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Partners in Impact Recyclers take care of collection, sorting, recycling, refurbishing and data destruction while hiring 'people who are willing and able to work, but who have the hardest time...
Police claim one of them had visited local recycling centres some 176 times since 2008 to sell US$ 61 645 worth of equipment stolen from various Department of Public Works' facilities, while another...
Ford has been working with Unifi since 2012 to incorporate Repreve, which it describes as a 'truly global material', into its vehicles and now uses it in five car models. 'By substituting with this...
The ZinLix process first leaches zinc oxide from the dust to create a zinc-enriched liquid, then uses an 'electrowinning' technique to produce a metallic powder. Itronics says this product or solid...
For the secondary non-ferrous metals sector, the much-anticipated budget announcement in India late in February yielded a welcome reduction in Special Additional Duty from 4% to 2% on imports of...
'Although packing peanuts are used worldwide as a perfect solution for shipping, they are notoriously difficult to break down, and only about 10% are recycled,' says Professor Vilas Pol, who inspired...
For Refind, this represents 'an important first step into the US market with a customer that shares our vision of sorting as an important driver for battery recycling', comments the Swedish firm's...
Polylactic acid (PLA) and acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) are the two types of plastics most commonly used for 3-D printing. While the first is known for its biodegradability, the latter is...
Thompson will report directly to Battery Solutions′ ceo Thomas Bjarnemark, who says he will become an ′integral member′ of the management team thanks to his experience of rare earth...
Under the terms of the deal, Ucore will pay a US$ 2.9 million one-time licensing fee to IBC. ′The payment is subject to the delivery by IBC of a fully operational rare earth SuperLig pilot...
The new specifications cover premium film, A+ grade film, A grade film, B grade film, C grade film, MRF film, grocery film, agricultural greenhouse film and agricultural ground cover film. ′The...
Asia has been weaker for some time, with HMS I/II 80/20 scrap export values from the USA to the key Taiwanese market falling from around US$ 265 per tonne cfr in mid-January to nearer US$ 225 amid a...
Pele intends to source monazite from mineral sand mine tailings in countries that embrace sustainable mining practices and are allied trading partners with Canada. The objective is to recycle the...
The structure proposed by the companies is that each shares its resources and collection methods. Once electronics are collected, they are sorted and the materials are shipped to the company which...
The Texas company has already received a permit to reopen historic tunnels and start mining rare earths at its ′Last Chance Vein′ project in the Lemhi Pass region of Idaho and Montana....
Industry experts ′long believed it was impossible to create a battery made with recycled batteries while maintaining performance′, states Energizer′s chief marketing officer...
In total, America′s plastic scrap exports to China and Hong Kong exceeded 1.5 million tonnes across the opening 11 months of 2014, thereby capturing 76% of all US overseas shipments. Volumes...
Legislation that promotes responsible electronics recycling would be ′a major step′ towards preventing the flow of ′suspect′ e-scrap that is undermining national security,...
The investment includes an 81 000-square-foot building for the processing, sorting and storing of automotive scrap aluminium, as well as infrastructure improvements such as road and parking upgrades...
To date, customers of Erema North America (ENA) have had access to a test centre at the company′s base in Ipswich, Massachusetts, comprising some 1000 m² of floor space and three recycling...
Headquartered in Manchester, Nulife specialises in the collection and recycling of all types of cathode ray tube (CRT) glass. The new operation will create 46 jobs, according to Virginia's governor...
As a result, claims Kuusakoski, the enterprise will serve as a ′one-stop global resource′ for the electronic recycling and refurbishing needs of businesses, and will ensure it can ′...
Shanghai Pret specialises in high-end and quality modified plastics′ research, production and sales for cars while Wellman provides the automotive industry with nylon, polyester and...
CEA′s consensus forecast reflects US factory sales to dealers and covers more than 100 types of consumer electronics. New and emerging products are expected to register revenue growth of 108%...
Klein, who has been with the business since 2004 and is described as a ′company veteran′, will oversee Alter Trading′s international trade and will have responsibility for inventory...
MSS′ success has been founded on ′the loyalty of our customers, our exceptional products provided by our suppliers and our local contractors, and the alliance partners with whom we have...
Meldgaard of Denmark, which has been in this business area for more than 20 years, has expanded its activities into the USA. In Europe, the bottom ash is kept separate from the fly ash whereas...
The team′s concept experiment utilised a fructose - found commonly in fruit - to create a solution of molecules, which was then converted into a plastic polymer. By exposing the plastic to...
Benlee's management confirms to Recycling International that they know of two recent incidents where bridges were hit as a result of driving with the hoist up; one resulted in a death because the...
A TiTech autosort 4 unit has been installed as part of an upgrade to Barna Recycling′s 18 tonnes per hour mixed dry recycling plant in Galway, Ireland. The unit will be used to clean and...

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