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  • 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 ...

  • Odor-No-More, Inc. signs National Purchasing Agreement with Waste Connections

    WESTMINSTER, CA – (April 21, 2017) Odor-No-More, Inc., a subsidiary of BioLargo, Inc. (OTCQB : BLGO), announced it has signed a “National Purchasing Agreement” (“NPA”) with Waste Connections, Inc., a leading integrated solid waste and recycling service company headquartered in The Woodlands, TX. The NPA provides a discounted pricing schedule for ...

  • Policy Exchange backs UK split from Circular Economy package

    According to the Policy Exchange which compiled the report, titled ‘Going Round in Circles’, the UK should seek to define its own approach to waste policy, instead of adopting the EU’s proposed Circular Economy Package. Policy Exchange claims that the UK’s adoption of the Circular Economy package would be costly to businesses Policy Exchange claims that adoption of the ...


    By GPT Waste Management Ltd

  • How TOMRA is helping to develop the Circular Economy

    TOMRA is very much looking forward to attending the PRS Plastics Recycling Show Europe, a Pan-European exhibition and conference for plastics recycling professionals. This key industry event, which has received strong support from the plastics recycling sector, will take place at RAI Amsterdam in The Netherlands on 29-30 March, 2017. ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Waste industry to appeal EU recycling definition

    Trade body the ESA – whose members include many of the major waste management firms in the UK – and its European counterpart FEAD, have expressed concerns over the point at which material is considered ‘recycled’ under current revisions of the EU’s Circular Economy package. The European Parliament’s Environment Committee made further revisions to the wording of ...


    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 Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • Understanding internet of things (IoT) buzz and how it affects waste collection

    IoT revolves around increased machine-to-machine communication. Built on cloud computing and networks of data-gathering sensors, it delivers a mobile, virtual and immediate connection. And it has the power to make everything “smart”. According to Cisco, 500 billion devices are expected to be connected to the Internet by 2030. Each device includes sensors that collect data, interact ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • 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). ...

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • Aco Recycling Introduces new solutions for Smart Waste Management by IoT Tech: Aco Smart Wastee

    Aco Smart Wastee is a low cost wireless sensor device conceived to be installed in waste containers and monitor their fill level and status. It enables an optimization in the route planning for waste collection and an improved container management thus providing an important cost reduction of the exploitation. Aco Smart Wastee has an optimized design presenting a HDP (high density polyethylene) ...


    By Aco Recycling

  • MACPRESSE will attend ARABPLAST 2017 – Dubai, 8-10 January 2017

    As the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, ARABPlast 2017, to be held between 8th and 10th January at Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to bring together all key players, experts and industrialists from around the world. The previous edition of ArabPlast saw the attendance of 906 exhibitors from 41 countries and ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Macpresse @ Arabplast 2017 - Dubai, 8-10 January 2017

    As the biggest plastics, petrochemicals and rubber industry exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, ARABPlast 2017, to be held between 8th and 10th January at Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to bring together all key players, experts and industrialists from around the world. The previous edition of ArabPlast saw ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • SOTKON equipment with PAYT system is best-seller in Croatia

    Croatia is one of the markets where SOTKON brand products have been very well accepted, not only by the recognition of the simplicity and functionality in use, but also of the technology used in manufacturing and subsequently optimizing the operation to better serve the end they are intended for. In the picture, some of the Retro model waste intake bins in which the SOTKIS by SOTKON Access ...


    By Sotkon Waste Systems

  • Tomra France celebrates 10 years of recycling solutions for the French market at Pollutec

    On the occasion of its 10th anniversary, TOMRA France will present its latest innovations in automation solutions for optimizing recycling performance at the Pollutec Show, from November 29 to December 2, 2016 at Lyon Eurexpo. TOMRA Sorting Recycling will feature proven solutions for sorting black polymers and black objects from packaging. Recycling targets set by the EU have become ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • MACPRESSE @THE GREEN EXPO, Mexico City, Mexico, 26-28 October 2016

    From 26th to 28th October, Mexico City shall play host to THE GREEN EXPO©, Latin America’s premier environmental sustainability event. The exhibition shall welcome the leading companies from the environmental, renewable energy and water treatment sectors. The most influential public sector and academic decision-makers shall also be ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • More Greek municipalities explore Chania’s advanced waste-management template

    The DEDISA waste-processing center serves a population of 155,000 inhabitants, which represents around 25 per cent of the island’s total population. Furthermore, the Chania prefecture also provides another 88,000 beds for tourists, and most of the region’s municipalities fall within the DEDISA plant’s catchment area. The seasonal fluctuation of its population as well as broad ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • MACPRESSE @K2016, Düsseldorf, 19-26 October 2016

    K is the world’s premier trade fair for plastic materials and rubber. Held in Düsseldorf from 19th to 26st October, this year’s K2016 shall welcome some 3,000 exhibitors and the biggest companies in the industry from around the world. The figures from the 2013 trade fair speak for themselves: 3,215 ...


    By Macpresse Europa S.R.L

  • Eight years of baling and counting for Momentive

    Specialist rubber compound manufacturer Momentive Performance Materials has proven that waste baling can protect the environment, improve on-site cleanliness and boost a business’s bottom line. Eight years ago, Momentive invested in three balers from Riverside Waste Machinery, in a bid to improve the safety of work areas within its busy Bolton premises. At the time the organisation was ...


    By Riverside Waste Machinery

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