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INEOS Styrolution and AmSty Announce Joint Facility for Advanced Recycling of Polystyrene in Channahon, Illinois, using Agilyx Technology

Partnership paves the way for closed loop recycling to keep polystyrene out of landfills. INEOS Styrolution and AmSty, two of the largest global producers of polystyrene, announce plans to construct a joint 100 ton per day facility in Channahon, Illinois, that will utilize the Agilyx advanced recycling technology to recycle post-use polystyrene products back into […]

BIR World Recycling Convention forced to go fully online due to pandemic, offering virtual networking opportunities

Today, BIR announces that its World Recycling Convention scheduled to take place on 12 and 13 October 2020 in Brussels cannot be held face to face because of current COVID-19 regulations affecting Brussels as event venue and because numerous countries implement strict quarantine measures and travel restrictions during the pandemic, which prevent BIR members to […]

Forrec Introduces TX1600: The New Shredder for Tyre and Rubber Recycling

The new TX1600 shredder for the disposal of End-of-Life Tyres has been designed by Forrec in order to respond to specific market’s demands, without giving up productivity. The correct disposal of ELT Management (End-of-Life Tyre) is a global issue becoming increasingly crucial. In order to fulfill the new and different requirements involving the correct disposal […]

Goal: A Closed Loop for Styrenics

The Germany-based company INEOS Styrolution has demonstrated that a circular economy regarding styrenics is possible. That is a considerable step forward, based on mechanical and chemical recycling. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, the company produces styrene monomer, polystyrene, ABS standard and styrenic specialties with more than 90 years of experience and production facilities in Europe, […]

Cross Wrap Helps to Update Recycling Operations

Finnish machine manufacturer Cross Wrap Oy has been providing automatic bale wrapping machines for over 26 years. The company’s original Cross Wrap bale wrapping method has become an industry-standard in waste and alternative fuel bale wrapping. Today Cross Wrap’s lineup consists of machines for bale wrapping, automa­tic bale openening, bale dewiring, and board product packaging. […]

ADuro Shredders: New Product Line for Recycling

Austria-based international technology Group Andritz has launched its new ADuro product line for primary and secondary shredding, fine granulation as well as for breaking up material composites. “ADuro shredders feature highest durability and are perfectly suited to processing almost all raw materials in the recycling industry”, the company emphasized. “They can be installed easily in […]

Artificial Intelligence: The Recycling Revolution

The evolution of artificial intelligence these past years has been dazzling. On the one hand, there is a permanent competition in the field of software to have leading algorithms, the most innovative and “deep” neural networks, and to see which one is the one more implemented and spread through the different industrial sectors. On the […]

Global Launch on a Digital Platform

In June, Tomra Sorting Recycling launched globally – via internet – the new generation technology “Autosort” and “Autosort Speedair”, and also outlined plans for the forthcoming launch of a third new solution. “The ‘Symphony of all Sorts’ theme was chosen to reflect the way in which the latest generation Autosort and its complementary products create […]

Portugal Suspends Waste Imports

Portugal has suspended imports of waste until the end of 2020 to protect domestic landfill capacity, news agency Reuters reported in May, referring to a statement of the government. The country usually attracts waste from other European states because of its low waste management fees: The treatment of a ton would cost 11 Euro; the […]