Waste & Recycling News

  • Tracking the environmental performance of industry in Europe: new interactive country profiles

    Industry across Europe is responsible for more than half of all carbon dioxide, particulate matter and other key pollutants emitted into the air, according to updated industrial pollution country profiles published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA). The 33 profiles of the member countries of the EEA (EEA-33) give an updated snapshot of sources of industrial pollution across Europe. ...

  • 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018

    The 18th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2018 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 14 – 16, 2018 in the hotel Marriott in Vienna, Austria. 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 recycling ...

  • ELDAN Multi Purpose Rasper very popular in Italy

    “Microgomma Energia is one of the most important players in Italy among companies recycling waste tires. They have been in the industry for over 35 years, and it is a great honor that they have decided to trust ELDAN Recycling to expand the plants” says Alessandro Silvestri at NME s.r.l. – ELDAN’s local representative. The company based in Montepulciano, already working ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • TOMRA showcases latest technologies at ALUMINUM USA

    A strong ALUMINUM USA convention in Nashville, TN, on October 25 and 26, 2017, saw a 13% surge in attendance over the previous show. Eric Thurston, sales manager metals – recycling, and Frank van de Winkel, business development manager metals, met with hundreds of attendees, including representatives from the major automakers, to discuss TOMRA Sorting ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Harden World Class Cutting Chamber Design Launched

    To offer the best cutting performance, under the leadership of German Technical Director, Harden team introduced the advanced European design concept and develop a brand new cutting chamber for our double shaft industrial shredder machines. This kind of new cutting chamber for double shaft industrial shredder had been firstly applied to 5 sets of hazardous waste disposal projects. Eight shining ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • 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

  • RecoMed takeback scheme for medical devices wins 2017 CIWM recycling award

    RecoMed, the expanding PVC takeback scheme for medical devices, has won the Chartered Institute of Waste Management’s (CIWM) Sustainability and Resource Award for Best Recycling Project 2017. It’s the scheme’s fourth award since it was established in 2014. Having grown year-on-year, RecoMed now operates in 11 hospitals across the UK with more than 10 ...

  • Entries now open for Recofloor 2018 Awards Event

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring recycling scheme, is accepting entries for its 2018 annual Awards Event, which will kick off at Liverpool Football Club’s prestigious Anfield ground on Thursday April 26th 2018. Hosted by footballing legend Kevin Keegan, the event celebrates members’ achievements and commitment to the scheme, established eight years ago by ...

  • Axion Polymers offers new improved recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has re-formulated its recycled ABS polymer product to give improved physical properties and a superior surface finish suitable for diverse applications from corner supports in window frames to furniture component parts. In response to customer feedback, the Manchester-based plastics recycler has invested significantly in re-compounding its 100% recycled ...

  • New spare parts for Hong Kong!

    Whether as a result of usage, trial runs, safety measures or other reasons, the time had come to ship out replacement parts for the eight processing lines in Hong Kong. These replacement parts are made up in the main of ...

  • Europe imagines the Port of the Future

    On October 11-13 Envirosuite’s General Manager for Europe, Chaim Kolominskas, travelled to Amsterdam to present to the 2017 GreenPort Congress as part of a session on the Port of the Future. The GreenPort Congress is the largest conference focussed on balancing operational efficiency and environmental sustainability at ...


    By Envirosuite

  • Making New from Old – Good Track Record Already after One Year

    Stora Enso Poland is one of the leading Polish companies in the cellulose and paper industry. Paper manufacturing requires large amounts of water. Due to special, chemical residues, process wastewater must already be cleaned, before it can be entered in the river. For this purpose, Stora Enso Narew has used a decanter centrifuge of the Flottweg C series since 2016. A central problem of ...


    By Flottweg SE

  • Big Hanna now ready to fly with Swedish Armed Forces

    FMV, SWEDISH ARMED FORCES, SWEDEN OR ABROAD Big Hanna is now ready to accompany the Swedish Armed Forces on missions abroad which means we are o.k. with a temperature range from -46ºC to +49ºC, 3-100% humidity, snow loads, storms, sand, dust, heavy rainfall and that is just the climate specs. The climate specs were solved by putting the Big Hanna into a ...


    By Susteco AB

  • The U.S. and Saudi Arabia Committed to Advancing Research and Collaboration in Clean Fossil Fuels and Carbon Management

    U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was received by H.E. Khalid Al Falih, Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources, during his visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The two parties discussed means to enhance the relations between the two countries in the energy fields, including cooperation opportunities in clean energy. In this regard, the Minister and the Secretary signed ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • TOMRA launches digital payout service for container deposit systems

    TOMRA Collection Solutions has launched a digital payout solution for regions that give refunds when consumers return bottles and cans for recycling. The myTOMRA solution has gone live in Australia in partnership with leading online payments provider, PayPal, for secure and fast digital payout of recycling refunds from TOMRA reverse vending machines. myTOMRA by ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Arizona Removing Obstacles to Wastewater Recycling

    Starting in 2018, new rules will allow direct potable reuse of wastewater Existing technology can efficiently treat water to any desired level of purity, but no municipal water system in the United States has yet adopted direct potable reuse, or the use of recycled sewage for drinking water, mostly because popular psychological and political barriers ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Food industry OEM selects MasoSine Certa pump for hygienic liquid food handling

    Certa sine pump becomes a fixed part of Atlantic Engineering’s Innofill concept for dispensing, filling and packaging liquid food Main benefits of the Certa pump include hygiene, no pulsation and gentle handling of ingredients Certa is the only pump that combines all of these attributes The advantages of a MasoSine  ...

  • Stream Protection Rule revoked, groundwater provisions affected

    The 2016 Stream Protection Rule was revoked by the Interior Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, effective November 17. The Stream Protection Rule now reverts to the rule previously in place, as if the 2016 rule had never taken ...

  • Paper mill waste recycling solution

    With the raising awareness of protecting forest and grass, most paper mills choose to recycle waste paper as raw materials to produce paper. Various waste paper can be used to remake paper, like carton box, office documents, cardboard for package.etc. A report shows that a recycled paper mill with an annual output of 1 million 500 thousand tons will produce 180 thousand tons" paper making waste ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Return and Earn rolls out across New South Wales

    New South Wales, Australia: People returning eligible containers at reverse vending machines will have the option for an electronic transfer using PayPal, a cash refund or an in-store credit at a local retail partner and an option to donate it to selected charities. “This is just the start – the rollout will keep going. This will be great for local groups to raise money for their ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

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