GreenParts International Intends to Expand its Business Globally

GreenParts International, a metal and textile recycling company with multiple locations in Atlanta, Georgia, has recently signed a term sheet to provide recycled oil to its South Korean partner and has already begun to implement the first order. „In addition, we have delivered on approximately 150 thousand dollars of our first shipment to SAH Global*) […]

Austrian Machinery for South Africa

Pioneering a new and better way of doing business: That is the goal of Mfangano Solution, working with municipalities and contractors to deliver the right recycling machinery, at the right price, with the best environmental performance. “We do not push our equipment onto the market but are, instead, driven by our customers’ needs. I enjoy […]

Scholz Holding Aims to Strengthen its Capital Base

German Scholz Holding GmbH has initiated a structured investor process, in the context of which it is intended to strengthen the equity basis of the company. Strategic partners as well as financial investors with an interest in the sector from Germany and abroad are being addressed. As reported, this step was prepared during the course […]

Austin (Texas): New Industrial Park for Recycling and Reuse Industry

Interested companies should hurry: Until 19 October 2015 the City of Austin is accepting letters of interest from potential recycling and reuse industry tenants interested in locating at Austin‘s [re]Manufacturing Hub. This new industrial park, located on redeveloped land owned by Austin Resource Recovery, is positioned to become a home for the local circular economy […]

New Maintenance Platform to Increase Safety

Metso has developed a new maintenance platform that increases safety when changing wear parts in jaw crushers. It consists of hand rails which are also used for lifting the platform, sturdy work platforms and related control mechanisms, enabling them to be precisely placed at the desired height of the jaw opening. “The platform constructed of […]

Epson‘s PaperLab Turns Waste Paper Into New Paper

The Seiko Epson Corporation has developed what it believes to be the world‘s first compact office papermaking system capable of producing new paper from securely shredded waste paper without use of water. Businesses and government offices that install a PaperLab in a backyard area will be able to produce paper of various sizes, thicknesses, and […]

ROAR: Joint Project to Develop a Robot for Refuse-Handling

The Volvo Group is working on a joint venture together with Chalmers University of Technology and Mälardalen University in Sweden, Penn State University in the United States, and the waste recycling company Renova to develop a robot that interacts with the refuse truck and its driver to accomplish the work. This activity will continue until […]

New SRF Production Capabilities in South Korea

A new Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) production facility is now fully operational in Wonju city, South Korea. Korean waste management specialist Zion has built the alternative fuel manufacturing plant to make smarter use of its residual materials. Now, with the new system in place, pre-sorted C&D and C&I waste is being shredded to produce a […]

Good Prospects for Waste Paper Management

According to a new report*), published by the Indian-based company MarketsandMarkets, the worldwide waste paper management market has been growing proportionally with the increasing environmental concerns among people and enforcement of stringent environmental laws and regulations. The paper industry has been dominated by North America for more than a century now. As reported, North America […]

Netherlands: ARN’s Solution for Automotive Shredder Residue

According to Dutch-based ARN, it is the first company to operate the new CCM20RT delamination mill which makes a big step forward in power and size.  As an experienced processor of Automotive Shredder Residue (ASR) in the Netherlands, ARN is producing non-ferrous metal concentrates using sinkfloat techniques. The metal products separated by these systems typically […]

Namibia: Long-term Market Opportunities Ahead

15 years ago, the waste management sector in Namibia employed approximately 900 people, half of them in Windhoek alone. Recycling in one form or another took place in 24 of 35 local authorities, most carried out by scavengers; eight of 35 local authorities took materials to recycling enterprises. The State of Environment Report estimated a […]

Plastic Recycling in the Gulf Region

The new Gulf Packaging and Polymers Show (GPPS) in Abu Dhabi, which took place from February 1 to 3 this year,  was launched for the packaging industry in the Middle East to serve a market worth billions of US-Dollar. According to a market research by Smithers Pira, headquartered in Surrey (United Kingdom), the packaging sector […]

Qatar Intends to Increase Waste Management Plant Capacity

Among the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Qatar is one of the rapidly growing nations. The country is generating a total of 1.6 to 1.8 kilogram per day and per person of solid waste; this number is predicted to reach 19,000 tons per day in 2032. With an annual growth rate of […]

Waste Management: Arab Countries Are Looking for Solutions

Currently, the most likely interest in the Arab countries is to produce energy from waste. For most of these countries (not all of them profit from the rich oil reserves) it is a long way to go before a functioning waste management concept is fully operational. The political turmoil and military struggles in North Africa […]

Metal Recycling Market – Forecast to 2020

According to the US-based online aggregator and distributor of market research and business information Fast Market Research, the global metal recycling market size will grow from 277.12 billion US-Dollar in 2015 to 406.16 billion US-Dollar by 2020, at a projected Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.95 percent. The metal recycling market is driven by […]