Success Fueled by Growth: RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc.

For the second year in a row, RiverRoad Waste Solutions Inc., headquartered at Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and specialist in waste and recycling solutions, has earned a position on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list which is published by the American Inc. magazine. Therefore, the company belongs to the fastest-growing private companies in the United States. […]

Appliance Recycling Centers of America Reports Declines in Revenues

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc., a Minneapolis-based provider of appliance recycling and retailing services, has reported declines in operating results for the second quarter ended July 4, 2015. Revenues from April to June 2015 were 30.2 million dollar, down 8.1 percent compared with the same period in 2014, as a result of decreased recycling […]

The Millionth Shredder Hammer – Made by SWB

In September 2015, German-based Stahlwerke Bochum GmbH (SWB) had reasons to celebrate: Its Bochum factory finished the 1,000,000th differentially hardened shredder hammer, which will serve an important task in scrap recycling and thus help to conserve natural resources. The success story of this best-seller, invented by SWB 30 years ago and further developed up to […]

Norwegian Firm Invested in New Technology to Reuse PVC Leftovers

An investment of 1.2 million euros in an upgraded recycling facility to handle PVC production leftovers paid for itself in 18 months at Protan Group, a Norway-based manufacturer of roofing foils and ventilation tubes for tunnels and mines. According to German size-reduction technology supplier Pallmann, the investment realized cost savings and increased capacity. In the […]

The Dutch Way to Use Leftover Concrete

Disposing of leftover concrete is not only expensive, but also a waste of material. Betonblock, a Dutch company, has found a way which could be beneficial for recycling firms and other businesses, who sell semi-finished goods. In the opinion of management, the production of concrete blocks by means of moulds – which are available in […]

Global Market Outlook: Paper and Paperboard Packaging

The Global Paper and Paperboard Packaging market accounted to reach 210.4 billion dollar by 2022, a new report of the U.S.-based market research and consulting firm Stratistics MRC revealed. According to the information, the key factors of the market include recyclability of paper and also growing consumer awareness. “Replacing plastic and market diffusion are the […]

Confidence in Operational Reliability

In the past, one bale of cutting waste at Smurfit Kappa in Neuburg weighed 380 kilogram. Today it is 520 kilogram – for the same size of bale. This is made possible by the high compression capacity of the HSM VK 7215 baling press. This has significant advantages for the transportation of bales to the […]

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 […]