Circular Resources SARL Acquires Germany’s Green Dot

The aim is to create an integrated mechanical and chemical recycling solution for plastic packaging waste. Luxembourgian Circular Resources Sàrl, a company established to provide a one-stop-shop for the recycling of plastic waste, has acquired Germany-based DSD – Duales System Holding GmbH & Co. KG and the group of companies with “Der Grüne Punkt” (or […]

Award for Innovative Use of Waste Rubber from Car Tires

Polish company ML Polyolefins was recognized – together with its partners – with an award for regranulate with a rubber filling. During the International Fair for Plastics and Rubber Processing PLASTPOL, which took place in May, the winners were presented. The award in the category “Plastics Processing Technologies” went to ML Polyolefins together with the […]

Swiss Solution for End-of-Life Tires

Swiss company Tyre Recycling Solutions SA (TRS) will use the compounding technology of Swiss manufacturer BUSS to transform powder products obtained from recycled end-of-life tires into compounds at an industrial scale. According to TRS, its performance materials – which require a specific, proprietary compounding process of TPE (Thermoplastic elastomers) and TPU (Thermoplastic polyurethane) based resins […]

Australia: New Construction Waste Processing Facility with latest Technology

Turmec, an international provider of waste processing and recycling solutions, has been awarded a 30 million Euro contract to design, build and install a state-of-the-art construction waste processing solution for Australian company Rino Recycling at its Pinkenba facility near Brisbane (Queensland). According to Ireland-based Turmec, the new project will be one of the largest construction […]

Paper Packaging Market: Predicted Growth of 4.1 Percent

According to a new report by Future Market Insights (FMI), the global paper packaging market is estimated to expand at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 4.1 percent and reach 463.4 billion US-Dollar by 2028. Future Market Insights suggests that the growing consumption of packaged food and consumer goods will boost the demand for […]

Stop of Primary Aluminum Production

Norsk Hydro’s majority-owned Slovalco aluminum facility in Slovakia has decided to close the primary aluminum production at the plant in September this year. The international active industrial company headquartered in Norway was reporting that Slovalco’s decision came in response to adverse framework conditions and high electricity prices, “which show no signs of improvement in the […]

European Paper Recycling Award for German Research Project EnEWA

In the EnEWA research project, universities and industrial partners are developing a solution to recycle waste paper from lightweight packaging, residual waste and commercial waste. The project has now received the highest award of the European Paper Recycling Council (EPRC) in Brussels in the category “Innovative Technologies and Research & Development”; the European Paper Recycling […]

Covestro: Two Facilities for Mechanical Recycling in Asia

German-based Covestro AG is building the company’s first dedicated mechanical recycling production line in Shanghai. Furthermore, it intends to repurpose a production line in Thailand. The international active company’s goal is to become fully circular. Therefore, in August this year, Covestro has announced plans to set up its first dedicated line for the mechanical recycling […]

Europe: Geminor Calls for Better Utilization of Italian Waste Resources

Italy has a recycling rate of 51.4 percent, which is in line with EU standards. According to Michele Benvenuti, who works as Country Manager for Norwegian-based company Geminor in Italy, the country can contribute more to the EU waste balance and the circular economy. On its homepage, Geminor was reporting that Italy produces about 30 […]

Global Wire and Cable Recycling Market to Grow

According to a study by Transparency Market Research, the global wire and cable recycling market is forecast to reach a value of 30.5 billion US-Dollar by 2031. As reported, players are investing heavily in R&D projects to develop next-gen technologies to achieve energy consumption optimization and reuse of insulating materials in the wire and cable […]