British Metals Recycling Association launches ‘Support your local scrap yard, support your local community’

The British Metals Recycling Association (BMRA), the trade association representing metals recycling and scrap yards, has launched a new campaign to encourage members of the public to support their local scrap yard, while raising funds for local schools, community projects and charities. Unlike other forms of recycled material, metal is 100% recyclable and has an […]

IKEA Holding Invests in Recycling Technology

Ingka Group (Ingka Holding B.V. and its controlled entities) has bought ownership stakes of two recycling technology providers in Europe. The management of Umincorp, a Dutch sorting technology provider, is convinced that the investment by Ingka Group enables them to take the next step in making their sorting solution for post-consumer mixed plastics available to […]

Continuous Development – Interview with Thomas Sörensson, the CEO of Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB.

Nowadays, Scandinavian Enviro Systems AB is best-known for efficient tire recycling as well as recovering valuable resources. Nevertheless, it all started in 2001 when the newly founded company was trying to further develop the CFC technology (Carbonization by Forced Convection) to enable the manufacture of products of very high quality. Since that time the Swedish […]

Global Recycling Foundation confirms support from TOMRA

Global Recycling Foundation is pleased to announce that TOMRA Sorting Recycling, the provider of innovative and cutting-edge solutions for resource productivity, has become a ‘Friend of the Foundation’, as well as a sponsor for Global Recycling Day on 18th March 2019. TOMRA Sorting Recycling designs and manufactures sensor-based sorting technologies for the global recycling and […]

Dutch and Swedish recycling industries pledge support to Global Recycling Foundation

The Dutch Waste Management Association (DWMA), the Dutch Industrial Secondary Raw Materials Association for construction and civil engineering (VIB), the Dutch recycling federation FHG and the Swedish Recycling Industries’ Association (SRI) have announced their status as ‘Founding Friends’ of the Global Recycling Foundation, becoming some of the earliest donors of the foundation. Yesterday, during the […]

COEXPAN is committed to increasing the recycled content of its PET products to 70% by 2025

COEXPAN endorses the commitment announced by PET Sheet Europe, the association that brings together Europe’s leading PET sheet producers, to guarantee that their products will have a mean recycled content of 70% by the year 2025. This ambitious undertaking aims to meet the goals laid down in the EU Plastics Strategy while also calling upon […]

Waste Management in Accordance with Environmental Protection

The production of machinery, the conversion of solid waste into secondary raw materials as well as the transformation of organic waste into ecological fertilizers, and production of RDF fuel from waste residues are part of the main tasks Croatian-based company Tehnix performs. In order to obtain an overview of the company’s technology in the service […]

New Recycling Plant for Contaminated Steel Scrap

Dutch Purified Metal Company (PMC) starts the construction of the plant in Delfzijl, The Netherlands. In July this year, Purified Metal Company has completed the financing for the construction of a large-scale state-of-the-art processing plant that is to recycle contaminated steel scrap (for example asbestos and other toxic materials). According to Berlin-based EIT RawMaterials (initiated […]

A German-Hungarian Strategic Partnership for Plastic Recycling

German APK AG and Hungarian MOL Group have signed a strategic cooperation agreement in August this year. As a first step, the Hungarian partner will support the completion of APK’s plant located in Merseburg, which will serve as a pilot for the German company’s solvent-based process called Newcycling. As reported, this technique enables the recovery […]

Apple’s New Robot Disassembles iPhone to Reclaim Precious Materials

According to Apple Inc., as part of its recycling effort, the producer of computers, smartphones and software has created Daisy, “a robot that can more efficiently disassemble iPhone to recover valuable materials”. The company expressed the conviction that its newest disassembly robot, Daisy, “is the most efficient way to reclaim more of the valuable materials […]