Plastics Recycling Articles

  • What is the best way to do trace metal sampling?

    All samplers contaminate or distort in some way. • Plastics may leach metals from ultraviolet inhibitors, metal-organic plasticizers, (rarely) metal catalysts. • Teflon has a rough porous surface into which ions, fine charged particles, and very fine particles may become attached. Errors may occur in your first sample due to these trapped trace elements. • ...

  • EPA Announces Final SNUR for Asbestos Will “Close Loophole and Protect Consumers”

    On April 17, 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a final significant new use rule (SNUR) for asbestos using the definition in Title II, Section 202 of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), which defines asbestos as the “asbestiform varieties of six ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • When only the best is good enough - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Aluminium Company name: Alutrade Limited Located: Oldbury and Redditch, UK Founded: 1986 Employees: 100 Alutrade is one of the largest recyclers of aluminum extrusion scrap in the UK. They operate from a modern 100,000 square foot factory in the ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Lead and Polypropylene Materials from Car Batteries - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Various scrap Company name: MPI Recycling (MPI Reciklaža Metalurgija, plastika inženiring d.o.o.) Located: Črna na Koroškem, Slovenia Founded: 1990 Employees: 86 TAB is a Slovenian producer of lead acid flooded, VRLA AGM and VRLA Gel ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Being passionate about your business is key - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Poggio Metalli Srl Located: Spinetta Marengo, Italy Founded: 1948 Employees: 15 Recycling activity: Process mixed cables. Approximately 13 tons per day in one shift (8 hour work, 1 hour cleaning, i.e. 1,8 ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Trusting Proven Technology - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Sepchat Located: Bretagne, Centre, Paris regions, France Founded: 1947 Employees: 150 Sepchat group specialises in the recovery of ferrous and nonferrous metals by offering a complete solution, containing services and waste ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • Still the first choice in recycling equipment - Case Study

    Recycling areas: Cable Company name: Recycables SAS Located: Noyalles-Godault, France Founded: 2008 Employees: 35 In 2008, Nexans recycled almost 22 000 tons of cable manufacturing waste from its European and African sites, as well as several thousand tons of scrap ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • CENSOR decanter upgrade at multiple sites - Case Study

    A step change for recycling Increased centrifuge throughput in plastic recycling with innovative screw conveyor Recyclers of post-consumer and postindustrial plastic materials rely heavily on decanter centrifuges. But the processing of shredded plastics into several fractions is not always a simple task. Excessive ...

  • Beer and soda, ST-100E, Kentucky - Case Study

    ST-100E shredding cans and plastic bottles filled with beer or soda. System included infeed conveyor and a vibrating de-watering screem for separation of packaging and ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Baled post consumer, STQ-50EL, Ontario, Canada - Case Study

    STQ-50EL shredding bales of post consumer plastic waste as feedstock for waste to energy ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Beer and soda, ST-75E, Ohio - Case Study

    ST-75E shredding cans and plastic bottles filled with beer or soda. System utilized customers existing infeed conveyor and de-watering ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Soda, ST-50E, Texas - Case Study

    Turnkey BCS-50 system for the shredding of cans and plastic bottles of soda. The system included a bin tipper for the loading of large containers, a de-watering auger for the separation of package and contents and a bi-directional conveyor for handling of the shredded package ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Tolling, ST-150H, New Jersey - Case Study

    ST-150H shredding all kinds of plastic scrap prior to granulating. This system featured a bin tipper for bulk loading large containers and a conveyor for loose ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Patient Belongings Bag (Plastic drawstring bag)

    Patient Belongings Bag (Plastic drawstring bag) Material: Patient Belongings Bag (Plastic drawstring bag) is made with virgin LDPE. Feature: 1. Customer ...

  • Mosaic Stadium, Regina: Home to the Roughriders and IPEX Case Study

    From the beginning the owner was interested in the use of thermoplastic piping systems for drain, waste, and ventilation (DWV), potable water and chilled water lines, but research needed to be done. After looking at price and installation-time comparisons with copper and steel pipe, the most cost-effective choice with the quickest install time was thermoplastic ...


    By IPEX, Inc.

  • High Capacity incineration plant supports plastic waste management in remote locations - Case Study

    The best solution for dealing with plastic waste The Ascension Islands, a remote volcanic island located just south of the equator. Having no permanent residents yet a rotating population of approximately 800 people. Managing waste securely has become a growing issue previously managed by being burned in an open heap with any residue that didn’t burn sent away to landfill. ...

  • Filter damage monitoring with Dusty Ex - Case Study

    Application A chemical manufacturer producing photoinitiators. Photoinitiators are chemical compounds, which disintegrate after the absorption of light in a photolytic reaction. They produce reactive compounds, which are able to initiate a chemical reaction (for example a polymerisation). In praxis these initiators are used to harden lacquers and paints under the infl uence of ...


    By ENVEA

  • KK and Water Wellbeing Helping the Environment

    Water Wellbeing Ltd has two operational trading companies. Edgar’s Water and Wellbeing People. Edgar’s Water supplies water coolers, bottled drinking water and fresh fruit deliveries throughout the UK to any organisations that needs to hydrate their workforce. They operate over six sites and are distributing throughout the UK via 100 fleet vehicles. The original bottling company was ...


    By KK BALERS

  • The Types of Medical Waste

    THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF MEDICAL WASTE - ALTHOUGH THERE ARE MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF MEDICAL WASTE, THEY CAN LARGELY BE CATEGORISED INTO FOUR MAIN TYPES.When you work in any medical facility – be that a hospital, clinic, doctor’s surgery, laboratory or dental practice – you’ll know that waste cannot just be thrown away. There are strict requirements on the separation and safe disposal of ...


    By Inciner8 Limited

  • RTP Case Study

    Developed initially as a "custom application," Pollution Control's IGG Model SCTR Extruder Screw Cleaner oven has become a standard in the Plastics Industry. RTP Corporation is an example of why. The Problem RTP Corporation is a custom compounder based in Winona, Minnesota. As an extruder of high ...

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