recycling

Frieco’s patented in-home recycling station has an initial capacity of 30 litres (approximately 250 aluminium cans or 200 plastic bottles) and recycles materials at the touch of a button. One...
The 60 tonnes per hour (400 000 tonnes per year) recycling line will boast an infeed area of 2300 m2 and a processing area of 2600 m2. The facility will be equipped with a range of smart technologies...
Despite the container and shipping space shortages experienced late last year by the country now established as Europe's leading fibre exporter, an all-time high 4.932 million tonnes left UK shores...
Dell's pilot programme follows 'a successful' feasibility study launched in March 2016 in Haiti. 'This initiative demonstrates that there are real global business applications for ocean plastics',...
Retailing under the Kungsbacka label and coming with a 25-year guarantee, the kitchen fronts will be available from this month, initially launching in matte-look anthracite 'but with new colours,...
'We believe that through changed thinking and innovative technology, more and more waste can be transformed into valuable resources', states Sunshine's director Tom Buxton. 'We will achieve this by...
Overall, Novelis experienced a 4% decline in total shipments of rolled aluminium products to 750 000 tonnes, mainly owing to 'prior strategic decisions to reduce volumes in China and soft demand in...
The retired ISRI executives are being honoured for their 'significant contributions and commitment' to the recycling industry and to ISRI. 'They have helped shape the industry for generations to come...
'This will be a unique opportunity to to learn about the latest developments shaping the European recycling industry and to expand your network', says EuRIC's secretary general Emmanuel Katrakis....
The roadmap takes into account the material's entire life-cycle and 'paves the way for an actual EU Strategy by the Commission foreseen end of the year', according to EuPC. 'We acknowledge the low...
The ENVI Committee 'failed' in correctly framing the definition of municipal waste by deleting the 'quantity' criterion and including waste from 'small businesses, office buildings and institutions'...
Dell already takes repairability and recyclability into account when designing products, stated Jonathan Perry, producer responsibility compliance consultant for the computer manufacturer. 'The...
The Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) is among the organisations to welcome the environment committee vote, claiming that it will 'strengthen the foundation of a truly circular...
This major environmental achievement marks the 20th consecutive year of increased collections by Call2Recycle, contributing to the 129 million pounds (58 500 tonnes) of batteries diverted from...
Approximately 3% of bottles are currently made of opaque PET and this material could well account for 100% of all milk bottles within the next five to 10 years, some experts have maintained. 'The...
As for fibre prices, OCC strengthened from US$ 170-plus per tonne at the start of October to end the year at US$ 180-plus whereas mixed paper climbed from US$ 143-plus to US$ 158-plus over the same...
Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the initiative brings together businesses, governments, scientists and citizens to accelerate the transition towards a more effective global system for plastics...
When presented a series of statements, four truths and four myths, and asked if each was believable, more than half of the respondents in every case choose not to believe the statement. The true...
Pack2Go Europe president Mike Turner of International Paper Foodservice Europe says: 'More and better out-of-home collection is the key to recycling our products once the consumer has finished his or...
During the 2015 fiscal year, the company launched its Evercycle 100% recycled-content beverage can comprising 90% post-consumer content and 10% production scrap. It also began incorporating a high-...
In 2015, 24 of the fatalities were in the private sector while nine occurred in the public sector. Nine people were killed at private landfills and three were fatally injured at private materials...
The study follows a report by Dutch broadcaster NOS last October which quoted research from a tyre industry group claiming that the presence of carcinogens in such sports pitches is many times higher...
According to Baxi, BIR conventions remain the premier meeting places for the recycling industry, across all commodities. 'But we hear you loud and clear when you complain that there are more people...
The paper recycling major pays for every tonne of material collected. Everything supplied to Smurfit Kappa ends up at its paper mill in nearby Nechells, Birmingham, and its sister mill in Kent where...
Carbois had previously managed to successfully depolymerise 100% amorphous PET based commercial products into its original monomers, terephthalic acid and mono ethylene glycol. This new step is a '...
The 37-year-old drinks vendor manipulated a bottle recycling machine in the cellar of his shop, according to a local media report. By installing a magnet sensor and a kind of wooden tunnel in the...
The closed-loop programme was launched by Jaguar Land Rover in 2008. In 2015, the car manufacturer recovered more than 45 000 tonnes of aluminium scrap. As part of the project, Novelis developed a...
Launched last October, the fund is intended to boost recycling volumes, increase the quality of recyclables in the local market, foster sustainable development of the industry and help reduce...
According to the company, the ZRR can already sort plastics by polymer (polypropylene, high-density polyethylene, polyethylene terephthalate and polyvinyl chloride), C-wood (impregnated wood) and...
'Our forecasts for 2016 and 2017 show steady growth in both production and demand across the aluminium value chain in Europe,' commented European Aluminium's director general Gerd Götz. 'Clearly...
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