Veolia Plans First Waste to Energy Facility in Latin America

Veolia will design, build, and operate the first Waste to Energy facility in Latin America in Mexico City. With a capacity twice that of the largest facility in France, this unit will treat around 1.6 million metric tons of household waste a year. The inhabitants of Mexico City generate 13,000 metric tons of waste of […]

Global Investment Firm Completes Acquisition of Recycling and Waste Business

In the beginning of September, Atar Capital has completed the acquisition of Recycling and Waste Solutions (RWS), a division of the HAVI Group. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “RWS was launched in 2012 with the goal of providing true ‘closed loop’ solutions and complementing HAVI’s global supply chain offerings,” the buyer informed. […]

Global Plastic Decking Market

Indian company Market Research Future has published a new report on “Global Plastic Decking Market Research Report – Forecast to 2022“. According to the provided information, it contains company information, geographical data and market segmentation by material (HDPE, PP, PVC and LDPE), by composite, by end-use and by region. The global plastic decking market size […]

Tenova to Deliver a New Consteel System

Tenova Inc. (USA) has been contracted by Charter Steel – one of the leading American suppliers of carbon and alloy steel bar, rod and wire products – to design and supply a Consteel system to integrate with their existing EAF (Electric Arc Furnace) at its Saukville, Wisconsin works. According to the provider, the system increases […]

USA: Recycled Plastics Can Be Used in Packaging for Foods

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has no objection regarding the suitability of Envision’s product – made from US sourced recycled food packaging – when used at levels up to 100 percent in packaging for fatty foods and spirits. According to the company, the authority’s permit makes EcoPrime “the only post-consumer recycled HDPE resin […]

Constellium Extended Recycling Capacities

The Netherlands-based provider of aluminum products and solutions, Constellium N.V., has installed a new recycling furnace at its Muscle Shoals (Alabama) facility in an effort to expand recycling capabilities in North America. According to the company, the furnace is expected to increase the total recycling output by 170 million pounds, or about 5.2 billion additional […]

Avery Dennison pioneers first-of-its kind Labelexpo booth made from label waste

Oegstgeest, the Netherlands — To drive home its Labelexpo theme of “Pioneering Change,” Avery Dennison decided showing was better than telling: The global label-maker will present at the industry-leading trade show with a booth made in part from recycled label waste – the first ever at Labelexpo. Renae Kezar, Avery Dennison’s global senior director of […]

Packaging Producer Opened New Production Facilities in France

Mauser Group has opened new IBC (Intermediate Bulk Containers) production and reconditioning facilities together with its subsidiary National Container Group (NCG) and its joint venture partner Janus Vaten B.V. at its French site of St Priest. According to Mauser Group, the NCG site in St Priest (South of France) is directly connected to the new […]

Maine Woods Pellet Co. Chose ORC Technology Instead of Traditional Steam

Italian company supplied its largest biomass solution – a biomass ORC unit to produce 8 MWe – to the largest pellet manufacturer in Maine (USA). Turboden – a group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) – has delivered an ORC system to Maine Woods Pellet, a leading pellet manufacturer based in Athens, Maine (USA). According […]

BIR warns of the devastating effect of Chinese ban on the Global Recycling Industry

BIR expresses serious concerns over news on China’s intention to implement an import ban on a number of scrap materials, including certain types of scrap plastics, mixed paper, slags and drosses, waste wool, ash, cotton and yarn. Yesterday 18 July, China has notified the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that it will stop accepting certain imports […]