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The expansion will increase the plant's annual capacity of 5000 tonnes by an additional 2500 tonnes per year. This financial injection will allow GreenMantra to meet growing demand for its polymer...
In the coming eight years, companies and consumers alike will have jointly purchased as much as 277 million refurnished and used handhelds. In terms of value, the company owned segment is projected...
Approximately 30% of the historically produced plastics remains in use today. An estimated 9% of the discarded plastic has been recycled, while around 12% has been incinerated and nearly 80% was sent...
China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on July 18 of its plans to stop accepting imports of certain wastes by the end of 2017 as part of its National Sword campaign. Despite lamenting the...
'It was like stepping into a war zone,' comments one of the men who helped salvage enough material to fill five 40-yard roll-off containers. While most of it represented metals – including...
ISRI now suggests that any claims relating to 'bio-degradable', 'oxo-degradable' or 'photo-degradable' materials should be supported by independent third-party research and testing using accepted...
Around 240 000 mattresses and box springs have been recycled by Cascade Alliance members since its launch back in 2013, saving communities as much as US$ 481 465 in refuse bills while recovering 15...
The new packaging design, which expands on NOVA Chemicals' recyclable film, is compatible with the #2 HDPE recycling stream - a big leap forward, it is suggested, from the rigid or non-recyclable...
To create the battery anodes, the team used a three-step low-cost chemical reaction process. This involves crushing and grinding the glass bottles into a fine white power, a magnesiothermic reduction...
‘It just goes along with what we believe in personally and what we do at home,’ says Lauren Gish, co-owner and stylist at Fruition Salon. ‘We have a bin for unused colour, a bin for...
The consortium uses a cryo-mill to pulverise electronic waste - primarily the computer chips and polymers that make up printed circuit boards - into particles so small that they do not contaminate...
A long-standing problem for plastics recyclers is that PE and PP, which make up two-thirds of the world’s plastics, have different chemical structures and thus cannot be repurposed together,...
GRC Wireless was founded in 2002 by wireless industry veterans Marc Leff and Henry Garcia. Both founders were involved in the wireless industry since its infancy in the late 1980s, and started...
Listed among the company’s key achievements in the period under review is ‘an improved metal mix by increasing recycled inputs from 53% to 55% for the full year’. It also achieved...
People would need 'thousands of tons' of concrete to survive on other planets like the moon or Mars because of they are frequently bombarded with lethal radiation and small meteorites that could...
While thermoplastics can be recycled without difficulty, processing thermosets is another story entirely because of their cured resin, points out Jinwen Zhang, a professor in WSU’s school of...
The more recent reduction in Chinese steel values has also impacted all markets across Asia and ‘prices for finished steel in almost all countries have softened’, it is also noted in the...
Recycling operation incomes amounted to US$ 21 million, as compared to US$ 10 million in the fourth quarter of 2016 (excluding a non-cash goodwill impairment charge of US$ 5.5 million). The company...
The innovative plasma furnace designed by Tetronics will allow Cohen’s multi-million dollar recycling plant to process an initial 20 million pounds of e-scrap annually. BlueOak says it will...
It’s a tall order to create all devices from 100% recycled materials, Apple acknowledges. To get a head start the company is dedicated to ‘inventing better ways to reuse and recycle...
Aqua goes on to say: ‘Together, we believe that we have the potential to significantly advance the performance and cycle life of lead-acid battery chemistry in an easily-recycled product....
According to latest stats from the Census Bureau and International Trade Commission, a shade over 2.1 million tonnes left American shores in January-February 2017 as against just 1.368 million tonnes...
Nucor used more than 20 million tonnes of scrap steel to produce new products in 2015. Having helped to found the coalition, DiMicco says of the organisation: 'Our work has helped elevate...
Up to 220 kg of scrap must be used for every tonne of steel produced in the country by 2020, whereas calculations by the China Association of Metal Scrap Utilisation suggest the scrap usage average...
Stainless steel scrap prices have made further strong progress since our previous report in late January, with the 304 grade advancing from US$ 1240-1290 to US$ 1290-1340 per tonne and the 316...
  Almost nine million vehicles are ready for scrapping in India, according to Surendra Patawari Borad of Gemini Corporation at the latest Metal Recycling Association of India conference. 'Just...
The anticipated upturn in earnings when compared to last year’s final quarter is based on ‘higher ferrous scrap demand and metal spread expansion from increased domestic steel mill...
UAM has nearly three decades of commercial and technical experience managing customers’ aviation assets, disassembling more than 300 aircraft and supplying after-market components to the...
The two companies are joining forces to develop ‘innovative ways’ to use carbon fibre and thermoplastics recovered via ELG's pyrolysis process and turn them into value-added products with...
Leung and Moucachen formed a partnership last summer to acquire the assets of Entropex including a 180 000-square foot recycling facility located in Sarnia, Ontario. ReVital Polymers Inc recovers...

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