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MBA took the accolade ahead of seven other companies and organisations including Patagonia Clothing, Nike and the Scottish Government. The Circulars Awards are an initiative of the World Economic...
Constellium will lend its expertise in metal supply and recycling using its aluminium casting and rolling plant at Singen in Germany.In addition to creating new coffee capsules from old ones,...
Based in Lufingen, DHZ AG operates a recycling facility which is used to sort resources and contaminants from materials destined for its adjacent landfill. The unit for processing ash from waste...
The innovative system uses lightweight aggregate silica foam made from recycled glass to arrest aircraft in the instance of an overrun. The system is called greenEMAS and has been officially approved...
The global battery market was worth US$ 60 billion in 2014, Christophe Pillot declared at the recent International Congress for Battery Recycling. 'This represents no less than an average growth of 5...
Inobat is 'fighting' some 30 million batteries that end up in the waste stream annually, yet Märki stressed that battery collection in Switzerland is exhibiting 'a positive trend'. He noted that...
According to battery type, 2014 sales totalled: some US$ 35 billion for lead-acid batteries; US$ 19 billion for Li-ion batteries; just over US$ 2 billion for NiMH; and US$ 1 billion for NiCd. Pillot...
The recycling event will cover various pressing matters, such as: new developments in battery legislation worldwide; safety issues and transportation regulations; recycling efficiency; the future for...
This new solution from swissRTec boasts a two-metre rotor diameter with a weight of 21 tonnes, and a drive of up to 630 kW. According to the developer, it will increase efficiency by up to 7% while...
According to the airline, 10 jobless people spent 16 days transforming the PVC posters into 600 bags. 'With this project we can contribute to society,' says Jörg Müller, regional manager for Emirates...
′The recycling industry is growing in the United States and our technology and equipment adds value to any system,′ comments Mario Zoellig, founder and chairman of swissRTec International...
'The purchase is a logical and strategic step in our corporate development in Switzerland. Scrap metal recycling and recovery in times of scarce resources is becoming increasingly important,'...
‘Every year, tonnes of textiles are thrown out with domestic waste and end up in landfill,’ states H&M. ‘As much as 95% of these clothes could be used again - re-worn, reused or recycled.’ Under...
With the SORTEX Z+ bichromatic colour sorting machine at its heart, the new installation will help push the recycling capacity of the Belgian plant to 20 000 tonnes a year. According to Deceuninck,...
The recycling drum, worth EUR 460 000 (US$ 589 000), operates using the new Hera system developed by Dutch construction company VolkerWessels in collaboration with a Swiss partner, Ammann. In...
Focusing on plastic components that make up more than 20% of electrical and electronic appliances, the most commonly encountered substances in the study were restricted brominated flame retardants -...
The main focus of the new unit will be on improving response times for clients throughout Europe and in western Russia. Located at Lutry, the office will come under the leadership of newly-appointed...
Family-owned Group Lottner employs a hundred employees and operates several companies in Basel, Zurich and Lucerne. The firm was founded in 1896 and is currently the number two in the recycling of...

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