Entries by msv2016

When Davos promises, who pays?

No doubt many good intentions will be put to bed at Davos this week. Sustainability, climate change, plastic pollution, mental health and much more will all be discussed, debated and deliberated upon. Commitments will be made, targets set, goals agreed. But considering the fact that there is already a persistent $2.5 trillion annual financing gap […]

Global Waste Recycling and Circular Economy Markets

According to the Irish market research store Research And Markets, a new report regarding the global waste recycling and circular economy market outlook for 2019 offers opportunities for effective business models and disruptive applications. The global market revenue is set to increase from 354.7 billion US-Dollar in last year to 376.9 billion US-Dollar in 2019. […]

Thailand: Construction of a Recycling Plant Considered

The Austrian company ALPLA and Thai firm PTT Global Chemical (GC) will collaborate on a feasibility study for the construction of a recycling plant in Thailand. The companies announced the plan at the “Circular Living Symposium 2019 – Upcycling Our Planet” in Bangkok at the end of June. The Austrian partner develops and produces plastic […]

Tidy Planet with Exclusive Distribution Partner in Norway

The provider of on-site organic waste solutions, Tidy Planet, has expanded into Scandinavia, appointing Norwegian waste management firm Berekraft for Alle as the company’s latest distribution partner. Translated into English as ‘sustainability for all,’ Berekraft for Alle is a start-up company on Norway’s west coast, which specializes in the procurement of equipment for water purification, […]

Petcore Europe Launches Special Industry Group “PET Monomer Recycling”

The goal is enhancing the circularity of PET (Polyethylene terephthalate). Petcore Europe, the association representing the complete PET value chain in Europe since 1993, has launched the Special Industry Group (SIG) “PET Monomer Recycling” because this innovative way “opens a completely new perspective on how to deal with the concerns about plastics and plastic waste”. […]

Design Award for LaserSort by Sicon

The machine, developed by Germany-based Sicon GmbH, received the European Product Design Award 2019 Silver in the category “Design for Society/Design for Environment”. The Sicon LaserSort “is a unique combination of Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and multiple separation channels in order to separate clean metal and alloy materials out of complex material mixtures of all kinds,” […]

A New Water Reuse Project

Suez North America operates and manages Nassau County’s wastewater system, which is – according to the information – the largest public-private partnership for water and wastewater services in the United States of America. The project, completed in July 2019, cost approximately 1.1 million US-Dollar, paid entirely by Suez. By reusing treated plant effluent, the Cedar […]

A Century of Joest

100 years ago, German machine manufacturer Joest was founded. The company, headquartered in Duelmen, produces machines for conveying, screening, and sifting of bulk materials for customers around the globe. Foundries, steel mills, smelters, quarries and gold mines, but also pharmaceutical companies as well as the food and the recycling industry rely on the machines and […]

BIR unveils redesigned website to promote global recycling industry

Today, the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR) has launched its new website www.bir.org after a major redesign in order to enhance its information services for its members, the public, the media and political decisionmakers. The new website highlights the important role that the global recycling industry plays for economy and environment and provides valuable market […]