Waste Containers News

  • TOMRA Makes Change celebrates one-year anniversary

    TOMRA, a leading manufacturer of reverse vending solutions for collecting and recycling cans and bottles, is celebrating the one year anniversary of its recycling loyalty program, TOMRA Makes Change. Through TOMRA Makes Change, the company has seen a significant increase in container redemption — members have recycled more than 30,000,000 ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • NGOs Call for France to Require Labeling and Restriction of Consumer Products

    According to a July 12, 2017, press release, a coalition of non-governmental organizations (NGO) wrote to the French Prime Minister and several ministers to call for labeling and restriction of nanomaterials in consumer products.  The NGOs request that three measures be taken “as a matter of urgency”: ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • EMO Hanover 18 to 23 September 2017

    You are interested in shredding machines and complete recycling systems? For you, there is nothing more exciting than technical components for reprocessing and environmentally sound disposal? And you always wanted to go to Hannover anyway? ERDWICH will be presenting a diverse range of shredding and metal processing at the EMO. You can find us in: ...

  • TOMRA and Cleanaway partnership appointed as network operator for New South Wales container deposit scheme

    Global sensor-based solutions provider TOMRA, and Australian waste management company Cleanaway, have been appointed as the network operator for a new container deposit scheme in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. NSW environment minister Gabrielle Upton announced the new scheme, which will see approximately 800 reverse vending machines installed across the state, contributing to its litter ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • TOMRA: Successful Bid for Network Operator Role in the New South Wales Container Deposit Scheme

    The New South Wales (NSW) Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton has today, 29.07.2017, announced that TOMRA’s joint venture with Cleanaway (“TOMRA-Cleanaway”) has been appointed as the Network Operator for the State’s Container Deposit Scheme starting in December 2017. The Container Deposit Scheme will be a vital contribution to NSW’s litter volume reduction target of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

  • Why designers should think ‘circular’ with recycled plastics

    Enhanced brand values, lower manufacturing costs and consistency of quality and supply are among the key reasons why product designers should ‘think circular’ and use recycled plastics in new goods, suggests a leading plastics recycler. “But alongside the environmental benefits of using recycled content versus oil-based virgin polymers, designers should consider consumers’ ...

  • Teledyne Completes Acquisition of Scientific Systems

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY) announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Instruments, Inc., has completed the acquisition of assets of Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSI). Headquartered in State College, Pa., SSI manufactures precision components and specialized subassemblies used primarily in analytical and diagnostic instrumentation, such as High Performance Liquid Chromatography ...


    By Teledyne CETAC Technologies

  • RecoMed wins National Recycling Award for medical PVC recycling

    RecoMed, the PVC medical devices take-back scheme, is a joint winner of the Waste Prevention category of the 2017 National Recycling Awards for its innovative approach to sustainable healthcare recycling. It’s yet another accolade - the third in two years - for the unique UK-wide scheme, which is run by project partners Axion Consulting, a resource recovery specialist, and the British ...

  • Know how to work in heat safely

    June is National Safety Month so NGWA urges you to review tips on how to handle working in the high temperatures of summer by reading the article “Working in Extreme Heat.” The article, which was published in the Water Well Journal® June 2017 issue, is authored by Gary Hix, RG, CWD/PI.  The ...

  • California Regulators to Address APR and Plastics Recycling Industry

    Top Environmental Regulators from CalRecycle, California's Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, will discuss possible future changes in the regulatory climate impacting plastics recycling in California at The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) Spring Meeting in Sacramento, California next week.  APR, the leading international trade association representing the plastics ...

  • Sterile wastewater treatment with vacuum distillation

    Hygiene requirements are growing increasingly strict in many sectors, and the treatment of industrial wastewater is no exception. The vacuum distillation process in particular has to deal with the question of sterile treatment and subsequent storage of water obtained from the process. The mere possibility of reintroducing wastewater into the production process makes it imperative to prevent ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Nuclear waste problems start gold rush

    There are not many jobs you could take on at the beginning of your working life and know they would still be nowhere near completed by the time you retired. But decommissioning the world’s nuclear power plants is one of them. The estimates of the amounts of money involved in keeping old nuclear plants safe and dismantling them are so large that they are almost beyond comprehension − ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Mobile shredding plant special offer

    What are you waiting for? You want some more convincing arguments!? If so, then to start with, here is a detailed description of the plant: The two mobile shredding plants, mounted on a rolling platform are equipped with a hydraulic two shaft shredder H480/2-1000 (45 kw). The cutting gear measures 1000 x 800 mm. Also included is the feed conveyor (which is placed on ...

  • Installation easy, volume wider: Serin HCAP

    StandardOptima series obtained by the development of infrastructure Serin Curtain SiderTrailer HCAP provides the convenience of installation and can be opened with aspacious interior rear saddle function. ...


    By Serin Trailer Company

  • Our commitment to the environment on Earth Day and every day

    At EVAPCO, we understand the importance for environmental protection and are committed to carrying out that belief. EVAPCO is proud to manufacture a wide range of environmentally sustainable products that serve both our clients and the earth. We’re helping to conserve water with our eco-Closed Circuit Coolers, eliminating the use chemicals in water treatment with our Pulse~Pure non-chemical ...


    By Evapco Inc.

  • International collaborative expedition to shed light on microplastics and ocean carbon

    On Friday the 14th of April the RRS Discovery will leave Southampton for a research expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain sustained ocean observatory (PAP-SO) in the Northeast Atlantic. This expedition aims to answer fundamental questions about the distribution, fate and effects of microplastic pollution, as well as measuring sinking particles containing carbon, through an international ...

  • 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

  • DHL and Gatwick open Tidy Planet supplied waste to energy plant

    Logistics firm DHL has formally opened a £3.8 million biomass burning facility at Gatwick Airport – which it is claimed is the ‘first of its kind in the world’ to treat Category 1 waste from international flights.Catering waste including food and packaging coming into the airport from non-EU flights is classed as ‘Category 1’ – which is deemed a high risk ...


    By Tidy Planet Limited

  • New Product Release: WaterTechw² TMP Sensor

    This month we are pleased to introduce our latest product the WaterTechw² TMP Sensor. The WaterTechw² TMP Temperature Sensor is a precision device which offers breakthrough performance over a wide industrial temperature range and is compatible with the 7300w² Monitor. Designed for use ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Register Now for the 2017 APR Plastics Recycling Educational Webinar Series

    As The Voice of Plastics Recycling®, APR consistently seeks to recognize and promote innovations that enhance the recyclability of a new or existing package or container. APR promotes the long-term growth and development of plastics recycling by providing the leadership and tools necessary to support the sustainability of the industry. Innovation drives the growth of recycling, and is ...

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