Resource Recovery News

  • Oliver Schraa receives ISA award

    Oliver Schraa, CTO of inCTRL Solutions, and Matthew Gray from Hach received an award for the Best Paper at the 2017 ISA Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium that was held in Orlando, Florida on August 8th to 10th, 2017. Their paper is entitled “Process Control Systems at Water Resource Recovery Facilities: Use of Process Simulation to Assist with Controller Design and ...


    By inCTRL Solutions Inc.

  • Axion’s Jane Gardner leaves to take up European flooring role

    Jane Gardner, Head of Axion’s Consulting Services, will be leaving the Manchester-based resource recovery specialists at the end of August 2018 to take up a new senior pan-European role. ...


    By Axion Group

  • S Norton & Co acquires 100% equity stake in Axion Recycling Ltd

    On 20th June 2018 S Norton & Co Ltd purchased the entire share capital of Axion Recycling Ltd from the five individual, private investors who have owned Axion since July 2006. This means that Axion Recycling Ltd and the business units trading as Axion Polymers and Axion Consulting are now a wholly owned subsidiary of the S ...


    By Axion Group

  • Codigestion At Water Resource Recovery Facilities

    About five years ago, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) formally began using the term, water resource recovery facility (WRRF), in place of wastewater treatment plant. WEF noted that the name change reflects a changing paradigm in the water sector, focusing on recovery of water, nutrient and energy resources. In a press release announcing the change, WEF referenced codigestion ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Axion rebrands with new website to reflect wider CE services

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has rebranded as ‘Axion’ with a new website – www.axiongroup.co.uk - to reinforce its positioning as ‘Circular Economy specialists’. The company’s high quality recycled polymers will still be supplied under the Axion Polymers branding, with its marketing and product documents ...


    By Axion Group

  • Professor Willy Verstraete at Ecomondo: “Revolutionary prospects from waste water recovery”

    He’s an unquestionable international authority on microbiology applied to the treatment of waste water and organic waste. Willy Verstraete, professor emeritus at Ghent University (Belgium), he has countless publications, among those most cited in his area of study, to his name. Heading the Flemish Science Council (FWO) as of this year, a Belgian institution to support the government’s ...

  • Research breathes ‘new life’ into lithium ion battery packs

    Novel separation techniques to recover high-value metal compounds from automotive battery packs are being explored as part of a £14 million research consortium. The AMPLiFII Project (Automated Module-to-pack Pilot Line for Industrial Innovation) has received £10 million of funding from the UK’s ...


    By Axion Group

  • CH2M`s Samuel Jeyanayagam named Water Environment Federation Fellow

    CH2M is pleased to announce that Dr. Samuel Jeyanayagam, CH2M vice president and senior principal technologist, has been recognized as a 2016 Water Environment Federation (WEF) Fellow for his distinguished accomplishments and contributions to the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. WEF Fellows are recognized in various areas of ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Axion Recycling announces the death of Simon Wilkinson

    It is with great sadness that the management and staff of Axion Recycling announce the death of their Principal Engineer Simon Wilkinson, who passed away aged 41 on August 24 2016 after a brave battle with cancer. Simon’s professional leadership and personal friendship will be dearly missed by all those who knew and worked with him. He ...


    By Axion Group

  • Water Sector Groups Launch Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

    On the eve of Earth Day 2016, a partnership of water sector organizations—the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), the Water Environment Federation (WEF), the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and WateReuse—with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) —proudly announce a new Utility of the Future (UOTF) Today Recognition Program. ...

  • Axion Polymers forecasts positive outlook for 2016

    With order books filling up fast for its Axpoly® polypropylene (PP) grades throughout the coming months, Axion Polymers is forecasting a positive outlook this year. Having developed a broad range of high-grade recycled engineering polymers, the Manchester-based recycler attributes its growing success to getting its product ...


    By Axion Group

  • New Report Outlines Potential of Future Water Resource Recovery Facilities

    A new report from a workshop held jointly by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) outlines a range of research and actions needed to transform today’s water treatment plants into water resource recovery facilities. These water resource recovery facilities would produce not only clean drinking water, ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Axion Consulting joins £14 million vehicle battery research project

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has joined a £14 million consortium, led by WMG at the University of Warwick, to create a new automotive battery pack manufacturing research centre to help develop the next generation of traction batteries for electric and hybrid vehicles. It will combine the best human and automated assembly methods to ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Polymers introduces new recycled polymer grades

    Axion Polymers has introduced new polymer grades of ABS, polyethylene (PE) and polypropylene (PP), recycled from end-of-life automotive and WEEE resources, following further investment in its plastics refinery plant to increase extrusion capacity and improve melt filtration technology. The Salford-based recycling specialist is one of a few companies in the UK to offer post-consumer recycled ABS ...


    By Axion Group

  • Funding the Oil and Gas Authority: consultation on levy design

    Today I am launching a consultation on the design of the levy to fund the new Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). We are working at a great pace to establish and empower the OGA to be a strong and influential regulator, equipped with the necessary powers to regulate and steward the UK Continental Shelf. To ensure the OGA is sufficiently resourced to deliver its remit of maximising economic recovery from ...

  • Funding the Oil and Gas Authority: consultation on levy design

    Today I am launching a consultation on the design of the levy to fund the new Oil and Gas Authority (OGA). We are working at a great pace to establish and empower the OGA to be a strong and influential regulator, equipped with the necessary powers to regulate and steward the UK Continental Shelf. To ensure the OGA is sufficiently resourced to deliver its remit of maximising economic recovery from ...

  • Communication with householders is ‘missing piece of the recycling jigsaw’, claims Axion Consulting

    Recycling rates in England are stalling because around half of all householders fail to recycle properly due to confusion and misunderstanding over what goes in which bin, claims Axion Consulting. Spending more on communicating with them could generate significant behaviour change and lead to improvement in the quality and quantity of ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Consulting offers new Engineering Advisory Service to assist with insurance claims in the recycling sector

    Resource recovery specialist Axion Consulting has introduced an Engineering Advisory Service to assist with insurance claims for recycling and waste reprocessing plants that have been damaged by fire, explosion or other catastrophic events. Axion’s team of skilled and experienced engineers can provide rapid assessment following damage ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion consultant gains CIWM award for presentation success

    Axion Consulting’s Jane Gardner has been presented with the 2013 Ben Heath Certificate for Outstanding Presentations from the Chartered Institute of Waste Management. Jane received her accolade for a presentation on ‘Plastic Carpet and Vinyl Flooring Recycling’, covering innovation and progress in flooring recycling and re-use initiatives, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion Consulting adds expertise to resource recovery team

    Axion Consulting has added further project management and marketing expertise to its Bramhall-based team of resource recovery and recycling specialists. Jessica Stewart brings a wealth of waste management experience to her new job as Project Consultant working across a range of initiatives, from carpet and WEEE recycling to broader research contracts and an internal environmental management ...


    By Axion Group

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