Recycling Industry Systems News

  • 23rd International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018

    Curtain up for the International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2018: The call for papers is open until January 31, 2018. We are looking for contributions on the topics of battery recycling technologies, materials supply in a circular economy, transport and safety, the Batteries Directive revision and a review of worldwide battery recycling activities. The 23rd edition of the ICBR will take ...

  • Last Exhibition in 2017

    We are off to Macau - 9,086.03 km as the crow flies, to Asia! At the Electronics and Cars Recycling WRF 2017 the focus is of course on the recycling of cars and electronic waste. A good chance for us to hold interesting discussions and to meet potential and international business partners. A special highlight will be a tour of the new Eco-Park for recycling and environmental ...

  • TOMRA Japan receives the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry 3R Prize

    In selecting TOMRA Japan for the prize, the 3R Promotion Council pointed to the new way in which both consumers and retailers engage in recycling using TOMRA reverse vending machines. It noted the use of advanced sensor technology in the machines to ensure high quality PET materials in the recycling loop, and the built-in compaction units that help increase storage capacity and reduce the ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • 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.

  • Eco Expo Asia 2017 welcomes the debut Bavaria participation as part of a growing and exciting line-up

    Eco Expo Asia is set to present its 12th edition at AsiaWorld-Expo, Hong Kong, from 26 to 29 October 2017. Organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and co-organised by the Environment Bureau of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government, the expo serves as a gateway ...


    By Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd

  • Why designers should think ‘circular’ with recycled plastics

    Enhanced brand values, lower manufacturing costs and consistency of quality and supply are among the key reasons why product designers should ‘think circular’ and use recycled plastics in new goods, suggests a leading plastics recycler. “But alongside the environmental benefits of using recycled content versus oil-based virgin polymers, designers should consider consumers’ ...

  • Carbon footprint review shows ‘large’ savings for Axion’s recycled polymers

    Recycled polymers have significantly lower carbon footprint than oil-based virgin plastics – up to 89% for ABS – according to latest research by Axion Polymers. The Manchester-based plastic recycler’s 2017 Axpoly® Carbon Footprint Analysis also reveals a carbon saving of 82.5% for recycled (HIPS) and 73% for recycled (PP). The CO2 ...

  • RecoCard scheme successfully recycles 1 million PVC gift cards

    One million old PVC store gift cards have been successfully recycled in a pioneering trial, providing material for use in new products, such as pipes, and saving 10 tonnes of plastic from being landfilled. Managed by resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting and the British Plastics Federation (BPF), the RecoCard project ...

  • International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017:New trends in automobile recycling

    Again this year, leading representatives of the international automobile recycling industry came together in Berlin for the 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017. From March 22 to 24, around 200 attendees and 20 exhibitors from 22 different countries assembled in the German capital for this key event. The congress again had a wide-ranging programme in store for its visitors ...

  • ZenRobotics Delivers Recycling Robots to Singapore

    ZenRobotics Ltd. and V8 Environmental Pte Ltd have agreed on a delivery of robotic waste separation technology to Singapore. The three-armed ZenRobotics Recycler unit will be installed in a new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) that is expected to be operational by the mid of next year.  V8 Environmental is one of Singapore’s leading ...


    By ZenRobotics Ltd.

  • Modern Recycling Factory, Qatar, Chose Eldan Tyre Recycling System

    "Qatar’s Modern Recycling Factory (MRF), based in Mesaieed Industrial City, is now operational. The $41.3m (QAR150.06m) facility was financed and endorsed more than two years ago by Al Khalij Commercial Bank in support of Qatar’s green-technology business sector. At 20,000m2, MRF is one of the largest Greenfield recycling projects in the country. The plant supplied by Danish equipment ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • 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

  • MEPs must seize opportunity to create over 800,000 new jobs within Europe

    Over 800,000 new jobs could be created across the EU if MEPs in the European Parliament’s Environment Committee vote for both an ambitious recycling target and to strongly support the refurbishing and reusing sectors on Tuesday (24 January), said the European Environmental Bureau (EEB). ...

  • Resource Recycling Conference and National Recycling Coalition join forces to propel industry

    Leading conference and trade group announce a strategic partnership aimed at pushing forward the evolution of municipal materials recovery in North America. The partnership kicks off with the seventh-annual Resource Recycling Conference in Minneapolis this August. The largest national conference focusing on municipal recycling will now be aided by a key alliance. The seventh-annual ...

  • 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017

    The 17th International Automobile Recycling Congress IARC 2017 organized by ICM AG will be held from March 22 – 24, 2017 in the Hotel Palace in beautiful Berlin, Germany. Delegates from industry, authorities and academia will discuss and present news and challenges of the manufacturing and end-of-life vehicle (ELV) business. The congress will bring together the various links in the ELV ...

  • ANDRITZ to upgrade bleaching system for Cartulinas CMPC in Maule, Chile

    International technology Group ANDRITZ has received an order from Cartulinas CMPC S.A. to upgrade the complete bleaching system at its mill in Maule, Chile, which processes 100% radiata pine for the production of softwood BTMP (bleached thermo-mechanical pulp). Start-up of the upgraded bleaching system is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2017. ...


    By ANDRITZ MeWa GmbH

  • The Future of Recycling: A Total Supply Chain Approach!

    As part of America Recycles Day, we have a new guest blog post from Ronald L. Whaley on the future of recycling. Ron is the CEO of Geo-Tech Polymers and chairman of SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (SPI) Recycling Committee. For the last twenty years nothing much has changed in how plastics are recycled from an overall approach.  The majority of ...

  • The reuse and recycling of electronic materials

    We're so excited about the upcoming EICC Responsible Electronics 2016 event in Santa Clara, CA next week, focused on corporate social responsibility in the global electronics supply chain. Attendees can look forward to networking and discussing solutions to the biggest supply chain sustainability ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • RecoMed wins INOVYN Sustainability Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, has won the Sustainability category of the 2016 INOVYN Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s the second accolade in just over a year for the scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • Turning Waste into Green Industry

    ‘Waste’ is one thing, for which we don’t pay attention on it. We think that a particular item or thing is not in use for us, so it is a waste material. But these waste materials are posing threat, not only to one or two country, but to the entire world. These waste things are posing threat to the environment as well it also has an adverse effect on the health also. This waste ...


    By Sorbilite, Inc.

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