Recycling Industry Systems News

  • New roles at Axion Polymers’ ELV recycling plant

    Axion Polymers has made two new senior appointments at its advanced automotive shredder waste processing plant (SWAPP) in Trafford Park. Mike Bennett is promoted to Technical Manager with wider responsibility for longer-term large-scale development projects at Axion. The SWAPP facility already delivers the 2015 EU ELV 95% recycling and ...

  • 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

  • UNTHA optimises WtE production and metal recycling at Turkish paper mill

    An UNTHA shredder is now fully operational in Turkey’s first solid waste incineration plant. The single step XR3000C has transformed Modern Enerji’s approach to metal recycling, at the same time as boosting the production of Refuse Derived ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 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.

  • Baioni at Ecomondo Trade Show 2016

    Baioni is a flagship of Italian industry and has always been involved in the design and manufacturing of machinery and plants for the quarrying, mining and recycling industry. The company manufactures a comprehensive range of equipment for the wastewater treatment a production 100% Made in Italy that has been completed with the design of wastewater clarification systems, decanter centrifuges and ...


    By Baioni Crushing Plants Spa

  • Experts discuss current trends in battery recycling

    Which challenges and opportunities result from the increasing use of lithium-ion batteries? Does the recycling of lithium have an economic perspective? And what are the further trends and developments in the field of battery recycling? Those were just some of the topics discussed at the 21st International Congress for Battery Recycling ICBR 2016, which was held in Antwerp, Belgium from September ...

  • EREF Data & Policy Report on Waste Generation Revealed at Waste360 Recycling Summit

    The Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) introduced its new Data & Policy Report “Municipal Solid Waste Management in the U.S.: 2010 & 2013” at the Waste360 Recycling Summit, held September 19 – 21, 2016 in Austin, Texas (www.waste360recyclingsummit.com). EREF’s Data & Policy Program (formerly ...

  • National Recycling Coalition Announces 2016-2017 Board of Directors

    The National Recycling Coalition (NRC) is proud to announce the election of six members to the NRC Board of Directors. Elections for the Board were held during the 2016 Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans, LA. The new and re-elected Board Members, listed below, will each serve 3-year terms: Susan Attridge, Recycling Coordinator, City of Buffalo, NY Maggie Clarke, Zero ...

  • More circular economy: Battery recyclers facing new challenges

    Mobile devices wouldn't be what they are today without the light metal lithium. Smartphones and cameras, but also electric cars and even electricity grids would not be able to operate without lithium-ion batteries. For that reason, the powerful batteries are predicted to have a great future ahead of them. The demand for mobile telephones alone is expected to generate an average of six per cent ...

  • FleetMind adds Midwestern Regional Sales Director to Team

    FleetMind Solutions, the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” solutions, announced today the addition of Kevin Weisinger as Regional Sales Director for the Midwestern United States region. Kevin brings over 20 years of expertise from both the waste management and mobile technology sectors. Kevin first started his career with mobile frontrunner, Motorola, where he was ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Recycling industry in Poland is blooming

    The steady economic growth and large investments in construction projects has opened up new opportunities for the recycling industry in Poland. Inquiries to Eldan Recycling show that an increasing number of companies want a piece of the valuable recycling cake. “The past 5 years we have noticed a steady increase in requests from Poland” says Toni Reftman ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • APR Releases Polypropylene PCR Demand Survey Results

    Demand for recycled polypropylene (PP) resin by major consumer brand companies is approaching 300 million pounds annually, according to a study by The Association of Plastic Recyclers, the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry. The 21 major consumer brand companies who responded also provided quality and quantity information for potential PP postconsumer ...

  • FleetMind to Speak at WasteCon on Implementing Smart Fleet Systems for Optimal Adoption and Results

    FleetMind Solutions, Inc., the award-winning technology leader for “smart truck” solutions, today announced that its Vice-President of Sales, Don Diego Padilla, will be speaking as part of the WasteCon 2016 conference with a presentation entitled: “Implementing a Smart Fleet System for Optimal Adoption and Results”. Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Time: 5:00 ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Gilufix® FT – Kurita´s approach to control sticky issues

    The European Paper Industry has the leading role in utilizing wastepaper as a raw material. Some paper grades like Packaging Papers, Newsprint and sometimes Tissue are produced with 100 % recycled fiber material. Of course the utilization of recycled fiber material in the paper manufacturing process causes several undesired inconvenience, the biggest one of them are the Stickies. The ...


    By Kurita

  • APR Announces Second Annual Plastics Recycling Showcase

    The APR Plastics Recycling Showcase, a program to highlight and promote industry leading innovations that have a positive impact on plastics collection and recycling, is now  accepting nominations.  Developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the second annual program will focus on recently commercialized innovations developed by APR member companies.  An additional ...

  • Smurfit Kappa Recycling choose for Bollegraaf because of their excellent reputation and quality project management

    Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions and Smurfit Kappa Recycling finalised the installation of an HBC-120S baler at the Smurfit Kappa depot in Snodland, Kent. With less chance of wire breakage and using less electricity, the Bollegraaf HBC-120S produces heavier bales; plenty of reasons to choose for Bollegraaf Recycling Solutions. Brian Kavanagh, project manager at Smurfit Kappa indicates that ...

  • Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. Wins FINAT End-user Recycling Award

    Brothers Drinks Co. Ltd. has won the 2016 FINAT End-user Recycling Award for its involvement in a PET liner recycling programme, set up by Avery Dennison and PET UK. PET is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe, with the equivalent of more than 66 billion bottles recycled in 2014. However, recycling silicone-coated PET liner is more complex and challenging, and was achieved in ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • TOMRA´s Recycling division celebrates its 20th anniversary at IFAT Munich

    This year´s 50th anniversary of IFAT Munich also marks an important milestone for TOMRA´s Recycling division, which commemorates two decades of successful business. Formerly launched as Norwegian company TITECH Autosort in 1996, the firm emerged from an R&D project starting in 1993. Combining its established field-proven experience with its pioneering technology ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • E-waste Recycling in Australia

    A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) shows that, despite the large strides in the past decade, the Australia’s e-waste system is still in its infancy, compared to the developed markets of Japan, Germany and Finland. The report, entitled Global e-waste systems-Insights for Australia from other developed countries, was commissioned by the Australia and New Zealand ...

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