Water Recycling with Microalgae: Business Case for Biofuel from Wastewater Pond

Environmental health experts at Australian Flinders University are advancing research into a sustainable wastewater recycling program by developing a cost-effective way to harvest microalgal biomass for use in biofuels and other applications. According to the research of Flinders University, the high-rate algal pond (HRAP) model, recycling wastewater at two regional South Australian locations at Kingston-on-Murray […]

SABIC to Launch Circular Polycarbonate

SABIC, a global leader in the chemical industry, has announced the launch of its certified circular polycarbonate (PC) resin and blends. As reported by the company, this material made from the upcycling of post-consumer mixed plastic is a first in the industry. An internal SABIC LCA study had shown that the certified circular polycarbonate would […]

Poland: Jelenia Plast Uses More Plastic Regranulate

German-Polish producer Jelenia Plast and Polish plastic recycler ML Polyolefins have contracted the supply of polypropylene recyclate in the next step of their cooperation. The contract was signed by Jens Kröger on behalf of Jelenia Plast and Tomasz Mikulski, president of ML Sp. z o.o. As reported, the companies did not provide the exact value […]

Monitoring Sensors Reduce Collection Time and Costs

Ekocharita, a Slovakian textile waste collection company, has revealed the results of a waste monitoring project using sensors from waste management solution provider Sensoneo. As of January 2021, Ekocharita began installing Sensoneo smart sensors to monitor the fill levels of their containers in real-time. By the end of June this year, they had monitored 600 […]

Renewcell Ordered Shredders for its Textile Recycling Plant in Sweden

Austrian-based international technology Group Andritz has received an order from Renewcell to supply textile recycling equipment to its greenfield recycling plant in Sundsvall, Sweden. Core elements of the new recycling system will be the company’s ADuro shredders, which will reduce used textiles in one step to small pieces. “With unique capabilities, the ADuro shredders cut […]

Södra Intends to Scale up Production of OnceMore Pulp

As reported by Södra in June this year, a new investment in its pulp mill at Mörrum will achieve a tenfold increase in the OnceMore production capacity while also expanding the proportion of recycled textile in the pulp. According to Södra, Sweden’s largest forest owners association and an international forest industry group, the corporation can […]

Recovery of Paper Fibers from Waste

USA-based paper products manufacturer Georgia-Pacific (GP) has opened a processing unit to recover fiber from particularly contaminated streams that would otherwise be landfilled. In Toledo (Oregon, USA), the first quarter of this year started with Georgia-Pacific’s material recovery facility (MRF), which has applied the Juno technology to recycle highly contaminated mixed materials. It is planned […]

Wet Processing Provider CDE Realized Its First Solution in Belgium

Ireland-based company CDE has commissioned its first solution in Belgium for family-owned business De Bree Solutions as it upgrades its 20-year-old equipment range. Founded in the 1970s, the Belgian company is a sewage and waste collection service provider. Having expanded its focus over the past five decades, De Bree Solutions is active in industrial cleaning, […]

The Global Market for Non-Hazardous Medical Waste Management

Fact.MR, a provider of data-driven market intelligence, has recently launched a report on Medical Waste Management Market. The market is expected to surpass 22 billion US-Dollar by the end of 2021-2031, which means a – projected – CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of more than three percent, the company informed. “Increasing hospitalization rates is compounding […]

Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Now More Efficient

PET flakes can now be processed without pre-drying into pellets using Coperion’s ZSK twin-screw extruders, the worldwide active German-based producer of machines and material handling systems underlined. Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plays an ever more important role in recycling, due to the large volume of packaging materials in use today. Before this material can be reprocessed, […]