Waste & Recycling News

  • 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 ...

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • 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

  • Morbark Introduces Partnership, Debuts Trommel Screen at COMPOST2017

    Morbark, LLC, a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for 60 years, will demonstrate a trommel screen at this year’s COMPOST2017 show, the U.S. Composting Council’s Conference and Tradeshow. Morbark has entered into a partnership with Pronar, a company based in Poland that specializes in the manufacture and sale of machinery and equipment for ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • 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

  • MEPs must seize opportunity to create over 800,000 new jobs within Europe

    Over 800,000 new jobs could be created across the EU if MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee vote for both an ambitious recycling target and to strongly support the refurbishing and reusing sectors on Tuesday (24 January), said the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). ...

  • The Primo system reduces part set-up time for Victory Precisions from hours to seconds

    Victory Precisions Pvt. Ltd., Pune, India,manufactures aluminium diecastings and large machined engineering components for companies in the oil and gas, automobile, agricultural, infrastructure, and other sectors. It is critical to maintain an accuracy of 15-20 microns on these components and reduce non-productive time while machining. The Primo system, developed by Renishaw, has helped Victory ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Tetronics’ plasma solutions featured in Manufacturing Today Europe

    Leading online waste journal, Manufacturing Today Europe has recently featured Tetronics International in their latest issue. The feature gives a great overview of our plasma waste management solutions. The article includes insight and behind the scenes information on our resource recovery and hazardous waste treatment ...

  • Connected to the future

    They say that the world is getting smaller and for Matthews Environmental Solutions, based near Manchester, England, that is certainly very much the case.  Not only does our export market cover virtually every region of the world with international sales of our waste incinerators, ...


    By Todaysure Limited

  • Top marks for HSM SECURIO AF150 autofeed document shredder

    “test.net”, an independent information platform for consumers, has tested the HSM SECURIO AF150 document shredder with automatic paper feed. The shredder for easy and comfortable data destruction in the workplace. In an effortless, time-saving and reliable way, the HSM SECURIO AF150 shreds paper stacks of up to 150 sheets, as well as individual sheets. The verdict arrived following ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of the U.S. Air Force`s third Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite

    Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), began the New Year by successfully supporting the launch of the Lockheed Martin-built third Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous satellite (GEO Flight 3) for the U.S. Air Force. The mission, which is designed for early-warning missile detection, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station ...


    By Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

  • 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

  • GE Announces More Than $1.4 Billion in Power Generation Orders With Iraq`s Ministry Of Electricity

    GE has announced that it secured more than $1.4 billion in orders from Iraq's Ministry of Electricity to set up power plants as well as provide technology upgrades and maintenance services. The announcement further strengthens GE's collaborations in Iraq to support the country's power infrastructure and meet the growing need for electricity. GE signed agreements that will add over two gigawatts ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Haas Wireless Intuitive Probing System (WIPS)

    The Haas Wireless Intuitive Probing System (WIPS) guides the operator through the job set-up process with easy-to-use templates. WIPS has the ability to define work offset coordinates, set tool length offsets, and perform in-process inspection within the program. ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Did you know - that TOMRA´s X-TRACT is recognized with the German Design Awards 2017?

    Launched in a new format in spring this year, the X-TRACT, TOMRA´s X-Ray transmission system, has been awarded a «Special Mention», by the German Design Awards 2017 in the category «industry». -According to the jury, the X-TRACT reflects the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • RDF exports at around 3m tonnes in 2016

    Provisional figures released by the Agency for the period of January to November 2016, show a total of 2,884,866 tonnes of waste derived fuel was approved for export, which is roughly 262,000 tonnes per month. RDF exports continued to climb in 2016 at a slower rate than in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • Study tracks ´memory´ of soil moisture

    Original story at MIT News The top 2 inches of topsoil on all of Earth’s landmasses contains an infinitesimal fraction of the planet’s water — less than one-thousandth of a percent. Yet because of its position at the interface between the land and the atmosphere, that tiny amount plays a crucial role in ...

  • Not only Christo is a master of wrapping!

    Unfortunately we have to disappoint you - this artistic installation is not the end result of our activities in Hong Kong. Concealed here is the first assembled refrigerator plant of the largest individual order we have received to date. What is no secret, however, is that on 27.01.2017 all 75 containers will be delivered, meaning that in the following week further plant can also be ...

  • 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

  • Site Safety - January 2017 Safety Meeting

    Did you know that good housekeeping pertains to areas other than your living quarters? Do you know why there are windsocks on construction sites? Site Safety, the January 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding hazards controls, emergency preparedness, and good housekeeping. Remember, you are responsible for your safety. Be sure and stay up to date and read through each ...


    By PEC Safety

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