Waste Bins News

  • PEL Solar Compacting Bins Installed by the Paris Municipality

    Paris Municipality has installed fourteen PEL Waste Reduction Equipment solar compacting bins in the Opéra district as part of an evaluation programme being carried out by the city to improve and save on litter collection costs. The Paris Municipality has installed fourteen ...

  • Green classroom cleanup

    Summer vacation is almost here for most students. Before they head home for a couple of months to relax and enjoy the sunshine, they’ll have to clean out their desks and help get the classroom ready for next year. A lot of paper, pencils, crayons, notebooks, art projects and other supplies have accumulated over the school year! If you have a student (or if you are a teacher), remember to ...


    By Eco Partners, Inc.

  • Recofloor celebrates its 2018 vinyl flooring recycling champions

    “We’re ahead of the game!” was an appropriate theme running throughout the Recofloor 2018 Awards Event at Liverpool Football Club’s Anfield Ground which celebrated the environmental commitment of its vinyl flooring recycling champions. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors received trophies and certificates in ten major award categories, plus Gold, ...


    By Axion Group

  • Plastic shredder supports new processing line at Indigo Environmental

    Plastic recycling specialist Indigo Environmental has invested in a new UNTHA RS40 shredder to boost its processing capabilities of this problematic waste. Handling four tonnes of material per day, the four-shaft machine with ram-assisted hopper is transforming bulky and oversize plastics – including 240 litre wheelie bins, 205 litre HDPE drums and LDPE buckets – into a Passionate ...


    By UNTHA UK LTD

  • Iraq inks deal with Baker Hughes for natural gas processing: oil ministry

    Iraq has signed a natural gas capture deal with oil services provider Baker Hughes to harness 200 MMcf/d from the Nassiriya and Gharraf oil fields north of Basra, the Oil Ministry said in a statement on Monday. "This project is the first of its kind to be built on the basis of the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Finance (EPCF) of the Ministry of Oil and will support the development of ...


    By S&P Global Platts

  • Axion urges Government Circular Economy policy to support UK manufacturers

      Sustainability and circular economy principles should be at the heart of Government policy to encourage UK manufacturers to incorporate more recycled content in new goods, conserve raw ...


    By Axion Group

  • Axion: Are biodegradable plastics better for the environment?

      Plastics are indispensable in many areas of our modern lives, yet questions over the material’s sustainability are rarely out of the headlines these days. Are biodegradable, compostable and bio-plastics really a better environmental solution? Richard McKinlay, Head of Circular Economy at resource recovery specialist Axion, offers his opinion.   ...


    By Axion Group

  • DEWA installs 3,392 smart meters in Hatta

    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has installed 3,392 smart meters (1,849 for electricity and 1,543 for water) for buildings in Hatta that are based on the latest international standards in December 2017. This is part of DEWA’s Smart Applications ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Big Hanna now ready to fly with Swedish Armed Forces

    FMV, SWEDISH ARMED FORCES, SWEDEN OR ABROAD Big Hanna is now ready to accompany the Swedish Armed Forces on missions abroad which means we are o.k. with a temperature range from -46ºC to +49ºC, 3-100% humidity, snow loads, storms, sand, dust, heavy rainfall and that is just the climate specs. The climate specs were solved by putting the Big Hanna into a ...


    By Susteco AB

  • Where there’s muck there’s gas – how your rubbish bin could be the green fuel of the future

    Britons looking for an affordable and green way to heat their homes could find the answer in the nation’s dustbins, according to a new report commissioned by gas distribution network Cadent. Black bag domestic rubbish, together with agricultural residues, energy crops, sewage, and food waste, could generate enough green gas to heat between seven and 15 million homes annually, the ...


    By Advanced Plasma Power (APP)

  • New Smart In-Bin Compaction Solution

    Compact General Waste In 240 L Bins In Our New Waste Compactor Flex 4240! Smart Design – Easily Extendable The new model, 4240, is an in-bin waste compactor for standard two-wheeled 240 L bins. It is a robust and stable machine that, thanks to its compact design, takes up little floor space. The 4240 is safe and convenient to use and a good finish in combination with easy ...


    By Orwak AB

  • Bee`ah and Masdar launch joint venture to develop the first waste-to-energy plant in the Middle East Region

    Bee'ah, the country's leading environmental management company, and Masdar, Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, have formally established the joint venture Emirates Waste to Energy Company (EWEC) to develop waste-to-energy plants across the Middle East region, it was announced today. Signing of waste supply and power purchase agreements for WTE facility witnessed by HE Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al ...


    By Bee`ah Company

  • APR Announces Pharmacy Stock Bottle Recycling Resources

    The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), the leading international trade association representing the plastics recycling industry, recently developed resources for pharmacies to recycle stock bottles.  In support of APR’s primary goals to increase the supply and enhance the quality of recycled plastics, pharmacy stock bottles have been identified as a highly marketable, quality ...

  • Axion: Laying down markers for plastic packaging recycling

    New developments in marker technologies for sorting plastic packaging should not be viewed as ‘the answer’ to increasing recycling rates, however they could be valuable in other ways leading to higher quality and value in recycling, suggests Axion Consulting. While methods to detect different polymer types, such as fluorescent pigments and digital watermarks, offer exciting potential ...

  • Introducing the new Wybone Sanitary Bin range

    We’ve manufactured a new range of sanitary bins, adapted from our clinical waste sackholders. They’re available in three sizes, 28, 42 and 80 litres; the smaller units fit comfortably next to toilets, and our larger nappy bins are perfect for wash rooms. Manufactured from galvanised steel, our units are powder coated in anti-bacterial coating to keep the sackholders ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • We’ve teamed up with NHS Trust Leeds to push sustainability in hospitals

    We’re working closely with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust to reduce the carbon footprint of hospitals around Leeds, and save money through steps such as improving recycling and saving energy. We were in the Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital last week supporting the Estates team with their NHS ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • We helped recycling at Marwell Zoo become more relephant

    We manufactured bespoke Mini Cyclo Dual Recycling Bins for Marwell Zoo in Winchester, with the added feature of a tray stacking area on the top of the unit. Manufactured from glass fibre composite, our Mini Cyclo bins are hardwearing and durable, and ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. ...


    By Axion Group

  • Retro inspired Grit Bins from Wybone

    As part of a new heritage style range, we have introduced Retro Grit Bins in four classic pastel shades. Scrupulously designed to offer strength and style to suit any environment. Each unit is manufactured from a special mix of glass reinforced plastic, offering a level of durability that cannot be found in cheaper plastic units. The nature of the glass reinforced plastic ensures that the salt ...


    By Wybone Ltd

  • The University of Almeria install Cervic bins in their campus

    The University of Almeria have decided to introduce the separate waste collection in their facilities and for that they have relied on Cervic Environment bins. Specifically, the University have installed Alicante Recycling bin inside their buildings, such as in the library, and in their campus both the Athens Recycling bin making recycling stations and the Verona Recycling bin on trees and lamp ...


    By Cervic Environment

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