Plastics Recycling News

  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Explore Our 2017 Exhaust Analyzer Product Line by Checking Out Our New Online Catalog

    With the first quarter of 2017 coming to an end and a new one beginning, you can guarantee that we will soon be unveiling some great new emissions and combustion analyzers, air quality monitors, portable gas detectors, and many other products. If you’d like to know what we have created so far, and ...

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at OTC 2017

    The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry, featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries. This year’s event will be held May 1–4 at NRG Park in Houston, Texas, USA. Please visit Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments in booth #2127 to view the new standard in grab sample analysis, ...

  • Nordson Continues Its Enforcement of Its Bowtie Patents—Reaches Agreement with Moryl

    Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) and H. Moryl GmbH of Dusseldorf, Germany, (Moryl) have reached a settlement regarding Moryl's potential infringement of Nordson’s European patent EP1568418. While the financial terms are confidential, Nordson has granted Moryl a covenant not to sue for its past sales of hot melt adhesive modules under EP1568418 as well as for future sales of those modules. ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Register Now for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Educational Webinar Series

    As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the long-term growth and development of plastics recycling by providing the leadership and tools necessary to support the sustainability of the industry. Innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is ...

  • ANDRITZ MeWa successfully starts up new QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder at UFH RE-cycling

    ANDRITZ MeWa, part of international technology Group ANDRITZ, has successfully commissioned the QZ 2500 cross-flow shredder supplied to UFH RE-cycling in Kematen, Ybbs, Austria. This unit was installed in the existing recycling plant for refrigerators in record time within just a few weeks and replaces the old QZ 2000 cross-flow shredder supplied in 2009 – also by ANDRITZ MeWa – and ...


    By ANDRITZ AG

  • We helped recycling at Marwell Zoo become more relephant

    We manufactured bespoke Mini Cyclo Dual Recycling Bins for Marwell Zoo in Winchester, with the added feature of a tray stacking area on the top of the unit. Manufactured from glass fibre composite, our Mini Cyclo bins are hardwearing and durable, and ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. ...

  • Register Now for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Educational Webinar Series

    As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the long-term growth and development of plastics recycling by providing the leadership and tools necessary to support the sustainability of the industry. Innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is ...

  • Digital Transformation, Business Automation and Smart Data

    SAP customers, partners and prospective customers will meet in Lisbon on 28-30 March at the International SAP Conference for Oil and Gas. This year’s event is all about the digital transformation of the industry and SAP S/4HANA, the evolutionary next step for SAP solutions. Implico will be advising show visitors about its consulting services for oil and gas companies, with a focus on the ...


    By Implico Group

  • APR Announces 2017 Plastics Recycling Showcase

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recognized the innovators selected for The 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase during the APR Technical Forum at the 2017 Plastics Recycling Conference in New Orleans this week.  The Showcase, developed to highlight and promote industry leading innovations that have a positive impact on plastics collection and recycling, focuses on recently ...

  • SatrindTech: our shredding solutions speak American

    Our client is an American multinational corporation in the plastic sector with offices and production plants in 23 countries and over 35,000 employees. The client’s need to improve its performance in recycling material waste, whereby they currently only use one material granulator, led SatrindTech to suggest using two twin lines to handle plastic material in PPE. One line will be used to ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Warden Plastics invests £240,000 following growing demand

    The plastic extrusion and moulding manufacturer supplies into several industries, however, says its expanded Biomedia product range of random filter media for wastewater treatment is fueling the need for enhanced production capabilities. As a result the company has invested in two extruders from Davis Standard and five standalone, custom made chillers for extrusion from F&R Products Ltd. ...


    By Warden Biomedia

  • Eastman increases PLASTICIZERS prices on Mar. 01, 2017

    Eastman Chemical Company is increasing prices on the following products Mar. 01, or as contracts allow. These increases are due to elevated operating costs, especially in raw materials, energy. Benzoflex(tm) Plasticizers - all grades and packages : Offlist Price increase of $USD 0.040/LB ($USD 0.090/KG). About Eastman Chemical Company ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • Recycle Week confirmed for autumn 2017

    Now in its 14th year, the Recycle Now and WRAP-coordinated week has become a mainstay of the local authority and waste industry calendar, with a range of communications and activities organised to encourage householders to recycle. While the theme of the week has yet to be decided, previous years have focused on boosting the recycling of everyday household items such as plastics, cans and waste ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • City of London declares ambition to recycle half a million disposable coffee cups in one month

    The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile which is reported to hold the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of whom are fuelled by coffee. The City of London, Network Rail, national coffee retailers and some of the Square Mile’s biggest employers, including Lloyd’s and Eversheds, are joining forces in a scheme led by environmental charity Hubbub, in ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • IRPC Europe 2017

    IRPC Europe will be held in Vienna, Austria 6-7 June 2017. The conference and exhibition will provide a high-level technical forum in which key players in the petrochemical and refinery sector will meet to share knowledge and learn about best practices and the latest advancements in this developing sector of the oil and gas industry. The conference program will be put together by an esteemed ...


    By akvola Technologies

  • Online Oil-in-Water Analyzer

    LAR's QuickOIL is an online OIW analyzer for the determination of oil-in-water (OIW). Since oils and fats consist of carbon compounds, hydrocarbon analyzers are particularly suitable for their reliable detection. In contrast to alternative oil-in-water detectors, that are specialized in the determination of specific ...


    By LAR Process Analysers AG

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

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