Packaging Recycling News

  • Axion: UK should ‘create demand for recycled materials’

      A Manchester-based plastics recycler is calling for the creation of greater demand for recycled materials in the UK following China’s decision to restrict imports of waste paper and ...

  • Axion launches ‘Design for Recycling’ service

    Axion has launched a new ‘Design for Recycling’ service aimed at helping the plastic packaging value chain ensure that packaging placed on the market has been optimised for end of life, while maintaining its primary function of product protection.  The circular economy specialist’s service is aimed at a range of stakeholders in the food and beverage supply chain. This ...

  • New Cardboard Baler Video Released!

    Harmony has spent a lot of time recently promoting the need to recycle cardboard and shrink wrap in urban and confined operating areas.  Business owners and building managers understand how recycling cardboard and shrink wrap: creates a safe work environment saves valuable employee time generates an additional source of revenue keeps cardboard out of the waste ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Your Erdwich Service Package!

    We would be happy to provide you with advice and test your material without any obligation, in order to provide you with the greatest possible success. Whether volume reduction, destruction or recycling – we tailor your machine to meet your individual needs. Execution of tests with your materials – including photo and video documentation Regular maintenance for the highest ...

  • 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.

  • Detoxification plant treats Tata Steel's wastewater

    Tata Steel Europe manufactures special types of packaging steel with a process using the chromium-3 combined with formic acid. Both substances have to be removed from the wastewater before it is discharged to the surface water. Tata Steel Europe asked EnviroChemie to develop a process to remove the substances in such a way that no chromium-6 is formed in the wastewater.  EnviroChemie carried ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • Data centre equipment specialist opts to bale with Riverside

    Techbuyer – a global leader in the purchase, refurbishment and sale of IT equipment – has recently invested in a waste baler from Riverside Waste Machinery, in an effort to continually reduce the amount of waste material it sends to landfill. The RWM500 mill size machine supplied by the Boroughbridge-based provider is now being used to bale cardboard, which is then recycled. Tom Reid, ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Tomra sorting recycling hosts global conference to share insights into the industry`s future challenges

    TOMRA Sorting Recycling hosted a global conference on October 10th and 11th to share insights from leading experts in recycling and waste management and to demonstrate the company’s breakthroughs in sensor-based sorting machines. With the theme ‘Future Perspectives in Recycling,’ the two-day event in Germany featured a series of presentations and group ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Launches "Keeping Up with EPA" Campaign for Packaging Industry

    In response to a recent increase of regulatory agency visits to manufacturing facilities, Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., announced today a new Maintenance campaign for U.S. packaging industry clients. Announced at Pack Expo Las Vegas (Sept. 25-27, 2017), Ship & Shore's Fall/Winter 2017 "Keeping up with the EPA Campaign" was developed to help packaging ...

  • Protective Packaging Corporation to Donate 15,000 Moisture Barrier Bags for Hurricane Relief Efforts

    Protective Packaging is donating 15,000 moisture barrier bags for Hurricane Harvey and Irma relief efforts. These bags are military-grade, moisture barrier bags designed to protect contents from harsh conditions, including being submerged in water.  Certified to MIL-DTL-117 specifications, these bags provide critical ...

  • TSCA Hot Topics Webinar Brings Together Industry and EPA to Talk New TSCA

    Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®) is pleased to announce that the materials and recording from the “TSCA Hot Topics: Inventory Notification and Strategies for Complying, and Update on Section 5” webinar are now available for download. This complimentary webinar, co-hosted with Bloomberg BNA, was presented by a panel including Dr. Jeff Morris, U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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 ...

  • PPMA Show to host first-look at new plastic and packaging shredder

    UNTHA UK is set to unveil its new packaging, pallet and plastics shredder, at the PPMA Show this September. The three day event at the NEC will provide visitors with a UK first-look at the manufacturer’s latest engineering innovation – the QR series. The high ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Sale of 3 full-automatic GSA baling presses for viscose fiber in China

    Gualchierani Baling Systems sold 3 full-automatic GSA baling presses (with automatic wrapping and strapping) for the expansion in the factory of Sateri in China. ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Sale of the 100th GSA baling press!

    Gualchierani Baling Systems is very happy to announce the sale of the 100th GSA  baling press. The patented GSA design was first presented to the market 18 years ago, at the ITMA exhibition in Paris in 1999. Since then, we managed to sell the GSA all over the world and for ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Axion: Laying down markers for plastic packaging recycling

    New developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling rates, however they could be valuable in other ways leading to higher quality and value in recycling, suggests Axion Consulting. While methods to detect different polymer types, such as fluorescent pigments and digital watermarks, offer exciting potential ...

  • Riverside celebrates 20-year milestone

    The past twenty years have been quite a whirlwind for the waste and recycling industry, with recessions, regulations, landfill tax hikes and technological innovations just some of the notable talking points. But the last two decades have also seen the growth of baler specialist Riverside Waste Machinery. The company – originally founded by Chris ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

  • Eastman Introduces Engineering Bioplastic Breakthrough

    Eastman Chemical Company, the world’s leading producer of cellulosic materials, introduces Eastman TRĒVA™, a breakthrough in engineering bioplastics that help global brands concurrently meet their sustainability and performance needs in today’s rapidly evolving marketplace. “Eastman leveraged nearly 100 years of cellulosic expertise in the design and testing of ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Start-up of the 500th BRT HARTNER Bag Opener

    Ibbenbüren / Herten. The sorting plant of AGR-DAR in Herten processes, sorts and assembles light weight packaging material for recycling. This procedure starts with the BO Bag Opener from BRT HARTNER: the BO with integrated feed hopper is filled by wheel loader with the bags stored in the reception hall. The incorporated moving floor conveyor with a new, modified drive pushes the material to ...


    By Eggersmann GmbH

  • TOMRA celebrates its 45th anniversary following record revenue year

    Since its founding on April 1, 1972, TOMRA has progressed from being a pioneer in automated recycling technology to a company today offering a diverse range of sensor-based solutions that are helping to lead a cross-industry revolution toward resource sustainability.  ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

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