Precious Metal Recycling News

  • Recofloor invites entries for its 2017 Awards Event

    Recofloor is inviting entries for its annual 2017 Awards Event that recognises members’ achievements and dedication to the UK’s vinyl flooring recycling scheme. Entries can be submitted online at www.recofloor.org and winners will be announced at the historic Oval ...

  • Our new metal recovery plant is now officially open in Russia

    After more than 2 years of development, the long awaited EZOCM metal recovery plant has arrived in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Thank you to everyone who has taken part in this project and of course we hope our Plasma technology will not only deliver financial benefit to the business, but the much needed environmental opportunities in the ...

  • Our new metal recovery plant is now officially open in Russia

    After more than 2 years of development, the long awaited EZOCM metal recovery plant has arrived in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Thank you to everyone who has taken part in this project and of course we hope our Plasma technology will not only deliver financial benefit to the business, but the much needed environmental opportunities in the metal industry. ...

  • Chicago Soap Factory aims towards environmental-friendly recycling goals

    Environmentally-friendly cleaning products Method Home is known for their environmentally-friendly household cleaning products, but their dedication to resource preservation throughout the entire production process is not as widely recognized. Their factory, called the Soapbox, is situated on Chicago's South side, and the exterior is covered in an array of brightly colored awnings ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • VIDEO: Mining the e-waste mountain & recovering precious metals

    Tetronics’ plasma recovery technology provides a global, yet localised solution for recovering valuable precious metals from the World’s fasted growing waste stream – e Waste. Tetronics are a world leader in providing solutions for electronics recycling. Click ...

  • APR Plastics Recycling Showcase Webinar Tomorrow - Register Now!

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase: Celebrating Innovations that Support the Growth of Plastics Recycling - Tuesday, April 19th at 1:00 pm EST   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 growth and ...

  • Do You Know What Is Scrap Metals?

    Metal is one of the most recyclable materials in our daily life.Our mission is to get that scrap metal to someone who can put it back to use.The end destination could be a scrap metal recycler or our localrecycling center. In most case, someone might even be willing to pay us for it. There are four common types of scrap metal you will typically find around the house: ...


    By Enerpat Group UK Ltd

  • How to Make Money in Plastics Recycling

    The device on which you are reading this blog (or on which you printed it) likely contains plastic, in addition to some precious and non-precious metals. When that device reaches the end of its life, you have two types of options, as I learned from the Circular Economy Executive Education ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • TELUS Garden receives official LEED Platinum certification

    Following an extensive review, the Canada Green Building Council awarded TELUS Garden Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification. This is the highest rating a building development can receive. This honour was presented at today’s launch of the Smart Prosperity initiative at TELUS Garden, attended ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Brand new platform to showcase innovative community solutions

    One of the Middle East’s largest exhibition organisers has revealed details of the newly launched Community Management Week. At its heart is the provision of sustainable community services for citizens and residents across the region. This includes day-to-day cleaning services, the removal of waste and recycling, and the maintenance of the landscaped gardens. Community Management Week, ...


    By GreenEmirates

  • Exciting opportunities for the recycling industry in Asia

    The Electronics Recycling Asia 2015 conference, organised by the World Recycling Forum (WRF), took place in the scenic surroundings of the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, where the presidents of China and Taiwan had shaken hands at the very same location just a few days earlier. Although the number of participants in the conference was slightly lower than in previous years, their quality was ...

  • Minnesota based Materials Processing Corporation Files Bankruptcy

    Materials Processing Corp. (MPC) the Minnesota Electronics Recycling company has shut down in the wake of state fines for improper storage of 5 million pounds of crushed cathode ray tubes last year.  The Star Tribune reported earlier; MPC CEO David Kutoff, who could ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

  • UK’s Tetronics International supports Germany’s car recycling efforts

    Germany’s outstanding track record for recycling scrapped cars is set to further improve after Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, announces its plasma arc technology has gone live at Duesmann & Hensel Recycling’s plant near Frankfurt. Duesmann & Hensel Recycling is a global player in the precious metals recycling ...

  • EPA Report Shows Progress on E-Recycling and Identifies Opportunity to Advance G7’s Recognition of Circular Economy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today released the Advancing Sustainable Materials Management (SMM) Facts and Figures report showing progress in consumer electronics recycling in the United States. Consumer electronics recycling went up from 30.6 percent in 2012 to 40.4 percent in 2013, the same year EPA launched the SMM Electronics Challenge to promote responsible donation and ...

  • Macrotek Wins Additional Contract in Precious Metal Recovery Industry

    International air pollution control provider, Macrotek Inc., has announced the securement of a contract for phase one, engineering from one of the world’s most recognized precious metal refineries. The contract marks Macrotek’s sixth major project in the precious metal recovery industry. Macrotek will provide a complete gas cleanup system for the U.S. based refinery. The scope ...


    By Macrotek Inc.

  • Version 2.0

    The versatile shredder with its hydraulic swiveling mounting frame is even easier to maintain and clean. By sliding windows on the funnel and the machine frame a more accurate monitoring of the filling levels is possible. Moreover, the additional retainers allow for easier transport. Due to its easy handling and its small required space, the M400/1 is a compact solution for shredding in ...

  • Tetronics supplies world-leading technology to US waste management firm

    Tetronics International, a global leader in environmentally friendly resource recovery solutions, has today announced the signing of a deal to provide its plasma arc technology to Duncan Recycling & Refining (DR2), USA to recover precious metals from catalytic converters found in cars. The deal represents continued export success for Tetronics which has been firmly established in ...

  • Eriez® President and CEO to present at 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC 2015)

    Tim Shuttleworth, Eriez® President and CEO, will present a paper titled “Profitability Clearing the Chinese ‘Green Fence’” at the 15th International Automobile Recycling Congress (IARC 2015). The event will be held March 25-27 in Berlin, Germany. Eriez-Europe will be a featured exhibitor. Shuttleworth’s presentation will focus on Eriez’ ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Reducing Mercury Impacts in Small-Scale Gold Mining

    Despite knowing full well the dangers of mercury, millions of small-scale gold miners across the globe continue to use the metal to separate gold from ore- usually because they have little other choice. The dangerously toxic mercury vapour is often inhaled by the miners and their families, since these activities are usually conducted in their homes, or by the owners of gold shops who will process ...

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