Qatar Opened Tire Recycling Plant

Qatar’s Modern Recycling Factory (MRF), based in Mesaieed Industrial City, came on stream in February. The development is part of Qatar’s aim to develop sustainability and support green technology under its National Vision 2030 campaign. At 20,000 square meters, MRF is one of the largest Greenfield recycling projects in the country. The plant, supplied by […]

South Africa: PET Recycling Rate Increased

PETCO, the organization responsible for fulfilling the South African PET plastic industry’s role of Extended Producer Responsibility, has announced their 2016 recycling figures which indicate an increase in their annual PET recycling rate from 52 percent of post-consumer bottles PET in 2015 to 55 percent in 2016. The organization recycled 90,749 tons of post-consumer bottles […]

In and Out: ISRI Unveils International Scrap Trade Database

The US-based Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) has launched a new International Scrap Trade Database providing information on international scrap trade flows. The data tables illustrate the trade of recyclables across the globe by major commodity and importing/exporting economies, and show the total amount of scrap traded globally. The initial offering of international scrap […]

Investing in Water Security = High Return on Investment

With less than one year to go before the 8th World Water Forum takes place in Brasilia in March 2018, the World Water Council (WWC) calls on all governments to focus on water issues and prioritize water resources and management. “This is in accordance with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to make water and sanitation […]

Switzerland: Upgrade Program for Waste Water Treatment Plants

According to analysis, micro-pollutants from treated waste water affect the function of river ecosystems. In Switzerland, more than 30,000 different substances are used on a daily basis in innumerable products – pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, cleaning agents or industrial chemicals. Many of these substances find their way – via waste water treatment plants (WWTPs) – into surface […]

Aim: The Most Resource Efficient Wastewater Treatment Plant

The plans for the new Aarhus facility are ambitious. “We need to build a new and bigger Marselisborg Wastewater Treatment Plant. Our goal is simple but ambitious – we want it to be the world’s most resource efficient wastewater treatment plant“, is the vision of Aarhus Vand, one of Denmark’s leading water companies. The plan: […]

CP Manufacturing Celebrates 40 Years in the Recycling Industry

US-based company CP Manufacturing celebrates 40 years of supplying equipment and processing solutions to the recycling industry. According to the information, the family-owned business was born out of the scrap metals industry. Its sister company, IMS Recycling, was founded in 1954 by Charles M. Davis “who invented the world’s first aluminum can flattener in the […]

Global Water Recycle and Reuse Market

Zion Market Research has published the analysis report titled „Water Recycle and Reuse Market: Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis and Forecast, 2015 – 2021“. According to the information, growth in the global water recycling and reuse market is spontaneously increasing. As water is essential for the survival of all races on this planet, the market was […]

Turkish-American Joint Venture in Metal Recycling

According to a press release, two companies are getting ready for contributing in the Turkish industry and economy by recycling the inactive slag which is stored in their iron and steel plants into value added products. Turkey’s Tosyali Holding is teaming up with U.S. firm Harsco Corporation: Both enterprises have founded a new joint venture […]

First Kompogas Plant in the US to be Built in California

The signing of the financing agreement between Japan Bank for International Cooperation and the operating company Kompogas SLO LLC on March 23, 2017 gave the official green light to the construction of a Kompogas plant. The dry anaerobic digestion plant in San Luis Obispo County (California) marks the first project of this kind for Hitachi […]