New Heavy Duty Scales

The British scales manufacturer, Marsden Weighing Machine Group Limited, has launched a new range of heavy duty platform scales, suited to weighing heavily-laden pallets, roll cages and dolavs. The scales in the new ‘5T’ range have a capacity of five tons and are reinforced for extra strength in order to withstand the increased load, the […]

Consortium Intends to Build Europe’s First Waste-to-Chemistry Plant

The companies Air Liquide, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, Enerkem and the Port of Rotterdam intend to realize a waste-to-chemistry facility as a “sustainable alternative solution for non-recyclable wastes”. According to the information, it will be the first of its kind in Europe, converting waste plastics and other mixed wastes into new raw materials. In February this […]

DSM-Niaga Announces Research Collaboration with ECOR

DSM-Niaga has announced that it will start a research collaboration with ECOR, which will focus on developing fully recyclable and healthier alternatives for particleboard, MDF and other panel materials. ECOR offers technology for circular materials and has an R&D facility in Venlo, the Netherlands. As reported, the two companies have explored a collaboration by combining […]

A Multi-Functional Plant for Manufacturing Alternative Polyols in Dubai

Using in-house plants and their own waste production materials, companies can manufacture their own high-quality alternative polyols*) – in doing so, they cut costs. German company Rampf Eco Solutions has worked with its collaboration partner Keil Anlagenbau to design a multi-functional plant for manufacturing polyols based on polyethylene terephthalate (PET), phthalic anhydride (PSA), and polyurethane […]

The Coca-Cola Company Announced New Global Vision

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100 percent of its packaging by 2030. “This goal is the centerpiece of the company’s new packaging vision for a World Without Waste, which the Coca-Cola system intends to […]

Plastic Bottles Made from Recycled Plastic

Evian, Danone’s mineral water brand, intends to make all its plastic bottles from 100 percent recycled plastic by 2025, compared to 25 percent at present, in order to tackle the issue of waste. As reported by news agency Reuters, Evian is teaming up with Loop Industries, which has developed a new technology of depolymerization to […]

Dubai to Build the World’s Largest WtE-Plant

Dubai will have the largest plant in the Middle East to convert waste-to-energy, the official portal of the UAE (United Arab Emirates) Government had announced some time ago. Dubai Municipality has selected Swiss company Hitachi Zosen Inova in a joint venture with Belgium’s largest construction company BESIX Group to build the world’s largest energy-from-waste facility, […]

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 […]