Waste & Recycling News

  • Eco Expo Asia to Spotlight Green Technologies and Local Start-ups

    The 12th Eco Expo Asia will be held from 26-29 October at the AsiaWorld-Expo. Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the expo will feature nearly 340 exhibitors from 19 countries and regions.  New group participations from Bavaria ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • A new way to harness wasted methane

    Original story at MIT News Methane gas, a vast natural resource, is often disposed of through burning, but new research by scientists at MIT could make it easier to capture this gas for use as fuel or a chemical feedstock. Many oil wells burn off methane — the largest component of natural gas — in a process ...

  • TOMRA Collection leader: “We have never seen as many opportunities as we do now”

    We met a leader with clear thoughts on the company’s path, and – with over 13 years’ experience in the TOMRA Collection Solutions business unit – Harald Henriksen is highly focused on the company’s long-term strategy and initiatives toward new technologies. The reverse vending giant – which was started by entrepreneur brothers Tore and Petter Planke – ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Peruvian National Award for Innovation in Mining received

    The paper presented about the ore sorting project at Minsur, San Rafael, at Perúmin was elected amongst 380 presented papers and awarded the Peruvian National Award for Innovation in Mining. The award was handed over by the Peruvian Minister of Mines and Energy, Rosa María Ortiz last Friday. The plant went into operation in 2016 including TOMRA´s X-Ray ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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

  • New Systec product brochure

    Systec GmbH’s new product brochure is available now. The brochure has been redesigned and provides an overview of our wide product range of autoclaves and media preparators. You can choose from more than 70 different autoclaves, with chamber volumes ...


    By Systec GmbH

  • Ivey takes innovation to a global client base

    George “Bud ” Ivey is flying to Australia later in the day and he’s interrupted several times as he responds to questions about his environmental remediation technology business, Ivey International Inc. He puts off the interruptions, explaining to the callers that he’s doing an interview for a magazine article, until there’s a call he can’t postpone. A ...


    By Ivey International Inc.

  • Oxford Instruments now offers paramount process facilities in Asia

    Oxford Instruments has enabled superior plasma process solutions for its customers in Asia by recently installing state of the art plasma etch equipment in their applications laboratory at the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan. This further enhances the existing etch and deposition capabilities already provided by Oxford Instruments at the Institute. The brand new ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Improving air quality in European cities will bring major health benefits

    Most people living in European cities are exposed to poor air quality. Latest estimates by the European Environment Agency (EEA), released today, show that fine particulate matter continues to cause the premature death of more than 400 000 Europeans annually. Road transport, agriculture, power plants, industry and households are the biggest emitters of air pollutants in Europe. The ...

  • Specialist recycler aims to ‘plug’ market gap

    UK Plug Recycling – a young venture which aims to further prevent the amount of electrical waste being landfilled – is one step closer to achieving its vision. The Hampshire headquartered organisation has installed an UNTHA RS40 hard drive shredder to tackle plugs, sockets, small pieces of WEEE and other secure product destruction. Capable of processing these ‘wastes’ down ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • TOMRA Cleanaway JV announces Woolworths as first retail partner to help support the delivery of NSW Government sustainability initiative

    TOMRA Cleanaway, the NSW State Government-appointed Network Operator of the new Return and Earn Container Deposit Scheme (CDS), today announced that leading Australian supermarket Woolworths will be the first retail refund partner when the program launches on December 1st, 2017. Under the CDS, consumers will be able to return ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • The hot summer by SatrindTech!

    The 2017 summer season at SatrindTech has been really, really hot. During the summer months, we completed production and delivered three machines addressed to three major projects in the waste business: two units of two-shaft shredders and one unit of three-shaft shredder. The machines are now operating in three different RDF-production plants. The first of the two-shaft shredder, ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • CIB Partners with Technologiapskov in Russia!

    Moscow, Russia, [October 1st , 2017]  Coulson Ice Blast is proud to announce our partnership with Technologiapskov, who will be a distributor of our machines and accessories, as well as offering cleaning services using a fleet of IceStorm90 tm machines.  Technologiapskov is an innovative ...


    By Coulson Ice Blast

  • Todaysure Matthews has been shortlisted for TWO awards

    Recognising our contribution to industrial waste management Every year the local authority of Tameside, where our head office and workshops are located near Manchester, England, organise their Local Business Awards competition.  It is called‘Pride of Tameside’and although it may be restricted to businesses that are based within the borough of Tameside, nevertheless each ...


    By Todaysure Matthews

  • UK Announces Founding Partners of £65 Million Battery Technology Research Institute

    UK Business Secretary Greg Clark recently (10/2) announced the consortium of UK universities that will form the Faraday Battery Institute, a new £65 million research institute responsible for building the UK's status as a global leader in battery research and technology. The Institute will bring together the expertise and insight from its 7 founding partner universities, industry ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New SecurityCAPs™ for HPLC/UHPLC Solvent and Waste Bottles Ensure Safety and Prevent Contamination

    Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces SecurityCAP – a mobile phase and solvent waste safety system for HPLC and UHPLC Systems. SecurityCAP products are specially designed for solvent bottles and waste containers, providing increased laboratory safety, chromatographic security and cost savings. ...


    By Phenomenex, Inc.

  • Italian Ecopneus Scpa visiting Eldan in Denmark

    Ecopneus scpa is the non-profit company for the tracking, collection, processing and destination of end-of-life tyres (ELT) created by tyre manufacturers operating in Italy. The purpose of the visit was to get an update on the developments within tyre recycling and to have a discussion on how production can be optimized. Eldan’s Managing Director Dr. Toni Reftman and Product ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • GCER is proud to announce that it is participating in the LAB project SecoLAB ™.

    In its quality management policy "QHSE", GCER has integrated the concept of green economy and this through its double certification ISO 14001V 2015 "Environmental Management System" and 18001 V 2007 "Health and Safety Management System at Work" , through its willingness to opt for projects that include the concept of environmental protection in their strategy and work on the factors that minimize ...


    By GCER

  • Genesis Water Technologies wins Top Industrial Water Treatment Project Award

    Genesis Water Technologies, Inc., a US based global engineering, manufacturer and supplier of sustainable water & waste water treatment solutions worldwide is proud to announce that they were chosen as a recipient of the prestigious Water & Waste Digest's Top Industrial Water Project award again for 2017. Genesis Water Technologies had also won this award previously in 2016. Genesis Water ...

  • SUEZ finalizes the acquisition of GE Water & Process Technologies

    SUEZ announces that, together with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) [1], it has completed the acquisition of former GE Water & Process Technologies (GE Water) 2 for €3.2Bn3 enterprise value in an all‐cash transaction, effective as of September 30th, 2017. In connection with completion, SUEZ sets up a Business Unit, “Water ...

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