Plastics Recycling News

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Recycling

  • 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 ...

  • TOMRA joins New Plastics Economy initiative to reshape the global plastics system

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA has signed up as a member of the New Plastics Economy, a three-year initiative working towards a global plastics system guided by the principles of the circular economy. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the initiative brings together businesses, governments, scientists and citizens to accelerate the transition towards ...


    By TOMRA Sorting Recycling

  • Baker Hughes announces date for fourth quarter and full year 2016 earnings release and conference call

    Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today that it will release its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2016 on Thursday, January 26, 2017, at 6:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Central Time). The company’s management will host an investor conference call to discuss results at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (7:30 a.m. Central Time). The conference call will broadcast ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • MACPRESSE will attend ARABPLAST 2017 – Dubai, 8-10 January 2017

    As the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, ARABPlast 2017, to be held between 8th and 10th January at Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to bring together all key players, experts and industrialists from around the world. The previous edition of ArabPlast saw the attendance of 906 exhibitors from 41 countries and ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Macpresse @ Arabplast 2017 - Dubai, 8-10 January 2017

    As the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, ARABPlast 2017, to be held between 8th and 10th January at Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to bring together all key players, experts and industrialists from around the world. The previous edition of ArabPlast saw ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • SA Eng in 2016

    “Behind every successful company there is someone who made a brave decision…” Experience and courage has distinguished 2016 as a successful year for SA Eng. An adventure started to take in the market innovative technologies for the recycling. We started offering classic solutions for size reduction, but at the same time we develop and produce new systems for the ...

  • New shredder deliveries

    Two new units were delivered by SA Eng. A small SA1 - 600 for reserved document destruction was delivered to the Middle East and its bigger brother SA1 - 1300 was delivered to Northern Europe for the treatment of plastics. SA Eng is involved in continued development of machine modification to increase the possibility of material treatment and througput as the new screen design involved in the ...

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