Waste & Recycling News

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Biomass Spontaneous Heating and Combustion Detection Technology at Pellet Fuels Institute Conference

    The conference highlights the various applications for densified biomass, as well as trends and best practices within the woody biomass industry. The conference attracts a broad range of individuals from the public and private sectors, academia, and local, state and national governments from North America and beyond.   “With their many desirable characteristics, biomass fuels, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • DieselPRO Range Now Includes Space-Saving Vertical Tanks

    Kingspan, the global-leading specialist in the design and manufacture of fuel storage solutions, has extended its range of DieselPRO premium steel tanks to include a range of vertical models. DieselPRO tanks are an intelligent, high-quality, versatile storage solution for the safe containment and monitoring of kerosene, diesel, gas oil and lubricants.  They are bunded (double-skinned) and ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • Space-saving cardboard box disposal

    Light, easy to use and, most importantly, fully recyclable – cardboard boxes are becoming increasingly popular as packaging material The members of the Corrugated Cardboard Industry Association (Verband der Wellpappen-Industrie) alone sold around 1.9 billion square meters in the first quarter of 2017. However, recycling used cardboard boxes can be problematic, not least because the folded ...

  • BioCycle July - Equipment News

    Shredder-Grinder Combo Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi The Doppstadt DZ 750 Kombi combines the power of a slow-speed shredder and the precision of a high-speed grinder on a single chassis. In one pass, the shredder-grinder processes heavily contaminated source material and produces high quality finished product. The Kombi contains a primary, heavy-duty ceramic magnet before the ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers

    Eco Expo Asia 2016 closed amid great acclaim with record-breaking exhibitor and visitor numbers. Held from 26 – 29 October, the Expo was jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Compulsive Hoarders in Puerto Rico Learn How the Condition Can Impact their Air Quality

    It is estimated that there are between 70,000 and 180,000 people living in Puerto Rico that are compulsive hoarders. These individuals display a pattern of behavior where the excessive acquisition of items and the inability to discard items can result in a person’s home being overrun with things.   Many compulsive hoarders keep the condition of their home a secret from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Axion: Manufacturing waste could unlock new revenue streams

    ‘Where there’s muck, there’s brass’, as the old saying goes. But this could ring true for manufacturers and processors who may be unaware of the financial value from the waste generated in their operations. That’s why two companies in the waste recycling, energy and environmental sectors have  collaborated to launch a new Resource Recovery and Re-use ...

  • Consumers and commercial demand driving carpet recycling

    Energy generation, equestrian surface materials and even the power of social media raising consumer awareness are all helping to drive growth in the reuse and recycling of waste carpet. Commercial sector demand for sustainability is another factor in future growth of tackling the 400,000 tonnes of waste carpet arising in the UK each year, delegates at the ninth Carpet Recycling UK 2017 Annual ...

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • RCRA Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Becomes Effective

    On May 30, 2017, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule became effective. 81 Fed. Reg. 85732 (Nov. 28, 2016). The rule will not become effective in RCRA-authorized states, however, until the states adopt the provisions and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approves those state programs that adopt the rule. Please see our  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • RecoCard scheme successfully recycles 1 million PVC gift cards

    One million old PVC store gift cards have been successfully recycled in a pioneering trial, providing material for use in new products, such as pipes, and saving 10 tonnes of plastic from being landfilled. Managed by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting and the British Plastics Federation (BPF), the RecoCard project ...

  • China`s informal army of recyclers keep plastic bottles out of landfill

    In the great global rush for bottled water, nowhere is thirstier than Asia. Demand is predicted to surge by more than 140% across the region this decade, to account for one-third of the global total by 2020. China leads the way. The country accounted for 28% of the global demand for polyethylene terephthalate (Pet) bottles in 2015. Consumers bought 73.8bn bottles of water in 2016, up more than ...


    By Klean Industries Inc

  • TOMRA showcases new opportunities for quartz and gold processes at AIMEX 2017

    TOMRA Sorting Mining, a leading sensor-based sorting systems manufacturer, introduces its innovative multi-channel laser sorting technology at AIMEX, the international Asia-Pacific Exhibition, in Sydney, Australia, from 29-31 August, 2017. The new laser sorting technology will enable quartz and gold processes to achieve higher recovery, better quality and more consistent sorting of quartz ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Better By Design

    You may wonder why there is such a varied approach to the refractory construction of high temperature incinerators and cremators across the industry. In fact, even across the Matthews Environmental Solutions range of high temperature incinerators and cremators you will find a vast range of refractory products and techniques used to ensure that quality of our equipment not only meets but far ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • TOMRA launches Wash & Waste for tidier recycling

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched the Wash & Waste, a sink and waste bin combined in a single unit in the style of TOMRA’s reverse vending machines. Reverse vending machines, often located at retailers, collect empty bottles and cans for reuse and recycling. With the introduction of the Wash & Waste,  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • ROWE Nuremberg opens new paper sorting plant

    The direction forward in Nuremberg are set for the highest quality standards in the field of waste paper sorting for household waste. To meet the steadily increasing demands on deinking cleanliness and efficiency, ROWE GmbH in Nurem­berg decided to fundamentally renew the existing waste paper sorting system and to bring it in line with state-of-the-art tech­nology. In terms of ...

  • South-African waste water company selects our Bacterial monitoring devices Jun 27th 2017

    AppliTek just announced it has increased its footprint in Africa, by receiving an order for their biological monitoriong devices from South Africa. Thank you South Africa and honored to be able help you with our ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Gunvor Refinery Replaces Field Equipment without Interrupting Operations

    Software and consulting company Implico today announced the successful completion of a major modernization project for loading processes at the Gunvor refinery in Ingolstadt. Field equipment for tank truck filling was replaced on all twelve loading bays. Crucially, the upgrade was performed with the refinery in normal operation. Thanks to the flexibility of the OpenTAS terminal management system, ...


    By Implico Group

  • MITO 100 - Foundation/Multipurpose Drilling Rig

    The New MITO 100 is now available The MITO 100 is the latest addition to the Fraste MITO range of average-big size multipurpose rigs designed for ground engineering works. ...


    By Fraste S.p.A.

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