EU to Support Northvolt’s European Battery Project

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved a loan request from Swedish company Nothvolt AB for the construction and operation of a first-of-a-kind demonstration plant in Västerås, Sweden, for the manufacturing of Lithium-Ion batteries. The loan of up to 52.5 million Euro is set to be supported by the European Commission through InnovFin under the […]

Dell Turns E-Waste into New Treasures

In January this year, the USA-based multinational computer technology company Dell and actress, entrepreneur and activist Nikki Reed were announcing a new limited-edition jewelry collection made in the USA and sourced from gold recovered from Dell’s recycling programs. According to the information, the collection includes 14- and 18-carat gold rings, earrings and cufflinks. It was […]

Exploring the Changes in Scrap Metal Sorting

According to a 2017 report from the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the United States recycles 150 million metric tons of scrap materials annually. This volume includes 85 million tons of iron and steel, 5.5 million tons of aluminum, 1.8 million tons of copper, two million tons of stainless steel, 1.2 million tons of […]

Metalface is joining individuals and businesses across the world to celebrate Global Recycling Day

Metalface – the world’s largest online network of metal recyclers, will be joining individuals, communities and businesses across the world on March 18th, to showcase the importance recycling plays in preserving the future of our planet. On this day, people around the world will come together for the first ever Global Recycling Day. Global Recycling […]

Launch of Global Recycling Day website: globalrecyclingday.com

The countdown has started for a new international awareness day taking place 18 March 2018 which is dedicated to securing the future of the planet through recycling. The initiative was officially kicked off at the Bureau of International Recycling’s (BIR) 2017 World Recycling Convention in New Delhi on 16 October 2017, with the switch-on of […]

The World’s First Recycling Mall in Sweden Is a Model of Success

ReTuna Återbruksgalleria is the world‘s first recycling mall, revolutionizing shopping in a climate-smart way. Old items are given a new life through repairing and upcycling. Everything sold is recycled or reused or has been organically or sustainably produced. And the business concept is working: In 2016 the mall had 8.1 million SEK (0.8 million Euro) […]

Australia: A New “Super MRF” Plant for Perth

It is estimated, that Perth’s population will reach 3 million by 2020. Then the city’s households and businesses will be producing more waste than ever before. This is one of the reasons why Australian Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd. has opened a new 50 tons per hour Single Stream Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Western Australia. […]

Avoiding System Shutdown – Reduce Costs for Wear Protection

The diversity of recyclable materials is a constant source of high wear and tear costs in recycling plants. An efficient utilization of the system is the objective. Particularly sharp-edged materials, such as metal and iron parts, considerably shorten the service life, in particular of the separation belts. The surface is repeatedly affected. Those results in […]

A New Biogas Plant for Greece

Swiss-based Hitachi Zosen Inova AG will deliver two steel digesters to Greece. The project in the Epirus Region marks an initial step by Greece towards the energetic exploitation of organic waste, the company underlined. As reported, the two PF1500 Kompogas digesters are the core modules of the system and will process 38,700 tons of pre-sorted […]

Northam Diversifies into the Recycling Market

South African Northam Platinum Limited has announced that it has entered into binding transaction agreements pursuant to which it will acquire platinum group metals (PGM) recycling equipment located in Pennsylvania (USA) as well as immoveable property comprising land and buildings for this equipment. As reported, the aggregate consideration payable by Northam in respect of the […]