Entries by msv2016

Canadian Company Updates Lithium Ion Battery Recycling

Vancouver-based American Manganese Inc. (AMI) has reported that Kemetco has now completed the production of rechargeable lithium ion batteries from recycled materials, produced with AMI’s hydrometallurgical process technology. According to the company, AMI’s research work is on schedule and on budget for the completion and filing of its patent application by November 2017.  The technology […]

Fredrik Olofsson new Sales Manager for Enviro

Enviro’s new Sales Manager Fredrik Olofsson first caught sight of the Gothenburg company through the partnership with Volvo Cars. With over 20 years of experience in sales of polymer products, his aim is to increase the number of industries and applications in which Enviro’s circular material can be an alternative to fossil raw materials. I’ve […]

New Sorting System Uses Artificial Intelligence

Technology provider Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) has announced the arrival of Max-AI technology, an artificial intelligence that identifies recyclables and other items for recovery. “Through deep learning technology, Max-AI employs both multi-layered neural networks and a vision system to see and identify objects similar to the way a person does”, BHS assures. “The technology will […]

Familiar Technology – Redefined

Shredding and screening are the key processing steps needed to turn waste into the desired raw material. As familiar as they may be, Komptech can always find ways to give them a new spin. Whether wood, biomass, green cuttings or organic waste, waste treatment will always be influenced in a fundamental way by the shredding […]

A New Treatment Plant for China

The mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant for municipal solid waste (MSW) in Lianyungang is under construction. The completion is scheduled for the end of 2017. More than 200 waste-to-energy (WtE) plants are operating in China nowadays. One of them in the City of Lianyungang, Shandong Province north of Shanghai, will be complemented by a pre-treatment […]

Enerkem‘s Four-Step Thermochemical Process Goes Commercial

In less than five minutes, waste-to-biofuels and chemicals producer Enerkem‘s technology turns household waste into 99.9 percent pure liquid chemicals and biofuels. In Enerkem’s system, different feedstocks – solid waste coming from several municipalities and other types of residue – are converted into methanol, ethanol or other renewable chemicals. In turn, methanol is a chemical […]

Investing in Food Waste Treatment Pays Off

The value of food lost or wasted annually at the global level is estimated at 1 trillion US-Dollar, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Prevention is the best and most frequently mentioned method to reduce food waste and as much as the public consciousness increases, the number of initiatives to […]

Solar Panel Recycling Market

The market for solar panel recycling management will exceed 360 million US-Dollar by 2024 according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The market will be driven by increasing volume of decommissioned Photovoltaics (PV) panels coupled with strict laws to boost effective recycling. Huge untapped potential with stringent regulations to recycle increasing […]

Recovered Paper Markets: New China Rules Could Add to Volatility

A new study, authored by RISI Economist and Recovered Paper expert Hannah Zhao, analyzes the drastic evolution of recovered paper (RCP) volumes and composition since 2000, and forecasts how these trends will shape global markets through 2030. In April, China announced new policies to control imports of solid waste – including recovered paper. According to […]