Recycling Industry Systems News

  • Munich recycler on track to achieve 40,000 tonnes annual wood recycling target

    Munich-based recycling specialist Breitsamer Entsorgung is on track to process 40,000 tonnes of waste wood in 2017, following the successful installation of an UNTHA XR3000C mobil-e shredder. The hunt for an efficient shredding solution began last year when the well-established 60 year old recycling business commenced its search for an electrically-driven machine. Breitsamer knew ...


    By UNTHA Shredding Technology

  • 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

  • Axion Polymers launches new 100% recycled ABS grades

    Axion Polymers has launched a new range of strong and durable 100% recycled ABS grades suitable for a range of injection moulding applications – particularly in the construction and automotive sectors - offering both cost and carbon savings. Recovered from the non-metallic waste fraction from end-of-life vehicles, the Axpoly® r-ABS resins deliver a carbon footprint saving of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Green Mission: Environmental initiative of Sunlight Recycling for the proper recycling of lead-acid batteries

    Sunlight Recycling, member of Olympia Group, owned by Panos Germanos, presented on Tuesday December the 6th, the environmental initiative Green Mission, which has the ambition to boost public and enterprise awareness of the right way of recycling lead-acid batteries. Green Mission brings together institutions and numerous companies operating in the Greek as well as global market place and ...


    By Systems Sunlight S.A.

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

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