the Mayor of London and London’s ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Tricel Gloucester celebrates twenty-three exciting and successful years’ operating in the UK market

    This month marks the anniversary of Tricel Gloucester’s twenty-third year operating in the UK market. The company has moved continuously on a course of positive and successful growth within this diverse marketplace. Tricel acquired the business, previously operating under the name of Gloucester Composites, to expand its European operations. The company achieved this through manufacturing ...


    By Tricel Environmental

  • Recap of the Folly Beach Clean-up and Food Packaging Summit

    SPI’s Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Packaging Materials Committee (FDCPMC) recently hosted its Fall 2016 Food Packaging Summit in Charleston, SC. The event kicked off with an effort to give back to our host city, in keeping with SPI’s zero waste mission, by clearing waste from nearby Folly Beach.  Twenty-five of our energetic volunteers combed the shore for two hours and removed more ...

  • Happy America Recycles Day!

    We all love to celebrate annual events like birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays. One annual celebration near and dear to all recyclers is America Recycles Day! Since 1997, the United States has celebrated its recycling efforts on November 15.  Sponsored by Keep America Beautiful, this special day reminds us why we need to recycle and ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Glass Recycling Coalition Launches Website

    In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Glass Recycling Coalition (GRC) announces the launch of its website, GlassRecycles.org. Industry, public and private sector recycling professionals, as well as the public, will find case studies, best practices, and a ...

  • The reuse and recycling of electronic materials

    We're so excited about the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2016 event in Santa Clara, CA next week, focused on corporate social responsibility in the global electronics supply chain. Attendees can look forward to networking and discussing solutions to the biggest supply chain sustainability ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Heavy Duty Recycling Trommel Shipping to a Customer

    An M&K Recycling Trommel is used to separate materials by size, separating over and under sized fractions of varying types of material including waste, soil, stones etc. Heavy Duty Trommel Screen - M&K The M&K Recycling Trommel drum can be supplied with punch plate screens or mesh of varying apertures.  ...


    By MK Group

  • ANDRITZ to supply tissue machine with the world’s largest steel Yankee to Brazil

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Carta Fabril to supply a PrimeLineST W22 tissue machine with steel Yankee and steam-heated hood for its mill in Anápolis, Brazil. Start-up is scheduled for January 2019. The PrimeDry Steel Yankee delivered by ANDRITZ has a diameter of 22 ft. and thus is the largest for tissue worldwide. The combination with the ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • Ductor stands out in the biogas sector with its bio-waste recycling capabilities

    Ductor at EBA Conference in Gent, Belgium, 27-29.9.2016 Commission Vice-President Mr. Jyrki Katainen, responsible for jobs, growth, investments and competitiveness said: ‘’Unfortunately very few of the abundant bio-waste resources are transformed into valuable fertilizing products although the key principle of the Circular Economy is the ...


    By Ductor Corp.

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