Recovery of Gold and Palladium from E-Scrap

The rise in gold and palladium prices is significantly increasing the profit potential of e-scrap recycling. That is one of the reasons why US-based Itronics Inc. has started a campaign to produce commercially saleable silver bullion from a mixture of its internally generated silver concentrates and e-scrap (ground up computer circuit boards). “An important objective […]

Market Report: Commercial Aircraft Disassembly, Dismantling & Recycling

The report from UK-based business intelligence provider Visiongain offers comprehensive analysis of the global aviation market. The company assesses that this market will generate revenues of 5.6 billion US-Dollar in 2016. Ashraf Kazi, Visiongain’s aviation analyst and author of the report, commented that the extensive economic and structural benefits of composite materials have resulted in […]

New Objective: Towards a 100 Percent Recyclable Aircraft

As part of Montréal Civil Aviation Week, Canadian Aéro Montréal (the think tank of Québec‘s aerospace cluster) brought together nearly 400 participants for a case study competition on the development of a 100 percent recyclable aircraft. A panel of experts awarded top honors to Cyclair project, from École Polytechnique of Montréal, while all the participants […]

India: Plastic Waste Will Be Used for Road Constructions

The Maharashtra government has decided to use plastic waste along with tar to build roads, Indian media gave account. The goal of this measure is to improve the durability and longevity of asphalt roads and reduce soil pollution. According to the provided information, the Indian CSIR-Central Road Research Institute has assured the government that roads […]

World Council of Recycling Associations: World joins in welcoming “United Nations of Recycling”

From around the globe, recycling industry leaders converged on Amsterdam to be present at the inaugural meeting of the World Council of Recycling Associations on October 24. This BIR-led initiative is intended to take participants to “the next level of sustained co-operation and support for the industry”, attendees in the Dutch capital learned from BIR […]

The Resource Circulation Equipment Market

An upturn in end user markets since 2010 has enabled the global resource circulation equipment market to witness a steady rise in demand, states Transparency Market Research in its report. Titled “Resource Circulation Equipment Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2013 – 2019”, the analysis indicates that developing at a […]

USA: Investor Buys Controlling Interest of Recycler and Furniture Maker

The U.S.-based Woodbridge International, a global mergers and acquisitions firm, has announced the sale of a controlling interest in its client, Casual Living Unlimited, LLC and its affiliate Trigon Plastics, to Argosy Private Equity. Founded in 2004, Casual Living is headquartered in New Holland, Pennsylvania and is a manufacturer of high-end 100 percent recycled poly-resin […]

USA: New Recycling Exhibit in Las Vegas

In June this year, Republic Services Inc. and the Mirage Hotel & Casino, have unveiled a recycling exhibit inside the Sustainability Discovery Center at Siegfried & Roy‘s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat. According to the information, the exhibit is part of an ongoing commitment made by Republic Services, a leading company in U.S. recycling and […]

Veolia North America Acquires Sulfur Product Assets

Veolia North America intends to take over Chemours’ Sulfur Products division, a specialist in the recovery of sulfuric acid and gases of the refining process, which are regenerated in clean acid and steam used in wide range of industrial activities. The division will be part of Veolia North America’s Industrial Business. Sulfuric acid is one […]

Arrow Value Recovery Opens Sales Office in China

In May this year U.S.-based Arrow Electronics, Inc. opened a new Arrow Value Recovery sales office in Shenzhen, China. According to the company, it will support the full value recovery portfolio, including all IT asset disposition and reverse logistics services, and will work closely with Arrow’s new facility in Singapore. The facility in Singapore “provides […]